Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for HND qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 289 332
Rank change year-on-year +37 +43 -43
Permanent jobs citing HND 14 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.15% 0.073%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.78% 0.47% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 7
Berkshire median annual salary £41,250 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.16% +18.75% +22.14%
10th Percentile £22,850 £26,250 £24,700
90th Percentile £52,750 £48,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £35,000 £28,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +22.81% -25.00% -5.00%

HND is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1805 2782 3695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.45% 31.91% 33.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1406 2042 2789
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +8.25% +2.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £78,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing HND as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for HND in Berkshire

HND
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for HND in Berkshire

HND
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HND in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for HND in Berkshire

HND
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +44 14 £41,250 +83.33% 1
HND
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for HND.

1 12 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) Advertising
4 8 (57.14%) ITIL
4 8 (57.14%) Firewall
5 7 (50.00%) HP
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
6 6 (42.86%) Linux
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco
6 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
7 5 (35.71%) Extreme Networks
7 5 (35.71%) Arista
7 5 (35.71%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (35.71%) JNCIA
7 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (35.71%) CentOS
7 5 (35.71%) CCIE
7 5 (35.71%) CCNP
7 5 (35.71%) CCNA
7 5 (35.71%) Juniper
7 5 (35.71%) SLA
7 5 (35.71%) MPLS
7 5 (35.71%) OSPF
7 5 (35.71%) BGP
7 5 (35.71%) EIGRP
8 4 (28.57%) DWDM
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 4 (28.57%) JNCIS
8 4 (28.57%) JNCIP

HND
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) BGP
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (35.71%) EIGRP
2 5 (35.71%) MPLS
2 5 (35.71%) OSPF
3 4 (28.57%) DWDM
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) DNS
6 1 (7.14%) DSL
6 1 (7.14%) Ethereal
6 1 (7.14%) HSRP
6 1 (7.14%) Internet
6 1 (7.14%) IPsec
6 1 (7.14%) IPv4
6 1 (7.14%) IPv6
6 1 (7.14%) SAN
6 1 (7.14%) SSL
6 1 (7.14%) tcpdump
6 1 (7.14%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MariaDB
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (64.29%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Front Office
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) 1st Line Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Support
4 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Technical Support
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Junior
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Graduate
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) CentOS
4 4 (28.57%) Ubuntu
5 3 (21.43%) Debian
6 1 (7.14%) Fedora
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCIE
2 5 (35.71%) CCNA
2 5 (35.71%) CCNP
2 5 (35.71%) JNCIA
3 4 (28.57%) JNCIP
3 4 (28.57%) JNCIS
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (14.29%) MCP
5 2 (14.29%) MCSE
6 1 (7.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) cPanel
1 1 (7.14%) Plesk
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) HP
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 5 (35.71%) Arista
3 5 (35.71%) Extreme Networks
3 5 (35.71%) Juniper
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) F5
6 1 (7.14%) Kaspersky