The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for NVQ Level 3 qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

National Vocational Qualification Level 3 (NVQ Level 3)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 839 942 916
Rank change year-on-year +103 -26  
Permanent jobs citing NVQ Level 3 3 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.004% 0.005% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.015% 0.019% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 10
Median salary £40,000 - £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 - £42,500

NVQ Level 3 is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19810 26924 27908
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.75% 27.61% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15723 21803 22089
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 £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

NVQ Level 3
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing NVQ Level 3 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for NVQ Level 3 in England

NVQ Level 3
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for NVQ Level 3 in England

NVQ Level 3
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
South West - 3 £40,000 -
NVQ Level 3
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 across the England region with a requirement for NVQ Level 3.

1 23 (95.83%) Microsoft
2 21 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 21 (87.50%) Mac OS X
2 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) LAN
2 21 (87.50%) Degree
2 21 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 21 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 20 (83.33%) Mathematics
3 20 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
3 20 (83.33%) Wireless
3 20 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 20 (83.33%) C
3 20 (83.33%) .NET
3 20 (83.33%) Windows XP
3 20 (83.33%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) Learning Management System
4 3 (12.50%) e-Learning
4 3 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (4.17%) HNC
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) VB
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) SLA
5 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.17%) Apple
5 1 (4.17%) ZENworks
5 1 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Workstation

NVQ Level 3
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) LAN
2 20 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
2 20 (83.33%) Wireless
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) IT Manager
2 14 (58.33%) Assistant IT Manager
2 14 (58.33%) IT Assistant
3 6 (25.00%) Network Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Training Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) e-Learning
1 3 (12.50%) Learning Management System
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Mac OS X
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
1 21 (87.50%) Windows Server
1 21 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 20 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 20 (83.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) C
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.17%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) PaperCut
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) Microsoft
2 20 (83.33%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) VMware