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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 384 399 376
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Permanent jobs citing HND 56 49 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.22% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 0.67% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 40 36 50
Average salary £42,000 £39,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £32,250 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
HND
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6647 7280 7309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.35% 31.97% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5065 5636 5864
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

HND
Salary Trend in the South East

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

HND Salary Trend in the South East

HND
Salary Histogram in the South East

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

HND Salary Histogram in the South East

HND
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
Berkshire +5 17 £35,000 -1.40% 3
Surrey -12 11 £42,500 -39.28% 2
Hampshire -2 10 £42,750 +13.24% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 7 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire +6 4 £55,000 +69.23% 2
Middlesex - 4 £34,000 -
Kent +18 2 £130,000 +271.42% 1
West Sussex 0 1 £40,000 +23.07%
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 81 (47.93%) Degree
2 75 (44.38%) HNC
3 37 (21.89%) Microsoft
4 35 (20.71%) Service Delivery
4 35 (20.71%) Change Management
5 33 (19.53%) UNIX
6 32 (18.93%) Windows
6 32 (18.93%) Marketing
7 31 (18.34%) Telecoms
7 31 (18.34%) Product Marketing
8 30 (17.75%) ITIL
8 30 (17.75%) SQL Server
9 29 (17.16%) NDS
9 29 (17.16%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 26 (15.38%) UMTS
10 26 (15.38%) GSM
10 26 (15.38%) SQL
10 26 (15.38%) TIBCO
10 26 (15.38%) SS7
10 26 (15.38%) Computer Science
11 25 (14.79%) .NET
11 25 (14.79%) C#
12 20 (11.83%) CSS
13 19 (11.24%) ASP.NET
13 19 (11.24%) PhD
13 19 (11.24%) SLA
14 18 (10.65%) MS Excel
14 18 (10.65%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (10.65%) Security Cleared
15 16 (9.47%) XML

