The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 791 758 765
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +7
Permanent jobs citing PDA 120 117 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.33% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 100 97 119
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,850 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36828 35498 38799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.49% 32.69% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 29168 28706 32836
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -30 114 £34,000 -2.85% 25
London -38 59 £35,500 +1.42% 7
Yorkshire -12 16 £30,000 -16.66% 1
South West 0 14 £25,000 -40.47% 8
West Yorkshire -28 12 £23,250 -35.41%
South East -30 11 £26,000 -16.12% 6
Hampshire -8 7 £24,500 -18.33% 3
Wiltshire - 7 £25,000 - 3
West Midlands -3 6 £19,000 -35.67% 1
West Bromwich - 6 £19,000 -
City of London -7 5 £32,500 -2.25% 2
Bristol - 5 £29,000 -
North West -3 4 £37,750 +10.99% 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £30,000 -
Ossett - 4 - -
Sheffield - 4 £30,000 -
Berkshire -2 3 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Scotland -5 3 £33,500 - 1
Leeds -32 3 £36,250 +0.69%
Southampton - 3 £24,500 - 1
Stockton-on-Tees - 3 - -
Wakefield - 3 £19,000 -
Durham - 3 - -
Somerset - 3 £25,000 - 1
North East - 3 - -
Uxbridge +4 2 £35,000 -
Manchester +1 2 - -
Havant -5 2 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Ferndown - 2 £34,000 -
Cheadle - 2 - -

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 196 (74.52%) Windows
2 147 (55.89%) Microsoft
3 132 (50.19%) MS Excel
4 128 (48.67%) Active Directory
5 117 (44.49%) MS Office
6 115 (43.73%) Blackberry
7 94 (35.74%) Windows XP
8 89 (33.84%) MS Exchange
9 76 (28.90%) MS PowerPoint
10 64 (24.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 59 (22.43%) ITIL
12 58 (22.05%) Banking
12 58 (22.05%) Exchange Server 2010
13 54 (20.53%) SQL Server
14 51 (19.39%) Exchange Server 2007
15 49 (18.63%) Windows 7
16 48 (18.25%) Microsoft Certification
17 45 (17.11%) Citrix
18 42 (15.97%) .NET
19 39 (14.83%) C#
20 38 (14.45%) Investment Banking
21 37 (14.07%) SLA
22 35 (13.31%) Windows Server 2003
23 34 (12.93%) Degree
24 30 (11.41%) Android
25 28 (10.65%) HTML
25 28 (10.65%) JavaScript
25 28 (10.65%) SQL
25 28 (10.65%) Computer Science
25 28 (10.65%) Mobile App

PDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 89 (33.84%) MS Exchange
2 58 (22.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (19.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (7.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 15 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (3.42%) Lync
7 8 (3.04%) IBM Notes
8 7 (2.66%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.76%) ArchestrA
9 2 (0.76%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.38%) IIS
Applications
1 132 (50.19%) MS Excel
2 117 (44.49%) MS Office
3 76 (28.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.14%) MS Project
4 3 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.76%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.38%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) assyst
2 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.90%) Office 365
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.51%) LAN
2 22 (8.37%) WAN
3 20 (7.60%) Firewall
3 20 (7.60%) VPN
3 20 (7.60%) DHCP
4 19 (7.22%) VoIP
5 18 (6.84%) DNS
6 17 (6.46%) TCP/IP
7 15 (5.70%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (5.70%) 3G
8 14 (5.32%) Broadband
9 11 (4.18%) Wireless
9 11 (4.18%) Internet
9 11 (4.18%) GPRS
10 9 (3.42%) Ethernet
11 7 (2.66%) SAN
12 6 (2.28%) IP Telephony
12 6 (2.28%) Network Security
13 4 (1.52%) Kerberos
14 3 (1.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (20.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.04%) MySQL
3 3 (1.14%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.38%) Informix
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.14%) Subversion
1 3 (1.14%) Maven
1 3 (1.14%) Ant
2 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (22.05%) Banking
2 38 (14.45%) Investment Banking
3 16 (6.08%) Finance
4 14 (5.32%) Law
5 12 (4.56%) Electronics
6 11 (4.18%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.42%) Back Office
8 7 (2.66%) Legal
9 4 (1.52%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.14%) Games
11 2 (0.76%) Military
11 2 (0.76%) Marketing
11 2 (0.76%) Retail
12 1 (0.38%) French Language
12 1 (0.38%) Billing
12 1 (0.38%) Advertising
12 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 109 (41.44%) Analyst
2 71 (27.00%) Support Analyst
3 66 (25.10%) 3rd Line Support
4 47 (17.87%) Developer
4 47 (17.87%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 37 (14.07%) Service Analyst
6 34 (12.93%) Service Desk Analyst
7 29 (11.03%) IT Support
7 29 (11.03%) Support Engineer
7 29 (11.03%) Desktop Support
8 23 (8.75%) 2nd Line Support
9 22 (8.37%) IT Support Engineer
10 16 (6.08%) Software Developer
10 16 (6.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 16 (6.08%) Desktop Engineer
11 14 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 12 (4.56%) C# Developer
12 12 (4.56%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (3.80%) Field Engineer
13 10 (3.80%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (15.97%) .NET
2 28 (10.65%) HTML
3 21 (7.98%) LINQ
3 21 (7.98%) XSLT
3 21 (7.98%) Ajax
4 20 (7.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 8 (3.04%) Web Services
5 8 (3.04%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.52%) XML
6 4 (1.52%) CSS
6 4 (1.52%) HTML5
7 3 (1.14%) WPF
7 3 (1.14%) CSS3
7 3 (1.14%) .NET Compact Framework
7 3 (1.14%) Spring
7 3 (1.14%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.14%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.76%) Flash
8 2 (0.76%) WAP
8 2 (0.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 115 (43.73%) Blackberry
2 28 (10.65%) Computer Science
2 28 (10.65%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.80%) Smartphone
4 6 (2.28%) iPad
5 5 (1.90%) Device Driver
5 5 (1.90%) EPoS
6 4 (1.52%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.14%) IVR
7 3 (1.14%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.76%) Mobile Games
8 2 (0.76%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.76%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.76%) Animation
8 2 (0.76%) iPhone
9 1 (0.38%) RIA
9 1 (0.38%) Human Factors
9 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.38%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 196 (74.52%) Windows
2 94 (35.74%) Windows XP
3 64 (24.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (18.63%) Windows 7
5 35 (13.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (11.41%) Android
7 18 (6.84%) Linux
8 16 (6.08%) Windows Mobile
9 13 (4.94%) UNIX
10 12 (4.56%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.28%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.90%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.14%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.38%) VMS
14 1 (0.38%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (22.43%) ITIL
2 22 (8.37%) Android Development
3 20 (7.60%) Service Management
4 15 (5.70%) Asset Management
5 13 (4.94%) Project Management
6 12 (4.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (4.18%) Time Management
8 9 (3.42%) Configuration Management
9 8 (3.04%) Incident Management
10 7 (2.66%) Service Delivery
10 7 (2.66%) CRM
11 6 (2.28%) Migration
12 5 (1.90%) Software Engineering
12 5 (1.90%) OO
13 3 (1.14%) Problem Management
13 3 (1.14%) Waterfall
13 3 (1.14%) Software Architecture
13 3 (1.14%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (1.14%) Document Management
13 3 (1.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 39 (14.83%) C#
2 28 (10.65%) JavaScript
2 28 (10.65%) SQL
3 21 (7.98%) XPath
4 11 (4.18%) PowerHouse
4 11 (4.18%) C++
5 7 (2.66%) C
6 6 (2.28%) Java
7 5 (1.90%) COBOL
7 5 (1.90%) Python
8 3 (1.14%) PHP
9 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.76%) VB
9 2 (0.76%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.76%) VB6
10 1 (0.38%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 48 (18.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (12.93%) Degree
3 16 (6.08%) MCSE
4 12 (4.56%) MCITP
4 12 (4.56%) Security Cleared
5 11 (4.18%) MCSA
6 10 (3.80%) SC Cleared
7 9 (3.42%) MCP
8 5 (1.90%) HP AIS
8 5 (1.90%) MCDST
8 5 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.90%) IBM Certification
8 5 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.90%) CCNA
9 4 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.76%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.38%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.38%) VCP5
11 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (14.07%) SLA
2 2 (0.76%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 128 (48.67%) Active Directory
2 22 (8.37%) Terminal Services
2 22 (8.37%) XenApp
3 8 (3.04%) vSphere
4 6 (2.28%) MetaFrame
5 4 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (1.14%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.76%) UAG
8 1 (0.38%) Novell eDirectory
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (4.18%) SCCM
2 8 (3.04%) Backup Exec
3 7 (2.66%) Sysprep
4 6 (2.28%) MAILsweeper
4 6 (2.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (1.52%) WMI
6 2 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.38%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 147 (55.89%) Microsoft
2 45 (17.11%) Citrix
3 26 (9.89%) Cisco
4 25 (9.51%) HP
5 23 (8.75%) Dell
6 20 (7.60%) VMware
7 19 (7.22%) Avaya
8 17 (6.46%) Apple
9 15 (5.70%) Reuters
9 15 (5.70%) Bloomberg
10 14 (5.32%) LANDesk
11 13 (4.94%) McAfee
12 12 (4.56%) Altiris
13 11 (4.18%) SonicWALL
14 8 (3.04%) Lotus
14 8 (3.04%) Symantec
15 7 (2.66%) Panasonic
15 7 (2.66%) Acronis
16 6 (2.28%) NetApp
16 6 (2.28%) Clearswift
Glasgow
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Van, tools. fuel card
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits & training
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + OTE, Car, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Key Computers
Salary: 23-28k depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 14 days ago
Watford
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £24000 per annum + Van, tools. fuel card
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 21 days ago
Central London
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Salary: to £35k + good benefits
Posted: 21 days ago