The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 129 129 136
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing HND 7 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 0.59% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.90% 1.41% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Average salary £27,500 - £20,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -9.62%
HND
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
775 992 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.97% 41.80% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 529 632 688
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

HND
Salary Trend in Reading

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

HND Salary Trend in Reading

HND
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the Reading region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

HND Salary Histogram in Reading

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 7 (63.64%) SLA
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) HNC
4 3 (27.27%) UNIX
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) GSM
4 3 (27.27%) UMTS
4 3 (27.27%) NDS
4 3 (27.27%) TIBCO
4 3 (27.27%) SS7
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) Product Marketing
4 3 (27.27%) Marketing
4 3 (27.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (18.18%) vSphere
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
5 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
5 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) UMTS
1 3 (27.27%) GSM
1 3 (27.27%) SS7
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) FTP
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Pentaho
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
1 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Administrator
1 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Support
2 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Product Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) HNC
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) NDS
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) TIBCO
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Avaya
3 2 (18.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle