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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 435 460 452
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Permanent jobs citing PDA 1 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.005% 0.047% 0.086%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.014% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 20
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%
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
7242 8358 8976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 39.66% 39.19% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6016 6498 7093
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +19 1 £32,500 +18.18%
PDA
England

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for PDA.

1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
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%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (40.00%) Billing
3 2 (40.00%) iPad
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Korean Language
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) iPhone
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

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 2010
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (40.00%) Billing
1 2 (40.00%) Korean Language
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Deskside Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Deskside Support
3 2 (40.00%) Deskside Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
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
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
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
2 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (20.00%) VMware