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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 54 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 26 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.52% 0.18% 1.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.52% 0.69% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 9
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% +15.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £33,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Blackberry
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
273 145 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 36.94% 25.85% 30.03%
Number of salaries quoted 208 91 186
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Blackberry
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Blackberry Salary Trend in the North East

Blackberry
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the North East region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
Tyne and Wear +8 26 £32,500 -2.98%
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 27 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 26 (96.30%) SharePoint
2 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 26 (96.30%) NetApp
2 26 (96.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 26 (96.30%) Lync
3 23 (85.19%) Active Directory
3 23 (85.19%) EMC
4 19 (70.37%) Firewall
4 19 (70.37%) Replication
4 19 (70.37%) SAN
5 16 (59.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
7 14 (51.85%) Office Communications Server
7 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (44.44%) PowerShell
8 12 (44.44%) MCSE
8 12 (44.44%) VBScript
8 12 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (37.04%) MCSA
11 8 (29.63%) NAS
12 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
12 7 (25.93%) ITIL
13 6 (22.22%) MCP
14 5 (18.52%) Finance
15 4 (14.81%) MCTS
15 4 (14.81%) MCITP

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 27 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 26 (96.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 26 (96.30%) SharePoint
2 26 (96.30%) Lync
3 14 (51.85%) Office Communications Server
4 12 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (70.37%) SAN
1 19 (70.37%) Firewall
2 8 (29.63%) NAS
3 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
4 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Messaging Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) NOC Manager
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Leader
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Network Operations Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Support Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Operations Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Network Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Messaging Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Network Support
4 2 (7.41%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (70.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
2 4 (14.81%) Matrix Management
2 4 (14.81%) Performance Management
2 4 (14.81%) People Management
3 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) VBScript
1 12 (44.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (44.44%) MCSE
3 10 (37.04%) MCSA
4 6 (22.22%) MCP
5 4 (14.81%) MCTS
5 4 (14.81%) MCITP
System Software
1 23 (85.19%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) NetApp
2 23 (85.19%) EMC
3 15 (55.56%) Microsoft