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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
UK
Rank 840 903 936
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +33
Permanent jobs citing PACS 4 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.026% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.012% 0.061% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 15
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £30,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%

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
33630 42662 42514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.52% 42.73% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27411 34204 34450
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,591 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
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 21 January 2017 within the UK.

PACS Salary Histogram in the UK

PACS
Top 5 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 21 January 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 +69 4 £36,500 +5.79% 2
South East +62 2 £42,500 +34.92% 1
London +55 2 £27,750 -40.95%
Buckinghamshire +22 2 £42,500 +31.78% 1
High Wycombe +7 2 £42,500 +31.78% 1

PACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (66.67%) HL7
3 18 (60.00%) ITIL
3 18 (60.00%) SQL
4 15 (50.00%) DICOM
5 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
7 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
8 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
8 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (26.67%) NHS
10 5 (16.67%) Electronic Patient Records
10 5 (16.67%) Presales
10 5 (16.67%) Analytics
10 5 (16.67%) Health Informatics
10 5 (16.67%) Migration
10 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
10 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
10 5 (16.67%) e-Health
10 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (16.67%) Informatics
10 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (16.67%) LIMS
10 5 (16.67%) Oracle

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 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.00%) NAS
2 3 (10.00%) SAN
3 2 (6.67%) IPsec
3 2 (6.67%) Network Security
3 2 (6.67%) SSH
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (16.67%) Electronic Patient Records
3 4 (13.33%) InterSystems Cache
3 4 (13.33%) MS Access
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) French Language
1 1 (3.33%) Legal
1 1 (3.33%) Local Government
1 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Applications Support
2 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Applications Support
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Support Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Developer
4 5 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) IT Support
4 5 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) HTML
2 4 (13.33%) ODBC
2 4 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) COM
3 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) JDBC
3 1 (3.33%) JSON
3 1 (3.33%) JSP
3 1 (3.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) NHS
2 5 (16.67%) e-Health
2 5 (16.67%) Health Informatics
2 5 (16.67%) Informatics
2 5 (16.67%) LIMS
3 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.33%) Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) Analytics
2 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 5 (16.67%) Migration
2 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 5 (16.67%) Presales
3 4 (13.33%) Line Management
3 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (13.33%) Scrum
3 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
3 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Workflow
4 3 (10.00%) CRM
4 3 (10.00%) Information Governance
4 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) VB
2 4 (13.33%) VB6
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) CCNA
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
1 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MCP
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (66.67%) HL7
2 15 (50.00%) DICOM
3 4 (13.33%) SLA
4 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
1 3 (10.00%) WSUS
2 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) Hitachi
3 4 (13.33%) InterSystems
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Meraki
4 1 (3.33%) Remedy
4 1 (3.33%) Sybase
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
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