Period
to 19 October 2017

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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 465 517 537
Rank change year-on-year +52 +20 -68
Permanent jobs citing HND 74 75 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.93% 0.67% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 65 55 92
South East median annual salary £35,000 £28,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.81% -28.75% -
10th Percentile £16,500 £18,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,250 £54,975
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +17.65%

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 7956 11128 13190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.52% 31.40% 31.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6450 8943 10459
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £24,975 £26,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 19 October 2017.

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 19 October 2017. 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 +35 23 £26,000 +22.35% 5
Hampshire +31 19 £35,000 +10.24% 4
Berkshire +51 10 £42,500 -1.48% 3
Surrey +18 10 £42,500 +26.87%
West Sussex +9 10 £41,000 +46.43% 1
Kent +31 9 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 8 £17,000 -12.82%
Oxfordshire - 5 £26,000 - 2
East Sussex +5 3 £47,500 +6.98%
HND
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 South East region with a requirement for HND.

1 39 (52.70%) Degree
2 28 (37.84%) Windows
3 24 (32.43%) ITIL
4 23 (31.08%) Microsoft Office
4 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
5 21 (28.38%) HNC
5 21 (28.38%) Computer Science
6 20 (27.03%) Electronics
7 17 (22.97%) C
8 13 (17.57%) SQL
8 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (17.57%) Firewall
9 12 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (16.22%) Driving Licence
10 11 (14.86%) A+ Certification
10 11 (14.86%) SLA
10 11 (14.86%) C++
10 11 (14.86%) Manufacturing
11 9 (12.16%) Data Centre
11 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
11 9 (12.16%) Cisco
11 9 (12.16%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (10.81%) Windows XP
12 8 (10.81%) Juniper
12 8 (10.81%) CCIE
12 8 (10.81%) CCNA
12 8 (10.81%) MPLS
12 8 (10.81%) Military
12 8 (10.81%) Windows 8
12 8 (10.81%) GNVQ

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 4 (5.41%) CMS
1 4 (5.41%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.05%) Confluence
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.35%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (31.08%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.05%) AutoCAD
2 3 (4.05%) FrameMaker
2 3 (4.05%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 3 (4.05%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.35%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.57%) Firewall
2 8 (10.81%) MPLS
3 7 (9.46%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (6.76%) BGP
4 5 (6.76%) EIGRP
4 5 (6.76%) OSPF
4 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.41%) DWDM
5 4 (5.41%) VoIP
6 3 (4.05%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (4.05%) LAN
6 3 (4.05%) VPN
6 3 (4.05%) WAN
6 3 (4.05%) Wireless
7 2 (2.70%) DNS
7 2 (2.70%) VLAN
8 1 (1.35%) Ethereal
8 1 (1.35%) HSRP
8 1 (1.35%) IPsec
8 1 (1.35%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) Power BI
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.70%) MariaDB
3 2 (2.70%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.41%) eggPlant
2 4 (5.41%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (4.05%) Bugzilla
3 3 (4.05%) JIRA
3 3 (4.05%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (27.03%) Electronics
2 11 (14.86%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.81%) Military
4 6 (8.11%) Advertising
5 4 (5.41%) Finance
6 3 (4.05%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.35%) Back Office
8 1 (1.35%) Front Office
8 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (16.22%) Analyst
1 12 (16.22%) Service Analyst
2 11 (14.86%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 11 (14.86%) Help Desk Analyst
3 10 (13.51%) Hardware Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Junior
3 10 (13.51%) Network Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Graduate
5 8 (10.81%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (10.81%) Field Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Graduate Analyst
5 8 (10.81%) Graduate Help Desk Analyst
5 8 (10.81%) Graduate Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (10.81%) Junior Analyst
5 8 (10.81%) Junior Help Desk Analyst
5 8 (10.81%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) Electronics Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Field Hardware Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Installations Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) HTML
1 3 (4.05%) HTML5
1 3 (4.05%) MDX
2 2 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.35%) CGI
3 1 (1.35%) jQuery
3 1 (1.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) Computer Science
2 12 (16.22%) Driving Licence
3 9 (12.16%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) Arduino
5 2 (2.70%) Raspberry Pi
5 2 (2.70%) SCADA
6 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.35%) Robotics
6 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.35%) STB
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (37.84%) Windows
2 8 (10.81%) Windows 8
2 8 (10.81%) Windows XP
3 6 (8.11%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.76%) Linux
5 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.70%) CentOS
7 1 (1.35%) Fedora
7 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) ITIL
2 7 (9.46%) Service Delivery
2 7 (9.46%) Test Automation
3 6 (8.11%) Embedded Software Development
3 6 (8.11%) Prototyping
3 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
4 5 (6.76%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (6.76%) Requirements Management
5 4 (5.41%) Network Architecture
5 4 (5.41%) Network Virtualisation
5 4 (5.41%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (5.41%) Test Management
5 4 (5.41%) Test Strategy
5 4 (5.41%) Time Management
6 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.05%) Change Management
6 3 (4.05%) Content Management
6 3 (4.05%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) C
2 13 (17.57%) SQL
3 11 (14.86%) C++
4 7 (9.46%) C#
5 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.41%) MATLAB
5 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.05%) Java
7 2 (2.70%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.70%) Python
8 1 (1.35%) Fortran
8 1 (1.35%) Perl
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (52.70%) Degree
2 21 (28.38%) HNC
3 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (14.86%) A+ Certification
6 9 (12.16%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (10.81%) CCIE
7 8 (10.81%) CCNA
7 8 (10.81%) GNVQ
8 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
8 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
9 5 (6.76%) CCNP
9 5 (6.76%) JNCIA
9 5 (6.76%) MCSE
10 4 (5.41%) JNCIP
10 4 (5.41%) JNCIS
10 4 (5.41%) MCSA
11 3 (4.05%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (2.70%) MCP
13 1 (1.35%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.86%) SLA
2 3 (4.05%) DO-254
3 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.70%) vSphere
4 1 (1.35%) Firmware
4 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) cPanel
1 1 (1.35%) Plesk
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) Cisco
3 8 (10.81%) Juniper
4 7 (9.46%) HP
4 7 (9.46%) VMware
5 5 (6.76%) Arista
5 5 (6.76%) Extreme Networks
6 4 (5.41%) CheckPoint
6 4 (5.41%) F5
7 3 (4.05%) Aruba
7 3 (4.05%) Avaya
7 3 (4.05%) Palo Alto
7 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.05%) Tableau
8 2 (2.70%) Allen-Bradley
8 2 (2.70%) Siemens
9 1 (1.35%) Atmel
9 1 (1.35%) Citrix
9 1 (1.35%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.35%) Oracle