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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 846 822 814
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -8
Permanent jobs citing PDA 50 98 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.098% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 43 80 117
Median salary £26,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,950 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,100 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -14.28%
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
39047 40527 45757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 42.30% 40.65% 41.70%
Number of salaries quoted 32155 32357 36936
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing PDA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

PDA Salary Histogram in England

PDA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the England region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +50 19 £26,500 -1.85% 1
London -54 15 £37,000 +23.33% 1
Yorkshire +10 6 £25,000 -13.79%
South West +11 4 £40,000 +64.94%
North West - 3 £23,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £25,000 -
PDA
UK

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing PDA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for PDA.

1 91 (78.45%) Windows
2 85 (73.28%) MS Office
3 83 (71.55%) Microsoft
4 78 (67.24%) Blackberry
5 75 (64.66%) Windows XP
6 74 (63.79%) Active Directory
7 66 (56.90%) MS Excel
8 39 (33.62%) iPhone
9 38 (32.76%) Windows 7
10 37 (31.90%) Windows Server
11 36 (31.03%) VLAN
12 35 (30.17%) Windows 8
12 35 (30.17%) SQL Server
12 35 (30.17%) Wireless
13 33 (28.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 32 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
14 32 (27.59%) MS Exchange
14 32 (27.59%) Apple
14 32 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
15 31 (26.72%) TCP/IP
15 31 (26.72%) Linux
15 31 (26.72%) Exchange Server 2007
15 31 (26.72%) Android
16 30 (25.86%) Draytek
16 30 (25.86%) Exchange Server 2003
16 30 (25.86%) Analytical Skills
16 30 (25.86%) Cisco
16 30 (25.86%) Backup Exec
17 29 (25.00%) Firewall
17 29 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
1 32 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 31 (26.72%) Exchange Server 2007
3 30 (25.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 29 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 29 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (6.90%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.86%) IIS
6 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 85 (73.28%) MS Office
2 66 (56.90%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.86%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) assyst
2 2 (1.72%) Magento
3 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) Office 365
2 2 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 36 (31.03%) VLAN
2 35 (30.17%) Wireless
3 31 (26.72%) TCP/IP
4 29 (25.00%) DHCP
4 29 (25.00%) DMZ
4 29 (25.00%) DNS
4 29 (25.00%) Firewall
4 29 (25.00%) IMAP
4 29 (25.00%) SMTP
4 29 (25.00%) VPN
5 21 (18.10%) NAS
5 21 (18.10%) SAN
6 8 (6.90%) LAN
7 7 (6.03%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (5.17%) 3G
9 2 (1.72%) Internet
10 1 (0.86%) DSL
10 1 (0.86%) PBX
10 1 (0.86%) WAN
10 1 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.72%) MySQL
2 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Rational Rose
2 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 21 (18.10%) Banking
2 8 (6.90%) Legal
3 5 (4.31%) Advertising
3 5 (4.31%) Finance
3 5 (4.31%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.45%) Law
5 3 (2.59%) Billing
6 2 (1.72%) Korean Language
6 2 (1.72%) Retail
6 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.86%) Back Office
7 1 (0.86%) Electronics
7 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.86%) Games
7 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (27.59%) Support Engineer
2 26 (22.41%) IT Support
3 25 (21.55%) IT Engineer
3 25 (21.55%) IT Support Engineer
4 22 (18.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 21 (18.10%) Analyst
5 21 (18.10%) Senior Support Engineer
5 21 (18.10%) Systems Engineer
5 21 (18.10%) Systems Support
5 21 (18.10%) Systems Support Engineer
6 16 (13.79%) Senior IT Engineer
6 16 (13.79%) Senior IT Support
7 13 (11.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 13 (11.21%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 8 (6.90%) Business Analyst
8 8 (6.90%) Customer Engineer
8 8 (6.90%) IT Trainer
8 8 (6.90%) Legal IT Trainer
8 8 (6.90%) Trainer
9 7 (6.03%) Customer Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.00%) MAPI
2 4 (3.45%) .NET
2 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.45%) HTML
3 3 (2.59%) CSS
3 3 (2.59%) HTML5
4 2 (1.72%) Classic ASP
4 2 (1.72%) REST
4 2 (1.72%) Sass
5 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.86%) COM
5 1 (0.86%) Web Services
5 1 (0.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 78 (67.24%) Blackberry
2 39 (33.62%) iPhone
3 30 (25.86%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (18.10%) Replication
5 7 (6.03%) Driving Licence
5 7 (6.03%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.72%) Blog
6 2 (1.72%) CCTV
6 2 (1.72%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.72%) iPad
7 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.86%) EPoS
7 1 (0.86%) FMCG
7 1 (0.86%) IVR
7 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 91 (78.45%) Windows
2 75 (64.66%) Windows XP
3 38 (32.76%) Windows 7
4 37 (31.90%) Windows Server
5 35 (30.17%) Windows 8
6 33 (28.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (26.72%) Android
8 31 (26.72%) Linux
9 29 (25.00%) Windows 10
9 29 (25.00%) Windows Vista
10 27 (23.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (6.90%) Functional Testing
1 8 (6.90%) Regression Testing
1 8 (6.90%) UML
2 6 (5.17%) Asset Management
2 6 (5.17%) Patch Management
3 5 (4.31%) ITIL
4 4 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (2.59%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (2.59%) E-Commerce
5 3 (2.59%) Migration
6 2 (1.72%) BDD
6 2 (1.72%) CRM
6 2 (1.72%) Document Management
6 2 (1.72%) Integration Testing
6 2 (1.72%) Kanban
6 2 (1.72%) Open Source
6 2 (1.72%) Scrum
6 2 (1.72%) Software Architecture
6 2 (1.72%) Software Engineering
6 2 (1.72%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.31%) C#
2 4 (3.45%) Java
2 4 (3.45%) SQL
3 2 (1.72%) PHP
3 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) Degree
2 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.59%) A+ Certification
3 3 (2.59%) MCSA
4 2 (1.72%) MCP
4 2 (1.72%) MCSE
5 1 (0.86%) CCNA
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.86%) MCITP
5 1 (0.86%) MOS
5 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.48%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (63.79%) Active Directory
2 29 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 21 (18.10%) NFS
4 8 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (6.03%) Firmware
6 1 (0.86%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 30 (25.86%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 83 (71.55%) Microsoft
2 32 (27.59%) Apple
3 30 (25.86%) Cisco
3 30 (25.86%) Draytek
4 21 (18.10%) Bloomberg
4 21 (18.10%) Reuters
4 21 (18.10%) Veeam
5 16 (13.79%) Citrix
6 8 (6.90%) iManage
6 8 (6.90%) Lotus
6 8 (6.90%) VMware
7 6 (5.17%) Intel
8 4 (3.45%) Dell
8 4 (3.45%) HP
9 3 (2.59%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.72%) Interwoven
10 2 (1.72%) Symantec
11 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.86%) Sophos
11 1 (0.86%) TOWER Software
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