The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 265 225 226
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +1
Permanent jobs citing HNC 10 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.13% 0.17% 0.049%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.80% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 1
Average salary £28,875 £42,000 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +84.61%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
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 Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1716 1253 1311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.74% 21.24% 21.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1414 963 1033
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £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 Yorkshire

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

HNC
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

HNC Salary Trend in Yorkshire

HNC
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
West Yorkshire -20 7 £29,125 -23.35%
North Yorkshire -5 3 £21,000 -65.00%
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 23 (95.83%) HND
2 15 (62.50%) Degree
3 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (45.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (45.83%) Management Information System
4 11 (45.83%) Avaya
4 11 (45.83%) DEFINITY
4 11 (45.83%) Avaya Certification
4 11 (45.83%) SAN
4 11 (45.83%) Cisco
4 11 (45.83%) MCSE
4 11 (45.83%) UNIX
4 11 (45.83%) Linux
4 11 (45.83%) ITIL
4 11 (45.83%) Data Protection
4 11 (45.83%) Workflow
4 11 (45.83%) Business Continuity
5 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (20.83%) Electronics
6 5 (20.83%) Home Automation
7 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 3 (12.50%) PABX
7 3 (12.50%) SCADA
7 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 3 (12.50%) Network+ Certification

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) DEFINITY
1 11 (45.83%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) Wireless
2 3 (12.50%) PABX
2 3 (12.50%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (20.83%) Electronics
3 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Analyst
1 14 (58.33%) Support Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Operations Support Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Electronics Technician
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Design Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Trainer
6 1 (4.17%) Developer
6 1 (4.17%) CAD Technician
6 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.83%) Home Automation
3 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (12.50%) SCADA
3 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) UNIX
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL
1 11 (45.83%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (45.83%) Workflow
1 11 (45.83%) Business Continuity
1 11 (45.83%) Data Protection
2 1 (4.17%) OOP
2 1 (4.17%) OO
2 1 (4.17%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
1 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (95.83%) HND
2 15 (62.50%) Degree
3 11 (45.83%) Avaya Certification
3 11 (45.83%) MCSE
3 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (12.50%) A+ Certification
4 3 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (12.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) Avaya
2 11 (45.83%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) Intel
4 1 (4.17%) SolidWorks