Period
to 21 September 2020

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 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 89 143 183
Rank change year-on-year +54 +40 -
Permanent jobs citing HNC 6 13 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.65% 0.48% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.02% 2.15% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 3
Median annual salary £22,500 £50,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -55.00% +36.99% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £40,000 £35,550
90th Percentile £23,750 £50,000 £39,850
West Midlands median annual salary £22,500 £46,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year -51.35% +32.14% +27.27%

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 199 604 1,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.70% 22.44% 32.87%
Number of salaries quoted 133 511 702
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,200 £26,750 £24,888
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% +2.27% +8.64%

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Birmingham

HNC
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing HNC in Birmingham.

Salary trend for HNC in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (83.33%) OneDrive
2 5 (83.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Driving Licence
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) SLA
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) A+ Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MCDST
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (83.33%) Azure
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (16.67%) Public Sector

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 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
2 5 (83.33%) Azure
2 5 (83.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) OneDrive
General
1 1 (16.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (83.33%) Deskside Support
1 5 (83.33%) Desktop Support
2 4 (66.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) A+ Certification
1 5 (83.33%) MCDST
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft