The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Rackspace.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rackspace
England / South West
Rank 231 246 238
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 1 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.020% 0.10% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.048% 0.23% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+48.57% +9.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2095 2620 2548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.43% 45.18% 43.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1765 2168 2194
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Rackspace as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Rackspace
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Rackspace across the South West region.

Rackspace Salary Trend in the South West

Rackspace
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -15 1 £45,000 +100.00%
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing Rackspace also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Rackspace.

1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (40.00%) Sophos
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Veritas
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (40.00%) RedGate
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Tableau

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal
2 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (40.00%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (20.00%) GitHub
4 1 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (20.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) BBC
2 1 (20.00%) Blog
2 1 (20.00%) CESG
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Debian
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data-Driven Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Server Building
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (20.00%) Security Hardening
3 1 (20.00%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP 5
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Dell
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) RedGate
1 2 (40.00%) Sophos
1 2 (40.00%) Tableau
1 2 (40.00%) Veeam
1 2 (40.00%) Veritas
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (20.00%) Zend