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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank - - 61
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 0 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 1.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £33,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-17.91% +6.34%
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
309 251 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 38.92% 34.29% 31.57%
Number of salaries quoted 252 191 197
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
1 26 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 26 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 26 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 26 (100.00%) NetApp
1 26 (100.00%) Lync
2 23 (88.46%) EMC
3 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
4 19 (73.08%) Firewall
4 19 (73.08%) Replication
4 19 (73.08%) SAN
5 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
6 14 (53.85%) Office Communications Server
6 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (46.15%) PowerShell
7 12 (46.15%) MCSE
7 12 (46.15%) VBScript
8 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (38.46%) MCSA
10 8 (30.77%) NAS
11 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
11 7 (26.92%) ITIL
12 6 (23.08%) MCP
13 4 (15.38%) Finance
13 4 (15.38%) Matrix Management
13 4 (15.38%) Performance Management

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 26 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 26 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 26 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 26 (100.00%) Lync
2 14 (53.85%) Office Communications Server
3 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (73.08%) SAN
1 19 (73.08%) Firewall
2 8 (30.77%) NAS
3 2 (7.69%) DHCP
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Support Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) Operations Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Network Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Messaging Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Messaging Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) NOC Manager
3 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Leader
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) Network Operations Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Support
4 2 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (73.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
2 4 (15.38%) Matrix Management
2 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
2 4 (15.38%) People Management
3 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) VBScript
1 12 (46.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (46.15%) MCSE
3 10 (38.46%) MCSA
4 6 (23.08%) MCP
5 4 (15.38%) MCTS
5 4 (15.38%) MCITP
System Software
1 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) NetApp
2 23 (88.46%) EMC
3 14 (53.85%) Microsoft