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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 611 598 604
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Permanent jobs citing HNC 16 33 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.035% 0.073% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.29% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 11
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £38,750 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £82,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
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
11543 11367 12324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.57% 24.98% 25.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9453 9260 10343
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,953
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +28 3 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Hayes - 2 £52,500 -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
2 24 (54.55%) HND
3 19 (43.18%) Degree
4 18 (40.91%) CCNA
4 18 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (38.64%) MS Office
6 16 (36.36%) Telecoms
6 16 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
8 12 (27.27%) ITIL
8 12 (27.27%) VLAN
9 11 (25.00%) Cisco
9 11 (25.00%) Electronics
9 11 (25.00%) Windows
10 10 (22.73%) Manufacturing
11 9 (20.45%) Data Analysis
11 9 (20.45%) F5
11 9 (20.45%) Aruba
11 9 (20.45%) Fortinet
11 9 (20.45%) VoIP
11 9 (20.45%) WLAN
11 9 (20.45%) Ethernet
11 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
11 9 (20.45%) VPN
11 9 (20.45%) Service Management
11 9 (20.45%) Change Management
11 9 (20.45%) MPLS
11 9 (20.45%) OSPF
11 9 (20.45%) BGP
12 7 (15.91%) LAN

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (38.64%) MS Office
2 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) VLAN
2 9 (20.45%) VoIP
2 9 (20.45%) WLAN
2 9 (20.45%) Ethernet
2 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
2 9 (20.45%) VPN
2 9 (20.45%) MPLS
2 9 (20.45%) OSPF
2 9 (20.45%) BGP
3 7 (15.91%) LAN
4 3 (6.82%) Firewall
4 3 (6.82%) DNS
4 3 (6.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) LabVIEW
General
1 16 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 11 (25.00%) Electronics
3 10 (22.73%) Manufacturing
4 7 (15.91%) Finance
5 2 (4.55%) Billing
5 2 (4.55%) French Language
5 2 (4.55%) German Language
5 2 (4.55%) Hebrew Language
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Field Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Technical Support Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Technical Support
4 6 (13.64%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Design Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Electronics Technician
6 4 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Network Manager
7 3 (6.82%) PC Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Build Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Mac Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Network Operations Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Operations Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) HTML
1 1 (2.27%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.64%) Mathematics
3 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.82%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.27%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) UNIX
3 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) ITIL
2 9 (20.45%) Service Management
2 9 (20.45%) Change Management
2 9 (20.45%) Data Analysis
3 7 (15.91%) Network Design
4 4 (9.09%) Project Management
4 4 (9.09%) ITSM
4 4 (9.09%) Quality Management
5 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.82%) Time Management
5 3 (6.82%) Coaching
6 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.27%) Signal Processing
7 1 (2.27%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.27%) ERP
7 1 (2.27%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) C
3 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) VB
3 1 (2.27%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (54.55%) HND
2 19 (43.18%) Degree
3 18 (40.91%) CCNA
3 18 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (15.91%) CCNP
5 5 (11.36%) MCSE
5 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (9.09%) CCDP
6 4 (9.09%) CCIE
6 4 (9.09%) CCIP
7 3 (6.82%) MCTS
7 3 (6.82%) MCP
7 3 (6.82%) ACMT
7 3 (6.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.55%) MCITP
8 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) XenApp
3 1 (2.27%) MetaFrame
3 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) Cisco
3 9 (20.45%) Fortinet
3 9 (20.45%) Aruba
3 9 (20.45%) F5
4 5 (11.36%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.82%) Citrix
5 3 (6.82%) Apple
6 2 (4.55%) VMware
7 1 (2.27%) Epicor
7 1 (2.27%) SolidWorks
7 1 (2.27%) Trillium
7 1 (2.27%) HP
7 1 (2.27%) EMC
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
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