Period
to 3 August 2021

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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
England > South East
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 355 340 481
Rank change year-on-year -15 +141 +24
Permanent jobs citing HND 75 4 46
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.034% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.68% 0.13% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 29 3 34
10th Percentile £29,804 £28,200 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,750 £36,375 £32,112
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £50,000 £41,250
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +21.21% +17.86%
75th Percentile £43,000 £51,875 £55,625
90th Percentile £49,133 £53,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £39,598 £43,500
% change year-on-year +1.02% -8.97% +24.29%

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 4,476 3,014 7,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.14% 25.98% 28.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,626 2,217 5,570
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,875 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing HND as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing HND in the South East.

Salary trend for HND in the South East

HND
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing HND in the South East over the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

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 3 August 2021. 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
Hampshire - 33 £40,000 - 8
Thames Valley -17 31 £40,000 +70.21% 9
Berkshire -11 29 £40,000 - 1
Surrey -42 5 £22,000 -58.10% 8
Kent - 4 £37,500 - 2
West Sussex +1 2 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Oxfordshire -8 2 £32,005 +36.19% 6
HND
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, 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 42 (56.00%) Degree
2 28 (37.33%) Security Cleared
3 26 (34.67%) HNC
4 23 (30.67%) Mentoring
4 23 (30.67%) Systems Engineering
5 21 (28.00%) Social Skills
6 19 (25.33%) Windows
7 17 (22.67%) Configuration Management
8 16 (21.33%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (18.67%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Office
10 13 (17.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (16.00%) Computer Science
11 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
11 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (14.67%) Systems Thinking
12 11 (14.67%) Project Delivery
12 11 (14.67%) CSS
12 11 (14.67%) Linux
12 11 (14.67%) HTML
12 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
12 11 (14.67%) Validation
12 11 (14.67%) Requirements Engineering
12 11 (14.67%) Asset Management
13 10 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
13 10 (13.33%) Software Engineering
13 10 (13.33%) SQL
13 10 (13.33%) Java
13 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
13 10 (13.33%) FMEA

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 9 (12.00%) Apache
1 9 (12.00%) Confluence
2 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.33%) ALPHACAM
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) AWS
1 3 (4.00%) Azure
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Internet
1 2 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.33%) Firewall
2 1 (1.33%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.00%) MariaDB
2 9 (12.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 8 (10.67%) EDMS
4 4 (5.33%) GIS
4 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Bitbucket
1 9 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (12.00%) JIRA
2 1 (1.33%) CodeWarrior
General
1 21 (28.00%) Social Skills
2 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.33%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.33%) Influencing Skills
4 4 (5.33%) Multimedia
5 3 (4.00%) Automotive
5 3 (4.00%) Legal
5 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.33%) Electronics
6 1 (1.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1 (1.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (36.00%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (12.00%) Applications Engineer
2 9 (12.00%) Principal Engineer
2 9 (12.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
3 8 (10.67%) Analyst
4 5 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Architect
5 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Management Specialist
6 3 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (4.00%) 1st Line Technical Support
6 3 (4.00%) Applications Support
6 3 (4.00%) Developer
6 3 (4.00%) Development Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Technical Support
7 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.67%) Release Manager
7 2 (2.67%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) CSS
1 11 (14.67%) HTML
2 9 (12.00%) AngularJS
2 9 (12.00%) Django
2 9 (12.00%) LAMP
2 9 (12.00%) Node.js
3 2 (2.67%) .NET
3 2 (2.67%) Ajax
3 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.67%) jQuery
3 2 (2.67%) NHibernate
3 2 (2.67%) React
3 2 (2.67%) REST
3 2 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (2.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (9.33%) Algorithms
3 6 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.00%) SCADA
6 2 (2.67%) Replication
7 1 (1.33%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.33%) Windows
2 11 (14.67%) Linux
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.67%) Mentoring
1 23 (30.67%) Systems Engineering
2 17 (22.67%) Configuration Management
3 16 (21.33%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (17.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (16.00%) Computer Science
6 11 (14.67%) Asset Management
6 11 (14.67%) Project Delivery
6 11 (14.67%) Requirements Engineering
6 11 (14.67%) Systems Thinking
6 11 (14.67%) Validation
7 10 (13.33%) FMEA
7 10 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 10 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
8 9 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (12.00%) CAD
8 9 (12.00%) Coaching
9 8 (10.67%) Change Control
9 8 (10.67%) Data Analysis
9 8 (10.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (13.33%) Java
2 10 (13.33%) SQL
3 9 (12.00%) C
3 9 (12.00%) Python
3 9 (12.00%) TypeScript
4 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 42 (56.00%) Degree
2 28 (37.33%) Security Cleared
3 26 (34.67%) HNC
4 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.00%) NVQ Level 4
6 2 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.33%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
2 3 (4.00%) NEBOSH
3 2 (2.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.67%) PMO
4 1 (1.33%) GDPR
4 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.33%) NIST
4 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) VMware NSX
2 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.67%) VMware
3 3 (4.00%) Cisco
3 3 (4.00%) Siemens
4 2 (2.67%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (1.33%) Autodesk