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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 782 769 778
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Permanent jobs citing PDA 120 107 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 104 80 110
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +18.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%

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
43178 41529 45122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.72% 38.92% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33710 33773 37929
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 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 19 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 -7 116 £35,000 -5.40% 8
London -41 52 £35,000 -5.40% 3
South East -9 24 £27,500 -31.25% 2
South West - 17 £24,500 - 3
Wiltshire - 14 £24,500 - 2
Hampshire +3 12 £30,000 +53.84%
North West -10 9 £25,500 -27.14%
Berkshire -3 6 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Lancashire - 6 £25,500 -
Havant - 6 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 6 £28,750 -
East of England -31 4 £25,000 -2.91%
City of London -8 3 £59,000 +57.33% 2
Maidenhead - 3 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £21,500 -
Somerset - 3 £25,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £31,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £27,500 -
Sheffield - 3 £31,500 -
Southampton - 3 £24,500 -
Birmingham -7 2 - -
West Midlands -13 2 - -
Scotland -15 2 £34,750 -0.71%
Bradford - 2 £27,500 -
Banbury - 2 £21,500 -
Cheadle - 2 - -
Ferndown - 2 £21,000 -
Malmesbury - 2 £23,500 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 £25,000 -

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 187 (72.48%) Windows
2 149 (57.75%) Microsoft
3 137 (53.10%) Active Directory
4 136 (52.71%) MS Excel
5 122 (47.29%) Blackberry
6 119 (46.12%) MS Office
7 106 (41.09%) Windows XP
8 104 (40.31%) MS Exchange
9 89 (34.50%) MS PowerPoint
10 78 (30.23%) Exchange Server 2010
11 68 (26.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 63 (24.42%) Banking
13 61 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2007
14 60 (23.26%) ITIL
15 46 (17.83%) Windows 7
16 45 (17.44%) Investment Banking
17 43 (16.67%) SQL Server
18 39 (15.12%) C#
19 38 (14.73%) .NET
20 37 (14.34%) Citrix
21 36 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
22 35 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
23 31 (12.02%) Degree
23 31 (12.02%) SQL
24 28 (10.85%) SLA
25 26 (10.08%) HP
25 26 (10.08%) Android
25 26 (10.08%) Mobile App
26 24 (9.30%) Computer Science
26 24 (9.30%) HTML

PDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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
1 104 (40.31%) MS Exchange
2 78 (30.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (7.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 18 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (3.88%) IBM Notes
7 9 (3.49%) Lync
8 4 (1.55%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (1.55%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.78%) ArchestrA
9 2 (0.78%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.39%) IIS
10 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 136 (52.71%) MS Excel
2 119 (46.12%) MS Office
3 89 (34.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.94%) MS Project
4 5 (1.94%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.55%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.16%) assyst
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.39%) Demantra
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.55%) Office 365
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.91%) LAN
1 23 (8.91%) VoIP
2 20 (7.75%) WAN
3 19 (7.36%) VPN
4 17 (6.59%) TCP/IP
4 17 (6.59%) DHCP
5 16 (6.20%) DNS
5 16 (6.20%) Firewall
6 14 (5.43%) 3G
6 14 (5.43%) Broadband
7 12 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (4.65%) Wireless
8 10 (3.88%) Ethernet
9 7 (2.71%) GPRS
9 7 (2.71%) Internet
10 6 (2.33%) SAN
11 4 (1.55%) PBX
11 4 (1.55%) Kerberos
12 3 (1.16%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.16%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.16%) MySQL
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.39%) Informix
5 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.39%) Big Data
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Ant
1 2 (0.78%) Subversion
1 2 (0.78%) Maven
1 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.39%) Apache Continuum
General
1 63 (24.42%) Banking
2 45 (17.44%) Investment Banking
3 21 (8.14%) Legal
4 20 (7.75%) Finance
5 12 (4.65%) Law
6 9 (3.49%) Electronics
7 8 (3.10%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.94%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.55%) Back Office
10 3 (1.16%) Games
10 3 (1.16%) French Language
11 2 (0.78%) Marketing
11 2 (0.78%) Retail
12 1 (0.39%) Billing
12 1 (0.39%) Military
12 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 98 (37.98%) Analyst
2 72 (27.91%) 3rd Line Support
3 61 (23.64%) Support Analyst
4 41 (15.89%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 38 (14.73%) Developer
6 35 (13.57%) Service Analyst
7 33 (12.79%) Service Desk Analyst
8 30 (11.63%) Support Engineer
8 30 (11.63%) Desktop Support
9 25 (9.69%) 2nd Line Support
9 25 (9.69%) IT Support
10 18 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 16 (6.20%) Software Developer
11 16 (6.20%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 16 (6.20%) Desktop Engineer
11 16 (6.20%) IT Support Engineer
12 12 (4.65%) Support Technician
13 10 (3.88%) C# Developer
13 10 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
14 8 (3.10%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.73%) .NET
2 24 (9.30%) HTML
3 18 (6.98%) Ajax
3 18 (6.98%) LINQ
4 17 (6.59%) XSLT
5 16 (6.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 10 (3.88%) Web Services
7 9 (3.49%) .NET Framework
8 8 (3.10%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.55%) CSS
9 4 (1.55%) .NET Compact Framework
9 4 (1.55%) HTML5
10 3 (1.16%) XML
11 2 (0.78%) Application Packaging
11 2 (0.78%) WPF
11 2 (0.78%) Flash
11 2 (0.78%) WAP
11 2 (0.78%) Hibernate
11 2 (0.78%) Spring
11 2 (0.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 122 (47.29%) Blackberry
2 26 (10.08%) Mobile App
3 24 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.65%) iPad
4 12 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.26%) Hedge funds
5 11 (4.26%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.94%) iPhone
7 4 (1.55%) IVR
7 4 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.16%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.16%) Derivative
8 3 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.78%) User Experience
9 2 (0.78%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.78%) Mobile Games
9 2 (0.78%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.78%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.78%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 187 (72.48%) Windows
2 106 (41.09%) Windows XP
3 68 (26.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (17.83%) Windows 7
5 36 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (10.08%) Android
7 12 (4.65%) Apple iOS
8 11 (4.26%) Windows Mobile
8 11 (4.26%) UNIX
9 9 (3.49%) Linux
10 5 (1.94%) Windows 2000
10 5 (1.94%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.39%) VMS
13 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (23.26%) ITIL
2 22 (8.53%) Service Management
3 18 (6.98%) Android Development
4 14 (5.43%) Time Management
5 13 (5.04%) Asset Management
6 12 (4.65%) Service Delivery
7 11 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (4.26%) Coaching
8 9 (3.49%) Project Management
9 8 (3.10%) Software Architecture
10 7 (2.71%) CRM
10 7 (2.71%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (2.33%) Line Management
12 5 (1.94%) Software Engineering
12 5 (1.94%) Configuration Management
13 4 (1.55%) SOA
13 4 (1.55%) OO
13 4 (1.55%) ITSM
13 4 (1.55%) Migration
13 4 (1.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (15.12%) C#
2 31 (12.02%) SQL
3 23 (8.91%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.59%) XPath
5 10 (3.88%) Java
6 9 (3.49%) PowerHouse
7 7 (2.71%) VB6
7 7 (2.71%) VB
7 7 (2.71%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.71%) C++
8 2 (0.78%) C
8 2 (0.78%) PHP
8 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.39%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 35 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (12.02%) Degree
3 16 (6.20%) Security Cleared
4 15 (5.81%) MCSE
5 12 (4.65%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.71%) MCITP
7 6 (2.33%) MCSA
8 5 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.94%) MCP
8 5 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.55%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.78%) IBM Certification
10 2 (0.78%) CCNA
10 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.78%) MCDST
10 2 (0.78%) HP AIS
11 1 (0.39%) VCP5
11 1 (0.39%) MCTS
11 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.85%) SLA
2 8 (3.10%) QA
System Software
1 137 (53.10%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.36%) XenApp
3 13 (5.04%) Terminal Services
4 7 (2.71%) MetaFrame
5 6 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.55%) Novell eDirectory
6 4 (1.55%) vSphere
7 3 (1.16%) UAG
8 2 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (5.43%) SCCM
2 7 (2.71%) Sysprep
3 4 (1.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (1.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.55%) MAILsweeper
3 4 (1.55%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.55%) WMI
3 4 (1.55%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 149 (57.75%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.34%) Citrix
3 26 (10.08%) HP
4 21 (8.14%) Reuters
4 21 (8.14%) Bloomberg
5 20 (7.75%) Apple
5 20 (7.75%) Dell
6 19 (7.36%) Cisco
6 19 (7.36%) VMware
7 16 (6.20%) Avaya
8 14 (5.43%) LANDesk
9 13 (5.04%) McAfee
10 11 (4.26%) SonicWALL
10 11 (4.26%) Altiris
11 10 (3.88%) Lotus
12 8 (3.10%) Remedy
12 8 (3.10%) ServiceNow
13 7 (2.71%) Oracle
13 7 (2.71%) Acronis
13 7 (2.71%) Symantec
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