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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 878 870 849
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -21
Permanent jobs citing PACS 15 37 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.032% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.033% 0.083% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 11
Average salary £50,000 £56,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.50% +61.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £40,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £63,800 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +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
44813 44603 43190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.92% 38.87% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 35889 34686 34870
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 2015 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 28 August 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 -19 14 £50,000 -11.50% 2
London -11 3 £57,500 -4.16%
Manchester - 3 £29,000 -
North West - 3 £29,000 -
East of England 0 2 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Hertfordshire -8 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Birmingham - 2 £47,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £47,500 -
Bolton - 2 £29,000 -
Watford - 2 £50,000 -
South East +15 1 £65,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £65,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £65,000 -

PACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (52.00%) NHS
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) Windows
4 7 (28.00%) Workflow
4 7 (28.00%) Marketing
5 6 (24.00%) HL7
5 6 (24.00%) IIS
5 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (20.00%) VMware
7 4 (16.00%) Degree
7 4 (16.00%) Informatics
7 4 (16.00%) DICOM
7 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (16.00%) Health Informatics
7 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (16.00%) CCNA
7 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
8 3 (12.00%) SAN
8 3 (12.00%) Project Management
8 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing

PACS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (24.00%) IIS
2 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.00%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) Telnet
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
1 1 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (28.00%) Marketing
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Electronics
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
4 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (4.00%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Applications Specialist
2 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (12.00%) PACS Project Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Business Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Business Development Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (8.00%) Sales Executive
3 2 (8.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) NHS
2 4 (16.00%) Informatics
2 4 (16.00%) Health Informatics
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.00%) e-Health
3 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (8.00%) DTV
4 2 (8.00%) LIMS
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.00%) Clustering
5 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.00%) Social Network
5 1 (4.00%) PMI
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Workflow
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Product Marketing
5 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Analytics
5 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Business Development
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Data Management
6 1 (4.00%) Document Management
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) CCNA
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) HL7
2 4 (16.00%) DICOM
3 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) vSphere
2 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) Dell
4 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Cerner
5 1 (4.00%) McAfee
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