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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 440 450 418
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -32
Permanent jobs citing PDA 9 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.042% 0.085% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.23% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 30
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,900 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,750 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
7953 8692 8374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.45% 37.13% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6209 6795 6849
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 June 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
Kent +14 5 £30,000 -42.85% 1
Hampshire +5 2 £35,000 -
Berkshire -1 1 £27,500 -6.77% 3
Surrey - 1 £27,500 -
PDA
England

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (63.33%) Android
3 16 (53.33%) Windows 8
3 16 (53.33%) VPN
3 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 16 (53.33%) MS Office
4 15 (50.00%) Wireless
5 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
6 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
6 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (43.33%) Blackberry
7 12 (40.00%) Apple
7 12 (40.00%) Linux
7 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
7 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (36.67%) iPhone
8 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (36.67%) Hyper-V
8 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (36.67%) VMware
8 11 (36.67%) Backup Exec
8 11 (36.67%) VLAN
8 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (36.67%) Windows Vista
8 11 (36.67%) IMAP
8 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (36.67%) Draytek

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 11 (36.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (30.00%) IIS
3 9 (30.00%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (53.33%) MS Office
2 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.33%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) VPN
2 15 (50.00%) Wireless
3 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 11 (36.67%) Firewall
4 11 (36.67%) VLAN
4 11 (36.67%) IMAP
4 11 (36.67%) DNS
4 11 (36.67%) DMZ
4 11 (36.67%) SMTP
4 11 (36.67%) DHCP
5 9 (30.00%) SAN
5 9 (30.00%) NAS
6 2 (6.67%) ADSL
7 1 (3.33%) LAN
7 1 (3.33%) WAN
7 1 (3.33%) Intranet
7 1 (3.33%) Internet
7 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Front Office
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Systems Support
1 12 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Systems Support Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 8 (26.67%) Desktop Support
5 5 (16.67%) Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 5 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (10.00%) Team Leader
7 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support Team Leader
7 3 (10.00%) Desktop Team Leader
7 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
8 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
8 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) MAPI
2 5 (16.67%) Ajax
2 5 (16.67%) LINQ
2 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 5 (16.67%) HTML
2 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Blackberry
2 11 (36.67%) iPhone
2 11 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (30.00%) Replication
4 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.33%) EPoS
5 1 (3.33%) iPad
5 1 (3.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Android
3 16 (53.33%) Windows 8
4 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (40.00%) Linux
5 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (36.67%) Windows XP
6 11 (36.67%) Windows Vista
7 9 (30.00%) Mac OS
8 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 5 (16.67%) Android Development
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) CAFM
4 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) C#
1 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 5 (16.67%) XPath
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (36.67%) Hyper-V
2 9 (30.00%) vSphere
2 9 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) Apple
3 11 (36.67%) Cisco
3 11 (36.67%) Symantec
3 11 (36.67%) VMware
3 11 (36.67%) Draytek
4 9 (30.00%) Veeam
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe
5 1 (3.33%) Avaya
5 1 (3.33%) Novell
5 1 (3.33%) Lotus
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
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SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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