The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 100 118 122
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Permanent jobs citing HNC 7 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.47% 0.25% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.50% 0.87% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 2
Average salary £42,500 £41,895 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +109.47%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £28,625 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+22.27% -11.92%
HNC
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
466 462 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 31.44% 28.57% 32.40%
Number of salaries quoted 367 402 469
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

HNC
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

HNC Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

HNC
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HNC across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

HNC Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

HNC
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
Abingdon - 1 £22,500 -
HNC
South East

HNC
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) HND
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (36.36%) MS Office
3 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
3 4 (36.36%) SOLIDWORKS
3 4 (36.36%) CAD
3 4 (36.36%) AutoCAD
3 4 (36.36%) Autodesk
3 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Electronics
4 2 (18.18%) C
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) MCSA
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Office 365
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (9.09%) MCITP
5 1 (9.09%) SCCM
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
1 4 (36.36%) SOLIDWORKS
1 4 (36.36%) AutoCAD
1 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
General
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Design Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Mechanical Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Electrical Design Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Electrical Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) CAD
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) HND
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Autodesk
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
3 1 (9.09%) VMware