The first table below looks at the demand for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 196 204 189
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs citing HNC 10 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.090% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 0.33% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 11
Average salary £40,000 £29,625 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.02% -25.93%
UK excluding London average salary £28,625 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-11.92% -
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1472 1535 1316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.65% 27.74% 26.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1194 1306 1111
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
HNC
England

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

HNC
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

HNC Salary Trend in the West Midlands

HNC
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HNC across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

HNC Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

HNC
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Warwickshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Coventry +1 2 £36,000 +30.90%
Birmingham +9 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £27,500 -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (61.54%) HND
2 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
3 4 (30.77%) CAD
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
4 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 3 (23.08%) 4G
4 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Electronics
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 3 (23.08%) AutoCAD
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) Broadband
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (15.38%) MicroStation
6 1 (7.69%) ProjectWise
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Draytek
6 1 (7.69%) SCCM
6 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.69%) Sage 50

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) AutoCAD
2 2 (15.38%) MicroStation
3 1 (7.69%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Exchequer
1 1 (7.69%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) VPN
2 3 (23.08%) 4G
3 2 (15.38%) Broadband
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Design Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Verification Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Design Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Design Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Design Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Product Design Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Technical Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) CAD Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) CAD
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
2 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Python
1 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) HND
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) Dell
1 1 (7.69%) Sage
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec
1 1 (7.69%) VMware
1 1 (7.69%) Draytek
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