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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 858 873 852
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Permanent jobs citing PDA 29 69 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.067% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.076% 0.16% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 28 54 102
Median salary £26,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,650 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,000 £38,600
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -
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
38139 42831 46420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.78% 41.45% 41.27%
Number of salaries quoted 31629 34321 37263
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 1 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 1 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 +8 11 £40,750 +35.83% 1
East of England +45 7 £26,500 -1.85%
Yorkshire +16 6 £25,000 -13.79% 1
South West - 3 £40,000 -
South East +23 1 £32,500 +8.33%
West Midlands - 1 £25,000 -
PDA
UK

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 86 (81.13%) Windows
2 84 (79.25%) MS Office
3 82 (77.36%) Microsoft
4 72 (67.92%) Blackberry
5 68 (64.15%) Active Directory
6 67 (63.21%) MS Excel
7 66 (62.26%) Windows XP
8 42 (39.62%) Windows 7
9 39 (36.79%) iPhone
9 39 (36.79%) Windows Server
10 37 (34.91%) Windows 8
11 36 (33.96%) VLAN
11 36 (33.96%) SQL Server
12 35 (33.02%) Wireless
13 34 (32.08%) Apple
14 33 (31.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 32 (30.19%) Android
15 32 (30.19%) Exchange Server 2010
15 32 (30.19%) Windows 10
15 32 (30.19%) MS Exchange
16 31 (29.25%) Linux
16 31 (29.25%) Windows Server 2003
16 31 (29.25%) DHCP
16 31 (29.25%) TCP/IP
16 31 (29.25%) DNS
16 31 (29.25%) Windows Server 2012
16 31 (29.25%) Windows Vista
17 30 (28.30%) Exchange Server 2003
17 30 (28.30%) Draytek
17 30 (28.30%) Exchange Server 2007

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 32 (30.19%) Exchange Server 2010
1 32 (30.19%) MS Exchange
2 30 (28.30%) Exchange Server 2003
2 30 (28.30%) Exchange Server 2007
3 29 (27.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 29 (27.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (7.55%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 84 (79.25%) MS Office
2 67 (63.21%) MS Excel
3 7 (6.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.89%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) assyst
2 2 (1.89%) Magento
3 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Office 365
2 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 36 (33.96%) VLAN
2 35 (33.02%) Wireless
3 31 (29.25%) DHCP
3 31 (29.25%) DNS
3 31 (29.25%) TCP/IP
4 30 (28.30%) VPN
5 29 (27.36%) DMZ
5 29 (27.36%) Firewall
5 29 (27.36%) IMAP
5 29 (27.36%) SMTP
6 21 (19.81%) NAS
6 21 (19.81%) SAN
7 8 (7.55%) LAN
8 7 (6.60%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (5.66%) 3G
10 2 (1.89%) Internet
11 1 (0.94%) DSL
11 1 (0.94%) Intranet
11 1 (0.94%) PBX
11 1 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (33.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) MySQL
2 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.89%) JIRA
1 2 (1.89%) Rational Rose
General
1 19 (17.92%) Banking
2 12 (11.32%) Legal
3 8 (7.55%) Finance
3 8 (7.55%) Law
4 5 (4.72%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.89%) Billing
5 2 (1.89%) Korean Language
5 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.94%) Back Office
6 1 (0.94%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 32 (30.19%) Support Engineer
2 25 (23.58%) IT Support
3 24 (22.64%) IT Engineer
3 24 (22.64%) IT Support Engineer
4 22 (20.75%) Senior Support Engineer
5 21 (19.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 21 (19.81%) Systems Engineer
5 21 (19.81%) Systems Support
5 21 (19.81%) Systems Support Engineer
6 19 (17.92%) Analyst
7 16 (15.09%) Senior IT Engineer
7 16 (15.09%) Senior IT Support
8 13 (12.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 9 (8.49%) IT Trainer
9 9 (8.49%) Legal IT Trainer
9 9 (8.49%) Trainer
10 7 (6.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 7 (6.60%) Customer Engineer
10 7 (6.60%) Customer Service Engineer
11 6 (5.66%) ICT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.36%) MAPI
2 3 (2.83%) CSS
2 3 (2.83%) HTML
3 2 (1.89%) .NET
3 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.89%) Classic ASP
3 2 (1.89%) HTML5
3 2 (1.89%) REST
3 2 (1.89%) Sass
4 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (0.94%) COM
4 1 (0.94%) MFC
4 1 (0.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 72 (67.92%) Blackberry
2 39 (36.79%) iPhone
3 30 (28.30%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (19.81%) Replication
5 11 (10.38%) e-Learning
6 7 (6.60%) Driving Licence
7 6 (5.66%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.89%) Blog
8 2 (1.89%) CCTV
8 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.89%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.89%) iPad
9 1 (0.94%) IVR
9 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 86 (81.13%) Windows
2 66 (62.26%) Windows XP
3 42 (39.62%) Windows 7
4 39 (36.79%) Windows Server
5 37 (34.91%) Windows 8
6 33 (31.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (30.19%) Android
7 32 (30.19%) Windows 10
8 31 (29.25%) Linux
8 31 (29.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (29.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (29.25%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.83%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (5.66%) Asset Management
1 6 (5.66%) Document Management
1 6 (5.66%) Patch Management
2 5 (4.72%) ITIL
3 4 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (1.89%) BDD
4 2 (1.89%) Functional Testing
4 2 (1.89%) Integration Testing
4 2 (1.89%) Kanban
4 2 (1.89%) Line Management
4 2 (1.89%) Migration
4 2 (1.89%) Open Source
4 2 (1.89%) Regression Testing
4 2 (1.89%) Scrum
4 2 (1.89%) Software Architecture
4 2 (1.89%) Software Engineering
4 2 (1.89%) UML
4 2 (1.89%) User Stories
4 2 (1.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.72%) SQL
2 4 (3.77%) C#
2 4 (3.77%) Java
3 2 (1.89%) PHP
3 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (10.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.72%) MCSA
3 4 (3.77%) Degree
4 3 (2.83%) MCP
4 3 (2.83%) MCSE
4 3 (2.83%) MOS
5 2 (1.89%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.94%) MCITP
6 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (64.15%) Active Directory
2 29 (27.36%) Hyper-V
3 21 (19.81%) NFS
4 10 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (7.55%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (6.60%) Firmware
7 1 (0.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 30 (28.30%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 82 (77.36%) Microsoft
2 34 (32.08%) Apple
3 30 (28.30%) Cisco
3 30 (28.30%) Draytek
4 21 (19.81%) Veeam
5 19 (17.92%) Bloomberg
5 19 (17.92%) Reuters
6 18 (16.98%) Citrix
7 12 (11.32%) iManage
8 11 (10.38%) VMware
9 8 (7.55%) Lotus
10 6 (5.66%) Intel
10 6 (5.66%) Interwoven
11 4 (3.77%) Dell
11 4 (3.77%) HP
12 3 (2.83%) ServiceNow
13 2 (1.89%) Adobe
13 2 (1.89%) Symantec
14 1 (0.94%) IBM
14 1 (0.94%) Sophos
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