The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 760 754 776
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Permanent jobs citing PDA 80 100 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.10% 0.082%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 64 89 60
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £23,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £47,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +12.06%
PDA
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36393 38837 38062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.73% 40.00% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 29343 30558 31350
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in England

PDA
Salary Trend in England

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

PDA Salary Trend in England

PDA
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PDA across the England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

PDA Salary Histogram in England

PDA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 35 £34,000 -2.85% 6
South East -33 18 £24,500 -42.35% 5
East of England +13 7 £21,750 -9.37% 2
East Midlands - 7 £29,500 - 1
South West -30 6 £27,250 +15.95% 4
West Midlands -22 5 £50,000 +100.00% 1
North West -4 4 £33,000 -17.50%
PDA
UK

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 119 (70.83%) Windows
2 102 (60.71%) MS Office
3 101 (60.12%) Microsoft
4 87 (51.79%) Active Directory
5 84 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 79 (47.02%) Blackberry
7 76 (45.24%) MS Exchange
8 65 (38.69%) Windows XP
9 61 (36.31%) Exchange Server 2010
10 51 (30.36%) MS PowerPoint
11 47 (27.98%) Exchange Server 2007
12 40 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
13 38 (22.62%) ITIL
14 36 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 34 (20.24%) Android
16 32 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
16 32 (19.05%) Windows 7
17 31 (18.45%) Exchange Server 2003
18 29 (17.26%) VMware
19 27 (16.07%) Wireless
19 27 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
19 27 (16.07%) Hyper-V
20 26 (15.48%) SQL
20 26 (15.48%) TCP/IP
21 25 (14.88%) SQL Server
22 24 (14.29%) Banking
23 23 (13.69%) Windows 8
23 23 (13.69%) Windows Server 2012
24 22 (13.10%) VPN
24 22 (13.10%) DHCP

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 76 (45.24%) MS Exchange
2 61 (36.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (27.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 31 (18.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (8.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (3.57%) Lync
7 5 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.98%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.79%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.19%) IIS
9 2 (1.19%) Apache
9 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.60%) Documentum
Applications
1 102 (60.71%) MS Office
2 84 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 51 (30.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.38%) MS Project
4 4 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.38%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.60%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.60%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.79%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.60%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.74%) Office 365
2 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.07%) Wireless
2 26 (15.48%) TCP/IP
3 22 (13.10%) VPN
3 22 (13.10%) DHCP
4 21 (12.50%) DNS
4 21 (12.50%) Firewall
4 21 (12.50%) VLAN
5 15 (8.93%) DMZ
5 15 (8.93%) LAN
6 14 (8.33%) WAN
7 11 (6.55%) SAN
8 10 (5.95%) SMTP
8 10 (5.95%) IMAP
9 8 (4.76%) ADSL
9 8 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (3.57%) NetScaler
11 4 (2.38%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.79%) VoIP
13 2 (1.19%) GPRS
13 2 (1.19%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (1.79%) Big Data
4 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.60%) DataEase
4 1 (0.60%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (3.57%) Rational Rose
General
1 24 (14.29%) Banking
2 16 (9.52%) Legal
3 13 (7.74%) Law
4 10 (5.95%) Investment Banking
5 9 (5.36%) Finance
6 3 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.79%) French Language
6 3 (1.79%) Retail
7 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.60%) Electronics
8 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (35.71%) Analyst
2 37 (22.02%) Support Analyst
3 25 (14.88%) Support Engineer
4 24 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 18 (10.71%) Desktop Support
6 16 (9.52%) Service Analyst
7 15 (8.93%) Service Desk Analyst
8 14 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 11 (6.55%) Systems Support
9 11 (6.55%) Developer
10 10 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (5.95%) Systems Support Engineer
10 10 (5.95%) IT Support
11 7 (4.17%) Software Engineer
11 7 (4.17%) Business Analyst
11 7 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 5 (2.98%) IT Support Engineer
13 5 (2.98%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.33%) .NET
2 11 (6.55%) ASP.NET
3 10 (5.95%) MAPI
4 6 (3.57%) HTML
5 5 (2.98%) HTML5
6 4 (2.38%) WAP
6 4 (2.38%) Application Packaging
6 4 (2.38%) Web Services
7 3 (1.79%) WinForms
7 3 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.60%) .NET Compact Framework
8 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.60%) LINQ
8 1 (0.60%) Mason
8 1 (0.60%) Ajax
8 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.60%) XSLT
8 1 (0.60%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 79 (47.02%) Blackberry
2 17 (10.12%) iPhone
3 13 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.36%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.57%) Hedge funds
5 6 (3.57%) Clustering
6 4 (2.38%) iPad
6 4 (2.38%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.38%) Statistics
7 3 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.19%) IVR
8 2 (1.19%) Replication
8 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.60%) User Experience
9 1 (0.60%) LLPG
9 1 (0.60%) PKI
9 1 (0.60%) GIS
9 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.60%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 119 (70.83%) Windows
2 65 (38.69%) Windows XP
3 40 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (20.24%) Android
6 32 (19.05%) Windows 7
7 23 (13.69%) Windows 8
7 23 (13.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (9.52%) Windows Vista
8 16 (9.52%) Linux
9 7 (4.17%) Windows 2000
10 5 (2.98%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.98%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.79%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.19%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.62%) ITIL
2 17 (10.12%) Service Delivery
3 9 (5.36%) Service Management
3 9 (5.36%) Time Management
4 8 (4.76%) CRM
5 7 (4.17%) UML
6 6 (3.57%) Regression Testing
7 5 (2.98%) Document Management
7 5 (2.98%) Incident Management
7 5 (2.98%) Android Development
8 4 (2.38%) iOS Development
8 4 (2.38%) Software Architecture
8 4 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (2.38%) Line Management
8 4 (2.38%) Change Control
8 4 (2.38%) ITSM
8 4 (2.38%) Practice Management
8 4 (2.38%) Project Management
9 3 (1.79%) MVC
9 3 (1.79%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.48%) SQL
2 17 (10.12%) C#
3 5 (2.98%) VB
4 4 (2.38%) VB.NET
4 4 (2.38%) VB6
4 4 (2.38%) Java
4 4 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 32 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (7.74%) MCP
3 11 (6.55%) MCSE
3 11 (6.55%) Degree
4 9 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (3.57%) CCA
6 6 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (2.98%) MCSA
7 5 (2.98%) MCITP
7 5 (2.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (2.38%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.79%) PhD
9 3 (1.79%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.19%) CCNP
10 2 (1.19%) CCNA
11 1 (0.60%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.95%) SLA
2 4 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 87 (51.79%) Active Directory
2 27 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (16.07%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (3.57%) XenApp
5 6 (3.57%) XenDesktop
5 6 (3.57%) vSphere
5 6 (3.57%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (1.79%) Novell eDirectory
8 1 (0.60%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (10.71%) Backup Exec
2 9 (5.36%) SCCM
3 6 (3.57%) SCOM
3 6 (3.57%) SCVMM
3 6 (3.57%) WSUS
3 6 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.79%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.60%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 101 (60.12%) Microsoft
2 29 (17.26%) VMware
3 17 (10.12%) Cisco
4 16 (9.52%) Symantec
5 15 (8.93%) Apple
6 14 (8.33%) Citrix
7 11 (6.55%) Bloomberg
8 10 (5.95%) Draytek
8 10 (5.95%) HP
9 9 (5.36%) Reuters
10 8 (4.76%) Dell
10 8 (4.76%) Veeam
11 6 (3.57%) Websense
11 6 (3.57%) Altiris
12 5 (2.98%) Lotus
13 4 (2.38%) Adobe
13 4 (2.38%) Business Objects
13 4 (2.38%) Novell
14 3 (1.79%) Peregrine
14 3 (1.79%) Siemens
Reading, Berkshire
Synergize Consulting
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Company Van + Corporate Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
LA International
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant
Spectrum IT
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum Excellent Benefits on Offer.
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + £750 per quarter bonus, phone, laptop
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum Excellent Benefits on Offer.
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Van, tools. fuel card
Posted: 10 days ago
West Drayton
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Van, tools. fuel card
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago