The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 204 215 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing PDA 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.018% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.064% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £19,000 £29,537 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.67% -
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1227 1574 1221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.80% 28.27% 25.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1018 1337 1065
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,700 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
PDA
England

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PDA across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PDA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PDA across the West Midlands region.

PDA Salary Trend in the West Midlands

PDA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
West Bromwich - 6 £19,000 -
PDA
England

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 18 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 17 (77.27%) XenApp
3 17 (77.27%) ITIL
4 16 (72.73%) Citrix
5 15 (68.18%) Windows XP
5 15 (68.18%) MS Excel
6 14 (63.64%) Broadband
6 14 (63.64%) LAN
6 14 (63.64%) VoIP
6 14 (63.64%) WAN
6 14 (63.64%) SLA
6 14 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (63.64%) 3G
6 14 (63.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (63.64%) LANDesk
7 13 (59.09%) Asset Management
7 13 (59.09%) McAfee
7 13 (59.09%) Blackberry
7 13 (59.09%) MCSE
8 12 (54.55%) Service Management
9 11 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (31.82%) SQL
11 6 (27.27%) MS Office
12 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (18.18%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (18.18%) Project Management
14 3 (13.64%) assyst

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 14 (63.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (68.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (27.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) Broadband
1 14 (63.64%) LAN
1 14 (63.64%) VoIP
1 14 (63.64%) WAN
1 14 (63.64%) 3G
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Analyst
2 14 (63.64%) Service Analyst
2 14 (63.64%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) IT Support
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Development Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 15 (68.18%) Windows XP
4 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (13.64%) Android
7 3 (13.64%) UNIX
7 3 (13.64%) Linux
7 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) ITIL
2 13 (59.09%) Asset Management
3 12 (54.55%) Service Management
4 11 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (18.18%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.55%) Change Management
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) C++
2 1 (4.55%) Delphi
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (59.09%) MCSE
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) MCTS
4 1 (4.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (63.64%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) XenApp
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 16 (72.73%) Citrix
3 14 (63.64%) LANDesk
4 13 (59.09%) McAfee
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 3 (13.64%) Apple
5 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.55%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco