The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank - 425 443
Permanent jobs citing PACS 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - 0.005% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.014% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £75,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +122.22%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7993 7320 8112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.33% 34.65% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6023 5991 6783
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

PACS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

PACS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PACS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

PACS Salary Trend in the South East

PACS
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 7 (70.00%) NHS
1 7 (70.00%) e-Health
2 6 (60.00%) LIMS
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) SLA
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) Business Development

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Account Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) NHS
1 7 (70.00%) e-Health
2 6 (60.00%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Development
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft