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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 85 85 71
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Permanent jobs citing NHS 22 23 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.01% 2.04% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.38% 5.11% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 20 1 3
Average salary £60,000 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.84% +6.94%
UK excluding London average salary £43,142 £36,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+18.19% -12.04%
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
502 450 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 45.84% 40.00% 35.70%
Number of salaries quoted 441 372 213
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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 -1 3 £24,690 -
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 14 (45.16%) Project Management
1 14 (45.16%) Change Management
2 11 (35.48%) Informatics
3 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
4 5 (16.13%) SQL
4 5 (16.13%) MS Office
4 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
4 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.13%) e-Health
4 5 (16.13%) Finance
4 5 (16.13%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (16.13%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (12.90%) Matrix Management
5 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (9.68%) VMware
6 3 (9.68%) Windows
6 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
6 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
6 3 (9.68%) MSBuild
6 3 (9.68%) Information Governance
6 3 (9.68%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (9.68%) DevOps
6 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
6 3 (9.68%) Puppet
7 2 (6.45%) Unified Communications
7 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) LAN
1 2 (6.45%) VoIP
1 2 (6.45%) WAN
1 2 (6.45%) DHCP
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
1 2 (6.45%) Unified Communications
1 2 (6.45%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
1 3 (9.68%) MSBuild
1 3 (9.68%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Local Government
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Implementation Consultant
1 9 (29.03%) Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Product Specialist
3 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Deployment Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) NHS Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Network Manager
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Professional Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Informatics
2 5 (16.13%) e-Health
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Project Management
1 14 (45.16%) Change Management
2 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
3 5 (16.13%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (12.90%) Matrix Management
5 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.68%) DevOps
5 3 (9.68%) Information Governance
6 2 (6.45%) Network Planning
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) Service Management
6 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.23%) Line Management
7 1 (3.23%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) VMware
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) HP