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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 235 257
Permanent jobs citing PACS 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.018% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.046% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £52,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £44,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +12.35% -28.80%  

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 2786 2195 2372
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 40.49% 39.62% 37.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2243 1890 1897
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,750 £57,500
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