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 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 66 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 8 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.10% 1.27% 4.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.59% 3.46% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 22
Average salary £24,500 £23,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.52% -42.50%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
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
223 231 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 30.59% 36.72% 36.90%
Number of salaries quoted 174 184 149
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £20,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 October 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 +11 7 £24,500 +6.52%
Stafford 0 1 £25,500 -49.00%
Blackberry
West Midlands

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
2 19 (95.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (65.00%) Windows XP
3 13 (65.00%) Apple
4 12 (60.00%) Windows 8
4 12 (60.00%) DNS
4 12 (60.00%) LAN
4 12 (60.00%) WAN
4 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (40.00%) MS Office
5 8 (40.00%) Apple iOS
6 6 (30.00%) Lync
6 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (30.00%) XenApp
6 6 (30.00%) XenDesktop
7 5 (25.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) Cisco
8 4 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (15.00%) Avaya
10 1 (5.00%) Service Management
10 1 (5.00%) ITSM
10 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
10 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
10 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
10 1 (5.00%) VPN
10 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (95.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (30.00%) Lync
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) DNS
1 12 (60.00%) LAN
1 12 (60.00%) WAN
1 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) IT Support
4 4 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Help Desk Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows XP
3 12 (60.00%) Windows 8
4 8 (40.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) ITSM
System Software
1 20 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) XenApp
2 6 (30.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (65.00%) Apple
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) Avaya
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft