The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 685 721 840
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +119
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 196 136 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.14% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.29% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 113 109 28
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £80,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +26.45%
Rackspace
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
50150 47615 52757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.61% 47.46% 48.05%
Number of salaries quoted 40238 39442 44479
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in England

Rackspace
Salary Trend in England

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

Rackspace Salary Trend in England

Rackspace
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Rackspace across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Rackspace Salary Histogram in England

Rackspace
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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 +43 150 £57,500 +15.00% 22
South East +6 20 £50,000 -2.43%
East of England - 12 £100,000 - 2
North West -15 6 £39,500 -19.38% 4
Yorkshire - 6 £37,000 - 2
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Rackspace
UK

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 179 (48.51%) Linux
2 171 (46.34%) MySQL
3 153 (41.46%) DevOps
4 150 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
5 138 (37.40%) Web Services
6 137 (37.13%) Amazon AWS
7 132 (35.77%) E-Commerce
8 126 (34.15%) PHP
9 123 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 118 (31.98%) Puppet
11 116 (31.44%) Java
12 114 (30.89%) HTML
13 113 (30.62%) .NET
14 112 (30.35%) MongoDB
15 111 (30.08%) Opscode Chef
16 108 (29.27%) nginx
16 108 (29.27%) CSS
16 108 (29.27%) OO
16 108 (29.27%) MVC
17 107 (29.00%) Windows
18 106 (28.73%) Python
19 99 (26.83%) SQL Server
20 97 (26.29%) Microsoft Azure
21 93 (25.20%) LAMP
22 90 (24.39%) SQL
23 89 (24.12%) Ruby
23 89 (24.12%) Apache Solr
24 85 (23.04%) Microsoft
25 83 (22.49%) jQuery
26 79 (21.41%) NoSQL

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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
1 108 (29.27%) nginx
2 89 (24.12%) Apache Solr
3 67 (18.16%) IIS
3 67 (18.16%) Apache
4 52 (14.09%) Drupal
5 45 (12.20%) Elasticsearch
6 43 (11.65%) OpenStack
7 27 (7.32%) Tomcat
8 21 (5.69%) CMS
9 19 (5.15%) WordPress
10 18 (4.88%) Node.js
11 15 (4.07%) Confluence
12 13 (3.52%) Commerce Server
13 10 (2.71%) Umbraco
14 9 (2.44%) uWSGI
14 9 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (1.08%) Lotus Domino
15 4 (1.08%) Lync
16 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
16 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.08%) MS Office
3 3 (0.81%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 137 (37.13%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (26.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (20.60%) GitHub
4 56 (15.18%) Trello
5 51 (13.82%) Cloud Computing
5 51 (13.82%) Rackspace Cloud
6 41 (11.11%) SaaS
7 27 (7.32%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (5.69%) Joyent
9 16 (4.34%) PaaS
10 12 (3.25%) IaaS
11 9 (2.44%) Amazon S3
12 6 (1.63%) CloudFront
13 5 (1.36%) Google Apps
14 4 (1.08%) Heroku
14 4 (1.08%) Office 365
15 1 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
15 1 (0.27%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.49%) Firewall
2 22 (5.96%) LDAP
3 21 (5.69%) DNS
4 17 (4.61%) VPN
5 14 (3.79%) SAN
5 14 (3.79%) VLAN
6 13 (3.52%) TCP/IP
7 12 (3.25%) NAS
7 12 (3.25%) Network Security
8 11 (2.98%) BIG-IP
8 11 (2.98%) WAN
9 10 (2.71%) LAN
9 10 (2.71%) AMQP
10 9 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (2.44%) ICMP
10 9 (2.44%) SMTP
11 8 (2.17%) iSCSI
12 7 (1.90%) POP3
13 6 (1.63%) MPLS
14 5 (1.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (46.34%) MySQL
2 112 (30.35%) MongoDB
3 99 (26.83%) SQL Server
4 79 (21.41%) NoSQL
5 65 (17.62%) RavenDB
6 57 (15.45%) PostgreSQL
7 50 (13.55%) Relational Database
8 46 (12.47%) Big Data
9 45 (12.20%) Redis
10 28 (7.59%) RDBMS
11 25 (6.78%) Hadoop
12 17 (4.61%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (4.61%) Riak
13 16 (4.34%) CouchDB
14 10 (2.71%) DB2
14 10 (2.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
16 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
17 1 (0.27%) HBase
Development Applications
1 68 (18.43%) TeamCity
2 62 (16.80%) ReSharper
3 61 (16.53%) NUnit
4 59 (15.99%) Git (software)
5 56 (15.18%) YouTrack
5 56 (15.18%) Octopus Deploy
5 56 (15.18%) Jenkins
5 56 (15.18%) dotTrace
5 56 (15.18%) Rhino Mocks
6 34 (9.21%) Subversion
7 27 (7.32%) JIRA
8 25 (6.78%) Hudson
9 15 (4.07%) Mercurial
10 13 (3.52%) Selenium
11 11 (2.98%) PHPUnit
12 7 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (1.63%) Visual Studio
13 6 (1.63%) NuGet
14 5 (1.36%) Xdebug
14 5 (1.36%) Ranorex
General
1 56 (15.18%) French Language
2 38 (10.30%) Retail
3 19 (5.15%) Finance
3 19 (5.15%) Marketing
4 12 (3.25%) Publishing
5 4 (1.08%) Legal
6 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.54%) Law
7 2 (0.54%) Games
7 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 131 (35.50%) Developer
2 62 (16.80%) Systems Administrator
3 58 (15.72%) DevOps Engineer
4 57 (15.45%) Administrator
5 53 (14.36%) .NET Developer
6 44 (11.92%) Linux Administrator
6 44 (11.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 43 (11.65%) Architect
8 41 (11.11%) Senior Developer
9 24 (6.50%) Senior .NET Developer
10 18 (4.88%) PHP Developer
10 18 (4.88%) Head of Architecture
11 17 (4.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 16 (4.34%) Systems Engineer
12 16 (4.34%) UI Developer
12 16 (4.34%) Head of Development
12 16 (4.34%) UI Programmer
13 15 (4.07%) Senior Architect
14 14 (3.79%) Web Developer
14 14 (3.79%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (37.40%) Web Services
2 114 (30.89%) HTML
3 113 (30.62%) .NET
4 108 (29.27%) CSS
5 93 (25.20%) LAMP
6 83 (22.49%) jQuery
7 74 (20.05%) REST
8 71 (19.24%) ASP.NET
9 65 (17.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 62 (16.80%) AngularJS
11 61 (16.53%) Sass
12 56 (15.18%) Lucene
12 56 (15.18%) Castle Windsor
12 56 (15.18%) WCF
13 46 (12.47%) Ruby on Rails
14 32 (8.67%) JSON
15 30 (8.13%) XML
15 30 (8.13%) HTML5
16 27 (7.32%) Django
17 26 (7.05%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.20%) Open Source
2 26 (7.05%) Computer Science
3 23 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.61%) Visualisation
5 16 (4.34%) Social Media
6 15 (4.07%) Digital Media
7 14 (3.79%) User Experience
8 13 (3.52%) Mobile App
9 8 (2.17%) Taxonomies
10 6 (1.63%) Social Network
11 5 (1.36%) CMDB
11 5 (1.36%) Blog
11 5 (1.36%) Replication
12 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.81%) New Media
13 3 (0.81%) PKI
13 3 (0.81%) IPTV
14 1 (0.27%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.27%) Physics
14 1 (0.27%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 179 (48.51%) Linux
2 107 (29.00%) Windows
3 65 (17.62%) CentOS
4 58 (15.72%) Ubuntu
5 47 (12.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 44 (11.92%) Debian
7 36 (9.76%) UNIX
8 17 (4.61%) Apple iOS
9 15 (4.07%) Android
10 14 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (2.17%) Solaris
11 8 (2.17%) Fedora
12 6 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (1.36%) SmartOS
14 4 (1.08%) FreeBSD
14 4 (1.08%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (41.46%) DevOps
2 150 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (35.77%) E-Commerce
4 108 (29.27%) OO
4 108 (29.27%) MVC
5 74 (20.05%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (13.82%) OOP
7 37 (10.03%) Mentoring
8 35 (9.49%) Configuration Management
8 35 (9.49%) TDD
9 33 (8.94%) Technical Architecture
10 27 (7.32%) SOA
11 26 (7.05%) Project Management
12 25 (6.78%) Scrum
13 24 (6.50%) Load Balancing
14 23 (6.23%) Web Development
14 23 (6.23%) Kanban
14 23 (6.23%) Capacity Planning
15 21 (5.69%) Software Engineering
16 20 (5.42%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 126 (34.15%) PHP
2 123 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 116 (31.44%) Java
4 106 (28.73%) Python
5 90 (24.39%) SQL
6 89 (24.12%) Ruby
7 71 (19.24%) C#
8 56 (15.18%) T-SQL
9 51 (13.82%) Perl
10 46 (12.47%) Bash Shell
11 21 (5.69%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.98%) ActionScript
13 5 (1.36%) PHP5
13 5 (1.36%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.36%) Scala
13 5 (1.36%) Clojure
14 4 (1.08%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.08%) RubyMotion
15 3 (0.81%) C++
15 3 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (7.32%) Degree
2 9 (2.44%) CCNA
2 9 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.08%) RHCE
3 4 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.81%) MCSE
5 2 (0.54%) CCNP
6 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.69%) QA
2 7 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.81%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.27%) WCAG
5 1 (0.27%) WAI
System Software
1 27 (7.32%) Varnish
1 27 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (6.50%) Xen
3 16 (4.34%) Active Directory
4 12 (3.25%) KVM
5 10 (2.71%) HDFS
6 8 (2.17%) NFS
7 6 (1.63%) Docker
8 4 (1.08%) vSphere
9 3 (0.81%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.81%) XenApp
9 3 (0.81%) Squid
10 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.27%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 118 (31.98%) Puppet
2 111 (30.08%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (11.92%) ZABBIX
4 38 (10.30%) Salt
5 35 (9.49%) Nagios
6 23 (6.23%) Vagrant
7 20 (5.42%) HAProxy
8 19 (5.15%) Cacti
9 13 (3.52%) Capistrano
10 10 (2.71%) Ganglia
11 9 (2.44%) Ansible
12 7 (1.90%) logstash
13 5 (1.36%) collectd
13 5 (1.36%) StatsD
14 4 (1.08%) YUM
15 2 (0.54%) SCCM
15 2 (0.54%) SCOM
15 2 (0.54%) CFEngine
15 2 (0.54%) Check_MK
16 1 (0.27%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 85 (23.04%) Microsoft
2 76 (20.60%) Red Hat
3 54 (14.63%) VMware
4 27 (7.32%) Oracle
5 22 (5.96%) Cisco
6 21 (5.69%) SaltStack
7 18 (4.88%) Google
8 15 (4.07%) Zend
9 10 (2.71%) Business Objects
9 10 (2.71%) EPiServer
10 9 (2.44%) Red Gate
10 9 (2.44%) Sitecore
11 7 (1.90%) HP
12 5 (1.36%) New Relic
12 5 (1.36%) Epiphany
13 4 (1.08%) EMC
13 4 (1.08%) Citrix
13 4 (1.08%) NetApp
13 4 (1.08%) Lotus
13 4 (1.08%) CheckPoint
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
tcpl
Salary: Attractive Basic
Posted: 4 days ago
London
tcpl
Salary: Attractive Basic
Posted: 4 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum 30% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 15% bonus and great holidays + enter
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 21 days ago
West Midlands
Connect
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Workstars Global Ltd
Posted: 25 days ago