Period
to 16 August 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 6 months to 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

RIM Blackberry
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 467 347
Rank change year-on-year -124 -120 -66
Permanent jobs citing Blackberry 746 1251 2002
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.63% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 1.52% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 525 1059 1657
UK median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -8.45%
10th Percentile £21,850 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +20.69% -7.94%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75584 82519 89404
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.78% 41.66% 41.15%
Number of salaries quoted 57618 67459 71200
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Blackberry as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Blackberry in the UK

Blackberry
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Blackberry in the UK

Blackberry
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Blackberry over the 6 months to 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Blackberry in the UK

Blackberry
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the UK over the 6 months to 16 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -144 695 £32,500 -7.14% 18
London -60 507 £32,500 -7.14% 13
UK excluding London -185 222 £30,000 -14.29% 5
South East +31 89 £29,000 +3.57% 2
North of England -81 38 £25,000 -28.57% 1
North West -64 29 £26,250 -41.67% 1
Scotland +36 26 £63,750 +46.55%
East of England -123 24 £32,500 -31.58% 1
Midlands -21 21 £28,250 +7.62% 1
West Midlands -11 19 £28,750 +27.78% 1
South West -29 17 £28,750 -17.86%
Yorkshire -20 9 £24,000 -27.27%
Northern Ireland - 7 £32,500 -
Wales +5 2 £28,750 +1.77%
East Midlands -5 2 £25,250 -41.36%

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 567 (76.01%) Windows
2 468 (62.73%) Microsoft
3 466 (62.47%) Active Directory
4 377 (50.54%) MS Exchange
5 356 (47.72%) Windows 7
6 327 (43.83%) Finance
7 296 (39.68%) Microsoft Office
8 274 (36.73%) ITIL
9 272 (36.46%) Citrix
10 244 (32.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 243 (32.57%) Android
12 241 (32.31%) VMware
13 228 (30.56%) Skype for Business
14 215 (28.82%) Microsoft Certification
15 199 (26.68%) Exchange Server 2010
16 194 (26.01%) Skype
17 186 (24.93%) Banking
18 182 (24.40%) Apple
19 179 (23.99%) Cisco
20 173 (23.19%) Windows Server
21 167 (22.39%) SCCM
22 165 (22.12%) Asset Management
23 153 (20.51%) Apple iOS
24 152 (20.38%) Investment Banking
25 145 (19.44%) Retail
26 140 (18.77%) MCSE
27 138 (18.50%) Retail Banking
28 137 (18.36%) Wealth Management
29 133 (17.83%) Service Management
30 126 (16.89%) XenDesktop

Blackberry
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 377 (50.54%) MS Exchange
2 244 (32.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 228 (30.56%) Skype for Business
4 199 (26.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 41 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 29 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2007
8 28 (3.75%) SharePoint
9 16 (2.14%) IBM Domino
10 13 (1.74%) IIS
11 12 (1.61%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.13%) SAS
13 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 296 (39.68%) Microsoft Office
2 59 (7.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (6.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (3.35%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.80%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.40%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.80%) Eikon
2 4 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.40%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.27%) assyst
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.27%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Siebel CRM
5 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 123 (16.49%) Office 365
2 87 (11.66%) IaaS
3 42 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (2.28%) Mimecast
5 7 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.54%) SaaS
7 2 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 194 (26.01%) Skype
2 97 (13.00%) LAN
3 94 (12.60%) DNS
4 91 (12.20%) VPN
5 90 (12.06%) Firewall
6 89 (11.93%) DHCP
7 81 (10.86%) TCP/IP
8 77 (10.32%) WAN
9 45 (6.03%) Wireless
10 44 (5.90%) SAN
11 38 (5.09%) VoIP
12 35 (4.69%) Cisco IOS
13 31 (4.16%) Internet
14 29 (3.89%) Unified Communications
15 26 (3.49%) VLAN
16 18 (2.41%) Network Security
17 16 (2.14%) MPLS
18 12 (1.61%) IP Telephony
19 10 (1.34%) iSCSI
20 9 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.13%) Big Data
7 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.13%) MS Access
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.13%) Android Studio
2 1 (0.13%) Clang
2 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.13%) GDB
2 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.13%) JIRA
2 1 (0.13%) JUnit
2 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.13%) Xcode
General
1 327 (43.83%) Finance
2 186 (24.93%) Banking
3 152 (20.38%) Investment Banking
4 145 (19.44%) Retail
5 138 (18.50%) Retail Banking
6 92 (12.33%) Law
7 74 (9.92%) Legal
8 15 (2.01%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.61%) French Language
9 12 (1.61%) Publishing
10 11 (1.47%) Front Office
11 3 (0.40%) Advertising
11 3 (0.40%) Billing
12 2 (0.27%) Back Office
12 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.27%) Games
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
13 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 232 (31.10%) Analyst
2 139 (18.63%) Support Analyst
3 110 (14.75%) Support Engineer
4 101 (13.54%) 2nd Line Support
5 98 (13.14%) Desktop Support
6 93 (12.47%) Service Analyst
7 90 (12.06%) IT Support
8 82 (10.99%) Service Desk Analyst
9 68 (9.12%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 59 (7.91%) IT Analyst
11 56 (7.51%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 50 (6.70%) Windows Engineer
13 47 (6.30%) Service Desk Support
14 42 (5.63%) Service Desk Support Analyst
15 40 (5.36%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
16 39 (5.23%) Head of Support
17 37 (4.96%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
17 37 (4.96%) Active Directory Support
17 37 (4.96%) IT Support Analyst
18 36 (4.83%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.61%) CSS
2 8 (1.07%) .NET
3 5 (0.67%) Software Packaging
4 4 (0.54%) .NET Framework
4 4 (0.54%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (0.54%) HTML
5 3 (0.40%) XMPP
6 2 (0.27%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.13%) Android SDK
7 1 (0.13%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.13%) COM
7 1 (0.13%) HTML5
7 1 (0.13%) iOS SDK
7 1 (0.13%) jQuery
7 1 (0.13%) MAPI
7 1 (0.13%) RESTful
7 1 (0.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 115 (15.42%) iPhone
2 90 (12.06%) User Experience
3 81 (10.86%) iPad
4 77 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (5.50%) Video Conferencing
6 30 (4.02%) Data Centre
7 27 (3.62%) Hedge funds
8 25 (3.35%) Smartphone
9 21 (2.82%) RSA SecurID
10 13 (1.74%) e-Learning
11 11 (1.47%) Clustering
11 11 (1.47%) Driving Licence
11 11 (1.47%) Fat Client
11 11 (1.47%) PDA
11 11 (1.47%) Thin Client
12 10 (1.34%) Computer Science
12 10 (1.34%) Virtual Team
13 8 (1.07%) EMC VNX
14 7 (0.94%) BYOD
14 7 (0.94%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 567 (76.01%) Windows
2 356 (47.72%) Windows 7
3 243 (32.57%) Android
4 173 (23.19%) Windows Server
5 153 (20.51%) Apple iOS
6 114 (15.28%) Windows 8
7 113 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 102 (13.67%) Mac OS X
9 100 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 99 (13.27%) Windows 10
11 49 (6.57%) Windows XP
12 38 (5.09%) Mac OS
13 29 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (2.68%) Windows Vista
15 19 (2.55%) Linux
16 17 (2.28%) Windows Mobile
17 11 (1.47%) Ubuntu
18 10 (1.34%) Unix
19 6 (0.80%) Windows Phone
20 4 (0.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (36.73%) ITIL
2 165 (22.12%) Asset Management
3 137 (18.36%) Wealth Management
4 133 (17.83%) Service Management
5 60 (8.04%) Mobile Device Management
6 56 (7.51%) Problem Management
7 52 (6.97%) Service Delivery
8 39 (5.23%) Knowledge Management
9 38 (5.09%) ITIL V3
9 38 (5.09%) Patch Management
10 29 (3.89%) Incident Management
11 26 (3.49%) Time Management
12 23 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
13 22 (2.95%) Change Management
14 18 (2.41%) E-Commerce
14 18 (2.41%) Mentoring
15 17 (2.28%) Document Management
16 16 (2.14%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (2.14%) Migration
17 15 (2.01%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 73 (9.79%) PowerShell
2 65 (8.71%) SQL
3 9 (1.21%) Java
4 6 (0.80%) VB
5 5 (0.67%) C
5 5 (0.67%) C#
5 5 (0.67%) Objective-C
6 4 (0.54%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.54%) Python
7 1 (0.13%) C++
7 1 (0.13%) Perl
7 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 215 (28.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 140 (18.77%) MCSE
3 87 (11.66%) Citrix Certification
4 85 (11.39%) CCA
5 68 (9.12%) MCP
6 56 (7.51%) Degree
7 36 (4.83%) MCSA
8 23 (3.08%) MCDST
9 21 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (2.41%) MCITP
11 15 (2.01%) Security Cleared
12 11 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (1.47%) CISSP
13 10 (1.34%) SC Cleared
14 9 (1.21%) MOS
15 8 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (0.94%) CCNA
16 7 (0.94%) VTSP
17 6 (0.80%) A+ Certification
17 6 (0.80%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (9.38%) SLA
2 14 (1.88%) QA
3 8 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.67%) ISO 22301
5 5 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 466 (62.47%) Active Directory
2 126 (16.89%) XenDesktop
3 120 (16.09%) XenApp
4 97 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 54 (7.24%) Hyper-V
6 31 (4.16%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (2.55%) vSphere
8 18 (2.41%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (1.21%) XenServer
10 8 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (1.07%) Terminal Services
11 7 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (0.67%) Firmware
12 5 (0.67%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.54%) NFS
13 4 (0.54%) Xen
14 3 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
16 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
16 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 167 (22.39%) SCCM
2 112 (15.01%) AirWatch
3 52 (6.97%) Backup Exec
4 31 (4.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 26 (3.49%) SCOM
6 25 (3.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 21 (2.82%) WSUS
8 16 (2.14%) Cisco CUCM
9 11 (1.47%) Ansible
9 11 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (1.47%) Puppet
10 8 (1.07%) HP SIM
10 8 (1.07%) ServiceCenter
11 7 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
11 7 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 7 (0.94%) vCenter Server
12 5 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (0.54%) MIMEsweeper
13 4 (0.54%) OpenView
14 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 468 (62.73%) Microsoft
2 272 (36.46%) Citrix
3 241 (32.31%) VMware
4 182 (24.40%) Apple
5 179 (23.99%) Cisco
6 104 (13.94%) ServiceNow
7 95 (12.73%) McAfee
8 94 (12.60%) HP
9 86 (11.53%) AppSense
10 72 (9.65%) Remedy
11 62 (8.31%) Symantec
12 59 (7.91%) Dell
13 57 (7.64%) iManage
14 53 (7.10%) Bloomberg
15 48 (6.43%) Reuters
16 42 (5.63%) Veeam
17 41 (5.50%) NetApp
18 29 (3.89%) Avaya
19 28 (3.75%) Lotus
20 25 (3.35%) Nimble Storage