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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 402 431 430
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -1
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 39 26 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.11% 0.071%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 7
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
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
10868 11255 11477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.66% 48.05% 51.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8545 8852 9286
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 April 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 April 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 - 15 £63,750 -
Hampshire +4 12 £60,000 +90.47% 2
Berkshire -10 6 £59,000 +7.27%
Surrey +14 3 £41,250 -14.94%
West Sussex - 3 £37,500 -
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 28 (58.33%) PHP
1 28 (58.33%) Linux
1 28 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (47.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (45.83%) DevOps
4 19 (39.58%) MySQL
5 17 (35.42%) HTML
6 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 16 (33.33%) OO
6 16 (33.33%) Symfony
7 14 (29.17%) HTML5
7 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (27.08%) Puppet
8 13 (27.08%) Bower
8 13 (27.08%) Node.js
8 13 (27.08%) AngularJS
8 13 (27.08%) Express
8 13 (27.08%) Grunt
9 12 (25.00%) SaaS
9 12 (25.00%) Ruby
9 12 (25.00%) Python
10 11 (22.92%) XML
10 11 (22.92%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (22.92%) REST
10 11 (22.92%) XML Parsing
11 10 (20.83%) Zend
11 10 (20.83%) Java
12 9 (18.75%) Perl
12 9 (18.75%) Nagios
12 9 (18.75%) ZABBIX

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 13 (27.08%) Node.js
2 4 (8.33%) WordPress
2 4 (8.33%) Apache
2 4 (8.33%) CMS
3 3 (6.25%) Joomla!
4 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.08%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 28 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (47.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (25.00%) SaaS
4 3 (6.25%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (6.25%) Terremark
5 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) OpenFlow
2 2 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (2.08%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (39.58%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.17%) Redis
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Grunt
1 13 (27.08%) Bower
2 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.17%) JIRA
4 2 (4.17%) Bitbucket
General
1 4 (8.33%) Marketing
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Head of Infrastructure
4 9 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (18.75%) Lead PHP Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Lead Developer
5 8 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Head of Development
8 3 (6.25%) Chief Technology Officer
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Leader
8 3 (6.25%) Administrator
8 3 (6.25%) Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Cloud Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (35.42%) HTML
2 16 (33.33%) Symfony
3 14 (29.17%) HTML5
4 13 (27.08%) AngularJS
4 13 (27.08%) Express
5 11 (22.92%) REST
5 11 (22.92%) XML
6 6 (12.50%) CSS
6 6 (12.50%) jQuery
7 5 (10.42%) LAMP
7 5 (10.42%) CSS3
8 3 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (6.25%) Web Services
8 3 (6.25%) Smarty
9 2 (4.17%) Apache Cordova
9 2 (4.17%) Doctrine
10 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (2.08%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 28 (58.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) VMS
2 1 (2.08%) CentOS
2 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.08%) CoreOS
2 1 (2.08%) UNIX
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) DevOps
2 16 (33.33%) OO
3 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.92%) XML Parsing
5 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
7 6 (12.50%) OOP
8 5 (10.42%) Change Management
8 5 (10.42%) Security Management
8 5 (10.42%) MVC
8 5 (10.42%) Data Protection
8 5 (10.42%) Problem Management
8 5 (10.42%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (6.25%) OO PHP
9 3 (6.25%) ITIL
9 3 (6.25%) eTOM
9 3 (6.25%) Project Management
9 3 (6.25%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) PHP
2 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.00%) Python
3 12 (25.00%) Ruby
4 10 (20.83%) Java
5 9 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 9 (18.75%) Perl
6 7 (14.58%) PHP5
7 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) Varnish
2 1 (2.08%) KVM
2 1 (2.08%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (27.08%) Puppet
2 11 (22.92%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (18.75%) Nagios
3 9 (18.75%) ZABBIX
3 9 (18.75%) Ansible
4 8 (16.67%) Cacti
5 4 (8.33%) collectd
5 4 (8.33%) Graphite
6 3 (6.25%) logstash
6 3 (6.25%) StatsD
6 3 (6.25%) Vagrant
7 2 (4.17%) Salt
8 1 (2.08%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Zend
2 5 (10.42%) Google
3 3 (6.25%) VMware
4 2 (4.17%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago