Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 123 154
Rank change year-on-year +17 +31 -8
Permanent jobs citing HNC 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.38% 0.12% 0.091%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.55% 0.43% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Kent median annual salary £28,500 £32,500 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.31% +71.05% -47.59%
10th Percentile £25,500 £31,250 £17,500
90th Percentile £49,500 £33,750 £20,500
South East median annual salary £31,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -11.43% +16.67% -33.33%

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 Kent with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Kent
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 322 468 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.25% 27.07% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 295 422 470
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,025 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £53,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing HNC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Kent

HNC
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for HNC in Kent

HNC
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HNC in Kent over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for HNC in Kent

HNC
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Kent region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Rochester - 2 £26,000 -
West Malling - 2 £48,750 -
HNC
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for HNC.

1 5 (100.00%) HND
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Bugzilla
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Confluence
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Aruba
3 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (60.00%) Confluence
2 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) MPLS
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA Agile
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Deployment Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Product Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Product Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Product Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Software QA Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) STB
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) HND
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Aruba
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto