Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 145 154
Rank change year-on-year +10 +9 +1
Permanent jobs citing HNC 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.055% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.56% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Wales median annual salary £26,000 £38,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.47% - -
UK median annual salary £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% -6.67%

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 Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 439 540 756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.17% 25.90% 28.39%
Number of salaries quoted 288 399 635
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £24,175 £23,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £57,875 £52,500 £51,250
UK median annual salary £48,732 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.29% - -

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Wales

HNC
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for HNC in Wales

HNC
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Wales region over the 6 months to 20 May 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
Mid Wales - 1 £26,000 -
HNC
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 Wales region with a requirement for HNC.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Management

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (100.00%) Skype for Business
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Field Service Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft