The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

RIM Blackberry
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 216 163
Rank change year-on-year +24 -53  
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 41 60 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.77% 0.84% 1.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.59% 1.76% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 39 53 151
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -26.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,700 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  

Blackberry is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2578 3410 4614
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 48.19% 47.59% 43.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2357 3000 3787
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Blackberry as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Blackberry in the City of London

Blackberry
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Blackberry in the City of London.

Salary trend for Blackberry in the City of London

Blackberry
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Blackberry in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Blackberry in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT jobs citing Blackberry also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 79 (86.81%) Windows
2 59 (64.84%) Microsoft
3 57 (62.64%) Windows 7
4 45 (49.45%) Active Directory
4 45 (49.45%) Microsoft Office
5 44 (48.35%) Citrix
6 43 (47.25%) Apple
7 39 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 39 (42.86%) MS Exchange
8 35 (38.46%) Firewall
9 33 (36.26%) Windows 8
9 33 (36.26%) Windows Server
10 30 (32.97%) Skype for Business
10 30 (32.97%) DNS
11 29 (31.87%) Windows 10
12 28 (30.77%) XenApp
12 28 (30.77%) DHCP
12 28 (30.77%) TCP/IP
12 28 (30.77%) WAN
13 27 (29.67%) ITIL
13 27 (29.67%) Exchange Server 2003
14 26 (28.57%) Hyper-V
14 26 (28.57%) LAN
15 25 (27.47%) SMTP
15 25 (27.47%) SNMP
15 25 (27.47%) IIS
15 25 (27.47%) Public Cloud
16 24 (26.37%) Finance
17 23 (25.27%) Telnet
18 22 (24.18%) Legal

Blackberry
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 39 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 30 (32.97%) Skype for Business
3 27 (29.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 25 (27.47%) IIS
5 9 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.20%) IBM Domino
8 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.10%) CMS
Applications
1 45 (49.45%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.10%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.99%) Office 365
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.40%) Mimecast
3 3 (3.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (38.46%) Firewall
2 30 (32.97%) DNS
3 28 (30.77%) DHCP
3 28 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 28 (30.77%) WAN
4 26 (28.57%) LAN
5 25 (27.47%) SMTP
5 25 (27.47%) SNMP
6 23 (25.27%) Telnet
7 6 (6.59%) VPN
8 4 (4.40%) Skype
8 4 (4.40%) VoIP
9 3 (3.30%) Intranet
9 3 (3.30%) IP Telephony
9 3 (3.30%) Wireless
10 2 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.20%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.20%) Internet
10 2 (2.20%) MPLS
10 2 (2.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.20%) Big Data
2 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.20%) Power BI
2 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 24 (26.37%) Finance
2 22 (24.18%) Legal
3 18 (19.78%) Law
4 4 (4.40%) Banking
5 3 (3.30%) Marketing
6 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.10%) Advertising
7 1 (1.10%) International Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) Analyst
2 22 (24.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 20 (21.98%) Support Engineer
4 19 (20.88%) Field Engineer
4 19 (20.88%) IT Engineer
5 17 (18.68%) Support Analyst
6 14 (15.38%) IT Support
6 14 (15.38%) Service Analyst
6 14 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
7 12 (13.19%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 12 (13.19%) Desktop Support
8 11 (12.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 10 (10.99%) Active Directory Analyst
10 9 (9.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 9 (9.89%) Active Directory Support
10 9 (9.89%) Active Directory Support Analyst
10 9 (9.89%) Service Desk Support
10 9 (9.89%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 8 (8.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (8.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.47%) Public Cloud
2 22 (24.18%) Driving Licence
3 19 (20.88%) iPhone
4 6 (6.59%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.30%) Handset
6 2 (2.20%) Clustering
6 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.20%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.20%) iPad
6 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.20%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.10%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 79 (86.81%) Windows
2 57 (62.64%) Windows 7
3 33 (36.26%) Windows 8
3 33 (36.26%) Windows Server
4 29 (31.87%) Windows 10
5 17 (18.68%) Android
6 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (4.40%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.30%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.20%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.67%) ITIL
2 5 (5.49%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (5.49%) Project Management
2 5 (5.49%) Service Delivery
2 5 (5.49%) Service Management
3 4 (4.40%) Incident Management
4 3 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (3.30%) IT Strategy
4 3 (3.30%) ITSM
4 3 (3.30%) Speech Recognition
4 3 (3.30%) Test Scripting
5 2 (2.20%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (2.20%) E-Commerce
5 2 (2.20%) Migration
5 2 (2.20%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (2.20%) Patch Management
5 2 (2.20%) Process Improvement
5 2 (2.20%) Test Strategy
5 2 (2.20%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.69%) SQL
2 5 (5.49%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.10%) C
3 1 (1.10%) Perl
3 1 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.79%) Degree
3 6 (6.59%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.40%) MCSE
5 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.20%) ISEB
6 2 (2.20%) MCITP
6 2 (2.20%) MCSA
6 2 (2.20%) MOS
7 1 (1.10%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.10%) CCENT
7 1 (1.10%) CCNA
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.10%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) QA
1 5 (5.49%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (49.45%) Active Directory
2 28 (30.77%) XenApp
3 26 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.40%) vSphere
6 2 (2.20%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (2.20%) AirWatch
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (2.20%) SCOM
2 2 (2.20%) vCenter Server
2 2 (2.20%) WSUS
3 1 (1.10%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (1.10%) PaperCut
3 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 59 (64.84%) Microsoft
2 44 (48.35%) Citrix
3 43 (47.25%) Apple
4 12 (13.19%) Samsung
5 11 (12.09%) iManage
5 11 (12.09%) VMware
6 7 (7.69%) Cisco
7 5 (5.49%) HP
8 3 (3.30%) Clearswift
8 3 (3.30%) LANDesk
8 3 (3.30%) Mitel
8 3 (3.30%) MobileIron
9 2 (2.20%) 3Com
9 2 (2.20%) IronPort
9 2 (2.20%) ProCurve
9 2 (2.20%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.20%) Tableau
9 2 (2.20%) Veeam
9 2 (2.20%) WatchGuard
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