The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South West region.

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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 226 216 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.019% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.077% 0.042% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £43,750 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2599 2357 2456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.45% 44.92% 44.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2067 1976 2112
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Rackspace
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (80.00%) Rackspace Cloud
3 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Struts
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Haskell
4 2 (40.00%) Apache Solr
4 2 (40.00%) Struts2
4 2 (40.00%) Scala
4 2 (40.00%) CouchDB
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal
3 1 (20.00%) WordPress
3 1 (20.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (80.00%) Rackspace Cloud
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Riak
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (40.00%) CouchDB
4 1 (20.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Xdebug
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Struts
1 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Struts2
1 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (40.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Sass
2 1 (20.00%) Symfony
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) XHTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) W3C
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Debian
3 1 (20.00%) Fedora
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Haskell
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) WCAG
1 1 (20.00%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Varnish
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (20.00%) logstash
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) Zenoss
2 1 (20.00%) YUM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) SaltStack