The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 98 105 89
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 5 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.75% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 2.07% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 0
Average salary £17,000 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.03% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,250 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.80%
Blackberry
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
503 579 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.27% 36.28% 37.71%
Number of salaries quoted 319 353 265
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Blackberry
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Blackberry Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Blackberry
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Blackberry Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) Citrix
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) MS Office
4 4 (44.44%) Android
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) SCCM
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 3 (33.33%) Line Management
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (33.33%) SLA
5 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (22.22%) Interwoven
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) Dell
6 2 (22.22%) CRM
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Document Management
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (22.22%) Legal
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) WorkSite
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) IT Assistant
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) Kindle
2 1 (11.11%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Android
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) DNA
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCDST
1 1 (11.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Citrix
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Dell
2 2 (22.22%) Interwoven
3 1 (11.11%) Reuters
3 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter