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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 207 200 208
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs citing HNC 3 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.069% 0.023% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.073% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £32,500 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 - £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 - £35,550
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £32,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.50%
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
1407 1375 1909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 32.16% 31.79% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1163 1092 1664
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 29 January 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 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) HND
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) PhD
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 14001
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Logistics
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) HND
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) PhD
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
BAE Systems
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Corporate benefits
Posted: 13 days ago