The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 223 187 189
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +2
Permanent jobs citing HND 19 48 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.79% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.10% 2.99% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 13 44 20
Average salary £26,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £50,000 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -
HND
England

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

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1731 1604 1561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.39% 26.30% 29.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1348 1238 1353
Average salary £39,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

HND
Salary Trend in the South West

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

HND Salary Trend in the South West

HND
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

HND Salary Histogram in the South West

HND
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the South West region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +7 7 £26,000 -25.71%
Wiltshire -22 5 £23,500 -48.63% 3
Gloucestershire -13 3 £30,000 +36.36% 2
Devon -14 2 £35,000 +22.80%
Somerset +11 1 £22,500 -35.71% 1
Bristol -22 1 £60,000 +26.31% 1
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 13 (50.00%) Degree
2 10 (38.46%) HNC
3 9 (34.62%) Firewall
4 8 (30.77%) ITIL
4 8 (30.77%) VMware
4 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 8 (30.77%) Windows
4 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 7 (26.92%) Linux
5 7 (26.92%) C
5 7 (26.92%) Java
5 7 (26.92%) SQL
6 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (23.08%) Retail
7 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
8 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 4 (15.38%) NetApp
8 4 (15.38%) Lotus
8 4 (15.38%) BCP
8 4 (15.38%) VPN
8 4 (15.38%) FTP
8 4 (15.38%) HTTP
8 4 (15.38%) HTTPS
8 4 (15.38%) SLA
8 4 (15.38%) IBM
8 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
8 4 (15.38%) Perl
8 4 (15.38%) J2EE
8 4 (15.38%) IBM Notes

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) IBM Notes
1 4 (15.38%) Lotus Domino
1 4 (15.38%) Apache
1 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 4 (15.38%) MQSeries
1 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.85%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (3.85%) EPLAN
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) Firewall
2 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (15.38%) VPN
3 4 (15.38%) HTTPS
3 4 (15.38%) LDAP
3 4 (15.38%) FTP
3 4 (15.38%) HTTP
3 4 (15.38%) IPsec
3 4 (15.38%) VLAN
3 4 (15.38%) Network Security
3 4 (15.38%) NAS
4 1 (3.85%) Profibus
4 1 (3.85%) Bluetooth
4 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) DTS
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
2 3 (11.54%) LabVIEW
2 3 (11.54%) Selenium
2 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (23.08%) Retail
2 4 (15.38%) Electronics
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Technician
3 3 (11.54%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Electronics Technician
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Electrical Design Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Technician
5 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Mechanical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) J2EE
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.85%) Zend Framework
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.85%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) LESS
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
3 4 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 4 (15.38%) BCP
3 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 4 (15.38%) Time Management
3 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (15.38%) Capacity Management
4 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
4 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
4 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
4 3 (11.54%) V-Model
4 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.54%) Validation
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) C
1 7 (26.92%) Java
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) Perl
2 4 (15.38%) Python
3 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
3 3 (11.54%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) VB6
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Degree
2 10 (38.46%) HNC
3 3 (11.54%) ISEB
3 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
3 4 (15.38%) Samba
3 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) VMware
2 4 (15.38%) Proofpoint
2 4 (15.38%) Trapeze
2 4 (15.38%) IBM
2 4 (15.38%) NetApp
2 4 (15.38%) Lotus
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (3.85%) Zend
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
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Posted: 17 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Car allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago