HNC Jobs in the UK excluding London

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 382 515 510
Rank change year-on-year +133 -5 +17
Permanent jobs citing HNC 445 238 396
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.61% 0.41% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.27% 1.10% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 221 86 134
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,750 £26,989
25th Percentile £32,996 £30,000 £31,133
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £35,000 £40,500
Median % change year-on-year +28.57% -13.58% +1.25%
75th Percentile £55,675 £44,890 £55,000
90th Percentile £63,250 £51,713 £62,629
UK median annual salary £45,000 £33,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +36.36% -21.43% -2.09%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK excluding London

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19,636 21,622 23,501
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 26.76% 36.97% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12,236 8,067 10,450
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £27,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £54,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +9.09% -

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing HNC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for HNC in the UK excluding London

HNC
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing HNC in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for HNC in the UK excluding London

HNC
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing HNC in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

Salary histogram for HNC in the UK excluding London

HNC
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 26 May 2024. 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
Jobs
North of England +142 129 £42,500 +41.67% 220
South East +21 109 £51,350 +31.67% 202
South West +15 66 £40,000 +0.29% 101
North West +56 65 £35,000 +16.67% 112
Midlands +14 62 £47,500 +18.75% 146
East of England +58 61 £38,500 +35.09% 111
Yorkshire +125 60 £52,750 +85.09% 70
West Midlands +8 30 £42,500 - 82
East Midlands +7 28 £47,500 +18.75% 61
Scotland -78 9 £50,625 +36.35% 64
Wales - 7 £45,000 - 18
North East +1 4 £41,500 +3.90% 42
Northern Ireland - 2 £34,628 - 5
HNC
UK

HNC
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (0.90%) Moodle
2 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Exchange
3 1 (0.22%) JBoss
3 1 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 80 (17.98%) AutoCAD
2 43 (9.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (8.99%) Microsoft Office
4 28 (6.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (4.04%) Revit
6 8 (1.80%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.90%) EPLAN
7 4 (0.90%) Solid Edge
7 4 (0.90%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.45%) Simulink
9 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.22%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 10 (2.25%) NEC Housing
2 2 (0.45%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.70%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (1.35%) AWS
3 5 (1.12%) Azure
3 5 (1.12%) Azure DevOps
3 5 (1.12%) Google Workspace
3 5 (1.12%) PaaS
3 5 (1.12%) SaaS
4 3 (0.67%) IaaS
5 2 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.04%) Internet
2 11 (2.47%) Ethernet
2 11 (2.47%) LAN
3 6 (1.35%) Firewall
3 6 (1.35%) Network Security
4 5 (1.12%) OSPF
4 5 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.12%) WAN
4 5 (1.12%) Wireless
5 4 (0.90%) DHCP
5 4 (0.90%) DNS
5 4 (0.90%) Multicast
6 3 (0.67%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (0.67%) RS-232
7 2 (0.45%) Broadband
7 2 (0.45%) RS-422
7 2 (0.45%) RS-485
7 2 (0.45%) SMS
8 1 (0.22%) SDH
8 1 (0.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.62%) Data Vault
2 9 (2.02%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.57%) EDMS
4 4 (0.90%) QlikView
5 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (2.92%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.47%) JIRA
3 5 (1.12%) Postman
3 5 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (1.12%) SoapUI
4 4 (0.90%) Git
5 3 (0.67%) Subversion
6 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
General
1 154 (34.61%) Social Skills
2 92 (20.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 90 (20.22%) Legal
4 68 (15.28%) Manufacturing
5 53 (11.91%) Aerospace
6 51 (11.46%) Finance
7 49 (11.01%) Retail
8 48 (10.79%) Local Government
9 36 (8.09%) Telecoms
10 32 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
11 30 (6.74%) Electronics
11 30 (6.74%) Publishing
12 24 (5.39%) Presentation Skills
13 22 (4.94%) Automotive
14 20 (4.49%) Military
15 15 (3.37%) Marketing
16 14 (3.15%) Law
17 11 (2.47%) Organisational Skills
18 7 (1.57%) Influencing Skills
19 6 (1.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (15.51%) Project Manager
2 52 (11.69%) Senior
3 40 (8.99%) Coordinator
3 40 (8.99%) Technical Coordinator
4 38 (8.54%) Technical Engineer
5 36 (8.09%) Systems Engineer
6 32 (7.19%) Support Engineer
6 32 (7.19%) Technical Support
7 28 (6.29%) Technical Support Engineer
8 26 (5.84%) Author
8 26 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 26 (5.84%) Technical Author
9 21 (4.72%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 21 (4.72%) Technical Manager
10 17 (3.82%) Software Engineer
11 15 (3.37%) Manufacturing Engineer
11 15 (3.37%) Quantity Surveyor
12 14 (3.15%) Principal Engineer
13 13 (2.92%) Lead
13 13 (2.92%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.74%) XML
2 14 (3.15%) .NET
3 8 (1.80%) MFC
4 5 (1.12%) .NET Core
4 5 (1.12%) .NET Framework
4 5 (1.12%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.12%) JSON
4 5 (1.12%) RESTful
4 5 (1.12%) SOAP
4 5 (1.12%) WCF
4 5 (1.12%) Web Services
4 5 (1.12%) XML Schema
5 4 (0.90%) Akka
5 4 (0.90%) DAO
6 2 (0.45%) EDI
7 1 (0.22%) Node-RED
7 1 (0.22%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.48%) Management Information System
2 55 (12.36%) Housing Association
3 41 (9.21%) Driving Licence
4 28 (6.29%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (5.39%) Onboarding
6 11 (2.47%) IoT
7 10 (2.25%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.02%) Fibre Optics
9 8 (1.80%) FMCG
10 5 (1.12%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.12%) Distributed Applications
11 4 (0.90%) Analogue Electronics
11 4 (0.90%) EPoS
11 4 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.90%) Operational Technology
11 4 (0.90%) Robotics
12 3 (0.67%) Acoustics
12 3 (0.67%) Clustering
12 3 (0.67%) FPGA
12 3 (0.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.44%) Windows
2 24 (5.39%) Windows 10
3 21 (4.72%) Linux
4 18 (4.04%) Windows Server 2016
4 18 (4.04%) Windows Server 2019
5 17 (3.82%) Windows 7
5 17 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.80%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.12%) VMS
8 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.45%) Unix
9 1 (0.22%) Debian
9 1 (0.22%) Fedora
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (26.29%) Problem-Solving
2 98 (22.02%) Agile
3 75 (16.85%) Time Management
4 66 (14.83%) Mathematics
5 65 (14.61%) Project Management
6 56 (12.58%) Customer Service
7 49 (11.01%) Continuous Improvement
8 45 (10.11%) Mentoring
9 39 (8.76%) Decision-Making
10 37 (8.31%) Project Delivery
11 34 (7.64%) Cybersecurity
12 32 (7.19%) Document Management
13 30 (6.74%) Data Analysis
14 26 (5.84%) CAD
15 25 (5.62%) Impact Assessments
15 25 (5.62%) ITIL
15 25 (5.62%) Mechatronics
15 25 (5.62%) Software Engineering
16 24 (5.39%) Computer Science
17 23 (5.17%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.84%) C#
2 21 (4.72%) Python
3 18 (4.04%) PowerShell
3 18 (4.04%) SQL
4 16 (3.60%) Java
5 12 (2.70%) C
6 8 (1.80%) Assembly Language
6 8 (1.80%) VB
7 5 (1.12%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.67%) Embedded C
8 3 (0.67%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.45%) Bash
9 2 (0.45%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 239 (53.71%) Degree
2 238 (53.48%) HND
3 45 (10.11%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.57%) MRICS
4 7 (1.57%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.35%) Chartered Engineer
6 5 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.90%) APMP
7 4 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.45%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.45%) RIBA
10 1 (0.22%) CCNP
10 1 (0.22%) MCSE
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.22%) NVQ Level 3
10 1 (0.22%) NVQ Level 4
10 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.27%) QA
2 18 (4.04%) NEBOSH
3 11 (2.47%) SLA
4 6 (1.35%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.90%) COSHH
6 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.45%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.45%) PMO
8 1 (0.22%) GDPR
8 1 (0.22%) MISRA
8 1 (0.22%) NCSC
8 1 (0.22%) NIST
System Software
1 23 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.90%) Firmware
4 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (3.82%) SCCM
2 6 (1.35%) Functional Safety
3 3 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 77 (17.30%) Microsoft
2 36 (8.09%) SAP
3 23 (5.17%) VMware
4 15 (3.37%) Siemens
5 13 (2.92%) Google
6 12 (2.70%) NEC
7 8 (1.80%) Allen-Bradley
8 6 (1.35%) Cisco
9 5 (1.12%) Oracle
9 5 (1.12%) Thales
10 4 (0.90%) Citrix
11 3 (0.67%) Apple
11 3 (0.67%) Dell
11 3 (0.67%) Epicor
12 2 (0.45%) Altera
12 2 (0.45%) Cadence
12 2 (0.45%) EMC
12 2 (0.45%) Lattice Semiconductor
12 2 (0.45%) Sun
13 1 (0.22%) AVEVA