The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 52 50 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +18
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 3 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.66% 2.50% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.42% 12.63% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 3
Average salary £25,500 £32,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.53% +22.64%
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -8.57%
Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
124 95 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 27.07% 19.79% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 115 74 152
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +3.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Blackberry
North West

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Blackberry
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Blackberry Salary Trend in Lancashire

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) HP
3 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (60.00%) DNS
4 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (50.00%) DHCP
5 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (40.00%) XenApp
6 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco
6 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (40.00%) WAN
6 4 (40.00%) LAN
6 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) MS Office
7 3 (30.00%) MCP
7 3 (30.00%) HND
7 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (30.00%) SLA
7 3 (30.00%) Dell
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (30.00%) Change Management

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) DHCP
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) iPhone
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Brand Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCP
1 3 (30.00%) HND
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) XenApp
2 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) Dell
6 1 (10.00%) Symantec
6 1 (10.00%) Sophos
6 1 (10.00%) Veritas
6 1 (10.00%) Lotus
6 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (10.00%) Acronis