Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 193 195
Rank change year-on-year +48 +2 +19
Permanent jobs citing HNC 11 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.39% 0.33% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.71% 1.01% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £38,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.58% +7.04% +26.79%
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +35.71% +16.67% -14.29%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 642 1,285 1,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 22.73% 32.90% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 513 705 753
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,650 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,591
% change year-on-year +3.45% +7.17% +1.48%

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing HNC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Birmingham

HNC
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for HNC in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, IT jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for HNC.

1 11 (100.00%) HND
2 10 (90.91%) Telecoms
2 10 (90.91%) Degree
3 7 (63.64%) SMS
4 5 (45.45%) Wireless
4 5 (45.45%) CCTV
4 5 (45.45%) User Experience
4 5 (45.45%) People Management
5 4 (36.36%) Coaching
5 4 (36.36%) Data Management
6 3 (27.27%) CMS
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) Service Management
6 3 (27.27%) Juniper
6 3 (27.27%) Network Management
7 2 (18.18%) Multicast
7 2 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (18.18%) Nokia
7 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
7 2 (18.18%) MPLS
7 2 (18.18%) OSPF
7 2 (18.18%) BGP
7 2 (18.18%) CCNA
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (18.18%) HPUX
7 2 (18.18%) Solaris
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) RSVP
7 2 (18.18%) VRRP

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) SMS
2 5 (45.45%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) BGP
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) MPLS
3 2 (18.18%) Multicast
3 2 (18.18%) OSPF
3 2 (18.18%) RSVP
3 2 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (18.18%) VRRP
General
1 10 (90.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Provisioning Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) CCTV
1 5 (45.45%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) HPUX
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) People Management
2 4 (36.36%) Coaching
2 4 (36.36%) Data Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Network Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Strategic Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) HND
2 10 (90.91%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Juniper
2 2 (18.18%) Nokia
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle