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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 294 299 302
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 6 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% 0.076% 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 7
Average salary £55,000 £49,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.24% -21.60%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
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
4925 4799 5278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.26% 45.72% 47.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4305 4165 4692
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (93.33%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (86.67%) Puppet
3 12 (80.00%) DevOps
4 9 (60.00%) Linux
4 9 (60.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
5 7 (46.67%) MySQL
6 6 (40.00%) Web Services
6 6 (40.00%) Python
6 6 (40.00%) Nagios
6 6 (40.00%) Debian
6 6 (40.00%) Bash Shell
7 5 (33.33%) Graphite
7 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (33.33%) Project Management
7 5 (33.33%) UNIX
7 5 (33.33%) Windows
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (26.67%) IIS
8 4 (26.67%) Perl
8 4 (26.67%) VMware
8 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (26.67%) Open Source
8 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (26.67%) CentOS
8 4 (26.67%) Ubuntu
8 4 (26.67%) Ansible
8 4 (26.67%) Heroku
8 4 (26.67%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (26.67%) IIS
2 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (13.33%) Drupal
3 2 (13.33%) Apache Solr
4 1 (6.67%) nginx
4 1 (6.67%) JBoss
4 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (26.67%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (26.67%) Heroku
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (20.00%) SaaS
3 3 (20.00%) PaaS
4 2 (13.33%) Joyent
5 1 (6.67%) IaaS
5 1 (6.67%) SoftLayer
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) SSH
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) MySQL
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) PHPUnit
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (20.00%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Administrator
2 7 (46.67%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (13.33%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (6.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) Memcached
2 2 (13.33%) LAMP
2 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (6.67%) JSF
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) Taxonomies
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Debian
3 5 (33.33%) UNIX
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) CentOS
4 4 (26.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) DevOps
2 9 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Content Management
7 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Kanban
7 2 (13.33%) BDD
8 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
8 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
8 1 (6.67%) MVC
8 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Python
1 6 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) PHP
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) XenServer
2 3 (20.00%) KVM
3 2 (13.33%) Docker
3 2 (13.33%) Varnish
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (93.33%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (86.67%) Puppet
3 6 (40.00%) Nagios
4 5 (33.33%) Graphite
5 4 (26.67%) Ansible
6 3 (20.00%) Salt
7 2 (13.33%) logstash
7 2 (13.33%) ZABBIX
7 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Open Text
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) HP
City, London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago