The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 - 146
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing HNC 4 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.32% - 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% - 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 8
Median salary £24,000 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 - £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 - £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £35,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year -24.28% -13.58%  

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 Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 408 731 1003
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 32.74% 37.01% 41.64%
Number of salaries quoted 264 573 578
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.04% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £35,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

HNC
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for HNC in Reading

HNC
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HNC in Reading over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for HNC in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for HNC.

1 6 (66.67%) HND
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 5 (55.56%) GSM
2 5 (55.56%) UMTS
2 5 (55.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 5 (55.56%) TIBCO
2 5 (55.56%) SS7
2 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 5 (55.56%) Change Management
2 5 (55.56%) Marketing
2 5 (55.56%) Product Marketing
2 5 (55.56%) Nokia Networks
2 5 (55.56%) Value-Added Service
3 2 (22.22%) EPoS
3 2 (22.22%) SMS
4 1 (11.11%) SLA
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (55.56%) GSM
1 5 (55.56%) SS7
1 5 (55.56%) UMTS
1 5 (55.56%) Value-Added Service
2 2 (22.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (55.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) VAS Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Field Service Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Change Management
1 5 (55.56%) Product Marketing
1 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) HND
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 5 (55.56%) Nokia Networks
1 5 (55.56%) TIBCO