Period
to 26 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
England > East of England
6 months to
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 205 125 266
Rank change year-on-year -80 +141 +49
Permanent jobs citing HNC 32 6 8
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.58% 0.33% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.07% 1.28% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 3
10th Percentile £25,000 " "
25th Percentile £26,813 £21,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £31,990 £22,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +42.18% -47.06% +13.33%
75th Percentile £33,397 £23,750 £50,625
90th Percentile £60,000 " £54,750
England median annual salary £42,325 £40,500 £42,240
% change year-on-year +4.51% -4.12% +28.00%

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 of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,547 470 1,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.91% 26.01% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 572 352 1,424
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,775 £26,250
25th Percentile £34,938 £40,000 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £60,961
90th Percentile £72,500 £81,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing HNC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for HNC in the East of England

HNC
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing HNC in the East of England.

Salary trend for HNC in the East of England

HNC
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing HNC in the East of England over the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

Salary histogram for HNC in the East of England

HNC
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the East of England region over the 6 months to 26 October 2021. 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
Hertfordshire -58 16 £26,000 - 8
Cambridgeshire -58 14 £31,990 +42.18% 6
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 £23,500 - 1
HNC
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 2021, 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 of England region with a requirement for HNC.

1 23 (71.88%) Social Skills
2 13 (40.63%) Siemens
2 13 (40.63%) Facilities Management
3 12 (37.50%) Retail
4 9 (28.13%) SCADA
4 9 (28.13%) NVQ Level 3
4 9 (28.13%) FMCG
4 9 (28.13%) Profibus
4 9 (28.13%) CAN bus
4 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
5 6 (18.75%) RS-232
5 6 (18.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 6 (18.75%) Windows
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (15.63%) Driving Licence
7 4 (12.50%) Decision-Making
7 4 (12.50%) Change Control
7 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (12.50%) Ladder Logic
7 4 (12.50%) Environmental Health
7 4 (12.50%) GMP
7 4 (12.50%) Linux
7 4 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (12.50%) Degree
7 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 4 (12.50%) Ubuntu

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Azure
1 2 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft 365
1 2 (6.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) Profibus
2 6 (18.75%) RS-232
3 3 (9.38%) Firewall
3 3 (9.38%) Modbus
3 3 (9.38%) PABX
3 3 (9.38%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (9.38%) RS-485
3 3 (9.38%) VoIP
4 1 (3.13%) DHCP
4 1 (3.13%) DNS
4 1 (3.13%) VLAN
4 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (71.88%) Social Skills
2 12 (37.50%) Retail
3 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (18.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 4 (12.50%) Environmental Health
5 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 4 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (9.38%) Fire and Rescue
6 3 (9.38%) Organisational Skills
6 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Support Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) PLC Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Mechanical Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Customer Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Customer Service Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Electrical Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Field Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Field Service Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Field Telecoms Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Build Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (6.25%) Server Support
5 2 (6.25%) Server Technician
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) CAN bus
1 9 (28.13%) FMCG
1 9 (28.13%) SCADA
2 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 5 (15.63%) Driving Licence
4 3 (9.38%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.38%) NHS
4 3 (9.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Ubuntu
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2019
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Facilities Management
2 4 (12.50%) Change Control
2 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 4 (12.50%) Decision-Making
2 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) Data Privacy
3 3 (9.38%) Information Security
3 3 (9.38%) Line Management
3 3 (9.38%) Preventative Maintenance
3 3 (9.38%) QMS
3 3 (9.38%) Quality Management
3 3 (9.38%) SDLC
3 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
3 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
3 3 (9.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Ladder Logic
2 3 (9.38%) C#
2 3 (9.38%) C++
2 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) NVQ Level 3
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.50%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) MCSA
5 2 (6.25%) A+ Certification
5 2 (6.25%) MCDST
6 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) GMP
2 3 (9.38%) COSHH
3 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Siemens
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft