The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for NVQ Level 3 qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Vocational Qualification Level 3 (NVQ Level 3)
UK
Rank 862 937 939
Rank change year-on-year +75 +2  
Permanent jobs citing NVQ Level 3 3 4 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.014% 0.014% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 12
Median salary £40,000 - £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 - £20,000

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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20804 28457 28919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.80% 27.81% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16398 22800 22703
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 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

NVQ Level 3
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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.

Salary trend for NVQ Level 3 in the UK

NVQ Level 3
Top 3 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 22 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
England +107 3 £40,000 - 1
Bristol - 3 £40,000 -
South West - 3 £40,000 -

NVQ Level 3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for NVQ Level 3.

1 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 24 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 24 (85.71%) Mac OS X
2 24 (85.71%) C
2 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) LAN
2 24 (85.71%) Degree
2 24 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 24 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 23 (82.14%) Cisco
3 23 (82.14%) Windows 7
3 23 (82.14%) Mathematics
3 23 (82.14%) Cisco IOS
3 23 (82.14%) Wireless
3 23 (82.14%) .NET
3 23 (82.14%) Windows XP
4 3 (10.71%) e-Learning
4 3 (10.71%) MS Office
4 3 (10.71%) Learning Management System
5 2 (7.14%) SLA
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) Apple
6 1 (3.57%) ZENworks
6 1 (3.57%) HNC
6 1 (3.57%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) WAN
6 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.57%) Telecoms

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:

Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (85.71%) LAN
2 23 (82.14%) Cisco IOS
2 23 (82.14%) Wireless
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) IT Manager
2 14 (50.00%) Assistant IT Manager
2 14 (50.00%) IT Assistant
3 9 (32.14%) Network Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Training Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Cabling Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (82.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) e-Learning
1 3 (10.71%) Learning Management System
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Mac OS X
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
1 24 (85.71%) Windows Server
1 24 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 23 (82.14%) Windows 7
2 23 (82.14%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
2 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) C
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (85.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.57%) HNC
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) PaperCut
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 23 (82.14%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Apple
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
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