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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 175 194 177
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Permanent jobs citing HNC 1 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.031% 0.050% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.18% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Average salary £31,000 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £42,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +40.83%
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
866 1108 930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 26.65% 27.57% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 672 934 817
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) HND
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) COM
4 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (33.33%) Workflow
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) Coaching
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) ITSM
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) CRM
6 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) SLA
6 2 (16.67%) SCADA
6 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (16.67%) SCCM
6 2 (16.67%) SCVMM
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Bid Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Product Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) SCADA
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Coaching
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 4 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) CRM
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (16.67%) ITSM
2 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) HND
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) GNVQ
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
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Salary: £31000 per annum + OT, Van, Hols, Priv Health
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Posted: 22 days ago