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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 799 766 775
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +9
Permanent jobs citing PDA 108 108 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 95 78 106
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,200 £20,450
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £32,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +12.06%

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
35784 35556 38992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.96% 33.12% 33.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28106 28796 32879
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -25 102 £35,000 -4.10% 20
London -11 54 £35,000 -5.40% 6
South East -27 17 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Hampshire 0 11 £25,000 +1.01% 1
Wiltshire - 11 £24,500 - 2
South West - 11 £25,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 9 £27,500 -
North West -18 8 £25,500 -27.14%
West Yorkshire - 6 £19,000 -
City of London +1 5 £59,000 +57.33% 1
Lancashire - 5 £25,500 -
Havant - 5 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire -15 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Scotland -13 3 £33,500 -
Somerset - 3 £25,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £31,500 -
Maidenhead - 3 £50,000 -
Sheffield - 3 £31,500 -
Southampton - 3 £24,500 -
Manchester -5 2 - -
Ossett - 2 - -
Wakefield - 2 £19,000 -
Malmesbury - 2 £23,500 -
Cheadle - 2 - -
Birmingham -1 1 - - 1
Kent -1 1 £25,000 +11.11% 2
West Midlands -4 1 - - 2
Glasgow -9 1 £33,500 -
Surrey -9 1 £30,000 +7.33%
Hertfordshire -11 1 - - 2

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 192 (76.49%) Windows
2 143 (56.97%) Microsoft
3 132 (52.59%) MS Excel
4 130 (51.79%) Active Directory
5 119 (47.41%) Blackberry
6 114 (45.42%) MS Office
7 99 (39.44%) Windows XP
8 94 (37.45%) MS Exchange
9 81 (32.27%) MS PowerPoint
10 68 (27.09%) Exchange Server 2010
11 64 (25.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 60 (23.90%) Banking
13 57 (22.71%) ITIL
14 52 (20.72%) Exchange Server 2007
15 50 (19.92%) SQL Server
16 49 (19.52%) Windows 7
17 41 (16.33%) Citrix
17 41 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
17 41 (16.33%) .NET
17 41 (16.33%) Investment Banking
18 40 (15.94%) C#
19 36 (14.34%) Windows Server 2003
20 33 (13.15%) Degree
21 30 (11.95%) SLA
22 29 (11.55%) SQL
23 28 (11.16%) Android
24 27 (10.76%) JavaScript
24 27 (10.76%) Computer Science
25 26 (10.36%) HTML
25 26 (10.36%) Mobile App

PDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 94 (37.45%) MS Exchange
2 68 (27.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (20.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (7.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 17 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (3.98%) Lync
7 8 (3.19%) IBM Notes
8 6 (2.39%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.80%) ArchestrA
10 2 (0.80%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.40%) IIS
11 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 132 (52.59%) MS Excel
2 114 (45.42%) MS Office
3 81 (32.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.20%) MS Project
4 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.80%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) assyst
2 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.40%) Demantra
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.99%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.96%) LAN
2 22 (8.76%) WAN
3 20 (7.97%) VoIP
3 20 (7.97%) VPN
4 19 (7.57%) Firewall
5 18 (7.17%) DNS
6 17 (6.77%) TCP/IP
6 17 (6.77%) DHCP
7 14 (5.58%) Broadband
7 14 (5.58%) 3G
8 13 (5.18%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (4.78%) Wireless
10 10 (3.98%) Ethernet
11 8 (3.19%) GPRS
12 7 (2.79%) Internet
13 5 (1.99%) SAN
14 4 (1.59%) Kerberos
14 4 (1.59%) IP Telephony
15 3 (1.20%) Network Security
15 3 (1.20%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (19.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.99%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (1.99%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (1.99%) MySQL
2 5 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.80%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.40%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Ant
1 2 (0.80%) Subversion
1 2 (0.80%) Maven
1 2 (0.80%) Git (software)
General
1 60 (23.90%) Banking
2 41 (16.33%) Investment Banking
3 20 (7.97%) Finance
4 17 (6.77%) Legal
5 14 (5.58%) Law
6 9 (3.59%) Electronics
7 8 (3.19%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.39%) Back Office
9 4 (1.59%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.20%) Games
10 3 (1.20%) Marketing
11 2 (0.80%) Retail
12 1 (0.40%) Billing
12 1 (0.40%) French Language
12 1 (0.40%) Military
12 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 99 (39.44%) Analyst
2 72 (28.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 63 (25.10%) Support Analyst
4 44 (17.53%) Developer
5 42 (16.73%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 35 (13.94%) Service Analyst
7 32 (12.75%) Service Desk Analyst
8 28 (11.16%) Desktop Support
9 25 (9.96%) Support Engineer
9 25 (9.96%) 2nd Line Support
10 24 (9.56%) IT Support
11 19 (7.57%) Software Developer
12 16 (6.37%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 16 (6.37%) Desktop Engineer
12 16 (6.37%) IT Support Engineer
13 15 (5.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 11 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
14 11 (4.38%) C# Developer
15 9 (3.59%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 8 (3.19%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.33%) .NET
2 26 (10.36%) HTML
3 21 (8.37%) Ajax
3 21 (8.37%) LINQ
4 20 (7.97%) XSLT
5 18 (7.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (3.19%) .NET Framework
6 8 (3.19%) ASP.NET
7 7 (2.79%) Web Services
8 4 (1.59%) CSS
9 3 (1.20%) XML
9 3 (1.20%) .NET Compact Framework
9 3 (1.20%) HTML5
10 2 (0.80%) CSS3
10 2 (0.80%) Application Packaging
10 2 (0.80%) WPF
10 2 (0.80%) Flash
10 2 (0.80%) WAP
10 2 (0.80%) Hibernate
10 2 (0.80%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 119 (47.41%) Blackberry
2 27 (10.76%) Computer Science
3 26 (10.36%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.98%) iPad
5 9 (3.59%) Smartphone
6 7 (2.79%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.99%) iPhone
8 3 (1.20%) IVR
8 3 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.20%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.20%) EPoS
8 3 (1.20%) Derivative
8 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.20%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.80%) Mobile Games
9 2 (0.80%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.80%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.80%) Animation
10 1 (0.40%) RIA
10 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 192 (76.49%) Windows
2 99 (39.44%) Windows XP
3 64 (25.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (19.52%) Windows 7
5 36 (14.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (11.16%) Android
7 12 (4.78%) Windows Mobile
7 12 (4.78%) UNIX
7 12 (4.78%) Linux
8 11 (4.38%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.99%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.20%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.20%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.40%) VMS
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (22.71%) ITIL
2 23 (9.16%) Service Management
3 21 (8.37%) Android Development
4 13 (5.18%) Time Management
4 13 (5.18%) Asset Management
5 11 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (4.38%) Coaching
6 10 (3.98%) Project Management
7 9 (3.59%) Service Delivery
8 8 (3.19%) CRM
9 7 (2.79%) Software Architecture
10 5 (1.99%) Line Management
10 5 (1.99%) Configuration Management
10 5 (1.99%) Software Engineering
11 4 (1.59%) Incident Management
11 4 (1.59%) Migration
11 4 (1.59%) OO
12 3 (1.20%) SOA
12 3 (1.20%) CAD
12 3 (1.20%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 40 (15.94%) C#
2 29 (11.55%) SQL
3 27 (10.76%) JavaScript
4 20 (7.97%) XPath
5 9 (3.59%) PowerHouse
5 9 (3.59%) Java
5 9 (3.59%) C++
6 6 (2.39%) VB6
6 6 (2.39%) VB
6 6 (2.39%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.20%) C
7 3 (1.20%) PHP
8 2 (0.80%) COBOL
8 2 (0.80%) Python
8 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.40%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 41 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (13.15%) Degree
3 16 (6.37%) MCSE
4 13 (5.18%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.98%) SC Cleared
6 9 (3.59%) MCSA
7 8 (3.19%) MCITP
8 5 (1.99%) MCP
8 5 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.20%) IBM Certification
9 3 (1.20%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.20%) CCNA
9 3 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.20%) MCDST
9 3 (1.20%) HP AIS
10 1 (0.40%) VCP5
10 1 (0.40%) MCTS
10 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.95%) SLA
2 6 (2.39%) QA
System Software
1 130 (51.79%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.97%) XenApp
3 18 (7.17%) Terminal Services
4 7 (2.79%) MetaFrame
5 6 (2.39%) vSphere
6 4 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (1.20%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.20%) UAG
8 2 (0.80%) Novell eDirectory
9 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (4.78%) SCCM
2 7 (2.79%) Sysprep
3 6 (2.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (2.39%) MAILsweeper
3 6 (2.39%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.59%) WMI
4 4 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.80%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 143 (56.97%) Microsoft
2 41 (16.33%) Citrix
3 25 (9.96%) HP
4 24 (9.56%) Cisco
5 22 (8.76%) Dell
6 19 (7.57%) Apple
7 18 (7.17%) VMware
7 18 (7.17%) Avaya
8 16 (6.37%) Reuters
8 16 (6.37%) Bloomberg
9 14 (5.58%) LANDesk
10 13 (5.18%) McAfee
11 12 (4.78%) SonicWALL
11 12 (4.78%) Altiris
12 9 (3.59%) Symantec
13 8 (3.19%) Lotus
13 8 (3.19%) ServiceNow
14 7 (2.79%) Acronis
15 6 (2.39%) Remedy
15 6 (2.39%) Clearswift
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