The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Rackspace.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank 169 - 184
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.062% - 0.053%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £48,750 - £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 - £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 - £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
Rackspace
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1285 1682 1637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.99% 42.53% 43.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1068 1429 1389
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,991 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Rackspace across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Rackspace
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Rackspace across the Manchester region.

Rackspace Salary Trend in Manchester

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Rackspace 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 Rackspace.

1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) yum
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (50.00%) VirtualBox
3 2 (50.00%) Node.js
3 2 (50.00%) Splunk
3 2 (50.00%) Redis
3 2 (50.00%) GitHub
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) LAMP
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Fedora
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Unix

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Rackspace 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 Rackspace. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) GitHub
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Fedora
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VirtualBox
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) logstash
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) yum
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) SaltStack
1 2 (50.00%) Splunk
1 2 (50.00%) VMware