The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 762 747 739
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Permanent jobs citing PDA 116 106 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.31% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 95 96 110
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-8.06% +3.33%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
34967 33698 37065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.80% 33.08% 33.32%
Number of salaries quoted 28035 27516 31627
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £76,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
PDA
UK

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -40 53 £36,000 +2.85% 6
South West -7 16 £25,000 -40.47% 1
Yorkshire -13 16 £30,000 -16.66%
South East -46 13 £29,500 -4.83% 1
West Midlands +20 10 £20,500 -30.59% 1
North East - 4 - -
North West -4 3 £50,000 +47.58%
East Midlands - 1 £27,500 -
PDA
UK

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 188 (77.37%) Windows
2 139 (57.20%) Microsoft
3 122 (50.21%) MS Excel
4 118 (48.56%) Active Directory
5 109 (44.86%) MS Office
6 108 (44.44%) Blackberry
7 87 (35.80%) Windows XP
8 82 (33.74%) MS Exchange
9 68 (27.98%) MS PowerPoint
10 57 (23.46%) ITIL
10 57 (23.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 54 (22.22%) Banking
12 51 (20.99%) SQL Server
12 51 (20.99%) Exchange Server 2010
13 49 (20.16%) Windows 7
14 48 (19.75%) Microsoft Certification
15 45 (18.52%) Citrix
16 44 (18.11%) Exchange Server 2007
17 43 (17.70%) .NET
18 40 (16.46%) C#
19 35 (14.40%) Windows Server 2003
20 34 (13.99%) SLA
21 33 (13.58%) Investment Banking
22 30 (12.35%) Degree
23 28 (11.52%) Mobile App
24 27 (11.11%) Android
25 26 (10.70%) Cisco
25 26 (10.70%) JavaScript
25 26 (10.70%) SQL
26 25 (10.29%) HTML

