The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 581 641 647
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +6
Permanent jobs citing HNC 21 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.060% 0.053% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 17
Median salary £26,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.75% -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -22.22%
HNC
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8601 11248 11493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.42% 26.03% 25.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6937 9130 9375
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in London

HNC
Salary Trend in London

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

HNC Salary Trend in London

HNC
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HNC across the London region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

HNC Salary Histogram in London

HNC
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the London region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Greenford +3 2 £34,250 -2.14%
City of London +19 1 £34,500 -34.28%
Croydon +10 1 £62,000 +30.52%
Barnet - 1 £32,739 -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 London region with a requirement for HNC.

1 16 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 15 (37.50%) HND
3 14 (35.00%) SLA
4 13 (32.50%) Electronics
5 10 (25.00%) Project Management
5 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 10 (25.00%) Degree
6 9 (22.50%) Windows
6 9 (22.50%) ERP
7 7 (17.50%) SQL
8 6 (15.00%) T-SQL
8 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
8 6 (15.00%) ITIL
8 6 (15.00%) .NET
8 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (15.00%) CRM
8 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (15.00%) C#
8 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (15.00%) Web Application Development
8 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 5 (12.50%) VMware
9 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (12.50%) MCSE
10 4 (10.00%) A+ Certification
10 4 (10.00%) EPoS

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Project
2 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) IaaS
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) RFID
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) LAN
2 1 (2.50%) NAS
2 1 (2.50%) SAN
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) VPN
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
2 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (32.50%) Electronics
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Field Engineer
1 12 (30.00%) Field Service Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Electronics Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Mechanical Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Project Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Test Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) EPoS Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) EPoS Field Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Server Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Server Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) EMC Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) EMC Test Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) .NET
1 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 4 (10.00%) EPoS
3 3 (7.50%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) CCTV
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Project Management
2 9 (22.50%) ERP
3 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (15.00%) CRM
3 6 (15.00%) ITIL
3 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (15.00%) Web Application Development
4 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (10.00%) Change Control
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (10.00%) Line Management
5 2 (5.00%) Validation
5 2 (5.00%) Workflow
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.50%) Presales
6 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.50%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) C#
2 6 (15.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) HND
2 10 (25.00%) Degree
3 5 (12.50%) MCSE
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (10.00%) A+ Certification
4 4 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.50%) MCP
5 1 (2.50%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (2.50%) PMP
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.00%) SLA
2 4 (10.00%) Def Stans
3 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) PaperCut
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
1 1 (2.50%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) VMware
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) EMC
4 1 (2.50%) Apple