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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 595 589 630
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +41
Permanent jobs citing HNC 28 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.077% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.31% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 15
Average salary £32,000 £50,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% +47.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £51,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
11646 11087 12905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.74% 25.13% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9273 9061 11095
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 0 7 £27,500 -45.00% 2
West Drayton - 3 £55,000 -
Hounslow -12 2 £49,500 -3.41%
Hayes - 2 £52,500 -
Romford - 1 £32,500 -
Wembley - 1 £32,500 -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 39 (59.09%) HND
2 28 (42.42%) Degree
3 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
4 20 (30.30%) SQL
5 16 (24.24%) CCNA
5 16 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (24.24%) Project Management
6 15 (22.73%) Oracle
6 15 (22.73%) Windows
6 15 (22.73%) Telecoms
7 14 (21.21%) Linux
7 14 (21.21%) MS Office
7 14 (21.21%) HTML
7 14 (21.21%) Cisco
8 13 (19.70%) Java
8 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (18.18%) Spring
9 12 (18.18%) AS400
9 12 (18.18%) Hibernate
9 12 (18.18%) UML
9 12 (18.18%) OO
9 12 (18.18%) JBoss
9 12 (18.18%) JSP
9 12 (18.18%) XML
9 12 (18.18%) XSLT
9 12 (18.18%) RPG
9 12 (18.18%) Tomcat
9 12 (18.18%) OOD
9 12 (18.18%) SOA
9 12 (18.18%) Eclipse

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 12 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.06%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (21.21%) MS Office
2 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.03%) HFM
2 2 (3.03%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.15%) VoIP
2 8 (12.12%) LAN
3 7 (10.61%) WLAN
3 7 (10.61%) VLAN
3 7 (10.61%) Ethernet
3 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.61%) VPN
3 7 (10.61%) MPLS
3 7 (10.61%) OSPF
3 7 (10.61%) BGP
4 3 (4.55%) SAN
4 3 (4.55%) WAN
5 1 (1.52%) 4G
5 1 (1.52%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.52%) Intranet
5 1 (1.52%) Internet
5 1 (1.52%) 3G
5 1 (1.52%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.03%) Essbase
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 7 (10.61%) Finance
4 5 (7.58%) Electronics
5 2 (3.03%) French Language
5 2 (3.03%) German Language
5 2 (3.03%) Hebrew Language
5 2 (3.03%) Retail
6 1 (1.52%) Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Arabic Language
6 1 (1.52%) Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Developer
2 14 (21.21%) Support Engineer
3 12 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 11 (16.67%) Network Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Field Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 6 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Support Specialist
8 4 (6.06%) Products Support Specialist
8 4 (6.06%) Design Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Implementation Specialist
8 4 (6.06%) Product Specialist
8 4 (6.06%) Service Desk Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Network Design Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Build Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Essbase Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Electronics Technician
10 2 (3.03%) Junior
10 2 (3.03%) Junior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) HTML
2 12 (18.18%) Hibernate
2 12 (18.18%) JSP
2 12 (18.18%) XML
2 12 (18.18%) XSLT
2 12 (18.18%) Spring
2 12 (18.18%) Java EE
2 12 (18.18%) Grails
3 3 (4.55%) LAMP
4 2 (3.03%) MDX
5 1 (1.52%) OLE
5 1 (1.52%) WinForms
5 1 (1.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) AS400
1 12 (18.18%) iSeries
2 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.61%) Video on Demand
4 3 (4.55%) Replication
5 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.52%) Firmware
6 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.73%) Windows
2 14 (21.21%) Linux
3 5 (7.58%) UNIX
4 4 (6.06%) Windows 8
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.06%) Windows XP
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Project Management
2 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.18%) UML
3 12 (18.18%) OO
3 12 (18.18%) OOD
3 12 (18.18%) SOA
3 12 (18.18%) Time Management
3 12 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
4 11 (16.67%) ITIL
5 7 (10.61%) Service Management
5 7 (10.61%) Change Management
5 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis
6 6 (9.09%) Business Development
7 5 (7.58%) Network Design
7 5 (7.58%) Business Continuity
8 4 (6.06%) Migration
8 4 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.55%) High Availability
9 3 (4.55%) ITSM
9 3 (4.55%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.30%) SQL
2 13 (19.70%) Java
3 12 (18.18%) Groovy
3 12 (18.18%) RPG IV
3 12 (18.18%) RPG
4 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.52%) C
5 1 (1.52%) C#
5 1 (1.52%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (59.09%) HND
2 28 (42.42%) Degree
3 16 (24.24%) CCNA
3 16 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (10.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (7.58%) CCNP
6 4 (6.06%) MCSE
6 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.06%) MCITP
7 3 (4.55%) VTSP
7 3 (4.55%) CCDP
7 3 (4.55%) CCIE
7 3 (4.55%) CCIP
8 2 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.06%) XenApp
2 3 (4.55%) XenServer
Vendors
1 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.73%) Oracle
3 14 (21.21%) Cisco
4 12 (18.18%) JBoss
4 12 (18.18%) AccuRev
5 8 (12.12%) VMware
6 7 (10.61%) Fortinet
6 7 (10.61%) Aruba
6 7 (10.61%) F5
7 6 (9.09%) Citrix
8 4 (6.06%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.55%) Juniper
9 3 (4.55%) IBM
9 3 (4.55%) SAP
9 3 (4.55%) Sun
9 3 (4.55%) HP
9 3 (4.55%) EMC
9 3 (4.55%) Intel
10 2 (3.03%) Hyperion
11 1 (1.52%) Mercator
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