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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank - 34 43
Permanent jobs citing NHS 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 0.62% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.16% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £43,082 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.70% +6.66%
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
78 86 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 54.55% 53.09% 27.63%
Number of salaries quoted 17 69 49
Average salary £30,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 6 (60.00%) IIS
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
1 6 (60.00%) Veritas
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (60.00%) Symantec
1 6 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (60.00%) Sophos
1 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
1 6 (60.00%) VMware ESX
1 6 (60.00%) Clustering
1 6 (60.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (60.00%) Backup Exec
1 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) NAS
1 6 (60.00%) vSphere
1 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (60.00%) IIS
1 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL V3
2 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (60.00%) VMware ESX
1 6 (60.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (60.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (60.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix
1 6 (60.00%) Veritas
1 6 (60.00%) Symantec
1 6 (60.00%) Sophos
1 6 (60.00%) VMware