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 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 668 723 715
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -8
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 219 173 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.33% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 178 123 124
Average salary £54,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
47986 52072 48711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 46.57% 46.45% 47.40%
Number of salaries quoted 39296 42520 40412
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015. 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 +48 113 £57,500 - 18
South West +13 31 £47,500 +8.57% 2
West Midlands +14 25 £35,000 - 4
South East +19 21 £50,000 +58.73% 4
East of England +18 19 £43,750 -7.89% 2
North West -6 5 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Yorkshire -12 5 £23,750 -
Rackspace
UK

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

1 268 (69.43%) Amazon AWS
2 202 (52.33%) Linux
3 161 (41.71%) Puppet
4 160 (41.45%) DevOps
5 149 (38.60%) Web Services
6 141 (36.53%) Java
7 133 (34.46%) PHP
8 131 (33.94%) Python
9 130 (33.68%) Opscode Chef
10 125 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
11 106 (27.46%) JavaScript
12 98 (25.39%) Google
13 97 (25.13%) Git (software)
14 96 (24.87%) Ruby
15 95 (24.61%) MySQL
16 91 (23.58%) OpenStack
17 87 (22.54%) LAMP
18 83 (21.50%) .NET
18 83 (21.50%) Bash Shell
19 80 (20.73%) Microsoft Azure
20 79 (20.47%) Jenkins
21 78 (20.21%) Software Engineering
22 77 (19.95%) Configuration Management
23 75 (19.43%) Degree
24 74 (19.17%) Apache
25 72 (18.65%) VMware
26 71 (18.39%) HTML
27 70 (18.13%) Node.js
28 65 (16.84%) Ansible
29 64 (16.58%) Continuous Integration

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 91 (23.58%) OpenStack
2 74 (19.17%) Apache
3 70 (18.13%) Node.js
4 40 (10.36%) nginx
5 37 (9.59%) Drupal
6 33 (8.55%) IIS
7 23 (5.96%) Tomcat
8 19 (4.92%) WordPress
9 15 (3.89%) Apache Spark
10 9 (2.33%) CMS
11 8 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (1.55%) Jetty
13 5 (1.30%) Joomla!
13 5 (1.30%) Apache Solr
14 4 (1.04%) JBoss
15 3 (0.78%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.78%) ColdFusion
15 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
15 3 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (0.78%) CloudStack
Applications
1 10 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.26%) Magento
2 1 (0.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 268 (69.43%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (20.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (16.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 61 (15.80%) SaaS
5 57 (14.77%) Amazon EC2
6 54 (13.99%) IaaS
7 47 (12.18%) PaaS
8 28 (7.25%) Rackspace Cloud
9 27 (6.99%) Cloud Computing
10 25 (6.48%) Google App Engine
11 23 (5.96%) Terremark
12 19 (4.92%) Joyent
13 18 (4.66%) HP Helion
14 15 (3.89%) Sumo Logic
15 13 (3.37%) Google Apps
16 11 (2.85%) Amazon S3
16 11 (2.85%) AWS CloudFormation
17 10 (2.59%) Heroku
18 4 (1.04%) GitHub
19 3 (0.78%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 55 (14.25%) DNS
2 43 (11.14%) Firewall
3 30 (7.77%) Internet
4 21 (5.44%) HTTP
5 20 (5.18%) LAN
5 20 (5.18%) WAN
6 15 (3.89%) SNMP
7 13 (3.37%) NAS
8 12 (3.11%) VPN
8 12 (3.11%) SAN
9 10 (2.59%) SSH
9 10 (2.59%) OpenFlow
10 9 (2.33%) Wireless
10 9 (2.33%) MPLS
10 9 (2.33%) TCP/IP
10 9 (2.33%) DHCP
10 9 (2.33%) LDAP
11 8 (2.07%) SMTP
12 7 (1.81%) Broadband
12 7 (1.81%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (24.61%) MySQL
2 44 (11.40%) MongoDB
3 37 (9.59%) SQL Server
4 30 (7.77%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (7.25%) Redis
6 26 (6.74%) NoSQL
7 25 (6.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 23 (5.96%) Relational Database
9 20 (5.18%) Hadoop
10 18 (4.66%) HBase
11 6 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.55%) Big Data
12 3 (0.78%) Apache Accumulo
12 3 (0.78%) Hazelcast
12 3 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.52%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.52%) RavenDB
13 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 97 (25.13%) Git (software)
2 79 (20.47%) Jenkins
3 45 (11.66%) Maven
4 35 (9.07%) Grunt
5 26 (6.74%) Hudson
6 24 (6.22%) Gradle
7 22 (5.70%) Ant
7 22 (5.70%) Subversion
8 20 (5.18%) Artifactory
9 16 (4.15%) Bower
10 15 (3.89%) TeamCity
11 11 (2.85%) Visual Studio
12 10 (2.59%) RSpec
13 9 (2.33%) ProC
14 7 (1.81%) PHPUnit
14 7 (1.81%) JIRA
15 5 (1.30%) Jasmine
15 5 (1.30%) Cucumber
16 4 (1.04%) IntelliJ
17 2 (0.52%) Bitbucket
General
1 34 (8.81%) Finance
2 28 (7.25%) Marketing
3 21 (5.44%) Games
4 20 (5.18%) Telecoms
5 19 (4.92%) Retail
6 16 (4.15%) Advertising
7 6 (1.55%) Automotive
8 5 (1.30%) Banking
9 4 (1.04%) Electronics
9 4 (1.04%) Publishing
9 4 (1.04%) Legal
9 4 (1.04%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.52%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 105 (27.20%) Developer
2 72 (18.65%) Administrator
3 67 (17.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 59 (15.28%) Systems Administrator
5 46 (11.92%) PHP Developer
6 41 (10.62%) Linux Administrator
7 37 (9.59%) Software Engineer
8 32 (8.29%) Web Developer
9 31 (8.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 30 (7.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 27 (6.99%) PHP Web Developer
12 23 (5.96%) Linux Engineer
12 23 (5.96%) Architect
13 19 (4.92%) Principal Software Engineer
13 19 (4.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 19 (4.92%) Principal Engineer
14 17 (4.40%) Cloud Engineer
14 17 (4.40%) Consultant
14 17 (4.40%) Java Developer
15 14 (3.63%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (38.60%) Web Services
2 87 (22.54%) LAMP
3 83 (21.50%) .NET
4 71 (18.39%) HTML
5 56 (14.51%) CSS
6 51 (13.21%) Symfony
7 50 (12.95%) jQuery
7 50 (12.95%) AngularJS
8 42 (10.88%) HTML5
9 28 (7.25%) RESTful
10 27 (6.99%) CSS3
10 27 (6.99%) ASP.NET
10 27 (6.99%) XML
11 26 (6.74%) REST
12 19 (4.92%) CakePHP
13 18 (4.66%) Ruby on Rails
14 17 (4.40%) Express
15 16 (4.15%) Memcached
16 14 (3.63%) Laravel
17 12 (3.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 57 (14.77%) Public Cloud
2 29 (7.51%) Data Centre
3 20 (5.18%) Replication
4 17 (4.40%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.40%) Private Cloud
5 14 (3.63%) Enterprise Cloud
5 14 (3.63%) User Experience
6 13 (3.37%) CMDB
7 11 (2.85%) Digital Media
8 8 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.81%) Economics
9 7 (1.81%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.55%) Social Media
10 6 (1.55%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (1.30%) E-Learning
11 5 (1.30%) BBC
12 4 (1.04%) PMI
12 4 (1.04%) DTV
13 3 (0.78%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 202 (52.33%) Linux
2 41 (10.62%) CentOS
3 38 (9.84%) Windows
4 35 (9.07%) UNIX
5 22 (5.70%) CoreOS
6 20 (5.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (4.92%) Ubuntu
8 13 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (2.33%) Scientific Linux
10 7 (1.81%) Debian
10 7 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.26%) Android
11 1 (0.26%) VMS
11 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (41.45%) DevOps
2 125 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (20.21%) Software Engineering
4 77 (19.95%) Configuration Management
5 64 (16.58%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (13.73%) OO
7 50 (12.95%) E-Commerce
8 46 (11.92%) MVC
9 36 (9.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 35 (9.07%) TDD
10 35 (9.07%) Web Development
11 34 (8.81%) Mentoring
12 30 (7.77%) Load Balancing
13 28 (7.25%) Project Management
14 26 (6.74%) BDD
15 25 (6.48%) Migration
16 24 (6.22%) Open Source
17 23 (5.96%) ITIL
17 23 (5.96%) OO PHP
18 21 (5.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 141 (36.53%) Java
2 133 (34.46%) PHP
3 131 (33.94%) Python
4 106 (27.46%) JavaScript
5 96 (24.87%) Ruby
6 83 (21.50%) Bash Shell
7 52 (13.47%) SQL
8 46 (11.92%) C#
9 41 (10.62%) Perl
10 36 (9.33%) Scala
11 28 (7.25%) C++
12 24 (6.22%) Clojure
13 22 (5.70%) Go
13 22 (5.70%) PowerShell
14 14 (3.63%) Shell Script
15 11 (2.85%) C
16 9 (2.33%) PHP5
17 5 (1.30%) RubyMotion
18 3 (0.78%) ActionScript
19 2 (0.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 75 (19.43%) Degree
2 11 (2.85%) CCNP
2 11 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.55%) CCNA
4 6 (1.55%) CISSP
5 4 (1.04%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.78%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.52%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.52%) MCSE
7 2 (0.52%) MCSA
8 1 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.85%) QA
2 10 (2.59%) SLA
3 3 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (15.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (14.51%) Docker
3 51 (13.21%) Active Directory
4 27 (6.99%) Xen
5 25 (6.48%) KVM
6 19 (4.92%) VirtualBox
7 18 (4.66%) LXC
8 15 (3.89%) HDFS
8 15 (3.89%) NFS
9 14 (3.63%) Varnish
10 12 (3.11%) VMware ESX
11 9 (2.33%) XenApp
11 9 (2.33%) iptables
12 5 (1.30%) vCloud
13 3 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.52%) vSphere
14 2 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
15 1 (0.26%) Samba
Systems Management
1 161 (41.71%) Puppet
2 130 (33.68%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (16.84%) Ansible
4 57 (14.77%) Nagios
5 46 (11.92%) Vagrant
6 38 (9.84%) ZABBIX
7 25 (6.48%) Salt
8 17 (4.40%) Kubernetes
9 13 (3.37%) Cacti
10 12 (3.11%) Capistrano
11 11 (2.85%) Graphite
12 9 (2.33%) logstash
12 9 (2.33%) SCOM
13 5 (1.30%) CFEngine
13 5 (1.30%) cPanel
14 4 (1.04%) Mesos
15 3 (0.78%) HAProxy
15 3 (0.78%) collectd
15 3 (0.78%) SCCM
15 3 (0.78%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 98 (25.39%) Google
2 72 (18.65%) VMware
3 63 (16.32%) Microsoft
4 38 (9.84%) Oracle
4 38 (9.84%) Red Hat
5 35 (9.07%) Zend
6 30 (7.77%) HP
7 28 (7.25%) SaltStack
8 26 (6.74%) New Relic
9 15 (3.89%) Splunk
10 11 (2.85%) Dell
11 9 (2.33%) Cisco
11 9 (2.33%) Citrix
12 7 (1.81%) Ericsson
12 7 (1.81%) Spiceworks
13 6 (1.55%) DigitalOcean
14 5 (1.30%) F5
14 5 (1.30%) SAP
15 3 (0.78%) NetApp
15 3 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 35000 to 40000
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 7 days ago
Brighton
Arrows Group
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + benefits +bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cranleigh, Surrey, Horsham, Guildford, Dorking,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £30-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + Perks
Posted: 16 days ago