The table below looks at the statistics for NVQ Level 4 in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NVQ Level 4 over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Vocational Qualification Level 4 (NVQ Level 4)
Rank 875 890 891
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Permanent jobs citing NVQ Level 4 11 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.011% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.035% 0.040% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 5
Average salary £25,000 £36,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.50% +40.38%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,250 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-2.65% +8.65%

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
31121 29869 33086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 26.97% 28.52%
Number of salaries quoted 24946 23922 27695
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

NVQ Level 4
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NVQ Level 4 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

NVQ Level 4 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NVQ Level 4
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NVQ Level 4 within the UK.

NVQ Level 4 Salary Trend in the UK

NVQ Level 4
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 4 within the UK over the 3 months to 26 November 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
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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
England 0 11 £25,000 -31.50% 1
London +4 4 £25,000 -34.21%
South East -7 4 - -
City of London - 4 £25,000 -
Reading - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 - -
North West - 3 £27,500 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Cumbria - 1 £27,500 -

NVQ Level 4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing NVQ Level 4 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 4.

1 7 (50.00%) HND
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 7 (50.00%) Validation
1 7 (50.00%) NVQ Level 3
1 7 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (35.71%) ISO 14001
3 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (28.57%) Wireless
3 4 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (21.43%) HNC
5 2 (14.29%) UNIX
5 2 (14.29%) AIX
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) EMC
5 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (14.29%) Tru64
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 2 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (14.29%) Brocade
6 1 (7.14%) Line Management
6 1 (7.14%) Huawei
6 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking

NVQ Level 4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing NVQ Level 4 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 4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Wireless
1 4 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Environment Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Coordinator
2 4 (28.57%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Server Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Storage Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) AIX
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Tru64
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Validation
1 7 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) HND
1 7 (50.00%) NVQ Level 3
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) ISO 14001
1 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) EMC
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 2 (14.29%) Brocade
2 1 (7.14%) Huawei
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