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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 209 169 167
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -2
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 29 69 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 1.02% 1.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 2.99% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 27 55 70
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £19,950
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £46,900 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
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
2196 2305 2410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.04% 34.12% 33.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1754 1795 1995
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,280 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in the North 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 21 £26,750 -10.83% 3
Merseyside +9 8 £29,500 -15.71%
Cheshire -5 2 £30,000 +9.09% 3
Lancashire -14 1 £25,000 -1.96%
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 52 (92.86%) Windows
2 35 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 32 (57.14%) MS Office
4 30 (53.57%) Active Directory
5 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 19 (33.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (28.57%) DNS
7 16 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 16 (28.57%) DHCP
8 15 (26.79%) MCDST
9 14 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 14 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (23.21%) ITIL
10 13 (23.21%) iPhone
11 12 (21.43%) Windows XP
11 12 (21.43%) Finance
12 11 (19.64%) Law
12 11 (19.64%) LAN
12 11 (19.64%) Citrix
12 11 (19.64%) Android
12 11 (19.64%) iPad
12 11 (19.64%) Apple iOS
13 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (17.86%) Apple
13 10 (17.86%) WAN
13 10 (17.86%) MCITP
14 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
15 8 (14.29%) Legal
15 8 (14.29%) Firewall

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 14 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.57%) IIS
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.79%) OpenEdge
6 1 (1.79%) WorkSite
Applications
1 32 (57.14%) MS Office
2 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.57%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) DNS
1 16 (28.57%) DHCP
2 14 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (19.64%) LAN
4 10 (17.86%) WAN
5 8 (14.29%) Firewall
6 7 (12.50%) VPN
6 7 (12.50%) VLAN
7 5 (8.93%) Extranet
7 5 (8.93%) Wireshark
8 3 (5.36%) Wireless
9 2 (3.57%) NetScaler
9 2 (3.57%) Internet
10 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.79%) ADSL
10 1 (1.79%) Broadband
10 1 (1.79%) Intranet
10 1 (1.79%) DSL
10 1 (1.79%) 3G
10 1 (1.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MSI
2 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Law
3 8 (14.29%) Legal
4 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 3 (5.36%) Advertising
5 2 (3.57%) Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Electronics
6 1 (1.79%) Games
6 1 (1.79%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.79%) French Language
6 1 (1.79%) German Language
6 1 (1.79%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Analyst
2 12 (21.43%) Service Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Desktop Support
3 10 (17.86%) Support Analyst
4 9 (16.07%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (16.07%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) IT Support
6 6 (10.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Team Leader
7 5 (8.93%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Network Support
8 4 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
9 3 (5.36%) 1st Line Support
10 2 (3.57%) .NET Applications Developer
10 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) Java ME
2 2 (3.57%) WCF
2 2 (3.57%) RESTful
2 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.57%) SOAP
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) J2ME
2 2 (3.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) iPhone
2 11 (19.64%) iPad
3 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.93%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.57%) User Experience
5 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.57%) SecurID
5 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 52 (92.86%) Windows
2 35 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 12 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 11 (19.64%) Android
4 11 (19.64%) Apple iOS
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.93%) NetWare
7 4 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.36%) Windows Phone
8 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.79%) Linux
9 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) ITIL
2 6 (10.71%) Document Management
3 5 (8.93%) Service Management
3 5 (8.93%) Change Control
4 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.36%) ITSM
6 2 (3.57%) Use Case
6 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.57%) Android Development
6 2 (3.57%) iOS Development
6 2 (3.57%) PRINCE
6 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.57%) UML
6 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.57%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.57%) Logistics
6 2 (3.57%) Automated Testing
7 1 (1.79%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.79%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) C#
1 2 (3.57%) Java
1 2 (3.57%) Objective-C
2 1 (1.79%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (33.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (26.79%) MCDST
3 10 (17.86%) MCITP
4 5 (8.93%) CCENT
5 4 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (7.14%) MCP
6 3 (5.36%) MOS
6 3 (5.36%) Degree
7 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.57%) CCAA
7 2 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) XenApp
3 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.79%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.79%) Firmware
4 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
1 2 (3.57%) AirWatch
1 2 (3.57%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) Citrix
3 10 (17.86%) Apple
4 7 (12.50%) Adobe
5 4 (7.14%) MobileIron
5 4 (7.14%) HP
5 4 (7.14%) Symbian
6 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.57%) SOTI
6 2 (3.57%) Sage
6 2 (3.57%) AppSense
7 1 (1.79%) Mitel
7 1 (1.79%) McAfee
7 1 (1.79%) Juniper
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco
7 1 (1.79%) Barracuda Networks
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