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

Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
South East / Kent
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 - 97
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing PDA 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.15% - 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% - 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Median salary £22,500 - £30,000
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 Kent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 246 376 421
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 36.77% 38.76% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 201 312 348
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +10.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,600 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

PDA
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

PDA
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for PDA in Kent

PDA
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 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
Dartford - 1 £22,500 -
PDA
South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 Kent region with a requirement for PDA.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) MAPI
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) DMZ
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) IMAP
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Draytek

PDA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DMZ
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IMAP
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Proactive Monitoring
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Draytek
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware