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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 839 829 823
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs citing PDA 66 105 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 60 82 122
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 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,000 £43,500
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
40844 41867 46550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 42.55% 40.64% 41.78%
Number of salaries quoted 33433 33318 37233
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,000 £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 5 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 5 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
London -23 26 £37,000 +10.44%
East of England +28 24 £26,500 +21.83%
West Midlands - 5 £62,500 -
Yorkshire - 4 £25,000 -
North West +14 3 £23,000 -30.30%
South West -4 3 £42,500 +60.37%
South East 0 1 £30,000 -
PDA
UK

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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 96 (78.69%) Windows
2 89 (72.95%) MS Office
3 87 (71.31%) Microsoft
4 84 (68.85%) Blackberry
5 80 (65.57%) Windows XP
6 79 (64.75%) Active Directory
7 69 (56.56%) MS Excel
8 41 (33.61%) Windows Server
9 35 (28.69%) Windows 7
9 35 (28.69%) VLAN
9 35 (28.69%) iPhone
10 34 (27.87%) SQL Server
11 33 (27.05%) Wireless
12 32 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 32 (26.23%) Windows 8
13 31 (25.41%) Exchange Server 2010
13 31 (25.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 31 (25.41%) MS Exchange
13 31 (25.41%) Apple
14 30 (24.59%) TCP/IP
14 30 (24.59%) Linux
14 30 (24.59%) Android
14 30 (24.59%) Exchange Server 2007
15 29 (23.77%) Draytek
15 29 (23.77%) Exchange Server 2003
15 29 (23.77%) Analytical Skills
15 29 (23.77%) Cisco
15 29 (23.77%) Backup Exec
16 28 (22.95%) Firewall
16 28 (22.95%) DMZ

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 31 (25.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 31 (25.41%) MS Exchange
2 30 (24.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 29 (23.77%) Exchange Server 2003
4 28 (22.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 28 (22.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.92%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.82%) IIS
6 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 89 (72.95%) MS Office
2 69 (56.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.82%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) assyst
2 2 (1.64%) Magento
3 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Office 365
2 2 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 35 (28.69%) VLAN
2 33 (27.05%) Wireless
3 30 (24.59%) TCP/IP
4 28 (22.95%) DHCP
4 28 (22.95%) DMZ
4 28 (22.95%) DNS
4 28 (22.95%) Firewall
4 28 (22.95%) IMAP
4 28 (22.95%) SMTP
4 28 (22.95%) VPN
5 20 (16.39%) NAS
5 20 (16.39%) SAN
6 6 (4.92%) LAN
7 5 (4.10%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (3.28%) 3G
9 2 (1.64%) Internet
10 1 (0.82%) DSL
10 1 (0.82%) Intranet
10 1 (0.82%) PBX
10 1 (0.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (27.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.64%) MySQL
2 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (7.38%) Rational Rose
2 2 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 26 (21.31%) Banking
2 7 (5.74%) Advertising
2 7 (5.74%) Legal
3 6 (4.92%) Back Office
4 5 (4.10%) Finance
5 3 (2.46%) Billing
5 3 (2.46%) Law
5 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.64%) Korean Language
6 2 (1.64%) Retail
6 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.82%) Electronics
7 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.82%) Games
7 1 (0.82%) Marketing
7 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (25.41%) Support Engineer
2 27 (22.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 25 (20.49%) IT Support
4 24 (19.67%) IT Engineer
4 24 (19.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 21 (17.21%) Systems Engineer
5 21 (17.21%) Systems Support
5 21 (17.21%) Systems Support Engineer
6 20 (16.39%) Analyst
6 20 (16.39%) Senior Support Engineer
7 16 (13.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 15 (12.30%) Senior IT Engineer
8 15 (12.30%) Senior IT Support
9 13 (10.66%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 9 (7.38%) Business Analyst
11 8 (6.56%) Customer Engineer
12 7 (5.74%) Customer Service Engineer
12 7 (5.74%) IT Trainer
12 7 (5.74%) Legal IT Trainer
12 7 (5.74%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.95%) MAPI
2 6 (4.92%) .NET
2 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.10%) HTML
4 4 (3.28%) HTML5
5 3 (2.46%) CSS
6 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.64%) Classic ASP
6 2 (1.64%) REST
6 2 (1.64%) Sass
6 2 (1.64%) Web Services
7 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.82%) COM
7 1 (0.82%) WinForms
7 1 (0.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 84 (68.85%) Blackberry
2 35 (28.69%) iPhone
3 29 (23.77%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (16.39%) Replication
5 7 (5.74%) Driving Licence
6 6 (4.92%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.64%) Blog
7 2 (1.64%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.64%) iPad
8 1 (0.82%) CCTV
8 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.82%) EPoS
8 1 (0.82%) FMCG
8 1 (0.82%) IVR
8 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 96 (78.69%) Windows
2 80 (65.57%) Windows XP
3 41 (33.61%) Windows Server
4 35 (28.69%) Windows 7
5 32 (26.23%) Windows 8
5 32 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (25.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (24.59%) Android
7 30 (24.59%) Linux
8 28 (22.95%) Windows 10
8 28 (22.95%) Windows Vista
9 26 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (7.38%) Functional Testing
1 9 (7.38%) Regression Testing
1 9 (7.38%) UML
2 5 (4.10%) ITIL
3 4 (3.28%) Asset Management
3 4 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (3.28%) Patch Management
4 3 (2.46%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (2.46%) E-Commerce
4 3 (2.46%) Migration
4 3 (2.46%) Software Engineering
5 2 (1.64%) CRM
5 2 (1.64%) Integration Testing
5 2 (1.64%) Kanban
5 2 (1.64%) MVC
5 2 (1.64%) Open Source
5 2 (1.64%) Scrum
5 2 (1.64%) Software Architecture
5 2 (1.64%) Web Development
5 2 (1.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.92%) C#
2 5 (4.10%) SQL
3 4 (3.28%) Java
4 3 (2.46%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.64%) PHP
5 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (10.66%) Degree
2 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.46%) A+ Certification
3 3 (2.46%) MCSA
4 2 (1.64%) MCP
4 2 (1.64%) MCSE
5 1 (0.82%) CCNA
5 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.82%) MCITP
5 1 (0.82%) MOS
5 1 (0.82%) PhD
5 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.02%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (64.75%) Active Directory
2 28 (22.95%) Hyper-V
3 20 (16.39%) NFS
4 8 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (5.74%) Firmware
6 1 (0.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 29 (23.77%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 87 (71.31%) Microsoft
2 31 (25.41%) Apple
3 29 (23.77%) Cisco
3 29 (23.77%) Draytek
4 26 (21.31%) Bloomberg
4 26 (21.31%) Reuters
5 20 (16.39%) Veeam
6 14 (11.48%) Citrix
7 8 (6.56%) VMware
8 7 (5.74%) iManage
9 6 (4.92%) Lotus
10 4 (3.28%) Dell
10 4 (3.28%) HP
10 4 (3.28%) Intel
11 3 (2.46%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.64%) Symantec
13 1 (0.82%) IBM
13 1 (0.82%) Interwoven
13 1 (0.82%) Sophos
13 1 (0.82%) TOWER Software