Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 493 518 560
Rank change year-on-year +25 +42 -93
Permanent jobs citing HND 62 70 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 0.64% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 56 51 85
South East median annual salary £35,000 £28,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.81% -25.00% -5.00%
10th Percentile £22,250 £18,500 £18,750
90th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £54,750
England median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +10.29%

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 8275 10891 13158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.88% 31.03% 30.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6712 8765 10556
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 November 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 23 November 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 +26 24 £26,000 +36.84% 3
Hampshire +16 18 £35,000 +2.94% 4
Berkshire +42 14 £41,250 -13.16% 2
West Sussex -5 8 £41,000 +46.43%
Kent +16 6 £36,750 +12.21%
Surrey +6 5 £47,500 +58.33% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 5 £17,000 -10.53% 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £26,000 -
East Sussex -7 1 - -
HND
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 32 (51.61%) Degree
2 24 (38.71%) Windows
3 18 (29.03%) Computer Science
4 17 (27.42%) HNC
4 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
4 17 (27.42%) Electronics
5 16 (25.81%) C
6 15 (24.19%) ITIL
7 12 (19.35%) Firewall
8 11 (17.74%) SLA
8 11 (17.74%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (17.74%) Driving Licence
9 10 (16.13%) C++
9 10 (16.13%) SQL
10 9 (14.52%) Manufacturing
10 9 (14.52%) Advertising
11 8 (12.90%) Linux
11 8 (12.90%) A+ Certification
11 8 (12.90%) Cisco
11 8 (12.90%) CCNA
11 8 (12.90%) Data Centre
12 7 (11.29%) HP
12 7 (11.29%) CCIE
12 7 (11.29%) Juniper
12 7 (11.29%) MPLS
13 6 (9.68%) Red Hat
13 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
13 6 (9.68%) VMware

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 (6.45%) CMS
2 3 (4.84%) Confluence
2 3 (4.84%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.61%) Apache
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.61%) IIS
4 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.84%) AutoCAD
2 3 (4.84%) FrameMaker
2 3 (4.84%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 3 (4.84%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.61%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) Firewall
2 7 (11.29%) MPLS
3 6 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (8.06%) BGP
4 5 (8.06%) EIGRP
4 5 (8.06%) OSPF
4 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.45%) DWDM
6 3 (4.84%) VoIP
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.23%) DNS
7 2 (3.23%) LAN
7 2 (3.23%) VLAN
7 2 (3.23%) VPN
7 2 (3.23%) WAN
7 2 (3.23%) Wireless
8 1 (1.61%) Ethereal
8 1 (1.61%) GLBP
8 1 (1.61%) HSRP
8 1 (1.61%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) MariaDB
2 2 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Bugzilla
1 3 (4.84%) eggPlant
1 3 (4.84%) JIRA
1 3 (4.84%) JIRA Agile
1 3 (4.84%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (27.42%) Electronics
2 9 (14.52%) Advertising
2 9 (14.52%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.45%) Military
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
5 1 (1.61%) Finance
5 1 (1.61%) Front Office
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (14.52%) Network Engineer
2 8 (12.90%) Analyst
2 8 (12.90%) Junior
3 7 (11.29%) Electronics Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Design Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Field Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Graduate
4 6 (9.68%) Hardware Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Junior Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Graduate Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Graduate Help Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Graduate Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Help Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Installations Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Junior Help Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Service Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) HTML
1 3 (4.84%) HTML5
2 2 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.61%) CGI
3 1 (1.61%) jQuery
3 1 (1.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 11 (17.74%) Driving Licence
3 8 (12.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.23%) Arduino
4 2 (3.23%) Raspberry Pi
4 2 (3.23%) SCADA
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) STB
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.71%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) Linux
3 5 (8.06%) CentOS
3 5 (8.06%) Windows 8
3 5 (8.06%) Windows XP
4 4 (6.45%) Ubuntu
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.84%) Debian
6 1 (1.61%) Fedora
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) ITIL
2 6 (9.68%) Embedded Software Development
2 6 (9.68%) Prototyping
2 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
2 6 (9.68%) Test Automation
3 5 (8.06%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (8.06%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (8.06%) Scenario Testing
3 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
3 5 (8.06%) Test Strategy
4 4 (6.45%) Requirements Management
5 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.84%) Content Management
5 3 (4.84%) Line Management
5 3 (4.84%) Network Architecture
5 3 (4.84%) Network Virtualisation
5 3 (4.84%) Process Improvement
5 3 (4.84%) SDLC
5 3 (4.84%) Test Management
6 2 (3.23%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) C
2 10 (16.13%) C++
2 10 (16.13%) SQL
3 4 (6.45%) C#
3 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.23%) Embedded C
4 2 (3.23%) Java
4 2 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (1.61%) Fortran
5 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.61%) Perl
5 1 (1.61%) PHP
5 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (51.61%) Degree
2 17 (27.42%) HNC
3 11 (17.74%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (12.90%) A+ Certification
4 8 (12.90%) CCNA
5 7 (11.29%) CCIE
6 6 (9.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (8.06%) CCNP
7 5 (8.06%) GNVQ
7 5 (8.06%) JNCIA
7 5 (8.06%) MCSE
7 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
7 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
8 4 (6.45%) JNCIP
8 4 (6.45%) JNCIS
8 4 (6.45%) MCSA
9 3 (4.84%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (4.84%) NVQ Level 4
10 2 (3.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.74%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) DO-254
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) vSphere
4 1 (1.61%) Firmware
4 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) cPanel
1 1 (1.61%) Plesk
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) Cisco
3 7 (11.29%) HP
3 7 (11.29%) Juniper
4 6 (9.68%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.68%) VMware
5 5 (8.06%) Arista
5 5 (8.06%) Extreme Networks
6 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.84%) F5
7 2 (3.23%) Allen-Bradley
7 2 (3.23%) Aruba
7 2 (3.23%) Avaya
7 2 (3.23%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.23%) Siemens
8 1 (1.61%) Atmel
8 1 (1.61%) Citrix
8 1 (1.61%) Freescale
8 1 (1.61%) Kaspersky