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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 437 431 412
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Permanent jobs citing PDA 6 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.029% 0.076% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.074% 0.20% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 24
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £25,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.66%
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
8120 8462 7705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 39.07% 37.64% 36.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6523 6399 6278
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PDA across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Surrey +19 4 £33,750 +12.50% 1
Berkshire +12 2 £27,500 -45.00% 1
PDA
England

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 18 (75.00%) Windows
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (66.67%) Android
3 15 (62.50%) VPN
4 13 (54.17%) Windows 8
5 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
5 11 (45.83%) MS Office
5 11 (45.83%) Blackberry
5 11 (45.83%) Wireless
6 10 (41.67%) Apple
6 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
6 10 (41.67%) iPhone
7 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (37.50%) Linux
7 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 7 (29.17%) SMTP
9 7 (29.17%) DHCP
9 7 (29.17%) MAPI
9 7 (29.17%) DNS
9 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
9 7 (29.17%) SAN
9 7 (29.17%) Cisco
9 7 (29.17%) IIS
9 7 (29.17%) Apache
9 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
9 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
9 7 (29.17%) DMZ
9 7 (29.17%) Symantec
9 7 (29.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (29.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (29.17%) IIS
2 7 (29.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Office
2 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) VPN
2 11 (45.83%) Wireless
3 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (29.17%) SMTP
4 7 (29.17%) DHCP
4 7 (29.17%) DNS
4 7 (29.17%) SAN
4 7 (29.17%) DMZ
4 7 (29.17%) VLAN
4 7 (29.17%) IMAP
4 7 (29.17%) NAS
4 7 (29.17%) Firewall
5 2 (8.33%) LAN
6 1 (4.17%) Intranet
6 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Support Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Systems Support
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Support Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Systems Support Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Desktop Support
5 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support Team Leader
7 3 (12.50%) Desktop Team Leader
7 3 (12.50%) Team Leader
7 3 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
8 2 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) MAPI
2 4 (16.67%) Ajax
2 4 (16.67%) LINQ
2 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Blackberry
2 10 (41.67%) iPhone
3 7 (29.17%) Replication
3 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 3 (12.50%) iPad
6 1 (4.17%) EPoS
6 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (4.17%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Android
3 13 (54.17%) Windows 8
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (37.50%) Linux
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Vista
5 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (29.17%) Mac OS
6 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
7 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Android Development
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.33%) CAFM
4 1 (4.17%) Line Management
4 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) C#
1 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (16.67%) XPath
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) MOS
2 2 (8.33%) MCP
2 2 (8.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
1 7 (29.17%) vSphere
1 7 (29.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) Apple
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco
3 7 (29.17%) Symantec
3 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) Draytek
3 7 (29.17%) Veeam
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) Lotus
5 1 (4.17%) Bloomberg
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