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 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 868 839 837
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -2
Permanent jobs citing PACS 35 25 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.023% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.098% 0.069% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 29
Average salary £53,000 £35,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.42% -13.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,250 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £35,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%

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
35882 36024 39558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.09% 33.01% 33.24%
Number of salaries quoted 28164 29090 33417
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 August 2014 within the UK.

PACS Salary Histogram in the UK

PACS
Top 16 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 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
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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 -4 35 £53,000 +51.42% 9
London +11 24 £60,000 +87.50% 4
North East - 6 £40,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 5 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 - - 1
City of London - 5 £61,000 -
East of England -2 1 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Hertfordshire -3 1 £40,000 -27.27% 1
South West -10 1 £24,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -15 1 £40,000 -27.27% 1
East Midlands -16 1 £22,000 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £24,000 - 1
Salisbury - 1 £24,000 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £22,000 -
South East - 1 - -

PACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 34 (40.48%) Windows
2 33 (39.29%) NHS
3 22 (26.19%) SQL
4 19 (22.62%) Project Management
5 18 (21.43%) Oracle
5 18 (21.43%) Linux
5 18 (21.43%) Change Management
5 18 (21.43%) e-Health
6 17 (20.24%) LIMS
7 16 (19.05%) DICOM
8 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
8 13 (15.48%) ITIL
9 12 (14.29%) SAN
10 11 (13.10%) UNIX
10 11 (13.10%) C++
10 11 (13.10%) VMware
10 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (11.90%) HL7
11 10 (11.90%) Degree
11 10 (11.90%) Perl
11 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
11 10 (11.90%) Shell Script
12 9 (10.71%) Red Hat
12 9 (10.71%) PL/SQL
12 9 (10.71%) Java
12 9 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (10.71%) Oracle Database
13 8 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure

PACS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 7 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.19%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.29%) SAN
2 7 (8.33%) NAS
3 4 (4.76%) Firewall
4 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.19%) LAN
5 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.19%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.76%) Marketing
4 2 (2.38%) Electronics
4 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Law
4 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.38%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (10.71%) Operations Manager
2 8 (9.52%) Applications Support
2 8 (9.52%) Support Manager
3 7 (8.33%) Account Manager
4 6 (7.14%) Change Manager
5 5 (5.95%) Help Desk Support
5 5 (5.95%) IT Support Manager
5 5 (5.95%) Developer
5 5 (5.95%) Consultant
5 5 (5.95%) IT Support
6 4 (4.76%) Data Centre Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Field Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.57%) Help Desk Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.38%) IT Consultant
8 2 (2.38%) IT Manager
8 2 (2.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) HTML
1 4 (4.76%) XML
2 3 (3.57%) SOAP
2 3 (3.57%) REST
3 2 (2.38%) Middleware
3 2 (2.38%) .NET
4 1 (1.19%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 33 (39.29%) NHS
2 18 (21.43%) e-Health
3 17 (20.24%) LIMS
4 5 (5.95%) Smartcard
4 5 (5.95%) SWIFT
5 3 (3.57%) Informatics
6 2 (2.38%) CMDB
6 2 (2.38%) DTV
6 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.19%) iPhone
7 1 (1.19%) iPad
7 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.48%) Windows
2 18 (21.43%) Linux
3 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (13.10%) UNIX
4 9 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.38%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.19%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.62%) Project Management
2 18 (21.43%) Change Management
3 13 (15.48%) ITIL
4 9 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.33%) Workflow
6 6 (7.14%) ERP
6 6 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (5.95%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.95%) ETL
7 5 (5.95%) Service Management
7 5 (5.95%) Data Management
8 4 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.76%) Validation
8 4 (4.76%) Project Planning
8 4 (4.76%) Change Control
8 4 (4.76%) Image Processing
9 3 (3.57%) Business Development
9 3 (3.57%) Incident Management
10 2 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.19%) SQL
2 11 (13.10%) C++
3 10 (11.90%) Perl
3 10 (11.90%) Shell Script
4 9 (10.71%) PL/SQL
4 9 (10.71%) Java
5 5 (5.95%) C
6 4 (4.76%) VB
6 4 (4.76%) Python
7 2 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) MCSE
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.38%) CCNA
4 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.05%) DICOM
2 10 (11.90%) HL7
3 6 (7.14%) SLA
4 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (4.76%) XenApp
2 4 (4.76%) XenServer
2 4 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 18 (21.43%) Oracle
2 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.10%) VMware
4 9 (10.71%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.14%) Citrix
6 4 (4.76%) Juniper
6 4 (4.76%) HP
6 4 (4.76%) Compaq
7 3 (3.57%) Informatica
7 3 (3.57%) Ab Initio
7 3 (3.57%) IBM
8 2 (2.38%) SAP
9 1 (1.19%) Veritas
9 1 (1.19%) Cerner
9 1 (1.19%) MEDITECH
Essex
BS Social Care
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: £22,000 per annum depending on experience, plus excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Salisbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £21000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago