The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 47 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 2 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.71% 1.63% 2.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.70% 5.68% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Average salary £23,000 £31,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.80% +37.77%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Blackberry
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
54 88 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 19.08% 28.66% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 43 78 53
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,265 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Blackberry
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Blackberry Salary Trend in Solihull

Blackberry
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) Retail Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) IPTV
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) Retail Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Visual Designer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) IPTV
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia