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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 178 117 139
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +22
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 40 97 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.72% 1.74% 1.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.14% 6.12% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 36 76 51
Average salary £27,250 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
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
1273 1585 1186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.99% 28.51% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1059 1353 1027
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,300 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 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 22 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
Birmingham +2 21 £60,000 +93.54% 3
Staffordshire -2 10 £22,500 -2.17%
Coventry -23 5 £17,500 -65.00%
Solihull -8 2 £23,000 -25.80%
West Bromwich - 2 £19,000 -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 104 (96.30%) Windows
2 67 (62.04%) Active Directory
3 57 (52.78%) Windows XP
3 57 (52.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 55 (50.93%) Citrix
5 40 (37.04%) Microsoft
5 40 (37.04%) MS Excel
6 39 (36.11%) WAN
7 36 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 32 (29.63%) Windows 8
9 31 (28.70%) LAN
10 29 (26.85%) Android
11 27 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 27 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 26 (24.07%) TCP/IP
12 26 (24.07%) MS Office
13 24 (22.22%) SLA
14 23 (21.30%) Apple iOS
14 23 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (21.30%) XenApp
15 21 (19.44%) Cisco
16 20 (18.52%) E-Commerce
16 20 (18.52%) ITIL
17 19 (17.59%) MCP
18 18 (16.67%) Apple
18 18 (16.67%) MCSE
18 18 (16.67%) Java
18 18 (16.67%) Android Development
18 18 (16.67%) SC Cleared

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 57 (52.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 27 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 15 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (10.19%) Exchange Server 2000
5 11 (10.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (7.41%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.70%) Lync
7 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.78%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.93%) CMS
9 1 (0.93%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.93%) IIS
9 1 (0.93%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.93%) WordPress
9 1 (0.93%) WorkSite
Applications
1 40 (37.04%) MS Excel
2 26 (24.07%) MS Office
3 2 (1.85%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 39 (36.11%) WAN
2 31 (28.70%) LAN
3 26 (24.07%) TCP/IP
4 17 (15.74%) VoIP
5 16 (14.81%) 3G
6 15 (13.89%) DNS
7 13 (12.04%) Broadband
8 10 (9.26%) Internet
8 10 (9.26%) VPN
9 9 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (7.41%) ADSL
11 7 (6.48%) Firewall
12 4 (3.70%) DHCP
13 2 (1.85%) Symposium
13 2 (1.85%) Nortel Meridian
13 2 (1.85%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.93%) DB2
3 1 (0.93%) MySQL
3 1 (0.93%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Ant
1 14 (12.96%) Git (software)
1 14 (12.96%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 14 (12.96%) JIRA
2 1 (0.93%) Xcode
General
1 14 (12.96%) Retail
2 9 (8.33%) Finance
3 6 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.63%) Law
5 4 (3.70%) Banking
6 3 (2.78%) Publishing
7 2 (1.85%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.85%) Marketing
7 2 (1.85%) Legal
8 1 (0.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 51 (47.22%) Analyst
2 26 (24.07%) Service Analyst
2 26 (24.07%) Service Desk Analyst
3 25 (23.15%) Support Analyst
4 19 (17.59%) Developer
5 17 (15.74%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 17 (15.74%) Mobile Developer
5 17 (15.74%) Applications Developer
6 14 (12.96%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (12.04%) Support Engineer
8 11 (10.19%) Help Desk Support
8 11 (10.19%) IT Support
9 9 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
10 8 (7.41%) Help Desk Engineer
11 7 (6.48%) Help Desk Support Engineer
11 7 (6.48%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 6 (5.56%) Consultant
12 6 (5.56%) Senior Developer
13 5 (4.63%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
13 5 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.81%) CSS
1 16 (14.81%) HTML
1 16 (14.81%) HTML5
1 16 (14.81%) jQuery
2 15 (13.89%) Silverlight
2 15 (13.89%) XML
3 14 (12.96%) PhoneGap
3 14 (12.96%) AngularJS
3 14 (12.96%) JSON
3 14 (12.96%) Ajax
4 3 (2.78%) Web Services
4 3 (2.78%) WPF
5 1 (0.93%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (0.93%) .NET
5 1 (0.93%) J2EE
5 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.93%) EJB
5 1 (0.93%) CSS3
5 1 (0.93%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) Mobile App
2 14 (12.96%) N-Tier
3 13 (12.04%) PDA
4 8 (7.41%) Clustering
5 7 (6.48%) iPhone
6 5 (4.63%) CMDB
7 3 (2.78%) Smartcard
7 3 (2.78%) PKI
8 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.93%) IVR
9 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.93%) iPad
9 1 (0.93%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 104 (96.30%) Windows
2 57 (52.78%) Windows XP
3 36 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 36 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 32 (29.63%) Windows 8
5 29 (26.85%) Android
6 23 (21.30%) Apple iOS
6 23 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (3.70%) Windows Phone
8 4 (3.70%) BlackBerry OS
9 3 (2.78%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.78%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.52%) E-Commerce
1 20 (18.52%) ITIL
2 18 (16.67%) Android Development
3 17 (15.74%) iOS Development
4 14 (12.96%) SOA
4 14 (12.96%) OOP
4 14 (12.96%) MVC
5 13 (12.04%) Service Management
6 12 (11.11%) Scrum
6 12 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 11 (10.19%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (5.56%) Change Control
8 6 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.63%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.63%) Document Management
10 4 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
11 3 (2.78%) Identity Management
11 3 (2.78%) Cyber Security
12 2 (1.85%) Network Load Balancing
12 2 (1.85%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.67%) Java
2 17 (15.74%) Objective-C
3 16 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.96%) ActionScript
4 14 (12.96%) ActionScript 3.0
5 4 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.70%) C#
6 3 (2.78%) XAML
6 3 (2.78%) C++
7 2 (1.85%) VBScript
7 2 (1.85%) VB
8 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (17.59%) MCP
3 18 (16.67%) MCSE
3 18 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 18 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.56%) Degree
4 6 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.70%) CCNA
6 2 (1.85%) MCTS
6 2 (1.85%) MCITP
7 1 (0.93%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (22.22%) SLA
2 3 (2.78%) TickIT
2 3 (2.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (62.04%) Active Directory
2 23 (21.30%) XenApp
3 16 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (9.26%) Hyper-V
4 10 (9.26%) Terminal Services
5 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (5.56%) VMware ESX
6 5 (4.63%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.78%) UAG
8 2 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.85%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (10.19%) SCCM
2 10 (9.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (4.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (3.70%) ARCserve
4 4 (3.70%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.78%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.85%) SCOM
6 2 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.85%) MOM
Vendors
1 55 (50.93%) Citrix
2 40 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 21 (19.44%) Cisco
4 18 (16.67%) Apple
5 17 (15.74%) McAfee
5 17 (15.74%) VMware
6 16 (14.81%) LANDesk
7 14 (12.96%) Appcelerator
7 14 (12.96%) Sencha
8 8 (7.41%) Intel
9 7 (6.48%) Symantec
10 5 (4.63%) Dell
11 4 (3.70%) HP
11 4 (3.70%) Toshiba
12 3 (2.78%) Lotus
12 3 (2.78%) Interwoven
12 3 (2.78%) SAP
13 2 (1.85%) MobileIron
13 2 (1.85%) Business Objects
13 2 (1.85%) Nortel
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Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
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