The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 854 915 917
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +2
Permanent jobs citing PACS 26 16 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.016% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.070% 0.037% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 19
Median salary £41,250 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £47,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-11.05% +48.43%
PACS
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37068 43100 42453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.21% 42.63% 40.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30518 35020 33411
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

PACS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing PACS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

PACS Jobs Demand Trend in England

PACS
Salary Trend in England

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

PACS Salary Trend in England

PACS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PACS across the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

PACS Salary Histogram in England

PACS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PACS within the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +56 17 £40,000 -30.43%
East of England +25 5 £45,000 -10.00%
South West - 2 £32,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 £30,000 - 1
PACS
UK

PACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing PACS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for PACS.

1 41 (73.21%) Windows
2 40 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 39 (69.64%) ITIL
3 39 (69.64%) SQL
4 29 (51.79%) HL7
5 26 (46.43%) DICOM
6 21 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 21 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
7 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
8 18 (32.14%) MS Exchange
8 18 (32.14%) Problem Management
8 18 (32.14%) Windows Server
9 17 (30.36%) ITIL V3
9 17 (30.36%) Network Security
9 17 (30.36%) VPN
9 17 (30.36%) IPsec
9 17 (30.36%) Workflow
9 17 (30.36%) SSH
10 16 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (28.57%) Python
10 16 (28.57%) Shell Script
10 16 (28.57%) Perl
10 16 (28.57%) Linux
10 16 (28.57%) Unix
10 16 (28.57%) Sybase
10 16 (28.57%) MySQL
10 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (26.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (26.79%) Windows 7

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 18 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.79%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 17 (30.36%) IPsec
2 17 (30.36%) Network Security
2 17 (30.36%) SSH
2 17 (30.36%) VPN
3 5 (8.93%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (7.14%) SAN
5 3 (5.36%) Firewall
5 3 (5.36%) LAN
5 3 (5.36%) WAN
6 2 (3.57%) DHCP
6 2 (3.57%) DNS
6 2 (3.57%) Wireless
7 1 (1.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
2 16 (28.57%) MySQL
2 16 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (26.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (26.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (14.29%) Electronic Patient Records
5 4 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (7.14%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (7.14%) MS Access
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Electronics
2 1 (1.79%) French Language
2 1 (1.79%) Legal
2 1 (1.79%) Local Government
2 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (51.79%) Support Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) IT Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) IT Support
2 10 (17.86%) IT Support Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 7 (12.50%) Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Linux Support
4 6 (10.71%) Linux Support Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Applications Support
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Support Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) ODBC
2 3 (5.36%) .NET
3 2 (3.57%) Ajax
3 2 (3.57%) HTML
3 2 (3.57%) jQuery
4 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.79%) J2EE
4 1 (1.79%) JDBC
4 1 (1.79%) JSON
4 1 (1.79%) JSP
4 1 (1.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) e-Health
1 8 (14.29%) Health Informatics
1 8 (14.29%) Informatics
1 8 (14.29%) LIMS
2 6 (10.71%) NHS
3 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.57%) BYOD
4 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.79%) Fintech
5 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.79%) Physics
5 1 (1.79%) PMI
5 1 (1.79%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 41 (73.21%) Windows
2 18 (32.14%) Windows Server
3 16 (28.57%) Linux
3 16 (28.57%) Unix
3 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (26.79%) Windows 7
4 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (69.64%) ITIL
2 18 (32.14%) Problem Management
3 17 (30.36%) ITIL V3
3 17 (30.36%) Workflow
4 10 (17.86%) Migration
5 9 (16.07%) Analytics
6 8 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.93%) Performance Testing
8 5 (8.93%) Presales
9 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.14%) Scrum
9 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Line Management
10 3 (5.36%) Project Management
11 2 (3.57%) Business Analysis
11 2 (3.57%) Change Control
11 2 (3.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 39 (69.64%) SQL
2 16 (28.57%) Perl
2 16 (28.57%) Python
2 16 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.14%) VB
3 4 (7.14%) VB6
4 3 (5.36%) C#
4 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.57%) C
5 2 (3.57%) Java
6 1 (1.79%) C++
6 1 (1.79%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) CCNA
1 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) MCITP
2 1 (1.79%) MCP
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (51.79%) HL7
2 26 (46.43%) DICOM
3 1 (1.79%) ISO13485
3 1 (1.79%) ISO20022
3 1 (1.79%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) SEPA
3 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (28.57%) Sybase
3 4 (7.14%) Cisco
3 4 (7.14%) Hitachi
3 4 (7.14%) InterSystems
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) VMware
4 3 (5.36%) HP
5 2 (3.57%) 3PAR
5 2 (3.57%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.79%) EMC
6 1 (1.79%) NetApp
6 1 (1.79%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (1.79%) Remedy