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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 144 150
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6  
Permanent jobs citing HND 5 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.19% 0.64% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 2.35% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 13
Median salary £22,000 £29,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.42% -4.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £21,100 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £37,108 £70,000
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 Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 650 766 842
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 24.14% 27.05% 26.75%
Number of salaries quoted 410 400 567
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.77% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HND in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 26 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
Edinburgh -7 5 £22,000 -9.27%
HND
UK

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region with a requirement for HND.

1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
5 1 (12.50%) Packer
5 1 (12.50%) Presales
5 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (12.50%) Privileged Access Management
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Mitel
5 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis

HND
Co-occurring 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Audio Visual Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics Technician
3 1 (12.50%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Server Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Line Management
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Presales
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
2 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (12.50%) HNC
3 1 (12.50%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Firmware
3 1 (12.50%) RHEV
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (12.50%) Packer
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Aveksa
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Mitel
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Tandberg
Glasgow
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago