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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 237 260 245
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Permanent jobs citing HNC 31 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.32% 0.70% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 15
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 £22,500 £24,800 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £39,400 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £30,000 £30,875
% change year-on-year
+19.16% -2.83%
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
2346 2432 2317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.22% 29.22% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1947 1935 1934
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,857 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +2.14%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +15 14 £31,500 -1.56% 1
Cambridgeshire +28 13 £52,500 +31.25%
Essex +8 2 £30,500 -18.66% 2
Hertfordshire +2 1 £31,500 -
Suffolk - 1 £25,000 - 1
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 23 (46.94%) HND
2 21 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 19 (38.78%) Degree
4 18 (36.73%) Electronics
5 15 (30.61%) 2G
5 15 (30.61%) 3G
5 15 (30.61%) Computer Science
5 15 (30.61%) LTE
6 11 (22.45%) Manufacturing
7 8 (16.33%) Project Management
8 7 (14.29%) CAD
8 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (12.24%) PTC Creo
9 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (12.24%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 6 (12.24%) Finance
10 5 (10.20%) LabVIEW
10 5 (10.20%) Legal
10 5 (10.20%) MS Office
10 5 (10.20%) ISO 9001
10 5 (10.20%) Cisco
10 5 (10.20%) Finite Element Analysis
10 5 (10.20%) JTAG
11 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
11 4 (8.16%) Allen-Bradley
11 4 (8.16%) Structured Cabling
11 4 (8.16%) Ciena
11 4 (8.16%) Ethernet
11 4 (8.16%) DWDM

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (12.24%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 6 (12.24%) PTC Creo
2 5 (10.20%) MS Office
3 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.16%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.04%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) 3G
1 15 (30.61%) 2G
1 15 (30.61%) LTE
2 4 (8.16%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (8.16%) DWDM
2 4 (8.16%) ADSL
2 4 (8.16%) SDH
2 4 (8.16%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.04%) WAN
3 1 (2.04%) LAN
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) LabVIEW
General
1 21 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 18 (36.73%) Electronics
3 11 (22.45%) Manufacturing
4 6 (12.24%) Finance
5 5 (10.20%) Legal
6 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
7 1 (2.04%) Military
7 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Author
1 15 (30.61%) Technical Author
2 8 (16.33%) Project Manager
2 8 (16.33%) Design Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Mechanical Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Test Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Electrical Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Field Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Mechanical Design Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Electrical Design Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Programmer
7 2 (4.08%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) C++ Programmer
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) IT Support
8 1 (2.04%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
1 2 (4.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows NT
2 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Project Management
2 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 7 (14.29%) CAD
3 5 (10.20%) Finite Element Analysis
4 4 (8.16%) Security Management
4 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.08%) Change Management
6 1 (2.04%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.04%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.04%) Change Control
6 1 (2.04%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (2.04%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.04%) Validation
6 1 (2.04%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) C++
2 2 (4.08%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (46.94%) HND
2 19 (38.78%) Degree
3 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) ISO 9001
1 5 (10.20%) JTAG
2 4 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Cisco
2 4 (8.16%) Juniper
2 4 (8.16%) Siemens
2 4 (8.16%) Allen-Bradley
2 4 (8.16%) Ciena
3 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.04%) EMC
3 1 (2.04%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.04%) SAP
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Norfolk & Suffolk Constabularies
Norfolk Constabulary
Salary: £26,271 - £29,880 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago