Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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.

Rackspace
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 358 - 362
Rank change year-on-year - +362 +5
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 15 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.11% - 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% - 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 2
North West median annual salary £55,000 - £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Rackspace is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 6165 5543 5708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.66% 44.43% 43.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4788 4426 4550
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Rackspace
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Rackspace as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 13 £55,000 - 3
Cheshire - 1 £47,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £35,000 - 1
Rackspace
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 15 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (93.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (66.67%) DevOps
3 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (60.00%) Google
5 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
6 6 (40.00%) Ruby
6 6 (40.00%) Python
6 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (40.00%) Ansible
6 6 (40.00%) Puppet
7 5 (33.33%) Open Source
7 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 5 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 5 (33.33%) Web Services
7 5 (33.33%) Linux
7 5 (33.33%) C#
7 5 (33.33%) .NET
7 5 (33.33%) MVC
8 4 (26.67%) Retail
8 4 (26.67%) Data Management
8 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
8 4 (26.67%) VMware

Rackspace
Co-occurring 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 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) Jetty
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.67%) Tornado
1 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 15 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (93.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (26.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.67%) Couchbase
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Redis
2 1 (6.67%) Riak
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
2 1 (6.67%) Gatling
2 1 (6.67%) JBehave
2 1 (6.67%) JMeter
2 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Local Government
2 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) Architect
3 4 (26.67%) AWS Architect
3 4 (26.67%) AWS Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Cloud Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Web Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Web Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (26.67%) Middleware
2 4 (26.67%) WCF
3 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (6.67%) Flask
4 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
4 1 (6.67%) Kafka
4 1 (6.67%) Node.js
4 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) Spring Boot
4 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (26.67%) Data Structures
2 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
1 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (66.67%) DevOps
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Open Source
2 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Code Coverage
3 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) Data Management
3 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) SOA
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (26.67%) UML
3 4 (26.67%) Use Case
3 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Python
1 6 (40.00%) Ruby
2 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Ansible
1 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Google
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle