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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 89 57 88
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +31
Permanent jobs citing NHS 4 46 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.41% 3.97% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 10.60% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 3
Average salary £35,661 £29,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.88% -21.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +5.26%
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
416 434 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 42.15% 37.45% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 354 338 305
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £72,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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
Aylesford - 2 £35,661 -
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (45.00%) Change Management
1 9 (45.00%) Informatics
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) EMC
4 3 (15.00%) NetApp
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.00%) Puppet
4 3 (15.00%) Health Informatics
4 3 (15.00%) MSBuild
4 3 (15.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) Information Governance
5 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) VoIP
5 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 2 (10.00%) DHCP

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) VoIP
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.00%) QlikView
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (15.00%) MSBuild
1 3 (15.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
1 7 (35.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Report Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) NHS Information Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Deployment Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) NHS Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Informatics
2 3 (15.00%) Health Informatics
3 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Change Management
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.00%) DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (10.00%) Information Governance
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (10.00%) Network Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) EMC
2 3 (15.00%) NetApp
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft