The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 108 109
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1  
Permanent jobs citing HNC 6 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.55% 0.47% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.09% 1.86% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 2
Median salary £41,500 £33,250 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.81% -11.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £23,750 £35,950
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £55,000 £39,550
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year +10.94% -3.52%  

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 West Sussex.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 287 322 335
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 26.31% 25.16% 27.96%
Number of salaries quoted 269 290 286
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

HNC
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for HNC in West Sussex

HNC
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Crawley +13 5 £42,000 -26.95%
Gatwick +4 1 £36,500 +1.38%
HNC
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for HNC.

1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (71.43%) HND
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Electronics
1 5 (71.43%) Driving Licence
2 2 (28.57%) ISO 22301
2 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) QMS
2 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
2 2 (28.57%) ISO 14001
2 2 (28.57%) ISO 9000

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
General
1 5 (71.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Field Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Field Hardware Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Hardware Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Installations Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Quality Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Quality Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
1 2 (28.57%) QMS
1 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 14001
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 22301
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 9000
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (28.57%) QA