The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank - 13 16
Permanent jobs citing HND 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall - 6.76% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category - 45.45% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
HND
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
19 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 13.67% 14.86% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 15
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

HND
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

HND Salary Trend in Walsall

HND
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control

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Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Hardware Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) IT Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware