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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 224 191 176
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -15
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 37 53 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.77% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.53% 2.45% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 27 46 76
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,400 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -0.30%
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
2411 2161 2311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.54% 31.52% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1884 1787 1957
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,700 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
Manchester -10 29 £27,500 -8.33% 7
Cheshire -21 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Merseyside +9 3 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Cumbria - 1 - -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 64 (54.24%) Windows
2 59 (50.00%) Android
3 45 (38.14%) Microsoft
4 44 (37.29%) MS Exchange
5 43 (36.44%) Apple iOS
6 41 (34.75%) iPhone
7 38 (32.20%) TCP/IP
7 38 (32.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 32 (27.12%) Android Development
9 29 (24.58%) iOS Development
9 29 (24.58%) Objective-C
10 28 (23.73%) ITIL
10 28 (23.73%) Mobile App
11 27 (22.88%) VPN
11 27 (22.88%) Active Directory
11 27 (22.88%) iPad
12 26 (22.03%) Lync
13 23 (19.49%) DNS
14 22 (18.64%) DHCP
15 21 (17.80%) Java
15 21 (17.80%) Windows 7
15 21 (17.80%) Degree
16 20 (16.95%) SQL
16 20 (16.95%) Citrix
17 19 (16.10%) Finance
18 18 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (13.56%) Unified Communications
19 16 (13.56%) Windows Phone
20 15 (12.71%) MPLS
20 15 (12.71%) HP

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 44 (37.29%) MS Exchange
2 38 (32.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (22.03%) Lync
4 13 (11.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (9.32%) SharePoint
6 6 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.54%) IIS
9 2 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.85%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.02%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.85%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (32.20%) TCP/IP
2 27 (22.88%) VPN
3 23 (19.49%) DNS
4 22 (18.64%) DHCP
5 16 (13.56%) Unified Communications
6 15 (12.71%) MPLS
7 10 (8.47%) WAN
7 10 (8.47%) Firewall
8 9 (7.63%) VLAN
9 8 (6.78%) Structured Cabling
10 6 (5.08%) VoIP
10 6 (5.08%) SAN
11 4 (3.39%) SMTP
12 2 (1.69%) LAN
12 2 (1.69%) PBX
12 2 (1.69%) PSTN
12 2 (1.69%) H.323
13 1 (0.85%) DMZ
13 1 (0.85%) Internet
13 1 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.24%) SQLite
3 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.69%) OLAP
3 2 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.69%) MySQL
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.24%) NUnit
1 5 (4.24%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.54%) Selenium
3 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.85%) Axure RP
General
1 19 (16.10%) Finance
2 5 (4.24%) Banking
2 5 (4.24%) Marketing
3 4 (3.39%) Retail
4 3 (2.54%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.69%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (33.05%) Developer
2 33 (27.97%) Mobile Developer
3 17 (14.41%) Analyst
4 14 (11.86%) iOS Developer
5 10 (8.47%) Support Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) Test Analyst
6 9 (7.63%) Team Leader
7 8 (6.78%) Service Manager
7 8 (6.78%) Android Developer
8 7 (5.93%) Graduate Developer
8 7 (5.93%) Graduate
8 7 (5.93%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 6 (5.08%) iPhone Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Exchange Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Messaging Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Software Test Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) IT Support
10 5 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (3.39%) Desktop Support
11 4 (3.39%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.02%) HTML
1 13 (11.02%) CSS
2 10 (8.47%) Cocoa
2 10 (8.47%) Cocoa Touch
2 10 (8.47%) UIKit
3 6 (5.08%) Web Services
4 5 (4.24%) .NET
4 5 (4.24%) .NET Framework
4 5 (4.24%) RESTful
4 5 (4.24%) Xamarin.iOS
4 5 (4.24%) J2ME
5 2 (1.69%) Sencha Touch
5 2 (1.69%) XML
6 1 (0.85%) HTML5
6 1 (0.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 41 (34.75%) iPhone
2 28 (23.73%) Mobile App
3 27 (22.88%) iPad
4 18 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (7.63%) Fat Client
5 9 (7.63%) Thin Client
6 8 (6.78%) PKI
7 6 (5.08%) User Experience
8 5 (4.24%) Social Media
8 5 (4.24%) Smartphone
9 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
9 4 (3.39%) CMDB
10 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.69%) Clustering
10 2 (1.69%) EPoS
10 2 (1.69%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.85%) Chip and PIN
11 1 (0.85%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 64 (54.24%) Windows
2 59 (50.00%) Android
3 43 (36.44%) Apple iOS
4 21 (17.80%) Windows 7
5 16 (13.56%) Windows Phone
6 15 (12.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (8.47%) Windows Phone 8
8 9 (7.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (7.63%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (6.78%) Windows XP
10 7 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (3.39%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.69%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.69%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.69%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.12%) Android Development
2 29 (24.58%) iOS Development
3 28 (23.73%) ITIL
4 15 (12.71%) Load Balancing
5 14 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (9.32%) Problem Management
7 10 (8.47%) OOP
7 10 (8.47%) OO
8 9 (7.63%) Scrum
9 8 (6.78%) Incident Management
9 8 (6.78%) Service Management
9 8 (6.78%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.93%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.24%) TDD
11 5 (4.24%) UML
11 5 (4.24%) Project Planning
11 5 (4.24%) Data Analysis
11 5 (4.24%) Use Case
11 5 (4.24%) Test Planning
11 5 (4.24%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (24.58%) Objective-C
2 21 (17.80%) Java
3 20 (16.95%) SQL
4 15 (12.71%) C++
5 10 (8.47%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.78%) C#
7 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.69%) PHP
9 1 (0.85%) C
9 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (17.80%) Degree
2 13 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.78%) MCSE
4 6 (5.08%) MCSA
4 6 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.08%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.39%) ISEB
6 3 (2.54%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.54%) MCP
6 3 (2.54%) MCDST
6 3 (2.54%) MCITP
7 2 (1.69%) HND
7 2 (1.69%) MCTS
7 2 (1.69%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.85%) HNC
8 1 (0.85%) CCNA
8 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.02%) SLA
2 2 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (22.88%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.78%) UAG
3 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.54%) XenApp
3 3 (2.54%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (2.54%) SCCM
3 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.85%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.85%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.85%) DameWare
3 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 45 (38.14%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.95%) Citrix
3 15 (12.71%) Symbian
3 15 (12.71%) HP
4 13 (11.02%) Cisco
5 9 (7.63%) Apple
6 7 (5.93%) VMware
7 6 (5.08%) Reuters
7 6 (5.08%) Bloomberg
7 6 (5.08%) Dell
8 5 (4.24%) SolarWinds
8 5 (4.24%) Facebook
8 5 (4.24%) Xamarin
9 4 (3.39%) Mitel
9 4 (3.39%) Symantec
10 3 (2.54%) Sage
10 3 (2.54%) EMC
10 3 (2.54%) Oracle
11 2 (1.69%) Sencha
11 2 (1.69%) WatchGuard
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