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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 853 853 845
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing PACS 14 40 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.036% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.035% 0.089% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 8
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
39884 44904 40498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.52% 40.31% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 31816 35826 33240
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 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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
South East -7 8 £40,000 +14.28%
London +28 5 £45,000 +17.64% 1
East of England +15 1 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 - 2
PACS
UK

PACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 15 (51.72%) HL7
2 13 (44.83%) NHS
3 10 (34.48%) Migration
4 8 (27.59%) DICOM
4 8 (27.59%) Windows
4 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
5 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (24.14%) Business Analysis
5 7 (24.14%) Informatics
5 7 (24.14%) e-Health
5 7 (24.14%) Health Informatics
6 6 (20.69%) Analytics
6 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (20.69%) Data Migration
6 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (20.69%) Project Management
6 6 (20.69%) LIMS
6 6 (20.69%) SLA
6 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
6 6 (20.69%) CCNA
6 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
6 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
6 6 (20.69%) C#
6 6 (20.69%) .NET
7 5 (17.24%) CRM
7 5 (17.24%) SQL
7 5 (17.24%) LAN
7 5 (17.24%) WAN
7 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.24%) LAN
2 5 (17.24%) WAN
2 5 (17.24%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) Wireless
3 4 (13.79%) DHCP
3 4 (13.79%) DNS
3 4 (13.79%) Telnet
4 2 (6.90%) SAN
4 2 (6.90%) NAS
4 2 (6.90%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MSI
2 2 (6.90%) NUnit
2 2 (6.90%) CruiseControl
2 2 (6.90%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (13.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.90%) Back Office
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) IT Support Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) IT Business Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) IT Support
3 3 (10.34%) Development Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Support Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Business Development Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Business Manager
4 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.90%) WCF
3 2 (6.90%) WPF
3 2 (6.90%) Silverlight
3 2 (6.90%) LINQ
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) NHS
2 7 (24.14%) e-Health
2 7 (24.14%) Informatics
2 7 (24.14%) Health Informatics
3 6 (20.69%) LIMS
4 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.90%) SWIFT
5 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
5 2 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.45%) EMV
6 1 (3.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Migration
2 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (24.14%) Business Analysis
3 6 (20.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (20.69%) Data Migration
3 6 (20.69%) Project Management
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Analytics
4 5 (17.24%) Change Management
4 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
4 5 (17.24%) CRM
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.79%) Coaching
6 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
6 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
6 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Test Management
6 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) C#
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) C
4 2 (6.90%) PHP
4 2 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) CCNA
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) MCP
3 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
3 3 (10.34%) ISEB
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (51.72%) HL7
2 8 (27.59%) DICOM
3 6 (20.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Backup Exec
1 4 (13.79%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Citrix
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco
3 4 (13.79%) McAfee
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Tableau
5 1 (3.45%) SAP