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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 759 774 785
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Permanent jobs citing PDA 109 127 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.28% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 87 116 63
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £23,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.90%
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
39847 44621 40402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.51% 40.32% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 31787 35530 33128
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +44 65 £34,000 -4.22% 6
South East -5 23 £30,000 -14.28%
South West -36 8 £26,500 +12.76% 2
East Midlands - 7 £30,000 -
East of England +25 5 £21,750 -9.37% 1
North West +6 3 £33,000 -12.00% 2
PDA
UK

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 138 (71.13%) Windows
2 118 (60.82%) Microsoft
3 117 (60.31%) MS Office
4 104 (53.61%) Active Directory
5 99 (51.03%) MS Excel
6 91 (46.91%) Blackberry
7 84 (43.30%) Windows XP
7 84 (43.30%) MS Exchange
8 63 (32.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 57 (29.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 55 (28.35%) MS PowerPoint
11 47 (24.23%) Android
12 45 (23.20%) Exchange Server 2007
13 43 (22.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 41 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 40 (20.62%) ITIL
16 39 (20.10%) Wireless
17 36 (18.56%) VMware
18 35 (18.04%) Windows 8
19 34 (17.53%) Hyper-V
19 34 (17.53%) DHCP
20 33 (17.01%) TCP/IP
20 33 (17.01%) VPN
20 33 (17.01%) SQL Server
21 32 (16.49%) Windows Server 2012
22 31 (15.98%) VMware Infrastructure
22 31 (15.98%) Exchange Server 2003
23 30 (15.46%) Windows 7
24 28 (14.43%) Degree
24 28 (14.43%) VLAN

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 84 (43.30%) MS Exchange
2 63 (32.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (23.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 31 (15.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (9.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (4.12%) IIS
6 8 (4.12%) Apache
7 7 (3.61%) Lync
8 5 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.06%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 117 (60.31%) MS Office
2 99 (51.03%) MS Excel
3 55 (28.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.55%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.52%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.31%) Office 365
2 5 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (20.10%) Wireless
2 34 (17.53%) DHCP
3 33 (17.01%) TCP/IP
3 33 (17.01%) VPN
4 28 (14.43%) VLAN
5 27 (13.92%) Firewall
6 26 (13.40%) DNS
7 21 (10.82%) DMZ
8 17 (8.76%) WAN
9 16 (8.25%) SMTP
9 16 (8.25%) SAN
9 16 (8.25%) LAN
9 16 (8.25%) IMAP
10 8 (4.12%) NAS
10 8 (4.12%) ADSL
10 8 (4.12%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (3.61%) NetScaler
12 5 (2.58%) iSCSI
13 2 (1.03%) Internet
13 2 (1.03%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.01%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.06%) Big Data
3 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (8.25%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 24 (12.37%) Banking
2 22 (11.34%) Finance
3 19 (9.79%) Law
3 19 (9.79%) Legal
4 7 (3.61%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.58%) Electronics
6 3 (1.55%) Retail
7 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.52%) Front Office
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 90 (46.39%) Analyst
2 53 (27.32%) Support Analyst
3 29 (14.95%) Support Engineer
3 29 (14.95%) 2nd Line Support
4 21 (10.82%) 3rd Line Support
5 20 (10.31%) Service Analyst
5 20 (10.31%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 19 (9.79%) Desktop Support
7 18 (9.28%) Systems Support
7 18 (9.28%) Service Desk Analyst
8 17 (8.76%) Business Analyst
9 16 (8.25%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (8.25%) Systems Support Engineer
10 13 (6.70%) Developer
11 11 (5.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 11 (5.67%) IT Support
12 9 (4.64%) C# Developer
13 8 (4.12%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 8 (4.12%) Senior Support Engineer
14 7 (3.61%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.28%) .NET
2 16 (8.25%) MAPI
3 12 (6.19%) ASP.NET
4 9 (4.64%) HTML
5 5 (2.58%) LINQ
5 5 (2.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (2.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (2.58%) XSLT
5 5 (2.58%) WinForms
5 5 (2.58%) Ajax
6 4 (2.06%) HTML5
6 4 (2.06%) WAP
7 2 (1.03%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.52%) Flash
8 1 (0.52%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 91 (46.91%) Blackberry
2 25 (12.89%) iPhone
3 16 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.15%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.12%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.12%) Replication
6 7 (3.61%) Clustering
7 4 (2.06%) Statistics
8 3 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.03%) IVR
9 2 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.52%) PKI
10 1 (0.52%) Derivative
10 1 (0.52%) AS400
10 1 (0.52%) Handset
10 1 (0.52%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.52%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.52%) Animation
10 1 (0.52%) User Experience
10 1 (0.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 138 (71.13%) Windows
2 84 (43.30%) Windows XP
3 47 (24.23%) Android
4 43 (22.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (18.04%) Windows 8
7 32 (16.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (15.46%) Windows 7
9 26 (13.40%) Windows Vista
10 21 (10.82%) Linux
11 9 (4.64%) Mac OS X
12 8 (4.12%) Mac OS
13 5 (2.58%) Apple iOS
13 5 (2.58%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (2.06%) Windows 2000
15 3 (1.55%) Windows Phone
16 2 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.62%) ITIL
2 19 (9.79%) Service Delivery
3 16 (8.25%) UML
3 16 (8.25%) Regression Testing
4 9 (4.64%) Android Development
5 8 (4.12%) Time Management
5 8 (4.12%) Configuration Management
6 7 (3.61%) Service Management
7 5 (2.58%) Software Engineering
7 5 (2.58%) Incident Management
7 5 (2.58%) Project Management
7 5 (2.58%) MVC
7 5 (2.58%) CRM
7 5 (2.58%) Line Management
8 4 (2.06%) Web Development
8 4 (2.06%) iOS Development
8 4 (2.06%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (1.55%) Software Architecture
9 3 (1.55%) Document Management
10 2 (1.03%) CAFM
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.82%) SQL
2 17 (8.76%) C#
3 10 (5.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.58%) XPath
5 4 (2.06%) Java
6 3 (1.55%) VB6
6 3 (1.55%) VB
6 3 (1.55%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.52%) C++
7 1 (0.52%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 57 (29.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (14.43%) Degree
3 11 (5.67%) MCP
3 11 (5.67%) MCSE
4 10 (5.15%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (4.12%) MCSA
6 7 (3.61%) CCA
6 7 (3.61%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.58%) PhD
8 4 (2.06%) MCITP
8 4 (2.06%) MOS
9 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.55%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.03%) CCNP
10 2 (1.03%) CCNA
10 2 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.34%) SLA
2 3 (1.55%) QA
System Software
1 104 (53.61%) Active Directory
2 34 (17.53%) Hyper-V
3 31 (15.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (7.73%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (6.70%) vSphere
6 7 (3.61%) XenApp
6 7 (3.61%) XenDesktop
6 7 (3.61%) VMware ESX
6 7 (3.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 24 (12.37%) Backup Exec
2 8 (4.12%) SCCM
3 7 (3.61%) SCOM
3 7 (3.61%) SCVMM
3 7 (3.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (3.09%) WSUS
5 5 (2.58%) vMotion
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 118 (60.82%) Microsoft
2 36 (18.56%) VMware
3 23 (11.86%) Symantec
4 22 (11.34%) Apple
4 22 (11.34%) Cisco
5 16 (8.25%) Draytek
6 15 (7.73%) Veeam
6 15 (7.73%) Bloomberg
7 13 (6.70%) Reuters
8 11 (5.67%) Citrix
9 7 (3.61%) Websense
10 5 (2.58%) Altiris
11 4 (2.06%) Mitel
11 4 (2.06%) Business Objects
11 4 (2.06%) Dell
12 3 (1.55%) HP
12 3 (1.55%) Siemens
13 1 (0.52%) Veritas
13 1 (0.52%) Lotus
13 1 (0.52%) Avaya
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