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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 699 691 706
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 186 199 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.40% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 132 130 118
Average salary £56,250 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -
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
46590 50010 46797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 45.57% 46.68% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 38527 40048 38745
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -30 102 £57,500 -4.16% 16
South West +5 29 £70,000 +60.00% 4
West Midlands +17 23 £25,000 -28.57% 1
South East +9 16 £40,000 -8.57% 8
East of England -4 9 £45,000 -5.26%
Yorkshire +2 4 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 - -
North West -1 1 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Rackspace
UK

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 270 (71.62%) Amazon AWS
2 223 (59.15%) Linux
3 170 (45.09%) Puppet
4 167 (44.30%) DevOps
5 142 (37.67%) Python
6 136 (36.07%) Git (software)
7 130 (34.48%) Java
8 128 (33.95%) Opscode Chef
9 125 (33.16%) PHP
10 124 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
11 121 (32.10%) Web Services
12 113 (29.97%) Ruby
13 112 (29.71%) MySQL
14 109 (28.91%) JavaScript
15 103 (27.32%) Apache
16 101 (26.79%) Jenkins
16 101 (26.79%) Bash Shell
17 95 (25.20%) Google
18 93 (24.67%) Software Engineering
19 89 (23.61%) Continuous Integration
19 89 (23.61%) OpenStack
20 88 (23.34%) Degree
21 84 (22.28%) Configuration Management
21 84 (22.28%) Ansible
22 82 (21.75%) HTML
23 80 (21.22%) VMware
24 75 (19.89%) Nagios
25 74 (19.63%) VMware Infrastructure
26 73 (19.36%) Microsoft Azure
26 73 (19.36%) Google Cloud Platform

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 103 (27.32%) Apache
2 89 (23.61%) OpenStack
3 61 (16.18%) Node.js
4 60 (15.92%) nginx
5 27 (7.16%) IIS
6 26 (6.90%) Drupal
7 25 (6.63%) Tomcat
8 24 (6.37%) Apache Spark
9 23 (6.10%) WordPress
10 11 (2.92%) Jetty
11 9 (2.39%) CMS
12 8 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (1.59%) Joomla!
13 6 (1.59%) Apache Solr
14 4 (1.06%) Lync
14 4 (1.06%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.80%) JBoss
15 3 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.80%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.80%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 6 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.06%) Magento
3 1 (0.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 270 (71.62%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (19.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (19.36%) Google Cloud Platform
3 65 (17.24%) Amazon EC2
4 53 (14.06%) IaaS
5 51 (13.53%) SaaS
6 37 (9.81%) PaaS
7 32 (8.49%) Google App Engine
8 24 (6.37%) Sumo Logic
9 21 (5.57%) HP Helion
10 19 (5.04%) Rackspace Cloud
11 16 (4.24%) Joyent
12 12 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
13 10 (2.65%) Heroku
14 9 (2.39%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (2.12%) Amazon S3
16 5 (1.33%) GitHub
16 5 (1.33%) Terremark
17 4 (1.06%) CloudFront
17 4 (1.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 68 (18.04%) DNS
2 41 (10.88%) Internet
3 27 (7.16%) HTTP
4 26 (6.90%) Firewall
5 22 (5.84%) SNMP
6 20 (5.31%) SAN
7 19 (5.04%) DHCP
7 19 (5.04%) SSH
8 18 (4.77%) NAS
8 18 (4.77%) LDAP
9 13 (3.45%) LAN
9 13 (3.45%) WAN
10 10 (2.65%) VPN
11 7 (1.86%) SMTP
11 7 (1.86%) MPLS
12 6 (1.59%) VLAN
12 6 (1.59%) Network Security
12 6 (1.59%) TCP/IP
13 5 (1.33%) Wireless
13 5 (1.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (29.71%) MySQL
2 50 (13.26%) MongoDB
3 43 (11.41%) PostgreSQL
4 41 (10.88%) Redis
5 32 (8.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 31 (8.22%) SQL Server
