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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 250 219 -
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -
Permanent jobs citing PDA 1 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.017% 0.16% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.045% 0.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 0
Average salary £37,500 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £25,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.07%
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
2226 2109 2000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.22% 34.66% 39.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1818 1696 1667
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 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
(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
Bristol - 1 £37,500 - 1
PDA
England

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) SCOM
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (40.00%) Websense
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) CCA
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (40.00%) Lync
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) 3G
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) ICT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) ICT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) CCA
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
1 3 (60.00%) SCOM
2 2 (40.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (40.00%) vMotion
2 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Websense
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Mitel
Bristol, Avon
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
SCC
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
SCC
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago