The 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 211 199 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing PDA 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.037% 0.055% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £19,000 £29,537 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.67% -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
PDA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1258 1558 1182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.07% 28.55% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1049 1341 1019
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 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
Birmingham +1 1 - - 2
West Bromwich - 1 £19,000 -
PDA
England

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 (91.30%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) ITIL
2 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 18 (78.26%) Windows 7
3 17 (73.91%) XenApp
4 16 (69.57%) Citrix
5 15 (65.22%) Windows XP
5 15 (65.22%) MS Excel
6 14 (60.87%) Broadband
6 14 (60.87%) LAN
6 14 (60.87%) VoIP
6 14 (60.87%) WAN
6 14 (60.87%) SLA
6 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (60.87%) 3G
6 14 (60.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (60.87%) LANDesk
7 13 (56.52%) Asset Management
7 13 (56.52%) McAfee
7 13 (56.52%) Blackberry
7 13 (56.52%) MCSE
8 12 (52.17%) Service Management
9 11 (47.83%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (34.78%) SQL
11 6 (26.09%) MS Office
12 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (17.39%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (17.39%) Project Management
13 4 (17.39%) UNIX

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (60.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (65.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (26.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) Broadband
1 14 (60.87%) LAN
1 14 (60.87%) VoIP
1 14 (60.87%) WAN
1 14 (60.87%) 3G
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Analyst
2 14 (60.87%) Service Analyst
2 14 (60.87%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
3 2 (8.70%) IT Support
3 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Development Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Windows 7
3 15 (65.22%) Windows XP
4 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (17.39%) UNIX
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (13.04%) Android
7 3 (13.04%) Linux
7 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) ITIL
2 13 (56.52%) Asset Management
3 12 (52.17%) Service Management
4 11 (47.83%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.35%) Change Management
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) C++
2 1 (4.35%) Delphi
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (56.52%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) MCTS
4 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (60.87%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) XenApp
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 16 (69.57%) Citrix
3 14 (60.87%) LANDesk
4 13 (56.52%) McAfee
5 3 (13.04%) ServiceNow
5 3 (13.04%) Apple
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) VMware
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