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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 789 775 800
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Permanent jobs citing PDA 103 121 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.11% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 83 109 57
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £23,500 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%

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
40715 44489 41674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.84% 39.74% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32299 34851 33780
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
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 27 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 27 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
(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 +1 101 £30,000 -14.28% 17
London +48 53 £34,000 -2.85% 5
South East -27 21 £29,500 -18.62% 3
South West -30 9 £27,000 +14.89% 3
Hampshire -10 8 £29,000 -17.14% 1
East of England +13 7 £21,750 -9.37%
East Midlands - 7 £30,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +4 6 £21,750 -9.37%
Kent - 6 £30,000 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £28,000 - 1
Stansted - 6 £30,000 -
Cheltenham - 6 £28,000 -
Reading +3 5 £30,000 -
Berkshire -8 5 £29,500 -34.44%
Potters Bar - 5 £21,750 -
Basingstoke +15 3 £26,000 +30.00%
North West +11 3 £33,000 -12.00% 1
Havant +4 3 £35,000 - 1
West Midlands -27 3 £50,000 +106.18% 2
Derby - 3 £30,000 -
Derbyshire - 3 £30,000 -
Lancashire - 3 £33,000 -
City of London +6 2 £39,000 -8.23% 1
Surrey +5 2 £24,375 -22.00% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £50,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £29,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire +13 1 £30,000 -
Cambridge +12 1 £30,000 -
Scotland +8 1 £37,500 +20.96% 1

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 132 (71.35%) Windows
2 112 (60.54%) MS Office
3 111 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 99 (53.51%) Active Directory
5 92 (49.73%) MS Excel
6 87 (47.03%) Blackberry
7 80 (43.24%) MS Exchange
8 72 (38.92%) Windows XP
9 61 (32.97%) Exchange Server 2010
10 54 (29.19%) MS PowerPoint
11 48 (25.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 43 (23.24%) Exchange Server 2007
13 42 (22.70%) ITIL
14 39 (21.08%) Windows Server 2003
14 39 (21.08%) Android
14 39 (21.08%) Windows Server 2008
15 37 (20.00%) Windows 7
16 36 (19.46%) Wireless
17 31 (16.76%) Exchange Server 2003
18 30 (16.22%) Hyper-V
18 30 (16.22%) VMware
18 30 (16.22%) TCP/IP
19 29 (15.68%) VPN
19 29 (15.68%) Windows 8
20 27 (14.59%) DHCP
20 27 (14.59%) SQL Server
20 27 (14.59%) VMware Infrastructure
21 25 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
22 24 (12.97%) VLAN
22 24 (12.97%) Firewall

PDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 80 (43.24%) MS Exchange
2 61 (32.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (23.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 31 (16.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (9.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (3.78%) Lync
7 5 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.16%) IIS
8 4 (2.16%) Apache
9 3 (1.62%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.62%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.54%) Documentum
Applications
1 112 (60.54%) MS Office
2 92 (49.73%) MS Excel
3 54 (29.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.08%) MS Project
4 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.08%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.54%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.54%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.62%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.54%) Maximo
2 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.65%) Office 365
2 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (19.46%) Wireless
2 30 (16.22%) TCP/IP
3 29 (15.68%) VPN
4 27 (14.59%) DHCP
5 24 (12.97%) VLAN
5 24 (12.97%) Firewall
6 23 (12.43%) DNS
7 21 (11.35%) LAN
7 21 (11.35%) WAN
8 17 (9.19%) DMZ
9 12 (6.49%) SMTP
9 12 (6.49%) SAN
9 12 (6.49%) IMAP
10 10 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (4.32%) ADSL
12 7 (3.78%) NetScaler
13 5 (2.70%) iSCSI
14 4 (2.16%) NAS
15 3 (1.62%) Internet
16 2 (1.08%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.16%) Big Data
3 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.54%) DB2
4 1 (0.54%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 10 (5.41%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.54%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 23 (12.43%) Banking
2 17 (9.19%) Law
2 17 (9.19%) Legal
3 14 (7.57%) Finance
4 6 (3.24%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.62%) Electronics
7 3 (1.62%) Retail
8 2 (1.08%) Billing
9 1 (0.54%) French Language
9 1 (0.54%) Front Office
9 1 (0.54%) Advertising
9 1 (0.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 78 (42.16%) Analyst
2 48 (25.95%) Support Analyst
3 30 (16.22%) Support Engineer
3 30 (16.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 19 (10.27%) 3rd Line Support
4 19 (10.27%) Service Analyst
4 19 (10.27%) Desktop Support
5 18 (9.73%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 17 (9.19%) Service Desk Analyst
7 14 (7.57%) Systems Support
8 12 (6.49%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (6.49%) Developer
8 12 (6.49%) Systems Support Engineer
9 11 (5.95%) Business Analyst
10 10 (5.41%) IT Support
11 8 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 7 (3.78%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.78%) Applications Support Analyst
12 7 (3.78%) Applications Support
13 6 (3.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.65%) .NET
2 12 (6.49%) ASP.NET
2 12 (6.49%) MAPI
3 7 (3.78%) HTML
4 6 (3.24%) WAP
5 5 (2.70%) WinForms
5 5 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (2.16%) HTML5
6 4 (2.16%) Application Packaging
7 3 (1.62%) LINQ
7 3 (1.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (1.62%) Ajax
7 3 (1.62%) XSLT
8 1 (0.54%) Flash
8 1 (0.54%) Mason
8 1 (0.54%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 87 (47.03%) Blackberry
2 20 (10.81%) iPhone
3 14 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.86%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.78%) Clustering
6 6 (3.24%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.16%) Statistics
7 4 (2.16%) Replication
8 3 (1.62%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.08%) iPad
9 2 (1.08%) IVR
10 1 (0.54%) LLPG
10 1 (0.54%) PKI
10 1 (0.54%) Derivative
10 1 (0.54%) GIS
10 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.54%) AS400
10 1 (0.54%) Handset
10 1 (0.54%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 132 (71.35%) Windows
2 72 (38.92%) Windows XP
3 39 (21.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (21.08%) Android
3 39 (21.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 29 (15.68%) Windows 8
6 25 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (10.27%) Windows Vista
8 18 (9.73%) Linux
9 6 (3.24%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.70%) Windows 2000
10 5 (2.70%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.70%) Windows Phone
11 4 (2.16%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.62%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.70%) ITIL
2 18 (9.73%) Service Delivery
3 10 (5.41%) Regression Testing
3 10 (5.41%) UML
3 10 (5.41%) Service Management
4 8 (4.32%) CRM
4 8 (4.32%) Time Management
5 7 (3.78%) Android Development
6 6 (3.24%) Line Management
7 5 (2.70%) Document Management
7 5 (2.70%) Software Engineering
7 5 (2.70%) Incident Management
7 5 (2.70%) MVC
8 4 (2.16%) Practice Management
8 4 (2.16%) Configuration Management
8 4 (2.16%) Project Management
8 4 (2.16%) Web Development
8 4 (2.16%) iOS Development
8 4 (2.16%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (1.62%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.89%) SQL
2 15 (8.11%) C#
3 8 (4.32%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.16%) VB
4 4 (2.16%) Java
5 3 (1.62%) VB6
5 3 (1.62%) XPath
5 3 (1.62%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 48 (25.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (10.81%) Degree
3 15 (8.11%) MCP
4 12 (6.49%) MCSE
4 12 (6.49%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (3.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (3.78%) CCA
5 7 (3.78%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (3.24%) MCSA
7 5 (2.70%) PhD
7 5 (2.70%) A+ Certification
7 5 (2.70%) MCITP
7 5 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (2.16%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.08%) CCNP
9 2 (1.08%) CCNA
10 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.54%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.73%) SLA
2 3 (1.62%) QA
System Software
1 99 (53.51%) Active Directory
2 30 (16.22%) Hyper-V
3 27 (14.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (5.95%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (4.86%) vSphere
6 7 (3.78%) XenApp
6 7 (3.78%) XenDesktop
6 7 (3.78%) VMware ESX
6 7 (3.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (2.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.54%) Novell eDirectory
8 1 (0.54%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 20 (10.81%) Backup Exec
2 8 (4.32%) SCCM
3 7 (3.78%) SCOM
3 7 (3.78%) SCVMM
3 7 (3.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (3.24%) WSUS
5 5 (2.70%) vMotion
6 1 (0.54%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 111 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 30 (16.22%) VMware
3 22 (11.89%) Cisco
4 19 (10.27%) Symantec
5 16 (8.65%) Apple
5 16 (8.65%) Citrix
6 12 (6.49%) Draytek
7 11 (5.95%) Veeam
7 11 (5.95%) Bloomberg
8 9 (4.86%) Reuters
9 8 (4.32%) Altiris
9 8 (4.32%) HP
9 8 (4.32%) Dell
10 7 (3.78%) Websense
11 6 (3.24%) Mitel
12 5 (2.70%) Siemens
13 4 (2.16%) Business Objects
14 3 (1.62%) Lotus
15 2 (1.08%) Adobe
15 2 (1.08%) Novell
West London
iKonnect
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: From £25,000 to £25,700 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £24000 per annum + Van, Fuel Card, Tools
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City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £24000 per annum + Van, Fuel Card, Tools
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £24000 per annum + Van, tools. fuel card
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £24000 per annum + Van, tools. fuel card
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £24000 per annum + Van, tools. fuel card
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £24000 per annum + Van, tools. fuel card
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £28,000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: 23 days ago
South West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
North West London
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: 24 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
SCC
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: 24 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + Company Van
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