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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 369 409 374
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -35
Permanent jobs citing HNC 80 24 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.11% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.10% 0.35% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 43 18 66
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £23,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
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
7304 6921 7847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.18% 31.78% 34.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5511 5467 6738
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,625
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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
Hampshire +14 36 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Berkshire +35 30 £51,250 +33.11% 3
Kent +3 7 £45,000 +28.57%
West Sussex -5 2 £36,250 -9.37% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £47,250 -
Surrey -16 1 - - 2
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

1 110 (83.97%) HND
2 53 (40.46%) NDS
2 53 (40.46%) Service Delivery
3 51 (38.93%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 45 (34.35%) Degree
5 37 (28.24%) Marketing
6 36 (27.48%) Change Management
6 36 (27.48%) TIBCO
6 36 (27.48%) UNIX
7 34 (25.95%) GSM
7 34 (25.95%) UMTS
7 34 (25.95%) SS7
7 34 (25.95%) Product Marketing
8 29 (22.14%) Telecoms
9 28 (21.37%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 21 (16.03%) Internet
11 19 (14.50%) 3G
11 19 (14.50%) iDTV
11 19 (14.50%) Broadband
11 19 (14.50%) PhD
11 19 (14.50%) BBC
11 19 (14.50%) Smartphone
11 19 (14.50%) 4G
12 18 (13.74%) Electronics
13 17 (12.98%) VoLTE
13 17 (12.98%) LTE
14 16 (12.21%) ITIL
14 16 (12.21%) SMS
15 14 (10.69%) Nokia
16 13 (9.92%) C

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (7.63%) AutoCAD
2 4 (3.05%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.53%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (0.76%) MS Office
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (25.95%) GSM
1 34 (25.95%) UMTS
1 34 (25.95%) SS7
2 21 (16.03%) Internet
3 19 (14.50%) 3G
3 19 (14.50%) Broadband
3 19 (14.50%) 4G
4 17 (12.98%) VoLTE
4 17 (12.98%) LTE
5 16 (12.21%) SMS
6 8 (6.11%) Firewall
7 6 (4.58%) Wireless
8 3 (2.29%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.29%) Network Security
8 3 (2.29%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.29%) WAN
8 3 (2.29%) MGW
9 2 (1.53%) ATM
9 2 (1.53%) LAN
9 2 (1.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.05%) QlikView
2 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.76%) MS Access
General
1 37 (28.24%) Marketing
2 29 (22.14%) Telecoms
3 18 (13.74%) Electronics
4 7 (5.34%) Aerospace
5 4 (3.05%) Advertising
6 3 (2.29%) Military
6 3 (2.29%) Retail
6 3 (2.29%) Finance
7 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.53%) Local Government
8 1 (0.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (18.32%) Support Engineer
1 24 (18.32%) Design Engineer
2 16 (12.21%) Technical Leader
3 11 (8.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (5.34%) Team Leader
5 6 (4.58%) Support Team Leader
5 6 (4.58%) Consultant
6 5 (3.82%) Software Engineer
6 5 (3.82%) Server Engineer
7 4 (3.05%) Support Manager
7 4 (3.05%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (3.05%) Developer
7 4 (3.05%) Tester
7 4 (3.05%) Junior
7 4 (3.05%) NOC Engineer
7 4 (3.05%) Junior Tester
7 4 (3.05%) IT Support
7 4 (3.05%) Designer
7 4 (3.05%) Hardware Tester
8 3 (2.29%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.34%) .NET
1 7 (5.34%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.53%) LAMP
3 1 (0.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.50%) iDTV
1 19 (14.50%) BBC
1 19 (14.50%) Smartphone
2 7 (5.34%) Mathematics
3 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.53%) Economics
7 1 (0.76%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.48%) UNIX
2 8 (6.11%) Windows
3 5 (3.82%) Linux
3 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (40.46%) Service Delivery
2 36 (27.48%) Change Management
3 34 (25.95%) Product Marketing
4 16 (12.21%) ITIL
5 12 (9.16%) Project Management
6 8 (6.11%) CAD
6 8 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (4.58%) Change Control
7 6 (4.58%) Software Engineering
8 4 (3.05%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (3.05%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.05%) Integration Testing
8 4 (3.05%) System Testing
8 4 (3.05%) Time Management
8 4 (3.05%) Service Management
9 3 (2.29%) CRM
9 3 (2.29%) Migration
9 3 (2.29%) Business Continuity
9 3 (2.29%) Communications Security
9 3 (2.29%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.92%) C
2 7 (5.34%) VB.NET
2 7 (5.34%) Fortran
3 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.76%) C++
3 1 (0.76%) Java
3 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 110 (83.97%) HND
2 45 (34.35%) Degree
3 19 (14.50%) PhD
4 8 (6.11%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.11%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.34%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (3.05%) CCNA
6 4 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.29%) CCNP
7 3 (2.29%) CCSA
7 3 (2.29%) CCSE
8 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.76%) MCITP
8 1 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.76%) MCSE
8 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.76%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.29%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.53%) QA
4 1 (0.76%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (40.46%) NDS
2 6 (4.58%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.05%) Firmware
Vendors
1 51 (38.93%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 36 (27.48%) TIBCO
3 28 (21.37%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 14 (10.69%) Nokia
5 6 (4.58%) SolidWorks
6 3 (2.29%) F5
6 3 (2.29%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.29%) Cisco
7 2 (1.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.53%) Siemens
8 1 (0.76%) SAP
8 1 (0.76%) EMC
8 1 (0.76%) Citrix
8 1 (0.76%) Meraki
8 1 (0.76%) VMware
8 1 (0.76%) Cadence
8 1 (0.76%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.76%) SolarWinds
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