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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 138 136 138
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing HNC 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.045% 0.044% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £41,250 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% -36.53%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £31,814 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+17.87% +6.04%
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
696 701 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.35% 30.62% 30.94%
Number of salaries quoted 478 501 530
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) HND
2 2 (50.00%) CAD
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) CATIA
3 1 (25.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SOTI
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (25.00%) Siemens NX
3 1 (25.00%) PTC Creo
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) CATIA
1 1 (25.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Siemens NX
1 1 (25.00%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Project Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Mechanical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CAD
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) HND
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
1 1 (25.00%) SOTI