The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 429 399 435
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +36
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 21 31 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.093% 0.14% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.29% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 1
Average salary £42,500 £47,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.99% -4.50%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +24.13%
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11439 10721 11230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.57% 49.94% 49.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8824 8635 9443
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Rackspace
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Rackspace Salary Trend in the South East

Rackspace
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Rackspace across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Rackspace Salary Histogram in the South East

Rackspace
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
East Sussex -24 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Hampshire -3 5 £28,500 -40.00%
Surrey -11 5 - -
Berkshire -5 2 £50,000 -9.09%
West Sussex - 2 £46,250 -
Buckinghamshire -11 1 £50,000 -23.07%
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 21 (53.85%) MySQL
2 19 (48.72%) Linux
3 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (41.03%) DevOps
4 15 (38.46%) PHP
5 14 (35.90%) LAMP
6 13 (33.33%) OO
7 12 (30.77%) OOP
7 12 (30.77%) jQuery
7 12 (30.77%) Puppet
7 12 (30.77%) MongoDB
7 12 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (28.21%) Windows
8 11 (28.21%) Python
8 11 (28.21%) Ruby
8 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (28.21%) NoSQL
9 10 (25.64%) HTML
9 10 (25.64%) CSS
9 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
10 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
10 9 (23.08%) MVC
11 8 (20.51%) Web Development
11 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
11 8 (20.51%) Bash Shell
12 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
12 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
12 7 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (17.95%) Ajax
12 7 (17.95%) Redis

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 7 (17.95%) OpenStack
2 5 (12.82%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (12.82%) Apache Solr
3 3 (7.69%) IIS
3 3 (7.69%) CMS
4 2 (5.13%) Apache
4 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.56%) Confluence
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.56%) Drupal
5 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.95%) Rackspace Cloud
3 5 (12.82%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (7.69%) PaaS
6 2 (5.13%) IaaS
6 2 (5.13%) SaaS
7 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) SAN
2 4 (10.26%) NAS
3 2 (5.13%) Unified Communications
3 2 (5.13%) BIG-IP
3 2 (5.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (53.85%) MySQL
2 12 (30.77%) MongoDB
3 11 (28.21%) NoSQL
4 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
5 7 (17.95%) Redis
5 7 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (12.82%) RDBMS
7 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
8 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.26%) Xdebug
4 2 (5.13%) NUnit
4 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.56%) Subversion
5 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 6 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) PHP Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Administrator
4 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (12.82%) Head of Architecture
5 4 (10.26%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Director
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) LAMP
2 12 (30.77%) jQuery
3 10 (25.64%) HTML
3 10 (25.64%) CSS
4 7 (17.95%) Ajax
5 6 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (12.82%) REST
6 5 (12.82%) HTML5
6 5 (12.82%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (12.82%) SOAP
6 5 (12.82%) XML
7 4 (10.26%) XHTML
7 4 (10.26%) Web Services
7 4 (10.26%) Zend Framework
7 4 (10.26%) RESTful
7 4 (10.26%) CSS3
8 3 (7.69%) .NET
9 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
9 2 (5.13%) Middleware
9 2 (5.13%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) IPTV
3 2 (5.13%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Linux
2 11 (28.21%) Windows
3 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.26%) CentOS
5 4 (10.26%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.13%) UNIX
7 1 (2.56%) Android
7 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (41.03%) DevOps
2 13 (33.33%) OO
3 12 (30.77%) OOP
4 9 (23.08%) MVC
4 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 8 (20.51%) Web Development
6 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
7 5 (12.82%) Electronic Design Automation
7 5 (12.82%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
7 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (12.82%) Dependency Management
8 4 (10.26%) OO PHP
8 4 (10.26%) Workflow
8 4 (10.26%) Migration
8 4 (10.26%) TDD
9 3 (7.69%) Time Management
9 3 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) PHP
2 11 (28.21%) Python
2 11 (28.21%) Ruby
3 8 (20.51%) Bash Shell
4 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.38%) SQL
6 5 (12.82%) PHP5
7 3 (7.69%) C#
7 3 (7.69%) Java
8 1 (2.56%) Perl
8 1 (2.56%) PHP4
8 1 (2.56%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.13%) Xen
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.13%) Varnish
1 2 (5.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) Puppet
1 12 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (17.95%) Vagrant
3 5 (12.82%) Ansible
3 5 (12.82%) Capistrano
4 4 (10.26%) Legato
5 2 (5.13%) SCCM
5 2 (5.13%) SCOM
5 2 (5.13%) Salt
5 2 (5.13%) logstash
5 2 (5.13%) HAProxy
5 2 (5.13%) collectd
5 2 (5.13%) StatsD
6 1 (2.56%) Pingdom
6 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.56%) Nagios
6 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 5 (12.82%) NetApp
2 5 (12.82%) BT
3 4 (10.26%) Zend
3 4 (10.26%) Veritas
3 4 (10.26%) Symantec
3 4 (10.26%) HP
3 4 (10.26%) EMC
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 2 (5.13%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.56%) New Relic
5 1 (2.56%) Incapsula
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.56%) Lotus
South East England
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Health
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