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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 324 310 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 8 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.066% 0.084% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Average salary £65,000 £44,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +24.13%
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
5617 5321 5925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 46.56% 44.50% 46.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4676 4689 5396
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 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 21 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 14 (77.78%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (72.22%) Puppet
3 12 (66.67%) DevOps
4 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (55.56%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (55.56%) Open Source
5 9 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (44.44%) PHP
6 8 (44.44%) Linux
6 8 (44.44%) SaaS
6 8 (44.44%) Joyent
7 7 (38.89%) MySQL
7 7 (38.89%) Subversion
7 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
8 6 (33.33%) UNIX
8 6 (33.33%) LAMP
8 6 (33.33%) Scrum
8 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 6 (33.33%) PaaS
8 6 (33.33%) Memcached
8 6 (33.33%) MongoDB
9 5 (27.78%) Java
9 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
9 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (27.78%) TDD
9 5 (27.78%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (27.78%) Content Management
9 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
9 5 (27.78%) Taxonomies
9 5 (27.78%) Drupal

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 5 (27.78%) Drupal
1 5 (27.78%) Apache Solr
2 2 (11.11%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 10 (55.56%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (44.44%) SaaS
2 8 (44.44%) Joyent
3 6 (33.33%) PaaS
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (11.11%) Heroku
5 2 (11.11%) IaaS
6 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SSL
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless
3 2 (11.11%) IPsec
3 2 (11.11%) OSPF
3 2 (11.11%) BGP
3 2 (11.11%) ICMP
3 2 (11.11%) VRRP
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) SMTP
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) SNMP
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) VLAN
3 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (11.11%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL
2 6 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) Redis
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Subversion
1 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (27.78%) PHPUnit
3 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (5.56%) Hudson
General
1 3 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Head of Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) LAMP
1 6 (33.33%) Memcached
2 5 (27.78%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) CGI
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) JSF
4 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Open Source
2 5 (27.78%) Taxonomies
3 2 (11.11%) PKI
4 1 (5.56%) Replication
4 1 (5.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Debian
3 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 2 (11.11%) CentOS
5 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) DevOps
2 10 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Kanban
5 5 (27.78%) BDD
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) TDD
5 5 (27.78%) Content Management
5 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
5 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
6 3 (16.67%) High Availability
6 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
7 2 (11.11%) Project Management
8 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.56%) MVC
8 1 (5.56%) SOA
8 1 (5.56%) B2B
8 1 (5.56%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) PHP
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) Ruby
4 3 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCNA
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) VCDX
2 1 (5.56%) NCDA
2 1 (5.56%) NCIE
2 1 (5.56%) VCAP
2 1 (5.56%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Varnish
2 2 (11.11%) Squid
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Xen
3 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (77.78%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (72.22%) Puppet
3 4 (22.22%) Nagios
4 3 (16.67%) ZABBIX
4 3 (16.67%) CFEngine
5 2 (11.11%) Cacti
5 2 (11.11%) Salt
6 1 (5.56%) Zenoss
6 1 (5.56%) Capistrano
6 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
6 1 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco
1 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 2 (11.11%) Vyatta
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) SunGard
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) EMC
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) SoftLayer
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago