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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 232 275 241
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -34
Permanent jobs citing HNC 23 10 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.12% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.05% 0.39% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 26
Average salary £39,500 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.43% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £31,627 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+18.56% +21.64%
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
2189 2594 2485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.34% 30.09% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1736 2070 2063
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HNC across the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

HNC Salary Histogram 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 17 April 2015. 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
Bedfordshire +32 11 £36,000 +12.50%
Hertfordshire +1 5 - - 1
Suffolk - 3 £39,500 -
Cambridgeshire +13 2 £50,000 +100.00% 1
Essex - 2 £30,500 - 3
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 17 (51.52%) HND
2 15 (45.45%) Electronics
3 13 (39.39%) Degree
4 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 9 (27.27%) Finance
6 7 (21.21%) Manufacturing
6 7 (21.21%) Project Management
7 6 (18.18%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 6 (18.18%) PTC Creo
8 5 (15.15%) JTAG
8 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
8 5 (15.15%) LTE
8 5 (15.15%) Finite Element Analysis
8 5 (15.15%) LabVIEW
8 5 (15.15%) 2G
8 5 (15.15%) Legal
8 5 (15.15%) CAD
8 5 (15.15%) ISO 9001
8 5 (15.15%) Cisco
8 5 (15.15%) 3G
8 5 (15.15%) MS Office
8 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.12%) ADSL
9 4 (12.12%) SDH
9 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
9 4 (12.12%) DWDM
9 4 (12.12%) Juniper
9 4 (12.12%) Ethernet
9 4 (12.12%) Security Management
9 4 (12.12%) Structured Cabling

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 6 (18.18%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 6 (18.18%) PTC Creo
2 5 (15.15%) MS Office
2 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) 3G
1 5 (15.15%) 2G
1 5 (15.15%) LTE
2 4 (12.12%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (12.12%) Ethernet
2 4 (12.12%) DWDM
2 4 (12.12%) ADSL
2 4 (12.12%) SDH
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) DECT
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.03%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) LabVIEW
General
1 15 (45.45%) Electronics
2 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 9 (27.27%) Finance
4 7 (21.21%) Manufacturing
5 5 (15.15%) Legal
6 2 (6.06%) Aerospace
7 1 (3.03%) Automotive
7 1 (3.03%) Law
7 1 (3.03%) Military
7 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Project Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Test Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Mechanical Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Test Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Author
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Author
4 4 (12.12%) Field Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Design Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Mechanical Design Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Configuration Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) IT Support
7 1 (3.03%) Senior IT Support
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Robotics
4 1 (3.03%) Human Factors
4 1 (3.03%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows NT
2 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Project Management
2 5 (15.15%) CAD
2 5 (15.15%) Finite Element Analysis
3 4 (12.12%) Performance Management
3 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
3 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.12%) Security Management
4 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.06%) Data Management
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) Change Management
6 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Logistics
6 1 (3.03%) Matrix Management
6 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.03%) Product Management
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) HND
2 13 (39.39%) Degree
3 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.03%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) APMP
4 1 (3.03%) PhD
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) ISO 9001
1 5 (15.15%) JTAG
2 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Cisco
2 4 (12.12%) Juniper
2 4 (12.12%) Ciena
3 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.03%) EMC
3 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago