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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 602 596 600
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing HNC 16 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.040% 0.055%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 19
Average salary £31,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.11% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £32,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.50%
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
10437 10841 11918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.58% 25.26% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8541 8650 10027
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 28 January 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 January 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 +9 1 £27,500 -47.61% 1
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 25 (56.82%) HND
3 22 (50.00%) Degree
4 15 (34.09%) MS Office
4 15 (34.09%) CCNA
4 15 (34.09%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (31.82%) Windows
6 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
6 13 (29.55%) Finance
7 12 (27.27%) Telecoms
7 12 (27.27%) Data Analysis
7 12 (27.27%) Cisco
7 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (25.00%) ITIL
9 10 (22.73%) MPLS
9 10 (22.73%) OSPF
9 10 (22.73%) BGP
9 10 (22.73%) VLAN
10 9 (20.45%) Electronics
10 9 (20.45%) SLA
11 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (18.18%) Change Management
12 7 (15.91%) Service Management
12 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
12 7 (15.91%) Manufacturing
12 7 (15.91%) Fortinet
12 7 (15.91%) Mathematics
12 7 (15.91%) VoIP
12 7 (15.91%) WLAN
12 7 (15.91%) Ethernet

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.36%) IIS
3 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (34.09%) 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 10 (22.73%) MPLS
1 10 (22.73%) OSPF
1 10 (22.73%) BGP
1 10 (22.73%) VLAN
2 7 (15.91%) VoIP
2 7 (15.91%) WLAN
2 7 (15.91%) Ethernet
2 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
2 7 (15.91%) VPN
3 6 (13.64%) Firewall
4 5 (11.36%) LAN
5 3 (6.82%) DNS
5 3 (6.82%) Internet
5 3 (6.82%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) LabVIEW
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 9 (20.45%) Electronics
4 7 (15.91%) Manufacturing
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 8 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Technical Support Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Technical Support
2 6 (13.64%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Graduate Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Network Operations Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Graduate
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Network Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Field Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Operations Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Design Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Mac Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) PC Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) IT Support
5 2 (4.55%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) .NET
1 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
1 5 (11.36%) Ajax
1 5 (11.36%) JSON
1 5 (11.36%) jQuery
1 5 (11.36%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.91%) Mathematics
3 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.36%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.55%) UNIX
6 2 (4.55%) Linux
6 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Data Analysis
2 11 (25.00%) ITIL
3 8 (18.18%) Change Management
4 7 (15.91%) Service Management
5 5 (11.36%) Data Modelling
5 5 (11.36%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (11.36%) MVC
5 5 (11.36%) Time Management
5 5 (11.36%) Predictive Modelling
5 5 (11.36%) Network Design
5 5 (11.36%) Coaching
6 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.09%) Project Management
7 3 (6.82%) Quality Management
7 3 (6.82%) ITSM
7 3 (6.82%) ERP
7 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.55%) Functional Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.27%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) T-SQL
2 5 (11.36%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) C
3 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (56.82%) HND
2 22 (50.00%) Degree
3 15 (34.09%) CCNA
3 15 (34.09%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (15.91%) MCSE
6 5 (11.36%) CCNP
6 5 (11.36%) MCITP
7 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 3 (6.82%) ACMT
8 3 (6.82%) VCP4
8 3 (6.82%) MCP
8 3 (6.82%) MCTS
8 3 (6.82%) CCIP
8 3 (6.82%) CCIE
8 3 (6.82%) CCDP
9 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.27%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) XenApp
2 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) MetaFrame
3 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.27%) Cisco
3 7 (15.91%) Fortinet
3 7 (15.91%) Aruba
3 7 (15.91%) F5
4 6 (13.64%) Citrix
5 4 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.82%) Epicor
6 3 (6.82%) Apple
7 2 (4.55%) VMware
8 1 (2.27%) Trillium
8 1 (2.27%) HP
8 1 (2.27%) EMC
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Imperative People
Salary: £26000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + Pack
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
EE
Posted: 7 days ago