The table below looks at the statistics for NVQ Level 3 in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NVQ Level 3 over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Vocational Qualification Level 3 (NVQ Level 3)
Rank - 237 251
Permanent jobs citing NVQ Level 3 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.015% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.065% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £31,627 -
UK excluding London average salary - £19,499 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -48.00%
NVQ Level 3
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1585 1539 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.01% 22.78% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 1178 1438
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,500 £52,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

NVQ Level 3
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NVQ Level 3 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

NVQ Level 3 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

NVQ Level 3
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NVQ Level 3 across the North West region.

NVQ Level 3 Salary Trend in the North West

NVQ Level 3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing NVQ Level 3 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited NVQ Level 3.

1 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) VBA
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) MCP
1 3 (42.86%) HNC
1 3 (42.86%) HND
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) MCSA
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
1 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
1 3 (42.86%) Data Mining
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) Dell
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
1 3 (42.86%) Billing
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 3 (42.86%) GNVQ
1 3 (42.86%) Data Architecture

NVQ Level 3
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing NVQ Level 3 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited NVQ Level 3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) Data Mining
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (42.86%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Data Architect
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (28.57%) Support Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Environment Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 3 (42.86%) Data Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCP
1 3 (42.86%) HNC
1 3 (42.86%) HND
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) MCSA
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) GNVQ
2 1 (14.29%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 14001
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) Dell
1 3 (42.86%) VMware