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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 392 401 380
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Permanent jobs citing HNC 50 21 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.099% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% 0.31% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 52
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
7498 6805 7821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.23% 32.02% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5711 5479 6694
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,850 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +16 26 - - 1
Hampshire -7 11 £49,500 +43.47% 1
Kent -2 6 £25,000 -33.33%
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £49,500 +23.75%
West Sussex -6 3 £32,500 -18.75%
East Sussex -29 3 - -
Surrey -6 1 £47,000 +56.66%
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 70 (81.40%) HND
2 36 (41.86%) NDS
2 36 (41.86%) Service Delivery
3 32 (37.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 30 (34.88%) Degree
5 27 (31.40%) UNIX
5 27 (31.40%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 27 (31.40%) TIBCO
6 25 (29.07%) Change Management
6 25 (29.07%) Marketing
7 23 (26.74%) Product Marketing
7 23 (26.74%) SS7
7 23 (26.74%) UMTS
7 23 (26.74%) GSM
8 17 (19.77%) 3G
8 17 (19.77%) Telecoms
9 15 (17.44%) Internet
10 13 (15.12%) Broadband
10 13 (15.12%) LTE
10 13 (15.12%) Smartphone
10 13 (15.12%) 4G
11 11 (12.79%) ITIL
11 11 (12.79%) Electronics
12 9 (10.47%) Firewall
12 9 (10.47%) SMS
12 9 (10.47%) VoLTE
13 8 (9.30%) Linux
13 8 (9.30%) Project Management
13 8 (9.30%) Migration
14 7 (8.14%) Computer Science

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (5.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.65%) IIS
2 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.16%) MS Office
4 1 (1.16%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (1.16%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.74%) UMTS
1 23 (26.74%) GSM
1 23 (26.74%) SS7
2 17 (19.77%) 3G
3 15 (17.44%) Internet
4 13 (15.12%) Broadband
4 13 (15.12%) LTE
4 13 (15.12%) 4G
5 9 (10.47%) VoLTE
5 9 (10.47%) Firewall
5 9 (10.47%) SMS
6 6 (6.98%) WAN
6 6 (6.98%) Wireless
7 4 (4.65%) 2G
7 4 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (4.65%) MGW
7 4 (4.65%) Network Security
7 4 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.49%) BGP
8 3 (3.49%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.49%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (29.07%) Marketing
2 17 (19.77%) Telecoms
3 11 (12.79%) Electronics
4 4 (4.65%) Advertising
5 3 (3.49%) Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Retail
6 1 (1.16%) Publishing
6 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (17.44%) Support Engineer
2 8 (9.30%) Technical Leader
3 7 (8.14%) Junior Tester
3 7 (8.14%) Design Engineer
3 7 (8.14%) Tester
3 7 (8.14%) Junior
3 7 (8.14%) Hardware Tester
4 4 (4.65%) IT Support
4 4 (4.65%) Developer
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Developer
4 4 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (4.65%) Electronics Engineer
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (3.49%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 3 (3.49%) Mechanical Engineer
5 3 (3.49%) Network Consultant
5 3 (3.49%) Consultant
5 3 (3.49%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (3.49%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (2.33%) Business Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Smartphone
2 7 (8.14%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.81%) Firmware
5 4 (4.65%) Replication
6 1 (1.16%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.40%) UNIX
2 8 (9.30%) Linux
3 6 (6.98%) Windows
4 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (41.86%) Service Delivery
2 25 (29.07%) Change Management
3 23 (26.74%) Product Marketing
4 11 (12.79%) ITIL
5 8 (9.30%) Project Management
5 8 (9.30%) Migration
6 6 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (5.81%) Change Control
7 5 (5.81%) Information Security
7 5 (5.81%) CAD
8 4 (4.65%) CRM
8 4 (4.65%) Web Development
8 4 (4.65%) Release Management
8 4 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.65%) Data Migration
9 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (3.49%) System Testing
9 3 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.49%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.65%) C
1 4 (4.65%) C#
1 4 (4.65%) SQL
1 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.33%) Lisp
3 1 (1.16%) VB
3 1 (1.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 70 (81.40%) HND
2 30 (34.88%) Degree
3 5 (5.81%) CCNA
3 5 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.65%) CCSA
4 4 (4.65%) CCSE
4 4 (4.65%) CCNP
5 3 (3.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.16%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 36 (41.86%) NDS
2 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 32 (37.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 27 (31.40%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 27 (31.40%) TIBCO
3 5 (5.81%) Nokia
3 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.65%) CheckPoint
4 4 (4.65%) SolidWorks
4 4 (4.65%) F5
4 4 (4.65%) Cisco
5 2 (2.33%) Riverbed
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle
6 1 (1.16%) SAP
6 1 (1.16%) Websense
6 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.16%) Cadence
6 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.16%) Adobe
6 1 (1.16%) EMC
6 1 (1.16%) Avaya
6 1 (1.16%) Meraki
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