The 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 224 - 212
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PDA 17 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% - 0.086%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% - 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 2
Average salary £24,500 - £20,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 - £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 - £20,900
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2163 1909 2090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.05% 37.66% 35.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1763 1600 1770
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
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 22 September 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 - 14 £24,500 - 2
Somerset - 3 £25,000 -
Dorset - 2 £21,000 -
Bristol - 1 £21,500 - 1
PDA
England

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) DNS
2 14 (42.42%) Cisco
2 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 14 (42.42%) Avaya
2 14 (42.42%) Firewall
3 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (33.33%) Citrix
4 11 (33.33%) ITIL
4 11 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 10 (30.30%) Wireless
5 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (30.30%) SonicWALL
5 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
5 10 (30.30%) DHCP
5 10 (30.30%) Ethernet
5 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
5 10 (30.30%) VPN
5 10 (30.30%) HP
5 10 (30.30%) Dell
6 8 (24.24%) VoIP
7 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
7 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
7 7 (21.21%) Symantec
7 7 (21.21%) Blackberry
7 7 (21.21%) MetaFrame
7 7 (21.21%) Apple
7 7 (21.21%) Terminal Services

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2003
1 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) IBM Notes
3 4 (12.12%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (9.09%) Lync
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) DNS
1 14 (42.42%) Firewall
2 10 (30.30%) Wireless
2 10 (30.30%) DHCP
2 10 (30.30%) Ethernet
2 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
2 10 (30.30%) VPN
3 8 (24.24%) VoIP
4 4 (12.12%) LAN
4 4 (12.12%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Desktop Support
2 10 (30.30%) Service Desk Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Service Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Support Technician
3 8 (24.24%) Desktop Support Technician
3 8 (24.24%) Desktop Technician
4 4 (12.12%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) IT Support
5 2 (6.06%) Trainer
5 2 (6.06%) Printer Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) IT Trainer
6 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.12%) Smartphone
3 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.09%) iPad
3 3 (9.09%) iPhone
4 1 (3.03%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
1 11 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (9.09%) CAD
3 2 (6.06%) IT Governance
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile Transformation
4 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) MCSA
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) MetaFrame
2 7 (21.21%) Terminal Services
3 3 (9.09%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Backup Exec
1 4 (12.12%) MAILsweeper
1 4 (12.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Cisco
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
1 14 (42.42%) Avaya
2 11 (33.33%) Citrix
3 10 (30.30%) SonicWALL
3 10 (30.30%) HP
3 10 (30.30%) Dell
4 7 (21.21%) Symantec
4 7 (21.21%) Apple
5 6 (18.18%) Lotus
6 4 (12.12%) NetApp
6 4 (12.12%) VMware
6 4 (12.12%) Clearswift
6 4 (12.12%) Panasonic
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