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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 422 435 404
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -31
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 14 20 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.068% 0.089% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.18% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 36
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
10412 11178 10866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.31% 49.68% 49.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8399 8708 8789
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £64,000
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 4 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 4 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
Surrey +7 5 £32,500 - 1
Hampshire +10 4 £60,000 +110.52% 2
East Sussex +17 2 £45,000 -
West Sussex -6 2 £37,500 -37.50%
Berkshire +6 1 £60,000 -
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 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 38 (73.08%) PHP
2 27 (51.92%) Linux
3 23 (44.23%) HTML
3 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
4 22 (42.31%) Symfony
4 22 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (40.38%) DevOps
6 20 (38.46%) OO
7 19 (36.54%) Microsoft Azure
8 18 (34.62%) MySQL
9 17 (32.69%) AngularJS
10 16 (30.77%) Express
10 16 (30.77%) Grunt
10 16 (30.77%) Bower
10 16 (30.77%) Node.js
11 15 (28.85%) REST
11 15 (28.85%) XML Parsing
11 15 (28.85%) XML
11 15 (28.85%) HTML5
12 13 (25.00%) SaaS
13 12 (23.08%) Zend
14 11 (21.15%) jQuery
14 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (21.15%) ZABBIX
14 11 (21.15%) Python
14 11 (21.15%) Nagios
15 10 (19.23%) Bash Shell
15 10 (19.23%) Ansible
16 9 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
16 9 (17.31%) Puppet

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 16 (30.77%) Node.js
2 6 (11.54%) WordPress
3 5 (9.62%) Apache
4 3 (5.77%) CMS
4 3 (5.77%) Joomla!
5 2 (3.85%) nginx
5 2 (3.85%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.85%) IIS
6 1 (1.92%) SilverStripe
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (36.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (25.00%) SaaS
4 5 (9.62%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (3.85%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) SMS
1 2 (3.85%) SMTP
1 2 (3.85%) DNS
1 2 (3.85%) SAN
1 2 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (34.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Grunt
1 16 (30.77%) Bower
2 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.54%) TeamCity
3 6 (11.54%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.92%) JIRA
4 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
General
1 5 (9.62%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Developer
2 20 (38.46%) PHP Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Lead Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Lead PHP Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) Head of Infrastructure
5 6 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Head of Development
6 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Chief Technology Officer
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.77%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (5.77%) WordPress Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (44.23%) HTML
2 22 (42.31%) Symfony
3 17 (32.69%) AngularJS
4 16 (30.77%) Express
5 15 (28.85%) HTML5
5 15 (28.85%) REST
5 15 (28.85%) XML
6 11 (21.15%) jQuery
7 7 (13.46%) CSS
8 5 (9.62%) LAMP
8 5 (9.62%) Smarty
9 4 (7.69%) CSS3
10 3 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (3.85%) Doctrine
11 2 (3.85%) Web Services
12 1 (1.92%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Private Cloud
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (51.92%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) UNIX
3 1 (1.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) DevOps
2 20 (38.46%) OO
3 15 (28.85%) XML Parsing
4 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.62%) Data Protection
6 5 (9.62%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (9.62%) Web Development
6 5 (9.62%) Problem Management
6 5 (9.62%) Change Management
6 5 (9.62%) Security Management
6 5 (9.62%) OO PHP
7 3 (5.77%) OOP
7 3 (5.77%) Project Management
7 3 (5.77%) MVC
7 3 (5.77%) CRM
7 3 (5.77%) B2B
8 2 (3.85%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (73.08%) PHP
2 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.15%) Python
4 10 (19.23%) Bash Shell
5 9 (17.31%) Ruby
6 8 (15.38%) PHP5
6 8 (15.38%) Java
6 8 (15.38%) Perl
7 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) Nagios
1 11 (21.15%) ZABBIX
2 10 (19.23%) Ansible
3 9 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (17.31%) Puppet
4 8 (15.38%) Cacti
5 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.92%) collectd
5 1 (1.92%) Graphite
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Zend
2 1 (1.92%) VMware
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