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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Vocational Qualification Level 3 (NVQ Level 3)
UK
Rank 851 908 925
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +17
Permanent jobs citing NVQ Level 3 7 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.012% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.033% 0.044% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 20
Median salary £29,621 £38,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.05% -39.20%
UK excluding London median salary £29,621 £38,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year
-22.05% -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
21257 27539 28828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.29% 27.99% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16762 22042 23043
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

NVQ Level 3
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing NVQ Level 3 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NVQ Level 3 within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 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
England +44 7 £29,621 -22.05% 1
South East +65 6 £29,621 -22.05%
Berkshire +42 3 £29,621 -22.05%
Surrey +39 3 £29,621 +9.70%
Staines +4 3 £29,621 +9.70%
London +67 1 £32,739 +52.27%
Barnet - 1 £32,739 -
Maidenhead - 1 £29,621 -
Slough - 1 £29,621 -
Windsor - 1 - -

NVQ Level 3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing NVQ Level 3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for NVQ Level 3.

1 29 (90.63%) Degree
2 26 (81.25%) Windows
3 24 (75.00%) C
3 24 (75.00%) LAN
3 24 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 24 (75.00%) Mac OS X
3 24 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 23 (71.88%) Mathematics
4 23 (71.88%) Cisco IOS
4 23 (71.88%) Windows 7
4 23 (71.88%) Wireless
4 23 (71.88%) Cisco
4 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
4 23 (71.88%) Windows XP
4 23 (71.88%) .NET
5 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 5 (15.63%) 3G
6 5 (15.63%) 4G
6 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
7 3 (9.38%) LTE
7 3 (9.38%) CCNA
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (9.38%) Apple
7 3 (9.38%) 2G
8 2 (6.25%) Workflow
8 2 (6.25%) SLA
8 2 (6.25%) Unix
8 2 (6.25%) Linux
8 2 (6.25%) ITIL

NVQ Level 3
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (75.00%) LAN
2 23 (71.88%) Cisco IOS
2 23 (71.88%) Wireless
3 5 (15.63%) 3G
3 5 (15.63%) 4G
4 3 (9.38%) 2G
4 3 (9.38%) LTE
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
General
1 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Assistant IT Manager
1 14 (43.75%) IT Assistant
1 14 (43.75%) IT Manager
2 9 (28.13%) Network Manager
3 5 (15.63%) 3G Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) 4G Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Field Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Graduate
3 5 (15.63%) Junior
3 5 (15.63%) Junior 3G Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Junior 4G Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Junior Field Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Trainee
4 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) IT Support
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Support
5 1 (3.13%) Cabling Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (71.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (71.88%) Mathematics
2 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 24 (75.00%) Mac OS X
2 24 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 24 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (71.88%) Windows 7
3 23 (71.88%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.25%) Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Unix
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.25%) ITIL
1 2 (6.25%) Line Management
1 2 (6.25%) Workflow
2 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
2 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) C
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (90.63%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) CCNA
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.13%) HNC
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) PaperCut
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Cisco
1 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Apple
3 1 (3.13%) VMware