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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 211 217 213
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing HNC 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.066% 0.020% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.061% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £45,000 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.16% +3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £28,625 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+13.53% -10.54%
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
1522 1633 1683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 33.45% 32.48% 33.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1331 1430 1366
Average salary £42,500 £43,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% -3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 August 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 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Network Management
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) PhD
2 4 (44.44%) Aerospace
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Military
3 3 (33.33%) HND
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Parallel Computing
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 1 (11.11%) Windows CE
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (11.11%) ATM
5 1 (11.11%) SNMP
5 1 (11.11%) B2B
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) VB

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (11.11%) ATM
1 1 (11.11%) SNMP
1 1 (11.11%) Multicast
General
1 4 (44.44%) Aerospace
1 4 (44.44%) Military
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Design Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows CE
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) Parallel Computing
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) VB
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) PhD
3 3 (33.33%) HND
3 3 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Dell
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems
Salary: £45,000
Posted: 21 days ago