Period
to 18 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 304 269 238
Rank change year-on-year -35 -31 +25
Permanent jobs citing NHS 52 97 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.44% 0.76% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% 1.86% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 41 66 102
North West median annual salary £32,500 £35,938 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.57% -18.32% +35.38%
10th Percentile £22,000 £25,375 £26,300
90th Percentile £53,750 £63,500 £54,730
England median annual salary £43,041 £43,307 £49,000
% change year-on-year -0.61% -11.62% +27.27%

NHS is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,612 5,219 5,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.21% 40.83% 41.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3,669 4,082 4,273
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing NHS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in the North West

NHS
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NHS in the North West.

Salary trend for NHS in the North West

NHS
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in the North West over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for NHS in the North West

NHS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +16 24 £31,071 -11.23% 7
Manchester -51 13 £50,000 +35.14% 11
Lancashire +7 7 £31,089 -4.34% 5
Merseyside -7 2 £51,583 +37.56% 2
Cumbria - 1 - -
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for NHS.

1 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (19.23%) MCSE
5 9 (17.31%) Windows
5 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
6 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (15.38%) Project Management
6 8 (15.38%) MVC
7 7 (13.46%) ITIL
7 7 (13.46%) Office 365
8 6 (11.54%) .NET
8 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
8 6 (11.54%) SQL
8 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
8 6 (11.54%) Data Security
8 6 (11.54%) Firewall
8 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
8 6 (11.54%) Finance
8 6 (11.54%) Umbraco
9 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (9.62%) Informatics
9 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (9.62%) Degree
9 5 (9.62%) VMware
9 5 (9.62%) Programme Management
9 5 (9.62%) Data Management
9 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
1 6 (11.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (13.46%) Office 365
3 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Firewall
2 5 (9.62%) DNS
3 3 (5.77%) Skype
3 3 (5.77%) VPN
3 3 (5.77%) WebEx
4 1 (1.92%) DHCP
4 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.92%) LAN
4 1 (1.92%) MPLS
4 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.85%) MS Access
4 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.92%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (5.77%) Hudson
2 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.77%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.85%) JIRA
3 2 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Advertising
2 2 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.92%) Local Government
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Developer
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Developer
3 4 (7.69%) Coordinator
3 4 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) IT Support
3 4 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
3 4 (7.69%) SSAS Developer
3 4 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
3 4 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Analyst
4 3 (5.77%) Applications Support
4 3 (5.77%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Senior Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Support Officer
5 2 (3.85%) Field Support Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (3.85%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) .NET
2 4 (7.69%) Web Services
3 3 (5.77%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (3.85%) CSS
4 2 (3.85%) Entity Framework
4 2 (3.85%) LINQ
4 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.92%) EDI
5 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.92%) Itk
5 1 (1.92%) MDX
5 1 (1.92%) Node.js
5 1 (1.92%) React
5 1 (1.92%) Spring
5 1 (1.92%) Vue.js
5 1 (1.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.62%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (5.77%) User Experience
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.38%) MVC
2 8 (15.38%) Project Management
3 7 (13.46%) ITIL
4 6 (11.54%) Data Security
5 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (9.62%) Data Management
5 5 (9.62%) DevOps
5 5 (9.62%) ETL
5 5 (9.62%) Informatics
5 5 (9.62%) IT Strategy
5 5 (9.62%) Programme Management
6 4 (7.69%) Change Control
6 4 (7.69%) Migration
6 4 (7.69%) Open Source
6 4 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (5.77%) E-Procurement
7 3 (5.77%) High Availability
7 3 (5.77%) SIEM
7 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) C#
3 4 (7.69%) Java
3 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.77%) Go
4 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.77%) Python
4 3 (5.77%) Ruby
5 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.85%) VBA
6 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) MCSE
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.62%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (7.69%) MCSA
4 3 (5.77%) RHCE
4 3 (5.77%) RHCSA
5 2 (3.85%) CISSP
6 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.92%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) PMO
2 3 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.77%) SLA
3 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Docker
2 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 3 (5.77%) Ansible
2 3 (5.77%) Consul
2 3 (5.77%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (5.77%) Grafana
2 3 (5.77%) Graphite
2 3 (5.77%) Nagios
2 3 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.77%) Opsview
2 3 (5.77%) Packer
2 3 (5.77%) Puppet
2 3 (5.77%) Salt
2 3 (5.77%) Terraform
2 3 (5.77%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.92%) MaaS360
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) VMware
3 4 (7.69%) Google
4 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) BT
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) Sophos