The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 392 408 389
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Permanent jobs citing HNC 59 30 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 0.41% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 44
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,625 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-11.92% -
Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7653 7248 7951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.71% 32.73% 34.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5917 5830 6835
Average salary £42,750 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.78% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
HNC
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Berkshire +25 30 - - 2
Hampshire +10 9 £40,000 +14.28% 4
East Sussex -14 7 - -
Kent -6 5 £25,000 -33.33%
Oxfordshire +2 3 £40,290 +101.45% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 3 £43,125 +7.81%
Surrey -6 1 £31,000 +3.33% 1
West Sussex -11 1 £32,500 -18.75% 2
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 59 (66.29%) HND
2 32 (35.96%) NDS
2 32 (35.96%) Service Delivery
3 28 (31.46%) UNIX
3 28 (31.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 24 (26.97%) Marketing
4 24 (26.97%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 24 (26.97%) TIBCO
5 23 (25.84%) Degree
6 22 (24.72%) Change Management
7 20 (22.47%) SS7
7 20 (22.47%) UMTS
7 20 (22.47%) GSM
7 20 (22.47%) Product Marketing
8 16 (17.98%) 3G
8 16 (17.98%) Telecoms
9 14 (15.73%) Firewall
9 14 (15.73%) Internet
10 13 (14.61%) Linux
11 12 (13.48%) Windows
11 12 (13.48%) Broadband
11 12 (13.48%) LTE
11 12 (13.48%) Smartphone
11 12 (13.48%) 4G
12 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
12 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
12 11 (12.36%) Electronics
13 9 (10.11%) Migration
13 9 (10.11%) Cisco
13 9 (10.11%) MS Excel

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (5.62%) IIS
1 5 (5.62%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.74%) MS Office
3 3 (3.37%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.12%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.12%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.47%) UMTS
1 20 (22.47%) GSM
1 20 (22.47%) SS7
2 16 (17.98%) 3G
3 14 (15.73%) Firewall
3 14 (15.73%) Internet
4 12 (13.48%) Broadband
4 12 (13.48%) LTE
4 12 (13.48%) 4G
5 8 (8.99%) VoLTE
6 7 (7.87%) SMS
7 6 (6.74%) WAN
7 6 (6.74%) Wireless
8 4 (4.49%) 2G
8 4 (4.49%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (4.49%) Network Security
8 4 (4.49%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (4.49%) MGW
9 3 (3.37%) Extranet
9 3 (3.37%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.12%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (26.97%) Marketing
2 16 (17.98%) Telecoms
3 11 (12.36%) Electronics
4 4 (4.49%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.49%) Advertising
5 3 (3.37%) Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Retail
6 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (17.98%) Support Engineer
2 7 (7.87%) Tester
2 7 (7.87%) Junior
2 7 (7.87%) Junior Tester
2 7 (7.87%) Technical Leader
2 7 (7.87%) Hardware Tester
3 6 (6.74%) Developer
3 6 (6.74%) Technical Support
4 5 (5.62%) SQL Developer
4 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (4.49%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (4.49%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (4.49%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (4.49%) Design Engineer
5 4 (4.49%) Support Analyst
5 4 (4.49%) Consultant
5 4 (4.49%) Network Engineer
5 4 (4.49%) Analyst
5 4 (4.49%) Network Consultant
5 4 (4.49%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) .NET
2 1 (1.12%) Flash
2 1 (1.12%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Smartphone
2 7 (7.87%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.49%) Replication
4 4 (4.49%) Firmware
5 1 (1.12%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.12%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.12%) Photography
5 1 (1.12%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.46%) UNIX
2 13 (14.61%) Linux
3 12 (13.48%) Windows
4 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.62%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.96%) Service Delivery
2 22 (24.72%) Change Management
3 20 (22.47%) Product Marketing
4 9 (10.11%) Migration
5 6 (6.74%) ITIL
6 5 (5.62%) CAD
6 5 (5.62%) Web Development
6 5 (5.62%) Release Management
6 5 (5.62%) Data Migration
6 5 (5.62%) Network Management
6 5 (5.62%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (5.62%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.49%) Change Control
7 4 (4.49%) Project Management
7 4 (4.49%) Information Security
7 4 (4.49%) CRM
8 3 (3.37%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.25%) Process Management
9 2 (2.25%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.87%) SQL
2 5 (5.62%) T-SQL
2 5 (5.62%) C#
3 2 (2.25%) Lisp
4 1 (1.12%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 59 (66.29%) HND
2 23 (25.84%) Degree
3 5 (5.62%) CCNA
3 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.62%) MBA
4 4 (4.49%) CCSA
4 4 (4.49%) CCSE
4 4 (4.49%) CCNP
5 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.12%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (35.96%) NDS
2 5 (5.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.62%) Terminal Server
3 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) OpenView
2 1 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 28 (31.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 24 (26.97%) TIBCO
2 24 (26.97%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.11%) Cisco
4 9 (10.11%) CheckPoint
5 6 (6.74%) VMware
6 4 (4.49%) F5
6 4 (4.49%) Nokia
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle
7 2 (2.25%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.12%) Websense
8 1 (1.12%) SolidWorks
8 1 (1.12%) Meraki
8 1 (1.12%) Adobe
8 1 (1.12%) Avaya
8 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: 40000-55000 Per Annum Plus bonus and benefits package
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