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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 790 814 740
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -74
Permanent jobs citing PDA 103 97 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.088% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.22% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 85 82 126
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £27,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £41,800 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +12.90%

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
42805 43480 43008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.57% 39.29% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 34401 34933 35896
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 98 £29,000 -17.14% 11
London -30 40 £35,000 - 3
South East -7 23 £29,000 -12.12% 1
South West -8 11 £21,500 -2.27% 3
West Midlands +7 8 £30,750 -23.12% 3
East of England -15 8 £29,000 -39.58%
Hampshire -4 7 £29,000 +48.71% 1
Berkshire +15 6 £29,000 -27.50%
Surrey +11 5 £35,000 +6.06%
Basingstoke +10 5 £24,500 +25.64% 1
Wiltshire -2 5 £23,500 +6.81%
Farnham - 5 £35,000 -
City of London +16 4 £32,500 -11.56%
Essex -6 4 £29,000 -39.58%
Oxfordshire - 4 £21,500 -
Staffordshire - 4 - -
Reading - 4 £25,750 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £29,000 -
Dorset - 3 £21,000 -
Ferndown - 3 £21,000 -
Banbury - 3 £21,500 -
Kent - 3 £25,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £29,000 -
North East - 3 £29,000 -
North West - 3 £25,320 -
Bristol +7 2 £21,500 -2.27% 1
Scotland -4 2 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Suffolk - 2 £25,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £29,000 -
Chelmsford - 2 £29,000 -

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 155 (72.77%) Windows
2 132 (61.97%) Active Directory
3 131 (61.50%) Microsoft
4 118 (55.40%) MS Excel
5 110 (51.64%) MS Office
6 109 (51.17%) Blackberry
7 104 (48.83%) MS Exchange
8 87 (40.85%) Windows XP
9 82 (38.50%) MS PowerPoint
10 74 (34.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 56 (26.29%) Exchange Server 2007
11 56 (26.29%) ITIL
12 53 (24.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 48 (22.54%) Banking
14 33 (15.49%) Windows 7
15 32 (15.02%) Investment Banking
16 30 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
17 28 (13.15%) HP
18 26 (12.21%) Exchange Server 2003
18 26 (12.21%) SQL
19 25 (11.74%) Legal
20 24 (11.27%) Bloomberg
21 23 (10.80%) Microsoft Certification
21 23 (10.80%) C#
22 22 (10.33%) Citrix
22 22 (10.33%) Reuters
23 21 (9.86%) Dell
23 21 (9.86%) .NET
24 20 (9.39%) Degree
25 19 (8.92%) SQL Server

PDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (48.83%) MS Exchange
2 74 (34.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (26.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 26 (12.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (5.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (4.23%) IBM Notes
7 6 (2.82%) Lync
8 4 (1.88%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (0.94%) ArchestrA
9 2 (0.94%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.47%) Documentum
10 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 118 (55.40%) MS Excel
2 110 (51.64%) MS Office
3 82 (38.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.82%) MS Project
4 6 (2.82%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.82%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.47%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (2.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.47%) Demantra
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.47%) SaaS
1 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.92%) DHCP
2 17 (7.98%) DNS
2 17 (7.98%) LAN
3 16 (7.51%) TCP/IP
3 16 (7.51%) VPN
4 14 (6.57%) Wireless
4 14 (6.57%) Firewall
5 11 (5.16%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (4.69%) Ethernet
7 8 (3.76%) VoIP
7 8 (3.76%) WAN
8 6 (2.82%) GPRS
9 5 (2.35%) Internet
9 5 (2.35%) PBX
9 5 (2.35%) SAN
10 4 (1.88%) Kerberos
10 4 (1.88%) 3G
11 3 (1.41%) Broadband
12 2 (0.94%) WLAN
12 2 (0.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (2.82%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.47%) Big Data
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.47%) DataEase
3 1 (0.47%) Informix
General
1 48 (22.54%) Banking
2 32 (15.02%) Investment Banking
3 25 (11.74%) Legal
4 18 (8.45%) Finance
5 14 (6.57%) Law
6 8 (3.76%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.35%) French Language
8 3 (1.41%) Electronics
9 2 (0.94%) Back Office
9 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.94%) Games
9 2 (0.94%) Billing
10 1 (0.47%) Marketing
10 1 (0.47%) Retail
10 1 (0.47%) Military
10 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (34.74%) Analyst
2 54 (25.35%) 3rd Line Support
3 40 (18.78%) Support Analyst
4 31 (14.55%) Service Analyst
5 28 (13.15%) 2nd Line Support
5 28 (13.15%) Service Desk Analyst
6 26 (12.21%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 25 (11.74%) Support Engineer
8 21 (9.86%) Desktop Support
9 20 (9.39%) Developer
10 13 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 13 (6.10%) IT Support
11 9 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.76%) Desktop Engineer
12 8 (3.76%) IT Support Engineer
13 7 (3.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 7 (3.29%) Integration Engineer
13 7 (3.29%) Software Developer
14 6 (2.82%) Support Technician
15 5 (2.35%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.86%) .NET
2 9 (4.23%) ASP.NET
2 9 (4.23%) Web Services
3 8 (3.76%) .NET Framework
4 7 (3.29%) HTML
5 6 (2.82%) Ajax
5 6 (2.82%) LINQ
6 5 (2.35%) XSLT
7 4 (1.88%) Application Packaging
7 4 (1.88%) WAP
7 4 (1.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (1.41%) .NET Compact Framework
8 3 (1.41%) XML
9 2 (0.94%) HTML5
10 1 (0.47%) Flash
10 1 (0.47%) EJB
10 1 (0.47%) CSS
10 1 (0.47%) J2EE
10 1 (0.47%) MAPI
10 1 (0.47%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 109 (51.17%) Blackberry
2 17 (7.98%) Mobile App
3 15 (7.04%) Hedge funds
4 12 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.63%) Computer Science
5 11 (5.16%) iPad
6 9 (4.23%) Smartphone
7 6 (2.82%) iPhone
8 5 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.35%) IVR
9 4 (1.88%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.41%) Derivative
10 3 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.94%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.94%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.47%) EPoS
12 1 (0.47%) GIS
12 1 (0.47%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.47%) Mobile Games
12 1 (0.47%) LLPG
Operating Systems
1 155 (72.77%) Windows
2 87 (40.85%) Windows XP
3 53 (24.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (15.49%) Windows 7
5 30 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (7.51%) Android
7 8 (3.76%) UNIX
7 8 (3.76%) Windows 2000
8 7 (3.29%) Linux
9 6 (2.82%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (2.82%) Windows Vista
10 5 (2.35%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.88%) Windows Phone
12 3 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.94%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.47%) VMS
14 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.29%) ITIL
2 18 (8.45%) Service Delivery
3 16 (7.51%) Service Management
4 14 (6.57%) Time Management
5 8 (3.76%) Software Architecture
5 8 (3.76%) ITSM
6 7 (3.29%) CRM
6 7 (3.29%) Line Management
7 5 (2.35%) Android Development
7 5 (2.35%) Software Engineering
7 5 (2.35%) Incident Management
7 5 (2.35%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (2.35%) Document Management
8 4 (1.88%) Practice Management
8 4 (1.88%) OO
8 4 (1.88%) SOA
8 4 (1.88%) Change Control
8 4 (1.88%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (1.41%) Business Continuity Planning
9 3 (1.41%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.21%) SQL
2 23 (10.80%) C#
3 8 (3.76%) VB
4 7 (3.29%) Java
4 7 (3.29%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.29%) VB6
5 6 (2.82%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.35%) XPath
7 4 (1.88%) C++
8 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (10.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (9.39%) Degree
3 14 (6.57%) MCP
4 10 (4.69%) MCSE
4 10 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (4.69%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (3.76%) MCITP
5 8 (3.76%) A+ Certification
6 6 (2.82%) MCSA
7 5 (2.35%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.41%) CCNA
8 3 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.94%) CCNP
10 1 (0.47%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.47%) MCDST
10 1 (0.47%) PhD
10 1 (0.47%) HP AIS
10 1 (0.47%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.51%) SLA
2 8 (3.76%) QA
System Software
1 132 (61.97%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.23%) Terminal Services
3 7 (3.29%) MetaFrame
3 7 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.82%) Novell eDirectory
5 4 (1.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (1.88%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.88%) XenApp
6 3 (1.41%) UAG
7 2 (0.94%) vSphere
7 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (6.10%) SCCM
2 7 (3.29%) Sysprep
3 6 (2.82%) ServiceCenter
4 4 (1.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.88%) WMI
5 3 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.41%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 131 (61.50%) Microsoft
2 28 (13.15%) HP
3 24 (11.27%) Bloomberg
4 22 (10.33%) Citrix
4 22 (10.33%) Reuters
5 21 (9.86%) Dell
6 19 (8.92%) Cisco
7 17 (7.98%) Apple
8 16 (7.51%) Altiris
9 12 (5.63%) VMware
10 11 (5.16%) SonicWALL
11 10 (4.69%) Remedy
11 10 (4.69%) Avaya
12 9 (4.23%) Lotus
13 7 (3.29%) Acronis
14 6 (2.82%) Novell
14 6 (2.82%) Peregrine
14 6 (2.82%) Adobe
15 4 (1.88%) Oracle
15 4 (1.88%) Symantec
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