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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 850 849 862
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs citing PACS 15 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.014% 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.038% 0.035% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 14
Average salary £45,000 £31,250 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% -23.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,000 £54,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
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
39198 39610 41819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.85% 39.38% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 31877 31504 35390
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

PACS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PACS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

PACS Salary Histogram in England

PACS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PACS within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -7 5 £32,500 +8.33%
London - 4 £60,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £45,000 -
South West -10 1 £32,500 +8.33%
East of England -20 1 £42,500 +30.76%
PACS
UK

PACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing PACS 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 PACS.

1 20 (42.55%) NHS
2 18 (38.30%) Project Management
3 16 (34.04%) HL7
4 15 (31.91%) Windows
4 15 (31.91%) DICOM
5 14 (29.79%) SQL
6 12 (25.53%) Oracle
7 10 (21.28%) Perl
7 10 (21.28%) ITIL
7 10 (21.28%) UNIX
7 10 (21.28%) Linux
7 10 (21.28%) Shell Script
8 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
9 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
9 8 (17.02%) Finance
9 8 (17.02%) Banking
9 8 (17.02%) SWIFT
10 7 (14.89%) VMware
11 6 (12.77%) Java
11 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
11 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (12.77%) IBM
11 6 (12.77%) SAN
11 6 (12.77%) Change Management
11 6 (12.77%) Workflow
11 6 (12.77%) e-Health
11 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (10.64%) C++
12 5 (10.64%) PL/SQL

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing PACS 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 PACS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.13%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) SAN
2 3 (6.38%) LAN
2 3 (6.38%) WAN
3 2 (4.26%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) Wireless
4 1 (2.13%) NAS
4 1 (2.13%) DHCP
4 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) VoIP
4 1 (2.13%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MSI
1 1 (2.13%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
1 8 (17.02%) Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
2 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (17.02%) Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) Consultant
2 7 (14.89%) Applications Support
2 7 (14.89%) Support Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) IT Support
5 4 (8.51%) IT Support Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Implementation Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (6.38%) Help Desk Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Payments Business Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Support Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) IT Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) .NET
1 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
1 4 (8.51%) XML
2 3 (6.38%) XML Messaging
2 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (2.13%) Middleware
3 1 (2.13%) COM
3 1 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) NHS
2 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (17.02%) SWIFT
4 6 (12.77%) e-Health
5 5 (10.64%) Informatics
5 5 (10.64%) Smartcard
5 5 (10.64%) LIMS
5 5 (10.64%) Health Informatics
6 3 (6.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (4.26%) CMDB
8 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
8 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
8 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.13%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 10 (21.28%) Linux
2 10 (21.28%) UNIX
3 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Project Management
2 10 (21.28%) ITIL
3 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (12.77%) Change Management
3 6 (12.77%) Workflow
4 5 (10.64%) Migration
4 5 (10.64%) Data Management
4 5 (10.64%) Service Management
4 5 (10.64%) ETL
4 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
4 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
4 5 (10.64%) Problem Management
4 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
4 5 (10.64%) Analytics
5 3 (6.38%) Time Management
5 3 (6.38%) Business Transformation
5 3 (6.38%) Cash Management
5 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.38%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) SQL
2 10 (21.28%) Shell Script
2 10 (21.28%) Perl
3 6 (12.77%) Java
4 5 (10.64%) C++
4 5 (10.64%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.51%) C#
6 1 (2.13%) C
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.26%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) MCP
3 1 (2.13%) MCSE
3 1 (2.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.04%) HL7
2 15 (31.91%) DICOM
3 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.13%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Oracle
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.89%) VMware
4 6 (12.77%) IBM
5 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.38%) Ab Initio
6 3 (6.38%) Informatica
7 2 (4.26%) Citrix
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco
8 1 (2.13%) SAP
8 1 (2.13%) Cerner
8 1 (2.13%) Veritas
8 1 (2.13%) McAfee