The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - 440 432
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 20 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - 0.097% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.25% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 20 37
Median salary - £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -14.28%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7467 7890 8807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 40.64% 38.29% 38.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6144 6117 6997
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing PDA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PDA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

PDA Salary Trend in the South East

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 South East region with a requirement for PDA.

1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Lotus
3 2 (40.00%) Apple
3 2 (40.00%) Billing
3 2 (40.00%) Korean Language
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) iPhone
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) iPad
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Billing
1 2 (40.00%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Deskside Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Deskside Support
2 2 (40.00%) Deskside Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) iPad
2 2 (40.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Dell
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Lotus
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec