The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 810 820 809
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing HNC 93 133 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.48% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 73 102 99
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £29,475
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +27.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,129 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,625
% change year-on-year
- +22.27%
HNC
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
24198 27994 29634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.39% 27.20% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 19800 22407 23409
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in England

HNC
Salary Trend in England

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

HNC Salary Trend in England

HNC
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HNC across the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

HNC Salary Histogram in England

HNC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +36 31 £40,000 -5.88% 7
London +29 18 £32,000 -28.88% 2
South West +29 16 £31,500 +12.50% 6
East Midlands +18 9 £33,500 -14.15% 6
Yorkshire +31 7 £37,500 -6.25% 1
West Midlands -12 5 £35,000 +40.00% 5
North West +21 3 £38,750 -8.82% 1
East of England -5 3 - - 3
North East - 1 £62,500 -
HNC
UK

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for HNC.

1 115 (64.61%) HND
2 84 (47.19%) Degree
3 35 (19.66%) AutoCAD
4 28 (15.73%) Windows
4 28 (15.73%) Electronics
5 26 (14.61%) SQL
5 26 (14.61%) Microsoft
6 22 (12.36%) Driving Licence
6 22 (12.36%) Manufacturing
7 20 (11.24%) Software Engineering
7 20 (11.24%) Linux
8 19 (10.67%) SQL Server
9 18 (10.11%) ITIL
9 18 (10.11%) MS Excel
10 17 (9.55%) Finance
11 16 (8.99%) CRM
11 16 (8.99%) Management Information System
12 15 (8.43%) ERP
12 15 (8.43%) SOLIDWORKS
13 14 (7.87%) C
13 14 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (7.30%) CAD
14 13 (7.30%) MCSE
15 12 (6.74%) TCP/IP
15 12 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (6.18%) Telecoms
16 11 (6.18%) Marketing
16 11 (6.18%) Computer Science

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.69%) Apache
2 3 (1.69%) IIS
2 3 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.12%) CMS
3 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 35 (19.66%) AutoCAD
2 18 (10.11%) MS Excel
3 15 (8.43%) SOLIDWORKS
4 6 (3.37%) MS Office
4 6 (3.37%) MS Project
5 5 (2.81%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 5 (2.81%) PTC Creo
6 4 (2.25%) CATIA
6 4 (2.25%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.56%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.56%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.56%) Revit
8 1 (0.56%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.25%) WebTrends
2 3 (1.69%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) IaaS
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.74%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.18%) Firewall
3 8 (4.49%) RFID
4 7 (3.93%) VSAT
5 6 (3.37%) OSPF
5 6 (3.37%) Spanning Tree
5 6 (3.37%) Wireless
6 5 (2.81%) Ethernet
6 5 (2.81%) Internet
7 4 (2.25%) BGP
7 4 (2.25%) GSM
7 4 (2.25%) IPv6
7 4 (2.25%) LAN
7 4 (2.25%) MPLS
7 4 (2.25%) RSVP
7 4 (2.25%) SDH
7 4 (2.25%) SONET
7 4 (2.25%) VLAN
7 4 (2.25%) VPN
7 4 (2.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.93%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (0.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (3.37%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.56%) eggPlant
3 1 (0.56%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 28 (15.73%) Electronics
2 22 (12.36%) Manufacturing
3 17 (9.55%) Finance
4 11 (6.18%) Marketing
4 11 (6.18%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.81%) Avionics
6 4 (2.25%) Billing
7 3 (1.69%) Automotive
7 3 (1.69%) Military
8 2 (1.12%) Advertising
8 2 (1.12%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.56%) French Language
9 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (12.92%) Analyst
1 23 (12.92%) Technologist
2 20 (11.24%) Design Engineer
3 19 (10.67%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (6.18%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (4.49%) Field Engineer
5 8 (4.49%) Field Service Engineer
5 8 (4.49%) Project Engineer
6 7 (3.93%) Applications Support
6 7 (3.93%) Integration Engineer
6 7 (3.93%) Support Engineer
6 7 (3.93%) Technical Support
7 6 (3.37%) C Software Engineer
7 6 (3.37%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (3.37%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (3.37%) Installations Engineer
7 6 (3.37%) Mechanical Design Engineer
7 6 (3.37%) Mechanical Engineer
7 6 (3.37%) Software Engineer
7 6 (3.37%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.06%) .NET
2 4 (2.25%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.25%) Middleware
2 4 (2.25%) RFC 2547
3 3 (1.69%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.12%) HTML
4 2 (1.12%) HTML5
4 2 (1.12%) RESTful
4 2 (1.12%) RSS
4 2 (1.12%) SOAP
4 2 (1.12%) XML
5 1 (0.56%) CSS
5 1 (0.56%) CSS3
5 1 (0.56%) Flash
5 1 (0.56%) HTML5 Canvas
5 1 (0.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.36%) Driving Licence
2 16 (8.99%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.18%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.49%) Mathematics
5 8 (4.49%) Mobile Computing
6 7 (3.93%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.93%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.81%) Statistics
8 3 (1.69%) FMCG
8 3 (1.69%) Robotics
8 3 (1.69%) User Experience
9 2 (1.12%) CCTV
9 2 (1.12%) Physics
10 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.56%) SCADA
10 1 (0.56%) Video Editing
10 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.73%) Windows
2 20 (11.24%) Linux
3 9 (5.06%) Unix
4 7 (3.93%) Windows CE
4 7 (3.93%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.37%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (11.24%) Software Engineering
2 18 (10.11%) ITIL
3 16 (8.99%) CRM
4 15 (8.43%) ERP
5 13 (7.30%) CAD
6 12 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (5.62%) Project Management
7 10 (5.62%) Service Delivery
7 10 (5.62%) Validation
8 9 (5.06%) Data Analysis
8 9 (5.06%) SDLC
9 7 (3.93%) Change Control
9 7 (3.93%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (3.93%) Embedded Software Development
9 7 (3.93%) Line Management
9 7 (3.93%) OO
9 7 (3.93%) Presales
9 7 (3.93%) Test Automation
9 7 (3.93%) UML
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.61%) SQL
2 14 (7.87%) C
3 10 (5.62%) C#
4 9 (5.06%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.93%) C++
5 7 (3.93%) Embedded C
6 3 (1.69%) Java
6 3 (1.69%) Perl
6 3 (1.69%) PHP
7 2 (1.12%) Fortran
7 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 115 (64.61%) HND
2 84 (47.19%) Degree
3 14 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (7.30%) MCSE
5 11 (6.18%) CCNA
5 11 (6.18%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (5.06%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.81%) A+ Certification
7 5 (2.81%) Network+ Certification
7 5 (2.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.25%) CCIP
8 4 (2.25%) CCNP
8 4 (2.25%) Chartered Engineer
8 4 (2.25%) MCSA
9 3 (1.69%) NVQ Level 4
9 3 (1.69%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.93%) ISO 9001
1 7 (3.93%) SLA
2 6 (3.37%) QA
3 3 (1.69%) GAMP
4 2 (1.12%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.56%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 26 (14.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.62%) Cisco
3 9 (5.06%) VMware
4 8 (4.49%) Oracle
5 6 (3.37%) EMC
6 5 (2.81%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.25%) Juniper
7 4 (2.25%) Siemens
7 4 (2.25%) Tealium
7 4 (2.25%) Teradata
8 3 (1.69%) Google
8 3 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.69%) Rockwell
9 1 (0.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (0.56%) Autodesk
9 1 (0.56%) Hitachi
9 1 (0.56%) Nokia Networks
9 1 (0.56%) TIBCO
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, private medical, gym, pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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