The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 880 958 971
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +13
Permanent jobs citing PACS 35 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.009% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.086% 0.022% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 32 8 16
Median salary £44,500 £38,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.33% -36.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,550 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £65,750 £67,250
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -14.28%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
40575 45671 47723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.37% 41.57% 40.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33105 36261 37768
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PACS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing PACS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

PACS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PACS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PACS within the UK.

PACS Salary Trend in the UK

PACS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PACS over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 within the UK.

PACS Salary Histogram in the UK

PACS
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PACS within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +71 31 £44,500 +16.33% 2
Hertfordshire - 16 £44,500 -
East of England - 16 £44,500 -
London +52 11 £32,500 +3.17% 1
Watford - 10 £44,500 -
Borehamwood - 3 £45,000 -
South West - 3 £50,000 -
Bristol - 2 £45,000 -
Devon - 1 £70,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 £70,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -

PACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing PACS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PACS.

1 38 (66.67%) SQL
2 37 (64.91%) Microsoft
3 35 (61.40%) Windows
4 33 (57.89%) ITIL
5 25 (43.86%) TCP/IP
6 23 (40.35%) DICOM
7 22 (38.60%) SQL Server
8 18 (31.58%) Workflow
8 18 (31.58%) HL7
9 17 (29.82%) Problem Management
9 17 (29.82%) ITIL V3
9 17 (29.82%) Linux
9 17 (29.82%) MS Excel
9 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
10 16 (28.07%) VPN
10 16 (28.07%) Python
10 16 (28.07%) Shell Script
10 16 (28.07%) MS Exchange
10 16 (28.07%) Sybase
10 16 (28.07%) MySQL
10 16 (28.07%) Unix
10 16 (28.07%) Perl
10 16 (28.07%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (28.07%) IPsec
10 16 (28.07%) SSH
10 16 (28.07%) Network Security
10 16 (28.07%) Windows Server
11 12 (21.05%) Migration
11 12 (21.05%) CRM
12 11 (19.30%) Dynamics CRM

PACS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (28.07%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (29.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.75%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (43.86%) TCP/IP
2 16 (28.07%) IPsec
2 16 (28.07%) Network Security
2 16 (28.07%) SSH
2 16 (28.07%) VPN
3 9 (15.79%) SAN
4 8 (14.04%) LAN
4 8 (14.04%) WAN
5 7 (12.28%) DHCP
5 7 (12.28%) DNS
5 7 (12.28%) Firewall
5 7 (12.28%) Wireless
6 4 (7.02%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (38.60%) SQL Server
2 16 (28.07%) MySQL
2 16 (28.07%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (10.53%) Electronic Patient Records
7 4 (7.02%) MS Access
General
1 5 (8.77%) Electronics
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (52.63%) Support Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) IT Support
3 12 (21.05%) IT Engineer
3 12 (21.05%) IT Support Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Linux Support
5 6 (10.53%) Linux Support Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Deployment Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Field Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Field Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Applications Support
7 4 (7.02%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Field Service Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) Ajax
2 2 (3.51%) jQuery
3 1 (1.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.75%) OpenMP
3 1 (1.75%) STL
3 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.28%) BYOD
2 7 (12.28%) Informatics
2 7 (12.28%) NHS
3 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.77%) e-Health
3 5 (8.77%) Health Informatics
3 5 (8.77%) LIMS
4 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.75%) Fintech
5 1 (1.75%) Physics
5 1 (1.75%) PMI
5 1 (1.75%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 35 (61.40%) Windows
2 17 (29.82%) Linux
3 16 (28.07%) Unix
3 16 (28.07%) Windows Server
4 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
5 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) ITIL
2 18 (31.58%) Workflow
3 17 (29.82%) ITIL V3
3 17 (29.82%) Problem Management
4 12 (21.05%) CRM
4 12 (21.05%) Migration
5 8 (14.04%) Change Management
6 7 (12.28%) Network Design
7 6 (10.53%) Analytics
8 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.77%) Data Migration
9 4 (7.02%) Product Management
10 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.26%) Business Continuity
10 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.26%) Information Governance
10 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2
10 3 (5.26%) Project Management
11 2 (3.51%) Business Analysis
11 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 38 (66.67%) SQL
2 16 (28.07%) Perl
2 16 (28.07%) Python
2 16 (28.07%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.02%) C#
4 3 (5.26%) Java
5 2 (3.51%) C
5 2 (3.51%) C++
5 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) CCNA
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.51%) MCITP
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.75%) MCSA
3 1 (1.75%) PhD
3 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (40.35%) DICOM
2 18 (31.58%) HL7
3 1 (1.75%) ISO13485
3 1 (1.75%) ISO20022
3 1 (1.75%) SEPA
System Software
1 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (12.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (64.91%) Microsoft
2 16 (28.07%) Sybase
3 9 (15.79%) Cisco
3 9 (15.79%) VMware
4 7 (12.28%) 3PAR
4 7 (12.28%) HP
4 7 (12.28%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.75%) EMC
5 1 (1.75%) InterSystems
5 1 (1.75%) NetApp
5 1 (1.75%) Nimble Storage
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