6 31 (8.22%) Relational Database
7 28 (7.43%) Hadoop
8 26 (6.90%) HBase
9 17 (4.51%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (1.06%) Big Data
13 3 (0.80%) Hazelcast
14 2 (0.53%) Apache Accumulo
14 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
15 1 (0.27%) InterSystems Cache
15 1 (0.27%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 136 (36.07%) Git (software)
2 101 (26.79%) Jenkins
3 68 (18.04%) Maven
4 51 (13.53%) Grunt
5 38 (10.08%) Gradle
6 35 (9.28%) Subversion
7 31 (8.22%) Hudson
8 30 (7.96%) Artifactory
9 29 (7.69%) Ant
10 19 (5.04%) TeamCity
11 18 (4.77%) ProC
12 16 (4.24%) Bower
13 12 (3.18%) RSpec
14 10 (2.65%) Visual Studio
15 9 (2.39%) PHPUnit
16 8 (2.12%) Jasmine
17 6 (1.59%) JIRA
18 5 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
19 4 (1.06%) IntelliJ
19 4 (1.06%) Cucumber
General
1 30 (7.96%) Marketing
2 26 (6.90%) Finance
3 24 (6.37%) Games
4 15 (3.98%) Advertising
4 15 (3.98%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.12%) Electronics
5 8 (2.12%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.86%) Retail
7 4 (1.06%) Legal
7 4 (1.06%) Automotive
8 3 (0.80%) Banking
9 2 (0.53%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 100 (26.53%) Developer
2 81 (21.49%) DevOps Engineer
3 60 (15.92%) Administrator
4 42 (11.14%) Systems Administrator
5 39 (10.34%) Linux Administrator
6 37 (9.81%) Software Engineer
7 36 (9.55%) PHP Developer
8 31 (8.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 25 (6.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 23 (6.10%) Web Developer
11 22 (5.84%) Linux Engineer
12 21 (5.57%) Principal Engineer
12 21 (5.57%) Principal Software Engineer
13 20 (5.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 17 (4.51%) Architect
14 17 (4.51%) Java Developer
14 17 (4.51%) Senior Software Engineer
15 16 (4.24%) PHP Web Developer
16 13 (3.45%) Senior Developer
17 12 (3.18%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (32.10%) Web Services
2 82 (21.75%) HTML
3 72 (19.10%) CSS
4 69 (18.30%) LAMP
5 59 (15.65%) AngularJS
6 56 (14.85%) jQuery
7 54 (14.32%) .NET
8 53 (14.06%) HTML5
9 42 (11.14%) Symfony
10 40 (10.61%) CSS3
11 29 (7.69%) REST
12 28 (7.43%) XML
13 26 (6.90%) ASP.NET
14 19 (5.04%) Ruby on Rails
15 18 (4.77%) Memcached
16 17 (4.51%) Laravel
17 15 (3.98%) Express
17 15 (3.98%) RESTful
18 12 (3.18%) ASP.NET MVC
19 11 (2.92%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.14%) Public Cloud
2 30 (7.96%) Replication
3 17 (4.51%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.98%) User Experience
5 13 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.18%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.92%) Digital Media
7 11 (2.92%) Private Cloud
8 8 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.12%) DTV
9 7 (1.86%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.86%) Social Media
10 6 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (1.33%) Enterprise Cloud
11 5 (1.33%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.33%) E-Learning
12 4 (1.06%) CMDB
12 4 (1.06%) Social Network
12 4 (1.06%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 223 (59.15%) Linux
2 54 (14.32%) CentOS
3 39 (10.34%) Windows
4 37 (9.81%) UNIX
5 26 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (6.90%) CoreOS
6 21 (5.57%) Ubuntu
7 18 (4.77%) Scientific Linux
8 10 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (2.39%) Debian
10 7 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.80%) Fedora
12 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.27%) Android
13 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (44.30%) DevOps
2 124 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (24.67%) Software Engineering
4 89 (23.61%) Continuous Integration
5 84 (22.28%) Configuration Management
6 47 (12.47%) TDD
7 41 (10.88%) OO
8 39 (10.34%) BDD
