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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 226 214 210
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs citing PDA 13 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.056% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 2
Average salary £21,500 £22,000 £22,614
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% -2.71%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £35,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +20.68%
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
2249 2063 1981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.25% 38.32% 36.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1780 1734 1662
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 October 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 +1 7 £23,500 +6.81%
Dorset - 3 £21,000 -
Bristol +4 2 £21,500 -2.27% 2
Devon - 1 £30,000 -
PDA
England

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 12 (44.44%) DNS
2 12 (44.44%) Cisco
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) Avaya
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Firewall
3 10 (37.04%) Wireless
3 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
3 10 (37.04%) DHCP
3 10 (37.04%) Ethernet
3 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
3 10 (37.04%) VPN
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (37.04%) HP
3 10 (37.04%) Dell
3 10 (37.04%) SonicWALL
4 9 (33.33%) Citrix
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (25.93%) Apple
5 7 (25.93%) Terminal Services
5 7 (25.93%) MetaFrame
5 7 (25.93%) ITIL
5 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
6 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 5 (18.52%) IBM Notes
7 5 (18.52%) Blackberry

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (37.04%) MS Exchange
1 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (18.52%) IBM Notes
3 3 (11.11%) Lync
4 2 (7.41%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) DNS
1 12 (44.44%) Firewall
2 10 (37.04%) Wireless
2 10 (37.04%) DHCP
2 10 (37.04%) Ethernet
2 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
2 10 (37.04%) VPN
3 4 (14.81%) VoIP
4 2 (7.41%) WAN
4 2 (7.41%) LAN
5 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
1 10 (37.04%) Service Analyst
1 10 (37.04%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Desktop Support
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support Technician
3 4 (14.81%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) IT Support
3 4 (14.81%) Desktop Technician
3 4 (14.81%) Support Technician
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Trainer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.70%) IT Trainer
6 1 (3.70%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
2 4 (14.81%) Smartphone
2 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.11%) iPhone
3 3 (11.11%) iPad
4 1 (3.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
1 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
2 3 (11.11%) IT Governance
2 3 (11.11%) CAD
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile Transformation
3 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (7.41%) MCSA
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) MetaFrame
2 7 (25.93%) Terminal Services
3 3 (11.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (7.41%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Cisco
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 12 (44.44%) Avaya
2 10 (37.04%) HP
2 10 (37.04%) Dell
2 10 (37.04%) SonicWALL
3 9 (33.33%) Citrix
4 7 (25.93%) Apple
5 5 (18.52%) Symantec
5 5 (18.52%) Lotus
6 2 (7.41%) NetApp
6 2 (7.41%) Clearswift
6 2 (7.41%) VMware
6 2 (7.41%) Panasonic
7 1 (3.70%) Sybase
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Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago