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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 580 591 587
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing PDA 32 45 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.099% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 27 36 36
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £43,750 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +11.11%
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
19343 20396 21614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.68% 44.92% 45.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16092 16309 18061
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £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 19 December 2014.

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 19 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
City of London +25 4 £32,500 -10.34% 2
PDA
England

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 80 (95.24%) Windows
2 73 (86.90%) MS Office
3 72 (85.71%) Blackberry
3 72 (85.71%) Active Directory
4 69 (82.14%) MS Exchange
5 67 (79.76%) Microsoft
6 64 (76.19%) MS Excel
7 62 (73.81%) MS PowerPoint
8 61 (72.62%) Exchange Server 2010
9 56 (66.67%) Windows XP
10 39 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 39 (46.43%) Banking
11 36 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (29.76%) Legal
13 24 (28.57%) Investment Banking
14 23 (27.38%) Bloomberg
15 21 (25.00%) Reuters
16 15 (17.86%) Hedge funds
17 14 (16.67%) Finance
17 14 (16.67%) Law
17 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
18 13 (15.48%) HP
18 13 (15.48%) Exchange Server 2003
19 12 (14.29%) ITIL
20 11 (13.10%) Windows 7
21 8 (9.52%) Windows 2000
21 8 (9.52%) Citrix
22 7 (8.33%) Dell
22 7 (8.33%) Remedy
23 6 (7.14%) VMware

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 69 (82.14%) MS Exchange
2 61 (72.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (15.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (7.14%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (2.38%) WorkSite
Applications
1 73 (86.90%) MS Office
2 64 (76.19%) MS Excel
3 62 (73.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (7.14%) MS Project
4 6 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 6 (7.14%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) Firewall
1 4 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.38%) SAN
3 2 (2.38%) LAN
3 2 (2.38%) WAN
4 1 (1.19%) Wireless
General
1 39 (46.43%) Banking
2 25 (29.76%) Legal
3 24 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 14 (16.67%) Finance
4 14 (16.67%) Law
5 5 (5.95%) French Language
6 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (51.19%) 3rd Line Support
2 31 (36.90%) Analyst
3 25 (29.76%) Support Analyst
4 17 (20.24%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 10 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) IT Support
8 5 (5.95%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Deskside Support
9 4 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Service Manager
10 3 (3.57%) IT Services Manager
10 3 (3.57%) Support Manager
10 3 (3.57%) IT Support Manager
10 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.57%) Desktop Support
10 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 2 (2.38%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 2 (2.38%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.19%) Mason
2 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.19%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.19%) Flash
2 1 (1.19%) WAP
2 1 (1.19%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 72 (85.71%) Blackberry
2 15 (17.86%) Hedge funds
3 6 (7.14%) iPad
4 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.76%) Derivative
6 2 (2.38%) iPhone
6 2 (2.38%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.19%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.19%) Animation
7 1 (1.19%) Mobile Games
7 1 (1.19%) User Experience
7 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 80 (95.24%) Windows
2 56 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 36 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (13.10%) Windows 7
6 8 (9.52%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.29%) ITIL
2 6 (7.14%) ITSM
3 4 (4.76%) Service Management
3 4 (4.76%) CRM
3 4 (4.76%) Practice Management
3 4 (4.76%) Document Management
3 4 (4.76%) Incident Management
3 4 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (2.38%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (2.38%) Business Continuity
4 2 (2.38%) BCP
5 1 (1.19%) Project Management
5 1 (1.19%) OOP
5 1 (1.19%) OO
5 1 (1.19%) Change Management
5 1 (1.19%) MVC
5 1 (1.19%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.19%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.19%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.95%) SQL
2 1 (1.19%) C#
2 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) Degree
1 5 (5.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (2.38%) CCNP
2 2 (2.38%) CCNA
2 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.19%) PhD
3 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.14%) Novell eDirectory
3 4 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (2.38%) SCCM
2 2 (2.38%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 67 (79.76%) Microsoft
2 23 (27.38%) Bloomberg
3 21 (25.00%) Reuters
4 13 (15.48%) HP
5 8 (9.52%) Citrix
6 7 (8.33%) Dell
6 7 (8.33%) Remedy
7 6 (7.14%) VMware
7 6 (7.14%) Lotus
7 6 (7.14%) Apple
7 6 (7.14%) Novell
7 6 (7.14%) Peregrine
7 6 (7.14%) Adobe
8 4 (4.76%) Altiris
9 3 (3.57%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.38%) Cisco
10 2 (2.38%) Veritas
11 1 (1.19%) Oracle
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Salary: to £55k+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: to £55k+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum + Bens
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits and training
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum See job description for further information
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