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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 901 900 858
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -42
Permanent jobs citing PDA 31 78 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.070% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.076% 0.17% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 30 59 104
Median salary £26,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,000 £38,200
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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
40748 45816 48679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.55% 41.23% 40.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33278 36368 38826
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,704
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 29 June 2016 within the UK.

PDA Salary Histogram in the UK

PDA
Top 20 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 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 30 £26,500 -11.66% 4
London -26 11 £40,750 +35.83%
East of England +38 8 £26,500 -1.85% 2
Hertfordshire - 7 £26,500 -
Essex - 7 £26,500 - 1
Yorkshire +29 6 £25,000 -13.79% 1
West Yorkshire +7 6 £25,000 -13.79%
Ossett - 6 £25,000 -
South West - 3 £40,000 -
Buckfastleigh - 2 £42,500 -
Devon - 2 £42,500 -
Torquay - 2 £42,500 -
South East +25 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Surrey +19 1 £32,500 +18.18%
West Midlands - 1 £25,000 -
Tamworth - 1 £25,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £25,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £40,000 - 1
Bristol - 1 £35,000 -

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 88 (77.88%) Windows
2 86 (76.11%) MS Office
3 84 (74.34%) Microsoft
4 73 (64.60%) Blackberry
5 70 (61.95%) MS Excel
6 69 (61.06%) Active Directory
7 66 (58.41%) Windows XP
8 42 (37.17%) Windows 7
9 40 (35.40%) iPhone
9 40 (35.40%) Windows Server
10 37 (32.74%) Windows 8
11 36 (31.86%) VLAN
11 36 (31.86%) SQL Server
12 35 (30.97%) Wireless
13 34 (30.09%) Apple
13 34 (30.09%) Windows Server 2008
14 33 (29.20%) Exchange Server 2010
14 33 (29.20%) MS Exchange
15 32 (28.32%) Windows Server 2003
15 32 (28.32%) DHCP
15 32 (28.32%) DNS
15 32 (28.32%) Windows 10
15 32 (28.32%) Android
16 31 (27.43%) Draytek
16 31 (27.43%) Exchange Server 2003
16 31 (27.43%) Windows Vista
16 31 (27.43%) Exchange Server 2007
16 31 (27.43%) Windows Server 2012
16 31 (27.43%) TCP/IP
16 31 (27.43%) Cisco

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 33 (29.20%) Exchange Server 2010
1 33 (29.20%) MS Exchange
2 31 (27.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 31 (27.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 29 (25.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 29 (25.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (7.08%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 86 (76.11%) MS Office
2 70 (61.95%) MS Excel
3 10 (8.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.65%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.77%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) assyst
2 2 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) Office 365
2 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 36 (31.86%) VLAN
2 35 (30.97%) Wireless
3 32 (28.32%) DHCP
3 32 (28.32%) DNS
4 31 (27.43%) TCP/IP
5 30 (26.55%) VPN
6 29 (25.66%) DMZ
6 29 (25.66%) Firewall
6 29 (25.66%) IMAP
6 29 (25.66%) SMTP
7 21 (18.58%) NAS
7 21 (18.58%) SAN
8 8 (7.08%) LAN
8 8 (7.08%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (5.31%) 3G
10 3 (2.65%) Internet
11 2 (1.77%) DSL
12 1 (0.88%) Intranet
12 1 (0.88%) PBX
12 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.77%) MySQL
2 2 (1.77%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Rational Rose
2 2 (1.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.77%) JIRA
General
1 19 (16.81%) Banking
2 12 (10.62%) Legal
3 8 (7.08%) Finance
3 8 (7.08%) Law
4 5 (4.42%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.65%) Electronics
5 3 (2.65%) Military
6 2 (1.77%) Billing
6 2 (1.77%) Korean Language
6 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Back Office
7 1 (0.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 35 (30.97%) Support Engineer
2 26 (23.01%) IT Support
3 24 (21.24%) IT Engineer
3 24 (21.24%) IT Support Engineer
4 22 (19.47%) Senior Support Engineer
5 21 (18.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 21 (18.58%) Analyst
5 21 (18.58%) Systems Engineer
5 21 (18.58%) Systems Support
5 21 (18.58%) Systems Support Engineer
6 16 (14.16%) Senior IT Engineer
6 16 (14.16%) Senior IT Support
7 13 (11.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 9 (7.96%) IT Trainer
8 9 (7.96%) Legal IT Trainer
8 9 (7.96%) Trainer
9 7 (6.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) Customer Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) Customer Service Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) ICT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.66%) MAPI
2 3 (2.65%) CSS
2 3 (2.65%) HTML
3 2 (1.77%) .NET
3 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.77%) Classic ASP
3 2 (1.77%) HTML5
3 2 (1.77%) REST
3 2 (1.77%) Sass
4 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (0.88%) COM
4 1 (0.88%) MFC
4 1 (0.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 73 (64.60%) Blackberry
2 40 (35.40%) iPhone
3 30 (26.55%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (18.58%) Replication
5 11 (9.73%) e-Learning
6 7 (6.19%) Driving Licence
7 6 (5.31%) Virtual Team
8 4 (3.54%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.65%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.77%) Blog
10 2 (1.77%) CCTV
10 2 (1.77%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.77%) iPad
11 1 (0.88%) IVR
11 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 88 (77.88%) Windows
2 66 (58.41%) Windows XP
3 42 (37.17%) Windows 7
4 40 (35.40%) Windows Server
5 37 (32.74%) Windows 8
6 34 (30.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (28.32%) Android
7 32 (28.32%) Windows 10
7 32 (28.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (27.43%) Linux
8 31 (27.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (27.43%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.65%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.77%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (5.31%) Asset Management
1 6 (5.31%) Document Management
1 6 (5.31%) ITIL
1 6 (5.31%) Patch Management
2 4 (3.54%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (3.54%) Project Management
3 3 (2.65%) Functional Testing
3 3 (2.65%) Migration
3 3 (2.65%) Product Management
3 3 (2.65%) Regression Testing
3 3 (2.65%) Requirements Management
3 3 (2.65%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (2.65%) UML
4 2 (1.77%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (1.77%) CRM
4 2 (1.77%) E-Commerce
4 2 (1.77%) Open Source
4 2 (1.77%) Scrum
4 2 (1.77%) Software Architecture
4 2 (1.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.42%) SQL
2 4 (3.54%) C#
2 4 (3.54%) Java
3 2 (1.77%) PHP
3 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (10.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.08%) Degree
3 6 (5.31%) MCSA
4 4 (3.54%) MCP
4 4 (3.54%) MCSE
5 3 (2.65%) MOS
6 2 (1.77%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.77%) MCITP
7 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.50%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (61.06%) Active Directory
2 29 (25.66%) Hyper-V
3 21 (18.58%) NFS
4 10 (8.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (7.08%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (6.19%) Firmware
7 2 (1.77%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 31 (27.43%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 84 (74.34%) Microsoft
2 34 (30.09%) Apple
3 31 (27.43%) Cisco
3 31 (27.43%) Draytek
4 21 (18.58%) Veeam
5 19 (16.81%) Bloomberg
5 19 (16.81%) Citrix
5 19 (16.81%) Reuters
6 12 (10.62%) iManage
7 11 (9.73%) VMware
8 8 (7.08%) Lotus
9 6 (5.31%) Intel
9 6 (5.31%) Interwoven
10 5 (4.42%) Dell
10 5 (4.42%) HP
11 3 (2.65%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.77%) Adobe
12 2 (1.77%) NETGEAR
12 2 (1.77%) Symantec
12 2 (1.77%) ZyXEL
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