The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rackspace
England / North West
Rank 225 229 254
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +25
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 18 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.035% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 0.087% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 2
Median salary £65,000 £48,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +39.28%
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+52.94% -

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

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2513 2304 3074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.38% 40.85% 43.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2045 1908 2563
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Rackspace as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Rackspace
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Rackspace Salary Trend in the North West

Rackspace
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Rackspace across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Rackspace Salary Histogram in the North West

Rackspace
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -11 18 £65,000 +33.33%
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Rackspace 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 North West region with a requirement for Rackspace.

1 18 (100.00%) VMware
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (83.33%) DevOps
2 15 (83.33%) SOA
3 13 (72.22%) Middleware
3 13 (72.22%) UML
3 13 (72.22%) Management Information System
3 13 (72.22%) Finance
3 13 (72.22%) Manufacturing
3 13 (72.22%) Migration
3 13 (72.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (72.22%) Retail
3 13 (72.22%) Local Government
3 13 (72.22%) Google
3 13 (72.22%) Use Case
3 13 (72.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (72.22%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (72.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 13 (72.22%) Open Source
4 10 (55.56%) Web Services
5 4 (22.22%) vCloud
6 3 (16.67%) PaaS
6 3 (16.67%) IaaS
6 3 (16.67%) Perl
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (16.67%) Ruby
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (5.56%) CloudStack
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) Jetty
1 1 (5.56%) Mongrel
1 1 (5.56%) nginx
1 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (72.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (16.67%) IaaS
3 3 (16.67%) PaaS
4 2 (11.11%) SaaS
5 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (5.56%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (5.56%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) GoCD
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
1 13 (72.22%) Local Government
1 13 (72.22%) Manufacturing
1 13 (72.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Architect
1 15 (83.33%) AWS Architect
1 15 (83.33%) Cloud Architect
1 15 (83.33%) Cloud Consultant
1 15 (83.33%) Consultant
2 13 (72.22%) AWS Consultant
2 13 (72.22%) Senior Architect
2 13 (72.22%) Senior Consultant
3 10 (55.56%) Web Architect
3 10 (55.56%) Web Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Azure Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Platform Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) Middleware
2 10 (55.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Enterprise Software
1 13 (72.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) CentOS
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) DevOps
1 15 (83.33%) SOA
2 13 (72.22%) Migration
2 13 (72.22%) Open Source
2 13 (72.22%) Requirements Analysis
2 13 (72.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (72.22%) UML
2 13 (72.22%) Use Case
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Perl
1 3 (16.67%) Python
1 3 (16.67%) Ruby
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) Go
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) vCloud
2 1 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Packer
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (72.22%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat