The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 835 885 884
Rank change year-on-year +50 -1  
Permanent jobs citing PDA 30 29 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.031% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.085% 0.076% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 27 37 56
Median salary £36,000 £26,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.84% -11.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £19,375
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,000 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £26,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -1.88% -11.66%  

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35451 38336 42190
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 42.43% 41.49% 41.09%
Number of salaries quoted 40100 46670 51195
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

PDA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PDA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PDA in England

PDA
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for PDA in England

PDA
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PDA in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PDA in England

PDA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +40 19 £37,000 -9.20% 1
South East +50 6 £32,500 - 1
South West -8 2 £25,000 -37.50% 1
North of England -10 2 £20,500 -18.00%
North West - 2 £20,500 -
East of England -14 1 £23,000 -13.20%
PDA
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 England region with a requirement for PDA.

1 43 (84.31%) Windows
2 38 (74.51%) Active Directory
3 37 (72.55%) Microsoft
3 37 (72.55%) Microsoft Office
4 35 (68.63%) Windows 7
5 28 (54.90%) Windows 10
6 25 (49.02%) Windows Server
7 24 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (47.06%) Blackberry
8 17 (33.33%) iPhone
9 16 (31.37%) Banking
10 9 (17.65%) Reuters
10 9 (17.65%) Bloomberg
11 8 (15.69%) SLA
11 8 (15.69%) Wireless
12 7 (13.73%) Apple
12 7 (13.73%) SQL
13 6 (11.76%) VPN
14 5 (9.80%) VB6
14 5 (9.80%) MVC
14 5 (9.80%) Scrum
14 5 (9.80%) WinForms
14 5 (9.80%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
14 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
14 5 (9.80%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (9.80%) MCP
14 5 (9.80%) Windows XP

PDA
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 37 (72.55%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.84%) Final Cut Pro
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (7.84%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) Wireless
2 6 (11.76%) VPN
3 4 (7.84%) Internet
3 4 (7.84%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (5.88%) Firewall
4 3 (5.88%) LAN
4 3 (5.88%) WAN
5 2 (3.92%) PBX
5 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.96%) DHCP
6 1 (1.96%) DMZ
6 1 (1.96%) DNS
6 1 (1.96%) IMAP
6 1 (1.96%) NAS
6 1 (1.96%) SMTP
6 1 (1.96%) VLAN
6 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) OLTP
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) Rational Rose
General
1 16 (31.37%) Banking
2 4 (7.84%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.88%) Law
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Billing
4 1 (1.96%) French Language
4 1 (1.96%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 14 (27.45%) Support Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) IT Support
4 8 (15.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (15.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 7 (13.73%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) IT Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Desktop Support
8 4 (7.84%) Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Break Fix Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Active Directory Support
10 2 (3.92%) C# Developer
10 2 (3.92%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (3.92%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Help Desk Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
1 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
1 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (9.80%) COM
1 5 (9.80%) WinForms
2 4 (7.84%) CSS
3 1 (1.96%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (47.06%) Blackberry
2 17 (33.33%) iPhone
3 5 (9.80%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (7.84%) iPad
4 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.92%) IVR
6 1 (1.96%) CCTV
6 1 (1.96%) Life Science
6 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 43 (84.31%) Windows
2 35 (68.63%) Windows 7
3 28 (54.90%) Windows 10
4 25 (49.02%) Windows Server
5 24 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.80%) Mac OS X
6 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.80%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.84%) Mac OS
7 4 (7.84%) Windows 2000
8 2 (3.92%) Android
9 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.96%) Linux
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (9.80%) MVC
1 5 (9.80%) Scrum
1 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
1 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
2 4 (7.84%) BCP
2 4 (7.84%) Change Management
2 4 (7.84%) Patch Management
2 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
2 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (3.92%) CRM
3 2 (3.92%) ITIL
3 2 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (3.92%) Line Management
4 1 (1.96%) Break/Fix
4 1 (1.96%) Functional Testing
4 1 (1.96%) OO
4 1 (1.96%) OOP
4 1 (1.96%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (1.96%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) C
2 5 (9.80%) C#
2 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
2 5 (9.80%) PL/SQL
2 5 (9.80%) VB
2 5 (9.80%) VB6
3 4 (7.84%) C++
3 4 (7.84%) Objective-C
3 4 (7.84%) Python
3 4 (7.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) MCP
2 3 (5.88%) A+ Certification
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (74.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (72.55%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) Bloomberg
2 9 (17.65%) Reuters
3 7 (13.73%) Apple
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle
5 4 (7.84%) Adobe
5 4 (7.84%) Quark
6 2 (3.92%) Altiris
6 2 (3.92%) Symantec
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco
7 1 (1.96%) Draytek
7 1 (1.96%) Samsung
7 1 (1.96%) VMware
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