Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 170 170
Rank change year-on-year -25 0 +28
Permanent jobs citing HNC 15 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.36% 0.23% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.92% 0.65% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 15
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% -26.32%
10th Percentile £25,750 £33,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £45,500 £33,000 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £27,000 £33,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +3.13% -16.88%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1623 1223 1367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 39.10% 35.33% 32.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1184 953 1152
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,250 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +1.16% +1.18%

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Cambridgeshire

HNC
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for HNC in Cambridgeshire

HNC
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HNC in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for HNC in Cambridgeshire

HNC
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 8 £34,250 -
Ely - 4 £35,000 -
HNC
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for HNC.

1 14 (93.33%) Electronics
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) CCNA
2 10 (66.67%) Mathematics
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (53.33%) HND
4 7 (46.67%) LAN
4 7 (46.67%) WAN
4 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (46.67%) CCNP
4 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
4 7 (46.67%) Line Management
4 7 (46.67%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) Virgin Media
5 4 (26.67%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (26.67%) Network Management
5 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (26.67%) PKI
5 4 (26.67%) Nokia
5 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (26.67%) RIP
5 4 (26.67%) Cryptography
5 4 (26.67%) OSPF
5 4 (26.67%) Remedy
5 4 (26.67%) BGP
5 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) B2B

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) LAN
1 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
1 7 (46.67%) WAN
2 4 (26.67%) BGP
2 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
2 4 (26.67%) OSPF
2 4 (26.67%) RIP
3 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (20.00%) MPLS
3 3 (20.00%) VoIP
3 3 (20.00%) VSAT
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
General
1 14 (93.33%) Electronics
2 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Communications Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Development Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Electronics Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Electronics Test Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Test Development Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) ICT Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Support
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Communications Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Head of Design
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) PKI
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 7 (46.67%) Line Management
3 4 (26.67%) Cryptography
3 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Network Management
3 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Security Monitoring
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) B2B
4 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Fault Management
5 1 (6.67%) Industrial Design
5 1 (6.67%) Proactive Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) CCNA
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (53.33%) HND
3 7 (46.67%) CCNP
3 7 (46.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Nokia
2 4 (26.67%) Remedy
2 4 (26.67%) Virgin Media
3 3 (20.00%) Ciena
4 1 (6.67%) HP