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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 388 408 377
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -31
Permanent jobs citing HNC 52 18 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.085% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 0.27% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 59
Average salary £43,500 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.09% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £21,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,950 £37,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.76%
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
7324 6722 7779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.28% 31.82% 34.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5576 5436 6645
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 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +23 22 - - 4
Hampshire +7 19 £47,500 +42.85% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 4 £49,500 +23.75%
Kent 0 4 £25,000 -33.33%
West Sussex -13 3 £32,500 -
Surrey +1 1 £47,000 +62.06%
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 82 (82.83%) HND
2 42 (42.42%) NDS
2 42 (42.42%) Service Delivery
3 38 (38.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 33 (33.33%) Degree
5 29 (29.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 29 (29.29%) TIBCO
5 29 (29.29%) UNIX
6 27 (27.27%) Change Management
6 27 (27.27%) Marketing
7 25 (25.25%) Product Marketing
7 25 (25.25%) Telecoms
7 25 (25.25%) GSM
7 25 (25.25%) UMTS
7 25 (25.25%) SS7
8 21 (21.21%) 3G
9 19 (19.19%) Internet
10 17 (17.17%) Broadband
10 17 (17.17%) LTE
10 17 (17.17%) 4G
10 17 (17.17%) Smartphone
11 13 (13.13%) VoLTE
11 13 (13.13%) Electronics
12 12 (12.12%) ITIL
13 11 (11.11%) SMS
13 11 (11.11%) Project Management
14 9 (9.09%) Nokia
14 9 (9.09%) Firewall
15 8 (8.08%) Linux
16 7 (7.07%) C

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.01%) IIS
2 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) AutoCAD
2 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.01%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) CorelDRAW
3 1 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.01%) InDesign
3 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 25 (25.25%) UMTS
1 25 (25.25%) GSM
1 25 (25.25%) SS7
2 21 (21.21%) 3G
3 19 (19.19%) Internet
4 17 (17.17%) Broadband
4 17 (17.17%) LTE
4 17 (17.17%) 4G
5 13 (13.13%) VoLTE
6 11 (11.11%) SMS
7 9 (9.09%) Firewall
8 6 (6.06%) Wireless
8 6 (6.06%) WAN
9 4 (4.04%) 2G
9 4 (4.04%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (4.04%) MGW
9 4 (4.04%) Network Security
9 4 (4.04%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.03%) BGP
10 3 (3.03%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.03%) QlikView
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (27.27%) Marketing
2 25 (25.25%) Telecoms
3 13 (13.13%) Electronics
4 4 (4.04%) Advertising
4 4 (4.04%) Aerospace
4 4 (4.04%) Retail
5 3 (3.03%) Finance
5 3 (3.03%) Banking
6 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.01%) Publishing
7 1 (1.01%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (17.17%) Support Engineer
2 12 (12.12%) Technical Leader
3 8 (8.08%) Design Engineer
4 7 (7.07%) Tester
4 7 (7.07%) Junior
4 7 (7.07%) Junior Tester
4 7 (7.07%) Hardware Tester
5 4 (4.04%) IT Support
5 4 (4.04%) Electronics Engineer
5 4 (4.04%) Developer
5 4 (4.04%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.03%) Network Consultant
6 3 (3.03%) Consultant
6 3 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (3.03%) Mechanical Design Engineer
6 3 (3.03%) Mechanical Engineer
6 3 (3.03%) Auditor
6 3 (3.03%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (2.02%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) .NET
2 2 (2.02%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.01%) Java EE
3 1 (1.01%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) Smartphone
2 7 (7.07%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.06%) iDTV
3 6 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.06%) BBC
4 5 (5.05%) Firmware
5 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.01%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.29%) UNIX
2 8 (8.08%) Linux
3 6 (6.06%) Windows
4 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.42%) Service Delivery
2 27 (27.27%) Change Management
3 25 (25.25%) Product Marketing
4 12 (12.12%) ITIL
5 11 (11.11%) Project Management
6 7 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (6.06%) Change Control
7 6 (6.06%) CAD
8 5 (5.05%) Migration
8 5 (5.05%) Information Security
9 4 (4.04%) Service Management
9 4 (4.04%) Time Management
9 4 (4.04%) System Testing
10 3 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.03%) Information Management
10 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (3.03%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.03%) Business Continuity
11 2 (2.02%) Process Management
11 2 (2.02%) Finite Element Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.07%) C
2 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
2 2 (2.02%) Fortran
2 2 (2.02%) Lisp
3 1 (1.01%) C#
3 1 (1.01%) C++
3 1 (1.01%) Java
3 1 (1.01%) SQL
3 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 82 (82.83%) HND
2 33 (33.33%) Degree
3 6 (6.06%) PhD
4 5 (5.05%) CCNA
4 5 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.04%) CCNP
5 4 (4.04%) CCSA
5 4 (4.04%) CCSE
6 3 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.01%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.03%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.01%) QA
4 1 (1.01%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 42 (42.42%) NDS
2 5 (5.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 38 (38.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 29 (29.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 29 (29.29%) TIBCO
3 9 (9.09%) Nokia
4 5 (5.05%) SolidWorks
5 4 (4.04%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.04%) Cisco
5 4 (4.04%) F5
6 2 (2.02%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle
6 2 (2.02%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.01%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.01%) Cadence
7 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.01%) Websense
7 1 (1.01%) SAP
7 1 (1.01%) Siemens
7 1 (1.01%) Adobe
7 1 (1.01%) EMC
7 1 (1.01%) Avaya
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum 3% Pension, 25 days holiday
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Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
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Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: Around 40k, with a company car and great benefits
Posted: 16 days ago