The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 176 177 187
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs citing HNC 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.060% 0.13% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.57% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £43,750 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
HNC
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
798 875 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.80% 22.29% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 665 695 893
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HNC across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

HNC
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HNC across the Manchester region.

HNC Salary Trend in Manchester

HNC
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HNC across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

HNC Salary Histogram in Manchester

HNC
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) HND
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) AutoCAD
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (25.00%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Data Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Facilities Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) HND
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) Veeam
Greater Manchester
Premier Engineering
Salary: £23000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Superb Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bury
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + profit share. holidays, training.
Posted: 27 days ago