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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
England / South West
Rank - 250 244
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.017% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.044% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £27,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £26,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year +1.88% -8.62%  

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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1723 2250 1921
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 34.32% 38.57% 32.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1385 1702 1515
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,130 £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 West

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

PDA
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for PDA in the South West

PDA
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South West

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

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Domino
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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%) IBM Domino
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
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