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 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 265 - 244
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 12 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.17% - 0.095%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% - 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 5
Median salary £55,000 - £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  

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 3179 2430 2854
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 46.30% 43.24% 45.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2530 1995 2286
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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
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 27 June 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 £55,000 - 2
Cheshire - 1 £47,500 -
Rackspace
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 24 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (79.17%) DevOps
3 15 (62.50%) Google
4 13 (54.17%) Management Information System
5 11 (45.83%) Finance
5 11 (45.83%) VMware
5 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (41.67%) Web Services
6 10 (41.67%) SOA
6 10 (41.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (37.50%) Ansible
7 9 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (37.50%) Puppet
7 9 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (37.50%) Use Case
7 9 (37.50%) Open Source
7 9 (37.50%) Python
7 9 (37.50%) Linux
7 9 (37.50%) UML
7 9 (37.50%) Middleware
7 9 (37.50%) Manufacturing
7 9 (37.50%) Migration
7 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (37.50%) Retail
7 9 (37.50%) Ruby
7 9 (37.50%) Local Government
7 9 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (29.17%) Test Automation

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 2 (8.33%) Jetty
1 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.17%) CloudStack
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) Mongrel
2 1 (4.17%) nginx
2 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.17%) Tornado
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 24 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (41.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (20.83%) SaaS
4 2 (8.33%) IaaS
4 2 (8.33%) PaaS
5 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (4.17%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (4.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) AMQP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.17%) Couchbase
2 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Redis
2 1 (4.17%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Maven
2 2 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.17%) FitNesse
3 1 (4.17%) Gatling
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) GoCD
3 1 (4.17%) JBehave
3 1 (4.17%) JMeter
3 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.17%) NUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.17%) QUnit
3 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.17%) Travis CI
3 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Local Government
2 9 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 9 (37.50%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Cloud Consultant
1 10 (41.67%) Consultant
2 9 (37.50%) Architect
2 9 (37.50%) AWS Architect
2 9 (37.50%) AWS Consultant
2 9 (37.50%) Cloud Architect
2 9 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Senior Architect
2 9 (37.50%) Senior Consultant
2 9 (37.50%) Web Architect
2 9 (37.50%) Web Consultant
3 7 (29.17%) Automation Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (20.83%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (20.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) Web Services
2 9 (37.50%) Middleware
3 5 (20.83%) .NET
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.17%) Apache Camel
5 1 (4.17%) Flask
5 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
5 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.17%) JMS
5 1 (4.17%) Kafka
5 1 (4.17%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (4.17%) Node.js
5 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.17%) Spring
5 1 (4.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Management Information System
2 9 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 2 (8.33%) User Experience
5 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 2 (8.33%) CentOS
4 2 (8.33%) Unix
4 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) DevOps
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) SOA
4 9 (37.50%) Migration
4 9 (37.50%) Open Source
4 9 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (37.50%) UML
4 9 (37.50%) Use Case
5 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
6 4 (16.67%) Analytics
6 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Data Analytics
6 4 (16.67%) Data Management
6 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 4 (16.67%) MVC
6 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Python
1 9 (37.50%) Ruby
2 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (20.83%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) Go
5 1 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CCNA
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) MCSE
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Docker
3 1 (4.17%) Postfix
3 1 (4.17%) vCloud
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Ansible
1 9 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (37.50%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (4.17%) Cacti
2 1 (4.17%) HAProxy
2 1 (4.17%) Icinga
2 1 (4.17%) Packer
2 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Google
2 11 (45.83%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco
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