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 26 March 2015 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 407 411 422
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 30 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.12% 0.051%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.24% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 4
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £50,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £61,500 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +23.52%
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
10464 10844 11087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.09% 48.39% 51.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8270 8433 8997
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 2015. 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
Buckinghamshire - 12 £67,500 - 3
Berkshire +2 7 £59,000 +9.76% 1
Hampshire - 7 £60,000 - 1
Surrey +7 3 £41,250 -14.94% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £57,500 -
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 19 (55.88%) Linux
1 19 (55.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 19 (55.88%) DevOps
2 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (38.24%) PHP
4 12 (35.29%) SaaS
5 10 (29.41%) MySQL
6 9 (26.47%) HTML
6 9 (26.47%) Python
6 9 (26.47%) HTML5
6 9 (26.47%) Puppet
7 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
7 8 (23.53%) Ruby
8 7 (20.59%) OO
8 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
8 7 (20.59%) Symfony
8 7 (20.59%) Node.js
8 7 (20.59%) AngularJS
8 7 (20.59%) Express
8 7 (20.59%) Grunt
8 7 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (20.59%) Bower
9 6 (17.65%) Java
9 6 (17.65%) Zend
9 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (14.71%) Perl
10 5 (14.71%) XML
10 5 (14.71%) Nagios
10 5 (14.71%) Change Management

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 (20.59%) Node.js
2 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.88%) WordPress
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.94%) Drupal
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 19 (55.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (35.29%) SaaS
3 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (8.82%) Terremark
5 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) OpenFlow
2 2 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (2.94%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.88%) Redis
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Grunt
1 7 (20.59%) Bower
2 4 (11.76%) TeamCity
2 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.88%) Bitbucket
4 2 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Head of Infrastructure
2 8 (23.53%) Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Lead Developer
3 6 (17.65%) PHP Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Lead PHP Developer
4 5 (14.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Head of Development
5 4 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Administrator
5 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) DevOps Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) HTML
1 9 (26.47%) HTML5
2 7 (20.59%) Symfony
2 7 (20.59%) AngularJS
2 7 (20.59%) Express
3 5 (14.71%) REST
3 5 (14.71%) XML
4 4 (11.76%) CSS
5 3 (8.82%) Web Services
5 3 (8.82%) LAMP
5 3 (8.82%) CSS3
6 2 (5.88%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (5.88%) Doctrine
7 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.94%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (2.94%) jQuery
7 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) CentOS
2 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) CoreOS
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
3 1 (2.94%) VMS
3 1 (2.94%) Debian
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) DevOps
2 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
4 7 (20.59%) OO
5 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (14.71%) Data Protection
6 5 (14.71%) Problem Management
6 5 (14.71%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (14.71%) Change Management
6 5 (14.71%) Security Management
7 4 (11.76%) OOP
8 3 (8.82%) ITIL
8 3 (8.82%) MVC
8 3 (8.82%) eTOM
8 3 (8.82%) B2B
8 3 (8.82%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) PHP
2 9 (26.47%) Python
3 8 (23.53%) Ruby
3 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.65%) Java
5 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
5 5 (14.71%) Perl
6 2 (5.88%) SQL
6 2 (5.88%) PHP5
7 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) CCNP
2 1 (2.94%) CCNA
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Varnish
2 1 (2.94%) KVM
2 1 (2.94%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Puppet
2 7 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (14.71%) Nagios
3 5 (14.71%) ZABBIX
3 5 (14.71%) Ansible
4 4 (11.76%) Graphite
4 4 (11.76%) Cacti
4 4 (11.76%) collectd
5 3 (8.82%) StatsD
5 3 (8.82%) Vagrant
5 3 (8.82%) logstash
6 2 (5.88%) Salt
7 1 (2.94%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Zend
2 5 (14.71%) Google
3 4 (11.76%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
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