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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 409 396 419
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +23
Permanent jobs citing HNC 27 59 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.26% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.78% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 21
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,036 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £28,625 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+13.53% -10.54%
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
6496 7532 7149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.39% 33.48% 32.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5106 5773 5746
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Buckinghamshire +9 10 £45,000 +4.34%
Oxfordshire +13 7 £42,500 +1.44%
West Sussex -3 4 £32,500 -
Surrey +6 3 £45,000 +45.16% 2
Kent +1 1 £19,000 -24.00%
Berkshire -22 1 £27,500 -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 20 (40.82%) HND
2 19 (38.78%) Degree
3 14 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (18.37%) Windows
5 8 (16.33%) MS Office
5 8 (16.33%) Wireless
6 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 6 (12.24%) AutoCAD
7 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.20%) VMware
8 5 (10.20%) Marketing
8 5 (10.20%) Autodesk
8 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
8 5 (10.20%) CAD
8 5 (10.20%) Aerospace
8 5 (10.20%) Manufacturing
8 5 (10.20%) UNIX
8 5 (10.20%) Ethernet
8 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
9 4 (8.16%) NDS
9 4 (8.16%) UMTS
9 4 (8.16%) ITIL
9 4 (8.16%) PhD
9 4 (8.16%) GSM
9 4 (8.16%) Linux
9 4 (8.16%) Electronics
9 4 (8.16%) Change Management
9 4 (8.16%) SS7
9 4 (8.16%) TIBCO

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 8 (16.33%) MS Office
2 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 6 (12.24%) AutoCAD
4 4 (8.16%) SOLIDWORKS
4 4 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) Wireless
2 5 (10.20%) Ethernet
2 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.16%) SS7
3 4 (8.16%) GSM
3 4 (8.16%) UMTS
4 3 (6.12%) LAN
5 2 (4.08%) SDH
5 2 (4.08%) Network Security
6 1 (2.04%) Multicast
6 1 (2.04%) ATM
6 1 (2.04%) WAN
6 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.04%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) MS Access
2 1 (2.04%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Subversion
2 3 (6.12%) Trac
3 2 (4.08%) Selenium
3 2 (4.08%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.08%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.04%) LabVIEW
General
1 14 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.20%) Aerospace
2 5 (10.20%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.20%) Marketing
3 4 (8.16%) Electronics
3 4 (8.16%) Military
3 4 (8.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Design Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) RF Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Junior
4 6 (12.24%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Senior RF Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Junior Systems Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Mechanical Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Electrical Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Electrical Design Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Validation Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) XML
1 3 (6.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
3 1 (2.04%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.04%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.04%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) UNIX
3 4 (8.16%) Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.04%) Windows CE
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
2 5 (10.20%) CAD
2 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.16%) Change Management
3 4 (8.16%) ITIL
3 4 (8.16%) Product Marketing
3 4 (8.16%) Network Management
4 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
4 3 (6.12%) Software Testing
4 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
4 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.12%) Regression Testing
4 3 (6.12%) Validation
4 3 (6.12%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (4.08%) Test Management
5 2 (4.08%) Parallel Computing
5 2 (4.08%) BDD
5 2 (4.08%) Energy Management
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
1 3 (6.12%) C
1 3 (6.12%) C#
2 1 (2.04%) C++
2 1 (2.04%) Java
2 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.04%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) VB
2 1 (2.04%) VBA
2 1 (2.04%) Python
2 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
2 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) HND
2 19 (38.78%) Degree
3 4 (8.16%) PhD
4 3 (6.12%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.08%) MCITP
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.04%) MCTS
6 1 (2.04%) CCNA
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.04%) MCSE
6 1 (2.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) NDS
1 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
1 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Autodesk
2 5 (10.20%) VMware
3 4 (8.16%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (8.16%) TIBCO
4 3 (6.12%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (4.08%) Dell
6 1 (2.04%) Juniper
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco
6 1 (2.04%) SOTI
6 1 (2.04%) Symantec
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems
Salary: £45,000
Posted: 21 days ago