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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 102 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing PDA 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.33% 0.24% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £23,500 £29,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.96% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -17.14%
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
622 523 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 50.82% 41.08% 34.84%
Number of salaries quoted 444 398 234
Average salary £47,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,050 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016, 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%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) SMTP
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) MAPI
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Apple
1 4 (100.00%) DMZ
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 4 (100.00%) IMAP
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (100.00%) Draytek
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Android

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DMZ
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) IMAP
1 4 (100.00%) SMTP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) IT Support
1 4 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Support
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior IT Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior IT Support
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (100.00%) iPhone
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) NFS
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Apple
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Draytek
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Veeam
2 2 (50.00%) VMware