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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
UK
Rank 842 918 938
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +20
Permanent jobs citing PACS 9 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.024% 0.017%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.028% 0.058% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 14
Median salary £38,250 £43,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.06% +28.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,400 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £54,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £43,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +32.30%

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
32124 41136 40877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.21% 40.76% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 25890 32826 32665
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 28 February 2017 within the UK.

PACS Salary Histogram in the UK

PACS
Top 17 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 28 February 2017. 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 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 +74 8 £38,250 -12.06%
South East +50 2 £48,250 +13.52%
South West +21 2 £35,750 -
Cheltenham - 2 £35,750 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £35,750 -
London +42 1 £25,000 -58.33%
Scotland +18 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +8 1 £42,500 +8.97%
Edinburgh +7 1 - -
High Wycombe -1 1 £42,500 +8.97%
Borehamwood - 1 £50,000 -
Bradford - 1 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
North East - 1 £40,000 -
East of England - 1 £50,000 -

PACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) ITIL
4 6 (27.27%) NHS
4 6 (27.27%) Workflow
4 6 (27.27%) HL7
4 6 (27.27%) DICOM
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
5 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
6 4 (18.18%) Information Governance
6 4 (18.18%) XML
6 4 (18.18%) HTML
6 4 (18.18%) SLA
7 3 (13.64%) CRM
7 3 (13.64%) CCNA
7 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (13.64%) SAN
7 3 (13.64%) IIS
7 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
7 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) SCCM
7 3 (13.64%) NAS

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 3 (13.64%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) NAS
2 3 (13.64%) SAN
3 2 (9.09%) IPsec
3 2 (9.09%) Network Security
3 2 (9.09%) SSH
3 2 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (4.55%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (4.55%) MS Access
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQLPlus
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) French Language
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Applications Support
1 7 (31.82%) Support Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Applications Support Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Applications Support
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Support Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) IT Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) IT Support
5 3 (13.64%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) HTML
1 4 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (4.55%) COM
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) ODBC
2 1 (4.55%) OpenMP
2 1 (4.55%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) NHS
2 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) e-Health
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) LIMS
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Workflow
3 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
4 4 (18.18%) Information Governance
5 3 (13.64%) CRM
5 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Line Management
6 2 (9.09%) Presales
6 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Analytics
7 1 (4.55%) Build Automation
7 1 (4.55%) Change Control
7 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (4.55%) Health Informatics
7 1 (4.55%) Image Processing
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) C++
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.55%) VB
2 1 (4.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CCNA
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) DICOM
1 6 (27.27%) HL7
2 4 (18.18%) SLA
3 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
1 3 (13.64%) WSUS
2 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Hitachi
3 1 (4.55%) InterSystems
3 1 (4.55%) Meraki
3 1 (4.55%) Remedy
3 1 (4.55%) Sybase
3 1 (4.55%) VMware