The first table below looks at the demand for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 18 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 Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 109 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Permanent jobs citing HNC 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.060% 0.091% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £31,432 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £31,627 £28,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+11.95% -13.07%
Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
382 321 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.04% 29.23% 28.15%
Number of salaries quoted 245 184 301
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
HNC
Scotland

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HNC across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

HNC
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HNC across the Edinburgh region.

HNC Salary Trend in Edinburgh

HNC
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (100.00%) HND
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (60.00%) MCTS
2 3 (60.00%) MCITP
2 3 (60.00%) LANDesk
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Law
2 3 (60.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Intranet

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Law
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) HND
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCTS
2 3 (60.00%) MCITP
2 3 (60.00%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) LANDesk
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £16000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago