The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 65 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs citing HND 4 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.61% 0.52% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.98% 2.46% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 3
Average salary £22,016 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.28% +11.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +6.55%
HND
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
202 122 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 30.89% 21.29% 22.24%
Number of salaries quoted 170 84 137
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

HND
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

HND Salary Trend in Suffolk

HND
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £22,016 -
HND
East of England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) Finite Element Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) PTC Creo
2 5 (45.45%) HNC
2 5 (45.45%) CAD
2 5 (45.45%) Electronics
2 5 (45.45%) Legal
2 5 (45.45%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) C
3 4 (36.36%) MS Office
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) MCP
3 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
3 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
3 4 (36.36%) ISO 9001
3 4 (36.36%) WSH
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) ISEB
3 4 (36.36%) NHS
3 4 (36.36%) Intranet
3 4 (36.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (36.36%) Statistics
3 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 (36.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) PTC Creo
1 5 (45.45%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 5 (45.45%) Electronics
1 5 (45.45%) Legal
2 2 (18.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Mechanical Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Design Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) WSH
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
1 4 (36.36%) NHS
1 4 (36.36%) Statistics
1 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
2 2 (18.18%) Robotics
2 2 (18.18%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
1 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Finite Element Analysis
1 5 (45.45%) CAD
2 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Software Deployment
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
2 2 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) HNC
3 4 (36.36%) MCP
3 4 (36.36%) ISEB
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft