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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 683 676 844
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +168
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 189 169 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.17% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.35% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 129 132 25
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
51446 48672 53276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.06% 47.83% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 41702 40210 45354
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -37 125 £60,000 +9.09% 23
South East -38 19 £43,750 -2.77% 4
Yorkshire - 19 £37,000 - 1
North West +7 12 £40,000 +14.28% 1
East of England +3 12 £47,500 +48.43% 3
South West -13 2 £43,750 +36.71%
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 - 1
Rackspace
UK

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 203 (58.00%) Linux
2 186 (53.14%) MySQL
3 169 (48.29%) DevOps
4 150 (42.86%) Puppet
5 142 (40.57%) Opscode Chef
6 134 (38.29%) PHP
7 128 (36.57%) Java
8 117 (33.43%) Ruby
9 110 (31.43%) Python
10 109 (31.14%) Amazon AWS
11 108 (30.86%) Web Services
12 103 (29.43%) MongoDB
13 95 (27.14%) JavaScript
14 93 (26.57%) Continuous Integration
15 88 (25.14%) Apache
16 86 (24.57%) E-Commerce
17 84 (24.00%) LAMP
18 81 (23.14%) Red Hat
18 81 (23.14%) NoSQL
19 80 (22.86%) Windows
20 79 (22.57%) CSS
21 78 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
22 74 (21.14%) Perl
22 74 (21.14%) OO
23 72 (20.57%) nginx
24 71 (20.29%) .NET
25 70 (20.00%) Ubuntu
26 67 (19.14%) Git (software)
27 66 (18.86%) MVC
28 62 (17.71%) SQL

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 88 (25.14%) Apache
2 72 (20.57%) nginx
3 51 (14.57%) Apache Solr
4 50 (14.29%) Drupal
5 43 (12.29%) Elasticsearch
6 36 (10.29%) IIS
7 35 (10.00%) OpenStack
8 29 (8.29%) Node.js
9 24 (6.86%) Tomcat
10 20 (5.71%) CMS
10 20 (5.71%) Confluence
11 18 (5.14%) WordPress
12 10 (2.86%) Umbraco
13 9 (2.57%) uWSGI
14 8 (2.29%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (1.14%) MS Exchange
15 4 (1.14%) Lotus Domino
15 4 (1.14%) Lync
16 3 (0.86%) CloudStack
17 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (3.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.57%) MS Office
3 5 (1.43%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 109 (31.14%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (14.29%) SaaS
4 41 (11.71%) Joyent
5 40 (11.43%) Rackspace Cloud
6 37 (10.57%) Amazon EC2
7 33 (9.43%) GitHub
7 33 (9.43%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (6.00%) PaaS
9 20 (5.71%) Trello
10 13 (3.71%) Amazon S3
11 9 (2.57%) IaaS
12 7 (2.00%) Office 365
13 6 (1.71%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.29%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 45 (12.86%) DNS
2 42 (12.00%) Firewall
3 30 (8.57%) LDAP
4 28 (8.00%) VPN
5 27 (7.71%) VLAN
6 26 (7.43%) SAN
7 24 (6.86%) NAS
8 17 (4.86%) BIG-IP
9 16 (4.57%) TCP/IP
10 15 (4.29%) LAN
11 14 (4.00%) Network Security
11 14 (4.00%) iSCSI
12 13 (3.71%) WAN
13 9 (2.57%) SMTP
13 9 (2.57%) ICMP
14 7 (2.00%) Internet
14 7 (2.00%) POP3
15 6 (1.71%) SSL
15 6 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (53.14%) MySQL
2 103 (29.43%) MongoDB
3 81 (23.14%) NoSQL
4 61 (17.43%) SQL Server
5 57 (16.29%) Redis
5 57 (16.29%) PostgreSQL
6 48 (13.71%) Big Data
7 35 (10.00%) Hadoop
7 35 (10.00%) Relational Database
8 28 (8.00%) RavenDB
9 18 (5.14%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (4.57%) Riak
10 16 (4.57%) CouchDB
11 14 (4.00%) RDBMS
12 8 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (1.14%) DB2
15 3 (0.86%) Hazelcast
15 3 (0.86%) OrientDB
15 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 67 (19.14%) Git (software)
2 58 (16.57%) Jenkins
3 41 (11.71%) Subversion
4 35 (10.00%) JIRA
5 31 (8.86%) TeamCity
6 29 (8.29%) NUnit
7 25 (7.14%) ReSharper
8 22 (6.29%) Hudson
9 20 (5.71%) dotTrace
9 20 (5.71%) Rhino Mocks
9 20 (5.71%) Octopus Deploy
9 20 (5.71%) YouTrack
10 14 (4.00%) Mercurial
11 13 (3.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (3.71%) Selenium
12 10 (2.86%) PHPUnit
13 9 (2.57%) FishEye
14 8 (2.29%) Maven
15 5 (1.43%) NuGet
15 5 (1.43%) Xdebug
General
1 22 (6.29%) Retail
2 20 (5.71%) French Language
3 19 (5.43%) Finance
4 12 (3.43%) Marketing
5 10 (2.86%) Publishing
6 5 (1.43%) Games
7 4 (1.14%) Legal
8 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.86%) Advertising
9 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.57%) Law
9 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 101 (28.86%) Developer
2 70 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 63 (18.00%) Administrator
4 60 (17.14%) Systems Administrator
5 54 (15.43%) Linux Administrator
6 42 (12.00%) Architect
6 42 (12.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 30 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
8 28 (8.00%) .NET Developer
9 25 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
9 25 (7.14%) Senior Developer
10 21 (6.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 17 (4.86%) Lead Developer
12 16 (4.57%) Lead Architect
12 16 (4.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 15 (4.29%) Python Developer
14 14 (4.00%) PHP Developer
15 13 (3.71%) Senior Architect
15 13 (3.71%) Head of Development
15 13 (3.71%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (30.86%) Web Services
2 84 (24.00%) LAMP
3 79 (22.57%) CSS
4 71 (20.29%) .NET
5 62 (17.71%) HTML
6 54 (15.43%) jQuery
7 44 (12.57%) XML
8 42 (12.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 42 (12.00%) JSON
9 40 (11.43%) RabbitMQ
10 37 (10.57%) ASP.NET
11 32 (9.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (8.57%) Django
12 30 (8.57%) REST
13 28 (8.00%) HTML5
14 27 (7.71%) Sass
15 26 (7.43%) Memcached
16 25 (7.14%) AngularJS
17 23 (6.57%) Lucene
18 22 (6.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.00%) Open Source
2 33 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.57%) Digital Media
4 14 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.14%) Taxonomies
6 8 (2.29%) Social Media
7 5 (1.43%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.43%) Replication
8 3 (0.86%) Social Gaming
8 3 (0.86%) New Media
8 3 (0.86%) Social Network
8 3 (0.86%) Mobile Games
8 3 (0.86%) PKI
8 3 (0.86%) IPTV
9 1 (0.29%) Blog
9 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 203 (58.00%) Linux
2 80 (22.86%) Windows
3 70 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 59 (16.86%) CentOS
5 57 (16.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 47 (13.43%) UNIX
7 33 (9.43%) Debian
8 28 (8.00%) Apple iOS
9 26 (7.43%) Android
10 20 (5.71%) Solaris
11 8 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (2.29%) Mac OS X
11 8 (2.29%) Fedora
12 7 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (1.43%) SmartOS
14 4 (1.14%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.86%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.86%) Gentoo
16 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (48.29%) DevOps
2 93 (26.57%) Continuous Integration
3 86 (24.57%) E-Commerce
4 78 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (21.14%) OO
6 66 (18.86%) MVC
7 49 (14.00%) Configuration Management
8 48 (13.71%) OOP
8 48 (13.71%) TDD
9 47 (13.43%) Load Balancing
10 32 (9.14%) Software Engineering
11 29 (8.29%) Capacity Planning
12 25 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
12 25 (7.14%) Kanban
13 23 (6.57%) Scrum
14 20 (5.71%) Project Management
14 20 (5.71%) Build Automation
14 20 (5.71%) iOS Development
15 18 (5.14%) Web Development
15 18 (5.14%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 134 (38.29%) PHP
2 128 (36.57%) Java
3 117 (33.43%) Ruby
4 110 (31.43%) Python
5 95 (27.14%) JavaScript
6 74 (21.14%) Perl
7 62 (17.71%) SQL
8 55 (15.71%) Bash Shell
9 50 (14.29%) C#
10 29 (8.29%) Shell Script
11 20 (5.71%) T-SQL
12 10 (2.86%) ActionScript
12 10 (2.86%) Clojure
13 6 (1.71%) Scala
14 5 (1.43%) C
15 4 (1.14%) C++
15 4 (1.14%) PHP5
16 3 (0.86%) RubyMotion
16 3 (0.86%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 26 (7.43%) Degree
2 7 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (2.00%) CCNA
3 6 (1.71%) RHCE
4 5 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.43%) MCSE
5 4 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.29%) VCAP
7 1 (0.29%) VTSP
7 1 (0.29%) NCDA
7 1 (0.29%) NCIE
7 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.29%) VCDX
7 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.00%) QA
2 10 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) WCAG
4 1 (0.29%) WAI
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (10.57%) Varnish
2 25 (7.14%) Xen
2 25 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.14%) KVM
4 16 (4.57%) Active Directory
5 14 (4.00%) NFS
6 6 (1.71%) vSphere
6 6 (1.71%) VirtualBox
7 5 (1.43%) Docker
7 5 (1.43%) XenApp
8 4 (1.14%) HDFS
9 3 (0.86%) Squid
10 2 (0.57%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.29%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 150 (42.86%) Puppet
2 142 (40.57%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (12.57%) Nagios
3 44 (12.57%) ZABBIX
4 42 (12.00%) Salt
5 30 (8.57%) Vagrant
6 29 (8.29%) HAProxy
7 19 (5.43%) Cacti
8 13 (3.71%) logstash
8 13 (3.71%) Capistrano
9 12 (3.43%) CFEngine
10 11 (3.14%) collectd
10 11 (3.14%) StatsD
11 10 (2.86%) Ganglia
12 6 (1.71%) Ansible
13 4 (1.14%) Legato
13 4 (1.14%) YUM
14 2 (0.57%) SCCM
14 2 (0.57%) SCOM
14 2 (0.57%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 81 (23.14%) Red Hat
2 54 (15.43%) VMware
3 43 (12.29%) Microsoft
4 35 (10.00%) Oracle
5 27 (7.71%) SaltStack
6 18 (5.14%) Cisco
7 13 (3.71%) EMC
8 11 (3.14%) Zend
9 10 (2.86%) Google
9 10 (2.86%) NetApp
9 10 (2.86%) EPiServer
10 8 (2.29%) Citrix
10 8 (2.29%) HP
10 8 (2.29%) Sitecore
10 8 (2.29%) Red Gate
11 6 (1.71%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.43%) BT
12 5 (1.43%) Lotus
13 4 (1.14%) Business Objects
13 4 (1.14%) SunGard
Horsham, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum good pension health care life assura
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £0
Posted: Yesterday
Saffron Walden, Essex
Talent Source Global
Posted: Yesterday
Theale, Berkshire
i-KMP Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits (including stock options)
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £24k - 34k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum (dep on exp) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Not On The High Street Enterprises Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago