The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 99 69 94
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +25
Permanent jobs citing HNC 1 21 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.093% 2.26% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 9.91% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 2
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -29.72%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
HNC
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
257 212 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.80% 22.77% 32.97%
Number of salaries quoted 235 199 303
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -13.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

HNC
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

HNC Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

HNC
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (75.00%) 2G
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (75.00%) LTE
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) 3G
3 5 (62.50%) XMetaL
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) CentOS
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows NT
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) FrameMaker
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) XMetaL
2 1 (12.50%) FrameMaker
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) 2G
1 6 (75.00%) LTE
1 6 (75.00%) 3G
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Author
1 6 (75.00%) Technical Author
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) Senior IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) CentOS
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows NT
1 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Content Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
Bedford, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £21k - 25k per year + Pension + 25 days
Posted: 22 hours ago