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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 415 408 415
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing HNC 23 34 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.45% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 16
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
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
6406 7631 7299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.09% 33.44% 32.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4823 6111 5861
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Oxfordshire +16 8 £41,250 +13.33%
Berkshire 0 6 £24,500 -18.33% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 3 £45,000 +9.09%
Surrey +19 2 £45,500 +1.11% 1
West Sussex - 2 £37,750 - 3
Kent +9 1 £25,000 -16.66%
East Sussex +4 1 £52,613 -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 49 (66.22%) HND
2 27 (36.49%) Degree
3 22 (29.73%) Telecoms
4 20 (27.03%) Marketing
5 19 (25.68%) Product Marketing
5 19 (25.68%) UNIX
6 18 (24.32%) Service Delivery
7 14 (18.92%) Change Management
7 14 (18.92%) SS7
7 14 (18.92%) GSM
7 14 (18.92%) UMTS
7 14 (18.92%) NDS
7 14 (18.92%) TIBCO
7 14 (18.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 11 (14.86%) PhD
8 11 (14.86%) Windows
9 10 (13.51%) AutoCAD
10 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
11 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP
11 8 (10.81%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 8 (10.81%) Linux
12 7 (9.46%) ITIL
12 7 (9.46%) Electronics
13 6 (8.11%) BBC
13 6 (8.11%) CAD
13 6 (8.11%) Internet
13 6 (8.11%) iDTV
14 5 (6.76%) Smartphone
14 5 (6.76%) 4G
14 5 (6.76%) DNS

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (13.51%) AutoCAD
2 5 (6.76%) MS Office
3 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
4 3 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.70%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (1.35%) Siemens NX
6 1 (1.35%) PTC Creo
6 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.35%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.35%) RoboHelp
6 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.35%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (1.35%) CATIA
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Office 365
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.92%) SS7
1 14 (18.92%) GSM
1 14 (18.92%) UMTS
2 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.11%) Internet
4 5 (6.76%) 4G
4 5 (6.76%) DNS
4 5 (6.76%) Broadband
4 5 (6.76%) Ethernet
4 5 (6.76%) 3G
4 5 (6.76%) LAN
5 4 (5.41%) SDH
6 3 (4.05%) PABX
6 3 (4.05%) SMS
7 2 (2.70%) Wireless
8 1 (1.35%) VLAN
8 1 (1.35%) VPLS
8 1 (1.35%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (1.35%) HSRP
8 1 (1.35%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.05%) MS Access
2 1 (1.35%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.35%) Subversion
2 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.35%) Trac
General
1 22 (29.73%) Telecoms
2 20 (27.03%) Marketing
3 7 (9.46%) Electronics
4 5 (6.76%) Back Office
4 5 (6.76%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.76%) Finance
5 4 (5.41%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) Design Engineer
2 6 (8.11%) Support Engineer
2 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (6.76%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (5.41%) Mechanical Engineer
4 4 (5.41%) Electrical Engineer
4 4 (5.41%) Electrical Design Engineer
5 3 (4.05%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 3 (4.05%) RF Engineer
5 3 (4.05%) Software Engineer
5 3 (4.05%) Developer
5 3 (4.05%) Applications Support
5 3 (4.05%) Team Leader
6 2 (2.70%) Service Manager
6 2 (2.70%) Technical Writer
6 2 (2.70%) Test Engineer
6 2 (2.70%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (2.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) JSON
1 3 (4.05%) XML
2 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) BBC
1 6 (8.11%) iDTV
2 5 (6.76%) Smartphone
3 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.70%) CCTV
6 1 (1.35%) CESG
6 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.35%) Photography
6 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.35%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.35%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) UNIX
2 11 (14.86%) Windows
3 8 (10.81%) Linux
4 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.35%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) Product Marketing
2 18 (24.32%) Service Delivery
3 14 (18.92%) Change Management
4 7 (9.46%) ITIL
5 6 (8.11%) CAD
6 4 (5.41%) Network Management
7 3 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.05%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.05%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (2.70%) Validation
8 2 (2.70%) Service Management
8 2 (2.70%) Project Management
8 2 (2.70%) CRM
8 2 (2.70%) Parallel Computing
8 2 (2.70%) Resource Management
8 2 (2.70%) Automated Testing
8 2 (2.70%) Software Testing
9 1 (1.35%) Requirements Management
9 1 (1.35%) Pay per click
9 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) C
2 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.70%) SQL
4 1 (1.35%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.35%) VB
4 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.35%) VBA
4 1 (1.35%) Perl
4 1 (1.35%) PHP
4 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.35%) C++
4 1 (1.35%) Java
4 1 (1.35%) Python
4 1 (1.35%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 49 (66.22%) HND
2 27 (36.49%) Degree
3 11 (14.86%) PhD
4 4 (5.41%) MCSE
4 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.41%) MCITP
5 3 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.70%) CCNA
6 2 (2.70%) CCNP
6 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.35%) MCTS
7 1 (1.35%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.35%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.35%) CCIP
7 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (18.92%) NDS
2 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) TIBCO
1 14 (18.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.81%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 5 (6.76%) VMware
5 3 (4.05%) Citrix
5 3 (4.05%) Autodesk
6 2 (2.70%) Dell
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco
7 1 (1.35%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.35%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.35%) SOTI
7 1 (1.35%) HP
7 1 (1.35%) Adobe
7 1 (1.35%) Juniper
7 1 (1.35%) McAfee
7 1 (1.35%) EMC
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle
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