The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 166 154 155
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Permanent jobs citing HNC 8 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.22% 0.22% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 0.84% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 7
Average salary £24,250 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.16% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,175 £30,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £27,935 £30,000 £42,900
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
HNC
England

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

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1071 831 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 28.99% 26.13% 32.07%
Number of salaries quoted 869 676 925
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

HNC
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

HNC Salary Trend in the East Midlands

HNC
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 5 £23,750 -
Leicestershire +2 2 £23,725 -20.91%
Lincolnshire - 1 £27,500 -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (57.14%) Law
3 5 (35.71%) ISO 9001
4 4 (28.57%) Altiris
4 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (21.43%) MCP
5 3 (21.43%) HND
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) MCSE
5 3 (21.43%) MCSA
5 3 (21.43%) Legal
5 3 (21.43%) MS Office
5 3 (21.43%) Kindle
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) UNIX
7 1 (7.14%) CAD
7 1 (7.14%) Autodesk
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
7 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 1 (7.14%) Information Security

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (21.43%) MS Office
General
1 8 (57.14%) Law
2 3 (21.43%) Legal
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Security Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Communications Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) CAD Designer
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Auditor
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Kindle
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) CAD
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) Communications Security
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Development
3 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) 3D Modelling
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (21.43%) MCP
3 3 (21.43%) HND
3 3 (21.43%) MCSE
3 3 (21.43%) MCSA
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Altiris
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Autodesk