The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 110 - 111
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HNC 7 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.46% - 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.34% - 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £22,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £42,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +40.83%
HNC
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
522 639 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.66% 38.52% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 374 473 480
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,100 £55,000 £55,560
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

HNC
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

HNC Salary Trend in Cambridge

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 7 (58.33%) HND
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) MCSE
2 5 (41.67%) IIS
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) EMC
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (41.67%) AutoCAD
2 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
2 5 (41.67%) XenApp
2 5 (41.67%) XenServer
2 5 (41.67%) vSphere
2 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (41.67%) Performance Optimisation
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 5 (41.67%) SCCM
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (8.33%) CRM

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (41.67%) IIS
1 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) AutoCAD
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) GPRS
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) Design Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Electrical Design Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Electrical Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Database Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) HND
2 5 (41.67%) MCSE
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
1 5 (41.67%) vSphere
1 5 (41.67%) XenApp
1 5 (41.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Citrix
1 5 (41.67%) EMC
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) VMware