The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 69 59 63
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.37% 0.28% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% 0.92% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £60,000 £22,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+166.66% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Blackberry
Hertfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
157 109 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 29.35% 30.11% 25.27%
Number of salaries quoted 106 92 59
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Blackberry
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Blackberry Salary Trend in Watford

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) MCSA
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Lync
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) MCITP
5 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (20.00%) Novell
5 1 (20.00%) ARCserve

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (60.00%) Lync
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (20.00%) NetWare
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) MCSA
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (20.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Novell