Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 104 109
Rank change year-on-year +32 +5 -4
Permanent jobs citing HNC 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.68% 0.082% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.33% 0.36% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Staffordshire median annual salary £32,500 £24,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.42% -9.43% -16.00%
10th Percentile £27,950 £24,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £43,200 £24,000 £29,750
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £27,750
% change year-on-year +27.27% -0.90% -7.50%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 150 281 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 20.27% 23.09% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 125 222 225
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,000 £33,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -11.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £51,600 £57,500 £50,700
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing HNC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Staffordshire

HNC
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for HNC in Staffordshire

HNC
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HNC in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for HNC in Staffordshire

HNC
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford +23 1 £40,500 +68.75%
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £45,000 - 2
Rugeley - 1 £26,500 -
HNC
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for HNC.

1 4 (80.00%) HND
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Kaspersky
3 2 (40.00%) Mimecast
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) MCSA
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Operations Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Procurement Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Critical Path Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) PLM
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) HND
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (40.00%) Kaspersky
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) IFS