Period
to 19 November 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 429 403 442
Rank change year-on-year -26 +39 +51
Permanent jobs citing NHS 64 130 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.46% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 1.25% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 61 121 64
South East median annual salary £37,267 £49,969 £36,539
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.42% +36.76% -30.40%
10th Percentile £20,500 £32,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £75,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,471
% change year-on-year -5.56% +1.19% -6.38%

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 9,065 10,412 10,824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.96% 36.45% 35.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6,983 8,294 8,760
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.63% +7.22% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing NHS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in the South East

NHS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for NHS in the South East

NHS
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Salary histogram for NHS in the South East

NHS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 November 2019. 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
Thames Valley +8 24 £44,367 -8.55% 22
Surrey +18 18 £27,289 -45.42% 5
Hampshire +7 12 £34,000 -9.33% 5
Berkshire -2 12 £41,202 -8.44% 9
Oxfordshire +21 7 £44,735 -18.66% 9
Buckinghamshire +11 5 £44,000 -43.23% 4
East Sussex +9 3 £26,500 - 1
West Sussex +4 3 £57,500 +9.52% 4
Kent -9 2 £46,250 +42.31% 4
Middlesex - 1 £41,373 -
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for NHS.

1 28 (43.75%) Windows
1 28 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 27 (42.19%) Windows Server
3 25 (39.06%) VMware
4 22 (34.38%) Retail
5 21 (32.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
9 14 (21.88%) DNS
10 13 (20.31%) DHCP
10 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (17.19%) DBS Check
12 10 (15.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 10 (15.63%) Cisco
12 10 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
13 9 (14.06%) ITIL
14 8 (12.50%) Public Sector
15 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 7 (10.94%) Windows 7
15 7 (10.94%) SonicWALL
15 7 (10.94%) Windows 10
15 7 (10.94%) Big Data
15 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (10.94%) HP
16 6 (9.38%) Project Management
16 6 (9.38%) Degree
16 6 (9.38%) Informatics

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Azure
2 4 (6.25%) Office 365
3 2 (3.13%) AWS
3 2 (3.13%) GCP
3 2 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.88%) DNS
2 13 (20.31%) DHCP
3 5 (7.81%) NAS
3 5 (7.81%) SAN
4 3 (4.69%) Firewall
4 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.13%) LAN
5 2 (3.13%) WAN
5 2 (3.13%) Wireless
6 1 (1.56%) CHAP
6 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) Big Data
2 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.69%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.56%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
General
1 22 (34.38%) Retail
2 8 (12.50%) Public Sector
3 4 (6.25%) Finance
4 2 (3.13%) Local Government
4 2 (3.13%) Marketing
4 2 (3.13%) Military
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Electronics
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) IT Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) IT Support
2 8 (12.50%) IT Technician
2 8 (12.50%) Support Technician
3 7 (10.94%) Data Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Field Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) IT Support Technician
5 5 (7.81%) Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.13%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Information Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Operations Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.13%) .NET
2 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.13%) CSS
2 2 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (1.56%) .NET Core
3 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.56%) Django
3 1 (1.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.56%) LINQ
3 1 (1.56%) React
3 1 (1.56%) Spring
3 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.81%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.13%) BYOD
4 2 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.13%) PACS
4 2 (3.13%) PMI
4 2 (3.13%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.56%) LIMS
5 1 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.75%) Windows
2 27 (42.19%) Windows Server
3 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.94%) Windows 10
5 7 (10.94%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.69%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.13%) Android
8 2 (3.13%) Linux
9 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 10 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (14.06%) ITIL
4 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (9.38%) Informatics
5 6 (9.38%) Project Management
6 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.81%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 4 (6.25%) Change Management
7 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
7 4 (6.25%) Data Science
7 4 (6.25%) Migration
7 4 (6.25%) Project Delivery
7 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.25%) Time Management
8 3 (4.69%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (4.69%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) Java
1 4 (6.25%) Python
1 4 (6.25%) SQL
2 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.69%) Scala
3 2 (3.13%) C#
3 2 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (1.56%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) DBS Check
2 6 (9.38%) Degree
3 5 (7.81%) MCSE
3 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.69%) CISSP
5 2 (3.13%) CISMP
5 2 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) MCP
5 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.13%) PMP
5 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) PMO
2 3 (4.69%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (4.69%) GDPR
2 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.69%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.13%) DICOM
4 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 21 (32.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.69%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (4.69%) XenApp
5 2 (3.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (3.13%) Nessus
2 2 (3.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 25 (39.06%) VMware
2 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.63%) Cisco
4 7 (10.94%) HP
4 7 (10.94%) SonicWALL
5 5 (7.81%) Citrix
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle
7 2 (3.13%) Apple
7 2 (3.13%) McAfee
7 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.56%) Sage
8 1 (1.56%) SAP
8 1 (1.56%) Tableau