The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 76 47 69
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +22
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 5 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.67% 2.28% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.88% 7.14% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 3
Average salary £20,000 £26,000 £16,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +57.57%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Blackberry
South Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
266 140 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 35.42% 31.96% 36.92%
Number of salaries quoted 206 124 213
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,650 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 Sheffield

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Blackberry
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Blackberry Salary Trend in Sheffield

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 8 (88.89%) MS Office
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
3 5 (55.56%) SLA
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (33.33%) SCOM
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) Remedy
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) Apple
6 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
6 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
6 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
7 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (11.11%) Service Management
7 1 (11.11%) ITSM
7 1 (11.11%) Workflow
7 1 (11.11%) Legal
7 1 (11.11%) PDA
7 1 (11.11%) SCCM
7 1 (11.11%) Internet

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Office
2 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Service Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Services Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
1 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Remedy
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Apple
5 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow