The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 261 247 283
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +36
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.076% 0.015% 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.032% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Rackspace
England

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

Vendors Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3752 3084 4113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 47.21% 45.03% 45.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2994 2478 3491
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Rackspace across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Rackspace
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Rackspace Salary Trend in the East of England

Rackspace
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Rackspace across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Rackspace Salary Histogram in the East of England

Rackspace
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Cambridgeshire -6 5 £37,500 -25.00%
Essex - 1 £42,500 -
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Rackspace 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.

1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (55.56%) SaaS
3 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 10 (55.56%) C#
3 10 (55.56%) Java
3 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (50.00%) Firewall
4 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (44.44%) Puppet
5 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (38.89%) DevOps
6 7 (38.89%) Google
6 7 (38.89%) Red Gate
7 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
7 6 (33.33%) Migration
7 6 (33.33%) Linux
7 6 (33.33%) HTML
7 6 (33.33%) Web Services
7 6 (33.33%) LAMP
7 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 6 (33.33%) OpenStack
7 6 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (27.78%) Google Apps

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Rackspace 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 4 (22.22%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) nginx
4 1 (5.56%) Node.js
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (55.56%) SaaS
3 6 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (27.78%) PaaS
4 5 (27.78%) Google Apps
4 5 (27.78%) IaaS
4 5 (27.78%) Terremark
5 2 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (5.56%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (27.78%) Mercurial
3 5 (27.78%) Moq
3 5 (27.78%) NUnit
3 5 (27.78%) ReSharper
3 5 (27.78%) Selenium
3 5 (27.78%) TeamCity
3 5 (27.78%) NuGet
3 5 (27.78%) Ranorex
4 2 (11.11%) Hudson
5 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 4 (22.22%) Automotive
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Software Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Database Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 6 (33.33%) HTML
3 6 (33.33%) Web Services
3 6 (33.33%) LAMP
4 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
4 5 (27.78%) RESTful
4 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (27.78%) HTML5
4 5 (27.78%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
5 4 (22.22%) WCF
5 4 (22.22%) jQuery
5 4 (22.22%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) SOAP
6 1 (5.56%) CSS
6 1 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) CMDB
1 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Internet of Things
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) DevOps
3 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 6 (33.33%) Migration
4 5 (27.78%) SOA
4 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) MVC
4 5 (27.78%) UML
4 5 (27.78%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (27.78%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) Use Case
5 4 (22.22%) Network Management
5 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
7 1 (5.56%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
1 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 10 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 4 (22.22%) C++
3 4 (22.22%) C
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) XenServer
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Puppet
1 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Google
2 7 (38.89%) Red Gate
3 5 (27.78%) Epiphany
4 1 (5.56%) Marketo
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.56%) VMware