The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 220 221 222
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing HNC 6 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.038% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.11% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Average salary £30,000 £48,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +47.69%
UK excluding London average salary £31,627 £28,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+11.95% -13.07%
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1945 1897 1978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.06% 35.64% 31.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1340 1719
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
HNC
South East

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 6 £30,000 -37.50%
HNC
South East

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (66.67%) HND
2 5 (41.67%) UNIX
2 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) Marketing
2 5 (41.67%) Product Marketing
3 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (33.33%) 3G
3 4 (33.33%) CAD
4 3 (25.00%) SS7
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (25.00%) TIBCO
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) UMTS
4 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (25.00%) NDS
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) MCP
4 3 (25.00%) MCSE
4 3 (25.00%) GSM
4 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) 3G
2 3 (25.00%) SS7
2 3 (25.00%) UMTS
2 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) GSM
3 2 (16.67%) 4G
3 2 (16.67%) LTE
3 2 (16.67%) 2G
3 2 (16.67%) SMS
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
General
1 5 (41.67%) Marketing
2 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (16.67%) Back Office
5 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Support
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Programmer
3 3 (25.00%) Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
1 5 (41.67%) Change Management
1 5 (41.67%) Product Marketing
2 4 (33.33%) CAD
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) HND
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCP
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
2 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) NDS
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) HP
1 3 (25.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 3 (25.00%) TIBCO
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
1 3 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (16.67%) Huawei