The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 596 614 625
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +11
Permanent jobs citing PACS 25 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.004% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.011% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 10
Average salary £60,000 £32,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £31,600 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £32,400 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
PACS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17236 17826 20305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.32% 39.67% 39.98%
Number of salaries quoted 14097 14487 17463
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

PACS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PACS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PACS Jobs Demand Trend in London

PACS
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PACS across the London region.

PACS Salary Trend in London

PACS
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PACS across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

PACS Salary Histogram in London

PACS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PACS within the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
City of London - 5 £61,000 -
PACS
England

PACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 19 (59.38%) Project Management
2 15 (46.88%) NHS
3 14 (43.75%) Windows
4 13 (40.63%) SQL
5 8 (25.00%) Oracle
5 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (21.88%) Workflow
6 7 (21.88%) VMware
6 7 (21.88%) SAN
7 6 (18.75%) UNIX
7 6 (18.75%) C++
7 6 (18.75%) Linux
7 6 (18.75%) Finance
8 5 (15.63%) Banking
8 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
8 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
8 5 (15.63%) Perl
8 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
8 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
8 5 (15.63%) ETL
8 5 (15.63%) Data Management
8 5 (15.63%) Degree
8 5 (15.63%) HL7
8 5 (15.63%) DICOM
8 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (15.63%) SWIFT
9 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
9 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (9.38%) Informatics
9 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.13%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
1 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Law
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.25%) Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Support Manager
2 5 (15.63%) IT Support Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Help Desk Support
2 5 (15.63%) Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) IT Support
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) IT Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.13%) Head of IT
5 1 (3.13%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Senior IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) NHS
2 5 (15.63%) SWIFT
3 3 (9.38%) Informatics
4 2 (6.25%) DTV
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.25%) CMDB
5 1 (3.13%) iPad
5 1 (3.13%) iPhone
5 1 (3.13%) e-Health
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) UNIX
2 6 (18.75%) Linux
3 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Project Management
2 7 (21.88%) Workflow
3 5 (15.63%) ETL
3 5 (15.63%) Data Management
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.25%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Network Management
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.13%) QMS
6 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.13%) Business Development
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.13%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) C++
3 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
3 5 (15.63%) Perl
3 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.13%) C
4 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) HL7
1 5 (15.63%) DICOM
2 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) IBM
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Informatica
3 3 (9.38%) Ab Initio
4 2 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (3.13%) MEDITECH
5 1 (3.13%) Cerner