The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Manchester region.

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

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 186 179 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 3 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.075% 0.15% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Average salary £67,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1757 1810 1864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.91% 44.03% 49.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1417 1530 1597
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Rackspace
North West

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 25 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Fedora
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) SaltStack
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (66.67%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Fedora
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (33.33%) logstash
2 1 (33.33%) YUM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) SaltStack
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk