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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 215 212 207
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing HNC 1 2 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.022% 0.043% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.063% 0.14% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 14
Average salary £47,000 £25,750 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+82.52% -18.89%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
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
1585 1479 2002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 34.21% 31.70% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1400 1224 1701
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 20 October 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
Woking - 1 £47,000 -
HNC
South East

HNC
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 14001
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Assistant Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft