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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 697 750 705
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -45
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 186 154 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.30% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 124 127 127
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +13.88%
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
48236 51672 50446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 46.92% 46.47% 48.08%
Number of salaries quoted 39147 41982 41704
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 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 May 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 -14 76 £55,000 -8.33% 22
South East +23 38 £60,000 +20.00% 3
South West +15 19 £31,500 -42.72% 4
East of England +29 17 £43,750 - 3
Yorkshire +22 17 £22,500 -66.66% 2
North West +8 8 £57,500 +76.92%
West Midlands -7 8 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Rackspace
UK

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 207 (70.65%) Amazon AWS
2 161 (54.95%) Linux
3 135 (46.08%) DevOps
4 134 (45.73%) Puppet
5 123 (41.98%) Web Services
6 118 (40.27%) PHP
7 116 (39.59%) Opscode Chef
8 114 (38.91%) Java
9 98 (33.45%) Python
10 96 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
11 77 (26.28%) LAMP
12 75 (25.60%) .NET
13 72 (24.57%) Ruby
14 70 (23.89%) Google
14 70 (23.89%) MySQL
15 68 (23.21%) OpenStack
16 67 (22.87%) JavaScript
17 65 (22.18%) Microsoft Azure
18 64 (21.84%) E-Commerce
19 62 (21.16%) Node.js
20 59 (20.14%) Configuration Management
21 58 (19.80%) Bash Shell
22 57 (19.45%) VMware
23 53 (18.09%) Software Engineering
24 51 (17.41%) OO
24 51 (17.41%) IaaS
24 51 (17.41%) Jenkins
25 50 (17.06%) Git (software)
26 48 (16.38%) Ansible
26 48 (16.38%) Public Cloud

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 68 (23.21%) OpenStack
2 62 (21.16%) Node.js
3 41 (13.99%) Apache
4 40 (13.65%) Drupal
5 27 (9.22%) IIS
6 21 (7.17%) nginx
7 17 (5.80%) Tomcat
8 9 (3.07%) Apache Spark
9 7 (2.39%) WordPress
10 5 (1.71%) CMS
10 5 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.37%) Jetty
11 4 (1.37%) Joomla!
12 3 (1.02%) ColdFusion
12 3 (1.02%) MS Exchange
12 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (1.02%) Apache Solr
12 3 (1.02%) CloudStack
12 3 (1.02%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 207 (70.65%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (22.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (17.41%) IaaS
4 44 (15.02%) SaaS
5 41 (13.99%) Amazon EC2
6 39 (13.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 34 (11.60%) PaaS
8 31 (10.58%) Cloud Computing
9 24 (8.19%) Terremark
10 19 (6.48%) Joyent
11 18 (6.14%) Rackspace Cloud
12 14 (4.78%) Google Apps
13 10 (3.41%) Amazon S3
14 9 (3.07%) Google App Engine
15 8 (2.73%) HP Helion
15 8 (2.73%) Sumo Logic
15 8 (2.73%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (1.37%) GitHub
17 3 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 3 (1.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 44 (15.02%) Firewall
2 30 (10.24%) DNS
3 17 (5.80%) LAN
3 17 (5.80%) WAN
3 17 (5.80%) HTTP
4 16 (5.46%) Internet
5 12 (4.10%) TCP/IP
6 10 (3.41%) OpenFlow
7 8 (2.73%) Network Security
7 8 (2.73%) VPN
8 7 (2.39%) Broadband
8 7 (2.39%) Wireless
9 6 (2.05%) NAS
9 6 (2.05%) SMTP
10 5 (1.71%) IPsec
10 5 (1.71%) BIG-IP
11 4 (1.37%) SNMP
11 4 (1.37%) SSL
11 4 (1.37%) MPLS
12 3 (1.02%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (23.89%) MySQL
2 33 (11.26%) MongoDB
3 28 (9.56%) SQL Server
4 26 (8.87%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (6.48%) NoSQL
6 17 (5.80%) Redis
7 14 (4.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (4.10%) Relational Database
9 11 (3.75%) Hadoop
10 9 (3.07%) HBase
11 4 (1.37%) Big Data
12 3 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.68%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.34%) Apache Accumulo
14 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 51 (17.41%) Jenkins
2 50 (17.06%) Git (software)
3 25 (8.53%) Grunt
4 20 (6.83%) Maven
5 13 (4.44%) Subversion
5 13 (4.44%) Bower
6 12 (4.10%) Visual Studio
7 11 (3.75%) Hudson
8 10 (3.41%) Gradle
8 10 (3.41%) Artifactory
9 9 (3.07%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.73%) Ant
11 6 (2.05%) RSpec
11 6 (2.05%) JIRA
12 5 (1.71%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (1.02%) Mercurial
14 3 (1.02%) Bitbucket
14 3 (1.02%) PHPUnit
15 2 (0.68%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 31 (10.58%) Finance
2 27 (9.22%) Retail
3 11 (3.75%) Marketing
3 11 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.73%) Automotive
5 7 (2.39%) Games
6 5 (1.71%) Publishing
7 4 (1.37%) Banking
8 3 (1.02%) Law
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 76 (25.94%) Developer
2 58 (19.80%) Administrator
3 56 (19.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 55 (18.77%) Systems Administrator
5 47 (16.04%) PHP Developer
6 36 (12.29%) Linux Administrator
6 36 (12.29%) Web Developer
7 34 (11.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 32 (10.92%) PHP Web Developer
9 29 (9.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 24 (8.19%) Architect
10 24 (8.19%) Software Engineer
11 19 (6.48%) Linux Engineer
12 15 (5.12%) Cloud Architect
13 14 (4.78%) Enterprise Architect
13 14 (4.78%) Consultant
14 12 (4.10%) Cloud Engineer
14 12 (4.10%) Cloud Consultant
14 12 (4.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 12 (4.10%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (41.98%) Web Services
2 77 (26.28%) LAMP
3 75 (25.60%) .NET
4 48 (16.38%) HTML
5 47 (16.04%) Symfony
6 37 (12.63%) jQuery
7 31 (10.58%) HTML5
8 29 (9.90%) CSS
8 29 (9.90%) AngularJS
9 27 (9.22%) CakePHP
10 23 (7.85%) XML
11 19 (6.48%) CSS3
12 18 (6.14%) REST
12 18 (6.14%) RESTful
13 15 (5.12%) SOAP
14 14 (4.78%) ASP.NET
15 13 (4.44%) Express
16 12 (4.10%) WCF
17 9 (3.07%) Ruby on Rails
18 7 (2.39%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 48 (16.38%) Public Cloud
2 21 (7.17%) Open Source
3 16 (5.46%) Private Cloud
4 14 (4.78%) Enterprise Cloud
4 14 (4.78%) CMDB
4 14 (4.78%) Replication
5 9 (3.07%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.39%) Economics
7 6 (2.05%) Mobile Payment
7 6 (2.05%) User Experience
8 5 (1.71%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.37%) Social Media
9 4 (1.37%) Internet of Things
9 4 (1.37%) PMI
10 3 (1.02%) BBC
10 3 (1.02%) Social Network
10 3 (1.02%) Taxonomies
10 3 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.02%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 161 (54.95%) Linux
2 39 (13.31%) Windows
3 29 (9.90%) CentOS
4 27 (9.22%) UNIX
5 21 (7.17%) Ubuntu
5 21 (7.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (5.46%) CoreOS
7 11 (3.75%) Debian
7 11 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.02%) Fedora
8 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (46.08%) DevOps
2 96 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (21.84%) E-Commerce
4 59 (20.14%) Configuration Management
5 53 (18.09%) Software Engineering
6 51 (17.41%) OO
7 38 (12.97%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (12.63%) Mentoring
9 35 (11.95%) MVC
9 35 (11.95%) Web Development
10 30 (10.24%) OO PHP
11 25 (8.53%) Migration
11 25 (8.53%) TDD
11 25 (8.53%) Project Management
12 20 (6.83%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (6.83%) ITIL
13 19 (6.48%) SOA
14 18 (6.14%) UML
15 17 (5.80%) Technical Architecture
15 17 (5.80%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 118 (40.27%) PHP
2 114 (38.91%) Java
3 98 (33.45%) Python
4 72 (24.57%) Ruby
5 67 (22.87%) JavaScript
6 58 (19.80%) Bash Shell
7 43 (14.68%) SQL
8 41 (13.99%) Perl
9 25 (8.53%) C#
10 19 (6.48%) C++
10 19 (6.48%) Scala
11 14 (4.78%) PowerShell
11 14 (4.78%) C
11 14 (4.78%) Shell Script
12 13 (4.44%) Go
13 8 (2.73%) PHP5
13 8 (2.73%) Clojure
14 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.34%) RubyMotion
Qualifications
1 46 (15.70%) Degree
2 10 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (3.07%) CCNP
3 9 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.05%) CCNA
4 6 (2.05%) CISSP
5 4 (1.37%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) PhD
7 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.10%) SLA
2 8 (2.73%) QA
System Software
1 43 (14.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (13.31%) Active Directory
3 35 (11.95%) Docker
4 17 (5.80%) Xen
4 17 (5.80%) KVM
5 12 (4.10%) VirtualBox
6 11 (3.75%) VMware ESX
7 10 (3.41%) Varnish
8 9 (3.07%) XenApp
9 8 (2.73%) LXC
9 8 (2.73%) HDFS
10 4 (1.37%) vSphere
11 3 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (1.02%) Hyper-V
11 3 (1.02%) XenServer
11 3 (1.02%) vCloud
11 3 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.68%) NFS
13 1 (0.34%) Samba
Systems Management
1 134 (45.73%) Puppet
2 116 (39.59%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (16.38%) Ansible
4 45 (15.36%) Nagios
5 41 (13.99%) Vagrant
6 27 (9.22%) ZABBIX
7 20 (6.83%) Salt
8 16 (5.46%) Graphite
9 13 (4.44%) Cacti
10 12 (4.10%) Capistrano
11 10 (3.41%) Kubernetes
11 10 (3.41%) logstash
12 8 (2.73%) SCOM
13 5 (1.71%) CFEngine
14 4 (1.37%) Zenoss
14 4 (1.37%) collectd
15 3 (1.02%) Mesos
15 3 (1.02%) StatsD
15 3 (1.02%) SCCM
16 2 (0.68%) systemd
Vendors
1 70 (23.89%) Google
2 57 (19.45%) VMware
3 42 (14.33%) Microsoft
4 39 (13.31%) Zend
5 33 (11.26%) Red Hat
6 24 (8.19%) SaltStack
7 23 (7.85%) Oracle
8 15 (5.12%) New Relic
9 12 (4.10%) HP
10 10 (3.41%) Citrix
11 8 (2.73%) Splunk
12 7 (2.39%) Cisco
12 7 (2.39%) Ericsson
13 4 (1.37%) F5
13 4 (1.37%) Percona
13 4 (1.37%) DigitalOcean
13 4 (1.37%) NetApp
14 3 (1.02%) PagerDuty
15 2 (0.68%) Appcelerator
15 2 (0.68%) Perforce
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