Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
England > South East
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 450 484 531
Rank change year-on-year +34 +47 +37
Permanent jobs citing HND 75 66 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.97% 0.81% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 36 57 48
South East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.81% -25.97%
10th Percentile £22,750 £19,200 £18,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £49,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -7.28%

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 7,760 8,189 10,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.17% 27.19% 31.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5,991 6,675 8,820
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 12 November 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 12 November 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
Hampshire +10 27 £35,000 - 22
Surrey +38 13 £25,000 -44.44% 5
East Sussex +15 12 £41,000 - 6
West Sussex -3 11 £40,000 -2.44% 4
Thames Valley -4 7 £29,250 +12.50% 24
Kent +16 5 £30,000 -18.37% 5
Oxfordshire +8 3 £23,500 -9.62% 6
Berkshire -18 3 £37,500 -11.76% 10
Buckinghamshire +23 1 - - 8
HND
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 58 (77.33%) Degree
2 39 (52.00%) HNC
3 29 (38.67%) C
3 29 (38.67%) Linux
4 28 (37.33%) C++
5 19 (25.33%) Windows
6 18 (24.00%) LabVIEW
7 17 (22.67%) Software Engineering
8 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 15 (20.00%) Electronics
9 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (16.00%) Schematic Capture
10 12 (16.00%) Python
11 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Office
11 11 (14.67%) Service Delivery
11 11 (14.67%) Military
11 11 (14.67%) Computer Science
12 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
13 9 (12.00%) CRM
13 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
13 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
14 8 (10.67%) SLA
14 8 (10.67%) MS Visio
15 7 (9.33%) C#
15 7 (9.33%) .NET
15 7 (9.33%) Firmware
15 7 (9.33%) Network Security
15 7 (9.33%) Cybersecurity
16 6 (8.00%) Software Licensing
16 6 (8.00%) Avionics

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 (5.33%) Apache
2 2 (2.67%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (10.67%) MS Visio
4 6 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) Network Security
2 6 (8.00%) PBX
3 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.67%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.67%) ZigBee
4 2 (2.67%) Z-Wave
5 1 (1.33%) Internet
5 1 (1.33%) VoIP
5 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) MariaDB
1 4 (5.33%) MySQL
2 3 (4.00%) DTS
2 3 (4.00%) GIS
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (24.00%) LabVIEW
2 4 (5.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 15 (20.00%) Electronics
2 11 (14.67%) Military
3 6 (8.00%) Avionics
3 6 (8.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.67%) Marketing
5 3 (4.00%) Multimedia
5 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.67%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.33%) Automotive
7 1 (1.33%) Finance
7 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (22.67%) Software Engineer
2 9 (12.00%) Analyst
3 8 (10.67%) Hardware Engineer
3 8 (10.67%) Support Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Test Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Developer
5 6 (8.00%) IT Manager
5 6 (8.00%) IT Operations Manager
5 6 (8.00%) Operations Manager
5 6 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Electronics Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Field Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Customer Support Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Relationships Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) .NET
2 6 (8.00%) HTML
3 4 (5.33%) CGI
3 4 (5.33%) HTML5
3 4 (5.33%) jQuery
3 4 (5.33%) LAMP
4 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.33%) User Experience
5 2 (2.67%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.67%) Linux
2 19 (25.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) Software Engineering
2 12 (16.00%) Schematic Capture
3 11 (14.67%) Service Delivery
4 9 (12.00%) CRM
5 7 (9.33%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.00%) Information Management
6 6 (8.00%) Software Licensing
7 5 (6.67%) Acceptance Criteria
7 5 (6.67%) ITIL
7 5 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (6.67%) Process Improvement
7 5 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 5 (6.67%) Workshop Facilitation
8 4 (5.33%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (5.33%) ITIL V3
8 4 (5.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.67%) C
2 28 (37.33%) C++
3 12 (16.00%) Python
4 7 (9.33%) C#
5 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.00%) SQL
6 5 (6.67%) MATLAB
7 4 (5.33%) Perl
7 4 (5.33%) PHP
8 2 (2.67%) Assembly Language
8 2 (2.67%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.67%) Fortran
9 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 58 (77.33%) Degree
2 39 (52.00%) HNC
3 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.67%) NVQ Level 4
5 1 (1.33%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.33%) PhD
5 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) SLA
2 6 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (6.67%) DO-254
4 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) Firmware
2 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.00%) Mitel
3 5 (6.67%) EMC
4 4 (5.33%) Cadence
5 2 (2.67%) Sophos
5 2 (2.67%) Veeam
5 2 (2.67%) VMware
6 1 (1.33%) HP
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle