The first table below looks at the demand for HND in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 203 199 189
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Permanent jobs citing HND 18 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.20% 0.71% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 8
Average salary £37,500 £29,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.11% +34.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £27,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £43,000 £31,800
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £34,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.94% +5.38%
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1498 1545 1316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.80% 27.88% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1324 1106
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,728 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
HND
England

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

HND
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

HND Salary Trend in the West Midlands

HND
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

HND Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

HND
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
Warwickshire - 7 £37,500 - 1
Solihull - 3 £38,000 -
Birmingham +1 2 £40,500 +6.57%
Worcestershire - 2 £33,250 -
Coventry +7 1 £36,000 +30.90% 1
Walsall 0 1 £36,000 -16.27%
Staffordshire -11 1 £22,000 -25.42%
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 27 (71.05%) Degree
2 11 (28.95%) Telecoms
3 10 (26.32%) LAN
4 9 (23.68%) WAN
5 8 (21.05%) HNC
5 8 (21.05%) Time Management
6 7 (18.42%) Finance
6 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.79%) SQL
8 5 (13.16%) .NET
8 5 (13.16%) SDH
8 5 (13.16%) Windows
8 5 (13.16%) Internet
8 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
8 5 (13.16%) CCTV
8 5 (13.16%) PABX
9 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
9 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
9 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
9 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
9 4 (10.53%) OO
9 4 (10.53%) OOD
9 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
9 4 (10.53%) C#
9 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
10 3 (7.89%) Python
10 3 (7.89%) VPN
10 3 (7.89%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (7.89%) Systems Analysis

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (5.26%) InDesign
1 2 (5.26%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.63%) CATIA
2 1 (2.63%) MicroStation
2 1 (2.63%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Exchequer
1 1 (2.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) LAN
2 9 (23.68%) WAN
3 5 (13.16%) SDH
3 5 (13.16%) Internet
3 5 (13.16%) PABX
4 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.89%) VPN
5 3 (7.89%) 4G
6 2 (5.26%) Broadband
7 1 (2.63%) DHCP
7 1 (2.63%) DNS
7 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
1 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) OLAP
3 1 (2.63%) DataStage
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (2.63%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.63%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (28.95%) Telecoms
2 7 (18.42%) Finance
3 3 (7.89%) Electronics
4 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Project Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Senior Technical Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Design Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Product Design Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Verification Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Senior Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Technical Design Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Technical Design Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) IT Support
4 2 (5.26%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) .NET
2 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.26%) CSS
3 2 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) CCTV
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (5.26%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.63%) Solaris
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Time Management
2 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
2 4 (10.53%) OO
2 4 (10.53%) OOD
3 3 (7.89%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (7.89%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
3 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
3 3 (7.89%) Performance Management
3 3 (7.89%) Resource Management
3 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
4 2 (5.26%) CAD
4 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.26%) ETL
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL
5 1 (2.63%) ERP
5 1 (2.63%) BCP
5 1 (2.63%) Service Management
5 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.63%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) C#
3 3 (7.89%) Python
3 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (71.05%) Degree
2 8 (21.05%) HNC
3 1 (2.63%) MCP
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) MCSA
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) BS7799
1 1 (2.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Adobe
2 2 (5.26%) Cognos
2 2 (5.26%) Business Objects
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) HP
3 1 (2.63%) Dell
3 1 (2.63%) Sage
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.63%) Sun
3 1 (2.63%) Symantec
3 1 (2.63%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) Netezza
3 1 (2.63%) Draytek
3 1 (2.63%) Talend
Coventry
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Share Opt
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Paid Overtime
Posted: 9 days ago