Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
England > London
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 731 830 824
Rank change year-on-year +99 -6 +48
Permanent jobs citing HNC 26 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.045% 0.017% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.074% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 16
London median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +20.97% -28.32%
10th Percentile £43,750 £26,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £52,500 £43,750
England median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +18.57% +2.94% -2.86%

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 12,124 16,258 16,545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.00% 23.17% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8,955 12,219 13,057
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.86%

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 25 June 2019.

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 25 June 2019. 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 +32 4 - - 4
West London +26 3 - - 1
North London - 1 £45,000 -
HNC
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for HNC.

1 12 (46.15%) HND
2 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (34.62%) Driving Licence
4 8 (30.77%) ERP
5 7 (26.92%) SQL
6 6 (23.08%) BCP
6 6 (23.08%) Intranet
6 6 (23.08%) C++
6 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 6 (23.08%) Contact Management
6 6 (23.08%) Finance
6 6 (23.08%) Games
6 6 (23.08%) Business Continuity
6 6 (23.08%) Degree
6 6 (23.08%) Animation
6 6 (23.08%) IT Strategy
6 6 (23.08%) Contract Management
6 6 (23.08%) Visual Effects
6 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (23.08%) Business Continuity Planning
6 6 (23.08%) Financial Analysis
7 5 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (19.23%) Change Control
7 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (19.23%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (19.23%) SDLC
7 5 (19.23%) Mathematics

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:

Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Intranet
2 4 (15.38%) GSM
2 4 (15.38%) LTE
2 4 (15.38%) UMTS
2 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (11.54%) SAN
3 3 (11.54%) VoIP
4 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) GIS
1 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
1 6 (23.08%) Games
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Operations Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Forensic Technician
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) IT Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Service Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Associate Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) DHTML
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
1 2 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (34.62%) Driving Licence
3 6 (23.08%) Animation
4 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (11.54%) Fibre Optics
6 2 (7.69%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
1 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
1 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (30.77%) ERP
3 6 (23.08%) BCP
3 6 (23.08%) Business Continuity
3 6 (23.08%) Business Continuity Planning
3 6 (23.08%) Contact Management
3 6 (23.08%) Contract Management
3 6 (23.08%) Financial Analysis
3 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (23.08%) IT Strategy
3 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 6 (23.08%) Visual Effects
4 5 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (19.23%) Change Control
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (19.23%) Mathematics
4 5 (19.23%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (19.23%) SDLC
5 4 (15.38%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (11.54%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) Delphi
4 2 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) PHP
4 2 (7.69%) VB
4 2 (7.69%) VB6
4 2 (7.69%) XAML
5 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) HND
2 6 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (11.54%) MCSE
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) Firmware
1 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.69%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Symantec
3 2 (7.69%) Cadence
3 2 (7.69%) Remedy
3 2 (7.69%) Virgin Media