The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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)
South East / Kent
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 83 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Permanent jobs citing HND 7 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.05% 0.53% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.98% 1.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 0
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
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 Kent.

Academic & Professional Certification
Kent
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 176 279 249
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 26.47% 29.62% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 149 247 208
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

HND
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for HND in Kent

HND
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HND in Kent over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for HND in Kent

HND
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Kent 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
West Malling - 4 £47,500 - 1
Rochester - 3 £26,000 -
HND
South East

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 Kent region with a requirement for HND.

1 5 (71.43%) HNC
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) VoIP
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) CCIE
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Avaya
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Skype for Business
2 4 (57.14%) F5
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (57.14%) Network Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Aruba
2 4 (57.14%) Palo Alto
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) Military
4 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
4 2 (28.57%) Aerospace

HND
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 4 (57.14%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) MPLS
1 4 (57.14%) VoIP
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA Agile
General
1 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
1 2 (28.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) WAN Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Project Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Principal Hardware Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
1 4 (57.14%) Network Architecture
1 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) HNC
2 4 (57.14%) CCIE
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) DO-254
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Aruba
1 4 (57.14%) Avaya
1 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) F5
1 4 (57.14%) Juniper
1 4 (57.14%) Palo Alto
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
West Malling, Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago