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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 434 393 448
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +55
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 10 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.048% 0.075% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.095% 0.15% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 1
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
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
10523 9769 10773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.86% 48.70% 48.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8324 7668 9059
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Surrey -3 4 £51,250 +28.12% 1
Berkshire -6 4 £42,500 -19.04%
Hampshire -19 1 £57,500 +43.75%
Oxfordshire - 1 £57,500 - 2
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 17 (65.38%) MySQL
1 17 (65.38%) DevOps
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) OOP
3 14 (53.85%) OO
4 13 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 13 (50.00%) MongoDB
5 12 (46.15%) NoSQL
5 12 (46.15%) Redis
5 12 (46.15%) OpenStack
5 12 (46.15%) Linux
5 12 (46.15%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (42.31%) Relational Database
7 10 (38.46%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (38.46%) Dependency Management
7 10 (38.46%) REST
7 10 (38.46%) Electronic Design Automation
7 10 (38.46%) Apache Solr
7 10 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (38.46%) Ruby on Rails
7 10 (38.46%) RDBMS
8 7 (26.92%) Python
8 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
9 6 (23.08%) Puppet
10 5 (19.23%) VMware
10 5 (19.23%) Google
10 5 (19.23%) PHP
11 4 (15.38%) HTML
11 4 (15.38%) CSS
11 4 (15.38%) Windows

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 12 (46.15%) OpenStack
2 10 (38.46%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (38.46%) Apache Solr
3 2 (7.69%) WordPress
3 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) CMS
4 1 (3.85%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.85%) Drupal
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) Confluence
4 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.54%) Terremark
4 2 (7.69%) SaaS
5 1 (3.85%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) OpenFlow
2 2 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) MySQL
2 13 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 12 (46.15%) NoSQL
3 12 (46.15%) Redis
3 12 (46.15%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (42.31%) Relational Database
5 10 (38.46%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.85%) Grunt
3 1 (3.85%) Bower
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
1 3 (11.54%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Head of Architecture
2 6 (23.08%) Administrator
2 6 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Cloud Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) Ruby on Rails
1 10 (38.46%) REST
2 4 (15.38%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) CSS
2 4 (15.38%) LAMP
3 3 (11.54%) Web Services
3 3 (11.54%) HTML5
4 2 (7.69%) Symfony
4 2 (7.69%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (7.69%) jQuery
4 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (3.85%) Doctrine
5 1 (3.85%) Smarty
5 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.85%) Yii
5 1 (3.85%) CSS3
5 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.85%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) CentOS
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Debian
4 1 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) DevOps
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) OOP
3 14 (53.85%) OO
4 13 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 10 (38.46%) Electronic Design Automation
5 10 (38.46%) Dependency Management
6 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
7 4 (15.38%) MVC
8 3 (11.54%) ITIL
8 3 (11.54%) eTOM
8 3 (11.54%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (7.69%) SOA
10 1 (3.85%) Project Management
10 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
10 1 (3.85%) Web Development
10 1 (3.85%) Content Management
10 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Python
2 5 (19.23%) PHP
3 4 (15.38%) Ruby
4 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) PHP5
6 1 (3.85%) PHP4
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) SQL
6 1 (3.85%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) CCNP
1 3 (11.54%) CCNA
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Varnish
2 1 (3.85%) KVM
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Puppet
2 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.54%) collectd
2 3 (11.54%) StatsD
2 3 (11.54%) logstash
2 3 (11.54%) Graphite
3 2 (7.69%) Salt
3 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.85%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.85%) cPanel
4 1 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) VMware
1 5 (19.23%) Google
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco
2 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.69%) SaltStack
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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