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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank - 120 120
Permanent jobs citing HNC 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.060% 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.18% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £21,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.76%
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
448 541 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.61% 32.40% 28.22%
Number of salaries quoted 366 463 428
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) HND
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (40.00%) Process Management
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) IPv6
2 2 (40.00%) Lisp
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) DWDM
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (40.00%) IPv6
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) DWDM
1 2 (40.00%) MPLS
1 2 (40.00%) BGP
1 2 (40.00%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Development Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Service Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Network Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Business Systems Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Process Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Lisp
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) HND
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft