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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 605 620 588
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -32
Permanent jobs citing HNC 27 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.064% 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.25% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 20
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -29.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £28,625 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+22.27% -11.92%
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
11182 12295 11179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.18% 25.29% 25.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9093 9875 9032
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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 +11 4 £40,000 +33.33% 1
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 32 (80.00%) Degree
2 29 (72.50%) HND
3 18 (45.00%) MS Excel
4 16 (40.00%) LAN
4 16 (40.00%) WAN
4 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (37.50%) Cisco
5 15 (37.50%) CCNA
6 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (35.00%) VMware
6 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (32.50%) Linux
7 13 (32.50%) MCSE
8 11 (27.50%) UNIX
8 11 (27.50%) Oracle
8 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
9 10 (25.00%) HP
9 10 (25.00%) EMC
9 10 (25.00%) Intel
9 10 (25.00%) Sun
9 10 (25.00%) IBM
9 10 (25.00%) VoIP
9 10 (25.00%) MS Visio
9 10 (25.00%) Juniper
9 10 (25.00%) SAN
9 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 10 (25.00%) High Availability
9 10 (25.00%) VTSP

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (10.00%) Lync
1 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) LAN
1 16 (40.00%) WAN
2 10 (25.00%) VoIP
2 10 (25.00%) SAN
3 6 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (12.50%) VPN
4 5 (12.50%) Firewall
4 5 (12.50%) VSAT
5 4 (10.00%) WiMAX
5 4 (10.00%) DNS
5 4 (10.00%) DVB
6 3 (7.50%) VLAN
7 2 (5.00%) Internet
8 1 (2.50%) BGP
8 1 (2.50%) MPLS
8 1 (2.50%) OSPF
8 1 (2.50%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (17.50%) Banking
2 5 (12.50%) Electronics
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.00%) Finance
4 3 (7.50%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Advertising
5 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Support Technician
3 6 (15.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 5 (12.50%) Software Support Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
4 5 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 5 (12.50%) Help Desk Technician
4 5 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Technician
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.50%) Incident Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Technical Support
6 3 (7.50%) Major Incident Manager
6 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Private Cloud
1 10 (25.00%) Replication
1 10 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (12.50%) CMDB
4 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.50%) PMI
6 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.50%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Linux
2 11 (27.50%) UNIX
3 8 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) High Availability
2 9 (22.50%) Problem Management
3 8 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (12.50%) Logistics
5 3 (7.50%) Service Management
5 3 (7.50%) CRM
5 3 (7.50%) Change Management
5 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.50%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (7.50%) ITIL V2
5 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Computer Security
6 1 (2.50%) Project Management
6 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.50%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
1 5 (12.50%) C
1 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) Perl
2 1 (2.50%) AWK
Qualifications
1 32 (80.00%) Degree
2 29 (72.50%) HND
3 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (37.50%) CCNA
5 13 (32.50%) MCSE
6 10 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 10 (25.00%) VTSP
6 10 (25.00%) MOS
7 5 (12.50%) MCP
8 4 (10.00%) MCTS
8 4 (10.00%) MCITP
9 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.50%) VCP4
9 1 (2.50%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) SLA
2 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
3 7 (17.50%) XenApp
4 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Cisco
2 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.00%) VMware
3 11 (27.50%) Oracle
4 10 (25.00%) HP
4 10 (25.00%) EMC
4 10 (25.00%) Intel
4 10 (25.00%) Sun
4 10 (25.00%) IBM
4 10 (25.00%) Juniper
5 7 (17.50%) Citrix
6 4 (10.00%) Apple
7 3 (7.50%) Bloomberg
7 3 (7.50%) Remedy
7 3 (7.50%) WatchGuard
London
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Salary: £60k - 80k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension , Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Pension, Medical
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago