HNC Jobs in England

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
UK > England

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
19 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 430 661 815
Rank change year-on-year +231 +154 -84
Permanent jobs citing HNC 469 257 354
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.92% 0.88% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 227 105 106
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,750 £27,750
25th Percentile £34,000 £31,250 £36,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £33,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +39.39% -26.67% +4.90%
75th Percentile £56,275 £41,829 £55,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £48,375 £62,629
UK median annual salary £45,000 £33,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +36.36% -21.43% -2.09%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England

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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 24,480 29,085 36,019
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 28.30% 32.85% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15,745 13,288 16,781
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,680 £31,000
25th Percentile £38,500 £42,500 £41,134
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £54,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +9.09% -

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for HNC in England

HNC
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for HNC in England

HNC
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing HNC in England over the 6 months to 19 May 2024.

Salary histogram for HNC in England

HNC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the England region over the 6 months to 19 May 2024. 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
Jobs
North of England +148 131 £42,500 +41.67% 220
South East +19 110 £51,350 +36.93% 187
North West +54 68 £35,000 +16.67% 117
South West +24 66 £40,000 +0.29% 98
Midlands +19 62 £47,500 +18.75% 154
East of England +46 61 £38,500 +35.09% 100
Yorkshire +133 59 £52,750 +85.09% 77
London +84 37 £62,500 +89.39% 92
West Midlands +3 30 £42,500 - 94
East Midlands +14 28 £47,500 +18.75% 60
North East +1 4 £41,500 +3.90% 31
HNC
UK

HNC
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (0.85%) Moodle
1 4 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (0.43%) WinCC
3 1 (0.21%) JBoss
3 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 80 (17.06%) AutoCAD
2 45 (9.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (9.59%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (5.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (3.84%) Revit
5 9 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.85%) EPLAN
6 4 (0.85%) Solid Edge
6 4 (0.85%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.21%) Simulink
7 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 10 (2.13%) NEC Housing
2 5 (1.07%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.56%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (1.28%) AWS
3 5 (1.07%) Azure
3 5 (1.07%) Azure DevOps
3 5 (1.07%) Google Workspace
3 5 (1.07%) PaaS
3 5 (1.07%) SaaS
4 4 (0.85%) IaaS
5 2 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.21%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.84%) Internet
2 10 (2.13%) Ethernet
3 9 (1.92%) LAN
4 7 (1.49%) Firewall
4 7 (1.49%) Network Security
5 5 (1.07%) OSPF
5 5 (1.07%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.07%) WAN
5 5 (1.07%) Wireless
6 4 (0.85%) DHCP
6 4 (0.85%) DNS
6 4 (0.85%) Multicast
7 3 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.43%) Broadband
9 1 (0.21%) DMZ
9 1 (0.21%) DWDM
9 1 (0.21%) MPLS
9 1 (0.21%) SAN
9 1 (0.21%) SDH
9 1 (0.21%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.33%) Data Vault
2 10 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.49%) EDMS
4 4 (0.85%) QlikView
5 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.21%) MySQL
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.21%) Power BI
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.21%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 13 (2.77%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.56%) JIRA
3 5 (1.07%) Postman
3 5 (1.07%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (1.07%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.21%) Git
General
1 159 (33.90%) Social Skills
2 110 (23.45%) Legal
3 107 (22.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 64 (13.65%) Manufacturing
5 59 (12.58%) Finance
6 54 (11.51%) Aerospace
7 53 (11.30%) Retail
8 52 (11.09%) Local Government
9 42 (8.96%) Telecoms
10 32 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
10 32 (6.82%) Electronics
11 30 (6.40%) Publishing
12 24 (5.12%) Presentation Skills
13 22 (4.69%) Automotive
14 20 (4.26%) Military
15 15 (3.20%) Marketing
16 14 (2.99%) Law
17 11 (2.35%) Organisational Skills
18 9 (1.92%) Public Sector
19 7 (1.49%) Police
Job Titles
1 75 (15.99%) Project Manager
2 51 (10.87%) Senior
3 42 (8.96%) Coordinator
3 42 (8.96%) Technical Coordinator
4 41 (8.74%) Technical Engineer
5 37 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
6 34 (7.25%) Support Engineer
6 34 (7.25%) Technical Support
7 31 (6.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 30 (6.40%) Technical Support Engineer
9 26 (5.54%) Author
9 26 (5.54%) Technical Author
10 24 (5.12%) Technical Manager
11 21 (4.48%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 17 (3.62%) Software Engineer
13 15 (3.20%) Principal Engineer
13 15 (3.20%) Quantity Surveyor
13 15 (3.20%) Technical Specialist
14 14 (2.99%) Lead
14 14 (2.99%) Manufacturing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.40%) XML
2 15 (3.20%) .NET
3 8 (1.71%) MFC
4 6 (1.28%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.07%) .NET Core
5 5 (1.07%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.07%) JSON
5 5 (1.07%) RESTful
5 5 (1.07%) SOAP
5 5 (1.07%) WCF
5 5 (1.07%) Web Services
5 5 (1.07%) XML Schema
6 4 (0.85%) Akka
6 4 (0.85%) DAO
7 2 (0.43%) EDI
8 1 (0.21%) Node-RED
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.79%) Management Information System
2 57 (12.15%) Housing Association
3 37 (7.89%) Driving Licence
4 32 (6.82%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (5.12%) Onboarding
6 11 (2.35%) IoT
7 10 (2.13%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.92%) Fibre Optics
9 8 (1.71%) FMCG
10 6 (1.28%) CCTV
10 6 (1.28%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.07%) Distributed Applications
11 5 (1.07%) SCADA
12 4 (0.85%) Analogue Electronics
12 4 (0.85%) EPoS
12 4 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.85%) Operational Technology
12 4 (0.85%) Robotics
13 3 (0.64%) Acoustics
13 3 (0.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.32%) Windows
2 24 (5.12%) Windows 10
3 18 (3.84%) Linux
3 18 (3.84%) Windows Server 2016
3 18 (3.84%) Windows Server 2019
4 17 (3.62%) Windows 7
4 17 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.28%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.07%) VMS
7 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.43%) Unix
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (26.87%) Problem-Solving
2 110 (23.45%) Agile
3 84 (17.91%) Time Management
4 69 (14.71%) Project Management
5 68 (14.50%) Mathematics
6 59 (12.58%) Customer Service
7 56 (11.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 45 (9.59%) Mentoring
9 44 (9.38%) Decision-Making
10 37 (7.89%) Project Delivery
11 35 (7.46%) Document Management
12 34 (7.25%) Cybersecurity
13 30 (6.40%) Data Analysis
14 28 (5.97%) Collaborative Working
15 26 (5.54%) CAD
15 26 (5.54%) Computer Science
15 26 (5.54%) Software Engineering
16 25 (5.33%) Impact Assessments
17 24 (5.12%) ITIL
17 24 (5.12%) Mechatronics
Programming Languages
1 28 (5.97%) C#
2 21 (4.48%) SQL
3 20 (4.26%) Python
4 18 (3.84%) PowerShell
5 16 (3.41%) Java
6 10 (2.13%) VB
7 9 (1.92%) C
8 8 (1.71%) Assembly Language
9 5 (1.07%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.64%) C++
11 1 (0.21%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 259 (55.22%) Degree
2 251 (53.52%) HND
3 53 (11.30%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.35%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.92%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.71%) Chartered Engineer
7 7 (1.49%) MRICS
8 5 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.07%) RIBA
9 4 (0.85%) APMP
10 3 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.43%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.43%) MCSE
11 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.21%) CCNP
12 1 (0.21%) MCSA
12 1 (0.21%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.90%) QA
2 19 (4.05%) NEBOSH
3 12 (2.56%) SLA
4 8 (1.71%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.43%) COSHH
5 2 (0.43%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.43%) PMO
6 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) NCSC
6 1 (0.21%) NIST
System Software
1 21 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (3.62%) SCCM
2 8 (1.71%) Functional Safety
3 3 (0.64%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.43%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (0.43%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 81 (17.27%) Microsoft
2 36 (7.68%) SAP
3 21 (4.48%) VMware
4 17 (3.62%) Siemens
5 13 (2.77%) Google
5 13 (2.77%) NEC
6 8 (1.71%) Allen-Bradley
6 8 (1.71%) Oracle
7 6 (1.28%) Cisco
8 5 (1.07%) Thales
9 4 (0.85%) Citrix
10 3 (0.64%) AVEVA
10 3 (0.64%) Dell
10 3 (0.64%) Epicor
10 3 (0.64%) Rockwell
11 2 (0.43%) Sun
11 2 (0.43%) Wonderware
12 1 (0.21%) Fortinet
12 1 (0.21%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.21%) Xilinx