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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 66 66 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 10 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.38% 0.75% 3.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.87% 2.43% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 17
Average salary £22,500 £23,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% -54.00%
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 Staffordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
127 206 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.54% 31.07% 27.02%
Number of salaries quoted 107 171 106
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Blackberry
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Blackberry Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Blackberry
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
Stoke-on-Trent +13 9 £22,000 -1.12%
Stafford -5 1 £25,500 -49.00%
Blackberry
West Midlands

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (91.30%) Active Directory
2 21 (91.30%) Citrix
3 19 (82.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 15 (65.22%) Windows XP
5 14 (60.87%) Windows 8
6 11 (47.83%) LAN
6 11 (47.83%) WAN
6 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
6 11 (47.83%) DNS
7 10 (43.48%) Apple
8 9 (39.13%) MS Office
8 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
9 8 (34.78%) Cisco
10 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
11 6 (26.09%) Apple iOS
12 5 (21.74%) ITIL
12 5 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (17.39%) XenApp
13 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
13 4 (17.39%) Lync
14 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
14 2 (8.70%) MCP
14 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
14 2 (8.70%) CCNA
14 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (8.70%) PABX
14 2 (8.70%) MobileIron
15 1 (4.35%) Microsoft

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (82.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (17.39%) Lync
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Office
1 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) LAN
1 11 (47.83%) WAN
1 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
1 11 (47.83%) DNS
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (8.70%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Support Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Help Desk Support
3 7 (30.43%) Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Help Desk Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) IT Support
4 6 (26.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Service Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (21.74%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Support Specialist
7 2 (8.70%) IT Support Specialist
7 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
8 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows XP
3 14 (60.87%) Windows 8
4 6 (26.09%) Apple iOS
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Service Management
3 1 (4.35%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) MCP
1 2 (8.70%) CCNA
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 21 (91.30%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) XenApp
2 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Citrix
2 10 (43.48%) Apple
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) MobileIron
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft