Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

National Health Service (NHS)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 419 404 482
Rank change year-on-year -15 +78 +35
Permanent jobs citing NHS 106 147 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.48% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 1.34% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 79 117 58
South East median annual salary £54,000 £45,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +24.14% -30.95%
10th Percentile £26,755 £26,250 £25,875
90th Percentile £73,000 £62,500 £50,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year - -3.41% +4.76%

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 9,674 10,983 10,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.45% 36.05% 35.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7,282 8,807 8,564
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +54 56 £55,000 +13.37% 27
Surrey +12 34 £31,088 -9.23% 5
Oxfordshire +63 29 £70,000 +27.27% 8
Berkshire +4 20 £54,000 +13.68% 13
Hampshire +2 9 £34,000 -39.15% 3
Buckinghamshire +22 7 £41,000 -8.89% 6
Kent +7 2 £38,132 +16.17% 3
West Sussex -6 2 £52,500 +31.25% 5
Middlesex - 2 £43,394 -
East Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 38 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (29.25%) Service Delivery
3 29 (27.36%) ITIL
4 26 (24.53%) Degree
5 22 (20.75%) Time Management
5 22 (20.75%) Project Management
6 21 (19.81%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (18.87%) Security Cleared
7 20 (18.87%) Active Directory
8 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
8 19 (17.92%) Windows
8 19 (17.92%) Finance
9 18 (16.98%) Retail
9 18 (16.98%) Self-Motivation
10 17 (16.04%) Windows Server
10 17 (16.04%) PRINCE2
10 17 (16.04%) Python
11 16 (15.09%) Management Information System
11 16 (15.09%) Business Analysis
12 15 (14.15%) TOGAF
12 15 (14.15%) Scrum
12 15 (14.15%) VMware
12 15 (14.15%) Enterprise Architecture
12 15 (14.15%) SQL
12 15 (14.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
13 14 (13.21%) CISSP
13 14 (13.21%) Risk Management
13 14 (13.21%) Firewall
13 14 (13.21%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 (2.83%) OpenStack
1 3 (2.83%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.94%) Apache
3 1 (0.94%) CMS
3 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.94%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (3.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.81%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.49%) SaaS
3 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.89%) IaaS
5 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.21%) Firewall
2 10 (9.43%) Wireless
3 8 (7.55%) DNS
4 7 (6.60%) WAN
5 6 (5.66%) IP Telephony
5 6 (5.66%) Network Security
6 5 (4.72%) Skype
6 5 (4.72%) VoIP
7 4 (3.77%) 2G
7 4 (3.77%) 3G
7 4 (3.77%) 4G
7 4 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.77%) CTI
7 4 (3.77%) DHCP
7 4 (3.77%) H.323
7 4 (3.77%) ISDN
7 4 (3.77%) LTE
7 4 (3.77%) SS7
7 4 (3.77%) UMTS
8 2 (1.89%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.38%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (10.38%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.49%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (8.49%) MongoDB
3 9 (8.49%) NoSQL
3 9 (8.49%) RDBMS
4 6 (5.66%) Big Data
5 5 (4.72%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.83%) Electronic Patient Records
6 3 (2.83%) MySQL
7 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.94%) Hudson
2 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (17.92%) Finance
2 18 (16.98%) Retail
3 6 (5.66%) Financial Institution
3 6 (5.66%) Legal
3 6 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.72%) Local Government
4 5 (4.72%) Military
5 3 (2.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.94%) Billing
6 1 (0.94%) Electronics
6 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (13.21%) Developer
2 12 (11.32%) IT Engineer
3 9 (8.49%) Backend Developer
3 9 (8.49%) Deployment Engineer
3 9 (8.49%) Deployment Team Leader
3 9 (8.49%) Lead Software Engineer
3 9 (8.49%) Python Developer
3 9 (8.49%) Software Deployment Engineer
3 9 (8.49%) Software Team Leader
3 9 (8.49%) SQL Developer
3 9 (8.49%) Team Leader
4 8 (7.55%) Consultant
4 8 (7.55%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 8 (7.55%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.55%) Security Consultant
5 7 (6.60%) Architect
5 7 (6.60%) Enterprise Architect
6 6 (5.66%) Network Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) Security Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.49%) RESTful
2 2 (1.89%) .NET
3 1 (0.94%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.94%) CSS
3 1 (0.94%) DHTML
3 1 (0.94%) Dojo
3 1 (0.94%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.94%) Flash
3 1 (0.94%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.94%) HTML
3 1 (0.94%) jQuery
3 1 (0.94%) LAMP
3 1 (0.94%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (0.94%) Spring
3 1 (0.94%) Theano
3 1 (0.94%) WCF
3 1 (0.94%) Web Services
3 1 (0.94%) WinForms
3 1 (0.94%) XHTML
3 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.98%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (15.09%) Management Information System
3 9 (8.49%) Mobile App
3 9 (8.49%) Video\Live Streaming
4 8 (7.55%) PKI
5 7 (6.60%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (4.72%) PMI
8 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.77%) Data Centre
8 4 (3.77%) Fat Client
8 4 (3.77%) Thin Client
9 3 (2.83%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.89%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.94%) BYOD
11 1 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.94%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.94%) e-Health
11 1 (0.94%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.92%) Windows
2 17 (16.04%) Windows Server
3 13 (12.26%) Android
3 13 (12.26%) Apple iOS
4 9 (8.49%) Linux
4 9 (8.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.60%) Windows 10
7 5 (4.72%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.83%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.89%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (29.25%) Service Delivery
3 29 (27.36%) ITIL
4 22 (20.75%) Project Management
4 22 (20.75%) Time Management
5 17 (16.04%) PRINCE2
6 16 (15.09%) Business Analysis
7 15 (14.15%) Enterprise Architecture
7 15 (14.15%) Scrum
7 15 (14.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 15 (14.15%) TOGAF
8 14 (13.21%) Risk Management
9 12 (11.32%) Service Management
10 11 (10.38%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (10.38%) Security Monitoring
10 11 (10.38%) Service Design
10 11 (10.38%) SIEM
11 10 (9.43%) DevOps
11 10 (9.43%) Mentoring
11 10 (9.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.04%) Python
2 15 (14.15%) SQL
3 8 (7.55%) Java
4 6 (5.66%) Scala
5 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.89%) C#
7 1 (0.94%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.94%) C++
7 1 (0.94%) PHP
7 1 (0.94%) R
7 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (24.53%) Degree
2 20 (18.87%) Security Cleared
3 14 (13.21%) CISSP
4 8 (7.55%) CESG Certified Professional
4 8 (7.55%) CISM
4 8 (7.55%) CREST Certified
4 8 (7.55%) Master's Degree
4 8 (7.55%) TOGAF Certification
5 5 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.72%) CISMP
5 5 (4.72%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (4.72%) PMI Certification
5 5 (4.72%) PMP
5 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.77%) CCNA
7 3 (2.83%) CCNP
7 3 (2.83%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.89%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (1.89%) ISEB
8 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (7.55%) GDPR
2 8 (7.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 8 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (5.66%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (4.72%) SLA
5 3 (2.83%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.83%) PMO
6 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.94%) DICOM
6 1 (0.94%) HL7
System Software
1 20 (18.87%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.26%) Hyper-V
3 10 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.77%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (8.49%) Kubernetes
2 6 (5.66%) SCCM
3 5 (4.72%) Nessus
3 5 (4.72%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.83%) SCOM
4 3 (2.83%) SCSM
5 1 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.15%) VMware
3 10 (9.43%) Cisco
4 7 (6.60%) Juniper
5 6 (5.66%) Blue Coat
5 6 (5.66%) Riverbed
6 5 (4.72%) SolarWinds
7 4 (3.77%) Citrix
8 3 (2.83%) HP
8 3 (2.83%) McAfee
8 3 (2.83%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.89%) Apple
9 2 (1.89%) Blue Prism
9 2 (1.89%) Oracle
9 2 (1.89%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.89%) Tableau
9 2 (1.89%) UiPath
10 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.94%) Sage
10 1 (0.94%) SAP