The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 197 220 207
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Permanent jobs citing HNC 32 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.55% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.46% 0.48% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 13
Average salary £51,250 £32,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.15% -13.51%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.85%
HNC
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2193 2096 1929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.73% 35.54% 35.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1432 1563
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

HNC
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

HNC Salary Trend in Berkshire

HNC
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HNC across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

HNC Salary Histogram in Berkshire

HNC
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +15 21 - -
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Newbury - 2 £37,500 - 1
HNC
South East

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 52 (96.30%) HND
2 46 (85.19%) NDS
2 46 (85.19%) Service Delivery
2 46 (85.19%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 38 (70.37%) Marketing
4 36 (66.67%) Product Marketing
4 36 (66.67%) UNIX
5 32 (59.26%) GSM
5 32 (59.26%) Change Management
5 32 (59.26%) TIBCO
5 32 (59.26%) UMTS
5 32 (59.26%) SS7
6 22 (40.74%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 21 (38.89%) Telecoms
8 20 (37.04%) Internet
9 18 (33.33%) 3G
9 18 (33.33%) 4G
9 18 (33.33%) Smartphone
9 18 (33.33%) Broadband
10 16 (29.63%) SMS
11 14 (25.93%) VoLTE
11 14 (25.93%) LTE
11 14 (25.93%) Nokia
12 6 (11.11%) Linux
13 4 (7.41%) DNS
13 4 (7.41%) Back Office
14 2 (3.70%) Local Government
14 2 (3.70%) Degree
14 2 (3.70%) Economics
14 2 (3.70%) LAN

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (59.26%) GSM
1 32 (59.26%) UMTS
1 32 (59.26%) SS7
2 20 (37.04%) Internet
3 18 (33.33%) 3G
3 18 (33.33%) Broadband
3 18 (33.33%) 4G
4 16 (29.63%) SMS
5 14 (25.93%) VoLTE
5 14 (25.93%) LTE
6 4 (7.41%) DNS
7 2 (3.70%) LAN
General
1 38 (70.37%) Marketing
2 21 (38.89%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.41%) Back Office
4 2 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Support Engineer
2 14 (25.93%) Technical Leader
3 4 (7.41%) Messaging Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Consultant
5 2 (3.70%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (1.85%) Solutions Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.70%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 36 (66.67%) UNIX
2 6 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (85.19%) Service Delivery
2 36 (66.67%) Product Marketing
3 32 (59.26%) Change Management
4 2 (3.70%) TOGAF
4 2 (3.70%) Document Management
4 2 (3.70%) ITIL
4 2 (3.70%) CRM
Qualifications
1 52 (96.30%) HND
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 46 (85.19%) NDS
Vendors
1 46 (85.19%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 32 (59.26%) TIBCO
3 22 (40.74%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 14 (25.93%) Nokia
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Vodafone Group
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Three
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: 23 days ago
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Salary: Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago