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

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 242 208 223
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +15
Permanent jobs citing PDA 8 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.34% 0.056%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.84% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 3
Average salary £26,500 £23,500 £22,614
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.76% +3.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £17,500 £22,123
10% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £35,000 £38,123
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £28,750
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +21.73%
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
2094 2370 2075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 34.03% 40.85% 38.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1623 1909 1770
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South 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 20 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
Gloucestershire - 5 - -
Wiltshire -3 1 £26,500 +12.76%
Dorset -28 1 £21,000 +16.66%
PDA
England

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 9 (81.82%) MS Office
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 8 (72.73%) Wireless
3 8 (72.73%) SCCM
4 7 (63.64%) SCOM
4 7 (63.64%) SCVMM
4 7 (63.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (63.64%) VLAN
4 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
4 7 (63.64%) XenApp
4 7 (63.64%) XenDesktop
4 7 (63.64%) Veeam
4 7 (63.64%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (63.64%) Lync
4 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (63.64%) Office 365
4 7 (63.64%) NetScaler
4 7 (63.64%) Backup Exec
4 7 (63.64%) VMware ESX

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (63.64%) Lync
2 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (81.82%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 8 (72.73%) Wireless
3 7 (63.64%) VLAN
3 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (63.64%) VPN
3 7 (63.64%) SAN
3 7 (63.64%) NetScaler
4 5 (45.45%) iSCSI
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (9.09%) 3G
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
2 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (63.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (63.64%) MCSE
2 7 (63.64%) CCA
2 7 (63.64%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware ESX
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
1 7 (63.64%) XenApp
1 7 (63.64%) XenDesktop
1 7 (63.64%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (45.45%) vSphere
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) SCCM
2 7 (63.64%) SCOM
2 7 (63.64%) SCVMM
2 7 (63.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (63.64%) Backup Exec
3 5 (45.45%) vMotion
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) Veeam
3 7 (63.64%) Citrix
3 7 (63.64%) Symantec
3 7 (63.64%) Websense
4 1 (9.09%) Apple
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Mitel
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