The table below looks at the statistics for Rackspace Cloud skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace Cloud over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace Cloud
Rank 253 - 261
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.041% - 0.013%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.96% - 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £35,000 - £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 - £26,000
Rackspace Cloud
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Cloud Services Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
311 151 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.26% 2.17% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 270 133 127
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%

Rackspace Cloud
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Rackspace Cloud Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Rackspace Cloud
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Rackspace Cloud Salary Trend in the North West

Rackspace Cloud
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Rackspace Cloud Salary Histogram in the North West

Rackspace Cloud
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 2 £32,000 -
Manchester - 1 £50,000 -
Rackspace Cloud
England

Rackspace Cloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Rackspace Cloud 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 Cloud.

1 3 (100.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Online Games
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) Perforce
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB

Rackspace Cloud
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Rackspace Cloud 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 Cloud. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (33.33%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (33.33%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Online Games
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (33.33%) Perforce
2 1 (33.33%) Google