The table below looks at the statistics for NVQ Level 3 in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NVQ Level 3 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Vocational Qualification Level 3 (NVQ Level 3)
Rank 933 907 931
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +24
Permanent jobs citing NVQ Level 3 2 30 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.028% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.007% 0.10% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 1
Average salary £38,000 £62,500 £27,889
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.20% +124.10%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £58,750 -
% change year-on-year
-35.31% -

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
28359 29471 28730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.00% 27.69% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22649 23557 22514
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,823 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

NVQ Level 3
Jobs Demand Trend

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

NVQ Level 3 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NVQ Level 3
Salary Trend

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

NVQ Level 3 Salary Trend in the UK

NVQ Level 3
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NVQ Level 3 within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +10 2 £38,000 -39.20% 1
England -4 2 £38,000 -39.20% 1
Reading +2 1 £38,000 -
South West -11 1 £38,000 -41.53%
Berkshire -13 1 £38,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £38,000 -
Newbury - 1 £38,000 -
Southampton - 1 £27,000 -
Swindon - 1 £38,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £27,000 -

NVQ Level 3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 14 (48.28%) Finance
3 12 (41.38%) Network Design
3 12 (41.38%) CAD
3 12 (41.38%) AutoCAD
3 12 (41.38%) C
3 12 (41.38%) MS Project
3 12 (41.38%) Data Centre
4 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (17.24%) NVQ Level 4
4 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
4 5 (17.24%) ISO 14001
5 4 (13.79%) Wireless
5 4 (13.79%) MS Office
5 4 (13.79%) SLA
5 4 (13.79%) Degree
5 4 (13.79%) Validation
5 4 (13.79%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (13.79%) NEBOSH
6 3 (10.34%) Huawei
6 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
6 3 (10.34%) HND
6 3 (10.34%) Windows
6 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
7 2 (6.90%) MCSE
7 2 (6.90%) ITIL
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (6.90%) Project Management
7 2 (6.90%) HNC

NVQ Level 3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (41.38%) AutoCAD
1 12 (41.38%) MS Project
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
3 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (13.79%) Wireless
2 1 (3.45%) NAS
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) VoIP
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (41.38%) Data Centre Engineer
2 12 (41.38%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Service Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Health and Safety Manager
4 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (3.45%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.45%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.45%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.45%) Economics
2 1 (3.45%) iPad
2 1 (3.45%) iPhone
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) CAD
1 12 (41.38%) Network Design
2 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (13.79%) Validation
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) Project Management
3 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) Coaching
4 1 (3.45%) CRM
4 1 (3.45%) Line Management
4 1 (3.45%) Logistics
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.45%) Project Governance
4 1 (3.45%) Quality Management
4 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) NVQ Level 4
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
3 3 (10.34%) HND
4 2 (6.90%) DBS Check
4 2 (6.90%) HNC
4 2 (6.90%) MCSE
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.45%) CCNA
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.45%) GNVQ
5 1 (3.45%) MCP
5 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) ISO 14001
1 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (13.79%) NEBOSH
2 4 (13.79%) SLA
3 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Huawei
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) VMware