The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 191 191 179
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs citing HND 17 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.13% 1.16% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 12
Average salary £32,000 £29,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -4.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £21,976 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,723 £41,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
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 West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1510 1291 1415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.57% 25.92% 29.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1324 1047 1242
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Coventry -4 9 £42,233 +29.94% 1
Warwickshire -2 3 £30,000 -26.82%
Staffordshire +1 1 - - 1
Walsall -3 1 £35,000 +13.82%
Solihull -6 1 £22,000 +4.76% 1
Birmingham -7 1 £31,500 +8.62% 2
Dudley - 1 £25,000 -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 32 (78.05%) Degree
2 16 (39.02%) HNC
3 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
3 13 (31.71%) Telecoms
3 13 (31.71%) Finance
4 10 (24.39%) Resource Management
4 10 (24.39%) ITIL
5 9 (21.95%) LAN
5 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (19.51%) 4G
6 8 (19.51%) WAN
6 8 (19.51%) Project Management
7 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
7 7 (17.07%) Windows
7 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
7 7 (17.07%) Service Management
8 6 (14.63%) MS Office
8 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
8 6 (14.63%) Internet
9 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
9 5 (12.20%) GPRS
9 5 (12.20%) SQL
9 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
10 4 (9.76%) TETRA
10 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
10 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
10 4 (9.76%) PHP
10 4 (9.76%) C#
10 4 (9.76%) GSM
10 4 (9.76%) VPN

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Office
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) Simulink
3 2 (4.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.88%) InDesign
3 2 (4.88%) Photoshop
3 2 (4.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.44%) Solid Edge
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) LAN
2 8 (19.51%) WAN
2 8 (19.51%) 4G
3 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
4 6 (14.63%) Internet
5 5 (12.20%) GPRS
6 4 (9.76%) GSM
6 4 (9.76%) VPN
6 4 (9.76%) TETRA
7 3 (7.32%) UMTS
8 2 (4.88%) DNS
8 2 (4.88%) DHCP
8 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
8 2 (4.88%) Symposium
8 2 (4.88%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 2 (4.88%) Firewall
8 2 (4.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (4.88%) LabVIEW
1 2 (4.88%) Hudson
General
1 13 (31.71%) Telecoms
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Electronics
2 3 (7.32%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Billing
3 2 (4.88%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Analyst
2 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
2 4 (9.76%) Developer
2 4 (9.76%) Configuration Manager
2 4 (9.76%) Design Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Senior Technical Architect
3 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
3 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
3 3 (7.32%) Architect
3 3 (7.32%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 3 (7.32%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 3 (7.32%) Head of Operations
3 3 (7.32%) Senior Architect
3 3 (7.32%) Technical Design Architect
3 3 (7.32%) Technical Design Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) HTML
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.88%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Graphic Design
4 2 (4.88%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
1 10 (24.39%) Resource Management
2 8 (19.51%) Project Management
3 7 (17.07%) Service Management
4 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.76%) Change Management
4 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
4 4 (9.76%) Performance Management
4 4 (9.76%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.32%) Coaching
5 3 (7.32%) People Management
5 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
5 3 (7.32%) eTOM
5 3 (7.32%) Business Development
5 3 (7.32%) WFM
5 3 (7.32%) CAD
6 2 (4.88%) OOD
6 2 (4.88%) OO
6 2 (4.88%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) PHP
2 4 (9.76%) C#
3 3 (7.32%) C++
3 3 (7.32%) C
3 3 (7.32%) MATLAB
4 2 (4.88%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 32 (78.05%) Degree
2 16 (39.02%) HNC
3 4 (9.76%) CCNA
3 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) ISEB
5 1 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco
3 2 (4.88%) Adobe
4 1 (2.44%) Autodesk
4 1 (2.44%) SolidWorks
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