The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 76 79 91
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 10 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.03% 1.28% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.94% 3.57% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 0
Average salary £20,500 £22,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
Blackberry
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
254 364 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.19% 35.83% 28.24%
Number of salaries quoted 222 317 299
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +3.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Blackberry
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Bedfordshire region.

Blackberry Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Blackberry
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Blackberry Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Blackberry also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Blackberry.

1 24 (100.00%) Android
2 14 (58.33%) Apple iOS
3 13 (54.17%) A+ Certification
4 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (50.00%) Mac OS X
4 12 (50.00%) Apple
4 12 (50.00%) iPhone
4 12 (50.00%) iPad
5 11 (45.83%) Windows
5 11 (45.83%) Citrix
5 11 (45.83%) VMware
6 10 (41.67%) Lotus Domino
6 10 (41.67%) MCSE
6 10 (41.67%) LAN
6 10 (41.67%) WAN
6 10 (41.67%) VMS
6 10 (41.67%) DHCP
6 10 (41.67%) VPN
6 10 (41.67%) DNS
6 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (41.67%) SAN
6 10 (41.67%) Lotus
6 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (41.67%) Symantec
6 10 (41.67%) McAfee
6 10 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (41.67%) Clearswift
6 10 (41.67%) Firewall
6 10 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (41.67%) Backup Exec

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Blackberry also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Blackberry. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (41.67%) Lotus Domino
1 10 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) LAN
1 10 (41.67%) WAN
1 10 (41.67%) DHCP
1 10 (41.67%) VPN
1 10 (41.67%) DNS
1 10 (41.67%) SAN
1 10 (41.67%) Firewall
1 10 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (8.33%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 12 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 10 (41.67%) Network Support
3 6 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Network Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (16.67%) Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Support
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Deskside Support
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) iPhone
1 12 (50.00%) iPad
2 10 (41.67%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Android
2 14 (58.33%) Apple iOS
3 12 (50.00%) Mac OS X
4 11 (45.83%) Windows
5 10 (41.67%) VMS
5 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (41.67%) Windows Phone 8
5 10 (41.67%) Windows Phone
6 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL
1 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) A+ Certification
2 10 (41.67%) MCSE
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.33%) MCP
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 10 (41.67%) vSphere
2 5 (20.83%) XenApp
3 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) Backup Exec
1 10 (41.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Apple
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) VMware
2 11 (45.83%) Citrix
3 10 (41.67%) Symantec
3 10 (41.67%) McAfee
3 10 (41.67%) Clearswift
3 10 (41.67%) Lotus