The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - 93 93
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire - 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.53% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £22,750 £22,614
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.60%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +7.69%
PDA
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
338 377 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 30.07% 36.46% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 259 331 383
Average salary £40,000 £35,125 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.87% +0.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £26,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

PDA
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

PDA Salary Trend in Wiltshire

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 8 (66.67%) DHCP
1 8 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 8 (66.67%) VPN
1 8 (66.67%) DNS
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 8 (66.67%) HP
1 8 (66.67%) Dell
1 8 (66.67%) Avaya
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
1 8 (66.67%) Wireless
1 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Service Delivery
3 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) MetaFrame
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (41.67%) Apple
4 5 (41.67%) Terminal Services
5 4 (33.33%) VoIP
5 4 (33.33%) Smartphone
6 3 (25.00%) Symantec
6 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) DHCP
1 8 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 8 (66.67%) VPN
1 8 (66.67%) DNS
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
1 8 (66.67%) Wireless
2 4 (33.33%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Service Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Support Technician
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support Technician
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 3 (25.00%) iPhone
2 3 (25.00%) iPad
2 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
1 7 (58.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) CAD
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) MetaFrame
2 5 (41.67%) Terminal Services
3 3 (25.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
1 8 (66.67%) HP
1 8 (66.67%) Dell
1 8 (66.67%) Avaya
1 8 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 5 (41.67%) Apple
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Symantec