The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 211 180 174
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -6
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 34 64 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.97% 1.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.48% 2.93% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 28 56 81
Average salary £25,500 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.53% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £25,025
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -6.15%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2302 2187 2553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.39% 33.12% 32.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2012 1748 2193
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Blackberry
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Blackberry Salary Trend in the North West

Blackberry
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blackberry across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Blackberry Salary Histogram in the North West

Blackberry
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Manchester -13 27 £27,500 -8.33% 6
Merseyside - 4 £24,500 -
Lancashire -9 2 £20,875 -24.09%
Cumbria - 1 £32,500 -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 71 (87.65%) Windows
2 41 (50.62%) Active Directory
3 37 (45.68%) Android
4 31 (38.27%) Windows 7
5 27 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
6 22 (27.16%) MS Office
7 20 (24.69%) Windows XP
8 18 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 18 (22.22%) ITIL
8 18 (22.22%) Mobile App
9 16 (19.75%) Windows Phone
9 16 (19.75%) Android Development
9 16 (19.75%) Windows Mobile
10 15 (18.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 15 (18.52%) TCP/IP
10 15 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (17.28%) Degree
11 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (17.28%) Finance
11 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (16.05%) Citrix
13 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (14.81%) DHCP
13 12 (14.81%) DNS
13 12 (14.81%) Law
13 12 (14.81%) iPhone
13 12 (14.81%) User Experience
14 11 (13.58%) iOS Development
14 11 (13.58%) RESTful

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 18 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 15 (18.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 15 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.64%) Lync
4 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.23%) IIS
7 1 (1.23%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 22 (27.16%) MS Office
2 9 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.23%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 12 (14.81%) DHCP
2 12 (14.81%) DNS
3 8 (9.88%) VPN
3 8 (9.88%) SAN
4 7 (8.64%) VoIP
5 5 (6.17%) SMTP
6 3 (3.70%) WAN
6 3 (3.70%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.70%) LAN
7 2 (2.47%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.47%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.47%) Firewall
8 1 (1.23%) DMZ
8 1 (1.23%) Extranet
8 1 (1.23%) WLAN
8 1 (1.23%) SSL
8 1 (1.23%) LDAP
8 1 (1.23%) Wireless
8 1 (1.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) SQLite
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) NUnit
1 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.94%) Selenium
3 1 (1.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.23%) Axure RP
General
1 14 (17.28%) Finance
2 12 (14.81%) Law
3 4 (4.94%) Retail
4 3 (3.70%) Back Office
4 3 (3.70%) Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.47%) Legal
6 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Analyst
2 16 (19.75%) Mobile Developer
2 16 (19.75%) Developer
3 11 (13.58%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Service Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) Test Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Desktop Support
6 7 (8.64%) Software Test Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) IT Support
7 5 (6.17%) Web Test Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Web Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Mobile Test Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Service Desk Technician
8 4 (4.94%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) RESTful
1 11 (13.58%) Web Services
1 11 (13.58%) J2ME
2 6 (7.41%) HTML
2 6 (7.41%) CSS
3 5 (6.17%) .NET
3 5 (6.17%) Cocoa
3 5 (6.17%) .NET Framework
3 5 (6.17%) Cocoa Touch
3 5 (6.17%) UIKit
3 5 (6.17%) Xamarin.iOS
4 1 (1.23%) HTML5
4 1 (1.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 12 (14.81%) iPhone
2 12 (14.81%) User Experience
3 9 (11.11%) iPad
4 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.94%) Smartphone
6 3 (3.70%) SecurID
7 2 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.23%) GIS
8 1 (1.23%) Handset
8 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.23%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 71 (87.65%) Windows
2 37 (45.68%) Android
3 31 (38.27%) Windows 7
4 27 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 20 (24.69%) Windows XP
6 16 (19.75%) Windows Phone
6 16 (19.75%) Windows Mobile
7 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (6.17%) Windows Phone 8
11 4 (4.94%) Windows 8
11 4 (4.94%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) ITIL
2 16 (19.75%) Android Development
3 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (13.58%) iOS Development
4 11 (13.58%) Use Case
4 11 (13.58%) UML
5 5 (6.17%) OOP
5 5 (6.17%) OO
5 5 (6.17%) TDD
5 5 (6.17%) Automated Testing
5 5 (6.17%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.17%) MVVM
6 4 (4.94%) Test Strategy
6 4 (4.94%) Test Planning
6 4 (4.94%) Document Management
6 4 (4.94%) Software Testing
6 4 (4.94%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (4.94%) Change Management
6 4 (4.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.88%) Objective-C
2 7 (8.64%) SQL
3 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.17%) C#
5 3 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Degree
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.94%) MCITP
4 4 (4.94%) ISEB
4 4 (4.94%) MCSE
5 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.47%) CCAA
6 2 (2.47%) MCDST
6 2 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.23%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.23%) CCNA
7 1 (1.23%) MCP
7 1 (1.23%) MCTS
7 1 (1.23%) MCPD
7 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 41 (50.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.17%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.94%) XenApp
4 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) SCCM
1 4 (4.94%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (3.70%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (1.23%) SCSM
Vendors
1 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.05%) Citrix
3 11 (13.58%) Symbian
4 9 (11.11%) HP
5 8 (9.88%) VMware
6 7 (8.64%) Apple
7 5 (6.17%) EMC
7 5 (6.17%) Xamarin
8 4 (4.94%) Mitel
8 4 (4.94%) Cisco
9 3 (3.70%) Dell
10 2 (2.47%) MobileIron
10 2 (2.47%) WatchGuard
10 2 (2.47%) AppSense
10 2 (2.47%) Symantec
10 2 (2.47%) SAP
11 1 (1.23%) Avaya
11 1 (1.23%) Sophos
11 1 (1.23%) Polycom
11 1 (1.23%) Tandberg
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