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

Higher National Diploma (HND)
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 29 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Permanent jobs citing HND 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.05% 1.29% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.57% 2.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £57,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £32,759 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.47% -18.10%  

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 Northern Ireland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 56 76 65
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 29.47% 49.03% 44.22%
Number of salaries quoted 44 64 37
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

HND
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for HND in Northern Ireland

HND
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -2 2 - -
HND
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for HND.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Change Control
2 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (50.00%) NUnit
2 3 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) HTML

HND
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) CruiseControl
1 3 (50.00%) NUnit
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) IT Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) IT Systems Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) WCF
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Control
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) ERP
1 3 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) HNC
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix