The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RIM Blackberry
South East / Kent
Rank 63 88 65
Rank change year-on-year +25 -23  
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 18 17 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.24% 1.48% 2.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.45% 4.04% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 28
Median salary £26,250 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.23% +41.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £36,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,900 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £31,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year -3.22% +6.89%  

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 Kent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 279 421 395
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 34.74% 36.77% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 230 363 348
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Blackberry
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Blackberry in Kent

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Kent region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (89.29%) MS Exchange
2 25 (89.29%) Active Directory
2 25 (89.29%) Firewall
2 25 (89.29%) VMware
2 25 (89.29%) Windows Server
3 24 (85.71%) Mac OS
3 24 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 22 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (75.00%) Citrix
5 21 (75.00%) Internet
5 21 (75.00%) E-Commerce
6 19 (67.86%) SLA
7 18 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (57.14%) Windows 8
8 16 (57.14%) TCP/IP
8 16 (57.14%) Windows XP
9 13 (46.43%) VPN
9 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (35.71%) VLAN
10 10 (35.71%) Backup Exec
10 10 (35.71%) Symantec
10 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (32.14%) Server Building
11 9 (32.14%) vSphere
11 9 (32.14%) Veeam
11 9 (32.14%) Customer Requirements
11 9 (32.14%) Intel Security
11 9 (32.14%) Norton AntiVirus

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 25 (89.29%) MS Exchange
2 24 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.14%) CMS
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (89.29%) Firewall
2 21 (75.00%) Internet
3 16 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 13 (46.43%) VPN
5 10 (35.71%) VLAN
6 9 (32.14%) iSCSI
6 9 (32.14%) SAN
6 9 (32.14%) Wireless
7 1 (3.57%) DHCP
7 1 (3.57%) DNS
7 1 (3.57%) DSL
7 1 (3.57%) LAN
7 1 (3.57%) NAS
7 1 (3.57%) SNMP
7 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (10.71%) Back Office
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Law
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 18 (64.29%) Active Directory Engineer
2 18 (64.29%) Active Directory Support
2 18 (64.29%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 18 (64.29%) Exchange Engineer
2 18 (64.29%) Exchange Support
2 18 (64.29%) Windows Engineer
2 18 (64.29%) Windows Support Engineer
3 12 (42.86%) 1st Line Engineer
3 12 (42.86%) 1st Line Support
3 12 (42.86%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 10 (35.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (32.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 9 (32.14%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 9 (32.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (32.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (32.14%) Server Engineer
5 9 (32.14%) Server Support
5 9 (32.14%) Windows Server Engineer
5 9 (32.14%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 18 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) iPad
2 1 (3.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (89.29%) Windows Server
3 24 (85.71%) Mac OS
4 16 (57.14%) Windows 8
4 16 (57.14%) Windows XP
5 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (10.71%) Android
8 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (32.14%) Customer Requirements
2 9 (32.14%) Migration
2 9 (32.14%) Server Building
3 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) BCP
5 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (3.57%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) MCSE
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (67.86%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (89.29%) Active Directory
2 22 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (32.14%) vSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Backup Exec
2 9 (32.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.57%) WMI
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) VMware
2 21 (75.00%) Citrix
3 10 (35.71%) Symantec
4 9 (32.14%) Cisco
4 9 (32.14%) Intel Security
4 9 (32.14%) Kaspersky
4 9 (32.14%) Veeam
4 9 (32.14%) WatchGuard
5 3 (10.71%) Apple
5 3 (10.71%) HP
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.71%) Mitel
6 1 (3.57%) Acronis
6 1 (3.57%) Sage