The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 23 March 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rackspace
England / North West
Rank 243 237 249
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 14 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.053% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.13% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 1
Median salary £65,000 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £40,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year +62.50% -25.58%  

Rackspace is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2628 2394 2899
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 43.34% 42.38% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2157 1966 2323
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,675 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Rackspace
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Rackspace as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Rackspace 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 in the North West.

Salary trend for Rackspace in the North West

Rackspace
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Rackspace in the North West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Rackspace 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 23 March 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 -13 14 £65,000 +33.33% 1
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 20 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (95.00%) VMware
3 17 (85.00%) DevOps
4 16 (80.00%) SOA
5 14 (70.00%) Management Information System
5 14 (70.00%) Finance
5 14 (70.00%) Manufacturing
5 14 (70.00%) Migration
5 14 (70.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (70.00%) UML
5 14 (70.00%) Retail
5 14 (70.00%) Middleware
5 14 (70.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 14 (70.00%) Use Case
5 14 (70.00%) Open Source
5 14 (70.00%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (70.00%) Local Government
5 14 (70.00%) Google
5 14 (70.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (55.00%) Web Services
7 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 4 (20.00%) vCloud
8 3 (15.00%) IaaS
8 3 (15.00%) Python
8 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) Perl
8 3 (15.00%) CentOS
8 3 (15.00%) PaaS
8 3 (15.00%) Ruby

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 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (5.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) Jetty
1 1 (5.00%) Mongrel
1 1 (5.00%) nginx
1 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (70.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (15.00%) IaaS
3 3 (15.00%) PaaS
4 2 (10.00%) SaaS
5 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (5.00%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (5.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Ant
2 1 (5.00%) GoCD
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
2 1 (5.00%) NUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.00%) QUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.00%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
1 14 (70.00%) Local Government
1 14 (70.00%) Manufacturing
1 14 (70.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Architect
1 16 (80.00%) AWS Architect
1 16 (80.00%) Cloud Architect
1 16 (80.00%) Cloud Consultant
1 16 (80.00%) Consultant
2 14 (70.00%) AWS Consultant
2 14 (70.00%) Senior Architect
2 14 (70.00%) Senior Consultant
3 11 (55.00%) Web Architect
3 11 (55.00%) Web Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Azure Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Platform Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) Middleware
2 11 (55.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Enterprise Software
1 14 (70.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) CentOS
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) DevOps
2 16 (80.00%) SOA
3 14 (70.00%) Migration
3 14 (70.00%) Open Source
3 14 (70.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 14 (70.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (70.00%) UML
3 14 (70.00%) Use Case
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) BDD
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Perl
1 3 (15.00%) Python
1 3 (15.00%) Ruby
2 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) Go
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) vCloud
2 1 (5.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Postfix
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (5.00%) Cacti
1 1 (5.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (5.00%) Icinga
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Packer
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) VMware
2 14 (70.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
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