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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 349 373 340
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -33
Permanent jobs citing HND 100 66 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.30% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.39% 0.98% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 59 49 79
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £22,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
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
7192 6744 7674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.94% 31.14% 34.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5478 5417 6535
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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
Hampshire +21 40 £42,000 +5.00% 4
Berkshire -15 29 £37,250 -17.22% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 11 £49,500 +52.30% 4
West Sussex +6 7 £32,500 -7.14%
Surrey -8 6 £52,500 +130.76% 3
Isle of Wight - 2 £41,500 -
Kent - 2 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire +14 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £34,000 -
Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 103 (56.28%) HNC
2 68 (37.16%) Degree
3 59 (32.24%) Service Delivery
4 53 (28.96%) Windows
4 53 (28.96%) NDS
5 49 (26.78%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 43 (23.50%) Change Management
7 39 (21.31%) Computer Science
8 36 (19.67%) Telecoms
9 35 (19.13%) UNIX
9 35 (19.13%) Microsoft
9 35 (19.13%) TIBCO
10 32 (17.49%) ITIL
10 32 (17.49%) Marketing
11 31 (16.94%) UMTS
11 31 (16.94%) GSM
11 31 (16.94%) SS7
11 31 (16.94%) Product Marketing
12 30 (16.39%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 26 (14.21%) Internet
13 26 (14.21%) Electronics
14 25 (13.66%) .NET
15 24 (13.11%) 3G
16 23 (12.57%) SQL Server
17 22 (12.02%) SQL
17 22 (12.02%) Web Services
17 22 (12.02%) Broadband
17 22 (12.02%) ISO 9001
17 22 (12.02%) Smartphone
17 22 (12.02%) 4G

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.28%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.09%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.55%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (8.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.92%) MS Office
3 5 (2.73%) AutoCAD
4 4 (2.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (2.19%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.09%) InDesign
5 2 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.55%) CorelDRAW
6 1 (0.55%) SPSS
6 1 (0.55%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.09%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (0.55%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (16.94%) GSM
1 31 (16.94%) UMTS
1 31 (16.94%) SS7
2 26 (14.21%) Internet
3 24 (13.11%) 3G
4 22 (12.02%) 4G
4 22 (12.02%) Broadband
5 20 (10.93%) LTE
6 18 (9.84%) VoLTE
7 14 (7.65%) SMS
8 11 (6.01%) Wireless
9 10 (5.46%) TCP/IP
10 9 (4.92%) Firewall
11 6 (3.28%) LAN
12 5 (2.73%) WAN
12 5 (2.73%) Ethernet
12 5 (2.73%) DNS
13 4 (2.19%) MGW
14 3 (1.64%) FTP
14 3 (1.64%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.19%) QlikView
3 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.55%) MySQL
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Wise Package Studio
2 3 (1.64%) PVCS
2 3 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.64%) Subversion
3 1 (0.55%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.55%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 36 (19.67%) Telecoms
2 32 (17.49%) Marketing
3 26 (14.21%) Electronics
4 6 (3.28%) Finance
5 5 (2.73%) Legal
6 4 (2.19%) Advertising
7 3 (1.64%) Publishing
7 3 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.64%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.64%) Retail
8 2 (1.09%) Local Government
8 2 (1.09%) Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Automotive
9 1 (0.55%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 26 (14.21%) Developer
2 25 (13.66%) Support Engineer
3 19 (10.38%) Web Developer
4 18 (9.84%) Applications Developer
4 18 (9.84%) Design Engineer
5 17 (9.29%) Analyst
5 17 (9.29%) Technical Leader
6 16 (8.74%) Web Applications Developer
7 9 (4.92%) Hardware Engineer
8 8 (4.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (3.83%) Junior Tester
9 7 (3.83%) Junior
9 7 (3.83%) Tester
9 7 (3.83%) Hardware Tester
10 6 (3.28%) Consultant
11 5 (2.73%) Support Analyst
11 5 (2.73%) Server Engineer
11 5 (2.73%) IT Support Engineer
11 5 (2.73%) IT Support
11 5 (2.73%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.66%) .NET
2 22 (12.02%) Web Services
3 21 (11.48%) XML
3 21 (11.48%) SOAP
3 21 (11.48%) CSS
3 21 (11.48%) jQuery
4 20 (10.93%) REST
4 20 (10.93%) ASP.NET
5 19 (10.38%) Classic ASP
5 19 (10.38%) Ajax
5 19 (10.38%) JSON
5 19 (10.38%) WCF
5 19 (10.38%) Google Maps API
6 4 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (2.19%) Application Packaging
6 4 (2.19%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.64%) LAMP
8 1 (0.55%) Flash
8 1 (0.55%) Java EE
8 1 (0.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (21.31%) Computer Science
2 22 (12.02%) Smartphone
2 22 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.10%) iDTV
3 13 (7.10%) BBC
4 9 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.73%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.64%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.09%) User Experience
7 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.09%) Economics
7 2 (1.09%) Human Factors
7 2 (1.09%) CMDB
8 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.55%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (28.96%) Windows
2 35 (19.13%) UNIX
3 17 (9.29%) Linux
4 11 (6.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.37%) Windows XP
6 7 (3.83%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.28%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.73%) Windows CE
9 3 (1.64%) Nucleus RTOS
10 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (32.24%) Service Delivery
2 43 (23.50%) Change Management
3 32 (17.49%) ITIL
4 31 (16.94%) Product Marketing
5 20 (10.93%) Scrum
5 20 (10.93%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (8.74%) TDD
6 16 (8.74%) Web Application Development
7 15 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (7.10%) Service Management
9 11 (6.01%) Business Continuity
10 10 (5.46%) Project Management
11 8 (4.37%) Knowledge Management
11 8 (4.37%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (4.37%) Capacity Management
11 8 (4.37%) Business Continuity Planning
12 7 (3.83%) System Testing
13 6 (3.28%) Test Scripting
13 6 (3.28%) Software Engineering
13 6 (3.28%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.02%) SQL
2 20 (10.93%) C#
3 14 (7.65%) C
4 6 (3.28%) C++
5 4 (2.19%) VB.NET
5 4 (2.19%) Fortran
6 3 (1.64%) Embedded C
6 3 (1.64%) Embedded C++
6 3 (1.64%) Java
7 1 (0.55%) PHP
7 1 (0.55%) UniBasic
7 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 103 (56.28%) HNC
2 68 (37.16%) Degree
3 13 (7.10%) PhD
3 13 (7.10%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.92%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.37%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (4.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.09%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.09%) CCNP
7 2 (1.09%) CCNA
7 2 (1.09%) MCSA
7 2 (1.09%) MCSD
7 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.55%) MCT
8 1 (0.55%) ISEB
8 1 (0.55%) CIPD
8 1 (0.55%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.02%) ISO 9001
2 9 (4.92%) SLA
3 7 (3.83%) QA
4 6 (3.28%) ISO 9000
5 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (28.96%) NDS
2 11 (6.01%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.28%) XenApp
3 6 (3.28%) vSphere
4 4 (2.19%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.55%) Postfix
6 1 (0.55%) Firmware
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.19%) WSUS
1 4 (2.19%) SCCM
2 1 (0.55%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 49 (26.78%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 35 (19.13%) TIBCO
2 35 (19.13%) Microsoft
3 30 (16.39%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 19 (10.38%) Google
5 14 (7.65%) Nokia
6 13 (7.10%) HP
7 9 (4.92%) Cisco
8 8 (4.37%) VMware
9 7 (3.83%) Citrix
10 6 (3.28%) SolidWorks
11 4 (2.19%) AppSense
11 4 (2.19%) Apple
11 4 (2.19%) Novell
12 3 (1.64%) Oracle
13 2 (1.09%) Cognos
13 2 (1.09%) EMC
13 2 (1.09%) Adobe
13 2 (1.09%) Siemens
13 2 (1.09%) Lotus
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £40000 per annum + pension, life, health
Posted: 16 hours ago
Alton
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Aldershot
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Fareham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Dorking
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Slough
Huxley Associates
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: 23 days ago