The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Vocational Qualification Level 3 (NVQ Level 3)
Rank 909 870 908
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +38
Permanent jobs citing NVQ Level 3 8 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.012% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.024% 0.042% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 15
Average salary £19,499 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +4.83%
UK excluding London average salary £19,499 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +4.83%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
32831 30927 34904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 27.85% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 26235 24874 29613
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 9 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -51 8 £19,499 -40.00% 6
South East -11 4 - - 1
West Midlands - 4 £19,499 -
Dudley - 4 £19,499 -
Tipton - 4 £19,499 -
Hampshire -1 3 - -
Farnborough - 3 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -

NVQ Level 3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 4 (33.33%) Time Management
2 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) Broadband
2 4 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Nagios
3 1 (8.33%) CAD
3 1 (8.33%) AutoCAD
3 1 (8.33%) Autodesk
3 1 (8.33%) SMTP
3 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) HNC
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Cacti
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing

NVQ Level 3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Broadband
2 1 (8.33%) SMTP
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) ICT Technician
1 4 (33.33%) ICT Support Technician
1 4 (33.33%) Support Technician
2 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Designer
2 1 (8.33%) CAD Designer
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (8.33%) CAD
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (8.33%) HNC
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Terminal Services
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) Cacti
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Autodesk
2 1 (8.33%) Huawei
Lossiemouth, Morayshire
Connectus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Competitive rates of pay
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago