The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 382 396 382
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Permanent jobs citing HNC 58 34 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 0.46% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 46
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.23% -
Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7646 7382 8017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.70% 33.03% 34.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5951 5983 6873
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
HNC
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +12 27 - - 1
Hampshire +6 10 £38,750 +55.00% 3
East Sussex -18 7 - -
Kent -5 5 £25,000 -33.33%
Oxfordshire +5 4 £41,895 +109.47%
Buckinghamshire -10 4 £41,250 -21.42%
Surrey -1 1 £31,000 - 1
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 55 (63.95%) HND
2 28 (32.56%) NDS
2 28 (32.56%) Service Delivery
3 26 (30.23%) UNIX
4 24 (27.91%) Degree
4 24 (27.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 22 (25.58%) Marketing
5 22 (25.58%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 22 (25.58%) TIBCO
6 20 (23.26%) Change Management
7 18 (20.93%) SS7
7 18 (20.93%) UMTS
7 18 (20.93%) GSM
7 18 (20.93%) Product Marketing
8 14 (16.28%) Firewall
8 14 (16.28%) Telecoms
8 14 (16.28%) 3G
9 13 (15.12%) Windows
9 13 (15.12%) Linux
10 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
10 12 (13.95%) Internet
11 11 (12.79%) SQL Server
11 11 (12.79%) Electronics
12 10 (11.63%) Broadband
12 10 (11.63%) Smartphone
12 10 (11.63%) 4G
12 10 (11.63%) LTE
13 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
13 9 (10.47%) CheckPoint
13 9 (10.47%) Cisco

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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%) IIS
1 5 (5.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.98%) MS Office
3 3 (3.49%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.16%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.16%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.93%) UMTS
1 18 (20.93%) GSM
1 18 (20.93%) SS7
2 14 (16.28%) Firewall
2 14 (16.28%) 3G
3 12 (13.95%) Internet
4 10 (11.63%) Broadband
4 10 (11.63%) LTE
4 10 (11.63%) 4G
5 6 (6.98%) VoLTE
5 6 (6.98%) Wireless
5 6 (6.98%) SMS
5 6 (6.98%) WAN
6 4 (4.65%) 2G
6 4 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (4.65%) MGW
6 4 (4.65%) Network Security
6 4 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.49%) Ethernet
7 3 (3.49%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (25.58%) Marketing
2 14 (16.28%) Telecoms
3 11 (12.79%) Electronics
4 5 (5.81%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.65%) Advertising
6 3 (3.49%) Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Retail
7 1 (1.16%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (18.60%) Support Engineer
2 7 (8.14%) Technical Support
2 7 (8.14%) Tester
2 7 (8.14%) Junior
2 7 (8.14%) Junior Tester
2 7 (8.14%) Hardware Tester
3 6 (6.98%) Developer
4 5 (5.81%) Technical Support Engineer
4 5 (5.81%) SQL Developer
4 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Developer
4 5 (5.81%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (5.81%) Technical Leader
5 4 (4.65%) IT Support
5 4 (4.65%) Electronics Engineer
5 4 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (4.65%) Support Analyst
5 4 (4.65%) Design Engineer
5 4 (4.65%) Analyst
5 4 (4.65%) Network Consultant
5 4 (4.65%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.81%) .NET
2 1 (1.16%) Flash
2 1 (1.16%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Smartphone
2 7 (8.14%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.65%) Replication
4 4 (4.65%) Firmware
5 1 (1.16%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.16%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.16%) Photography
5 1 (1.16%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.23%) UNIX
2 13 (15.12%) Windows
2 13 (15.12%) Linux
3 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.81%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.56%) Service Delivery
2 20 (23.26%) Change Management
3 18 (20.93%) Product Marketing
4 9 (10.47%) Migration
5 6 (6.98%) CAD
6 5 (5.81%) Project Management
6 5 (5.81%) Web Development
6 5 (5.81%) ITIL
6 5 (5.81%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (5.81%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (5.81%) Data Migration
6 5 (5.81%) Network Management
6 5 (5.81%) Release Management
7 4 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.65%) Change Control
7 4 (4.65%) CRM
7 4 (4.65%) Information Security
8 3 (3.49%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.33%) Process Management
9 2 (2.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.14%) SQL
2 5 (5.81%) T-SQL
2 5 (5.81%) C#
3 2 (2.33%) Lisp
4 1 (1.16%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 55 (63.95%) HND
2 24 (27.91%) Degree
3 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.81%) MBA
4 5 (5.81%) CCNA
4 5 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.65%) CCSA
5 4 (4.65%) CCSE
5 4 (4.65%) CCNP
6 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) MCP
7 1 (1.16%) MCSE
7 1 (1.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.16%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (32.56%) NDS
2 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.81%) Terminal Server
3 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) OpenView
2 1 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 24 (27.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 22 (25.58%) TIBCO
2 22 (25.58%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.47%) Cisco
4 9 (10.47%) CheckPoint
5 7 (8.14%) VMware
6 4 (4.65%) F5
7 2 (2.33%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.33%) Oracle
7 2 (2.33%) Nokia
8 1 (1.16%) Adobe
8 1 (1.16%) HP
8 1 (1.16%) Avaya
8 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.16%) Meraki
8 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.16%) Websense
8 1 (1.16%) SolidWorks
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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