The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
England / North East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 83 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 -  
Permanent jobs citing HNC 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.53% 0.12% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.86% 0.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Median salary £32,000 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -48.80% -  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £34,250 £35,750
% change year-on-year +10.94% -4.19%  

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 the North East.

Academic & Professional Certification
North East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 161 232 199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 28.55% 28.89% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 136 206 165
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +6.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

HNC
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for HNC in the North East

HNC
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HNC in the North East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for HNC in the North East

HNC
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Tyne and Wear +27 2 £38,500 -38.40%
Durham - 1 £32,000 -
HNC
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 North East region with a requirement for HNC.

1 1 (33.33%) HND
1 1 (33.33%) MPEG
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9000
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) DAB
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 14001
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Document Management
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (33.33%) NVQ Level 4
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 22301
1 1 (33.33%) Internal Audit

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DAB
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Data Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Quality Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) MPEG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Document Management
1 1 (33.33%) Internal Audit
1 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) HND
1 1 (33.33%) NVQ Level 4
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 14001
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 22301
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9000
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) QA