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 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 197 216 222
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Permanent jobs citing HNC 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.046% 0.059% 0.075%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +40.62%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
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
1240 1679 1900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 28.29% 32.77% 35.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1061 1469 1543
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Surrey 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
Guildford - 2 £45,500 -
HNC
South East

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Network Management
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
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%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) Parallel Computing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
5 1 (12.50%) Windows CE
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 1 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Perl

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (25.00%) Military
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%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
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
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
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
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) PhD
2 4 (50.00%) HND
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
1 2 (25.00%) Dell