The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 87 61 79
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +18
Permanent jobs citing NHS 6 35 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.61% 3.29% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.81% 9.59% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2 29 1
Average salary £33,750 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+10.62% -3.61%
NHS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
332 365 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 33.60% 34.30% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 266 312 223
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NHS across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

NHS
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NHS across the Kent region.

NHS Salary Trend in Kent

NHS
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NHS across the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

NHS Salary Histogram in Kent

NHS
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Maidstone 0 1 £27,500 -23.61%
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing NHS 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 NHS.

1 17 (53.13%) Change Management
2 16 (50.00%) Project Management
3 15 (46.88%) Risk Assessment
4 12 (37.50%) SQL
5 11 (34.38%) Mentoring
6 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
7 7 (21.88%) Finance
8 5 (15.63%) e-Health
8 5 (15.63%) Local Government
8 5 (15.63%) Business Development
8 5 (15.63%) Marketing
8 5 (15.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (15.63%) Information Governance
8 5 (15.63%) Line Management
9 4 (12.50%) MS Office
10 3 (9.38%) Windows
10 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
10 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
10 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
10 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
10 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (9.38%) Billing
10 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
10 3 (9.38%) Coaching
10 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
10 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (6.25%) Data Migration

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing NHS 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 NHS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Local Government
2 5 (15.63%) Marketing
2 5 (15.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (9.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Implementation Manager
1 7 (21.88%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Head of Professional Services
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) Service Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Software Tester
4 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Tester
4 2 (6.25%) QA Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) NHS Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) IT Support
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) QA Tester
4 2 (6.25%) Product Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) Integration Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) Professional Services Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Clinical Coder
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Clinical Coder
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) e-Health
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
1 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
1 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Change Management
2 16 (50.00%) Project Management
3 15 (46.88%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (34.38%) Mentoring
5 5 (15.63%) Information Governance
5 5 (15.63%) Line Management
5 5 (15.63%) Business Development
6 3 (9.38%) Coaching
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.25%) Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.13%) Workflow
8 1 (3.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.13%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
1 2 (6.25%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Citrix
2 2 (6.25%) VMware
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