The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 55 70 55
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 6 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.20% 0.50% 2.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.14% 1.41% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 10
Average salary £24,500 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.90% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £27,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
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 Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
145 213 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.94% 35.80% 36.08%
Number of salaries quoted 118 192 169
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Blackberry
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Blackberry Salary Trend in Merseyside

Blackberry
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Liverpool +13 6 £24,500 -10.90%
Blackberry
North West

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) ITIL
4 7 (63.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (54.55%) MS Office
5 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
5 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 5 (45.45%) DHCP
6 5 (45.45%) DNS
7 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
7 4 (36.36%) Finance
8 3 (27.27%) VPN
8 3 (27.27%) Citrix
9 2 (18.18%) HP
9 2 (18.18%) Dell
9 2 (18.18%) Sage
9 2 (18.18%) LAN
9 2 (18.18%) VoIP
9 2 (18.18%) WAN
9 2 (18.18%) IIS
9 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 2 (18.18%) XenApp
9 2 (18.18%) Android
9 2 (18.18%) Document Management
9 2 (18.18%) Law
9 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
10 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Management
10 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
10 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (63.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
3 2 (18.18%) IIS
4 1 (9.09%) OpenEdge
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 5 (45.45%) DHCP
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 1 (9.09%) SSL
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) VLAN
5 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
1 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Document Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCTS
1 1 (9.09%) MCITP
1 1 (9.09%) MCPD
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) XenServer
3 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Dell
3 2 (18.18%) Sage
4 1 (9.09%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) Mitel
4 1 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Apple
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco