The Canaries have now extended their unbeaten run to four games.
"Another clean sheet is the plus I suppose," Hughton said.
"Any draw and any clean sheet away from home is always a good point. They (Reading) are a team who, among their difficulties this season, have been able to score goals. For us to come here and get a clean sheet I think in the end was a good result and a fair result.
"We are certainly more solid at the moment, I suppose something gives a little bit and being as solid as we have been we haven't got the goals we would have liked.
"But unless you're in that top group of teams it is hard to have both. Today is a good point."