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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 60 66 66
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 3 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.47% 0.33% 1.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.53% 1.09% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 7
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +52.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £51,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £59,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
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
196 183 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 30.91% 29.95% 30.44%
Number of salaries quoted 160 156 190
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 August 2014. 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 0 3 £52,500 -4.54%
Blackberry
North West

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) ITIL
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) WAN
2 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (75.00%) VPN
2 9 (75.00%) HP
2 9 (75.00%) Thin Client
2 9 (75.00%) VLAN
2 9 (75.00%) Fat Client
2 9 (75.00%) iPhone
2 9 (75.00%) Structured Cabling
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (58.33%) Problem Management
5 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
5 5 (41.67%) SLA
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) MCSA
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Sage
6 3 (25.00%) Reuters
6 3 (25.00%) Bloomberg

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) WAN
1 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (75.00%) VPN
1 9 (75.00%) VLAN
1 9 (75.00%) Structured Cabling
General
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Service Desk Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (25.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Desktop Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Thin Client
1 9 (75.00%) Fat Client
1 9 (75.00%) iPhone
2 3 (25.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCSA
1 3 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) MCDST
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Sage
3 3 (25.00%) Reuters
3 3 (25.00%) Bloomberg
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle