The first table below looks at the demand for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 18 April 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 West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 216 197 189
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Permanent jobs citing HNC 9 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.43% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 1.23% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 20
Average salary £31,000 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.46% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,729 £19,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £40,750 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,627 £28,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+11.95% -13.07%
Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1640 1877 2159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.27% 34.88% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1336 1618 1869
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
HNC
England

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HNC across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

HNC
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HNC across the South West region.

HNC Salary Trend in the South West

HNC
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HNC across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

HNC Salary Histogram in the South West

HNC
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +1 4 £32,250 -14.00% 1
Wiltshire - 2 £31,000 -
Dorset -8 1 £24,645 -28.56% 1
Devon -11 1 £31,000 +63.15% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £40,000 - 3
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 12 (46.15%) HND
2 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Degree
3 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (26.92%) ITIL
4 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
4 7 (26.92%) Replication
5 6 (23.08%) CAD
6 5 (19.23%) MS Office
6 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (15.38%) 3D Modelling
7 4 (15.38%) Electronics
7 4 (15.38%) VMware
7 4 (15.38%) Teamcenter
7 4 (15.38%) MCTS
7 4 (15.38%) MCITP
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 4 (15.38%) Six Sigma
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (15.38%) Siemens
8 3 (11.54%) SAN
8 3 (11.54%) Citrix
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (11.54%) SLA
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco
8 3 (11.54%) SQL
8 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
2 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.85%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Teamcenter
2 1 (3.85%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.85%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) NAS
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) WAN
2 2 (7.69%) DHCP
2 2 (7.69%) Intranet
2 2 (7.69%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.85%) Toad
2 1 (3.85%) LSMW
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
2 4 (15.38%) Electronics
3 3 (11.54%) Military
3 3 (11.54%) Finance
4 2 (7.69%) Avionics
5 1 (3.85%) Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Designer
2 3 (11.54%) Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Network Operations Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) SQL DBA
3 2 (7.69%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (3.85%) Database Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Business Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Auditor
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
4 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
1 1 (3.85%) XML
1 1 (3.85%) XSLT
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) Flash
1 1 (3.85%) EDI
1 1 (3.85%) JSON
1 1 (3.85%) jQuery
1 1 (3.85%) BAPI
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Basis
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Replication
2 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.85%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Tandem
4 1 (3.85%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 2000
4 3 (11.54%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) CAD
3 4 (15.38%) 3D Modelling
3 4 (15.38%) Six Sigma
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.54%) CMMI
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (11.54%) Cyber Security
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Data Entry
5 2 (7.69%) High Availability
5 2 (7.69%) Database Tuning
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) System Testing
6 1 (3.85%) CAE
6 1 (3.85%) ETL
6 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) HND
2 10 (38.46%) Degree
3 4 (15.38%) MCTS
3 4 (15.38%) MCITP
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.69%) MCSE
5 2 (7.69%) MCSA
5 2 (7.69%) MCDBA
5 2 (7.69%) CCNP
6 1 (3.85%) CCNA
6 1 (3.85%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) ISA Server
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) MOM
2 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) VMware
2 4 (15.38%) Siemens
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) Dell
4 2 (7.69%) Veritas
4 2 (7.69%) Lotus
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.85%) Alterian
Plymouth, Devon
Connectus
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Cobham
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago