The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 196 191 201
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing HND 28 41 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 0.70% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.30% 2.07% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 31 17
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £22,750 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,800 £70,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
HND
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2151 1982 1885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 35.93% 33.87% 34.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1271 1383 1586
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +0.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HND across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

HND
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

HND Salary Trend in Berkshire

HND
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

HND Salary Histogram in Berkshire

HND
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -18 17 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Maidenhead -10 7 - -
HND
South East

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing HND also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited HND.

1 52 (88.14%) HNC
1 52 (88.14%) Service Delivery
2 51 (86.44%) NDS
3 47 (79.66%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 33 (55.93%) UNIX
4 33 (55.93%) TIBCO
5 31 (52.54%) Change Management
6 29 (49.15%) SS7
6 29 (49.15%) Marketing
6 29 (49.15%) GSM
6 29 (49.15%) UMTS
6 29 (49.15%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 29 (49.15%) Product Marketing
7 26 (44.07%) Telecoms
8 25 (42.37%) Internet
9 24 (40.68%) 3G
10 22 (37.29%) Broadband
10 22 (37.29%) Smartphone
10 22 (37.29%) 4G
11 20 (33.90%) LTE
12 18 (30.51%) VoLTE
13 14 (23.73%) Nokia
14 13 (22.03%) SMS
15 8 (13.56%) Linux
16 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
16 4 (6.78%) Windows
16 4 (6.78%) MGW
16 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
17 3 (5.08%) VMware
17 3 (5.08%) ITIL

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing HND also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited HND. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Exchequer
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (49.15%) GSM
1 29 (49.15%) UMTS
1 29 (49.15%) SS7
2 25 (42.37%) Internet
3 24 (40.68%) 3G
4 22 (37.29%) Broadband
4 22 (37.29%) 4G
5 20 (33.90%) LTE
6 18 (30.51%) VoLTE
7 13 (22.03%) SMS
8 4 (6.78%) MGW
9 3 (5.08%) LAN
9 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
10 2 (3.39%) DNS
10 2 (3.39%) WAN
10 2 (3.39%) Firewall
10 2 (3.39%) 2G
10 2 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (3.39%) FTP
11 1 (1.69%) SONET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
General
1 29 (49.15%) Marketing
2 26 (44.07%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Electronics
3 1 (1.69%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Technical Leader
2 14 (23.73%) Support Engineer
3 2 (3.39%) Administrator
3 2 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (3.39%) Test Engineer
4 1 (1.69%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (1.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (1.69%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (1.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (1.69%) QA Engineer
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics Technician
4 1 (1.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (1.69%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (1.69%) Hardware Test Engineer
4 1 (1.69%) Hardware Technician
4 1 (1.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) COM
1 1 (1.69%) SOAP
1 1 (1.69%) Web Services
1 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (37.29%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.69%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.69%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.93%) UNIX
2 8 (13.56%) Linux
3 4 (6.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (88.14%) Service Delivery
2 31 (52.54%) Change Management
3 29 (49.15%) Product Marketing
4 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.08%) ITIL
6 1 (1.69%) CRM
6 1 (1.69%) ERP
6 1 (1.69%) Service Management
6 1 (1.69%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.69%) WFM
6 1 (1.69%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.69%) Manual Testing
6 1 (1.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (88.14%) HNC
2 3 (5.08%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) AAT
3 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.69%) CCNP
3 1 (1.69%) CCNA
3 1 (1.69%) ISEB
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.69%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 51 (86.44%) NDS
2 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.39%) XenApp
2 2 (3.39%) vSphere
2 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 47 (79.66%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 33 (55.93%) TIBCO
3 29 (49.15%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 14 (23.73%) Nokia
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco
5 3 (5.08%) VMware
6 2 (3.39%) Citrix
7 1 (1.69%) Juniper
7 1 (1.69%) Sage
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.69%) HP
Reading, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Huxley Associates
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: 19 days ago