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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 249 269 235
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -34
Permanent jobs citing HNC 18 8 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.25% 0.10% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 0.33% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 24
Average salary £41,500 £32,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.68% -11.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £25,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £58,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £31,627 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+28.05% +5.42%
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
2137 2427 2426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.43% 30.72% 28.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1941 1985
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 £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
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +25 8 £47,500 +48.43% 1
Hertfordshire +1 5 - -
Suffolk - 5 £39,500 -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (53.57%) HND
2 14 (50.00%) Electronics
3 13 (46.43%) Degree
4 9 (32.14%) Finance
5 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (21.43%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 6 (21.43%) Manufacturing
7 5 (17.86%) LabVIEW
7 5 (17.86%) CAD
7 5 (17.86%) Legal
7 5 (17.86%) MS Office
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco
7 5 (17.86%) ISO 9001
7 5 (17.86%) Project Management
7 5 (17.86%) Finite Element Analysis
7 5 (17.86%) JTAG
8 4 (14.29%) Performance Management
8 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 4 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (14.29%) Ciena
8 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (14.29%) Juniper
8 4 (14.29%) DWDM
8 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
8 4 (14.29%) ADSL
8 4 (14.29%) SDH
8 4 (14.29%) Security Management
9 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
10 2 (7.14%) MCDST

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (21.43%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 5 (17.86%) MS Office
4 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) ADSL
1 4 (14.29%) SDH
1 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 4 (14.29%) DWDM
1 4 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (7.14%) LTE
2 2 (7.14%) 2G
2 2 (7.14%) 3G
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) DECT
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) LabVIEW
General
1 14 (50.00%) Electronics
2 9 (32.14%) Finance
3 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (21.43%) Manufacturing
5 5 (17.86%) Legal
6 1 (3.57%) Marketing
6 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
6 1 (3.57%) Automotive
6 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Mechanical Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Senior Test Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Test Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Design Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) IT Support
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Author
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Author
5 2 (7.14%) Support Technician
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Robotics
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Human Factors
2 1 (3.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Windows NT
1 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) CAD
1 5 (17.86%) Project Management
1 5 (17.86%) Finite Element Analysis
2 4 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 4 (14.29%) Security Management
3 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.14%) Data Management
4 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Logistics
5 1 (3.57%) Matrix Management
5 1 (3.57%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) HND
2 13 (46.43%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) A+ Certification
3 2 (7.14%) MCDST
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.57%) PhD
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.57%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) ISO 9001
1 5 (17.86%) JTAG
2 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco
2 4 (14.29%) Juniper
2 4 (14.29%) Ciena
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Virgin Media
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
Real Staffing
Salary: £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago