The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 271 246 254
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +8
Permanent jobs citing HNC 11 31 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.36% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 1.25% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10 26 19
Average salary £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £42,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £26,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -20.00%
Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2635 2478 2869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.13% 28.56% 30.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2109 2058 2338
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
HNC
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +6 5 £47,500 +11.76%
Bedfordshire -6 4 £32,000 -14.66% 3
Norfolk -5 1 £20,000 -33.33%
Cambridgeshire -7 1 £25,000 +17.64% 2
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 10 (47.62%) Degree
2 7 (33.33%) C
3 6 (28.57%) HND
3 6 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 5 (23.81%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) Project Management
4 5 (23.81%) XML
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) 3G
5 4 (19.05%) AutoCAD
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
5 4 (19.05%) 2G
5 4 (19.05%) XMetaL
5 4 (19.05%) LTE
6 3 (14.29%) QA
6 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 3 (14.29%) Electronics
6 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 3 (14.29%) VB
6 3 (14.29%) MS Office
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 2 (9.52%) Windows
7 2 (9.52%) Linux
7 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
7 2 (9.52%) MS Access
7 2 (9.52%) ATM
7 2 (9.52%) LAN
7 2 (9.52%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 4 (19.05%) AutoCAD
1 4 (19.05%) XMetaL
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
4 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) 3G
1 4 (19.05%) 2G
1 4 (19.05%) LTE
2 2 (9.52%) ATM
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) VLAN
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MS Access
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
4 3 (14.29%) Electronics
5 2 (9.52%) Back Office
6 1 (4.76%) Marketing
6 1 (4.76%) Legal
6 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Author
1 4 (19.05%) Technical Author
2 2 (9.52%) Graduate
2 2 (9.52%) Design Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Consultant
2 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (4.76%) VBA Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Network Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Database Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) EFT
3 2 (9.52%) EFTPOS
3 2 (9.52%) APACS
3 2 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (9.52%) CAN bus
4 1 (4.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) CAD
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.76%) Product Management
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Signal Processing
4 1 (4.76%) Lean Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Logistics
4 1 (4.76%) PDM
4 1 (4.76%) DMAIC
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) VB
4 2 (9.52%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) VB6
5 1 (4.76%) VBA
5 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Degree
2 6 (28.57%) HND
3 2 (9.52%) PMP
3 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) ISO 8583
3 1 (4.76%) ISO 14001
3 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.76%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) NCR
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
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