Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 200 213
Rank change year-on-year +40 +13 -28
Permanent jobs citing HNC 23 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.63% 0.077% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.96% 0.30% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 8
Birmingham median annual salary £36,500 £27,500 £25,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.73% +6.80% +71.67%
10th Percentile £35,550 £26,250 £21,875
90th Percentile £39,850 £38,750 £31,550
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +27.27% - -8.33%

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 1,171 1,003 1,431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.23% 25.91% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 676 740 942
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,200 £22,750
90th Percentile £74,375 £65,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 16 November 2018, 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 21 (91.30%) SLA
2 20 (86.96%) HND
2 20 (86.96%) Degree
3 9 (39.13%) Incident Management
3 9 (39.13%) Critical Success Factor
3 9 (39.13%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (39.13%) CRM
3 9 (39.13%) Management Information System
3 9 (39.13%) CMS
4 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
4 8 (34.78%) DSL
4 8 (34.78%) Unix
4 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) Solaris
4 8 (34.78%) Linux
4 8 (34.78%) RAD
4 8 (34.78%) Sun
4 8 (34.78%) HP
4 8 (34.78%) Juniper
4 8 (34.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 8 (34.78%) Nokia
4 8 (34.78%) Red Hat
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (34.78%) DWDM
4 8 (34.78%) MPLS
4 8 (34.78%) OSPF
4 8 (34.78%) BGP
4 8 (34.78%) SHDSL
4 8 (34.78%) Telindus
4 8 (34.78%) Windows 2000 Server

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 9 (39.13%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) AutoCAD
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) BGP
1 8 (34.78%) DSL
1 8 (34.78%) DWDM
1 8 (34.78%) MPLS
1 8 (34.78%) OSPF
1 8 (34.78%) SHDSL
1 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) NOC Technician
2 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
2 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Manager
2 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 1 (4.35%) Mechanical Engineer
2 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
1 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 8 (34.78%) Solaris
1 8 (34.78%) Unix
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
1 8 (34.78%) Windows 2000 Server
1 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Critical Success Factor
1 9 (39.13%) CRM
1 9 (39.13%) Incident Management
1 9 (39.13%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (34.78%) Network Management
2 8 (34.78%) Performance Analysis
2 8 (34.78%) RAD
3 3 (13.04%) Logistics
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (4.35%) CAD
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Statistics
5 1 (4.35%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) Degree
1 20 (86.96%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (91.30%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 8 (34.78%) HP
1 8 (34.78%) Juniper
1 8 (34.78%) Nokia
1 8 (34.78%) Red Hat
1 8 (34.78%) Sun
1 8 (34.78%) Telindus
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft