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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 825 778 750
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -28
Permanent jobs citing PDA 53 119 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.28% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 41 97 93
Average salary £29,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.43% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,000 £42,350
UK excluding London average salary £28,250 £27,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -11.29%
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
41535 43201 41409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.62% 39.51% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33275 34237 33636
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 £77,500 £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 31 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 31 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 +14 43 £29,000 -19.44% 3
South East -7 4 £27,500 -0.90% 1
North East -10 4 £34,500 - 1
Yorkshire -11 1 £29,000 -3.33%
South West -25 1 £37,500 +50.00% 1
PDA
UK

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 101 (63.52%) Windows
2 93 (58.49%) Microsoft
3 89 (55.97%) Active Directory
4 84 (52.83%) MS Office
5 77 (48.43%) MS Excel
6 74 (46.54%) Blackberry
7 64 (40.25%) Windows XP
8 54 (33.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 51 (32.08%) MS Exchange
10 38 (23.90%) Degree
11 34 (21.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 31 (19.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 31 (19.50%) SLA
12 31 (19.50%) Windows 8
12 31 (19.50%) Android
12 31 (19.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 31 (19.50%) MS PowerPoint
13 30 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2010
14 28 (17.61%) Banking
14 28 (17.61%) ITIL
15 27 (16.98%) Finance
16 26 (16.35%) Regression Testing
16 26 (16.35%) UML
16 26 (16.35%) Rational Rose
16 26 (16.35%) DHCP
17 23 (14.47%) VPN
17 23 (14.47%) Wireless
18 22 (13.84%) Apple
19 21 (13.21%) VMware
19 21 (13.21%) Windows Vista

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 51 (32.08%) MS Exchange
2 30 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (8.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (5.66%) IIS
5 9 (5.66%) Apache
5 9 (5.66%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.14%) Lync
7 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.63%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 84 (52.83%) MS Office
2 77 (48.43%) MS Excel
3 31 (19.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) MS Project
4 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.89%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.06%) Office 365
2 4 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.35%) DHCP
2 23 (14.47%) VPN
2 23 (14.47%) Wireless
3 16 (10.06%) TCP/IP
4 15 (9.43%) Firewall
4 15 (9.43%) VLAN
5 13 (8.18%) SAN
6 11 (6.92%) DMZ
6 11 (6.92%) DNS
6 11 (6.92%) WAN
7 9 (5.66%) SMTP
7 9 (5.66%) IMAP
7 9 (5.66%) NAS
8 7 (4.40%) LAN
9 5 (3.14%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.52%) NetScaler
10 4 (2.52%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.89%) Internet
11 3 (1.89%) PBX
12 2 (1.26%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (1.89%) Big Data
2 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.63%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 26 (16.35%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 28 (17.61%) Banking
2 27 (16.98%) Finance
3 15 (9.43%) Legal
4 11 (6.92%) Law
5 6 (3.77%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.14%) Back Office
6 5 (3.14%) Electronics
7 3 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.63%) Front Office
9 1 (0.63%) Retail
9 1 (0.63%) French Language
Job Titles
1 79 (49.69%) Analyst
2 34 (21.38%) Support Analyst
3 26 (16.35%) Business Analyst
4 19 (11.95%) Support Engineer
4 19 (11.95%) 3rd Line Support
4 19 (11.95%) Service Analyst
4 19 (11.95%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 18 (11.32%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (11.32%) Service Desk Analyst
6 12 (7.55%) Developer
7 11 (6.92%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 10 (6.29%) Systems Support
8 10 (6.29%) Desktop Support
9 9 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (5.66%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 9 (5.66%) Senior Support Engineer
9 9 (5.66%) Systems Support Engineer
10 7 (4.40%) IT Support
10 7 (4.40%) Service Desk Engineer
11 6 (3.77%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.81%) .NET
2 9 (5.66%) ASP.NET
2 9 (5.66%) MAPI
3 7 (4.40%) HTML
4 5 (3.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (3.14%) Ajax
4 5 (3.14%) LINQ
4 5 (3.14%) XSLT
5 3 (1.89%) WAP
5 3 (1.89%) Web Services
5 3 (1.89%) WinForms
5 3 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.26%) HTML5
7 1 (0.63%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 74 (46.54%) Blackberry
2 18 (11.32%) iPhone
3 10 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.66%) Replication
5 7 (4.40%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.14%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.52%) Clustering
8 3 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.89%) iPad
9 2 (1.26%) IVR
9 2 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.63%) EPoS
10 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.63%) AS400
10 1 (0.63%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 101 (63.52%) Windows
2 64 (40.25%) Windows XP
3 34 (21.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (19.50%) Windows 8
4 31 (19.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (19.50%) Android
4 31 (19.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (13.21%) Windows Vista
6 14 (8.81%) Windows 7
7 13 (8.18%) Linux
8 12 (7.55%) Mac OS X
9 9 (5.66%) Mac OS
10 7 (4.40%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (1.89%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.89%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.61%) ITIL
2 26 (16.35%) UML
2 26 (16.35%) Regression Testing
3 16 (10.06%) Service Delivery
4 15 (9.43%) Configuration Management
5 5 (3.14%) Time Management
5 5 (3.14%) Android Development
6 4 (2.52%) Project Management
6 4 (2.52%) Incident Management
7 3 (1.89%) Web Development
7 3 (1.89%) MVC
7 3 (1.89%) Service Management
7 3 (1.89%) CRM
7 3 (1.89%) Line Management
7 3 (1.89%) Software Architecture
7 3 (1.89%) Software Engineering
8 2 (1.26%) B2B
8 2 (1.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.26%) CAFM
9 1 (0.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.92%) JavaScript
1 11 (6.92%) C#
2 9 (5.66%) SQL
3 5 (3.14%) XPath
4 4 (2.52%) Java
5 3 (1.89%) VB6
5 3 (1.89%) VB
5 3 (1.89%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.63%) C++
6 1 (0.63%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 54 (33.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (23.90%) Degree
3 10 (6.29%) MOS
3 10 (6.29%) MCSA
4 7 (4.40%) A+ Certification
5 5 (3.14%) MCSE
5 5 (3.14%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.52%) CCA
6 4 (2.52%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.89%) MCP
7 3 (1.89%) PhD
8 2 (1.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (19.50%) SLA
2 3 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 89 (55.97%) Active Directory
2 17 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (10.69%) Hyper-V
3 13 (8.18%) vSphere
3 13 (8.18%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.52%) XenApp
4 4 (2.52%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.52%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (8.81%) Backup Exec
2 6 (3.77%) SCCM
3 5 (3.14%) SCOM
4 4 (2.52%) SCVMM
4 4 (2.52%) vMotion
4 4 (2.52%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.63%) WSUS
5 1 (0.63%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 93 (58.49%) Microsoft
2 22 (13.84%) Apple
3 21 (13.21%) VMware
4 19 (11.95%) Bloomberg
5 18 (11.32%) Reuters
6 15 (9.43%) Cisco
7 13 (8.18%) Symantec
7 13 (8.18%) Veeam
8 12 (7.55%) Citrix
9 10 (6.29%) Draytek
10 7 (4.40%) Mitel
11 4 (2.52%) Websense
12 3 (1.89%) Siemens
13 2 (1.26%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.26%) Avaya
13 2 (1.26%) HP
13 2 (1.26%) Dell
13 2 (1.26%) Altiris
14 1 (0.63%) ZyXEL
14 1 (0.63%) SonicWALL
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