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

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 178 118 154
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +36
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 40 101 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 1.93% 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.44% 5.93% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 39 75 44
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £31,748
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £31,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -11.42%
Blackberry
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1636 1704 1383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.74% 32.61% 30.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1408 1429 1202
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Blackberry
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Blackberry Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Blackberry
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Blackberry across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

Blackberry Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Blackberry
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 November 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
Birmingham -17 22 £60,000 +118.18%
Staffordshire +3 9 £22,500 -2.17%
Coventry -36 6 £31,500 -35.38%
West Bromwich - 2 £17,875 -
Solihull -6 1 £29,000 +31.81%
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 78 (97.50%) Windows
2 48 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 39 (48.75%) Windows 8
4 38 (47.50%) Apple iOS
4 38 (47.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 36 (45.00%) Citrix
6 32 (40.00%) Android
7 29 (36.25%) SC Cleared
7 29 (36.25%) Security Cleared
8 28 (35.00%) E-Commerce
9 27 (33.75%) CSS
10 26 (32.50%) XML
10 26 (32.50%) OOP
10 26 (32.50%) HTML
10 26 (32.50%) Java
10 26 (32.50%) JavaScript
10 26 (32.50%) ActionScript
10 26 (32.50%) Ant
10 26 (32.50%) N-Tier
10 26 (32.50%) SOA
10 26 (32.50%) MVC
10 26 (32.50%) Objective-C
10 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (32.50%) Retail
10 26 (32.50%) Ajax
10 26 (32.50%) jQuery
10 26 (32.50%) JSON
10 26 (32.50%) JIRA
10 26 (32.50%) Silverlight
10 26 (32.50%) HTML5

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 38 (47.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 16 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 15 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2000
6 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (8.75%) Lync
8 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (20.00%) MS Office
2 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 19 (23.75%) LAN
2 19 (23.75%) WAN
3 17 (21.25%) DNS
4 10 (12.50%) VoIP
5 6 (7.50%) Firewall
6 4 (5.00%) Symposium
6 4 (5.00%) Nortel Meridian
6 4 (5.00%) 3G
6 4 (5.00%) DHCP
7 3 (3.75%) Broadband
8 2 (2.50%) Internet
8 2 (2.50%) Network Security
9 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.25%) 4G
9 1 (1.25%) MPLS
9 1 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.25%) SAN
9 1 (1.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (32.50%) Ant
1 26 (32.50%) JIRA
1 26 (32.50%) Git (software)
1 26 (32.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 26 (32.50%) Retail
2 10 (12.50%) Finance
3 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.00%) Banking
5 3 (3.75%) Law
6 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (32.50%) Developer
1 26 (32.50%) Applications Developer
1 26 (32.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
1 26 (32.50%) Mobile Developer
2 18 (22.50%) Analyst
3 15 (18.75%) Senior Developer
3 15 (18.75%) Senior Applications Developer
3 15 (18.75%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
4 10 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) Service Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) IT Support
6 8 (10.00%) Wintel Consultant
6 8 (10.00%) Consultant
7 6 (7.50%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Telecoms Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (5.00%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.75%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (33.75%) CSS
2 26 (32.50%) XML
2 26 (32.50%) Ajax
2 26 (32.50%) JSON
2 26 (32.50%) Silverlight
2 26 (32.50%) jQuery
2 26 (32.50%) HTML5
2 26 (32.50%) PhoneGap
2 26 (32.50%) AngularJS
2 26 (32.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.50%) N-Tier
1 26 (32.50%) Mobile App
1 26 (32.50%) User Experience
2 10 (12.50%) Clustering
3 4 (5.00%) iPhone
4 3 (3.75%) PDA
5 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) Replication
6 1 (1.25%) IVR
6 1 (1.25%) CMDB
6 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 78 (97.50%) Windows
2 39 (48.75%) Windows 8
3 38 (47.50%) Apple iOS
4 32 (40.00%) Android
5 25 (31.25%) Windows XP
6 15 (18.75%) Windows 7
7 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.50%) UNIX
11 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.00%) E-Commerce
2 26 (32.50%) OOP
2 26 (32.50%) SOA
2 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.50%) MVC
2 26 (32.50%) Android Development
2 26 (32.50%) iOS Development
2 26 (32.50%) Mentoring
3 24 (30.00%) Scrum
4 9 (11.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (11.25%) Change Control
5 8 (10.00%) ITIL
6 4 (5.00%) Service Management
7 3 (3.75%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.75%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.50%) Coaching
8 2 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.50%) ERP
9 1 (1.25%) ITSM
9 1 (1.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.50%) Java
1 26 (32.50%) JavaScript
1 26 (32.50%) ActionScript
1 26 (32.50%) Objective-C
1 26 (32.50%) ActionScript 3.0
2 8 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.75%) SQL
3 3 (3.75%) VBScript
3 3 (3.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (36.25%) SC Cleared
1 29 (36.25%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.50%) MCP
3 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (11.25%) MCSE
5 4 (5.00%) CCNA
5 4 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.25%) CCA
6 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.25%) MCSA
6 1 (1.25%) Degree
6 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.25%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (23.75%) XenApp
3 15 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (13.75%) Hyper-V
5 9 (11.25%) VMware ESX
5 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (7.50%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.75%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.25%) SCCM
3 1 (1.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (45.00%) Citrix
2 26 (32.50%) Sencha
2 26 (32.50%) Appcelerator
3 19 (23.75%) Apple
4 16 (20.00%) VMware
4 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (11.25%) Avaya
6 6 (7.50%) Symantec
7 5 (6.25%) McAfee
7 5 (6.25%) Cisco
8 4 (5.00%) Nortel
8 4 (5.00%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.50%) Juniper
9 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.25%) Sophos
10 1 (1.25%) Mitel
10 1 (1.25%) Lotus
10 1 (1.25%) Dell
10 1 (1.25%) EMC