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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
UK
Rank 811 875 867
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -8
Permanent jobs citing PDA 33 54 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.054% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.098% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 32 44 70
Median salary £27,000 £34,750 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.30% +19.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £27,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £40,000 £39,750
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £29,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -

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
33630 42662 42514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.52% 42.73% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27411 34204 34450
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,591 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 21 January 2017 within the UK.

PDA Salary Histogram in the UK

PDA
Top 14 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +53 16 £35,000 - 4
London +31 11 £35,000 -5.40% 3
Cardiff +20 7 £27,000 -6.89%
South Wales +18 7 £27,000 -6.89%
Wales +14 7 £27,000 -6.89%
Cambridge - 2 £28,000 - 1
Bournemouth - 2 £26,000 -
Dorset - 2 £26,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £28,000 - 1
East of England - 2 £28,000 - 1
South West - 2 £26,000 -
South East +64 1 - -
Berkshire +48 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 48 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 46 (79.31%) Active Directory
3 34 (58.62%) MS Office
4 32 (55.17%) Windows
5 31 (53.45%) MS Excel
6 24 (41.38%) Banking
7 22 (37.93%) Windows 7
8 20 (34.48%) Windows 10
9 18 (31.03%) Windows Server
10 17 (29.31%) Reuters
10 17 (29.31%) Bloomberg
11 16 (27.59%) SLA
11 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (24.14%) MS Exchange
14 13 (22.41%) DHCP
14 13 (22.41%) TCP/IP
14 13 (22.41%) DNS
14 13 (22.41%) Blackberry
14 13 (22.41%) Data Centre
14 13 (22.41%) Office 365
14 13 (22.41%) MCDST
15 9 (15.52%) iPhone
15 9 (15.52%) ITIL
16 8 (13.79%) Windows XP
16 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
16 8 (13.79%) Billing
16 8 (13.79%) Incident Management
16 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
17 7 (12.07%) Service Management

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 14 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.45%) IBM Domino
2 2 (3.45%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (58.62%) MS Office
2 31 (53.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.72%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (1.72%) QuarkXPress
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.41%) Office 365
2 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) DHCP
1 13 (22.41%) DNS
1 13 (22.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) LAN
3 1 (1.72%) PBX
3 1 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) QlikView
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 24 (41.38%) Banking
2 8 (13.79%) Billing
3 5 (8.62%) Publishing
4 3 (5.17%) Finance
5 1 (1.72%) Law
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 17 (29.31%) Analyst
3 12 (20.69%) Help Desk Analyst
4 11 (18.97%) Support Engineer
5 10 (17.24%) IT Support
6 8 (13.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (12.07%) Break Fix Engineer
7 7 (12.07%) IT Engineer
7 7 (12.07%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) IT Analyst
9 5 (8.62%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (6.90%) Support Analyst
11 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
11 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 3 (5.17%) IT Support Analyst
12 2 (3.45%) 1st Line Engineer
12 2 (3.45%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 2 (3.45%) Deskside Engineer
12 2 (3.45%) Deskside Support
12 2 (3.45%) Deskside Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Blackberry
1 13 (22.41%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.52%) iPhone
3 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.72%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.72%) IVR
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) User Experience
5 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (55.17%) Windows
2 22 (37.93%) Windows 7
3 20 (34.48%) Windows 10
4 18 (31.03%) Windows Server
5 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (13.79%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.72%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) ITIL
2 8 (13.79%) Incident Management
3 7 (12.07%) Service Management
4 6 (10.34%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.17%) Line Management
6 2 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (3.45%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.72%) BCP
7 1 (1.72%) Change Management
7 1 (1.72%) ERP
7 1 (1.72%) Facilities Management
7 1 (1.72%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.72%) Patch Management
7 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.72%) Project Management
7 1 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) C
1 1 (1.72%) C++
1 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
1 1 (1.72%) Python
1 1 (1.72%) Ruby
1 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (22.41%) MCDST
3 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) Degree
4 2 (3.45%) MCP
4 2 (3.45%) MCSE
5 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (27.59%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 48 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (29.31%) Bloomberg
2 17 (29.31%) Reuters
3 4 (6.90%) Citrix
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco
4 2 (3.45%) Lotus
4 2 (3.45%) NetApp
4 2 (3.45%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe
5 1 (1.72%) Apple
5 1 (1.72%) iManage
5 1 (1.72%) Quark
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