Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 203 225 250
Rank change year-on-year +22 +25 -1
Permanent jobs citing HNC 12 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.28% 0.19% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.05% 0.89% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 3
East Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £33,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% -5.62% +1.84%
10th Percentile £24,075 £26,250 £31,179
90th Percentile £41,450 £55,500 £35,572
England median annual salary £40,000 £32,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% +1.59% -10.00%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,139 1,125 1,398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 26.65% 21.18% 23.34%
Number of salaries quoted 722 924 1,058
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,575 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £59,650
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing HNC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for HNC in the East Midlands

HNC
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for HNC in the East Midlands

HNC
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HNC in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Salary histogram for HNC in the East Midlands

HNC
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 February 2019. 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
Northamptonshire +10 9 £42,500 +41.67% 4
Leicestershire -25 2 £32,500 +3.17% 8
Derbyshire - 1 £22,000 - 3
HNC
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for HNC.

1 9 (75.00%) HND
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
1 9 (75.00%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Wireless
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Virgin Media
3 4 (33.33%) Rational Quality Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (33.33%) Server Building
3 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (33.33%) Test Management
3 4 (33.33%) LTE
3 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 4 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) OpenText
3 4 (33.33%) e-Learning
3 4 (33.33%) Bugzilla
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Netcool
3 4 (33.33%) Remedy
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (25.00%) Internet
4 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Wireless
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) LTE
3 3 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 4 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (33.33%) Rational Quality Manager
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) e-Learning
3 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Server Building
1 4 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
1 9 (75.00%) HND
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) OpenText
1 4 (33.33%) Remedy
1 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
1 4 (33.33%) Virgin Media
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft