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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 94 85 85
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing NHS 6 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.55% 1.63% 2.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 3.30% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 3
Average salary £22,000 £60,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-63.33% +84.61%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
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
407 515 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 37.14% 49.52% 41.55%
Number of salaries quoted 346 459 384
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 12 February 2016. 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
Tonbridge - 1 - -
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Informatics
2 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
2 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Service Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Informatics
1 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) HP