The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 74 76 78
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing HNC 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.60% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.29% 0.43% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £31,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.73% -3.81%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.76%
HNC
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Qualifications Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
309 235 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 46.68% 35.66% 29.89%
Number of salaries quoted 219 163 169
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HNC across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

HNC
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HNC across the Basingstoke region.

HNC Salary Trend in Basingstoke

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing HNC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited HNC.

1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Firmware
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) CCSA
1 4 (80.00%) CCSE
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (80.00%) F5
1 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) FirePass
3 1 (20.00%) Meraki
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Websense
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing HNC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited HNC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) FirePass
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Communications Security
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) CCSA
1 4 (80.00%) CCSE
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Meraki
3 1 (20.00%) Websense
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya