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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 615 610 654
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +44
Permanent jobs citing PDA 13 60 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.071% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 43 51
Median salary £40,250 £30,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.16% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,800 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -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
18200 20784 23478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.16% 46.51% 46.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15415 16944 19200
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing PDA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

PDA Salary Histogram in London

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT jobs citing PDA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for PDA.

1 42 (79.25%) MS Office
1 42 (79.25%) Microsoft
2 38 (71.70%) Blackberry
3 37 (69.81%) Windows
4 35 (66.04%) MS Excel
5 31 (58.49%) Active Directory
6 28 (52.83%) Windows XP
7 18 (33.96%) Reuters
7 18 (33.96%) Bloomberg
7 18 (33.96%) Banking
8 11 (20.75%) Legal
8 11 (20.75%) iManage
9 10 (18.87%) e-Learning
10 9 (16.98%) Citrix
10 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (13.21%) Finance
11 7 (13.21%) Law
11 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
11 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (11.32%) SLA
13 5 (9.43%) Interwoven
13 5 (9.43%) Virtual Team
13 5 (9.43%) Document Management
13 5 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
14 4 (7.55%) Degree
14 4 (7.55%) VLAN
14 4 (7.55%) Functional Testing
14 4 (7.55%) Driving Licence
14 4 (7.55%) Firmware
14 4 (7.55%) MCSA

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 42 (79.25%) MS Office
2 35 (66.04%) MS Excel
3 5 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.77%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) VLAN
2 2 (3.77%) DHCP
2 2 (3.77%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) DSL
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) PBX
3 1 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Rational Rose
General
1 18 (33.96%) Banking
2 11 (20.75%) Legal
3 7 (13.21%) Finance
3 7 (13.21%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) IT Trainer
3 8 (15.09%) Legal IT Trainer
3 8 (15.09%) Trainer
4 7 (13.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Customer Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Customer Service Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) IT Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Trainer
7 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.77%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Help Desk Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) IT Support Technician
8 1 (1.89%) Security Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Service Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 38 (71.70%) Blackberry
2 10 (18.87%) e-Learning
3 5 (9.43%) Virtual Team
4 4 (7.55%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.77%) iPhone
6 1 (1.89%) CCTV
6 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.89%) FMCG
6 1 (1.89%) IVR
6 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (69.81%) Windows
2 28 (52.83%) Windows XP
3 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.66%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.43%) Document Management
2 4 (7.55%) Functional Testing
2 4 (7.55%) Regression Testing
2 4 (7.55%) UML
3 2 (3.77%) CRM
3 2 (3.77%) Line Management
3 2 (3.77%) Migration
4 1 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (1.89%) B2C
4 1 (1.89%) Business Continuity
4 1 (1.89%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) E-Commerce
4 1 (1.89%) Release Management
4 1 (1.89%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) MCSA
3 3 (5.66%) MOS
4 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.89%) MCITP
4 1 (1.89%) MCP
4 1 (1.89%) MCSE
4 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (58.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) Firmware
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (79.25%) Microsoft
2 18 (33.96%) Bloomberg
2 18 (33.96%) Reuters
3 11 (20.75%) iManage
4 9 (16.98%) Citrix
5 5 (9.43%) Interwoven
6 3 (5.66%) Apple
7 2 (3.77%) Adobe
7 2 (3.77%) Dell
7 2 (3.77%) VMware
8 1 (1.89%) Altiris
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco
8 1 (1.89%) Draytek
8 1 (1.89%) HP
8 1 (1.89%) NETGEAR
8 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.89%) Sophos
8 1 (1.89%) ZyXEL
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