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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 891 899 892
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing PACS 24 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.016% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.060% 0.040% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 12
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,700 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
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
40185 40229 39502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 42.48% 40.48% 41.10%
Number of salaries quoted 32749 32828 31138
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
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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
London +12 10 £47,000 -31.63%
South East +20 6 £32,250 -0.76%
West Midlands - 5 £35,000 -
South West -1 1 - -
PACS
UK

PACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (43.59%) HL7
2 11 (28.21%) NHS
3 10 (25.64%) Workflow
3 10 (25.64%) Migration
4 9 (23.08%) LIMS
4 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (23.08%) SQL
4 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 9 (23.08%) Informatics
4 9 (23.08%) Data Migration
4 9 (23.08%) Health Informatics
4 9 (23.08%) Analytics
4 9 (23.08%) e-Health
5 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
6 7 (17.95%) Windows
6 7 (17.95%) Project Management
6 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
6 7 (17.95%) Presales
7 6 (15.38%) Finance
7 6 (15.38%) LDAP
7 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 6 (15.38%) MS Office
8 5 (12.82%) CRM
8 5 (12.82%) ITIL
8 5 (12.82%) Information Security
8 5 (12.82%) Workflow Management
8 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
9 4 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (10.26%) Degree

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) IIS
3 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) LDAP
2 2 (5.13%) LAN
2 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.13%) Wireless
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) SSH
3 1 (2.56%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Security Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) IT Support
5 4 (10.26%) PACS Project Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Healthcare Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Implementation Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Integration Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) IT Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Project Implementation Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Sales Executive
7 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) XML
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) NHS
2 9 (23.08%) e-Health
2 9 (23.08%) Health Informatics
2 9 (23.08%) Informatics
2 9 (23.08%) LIMS
3 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.56%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.69%) Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Migration
1 10 (25.64%) Workflow
2 9 (23.08%) Analytics
2 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (23.08%) Data Migration
3 7 (17.95%) Presales
3 7 (17.95%) Project Management
3 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
4 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 5 (12.82%) CRM
5 5 (12.82%) Information Security
5 5 (12.82%) ITIL
5 5 (12.82%) Workflow Management
6 3 (7.69%) Case Management
6 3 (7.69%) Change Management
7 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.13%) Product Marketing
7 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.13%) Time Management
8 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.13%) MCITP
3 2 (5.13%) MCSA
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (43.59%) HL7
2 4 (10.26%) DICOM
3 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (5.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) HP
2 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) Dell
3 2 (5.13%) InterSystems
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) Intel Security