The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 84 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing PDA 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.090% 0.55% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 1.73% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £27,500 £48,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.70% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
PDA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
342 346 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 30.78% 31.48% 35.41%
Number of salaries quoted 255 274 282
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PDA across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

PDA
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PDA across the Essex region.

PDA Salary Trend in Essex

PDA
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
Loughton - 1 £27,500 -
PDA
East of England

PDA
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) IVR
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) IVR
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory