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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 428 436 398
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -38
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 16 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.076% 0.099% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 27
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
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
10548 11158 10484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.05% 50.07% 49.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8582 8570 8400
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Berkshire +12 4 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Surrey 0 4 £32,500 -
Hampshire +23 3 £35,000 +22.80% 2
East Sussex +7 3 £45,000 -
West Sussex -8 2 £37,500 -18.91%
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 40 (71.43%) PHP
2 31 (55.36%) Linux
3 25 (44.64%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (42.86%) HTML
4 24 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 23 (41.07%) Symfony
6 22 (39.29%) OO
6 22 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 22 (39.29%) DevOps
7 19 (33.93%) MySQL
8 18 (32.14%) AngularJS
9 17 (30.36%) REST
9 17 (30.36%) XML Parsing
9 17 (30.36%) XML
10 16 (28.57%) HTML5
10 16 (28.57%) Grunt
10 16 (28.57%) Bower
11 15 (26.79%) Node.js
11 15 (26.79%) Express
12 14 (25.00%) SaaS
13 13 (23.21%) Zend
14 11 (19.64%) jQuery
14 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (19.64%) Nagios
14 11 (19.64%) Python
14 11 (19.64%) Bash Shell
14 11 (19.64%) ZABBIX
14 11 (19.64%) Ansible
15 8 (14.29%) PHP5
15 8 (14.29%) Ruby

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 15 (26.79%) Node.js
2 6 (10.71%) Apache
2 6 (10.71%) WordPress
3 3 (5.36%) OpenStack
3 3 (5.36%) nginx
3 3 (5.36%) SilverStripe
3 3 (5.36%) CMS
3 3 (5.36%) Joomla!
4 2 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (44.64%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (25.00%) SaaS
4 5 (8.93%) Rackspace Cloud
5 3 (5.36%) Joyent
5 3 (5.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) SMS
1 3 (5.36%) SMTP
1 3 (5.36%) DNS
2 2 (3.57%) SAN
2 2 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Grunt
1 16 (28.57%) Bower
2 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.71%) TeamCity
3 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.71%) Marketing
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Developer
2 21 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) Head of Infrastructure
4 10 (17.86%) Lead Developer
4 10 (17.86%) Lead PHP Developer
5 7 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Technical Leader
8 4 (7.14%) Chief Technology Officer
8 4 (7.14%) Head of Development
8 4 (7.14%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 3 (5.36%) WordPress Developer
9 3 (5.36%) PHP Web Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.86%) HTML
2 23 (41.07%) Symfony
3 18 (32.14%) AngularJS
4 17 (30.36%) REST
4 17 (30.36%) XML
5 16 (28.57%) HTML5
6 15 (26.79%) Express
7 11 (19.64%) jQuery
8 7 (12.50%) CSS
9 6 (10.71%) LAMP
10 5 (8.93%) Smarty
11 4 (7.14%) CSS3
12 3 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (5.36%) Web Services
13 1 (1.79%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Private Cloud
2 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (55.36%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Windows
3 3 (5.36%) Ubuntu
3 3 (5.36%) CentOS
3 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) OO
1 22 (39.29%) DevOps
2 17 (30.36%) XML Parsing
3 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 5 (8.93%) OO PHP
5 5 (8.93%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (8.93%) Web Development
5 5 (8.93%) Problem Management
5 5 (8.93%) Data Protection
5 5 (8.93%) Change Management
5 5 (8.93%) Security Management
6 3 (5.36%) Software Deployment
6 3 (5.36%) MVC
6 3 (5.36%) Project Management
6 3 (5.36%) CRM
6 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.36%) B2B
6 3 (5.36%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 40 (71.43%) PHP
2 24 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 11 (19.64%) Python
3 11 (19.64%) Bash Shell
4 8 (14.29%) PHP5
4 8 (14.29%) Ruby
4 8 (14.29%) Perl
4 8 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.36%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
1 3 (5.36%) Xen
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) Nagios
1 11 (19.64%) ZABBIX
1 11 (19.64%) Ansible
2 8 (14.29%) Puppet
2 8 (14.29%) Cacti
2 8 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Zend
2 1 (1.79%) VMware
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
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