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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 216 226 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 21 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.034% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 0.083% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 0
Average salary £31,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
2690 2419 2349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 44.30% 41.47% 43.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2132 2039 2022
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 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
Bristol +13 17 £30,000 -45.45% 5
Devon - 4 £55,000 -
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 16 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (54.55%) Python
2 12 (54.55%) Linux
3 10 (45.45%) Web Services
3 10 (45.45%) Puppet
4 9 (40.91%) Google App Engine
4 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
4 9 (40.91%) Clojure
4 9 (40.91%) OpenStack
4 9 (40.91%) Gradle
4 9 (40.91%) DevOps
4 9 (40.91%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (40.91%) Ant
4 9 (40.91%) Java
4 9 (40.91%) HP
4 9 (40.91%) VMware
4 9 (40.91%) Maven
4 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
5 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (36.36%) Data Management
5 8 (36.36%) Oracle
5 8 (36.36%) HP Helion
5 8 (36.36%) Docker
5 8 (36.36%) Artifactory
5 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
5 8 (36.36%) Scala
5 8 (36.36%) SaaS
5 8 (36.36%) PaaS
5 8 (36.36%) Hudson
5 8 (36.36%) Google

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 9 (40.91%) OpenStack
2 5 (22.73%) Apache
3 4 (18.18%) nginx
4 1 (4.55%) uWSGI
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (40.91%) Google App Engine
2 9 (40.91%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (36.36%) HP Helion
3 8 (36.36%) SaaS
3 8 (36.36%) PaaS
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) VLAN
1 1 (4.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
1 9 (40.91%) Gradle
1 9 (40.91%) Ant
1 9 (40.91%) Maven
2 8 (36.36%) Artifactory
2 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 8 (36.36%) Hudson
3 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.64%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) DevOps Engineer
1 9 (40.91%) Software Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Principal Software Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Principal Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (27.27%) Administrator
3 6 (27.27%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Development Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) DevOps Administrator
4 5 (22.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Web Services
2 7 (31.82%) LAMP
3 4 (18.18%) Laravel
4 3 (13.64%) REST
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) Ajax
5 1 (4.55%) JSON
5 1 (4.55%) CSS3
5 1 (4.55%) SQLAlchemy
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) Flask
5 1 (4.55%) Jinja
5 1 (4.55%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Public Cloud
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) CentOS
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) DevOps
1 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Data Management
3 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
5 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 4 (18.18%) Web Development
6 3 (13.64%) Low Latency
7 2 (9.09%) TDD
7 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
8 1 (4.55%) Data Architecture
8 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.55%) BDD
8 1 (4.55%) Mobile Development
8 1 (4.55%) ITIL
8 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Python
2 9 (40.91%) Clojure
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) Scala
4 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 5 (22.73%) PHP
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (9.09%) Perl
7 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.55%) PhD
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Docker
1 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (31.82%) Xen
2 7 (31.82%) KVM
2 7 (31.82%) LXC
3 2 (9.09%) Varnish
4 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Puppet
2 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (13.64%) Vagrant
3 3 (13.64%) Capistrano
3 3 (13.64%) Nagios
4 2 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) HP
1 9 (40.91%) VMware
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Dell
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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