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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
Rank 874 880 868
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs citing PACS 12 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.020% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.028% 0.051% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 24
Average salary £60,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.61% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -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
42141 43455 45285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.23% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 33966 34763 37896
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 26 November 2014 within the UK.

PACS Salary Histogram in the UK

PACS
Top 11 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 26 November 2014. 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 -4 12 £60,000 +100.00% 2
London +5 6 £60,000 - 1
City of London +36 3 £60,000 -
South East -8 3 £50,000 +66.66%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £50,000 -
High Wycombe - 2 £42,000 -
South West -11 1 £32,500 +8.33% 1
East of England -40 1 £42,500 +30.76%
North West - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £32,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £42,500 -

PACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 22 (44.90%) NHS
2 21 (42.86%) Project Management
3 16 (32.65%) Windows
4 15 (30.61%) SQL
5 14 (28.57%) DICOM
6 13 (26.53%) Oracle
7 11 (22.45%) HL7
8 10 (20.41%) Perl
8 10 (20.41%) Linux
8 10 (20.41%) ITIL
8 10 (20.41%) UNIX
8 10 (20.41%) Shell Script
9 9 (18.37%) Finance
9 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (16.33%) SWIFT
10 8 (16.33%) Banking
10 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
11 7 (14.29%) VMware
11 7 (14.29%) Change Management
12 6 (12.24%) Workflow
12 6 (12.24%) SAN
12 6 (12.24%) IBM
12 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
12 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL
12 6 (12.24%) Java
12 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
12 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (10.20%) Problem Management

PACS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
1 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.04%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) SAN
2 3 (6.12%) LAN
2 3 (6.12%) WAN
3 2 (4.08%) Firewall
4 1 (2.04%) Wireless
4 1 (2.04%) NAS
4 1 (2.04%) DHCP
4 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.04%) DNS
4 1 (2.04%) VoIP
4 1 (2.04%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MSI
1 1 (2.04%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Marketing
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Law
4 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Electronics
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (14.29%) Applications Support
1 7 (14.29%) Support Manager
2 6 (12.24%) Consultant
2 6 (12.24%) Business Analyst
2 6 (12.24%) Analyst
3 5 (10.20%) IT Support
4 4 (8.16%) IT Support Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Help Desk Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Payments Business Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Implementation Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) XML
2 3 (6.12%) XML Messaging
2 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (2.04%) REST
3 1 (2.04%) Middleware
3 1 (2.04%) HTML
3 1 (2.04%) COM
3 1 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (44.90%) NHS
2 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (16.33%) SWIFT
4 5 (10.20%) Smartcard
5 4 (8.16%) e-Health
5 4 (8.16%) Informatics
6 3 (6.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.08%) CMDB
7 2 (4.08%) DTV
8 1 (2.04%) LIMS
8 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
8 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
8 1 (2.04%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) Windows
2 10 (20.41%) Linux
2 10 (20.41%) UNIX
3 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Project Management
2 10 (20.41%) ITIL
3 7 (14.29%) Change Management
4 6 (12.24%) Workflow
5 5 (10.20%) Data Management
5 5 (10.20%) Service Management
5 5 (10.20%) ETL
5 5 (10.20%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.12%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.12%) Time Management
7 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) Cash Management
7 3 (6.12%) Business Transformation
7 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.12%) Business Development
8 2 (4.08%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) SQL
2 10 (20.41%) Shell Script
2 10 (20.41%) Perl
3 6 (12.24%) Java
3 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL
4 5 (10.20%) C++
5 1 (2.04%) C
5 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) MCP
2 1 (2.04%) MCSE
2 1 (2.04%) CCNA
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.57%) DICOM
2 11 (22.45%) HL7
3 2 (4.08%) SLA
3 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) VMware
3 6 (12.24%) IBM
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.12%) Ab Initio
5 3 (6.12%) Informatica
6 2 (4.08%) SAP
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco
6 2 (4.08%) Citrix
7 1 (2.04%) Cerner
7 1 (2.04%) Veritas
7 1 (2.04%) McAfee
7 1 (2.04%) MEDITECH