The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 737 740 739
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing HNC 163 122 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 0.44% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 99 95 113
Average salary £29,475 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,400 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,625 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-11.92% -
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29502 27726 30996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.14% 27.21% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 23315 22608 26793
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
HNC
UK

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HNC across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 July 2014.

HNC Salary Histogram in England

HNC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(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
South East +20 59 £40,000 +14.28% 13
London -29 31 £39,500 -14.59% 3
East of England -17 14 £32,000 +6.66% 3
South West -27 14 £37,250 +6.42% 9
Yorkshire -29 14 £22,500 -15.09% 4
North West +20 13 £25,500 -15.00% 7
West Midlands +8 10 £40,000 +35.02% 2
East Midlands +1 10 £25,875 -35.31% 5
HNC
UK

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 164 (58.99%) HND
2 89 (32.01%) Degree
3 56 (20.14%) Project Management
4 53 (19.06%) Microsoft
5 49 (17.63%) XML
6 47 (16.91%) Telecoms
7 45 (16.19%) HTML
8 44 (15.83%) UNIX
9 43 (15.47%) Windows
9 43 (15.47%) SQL
10 40 (14.39%) Linux
11 36 (12.95%) JSP
12 34 (12.23%) ITIL
13 32 (11.51%) NDS
13 32 (11.51%) Internet
13 32 (11.51%) Service Delivery
14 31 (11.15%) Computer Science
15 29 (10.43%) Marketing
15 29 (10.43%) 3G
15 29 (10.43%) Cisco
15 29 (10.43%) Oracle
16 28 (10.07%) Change Management
16 28 (10.07%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
17 27 (9.71%) Electronics
17 27 (9.71%) MS Excel
18 26 (9.35%) Microsoft Certification
19 25 (8.99%) Cisco Certification
19 25 (8.99%) QA
20 24 (8.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
20 24 (8.63%) TIBCO

