The first table below looks at the demand for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford 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 Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 75 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing HNC 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.13% 0.10% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £40,290 £21,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+91.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,625 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-11.92% -
Qualifications Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
228 323 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 30.40% 33.68% 29.83%
Number of salaries quoted 209 269 191
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
HNC
Oxfordshire

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

HNC
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

HNC Salary Trend in Oxford

HNC
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (100.00%) HND
2 2 (66.67%) Process Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Manager
1 2 (66.67%) IT Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Business Systems Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) HND
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft