The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank - 75 65
Permanent jobs citing HND 0 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.15% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.56% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 10
Average salary - £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
HND
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Qualifications Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
150 179 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 25.68% 26.28% 33.97%
Number of salaries quoted 136 149 197
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HND across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

HND
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HND across the Somerset region.

HND Salary Trend in Somerset

HND
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset region citing HND also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited HND.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset region citing HND also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited HND. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) IT Support
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) IT Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft