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 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 174 94 145
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +51
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 52 116 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.91% 2.22% 1.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.03% 6.77% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 49 92 47
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,150 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
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
1716 1714 1437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.91% 32.85% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1439 1242
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 October 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 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
Birmingham -2 36 £60,000 +121.19%
Staffordshire -10 8 £24,500 +6.52%
Coventry -46 6 £30,750 -38.50%
West Bromwich - 2 £17,875 -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 94 (97.92%) Windows
2 55 (57.29%) Active Directory
3 50 (52.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 49 (51.04%) Citrix
5 40 (41.67%) Windows 8
6 38 (39.58%) Windows XP
7 33 (34.38%) Apple iOS
8 32 (33.33%) WAN
9 31 (32.29%) Android
10 29 (30.21%) Microsoft
10 29 (30.21%) E-Commerce
10 29 (30.21%) LAN
10 29 (30.21%) MS Excel
11 28 (29.17%) Windows 7
11 28 (29.17%) SC Cleared
11 28 (29.17%) Security Cleared
12 26 (27.08%) XenApp
13 25 (26.04%) Git (software)
13 25 (26.04%) ActionScript 3.0
13 25 (26.04%) HTML5
13 25 (26.04%) Sencha
13 25 (26.04%) PhoneGap
13 25 (26.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 25 (26.04%) AngularJS
13 25 (26.04%) Appcelerator
13 25 (26.04%) Silverlight
13 25 (26.04%) jQuery
13 25 (26.04%) Ajax
13 25 (26.04%) JSON
13 25 (26.04%) JIRA

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 50 (52.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 20 (20.83%) MS Exchange
3 14 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2000
4 11 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (7.29%) Lync
7 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.13%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.04%) WorkSite
Applications
1 29 (30.21%) MS Excel
2 24 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 32 (33.33%) WAN
2 29 (30.21%) LAN
3 25 (26.04%) TCP/IP
4 17 (17.71%) VoIP
5 16 (16.67%) DNS
6 12 (12.50%) 3G
7 10 (10.42%) Broadband
8 9 (9.38%) Firewall
9 6 (6.25%) VPN
9 6 (6.25%) Internet
10 5 (5.21%) Symposium
10 5 (5.21%) Nortel Meridian
11 4 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (4.17%) DHCP
12 3 (3.13%) ADSL
13 2 (2.08%) Network Security
14 1 (1.04%) SAN
14 1 (1.04%) MPLS
14 1 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
14 1 (1.04%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (26.04%) Git (software)
1 25 (26.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 25 (26.04%) JIRA
1 25 (26.04%) Ant
General
1 25 (26.04%) Retail
2 10 (10.42%) Finance
3 8 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.21%) Law
5 4 (4.17%) Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Legal
7 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (35.42%) Analyst
2 25 (26.04%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 25 (26.04%) Mobile Developer
2 25 (26.04%) Applications Developer
2 25 (26.04%) Developer
3 19 (19.79%) Service Desk Analyst
3 19 (19.79%) Service Analyst
4 14 (14.58%) Senior Applications Developer
4 14 (14.58%) Senior Developer
4 14 (14.58%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
5 11 (11.46%) Support Engineer
5 11 (11.46%) IT Support
6 10 (10.42%) Support Analyst
7 8 (8.33%) Wintel Consultant
7 8 (8.33%) Consultant
8 7 (7.29%) Help Desk Support
9 5 (5.21%) Help Desk Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Team Leader
9 5 (5.21%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.04%) HTML5
1 25 (26.04%) PhoneGap
1 25 (26.04%) AngularJS
1 25 (26.04%) Silverlight
1 25 (26.04%) jQuery
1 25 (26.04%) Ajax
1 25 (26.04%) JSON
1 25 (26.04%) HTML
1 25 (26.04%) CSS
1 25 (26.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.04%) Mobile App
1 25 (26.04%) User Experience
1 25 (26.04%) N-Tier
2 10 (10.42%) PDA
2 10 (10.42%) Clustering
3 6 (6.25%) iPhone
4 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) Replication
6 1 (1.04%) IVR
6 1 (1.04%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 94 (97.92%) Windows
2 40 (41.67%) Windows 8
3 38 (39.58%) Windows XP
4 33 (34.38%) Apple iOS
5 31 (32.29%) Android
6 28 (29.17%) Windows 7
7 22 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.21%) E-Commerce
2 25 (26.04%) Android Development
2 25 (26.04%) iOS Development
2 25 (26.04%) Mentoring
2 25 (26.04%) OOP
2 25 (26.04%) SOA
2 25 (26.04%) MVC
2 25 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (23.96%) Scrum
4 18 (18.75%) ITIL
5 11 (11.46%) Service Management
6 10 (10.42%) Asset Management
7 9 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (9.38%) Change Control
7 9 (9.38%) Coaching
8 4 (4.17%) Document Management
8 4 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (1.04%) ERP
9 1 (1.04%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.04%) ActionScript 3.0
1 25 (26.04%) Java
1 25 (26.04%) JavaScript
1 25 (26.04%) ActionScript
1 25 (26.04%) Objective-C
2 8 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.13%) VBScript
3 3 (3.13%) VB
4 2 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (29.17%) SC Cleared
1 28 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 21 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (18.75%) MCP
4 17 (17.71%) MCSE
5 10 (10.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.21%) CCNA
7 1 (1.04%) MCSA
7 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.04%) CCA
7 1 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.04%) MOS
7 1 (1.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.63%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (57.29%) Active Directory
2 26 (27.08%) XenApp
3 16 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (11.46%) Hyper-V
5 9 (9.38%) VMware ESX
5 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (6.25%) XenDesktop
7 4 (4.17%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) SCCM
1 4 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (4.17%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (3.13%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (51.04%) Citrix
2 29 (30.21%) Microsoft
3 25 (26.04%) Sencha
3 25 (26.04%) Appcelerator
4 20 (20.83%) Apple
5 17 (17.71%) VMware
6 12 (12.50%) LANDesk
6 12 (12.50%) McAfee
7 11 (11.46%) Cisco
8 6 (6.25%) Symantec
9 5 (5.21%) Nortel
10 4 (4.17%) Avaya
11 3 (3.13%) Intel
11 3 (3.13%) Lotus
12 2 (2.08%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.08%) Juniper
12 2 (2.08%) Interwoven
12 2 (2.08%) SAP
12 2 (2.08%) Business Objects
13 1 (1.04%) Dell