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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 222 225 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 15 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.074% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +23.52%
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
2685 2331 2445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 44.12% 42.87% 44.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2244 1988 2102
Average salary £37,500 £37,705 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.54% +0.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +10 11 £30,250 -45.00% 4
Devon - 4 £55,000 -
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 11 (68.75%) Python
2 9 (56.25%) Web Services
3 8 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 8 (50.00%) Ant
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) HP
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) Maven
3 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (50.00%) Google
3 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (50.00%) Scala
3 8 (50.00%) Google App Engine
3 8 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (50.00%) Clojure
3 8 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 8 (50.00%) Gradle
3 8 (50.00%) Artifactory
3 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (50.00%) Hudson
3 8 (50.00%) Docker
3 8 (50.00%) HP Helion
3 8 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (43.75%) LXC
4 7 (43.75%) Public Cloud
4 7 (43.75%) KVM
4 7 (43.75%) Puppet
4 7 (43.75%) SaaS
4 7 (43.75%) PaaS

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 8 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (25.00%) nginx
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) uWSGI
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Google App Engine
1 8 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (50.00%) HP Helion
1 8 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (43.75%) SaaS
2 7 (43.75%) PaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Ant
1 8 (50.00%) Maven
1 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (50.00%) Hudson
1 8 (50.00%) Gradle
1 8 (50.00%) Artifactory
1 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 8 (50.00%) Principal Software Engineer
1 8 (50.00%) Principal Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Development Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
2 4 (25.00%) Laravel
3 3 (18.75%) LAMP
3 3 (18.75%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) CSS3
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) Ajax
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) SQLAlchemy
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) Flask
4 1 (6.25%) Jinja
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Public Cloud
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) CentOS
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (43.75%) Data Management
3 6 (37.50%) DevOps
3 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Low Latency
5 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Development
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) ETL
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Python
2 8 (50.00%) Scala
2 8 (50.00%) Clojure
2 8 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) PHP
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PhD
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Docker
2 7 (43.75%) LXC
2 7 (43.75%) Xen
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (43.75%) KVM
3 2 (12.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Puppet
2 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (18.75%) Vagrant
3 3 (18.75%) Nagios
3 3 (18.75%) Capistrano
4 2 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
1 8 (50.00%) HP
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
1 8 (50.00%) Google
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Brightpearl
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: Plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago