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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 789 774 779
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Permanent jobs citing PDA 84 113 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.11% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 69 98 61
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,975 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +12.06%

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
39478 41969 39340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.65% 39.73% 38.19%
Number of salaries quoted 31471 32600 32070
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 2015 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 5 March 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 -14 83 £30,000 -14.28% 18
London +25 35 £33,000 -5.71% 6
South East -35 21 £26,250 -38.23% 4
Hampshire -18 11 £28,500 -18.57% 2
Kent - 8 £22,500 -
Stansted - 8 £22,500 -
East of England +5 7 £21,750 -9.37% 2
East Midlands - 7 £29,500 - 1
Hertfordshire -5 6 £21,750 -9.37% 2
South West -33 6 £28,000 +19.14% 4
West Midlands -22 5 £50,000 +100.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £28,000 - 3
Potters Bar - 5 £21,750 -
Cheltenham - 5 £28,000 - 2
Basingstoke +9 4 £24,500 +22.50%
North West +2 4 £33,000 -17.50%
Derby - 4 £30,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £50,000 -
Staffordshire - 4 £50,000 -
Derbyshire - 4 £30,000 -
Fareham +3 3 - - 1
Lancashire - 3 £33,000 -
City of London -2 2 £58,250 +33.14%
Northamptonshire - 2 £29,000 -
Southampton - 2 £28,500 -
Buckinghamshire +3 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Cambridgeshire +2 1 £30,000 -
Havant +1 1 £35,000 - 1
Cambridge 0 1 £30,000 -
Scotland -2 1 £37,500 +22.95% 1

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 124 (70.45%) Windows
2 107 (60.80%) Microsoft
3 105 (59.66%) MS Office
4 91 (51.70%) Active Directory
5 90 (51.14%) MS Excel
6 83 (47.16%) Blackberry
7 78 (44.32%) MS Exchange
8 67 (38.07%) Windows XP
9 63 (35.80%) Exchange Server 2010
10 55 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
11 48 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
12 41 (23.30%) ITIL
13 40 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 35 (19.89%) Windows Server 2003
14 35 (19.89%) Android
15 33 (18.75%) Windows 7
16 32 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
17 30 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2003
18 28 (15.91%) VMware
19 26 (14.77%) SQL Server
19 26 (14.77%) Wireless
19 26 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
19 26 (14.77%) Hyper-V
20 25 (14.20%) SQL
20 25 (14.20%) TCP/IP
21 24 (13.64%) Banking
22 23 (13.07%) Windows 8
22 23 (13.07%) Windows Server 2012
23 22 (12.50%) DHCP
24 21 (11.93%) VPN

PDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 78 (44.32%) MS Exchange
2 63 (35.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 30 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (8.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (3.41%) IBM Notes
7 5 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.84%) Lync
8 4 (2.27%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.14%) Apache
9 2 (1.14%) IIS
9 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.57%) Documentum
Applications
1 105 (59.66%) MS Office
2 90 (51.14%) MS Excel
3 55 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.27%) Acrobat
4 4 (2.27%) MS Project
4 4 (2.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.57%) Revit
5 1 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.57%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.70%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.70%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.57%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.82%) Office 365
2 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.77%) Wireless
2 25 (14.20%) TCP/IP
3 22 (12.50%) DHCP
4 21 (11.93%) VPN
4 21 (11.93%) DNS
5 20 (11.36%) Firewall
5 20 (11.36%) VLAN
6 19 (10.80%) LAN
7 17 (9.66%) WAN
8 15 (8.52%) DMZ
9 10 (5.68%) SMTP
9 10 (5.68%) SAN
9 10 (5.68%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (5.68%) IMAP
10 8 (4.55%) ADSL
11 5 (2.84%) NetScaler
12 3 (1.70%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.70%) VoIP
12 3 (1.70%) Internet
13 2 (1.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (1.70%) Big Data
4 1 (0.57%) DB2
4 1 (0.57%) DataEase
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (2.84%) Rational Rose
General
1 24 (13.64%) Banking
2 17 (9.66%) Legal
3 13 (7.39%) Law
4 10 (5.68%) Investment Banking
5 9 (5.11%) Finance
6 4 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.70%) French Language
7 3 (1.70%) Retail
7 3 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.14%) Electronics
8 2 (1.14%) Billing
9 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.57%) Advertising
9 1 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (34.09%) Analyst
2 37 (21.02%) Support Analyst
3 29 (16.48%) Support Engineer
4 27 (15.34%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (10.23%) 3rd Line Support
5 18 (10.23%) Desktop Support
6 17 (9.66%) Service Analyst
7 16 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (7.39%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 12 (6.82%) Developer
10 11 (6.25%) IT Support
10 11 (6.25%) Systems Support
11 10 (5.68%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (5.68%) Systems Support Engineer
12 9 (5.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 7 (3.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (3.98%) Software Engineer
14 6 (3.41%) Business Analyst
14 6 (3.41%) C# Developer
14 6 (3.41%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.52%) .NET
2 11 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 10 (5.68%) MAPI
4 7 (3.98%) HTML
5 6 (3.41%) WAP
6 5 (2.84%) HTML5
7 4 (2.27%) Web Services
7 4 (2.27%) Application Packaging
8 3 (1.70%) WinForms
8 3 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (1.14%) XSLT
9 2 (1.14%) Ajax
9 2 (1.14%) LINQ
10 1 (0.57%) Mason
10 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.57%) Flash
10 1 (0.57%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 83 (47.16%) Blackberry
2 17 (9.66%) iPhone
3 14 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.98%) Hedge funds
6 6 (3.41%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.84%) Clustering
8 4 (2.27%) iPad
8 4 (2.27%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.27%) Statistics
9 3 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.14%) IVR
10 2 (1.14%) Replication
10 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.57%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.57%) Animation
11 1 (0.57%) Derivative
11 1 (0.57%) LLPG
11 1 (0.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 124 (70.45%) Windows
2 67 (38.07%) Windows XP
3 40 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (19.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (19.89%) Android
5 33 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 23 (13.07%) Windows 8
6 23 (13.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (9.09%) Windows Vista
7 16 (9.09%) Linux
8 7 (3.98%) Windows 2000
9 5 (2.84%) Mac OS X
9 5 (2.84%) Windows Phone
9 5 (2.84%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.70%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.30%) ITIL
2 19 (10.80%) Service Delivery
3 10 (5.68%) Service Management
4 9 (5.11%) Time Management
5 8 (4.55%) CRM
6 6 (3.41%) Android Development
6 6 (3.41%) UML
7 5 (2.84%) Document Management
7 5 (2.84%) Incident Management
7 5 (2.84%) ITSM
7 5 (2.84%) Regression Testing
7 5 (2.84%) Line Management
8 4 (2.27%) Change Control
8 4 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (2.27%) iOS Development
8 4 (2.27%) Software Architecture
8 4 (2.27%) Project Management
8 4 (2.27%) Practice Management
9 3 (1.70%) IT Governance
9 3 (1.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.20%) SQL
2 18 (10.23%) C#
3 5 (2.84%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.84%) VB
4 4 (2.27%) VB.NET
4 4 (2.27%) Java
4 4 (2.27%) VB6
5 2 (1.14%) XPath
6 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (8.52%) MCP
2 15 (8.52%) Degree
3 11 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (5.68%) MCSE
5 7 (3.98%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.84%) MCITP
6 5 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (2.84%) MCSA
6 5 (2.84%) A+ Certification
6 5 (2.84%) CCA
6 5 (2.84%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (2.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (2.27%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.70%) PhD
9 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.14%) CCNP
9 2 (1.14%) CCNA
10 1 (0.57%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.25%) SLA
2 5 (2.84%) QA
System Software
1 91 (51.70%) Active Directory
2 26 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (14.77%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.98%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (2.84%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.84%) vSphere
5 5 (2.84%) XenApp
5 5 (2.84%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (1.70%) Novell eDirectory
8 1 (0.57%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (9.66%) Backup Exec
2 8 (4.55%) SCCM
3 6 (3.41%) WSUS
4 5 (2.84%) SCOM
4 5 (2.84%) SCVMM
4 5 (2.84%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.70%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 107 (60.80%) Microsoft
2 28 (15.91%) VMware
3 19 (10.80%) Cisco
4 15 (8.52%) Apple
4 15 (8.52%) Symantec
5 14 (7.95%) Citrix
6 11 (6.25%) Bloomberg
7 10 (5.68%) HP
7 10 (5.68%) Draytek
8 9 (5.11%) Reuters
9 8 (4.55%) Dell
10 7 (3.98%) Altiris
10 7 (3.98%) Veeam
11 6 (3.41%) Lotus
12 5 (2.84%) Mitel
12 5 (2.84%) Siemens
12 5 (2.84%) Websense
13 4 (2.27%) Novell
13 4 (2.27%) Business Objects
13 4 (2.27%) Adobe
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