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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - - 250
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England - - 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £25,750
UK excluding London average salary £28,250 £27,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -11.29%
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
3023 2929 2940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 40.26% 36.73% 38.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2415 2330 2432
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) iPhone
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (66.67%) DMZ
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) DMZ
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware