The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 55 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HNC 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.63% - 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.86% - 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £20,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,967 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+29.17% +3.22%
HNC
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
105 94 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.11% 21.51% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 97 74 79
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

HNC
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

HNC Salary Trend in Lancashire

HNC
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) HND
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) GNVQ
1 3 (100.00%) NVQ Level 3
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Technician
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Technician
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) HND
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) GNVQ
1 3 (100.00%) NVQ Level 3
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) VMware