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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 203 215
Rank change year-on-year +18 +12  
Permanent jobs citing HND 2 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.060% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.35% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 9
Median salary £40,000 £24,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.66% -2.04%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £32,759 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.47% -18.10%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 943 1443 1814
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.41% 32.38% 35.37%
Number of salaries quoted 726 1106 1223
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing HND as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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
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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +20 2 £40,000 +77.77%
Bracknell - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
HND
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) Office 365
4 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 1 (14.29%) EMC
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (14.29%) SAN
6 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) Front Office
6 1 (14.29%) Back Office
6 1 (14.29%) Electronics
6 1 (14.29%) Validation
6 1 (14.29%) MCP

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 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) PBX
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) SMTP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Fedora
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) HNC
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Kaspersky
3 1 (14.29%) Mitel
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat