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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 209 209 216
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing HNC 6 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.16% 0.096%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.48% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Average salary £24,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
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
1779 1890 1830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 35.37% 34.62% 35.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1175 1254 1374
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
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
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 22 May 2015. 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
Maidenhead +1 3 £24,500 -
Reading -14 3 £27,500 -8.33%
HNC
South East

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 26 (92.86%) HND
2 19 (67.86%) UNIX
2 19 (67.86%) Marketing
2 19 (67.86%) Product Marketing
3 16 (57.14%) Service Delivery
4 14 (50.00%) Change Management
4 14 (50.00%) NDS
4 14 (50.00%) SS7
4 14 (50.00%) GSM
4 14 (50.00%) UMTS
4 14 (50.00%) TIBCO
4 14 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 11 (39.29%) Telecoms
6 8 (28.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 6 (21.43%) Internet
7 6 (21.43%) Degree
8 5 (17.86%) 4G
8 5 (17.86%) Back Office
8 5 (17.86%) Smartphone
8 5 (17.86%) 3G
8 5 (17.86%) DNS
8 5 (17.86%) Broadband
8 5 (17.86%) Linux
9 3 (10.71%) MS Access
9 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
9 3 (10.71%) SMS
9 3 (10.71%) XML
9 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (10.71%) JSON
10 2 (7.14%) Resource Management

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (3.57%) Acrobat
1 1 (3.57%) RoboHelp
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) SS7
1 14 (50.00%) GSM
1 14 (50.00%) UMTS
2 6 (21.43%) Internet
3 5 (17.86%) 4G
3 5 (17.86%) 3G
3 5 (17.86%) DNS
3 5 (17.86%) Broadband
4 3 (10.71%) SMS
5 1 (3.57%) IPv6
5 1 (3.57%) SONET
5 1 (3.57%) MPLS
5 1 (3.57%) OSPF
5 1 (3.57%) BGP
5 1 (3.57%) RSVP
5 1 (3.57%) SDH
5 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.57%) VLAN
5 1 (3.57%) VPLS
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MS Access
2 1 (3.57%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) LabVIEW
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (67.86%) Marketing
2 11 (39.29%) Telecoms
3 5 (17.86%) Back Office
4 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Messaging Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
2 3 (10.71%) Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Graduate
4 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Junior Developer
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Writer
4 1 (3.57%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Junior Web Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Author
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Author
4 1 (3.57%) Junior
4 1 (3.57%) Graduate Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) XML
1 3 (10.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Smartphone
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) UNIX
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Product Marketing
2 16 (57.14%) Service Delivery
3 14 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 2 (7.14%) Service Management
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (3.57%) CAD
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Validation
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (92.86%) HND
2 6 (21.43%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) CCIP
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) NDS
2 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 14 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 8 (28.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) Juniper
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + car, bonus, pension
Posted: 27 days ago