The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 753 740 740
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs citing PDA 118 105 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.31% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 97 92 117
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,400 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +3.33%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
34684 33682 37041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.73% 33.10% 33.35%
Number of salaries quoted 27746 27430 31577
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
PDA
UK

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -50 59 £36,000 +2.85% 8
Yorkshire -12 16 £30,000 -16.66% 1
South West -1 14 £25,000 -40.47% 7
South East -33 12 £27,750 -10.48% 6
West Midlands +9 8 £19,000 -35.67% 1
North West +4 4 £37,750 +10.99% 1
North East - 4 - -
East Midlands - 1 £27,500 -
PDA
UK

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 192 (77.11%) Windows
2 142 (57.03%) Microsoft
3 130 (52.21%) MS Excel
4 124 (49.80%) Active Directory
5 114 (45.78%) MS Office
6 113 (45.38%) Blackberry
7 91 (36.55%) Windows XP
8 87 (34.94%) MS Exchange
9 74 (29.72%) MS PowerPoint
10 63 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 57 (22.89%) Banking
11 57 (22.89%) ITIL
12 56 (22.49%) Exchange Server 2010
13 51 (20.48%) SQL Server
14 50 (20.08%) Exchange Server 2007
15 48 (19.28%) Windows 7
15 48 (19.28%) Microsoft Certification
16 45 (18.07%) Citrix
17 43 (17.27%) .NET
18 40 (16.06%) C#
19 37 (14.86%) Investment Banking
20 35 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
21 34 (13.65%) SLA
22 31 (12.45%) Degree
23 27 (10.84%) SQL
23 27 (10.84%) Android
23 27 (10.84%) Mobile App
24 26 (10.44%) Computer Science
24 26 (10.44%) JavaScript
25 25 (10.04%) HTML

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 87 (34.94%) MS Exchange
2 56 (22.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (20.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (8.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 15 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (3.61%) Lync
7 8 (3.21%) IBM Notes
8 7 (2.81%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.80%) ArchestrA
9 2 (0.80%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.40%) IIS
Applications
1 130 (52.21%) MS Excel
2 114 (45.78%) MS Office
3 74 (29.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.20%) MS Project
4 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.80%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.40%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) assyst
2 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.01%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.64%) LAN
2 21 (8.43%) WAN
3 20 (8.03%) Firewall
3 20 (8.03%) DHCP
4 19 (7.63%) VoIP
5 18 (7.23%) VPN
5 18 (7.23%) DNS
6 16 (6.43%) TCP/IP
7 15 (6.02%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (6.02%) 3G
8 14 (5.62%) Broadband
9 12 (4.82%) Wireless
10 11 (4.42%) Internet
10 11 (4.42%) GPRS
11 9 (3.61%) Ethernet
12 7 (2.81%) SAN
13 6 (2.41%) IP Telephony
13 6 (2.41%) Network Security
14 4 (1.61%) Kerberos
15 3 (1.20%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (20.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.21%) MySQL
3 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.40%) OLTP
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.40%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
General
1 57 (22.89%) Banking
2 37 (14.86%) Investment Banking
3 13 (5.22%) Finance
3 13 (5.22%) Law
4 12 (4.82%) Electronics
5 10 (4.02%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.61%) Back Office
7 6 (2.41%) Legal
8 4 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.20%) Games
10 2 (0.80%) Marketing
11 1 (0.40%) French Language
11 1 (0.40%) Retail
11 1 (0.40%) Advertising
11 1 (0.40%) Military
11 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 106 (42.57%) Analyst
2 69 (27.71%) Support Analyst
3 64 (25.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 47 (18.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 45 (18.07%) Developer
6 37 (14.86%) Service Analyst
7 34 (13.65%) Service Desk Analyst
8 28 (11.24%) Desktop Support
9 27 (10.84%) Support Engineer
9 27 (10.84%) IT Support
10 23 (9.24%) 2nd Line Support
11 21 (8.43%) IT Support Engineer
12 17 (6.83%) Software Developer
13 15 (6.02%) Desktop Engineer
13 15 (6.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 14 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 12 (4.82%) C# Developer
15 12 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
16 10 (4.02%) Field Engineer
16 10 (4.02%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.27%) .NET
2 25 (10.04%) HTML
3 21 (8.43%) LINQ
3 21 (8.43%) XSLT
3 21 (8.43%) Ajax
4 20 (8.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 8 (3.21%) Web Services
5 8 (3.21%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.61%) XML
6 4 (1.61%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.20%) WPF
7 3 (1.20%) .NET Compact Framework
8 2 (0.80%) Flash
8 2 (0.80%) WAP
8 2 (0.80%) WinForms
8 2 (0.80%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.40%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.40%) Mason
9 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 113 (45.38%) Blackberry
2 27 (10.84%) Mobile App
3 26 (10.44%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.02%) Smartphone
5 6 (2.41%) iPad
6 5 (2.01%) Device Driver
6 5 (2.01%) EPoS
7 4 (1.61%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.20%) IVR
8 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.80%) Mobile Games
9 2 (0.80%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.80%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.80%) Animation
9 2 (0.80%) iPhone
10 1 (0.40%) RIA
10 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.40%) Kindle
10 1 (0.40%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 192 (77.11%) Windows
2 91 (36.55%) Windows XP
3 63 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (19.28%) Windows 7
5 35 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (10.84%) Android
7 17 (6.83%) Linux
8 16 (6.43%) Windows Mobile
9 11 (4.42%) UNIX
10 9 (3.61%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.41%) Windows Vista
12 5 (2.01%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.20%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.40%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (22.89%) ITIL
2 22 (8.84%) Android Development
3 20 (8.03%) Service Management
4 15 (6.02%) Asset Management
5 13 (5.22%) Project Management
6 12 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (4.42%) Time Management
8 9 (3.61%) Configuration Management
9 7 (2.81%) Incident Management
9 7 (2.81%) Service Delivery
9 7 (2.81%) CRM
10 6 (2.41%) OO
10 6 (2.41%) Migration
10 6 (2.41%) Software Engineering
11 4 (1.61%) MVC
12 3 (1.20%) Problem Management
12 3 (1.20%) Waterfall
12 3 (1.20%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (1.20%) Software Architecture
12 3 (1.20%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (16.06%) C#
2 27 (10.84%) SQL
3 26 (10.44%) JavaScript
4 21 (8.43%) XPath
5 11 (4.42%) PowerHouse
5 11 (4.42%) C++
6 7 (2.81%) C
7 5 (2.01%) COBOL
7 5 (2.01%) Python
8 3 (1.20%) VB6
8 3 (1.20%) Java
8 3 (1.20%) PHP
8 3 (1.20%) VB
9 2 (0.80%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.40%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 48 (19.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (12.45%) Degree
3 16 (6.43%) MCSE
4 12 (4.82%) MCITP
4 12 (4.82%) Security Cleared
5 11 (4.42%) MCSA
6 10 (4.02%) SC Cleared
7 9 (3.61%) MCP
8 5 (2.01%) HP AIS
8 5 (2.01%) MCDST
8 5 (2.01%) CCNA
8 5 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.01%) IBM Certification
8 5 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.80%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.40%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.40%) VCP5
11 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.40%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (13.65%) SLA
2 2 (0.80%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 124 (49.80%) Active Directory
2 22 (8.84%) Terminal Services
2 22 (8.84%) XenApp
3 7 (2.81%) vSphere
4 6 (2.41%) MetaFrame
5 4 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (1.20%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.80%) UAG
8 1 (0.40%) Novell eDirectory
8 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (4.02%) SCCM
2 8 (3.21%) Backup Exec
3 7 (2.81%) Sysprep
4 6 (2.41%) MAILsweeper
4 6 (2.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (1.61%) WMI
6 2 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.40%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 142 (57.03%) Microsoft
2 45 (18.07%) Citrix
3 24 (9.64%) Cisco
3 24 (9.64%) HP
4 22 (8.84%) Dell
5 19 (7.63%) Avaya
5 19 (7.63%) VMware
6 17 (6.83%) Apple
7 14 (5.62%) Reuters
7 14 (5.62%) Bloomberg
7 14 (5.62%) LANDesk
8 13 (5.22%) McAfee
9 12 (4.82%) Altiris
10 11 (4.42%) SonicWALL
11 8 (3.21%) Lotus
11 8 (3.21%) Symantec
12 7 (2.81%) Panasonic
12 7 (2.81%) Acronis
13 6 (2.41%) NetApp
13 6 (2.41%) Clearswift
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + OTE, Car, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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