The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 England region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Rackspace.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 726 707 848
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +141
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 163 150 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.14% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.30% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 137 121 50
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £40,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £64,950 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -17.07%
Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
51902 50213 55551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 46.80% 48.50% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 42091 41444 47271
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Rackspace
UK

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -54 120 £60,000 +5.26% 21
South East 0 26 £50,000 +33.33% 1
North West +14 7 £32,500 -5.79%
South West - 3 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £67,500 - 3
North East - 1 £30,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £30,000 -
Rackspace
UK

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 200 (63.29%) Linux
2 169 (53.48%) MySQL
3 147 (46.52%) Puppet
4 136 (43.04%) Opscode Chef
5 133 (42.09%) Ruby
6 126 (39.87%) PHP
7 125 (39.56%) Python
8 115 (36.39%) Java
9 106 (33.54%) Web Services
10 100 (31.65%) Apache
11 95 (30.06%) Continuous Integration
12 91 (28.80%) Amazon AWS
13 85 (26.90%) NoSQL
14 83 (26.27%) Perl
15 78 (24.68%) Red Hat
16 77 (24.37%) JavaScript
17 76 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
17 76 (24.05%) MongoDB
18 73 (23.10%) Bash Shell
19 68 (21.52%) LAMP
19 68 (21.52%) DNS
19 68 (21.52%) Nagios
20 67 (21.20%) XML
20 67 (21.20%) Ubuntu
21 66 (20.89%) Git (software)
22 64 (20.25%) SaaS
22 64 (20.25%) TDD
23 61 (19.30%) Redis
24 60 (18.99%) Joyent
25 59 (18.67%) OO

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 100 (31.65%) Apache
2 42 (13.29%) Elasticsearch
3 36 (11.39%) Drupal
4 34 (10.76%) Apache Solr
5 31 (9.81%) Node.js
6 27 (8.54%) OpenStack
7 22 (6.96%) Confluence
8 21 (6.65%) nginx
9 20 (6.33%) IIS
10 19 (6.01%) Tomcat
11 17 (5.38%) CMS
12 9 (2.85%) WordPress
13 6 (1.90%) SharePoint
13 6 (1.90%) MS Exchange
14 5 (1.58%) WebSphere
14 5 (1.58%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (1.58%) Joomla!
14 5 (1.58%) Commerce Server
14 5 (1.58%) WebLogic Portal
14 5 (1.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (4.11%) MS Office
2 11 (3.48%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.58%) Google Analytics
1 5 (1.58%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 91 (28.80%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (20.25%) SaaS
3 60 (18.99%) Joyent
4 50 (15.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 47 (14.87%) Amazon EC2
6 37 (11.71%) PaaS
7 30 (9.49%) Rackspace Cloud
8 24 (7.59%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (5.70%) Amazon S3
10 15 (4.75%) IaaS
11 6 (1.90%) Google App Engine
12 5 (1.58%) CloudFront
12 5 (1.58%) GitHub
13 3 (0.95%) Office 365
14 1 (0.32%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 68 (21.52%) DNS
2 42 (13.29%) SAN
3 40 (12.66%) Firewall
4 36 (11.39%) NAS
4 36 (11.39%) LDAP
5 33 (10.44%) VPN
5 33 (10.44%) VLAN
6 25 (7.91%) iSCSI
7 18 (5.70%) TCP/IP
8 15 (4.75%) DHCP
9 13 (4.11%) Network Security
10 10 (3.16%) Internet
11 9 (2.85%) BIG-IP
11 9 (2.85%) LAN
12 7 (2.22%) VoIP
12 7 (2.22%) WAN
13 6 (1.90%) SSL
14 5 (1.58%) SMTP
14 5 (1.58%) Asterisk PBX
14 5 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (53.48%) MySQL
2 85 (26.90%) NoSQL
3 76 (24.05%) MongoDB
4 61 (19.30%) Redis
5 53 (16.77%) Big Data
5 53 (16.77%) Hadoop
6 51 (16.14%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (7.28%) SQL Server
8 22 (6.96%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (5.38%) CouchDB
9 17 (5.38%) Riak
10 13 (4.11%) Relational Database
11 9 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (2.22%) RDBMS
14 4 (1.27%) OrientDB
14 4 (1.27%) Hazelcast
15 2 (0.63%) Neo4j
15 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
16 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 66 (20.89%) Git (software)
2 40 (12.66%) Subversion
3 34 (10.76%) Jenkins
4 29 (9.18%) JIRA
5 18 (5.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (5.38%) PHPUnit
6 17 (5.38%) FishEye
7 15 (4.75%) Hudson
8 10 (3.16%) NUnit
8 10 (3.16%) Maven
9 9 (2.85%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (2.22%) Selenium
11 6 (1.90%) Ant
12 5 (1.58%) RSpec
13 4 (1.27%) Artifactory
13 4 (1.27%) Xdebug
14 3 (0.95%) Axure RP
14 3 (0.95%) PhantomJS
15 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 2 (0.63%) Mercurial
General
1 20 (6.33%) Finance
2 9 (2.85%) Games
3 7 (2.22%) Retail
4 6 (1.90%) Advertising
5 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.63%) Publishing
5 2 (0.63%) Law
6 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 94 (29.75%) Developer
2 57 (18.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 52 (16.46%) Administrator
4 41 (12.97%) Python Developer
5 40 (12.66%) Systems Administrator
6 39 (12.34%) Linux Administrator
7 38 (12.03%) Linux Engineer
7 38 (12.03%) Architect
8 34 (10.76%) Systems Engineer
9 23 (7.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 22 (6.96%) Python/Django Developer
11 20 (6.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 18 (5.70%) Software Engineer
12 18 (5.70%) Django Developer
12 18 (5.70%) Python Software Engineer
13 17 (5.38%) Drupal Developer
13 17 (5.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 15 (4.75%) Senior Developer
15 14 (4.43%) Lead Architect
15 14 (4.43%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (33.54%) Web Services
2 68 (21.52%) LAMP
3 67 (21.20%) XML
4 58 (18.35%) Django
5 57 (18.04%) RabbitMQ
6 52 (16.46%) CSS
7 48 (15.19%) Memcached
8 33 (10.44%) JSON
9 30 (9.49%) jQuery
10 29 (9.18%) .NET
11 28 (8.86%) HTML
11 28 (8.86%) XSD
12 25 (7.91%) Ruby on Rails
13 20 (6.33%) Flask
14 19 (6.01%) ActiveMQ
15 17 (5.38%) Middleware
16 15 (4.75%) ASP.NET
17 14 (4.43%) Ajax
18 11 (3.48%) J2EE
18 11 (3.48%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.71%) Open Source
2 28 (8.86%) Computer Science
3 17 (5.38%) Taxonomies
4 15 (4.75%) Digital Media
5 8 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.53%) Mobile Games
6 7 (2.22%) Social Gaming
7 5 (1.58%) iPad
7 5 (1.58%) iPhone
8 3 (0.95%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.95%) PKI
8 3 (0.95%) Machine Learning
9 2 (0.63%) CMDB
9 2 (0.63%) Replication
10 1 (0.32%) Statistics
10 1 (0.32%) Online Games
10 1 (0.32%) Social Network
10 1 (0.32%) Social Media
10 1 (0.32%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.32%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 200 (63.29%) Linux
2 67 (21.20%) Ubuntu
3 54 (17.09%) UNIX
4 53 (16.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (14.24%) Windows
5 45 (14.24%) CentOS
6 43 (13.61%) Android
6 43 (13.61%) Apple iOS
7 29 (9.18%) Solaris
8 24 (7.59%) Debian
9 8 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.90%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.27%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.27%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.27%) Gentoo
13 2 (0.63%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.32%) SUSE
14 1 (0.32%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (30.06%) Continuous Integration
2 76 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (20.25%) TDD
4 59 (18.67%) OO
5 55 (17.41%) Configuration Management
6 53 (16.77%) E-Commerce
7 51 (16.14%) Load Balancing
7 51 (16.14%) OOP
8 36 (11.39%) Scrum
9 35 (11.08%) Software Engineering
10 31 (9.81%) Content Management
10 31 (9.81%) Build Automation
11 28 (8.86%) Capacity Planning
12 27 (8.54%) User Stories
13 26 (8.23%) Kanban
14 24 (7.59%) Android Development
14 24 (7.59%) iOS Development
15 19 (6.01%) MVC
16 18 (5.70%) BDD
17 17 (5.38%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 133 (42.09%) Ruby
2 126 (39.87%) PHP
3 125 (39.56%) Python
4 115 (36.39%) Java
5 83 (26.27%) Perl
6 77 (24.37%) JavaScript
7 73 (23.10%) Bash Shell
8 58 (18.35%) SQL
9 51 (16.14%) C#
10 39 (12.34%) Shell Script
11 18 (5.70%) Clojure
12 8 (2.53%) C
12 8 (2.53%) C++
13 5 (1.58%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.27%) PHP5
14 4 (1.27%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.95%) Scala
16 2 (0.63%) Haskell
17 1 (0.32%) Korn
17 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 24 (7.59%) Degree
2 10 (3.16%) RHCE
3 7 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.22%) MCSE
4 5 (1.58%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.95%) CCNA
6 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.32%) PhD
7 1 (0.32%) VCDX
7 1 (0.32%) NCDA
7 1 (0.32%) NCIE
7 1 (0.32%) VCAP
7 1 (0.32%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.59%) QA
2 9 (2.85%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (10.13%) NFS
2 28 (8.86%) Varnish
3 20 (6.33%) Active Directory
3 20 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (5.38%) KVM
5 10 (3.16%) XenServer
5 10 (3.16%) Xen
6 7 (2.22%) Samba
6 7 (2.22%) Squid
6 7 (2.22%) Sendmail
7 6 (1.90%) RHEV
8 5 (1.58%) XenApp
8 5 (1.58%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.95%) vSphere
10 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 147 (46.52%) Puppet
2 136 (43.04%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (21.52%) Nagios
4 31 (9.81%) ZABBIX
5 25 (7.91%) Cacti
6 24 (7.59%) CFEngine
7 18 (5.70%) Vagrant
8 14 (4.43%) HAProxy
9 11 (3.48%) collectd
9 11 (3.48%) StatsD
10 8 (2.53%) Ganglia
11 5 (1.58%) Zenoss
11 5 (1.58%) Ansible
12 4 (1.27%) Legato
13 3 (0.95%) Capistrano
14 2 (0.63%) WMI
15 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
15 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
15 1 (0.32%) OpenView
15 1 (0.32%) Plesk
Vendors
1 78 (24.68%) Red Hat
2 46 (14.56%) Oracle
2 46 (14.56%) VMware
3 27 (8.54%) Microsoft
4 21 (6.65%) EMC
4 21 (6.65%) Google
5 18 (5.70%) NetApp
6 15 (4.75%) Citrix
7 13 (4.11%) Cisco
8 8 (2.53%) Splunk
9 7 (2.22%) StorageTek
9 7 (2.22%) Sun
10 6 (1.90%) New Relic
10 6 (1.90%) Adobe
11 5 (1.58%) ATG
11 5 (1.58%) Open Text
11 5 (1.58%) BT
11 5 (1.58%) Omniture
11 5 (1.58%) Apple
11 5 (1.58%) IBM
East London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum D.O.E. +great bens
Posted: 26 minutes ago
East London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Healthcare
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Fantastic career growth and bonus pa
Posted: Yesterday
London
Handle Bearing Limited
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: Salary negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competative + Bonus + Company Benefits + Career Development
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Eurotime Solutions
Posted: 17 days ago