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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 881 901 870
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -31
Permanent jobs citing PACS 11 45 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.038% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.026% 0.094% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 8 29 14
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +12.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.71%

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
42871 47644 42646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.67% 40.30% 39.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33877 38087 34627
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 May 2015 within the UK.

PACS Salary Histogram in the UK

PACS
Top 23 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 May 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 +24 11 £40,000 - 5
London +32 5 £31,500 -21.25% 1
South East +2 5 £42,500 +21.42%
Buckinghamshire +6 3 £45,000 -
High Wycombe -1 3 £45,000 -
East of England +12 1 £40,000 -
Surrey +8 1 - -
Hertfordshire +3 1 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Essex - 1 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 - 1
Leeds - 1 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £45,000 - 1
Bradford - 1 £40,000 -
Harlow - 1 £40,000 -
Luton - 1 £40,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £40,000 -
Slough - 1 £40,000 -
Watford - 1 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £40,000 -

PACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 14 (48.28%) NHS
1 14 (48.28%) HL7
2 10 (34.48%) Migration
3 8 (27.59%) Business Analysis
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) Windows
4 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
4 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) Project Management
4 7 (24.14%) LIMS
4 7 (24.14%) Informatics
4 7 (24.14%) DICOM
4 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) e-Health
4 7 (24.14%) Health Informatics
5 6 (20.69%) Analytics
5 6 (20.69%) Data Migration
5 6 (20.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (20.69%) Change Management
5 6 (20.69%) CCNA
5 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
5 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
5 6 (20.69%) CRM
5 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
5 6 (20.69%) C#
5 6 (20.69%) .NET
6 5 (17.24%) Wireless
6 5 (17.24%) Dynamics CRM

PACS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (20.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) InfoPath
3 1 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.24%) Wireless
3 4 (13.79%) Firewall
3 4 (13.79%) LAN
3 4 (13.79%) WAN
4 3 (10.34%) DHCP
4 3 (10.34%) DNS
4 3 (10.34%) SAN
4 3 (10.34%) Telnet
4 3 (10.34%) NAS
5 2 (6.90%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MSI
2 2 (6.90%) NUnit
2 2 (6.90%) CruiseControl
2 2 (6.90%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (13.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.90%) Back Office
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) IT Business Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) IT Support
3 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Development Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Support Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Business Development Manager
4 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Business Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.90%) XML
3 2 (6.90%) WCF
3 2 (6.90%) WPF
3 2 (6.90%) Silverlight
3 2 (6.90%) LINQ
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) NHS
2 7 (24.14%) LIMS
2 7 (24.14%) e-Health
2 7 (24.14%) Informatics
2 7 (24.14%) Health Informatics
3 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
3 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (6.90%) SWIFT
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.45%) EMV
5 1 (3.45%) DTV
5 1 (3.45%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Migration
2 8 (27.59%) Business Analysis
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
3 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (24.14%) Project Management
4 6 (20.69%) CRM
4 6 (20.69%) Change Management
4 6 (20.69%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (20.69%) Data Migration
4 6 (20.69%) Analytics
5 5 (17.24%) Workflow
6 4 (13.79%) ITIL
6 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.34%) Coaching
7 3 (10.34%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
7 3 (10.34%) Test Management
7 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) C
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) CCNA
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) MCP
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (48.28%) HL7
2 7 (24.14%) DICOM
3 4 (13.79%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
1 3 (10.34%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Citrix
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 3 (10.34%) McAfee
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Tableau
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
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