Period
to 20 January 2018

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 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 124 132
Rank change year-on-year -21 +8 +20
Permanent jobs citing HND 6 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.23% 0.46% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.87% 2.07% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 24
Edinburgh median annual salary £26,000 £37,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.67% +63.04% -16.36%
10th Percentile £22,000 £28,750 £17,000
90th Percentile £32,400 £42,250 £29,425
Scotland median annual salary £26,000 £31,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year -17.46% +10.53% -8.06%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 688 483 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.26% 22.17% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 464 296 519
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,250 £64,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,233
% change year-on-year - +0.63% +1.77%

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing HND as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 20 January 2018, 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 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (33.33%) Presales
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Postgraduate
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HNC
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) Wyse
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management

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 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Audio Visual Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ICT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Communications Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Audio Visual Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) Presales
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) Use Case
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (33.33%) HNC
3 2 (33.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Lotus
2 1 (16.67%) Mitel
2 1 (16.67%) Tandberg
2 1 (16.67%) Wyse