The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 189 184 175
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs citing HNC 18 5 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.45% 0.13% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.21% 0.41% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 22
Average salary £47,500 £33,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £23,100 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £36,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
HNC
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1486 1214 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.11% 32.28% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1249 986 1347
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

HNC
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

HNC Salary Trend in Hampshire

HNC
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HNC across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

HNC Salary Histogram in Hampshire

HNC
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Winchester - 4 £43,750 -
Basingstoke 0 2 £50,000 +58.73%
Portsmouth -17 1 £40,000 - 1
Southampton - 1 £21,789 - 2
HNC
South East

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 17 (62.96%) HND
2 10 (37.04%) Project Management
2 10 (37.04%) Degree
3 8 (29.63%) BBC
3 8 (29.63%) PhD
3 8 (29.63%) iDTV
4 7 (25.93%) C
5 5 (18.52%) CCNA
5 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (18.52%) Change Control
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (14.81%) F5
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (14.81%) System Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Network Security
6 4 (14.81%) Firmware
6 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
6 4 (14.81%) CCNP
6 4 (14.81%) ITIL
6 4 (14.81%) WAN
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco
6 4 (14.81%) Migration
6 4 (14.81%) CAD
6 4 (14.81%) Service Management
6 4 (14.81%) Firewall
6 4 (14.81%) SolidWorks
6 4 (14.81%) CCSA
6 4 (14.81%) CCSE
7 3 (11.11%) AutoCAD
7 3 (11.11%) Electronics

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 (11.11%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
1 4 (14.81%) WAN
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (14.81%) Network Security
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (7.41%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) MPLS
3 1 (3.70%) OSPF
3 1 (3.70%) BGP
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) BIG-IP
3 1 (3.70%) VLAN
3 1 (3.70%) FirePass
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
General
1 3 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Design Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Electronics Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Mechanical Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Test Development Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.70%) Java EE
2 1 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) iDTV
1 8 (29.63%) BBC
2 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Project Management
2 5 (18.52%) Change Control
3 4 (14.81%) Service Management
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) CAD
3 4 (14.81%) System Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Communications Security
4 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.70%) Information Management
4 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.70%) Finite Element Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) C
2 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
2 2 (7.41%) Fortran
3 1 (3.70%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) HND
2 10 (37.04%) Degree
3 8 (29.63%) PhD
4 5 (18.52%) CCNA
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (14.81%) CCSA
5 4 (14.81%) CCSE
5 4 (14.81%) CCNP
6 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco
1 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
1 4 (14.81%) SolidWorks
1 4 (14.81%) F5
2 2 (7.41%) Riverbed
3 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.70%) Meraki
3 1 (3.70%) Websense
3 1 (3.70%) Avaya
3 1 (3.70%) Siemens
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Huxley Associates
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Portsmouth
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000, 3% Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 15 days ago
Hampshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago