The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 388 - 456
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing PDA 6 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.041% - 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% - 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 13
Median salary £32,500 - £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 - £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £41,900 - £35,000
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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5375 7292 8253
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 36.84% 39.64% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4465 6036 6436
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

PDA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

PDA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for PDA in the South East

PDA
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PDA in the South East over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PDA in the South East

PDA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 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
Surrey - 4 £33,750 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £22,500 -
PDA
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for PDA.

1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) Blackberry
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (60.00%) Apple
5 5 (50.00%) MCP
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (50.00%) VPN
5 5 (50.00%) SLA
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) Mac OS
6 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (40.00%) Change Management
6 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (40.00%) Objective-C
6 4 (40.00%) Ruby
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (40.00%) CSS
6 4 (40.00%) C
6 4 (40.00%) C++
6 4 (40.00%) Windows 2000
6 4 (40.00%) Python
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (40.00%) Internet
6 4 (40.00%) BCP
6 4 (40.00%) Mac OS X
6 4 (40.00%) Quark
6 4 (40.00%) QuarkXPress

PDA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (40.00%) Final Cut Pro
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (40.00%) QuarkXPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 4 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DMZ
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) IMAP
3 1 (10.00%) SMTP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
1 1 (10.00%) French Language
1 1 (10.00%) Italian Language
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (40.00%) iPhone
2 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (30.00%) iPad
3 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (40.00%) Mac OS
4 4 (40.00%) Mac OS X
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (20.00%) Android
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) BCP
1 4 (40.00%) Change Management
1 4 (40.00%) Patch Management
1 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C
1 4 (40.00%) C++
1 4 (40.00%) Objective-C
1 4 (40.00%) Python
1 4 (40.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Apple
2 4 (40.00%) Adobe
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Quark
3 2 (20.00%) Altiris
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Draytek
4 1 (10.00%) VMware