The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
South West / Dorset
Rank - - 89
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset - - 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £21,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £26,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year +1.88% -10.16%  

PDA is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 139 266 278
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 37.07% 37.25% 35.01%
Number of salaries quoted 117 147 214
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

PDA
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing PDA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for PDA in Dorset

PDA
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for PDA in Dorset

PDA
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing PDA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for PDA.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Domino
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Domino
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (100.00%) VMware