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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 419 404 411
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Permanent jobs citing HNC 24 52 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.67% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 21
Average salary £42,500 £40,145 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.86% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
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
6659 7796 7345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.37% 33.94% 33.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5136 6140 5940
Average salary £43,500 £42,750 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.75% +4.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -2 9 £45,000 +9.09%
Oxfordshire +11 6 £42,500 +1.44%
Berkshire -23 4 £24,500 - 2
West Sussex - 2 £33,500 -
East Sussex +16 1 £52,613 -
Surrey +10 1 £54,500 +75.80%
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 27 (49.09%) HND
2 20 (36.36%) Degree
3 18 (32.73%) Telecoms
4 10 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 9 (16.36%) Windows
5 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
6 8 (14.55%) MS Office
6 8 (14.55%) Wireless
6 8 (14.55%) Marketing
7 7 (12.73%) Product Marketing
7 7 (12.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 7 (12.73%) Change Management
7 7 (12.73%) GSM
7 7 (12.73%) UMTS
7 7 (12.73%) UNIX
7 7 (12.73%) NDS
7 7 (12.73%) TIBCO
7 7 (12.73%) CAD
7 7 (12.73%) AutoCAD
7 7 (12.73%) SS7
8 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
8 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
8 6 (10.91%) Manufacturing
9 5 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (9.09%) Finance
9 5 (9.09%) Electronics
9 5 (9.09%) PhD
9 5 (9.09%) Ethernet
9 5 (9.09%) LAN
9 5 (9.09%) ITIL

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (14.55%) MS Office
2 7 (12.73%) AutoCAD
3 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
4 5 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (7.27%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (1.82%) CATIA
6 1 (1.82%) Siemens NX
6 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.82%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.82%) RoboHelp
6 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) Wireless
2 7 (12.73%) GSM
2 7 (12.73%) UMTS
2 7 (12.73%) SS7
3 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 5 (9.09%) LAN
5 4 (7.27%) SDH
6 1 (1.82%) WAN
6 1 (1.82%) ATM
6 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.82%) IPv6
6 1 (1.82%) Internet
6 1 (1.82%) SONET
6 1 (1.82%) MPLS
6 1 (1.82%) OSPF
6 1 (1.82%) BGP
6 1 (1.82%) RSVP
6 1 (1.82%) VLAN
6 1 (1.82%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) MS Access
2 1 (1.82%) Pentaho
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.82%) Subversion
2 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.82%) Trac
General
1 18 (32.73%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.55%) Marketing
3 6 (10.91%) Manufacturing
4 5 (9.09%) Finance
4 5 (9.09%) Electronics
5 4 (7.27%) Aerospace
6 2 (3.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Design Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) RF Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Junior
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Senior RF Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Junior Systems Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Mechanical Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Mechanical Design Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Electrical Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Electrical Design Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.45%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.45%) Service Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) XML
1 3 (5.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.82%) CESG
3 1 (1.82%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.82%) Photography
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.82%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 7 (12.73%) UNIX
3 3 (5.45%) Linux
4 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 7 (12.73%) Change Management
2 7 (12.73%) CAD
2 7 (12.73%) Product Marketing
3 5 (9.09%) ITIL
4 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
4 4 (7.27%) Network Management
5 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.64%) Parallel Computing
6 2 (3.64%) Software Testing
6 2 (3.64%) Resource Management
6 2 (3.64%) Project Management
6 2 (3.64%) Service Management
6 2 (3.64%) Validation
6 2 (3.64%) CRM
6 2 (3.64%) Automated Testing
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.82%) B2B
7 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.82%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
1 3 (5.45%) C
2 2 (3.64%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) VB
3 1 (1.82%) VBA
3 1 (1.82%) Python
3 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.82%) Perl
3 1 (1.82%) PHP
3 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.82%) C++
3 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (49.09%) HND
2 20 (36.36%) Degree
3 5 (9.09%) PhD
4 3 (5.45%) CCNA
4 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.64%) CCNP
5 2 (3.64%) MCSE
5 2 (3.64%) MCITP
6 1 (1.82%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) CCIP
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.82%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.82%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) NDS
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) TIBCO
2 7 (12.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 5 (9.09%) Autodesk
4 4 (7.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco
5 3 (5.45%) VMware
6 2 (3.64%) Juniper
6 2 (3.64%) Dell
7 1 (1.82%) Citrix
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle
7 1 (1.82%) Adobe
7 1 (1.82%) HP
7 1 (1.82%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.82%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.82%) SOTI
7 1 (1.82%) McAfee
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago