The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 256 229 222
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -7
Permanent jobs citing PDA 1 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.013% 0.036% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.047% 0.11% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 12
Average salary £27,500 £33,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
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 Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2134 1769 1792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.44% 31.93% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1608 1388 1464
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

PDA
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

PDA Salary Trend in Yorkshire

PDA
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
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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 Yorkshire -31 1 £27,500 -18.51%
PDA
England

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
4 8 (47.06%) Time Management
5 7 (41.18%) SCCM
5 7 (41.18%) Acronis
5 7 (41.18%) Sysprep
5 7 (41.18%) Altiris
6 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
6 6 (35.29%) .NET
6 6 (35.29%) Web Services
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (29.41%) MS Office
8 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
8 4 (23.53%) LAN
8 4 (23.53%) Kerberos
8 4 (23.53%) WMI
8 4 (23.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Vista
8 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
9 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (17.65%) Internet
9 3 (17.65%) Service Management
9 3 (17.65%) VMware
9 3 (17.65%) ITIL
10 2 (11.76%) C#
10 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
10 2 (11.76%) T-SQL

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (29.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) Kerberos
2 3 (17.65%) Internet
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) xDSL
4 1 (5.88%) NAS
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
4 1 (5.88%) Nortel Meridian
4 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) PBX
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) IT Support
2 3 (17.65%) Support Technician
2 3 (17.65%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Lead Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) WPF
2 2 (11.76%) .NET Compact Framework
3 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.88%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Vista
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
5 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Time Management
2 3 (17.65%) Service Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) ERP
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Android Development
4 1 (5.88%) People Management
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) System Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) WFM
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
1 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) VCP5
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCCM
1 7 (41.18%) Sysprep
2 4 (23.53%) WMI
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Acronis
2 7 (41.18%) Altiris
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) Nortel
4 1 (5.88%) Genesys