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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 236 258 320
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +62
Permanent jobs citing HNC 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.019% 0.015% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.078% 0.060% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Median salary £34,500 £52,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.28% +90.90%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -22.22%
HNC
London

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1279 1679 2648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.12% 24.85% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1135 1463 2274
Median salary £57,500 £53,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% +2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

HNC
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

HNC Salary Trend in the City of London

HNC
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for HNC.

1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Presales

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Presales Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Support
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft