The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 104 96 79
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Permanent jobs citing HNC 3 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.21% 0.36% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.04% 1.49% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £35,000 - £26,826
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
HNC
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
289 269 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.64% 23.98% 30.59%
Number of salaries quoted 180 187 136
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £29,200 £26,696
10% offered a salary of more than £57,400 £50,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

HNC
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

HNC Salary Trend in Glasgow

HNC
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (100.00%) HND
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Tru64
2 2 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (66.67%) NVQ Level 4
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (66.67%) SAN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Tru64
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) HND
2 2 (66.67%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Brocade