The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing HNC 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.16% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £33,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -24.28% -12.50%  

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 Southampton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 149 207 330
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 24.11% 25.78% 34.41%
Number of salaries quoted 138 198 231
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

HNC
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for HNC in Southampton

HNC
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 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 Southampton region with a requirement for HNC.

1 4 (100.00%) HND
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Electronics
2 3 (75.00%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Military
2 3 (75.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Fortran
3 1 (25.00%) Unix

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (25.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
1 3 (75.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) HND
2 3 (75.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft