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

Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 144 153
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9  
Permanent jobs citing PDA 1 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.045% 0.69% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 1.67% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 6
Median salary £22,500 £26,500 £21,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.09% +21.83%  
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 750 1078 985
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 33.77% 41.48% 41.08%
Number of salaries quoted 595 826 751
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

PDA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

PDA
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for PDA in Hertfordshire

PDA
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter

PDA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Support
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec