The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 835 900 930
Rank change year-on-year +65 +30  
Permanent jobs citing PACS 9 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.011% 0.018% 0.017%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.029% 0.045% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 11
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £54,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +19.04% +5.00%  

PACS is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 30868 40307 39161
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 38.48% 41.18% 39.06%
Number of salaries quoted 25038 32625 31275
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

PACS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing PACS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for PACS in England

PACS
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PACS in England.

Salary trend for PACS in England

PACS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PACS in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PACS in England

PACS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PACS within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
East of England - 4 £50,000 - 1
South West +28 2 £35,750 -
South East +50 1 £54,000 +20.00%
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
North East - 1 £40,000 -
PACS
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 across the England region with a requirement for PACS.

1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) Workflow
4 8 (42.11%) ITIL
5 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
6 6 (31.58%) NHS
7 4 (21.05%) VPN
7 4 (21.05%) Python
7 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
7 4 (21.05%) Unix
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 4 (21.05%) XML
7 4 (21.05%) MySQL
7 4 (21.05%) Perl
7 4 (21.05%) Sybase
7 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
7 4 (21.05%) IPsec
7 4 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (21.05%) SSH
7 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
7 4 (21.05%) Network Security
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL V3
7 4 (21.05%) Information Governance
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
8 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.79%) NAS
8 3 (15.79%) DICOM

PACS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (15.79%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) IPsec
2 4 (21.05%) Network Security
2 4 (21.05%) SSH
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) NAS
3 3 (15.79%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
1 4 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) SQLPlus
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Applications Support
2 4 (21.05%) Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Applications Support
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) IT Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Support Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) NHS
2 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Unix
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Workflow
2 8 (42.11%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Information Governance
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL V3
3 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.79%) CRM
4 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Security
6 1 (5.26%) Data Validation
6 1 (5.26%) Line Management
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Perl
2 4 (21.05%) Python
2 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCNA
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) DICOM
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
1 3 (15.79%) WSUS
2 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Sybase
3 1 (5.26%) Meraki
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Sun
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
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