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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 590 608 594
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs citing HNC 13 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.048% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 18
Average salary £30,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.22% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,600 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £48,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,502 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+31.13% +1.67%
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
11891 11076 11634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 28.41% 25.51% 26.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9695 8907 9688
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,600 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HNC across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 March 2015.

HNC Salary Histogram in London

HNC
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
City of London +7 1 £27,500 -47.61%
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 20 (64.52%) HND
2 15 (48.39%) Degree
3 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
4 11 (35.48%) Windows
4 11 (35.48%) Finance
5 9 (29.03%) CCNA
5 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (25.81%) SLA
7 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
7 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
7 7 (22.58%) Data Analysis
7 7 (22.58%) Mathematics
8 6 (19.35%) Firewall
8 6 (19.35%) Electronics
8 6 (19.35%) Cisco
8 6 (19.35%) MCSE
8 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
8 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
8 6 (19.35%) ITIL
8 6 (19.35%) SQL
8 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
9 5 (16.13%) IIS
9 5 (16.13%) MS Office
9 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
9 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
9 5 (16.13%) C#
9 5 (16.13%) .NET
9 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
9 5 (16.13%) Citrix

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.13%) IIS
3 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Firewall
2 5 (16.13%) MPLS
2 5 (16.13%) OSPF
2 5 (16.13%) BGP
2 5 (16.13%) VLAN
3 3 (9.68%) Internet
3 3 (9.68%) DSL
3 3 (9.68%) DNS
4 2 (6.45%) LAN
4 2 (6.45%) VoIP
4 2 (6.45%) WLAN
4 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
4 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) LabVIEW
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
3 6 (19.35%) Electronics
4 2 (6.45%) Billing
4 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Graduate
1 5 (16.13%) Developer
1 5 (16.13%) Operations Manager
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Developer
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Developer
1 5 (16.13%) Network Manager
1 5 (16.13%) Graduate Developer
1 5 (16.13%) Network Operations Manager
2 3 (9.68%) Analyst
2 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
2 3 (9.68%) PC Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Mac Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Electronics Technician
3 2 (6.45%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
3 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
1 5 (16.13%) JSON
1 5 (16.13%) jQuery
1 5 (16.13%) Ajax
1 5 (16.13%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
1 7 (22.58%) Mathematics
2 5 (16.13%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.23%) Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Data Analysis
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
3 5 (16.13%) MVC
3 5 (16.13%) Statistical Analysis
3 5 (16.13%) Time Management
3 5 (16.13%) Predictive Modelling
3 5 (16.13%) Coaching
4 3 (9.68%) Change Management
4 3 (9.68%) ERP
4 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
4 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.45%) Functional Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Network Design
5 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Service Management
6 1 (3.23%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
2 5 (16.13%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) C
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) HND
2 15 (48.39%) Degree
3 9 (29.03%) CCNA
3 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (19.35%) MCSE
6 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
6 4 (12.90%) MCITP
7 3 (9.68%) MCP
7 3 (9.68%) MCTS
7 3 (9.68%) VCP4
7 3 (9.68%) ACMT
8 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
8 2 (6.45%) CCNP
9 1 (3.23%) CCIP
9 1 (3.23%) CCIE
9 1 (3.23%) CCDP
9 1 (3.23%) CITP
9 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) XenApp
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco
3 5 (16.13%) Citrix
4 3 (9.68%) Epicor
4 3 (9.68%) Apple
5 2 (6.45%) F5
5 2 (6.45%) Aruba
5 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.23%) VMware
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