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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 602 573 632
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +59
Permanent jobs citing HNC 32 33 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.069% 0.074% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.30% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 29 24 15
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £28,500 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.76%
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
11387 10997 12888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.72% 24.70% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9090 9081 11010
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +13 9 £27,500 - 1
Hayes - 4 £52,500 - 2
West Drayton - 3 £55,000 -
Hounslow -6 2 £49,500 -3.41%
Romford - 1 £32,500 -
Wembley - 1 £32,500 -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 42 (60.00%) HND
2 30 (42.86%) Degree
3 29 (41.43%) Microsoft
4 21 (30.00%) CCNA
4 21 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (25.71%) SQL
7 17 (24.29%) Windows
7 17 (24.29%) Cisco
8 16 (22.86%) MS Office
8 16 (22.86%) Telecoms
9 15 (21.43%) Project Management
9 15 (21.43%) ITIL
9 15 (21.43%) Linux
10 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
10 13 (18.57%) Oracle
11 12 (17.14%) HTML
11 12 (17.14%) VoIP
12 11 (15.71%) Java
12 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (15.71%) VLAN
13 10 (14.29%) Java EE
13 10 (14.29%) Computer Science
13 10 (14.29%) Grails
13 10 (14.29%) Time Management
13 10 (14.29%) Groovy
13 10 (14.29%) iSeries
13 10 (14.29%) AccuRev
13 10 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
13 10 (14.29%) RPG IV

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.71%) CMS
3 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (22.86%) MS Office
2 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.86%) HFM
2 2 (2.86%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) VoIP
2 11 (15.71%) VLAN
3 10 (14.29%) LAN
4 9 (12.86%) MPLS
4 9 (12.86%) OSPF
4 9 (12.86%) BGP
4 9 (12.86%) WLAN
4 9 (12.86%) Ethernet
4 9 (12.86%) TCP/IP
4 9 (12.86%) VPN
5 3 (4.29%) WAN
5 3 (4.29%) SAN
5 3 (4.29%) Internet
6 2 (2.86%) Firewall
6 2 (2.86%) DNS
7 1 (1.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.86%) Essbase
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (22.86%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.86%) Manufacturing
2 9 (12.86%) Electronics
3 8 (11.43%) Finance
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) French Language
4 2 (2.86%) German Language
4 2 (2.86%) Hebrew Language
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Arabic Language
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 13 (18.57%) Developer
2 13 (18.57%) Network Engineer
3 10 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Field Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Technical Support Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Technical Support
6 5 (7.14%) Service Desk Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Support Specialist
6 5 (7.14%) Design Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Products Support Specialist
7 4 (5.71%) Electronics Technician
7 4 (5.71%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Product Specialist
7 4 (5.71%) Implementation Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) Build Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Mac Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Junior Support Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) PC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) HTML
2 10 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 10 (14.29%) JSP
2 10 (14.29%) XML
2 10 (14.29%) XSLT
2 10 (14.29%) Spring
2 10 (14.29%) Java EE
2 10 (14.29%) Grails
3 3 (4.29%) LAMP
4 2 (2.86%) MDX
5 1 (1.43%) OLE
5 1 (1.43%) WinForms
5 1 (1.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.29%) AS400
2 10 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.29%) iSeries
3 7 (10.00%) Video on Demand
4 4 (5.71%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.29%) Replication
6 1 (1.43%) Firmware
6 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.29%) Windows
2 15 (21.43%) Linux
3 5 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (7.14%) UNIX
4 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) ITIL
1 15 (21.43%) Project Management
2 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.29%) UML
3 10 (14.29%) OO
3 10 (14.29%) OOD
3 10 (14.29%) SOA
3 10 (14.29%) Time Management
3 10 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
4 9 (12.86%) Data Analysis
4 9 (12.86%) Change Management
4 9 (12.86%) Service Management
5 7 (10.00%) Network Design
6 5 (7.14%) Business Development
6 5 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.71%) Quality Management
7 4 (5.71%) ITSM
7 4 (5.71%) Migration
7 4 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (4.29%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.71%) SQL
2 11 (15.71%) Java
3 10 (14.29%) Groovy
3 10 (14.29%) RPG IV
3 10 (14.29%) RPG
4 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.43%) C
5 1 (1.43%) C#
5 1 (1.43%) R
Qualifications
1 42 (60.00%) HND
2 30 (42.86%) Degree
3 21 (30.00%) CCNA
3 21 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (10.00%) MCSE
5 7 (10.00%) CCNP
6 5 (7.14%) MCITP
7 4 (5.71%) CCIP
7 4 (5.71%) CCIE
7 4 (5.71%) CCDP
8 3 (4.29%) VTSP
8 3 (4.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.86%) ACMT
9 2 (2.86%) MCP
9 2 (2.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) XenApp
2 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.29%) XenServer
3 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.43%) MetaFrame
Vendors
1 29 (41.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.29%) Cisco
3 13 (18.57%) Oracle
4 10 (14.29%) JBoss
4 10 (14.29%) AccuRev
5 9 (12.86%) Aruba
5 9 (12.86%) F5
5 9 (12.86%) VMware
5 9 (12.86%) Fortinet
6 8 (11.43%) Citrix
7 5 (7.14%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.29%) IBM
8 3 (4.29%) Juniper
8 3 (4.29%) SAP
8 3 (4.29%) Sun
8 3 (4.29%) HP
8 3 (4.29%) EMC
8 3 (4.29%) Intel
9 2 (2.86%) Hyperion
9 2 (2.86%) Apple
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
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Salary: £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
UCL
Posted: 19 days ago