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 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
England / London
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 583 648 660
Rank change year-on-year +65 +12  
Permanent jobs citing HNC 5 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.031% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.061% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 12
Median salary £27,000 £45,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £29,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £49,534 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,750 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -9.28% -6.66%  

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 London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8156 10788 11877
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.76% 25.36% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6531 8985 9748
Median salary £56,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.81% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Barnet - 1 £27,000 -
Edgware - 1 £27,000 -
Harrow - 1 £27,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £19,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £27,000 -
Wembley - 1 £27,000 -
HNC
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 London region with a requirement for HNC.

1 6 (37.50%) Project Management
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
2 5 (31.25%) Driving Licence
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (25.00%) HND
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (25.00%) CCTV
4 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
4 3 (18.75%) Lean Manufacturing
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (12.50%) Def Stans
5 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.25%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.25%) QlikView
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Support
4 1 (6.25%) IT Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Presales Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Procurement Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Driving Licence
2 4 (25.00%) CCTV
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) EPoS
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Lean Manufacturing
4 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) High Availability
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Presales
6 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) HND
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (6.25%) PMP
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Def Stans
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (6.25%) PaperCut
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
1 1 (6.25%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Apple
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Sybase
2 1 (6.25%) Tableau
2 1 (6.25%) VMware