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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 228 258 242
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -16
Permanent jobs citing HNC 37 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.57% 0.50% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 32 9 13
Average salary £31,500 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £29,600 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,800 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £28,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+17.54% -12.30%
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
2358 2397 2230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 31.40% 30.06% 29.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1999 1916 1829
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Cambridgeshire +25 13 £35,000 -12.50%
Bedfordshire +3 12 £31,500 -1.56% 2
Essex +7 10 £37,500 - 4
Hertfordshire -13 1 £31,500 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £25,000 - 1
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (56.45%) Telecoms
2 22 (35.48%) HND
2 22 (35.48%) Degree
3 18 (29.03%) Computer Science
3 18 (29.03%) LTE
3 18 (29.03%) 3G
3 18 (29.03%) 2G
3 18 (29.03%) Electronics
4 14 (22.58%) Manufacturing
5 12 (19.35%) Project Management
6 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (12.90%) Finance
7 8 (12.90%) PRINCE2
8 7 (11.29%) Cisco
8 7 (11.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (9.68%) LabVIEW
9 6 (9.68%) CAD
9 6 (9.68%) ISO 9001
10 5 (8.06%) MS Office
10 5 (8.06%) AutoCAD
10 5 (8.06%) JTAG
11 4 (6.45%) Allen-Bradley
11 4 (6.45%) Structured Cabling
11 4 (6.45%) Ciena
11 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
11 4 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
11 4 (6.45%) Security Management
11 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
11 4 (6.45%) ADSL

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (8.06%) MS Office
1 5 (8.06%) AutoCAD
2 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.23%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 2 (3.23%) PTC Creo
4 1 (1.61%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.03%) 3G
1 18 (29.03%) 2G
1 18 (29.03%) LTE
2 4 (6.45%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (6.45%) DWDM
2 4 (6.45%) ADSL
2 4 (6.45%) SDH
2 4 (6.45%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.84%) WAN
3 3 (4.84%) LAN
4 2 (3.23%) Frame Relay
4 2 (3.23%) OSPF
4 2 (3.23%) BGP
4 2 (3.23%) EIGRP
4 2 (3.23%) ATM
4 2 (3.23%) RIP
4 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.23%) VPN
4 2 (3.23%) Internet
5 1 (1.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) LabVIEW
General
1 35 (56.45%) Telecoms
2 18 (29.03%) Electronics
3 14 (22.58%) Manufacturing
4 8 (12.90%) Finance
5 2 (3.23%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) Military
6 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Author
1 18 (29.03%) Technical Author
2 9 (14.52%) Project Manager
3 7 (11.29%) Design Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Test Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Test Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Electrical Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Electrical Design Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Field Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Business Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.84%) Development Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Business Development Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Mechanical Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (3.23%) Mechanical Design Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Programmer
8 2 (3.23%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Windows
1 2 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Windows NT
2 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) Project Management
2 8 (12.90%) PRINCE2
3 6 (9.68%) CAD
4 4 (6.45%) Security Management
4 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.84%) Business Development
6 2 (3.23%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.23%) Change Management
6 2 (3.23%) Validation
7 1 (1.61%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.61%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.61%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.61%) Change Control
7 1 (1.61%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (1.61%) Finite Element Analysis
7 1 (1.61%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (1.61%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) C++
2 2 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) HND
1 22 (35.48%) Degree
2 7 (11.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) CCNP
3 2 (3.23%) CCIP
3 2 (3.23%) CCNA
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.61%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) ISO 9001
2 5 (8.06%) JTAG
3 4 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.61%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Cisco
2 4 (6.45%) Juniper
2 4 (6.45%) Siemens
2 4 (6.45%) Allen-Bradley
2 4 (6.45%) Ciena
3 2 (3.23%) Remedy
3 2 (3.23%) Cramer
3 2 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.61%) EMC
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum + car + pension + PMI
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Vehicle, Pension, Bonus, Health
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago