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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 80 83 95
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 12 23 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.10% 1.97% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.18% 5.93% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 2
Average salary £20,500 £30,000 £61,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.66% -51.41%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
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
377 388 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 34.52% 33.30% 31.28%
Number of salaries quoted 290 356 305
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (96.15%) Android
3 24 (92.31%) A+ Certification
4 23 (88.46%) iPhone
5 22 (84.62%) iPad
5 22 (84.62%) Apple iOS
5 22 (84.62%) Mac OS X
5 22 (84.62%) Apple
6 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 4 (15.38%) MS Office
6 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 3 (11.54%) Cisco
8 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (7.69%) ADSL
8 2 (7.69%) MCSA
8 2 (7.69%) MCP
8 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
8 2 (7.69%) MCTS
8 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
8 2 (7.69%) Spiceworks
8 2 (7.69%) Office 365
8 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (7.69%) SCCM
9 1 (3.85%) Network Security
9 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) ADSL
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.85%) Network Security
2 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Support Technician
1 22 (84.62%) Technical Support
2 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
2 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) IT Support
3 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Flash
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (88.46%) iPhone
2 22 (84.62%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Android
2 22 (84.62%) Apple iOS
2 22 (84.62%) Mac OS X
3 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.85%) VBScript
1 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (92.31%) A+ Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) MCSA
2 2 (7.69%) MCP
2 2 (7.69%) MCTS
3 1 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.85%) MCITP
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) XenApp
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (84.62%) Apple
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Spiceworks
5 1 (3.85%) FalconStor
5 1 (3.85%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) CA
5 1 (3.85%) CommVault
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix