The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 422 408 404
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Permanent jobs citing HNC 22 50 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.22% 0.099%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.67% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 16
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,900 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
HNC
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6672 7415 6792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.66% 33.28% 32.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5293 5643 5467
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

HNC
Salary Trend in the South East

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

HNC Salary Trend in the South East

HNC
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HNC across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

HNC Salary Histogram in the South East

HNC
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Buckinghamshire -8 8 £45,000 -9.09% 3
Oxfordshire - 4 £38,750 - 2
Surrey +4 3 £45,000 -4.25% 1
West Sussex -8 3 £32,500 -
Kent -8 2 £19,000 -24.00%
Hampshire +15 1 £22,000 -55.55% 1
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 18 (41.86%) Degree
2 15 (34.88%) HND
3 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
4 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
5 8 (18.60%) MS Office
5 8 (18.60%) Wireless
6 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
7 6 (13.95%) CAD
7 6 (13.95%) Windows
7 6 (13.95%) Manufacturing
8 5 (11.63%) Subversion
8 5 (11.63%) Aerospace
8 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.63%) QA
8 5 (11.63%) VMware
8 5 (11.63%) Autodesk
9 4 (9.30%) ITIL
9 4 (9.30%) Military
9 4 (9.30%) SOLIDWORKS
9 4 (9.30%) Electronics
9 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
10 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.98%) Chartered Engineer
10 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
10 3 (6.98%) Trac
10 3 (6.98%) JSON
10 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (6.98%) Automated Testing

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 8 (18.60%) MS Office
2 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
3 4 (9.30%) SOLIDWORKS
3 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.98%) AutoCAD
5 1 (2.33%) Solid Edge
5 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) Wireless
2 3 (6.98%) Ethernet
2 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.65%) Network Security
4 1 (2.33%) Multicast
4 1 (2.33%) SS7
4 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.33%) SNMP
4 1 (2.33%) ATM
4 1 (2.33%) GSM
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) UMTS
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) MS Access
2 1 (2.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Subversion
2 3 (6.98%) Trac
3 2 (4.65%) Selenium
3 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.95%) Manufacturing
3 5 (11.63%) Aerospace
4 4 (9.30%) Electronics
4 4 (9.30%) Military
5 2 (4.65%) Marketing
6 1 (2.33%) Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Design Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) RF Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Junior
4 6 (13.95%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Mechanical Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Senior RF Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Junior Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Validation Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Electrical Design Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Electrical Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.98%) Graduate
5 3 (6.98%) Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) XML
1 3 (6.98%) JSON
2 1 (2.33%) HTML5
2 1 (2.33%) Flash
2 1 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) User Experience
2 2 (4.65%) Graphic Design
2 2 (4.65%) Photography
3 1 (2.33%) Video Editing
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.33%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.65%) UNIX
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) CAD
2 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
3 4 (9.30%) ITIL
4 3 (6.98%) Regression Testing
4 3 (6.98%) Validation
4 3 (6.98%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (6.98%) Automated Testing
4 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
4 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
5 2 (4.65%) Product Management
5 2 (4.65%) User Stories
5 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) Energy Management
5 2 (4.65%) Use Case
5 2 (4.65%) Test Management
5 2 (4.65%) Parallel Computing
5 2 (4.65%) BDD
5 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
1 3 (6.98%) C#
2 2 (4.65%) C
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.33%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (2.33%) VBA
3 1 (2.33%) Python
3 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (41.86%) Degree
2 15 (34.88%) HND
3 3 (6.98%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.65%) MCITP
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCTS
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) MCSA
5 1 (2.33%) CCNA
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) NDS
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
1 1 (2.33%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Autodesk
2 5 (11.63%) VMware
3 2 (4.65%) Dell
4 1 (2.33%) Juniper
4 1 (2.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (2.33%) CA
4 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.33%) Symantec
4 1 (2.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (2.33%) SOTI
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
High Wycombe
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £22000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
High Wycombe
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £22000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
High Wycombe
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £22000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Aldershot
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago