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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 756 749 761
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs citing PDA 116 104 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 100 78 108
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
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
40537 39288 43034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.90% 39.37% 39.36%
Number of salaries quoted 31905 32189 36486
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -41 52 £35,000 -5.40% 5
South East -9 24 £27,500 -31.25% 2
South West - 17 £24,500 - 4
North West -10 9 £25,500 -27.14%
Yorkshire - 6 £28,750 -
East of England -31 4 £25,000 -2.91%
West Midlands -13 2 - -
PDA
UK

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 186 (75.00%) Windows
2 145 (58.47%) Microsoft
3 136 (54.84%) Active Directory
4 135 (54.44%) MS Excel
5 122 (49.19%) Blackberry
6 118 (47.58%) MS Office
7 105 (42.34%) Windows XP
8 104 (41.94%) MS Exchange
9 89 (35.89%) MS PowerPoint
10 78 (31.45%) Exchange Server 2010
11 68 (27.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 63 (25.40%) Banking
13 61 (24.60%) Exchange Server 2007
14 59 (23.79%) ITIL
15 45 (18.15%) Investment Banking
15 45 (18.15%) Windows 7
16 41 (16.53%) SQL Server
17 39 (15.73%) C#
18 38 (15.32%) .NET
19 37 (14.92%) Citrix
20 36 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
21 35 (14.11%) Microsoft Certification
22 30 (12.10%) SQL
23 27 (10.89%) Degree
24 26 (10.48%) SLA
25 25 (10.08%) HP
25 25 (10.08%) Mobile App
26 24 (9.68%) Android
27 23 (9.27%) VoIP
28 22 (8.87%) LAN

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 104 (41.94%) MS Exchange
2 78 (31.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (24.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (7.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 18 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (4.03%) IBM Notes
7 9 (3.63%) Lync
8 4 (1.61%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (1.21%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.81%) ArchestrA
10 2 (0.81%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.40%) IIS
11 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 135 (54.44%) MS Excel
2 118 (47.58%) MS Office
3 89 (35.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.02%) MS Project
4 5 (2.02%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.61%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.21%) assyst
3 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Demantra
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.61%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.27%) VoIP
2 22 (8.87%) LAN
3 19 (7.66%) WAN
4 18 (7.26%) VPN
5 17 (6.85%) DHCP
6 16 (6.45%) DNS
6 16 (6.45%) TCP/IP
6 16 (6.45%) Firewall
7 14 (5.65%) 3G
7 14 (5.65%) Broadband
8 12 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (4.84%) Wireless
9 10 (4.03%) Ethernet
10 7 (2.82%) GPRS
10 7 (2.82%) Internet
11 6 (2.42%) SAN
12 4 (1.61%) PBX
12 4 (1.61%) Kerberos
13 3 (1.21%) IP Telephony
14 2 (0.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (2.42%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (1.21%) MySQL
4 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.40%) Big Data
5 1 (0.40%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Apache Continuum
General
1 63 (25.40%) Banking
2 45 (18.15%) Investment Banking
3 21 (8.47%) Legal
4 20 (8.06%) Finance
5 12 (4.84%) Law
6 9 (3.63%) Electronics
7 7 (2.82%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.02%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.61%) Back Office
10 3 (1.21%) Games
10 3 (1.21%) French Language
11 2 (0.81%) Marketing
11 2 (0.81%) Retail
12 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 94 (37.90%) Analyst
2 72 (29.03%) 3rd Line Support
3 58 (23.39%) Support Analyst
4 41 (16.53%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 36 (14.52%) Developer
6 35 (14.11%) Service Analyst
7 33 (13.31%) Service Desk Analyst
8 29 (11.69%) Desktop Support
9 28 (11.29%) Support Engineer
10 25 (10.08%) 2nd Line Support
11 24 (9.68%) IT Support
12 18 (7.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 16 (6.45%) Software Developer
14 15 (6.05%) Desktop Engineer
14 15 (6.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 15 (6.05%) IT Support Engineer
15 12 (4.84%) Support Technician
16 10 (4.03%) C# Developer
16 10 (4.03%) C# .NET Developer
17 8 (3.23%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.32%) .NET
2 22 (8.87%) HTML
3 18 (7.26%) Ajax
3 18 (7.26%) LINQ
4 17 (6.85%) XSLT
5 16 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 10 (4.03%) Web Services
7 9 (3.63%) .NET Framework
8 8 (3.23%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.61%) .NET Compact Framework
10 3 (1.21%) XML
11 2 (0.81%) CSS
11 2 (0.81%) Application Packaging
11 2 (0.81%) WPF
11 2 (0.81%) Flash
11 2 (0.81%) WAP
11 2 (0.81%) HTML5
12 1 (0.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (0.40%) Mason
12 1 (0.40%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 122 (49.19%) Blackberry
2 25 (10.08%) Mobile App
3 22 (8.87%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.84%) iPad
5 11 (4.44%) Hedge funds
5 11 (4.44%) Smartphone
6 9 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.02%) iPhone
8 4 (1.61%) IVR
8 4 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.21%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.21%) Derivative
9 3 (1.21%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.81%) User Experience
10 2 (0.81%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.81%) Mobile Games
10 2 (0.81%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.81%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.81%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 186 (75.00%) Windows
2 105 (42.34%) Windows XP
3 68 (27.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (18.15%) Windows 7
5 36 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (9.68%) Android
7 11 (4.44%) Windows Mobile
8 10 (4.03%) Apple iOS
9 9 (3.63%) UNIX
10 8 (3.23%) Linux
11 5 (2.02%) Windows 2000
11 5 (2.02%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.40%) VMS
14 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (23.79%) ITIL
2 22 (8.87%) Service Management
3 18 (7.26%) Android Development
4 14 (5.65%) Time Management
5 13 (5.24%) Asset Management
6 12 (4.84%) Service Delivery
7 11 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (4.44%) Coaching
8 9 (3.63%) Project Management
9 8 (3.23%) Software Architecture
10 7 (2.82%) CRM
10 7 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (2.42%) Line Management
12 5 (2.02%) Software Engineering
12 5 (2.02%) Configuration Management
13 4 (1.61%) SOA
13 4 (1.61%) OO
13 4 (1.61%) ITSM
13 4 (1.61%) Incident Management
13 4 (1.61%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (15.73%) C#
2 30 (12.10%) SQL
3 21 (8.47%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.85%) XPath
5 9 (3.63%) PowerHouse
6 8 (3.23%) Java
7 7 (2.82%) C++
7 7 (2.82%) VB6
7 7 (2.82%) VB
7 7 (2.82%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.81%) C
8 2 (0.81%) PHP
8 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.40%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 35 (14.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (10.89%) Degree
3 16 (6.45%) Security Cleared
4 15 (6.05%) MCSE
5 12 (4.84%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.82%) MCITP
7 6 (2.42%) MCSA
8 5 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.02%) MCP
8 5 (2.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.61%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.81%) IBM Certification
10 2 (0.81%) CCNA
10 2 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.81%) MCDST
10 2 (0.81%) HP AIS
11 1 (0.40%) VCP5
11 1 (0.40%) MCTS
11 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.48%) SLA
2 7 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 136 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.66%) XenApp
3 13 (5.24%) Terminal Services
4 7 (2.82%) MetaFrame
5 6 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.61%) Novell eDirectory
6 4 (1.61%) vSphere
7 3 (1.21%) UAG
8 2 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.81%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (5.24%) SCCM
2 7 (2.82%) Sysprep
3 4 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.61%) MAILsweeper
3 4 (1.61%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.61%) WMI
3 4 (1.61%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 145 (58.47%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.92%) Citrix
3 25 (10.08%) HP
4 21 (8.47%) Reuters
4 21 (8.47%) Bloomberg
5 20 (8.06%) Apple
6 19 (7.66%) VMware
6 19 (7.66%) Dell
7 18 (7.26%) Cisco
8 16 (6.45%) Avaya
9 14 (5.65%) LANDesk
10 13 (5.24%) McAfee
11 11 (4.44%) SonicWALL
11 11 (4.44%) Altiris
12 10 (4.03%) Lotus
13 8 (3.23%) Remedy
14 7 (2.82%) ServiceNow
14 7 (2.82%) Acronis
14 7 (2.82%) Symantec
15 6 (2.42%) Oracle
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