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

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 170 176 186
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Permanent jobs citing HNC 3 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.088% 0.092% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.34% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 4
Median salary £31,000 £50,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.00% +69.49%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
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
856 890 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.25% 27.22% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 748 721 704
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for HNC.

1 5 (100.00%) HND
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) MCSA
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) NVQ Level 4

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) HND
2 4 (80.00%) MCSA
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) NVQ Level 4
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) VMware