The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 94 100
Permanent jobs citing HNC 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.100% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.47% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £41,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +34.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £34,250 £36,750
% change year-on-year +10.94% -6.80%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex.

Academic & Professional Certification
Essex
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 278 212 305
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 29.11% 21.16% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 223 158 234
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing HNC as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Essex

HNC
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for HNC in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for HNC.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CAD
2 1 (50.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) BICSI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Electrical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Applications Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CAD
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BICSI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) HND
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft