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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 247 250 236
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Permanent jobs citing HNC 12 7 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.099% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.53% 0.31% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 29
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £58,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £31,432 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+32.03% +4.77%
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
2280 2253 2383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 31.20% 31.99% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1813 1759 1964
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
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
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 February 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 - 5 £47,500 - 1
Suffolk - 5 £39,500 -
Hertfordshire -8 2 - - 2
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (65.22%) HND
2 14 (60.87%) Degree
3 10 (43.48%) Electronics
4 8 (34.78%) Finance
5 6 (26.09%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 5 (21.74%) Legal
6 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
6 5 (21.74%) MS Office
6 5 (21.74%) CAD
6 5 (21.74%) Project Management
6 5 (21.74%) Finite Element Analysis
7 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
7 4 (17.39%) JTAG
7 4 (17.39%) ISO 9001
7 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
7 4 (17.39%) LabVIEW
8 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
9 2 (8.70%) Robotics
9 2 (8.70%) MCDST
9 2 (8.70%) ITIL
9 2 (8.70%) Data Management
9 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
9 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
9 2 (8.70%) Windows
9 2 (8.70%) Cisco
9 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
9 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
9 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
10 1 (4.35%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (26.09%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 5 (21.74%) MS Office
3 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
4 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) ADSL
1 1 (4.35%) DECT
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) SDH
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.35%) DWDM
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) TETRA
1 1 (4.35%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) LabVIEW
General
1 10 (43.48%) Electronics
2 8 (34.78%) Finance
3 5 (21.74%) Legal
3 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
4 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
5 1 (4.35%) Automotive
5 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Mechanical Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Test Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Design Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Robotics
2 1 (4.35%) Human Factors
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows NT
2 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.35%) CentOS
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) CAD
1 5 (21.74%) Project Management
1 5 (21.74%) Finite Element Analysis
2 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
3 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.70%) Data Management
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Security Management
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Logistics
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Product Management
5 1 (4.35%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) HND
2 14 (60.87%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
3 2 (8.70%) MCDST
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.35%) PhD
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.35%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) VCP4
4 1 (4.35%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) ISO 9001
1 4 (17.39%) JTAG
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Juniper
2 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Ciena
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
Southend-On-Sea
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Watton Recruitment
Posted: 22 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire County Council
Posted: 24 days ago