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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 225 - 220
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 4 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.068% - 0.089%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% - 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £55,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £42,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -17.07%
Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2485 2443 2532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.28% 44.63% 44.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2118 2106 2207
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 2 £55,000 -
Somerset - 2 - -
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Rackspace Cloud
3 3 (42.86%) Machine Learning
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Google
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) Google App Engine
3 3 (42.86%) Flask
3 3 (42.86%) Pylons
3 3 (42.86%) Django
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Zope
4 2 (28.57%) Debian
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (28.57%) SSL
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (42.86%) Zope
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) nginx
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Solr
2 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (57.14%) Rackspace Cloud
3 3 (42.86%) Google App Engine
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) CouchDB
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Riak
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Python Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) Flask
1 3 (42.86%) Pylons
1 3 (42.86%) Django
2 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) Struts
2 2 (28.57%) Struts2
2 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (28.57%) Spring MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Machine Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Debian
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) Haskell
2 2 (28.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
1 2 (28.57%) Zenoss
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle