The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Rackspace.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rackspace
England / South West
Rank - 249 231
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 0 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.068% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.15% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 8
Median salary - £23,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -58.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £40,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year +62.50% -28.88%  

Rackspace is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2045 2658 2617
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.71% 45.23% 43.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1730 2186 2200
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Rackspace
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Rackspace as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Rackspace 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 in the South West.

Salary trend for Rackspace in the South West

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Rackspace also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Rackspace.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Zend
1 1 (100.00%) Zend Framework
1 1 (100.00%) PHP 5
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) VirtualBox
1 1 (100.00%) MariaDB
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MariaDB
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) PHP 5
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VirtualBox
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Zend