The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 239 257 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 18 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.24% 0.027% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.062% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £67,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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 Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3316 3246 2744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.55% 44.44% 47.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2623 2497 2133
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Rackspace across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Rackspace
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Rackspace across the Yorkshire region.

Rackspace Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 30 (96.77%) Java
2 29 (93.55%) Web Services
2 29 (93.55%) Mentoring
3 28 (90.32%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (90.32%) Retail
4 27 (87.10%) MVC
4 27 (87.10%) Finance
4 27 (87.10%) LAMP
4 27 (87.10%) Symfony
4 27 (87.10%) Zend
4 27 (87.10%) CakePHP
4 27 (87.10%) Drupal
4 27 (87.10%) Web Development
4 27 (87.10%) OO
4 27 (87.10%) PHP
4 27 (87.10%) .NET
4 27 (87.10%) E-Commerce
4 27 (87.10%) OO PHP
4 27 (87.10%) Node.js
5 4 (12.90%) Linux
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (9.68%) Python
6 3 (9.68%) Internet
7 2 (6.45%) CentOS
7 2 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.45%) Ruby
7 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
7 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 27 (87.10%) Drupal
1 27 (87.10%) Node.js
2 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) Confluence
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) IaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) SSH
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) NAS
2 1 (3.23%) PuTTY
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 28 (90.32%) Retail
2 27 (87.10%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Developer
1 27 (87.10%) Web Developer
2 26 (83.87%) PHP Web Developer
2 26 (83.87%) PHP Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Junior Web Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Junior PHP Web Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Junior PHP Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Junior Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Junior
4 2 (6.45%) Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (93.55%) Web Services
2 27 (87.10%) LAMP
2 27 (87.10%) Symfony
2 27 (87.10%) CakePHP
2 27 (87.10%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) J2EE
3 1 (3.23%) SOAP
3 1 (3.23%) Memcached
3 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) PKI
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) CentOS
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Fedora
3 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Mentoring
2 28 (90.32%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (87.10%) Web Development
3 27 (87.10%) OO
3 27 (87.10%) E-Commerce
3 27 (87.10%) MVC
3 27 (87.10%) OO PHP
4 2 (6.45%) DevOps
4 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) Java
2 27 (87.10%) PHP
3 3 (9.68%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) Scala
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Nagios
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) logstash
1 1 (3.23%) Kibana
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Zend
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) F5
3 1 (3.23%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.23%) AppScale