The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - 263 242
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.013% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.035% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £24,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £25,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.07%
PDA
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2880 2840 2798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.97% 36.49% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2374 2242 2329
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

PDA
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

PDA Salary Trend in the East of England

PDA
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft