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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 242 245 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 14 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.20% 0.015% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.032% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £25,000 £80,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-68.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,625 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.06%
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
3252 3100 2741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 46.11% 47.88% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2634 2357 2189
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
West Yorkshire - 4 £25,000 - 1
North Yorkshire +14 2 - -
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (95.24%) Java
2 19 (90.48%) Web Services
2 19 (90.48%) Mentoring
3 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (85.71%) Retail
4 17 (80.95%) Symfony
4 17 (80.95%) Zend
4 17 (80.95%) CakePHP
4 17 (80.95%) Drupal
4 17 (80.95%) Web Development
4 17 (80.95%) OO
4 17 (80.95%) PHP
4 17 (80.95%) .NET
4 17 (80.95%) E-Commerce
4 17 (80.95%) MVC
4 17 (80.95%) Finance
4 17 (80.95%) LAMP
4 17 (80.95%) OO PHP
4 17 (80.95%) Node.js
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (14.29%) Python
6 3 (14.29%) Internet
7 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
7 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
7 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Ruby
7 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
7 2 (9.52%) CentOS

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (80.95%) Drupal
1 17 (80.95%) Node.js
2 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.76%) Confluence
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) IaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) PuTTY
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) NAS
2 1 (4.76%) SSH
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 18 (85.71%) Retail
2 17 (80.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
1 17 (80.95%) Web Developer
2 12 (57.14%) PHP Web Developer
2 12 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Junior
3 2 (9.52%) Junior Web Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Junior Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Junior PHP Web Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Junior PHP Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) Web Services
2 17 (80.95%) Symfony
2 17 (80.95%) CakePHP
2 17 (80.95%) .NET
2 17 (80.95%) LAMP
3 1 (4.76%) Memcached
3 1 (4.76%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) J2EE
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) CentOS
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.76%) Fedora
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Mentoring
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (80.95%) Web Development
3 17 (80.95%) OO
3 17 (80.95%) E-Commerce
3 17 (80.95%) MVC
3 17 (80.95%) OO PHP
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) Java
2 17 (80.95%) PHP
3 3 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Kibana
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) logstash
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Zend
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) SaltStack
3 1 (4.76%) F5
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft