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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 858 905 897
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -8
Permanent jobs citing PDA 18 50 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.047% 0.082%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.049% 0.11% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 18 41 78
Median salary £36,000 £34,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +18.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £27,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,100
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £33,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-19.40% +15.51%

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
36393 45203 45750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.60% 42.57% 40.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29685 35984 36955
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,370 £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 9 December 2016 within the UK.

PDA Salary Histogram in the UK

PDA
Top 11 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 9 December 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 +36 15 £37,000 +6.47% 1
London +38 13 £37,000 +5.71%
South Wales +2 3 £27,000 -1.81%
Cardiff +2 3 £27,000 -1.81%
Wales -12 3 £27,000 -1.81%
South East +74 1 £25,000 -23.07%
Surrey +24 1 £25,000 -23.07%
South West - 1 £26,000 - 1
Dorset - 1 £26,000 -
Bournemouth - 1 £26,000 -
Guildford - 1 £25,000 -

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 42 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 37 (77.08%) Active Directory
2 37 (77.08%) MS Office
3 34 (70.83%) Windows
4 32 (66.67%) MS Excel
5 26 (54.17%) Banking
6 23 (47.92%) Reuters
6 23 (47.92%) Bloomberg
6 23 (47.92%) Windows 7
7 20 (41.67%) Windows 10
8 19 (39.58%) Windows Server
9 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (22.92%) Office 365
11 10 (20.83%) Finance
11 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (18.75%) SLA
13 8 (16.67%) Windows XP
13 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
13 8 (16.67%) ITIL
13 8 (16.67%) Blackberry
14 6 (12.50%) Service Management
14 6 (12.50%) DNS
14 6 (12.50%) DHCP
15 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
15 5 (10.42%) MCDST
15 5 (10.42%) Problem Management
15 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
15 5 (10.42%) Publishing
16 4 (8.33%) VMware
16 4 (8.33%) Citrix

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 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 37 (77.08%) MS Office
2 32 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) DHCP
1 6 (12.50%) DNS
2 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.25%) LAN
4 2 (4.17%) VPN
5 1 (2.08%) PBX
5 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) QlikView
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 26 (54.17%) Banking
2 10 (20.83%) Finance
3 5 (10.42%) Publishing
4 3 (6.25%) Law
4 3 (6.25%) Legal
5 2 (4.17%) Back Office
5 2 (4.17%) Front Office
5 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 14 (29.17%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) IT Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) IT Support
5 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Break Fix Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) IT Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Service Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.08%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.25%) e-Learning
3 3 (6.25%) iPhone
4 2 (4.17%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.08%) IVR
5 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
5 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (70.83%) Windows
2 23 (47.92%) Windows 7
3 20 (41.67%) Windows 10
4 19 (39.58%) Windows Server
5 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.08%) Android
8 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) ITIL
2 6 (12.50%) Service Management
3 5 (10.42%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.17%) Document Management
4 2 (4.17%) Line Management
5 1 (2.08%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.08%) ERP
5 1 (2.08%) Facilities Management
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile Development
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.42%) MCDST
3 4 (8.33%) MCSE
3 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) MCP
5 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.08%) MCSA
5 1 (2.08%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (77.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 42 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 23 (47.92%) Bloomberg
2 23 (47.92%) Reuters
3 4 (8.33%) Citrix
3 4 (8.33%) VMware
4 3 (6.25%) iManage
5 2 (4.17%) Interwoven
5 2 (4.17%) LANDesk
5 2 (4.17%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.08%) Apple
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco
6 1 (2.08%) Lotus
6 1 (2.08%) NetApp
6 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
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