The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 210 209 212
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing PDA 14 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.019% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 0.063% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 6
Average salary £25,000 £42,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.47% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £42,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £42,000 £21,750
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +3.33%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1718 1597 1563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.93% 30.61% 28.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1377 1327 1333
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,194
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
PDA
England

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PDA across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PDA
Salary Trend in the South West

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

PDA Salary Trend in the South West

PDA
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PDA across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

PDA Salary Histogram in the South West

PDA
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
Wiltshire - 7 £25,000 - 2
Bristol - 5 £29,000 -
Somerset - 3 £25,000 - 1
Dorset - 2 £34,000 - 1
PDA
England

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
2 17 (48.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (42.86%) Avaya
3 15 (42.86%) Cisco
3 15 (42.86%) DNS
3 15 (42.86%) Firewall
4 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
4 13 (37.14%) Citrix
4 13 (37.14%) MS Office
4 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
5 9 (25.71%) DHCP
5 9 (25.71%) Ethernet
5 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
5 9 (25.71%) VPN
5 9 (25.71%) HP
5 9 (25.71%) Dell
5 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
5 9 (25.71%) Wireless
5 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (25.71%) SonicWALL
6 8 (22.86%) Symantec
6 8 (22.86%) Blackberry
7 7 (20.00%) Backup Exec
7 7 (20.00%) VMware
8 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
8 6 (17.14%) Clearswift
8 6 (17.14%) MAILsweeper
8 6 (17.14%) LAN

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
1 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (17.14%) IBM Notes
2 6 (17.14%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (5.71%) Lync
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) MS Office
1 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) DNS
1 15 (42.86%) Firewall
2 9 (25.71%) DHCP
2 9 (25.71%) Ethernet
2 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
2 9 (25.71%) VPN
2 9 (25.71%) Wireless
3 6 (17.14%) LAN
3 6 (17.14%) WAN
4 4 (11.43%) VoIP
5 1 (2.86%) Intranet
5 1 (2.86%) 3G
5 1 (2.86%) 2G
5 1 (2.86%) MVNO
5 1 (2.86%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.86%) Military
1 1 (2.86%) Electronics
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Service Desk Analyst
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
1 9 (25.71%) Service Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Desktop Support
3 6 (17.14%) Support Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (17.14%) IT Support
3 6 (17.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (11.43%) Support Technician
4 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support Technician
4 4 (11.43%) Desktop Technician
4 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Break Fix Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Printer Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Field Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Architect
6 1 (2.86%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.86%) Handset
2 1 (2.86%) Human Factors
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
1 6 (17.14%) ITIL
2 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
2 2 (5.71%) Time Management
2 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
2 2 (5.71%) Validation
2 2 (5.71%) CAD
3 1 (2.86%) Service Management
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile Transformation
3 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.86%) MODAF
3 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
3 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (2.86%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (2.86%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.14%) MCSA
2 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.86%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) MetaFrame
2 6 (17.14%) Terminal Services
3 2 (5.71%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 6 (17.14%) MAILsweeper
2 6 (17.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (5.71%) SCCM
3 2 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
2 15 (42.86%) Avaya
2 15 (42.86%) Cisco
3 13 (37.14%) Citrix
4 9 (25.71%) HP
4 9 (25.71%) Dell
4 9 (25.71%) SonicWALL
5 8 (22.86%) Symantec
6 7 (20.00%) VMware
7 6 (17.14%) Clearswift
7 6 (17.14%) NetApp
7 6 (17.14%) Lotus
7 6 (17.14%) Apple
7 6 (17.14%) Panasonic
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