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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 404 443 444
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +1
Permanent jobs citing HNC 27 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.099% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 0.32% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 21
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,756 £46,200 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
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
5785 6629 7829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.73% 31.36% 33.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4627 5000 6251
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,350 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +16 15 £38,000 -16.48%
West Sussex 0 5 £28,000 -25.82%
Hampshire - 3 £37,500 -
Kent - 3 £29,000 -
Berkshire +17 1 £38,781 +58.28% 1
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for HNC.

1 39 (70.91%) HND
2 25 (45.45%) Degree
3 18 (32.73%) AutoCAD
3 18 (32.73%) Computer Science
4 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
4 16 (29.09%) Windows
5 15 (27.27%) SQL
6 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (23.64%) MCSE
7 13 (23.64%) CRM
8 11 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 10 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (18.18%) .NET
9 10 (18.18%) CCNA
9 10 (18.18%) Cisco
10 9 (16.36%) ITIL
10 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
10 9 (16.36%) Electronics
10 9 (16.36%) Windows Server
11 8 (14.55%) Firewall
11 8 (14.55%) Linux
11 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
11 8 (14.55%) DNS
11 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
12 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
12 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
12 7 (12.73%) MCTS
12 7 (12.73%) Dynamics CRM
12 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 7 (12.73%) High Availability

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.73%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.64%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (32.73%) AutoCAD
2 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.64%) MS Project
4 1 (1.82%) MS Office
4 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) DNS
1 8 (14.55%) Firewall
2 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.91%) LAN
3 6 (10.91%) VSAT
3 6 (10.91%) WAN
4 4 (7.27%) 3G
4 4 (7.27%) 4G
4 4 (7.27%) GSM
4 4 (7.27%) VoIP
4 4 (7.27%) Wireless
5 3 (5.45%) OSPF
5 3 (5.45%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.82%) HSRP
6 1 (1.82%) Internet
6 1 (1.82%) MPLS
6 1 (1.82%) NAS
6 1 (1.82%) SONET
6 1 (1.82%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (16.36%) Electronics
2 6 (10.91%) Finance
3 5 (9.09%) Billing
4 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.64%) Automotive
5 2 (3.64%) Avionics
6 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Technologist
2 9 (16.36%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (12.73%) 1st Line Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Exchange Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Exchange Support
4 7 (12.73%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Windows Support Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 6 (10.91%) Help Desk Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Help Desk Support
5 6 (10.91%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Wintel Support
6 5 (9.09%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.82%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Computer Science
2 11 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.91%) Mathematics
4 5 (9.09%) Data Structures
4 5 (9.09%) User Experience
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) CCTV
5 1 (1.82%) CMDB
5 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.82%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Windows
2 9 (16.36%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.55%) Linux
4 2 (3.64%) Unix
5 1 (1.82%) CentOS
5 1 (1.82%) Debian
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.82%) Solaris
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) CRM
2 9 (16.36%) ITIL
3 7 (12.73%) High Availability
4 6 (10.91%) Project Planning
5 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 5 (9.09%) SDLC
6 4 (7.27%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.45%) Network Design
8 2 (3.64%) CAE
8 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.64%) Project Management
8 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.82%) Business Development
9 1 (1.82%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.82%) ITIL V2
9 1 (1.82%) Memory Management
9 1 (1.82%) Network Management
9 1 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.82%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) C
2 5 (9.09%) Java
2 5 (9.09%) Perl
2 5 (9.09%) PHP
2 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.64%) Fortran
4 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.82%) C++
4 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 39 (70.91%) HND
2 25 (45.45%) Degree
3 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (23.64%) MCSE
5 10 (18.18%) CCNA
5 10 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (12.73%) MCTS
7 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) CCIP
8 1 (1.82%) CCNP
8 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.82%) LPIC
8 1 (1.82%) MCSA
8 1 (1.82%) PhD
8 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.82%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) iptables
3 1 (1.82%) Xen
3 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 7 (12.73%) SCOM
2 1 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.18%) Cisco
3 5 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.64%) EMC
4 2 (3.64%) Juniper
4 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.82%) F5
5 1 (1.82%) NetApp
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle
5 1 (1.82%) Remedy
5 1 (1.82%) Sun
5 1 (1.82%) Symantec