The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 84 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HNC 5 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.53% - 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.58% - 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Average salary £23,750 - £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
HNC
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
317 156 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 33.72% 24.04% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 278 142 235
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

HNC
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

HNC Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

HNC
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 3 £24,750 -
HNC
East Midlands

HNC
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 9 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Law
3 5 (55.56%) ISO 9001
4 4 (44.44%) Altiris
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) MCP
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) MCSE
5 3 (33.33%) MCSA
5 3 (33.33%) MS Office
5 3 (33.33%) Legal
5 3 (33.33%) Kindle
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Change Control
6 1 (11.11%) Business Development
6 1 (11.11%) Communications Security
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (33.33%) MS Office
General
1 8 (88.89%) Law
2 3 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Security Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Communications Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Development
2 1 (11.11%) Communications Security
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (33.33%) MCP
3 3 (33.33%) MCSE
3 3 (33.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) HP
1 4 (44.44%) Altiris