The 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 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 - - 59
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £20,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,400 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -0.30%
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 Lancashire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
186 137 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 37.27% 24.12% 28.68%
Number of salaries quoted 155 126 132
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £42,000 £39,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Dell
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) MCP
4 2 (40.00%) HND
4 2 (40.00%) OLAP
4 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (40.00%) Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Lync
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) VMware

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (40.00%) Lync
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) OLAP
1 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
1 2 (40.00%) HND
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec