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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 96 94 91
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 13 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.87% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.11% 0.88% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £36,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,400 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -0.30%
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
617 452 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.33% 35.73% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 413 305 239
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 2014.

Blackberry Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (62.50%) Cisco
5 12 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (50.00%) Service Delivery
5 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (45.83%) SAN
6 11 (45.83%) MS Office
6 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
6 11 (45.83%) Finance
6 11 (45.83%) VMware
7 10 (41.67%) Asset Management
8 9 (37.50%) Firewall
9 8 (33.33%) Lync
10 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
10 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
11 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
11 6 (25.00%) IBM Notes
11 6 (25.00%) IIS
11 6 (25.00%) ITIL
11 6 (25.00%) Lotus
11 6 (25.00%) Law
11 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
11 6 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (25.00%) IP Telephony

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 20 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 12 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (33.33%) Lync
4 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (25.00%) IIS
4 6 (25.00%) IBM Notes
5 5 (20.83%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (4.17%) WorkSite
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Office
2 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) SAN
2 9 (37.50%) Firewall
3 6 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
4 5 (20.83%) FCoE
4 5 (20.83%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (20.83%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (20.83%) DMZ
4 5 (20.83%) MPLS
4 5 (20.83%) LAN
4 5 (20.83%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.17%) DNS
5 1 (4.17%) VoIP
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Law
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Service Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Technical Project Manager
4 5 (20.83%) Project Manager
4 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Technical Manager
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) IT Support
6 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.17%) Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Messaging Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Mainframe
1 5 (20.83%) Replication
2 4 (16.67%) iPad
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (20.83%) HPUX
4 5 (20.83%) Windows 2000
4 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 10 (41.67%) Asset Management
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.83%) Project Management
4 5 (20.83%) Line Management
4 5 (20.83%) Workflow
5 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 4 (16.67%) Change Control
6 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.17%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) APMP
2 4 (16.67%) MCSA
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (45.83%) VMware
4 6 (25.00%) Lotus
5 5 (20.83%) Clearswift
5 5 (20.83%) BT
5 5 (20.83%) Brocade
5 5 (20.83%) Fujitsu
5 5 (20.83%) HP
5 5 (20.83%) Nortel
5 5 (20.83%) IBM
5 5 (20.83%) Avaya
5 5 (20.83%) Juniper
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) Mitel
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec