The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for HND qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 78 112
Rank change year-on-year -33 +34  
Permanent jobs citing HND 5 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.34% 0.72% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.51% 3.17% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 6
Median salary - £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.85%  
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 Cheshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 331 221 347
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 22.78% 22.71% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 213 182 268
Median salary £40,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.70% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,600 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

HND
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for HND in Cheshire

HND
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Runcorn - 4 - -
Warrington -10 1 - -
HND
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for HND.

1 3 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) CAPM
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) CAD
3 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) HNC
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Finite Element Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence

HND
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 3 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Project Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) CAD Technician
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) CAD
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Finite Element Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CAPM
1 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) HNC
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft