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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 88 77 93
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 9 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.88% 1.55% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 4.60% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 1
Average salary £20,500 £25,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,125 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +0.40%
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
406 391 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 39.80% 33.59% 37.66%
Number of salaries quoted 353 334 350
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4 August 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
2 25 (96.15%) A+ Certification
3 24 (92.31%) iPhone
4 23 (88.46%) iPad
4 23 (88.46%) Apple iOS
4 23 (88.46%) Mac OS X
4 23 (88.46%) Apple
5 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
5 3 (11.54%) MS Office
5 3 (11.54%) Windows
5 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.69%) MCSA
6 2 (7.69%) MCP
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (7.69%) MCTS
6 2 (7.69%) SCCM
7 1 (3.85%) Network Security
7 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (3.85%) MCITP
7 1 (3.85%) Degree
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.85%) FalconStor
7 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.85%) CCNA
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.85%) XenApp

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

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