The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 204 204 193
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing HNC 11 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.060% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 0.23% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 6
Average salary £65,000 £41,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.53% +57.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £41,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £41,000 £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.85%
HNC
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1498 1296 1415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.51% 26.12% 29.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1312 1050 1242
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Birmingham - 5 £65,000 - 1
Coventry - 4 £42,233 - 1
Dudley - 1 £25,000 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (82.61%) Degree
2 16 (69.57%) HND
3 10 (43.48%) Resource Management
4 8 (34.78%) Finance
5 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
5 7 (30.43%) 4G
5 7 (30.43%) Project Management
6 6 (26.09%) Service Management
6 6 (26.09%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
7 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
8 4 (17.39%) TETRA
8 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
8 4 (17.39%) Validation
8 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
8 4 (17.39%) GPRS
9 3 (13.04%) GSM
9 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
9 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
9 3 (13.04%) UMTS
9 3 (13.04%) People Management
9 3 (13.04%) Windows
9 3 (13.04%) eTOM
9 3 (13.04%) Business Development
9 3 (13.04%) WFM
9 3 (13.04%) MS Office
9 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (4.35%) IBM Notes
1 1 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Solid Edge
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) 4G
2 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
3 4 (17.39%) GPRS
3 4 (17.39%) TETRA
4 3 (13.04%) GSM
4 3 (13.04%) VPN
4 3 (13.04%) UMTS
5 2 (8.70%) WAN
5 2 (8.70%) DHCP
5 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
5 2 (8.70%) DNS
5 2 (8.70%) Wireless
5 2 (8.70%) LAN
5 2 (8.70%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Configuration Manager
1 4 (17.39%) Design Engineer
1 4 (17.39%) Software Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Head of Operations
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Technical Design Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Technical Design Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Design Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Product Design Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Technical Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) Ajax
1 1 (4.35%) jQuery
1 1 (4.35%) HTML5
1 1 (4.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Resource Management
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 6 (26.09%) Service Management
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
4 4 (17.39%) Validation
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.04%) People Management
5 3 (13.04%) eTOM
5 3 (13.04%) Business Development
5 3 (13.04%) WFM
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
5 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.70%) CAD
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (82.61%) Degree
2 16 (69.57%) HND
3 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Lotus
3 1 (4.35%) SolidWorks
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Salary: £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago