The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 214 224
Rank change year-on-year +36 +10  
Permanent jobs citing HNC 4 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.12% 0.020% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.063% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 6
Median salary £25,000 £45,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.44% +34.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £45,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £45,000 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £31,750 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -9.28% -6.66%  

HNC is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 948 1582 2110
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.42% 32.09% 37.58%
Number of salaries quoted 702 1229 1406
Median salary £48,750 £52,500 £52,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +0.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing HNC as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Berkshire

HNC
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for HNC in Berkshire

HNC
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HNC in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for HNC in Berkshire

HNC
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 4 £32,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £25,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £23,000 -
Newbury - 1 £25,000 -
Slough - 1 £23,000 -
HNC
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for HNC.

1 2 (33.33%) HND
1 2 (33.33%) EPoS
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Product Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Nokia Networks
2 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) SS7
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) GSM
2 1 (16.67%) UMTS
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (16.67%) GIS
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) SAP PM

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) GSM
1 1 (16.67%) SS7
1 1 (16.67%) UMTS
1 1 (16.67%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Field Service Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Manager
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (16.67%) VAS Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) EPoS
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Management
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security
1 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
1 1 (16.67%) Product Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (16.67%) Nokia Networks
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) TIBCO