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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 811 775 748
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -27
Permanent jobs citing PDA 67 126 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.29% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 51 101 98
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,000 £42,100
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -3.22%
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
41495 44077 41182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.20% 39.94% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 33241 35243 33776
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +23 55 £30,000 -18.91% 2
South East +2 7 £30,000 -14.28% 3
North East -11 3 £34,500 - 1
Yorkshire -10 1 £29,000 -3.33%
East of England - 1 £27,000 -
PDA
UK

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 117 (68.42%) Windows
2 106 (61.99%) Microsoft
3 100 (58.48%) MS Office
4 93 (54.39%) Active Directory
5 89 (52.05%) MS Excel
6 84 (49.12%) Blackberry
7 76 (44.44%) Windows XP
8 62 (36.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 62 (36.26%) MS Exchange
9 44 (25.73%) Exchange Server 2010
10 39 (22.81%) MS PowerPoint
11 37 (21.64%) Degree
11 37 (21.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 37 (21.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 36 (21.05%) Android
12 36 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 34 (19.88%) Windows 8
14 30 (17.54%) Wireless
15 28 (16.37%) Finance
15 28 (16.37%) Banking
16 27 (15.79%) VMware
16 27 (15.79%) VPN
16 27 (15.79%) SLA
16 27 (15.79%) ITIL
17 26 (15.20%) DHCP
18 25 (14.62%) Rational Rose
18 25 (14.62%) UML
18 25 (14.62%) Regression Testing
18 25 (14.62%) Windows Vista
19 24 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2007

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 62 (36.26%) MS Exchange
2 44 (25.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 23 (13.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (7.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (5.85%) SharePoint
7 9 (5.26%) Apache
7 9 (5.26%) IIS
8 7 (4.09%) Lync
9 6 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.58%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 100 (58.48%) MS Office
2 89 (52.05%) MS Excel
3 39 (22.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) MS Project
4 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.75%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.58%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.28%) Office 365
2 5 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (17.54%) Wireless
2 27 (15.79%) VPN
3 26 (15.20%) DHCP
4 22 (12.87%) TCP/IP
5 21 (12.28%) VLAN
6 17 (9.94%) Firewall
7 15 (8.77%) DNS
7 15 (8.77%) SAN
7 15 (8.77%) DMZ
8 12 (7.02%) WAN
9 10 (5.85%) SMTP
9 10 (5.85%) IMAP
10 9 (5.26%) NAS
11 7 (4.09%) LAN
12 6 (3.51%) NetScaler
13 5 (2.92%) iSCSI
14 4 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (1.75%) Internet
16 2 (1.17%) PBX
16 2 (1.17%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.34%) Big Data
3 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.58%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (0.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (14.62%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.58%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 28 (16.37%) Finance
1 28 (16.37%) Banking
2 21 (12.28%) Legal
3 18 (10.53%) Law
4 6 (3.51%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.92%) Back Office
5 5 (2.92%) Electronics
6 4 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.17%) Retail
8 1 (0.58%) French Language
8 1 (0.58%) Front Office
8 1 (0.58%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 83 (48.54%) Analyst
2 41 (23.98%) Support Analyst
3 25 (14.62%) Business Analyst
4 24 (14.04%) Support Engineer
5 21 (12.28%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 19 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 17 (9.94%) Service Analyst
8 16 (9.36%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (7.02%) Developer
10 11 (6.43%) Systems Support
10 11 (6.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 10 (5.85%) IT Support
11 10 (5.85%) Systems Support Engineer
11 10 (5.85%) Desktop Support
11 10 (5.85%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 9 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
13 7 (4.09%) IT Support Engineer
14 6 (3.51%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.36%) .NET
2 10 (5.85%) ASP.NET
2 10 (5.85%) MAPI
3 7 (4.09%) HTML
4 5 (2.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (2.92%) LINQ
4 5 (2.92%) Ajax
4 5 (2.92%) XSLT
5 4 (2.34%) WinForms
5 4 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.17%) HTML5
6 2 (1.17%) WAP
6 2 (1.17%) Web Services
7 1 (0.58%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.58%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 84 (49.12%) Blackberry
2 22 (12.87%) iPhone
3 11 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.26%) Replication
5 7 (4.09%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.51%) Clustering
7 3 (1.75%) iPad
7 3 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.17%) IVR
9 1 (0.58%) Statistics
9 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.58%) AS400
9 1 (0.58%) Handset
9 1 (0.58%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 117 (68.42%) Windows
2 76 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 37 (21.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 37 (21.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (21.05%) Android
5 34 (19.88%) Windows 8
6 25 (14.62%) Windows Vista
7 19 (11.11%) Windows 7
8 16 (9.36%) Linux
9 15 (8.77%) Mac OS X
10 9 (5.26%) Mac OS
11 7 (4.09%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (1.75%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.17%) Windows Phone
13 2 (1.17%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.79%) ITIL
2 25 (14.62%) UML
2 25 (14.62%) Regression Testing
3 16 (9.36%) Service Delivery
4 11 (6.43%) Configuration Management
5 8 (4.68%) Time Management
6 6 (3.51%) Android Development
7 5 (2.92%) Incident Management
7 5 (2.92%) Project Management
8 4 (2.34%) Service Management
8 4 (2.34%) CRM
8 4 (2.34%) MVC
8 4 (2.34%) Software Engineering
8 4 (2.34%) Web Development
9 3 (1.75%) Software Architecture
9 3 (1.75%) Line Management
10 2 (1.17%) CAFM
10 2 (1.17%) Migration
10 2 (1.17%) B2B
10 2 (1.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.60%) C#
2 12 (7.02%) SQL
3 11 (6.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.92%) XPath
5 4 (2.34%) Java
6 3 (1.75%) VB
6 3 (1.75%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.75%) VB6
7 1 (0.58%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.58%) C++
Qualifications
1 62 (36.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (21.64%) Degree
3 10 (5.85%) MOS
3 10 (5.85%) MCSA
4 7 (4.09%) MCSE
5 6 (3.51%) A+ Certification
5 6 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (3.51%) CCA
5 6 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.34%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.34%) PhD
7 3 (1.75%) MCP
8 2 (1.17%) MCITP
9 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.79%) SLA
2 3 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 93 (54.39%) Active Directory
2 23 (13.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (13.45%) Hyper-V
3 15 (8.77%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (8.19%) vSphere
5 6 (3.51%) XenApp
5 6 (3.51%) XenDesktop
5 6 (3.51%) VMware ESX
5 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (9.94%) Backup Exec
2 7 (4.09%) SCCM
3 6 (3.51%) SCOM
3 6 (3.51%) SCVMM
3 6 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.92%) vMotion
5 1 (0.58%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 106 (61.99%) Microsoft
2 27 (15.79%) VMware
3 23 (13.45%) Apple
4 19 (11.11%) Bloomberg
5 18 (10.53%) Reuters
6 16 (9.36%) Symantec
7 15 (8.77%) Veeam
8 14 (8.19%) Cisco
9 11 (6.43%) Citrix
9 11 (6.43%) Draytek
10 6 (3.51%) Websense
11 5 (2.92%) Mitel
12 3 (1.75%) Altiris
12 3 (1.75%) Dell
13 2 (1.17%) Siemens
13 2 (1.17%) Avaya
13 2 (1.17%) HP
14 1 (0.58%) Novell
14 1 (0.58%) Adobe
14 1 (0.58%) Oracle
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Go Partnership.
Salary: From £27,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Van, tools. fuel card
Posted: 18 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: 23 days ago
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SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: 23 days ago
Kidderminster
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 26 days ago