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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 256 254 283
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +29
Permanent jobs citing HNC 8 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 1.09% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 10
Average salary £35,000 £41,750 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.16% +30.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £31,500 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £52,500 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
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
1996 2284 2588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.59% 29.60% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1583 1813 2071
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 1 May 2016. 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
Suffolk +10 6 £35,000 -
Essex +6 1 £41,000 +34.42% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 1 £31,500 -40.00% 1
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 25 (89.29%) HND
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Project Management
2 8 (28.57%) Degree
3 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 6 (21.43%) Unix
3 6 (21.43%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Firewall
3 6 (21.43%) Electronics
3 6 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 6 (21.43%) Validation
3 6 (21.43%) Marketing
3 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (21.43%) Presales
4 5 (17.86%) AutoCAD
4 5 (17.86%) EMC
5 4 (14.29%) SAP
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) CAD
6 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
6 2 (7.14%) MS Office
6 2 (7.14%) MCSE
6 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
6 2 (7.14%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.14%) IIS
1 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) AutoCAD
3 2 (7.14%) MS Office
4 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) GPRS
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (21.43%) Electronics
1 6 (21.43%) Manufacturing
1 6 (21.43%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 7 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 5 (17.86%) Design Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Electrical Design Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Electrical Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 4 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) SAP Manager
3 4 (14.29%) SAP Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Field Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Field Service Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Support
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Unix Support
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Mechanical Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
1 6 (21.43%) Unix
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Project Management
2 6 (21.43%) Presales
2 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 6 (21.43%) Validation
3 2 (7.14%) CAD
3 2 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.57%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (3.57%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (89.29%) HND
2 8 (28.57%) Degree
3 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (7.14%) MCSE
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) NEBOSH
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.14%) vSphere
1 2 (7.14%) XenApp
1 2 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) EMC
3 4 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
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