Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for HND qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 495 469 530
Rank change year-on-year -26 +61 +21
Permanent jobs citing HND 51 79 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.94% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 35 69 72
South East median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,125
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +12.06% -19.69%
10th Percentile £22,750 £16,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -12.50%

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 South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8,019 8,395 12,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.25% 28.08% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6,320 6,837 9,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +5.56%

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing HND as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for HND in the South East

HND
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for HND in the South East

HND
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HND in the South East over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for HND in the South East

HND
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. 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
Thames Valley -8 18 £25,000 -10.71% 5
Berkshire +1 14 £25,000 -26.47% 2
Hampshire -18 14 £35,000 +34.62% 4
East Sussex -16 10 £41,000 -3.53% 1
West Sussex +3 5 £29,250 -28.66% 4
Surrey +7 4 £55,000 +144.44% 5
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £65,000 +282.35%
Oxfordshire -15 2 £23,500 -37.33% 3
HND
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for HND.

1 29 (56.86%) Degree
2 17 (33.33%) HNC
3 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (25.49%) Linux
5 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 10 (19.61%) C
6 10 (19.61%) C++
6 10 (19.61%) Electronics
7 9 (17.65%) .NET
7 9 (17.65%) C#
7 9 (17.65%) Python
8 8 (15.69%) MS Visio
8 8 (15.69%) Manufacturing
8 8 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (13.73%) Schematic Capture
9 7 (13.73%) Firmware
9 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Excel
10 6 (11.76%) Cadence
10 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
11 5 (9.80%) NVQ Level 4
11 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (9.80%) Process Improvement
11 5 (9.80%) Test Strategy
11 5 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (9.80%) Scenario Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Acceptance Criteria
11 5 (9.80%) Military

HND
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (3.92%) Apache
1 2 (3.92%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (15.69%) MS Visio
3 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.96%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.96%) PTC Creo
5 1 (1.96%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Bond Adapt
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) 2G
1 4 (7.84%) 3G
1 4 (7.84%) 4G
1 4 (7.84%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (5.88%) Network Security
2 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.92%) PBX
4 1 (1.96%) DNS
4 1 (1.96%) GoToMeeting
4 1 (1.96%) VoIP
4 1 (1.96%) WAN
4 1 (1.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) DTS
1 2 (3.92%) GIS
1 2 (3.92%) MariaDB
1 2 (3.92%) MySQL
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (19.61%) Electronics
2 8 (15.69%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.80%) Military
4 4 (7.84%) Retail
5 3 (5.88%) Aerospace
5 3 (5.88%) Avionics
5 3 (5.88%) Marketing
6 2 (3.92%) Automotive
6 2 (3.92%) Finance
6 2 (3.92%) Multimedia
6 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (15.69%) Test Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Support Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (9.80%) Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Applications Consultant
3 5 (9.80%) Applications Support
3 5 (9.80%) Applications Support Consultant
3 5 (9.80%) Business Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Consultant
3 5 (9.80%) Support Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Configuration Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Hardware Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) RAN Configuration Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) RAN Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Development Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Field Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) IT Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) .NET
2 4 (7.84%) HTML
3 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.92%) CGI
3 2 (3.92%) CSS
3 2 (3.92%) HTML5
3 2 (3.92%) jQuery
3 2 (3.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.84%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.92%) Acoustics
4 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.96%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Unix
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (13.73%) Schematic Capture
3 5 (9.80%) Acceptance Criteria
3 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (9.80%) ERP
3 5 (9.80%) Process Improvement
3 5 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (9.80%) Scenario Testing
3 5 (9.80%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (9.80%) Test Strategy
4 4 (7.84%) Network Design
4 4 (7.84%) OpenUP
4 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.88%) CAD
5 3 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (5.88%) Information Management
5 3 (5.88%) Validation
6 2 (3.92%) OO
6 2 (3.92%) OOP
6 2 (3.92%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) C
1 10 (19.61%) C++
2 9 (17.65%) C#
2 9 (17.65%) Python
3 5 (9.80%) SQL
4 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.92%) Perl
5 2 (3.92%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 29 (56.86%) Degree
2 17 (33.33%) HNC
3 5 (9.80%) NVQ Level 4
4 2 (3.92%) A+ Certification
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) AAT
5 1 (1.96%) CCNA
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.96%) MCITP
5 1 (1.96%) MCSA
5 1 (1.96%) MCSE
5 1 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.96%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.96%) PhD
5 1 (1.96%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.92%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Firmware
2 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.96%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Cadence
3 4 (7.84%) Ericsson
3 4 (7.84%) Nokia
4 2 (3.92%) HP
4 2 (3.92%) Mitel
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco
5 1 (1.96%) CommVault
5 1 (1.96%) Infor
5 1 (1.96%) Sage
5 1 (1.96%) Sophos
5 1 (1.96%) Veeam
5 1 (1.96%) Veritas