The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 792 785 756
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -29
Permanent jobs citing PDA 104 96 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.088% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 89 69 120
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,200 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £45,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%

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
42813 42961 44531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.57% 39.50% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33853 34958 37144
Average salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PDA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 October 2014 within the UK.

PDA Salary Histogram in the UK

PDA
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
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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
England 0 101 £35,000 - 12
London +11 50 £35,000 - 2
South East -4 21 £30,000 -25.00% 2
South West -9 13 £21,500 -48.80% 2
Hampshire -3 8 £35,000 +79.48%
North West -15 7 £25,500 -27.14% 2
Wiltshire - 7 £23,500 -
Lancashire - 6 £25,500 -
Havant - 6 £37,500 -
City of London +6 5 £59,000 +63.88%
Berkshire -7 5 £50,000 +25.00%
East of England -21 4 £25,000 -30.55%
Oxfordshire - 4 £21,500 -
West Midlands -19 3 - - 3
Dorset - 3 £21,000 -
Ferndown - 3 £21,000 -
Banbury - 3 £21,500 -
Surrey -6 2 £32,500 -1.51% 2
Birmingham -13 2 - - 1
Bristol - 2 £21,500 - 2
Farnham - 2 £32,500 -
Ipswich - 2 £25,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £50,000 -
Malmesbury - 2 £23,500 -
Whitstable - 2 £25,000 -
Kent - 2 £25,000 -
Reading - 2 £22,500 -
Suffolk - 2 £25,000 -
Basingstoke +14 1 £20,500 +5.12%
Essex -5 1 £27,500 -42.70%

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 159 (70.67%) Windows
2 137 (60.89%) Microsoft
3 132 (58.67%) Active Directory
4 123 (54.67%) MS Excel
5 115 (51.11%) Blackberry
6 110 (48.89%) MS Office
7 106 (47.11%) MS Exchange
8 92 (40.89%) Windows XP
9 83 (36.89%) MS PowerPoint
10 78 (34.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 63 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 56 (24.89%) Banking
12 56 (24.89%) Exchange Server 2007
13 51 (22.67%) ITIL
14 41 (18.22%) Windows 7
15 38 (16.89%) Investment Banking
16 33 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
17 32 (14.22%) Citrix
18 30 (13.33%) HP
19 28 (12.44%) SQL
20 27 (12.00%) SQL Server
20 27 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
21 26 (11.56%) C#
22 25 (11.11%) .NET
22 25 (11.11%) Legal
23 24 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2003
24 22 (9.78%) Dell
25 21 (9.33%) SLA
25 21 (9.33%) Bloomberg
26 20 (8.89%) Reuters

PDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 106 (47.11%) MS Exchange
2 78 (34.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (24.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (7.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (5.33%) IBM Notes
7 7 (3.11%) Lync
8 4 (1.78%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.33%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.89%) WorkSite
10 2 (0.89%) ArchestrA
11 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.44%) IIS
11 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.44%) Documentum
Applications
1 123 (54.67%) MS Excel
2 110 (48.89%) MS Office
3 83 (36.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.67%) MS Project
4 6 (2.67%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.67%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.89%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.44%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (2.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) Demantra
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.89%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.56%) LAN
1 17 (7.56%) DHCP
2 16 (7.11%) TCP/IP
2 16 (7.11%) VPN
2 16 (7.11%) DNS
2 16 (7.11%) Firewall
3 14 (6.22%) VoIP
4 13 (5.78%) WAN
5 12 (5.33%) Wireless
6 10 (4.44%) Ethernet
7 8 (3.56%) Broadband
7 8 (3.56%) 3G
7 8 (3.56%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (3.11%) Internet
9 5 (2.22%) SAN
9 5 (2.22%) GPRS
10 4 (1.78%) PBX
10 4 (1.78%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.33%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.67%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (2.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.44%) Big Data
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.44%) DataEase
4 1 (0.44%) Informix
4 1 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Apache Continuum
General
1 56 (24.89%) Banking
2 38 (16.89%) Investment Banking
3 25 (11.11%) Legal
4 18 (8.00%) Finance
5 14 (6.22%) Law
6 7 (3.11%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.22%) French Language
8 4 (1.78%) Electronics
9 3 (1.33%) Back Office
9 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.33%) Games
10 2 (0.89%) Retail
11 1 (0.44%) Billing
11 1 (0.44%) Marketing
11 1 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 83 (36.89%) Analyst
2 65 (28.89%) 3rd Line Support
3 50 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 34 (15.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 31 (13.78%) Service Analyst
6 29 (12.89%) Support Engineer
6 29 (12.89%) Service Desk Analyst
7 24 (10.67%) 2nd Line Support
8 23 (10.22%) Developer
8 23 (10.22%) IT Support
9 22 (9.78%) Desktop Support
10 16 (7.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 15 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
12 14 (6.22%) Desktop Engineer
13 13 (5.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 9 (4.00%) Software Developer
15 8 (3.56%) Support Technician
16 7 (3.11%) Technical Support
16 7 (3.11%) Integration Engineer
17 5 (2.22%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.11%) .NET
2 11 (4.89%) Web Services
3 10 (4.44%) HTML
4 9 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 8 (3.56%) LINQ
5 8 (3.56%) ASP.NET
5 8 (3.56%) Ajax
6 7 (3.11%) XSLT
7 6 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (1.78%) .NET Compact Framework
8 4 (1.78%) Application Packaging
9 3 (1.33%) XML
10 2 (0.89%) CSS
10 2 (0.89%) WPF
10 2 (0.89%) Flash
10 2 (0.89%) WAP
10 2 (0.89%) Mason
10 2 (0.89%) HTML5
11 1 (0.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (0.44%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 115 (51.11%) Blackberry
2 18 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 15 (6.67%) Hedge funds
4 14 (6.22%) Computer Science
5 12 (5.33%) iPad
6 11 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (4.00%) Smartphone
8 6 (2.67%) iPhone
9 4 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.78%) IVR
9 4 (1.78%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.33%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.33%) Derivative
10 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.89%) User Experience
11 2 (0.89%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.89%) Animation
11 2 (0.89%) EPoS
11 2 (0.89%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.89%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 159 (70.67%) Windows
2 92 (40.89%) Windows XP
3 63 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (18.22%) Windows 7
5 33 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (5.33%) Android
7 8 (3.56%) UNIX
7 8 (3.56%) Linux
8 7 (3.11%) Windows 2000
8 7 (3.11%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (1.78%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.89%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.44%) VMS
13 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.67%) ITIL
2 19 (8.44%) Service Management
3 14 (6.22%) Time Management
4 10 (4.44%) CRM
5 9 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 8 (3.56%) Android Development
6 8 (3.56%) Software Architecture
7 7 (3.11%) Coaching
7 7 (3.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (3.11%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (3.11%) Asset Management
8 6 (2.67%) ITSM
8 6 (2.67%) Project Management
9 5 (2.22%) Software Engineering
9 5 (2.22%) Incident Management
10 4 (1.78%) Change Control
10 4 (1.78%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (1.78%) Configuration Management
10 4 (1.78%) SOA
10 4 (1.78%) OO
Programming Languages
1 28 (12.44%) SQL
2 26 (11.56%) C#
3 9 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.56%) Java
4 8 (3.56%) VB
5 7 (3.11%) VB.NET
5 7 (3.11%) VB6
5 7 (3.11%) XPath
6 5 (2.22%) C++
7 4 (1.78%) PowerHouse
8 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.44%) Delphi
9 1 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (8.44%) Degree
3 14 (6.22%) Security Cleared
4 11 (4.89%) MCSE
5 10 (4.44%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (2.67%) MCITP
7 6 (2.67%) MCP
7 6 (2.67%) MCSA
8 4 (1.78%) A+ Certification
8 4 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.89%) IBM Certification
9 2 (0.89%) CCNA
9 2 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.89%) MCDST
9 2 (0.89%) HP AIS
10 1 (0.44%) VCP5
10 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.33%) SLA
2 8 (3.56%) QA
System Software
1 132 (58.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.89%) XenApp
3 10 (4.44%) Terminal Services
4 7 (3.11%) MetaFrame
5 6 (2.67%) Novell eDirectory
6 5 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (1.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (1.33%) vSphere
8 3 (1.33%) UAG
9 2 (0.89%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (6.22%) SCCM
2 7 (3.11%) Sysprep
3 6 (2.67%) ServiceCenter
4 4 (1.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.78%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.78%) WMI
5 3 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.33%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 137 (60.89%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.22%) Citrix
3 30 (13.33%) HP
4 22 (9.78%) Dell
5 21 (9.33%) Bloomberg
6 20 (8.89%) Reuters
7 18 (8.00%) Apple
7 18 (8.00%) Cisco
8 15 (6.67%) VMware
9 14 (6.22%) Avaya
10 13 (5.78%) Altiris
11 12 (5.33%) Lotus
12 11 (4.89%) SonicWALL
13 10 (4.44%) Remedy
14 8 (3.56%) McAfee
14 8 (3.56%) LANDesk
15 7 (3.11%) Acronis
16 6 (2.67%) Symantec
16 6 (2.67%) Novell
16 6 (2.67%) Peregrine
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