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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 323 317 320
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 8 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.065% 0.100% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.22% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 1
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Vendors Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5779 5385 5969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 46.65% 44.82% 45.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4962 4685 5441
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% -2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 11 July 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 11 July 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 13 (72.22%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (66.67%) Puppet
2 12 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (66.67%) DevOps
3 11 (61.11%) Open Source
4 10 (55.56%) Memcached
4 10 (55.56%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (55.56%) SaaS
4 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
4 10 (55.56%) Joyent
5 9 (50.00%) PHP
5 9 (50.00%) MySQL
5 9 (50.00%) Linux
5 9 (50.00%) TDD
6 8 (44.44%) Subversion
6 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
6 8 (44.44%) MongoDB
6 8 (44.44%) LAMP
7 7 (38.89%) Scrum
7 7 (38.89%) UNIX
7 7 (38.89%) Varnish
7 7 (38.89%) BDD
7 7 (38.89%) PHPUnit
7 7 (38.89%) PaaS
7 7 (38.89%) Apache Solr
7 7 (38.89%) Content Management
7 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
7 7 (38.89%) Kanban
7 7 (38.89%) Drupal

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 7 (38.89%) Drupal
1 7 (38.89%) Apache Solr
2 2 (11.11%) Confluence
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 10 (55.56%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (55.56%) SaaS
1 10 (55.56%) Joyent
2 7 (38.89%) PaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SSL
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
2 2 (11.11%) IPsec
2 2 (11.11%) OSPF
2 2 (11.11%) BGP
2 2 (11.11%) ICMP
2 2 (11.11%) VRRP
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) SMTP
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) SNMP
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) VLAN
2 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (11.11%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) MySQL
2 8 (44.44%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.11%) Big Data
4 1 (5.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 8 (44.44%) Subversion
2 7 (38.89%) PHPUnit
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) Hudson
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.11%) 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%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Python Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Memcached
2 8 (44.44%) LAMP
3 7 (38.89%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) XML
4 2 (11.11%) XSD
4 2 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Open Source
2 7 (38.89%) Taxonomies
3 2 (11.11%) PKI
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Media
4 1 (5.56%) Replication
4 1 (5.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) UNIX
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (11.11%) Debian
4 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 2 (11.11%) Android
4 2 (11.11%) CentOS
4 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (66.67%) DevOps
3 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
4 9 (50.00%) TDD
5 7 (38.89%) Content Management
5 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Scrum
5 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Kanban
5 7 (38.89%) BDD
6 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
7 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
7 3 (16.67%) High Availability
8 2 (11.11%) Android Development
8 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
8 2 (11.11%) MVC
9 1 (5.56%) Information Security
9 1 (5.56%) B2B
9 1 (5.56%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) PHP
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) Ruby
4 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 3 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
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
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Varnish
2 2 (11.11%) Squid
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) Puppet
1 12 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (16.67%) CFEngine
2 3 (16.67%) Nagios
2 3 (16.67%) ZABBIX
3 2 (11.11%) Cacti
4 1 (5.56%) Zenoss
4 1 (5.56%) Capistrano
4 1 (5.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
1 2 (11.11%) Vyatta
2 1 (5.56%) SunGard
2 1 (5.56%) EMC
2 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Google
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