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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 861 882 853
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -29
Permanent jobs citing PACS 10 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.032% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.026% 0.078% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 13
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £59,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.71%
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
39080 45043 40792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 39.70% 40.77% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 31175 36215 33509
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 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
London +53 5 £31,500 -21.25% 1
South East -1 3 £40,000 +14.28%
East of England +19 1 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
North West - 1 £62,500 - 1
PACS
UK

PACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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%) NHS
2 14 (48.28%) HL7
3 10 (34.48%) Migration
4 8 (27.59%) Business Analysis
4 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) Windows
4 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
5 7 (24.14%) e-Health
5 7 (24.14%) DICOM
5 7 (24.14%) Informatics
5 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (24.14%) Health Informatics
6 6 (20.69%) Data Migration
6 6 (20.69%) Analytics
6 6 (20.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
6 6 (20.69%) CRM
6 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
6 6 (20.69%) CCNA
6 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
6 6 (20.69%) C#
6 6 (20.69%) .NET
6 6 (20.69%) Change Management
6 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (20.69%) LIMS
6 6 (20.69%) Project Management
7 5 (17.24%) ITIL
7 5 (17.24%) Dynamics CRM

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (10.34%) InfoPath
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.24%) Wireless
3 4 (13.79%) WAN
3 4 (13.79%) LAN
3 4 (13.79%) Firewall
4 3 (10.34%) NAS
4 3 (10.34%) Telnet
4 3 (10.34%) SAN
4 3 (10.34%) DHCP
4 3 (10.34%) DNS
5 2 (6.90%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MSI
2 2 (6.90%) NUnit
2 2 (6.90%) CruiseControl
2 2 (6.90%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (13.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
2 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Back Office
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) IT Business Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Developer
3 3 (10.34%) IT Support
3 3 (10.34%) Development Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.34%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Business Development Manager
4 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Business Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Support Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
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
4 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) NHS
2 7 (24.14%) e-Health
2 7 (24.14%) Informatics
2 7 (24.14%) Health Informatics
3 6 (20.69%) LIMS
4 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
4 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.90%) DTV
5 2 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (6.90%) SWIFT
5 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
6 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.45%) EMV
6 1 (3.45%) PMI
6 1 (3.45%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Migration
2 8 (27.59%) Business Analysis
2 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.69%) Data Migration
4 6 (20.69%) Analytics
4 6 (20.69%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (20.69%) CRM
4 6 (20.69%) Change Management
4 6 (20.69%) Project Management
5 5 (17.24%) ITIL
6 4 (13.79%) Workflow
6 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.34%) Coaching
7 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
7 3 (10.34%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) C
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) CCNA
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 3 (10.34%) MCP
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (48.28%) HL7
2 7 (24.14%) DICOM
3 4 (13.79%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco
2 4 (13.79%) Citrix
3 3 (10.34%) McAfee
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) Tableau