The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 41 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing HND 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.81% 0.43% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.23% 1.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £20,000 £30,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
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 Worcestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
62 63 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 25.10% 27.39% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 55 54 40
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

HND
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

HND Salary Trend in Worcestershire

HND
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
Redditch - 2 £20,000 -
HND
West Midlands

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Information Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) HNC
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Sage 50
1 1 (25.00%) Exchequer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Information Management
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) HNC
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Draytek
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Sage
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec