Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 103 74 128
Rank change year-on-year -29 +54 +29
Permanent jobs citing HNC 11 1 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.74% 0.15% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.77% 1.16% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
10th Percentile £26,200 " "
25th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £21,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £27,500 £22,500
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% +22.22% -
75th Percentile £45,731 £28,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £50,167 " "
Scotland median annual salary £25,000 £34,125 £25,000
% change year-on-year -26.74% +36.50% -27.54%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 292 86 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.70% 12.57% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 170 59 178
10th Percentile £31,925 £30,950 £24,564
25th Percentile £38,889 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £50,000 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% -2.22%
75th Percentile £65,000 £58,125 £54,435
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,000 £61,100
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -2.94%

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Glasgow

HNC
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for HNC in Glasgow

HNC
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing HNC in Glasgow over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for HNC in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for HNC.

1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
1 4 (36.36%) Information Security
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
1 4 (36.36%) Facilities Management
1 4 (36.36%) Line Management
1 4 (36.36%) Driving Licence
1 4 (36.36%) COSHH
1 4 (36.36%) Preventative Maintenance
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (18.18%) Decision-Making
3 2 (18.18%) Tableau
3 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (18.18%) Content Management
3 2 (18.18%) Information Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) Legal
3 2 (18.18%) Publishing
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Windows

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (9.09%) Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) PABX
2 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (9.09%) RS-232
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Tableau
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
2 2 (18.18%) Public Sector
2 2 (18.18%) Publishing
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Fire and Rescue
3 1 (9.09%) Organisational Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Social Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Customer Service Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Facilitator
2 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Field Service Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Field Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Driving Licence
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) NHS
3 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Facilities Management
1 4 (36.36%) Information Security
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) Line Management
1 4 (36.36%) Preventative Maintenance
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Content Management
3 2 (18.18%) Cost Reduction
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Decision-Making
3 2 (18.18%) Information Management
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Automation
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) HND
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) COSHH
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cognos
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft