The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PACS in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PACS over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS)
England / South East
Rank 388 446 455
Rank change year-on-year +58 +9  
Permanent jobs citing PACS 1 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.007% 0.062% 0.048%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.019% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 5
Median salary £54,000 £43,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.42% +34.61%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.92% -1.25%  

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5140 7652 7703
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 34.48% 39.70% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4170 6330 6033
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

PACS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

PACS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for PACS in the South East

PACS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for PACS.

1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) WSUS
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Information Governance
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management

PACS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (75.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (75.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Applications Support
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) PACS Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) Information Governance
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
1 3 (75.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft