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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 883 907 849
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -58
Permanent jobs citing PDA 27 59 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.054% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.069% 0.13% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21 48 106
Median salary £32,500 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,200 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,250 £42,650
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £34,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-27.53% +38.00%

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
39022 46486 45280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.97% 42.44% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 31793 37415 35372
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,837 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +4.59%

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 28 September 2016 within the UK.

PDA Salary Histogram in the UK

PDA
Top 22 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 28 September 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 +14 22 £32,500 -9.72% 1
London +29 17 £33,750 -8.78%
South East +41 3 £29,250 -16.42% 1
Surrey +23 2 £29,250 -16.42% 1
East of England - 2 £31,250 -
City of London +44 1 £43,000 +29.32%
Cambridge - 1 £40,000 -
Brighton - 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 - -
King's Lynn - 1 £22,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £20,000 -
Guildford - 1 £25,000 -
Crawley - 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £20,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £20,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £40,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £22,500 -
Croydon - 1 - -

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 50 (87.72%) Microsoft
2 45 (78.95%) MS Office
3 42 (73.68%) Windows
3 42 (73.68%) Active Directory
4 32 (56.14%) MS Excel
5 25 (43.86%) Windows 7
6 24 (42.11%) Windows XP
7 20 (35.09%) Windows Server
8 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (29.82%) Windows 8
10 16 (28.07%) Windows 10
10 16 (28.07%) Reuters
10 16 (28.07%) Bloomberg
10 16 (28.07%) Blackberry
10 16 (28.07%) DNS
10 16 (28.07%) DHCP
10 16 (28.07%) Banking
11 15 (26.32%) MS Exchange
12 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
12 14 (24.56%) iPhone
13 13 (22.81%) Wireless
13 13 (22.81%) Office 365
14 12 (21.05%) Finance
14 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
14 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (19.30%) Citrix
16 10 (17.54%) Apple
16 10 (17.54%) Windows Vista
17 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (15.79%) VPN

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 15 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (12.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (10.53%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 45 (78.95%) MS Office
2 32 (56.14%) MS Excel
3 6 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) Office 365
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.07%) DHCP
1 16 (28.07%) DNS
2 13 (22.81%) Wireless
3 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 9 (15.79%) LAN
4 9 (15.79%) VPN
5 7 (12.28%) DMZ
5 7 (12.28%) Firewall
5 7 (12.28%) IMAP
5 7 (12.28%) NAS
5 7 (12.28%) SAN
5 7 (12.28%) SMTP
5 7 (12.28%) VLAN
6 6 (10.53%) 3G
6 6 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.75%) PBX
7 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) MySQL
3 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.75%) QlikView
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.51%) JIRA
General
1 16 (28.07%) Banking
2 12 (21.05%) Finance
3 6 (10.53%) Law
3 6 (10.53%) Legal
4 5 (8.77%) Manufacturing
4 5 (8.77%) Publishing
5 2 (3.51%) Back Office
5 2 (3.51%) Front Office
5 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Analyst
2 11 (19.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Support Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) IT Support
5 8 (14.04%) Senior Support Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) IT Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Senior IT Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Senior IT Support
7 6 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Help Desk Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) ICT Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) IT Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) IT Trainer
8 3 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Trainer
9 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) IT Support Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) MAPI
2 2 (3.51%) CSS
2 2 (3.51%) HTML
2 2 (3.51%) HTML5
2 2 (3.51%) REST
2 2 (3.51%) Sass
3 1 (1.75%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Blackberry
2 14 (24.56%) iPhone
3 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.28%) Replication
4 6 (10.53%) e-Learning
5 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
5 5 (8.77%) Virtual Team
6 2 (3.51%) Blog
6 2 (3.51%) CCTV
7 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.75%) IVR
7 1 (1.75%) User Experience
7 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (73.68%) Windows
2 25 (43.86%) Windows 7
3 24 (42.11%) Windows XP
4 20 (35.09%) Windows Server
5 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (29.82%) Windows 8
7 16 (28.07%) Windows 10
8 10 (17.54%) Windows Vista
9 9 (15.79%) Linux
9 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (14.04%) Android
11 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (5.26%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) ITIL
2 6 (10.53%) Asset Management
2 6 (10.53%) Patch Management
3 5 (8.77%) Document Management
3 5 (8.77%) Problem Management
3 5 (8.77%) Service Management
4 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.51%) BDD
4 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce
4 2 (3.51%) Integration Testing
4 2 (3.51%) Kanban
4 2 (3.51%) Line Management
4 2 (3.51%) Open Source
4 2 (3.51%) Scrum
4 2 (3.51%) Software Architecture
4 2 (3.51%) Software Engineering
4 2 (3.51%) User Stories
4 2 (3.51%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) C#
2 2 (3.51%) Java
2 2 (3.51%) PHP
3 1 (1.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.77%) MCDST
3 4 (7.02%) MCSE
4 3 (5.26%) MCP
4 3 (5.26%) MCSA
4 3 (5.26%) MOS
5 2 (3.51%) Degree
6 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.28%) Hyper-V
2 7 (12.28%) NFS
3 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 50 (87.72%) Microsoft
2 16 (28.07%) Bloomberg
2 16 (28.07%) Reuters
3 11 (19.30%) Citrix
4 10 (17.54%) Apple
5 7 (12.28%) Cisco
5 7 (12.28%) Draytek
5 7 (12.28%) Veeam
6 6 (10.53%) iManage
6 6 (10.53%) Intel
6 6 (10.53%) Lotus
7 5 (8.77%) Interwoven
7 5 (8.77%) VMware
8 2 (3.51%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.51%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.75%) Adobe
9 1 (1.75%) Mitel
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