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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 216 191 153
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -38
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 40 54 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.78% 1.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.68% 2.35% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 37 45 101
Average salary £26,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,100 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,800 £49,700
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.28%
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
2376 2294 2475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.57% 33.02% 32.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2041 1866 2169
Average salary £39,000 £35,385 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.21% +1.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -24 29 £25,500 -21.53% 7
Merseyside - 5 £20,000 -
Cumbria - 3 £32,500 -
Cheshire -5 2 £48,750 +12.71%
Lancashire -5 1 £21,750 -20.90%
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 71 (78.02%) Windows
2 44 (48.35%) Android
3 34 (37.36%) Active Directory
4 33 (36.26%) Apple iOS
5 32 (35.16%) Microsoft
5 32 (35.16%) MS Exchange
6 28 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 23 (25.27%) Degree
8 22 (24.18%) Windows 7
8 22 (24.18%) Citrix
9 21 (23.08%) Lync
9 21 (23.08%) Mobile App
10 20 (21.98%) TCP/IP
10 20 (21.98%) ITIL
11 19 (20.88%) Windows Phone
12 18 (19.78%) MS Office
13 17 (18.68%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (17.58%) iPhone
14 16 (17.58%) Windows Mobile
14 16 (17.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 16 (17.58%) Android Development
15 15 (16.48%) MS Excel
16 14 (15.38%) Windows XP
16 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (14.29%) SharePoint
17 13 (14.29%) VPN
17 13 (14.29%) DNS
17 13 (14.29%) DHCP
18 12 (13.19%) SQL
18 12 (13.19%) Objective-C

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 32 (35.16%) MS Exchange
2 28 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (23.08%) Lync
4 16 (17.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.20%) IIS
8 2 (2.20%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (19.78%) MS Office
2 15 (16.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.10%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.98%) TCP/IP
2 13 (14.29%) VPN
2 13 (14.29%) DNS
2 13 (14.29%) DHCP
3 11 (12.09%) SAN
4 9 (9.89%) Unified Communications
5 8 (8.79%) VoIP
6 6 (6.59%) SMTP
6 6 (6.59%) MPLS
7 4 (4.40%) Firewall
7 4 (4.40%) WAN
7 4 (4.40%) LAN
8 3 (3.30%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.10%) LDAP
9 1 (1.10%) WLAN
9 1 (1.10%) Wireless
9 1 (1.10%) VLAN
9 1 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.10%) NAS
9 1 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) SQLite
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.20%) OLAP
3 2 (2.20%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) NUnit
1 5 (5.49%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.30%) Selenium
3 1 (1.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.10%) Axure RP
General
1 11 (12.09%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Law
2 6 (6.59%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Retail
3 3 (3.30%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.30%) Back Office
3 3 (3.30%) Marketing
4 2 (2.20%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (20.88%) Developer
1 19 (20.88%) Analyst
1 19 (20.88%) Mobile Developer
2 11 (12.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 11 (12.09%) Test Analyst
3 8 (8.79%) Software Test Analyst
4 7 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) Team Leader
5 6 (6.59%) Service Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) Web Test Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) Web Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) IT Support
5 6 (6.59%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Service Desk Technician
6 4 (4.40%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Service Manager
6 4 (4.40%) Tester
6 4 (4.40%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.09%) Web Services
1 11 (12.09%) J2ME
1 11 (12.09%) RESTful
2 9 (9.89%) HTML
2 9 (9.89%) CSS
3 8 (8.79%) Cocoa Touch
3 8 (8.79%) UIKit
3 8 (8.79%) Cocoa
4 5 (5.49%) .NET Framework
4 5 (5.49%) .NET
4 5 (5.49%) Xamarin.iOS
5 1 (1.10%) HTML5
5 1 (1.10%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 16 (17.58%) iPhone
3 12 (13.19%) User Experience
4 11 (12.09%) iPad
5 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (6.59%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.40%) PKI
8 3 (3.30%) Smartphone
8 3 (3.30%) Social Media
9 2 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (2.20%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (2.20%) Clustering
10 1 (1.10%) SecurID
10 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
10 1 (1.10%) GIS
10 1 (1.10%) Handset
10 1 (1.10%) Graphic Design
10 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 71 (78.02%) Windows
2 44 (48.35%) Android
3 33 (36.26%) Apple iOS
4 22 (24.18%) Windows 7
5 19 (20.88%) Windows Phone
6 17 (18.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (17.58%) Windows Mobile
8 14 (15.38%) Windows XP
9 11 (12.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (8.79%) Windows Phone 8
11 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (4.40%) Windows 8
12 4 (4.40%) Mac OS
13 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.98%) ITIL
2 16 (17.58%) Android Development
3 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.09%) UML
4 11 (12.09%) Use Case
4 11 (12.09%) iOS Development
5 8 (8.79%) OOP
5 8 (8.79%) OO
6 6 (6.59%) Service Management
6 6 (6.59%) Load Balancing
6 6 (6.59%) Problem Management
6 6 (6.59%) Line Management
7 5 (5.49%) Test Planning
7 5 (5.49%) MVVM
7 5 (5.49%) Automated Testing
7 5 (5.49%) Software Testing
7 5 (5.49%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.49%) TDD
7 5 (5.49%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.40%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.19%) SQL
1 12 (13.19%) Objective-C
2 8 (8.79%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.49%) C#
5 4 (4.40%) Java
6 2 (2.20%) C
7 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (25.27%) Degree
2 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.59%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (5.49%) MCSE
6 4 (4.40%) ISEB
7 3 (3.30%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (3.30%) MCSA
7 3 (3.30%) MCDST
8 2 (2.20%) MCITP
9 1 (1.10%) MCPD
9 1 (1.10%) MCTS
9 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.10%) CCNA
9 1 (1.10%) MCP
9 1 (1.10%) HNC
9 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.10%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (37.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.49%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.40%) XenApp
3 4 (4.40%) UAG
4 2 (2.20%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) SCCM
2 4 (4.40%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (4.40%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (2.20%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (1.10%) DameWare
4 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.10%) SCSM
Vendors
1 32 (35.16%) Microsoft
2 22 (24.18%) Citrix
3 11 (12.09%) Symbian
4 10 (10.99%) VMware
5 9 (9.89%) Cisco
5 9 (9.89%) Apple
6 8 (8.79%) HP
7 6 (6.59%) EMC
8 5 (5.49%) Xamarin
8 5 (5.49%) Dell
9 4 (4.40%) Mitel
9 4 (4.40%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.30%) Reuters
10 3 (3.30%) Bloomberg
10 3 (3.30%) Symantec
10 3 (3.30%) Facebook
10 3 (3.30%) Oracle
11 2 (2.20%) SAP
11 2 (2.20%) WatchGuard
11 2 (2.20%) IronPort
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