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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 225 199 221
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +22
Permanent jobs citing HNC 1 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.019% 0.43% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.059% 1.16% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 6
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +35.48%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £30,716
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +38.36%
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
1700 2073 1831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.91% 37.41% 33.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1316 1420 1279
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) HND
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Product Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V2
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (50.00%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) UMTS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) SS7
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) GSM
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
1 1 (50.00%) SS7
1 1 (50.00%) UMTS
1 1 (50.00%) Value-Added Service
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Services Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VAS Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V2
2 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Product Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO