The first table below looks at the demand for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 65 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HNC 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.47% - 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.35% - 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £24,750 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,625 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-11.92% -
Qualifications Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
222 102 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 35.07% 29.91% 38.43%
Number of salaries quoted 208 97 166
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
HNC
Northamptonshire

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

HNC
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

HNC Salary Trend in Northampton

HNC
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Law
3 4 (50.00%) Altiris
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) MCP
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) MCSE
4 3 (37.50%) MCSA
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) Legal
4 3 (37.50%) Kindle
5 2 (25.00%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control
6 1 (12.50%) Business Development
6 1 (12.50%) Communications Security

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
General
1 6 (75.00%) Law
2 3 (37.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Security Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Communications Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Development
2 1 (12.50%) Communications Security
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) MCP
3 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Altiris
2 2 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix