The first table below looks at the demand for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 22 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 Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 31 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing HNC 7 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 3.43% 1.46% -
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% 9.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Average salary £28,500 £26,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,625 £33,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-13.90% +2.30%
Qualifications Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
21 22 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 10.29% 16.06% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 31
Average salary £28,625 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.92% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
HNC
West Yorkshire

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

HNC
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

HNC Salary Trend in Halifax

HNC
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 8 (88.89%) ITIL
1 8 (88.89%) HND
1 8 (88.89%) UNIX
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) MCSE
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (88.89%) Avaya
1 8 (88.89%) DEFINITY
1 8 (88.89%) Avaya Certification
1 8 (88.89%) SAN
1 8 (88.89%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (88.89%) Management Information System
1 8 (88.89%) Workflow
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) Business Continuity
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
1 8 (88.89%) Data Protection
2 3 (33.33%) Intel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) CAD
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) SolidWorks

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) DEFINITY
1 8 (88.89%) SAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
1 8 (88.89%) Support Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Operations Support Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Support
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) CAD Technician
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) UNIX
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
1 8 (88.89%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (88.89%) Workflow
1 8 (88.89%) Business Continuity
1 8 (88.89%) Data Protection
2 1 (11.11%) CAD
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) HND
1 8 (88.89%) MCSE
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (88.89%) Avaya Certification
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Avaya
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (11.11%) SolidWorks