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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 368 389 392
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +3
Permanent jobs citing HNC 68 16 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.079% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.00% 0.25% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 39 10 44
Average salary £42,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,000 £20,413
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £33,750 £30,750
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +9.75%
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
6767 6354 7481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.61% 31.52% 33.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5191 4967 6402
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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Berkshire +17 24 £37,500 +17.18% 5
Hampshire +3 24 £45,000 +55.17% 2
Kent +4 8 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 4 £42,000 +12.00% 1
West Sussex -5 4 £40,000 -
Surrey -5 2 £30,000 - 4
Home Counties - 2 £35,000 -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 101 (78.29%) HND
2 45 (34.88%) Degree
3 40 (31.01%) Service Delivery
4 37 (28.68%) NDS
4 37 (28.68%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 35 (27.13%) Marketing
6 34 (26.36%) Telecoms
7 32 (24.81%) UNIX
7 32 (24.81%) Product Marketing
8 27 (20.93%) Change Management
8 27 (20.93%) SS7
8 27 (20.93%) GSM
8 27 (20.93%) UMTS
8 27 (20.93%) TIBCO
9 23 (17.83%) iDTV
9 23 (17.83%) PhD
9 23 (17.83%) BBC
10 18 (13.95%) Internet
10 18 (13.95%) Electronics
11 16 (12.40%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 15 (11.63%) 3G
12 15 (11.63%) ITIL
12 15 (11.63%) Broadband
12 15 (11.63%) Smartphone
12 15 (11.63%) 4G
13 13 (10.08%) C
14 12 (9.30%) SMS
15 11 (8.53%) AutoCAD
16 10 (7.75%) Project Management
16 10 (7.75%) CAD

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (8.53%) AutoCAD
2 5 (3.88%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.33%) MS Office
4 2 (1.55%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.78%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.78%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.78%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.78%) CATIA
5 1 (0.78%) CorelDRAW
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.93%) GSM
1 27 (20.93%) UMTS
1 27 (20.93%) SS7
2 18 (13.95%) Internet
3 15 (11.63%) 3G
3 15 (11.63%) Broadband
3 15 (11.63%) 4G
4 12 (9.30%) SMS
5 10 (7.75%) LTE
5 10 (7.75%) VoLTE
6 6 (4.65%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.88%) DNS
8 4 (3.10%) LAN
8 4 (3.10%) PABX
9 3 (2.33%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.55%) SDH
10 2 (1.55%) ATM
11 1 (0.78%) IPv6
11 1 (0.78%) CTI
11 1 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.10%) QlikView
2 1 (0.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) LabVIEW
1 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (27.13%) Marketing
2 34 (26.36%) Telecoms
3 18 (13.95%) Electronics
4 8 (6.20%) Aerospace
5 5 (3.88%) Back Office
6 4 (3.10%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.33%) Military
7 3 (2.33%) Retail
7 3 (2.33%) Finance
8 2 (1.55%) Local Government
9 1 (0.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (21.71%) Design Engineer
2 15 (11.63%) Support Engineer
3 14 (10.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (7.75%) Technical Leader
5 8 (6.20%) Support Team Leader
5 8 (6.20%) Team Leader
6 5 (3.88%) Support Manager
6 5 (3.88%) Server Engineer
6 5 (3.88%) Test Engineer
6 5 (3.88%) Software Engineer
6 5 (3.88%) Messaging Engineer
7 4 (3.10%) Designer
7 4 (3.10%) NOC Engineer
7 4 (3.10%) Developer
7 4 (3.10%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (3.10%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (2.33%) Applications Developer
8 3 (2.33%) Field Engineer
8 3 (2.33%) Consultant
8 3 (2.33%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.43%) .NET
1 7 (5.43%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.55%) LAMP
3 1 (0.78%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.83%) iDTV
1 23 (17.83%) BBC
2 15 (11.63%) Smartphone
3 7 (5.43%) Mathematics
3 7 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.55%) CCTV
5 2 (1.55%) Economics
6 1 (0.78%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.78%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.78%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.81%) UNIX
2 8 (6.20%) Linux
3 7 (5.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.01%) Service Delivery
2 32 (24.81%) Product Marketing
3 27 (20.93%) Change Management
4 15 (11.63%) ITIL
5 10 (7.75%) CAD
5 10 (7.75%) Project Management
6 7 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (4.65%) Software Engineering
8 5 (3.88%) Integration Testing
8 5 (3.88%) Service Management
9 4 (3.10%) CRM
9 4 (3.10%) System Testing
9 4 (3.10%) Time Management
9 4 (3.10%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (3.10%) Change Control
9 4 (3.10%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.33%) Finite Element Analysis
10 3 (2.33%) Information Management
10 3 (2.33%) Logistics
10 3 (2.33%) Communications Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.08%) C
2 7 (5.43%) VB.NET
2 7 (5.43%) Fortran
3 4 (3.10%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.78%) C++
4 1 (0.78%) Java
4 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 101 (78.29%) HND
2 45 (34.88%) Degree
3 23 (17.83%) PhD
4 10 (7.75%) Security Cleared
5 9 (6.98%) SC Cleared
5 9 (6.98%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.10%) MCITP
6 4 (3.10%) MCSE
6 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.55%) CCNA
7 2 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.55%) CCNP
8 1 (0.78%) CCIP
8 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.78%) ECDL
8 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.78%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.10%) QA
2 3 (2.33%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (28.68%) NDS
2 4 (3.10%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 37 (28.68%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 27 (20.93%) TIBCO
3 16 (12.40%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 10 (7.75%) Nokia
5 7 (5.43%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.88%) SolidWorks
7 4 (3.10%) VMware
7 4 (3.10%) Citrix
8 2 (1.55%) Siemens
8 2 (1.55%) Cisco
8 2 (1.55%) EMC
9 1 (0.78%) McAfee
9 1 (0.78%) Cadence
9 1 (0.78%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.78%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.78%) SAP
9 1 (0.78%) Adobe
9 1 (0.78%) HP
9 1 (0.78%) Juniper
Milton Keynes
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
BAE Systems
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Corporate benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford
IntaPeople
Salary: £28500 per annum, Benefits: + Overtime
Posted: 9 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 11 days ago
Banbury
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, bonus, life cover
Posted: 12 days ago
Banbury
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, bonus, life cover
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Basingstoke
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Basingstoke
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Posted: 17 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 26 days ago