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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 826 786 764
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -22
Permanent jobs citing PDA 58 102 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.095% 0.094%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 46 90 69
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £25,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.07%
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
42031 41804 40851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.11% 39.02% 41.08%
Number of salaries quoted 33970 32740 33216
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +3 45 £36,000 +2.85% 2
South East +6 6 £30,000 -14.28% 1
North East - 6 £34,500 -
South West -31 1 £37,500 +50.00% 3
PDA
UK

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 96 (62.34%) Microsoft
2 94 (61.04%) Windows
3 85 (55.19%) MS Office
4 84 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 82 (53.25%) Blackberry
6 77 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 59 (38.31%) Windows XP
8 51 (33.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 42 (27.27%) MS Exchange
10 38 (24.68%) Degree
11 29 (18.83%) SLA
12 28 (18.18%) Finance
13 27 (17.53%) Banking
14 26 (16.88%) Regression Testing
14 26 (16.88%) Rational Rose
14 26 (16.88%) UML
14 26 (16.88%) ITIL
15 25 (16.23%) Windows 8
15 25 (16.23%) Windows Server 2012
16 24 (15.58%) Android
16 24 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
16 24 (15.58%) MS PowerPoint
16 24 (15.58%) Windows Server 2003
16 24 (15.58%) Bloomberg
16 24 (15.58%) Legal
17 23 (14.94%) Reuters
18 22 (14.29%) Apple
19 21 (13.64%) DHCP
19 21 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
20 19 (12.34%) VPN

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 21 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (6.49%) WorkSite
4 10 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (5.84%) SharePoint
6 7 (4.55%) Apache
6 7 (4.55%) IIS
7 3 (1.95%) Lync
8 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.65%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 85 (55.19%) MS Office
2 77 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 24 (15.58%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.14%) Office 365
2 4 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.64%) DHCP
2 19 (12.34%) VPN
3 15 (9.74%) Wireless
4 12 (7.79%) Firewall
5 10 (6.49%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.84%) LAN
6 9 (5.84%) WAN
6 9 (5.84%) SAN
6 9 (5.84%) VLAN
7 7 (4.55%) IMAP
7 7 (4.55%) NAS
7 7 (4.55%) DMZ
7 7 (4.55%) SMTP
7 7 (4.55%) DNS
8 5 (3.25%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.95%) Internet
9 3 (1.95%) PBX
10 2 (1.30%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.30%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.65%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.30%) Big Data
3 1 (0.65%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 26 (16.88%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 28 (18.18%) Finance
2 27 (17.53%) Banking
3 24 (15.58%) Legal
4 15 (9.74%) Law
5 10 (6.49%) Back Office
5 10 (6.49%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.60%) Electronics
7 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.65%) Front Office
8 1 (0.65%) Advertising
8 1 (0.65%) French Language
8 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (46.10%) Analyst
2 28 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 26 (16.88%) Business Analyst
4 19 (12.34%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (11.69%) Support Engineer
6 17 (11.04%) Service Analyst
7 16 (10.39%) Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (8.44%) 3rd Line Support
8 13 (8.44%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 11 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 10 (6.49%) IT Trainer
10 10 (6.49%) Trainer
10 10 (6.49%) Developer
11 8 (5.19%) Systems Support
12 7 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 7 (4.55%) Desktop Support
12 7 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (4.55%) Senior Support Engineer
12 7 (4.55%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.14%) .NET
2 8 (5.19%) HTML
3 7 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.55%) MAPI
4 5 (3.25%) Web Services
5 4 (2.60%) XSLT
5 4 (2.60%) Ajax
5 4 (2.60%) LINQ
5 4 (2.60%) HTML5
5 4 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (1.95%) WAP
7 2 (1.30%) WinForms
7 2 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.65%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 82 (53.25%) Blackberry
2 17 (11.04%) iPhone
3 8 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.55%) Replication
5 6 (3.90%) E-Learning
5 6 (3.90%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.25%) iPad
6 5 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.60%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.30%) IVR
9 2 (1.30%) Clustering
9 2 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.65%) EPoS
10 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.65%) AS400
10 1 (0.65%) Handset
10 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 94 (61.04%) Windows
2 59 (38.31%) Windows XP
3 25 (16.23%) Windows 8
3 25 (16.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (15.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (15.58%) Android
4 24 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (11.04%) Windows Vista
6 10 (6.49%) Mac OS X
7 9 (5.84%) Linux
8 8 (5.19%) Windows 7
9 7 (4.55%) Mac OS
9 7 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (1.95%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.95%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.88%) ITIL
1 26 (16.88%) UML
1 26 (16.88%) Regression Testing
2 14 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 14 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 4 (2.60%) Android Development
3 4 (2.60%) Project Management
3 4 (2.60%) Incident Management
4 3 (1.95%) Line Management
5 2 (1.30%) Web Development
5 2 (1.30%) CAFM
5 2 (1.30%) Software Engineering
5 2 (1.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (1.30%) MVC
5 2 (1.30%) B2B
6 1 (0.65%) B2C
6 1 (0.65%) Validation
6 1 (0.65%) Migration
6 1 (0.65%) Asset Management
6 1 (0.65%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 6 (3.90%) C#
3 4 (2.60%) SQL
3 4 (2.60%) XPath
4 1 (0.65%) Apple Swift
4 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.65%) C++
4 1 (0.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 51 (33.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (24.68%) Degree
3 12 (7.79%) MOS
4 10 (6.49%) MCSA
5 9 (5.84%) A+ Certification
6 6 (3.90%) MCP
7 5 (3.25%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.60%) MCSE
9 3 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.95%) MCITP
10 2 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.30%) PhD
10 2 (1.30%) CCA
10 2 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (18.83%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.84%) vSphere
4 9 (5.84%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.30%) XenApp
5 2 (1.30%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.30%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.30%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (6.49%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.95%) SCCM
2 3 (1.95%) SCOM
3 2 (1.30%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.30%) vMotion
3 2 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.65%) WSUS
4 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 96 (62.34%) Microsoft
2 24 (15.58%) Bloomberg
3 23 (14.94%) Reuters
4 22 (14.29%) Apple
5 19 (12.34%) Citrix
6 14 (9.09%) VMware
7 13 (8.44%) Cisco
8 9 (5.84%) Symantec
8 9 (5.84%) Veeam
9 8 (5.19%) Draytek
10 7 (4.55%) Mitel
11 3 (1.95%) Siemens
12 2 (1.30%) Websense
12 2 (1.30%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.30%) Altiris
12 2 (1.30%) SonicWALL
13 1 (0.65%) NETGEAR
13 1 (0.65%) ZyXEL
13 1 (0.65%) Appcelerator
13 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
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