The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 89 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing PDA 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.21% 0.094% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £25,000 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
PDA
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
327 379 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 33.78% 35.69% 32.79%
Number of salaries quoted 259 314 221
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

PDA
Salary Trend in Kent

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

PDA Salary Trend in Kent

PDA
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 16 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
Whitstable - 2 £25,000 -
PDA
South East

PDA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya