The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 1 August 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 City of London region.

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

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 329 317 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 7 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.057% 0.084% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £62,500 £56,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Vendors Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5702 5329 5978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 46.44% 44.71% 46.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4786 4678 5427
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Rackspace
London

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Rackspace
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Rackspace Salary Trend in the City of London

Rackspace
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Rackspace across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Rackspace Salary Histogram in the City of London

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (64.71%) Puppet
2 11 (64.71%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (64.71%) DevOps
3 10 (58.82%) Open Source
4 9 (52.94%) Memcached
4 9 (52.94%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (52.94%) SaaS
4 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 9 (52.94%) Configuration Management
4 9 (52.94%) Joyent
5 8 (47.06%) PHP
5 8 (47.06%) MySQL
5 8 (47.06%) TDD
6 7 (41.18%) Subversion
6 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
6 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
6 7 (41.18%) LAMP
7 6 (35.29%) Scrum
7 6 (35.29%) Java
7 6 (35.29%) UNIX
7 6 (35.29%) Varnish
7 6 (35.29%) BDD
7 6 (35.29%) PHPUnit
7 6 (35.29%) PaaS
7 6 (35.29%) Apache Solr
7 6 (35.29%) Content Management
7 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Kanban

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 6 (35.29%) Apache Solr
1 6 (35.29%) Drupal
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (52.94%) SaaS
1 9 (52.94%) Joyent
2 6 (35.29%) PaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SSL
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) HSRP
2 2 (11.76%) GLBP
2 2 (11.76%) Wireless
2 2 (11.76%) IPsec
2 2 (11.76%) OSPF
2 2 (11.76%) BGP
2 2 (11.76%) ICMP
2 2 (11.76%) VRRP
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) SMTP
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) SNMP
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
2 2 (11.76%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) MySQL
2 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.76%) Big Data
3 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Subversion
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 6 (35.29%) PHPUnit
3 2 (11.76%) Selenium
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) Hudson
4 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.76%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Python Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Memcached
2 7 (41.18%) LAMP
3 6 (35.29%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (11.76%) Middleware
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 2 (11.76%) XML
4 2 (11.76%) XSD
4 2 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Open Source
2 6 (35.29%) Taxonomies
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
3 2 (11.76%) PKI
4 1 (5.88%) Blog
4 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) UNIX
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) Debian
4 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
4 2 (11.76%) Android
4 2 (11.76%) CentOS
4 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (64.71%) DevOps
3 9 (52.94%) Configuration Management
4 8 (47.06%) TDD
5 6 (35.29%) Scrum
5 6 (35.29%) BDD
5 6 (35.29%) Content Management
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Kanban
5 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
6 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
7 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
7 3 (17.65%) High Availability
8 2 (11.76%) Android Development
8 2 (11.76%) iOS Development
8 2 (11.76%) MVC
9 1 (5.88%) OOP
9 1 (5.88%) OO
9 1 (5.88%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) PHP
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) Ruby
4 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
4 3 (17.65%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCNA
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) VCDX
2 1 (5.88%) VCAP
2 1 (5.88%) VTSP
2 1 (5.88%) NCDA
2 1 (5.88%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Varnish
2 2 (11.76%) Squid
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) Puppet
1 11 (64.71%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (17.65%) ZABBIX
2 3 (17.65%) Nagios
2 3 (17.65%) CFEngine
3 2 (11.76%) Cacti
4 1 (5.88%) Zenoss
4 1 (5.88%) Capistrano
4 1 (5.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Vyatta
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
1 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.88%) SunGard
2 1 (5.88%) EMC
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
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