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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Diploma (HND)
England / South East
Rank 356 407 398
Rank change year-on-year +51 -9  
Permanent jobs citing HND 39 48 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 0.80% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 34 30 41
Median salary £31,750 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.53% -9.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.34% +6.15%  

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 the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4111 6015 6519
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.78% 31.24% 31.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3337 4861 4971
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,946 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 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
Hampshire +37 11 £26,000 -12.97% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 9 £22,000 -2.22% 1
Oxfordshire +10 8 £36,750 +8.08% 1
Berkshire +37 5 £28,000 -25.33% 1
Surrey +25 4 £24,000 -37.66%
Kent +10 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East Sussex - 1 £42,500 - 1
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 42 (56.00%) Degree
2 33 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 30 (40.00%) Windows
4 27 (36.00%) HNC
5 23 (30.67%) Computer Science
6 21 (28.00%) MS Excel
7 15 (20.00%) ITIL
7 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 15 (20.00%) MS Office
8 13 (17.33%) Cisco
9 12 (16.00%) SLA
9 12 (16.00%) Linux
10 11 (14.67%) Service Delivery
10 11 (14.67%) Windows XP
10 11 (14.67%) Windows 8
11 10 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (13.33%) Windows Server
11 10 (13.33%) SQL
12 9 (12.00%) Firewall
12 9 (12.00%) Finance
12 9 (12.00%) Automotive
12 9 (12.00%) GNVQ
13 8 (10.67%) SCCM
13 8 (10.67%) Electronics
13 8 (10.67%) Project Management
13 8 (10.67%) Internet
14 7 (9.33%) Change Management
14 7 (9.33%) Military
14 7 (9.33%) .NET
14 7 (9.33%) Unix

HND
Top Related 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 5 (6.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.33%) CMS
2 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.33%) CATIA
3 1 (1.33%) Mathcad
3 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.33%) MS Project
3 1 (1.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.67%) Primavera
3 1 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) Firewall
2 8 (10.67%) Internet
3 5 (6.67%) GSM
3 5 (6.67%) SS7
3 5 (6.67%) UMTS
3 5 (6.67%) Value-Added Service
4 4 (5.33%) Intranet
5 3 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.67%) MPLS
6 2 (2.67%) SMS
6 2 (2.67%) VPN
6 2 (2.67%) Wireless
7 1 (1.33%) DHCP
7 1 (1.33%) DNS
7 1 (1.33%) DWDM
7 1 (1.33%) IPv4
7 1 (1.33%) IPv6
7 1 (1.33%) SSL
7 1 (1.33%) VoIP
7 1 (1.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.67%) MS Access
4 2 (2.67%) QlikView
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.67%) Subversion
2 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.33%) Selenium
General
1 9 (12.00%) Automotive
1 9 (12.00%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Electronics
3 7 (9.33%) Military
4 5 (6.67%) Marketing
5 4 (5.33%) Avionics
6 2 (2.67%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (18.67%) Analyst
2 12 (16.00%) Junior
3 11 (14.67%) Help Desk Analyst
4 9 (12.00%) Help Desk Support
5 8 (10.67%) Support Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Applications Support
7 6 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Service Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Facilities Manager
8 5 (6.67%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Graduate
8 5 (6.67%) Project Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) VAS Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Graduate Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Junior Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Junior Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) .NET
2 4 (5.33%) XML
3 3 (4.00%) CSS
3 3 (4.00%) XSLT
4 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (2.67%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.67%) HTML
4 2 (2.67%) HTML5
4 2 (2.67%) jQuery
4 2 (2.67%) LINQ
4 2 (2.67%) SOAP
4 2 (2.67%) WCF
4 2 (2.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (30.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.33%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.67%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.67%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) AS400
5 1 (1.33%) iSeries
5 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.00%) Windows
2 12 (16.00%) Linux
3 11 (14.67%) Windows 8
3 11 (14.67%) Windows XP
4 10 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (9.33%) Unix
5 7 (9.33%) Windows 10
5 7 (9.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.33%) CentOS
6 1 (1.33%) OS/390
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) ITIL
2 11 (14.67%) Service Delivery
3 10 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (10.67%) Project Management
5 7 (9.33%) Change Management
5 7 (9.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (9.33%) Software Licensing
6 5 (6.67%) ERP
6 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.67%) OO
6 5 (6.67%) Product Marketing
6 5 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.67%) Time Management
7 4 (5.33%) CAE
7 4 (5.33%) OOP
8 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.00%) Mathematics
8 3 (4.00%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.00%) Validation
9 2 (2.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.33%) SQL
2 6 (8.00%) C#
3 5 (6.67%) C
4 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.00%) Python
5 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.67%) C++
5 2 (2.67%) VB
5 2 (2.67%) XPath
6 1 (1.33%) Fortran
6 1 (1.33%) Java
6 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 42 (56.00%) Degree
2 27 (36.00%) HNC
3 9 (12.00%) GNVQ
4 5 (6.67%) A+ Certification
4 5 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.33%) CCNA
5 4 (5.33%) MCSA
5 4 (5.33%) MCSE
5 4 (5.33%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.33%) CCIE
7 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.33%) MCITP
7 1 (1.33%) NVQ Level 4
7 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.33%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) MISRA
2 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.67%) iptables
3 2 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) SCCM
2 2 (2.67%) everRun
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.33%) Cisco
3 5 (6.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 5 (6.67%) Nokia Networks
3 5 (6.67%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle
4 3 (4.00%) SAP
4 3 (4.00%) VMware
5 2 (2.67%) Dell
5 2 (2.67%) Green Hills
5 2 (2.67%) HP
5 2 (2.67%) Juniper
6 1 (1.33%) Aruba
6 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.33%) F5
6 1 (1.33%) Huawei
6 1 (1.33%) Meraki
6 1 (1.33%) Mitel
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.33%) Ruckus Wireless
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Training budget
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Company Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hastings, East Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago