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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 881 948 952
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +4
Permanent jobs citing PACS 33 14 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.013% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.082% 0.030% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 23
Median salary £41,250 £50,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £64,500 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £48,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.71% +21.87%

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
40316 46275 46404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.23% 42.11% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 32999 36985 36186
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 £27,912 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 24 August 2016 within the UK.

PACS Salary Histogram in the UK

PACS
Top 10 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 24 August 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 +77 29 £43,500 -13.00% 1
London +54 18 £37,500 -34.78% 1
Hertfordshire +31 9 £45,000 -10.00%
East of England +31 9 £45,000 -10.00%
Watford +27 6 £44,500 -11.00%
Borehamwood - 3 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 £40,000 -

PACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 46 (69.70%) SQL
2 45 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 43 (65.15%) Windows
4 41 (62.12%) ITIL
5 31 (46.97%) DICOM
6 28 (42.42%) HL7
6 28 (42.42%) SQL Server
7 25 (37.88%) TCP/IP
8 23 (34.85%) Active Directory
9 22 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 22 (33.33%) Windows Server
10 19 (28.79%) MS Excel
11 18 (27.27%) Workflow
12 17 (25.76%) Linux
12 17 (25.76%) Problem Management
12 17 (25.76%) ITIL V3
13 16 (24.24%) Network Security
13 16 (24.24%) Unix
13 16 (24.24%) Sybase
13 16 (24.24%) MySQL
13 16 (24.24%) Perl
13 16 (24.24%) VPN
13 16 (24.24%) Python
13 16 (24.24%) Shell Script
13 16 (24.24%) IPsec
13 16 (24.24%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (24.24%) SSH
14 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (21.21%) Windows 7

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 22 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (28.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.52%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (37.88%) TCP/IP
2 16 (24.24%) IPsec
2 16 (24.24%) Network Security
2 16 (24.24%) SSH
2 16 (24.24%) VPN
3 9 (13.64%) SAN
4 8 (12.12%) LAN
4 8 (12.12%) WAN
5 7 (10.61%) DHCP
5 7 (10.61%) DNS
5 7 (10.61%) Firewall
5 7 (10.61%) Wireless
6 4 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 16 (24.24%) MySQL
2 16 (24.24%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (21.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (10.61%) Electronic Patient Records
5 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (9.09%) MS Access
7 2 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (3.03%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.52%) Selenium
General
1 5 (7.58%) Electronics
2 4 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (48.48%) Support Engineer
2 15 (22.73%) IT Support
3 14 (21.21%) IT Engineer
3 14 (21.21%) IT Support Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) Applications Support
5 8 (12.12%) Applications Support Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) Support Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Linux Support
7 6 (9.09%) Linux Support Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Deployment Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Field Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Field Support Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Field Service Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) Ajax
2 2 (3.03%) jQuery
2 2 (3.03%) ODBC
3 1 (1.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.52%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.52%) HTML
3 1 (1.52%) J2EE
3 1 (1.52%) JDBC
3 1 (1.52%) JSP
3 1 (1.52%) OpenMP
3 1 (1.52%) Spring
3 1 (1.52%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Informatics
2 8 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 7 (10.61%) BYOD
3 7 (10.61%) e-Health
3 7 (10.61%) Health Informatics
3 7 (10.61%) LIMS
3 7 (10.61%) NHS
4 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.52%) Fintech
6 1 (1.52%) Physics
6 1 (1.52%) PMI
6 1 (1.52%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 43 (65.15%) Windows
2 22 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 17 (25.76%) Linux
4 16 (24.24%) Unix
5 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (21.21%) Windows 7
6 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (62.12%) ITIL
2 18 (27.27%) Workflow
3 17 (25.76%) ITIL V3
3 17 (25.76%) Problem Management
4 14 (21.21%) Migration
5 12 (18.18%) CRM
6 8 (12.12%) Analytics
6 8 (12.12%) Change Management
7 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (10.61%) Data Migration
7 7 (10.61%) Network Design
8 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.06%) Product Management
9 4 (6.06%) Project Management
10 3 (4.55%) Business Continuity
10 3 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.55%) Information Governance
10 3 (4.55%) Performance Testing
10 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (69.70%) SQL
2 16 (24.24%) Perl
2 16 (24.24%) Python
2 16 (24.24%) Shell Script
3 4 (6.06%) C#
3 4 (6.06%) Java
4 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.03%) C
5 2 (3.03%) C++
5 2 (3.03%) VB
5 2 (3.03%) VB6
6 1 (1.52%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) CCNA
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.03%) MCITP
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.52%) MCSA
3 1 (1.52%) PhD
3 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (46.97%) DICOM
2 28 (42.42%) HL7
3 1 (1.52%) ISO13485
3 1 (1.52%) ISO20022
3 1 (1.52%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (34.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (10.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 16 (24.24%) Sybase
3 9 (13.64%) Cisco
3 9 (13.64%) VMware
4 8 (12.12%) HP
5 7 (10.61%) 3PAR
5 7 (10.61%) Intel Security
6 2 (3.03%) Hitachi
6 2 (3.03%) InterSystems
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle
7 1 (1.52%) EMC
7 1 (1.52%) NetApp
7 1 (1.52%) Nimble Storage