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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 237 263 249
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -14
Permanent jobs citing HNC 24 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.10% 0.78% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 19
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 £31,400 £26,600 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £39,100 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
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
2190 2436 2427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.65% 28.86% 29.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1768 1937 2018
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £60,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +17 11 £31,500 -1.56% 1
Cambridgeshire +17 8 £52,500 +31.25%
Hertfordshire +5 3 £31,500 +1.61%
Essex +10 2 £30,500 -18.66% 3
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 18 (47.37%) Electronics
2 17 (44.74%) Telecoms
2 17 (44.74%) HND
3 12 (31.58%) Degree
4 11 (28.95%) 2G
4 11 (28.95%) 3G
4 11 (28.95%) Computer Science
4 11 (28.95%) LTE
5 8 (21.05%) Manufacturing
6 7 (18.42%) Project Management
6 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (15.79%) PTC Creo
7 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (15.79%) CAD
7 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
7 6 (15.79%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 5 (13.16%) Finite Element Analysis
8 5 (13.16%) LabVIEW
8 5 (13.16%) Legal
8 5 (13.16%) Finance
8 5 (13.16%) MS Office
8 5 (13.16%) ISO 9001
8 5 (13.16%) Cisco
8 5 (13.16%) JTAG
9 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
9 4 (10.53%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (10.53%) Ciena
9 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (10.53%) Ethernet
9 4 (10.53%) DWDM

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (15.79%) PTC Creo
1 6 (15.79%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 5 (13.16%) MS Office
3 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.63%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) 2G
1 11 (28.95%) 3G
1 11 (28.95%) LTE
2 4 (10.53%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (10.53%) Ethernet
2 4 (10.53%) DWDM
2 4 (10.53%) ADSL
2 4 (10.53%) SDH
3 1 (2.63%) WAN
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) LabVIEW
General
1 18 (47.37%) Electronics
2 17 (44.74%) Telecoms
3 8 (21.05%) Manufacturing
4 5 (13.16%) Legal
4 5 (13.16%) Finance
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Military
5 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Author
1 11 (28.95%) Technical Author
2 7 (18.42%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.79%) Test Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (15.79%) Mechanical Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Field Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Design Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Mechanical Design Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Programmer
8 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Electrical Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (2.63%) C++ Programmer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) IT Support
8 1 (2.63%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.26%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows NT
2 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Project Management
2 6 (15.79%) CAD
2 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 5 (13.16%) Finite Element Analysis
4 4 (10.53%) Security Management
4 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Validation
5 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.63%) Change Management
5 1 (2.63%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (2.63%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) HND
2 12 (31.58%) Degree
3 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.63%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) ISO 9001
1 5 (13.16%) JTAG
2 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Cisco
2 4 (10.53%) Ciena
2 4 (10.53%) Juniper
3 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.63%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Siemens
3 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.63%) EMC
3 1 (2.63%) Allen-Bradley
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