The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 100 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 6 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.43% 0.49% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 1.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Average salary £43,750 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -
Rackspace
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
520 671 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.96% 36.63% 41.78%
Number of salaries quoted 433 522 555
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Rackspace
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Rackspace Salary Trend in Cambridge

Rackspace
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Rackspace across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Rackspace Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 15 (93.75%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (68.75%) Web Services
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 10 (62.50%) Python
3 10 (62.50%) Degree
4 9 (56.25%) Google
4 9 (56.25%) DevOps
4 9 (56.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (43.75%) Bash Shell
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
6 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
6 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
7 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (25.00%) C#
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) .NET
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (25.00%) WCF
8 3 (18.75%) Network Management
8 3 (18.75%) jQuery
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
8 3 (18.75%) Firewall
8 3 (18.75%) CRM
8 3 (18.75%) IIS
8 3 (18.75%) Java
8 3 (18.75%) SOAP
8 3 (18.75%) XML

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (18.75%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (93.75%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (56.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (6.25%) Google App Engine
4 1 (6.25%) CloudBees
4 1 (6.25%) Heroku
4 1 (6.25%) Engine Yard
4 1 (6.25%) SoftLayer
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (6.25%) Automotive
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (37.50%) Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Database Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Junior
6 1 (6.25%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) Web Services
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (25.00%) WCF
3 3 (18.75%) jQuery
3 3 (18.75%) SOAP
3 3 (18.75%) XML
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.25%) HTML5
5 1 (6.25%) CSS3
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) Network Management
3 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Business Development
5 1 (6.25%) Numerical Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Python
2 7 (43.75%) Bash Shell
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Java
6 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (6.25%) C
7 1 (6.25%) C++
7 1 (6.25%) Perl
7 1 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Google
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) SunGard
3 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.25%) SAP