The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 359 411 457
Rank change year-on-year +52 +46  
Permanent jobs citing HNC 21 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.54% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 24
Median salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £28,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,100
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year +10.94% -3.52%  

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 South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4159 5713 6717
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.29% 31.34% 31.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3395 4626 5165
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

HNC
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for HNC in the South East

HNC
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HNC in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for HNC in the South East

HNC
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Kent +12 6 £50,000 +72.41% 1
West Sussex +11 6 £41,500 +24.81%
Hampshire +17 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Berkshire +21 2 £44,000 +13.45%
Surrey +20 2 £39,750 +6.00%
East Sussex - 2 £38,000 -
HNC
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for HNC.

1 19 (50.00%) HND
2 12 (31.58%) Degree
2 12 (31.58%) Driving Licence
3 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
4 7 (18.42%) Wireless
4 7 (18.42%) Electronics
4 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.42%) QA
5 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (15.79%) Cisco
5 6 (15.79%) Windows
5 6 (15.79%) Juniper
6 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
6 5 (13.16%) MPLS
6 5 (13.16%) Change Management
6 5 (13.16%) Firewall
6 5 (13.16%) Avaya
6 5 (13.16%) LAN
6 5 (13.16%) VoIP
6 5 (13.16%) WAN
6 5 (13.16%) SAP
6 5 (13.16%) CCIE
6 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
6 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
6 5 (13.16%) Network Architecture
6 5 (13.16%) Aruba
6 5 (13.16%) Skype for Business
6 5 (13.16%) F5

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.16%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.63%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) SAP ERP
2 2 (5.26%) SAP PM
3 1 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.63%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Wireless
2 5 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (13.16%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) LAN
2 5 (13.16%) MPLS
2 5 (13.16%) VoIP
2 5 (13.16%) WAN
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) GIS
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA Agile
General
1 7 (18.42%) Electronics
2 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.89%) Military
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Field Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Field Hardware Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Firewall Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Hardware Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Installations Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Project Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Quality Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) WAN Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Field Service Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Junior
5 2 (5.26%) Data Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Quality Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Software Tester
6 1 (2.63%) SQL DBA
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Driving Licence
2 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.89%) EPoS
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Android
2 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
2 5 (13.16%) Change Management
2 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
2 5 (13.16%) Network Architecture
3 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
3 4 (10.53%) Project Management
4 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (7.89%) Data Governance
4 3 (7.89%) Data Management
4 3 (7.89%) ERP
4 3 (7.89%) Process Improvement
4 3 (7.89%) QMS
4 3 (7.89%) Quality Management
4 3 (7.89%) Time Management
5 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.26%) Internal Audit
5 2 (5.26%) Master Data Management
6 1 (2.63%) Break/Fix
6 1 (2.63%) Information Security
6 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) C
2 1 (2.63%) C++
2 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
2 1 (2.63%) Fortran
2 1 (2.63%) Java
2 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) HND
2 12 (31.58%) Degree
3 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 5 (13.16%) CCIE
4 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.63%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) MCSA
5 1 (2.63%) MCSE
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) ISO 9000
3 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
3 2 (5.26%) ISO 14001
3 2 (5.26%) ISO 22301
3 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
3 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.63%) SLA
4 1 (2.63%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Cisco
2 6 (15.79%) Juniper
3 5 (13.16%) Aruba
3 5 (13.16%) Avaya
3 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
3 5 (13.16%) F5
3 5 (13.16%) Palo Alto
3 5 (13.16%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Atmel
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Huawei
4 1 (2.63%) Meraki
4 1 (2.63%) Ruckus Wireless
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