The table below looks at the statistics for Rackspace Cloud skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace Cloud over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace Cloud
Rank 845 806 887
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +81
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 43 47 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.047% 0.002%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.78% 1.21% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 2
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £48,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £41,900 £44,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £51,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +46.15%
Rackspace Cloud
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Cloud Services Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5530 3882 3189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.09% 3.90% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4436 3360 2777
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Rackspace Cloud
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Rackspace Cloud Jobs Demand Trend in England

Rackspace Cloud
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud across the England region.

Rackspace Cloud Salary Trend in England

Rackspace Cloud
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Rackspace Cloud Salary Histogram in England

Rackspace Cloud
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -9 34 £48,250 -3.50% 3
South East -17 7 £42,500 -10.52%
South West - 1 £27,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £37,000 -
Rackspace Cloud
UK

Rackspace Cloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Rackspace Cloud 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 Cloud.

1 65 (89.04%) Linux
2 59 (80.82%) DevOps
3 46 (63.01%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (58.90%) Rackspace
5 36 (49.32%) Git (software)
6 32 (43.84%) Python
6 32 (43.84%) JavaScript
7 31 (42.47%) LAMP
8 30 (41.10%) .NET
8 30 (41.10%) Windows
9 28 (38.36%) MySQL
10 26 (35.62%) C#
10 26 (35.62%) MVC
10 26 (35.62%) nginx
10 26 (35.62%) Open Source
11 24 (32.88%) E-Commerce
11 24 (32.88%) Ubuntu
11 24 (32.88%) Ruby
12 23 (31.51%) QA
12 23 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (30.14%) VMware
13 22 (30.14%) Amazon AWS
13 22 (30.14%) TeamCity
14 21 (28.77%) Puppet
15 20 (27.40%) ZABBIX
16 19 (26.03%) Apache
16 19 (26.03%) Django
16 19 (26.03%) Social Media
17 18 (24.66%) Big Data
17 18 (24.66%) jQuery

Rackspace Cloud
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Rackspace Cloud 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 Cloud. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (35.62%) nginx
2 19 (26.03%) Apache
3 16 (21.92%) IIS
4 14 (19.18%) Drupal
4 14 (19.18%) WordPress
5 11 (15.07%) Tomcat
6 10 (13.70%) CMS
7 9 (12.33%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (9.59%) OpenStack
9 4 (5.48%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (5.48%) Apache Solr
9 4 (5.48%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Office
2 3 (4.11%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (30.14%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (17.81%) SaaS
3 11 (15.07%) GitHub
4 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (8.22%) CloudFront
5 6 (8.22%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.55%) Firewall
2 7 (9.59%) DNS
3 4 (5.48%) ICMP
3 4 (5.48%) POP3
3 4 (5.48%) SMTP
3 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.48%) Network Security
4 1 (1.37%) VPN
4 1 (1.37%) LAN
4 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (38.36%) MySQL
2 18 (24.66%) Big Data
3 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
4 13 (17.81%) MongoDB
5 9 (12.33%) NoSQL
5 9 (12.33%) RavenDB
6 8 (10.96%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (9.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (9.59%) Hadoop
8 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
8 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.37%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (49.32%) Git (software)
2 22 (30.14%) TeamCity
3 14 (19.18%) SpecFlow
4 8 (10.96%) Subversion
5 7 (9.59%) JMeter
5 7 (9.59%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.48%) JIRA
7 3 (4.11%) Xcode
7 3 (4.11%) NUnit
7 3 (4.11%) WebDriver
7 3 (4.11%) QUnit
8 1 (1.37%) Xdebug
8 1 (1.37%) Hudson
8 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.37%) Selenium
General
1 15 (20.55%) Marketing
2 4 (5.48%) Legal
3 3 (4.11%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Finance
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Developer
2 16 (21.92%) Systems Administrator
2 16 (21.92%) Administrator
2 16 (21.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 16 (21.92%) Linux Administrator
3 15 (20.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (15.07%) .NET Developer
5 8 (10.96%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Agile .NET Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Agile C# Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Technical Leader
8 4 (5.48%) Systems Architect
8 4 (5.48%) Architect
8 4 (5.48%) Systems Manager
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (42.47%) LAMP
2 30 (41.10%) .NET
3 19 (26.03%) Django
4 18 (24.66%) jQuery
5 16 (21.92%) HTML
5 16 (21.92%) CSS
6 15 (20.55%) Web Services
7 14 (19.18%) KnockoutJS
8 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET
9 12 (16.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (13.70%) Ajax
11 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (8.22%) WSGI
12 6 (8.22%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (5.48%) Memcached
13 4 (5.48%) Regular Expression
14 3 (4.11%) HTML5
14 3 (4.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 3 (4.11%) LINQ to SQL
14 3 (4.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (35.62%) Open Source
2 19 (26.03%) Social Media
3 12 (16.44%) Blog
4 9 (12.33%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.48%) Replication
6 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 65 (89.04%) Linux
2 30 (41.10%) Windows
3 24 (32.88%) Ubuntu
4 18 (24.66%) Debian
5 11 (15.07%) CentOS
6 8 (10.96%) Apple iOS
6 8 (10.96%) Android
6 8 (10.96%) UNIX
7 6 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.48%) FreeBSD
8 4 (5.48%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (80.82%) DevOps
2 26 (35.62%) MVC
3 24 (32.88%) E-Commerce
4 23 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (19.18%) BDD
6 14 (19.18%) TDD
6 14 (19.18%) Pair Programming
7 12 (16.44%) Automated Testing
8 11 (15.07%) Analytics
9 8 (10.96%) Domain-Driven Design
10 7 (9.59%) Load Balancing
10 7 (9.59%) Scrum
11 6 (8.22%) UML
11 6 (8.22%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (8.22%) Android Development
11 6 (8.22%) iOS Development
12 5 (6.85%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (6.85%) Configuration Management
12 5 (6.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.84%) JavaScript
1 32 (43.84%) Python
2 26 (35.62%) C#
3 24 (32.88%) Ruby
4 18 (24.66%) PHP
5 15 (20.55%) Java
6 12 (16.44%) Bash Shell
7 11 (15.07%) SQL
8 3 (4.11%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.11%) C++
9 2 (2.74%) C
9 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (31.51%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) WCAG
2 1 (1.37%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) Xen
1 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 46 (63.01%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (28.77%) Puppet
3 20 (27.40%) ZABBIX
4 16 (21.92%) Nagios
5 9 (12.33%) Capistrano
6 8 (10.96%) Pingdom
7 7 (9.59%) Salt
7 7 (9.59%) Ganglia
8 6 (8.22%) Vagrant
9 5 (6.85%) Ansible
10 4 (5.48%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 43 (58.90%) Rackspace
2 22 (30.14%) VMware
3 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.07%) Red Hat
5 10 (13.70%) New Relic
6 9 (12.33%) Sitecore
7 8 (10.96%) Incapsula
8 7 (9.59%) SoftLayer
9 4 (5.48%) Cisco
9 4 (5.48%) Lotus
10 1 (1.37%) Citrix
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
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