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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 623 604 618
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Permanent jobs citing PACS 3 26 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.007% 0.056% 0.007%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.014% 0.13% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 2
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +87.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
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
20790 20524 20892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.58% 44.18% 47.42%
Number of salaries quoted 17099 16544 17023
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (50.00%) Marketing
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) NHS
3 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Product Marketing
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) NAS
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (37.50%) IIS
1 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
1 3 (37.50%) NHS
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Workflow
1 3 (37.50%) Product Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Business Development
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) HL7
1 3 (37.50%) DICOM
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) SAP