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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 433 427 429
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 16 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.073% 0.055% 0.036%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.11% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 8
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £53,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +30.00%
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
11224 10599 10771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.40% 48.94% 48.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8621 8548 9037
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +5 10 - - 1
M4 Corridor - 3 £62,500 -
Berkshire -11 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £42,500 - 2
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 21 (63.64%) DevOps
2 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (57.58%) MySQL
4 15 (45.45%) Linux
5 12 (36.36%) OO
5 12 (36.36%) E-Commerce
6 11 (33.33%) Python
6 11 (33.33%) OOP
6 11 (33.33%) MongoDB
6 11 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 10 (30.30%) NoSQL
7 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (30.30%) REST
7 10 (30.30%) Redis
7 10 (30.30%) OpenStack
7 10 (30.30%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (30.30%) Dependency Management
7 10 (30.30%) Ruby on Rails
7 10 (30.30%) Electronic Design Automation
7 10 (30.30%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (30.30%) Apache Solr
7 10 (30.30%) RDBMS
7 10 (30.30%) PHP
7 10 (30.30%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (27.27%) LAMP
8 9 (27.27%) Windows
8 9 (27.27%) Puppet
8 9 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
9 8 (24.24%) Git (software)

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 10 (30.30%) Apache Solr
1 10 (30.30%) OpenStack
1 10 (30.30%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (9.09%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) CMS
4 1 (3.03%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.03%) WordPress
4 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (21.21%) Rackspace Cloud
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.06%) IaaS
4 2 (6.06%) PaaS
5 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) VoIP
1 2 (6.06%) SAN
1 2 (6.06%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (57.58%) MySQL
2 11 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 11 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 10 (30.30%) NoSQL
3 10 (30.30%) Redis
3 10 (30.30%) RDBMS
3 10 (30.30%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Head of Architecture
2 8 (24.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (24.24%) Administrator
3 7 (21.21%) Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (15.15%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (12.12%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Architect
8 2 (6.06%) PHP Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Web Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) Ruby on Rails
1 10 (30.30%) REST
2 9 (27.27%) LAMP
3 6 (18.18%) jQuery
3 6 (18.18%) HTML
3 6 (18.18%) CSS
3 6 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (15.15%) HTML5
5 4 (12.12%) CSS3
6 2 (6.06%) Middleware
6 2 (6.06%) Web Services
7 1 (3.03%) XML
7 1 (3.03%) Flash
7 1 (3.03%) RSS
7 1 (3.03%) SOAP
7 1 (3.03%) .NET
7 1 (3.03%) Yii
7 1 (3.03%) Smarty
7 1 (3.03%) XML-RPC
7 1 (3.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) User Experience
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) IPTV
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Windows
3 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.09%) CentOS
4 3 (9.09%) Debian
5 2 (6.06%) UNIX
6 1 (3.03%) Android
6 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) DevOps
2 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (36.36%) OO
3 12 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 11 (33.33%) OOP
5 10 (30.30%) Electronic Design Automation
5 10 (30.30%) Dependency Management
6 8 (24.24%) Web Development
7 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
7 5 (15.15%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.09%) Time Management
8 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (9.09%) MVC
8 3 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
10 1 (3.03%) Project Management
10 1 (3.03%) SOA
10 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
10 1 (3.03%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Python
2 10 (30.30%) PHP
3 8 (24.24%) Ruby
3 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
4 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (3.03%) ActionScript
6 1 (3.03%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) PHP5
6 1 (3.03%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) CCNP
1 3 (9.09%) CCNA
1 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Puppet
1 9 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (15.15%) Ansible
2 5 (15.15%) Vagrant
2 5 (15.15%) Capistrano
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM
3 2 (6.06%) SCOM
4 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.03%) Nagios
4 1 (3.03%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
1 5 (15.15%) VMware
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) New Relic
4 1 (3.03%) Incapsula
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