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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 431 421 440
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Permanent jobs citing PACS 10 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.048% 0.063% 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.17% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 2
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £33,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
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
7333 8209 7794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.20% 36.91% 35.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5781 6368 6305
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PACS across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

PACS Salary Histogram 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 27 March 2015. 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
Buckinghamshire +5 5 £28,500 -36.66%
Surrey +4 4 - -
Berkshire - 1 £40,000 -
PACS
England

PACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 9 (60.00%) HL7
1 9 (60.00%) DICOM
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Business Analysis
4 6 (40.00%) Change Management
4 6 (40.00%) Firewall
4 6 (40.00%) Wireless
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 6 (40.00%) Project Management
4 6 (40.00%) LAN
4 6 (40.00%) WAN
4 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
6 4 (26.67%) VMware
6 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
6 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) C
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) MCP
6 4 (26.67%) DHCP
6 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (26.67%) DNS
6 4 (26.67%) SLA
6 4 (26.67%) CCNA

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) WAN
1 6 (40.00%) LAN
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
1 6 (40.00%) Wireless
2 4 (26.67%) DHCP
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) Telnet
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MSI
General
1 4 (26.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) IT Business Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) IT Support
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) PACS Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) NHS
1 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.67%) Health Informatics
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Business Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) Change Management
2 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 4 (26.67%) Coaching
5 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Management
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) CRM
5 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
7 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) MCP
1 4 (26.67%) CCNA
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) HL7
1 9 (60.00%) DICOM
2 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
1 4 (26.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) McAfee
3 4 (26.67%) VMware