The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 84 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HNC 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.21% - 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% - 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Median salary £32,500 - £25,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,625
% change year-on-year
- +22.27%
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 Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
278 249 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 28.60% 22.87% 35.25%
Number of salaries quoted 252 210 349
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

HNC
Salary Trend in Kent

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

HNC Salary Trend in Kent

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for HNC.

1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) HND
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) HND
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco