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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 201 190 179
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Permanent jobs citing HND 24 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.19% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.50% 0.68% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 17
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,698 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,340 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
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
1597 1466 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.12% 27.85% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1361 1238 1096
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -7 7 £42,233 +5.58% 2
Warwickshire +7 6 £33,500 - 1
Shropshire +2 3 £20,000 -8.99%
Walsall -3 2 - -
Worcestershire -4 2 £20,000 -34.42% 1
Birmingham - 2 £30,000 - 2
Staffordshire -7 1 £22,000 -12.00%
Dudley - 1 £25,000 - 1
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 30 (71.43%) Degree
2 15 (35.71%) HNC
2 15 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 10 (23.81%) ITIL
3 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 9 (21.43%) LAN
5 8 (19.05%) WAN
5 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
5 8 (19.05%) Windows
5 8 (19.05%) Finance
5 8 (19.05%) Project Management
5 8 (19.05%) 4G
6 7 (16.67%) Resource Management
6 7 (16.67%) Service Management
6 7 (16.67%) Internet
7 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
8 5 (11.90%) SCCM
8 5 (11.90%) GPRS
8 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
9 4 (9.52%) PHP
9 4 (9.52%) CAD
9 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
9 4 (9.52%) VPN
9 4 (9.52%) CCNA
9 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
9 4 (9.52%) Change Management
9 4 (9.52%) TETRA

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Office
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.76%) Simulink
2 2 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.76%) InDesign
2 2 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.38%) MicroStation
3 1 (2.38%) ProjectWise
3 1 (2.38%) Solid Edge
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) CATIA
3 1 (2.38%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Sage 50
1 1 (2.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Exchequer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) LAN
2 8 (19.05%) WAN
2 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 8 (19.05%) 4G
3 7 (16.67%) Internet
4 5 (11.90%) GPRS
5 4 (9.52%) VPN
5 4 (9.52%) TETRA
6 3 (7.14%) Wireless
6 3 (7.14%) DNS
6 3 (7.14%) DHCP
7 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.76%) Firewall
7 2 (4.76%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 2 (4.76%) Symposium
8 1 (2.38%) Broadband
8 1 (2.38%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) DataStage
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (4.76%) LabVIEW
General
1 15 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 8 (19.05%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.38%) Automotive
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (9.52%) Configuration Manager
2 4 (9.52%) Developer
2 4 (9.52%) Design Engineer
2 4 (9.52%) Project Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Product Design Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Senior Architect
3 3 (7.14%) Technical Design Architect
3 3 (7.14%) Technical Design Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Senior Design Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 3 (7.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 3 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Senior Technical Architect
3 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Technical Architect
3 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (7.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (2.38%) LAMP
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Graphic Design
3 2 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.76%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) Project Management
3 7 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 7 (16.67%) Service Management
4 4 (9.52%) CAD
4 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.52%) Change Management
4 4 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (7.14%) Coaching
5 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) ITSM
6 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.76%) System Testing
6 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) PHP
2 3 (7.14%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (4.76%) C
3 2 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) C++
3 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (71.43%) Degree
2 15 (35.71%) HNC
3 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) CCNA
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.76%) ISEB
6 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.38%) MCP
6 1 (2.38%) MCSE
6 1 (2.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
1 1 (2.38%) COBIT
1 1 (2.38%) BS7799
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (4.76%) Adobe
4 1 (2.38%) Draytek
4 1 (2.38%) SolidWorks
4 1 (2.38%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) Sage
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) Dell
4 1 (2.38%) Symantec
4 1 (2.38%) Autodesk
4 1 (2.38%) Cognos
Warwickshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus and company car
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago