The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 863 855 855
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing PACS 16 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.016% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.040% 0.042% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 20
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,250 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,750 £52,300
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%

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
39680 40883 42451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.65% 39.41% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 32053 31859 35380
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

PACS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PACS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 January 2015 within the UK.

PACS Salary Histogram in the UK

PACS
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PACS within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 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
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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
England -1 15 £32,500 - 5
High Wycombe +6 6 £32,500 -40.90%
Buckinghamshire +5 6 £32,500 -40.90%
South East -33 6 £32,500 -40.90%
South Yorkshire - 4 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £45,000 -
Rotherham - 4 £45,000 -
South West -8 2 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £32,500 -
London +22 1 £70,000 +122.22% 3
North West -13 1 £30,000 -20.00%
East of England -14 1 £42,500 +30.76%
Manchester - 1 £30,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £42,500 -

PACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 18 (45.00%) HL7
2 15 (37.50%) NHS
3 13 (32.50%) Project Management
3 13 (32.50%) DICOM
4 11 (27.50%) Windows
5 10 (25.00%) SQL
6 9 (22.50%) Banking
6 9 (22.50%) SWIFT
7 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 8 (20.00%) Oracle
7 8 (20.00%) Perl
7 8 (20.00%) UNIX
8 7 (17.50%) Linux
8 7 (17.50%) LIMS
8 7 (17.50%) VMware
9 6 (15.00%) Finance
9 6 (15.00%) Migration
9 6 (15.00%) e-Health
9 6 (15.00%) Informatics
9 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
9 6 (15.00%) IBM
9 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
9 6 (15.00%) ITIL
9 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
9 6 (15.00%) ETL
9 6 (15.00%) Health Informatics
9 6 (15.00%) Analytics

PACS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) WAN
1 4 (10.00%) LAN
2 3 (7.50%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) DHCP
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) DNS
3 2 (5.00%) SAN
3 2 (5.00%) Telnet
4 1 (2.50%) Wireless
4 1 (2.50%) SWIFTNet
4 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MSI
1 2 (5.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (2.50%) NUnit
2 1 (2.50%) CruiseControl
General
1 9 (22.50%) Banking
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Business Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Applications Support
3 5 (12.50%) Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) IT Support
4 3 (7.50%) Payments Business Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Support Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Support Manager
4 3 (7.50%) IT Support Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Implementation Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Support Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.00%) XML
3 3 (7.50%) XML Messaging
3 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) WCF
4 1 (2.50%) WPF
4 1 (2.50%) Silverlight
4 1 (2.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) NHS
2 9 (22.50%) SWIFT
3 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (17.50%) LIMS
5 6 (15.00%) Health Informatics
5 6 (15.00%) e-Health
5 6 (15.00%) Informatics
6 4 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (7.50%) Smartcard
8 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
9 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
9 1 (2.50%) EMV
9 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) UNIX
3 7 (17.50%) Linux
4 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Project Management
2 6 (15.00%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (15.00%) ETL
2 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (15.00%) Migration
2 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (15.00%) Data Migration
2 6 (15.00%) Analytics
3 5 (12.50%) Data Management
3 5 (12.50%) Workflow
3 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.00%) CRM
4 4 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (7.50%) Regression Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Service Management
5 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.50%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.50%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 8 (20.00%) Perl
3 5 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 5 (12.50%) C#
3 5 (12.50%) C++
3 5 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) C
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) ISEB
1 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.00%) MCP
2 2 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (45.00%) HL7
2 13 (32.50%) DICOM
3 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) VMware
3 6 (15.00%) IBM
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.50%) Citrix
4 3 (7.50%) Informatica
4 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco
4 3 (7.50%) Ab Initio
5 2 (5.00%) McAfee
6 1 (2.50%) Tableau
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