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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 180 206 185
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -21
Permanent jobs citing PDA 12 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.040% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 0.17% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 8
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +156.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £36,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £68,500 £22,925
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +29.16%
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1212 1175 1128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.87% 23.49% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1019 1004 930
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PDA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

PDA Salary Histogram 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
West Bromwich - 6 £18,750 - 2
Birmingham - 5 £37,500 -
Walsall - 2 £29,250 -
Bilston - 1 £35,000 -
Dudley - 1 £35,000 -
Willenhall - 1 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £35,000 - 2
PDA
England

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) ITIL
2 15 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 13 (72.22%) Windows XP
4 12 (66.67%) LAN
4 12 (66.67%) WAN
5 11 (61.11%) Blackberry
6 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 10 (55.56%) Service Management
7 9 (50.00%) assyst
8 8 (44.44%) Android
8 8 (44.44%) Apple iOS
8 8 (44.44%) XenApp
9 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
9 7 (38.89%) Citrix
9 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
10 6 (33.33%) Windows 2000
10 6 (33.33%) VoIP
10 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (33.33%) SLA
10 6 (33.33%) Broadband
10 6 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (33.33%) 3G
10 6 (33.33%) iPhone
10 6 (33.33%) iPad
10 6 (33.33%) Windows Phone 7
10 6 (33.33%) LANDesk
10 6 (33.33%) Wireless
10 6 (33.33%) Handset

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (50.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) LAN
1 12 (66.67%) WAN
2 6 (33.33%) VoIP
2 6 (33.33%) Broadband
2 6 (33.33%) 3G
2 6 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) IT Support
2 6 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) IT Support Specialist
3 4 (22.22%) Support Specialist
4 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Blackberry
2 6 (33.33%) iPhone
2 6 (33.33%) iPad
2 6 (33.33%) Handset
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 13 (72.22%) Windows XP
4 8 (44.44%) Android
4 8 (44.44%) Apple iOS
5 6 (33.33%) Windows 2000
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Phone 7
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Phone
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (16.67%) UNIX
8 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) ITIL
2 10 (55.56%) Service Management
3 6 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 6 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Fault Management
7 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (27.78%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) MCTS
3 1 (5.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) XenApp
2 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Citrix
3 6 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 6 (33.33%) MobileIron
4 5 (27.78%) McAfee
5 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (11.11%) Apple
7 1 (5.56%) VMware
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco
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