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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 908 919 923
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs citing PACS 27 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.017% 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.063% 0.042% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 11
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £27,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £61,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%

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
43044 42819 42980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.50% 40.22% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34487 34634 33452
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PACS within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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 +27 24 £42,500 +30.76%
London +17 11 £60,000 -12.72%
South East +16 6 £32,250 -0.76%
High Wycombe +1 4 £32,250 -0.76%
Buckinghamshire -5 4 £32,250 -0.76%
West Midlands - 4 £39,250 -
Warwickshire - 3 £43,500 -
Scotland - 3 £37,500 -
Glasgow - 2 £37,500 -
Warwick - 2 £43,500 -
City of London - 2 £60,000 -
South West -12 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £47,500 -
Reading - 1 £26,000 -
Taunton - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £26,000 -
Somerset - 1 - -

PACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 20 (47.62%) HL7
2 14 (33.33%) NHS
3 13 (30.95%) Migration
4 12 (28.57%) e-Health
4 12 (28.57%) Informatics
4 12 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 12 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (28.57%) LIMS
4 12 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 12 (28.57%) Health Informatics
4 12 (28.57%) Analytics
5 11 (26.19%) SQL
6 10 (23.81%) Workflow
7 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
8 8 (19.05%) Windows
9 7 (16.67%) Project Management
9 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 7 (16.67%) Presales
10 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
10 6 (14.29%) MS Office
10 6 (14.29%) LDAP
10 6 (14.29%) Finance
11 5 (11.90%) Information Security
11 5 (11.90%) Workflow Management
11 5 (11.90%) CRM
11 5 (11.90%) ITIL
11 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
12 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
12 4 (9.52%) Management Information System

PACS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 12 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) LDAP
2 2 (4.76%) LAN
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) Wireless
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) SAN
3 1 (2.38%) SSH
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Healthcare Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Healthcare Specialist
5 4 (9.52%) Implementation Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Integration Specialist
5 4 (9.52%) IT Support
5 4 (9.52%) PACS Project Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Implementation Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) IT Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Project Implementation Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) XML
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (2.38%) OpenMP
3 1 (2.38%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) NHS
2 12 (28.57%) e-Health
2 12 (28.57%) Health Informatics
2 12 (28.57%) Informatics
2 12 (28.57%) LIMS
3 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.38%) BYOD
6 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.52%) Linux
4 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Migration
2 12 (28.57%) Analytics
2 12 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 10 (23.81%) Workflow
4 7 (16.67%) Presales
4 7 (16.67%) Project Management
4 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 5 (11.90%) CRM
6 5 (11.90%) Information Security
6 5 (11.90%) ITIL
6 5 (11.90%) Workflow Management
7 3 (7.14%) Case Management
7 3 (7.14%) Change Management
7 3 (7.14%) SEO
8 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.76%) Product Marketing
8 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) C++
3 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.76%) MCITP
3 2 (4.76%) MCSA
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (47.62%) HL7
2 4 (9.52%) DICOM
3 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) HP
2 3 (7.14%) InterSystems
2 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) Dell
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) Intel Security