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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 862 928 928
Rank change year-on-year
+66 0
Permanent jobs citing PACS 32 10 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.010% 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.082% 0.025% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 31 7 21
Median salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,750 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.87% -15.78%
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
39029 40408 46386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 42.32% 40.62% 41.71%
Number of salaries quoted 32125 32238 37460
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
South East +36 14 £45,000 +5.88%
East of England +34 8 £44,500 +11.25%
London +30 5 £32,500 +3.17% 1
South West - 2 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +12 1 £45,000 +12.50%
North West - 1 £52,500 -
PACS
UK

PACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 27 (50.94%) SQL
2 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
3 23 (43.40%) Windows
3 23 (43.40%) ITIL
4 19 (35.85%) TCP/IP
5 18 (33.96%) HL7
6 17 (32.08%) Migration
7 16 (30.19%) CRM
8 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
8 15 (28.30%) Workflow
8 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
8 15 (28.30%) Dynamics CRM
9 13 (24.53%) DICOM
9 13 (24.53%) Active Directory
9 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
10 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
10 11 (20.75%) Informatics
10 11 (20.75%) Change Management
11 10 (18.87%) Linux
11 10 (18.87%) NHS
11 10 (18.87%) Electronic Patient Records
11 10 (18.87%) Analytics
12 9 (16.98%) Health Informatics
12 9 (16.98%) Data Centre
12 9 (16.98%) Data Migration
12 9 (16.98%) Problem Management
12 9 (16.98%) ITIL V3
12 9 (16.98%) SAN
12 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (16.98%) Cisco

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 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
3 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.89%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 15 (28.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.85%) TCP/IP
2 9 (16.98%) LAN
2 9 (16.98%) SAN
2 9 (16.98%) SSH
2 9 (16.98%) WAN
3 8 (15.09%) DHCP
3 8 (15.09%) DNS
3 8 (15.09%) Firewall
3 8 (15.09%) IPsec
3 8 (15.09%) Network Security
3 8 (15.09%) VPN
3 8 (15.09%) Wireless
4 5 (9.43%) LDAP
5 4 (7.55%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.87%) Electronic Patient Records
3 8 (15.09%) MySQL
3 8 (15.09%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Support Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Support Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Applications Support
4 7 (13.21%) Applications Support Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) IT Support
4 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Deployment Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.55%) IT Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Security Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Healthcare Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) XML
3 1 (1.89%) Ajax
3 1 (1.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Informatics
2 10 (18.87%) NHS
3 9 (16.98%) Data Centre
3 9 (16.98%) e-Health
3 9 (16.98%) Health Informatics
3 9 (16.98%) LIMS
4 8 (15.09%) BYOD
5 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.89%) Fintech
7 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.89%) Physics
7 1 (1.89%) PMI
7 1 (1.89%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 23 (43.40%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
3 10 (18.87%) Linux
4 8 (15.09%) Unix
4 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) ITIL
2 17 (32.08%) Migration
3 16 (30.19%) CRM
4 15 (28.30%) Workflow
5 11 (20.75%) Change Management
6 10 (18.87%) Analytics
7 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (16.98%) Data Migration
7 9 (16.98%) ITIL V3
7 9 (16.98%) Problem Management
8 8 (15.09%) Network Design
8 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
9 5 (9.43%) Project Management
10 4 (7.55%) Business Continuity
10 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (7.55%) Information Governance
10 4 (7.55%) Workflow Management
11 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
11 3 (5.66%) Information Security
11 3 (5.66%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) Perl
2 8 (15.09%) Python
2 8 (15.09%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.55%) Java
4 2 (3.77%) C
4 2 (3.77%) C#
5 1 (1.89%) C++
5 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.55%) MCITP
4 3 (5.66%) MCSA
5 2 (3.77%) CCNA
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.89%) MCSE
6 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (33.96%) HL7
2 13 (24.53%) DICOM
3 1 (1.89%) ISO20022
3 1 (1.89%) SEPA
System Software
1 13 (24.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) McAfee ePO
1 8 (15.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.98%) Cisco
2 9 (16.98%) VMware
3 8 (15.09%) 3PAR
3 8 (15.09%) HP
3 8 (15.09%) Intel Security
3 8 (15.09%) Sybase
4 2 (3.77%) InterSystems
4 2 (3.77%) Red Hat