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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 233 213 217
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.020% 0.018%
As % of the Vendors category 0.079% 0.044% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £43,750 £32,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.71% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2545 2248 2516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.77% 44.40% 44.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2030 1862 2167
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Rackspace across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Rackspace across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Rackspace Salary Histogram in the South West

Rackspace
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Bristol - 2 £43,750 -
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (50.00%) Xdebug
2 1 (50.00%) logstash
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) YUM
2 1 (50.00%) Varnish
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Redis
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Xdebug
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Fedora
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) WCAG
1 1 (50.00%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (50.00%) logstash
2 1 (50.00%) YUM
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SaltStack
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware