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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank - 119 115
Permanent jobs citing HNC 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.057% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.18% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £21,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.14%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
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
417 559 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 27.45% 32.11% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 350 472 440
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +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 20 August 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 7 (77.78%) HND
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Release Management
2 5 (55.56%) Data Migration
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) IIS
2 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Web Development
3 4 (44.44%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (44.44%) Replication
3 4 (44.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (22.22%) Process Management
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 2 (22.22%) IPv6

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (55.56%) IIS
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
1 2 (22.22%) IPv6
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
1 2 (22.22%) DWDM
1 2 (22.22%) MPLS
1 2 (22.22%) BGP
1 2 (22.22%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Developer
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Business Systems Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Business Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Network Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Development Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Service Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Replication
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
1 5 (55.56%) Web Development
1 5 (55.56%) Release Management
1 5 (55.56%) Data Migration
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (44.44%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) HND
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft