Period
to 19 September 2018

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 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 108 133
Rank change year-on-year +13 +25 +18
Permanent jobs citing PDA 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.19% 0.076% 0.054%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Kent median annual salary £32,000 £22,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.22% - -
South East median annual salary £32,000 £30,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -9.09% +10.00%

PDA is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 384 505 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 36.61% 38.17% 38.44%
Number of salaries quoted 316 423 599
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.63%

PDA
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

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 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sevenoaks - 2 £32,000 -
PDA
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing PDA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for PDA.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware