Period
to 29 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for HND qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
England > North West
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 275 338 311
Rank change year-on-year +63 -27 -3
Permanent jobs citing HND 14 3 54
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.17% 0.030% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.88% 0.13% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 22
Median annual salary £31,000 £55,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.64% +77.42% -8.15%
10th Percentile £26,625 £26,900 £22,500
90th Percentile £47,575 £57,500 £37,375
England median annual salary £35,000 £39,250 £34,500
% change year-on-year -10.83% +13.77% -1.43%

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 the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,598 2,357 2,623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.65% 23.21% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,101 1,800 1,985
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,363 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,190 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +4.38% +4.17% +6.67%

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing HND as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for HND in the North West

HND
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing HND in the North West.

Salary trend for HND in the North West

HND
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing HND in the North West over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Salary histogram for HND in the North West

HND
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the North West region over the 6 months to 29 March 2020. 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
Cheshire - 9 £30,000 - 3
Manchester +49 3 £27,500 +25.00% 6
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 - 3
HND
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, IT jobs citing HND also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for HND.

1 11 (78.57%) HNC
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Degree
4 6 (42.86%) CRM
4 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 6 (42.86%) PQQ
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
6 4 (28.57%) DNS
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) DHCP
6 4 (28.57%) Wireless
7 3 (21.43%) Bioinformatics
7 3 (21.43%) Life Science
7 3 (21.43%) SCCM
7 3 (21.43%) Mac OS
7 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
7 3 (21.43%) Apple
7 3 (21.43%) NHS
7 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
7 3 (21.43%) High Availability
7 3 (21.43%) Jamf Pro
7 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
7 3 (21.43%) Microscopy
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (14.29%) Fire and Rescue
8 2 (14.29%) Firewall
8 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 2 (14.29%) MySQL

HND
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DHCP
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
1 4 (28.57%) Wireless
2 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (14.29%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) IT Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Field Applications Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Network Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
1 3 (21.43%) Life Science
1 3 (21.43%) NHS
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) e-Learning
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
2 3 (21.43%) Mac OS
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) CRM
1 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
1 6 (42.86%) PQQ
2 3 (21.43%) Bioinformatics
2 3 (21.43%) High Availability
2 3 (21.43%) Microscopy
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.14%) Data Security
4 1 (7.14%) DNA
4 1 (7.14%) Information Management
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.14%) Project Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) Server Building
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) HNC
2 8 (57.14%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (7.14%) CCNP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Jamf Pro
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Apple
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Brocade
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) ProCurve
4 1 (7.14%) Sophos
4 1 (7.14%) Varonis
4 1 (7.14%) Veeam
4 1 (7.14%) Virgin Media
4 1 (7.14%) VMware