The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 126 110 114
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 1 11 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.052% 0.65% 1.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 1.82% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 31
Average salary £47,500 £26,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+82.69% -46.93%
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -14.28%
Blackberry
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
737 605 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.45% 35.67% 35.40%
Number of salaries quoted 647 451 679
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Blackberry
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Blackberry Salary Trend in Cheshire

Blackberry
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Runcorn -8 1 £47,500 +22.58%
Blackberry
North West

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (40.00%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Lync
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Sophos
2 2 (40.00%) IronPort
2 2 (40.00%) Trend Micro
2 2 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (40.00%) Lotus Domino
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Lync
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Fireworks
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SMTP
1 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (20.00%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Ethical Hacker
2 1 (20.00%) UX Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Sophos
1 2 (40.00%) IronPort
1 2 (40.00%) Trend Micro