The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 127 130 138
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing HND 14 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.60% 0.18% 0.090%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.42% 0.46% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £20,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.65%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £34,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.94% +5.38%
Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
984 870 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.87% 38.58% 34.64%
Number of salaries quoted 636 681 659
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
HND
Berkshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 16 (76.19%) HNC
1 16 (76.19%) UNIX
1 16 (76.19%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 16 (76.19%) NDS
1 16 (76.19%) TIBCO
1 16 (76.19%) Service Delivery
1 16 (76.19%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 14 (66.67%) Change Management
3 13 (61.90%) SS7
3 13 (61.90%) GSM
3 13 (61.90%) UMTS
3 13 (61.90%) Marketing
3 13 (61.90%) Product Marketing
4 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
5 7 (33.33%) 3G
5 7 (33.33%) SMS
5 7 (33.33%) Linux
5 7 (33.33%) LTE
6 5 (23.81%) SLA
7 4 (19.05%) 2G
8 3 (14.29%) Broadband
8 3 (14.29%) Internet
8 3 (14.29%) Nokia
8 3 (14.29%) NSN NetAct
8 3 (14.29%) 4G
8 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) Smartphone
9 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
9 2 (9.52%) Plesk

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) nginx
1 2 (9.52%) WordPress
1 2 (9.52%) Drupal
1 2 (9.52%) Alfresco
1 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) SS7
1 13 (61.90%) GSM
1 13 (61.90%) UMTS
2 7 (33.33%) 3G
2 7 (33.33%) SMS
2 7 (33.33%) LTE
3 4 (19.05%) 2G
4 3 (14.29%) Broadband
4 3 (14.29%) Internet
4 3 (14.29%) 4G
5 2 (9.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 13 (61.90%) Marketing
2 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Smartphone
2 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) UNIX
2 7 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) CentOS
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Service Delivery
2 14 (66.67%) Change Management
3 13 (61.90%) Product Marketing
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Python
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
1 2 (9.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) HNC
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) NDS
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (9.52%) Plesk
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 16 (76.19%) TIBCO
1 16 (76.19%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (14.29%) Nokia
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) VMware