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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 92 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing HNC 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.31% 0.40% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.22% 1.04% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
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
246 482 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 25.15% 38.56% 23.39%
Number of salaries quoted 213 389 239
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HNC across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 11 (100.00%) AutoCAD
2 8 (72.73%) HND
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) SDH
3 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) Telecoms

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 11 (100.00%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) SDH
1 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Design Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) HND
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
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