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 18 (6.47%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.52%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.16%) IIS
4 5 (1.80%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.80%) CMS
5 2 (0.72%) SAS
6 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.36%) Lync
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 22 (7.91%) MS Office
3 20 (7.19%) Photoshop
4 10 (3.60%) XMetaL
5 8 (2.88%) AutoCAD
6 6 (2.16%) MS Visio
7 4 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (1.08%) FrameMaker
8 3 (1.08%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 3 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.72%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.72%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.36%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.36%) EPLAN
10 1 (0.36%) MS Project
10 1 (0.36%) InDesign
10 1 (0.36%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.08%) LabWindows
4 2 (0.72%) HFM
4 2 (0.72%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.72%) SAP PM
4 2 (0.72%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.36%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.36%) BASE24
5 1 (0.36%) Exchequer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (11.51%) Internet
2 29 (10.43%) 3G
3 23 (8.27%) LTE
4 21 (7.55%) GSM
5 20 (7.19%) UMTS
5 20 (7.19%) SS7
6 17 (6.12%) 2G
6 17 (6.12%) 4G
7 15 (5.40%) Firewall
8 14 (5.04%) Broadband
9 13 (4.68%) SAN
10 11 (3.96%) WAN
11 8 (2.88%) LAN
11 8 (2.88%) TCP/IP
11 8 (2.88%) DEFINITY
11 8 (2.88%) VoLTE
12 7 (2.52%) SMS
12 7 (2.52%) Ethernet
12 7 (2.52%) VPN
12 7 (2.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.44%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.72%) MySQL
5 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.72%) Essbase
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.36%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (6.47%) Eclipse
2 6 (2.16%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.44%) TestPartner
4 3 (1.08%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (1.08%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (16.91%) Telecoms
2 29 (10.43%) Marketing
3 27 (9.71%) Electronics
4 23 (8.27%) Manufacturing
5 17 (6.12%) Finance
6 8 (2.88%) Aerospace
6 8 (2.88%) Law
7 7 (2.52%) Advertising
8 6 (2.16%) Retail
9 4 (1.44%) Legal
9 4 (1.44%) Banking
10 3 (1.08%) Automotive
11 2 (0.72%) Back Office
12 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.36%) Publishing
12 1 (0.36%) Military
12 1 (0.36%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.36%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 48 (17.27%) Developer
2 29 (10.43%) Support Engineer
3 25 (8.99%) Author
4 24 (8.63%) Analyst
5 18 (6.47%) Design Engineer
5 18 (6.47%) Java Developer
6 16 (5.76%) Support Analyst
7 14 (5.04%) Technical Author
8 12 (4.32%) Tester
8 12 (4.32%) Network Engineer
8 12 (4.32%) Technical Support
9 11 (3.96%) Internet Developer
9 11 (3.96%) Website Developer
10 9 (3.24%) Technical Engineer
10 9 (3.24%) Junior
11 7 (2.52%) Support Specialist
11 7 (2.52%) Hardware Tester
11 7 (2.52%) Junior Tester
11 7 (2.52%) Technical Leader
12 6 (2.16%) Electronics Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (17.63%) XML
2 45 (16.19%) HTML
3 36 (12.95%) JSP
4 19 (6.83%) XSLT
4 19 (6.83%) XHTML
5 18 (6.47%) Hibernate
5 18 (6.47%) Spring
5 18 (6.47%) Java EE
5 18 (6.47%) Grails
6 17 (6.12%) CSS
7 13 (4.68%) .NET
8 4 (1.44%) LAMP
9 3 (1.08%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.08%) COM+
9 3 (1.08%) HTML5
10 2 (0.72%) MDX
10 2 (0.72%) Flash
11 1 (0.36%) Web Services
11 1 (0.36%) OLE
11 1 (0.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.15%) Computer Science
2 22 (7.91%) Management Information System
3 18 (6.47%) AS400
3 18 (6.47%) iSeries
4 12 (4.32%) Smartphone
5 11 (3.96%) Replication
6 7 (2.52%) Video on Demand
7 5 (1.80%) Firmware
7 5 (1.80%) SCADA
8 4 (1.44%) Social Media
8 4 (1.44%) Home Automation
9 3 (1.08%) Copywriting
9 3 (1.08%) Kindle
9 3 (1.08%) New Media
10 2 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.72%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.72%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.36%) Photography
11 1 (0.36%) Video Editing
11 1 (0.36%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.83%) UNIX
2 43 (15.47%) Windows
3 40 (14.39%) Linux
4 14 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.52%) Windows XP
5 7 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.16%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.16%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.44%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.36%) CentOS
10 1 (0.36%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (20.14%) Project Management
2 34 (12.23%) ITIL
3 32 (11.51%) Service Delivery
4 28 (10.07%) Change Management
5 20 (7.19%) Product Marketing
5 20 (7.19%) Time Management
6 19 (6.83%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (6.83%) OO
7 18 (6.47%) OOD
7 18 (6.47%) SOA
7 18 (6.47%) CAD
7 18 (6.47%) UML
7 18 (6.47%) Dependency Injection
8 16 (5.76%) Business Continuity
9 15 (5.40%) Migration
10 14 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (3.24%) Information Security
12 8 (2.88%) Workflow
12 8 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (2.88%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (15.47%) SQL
2 23 (8.27%) Java
3 18 (6.47%) RPG
3 18 (6.47%) Groovy
3 18 (6.47%) RPG IV
4 12 (4.32%) C#
5 9 (3.24%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.16%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.80%) C
8 3 (1.08%) C++
8 3 (1.08%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.08%) VB
8 3 (1.08%) Python
9 2 (0.72%) Lisp
9 2 (0.72%) VB6
9 2 (0.72%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.72%) VBScript
9 2 (0.72%) VBA
10 1 (0.36%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 164 (58.99%) HND
2 89 (32.01%) Degree
3 26 (9.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (8.99%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (6.12%) MCSE
5 17 (6.12%) CCNA
6 12 (4.32%) Security Cleared
7 9 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (2.88%) Avaya Certification
9 7 (2.52%) MCITP
10 6 (2.16%) CCNP
10 6 (2.16%) MCSA
11 5 (1.80%) MBA
11 5 (1.80%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.80%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.44%) VTSP
12 4 (1.44%) CCSA
12 4 (1.44%) CCSE
12 4 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.99%) QA
2 10 (3.60%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.08%) SLA
3 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 32 (11.51%) NDS
2 8 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.80%) XenApp
3 5 (1.80%) Terminal Server
4 4 (1.44%) XenServer
5 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.80%) OpenView
2 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.36%) SCCM
2 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 53 (19.06%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.43%) Oracle
2 29 (10.43%) Cisco
3 28 (10.07%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 24 (8.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 24 (8.63%) TIBCO
5 19 (6.83%) VMware
6 18 (6.47%) AccuRev
6 18 (6.47%) JBoss
7 11 (3.96%) CheckPoint
8 10 (3.60%) Citrix
9 9 (3.24%) Avaya
9 9 (3.24%) HP
10 8 (2.88%) SAP
11 7 (2.52%) Intel
12 6 (2.16%) EMC
12 6 (2.16%) Adobe
12 6 (2.16%) F5
13 4 (1.44%) Sun
13 4 (1.44%) Compuware
Crawley, West Sussex
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bupa + Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leicester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £45 - £55 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South Yorkshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SITA (UK) LTD
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus 10% bonus
Posted: 7 days ago