Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 164 181 207
Rank change year-on-year +17 +26 -21
Permanent jobs citing HNC 19 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.58% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.81% 0.54% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Birmingham median annual salary £36,500 £27,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.73% +14.58% +60.00%
10th Percentile £35,750 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £37,250 £38,750 £28,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year +33.33% -12.41% +14.17%

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 1,052 926 1,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.88% 25.29% 28.75%
Number of salaries quoted 588 631 798
Birmingham median annual salary £48,292 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 January 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 18 (94.74%) SLA
2 17 (89.47%) HND
2 17 (89.47%) Degree
3 7 (36.84%) Critical Success Factor
3 7 (36.84%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (36.84%) CRM
3 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
3 7 (36.84%) CMS
3 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
4 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
4 6 (31.58%) Windows 2000 Server
4 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Network Management
4 6 (31.58%) Performance Analysis
4 6 (31.58%) Unix
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) Solaris
4 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) RAD
4 6 (31.58%) Sun
4 6 (31.58%) HP
4 6 (31.58%) Juniper
4 6 (31.58%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 6 (31.58%) Nokia
4 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (31.58%) DWDM
4 6 (31.58%) MPLS
4 6 (31.58%) OSPF
4 6 (31.58%) BGP

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 7 (36.84%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) BGP
1 6 (31.58%) DSL
1 6 (31.58%) DWDM
1 6 (31.58%) MPLS
1 6 (31.58%) OSPF
1 6 (31.58%) SHDSL
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) NOC Technician
2 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Manager
2 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
1 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (31.58%) Solaris
1 6 (31.58%) Unix
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
1 6 (31.58%) Windows 2000 Server
1 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Critical Success Factor
1 7 (36.84%) CRM
1 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
1 7 (36.84%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (31.58%) Network Management
2 6 (31.58%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (31.58%) RAD
3 4 (21.05%) Logistics
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITSM
5 1 (5.26%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 17 (89.47%) Degree
1 17 (89.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (94.74%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 6 (31.58%) HP
1 6 (31.58%) Juniper
1 6 (31.58%) Nokia
1 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
1 6 (31.58%) Sun
1 6 (31.58%) Telindus
2 2 (10.53%) VMware