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 82 (33.74%) MS Exchange
2 51 (20.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (18.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (8.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 15 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (3.70%) Lync
7 8 (3.29%) IBM Notes
7 8 (3.29%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.82%) WorkSite
8 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.82%) ArchestrA
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.41%) IIS
9 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 122 (50.21%) MS Excel
2 109 (44.86%) MS Office
3 68 (27.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.82%) MS Project
4 2 (0.82%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) assyst
2 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.06%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.88%) LAN
2 22 (9.05%) Firewall
3 21 (8.64%) DHCP
3 21 (8.64%) WAN
4 20 (8.23%) DNS
5 19 (7.82%) VPN
5 19 (7.82%) VoIP
6 17 (7.00%) TCP/IP
7 16 (6.58%) Wi-Fi
8 15 (6.17%) 3G
9 14 (5.76%) Broadband
10 13 (5.35%) Wireless
11 12 (4.94%) GPRS
12 11 (4.53%) Internet
13 10 (4.12%) Ethernet
14 7 (2.88%) SAN
15 6 (2.47%) IP Telephony
15 6 (2.47%) Network Security
16 4 (1.65%) Kerberos
17 2 (0.82%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (20.99%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.29%) MySQL
3 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.41%) OLTP
4 1 (0.41%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (22.22%) Banking
2 33 (13.58%) Investment Banking
3 13 (5.35%) Electronics
3 13 (5.35%) Law
4 12 (4.94%) Finance
5 9 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.70%) Back Office
6 6 (2.47%) Legal
7 4 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.23%) Games
9 2 (0.82%) Marketing
10 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.41%) Military
10 1 (0.41%) Advertising
10 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 103 (42.39%) Analyst
2 67 (27.57%) Support Analyst
3 60 (24.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 46 (18.93%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 45 (18.52%) Developer
6 36 (14.81%) Service Analyst
7 34 (13.99%) Service Desk Analyst
8 28 (11.52%) Support Engineer
8 28 (11.52%) Desktop Support
9 26 (10.70%) IT Support
10 22 (9.05%) 2nd Line Support
11 21 (8.64%) IT Support Engineer
12 15 (6.17%) Desktop Engineer
12 15 (6.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 15 (6.17%) Software Developer
13 14 (5.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 13 (5.35%) C# .NET Developer
14 13 (5.35%) C# Developer
15 11 (4.53%) Mobile Developer
15 11 (4.53%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.70%) .NET
2 25 (10.29%) HTML
3 21 (8.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 21 (8.64%) LINQ
3 21 (8.64%) Ajax
3 21 (8.64%) XSLT
4 9 (3.70%) Web Services
4 9 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.65%) XML
5 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.65%) .NET Compact Framework
6 3 (1.23%) WPF
7 2 (0.82%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.82%) WinForms
7 2 (0.82%) WAP
7 2 (0.82%) Flash
8 1 (0.41%) Mason
8 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.41%) HTML5
8 1 (0.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 108 (44.44%) Blackberry
2 28 (11.52%) Mobile App
3 25 (10.29%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.53%) Smartphone
5 5 (2.06%) iPad
5 5 (2.06%) EPoS
5 5 (2.06%) Device Driver
6 4 (1.65%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.82%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.82%) Animation
8 2 (0.82%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.82%) Mobile Games
8 2 (0.82%) IVR
8 2 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.82%) iPhone
9 1 (0.41%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.41%) Kindle
9 1 (0.41%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 188 (77.37%) Windows
2 87 (35.80%) Windows XP
3 57 (23.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (20.16%) Windows 7
5 35 (14.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (11.11%) Android
7 17 (7.00%) Windows Mobile
7 17 (7.00%) Linux
8 11 (4.53%) UNIX
9 9 (3.70%) Apple iOS
10 6 (2.47%) Windows Vista
11 5 (2.06%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.82%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.82%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (23.46%) ITIL
2 22 (9.05%) Android Development
3 19 (7.82%) Service Management
4 15 (6.17%) Asset Management
5 13 (5.35%) Project Management
6 12 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (4.12%) Time Management
8 9 (3.70%) Configuration Management
9 7 (2.88%) CRM
9 7 (2.88%) Service Delivery
9 7 (2.88%) Incident Management
10 6 (2.47%) Software Engineering
10 6 (2.47%) Migration
10 6 (2.47%) OO
11 4 (1.65%) MVC
12 3 (1.23%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (1.23%) Problem Management
12 3 (1.23%) Waterfall
12 3 (1.23%) Practice Management
12 3 (1.23%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (16.46%) C#
2 26 (10.70%) JavaScript
2 26 (10.70%) SQL
3 21 (8.64%) XPath
4 12 (4.94%) PowerHouse
5 11 (4.53%) C++
6 7 (2.88%) C
7 5 (2.06%) Python
7 5 (2.06%) COBOL
8 3 (1.23%) PHP
9 2 (0.82%) Java
9 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.41%) VB
10 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.41%) Delphi
10 1 (0.41%) VB6
Qualifications
1 48 (19.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (12.35%) Degree
3 16 (6.58%) MCSE
4 12 (4.94%) MCITP
5 11 (4.53%) Security Cleared
5 11 (4.53%) MCSA
6 10 (4.12%) SC Cleared
7 9 (3.70%) MCP
8 5 (2.06%) HP AIS
8 5 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.06%) CCNA
8 5 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.06%) IBM Certification
8 5 (2.06%) MCDST
9 4 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.41%) VCP5
10 1 (0.41%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.41%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (13.99%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 118 (48.56%) Active Directory
2 22 (9.05%) Terminal Services
2 22 (9.05%) XenApp
3 7 (2.88%) vSphere
4 6 (2.47%) MetaFrame
5 4 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (1.23%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.82%) UAG
8 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (4.12%) SCCM
2 9 (3.70%) Backup Exec
3 7 (2.88%) Sysprep
4 6 (2.47%) MAILsweeper
4 6 (2.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (1.65%) WMI
5 4 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 139 (57.20%) Microsoft
2 45 (18.52%) Citrix
3 26 (10.70%) Cisco
4 24 (9.88%) HP
5 23 (9.47%) Dell
6 21 (8.64%) Avaya
7 18 (7.41%) VMware
8 16 (6.58%) Apple
9 14 (5.76%) LANDesk
10 13 (5.35%) McAfee
11 11 (4.53%) SonicWALL
11 11 (4.53%) Reuters
11 11 (4.53%) Bloomberg
11 11 (4.53%) Altiris
12 8 (3.29%) Symantec
12 8 (3.29%) Lotus
12 8 (3.29%) Panasonic
13 7 (2.88%) Acronis
14 6 (2.47%) Oracle
14 6 (2.47%) NetApp
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