Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 448 502 495
Rank change year-on-year +54 -7 +69
Permanent jobs citing HND 72 48 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.93% 0.57% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 37 40 51
South East median annual salary £30,500 £33,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.96% +19.64% -23.29%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £16,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £43,875 £45,000
England median annual salary £39,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year +12.86% +1.45% -5.48%

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 7,769 8,369 9,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.96% 26.44% 29.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5,825 6,696 7,310
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019. 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 +32 32 £27,500 -21.43% 14
Surrey +44 21 £27,500 -42.11% 10
West Sussex -9 7 £50,000 - 5
Thames Valley +13 6 £45,000 +73.08% 27
Berkshire +11 6 £45,000 +73.08% 14
Kent +23 3 £30,000 -33.33% 8
East Sussex - 3 - -
HND
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 63 (87.50%) Degree
2 43 (59.72%) HNC
3 28 (38.89%) C
4 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
5 22 (30.56%) Electronics
6 21 (29.17%) Software Engineering
6 21 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (27.78%) C++
8 18 (25.00%) Windows
9 17 (23.61%) Linux
10 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 16 (22.22%) Computer Science
11 15 (20.83%) SQL
11 15 (20.83%) LabVIEW
12 13 (18.06%) Military
12 13 (18.06%) HTML
13 12 (16.67%) CAD
14 11 (15.28%) jQuery
14 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
14 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
15 10 (13.89%) System Testing
15 10 (13.89%) Mathematics
15 10 (13.89%) Logistics
15 10 (13.89%) Multimedia
15 10 (13.89%) Signal Processing
15 10 (13.89%) DTS
15 10 (13.89%) MS Visio
15 10 (13.89%) Telecoms
15 10 (13.89%) GIS
16 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP

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 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) MS Visio
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.39%) Siemens NX
4 1 (1.39%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.56%) Office 365
3 3 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.94%) Internet
2 5 (6.94%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (5.56%) DNS
3 4 (5.56%) Firewall
3 4 (5.56%) VoIP
3 4 (5.56%) WAN
4 3 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (2.78%) Network Security
6 1 (1.39%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.39%) PBX
6 1 (1.39%) Wireless
6 1 (1.39%) ZigBee
6 1 (1.39%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) DTS
1 10 (13.89%) GIS
2 6 (8.33%) MySQL
2 6 (8.33%) Power BI
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.78%) MariaDB
4 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (20.83%) LabVIEW
2 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.17%) NetBeans
3 3 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (4.17%) Subversion
4 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (30.56%) Electronics
2 13 (18.06%) Military
3 10 (13.89%) Multimedia
3 10 (13.89%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.17%) Avionics
5 3 (4.17%) Finance
5 3 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Software Engineer
2 13 (18.06%) Developer
3 10 (13.89%) Field Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) Senior Field Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Service Support Manager
5 5 (6.94%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (6.94%) Support Manager
5 5 (6.94%) Systems Delivery Manager
5 5 (6.94%) Systems Manager
5 5 (6.94%) Systems Support
5 5 (6.94%) Systems Support Manager
5 5 (6.94%) Technical Support
6 4 (5.56%) Junior Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Senior Microsoft Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) HTML
2 11 (15.28%) jQuery
3 9 (12.50%) CSS
3 9 (12.50%) XML
4 7 (9.72%) .NET
4 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.56%) HTML5
6 3 (4.17%) Swing
7 2 (2.78%) CGI
7 2 (2.78%) CSS3
7 2 (2.78%) J2EE
7 2 (2.78%) Java EE
7 2 (2.78%) JSON
7 2 (2.78%) LAMP
7 2 (2.78%) REST
7 2 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.17%) Life Science
3 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.78%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) Windows
2 17 (23.61%) Linux
3 4 (5.56%) Windows 10
3 4 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
1 21 (29.17%) Software Engineering
2 16 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 12 (16.67%) CAD
4 10 (13.89%) Logistics
4 10 (13.89%) Mathematics
4 10 (13.89%) Signal Processing
4 10 (13.89%) System Testing
5 9 (12.50%) Commercial Awareness
6 8 (11.11%) CRM
6 8 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.33%) Chemistry
7 6 (8.33%) Data Extraction
7 6 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (6.94%) Change Management
8 5 (6.94%) Data Analysis
8 5 (6.94%) Performance Management
8 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery Management
8 5 (6.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.89%) C
2 20 (27.78%) C++
3 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 15 (20.83%) SQL
5 7 (9.72%) C#
5 7 (9.72%) Java
6 4 (5.56%) PHP
6 4 (5.56%) Python
7 3 (4.17%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.78%) Perl
9 1 (1.39%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.39%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.39%) Fortran
9 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.39%) R
Qualifications
1 63 (87.50%) Degree
2 43 (59.72%) HNC
3 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
3 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
4 7 (9.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.56%) MCSA
5 4 (5.56%) MCSE
6 3 (4.17%) A+ Certification
6 3 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (4.17%) GNVQ
7 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) SLA
2 5 (6.94%) ISO 9001
2 5 (6.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.17%) DO-254
4 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Firmware
2 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) DFS Replication
2 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) EMC
3 4 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (1.39%) Mitel
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) Siemens