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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +12.06%
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
475 359 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 37.61% 33.80% 35.47%
Number of salaries quoted 353 249 268
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (50.00%) A+ Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Network Management
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) IVR
4 1 (25.00%) Mitel
4 1 (25.00%) Altiris
4 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) PBX
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) IVR
2 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Network Management
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Siemens
1 1 (25.00%) Mitel
1 1 (25.00%) Altiris