The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for HND qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 95 102
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7  
Permanent jobs citing HND 2 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.18% 0.45% 0.072%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 1.56% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Median salary £22,000 £24,250 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.27% -13.39%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £32,759 £32,500
% change year-on-year +14.47% +0.79%  

HND is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Academic & Professional Certification
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 271 385 375
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 23.90% 28.65% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 171 266 214
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing HND as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for HND in Edinburgh

HND
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for HND in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT jobs citing HND also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for HND.

1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) OpenVMS
4 3 (37.50%) Change Control
4 3 (37.50%) Line Management
4 3 (37.50%) QMS
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
4 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (37.50%) Network Management
5 2 (25.00%) Bourne shell
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) SSH
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (25.00%) Korn

HND
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (25.00%) SSH
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Support
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Site Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Support
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Traffic Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Audio Visual Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) OpenVMS
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Control
1 3 (37.50%) Line Management
1 3 (37.50%) Network Management
1 3 (37.50%) QMS
1 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) Bourne shell
3 2 (25.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) HNC
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) NFS
2 2 (25.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (12.50%) Packer
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) Mitel
3 1 (12.50%) Tandberg
3 1 (12.50%) Varonis
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