The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for HND qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Diploma (HND)
UK / Scotland
Rank 135 139 143
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Permanent jobs citing HND 4 15 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.18% 0.52% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 1.88% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 11
Median salary £31,250 £28,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.64% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £27,100 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,280 £36,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.44% +6.15%  

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 Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 537 797 844
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.60% 27.46% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 335 521 545
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,926
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +7.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,950 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

HND
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for HND in Scotland

HND
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Glasgow +22 3 £32,500 +11.58%
Fife 0 1 £30,000 +4.34%
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for HND.

1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) DNS
4 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 7 (29.17%) Line Management
5 7 (29.17%) Degree
5 7 (29.17%) Oracle
6 6 (25.00%) ITIL
6 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (25.00%) Electronics
6 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (20.83%) Change Control
7 5 (20.83%) QMS
7 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
7 5 (20.83%) Quality Management
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
7 5 (20.83%) OpenVMS
7 5 (20.83%) Windows 2000
7 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
8 4 (16.67%) SOA
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (16.67%) NFS
8 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (16.67%) Cisco
8 4 (16.67%) IIS

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.33%) GlassFish
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) DNS
2 4 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 4 (16.67%) SSH
2 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (8.33%) Ant
2 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Site Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Systems Support
2 5 (20.83%) Systems Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Traffic Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Communications Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
1 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) J2EE
1 2 (8.33%) JDBC
1 2 (8.33%) jQuery
1 2 (8.33%) JSP
1 2 (8.33%) Servlets
1 2 (8.33%) Spring
1 2 (8.33%) Spring MVC
1 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Replication
3 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) OpenVMS
2 5 (20.83%) Windows 2000
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
3 4 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (8.33%) AIX
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (29.17%) Line Management
3 6 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) Change Control
4 5 (20.83%) QMS
4 5 (20.83%) Quality Management
5 4 (16.67%) Network Management
5 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.67%) SOA
6 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.33%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) Security Patching
6 2 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (8.33%) Time Management
7 1 (4.17%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
3 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (16.67%) Bourne shell
3 4 (16.67%) Korn
4 3 (12.50%) C
5 2 (8.33%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) HNC
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) CCNA
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) NFS
2 4 (16.67%) Samba
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.33%) Firmware
4 2 (8.33%) RHEV
4 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) Varonis
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