The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
UK
Rank 819 881 872
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -9
Permanent jobs citing PDA 43 71 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.069% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 38 62 67
Median salary £27,000 £32,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.27% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £20,500 £21,825
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,300 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £26,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -5.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
32132 41598 40889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.26% 40.62% 38.83%
Number of salaries quoted 25996 33322 32852
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing PDA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PDA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PDA within the UK.

PDA Salary Trend in the UK

PDA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PDA over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 within the UK.

PDA Salary Histogram in the UK

PDA
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +30 23 £31,500 -3.81% 2
South Wales +27 10 £27,000 -6.89%
London +26 10 £35,000 - 1
Cardiff +19 10 £27,000 -6.89%
Wales +18 10 £27,000 -6.89%
East of England +23 7 £28,000 +19.14%
Cambridge - 5 £28,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £28,000 -
South East +76 4 - -
Berkshire +48 4 - -
Maidenhead - 4 - -
Bournemouth - 2 £26,000 -
Dorset - 2 £26,000 -
South West - 2 £26,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +7 1 £22,500 -4.25%
Bedfordshire - 1 £22,500 -

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing PDA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PDA.

1 49 (79.03%) Active Directory
2 46 (74.19%) Microsoft
3 40 (64.52%) MS Office
4 38 (61.29%) Windows
4 38 (61.29%) MS Excel
5 32 (51.61%) Windows 7
6 26 (41.94%) Windows 10
7 24 (38.71%) Windows Server
8 23 (37.10%) Banking
9 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (33.87%) Blackberry
11 17 (27.42%) SLA
12 16 (25.81%) iPhone
13 13 (20.97%) Reuters
13 13 (20.97%) Bloomberg
14 11 (17.74%) MS Exchange
14 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
15 10 (16.13%) Office 365
15 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (14.52%) DHCP
16 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
16 9 (14.52%) DNS
16 9 (14.52%) Data Centre
16 9 (14.52%) MCDST
17 8 (12.90%) Incident Management
17 8 (12.90%) Billing
17 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (12.90%) Windows XP
18 5 (8.06%) Cybersecurity
18 5 (8.06%) Problem Management

PDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (17.74%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.23%) IBM Domino
2 2 (3.23%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 40 (64.52%) MS Office
2 38 (61.29%) MS Excel
3 5 (8.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (6.45%) Final Cut Pro
4 4 (6.45%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Office 365
2 5 (8.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) DHCP
1 9 (14.52%) DNS
1 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.45%) Internet
2 4 (6.45%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (6.45%) VPN
3 3 (4.84%) LAN
4 2 (3.23%) Firewall
4 2 (3.23%) WAN
4 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.23%) Wireless
5 1 (1.61%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Rational Rose
General
1 23 (37.10%) Banking
2 8 (12.90%) Billing
3 2 (3.23%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (33.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 14 (22.58%) IT Support
2 14 (22.58%) Support Engineer
3 12 (19.35%) Analyst
4 10 (16.13%) Break Fix Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) IT Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) IT Support Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 8 (12.90%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) IT Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) 1st Line Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
10 2 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
10 2 (3.23%) Deskside Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Deskside Support Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Desktop Support
10 2 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
10 2 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.87%) Blackberry
2 16 (25.81%) iPhone
3 9 (14.52%) Data Centre
4 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.23%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.61%) IVR
7 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (61.29%) Windows
2 32 (51.61%) Windows 7
3 26 (41.94%) Windows 10
4 24 (38.71%) Windows Server
5 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (12.90%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.45%) Mac OS
7 4 (6.45%) Mac OS X
7 4 (6.45%) Windows 2000
7 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.90%) Incident Management
2 5 (8.06%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (8.06%) Problem Management
3 4 (6.45%) BCP
3 4 (6.45%) Change Management
3 4 (6.45%) ITIL
3 4 (6.45%) Patch Management
3 4 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (4.84%) Line Management
4 3 (4.84%) Service Management
5 2 (3.23%) CRM
5 2 (3.23%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.61%) Functional Testing
6 1 (1.61%) Regression Testing
6 1 (1.61%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) C
1 4 (6.45%) C++
1 4 (6.45%) Objective-C
1 4 (6.45%) Python
1 4 (6.45%) Ruby
2 2 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (14.52%) MCDST
4 4 (6.45%) MCP
5 3 (4.84%) Degree
6 1 (1.61%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (27.42%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (79.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 46 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.97%) Bloomberg
2 13 (20.97%) Reuters
3 4 (6.45%) Adobe
3 4 (6.45%) Apple
3 4 (6.45%) Quark
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco
4 2 (3.23%) Citrix
4 2 (3.23%) Lotus
4 2 (3.23%) NetApp
4 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.23%) Symantec
4 2 (3.23%) VMware
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £22,000 per annum £4000 car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago