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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 357 404 387
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -17
Permanent jobs citing HNC 81 23 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.14% 0.35% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 39 16 52
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -2.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,750 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +6.06%
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
7084 6659 7819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.88% 31.45% 33.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5347 5225 6733
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 £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 +32 33 £51,250 +60.15% 1
Hampshire +3 30 £45,000 +5.88%
Kent 0 8 £45,000 +28.57%
Buckinghamshire +3 3 £43,500 +16.00%
West Sussex +1 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Surrey -3 2 £30,000 - 1
Home Counties - 2 £35,000 -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 107 (82.31%) HND
2 47 (36.15%) Service Delivery
3 45 (34.62%) NDS
3 45 (34.62%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 43 (33.08%) Degree
5 39 (30.00%) Marketing
6 36 (27.69%) UNIX
6 36 (27.69%) Product Marketing
7 33 (25.38%) Telecoms
8 31 (23.85%) GSM
8 31 (23.85%) UMTS
8 31 (23.85%) TIBCO
8 31 (23.85%) SS7
8 31 (23.85%) Change Management
9 22 (16.92%) PhD
9 22 (16.92%) iDTV
9 22 (16.92%) BBC
10 21 (16.15%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 21 (16.15%) Internet
11 19 (14.62%) Broadband
11 19 (14.62%) 3G
11 19 (14.62%) Smartphone
11 19 (14.62%) 4G
12 17 (13.08%) Electronics
13 15 (11.54%) SMS
14 14 (10.77%) ITIL
14 14 (10.77%) Nokia
14 14 (10.77%) LTE
14 14 (10.77%) VoLTE
15 13 (10.00%) C

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (1.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (8.46%) AutoCAD
2 4 (3.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.54%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.77%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.77%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (0.77%) MS Office
4 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (23.85%) GSM
1 31 (23.85%) UMTS
1 31 (23.85%) SS7
2 21 (16.15%) Internet
3 19 (14.62%) 3G
3 19 (14.62%) 4G
3 19 (14.62%) Broadband
4 15 (11.54%) SMS
5 14 (10.77%) LTE
5 14 (10.77%) VoLTE
6 5 (3.85%) DNS
7 3 (2.31%) Firewall
8 2 (1.54%) Wireless
8 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.54%) ATM
8 2 (1.54%) LAN
8 2 (1.54%) PABX
9 1 (0.77%) WAN
9 1 (0.77%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.08%) QlikView
2 2 (1.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.77%) MS Access
General
1 39 (30.00%) Marketing
2 33 (25.38%) Telecoms
3 17 (13.08%) Electronics
4 7 (5.38%) Aerospace
5 5 (3.85%) Back Office
6 3 (2.31%) Finance
6 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.31%) Military
6 3 (2.31%) Retail
7 2 (1.54%) Advertising
7 2 (1.54%) Local Government
8 1 (0.77%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (20.77%) Design Engineer
2 20 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 14 (10.77%) Technical Leader
4 13 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (6.15%) Team Leader
5 8 (6.15%) Support Team Leader
6 5 (3.85%) Server Engineer
6 5 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 5 (3.85%) Support Manager
6 5 (3.85%) Messaging Engineer
7 4 (3.08%) NOC Engineer
7 4 (3.08%) Mechanical Engineer
7 4 (3.08%) Designer
7 4 (3.08%) Developer
7 4 (3.08%) Consultant
7 4 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.08%) Test Engineer
8 3 (2.31%) Field Engineer
8 3 (2.31%) Applications Developer
8 3 (2.31%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.38%) .NET
1 7 (5.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.54%) LAMP
3 1 (0.77%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.92%) iDTV
1 22 (16.92%) BBC
2 19 (14.62%) Smartphone
3 7 (5.38%) Mathematics
4 5 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.54%) CCTV
6 2 (1.54%) Economics
7 1 (0.77%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.69%) UNIX
2 8 (6.15%) Linux
3 6 (4.62%) Windows
4 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (36.15%) Service Delivery
2 36 (27.69%) Product Marketing
3 31 (23.85%) Change Management
4 14 (10.77%) ITIL
5 10 (7.69%) Project Management
6 9 (6.92%) CAD
7 6 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (4.62%) Software Engineering
8 5 (3.85%) Integration Testing
9 4 (3.08%) System Testing
9 4 (3.08%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (3.08%) Change Control
9 4 (3.08%) Time Management
9 4 (3.08%) Service Management
9 4 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.31%) Business Continuity
10 3 (2.31%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (2.31%) CRM
10 3 (2.31%) Communications Security
10 3 (2.31%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.00%) C
2 7 (5.38%) VB.NET
2 7 (5.38%) Fortran
3 2 (1.54%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.77%) C++
4 1 (0.77%) Java
4 1 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 107 (82.31%) HND
2 43 (33.08%) Degree
3 22 (16.92%) PhD
4 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 9 (6.92%) SC Cleared
5 9 (6.92%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.54%) MCSE
7 2 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.54%) MCITP
7 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.77%) ECDL
8 1 (0.77%) CCSA
8 1 (0.77%) CCSE
8 1 (0.77%) CCNP
8 1 (0.77%) CCNA
8 1 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.08%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.08%) QA
2 3 (2.31%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.77%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (34.62%) NDS
2 4 (3.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.54%) Firmware
Vendors
1 45 (34.62%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 31 (23.85%) TIBCO
3 21 (16.15%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 14 (10.77%) Nokia
5 6 (4.62%) SolidWorks
6 3 (2.31%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.54%) EMC
7 2 (1.54%) Citrix
7 2 (1.54%) Siemens
7 2 (1.54%) VMware
8 1 (0.77%) Cadence
8 1 (0.77%) F5
8 1 (0.77%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.77%) SAP
8 1 (0.77%) Cisco
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
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Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + On call Allownace, Pension
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