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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 298 336 317
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -19
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 12 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.080% 0.068%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 8
Average salary £62,500 £67,500 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +1.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,450 £50,000 £51,750
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £80,000 £86,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £51,250 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-1.46% +24.24%
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
5018 5762 5561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 47.63% 46.13% 47.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4233 4971 4833
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 16 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (72.22%) Puppet
2 13 (72.22%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (61.11%) DevOps
3 11 (61.11%) MySQL
4 10 (55.56%) Linux
5 9 (50.00%) PHP
6 8 (44.44%) MongoDB
7 7 (38.89%) BDD
7 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
7 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
7 7 (38.89%) Docker
7 7 (38.89%) VMware
7 7 (38.89%) Python
7 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
7 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (38.89%) TDD
7 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
8 6 (33.33%) Ruby
8 6 (33.33%) Google
8 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
8 6 (33.33%) Ansible
8 6 (33.33%) Vagrant
9 5 (27.78%) VirtualBox
9 5 (27.78%) OpenStack
9 5 (27.78%) Salt
9 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
9 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (27.78%) OpenStack
2 4 (22.22%) Drupal
2 4 (22.22%) Node.js
3 3 (16.67%) Apache Solr
3 3 (16.67%) Apache
4 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (11.11%) IIS
4 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (11.11%) Apache Spark
5 1 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.56%) nginx
5 1 (5.56%) WordPress
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (5.56%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (22.22%) IaaS
3 3 (16.67%) Joyent
3 3 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (16.67%) SaaS
3 3 (16.67%) PaaS
4 2 (11.11%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (11.11%) Sumo Logic
5 1 (5.56%) Heroku
5 1 (5.56%) GitHub
5 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) HTTP
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) HTTPS
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) SSL
5 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
5 1 (5.56%) SNMP
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (5.56%) SSH
5 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) MySQL
2 8 (44.44%) MongoDB
3 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 4 (22.22%) Redis
4 4 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.11%) HBase
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
1 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Maven
2 4 (22.22%) Grunt
3 3 (16.67%) PHPUnit
3 3 (16.67%) Subversion
4 2 (11.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (11.11%) PhpStorm
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.56%) Games
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) jQuery
2 4 (22.22%) CSS
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 4 (22.22%) HTML5
2 4 (22.22%) CSS3
3 3 (16.67%) Memcached
3 3 (16.67%) LAMP
3 3 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (11.11%) Symfony
5 1 (5.56%) .NET
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Replication
1 4 (22.22%) Open Source
2 3 (16.67%) Taxonomies
3 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) UNIX
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) CoreOS
4 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 2 (11.11%) CentOS
5 2 (11.11%) Debian
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) DevOps
2 7 (38.89%) BDD
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) TDD
2 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
3 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
4 5 (27.78%) Content Management
4 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (16.67%) Kanban
7 2 (11.11%) OO
7 2 (11.11%) Functional Programming
8 1 (5.56%) Analytics
8 1 (5.56%) BCP
8 1 (5.56%) Migration
8 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) PHP
2 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
2 7 (38.89%) Python
3 6 (33.33%) Ruby
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) Scala
5 4 (22.22%) C++
5 4 (22.22%) Go
6 2 (11.11%) PHP5
6 2 (11.11%) Perl
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Docker
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (27.78%) VirtualBox
4 3 (16.67%) Varnish
5 2 (11.11%) KVM
5 2 (11.11%) HDFS
6 1 (5.56%) LXC
6 1 (5.56%) vCloud
6 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
6 1 (5.56%) Samba
6 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.56%) NFS
6 1 (5.56%) XenApp
6 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) Puppet
1 13 (72.22%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (33.33%) Ansible
2 6 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 5 (27.78%) Salt
4 4 (22.22%) Nagios
4 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
5 3 (16.67%) ZABBIX
6 2 (11.11%) Graphite
7 1 (5.56%) logstash
7 1 (5.56%) Iperf
7 1 (5.56%) Capistrano
7 1 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (5.56%) SCCM
7 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) Google
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) SaltStack
4 4 (22.22%) New Relic
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Splunk
5 2 (11.11%) Appcelerator
6 1 (5.56%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (5.56%) hybris
6 1 (5.56%) Adobe
6 1 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) ATG
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) Omniture
6 1 (5.56%) Yahoo!
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + £3750 London weighting
Posted: 27 days ago