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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
England / South East
Rank 385 429 429
Rank change year-on-year +44 0  
Permanent jobs citing HNC 15 28 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.47% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 22
Median salary £25,000 £38,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.06% -6.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £49,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -25.71% -6.66%  

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 4112 6008 6421
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.78% 31.28% 31.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3324 4870 4913
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 March 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 22 March 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
Hampshire +32 11 £26,000 -16.12% 1
Berkshire +42 4 £23,000 -48.88%
Surrey +34 4 £25,000 -35.06%
Buckinghamshire +20 3 £23,000 -51.57%
West Sussex - 1 £36,500 -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for HNC.

1 26 (65.00%) HND
2 18 (45.00%) Degree
3 9 (22.50%) Service Delivery
4 7 (17.50%) Electronics
4 7 (17.50%) Unix
4 7 (17.50%) Driving Licence
5 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.50%) UMTS
6 5 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 5 (12.50%) Windows
6 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 5 (12.50%) GSM
6 5 (12.50%) Change Management
6 5 (12.50%) TIBCO
6 5 (12.50%) SS7
6 5 (12.50%) Marketing
6 5 (12.50%) Product Marketing
6 5 (12.50%) Nokia Networks
6 5 (12.50%) Value-Added Service
7 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (10.00%) Avionics
7 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (10.00%) Military
7 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.00%) CAE
7 4 (10.00%) C
7 4 (10.00%) SQL
7 4 (10.00%) MCSE
7 4 (10.00%) MCSA

HNC
Top Related 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 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) CATIA
2 1 (2.50%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) GSM
1 5 (12.50%) SS7
1 5 (12.50%) UMTS
1 5 (12.50%) Value-Added Service
2 2 (5.00%) SMS
3 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (17.50%) Electronics
2 5 (12.50%) Marketing
3 4 (10.00%) Avionics
3 4 (10.00%) Military
4 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.00%) Automotive
4 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (12.50%) VAS Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Project Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Field Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Field Service Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Hardware Specialist
3 3 (7.50%) Junior
3 3 (7.50%) Quality Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Senior Quality Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Support Specialist
3 3 (7.50%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (7.50%) Technical Support
3 3 (7.50%) Technical Support Specialist
4 2 (5.00%) Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Driving Licence
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) EPoS
4 2 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.50%) AS400
5 1 (2.50%) iSeries
5 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Unix
2 5 (12.50%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.00%) Android
4 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (2.50%) OS/390
5 1 (2.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Service Delivery
2 5 (12.50%) Change Management
2 5 (12.50%) Product Marketing
3 4 (10.00%) CAE
3 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.50%) ERP
4 3 (7.50%) Process Improvement
4 3 (7.50%) Project Management
4 3 (7.50%) Time Management
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL
5 2 (5.00%) QMS
5 2 (5.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Validation
5 2 (5.00%) V-Model
6 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.50%) Information Security
6 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) C
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Embedded C
2 1 (2.50%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 26 (65.00%) HND
2 18 (45.00%) Degree
3 4 (10.00%) A+ Certification
3 4 (10.00%) CCNA
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.00%) MCSA
3 4 (10.00%) MCSE
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) ISO 14001
1 3 (7.50%) ISO 9000
1 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.50%) ISO22301
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) MISRA
2 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 5 (12.50%) Nokia Networks
2 5 (12.50%) TIBCO
3 3 (7.50%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) Green Hills
5 1 (2.50%) Atmel
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Huawei
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) Juniper
5 1 (2.50%) Meraki
5 1 (2.50%) Ruckus Wireless
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