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 18 (10.65%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.88%) AutoCAD
3 8 (4.73%) MS Visio
4 7 (4.14%) MS Project
5 6 (3.55%) MS Office
6 5 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (1.78%) Solid Edge
8 2 (1.18%) Windchill
8 2 (1.18%) Photoshop
8 2 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.59%) InDesign
9 1 (0.59%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.59%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.59%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Exchequer
1 2 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.38%) GSM
1 26 (15.38%) UMTS
1 26 (15.38%) SS7
2 12 (7.10%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.33%) Internet
3 9 (5.33%) 3G
3 9 (5.33%) LAN
3 9 (5.33%) 4G
4 8 (4.73%) Broadband
4 8 (4.73%) SMS
5 7 (4.14%) WAN
6 6 (3.55%) DNS
7 5 (2.96%) VPN
7 5 (2.96%) Ethernet
7 5 (2.96%) Wireless
8 4 (2.37%) PABX
8 4 (2.37%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (2.37%) LTE
8 4 (2.37%) NAS
8 4 (2.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.37%) OLAP
2 4 (2.37%) OLAP Cube
2 4 (2.37%) Data Mining
2 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (2.37%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.78%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.18%) MySQL
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.37%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.37%) Cucumber
2 4 (2.37%) SpecFlow
3 3 (1.78%) PVCS
3 3 (1.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.78%) Subversion
4 1 (0.59%) JIRA
4 1 (0.59%) Selenium
4 1 (0.59%) WatiN
4 1 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.59%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.59%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 32 (18.93%) Marketing
2 31 (18.34%) Telecoms
3 16 (9.47%) Finance
4 13 (7.69%) Electronics
5 5 (2.96%) Back Office
5 5 (2.96%) Automotive
6 4 (2.37%) Military
7 3 (1.78%) Retail
7 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.18%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.59%) Billing
9 1 (0.59%) Legal
9 1 (0.59%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 26 (15.38%) Analyst
2 25 (14.79%) Design Engineer
3 21 (12.43%) Developer
4 14 (8.28%) Applications Developer
5 13 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 13 (7.69%) Web Applications Developer
6 11 (6.51%) 1st Line Support
6 11 (6.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (5.92%) Support Engineer
7 10 (5.92%) Software Engineer
8 9 (5.33%) Architect
9 8 (4.73%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.73%) Service Analyst
10 7 (4.14%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.14%) Help Desk Analyst
10 7 (4.14%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (4.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 6 (3.55%) QA Engineer
12 5 (2.96%) IT Operations Analyst
12 5 (2.96%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.79%) .NET
2 20 (11.83%) CSS
3 19 (11.24%) ASP.NET
4 16 (9.47%) XML
5 12 (7.10%) JSON
6 11 (6.51%) jQuery
7 10 (5.92%) Google Maps API
7 10 (5.92%) REST
7 10 (5.92%) WCF
7 10 (5.92%) Ajax
7 10 (5.92%) SOAP
7 10 (5.92%) Web Services
7 10 (5.92%) HTML
7 10 (5.92%) Classic ASP
8 7 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (3.55%) HTML5
10 5 (2.96%) WinForms
10 5 (2.96%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.37%) CSS3
11 4 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 15 (8.88%) iDTV
2 15 (8.88%) BBC
3 10 (5.92%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.73%) Smartphone
5 5 (2.96%) Mobile Computing
5 5 (2.96%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.78%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.78%) Kindle
8 2 (1.18%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.18%) Economics
9 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.59%) Statistics
9 1 (0.59%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.53%) UNIX
2 32 (18.93%) Windows
3 16 (9.47%) Linux
4 8 (4.73%) Windows 8
5 6 (3.55%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.37%) Windows CE
7 3 (1.78%) Nucleus RTOS
7 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.78%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.71%) Service Delivery
1 35 (20.71%) Change Management
2 31 (18.34%) Product Marketing
3 30 (17.75%) ITIL
4 18 (10.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (8.28%) TDD
6 14 (8.28%) Scrum
7 12 (7.10%) Software Engineering
8 11 (6.51%) Service Management
9 10 (5.92%) Project Management
9 10 (5.92%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (5.92%) Web Application Development
10 9 (5.33%) Capacity Management
10 9 (5.33%) Cyber Security
10 9 (5.33%) Business Continuity Planning
10 9 (5.33%) OO
10 9 (5.33%) Business Continuity
10 9 (5.33%) Knowledge Management
11 8 (4.73%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.38%) SQL
2 25 (14.79%) C#
3 11 (6.51%) C
4 9 (5.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.14%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.55%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.96%) Fortran
7 5 (2.96%) Java
8 4 (2.37%) C++
8 4 (2.37%) VB
8 4 (2.37%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.78%) IronPython
9 3 (1.78%) Python
9 3 (1.78%) Embedded C
9 3 (1.78%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.18%) UniBasic
11 1 (0.59%) Perl
11 1 (0.59%) PHP
11 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (47.93%) Degree
2 75 (44.38%) HNC
3 19 (11.24%) PhD
4 18 (10.65%) Security Cleared
5 15 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (7.10%) SC Cleared
7 9 (5.33%) AAT
7 9 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (4.73%) MCSE
9 7 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (3.55%) MCITP
11 5 (2.96%) CCNA
11 5 (2.96%) NVQ Level 4
12 4 (2.37%) MCP
12 4 (2.37%) ISEB
12 4 (2.37%) ISTQB
12 4 (2.37%) MCPD
13 3 (1.78%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.24%) SLA
2 16 (9.47%) ISO 9001
3 12 (7.10%) QA
4 3 (1.78%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.59%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 29 (17.16%) NDS
2 7 (4.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.78%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.18%) XenApp
4 2 (1.18%) vSphere
4 2 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.59%) Firmware
5 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.78%) SCCM
2 1 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (21.89%) Microsoft
2 29 (17.16%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 26 (15.38%) TIBCO
4 14 (8.28%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 13 (7.69%) Google
6 11 (6.51%) HP
7 8 (4.73%) Oracle
7 8 (4.73%) VMware
8 6 (3.55%) Primavera
8 6 (3.55%) Citrix
9 4 (2.37%) Sony
9 4 (2.37%) TOWER Software
9 4 (2.37%) SolidWorks
9 4 (2.37%) Progress
9 4 (2.37%) Cisco
10 3 (1.78%) Nokia
10 3 (1.78%) Siemens
10 3 (1.78%) Infobright
11 2 (1.18%) PTC
11 2 (1.18%) Redback
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