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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 213 220 221
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs citing HND 17 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.19% 0.094%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 0.57% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 1
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +7.93%
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
2092 1942 1902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.66% 33.07% 35.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1391 1317 1344
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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 -15 7 £42,500 +19.71% 4
Hungerford - 5 £33,000 -
Maidenhead -7 3 £24,500 -
HND
South East

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 31 (70.45%) HNC
2 24 (54.55%) UNIX
2 24 (54.55%) Marketing
2 24 (54.55%) Product Marketing
3 22 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 19 (43.18%) Change Management
4 19 (43.18%) SS7
4 19 (43.18%) TIBCO
4 19 (43.18%) GSM
4 19 (43.18%) UMTS
4 19 (43.18%) NDS
4 19 (43.18%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 16 (36.36%) Degree
6 12 (27.27%) Telecoms
7 10 (22.73%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 9 (20.45%) AAT
9 7 (15.91%) QA
9 7 (15.91%) Finance
10 6 (13.64%) 3G
10 6 (13.64%) SMS
10 6 (13.64%) Internet
10 6 (13.64%) DNS
10 6 (13.64%) Linux
10 6 (13.64%) ITIL
10 6 (13.64%) Manual Testing
10 6 (13.64%) 4G
11 5 (11.36%) Smartphone
11 5 (11.36%) ERP
11 5 (11.36%) Broadband
11 5 (11.36%) Back Office

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.27%) RoboHelp
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Project
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Exchequer
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (43.18%) GSM
1 19 (43.18%) UMTS
1 19 (43.18%) SS7
2 6 (13.64%) DNS
2 6 (13.64%) Internet
2 6 (13.64%) 3G
2 6 (13.64%) SMS
2 6 (13.64%) 4G
3 5 (11.36%) Broadband
4 2 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (2.27%) WAN
5 1 (2.27%) FTP
5 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.27%) Intranet
5 1 (2.27%) Firewall
5 1 (2.27%) Wireless
5 1 (2.27%) 2G
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.27%) LTE
5 1 (2.27%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) MS Access
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (54.55%) Marketing
2 12 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 7 (15.91%) Finance
4 5 (11.36%) Back Office
5 3 (6.82%) Retail
6 2 (4.55%) Automotive
7 1 (2.27%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 6 (13.64%) Support Engineer
1 6 (13.64%) QA Engineer
2 5 (11.36%) Messaging Engineer
2 5 (11.36%) Applications Support
3 3 (6.82%) Consultant
4 2 (4.55%) Developer
4 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
4 2 (4.55%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (4.55%) Support Consultant
4 2 (4.55%) Administrator
4 2 (4.55%) Service Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Applications Support Consultant
5 1 (2.27%) Database Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (2.27%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (2.27%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (2.27%) Graduate Web Developer
5 1 (2.27%) Defect Manager
5 1 (2.27%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) XML
1 3 (6.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Statistics
3 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) UNIX
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Product Marketing
2 22 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 19 (43.18%) Change Management
4 6 (13.64%) ITIL
4 6 (13.64%) Manual Testing
5 5 (11.36%) ERP
6 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Project Management
7 2 (4.55%) Service Management
7 2 (4.55%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.27%) CAD
8 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.27%) Workflow
8 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.27%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.27%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (70.45%) HNC
2 16 (36.36%) Degree
3 9 (20.45%) AAT
4 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 3 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (6.82%) ISEB
6 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.27%) PMP
6 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
2 4 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (43.18%) NDS
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) XenApp
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
2 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) TIBCO
1 19 (43.18%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 10 (22.73%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) Sage
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) Mapinfo
5 1 (2.27%) Adobe
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix
5 1 (2.27%) Cramer
5 1 (2.27%) VMware
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