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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - - 92
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - - 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £25,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.07%
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
419 342 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 38.62% 33.79% 35.34%
Number of salaries quoted 346 275 315
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) IIS
1 7 (100.00%) MS Office
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Apache
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) SMTP
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) MAPI
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) Apple
1 7 (100.00%) DMZ
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (100.00%) Symantec
1 7 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 7 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
1 7 (100.00%) Replication
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 7 (100.00%) VLAN

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) IIS
1 7 (100.00%) Apache
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Office
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) SMTP
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) DMZ
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
1 7 (100.00%) VLAN
1 7 (100.00%) IMAP
1 7 (100.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) Systems Support
1 7 (100.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 7 (100.00%) Replication
1 7 (100.00%) iPhone
1 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 7 (100.00%) Android
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (100.00%) vSphere
1 7 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Apple
1 7 (100.00%) Symantec
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Draytek
1 7 (100.00%) Veeam