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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 891 956 988
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +32
Permanent jobs citing PACS 30 8 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.007% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.074% 0.018% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 28 6 16
Median salary £44,500 £38,250 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.33% -6.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £63,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £62,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-28.80% +31.57%

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
40432 45612 49518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.65% 41.21% 40.96%
Number of salaries quoted 32988 36217 39486
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,052 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
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 25 June 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PACS within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +75 29 £44,500 +16.33% 5
Hertfordshire - 12 £44,500 -
East of England - 12 £44,500 - 3
London +48 9 £32,500 +3.17% 1
Watford - 7 £44,500 -
South East +55 4 £46,500 -28.46% 1
Buckinghamshire +34 3 £45,000 -
High Wycombe +5 2 £45,000 -
South West - 2 £60,000 -
North West +18 1 £52,500 -16.00%
Berkshire +12 1 £50,000 -23.07%
Bracknell -3 1 £50,000 -23.07%
Exeter - 1 £70,000 -
Bristol - 1 £50,000 -
Devon - 1 £70,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -

PACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 29 (59.18%) SQL
2 27 (55.10%) Windows
3 26 (53.06%) Microsoft
4 25 (51.02%) ITIL
5 20 (40.82%) TCP/IP
6 17 (34.69%) DICOM
7 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
8 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 14 (28.57%) Migration
8 14 (28.57%) HL7
9 13 (26.53%) Windows Server
9 13 (26.53%) Workflow
9 13 (26.53%) CRM
9 13 (26.53%) MS Exchange
10 12 (24.49%) MS Excel
10 12 (24.49%) Linux
10 12 (24.49%) Dynamics CRM
10 12 (24.49%) Problem Management
10 12 (24.49%) ITIL V3
11 11 (22.45%) Network Security
11 11 (22.45%) SSH
11 11 (22.45%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (22.45%) IPsec
11 11 (22.45%) Sybase
11 11 (22.45%) MySQL
11 11 (22.45%) Perl
11 11 (22.45%) Unix
11 11 (22.45%) Python
11 11 (22.45%) VPN
11 11 (22.45%) Shell Script

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 13 (26.53%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.04%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.82%) TCP/IP
2 11 (22.45%) IPsec
2 11 (22.45%) Network Security
2 11 (22.45%) SSH
2 11 (22.45%) VPN
3 9 (18.37%) SAN
4 8 (16.33%) LAN
4 8 (16.33%) WAN
5 7 (14.29%) DHCP
5 7 (14.29%) DNS
5 7 (14.29%) Firewall
5 7 (14.29%) Wireless
6 4 (8.16%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.45%) MySQL
2 11 (22.45%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (16.33%) Electronic Patient Records
4 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.04%) MS Access
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) IT Support
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) IT Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Applications Support
4 5 (10.20%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Deployment Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Field Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Field Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Healthcare Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) XML
3 1 (2.04%) Ajax
3 1 (2.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (2.04%) jQuery
3 1 (2.04%) OpenMP
3 1 (2.04%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) NHS
2 9 (18.37%) Informatics
3 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
4 7 (14.29%) BYOD
4 7 (14.29%) e-Health
4 7 (14.29%) Health Informatics
4 7 (14.29%) LIMS
5 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.04%) Fintech
6 1 (2.04%) Physics
6 1 (2.04%) PMI
6 1 (2.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (55.10%) Windows
2 13 (26.53%) Windows Server
3 12 (24.49%) Linux
4 11 (22.45%) Unix
5 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
7 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) ITIL
2 14 (28.57%) Migration
3 13 (26.53%) CRM
3 13 (26.53%) Workflow
4 12 (24.49%) ITIL V3
4 12 (24.49%) Problem Management
5 8 (16.33%) Analytics
5 8 (16.33%) Change Management
6 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 7 (14.29%) Network Design
7 4 (8.16%) Business Continuity
7 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.16%) Information Governance
7 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.16%) Project Management
8 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.08%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.08%) SEO
8 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) SQL
2 11 (22.45%) Perl
2 11 (22.45%) Python
2 11 (22.45%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.12%) C#
3 3 (6.12%) Java
4 2 (4.08%) C
4 2 (4.08%) C++
5 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) CCNA
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.08%) MCITP
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.04%) MCSA
3 1 (2.04%) PhD
3 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (34.69%) DICOM
2 14 (28.57%) HL7
3 1 (2.04%) ISO13485
3 1 (2.04%) ISO20022
3 1 (2.04%) SEPA
System Software
1 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (53.06%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) Sybase
3 9 (18.37%) Cisco
3 9 (18.37%) VMware
4 7 (14.29%) 3PAR
4 7 (14.29%) HP
4 7 (14.29%) Intel Security
5 2 (4.08%) InterSystems
6 1 (2.04%) EMC
6 1 (2.04%) NetApp
6 1 (2.04%) Nimble Storage
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