The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 37 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing NHS 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.60% 0.63% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 1.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £26,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.80% +0.62%
NHS
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
102 79 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 60.71% 50.00% 30.34%
Number of salaries quoted 37 59 31
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,249 £27,150 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

NHS
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

NHS Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

NHS
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 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
County Antrim -3 1 £26,000 -42.22%
NHS
UK

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) NAS
2 6 (54.55%) vSphere
2 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
2 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Symantec
2 6 (54.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (54.55%) Sophos
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) VMware ESX
2 6 (54.55%) Clustering
2 6 (54.55%) NetBackup
2 6 (54.55%) Backup Exec
2 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 6 (54.55%) DHCP
2 6 (54.55%) IIS
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) DNS
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) SAN

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 6 (54.55%) IIS
1 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
1 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) DHCP
2 6 (54.55%) DNS
2 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 6 (54.55%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) Intranet
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) CESG
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) SIEM
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
4 1 (9.09%) Security Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
1 4 (36.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) PMP
3 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CISA
3 1 (9.09%) CISM
3 1 (9.09%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
1 6 (54.55%) VMware ESX
1 6 (54.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (54.55%) NetBackup
1 6 (54.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) Citrix
1 6 (54.55%) Veritas
1 6 (54.55%) Symantec
1 6 (54.55%) Sophos
1 6 (54.55%) VMware