The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 134 118 113
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 13 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.52% 0.74% 1.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 2.05% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 22
Average salary £42,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.69%
Blackberry
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
856 876 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.36% 35.96% 35.46%
Number of salaries quoted 561 631 574
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Blackberry
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Blackberry Salary Trend in Reading

Blackberry
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Blackberry Salary Histogram in Reading

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 33 (94.29%) Windows
2 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 17 (48.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 16 (45.71%) Finance
6 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
7 12 (34.29%) MS Office
7 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
7 12 (34.29%) Citrix
8 10 (28.57%) Service Management
9 9 (25.71%) Retail
10 8 (22.86%) SQL
10 8 (22.86%) Migration
10 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (20.00%) EPoS
11 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (20.00%) McAfee
11 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 7 (20.00%) Android
12 6 (17.14%) Lotus Domino
12 6 (17.14%) Cisco
12 6 (17.14%) Lotus
12 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (14.29%) Symantec
13 5 (14.29%) VMware
13 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
14 4 (11.43%) DNS
14 4 (11.43%) Internet
14 4 (11.43%) IronPort

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 17 (48.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
3 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (17.14%) Lotus Domino
4 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (11.43%) Lync
5 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.86%) Site Server
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) DNS
1 4 (11.43%) Internet
2 3 (8.57%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
3 2 (5.71%) VPN
3 2 (5.71%) Network Security
4 1 (2.86%) VLAN
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) SMTP
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 7 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
2 7 (20.00%) Service Desk Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 4 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Messaging Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Wintel Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) EPoS
2 4 (11.43%) iPhone
3 2 (5.71%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.71%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (94.29%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.00%) Android
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Phone
6 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.86%) Linux
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Service Management
2 8 (22.86%) Migration
3 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.71%) Scrum
4 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.86%) Cyber Security
5 1 (2.86%) Email Management
5 1 (2.86%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (2.86%) Change Control
5 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) MCSE
2 2 (5.71%) ISEB
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) MOS
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.86%) MCSA
3 1 (2.86%) CCNP
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.71%) XenApp
4 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.86%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) SCOM
2 3 (8.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.86%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (34.29%) Citrix
3 7 (20.00%) McAfee
4 6 (17.14%) Lotus
4 6 (17.14%) Cisco
5 5 (14.29%) VMware
5 5 (14.29%) Symantec
6 4 (11.43%) IronPort
7 3 (8.57%) HP
7 3 (8.57%) Dell
8 2 (5.71%) LANDesk
9 1 (2.86%) Oracle
9 1 (2.86%) Apple
9 1 (2.86%) Juniper