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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 791 799 753
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -46
Permanent jobs citing PDA 79 79 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.077% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 64 67 112
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £34,250 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-15.32% +8.73%
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
39912 40350 42590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.89% 39.41% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 32448 32131 36015
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 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 +12 33 £33,000 -5.71% 6
South East +11 23 £29,000 -17.14% 3
West Midlands -2 6 £30,750 +23.00% 1
South West -5 5 £24,750 +8.79%
East of England -18 5 £29,000 - 2
North West -16 3 £26,000 -38.82%
North East - 3 £29,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £18,500 - 1
PDA
UK

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 143 (74.09%) Windows
2 119 (61.66%) Active Directory
3 115 (59.59%) Microsoft
4 110 (56.99%) MS Office
5 101 (52.33%) Blackberry
6 100 (51.81%) MS Excel
7 98 (50.78%) MS Exchange
8 80 (41.45%) Windows XP
9 74 (38.34%) MS PowerPoint
10 73 (37.82%) Exchange Server 2010
11 56 (29.02%) Exchange Server 2007
12 48 (24.87%) ITIL
13 45 (23.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 40 (20.73%) Banking
15 32 (16.58%) Windows Server 2003
16 30 (15.54%) Exchange Server 2003
17 28 (14.51%) SQL
18 25 (12.95%) Legal
19 24 (12.44%) Investment Banking
19 24 (12.44%) HP
20 23 (11.92%) Bloomberg
21 22 (11.40%) C#
21 22 (11.40%) SQL Server
21 22 (11.40%) DHCP
21 22 (11.40%) DNS
22 21 (10.88%) Reuters
22 21 (10.88%) Cisco
22 21 (10.88%) Firewall
22 21 (10.88%) Windows 7
23 20 (10.36%) Wireless

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 98 (50.78%) MS Exchange
2 73 (37.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (29.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 30 (15.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (6.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (4.66%) IBM Notes
7 4 (2.07%) Lync
8 2 (1.04%) ArchestrA
8 2 (1.04%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.52%) Documentum
9 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.52%) IIS
9 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 110 (56.99%) MS Office
2 100 (51.81%) MS Excel
3 74 (38.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.11%) MS Project
4 6 (3.11%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.11%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.52%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.52%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (3.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.52%) Demantra
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) SaaS
1 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.40%) DHCP
1 22 (11.40%) DNS
2 21 (10.88%) Firewall
3 20 (10.36%) Wireless
3 20 (10.36%) TCP/IP
4 19 (9.84%) VPN
5 12 (6.22%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (5.70%) LAN
7 10 (5.18%) Ethernet
8 6 (3.11%) WAN
8 6 (3.11%) GPRS
8 6 (3.11%) VLAN
9 5 (2.59%) IMAP
9 5 (2.59%) ADSL
9 5 (2.59%) PBX
9 5 (2.59%) VoIP
9 5 (2.59%) SMTP
9 5 (2.59%) SAN
9 5 (2.59%) DMZ
10 4 (2.07%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.11%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (3.11%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.52%) Big Data
3 1 (0.52%) DataEase
3 1 (0.52%) Informix
General
1 40 (20.73%) Banking
2 25 (12.95%) Legal
3 24 (12.44%) Investment Banking
4 17 (8.81%) Finance
5 14 (7.25%) Law
6 5 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.59%) French Language
7 3 (1.55%) Electronics
8 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.04%) Retail
9 1 (0.52%) Games
9 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (30.05%) Analyst
2 45 (23.32%) 3rd Line Support
3 30 (15.54%) Support Analyst
4 26 (13.47%) Service Analyst
4 26 (13.47%) 2nd Line Support
5 23 (11.92%) Service Desk Analyst
6 22 (11.40%) Support Engineer
7 19 (9.84%) Developer
8 17 (8.81%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 16 (8.29%) Desktop Support
10 11 (5.70%) IT Support
10 11 (5.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (4.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (3.11%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.11%) Systems Support
12 6 (3.11%) Support Technician
12 6 (3.11%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.11%) Service Manager
13 5 (2.59%) Trainer
13 5 (2.59%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.77%) .NET
2 8 (4.15%) ASP.NET
3 7 (3.63%) HTML
4 6 (3.11%) Ajax
4 6 (3.11%) LINQ
5 5 (2.59%) MAPI
5 5 (2.59%) XSLT
6 4 (2.07%) Web Services
6 4 (2.07%) WAP
6 4 (2.07%) Application Packaging
6 4 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (1.55%) XML
8 2 (1.04%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.04%) HTML5
8 2 (1.04%) .NET Compact Framework
9 1 (0.52%) Mason
9 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.52%) WinForms
9 1 (0.52%) Flash
9 1 (0.52%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 101 (52.33%) Blackberry
2 17 (8.81%) Mobile App
3 15 (7.77%) Hedge funds
4 12 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.18%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.18%) iPhone
6 9 (4.66%) iPad
6 9 (4.66%) Smartphone
7 5 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.59%) IVR
8 4 (2.07%) Derivative
9 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.04%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.52%) LLPG
11 1 (0.52%) PKI
11 1 (0.52%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.52%) Clustering
11 1 (0.52%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 143 (74.09%) Windows
2 80 (41.45%) Windows XP
3 45 (23.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (16.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (10.88%) Windows 7
6 19 (9.84%) Android
7 9 (4.66%) Linux
7 9 (4.66%) Windows 2000
8 8 (4.15%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (3.11%) UNIX
10 6 (3.11%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (3.11%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.55%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (24.87%) ITIL
2 18 (9.33%) Service Delivery
3 13 (6.74%) Service Management
4 8 (4.15%) Software Architecture
5 7 (3.63%) Time Management
5 7 (3.63%) ITSM
6 6 (3.11%) CRM
6 6 (3.11%) Line Management
7 5 (2.59%) Android Development
7 5 (2.59%) Incident Management
7 5 (2.59%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (2.59%) Document Management
8 4 (2.07%) Practice Management
8 4 (2.07%) SOA
8 4 (2.07%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (2.07%) Change Control
8 4 (2.07%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (1.55%) Business Continuity Planning
9 3 (1.55%) OO
9 3 (1.55%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 28 (14.51%) SQL
2 22 (11.40%) C#
3 8 (4.15%) VB
4 7 (3.63%) VB6
4 7 (3.63%) Java
4 7 (3.63%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.11%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.59%) XPath
7 4 (2.07%) C++
8 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (8.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.74%) Degree
2 13 (6.74%) MCP
3 10 (5.18%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (5.18%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (3.63%) MCSE
6 6 (3.11%) A+ Certification
7 5 (2.59%) MCITP
7 5 (2.59%) MCSA
8 4 (2.07%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.04%) CCNP
9 2 (1.04%) CCNA
10 1 (0.52%) CCA
10 1 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.52%) PhD
10 1 (0.52%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.66%) SLA
2 7 (3.63%) QA
System Software
1 119 (61.66%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.22%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.63%) MetaFrame
4 7 (3.63%) Terminal Services
5 6 (3.11%) Novell eDirectory
6 4 (2.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (1.55%) UAG
7 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.52%) XenApp
8 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.15%) Backup Exec
2 6 (3.11%) ServiceCenter
2 6 (3.11%) SCCM
3 4 (2.07%) WSUS
3 4 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.52%) SCOM
4 1 (0.52%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 115 (59.59%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.44%) HP
3 23 (11.92%) Bloomberg
4 21 (10.88%) Reuters
4 21 (10.88%) Cisco
5 19 (9.84%) VMware
6 18 (9.33%) Apple
7 17 (8.81%) Citrix
7 17 (8.81%) Dell
8 10 (5.18%) Avaya
8 10 (5.18%) Remedy
8 10 (5.18%) SonicWALL
9 9 (4.66%) Symantec
9 9 (4.66%) Lotus
10 8 (4.15%) Altiris
11 6 (3.11%) Novell
11 6 (3.11%) Peregrine
11 6 (3.11%) Adobe
12 5 (2.59%) Draytek
13 4 (2.07%) Mitel
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