The table below looks at the statistics for GNVQ in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GNVQ over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General National Vocational Qualification (GNVQ)
Rank - 933 882
Permanent jobs citing GNVQ 0 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.016% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £29,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +47.50%
UK excluding London average salary - £28,750 £20,000
% change year-on-year
- +43.75%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30106 32256 29975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.20% 27.31% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23879 25494 24281
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

GNVQ
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GNVQ within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GNVQ Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GNVQ
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GNVQ within the UK.

GNVQ Salary Trend in the UK

GNVQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing GNVQ 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 GNVQ.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) MCP
2 3 (60.00%) HND
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (40.00%) NVQ Level 3
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) HNC
3 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel

GNVQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing GNVQ 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 GNVQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Technician
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support Technician
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Trainee
2 1 (20.00%) Trainee Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) OpenUP
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCP
1 3 (60.00%) HND
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) NVQ Level 3
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
2 2 (40.00%) HNC
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) CCENT
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) AppSense
4 1 (20.00%) Acronis