The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank - 75 66
Permanent jobs citing HNC 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.28% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.17% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.44%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.76%
HNC
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
171 171 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 22.09% 24.05% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 145 137 131
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 20 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 September 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%) HND
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Profibus
2 1 (25.00%) EPLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) EPLAN
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Electrical Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Electrical Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) HND
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
Dorset
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