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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 855 858 852
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing PACS 20 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.019% 0.017%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.050% 0.047% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 13
Average salary £35,000 £35,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.09% -10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £31,500 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%

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
40102 42387 40924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.69% 39.72% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 32003 32882 33455
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 4 March 2015 within the UK.

PACS Salary Histogram in the UK

PACS
Top 13 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 4 March 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 0 19 £33,750 -5.59% 3
South East -15 10 £32,500 -7.14%
Buckinghamshire +13 6 £32,500 -27.77%
High Wycombe -1 6 £32,500 -27.77%
Surrey -1 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 £45,000 -
Rotherham - 4 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £45,000 -
London +24 2 £68,750 +109.92% 3
North West -6 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Manchester - 1 £30,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £32,500 -
South West - 1 £32,500 -

PACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 15 (46.88%) HL7
2 13 (40.63%) NHS
3 10 (31.25%) Migration
4 9 (28.13%) Business Analysis
5 8 (25.00%) Project Management
5 8 (25.00%) DICOM
6 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.88%) e-Health
6 7 (21.88%) LIMS
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
7 6 (18.75%) C#
7 6 (18.75%) .NET
7 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
7 6 (18.75%) Windows
7 6 (18.75%) Change Management
7 6 (18.75%) Wireless
7 6 (18.75%) Informatics
7 6 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (18.75%) Data Migration
7 6 (18.75%) Health Informatics
7 6 (18.75%) Analytics
8 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (15.63%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (15.63%) Firewall
8 5 (15.63%) CRM
8 5 (15.63%) LAN
8 5 (15.63%) WAN
8 5 (15.63%) SLA

PACS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Wireless
2 5 (15.63%) Firewall
2 5 (15.63%) LAN
2 5 (15.63%) WAN
3 3 (9.38%) Telnet
3 3 (9.38%) DHCP
3 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.38%) DNS
4 2 (6.25%) VoIP
4 2 (6.25%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MSI
2 2 (6.25%) CruiseControl
2 2 (6.25%) NUnit
2 2 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Implementation Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) IT Support
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Support Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.38%) XML
4 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (6.25%) WCF
4 2 (6.25%) WPF
4 2 (6.25%) Silverlight
4 2 (6.25%) LINQ
4 2 (6.25%) XML Messaging
5 1 (3.13%) HTML
5 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) NHS
2 7 (21.88%) e-Health
2 7 (21.88%) LIMS
3 6 (18.75%) Informatics
3 6 (18.75%) Health Informatics
4 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (12.50%) SWIFT
6 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
7 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (3.13%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Migration
2 9 (28.13%) Business Analysis
3 8 (25.00%) Project Management
4 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 6 (18.75%) Change Management
5 6 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (18.75%) Data Migration
5 6 (18.75%) Analytics
6 5 (15.63%) CRM
7 3 (9.38%) Time Management
7 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.38%) Coaching
7 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
7 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Test Management
7 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (9.38%) C
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.25%) PHP
3 2 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
1 3 (9.38%) VCP4
1 3 (9.38%) MCP
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.38%) CCNA
1 3 (9.38%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (46.88%) HL7
2 8 (25.00%) DICOM
3 5 (15.63%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Cisco
2 5 (15.63%) Citrix
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) McAfee
4 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 2 (6.25%) Tableau
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