The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 606 576 615
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +39
Permanent jobs citing HNC 30 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.075% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.30% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 15
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +47.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,625 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.54% -1.53%
Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11987 11148 12719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.06% 25.18% 24.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9619 9010 11054
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 £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
HNC
England

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 1 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 1 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 -5 8 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Hounslow -18 2 £49,500 -3.41%
West Drayton - 2 £52,500 -
Romford - 1 £32,500 -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 41 (63.08%) HND
2 23 (35.38%) Degree
3 22 (33.85%) SQL
4 20 (30.77%) Oracle
5 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
5 19 (29.23%) Project Management
6 18 (27.69%) HTML
7 17 (26.15%) Java
7 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (24.62%) Spring
8 16 (24.62%) AS400
8 16 (24.62%) Hibernate
8 16 (24.62%) RPG
8 16 (24.62%) JSP
8 16 (24.62%) XML
8 16 (24.62%) XSLT
8 16 (24.62%) Linux
8 16 (24.62%) UML
8 16 (24.62%) OO
8 16 (24.62%) JBoss
8 16 (24.62%) Tomcat
8 16 (24.62%) OOD
8 16 (24.62%) SOA
8 16 (24.62%) Eclipse
8 16 (24.62%) Java EE
8 16 (24.62%) Grails
8 16 (24.62%) Time Management
8 16 (24.62%) Groovy
8 16 (24.62%) iSeries
8 16 (24.62%) AccuRev

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 16 (24.62%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.15%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Office
2 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.08%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.08%) HFM
2 2 (3.08%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) VoIP
2 6 (9.23%) LAN
3 4 (6.15%) VLAN
3 4 (6.15%) WLAN
3 4 (6.15%) WAN
3 4 (6.15%) SAN
3 4 (6.15%) MPLS
3 4 (6.15%) OSPF
3 4 (6.15%) BGP
3 4 (6.15%) Ethernet
3 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.15%) VPN
4 2 (3.08%) 2G
4 2 (3.08%) 3G
4 2 (3.08%) 4G
4 2 (3.08%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.54%) Intranet
5 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.08%) Essbase
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 16 (24.62%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.69%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.62%) Electronics
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Arabic Language
5 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.54%) Back Office
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Developer
2 16 (24.62%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Network Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Support Specialist
6 4 (6.15%) Products Support Specialist
6 4 (6.15%) Design Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Product Specialist
6 4 (6.15%) Implementation Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.62%) Field Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Essbase Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Electronics Technician
8 2 (3.08%) Junior
8 2 (3.08%) Data Centre Specialist
8 2 (3.08%) Junior Support Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.69%) HTML
2 16 (24.62%) Spring
2 16 (24.62%) Hibernate
2 16 (24.62%) JSP
2 16 (24.62%) XML
2 16 (24.62%) XSLT
2 16 (24.62%) Java EE
2 16 (24.62%) Grails
3 4 (6.15%) LAMP
4 2 (3.08%) MDX
5 1 (1.54%) .NET
5 1 (1.54%) OLE
5 1 (1.54%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) AS400
1 16 (24.62%) iSeries
2 8 (12.31%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.77%) Video on Demand
4 4 (6.15%) Replication
5 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.54%) Firmware
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Linux
2 14 (21.54%) Windows
3 5 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 4 (6.15%) UNIX
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) Project Management
2 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (24.62%) UML
3 16 (24.62%) OO
3 16 (24.62%) OOD
3 16 (24.62%) SOA
3 16 (24.62%) Time Management
3 16 (24.62%) Dependency Injection
4 8 (12.31%) ITIL
5 6 (9.23%) Business Development
6 5 (7.69%) Business Continuity
7 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.15%) Migration
7 4 (6.15%) Service Management
7 4 (6.15%) Change Management
7 4 (6.15%) High Availability
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.08%) Information Security
8 2 (3.08%) Network Design
8 2 (3.08%) Industrial Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.85%) SQL
2 17 (26.15%) Java
3 16 (24.62%) RPG
3 16 (24.62%) Groovy
3 16 (24.62%) RPG IV
4 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.54%) R
5 1 (1.54%) C
5 1 (1.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 41 (63.08%) HND
2 23 (35.38%) Degree
3 14 (21.54%) CCNA
3 14 (21.54%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (13.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.69%) MCSE
5 5 (7.69%) MCITP
6 4 (6.15%) VTSP
7 2 (3.08%) CCNP
8 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.54%) CCIP
8 1 (1.54%) CCDP
8 1 (1.54%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (7.69%) XenApp
2 4 (6.15%) XenServer
Vendors
1 20 (30.77%) Oracle
2 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
3 16 (24.62%) JBoss
3 16 (24.62%) AccuRev
4 13 (20.00%) Cisco
5 10 (15.38%) VMware
6 8 (12.31%) Citrix
7 4 (6.15%) SAP
7 4 (6.15%) Juniper
7 4 (6.15%) HP
7 4 (6.15%) EMC
7 4 (6.15%) Intel
7 4 (6.15%) IBM
7 4 (6.15%) Sun
7 4 (6.15%) F5
7 4 (6.15%) Aruba
7 4 (6.15%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.08%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.54%) Trillium
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