The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 153 164 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.064% 0.031% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.070% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £28,250 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Rackspace
UK

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

Vendors Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1240 1432 1525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.49% 43.74% 48.97%
Number of salaries quoted 814 930 1064
Average salary £40,000 £42,105 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.99% +10.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Rackspace
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Rackspace Salary Trend in Scotland

Rackspace
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 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
Edinburgh - 2 £28,250 -
Rackspace
UK

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) BCP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (50.00%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) Nagios
3 2 (50.00%) Games
3 2 (50.00%) Cacti
4 1 (25.00%) nginx
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) Perl

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) SMTP
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
1 3 (75.00%) BCP
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) NFS
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) Cacti
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco