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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 127 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing HNC 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.14% 0.054% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £49,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
628 560 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.16% 29.98% 35.98%
Number of salaries quoted 430 494 583
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

HNC
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

HNC Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

HNC
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (85.71%) HND
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Extranet
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) System Testing
2 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (28.57%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 3 (42.86%) Extranet
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Electrical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Sales Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Electrical Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
1 3 (42.86%) System Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) HND
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com