9 36 (9.55%) Load Balancing
10 35 (9.28%) MVC
11 31 (8.22%) Continuous Delivery
12 30 (7.96%) Open Source
13 29 (7.69%) E-Commerce
14 28 (7.43%) Data Management
14 28 (7.43%) Mentoring
15 22 (5.84%) Web Development
16 20 (5.31%) Disaster Recovery
17 18 (4.77%) Project Management
17 18 (4.77%) SDLC
18 17 (4.51%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 142 (37.67%) Python
2 130 (34.48%) Java
3 125 (33.16%) PHP
4 113 (29.97%) Ruby
5 109 (28.91%) JavaScript
6 101 (26.79%) Bash Shell
7 56 (14.85%) C#
8 47 (12.47%) Scala
9 39 (10.34%) SQL
10 34 (9.02%) C++
11 33 (8.75%) Perl
12 31 (8.22%) Clojure
13 29 (7.69%) Go
14 23 (6.10%) PowerShell
15 17 (4.51%) Shell Script
16 8 (2.12%) RubyMotion
16 8 (2.12%) PHP5
17 4 (1.06%) C
17 4 (1.06%) ActionScript
18 2 (0.53%) Korn
Qualifications
1 88 (23.34%) Degree
2 10 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (2.39%) CCNP
4 7 (1.86%) CCNA
4 7 (1.86%) CISSP
5 4 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.80%) MCSE
6 3 (0.80%) MCSA
6 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.53%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.53%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) CRISC
8 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) CISM
8 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.98%) QA
2 5 (1.33%) SLA
3 4 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 74 (19.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (16.98%) Docker
3 45 (11.94%) Active Directory
4 36 (9.55%) Xen
5 29 (7.69%) VirtualBox
6 24 (6.37%) NFS
6 24 (6.37%) HDFS
6 24 (6.37%) KVM
7 21 (5.57%) LXC
8 18 (4.77%) iptables
9 12 (3.18%) Varnish
10 5 (1.33%) vCloud
10 5 (1.33%) XenApp
11 4 (1.06%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.80%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.53%) vSphere
14 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 170 (45.09%) Puppet
2 128 (33.95%) Opscode Chef
3 84 (22.28%) Ansible
4 75 (19.89%) Nagios
5 50 (13.26%) ZABBIX
6 46 (12.20%) Vagrant
7 30 (7.96%) Salt
8 27 (7.16%) Kubernetes
9 15 (3.98%) Cacti
10 14 (3.71%) Capistrano
11 12 (3.18%) logstash
11 12 (3.18%) Graphite
12 9 (2.39%) cPanel
13 7 (1.86%) CFEngine
14 4 (1.06%) SCOM
14 4 (1.06%) Zenoss
15 3 (0.80%) HAProxy
15 3 (0.80%) Mesos
16 2 (0.53%) yum
16 2 (0.53%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 95 (25.20%) Google
2 80 (21.22%) VMware
3 51 (13.53%) Red Hat
4 50 (13.26%) Oracle
4 50 (13.26%) Microsoft
5 35 (9.28%) SaltStack
6 33 (8.75%) New Relic
7 32 (8.49%) HP
8 26 (6.90%) Splunk
9 23 (6.10%) Zend
10 11 (2.92%) Dell
11 9 (2.39%) SAP
11 9 (2.39%) Perforce
12 7 (1.86%) Cisco
12 7 (1.86%) Spiceworks
12 7 (1.86%) DigitalOcean
13 5 (1.33%) Citrix
14 4 (1.06%) PagerDuty
15 3 (0.80%) Atlassian
15 3 (0.80%) hybris
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
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Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Up to 15% bonus and career growth op
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + 20 % and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
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Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Unparalleled Package, Business Shares
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London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
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Basingstoke
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Reading
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Equity and 25 days holiday
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + benefits + bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
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Salary: £24k - 30k per year
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Cheltenham
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago