The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 140 142 149
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing PDA 1 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.045% 0.38% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.95% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 6
Median salary £22,500 £23,500 £21,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +8.04%
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £26,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- -8.62%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
740 1052 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.62% 40.29% 41.30%
Number of salaries quoted 602 782 733
Median salary £43,000 £43,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.14% -8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing PDA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

PDA
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PDA Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

PDA
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for PDA.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Support
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec