The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 295 334 312
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -22
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 5 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.049% 0.087% 0.090%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 5
Average salary £72,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.09% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,050 £48,500 £48,400
10% offered a salary of more than £81,250 £67,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Rackspace
London

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

Vendors Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4327 5856 5555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 42.12% 46.49% 45.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3735 5005 4787
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,587 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -

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 7 July 2015.

Rackspace Salary Histogram in the City of London

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (56.25%) MySQL
3 8 (50.00%) PHP
3 8 (50.00%) Puppet
3 8 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 8 (50.00%) Google
3 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (43.75%) BDD
4 7 (43.75%) TDD
4 7 (43.75%) C#
4 7 (43.75%) Java
5 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (37.50%) Linux
5 6 (37.50%) VMware
5 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 6 (37.50%) Ruby
5 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 6 (37.50%) DevOps
5 6 (37.50%) Docker
6 5 (31.25%) Ansible
6 5 (31.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (31.25%) OpenStack
6 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
6 5 (31.25%) IaaS
6 5 (31.25%) Vagrant
6 5 (31.25%) Node.js
6 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
6 5 (31.25%) VirtualBox
6 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 5 (31.25%) Node.js
1 5 (31.25%) OpenStack
2 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) Drupal
3 2 (12.50%) WordPress
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (12.50%) Joomla!
3 2 (12.50%) Apache Spark
3 2 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Apache Solr
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) nginx
4 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (31.25%) IaaS
2 5 (31.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (18.75%) SaaS
4 3 (18.75%) PaaS
5 2 (12.50%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (12.50%) Joyent
5 2 (12.50%) Google Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (12.50%) Sumo Logic
6 1 (6.25%) Google App Engine
6 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) HTTP
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) Kerberos
3 1 (6.25%) SNMP
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) MySQL
2 8 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (31.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (25.00%) Redis
4 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
6 2 (12.50%) HBase
7 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
7 1 (6.25%) Hazelcast
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) Grunt
2 4 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (12.50%) Subversion
3 2 (12.50%) PhpStorm
3 2 (12.50%) PHPUnit
3 2 (12.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
4 1 (6.25%) RSpec
General
1 1 (6.25%) Front Office
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
1 5 (31.25%) CSS
1 5 (31.25%) HTML5
1 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
2 4 (25.00%) CSS3
2 4 (25.00%) jQuery
2 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) LAMP
3 2 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (12.50%) Apache Flex
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
3 2 (12.50%) Symfony
3 2 (12.50%) Memcached
4 1 (6.25%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
4 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (6.25%) RESTful
4 1 (6.25%) WPF
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (6.25%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Replication
2 2 (12.50%) Taxonomies
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) CoreOS
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.25%) Android
5 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) TDD
1 7 (43.75%) BDD
2 6 (37.50%) DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) Content Management
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) OO
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Web Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Functional Programming
6 2 (12.50%) Open Source
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Kanban
7 1 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) PHP
2 7 (43.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) Ruby
4 5 (31.25%) Python
4 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
5 4 (25.00%) Go
5 4 (25.00%) Scala
5 4 (25.00%) C++
6 2 (12.50%) PHP5
7 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 1 (6.25%) SQL
7 1 (6.25%) Perl
7 1 (6.25%) RubyMotion
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Docker
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) VirtualBox
3 2 (12.50%) HDFS
3 2 (12.50%) Varnish
4 1 (6.25%) LXC
4 1 (6.25%) vCloud
4 1 (6.25%) KVM
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) NFS
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) Samba
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Puppet
1 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (31.25%) Ansible
2 5 (31.25%) Vagrant
3 4 (25.00%) Salt
3 4 (25.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (12.50%) ZABBIX
4 2 (12.50%) Nagios
5 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (6.25%) SCCM
5 1 (6.25%) SCOM
5 1 (6.25%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Google
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) New Relic
4 4 (25.00%) SaltStack
5 2 (12.50%) hybris
5 2 (12.50%) Splunk
5 2 (12.50%) Appcelerator
5 2 (12.50%) Adobe
5 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) Omniture
5 2 (12.50%) ATG
6 1 (6.25%) Yahoo!
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.25%) GigaSpaces
6 1 (6.25%) DigitalOcean