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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 223 256 225
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -31
Permanent jobs citing HNC 41 7 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.56% 0.091% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.78% 0.29% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35 5 28
Average salary £31,500 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £34,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £46,500 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
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
2307 2377 2050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 31.40% 30.93% 28.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1974 1856 1695
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 £27,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Essex +6 15 £37,500 - 6
Bedfordshire +22 13 £31,500 -11.26% 1
Cambridgeshire +22 12 £35,000 -24.32% 2
Suffolk - 1 £25,000 - 1
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 40 (60.61%) Telecoms
2 26 (39.39%) HND
3 23 (34.85%) Degree
4 22 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 22 (33.33%) LTE
4 22 (33.33%) 3G
4 22 (33.33%) 2G
5 15 (22.73%) Project Management
6 14 (21.21%) Electronics
7 11 (16.67%) Manufacturing
7 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (15.15%) PRINCE2
9 9 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (12.12%) CAD
11 7 (10.61%) AutoCAD
12 5 (7.58%) Cisco
12 5 (7.58%) XML
13 4 (6.06%) Siemens
13 4 (6.06%) Business Development
13 4 (6.06%) Allen-Bradley
14 3 (4.55%) Structured Cabling
14 3 (4.55%) Ciena
14 3 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 3 (4.55%) Incident Management
14 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
14 3 (4.55%) Finance
14 3 (4.55%) Aerospace
14 3 (4.55%) Security Management
14 3 (4.55%) SOLIDWORKS
14 3 (4.55%) DWDM

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (10.61%) AutoCAD
2 3 (4.55%) SOLIDWORKS
2 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.52%) PTC Creo
Communications & Networking
1 22 (33.33%) 3G
1 22 (33.33%) 2G
1 22 (33.33%) LTE
2 3 (4.55%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (4.55%) DWDM
2 3 (4.55%) ADSL
2 3 (4.55%) SDH
2 3 (4.55%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.03%) RIP
3 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.03%) VPN
3 2 (3.03%) Internet
3 2 (3.03%) WAN
3 2 (3.03%) ATM
3 2 (3.03%) LAN
3 2 (3.03%) OSPF
3 2 (3.03%) BGP
3 2 (3.03%) EIGRP
3 2 (3.03%) Frame Relay
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) LabVIEW
General
1 40 (60.61%) Telecoms
2 14 (21.21%) Electronics
3 11 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.55%) Finance
4 3 (4.55%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.52%) Military
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Author
1 22 (33.33%) Technical Author
2 11 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 9 (13.64%) Design Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) IT Project Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Electrical Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Electrical Design Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Mechanical Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Development Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Business Development Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Business Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Coordinator
8 3 (4.55%) Field Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Mechanical Design Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) C++ Programmer
9 2 (3.03%) .NET Programmer
9 2 (3.03%) Programmer
10 1 (1.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 1 (1.52%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) XML
2 3 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) Windows
1 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Project Management
2 10 (15.15%) PRINCE2
3 8 (12.12%) CAD
4 4 (6.06%) Business Development
5 3 (4.55%) Security Management
5 3 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.03%) Validation
6 2 (3.03%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.52%) Change Control
7 1 (1.52%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (1.52%) Finite Element Analysis
7 1 (1.52%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (1.52%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.52%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.52%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) C++
2 2 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (39.39%) HND
2 23 (34.85%) Degree
3 9 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.03%) CCNP
4 2 (3.03%) CCIP
4 2 (3.03%) CCNA
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.52%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) Cisco
2 4 (6.06%) Siemens
2 4 (6.06%) Allen-Bradley
3 3 (4.55%) Ciena
3 3 (4.55%) SAP
3 3 (4.55%) Juniper
4 2 (3.03%) Remedy
4 2 (3.03%) Cramer
5 1 (1.52%) EMC
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum + car + pension + PMI
Posted: 19 hours ago
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Itron Holding France
Posted: 20 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Luton
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Vehicle, Pension, Bonus, Health
Posted: 16 days ago
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago