The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 214 223 220
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing HNC 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.022% 0.019% 0.077%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.070% 0.056% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £54,500 £31,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,875
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.83%
HNC
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Qualifications Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1438 1785 1786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 31.13% 33.70% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1251 1568 1471
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

HNC
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

HNC Salary Trend in Surrey

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 5 (62.50%) PhD
2 4 (50.00%) HND
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Network Management
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Military
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Parallel Computing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Electronics
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 1 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Windows CE
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) ATM
5 1 (12.50%) B2B
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) Java

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) ATM
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (25.00%) Military
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (25.00%) Parallel Computing
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) PhD
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) HND
3 1 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Dell
1 2 (25.00%) VMware