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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 595 622 596
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -26
Permanent jobs citing HNC 18 36 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.074% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.29% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 23
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
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
11211 12562 11098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.81% 25.82% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9196 10215 9015
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 22 May 2015.

HNC Salary Histogram in London

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (82.35%) HND
2 26 (76.47%) Degree
3 12 (35.29%) Windows
4 11 (32.35%) LAN
4 11 (32.35%) WAN
4 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
4 11 (32.35%) Finance
5 9 (26.47%) XenApp
5 9 (26.47%) Citrix
6 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (23.53%) Cisco
6 8 (23.53%) CCNA
6 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
7 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
7 7 (20.59%) MCSE
7 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
7 7 (20.59%) SQL
8 6 (17.65%) Oracle
8 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
8 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
8 6 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (17.65%) Blackberry
8 6 (17.65%) Banking
8 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
9 5 (14.71%) Private Cloud
9 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (14.71%) Data Analysis
9 5 (14.71%) JSON
9 5 (14.71%) Statistical Analysis

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (14.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.71%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) LAN
1 11 (32.35%) WAN
2 6 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (14.71%) SAN
3 5 (14.71%) VoIP
4 3 (8.82%) VSAT
4 3 (8.82%) Firewall
4 3 (8.82%) DSL
4 3 (8.82%) MPLS
4 3 (8.82%) OSPF
4 3 (8.82%) BGP
5 2 (5.88%) DVB
5 2 (5.88%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 6 (17.65%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Help Desk Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Support Technician
4 5 (14.71%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Help Desk Technician
4 5 (14.71%) Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Help Desk Support
4 5 (14.71%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) SQL Developer
4 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Developer
4 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 5 (14.71%) Help Desk Support Technician
4 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (14.71%) Graduate
5 3 (8.82%) Network Operations Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Network Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) JSON
1 5 (14.71%) Ajax
1 5 (14.71%) jQuery
1 5 (14.71%) Razor View Engine
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
1 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
1 6 (17.65%) Blackberry
2 5 (14.71%) Private Cloud
2 5 (14.71%) Replication
3 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
4 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.82%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) CCTV
5 1 (2.94%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) UNIX
2 5 (14.71%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Data Analysis
1 5 (14.71%) Statistical Analysis
1 5 (14.71%) Predictive Modelling
1 5 (14.71%) High Availability
1 5 (14.71%) MVC
1 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
2 3 (8.82%) Time Management
2 3 (8.82%) Coaching
2 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (8.82%) Logistics
3 2 (5.88%) Project Management
3 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.94%) Functional Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.94%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
2 5 (14.71%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) C
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (82.35%) HND
2 26 (76.47%) Degree
3 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (23.53%) CCNA
4 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
4 7 (20.59%) MCSE
5 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 5 (14.71%) MOS
6 5 (14.71%) VTSP
7 3 (8.82%) VCP4
7 3 (8.82%) MCITP
8 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (2.94%) NVQ Level 4
8 1 (2.94%) CITP
8 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) XenApp
2 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) Citrix
3 8 (23.53%) Cisco
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle
5 5 (14.71%) VMware
5 5 (14.71%) Juniper
5 5 (14.71%) Sun
5 5 (14.71%) HP
5 5 (14.71%) EMC
5 5 (14.71%) Intel
5 5 (14.71%) IBM
6 3 (8.82%) Bloomberg
7 2 (5.88%) Epicor
North London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Premier Engineering
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum maybe slightly more for the right person
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago