Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 484 475 540
Rank change year-on-year -9 +65 +19
Permanent jobs citing HND 63 71 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.82% 0.88% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 35 62 65
South East median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +25.98% -20.63%
10th Percentile £22,750 £16,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -12.50%

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 7,717 8,052 11,417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.14% 27.75% 31.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6,008 6,523 9,256
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 September 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 20 September 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 -13 21 £35,000 -6.67% 11
East Sussex -9 12 £41,000 -3.53% 1
Thames Valley -2 9 £36,250 +45.00% 12
Surrey +15 8 £40,500 +18.25% 8
West Sussex +7 8 £29,250 -28.66% 2
Kent +11 5 £30,000 -33.33% 9
Berkshire -14 4 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Oxfordshire -7 3 £23,500 -37.33% 6
Buckinghamshire +8 2 £65,000 +282.35% 1
HND
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 46 (73.02%) Degree
2 26 (41.27%) C
3 24 (38.10%) HNC
4 22 (34.92%) Linux
5 21 (33.33%) C++
6 14 (22.22%) Electronics
6 14 (22.22%) Schematic Capture
7 13 (20.63%) Windows
8 11 (17.46%) Python
8 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
9 10 (15.87%) LabVIEW
9 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
9 10 (15.87%) Computer Science
9 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
9 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
10 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (14.29%) Firmware
10 9 (14.29%) C#
10 9 (14.29%) .NET
10 9 (14.29%) Military
11 8 (12.70%) Service Delivery
12 7 (11.11%) Manufacturing
12 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
12 7 (11.11%) MS Visio
13 6 (9.52%) Cadence
13 6 (9.52%) Information Management
13 6 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (9.52%) Network Security
13 6 (9.52%) 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 2 (3.17%) Apache
1 2 (3.17%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 6 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.59%) IaaS
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.59%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) Network Security
2 5 (7.94%) PBX
3 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.17%) Bluetooth
4 2 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.17%) ZigBee
4 2 (3.17%) Z-Wave
5 1 (1.59%) DNS
5 1 (1.59%) GoToMeeting
5 1 (1.59%) Internet
5 1 (1.59%) VoIP
5 1 (1.59%) WAN
5 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) MariaDB
1 2 (3.17%) MySQL
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) DTS
2 1 (1.59%) GIS
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) LabVIEW
2 4 (6.35%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 14 (22.22%) Electronics
2 9 (14.29%) Military
3 7 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 6 (9.52%) Avionics
5 3 (4.76%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.76%) Marketing
6 2 (3.17%) Automotive
6 2 (3.17%) Finance
6 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.59%) Legal
7 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) Software Engineer
2 8 (12.70%) Test Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) Analyst
3 6 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Business Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Electronics Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Hardware Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) IT Manager
4 5 (7.94%) IT Operations Manager
4 5 (7.94%) Operations Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Communications Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Graduate
7 2 (3.17%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (6.35%) HTML
3 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.17%) CGI
3 2 (3.17%) CSS
3 2 (3.17%) HTML5
3 2 (3.17%) jQuery
3 2 (3.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Computer Science
2 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.59%) Acoustics
5 1 (1.59%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Linux
2 13 (20.63%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) Unix
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Schematic Capture
2 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
3 8 (12.70%) Service Delivery
4 6 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (9.52%) Information Management
5 5 (7.94%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (7.94%) CRM
5 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (7.94%) Process Improvement
5 5 (7.94%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (7.94%) Scenario Testing
5 5 (7.94%) Software Licensing
5 5 (7.94%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (7.94%) Test Strategy
6 3 (4.76%) Data Management
6 3 (4.76%) Validation
7 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.27%) C
2 21 (33.33%) C++
3 11 (17.46%) Python
4 9 (14.29%) C#
5 5 (7.94%) MATLAB
5 5 (7.94%) SQL
6 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.76%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.17%) Assembly Language
8 2 (3.17%) Fortran
8 2 (3.17%) Perl
8 2 (3.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (73.02%) Degree
2 24 (38.10%) HNC
3 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
3 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.94%) NVQ Level 4
5 1 (1.59%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.59%) CCNA
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.59%) MCSA
5 1 (1.59%) MCSE
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.59%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.59%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.59%) PhD
5 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) DO-254
1 5 (7.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (1.59%) PMO
3 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.29%) Firmware
2 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.59%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) Cadence
3 5 (7.94%) EMC
3 5 (7.94%) Mitel
4 3 (4.76%) VMware
5 2 (3.17%) HP
5 2 (3.17%) Sophos
5 2 (3.17%) Veeam
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco
6 1 (1.59%) CommVault
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle
6 1 (1.59%) Veritas