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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 429 423 428
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing PDA 22 43 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.18% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.49% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 22 43 13
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.90%
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
7576 8741 8081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.34% 36.93% 35.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5853 6822 6529
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PDA across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

PDA Salary Histogram 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 24 April 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
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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
Hampshire -22 9 £35,000 -
Kent - 7 £30,000 -
Berkshire -9 5 £29,500 -34.44%
Surrey +11 1 £28,750 -8.00%
Buckinghamshire -3 1 £30,000 -33.33%
PDA
England

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 35 (72.92%) Windows
2 29 (60.42%) MS Office
3 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 24 (50.00%) Blackberry
4 24 (50.00%) Android
5 22 (45.83%) MS Excel
5 22 (45.83%) MS Exchange
6 20 (41.67%) SQL Server
7 19 (39.58%) Windows XP
7 19 (39.58%) DHCP
7 19 (39.58%) VPN
7 19 (39.58%) DNS
7 19 (39.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (39.58%) Wireless
8 18 (37.50%) Windows 8
9 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (33.33%) Apple
9 16 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (31.25%) iPhone
10 15 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (31.25%) Hyper-V
10 15 (31.25%) VLAN
10 15 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 15 (31.25%) Windows Vista
10 15 (31.25%) IMAP
10 15 (31.25%) Draytek
10 15 (31.25%) Firewall
10 15 (31.25%) VMware
10 15 (31.25%) Backup Exec

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 19 (39.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (31.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (14.58%) IIS
4 7 (14.58%) Apache
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (60.42%) MS Office
2 22 (45.83%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (39.58%) DHCP
1 19 (39.58%) VPN
1 19 (39.58%) DNS
1 19 (39.58%) Wireless
2 16 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 15 (31.25%) SMTP
3 15 (31.25%) VLAN
3 15 (31.25%) IMAP
3 15 (31.25%) DMZ
3 15 (31.25%) Firewall
4 8 (16.67%) ADSL
5 7 (14.58%) SAN
5 7 (14.58%) NAS
6 3 (6.25%) LAN
6 3 (6.25%) WAN
7 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.08%) Intranet
8 1 (2.08%) Internet
8 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.08%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (41.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (10.42%) Electronics
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Front Office
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Systems Support
2 15 (31.25%) Support Engineer
2 15 (31.25%) Systems Engineer
2 15 (31.25%) Systems Support Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Analyst
4 9 (18.75%) Desktop Support
5 7 (14.58%) Support Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Senior Support Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (12.50%) Applications Support
7 5 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (10.42%) Developer
7 5 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (10.42%) C# Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Service Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Support Team Leader
9 3 (6.25%) Team Leader
9 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) MAPI
2 5 (10.42%) Ajax
2 5 (10.42%) LINQ
2 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 5 (10.42%) HTML
2 5 (10.42%) .NET
2 5 (10.42%) XSLT
3 2 (4.17%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 15 (31.25%) iPhone
2 15 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (18.75%) Mobile App
4 7 (14.58%) Replication
5 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.08%) iPad
6 1 (2.08%) IVR
6 1 (2.08%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 35 (72.92%) Windows
2 24 (50.00%) Android
3 19 (39.58%) Windows XP
4 18 (37.50%) Windows 8
5 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (31.25%) Windows Vista
6 15 (31.25%) Linux
6 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (22.92%) Windows 7
8 7 (14.58%) Mac OS
9 2 (4.17%) Windows Phone
10 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 8 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (10.42%) Android Development
4 2 (4.17%) Line Management
4 2 (4.17%) CAFM
5 1 (2.08%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.08%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) C#
1 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
1 5 (10.42%) XPath
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) MCP
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.42%) Degree
3 4 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (8.33%) MCITP
3 4 (8.33%) MCSE
3 4 (8.33%) MCSA
4 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (31.25%) Hyper-V
2 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
3 7 (14.58%) vSphere
3 7 (14.58%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (31.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 16 (33.33%) Apple
3 15 (31.25%) Symantec
3 15 (31.25%) VMware
3 15 (31.25%) Draytek
3 15 (31.25%) Cisco
4 7 (14.58%) Veeam
5 2 (4.17%) Mitel
5 2 (4.17%) Siemens
6 1 (2.08%) Lotus
6 1 (2.08%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.08%) Adobe
6 1 (2.08%) Avaya
6 1 (2.08%) Novell
6 1 (2.08%) Altiris