Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
England > London
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 804 784 840
Rank change year-on-year -20 +56 +4
Permanent jobs citing HNC 6 36 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.009% 0.051% 0.052%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.038% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 36 46
London median annual salary £27,000 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.92% -27.78% +40.63%
England median annual salary £31,250 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.30% -5.71% -12.50%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15,654 16,838 21,975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.28% 23.86% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12,094 13,813 18,078
London median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.82% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £30,175
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for HNC in London

HNC
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for HNC in London

HNC
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HNC in London over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for HNC in London

HNC
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the London region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Central London -14 2 £90,000 +160.87% 1
West London +9 1 £27,000 -21.17% 4
North London +4 1 £27,000 -17.53% 2
South London +1 1 £28,000 -54.84%
HNC
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for HNC.

1 4 (66.67%) Service Management
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) HND
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) TETRA
3 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Handset
3 2 (33.33%) LTE
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) VCP4
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) SLA

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LTE
1 2 (33.33%) TETRA
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) DSL
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Handset
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) EPoS
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) HND
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft