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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 833 799 772
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -27
Permanent jobs citing PDA 60 108 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.094% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 48 94 73
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £22,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £25,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.07%

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
44813 44603 43190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.92% 38.87% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 35889 34686 34870
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

PDA Salary Histogram in the UK

PDA
Top 15 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 28 August 2015. 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 -40 58 £34,500 -1.42% 7
London +3 45 £36,000 +2.85% 1
Wembley - 7 £26,200 -
South East +6 6 £30,000 -14.28% 1
North East - 6 £34,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £34,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £34,500 -
City of London +24 4 £29,000 -31.76%
Surrey +7 4 £33,750 +12.50%
Berkshire +9 2 £27,500 -45.00%
Reading - 2 £27,500 -
South West -31 1 £37,500 +50.00% 3
Guildford - 1 £27,500 -
Bristol - 1 £37,500 - 1
Gateshead - 1 £27,500 -

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 100 (61.73%) Microsoft
2 96 (59.26%) Windows
3 86 (53.09%) MS Office
4 84 (51.85%) Active Directory
5 83 (51.23%) Blackberry
6 78 (48.15%) MS Excel
7 59 (36.42%) Windows XP
8 52 (32.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 44 (27.16%) MS Exchange
10 40 (24.69%) Degree
11 37 (22.84%) SLA
12 28 (17.28%) Finance
13 27 (16.67%) Banking
14 26 (16.05%) Windows Server 2008
14 26 (16.05%) Regression Testing
14 26 (16.05%) Rational Rose
14 26 (16.05%) UML
14 26 (16.05%) ITIL
15 25 (15.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 25 (15.43%) Windows 8
15 25 (15.43%) Windows Server 2012
16 24 (14.81%) Android
16 24 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
16 24 (14.81%) Bloomberg
16 24 (14.81%) Legal
17 23 (14.20%) Reuters
17 23 (14.20%) Exchange Server 2010
18 22 (13.58%) Apple
19 21 (12.96%) DHCP
20 20 (12.35%) Citrix

PDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 44 (27.16%) MS Exchange
2 23 (14.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (6.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (6.17%) WorkSite
6 9 (5.56%) SharePoint
7 7 (4.32%) Apache
7 7 (4.32%) IIS
8 3 (1.85%) Lync
8 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.62%) LiveLink
Applications
1 86 (53.09%) MS Office
2 78 (48.15%) MS Excel
3 24 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.02%) Office 365
2 4 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.96%) DHCP
2 19 (11.73%) VPN
3 15 (9.26%) Wireless
4 12 (7.41%) Firewall
5 10 (6.17%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.56%) LAN
6 9 (5.56%) WAN
6 9 (5.56%) SAN
6 9 (5.56%) VLAN
7 8 (4.94%) DNS
8 7 (4.32%) SMTP
8 7 (4.32%) DMZ
8 7 (4.32%) IMAP
8 7 (4.32%) NAS
9 5 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.85%) Internet
10 3 (1.85%) PBX
11 2 (1.23%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.23%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.23%) Big Data
3 1 (0.62%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 26 (16.05%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.62%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 28 (17.28%) Finance
2 27 (16.67%) Banking
3 24 (14.81%) Legal
4 15 (9.26%) Law
5 10 (6.17%) Back Office
5 10 (6.17%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.47%) Electronics
7 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.62%) Front Office
8 1 (0.62%) Advertising
8 1 (0.62%) French Language
8 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (45.06%) Analyst
2 28 (17.28%) Support Analyst
3 26 (16.05%) Business Analyst
4 23 (14.20%) Support Engineer
5 20 (12.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (10.49%) Service Analyst
7 16 (9.88%) Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (8.02%) 3rd Line Support
8 13 (8.02%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 11 (6.79%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 10 (6.17%) IT Trainer
10 10 (6.17%) Trainer
10 10 (6.17%) Developer
11 8 (4.94%) Systems Support
11 8 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (4.32%) Senior Support Engineer
12 7 (4.32%) Systems Support Engineer
12 7 (4.32%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (4.32%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 7 (4.32%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.79%) .NET
2 8 (4.94%) HTML
3 7 (4.32%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.32%) MAPI
4 5 (3.09%) Web Services
5 4 (2.47%) XSLT
5 4 (2.47%) Ajax
5 4 (2.47%) LINQ
5 4 (2.47%) HTML5
5 4 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (1.85%) WAP
7 2 (1.23%) WinForms
7 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.62%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 83 (51.23%) Blackberry
2 18 (11.11%) iPhone
3 10 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.32%) Replication
5 6 (3.70%) E-Learning
5 6 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.09%) iPad
6 5 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.47%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.23%) IVR
9 2 (1.23%) Clustering
9 2 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.62%) EPoS
10 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.62%) AS400
10 1 (0.62%) Handset
10 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.62%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 96 (59.26%) Windows
2 59 (36.42%) Windows XP
3 26 (16.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (15.43%) Windows 8
4 25 (15.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (15.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (14.81%) Android
6 17 (10.49%) Windows Vista
7 10 (6.17%) Mac OS X
7 10 (6.17%) Linux
8 8 (4.94%) Windows Mobile
8 8 (4.94%) Windows 7
9 7 (4.32%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.85%) Windows Phone
10 3 (1.85%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.05%) ITIL
1 26 (16.05%) UML
1 26 (16.05%) Regression Testing
2 14 (8.64%) Configuration Management
2 14 (8.64%) Service Delivery
3 4 (2.47%) Android Development
3 4 (2.47%) Project Management
3 4 (2.47%) Incident Management
4 3 (1.85%) Line Management
5 2 (1.23%) Software Engineering
5 2 (1.23%) Web Development
5 2 (1.23%) CAFM
5 2 (1.23%) Migration
5 2 (1.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (1.23%) MVC
5 2 (1.23%) B2B
6 1 (0.62%) B2C
6 1 (0.62%) CRM
6 1 (0.62%) Validation
6 1 (0.62%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.79%) JavaScript
2 6 (3.70%) C#
3 4 (2.47%) SQL
3 4 (2.47%) XPath
4 1 (0.62%) Apple Swift
4 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.62%) C++
4 1 (0.62%) Java
Qualifications
1 52 (32.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (24.69%) Degree
3 12 (7.41%) MOS
4 10 (6.17%) MCSA
5 9 (5.56%) A+ Certification
6 6 (3.70%) MCP
7 5 (3.09%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.47%) MCITP
8 4 (2.47%) MCSE
9 3 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.23%) PhD
10 2 (1.23%) CCA
10 2 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (22.84%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.79%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.56%) vSphere
4 9 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.47%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.23%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.23%) XenApp
6 2 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (7.41%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.85%) SCCM
2 3 (1.85%) SCOM
3 2 (1.23%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.23%) vMotion
3 2 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.62%) WSUS
4 1 (0.62%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 100 (61.73%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.81%) Bloomberg
3 23 (14.20%) Reuters
4 22 (13.58%) Apple
5 20 (12.35%) Citrix
6 19 (11.73%) Cisco
7 14 (8.64%) VMware
8 10 (6.17%) Draytek
9 9 (5.56%) Veeam
9 9 (5.56%) Symantec
10 7 (4.32%) Mitel
10 7 (4.32%) HP
10 7 (4.32%) Dell
11 6 (3.70%) Sun
12 4 (2.47%) IBM
13 3 (1.85%) Siemens
13 3 (1.85%) ZyXEL
13 3 (1.85%) Sophos
13 3 (1.85%) NETGEAR
14 2 (1.23%) Websense
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