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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 108 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PDA 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.34% - 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% - 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £22,500 - £20,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +9.37%
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
501 464 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 42.46% 37.18% 36.19%
Number of salaries quoted 453 402 238
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,226 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 December 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
Stansted - 4 £22,500 -
PDA
South East

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) ADSL
2 4 (66.67%) SMTP
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) MAPI
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Apple
2 4 (66.67%) DMZ
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Symantec
2 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VLAN
1 4 (66.67%) IMAP
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Wireless
1 4 (66.67%) DMZ
1 4 (66.67%) ADSL
1 4 (66.67%) SMTP
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Systems Support
2 4 (66.67%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Draytek
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Apple
2 4 (66.67%) Symantec
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco