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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 763 797 779
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -18
Permanent jobs citing HNC 98 137 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.45% 0.51% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 81 99 110
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -25.55%
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
21942 27037 29903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.75% 27.18% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17474 21607 24100
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +60 25 £33,500 +69.62% 8
London +73 23 £28,000 -34.11% 4
West Midlands -11 12 £30,500 -2.40% 3
Yorkshire +20 10 £19,500 -38.09%
South West -7 9 £32,500 -13.33%
North West -18 7 £31,250 -10.71% 4
East of England -8 6 £33,000 -5.71% 2
Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
East Midlands -2 2 £33,375 +1.00%
HNC
UK

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 106 (53.27%) HND
2 78 (39.20%) Degree
3 44 (22.11%) Electronics
4 38 (19.10%) Driving Licence
5 31 (15.58%) SLA
6 29 (14.57%) SQL
7 25 (12.56%) Manufacturing
8 22 (11.06%) Microsoft
8 22 (11.06%) MS Excel
8 22 (11.06%) Service Delivery
9 21 (10.55%) Software Engineering
9 21 (10.55%) CAD
10 20 (10.05%) Windows
11 19 (9.55%) SQL Server
11 19 (9.55%) ERP
11 19 (9.55%) Project Management
12 17 (8.54%) ITIL
13 16 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (8.04%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (7.54%) MS Office
14 15 (7.54%) CRM
15 14 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (6.53%) .NET
16 13 (6.53%) Finance
17 12 (6.03%) Telecoms
17 12 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (6.03%) Change Management
17 12 (6.03%) Process Improvement
18 11 (5.53%) Change Control
18 11 (5.53%) Line Management

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 9 (4.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.01%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.51%) Apache
3 3 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (1.51%) IIS
4 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (11.06%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.54%) MS Office
3 11 (5.53%) AutoCAD
4 4 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.01%) MS Project
4 4 (2.01%) SOLIDWORKS
5 3 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.51%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.50%) CATIA
6 1 (0.50%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.50%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.50%) Revit
6 1 (0.50%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 8 (4.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.01%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.51%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 3 (1.51%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.51%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.50%) IaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.52%) RFID
2 6 (3.02%) GSM
2 6 (3.02%) SS7
2 6 (3.02%) UMTS
2 6 (3.02%) Value-Added Service
3 5 (2.51%) Internet
4 4 (2.01%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.51%) ATM
5 3 (1.51%) HTTP
5 3 (1.51%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (1.51%) SMS
6 2 (1.01%) BGP
6 2 (1.01%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.01%) HSRP
6 2 (1.01%) IPv6
6 2 (1.01%) LAN
6 2 (1.01%) RSVP
6 2 (1.01%) SDH
6 2 (1.01%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (1.01%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (3.52%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.02%) MySQL
5 4 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.01%) Subversion
1 2 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.50%) eggPlant
2 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.50%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 44 (22.11%) Electronics
2 25 (12.56%) Manufacturing
3 13 (6.53%) Finance
4 12 (6.03%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.52%) Avionics
6 8 (4.02%) Marketing
7 7 (3.52%) Military
8 4 (2.01%) Automotive
9 3 (1.51%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.51%) Billing
10 2 (1.01%) Retail
11 1 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (11.56%) Analyst
2 20 (10.05%) Design Engineer
2 20 (10.05%) Mechanical Engineer
2 20 (10.05%) Systems Engineer
3 17 (8.54%) Electronics Engineer
3 17 (8.54%) Field Engineer
4 16 (8.04%) Field Service Engineer
5 14 (7.04%) Applications Support
6 13 (6.53%) Support Analyst
7 12 (6.03%) Developer
8 11 (5.53%) Applications Support Analyst
8 11 (5.53%) Mechanical Design Engineer
8 11 (5.53%) Test Engineer
9 10 (5.03%) Project Engineer
9 10 (5.03%) Support Engineer
10 9 (4.52%) Consultant
10 9 (4.52%) Data Consultant
11 8 (4.02%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (4.02%) Software Developer
12 7 (3.52%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.53%) .NET
2 11 (5.53%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.51%) HTML
4 4 (2.01%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.01%) Middleware
5 3 (1.51%) JSON
5 3 (1.51%) WCF
5 3 (1.51%) WPF
6 2 (1.01%) RFC 2547
7 1 (0.50%) CSS
7 1 (0.50%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.50%) jQuery
7 1 (0.50%) SOAP
7 1 (0.50%) XHTML
7 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.10%) Driving Licence
2 16 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.53%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.02%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.52%) Mobile Computing
6 6 (3.02%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.02%) Statistics
7 5 (2.51%) Robotics
8 4 (2.01%) EPoS
8 4 (2.01%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.01%) Physics
10 1 (0.50%) CCTV
10 1 (0.50%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.50%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.05%) Windows
2 7 (3.52%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.02%) Unix
4 4 (2.01%) Linux
4 4 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.01%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.01%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.01%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (11.06%) Service Delivery
2 21 (10.55%) CAD
2 21 (10.55%) Software Engineering
3 19 (9.55%) ERP
3 19 (9.55%) Project Management
4 17 (8.54%) ITIL
5 16 (8.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (7.54%) CRM
7 12 (6.03%) Change Management
7 12 (6.03%) Process Improvement
7 12 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (5.53%) Change Control
8 11 (5.53%) Line Management
9 10 (5.03%) Validation
10 9 (4.52%) CAE
10 9 (4.52%) SDLC
11 8 (4.02%) Mentoring
11 8 (4.02%) Web Application Development
11 8 (4.02%) Workflow
12 7 (3.52%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.57%) SQL
2 11 (5.53%) C#
3 10 (5.03%) C
3 10 (5.03%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.01%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.51%) Java
6 1 (0.50%) C++
6 1 (0.50%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.50%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.50%) PHP
6 1 (0.50%) RPG
6 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 106 (53.27%) HND
2 78 (39.20%) Degree
3 14 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.03%) Security Cleared
5 9 (4.52%) MCSE
6 8 (4.02%) Chartered Engineer
7 7 (3.52%) DV Cleared
8 6 (3.02%) A+ Certification
8 6 (3.02%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (2.51%) CCNA
9 5 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.51%) MCP
11 3 (1.51%) NVQ Level 4
12 2 (1.01%) CCIP
12 2 (1.01%) CCNP
12 2 (1.01%) MCSA
13 1 (0.50%) GNVQ
13 1 (0.50%) PMP
13 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (15.58%) SLA
2 8 (4.02%) ISO 9000
3 6 (3.02%) QA
4 5 (2.51%) GAMP
4 5 (2.51%) ISO 14001
4 5 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.51%) ISO22301
5 4 (2.01%) Def Stans
6 3 (1.51%) ISO 9002
7 2 (1.01%) MISRA
7 2 (1.01%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.50%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (3.52%) Active Directory
1 7 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.51%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) PaperCut
1 1 (0.50%) PowerCLI
1 1 (0.50%) SCCM
1 1 (0.50%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 22 (11.06%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.52%) Oracle
2 9 (4.52%) Siemens
3 7 (3.52%) VMware
4 6 (3.02%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 6 (3.02%) Computacenter
4 6 (3.02%) Nokia Networks
4 6 (3.02%) Rockwell
4 6 (3.02%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.01%) Tealium
5 4 (2.01%) Teradata
6 3 (1.51%) Cisco
6 3 (1.51%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.01%) EMC
7 2 (1.01%) Green Hills
7 2 (1.01%) Juniper
7 2 (1.01%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.50%) HP
8 1 (0.50%) Infor
8 1 (0.50%) NEC
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pertemps Managed Services
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Salary: £20000 - £22950 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Pertemps Managed Services
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Pertemps Managed Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30K-37K + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Pertemps Managed Services
Salary: £31000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Pertemps Managed Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Pertemps Managed Services
Salary: £34000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Venn Group
Salary: £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago