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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 442 - 442
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PACS 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.004% - 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.015% - 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £30,000
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
6756 6360 7204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.34% 29.08% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5142 5177 6062
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PACS within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 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
Surrey - 1 - -
PACS
England

PACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (55.00%) Windows
1 11 (55.00%) LIMS
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) Linux
3 8 (40.00%) NHS
3 8 (40.00%) e-Health
4 6 (30.00%) SLA
4 6 (30.00%) Citrix
4 6 (30.00%) Change Management
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (20.00%) HP
6 4 (20.00%) Compaq
6 4 (20.00%) MCSE
6 4 (20.00%) Python
6 4 (20.00%) C
6 4 (20.00%) C++
6 4 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) VB
6 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (20.00%) Juniper
6 4 (20.00%) SAN
6 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (20.00%) Validation
6 4 (20.00%) VMware
6 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
1 4 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Account Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Business Development Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) LIMS
2 8 (40.00%) e-Health
2 8 (40.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Change Management
2 4 (20.00%) Validation
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (20.00%) Image Processing
2 4 (20.00%) Change Control
3 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.00%) Business Development
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C
1 4 (20.00%) C++
1 4 (20.00%) Java
1 4 (20.00%) VB
1 4 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) MCSE
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (20.00%) XenApp
1 4 (20.00%) XenServer
1 4 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Citrix
3 4 (20.00%) Juniper
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) Compaq