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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 610 599 621
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +22
Permanent jobs citing PACS 27 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.016% 0.044%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.035% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 11
Average salary £60,000 £32,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £31,600 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,300 £32,400 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
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
19819 20113 22818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.14% 45.87% 45.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16014 16426 19522
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,963 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +4 5 £61,000 -
PACS
England

PACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (61.29%) Project Management
2 15 (48.39%) NHS
3 10 (32.26%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) Windows
4 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
4 8 (25.81%) Finance
5 7 (22.58%) Banking
5 7 (22.58%) SWIFT
6 6 (19.35%) Workflow
6 6 (19.35%) SAN
6 6 (19.35%) Oracle
6 6 (19.35%) C++
7 5 (16.13%) Perl
7 5 (16.13%) PL/SQL
7 5 (16.13%) Linux
7 5 (16.13%) ETL
7 5 (16.13%) UNIX
7 5 (16.13%) IBM
7 5 (16.13%) VMware
7 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
7 5 (16.13%) Data Management
7 5 (16.13%) HL7
7 5 (16.13%) DICOM
7 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (12.90%) Degree
8 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
8 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
9 3 (9.68%) ITIL
9 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
9 3 (9.68%) Microsoft

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.23%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
1 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Marketing
4 2 (6.45%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Law
4 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.45%) Electronics
4 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Support Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) IT Support
3 4 (12.90%) IT Support Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Help Desk Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Payments Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) IT Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
1 2 (6.45%) XML Messaging
1 2 (6.45%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) NHS
2 7 (22.58%) SWIFT
3 3 (9.68%) Informatics
4 2 (6.45%) CMDB
4 2 (6.45%) DTV
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.23%) iPad
5 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.23%) iPhone
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) UNIX
3 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Project Management
2 6 (19.35%) Workflow
3 5 (16.13%) ETL
3 5 (16.13%) Data Management
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (6.45%) Cash Management
5 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Business Transformation
5 2 (6.45%) People Management
5 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.23%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) C++
3 5 (16.13%) Perl
3 5 (16.13%) PL/SQL
3 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) CCNA
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) HL7
1 5 (16.13%) DICOM
2 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) IBM
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Informatica
3 3 (9.68%) Ab Initio
4 2 (6.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) Cerner
5 1 (3.23%) MEDITECH