Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 274 267 255
Rank change year-on-year -7 -12 +23
Permanent jobs citing HNC 12 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.16% 0.31% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 1.44% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 11
Manchester median annual salary £23,750 £28,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% -12.88% +46.67%
10th Percentile £21,500 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £26,725 £54,000 £45,000
North West median annual salary £26,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% -14.29% -22.22%

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 Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,502 1,601 1,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 20.18% 21.53% 26.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,185 1,313 1,417
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,650 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% -1.88%

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Manchester

HNC
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for HNC in Manchester

HNC
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 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
Bury - 5 - -
Oldham +18 1 - - 2
Wigan - 1 £21,500 - 1
HNC
North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Manchester region with a requirement for HNC.

1 6 (50.00%) HND
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 5 (41.67%) Logistics
2 5 (41.67%) Power BI
2 5 (41.67%) Change Control
2 5 (41.67%) Office 365
2 5 (41.67%) Escalation Management
2 5 (41.67%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
2 5 (41.67%) Mac OS X
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) CRM
2 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
2 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
2 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) Data Security
4 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Xilinx

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Dynamics 365
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Power BI
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Applications Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Applications Support
1 5 (41.67%) Applications Support Manager
1 5 (41.67%) CRM Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365 Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Support Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Customer Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Customer Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
1 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (8.33%) Verilog
1 1 (8.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Change Control
1 5 (41.67%) CRM
1 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
1 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
1 5 (41.67%) Escalation Management
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Logistics
2 4 (33.33%) Data Security
3 1 (8.33%) Biometrics
3 1 (8.33%) Break/Fix
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Vision
3 1 (8.33%) Device Driver Development
3 1 (8.33%) Image Processing
3 1 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
1 6 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Xilinx