The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 583 576 590
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Permanent jobs citing PDA 35 37 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.086% 0.086% 0.077%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 29 30 32
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £40,250 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +7.69%
PDA
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17808 19459 20113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.65% 45.34% 44.41%
Number of salaries quoted 14720 15437 16653
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in London

PDA
Salary Trend in London

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

PDA Salary Trend in London

PDA
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PDA across the London region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

PDA Salary Histogram in London

PDA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the London region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
City of London +6 3 £57,500 +53.33% 1
PDA
England

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 74 (92.50%) Windows
2 67 (83.75%) MS Office
3 66 (82.50%) Active Directory
4 64 (80.00%) Blackberry
5 63 (78.75%) Microsoft
5 63 (78.75%) MS Exchange
6 56 (70.00%) MS Excel
6 56 (70.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 55 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 51 (63.75%) Windows XP
9 30 (37.50%) Banking
10 29 (36.25%) Exchange Server 2007
11 28 (35.00%) Legal
12 25 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (21.25%) Bloomberg
14 16 (20.00%) Law
15 15 (18.75%) Investment Banking
15 15 (18.75%) Reuters
15 15 (18.75%) Hedge funds
16 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (16.25%) Finance
17 12 (15.00%) Windows 7
17 12 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
17 12 (15.00%) ITIL
18 11 (13.75%) HP
19 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
20 7 (8.75%) Dell
20 7 (8.75%) Windows 2000
20 7 (8.75%) VMware
21 6 (7.50%) Degree

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 63 (78.75%) MS Exchange
2 55 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (36.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (6.25%) IBM Notes
5 5 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 67 (83.75%) MS Office
2 56 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 56 (70.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 5 (6.25%) Acrobat
3 5 (6.25%) MS Project
4 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (5.00%) Firewall
2 4 (5.00%) LAN
2 4 (5.00%) WAN
3 2 (2.50%) Wireless
3 2 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Rational Rose
General
1 30 (37.50%) Banking
2 28 (35.00%) Legal
3 16 (20.00%) Law
4 15 (18.75%) Investment Banking
5 13 (16.25%) Finance
6 4 (5.00%) French Language
7 2 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (41.25%) Analyst
2 29 (36.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 27 (33.75%) Support Analyst
4 11 (13.75%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 8 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) IT Support
8 5 (6.25%) Desktop Support
8 5 (6.25%) Deskside Support
9 4 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Service Manager
9 4 (5.00%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) IT Services Manager
10 3 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Support Manager
10 3 (3.75%) IT Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.50%) WinForms
2 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.50%) .NET
2 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.25%) Flash
3 1 (1.25%) WAP
3 1 (1.25%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 64 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 15 (18.75%) Hedge funds
3 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.25%) iPad
4 4 (5.00%) Derivative
5 2 (2.50%) iPhone
6 1 (1.25%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.25%) Animation
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.25%) User Experience
6 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 74 (92.50%) Windows
2 51 (63.75%) Windows XP
3 25 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (15.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.75%) Windows 2000
7 4 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.00%) ITIL
2 5 (6.25%) ITSM
3 4 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (5.00%) Document Management
3 4 (5.00%) Practice Management
3 4 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (5.00%) Service Management
3 4 (5.00%) CRM
4 2 (2.50%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (2.50%) Business Continuity
4 2 (2.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (2.50%) MVC
4 2 (2.50%) BCP
5 1 (1.25%) Change Management
5 1 (1.25%) Regression Testing
5 1 (1.25%) UML
5 1 (1.25%) OOP
5 1 (1.25%) OO
5 1 (1.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (2.50%) C#
2 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.50%) Degree
3 5 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.50%) PhD
4 2 (2.50%) CCNP
4 2 (2.50%) CCNA
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 66 (82.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.25%) Novell eDirectory
3 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) ServiceCenter
2 4 (5.00%) WSUS
3 2 (2.50%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 63 (78.75%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.25%) Bloomberg
3 15 (18.75%) Reuters
4 11 (13.75%) HP
5 7 (8.75%) Dell
5 7 (8.75%) VMware
6 6 (7.50%) Citrix
7 5 (6.25%) Adobe
7 5 (6.25%) Novell
7 5 (6.25%) Peregrine
7 5 (6.25%) Lotus
7 5 (6.25%) Apple
7 5 (6.25%) Remedy
8 4 (5.00%) Altiris
9 3 (3.75%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.50%) Veritas
10 2 (2.50%) Cisco
11 1 (1.25%) Oracle
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