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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 109 148 126
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -22
Permanent jobs citing HND 7 1 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.43% 0.041% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.27% 0.11% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,750 £34,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.07% -13.75%
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
550 942 1120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.91% 38.50% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 346 690 587
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +14.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing HND as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing HND also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for HND.

1 6 (66.67%) HNC
1 6 (66.67%) Unix
1 6 (66.67%) GSM
1 6 (66.67%) UMTS
1 6 (66.67%) TIBCO
1 6 (66.67%) SS7
1 6 (66.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 6 (66.67%) Change Management
1 6 (66.67%) Product Marketing
1 6 (66.67%) Nokia Networks
1 6 (66.67%) Marketing
1 6 (66.67%) Value-Added Service
2 3 (33.33%) SMS
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) CentOS
4 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) HSRP
4 1 (11.11%) GLBP
4 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (11.11%) VPLS
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) GSM
1 6 (66.67%) SS7
1 6 (66.67%) UMTS
1 6 (66.67%) Value-Added Service
2 3 (33.33%) SMS
3 1 (11.11%) BGP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) DWDM
3 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) HSRP
3 1 (11.11%) IPsec
3 1 (11.11%) IPv4
3 1 (11.11%) IPv6
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) RSVP
3 1 (11.11%) SNMP
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) VPLS
3 1 (11.11%) VRRP
General
1 6 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) VAS Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Technical Support
4 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Support
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Change Management
1 6 (66.67%) Product Marketing
1 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) HNC
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 6 (66.67%) Nokia Networks
1 6 (66.67%) TIBCO
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat