The first table below looks at the demand for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 63 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Permanent jobs citing HNC 1 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.17% 1.74% 2.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 5.56% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 8
Average salary £24,645 £34,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.56% +16.94%
UK excluding London average salary £31,529 £26,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+21.26% -20.00%
Qualifications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
133 162 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 23.01% 31.33% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 107 151 92
Average salary £34,750 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.73% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £22,400 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £43,845 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
HNC
South West

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

HNC
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

HNC Salary Trend in Dorset

HNC
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Data Entry
2 2 (50.00%) Lotus
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Lean Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) HND
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) CAD
3 1 (25.00%) AutoCAD
3 1 (25.00%) CAE
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) DMAIC
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (25.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) System Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) CAD
2 1 (25.00%) CAE
2 1 (25.00%) DMAIC
2 1 (25.00%) Lean Manufacturing
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) HND
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Lotus
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
Wimborne, Dorset
Cobham
Posted: 10 days ago