The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 91 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HND 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.40% - 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.25% - 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £25,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +3.17%
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 Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
320 307 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.10% 28.66% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 275 272 188
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

HND
Salary Trend in Kent

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

HND Salary Trend in Kent

HND
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Dover - 1 - -
HND
South East

HND
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 6 (75.00%) HNC
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Wireless
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Advertising
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Finite Element Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) SolidWorks
4 1 (12.50%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (12.50%) Cadence
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Firmware
4 1 (12.50%) CTI
4 1 (12.50%) CAD
4 1 (12.50%) Stress Analysis

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) CorelDRAW
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) CTI
General
1 4 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) IT Support
2 4 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Finite Element Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) CAD
2 1 (12.50%) Stress Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) HNC
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
1 1 (12.50%) SolidWorks
1 1 (12.50%) Cadence
1 1 (12.50%) EMC