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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 255 321 315
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -6
Permanent jobs citing HNC 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.015% 0.010% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.057% 0.039% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £52,500 £27,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.90% -47.61%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £31,432
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +35.21%
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
1741 2568 2583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.30% 25.12% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1559 2206 2193
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HNC across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CTI
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) CCVP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) PLM
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Verint
1 1 (100.00%) CyberTech

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) CTI
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Support
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Voice Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Voice Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) PLM
1 1 (100.00%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCVP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) HND
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CyberTech
1 1 (100.00%) Verint