The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 255 231 257
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +26
Permanent jobs citing HNC 10 12 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.18% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.58% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 24
Average salary £47,500 £40,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.28% +40.86%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+20.80% +6.42%
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 of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2364 2082 2750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.59% 30.36% 30.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1863 1609 2253
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

HNC
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

HNC Salary Trend in the East of England

HNC
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Cambridgeshire -5 6 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Norfolk - 2 - -
Bedfordshire -3 1 £45,000 +20.00%
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 12 (70.59%) HND
1 12 (70.59%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 3 (17.65%) C
5 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) LTE
6 2 (11.76%) APMP
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (11.76%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) HTML
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Data Management
6 2 (11.76%) Law
6 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) MCDST
7 1 (5.88%) Marketing
7 1 (5.88%) Ajax
7 1 (5.88%) LabVIEW

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) FrameMaker
2 1 (5.88%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LTE
2 1 (5.88%) DECT
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) WCDMA
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) 3G
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) 2G
2 1 (5.88%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Law
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) IT Support
3 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Author
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Author
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Mechanical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) XSL
2 1 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Handset
1 1 (5.88%) Human Factors
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows NT
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.88%) CentOS
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Management
3 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
3 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Product Management
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Content Management
5 1 (5.88%) Logistics
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) HND
1 12 (70.59%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCDST
2 2 (11.76%) APMP
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PhD
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
East Anglia
Norfolk & Suffolk Constabularies
Salary: From £26,658 to £28,389 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago