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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 868 885 838
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -47
Permanent jobs citing PDA 28 60 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.058% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.073% 0.14% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 27 47 98
Median salary £32,500 £29,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,000 £41,250
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -6.77%
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
38204 42949 43915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.62% 41.73% 40.75%
Number of salaries quoted 31676 34350 34976
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing PDA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

PDA Salary Histogram in England

PDA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 15 £37,750 +34.82% 1
Yorkshire +39 6 £25,000 -13.79%
East of England +36 4 £26,500 -1.85% 1
South East +32 2 £33,000 +20.00% 1
South West - 1 £35,000 -
PDA
UK

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing PDA 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 England region with a requirement for PDA.

1 80 (84.21%) Windows
2 79 (83.16%) MS Office
3 77 (81.05%) Microsoft
4 63 (66.32%) Active Directory
5 60 (63.16%) Blackberry
5 60 (63.16%) MS Excel
6 58 (61.05%) Windows XP
7 46 (48.42%) Windows 7
8 43 (45.26%) Windows Server
9 38 (40.00%) Windows 8
10 37 (38.95%) iPhone
11 36 (37.89%) SQL Server
11 36 (37.89%) VLAN
12 35 (36.84%) Wireless
12 35 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 35 (36.84%) Windows 10
13 34 (35.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 33 (34.74%) Exchange Server 2010
14 33 (34.74%) MS Exchange
14 33 (34.74%) Apple
15 32 (33.68%) DNS
15 32 (33.68%) DHCP
15 32 (33.68%) Windows Vista
16 31 (32.63%) TCP/IP
16 31 (32.63%) VPN
16 31 (32.63%) Linux
16 31 (32.63%) Windows Server 2003
17 30 (31.58%) Cisco
17 30 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
17 30 (31.58%) Backup Exec

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 33 (34.74%) Exchange Server 2010
1 33 (34.74%) MS Exchange
2 30 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
2 30 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 29 (30.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 29 (30.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (8.42%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 79 (83.16%) MS Office
2 60 (63.16%) MS Excel
3 7 (7.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.11%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) assyst
2 2 (2.11%) Magento
3 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) Office 365
2 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 36 (37.89%) VLAN
2 35 (36.84%) Wireless
3 32 (33.68%) DHCP
3 32 (33.68%) DNS
4 31 (32.63%) TCP/IP
4 31 (32.63%) VPN
5 29 (30.53%) DMZ
5 29 (30.53%) Firewall
5 29 (30.53%) IMAP
5 29 (30.53%) SMTP
6 21 (22.11%) NAS
6 21 (22.11%) SAN
7 9 (9.47%) LAN
8 7 (7.37%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (6.32%) 3G
10 2 (2.11%) Internet
11 1 (1.05%) DSL
11 1 (1.05%) PBX
11 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (37.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.11%) MySQL
3 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.11%) JIRA
General
1 16 (16.84%) Banking
2 12 (12.63%) Finance
3 11 (11.58%) Legal
4 8 (8.42%) Law
5 5 (5.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.11%) Back Office
6 2 (2.11%) Billing
6 2 (2.11%) Front Office
6 2 (2.11%) Korean Language
6 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (34.74%) Support Engineer
2 25 (26.32%) IT Support
3 24 (25.26%) IT Engineer
3 24 (25.26%) IT Support Engineer
4 22 (23.16%) Senior Support Engineer
5 21 (22.11%) Systems Engineer
5 21 (22.11%) Systems Support
5 21 (22.11%) Systems Support Engineer
6 19 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 16 (16.84%) Analyst
7 16 (16.84%) Senior IT Engineer
7 16 (16.84%) Senior IT Support
8 13 (13.68%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 8 (8.42%) IT Trainer
9 8 (8.42%) Legal IT Trainer
9 8 (8.42%) Trainer
10 7 (7.37%) Customer Engineer
10 7 (7.37%) Customer Service Engineer
11 6 (6.32%) ICT Analyst
12 3 (3.16%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (30.53%) MAPI
2 2 (2.11%) CSS
2 2 (2.11%) HTML
2 2 (2.11%) HTML5
2 2 (2.11%) REST
2 2 (2.11%) Sass
3 1 (1.05%) COM
3 1 (1.05%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 60 (63.16%) Blackberry
2 37 (38.95%) iPhone
3 30 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (22.11%) Replication
5 10 (10.53%) e-Learning
6 7 (7.37%) Driving Licence
7 6 (6.32%) Virtual Team
8 2 (2.11%) Blog
8 2 (2.11%) CCTV
8 2 (2.11%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.05%) IVR
9 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 80 (84.21%) Windows
2 58 (61.05%) Windows XP
3 46 (48.42%) Windows 7
4 43 (45.26%) Windows Server
5 38 (40.00%) Windows 8
6 35 (36.84%) Windows 10
6 35 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (35.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (33.68%) Windows Vista
9 31 (32.63%) Linux
9 31 (32.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 30 (31.58%) Android
11 4 (4.21%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (6.32%) Asset Management
1 6 (6.32%) Document Management
1 6 (6.32%) Patch Management
2 5 (5.26%) ITIL
3 2 (2.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (2.11%) BDD
3 2 (2.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (2.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (2.11%) E-Commerce
3 2 (2.11%) Integration Testing
3 2 (2.11%) Kanban
3 2 (2.11%) Line Management
3 2 (2.11%) Migration
3 2 (2.11%) Open Source
3 2 (2.11%) Scrum
3 2 (2.11%) Software Architecture
3 2 (2.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (2.11%) User Stories
3 2 (2.11%) Workflow
4 1 (1.05%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.21%) Java
2 3 (3.16%) SQL
3 2 (2.11%) C#
3 2 (2.11%) PHP
4 1 (1.05%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.32%) MCSA
3 4 (4.21%) MCP
3 4 (4.21%) MCSE
3 4 (4.21%) MOS
4 2 (2.11%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.11%) Degree
5 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.05%) MCITP
5 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.58%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (66.32%) Active Directory
2 29 (30.53%) Hyper-V
3 21 (22.11%) NFS
4 11 (11.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (8.42%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (7.37%) Firmware
7 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 30 (31.58%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 77 (81.05%) Microsoft
2 33 (34.74%) Apple
3 30 (31.58%) Cisco
3 30 (31.58%) Draytek
4 21 (22.11%) Veeam
5 18 (18.95%) Citrix
6 16 (16.84%) Bloomberg
6 16 (16.84%) Reuters
7 13 (13.68%) VMware
8 11 (11.58%) iManage
9 8 (8.42%) Lotus
10 6 (6.32%) Intel
10 6 (6.32%) Interwoven
11 4 (4.21%) Dell
11 4 (4.21%) HP
12 3 (3.16%) ServiceNow
13 2 (2.11%) Adobe
13 2 (2.11%) LANDesk
13 2 (2.11%) MobileIron
13 2 (2.11%) Symantec
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