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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 212 197 174
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -23
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 41 52 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.73% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.71% 2.12% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 36 33 53
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £25,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,250 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.80%
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
2395 2450 2415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.73% 34.25% 33.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1878 1866 1954
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 +3 33 £31,250 -21.87% 7
Cheshire +9 12 £30,000 - 2
Merseyside +22 9 £30,000 -42.85%
Lancashire -7 3 £22,000 -13.72%
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 67 (95.71%) Windows
2 43 (61.43%) Microsoft
3 38 (54.29%) Windows 7
4 31 (44.29%) Active Directory
4 31 (44.29%) MS Office
5 24 (34.29%) iPhone
6 20 (28.57%) iPad
7 19 (27.14%) MS Exchange
7 19 (27.14%) Android
8 18 (25.71%) Apple iOS
8 18 (25.71%) Citrix
8 18 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (21.43%) DNS
9 15 (21.43%) DHCP
9 15 (21.43%) SCCM
10 14 (20.00%) MCDST
10 14 (20.00%) LAN
11 13 (18.57%) WAN
11 13 (18.57%) TCP/IP
11 13 (18.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 13 (18.57%) Mobile App
11 13 (18.57%) Patch Management
12 12 (17.14%) Windows Phone
12 12 (17.14%) Windows Mobile
12 12 (17.14%) Symbian
12 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
13 11 (15.71%) ITIL
13 11 (15.71%) MSI
13 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (27.14%) MS Exchange
2 13 (18.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.86%) IIS
7 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.43%) OpenEdge
7 1 (1.43%) WorkSite
7 1 (1.43%) CMS
Applications
1 31 (44.29%) MS Office
2 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.86%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.43%) DHCP
1 15 (21.43%) DNS
2 14 (20.00%) LAN
3 13 (18.57%) WAN
3 13 (18.57%) TCP/IP
4 10 (14.29%) Firewall
5 8 (11.43%) VLAN
6 7 (10.00%) VPN
7 6 (8.57%) Wireshark
8 4 (5.71%) SAN
8 4 (5.71%) Extranet
9 3 (4.29%) Wireless
10 2 (2.86%) Internet
10 2 (2.86%) NAS
10 2 (2.86%) MPLS
10 2 (2.86%) DSL
11 1 (1.43%) 3G
11 1 (1.43%) Intranet
11 1 (1.43%) SSL
11 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) MSI
2 1 (1.43%) Subversion
2 1 (1.43%) JIRA
2 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (14.29%) Legal
2 8 (11.43%) Finance
3 6 (8.57%) Law
4 3 (4.29%) Advertising
5 1 (1.43%) Games
5 1 (1.43%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.43%) French Language
5 1 (1.43%) German Language
5 1 (1.43%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.43%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Analyst
2 11 (15.71%) Developer
2 11 (15.71%) Mobile Developer
3 10 (14.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 10 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Service Analyst
5 8 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (11.43%) IT Support
5 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 6 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Applications Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Network Support
9 3 (4.29%) Support Team Leader
9 3 (4.29%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.29%) IT Support Technician
9 3 (4.29%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) J2ME
2 7 (10.00%) REST
3 5 (7.14%) Web Services
4 3 (4.29%) RESTful
5 2 (2.86%) .NET
5 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.86%) SOAP
5 2 (2.86%) Middleware
5 2 (2.86%) Ajax
5 2 (2.86%) Java ME
5 2 (2.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.29%) iPhone
2 20 (28.57%) iPad
3 13 (18.57%) Mobile App
4 6 (8.57%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.71%) User Experience
6 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.86%) Clustering
8 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (95.71%) Windows
2 38 (54.29%) Windows 7
3 19 (27.14%) Android
4 18 (25.71%) Apple iOS
5 12 (17.14%) Windows Phone
5 12 (17.14%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (8.57%) Windows XP
8 5 (7.14%) NetWare
9 4 (5.71%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.29%) Linux
11 2 (2.86%) UNIX
11 2 (2.86%) AIX
11 2 (2.86%) Solaris
12 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.43%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) Patch Management
2 11 (15.71%) ITIL
2 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.29%) UML
3 10 (14.29%) Use Case
4 9 (12.86%) Document Management
5 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
5 8 (11.43%) Android Development
5 8 (11.43%) iOS Development
6 7 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 7 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (10.00%) Market Research
6 7 (10.00%) Scrum
6 7 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (10.00%) SDLC
7 6 (8.57%) Service Management
7 6 (8.57%) Change Control
8 4 (5.71%) ITSM
9 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.86%) Java
1 9 (12.86%) C#
2 8 (11.43%) C++
3 2 (2.86%) SQL
3 2 (2.86%) VBScript
3 2 (2.86%) Objective-C
3 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (20.00%) MCDST
3 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
4 7 (10.00%) MCITP
5 6 (8.57%) CCENT
6 4 (5.71%) Degree
7 3 (4.29%) MCP
7 3 (4.29%) MOS
8 2 (2.86%) MCSE
8 2 (2.86%) MCSA
8 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (44.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.71%) XenApp
3 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.86%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.86%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.43%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.43%) Firmware
5 1 (1.43%) XenServer
5 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.43%) vSphere
5 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (21.43%) SCCM
2 4 (5.71%) WSUS
3 2 (2.86%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 43 (61.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (25.71%) Citrix
3 12 (17.14%) Symbian
4 10 (14.29%) Apple
5 8 (11.43%) VMware
6 7 (10.00%) Adobe
7 6 (8.57%) Cisco
8 4 (5.71%) EMC
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle
9 2 (2.86%) Sun
9 2 (2.86%) Sage
9 2 (2.86%) webMethods
9 2 (2.86%) Interwoven
9 2 (2.86%) MobileIron
9 2 (2.86%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.86%) SOTI
9 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.43%) Juniper
10 1 (1.43%) Symantec
10 1 (1.43%) McAfee
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