The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
PDA
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Miscellaneous Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
201 166 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 23.59% 22.37% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 142 118 86
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PDA across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

PDA
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PDA across the Dorset region.

PDA Salary Trend in Dorset

PDA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing PDA 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 PDA.

1 9 (100.00%) MS Office
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 6 (66.67%) Panasonic
2 6 (66.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (66.67%) Avaya
2 6 (66.67%) NetApp
2 6 (66.67%) Lotus
2 6 (66.67%) Symantec
2 6 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 6 (66.67%) Clearswift
2 6 (66.67%) MAILsweeper
2 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) IBM Notes
2 6 (66.67%) Lotus Domino
2 6 (66.67%) MCSA

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing PDA 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 PDA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 6 (66.67%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 9 (100.00%) MS Office
1 9 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (66.67%) MCSA
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) MAILsweeper
1 6 (66.67%) Backup Exec
1 6 (66.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) Avaya
2 6 (66.67%) NetApp
2 6 (66.67%) Lotus
2 6 (66.67%) Symantec
2 6 (66.67%) Clearswift
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Panasonic
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco