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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 190 179 186
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs citing HNC 2 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.052% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.92% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £41,000 £27,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.85% -6.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £25,400 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £28,600 £39,650
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £31,814 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+17.87% +6.04%
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
1115 982 1053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 29.23% 24.36% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 899 818 888
Average salary £37,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HNC across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

HNC Salary Histogram in Manchester

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 6 (100.00%) HND
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Fujitsu
3 2 (33.33%) LLU
3 2 (33.33%) WSUS
3 2 (33.33%) Redback
3 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Huawei
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Cacti
3 2 (33.33%) Zenoss
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (16.67%) Joomla!
1 1 (16.67%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) MPLS
1 2 (33.33%) VLAN
1 2 (33.33%) LLU
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Support
1 2 (33.33%) IP Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) HND
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) WSUS
1 2 (33.33%) Cacti
1 2 (33.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
1 2 (33.33%) Redback
1 2 (33.33%) Huawei
1 2 (33.33%) Fujitsu
1 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) SolidWorks
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago