The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 253
Permanent jobs citing PACS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - - 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75%  

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2445 2228 2382
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 39.92% 38.77% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1975 1822 1910
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £24,075
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

PACS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

PACS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for PACS in the North West