The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 81 68 78
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs citing HNC 4 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.42% 0.62% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.47% 2.08% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £27,500 £21,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.43% -37.85%
UK excluding London average salary £31,627 £28,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+11.95% -13.07%
Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
273 192 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 28.95% 29.58% 37.55%
Number of salaries quoted 253 169 288
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
HNC
East Midlands

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Northampton -14 4 £27,500 +26.43% 1
HNC
East Midlands

HNC
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Altiris
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Kindle
3 2 (40.00%) Law
3 2 (40.00%) Legal
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) HND
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) CATIA
4 1 (20.00%) CAD
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Business Development
4 1 (20.00%) Degree

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) CATIA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Law
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Mechanical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) CAD
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCP
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) HND
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Altiris
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 23 days holiday, pension scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Kettering
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £31500 per annum + bonus, overtime, pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Kettering
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £31500 per annum + bonus, overtime, pension
Posted: 15 days ago