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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 664 746 720
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -26
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 196 154 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.30% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 155 113 117
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £79,600 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
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
46395 51073 47471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 46.85% 46.51% 47.54%
Number of salaries quoted 37874 41808 39271
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 £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +24 90 £57,500 +4.54% 23
South East +34 40 £60,000 +20.00% 1
South West - 25 £31,500 - 8
East of England +18 16 £43,750 -7.89% 3
West Midlands - 9 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire +4 8 £23,750 -63.46%
North West +2 8 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Rackspace
UK

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 233 (72.36%) Amazon AWS
2 181 (56.21%) Linux
3 147 (45.65%) Puppet
4 145 (45.03%) DevOps
5 132 (40.99%) Web Services
6 123 (38.20%) Java
7 120 (37.27%) Opscode Chef
8 118 (36.65%) PHP
9 104 (32.30%) Python
9 104 (32.30%) Agile Software Development
10 82 (25.47%) Google
11 81 (25.16%) LAMP
12 78 (24.22%) JavaScript
13 77 (23.91%) Ruby
14 76 (23.60%) .NET
14 76 (23.60%) OpenStack
15 74 (22.98%) MySQL
16 71 (22.05%) Microsoft Azure
17 67 (20.81%) Bash Shell
18 66 (20.50%) Node.js
18 66 (20.50%) Configuration Management
19 65 (20.19%) Software Engineering
19 65 (20.19%) Git (software)
20 62 (19.25%) Jenkins
20 62 (19.25%) VMware
21 59 (18.32%) Degree
22 56 (17.39%) Ansible
23 55 (17.08%) Apache
24 54 (16.77%) HTML
25 53 (16.46%) Microsoft

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 76 (23.60%) OpenStack
2 66 (20.50%) Node.js
3 55 (17.08%) Apache
4 38 (11.80%) Drupal
5 29 (9.01%) nginx
6 27 (8.39%) IIS
7 21 (6.52%) Tomcat
8 13 (4.04%) Apache Spark
9 8 (2.48%) WordPress
10 6 (1.86%) CMS
11 5 (1.55%) Jetty
12 4 (1.24%) Joomla!
12 4 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.93%) CloudStack
13 3 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.93%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.93%) JBoss
13 3 (0.93%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.62%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (3.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 233 (72.36%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (22.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (16.46%) IaaS
4 51 (15.84%) Amazon EC2
5 49 (15.22%) SaaS
6 48 (14.91%) Google Cloud Platform
7 38 (11.80%) PaaS
8 29 (9.01%) Cloud Computing
9 25 (7.76%) Terremark
10 20 (6.21%) Rackspace Cloud
11 18 (5.59%) Joyent
12 15 (4.66%) Google Apps
13 14 (4.35%) Google App Engine
14 13 (4.04%) Sumo Logic
15 11 (3.42%) Amazon S3
16 10 (3.11%) HP Helion
17 9 (2.80%) AWS CloudFormation
18 7 (2.17%) Heroku
19 4 (1.24%) GitHub
20 3 (0.93%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 44 (13.66%) Firewall
2 43 (13.35%) DNS
3 23 (7.14%) Internet
4 20 (6.21%) HTTP
4 20 (6.21%) LAN
4 20 (6.21%) WAN
5 11 (3.42%) SNMP
6 10 (3.11%) TCP/IP
6 10 (3.11%) VPN
6 10 (3.11%) NAS
6 10 (3.11%) OpenFlow
7 8 (2.48%) Wireless
7 8 (2.48%) SAN
8 7 (2.17%) Network Security
8 7 (2.17%) IPsec
8 7 (2.17%) Broadband
9 6 (1.86%) SMTP
9 6 (1.86%) MPLS
9 6 (1.86%) BIG-IP
10 5 (1.55%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (22.98%) MySQL
2 35 (10.87%) MongoDB
3 29 (9.01%) SQL Server
4 25 (7.76%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (6.21%) Apache Cassandra
5 20 (6.21%) NoSQL
5 20 (6.21%) Redis
6 18 (5.59%) Relational Database
7 16 (4.97%) Hadoop
8 15 (4.66%) HBase
9 4 (1.24%) Big Data
10 3 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.62%) Apache Accumulo
11 2 (0.62%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.31%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.31%) InterSystems Cache
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 65 (20.19%) Git (software)
2 62 (19.25%) Jenkins
3 33 (10.25%) Grunt
4 32 (9.94%) Maven
5 17 (5.28%) Hudson
6 16 (4.97%) Bower
7 15 (4.66%) Gradle
8 13 (4.04%) Ant
8 13 (4.04%) Subversion
9 12 (3.73%) Visual Studio
9 12 (3.73%) Artifactory
10 11 (3.42%) TeamCity
11 9 (2.80%) RSpec
12 6 (1.86%) JIRA
13 5 (1.55%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.55%) ProC
14 4 (1.24%) Jasmine
15 3 (0.93%) PHPUnit
16 2 (0.62%) IntelliJ
16 2 (0.62%) PhpStorm
General
1 28 (8.70%) Finance
2 22 (6.83%) Retail
3 17 (5.28%) Marketing
4 15 (4.66%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.73%) Games
6 8 (2.48%) Advertising
6 8 (2.48%) Automotive
7 5 (1.55%) Publishing
7 5 (1.55%) Banking
8 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.93%) Law
8 3 (0.93%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 83 (25.78%) Developer
2 66 (20.50%) Administrator
3 59 (18.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 58 (18.01%) Systems Administrator
5 42 (13.04%) PHP Developer
6 37 (11.49%) Linux Administrator
7 30 (9.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 29 (9.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 28 (8.70%) Software Engineer
9 28 (8.70%) Web Developer
10 25 (7.76%) PHP Web Developer
11 23 (7.14%) Architect
12 19 (5.90%) Linux Engineer
13 15 (4.66%) Cloud Architect
13 15 (4.66%) Consultant
13 15 (4.66%) Enterprise Architect
14 14 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 13 (4.04%) Java Developer
16 12 (3.73%) Lead Developer
16 12 (3.73%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (40.99%) Web Services
2 81 (25.16%) LAMP
3 76 (23.60%) .NET
4 54 (16.77%) HTML
5 48 (14.91%) Symfony
6 40 (12.42%) jQuery
7 38 (11.80%) AngularJS
8 36 (11.18%) CSS
9 34 (10.56%) HTML5
10 26 (8.07%) XML
11 24 (7.45%) RESTful
12 23 (7.14%) REST
13 22 (6.83%) CakePHP
14 20 (6.21%) CSS3
15 16 (4.97%) ASP.NET
15 16 (4.97%) Express
16 12 (3.73%) WCF
16 12 (3.73%) Ruby on Rails
17 11 (3.42%) SOAP
18 10 (3.11%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 51 (15.84%) Public Cloud
2 28 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 18 (5.59%) Replication
3 18 (5.59%) Private Cloud
4 15 (4.66%) Enterprise Cloud
4 15 (4.66%) CMDB
5 13 (4.04%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (2.17%) User Experience
6 7 (2.17%) Economics
7 6 (1.86%) Mobile Payment
7 6 (1.86%) Social Media
8 5 (1.55%) BBC
9 4 (1.24%) PMI
9 4 (1.24%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (0.93%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.93%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.93%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.93%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 181 (56.21%) Linux
2 35 (10.87%) UNIX
2 35 (10.87%) Windows
2 35 (10.87%) CentOS
3 21 (6.52%) Ubuntu
3 21 (6.52%) CoreOS
3 21 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.48%) Debian
6 5 (1.55%) Scientific Linux
7 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.62%) Fedora
9 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (45.03%) DevOps
2 104 (32.30%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (20.50%) Configuration Management
4 65 (20.19%) Software Engineering
5 52 (16.15%) OO
6 50 (15.53%) E-Commerce
7 42 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (12.11%) MVC
9 34 (10.56%) Web Development
10 31 (9.63%) TDD
11 30 (9.32%) Mentoring
12 26 (8.07%) Continuous Delivery
12 26 (8.07%) Migration
13 25 (7.76%) Project Management
13 25 (7.76%) OO PHP
14 24 (7.45%) Load Balancing
15 22 (6.83%) BDD
16 21 (6.52%) UML
16 21 (6.52%) Open Source
17 20 (6.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 123 (38.20%) Java
2 118 (36.65%) PHP
3 104 (32.30%) Python
4 78 (24.22%) JavaScript
5 77 (23.91%) Ruby
6 67 (20.81%) Bash Shell
7 42 (13.04%) Perl
8 41 (12.73%) SQL
9 32 (9.94%) C#
10 27 (8.39%) C++
11 26 (8.07%) Scala
12 18 (5.59%) Go
13 16 (4.97%) PowerShell
14 15 (4.66%) Shell Script
15 14 (4.35%) C
16 13 (4.04%) Clojure
17 8 (2.48%) PHP5
18 4 (1.24%) RubyMotion
19 1 (0.31%) Korn
Qualifications
1 59 (18.32%) Degree
2 11 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (3.42%) CCNP
3 10 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.86%) CCNA
4 6 (1.86%) CISSP
5 4 (1.24%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.93%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.62%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.73%) QA
2 11 (3.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (14.91%) Active Directory
2 47 (14.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (13.98%) Docker
4 19 (5.90%) Xen
5 17 (5.28%) KVM
5 17 (5.28%) VirtualBox
6 13 (4.04%) HDFS
7 12 (3.73%) VMware ESX
7 12 (3.73%) Varnish
8 10 (3.11%) LXC
9 9 (2.80%) XenApp
9 9 (2.80%) NFS
10 5 (1.55%) iptables
11 3 (0.93%) vCloud
11 3 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.62%) vSphere
12 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.31%) Samba
Systems Management
1 147 (45.65%) Puppet
2 120 (37.27%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (17.39%) Ansible
4 49 (15.22%) Nagios
5 45 (13.98%) Vagrant
6 31 (9.63%) ZABBIX
7 24 (7.45%) Salt
8 15 (4.66%) Kubernetes
9 13 (4.04%) Cacti
10 12 (3.73%) Capistrano
11 10 (3.11%) Graphite
12 9 (2.80%) SCOM
13 6 (1.86%) logstash
14 3 (0.93%) CFEngine
14 3 (0.93%) SCCM
14 3 (0.93%) Zenoss
14 3 (0.93%) collectd
14 3 (0.93%) Mesos
15 2 (0.62%) vMotion
15 2 (0.62%) systemd
Vendors
1 82 (25.47%) Google
2 62 (19.25%) VMware
3 53 (16.46%) Microsoft
4 38 (11.80%) Zend
5 36 (11.18%) Red Hat
6 28 (8.70%) Oracle
7 27 (8.39%) SaltStack
8 22 (6.83%) New Relic
9 16 (4.97%) HP
10 13 (4.04%) Splunk
11 9 (2.80%) Citrix
12 7 (2.17%) Ericsson
12 7 (2.17%) Cisco
13 5 (1.55%) F5
13 5 (1.55%) DigitalOcean
14 4 (1.24%) Dell
14 4 (1.24%) Percona
15 3 (0.93%) Spiceworks
15 3 (0.93%) PagerDuty
15 3 (0.93%) NetApp
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Posted: 6 hours ago
East London
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Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £43,000-£55,000+ COMPETITIVE package
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London
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Salary: Highly Competitive + Commission
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Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, pension, private health
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
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Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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London
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Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
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Salary: £55k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
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London
Gold Group
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + benefits + 10% bonus
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits+ 10% bonus
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Central London / West End
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + training, 25 days, pension
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