The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 215 - 231
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PACS 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.021% - 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.062% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
PACS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1611 1307 1700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 33.03% 26.58% 30.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1311 1011 1433
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 Surrey

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

PACS Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

PACS
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

PACS Salary Trend in Surrey

PACS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 8 (61.54%) NHS
1 8 (61.54%) e-Health
2 7 (53.85%) LIMS
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) C
4 3 (23.08%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) VB
4 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Image Processing
5 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 2 (15.38%) SLA
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
6 1 (7.69%) Business Development

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Account Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.69%) Business Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) NHS
1 8 (61.54%) e-Health
2 7 (53.85%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Validation
1 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
1 3 (23.08%) Image Processing
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C
1 3 (23.08%) C++
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) VB
1 3 (23.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix