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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 689 678 848
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +170
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 182 163 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.16% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.34% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 125 126 22
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,750 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
50598 48649 53246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.00% 47.77% 47.74%
Number of salaries quoted 41066 40332 45401
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 22 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 22 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 -20 121 £60,000 +9.09% 17
Yorkshire - 20 £37,000 - 1
South East -29 16 £41,875 -6.94%
North West +8 12 £40,000 +14.28%
East of England -5 11 £47,500 +48.43% 1
South West -18 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 22 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.

1 201 (58.26%) Linux
2 182 (52.75%) MySQL
3 167 (48.41%) DevOps
4 148 (42.90%) Puppet
5 137 (39.71%) Opscode Chef
6 134 (38.84%) PHP
7 128 (37.10%) Java
8 119 (34.49%) Ruby
9 109 (31.59%) Python
10 106 (30.72%) Web Services
11 102 (29.57%) Amazon AWS
12 96 (27.83%) MongoDB
13 92 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
14 91 (26.38%) Apache
15 88 (25.51%) JavaScript
16 81 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
16 81 (23.48%) LAMP
17 80 (23.19%) E-Commerce
18 79 (22.90%) Red Hat
19 77 (22.32%) NoSQL
20 76 (22.03%) Perl
21 75 (21.74%) CSS
22 74 (21.45%) Windows
22 74 (21.45%) OO
23 71 (20.58%) Ubuntu
24 68 (19.71%) .NET
25 67 (19.42%) Git (software)
26 66 (19.13%) nginx
27 62 (17.97%) SQL
27 62 (17.97%) MVC

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 91 (26.38%) Apache
2 66 (19.13%) nginx
3 48 (13.91%) Drupal
4 46 (13.33%) Apache Solr
5 40 (11.59%) Elasticsearch
6 35 (10.14%) OpenStack
6 35 (10.14%) IIS
7 31 (8.99%) Node.js
8 24 (6.96%) Tomcat
9 21 (6.09%) Confluence
10 20 (5.80%) CMS
11 15 (4.35%) WordPress
12 10 (2.90%) Umbraco
13 9 (2.61%) uWSGI
14 7 (2.03%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (1.16%) CloudStack
15 4 (1.16%) Lync
15 4 (1.16%) MS Exchange
16 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
16 2 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 15 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.03%) MS Office
3 5 (1.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 102 (29.57%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (14.49%) SaaS
4 41 (11.88%) Joyent
5 37 (10.72%) Amazon EC2
6 35 (10.14%) Rackspace Cloud
7 29 (8.41%) GitHub
7 29 (8.41%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (6.96%) PaaS
9 17 (4.93%) Trello
10 14 (4.06%) Amazon S3
11 11 (3.19%) IaaS
12 7 (2.03%) Office 365
13 6 (1.74%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.29%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 47 (13.62%) DNS
2 41 (11.88%) Firewall
3 29 (8.41%) LDAP
4 28 (8.12%) VPN
5 27 (7.83%) VLAN
6 26 (7.54%) SAN
7 24 (6.96%) NAS
8 16 (4.64%) BIG-IP
9 15 (4.35%) LAN
10 14 (4.06%) iSCSI
10 14 (4.06%) TCP/IP
11 13 (3.77%) WAN
12 12 (3.48%) Network Security
13 8 (2.32%) Internet
14 7 (2.03%) ICMP
14 7 (2.03%) SMTP
15 6 (1.74%) DHCP
15 6 (1.74%) SSL
16 5 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (1.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (52.75%) MySQL
2 96 (27.83%) MongoDB
3 77 (22.32%) NoSQL
4 57 (16.52%) Redis
5 56 (16.23%) PostgreSQL
6 53 (15.36%) SQL Server
7 47 (13.62%) Big Data
8 37 (10.72%) Hadoop
9 30 (8.70%) Relational Database
10 24 (6.96%) RavenDB
11 18 (5.22%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (4.35%) CouchDB
12 15 (4.35%) Riak
13 12 (3.48%) RDBMS
14 9 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 4 (1.16%) OrientDB
16 4 (1.16%) Hazelcast
17 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
18 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 67 (19.42%) Git (software)
2 58 (16.81%) Jenkins
3 40 (11.59%) Subversion
4 35 (10.14%) JIRA
5 26 (7.54%) TeamCity
6 25 (7.25%) NUnit
7 21 (6.09%) Hudson
8 20 (5.80%) ReSharper
9 18 (5.22%) Octopus Deploy
10 17 (4.93%) YouTrack
10 17 (4.93%) dotTrace
10 17 (4.93%) Rhino Mocks
11 14 (4.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (3.48%) Mercurial
12 12 (3.48%) Selenium
13 10 (2.90%) FishEye
13 10 (2.90%) PHPUnit
13 10 (2.90%) Maven
14 6 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
14 6 (1.74%) Ant
General
1 22 (6.38%) Retail
2 20 (5.80%) Finance
3 17 (4.93%) French Language
4 10 (2.90%) Publishing
5 9 (2.61%) Marketing
6 5 (1.45%) Games
7 4 (1.16%) Advertising
8 3 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.58%) Law
9 2 (0.58%) Legal
9 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 100 (28.99%) Developer
2 69 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 62 (17.97%) Administrator
4 56 (16.23%) Systems Administrator
5 52 (15.07%) Linux Administrator
6 41 (11.88%) Architect
7 38 (11.01%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 30 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
9 26 (7.54%) .NET Developer
10 24 (6.96%) Systems Engineer
10 24 (6.96%) Senior Developer
11 20 (5.80%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 18 (5.22%) Lead Developer
13 17 (4.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 16 (4.64%) Lead Architect
14 16 (4.64%) Python Developer
15 14 (4.06%) PHP Developer
16 13 (3.77%) Head of Development
17 12 (3.48%) Senior Architect
17 12 (3.48%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (30.72%) Web Services
2 81 (23.48%) LAMP
3 75 (21.74%) CSS
4 68 (19.71%) .NET
5 53 (15.36%) HTML
5 53 (15.36%) jQuery
6 45 (13.04%) XML
7 44 (12.75%) RabbitMQ
8 41 (11.88%) Ruby on Rails
9 40 (11.59%) JSON
10 33 (9.57%) ASP.NET
11 32 (9.28%) Django
12 28 (8.12%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (7.83%) Memcached
14 26 (7.54%) REST
14 26 (7.54%) HTML5
15 25 (7.25%) Sass
16 22 (6.38%) Ajax
16 22 (6.38%) CSS3
17 20 (5.80%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.62%) Open Source
2 33 (9.57%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.35%) Digital Media
4 12 (3.48%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.19%) Taxonomies
6 7 (2.03%) Social Media
7 5 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.16%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.87%) Mobile Games
9 3 (0.87%) Replication
9 3 (0.87%) PKI
9 3 (0.87%) IPTV
9 3 (0.87%) Social Gaming
9 3 (0.87%) New Media
10 2 (0.58%) Social Network
11 1 (0.29%) W3C
11 1 (0.29%) Blog
11 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 201 (58.26%) Linux
2 74 (21.45%) Windows
3 71 (20.58%) Ubuntu
4 58 (16.81%) CentOS
5 56 (16.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 48 (13.91%) UNIX
7 31 (8.99%) Debian
8 30 (8.70%) Apple iOS
9 28 (8.12%) Android
10 20 (5.80%) Solaris
11 8 (2.32%) Fedora
12 7 (2.03%) Mac OS X
12 7 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (1.45%) SmartOS
14 5 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (1.16%) Mac OS
15 4 (1.16%) Gentoo
16 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.58%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (48.41%) DevOps
2 92 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 81 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (23.19%) E-Commerce
5 74 (21.45%) OO
6 62 (17.97%) MVC
7 52 (15.07%) TDD
8 48 (13.91%) Load Balancing
8 48 (13.91%) OOP
9 47 (13.62%) Configuration Management
10 30 (8.70%) Software Engineering
11 28 (8.12%) Capacity Planning
12 26 (7.54%) Kanban
13 24 (6.96%) Technical Architecture
14 23 (6.67%) Scrum
15 21 (6.09%) iOS Development
16 20 (5.80%) Build Automation
16 20 (5.80%) Project Management
17 19 (5.51%) Android Development
18 17 (4.93%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (38.84%) PHP
2 128 (37.10%) Java
3 119 (34.49%) Ruby
4 109 (31.59%) Python
5 88 (25.51%) JavaScript
6 76 (22.03%) Perl
7 62 (17.97%) SQL
8 56 (16.23%) Bash Shell
9 50 (14.49%) C#
10 28 (8.12%) Shell Script
11 17 (4.93%) T-SQL
12 11 (3.19%) Clojure
13 10 (2.90%) ActionScript
14 6 (1.74%) Scala
14 6 (1.74%) C
15 5 (1.45%) C++
16 4 (1.16%) PHP5
16 4 (1.16%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.87%) PowerShell
17 3 (0.87%) RubyMotion
Qualifications
1 25 (7.25%) Degree
2 7 (2.03%) CCNA
2 7 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (2.03%) RHCE
3 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.45%) MCSE
4 4 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.58%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.29%) VCDX
6 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.29%) NCDA
6 1 (0.29%) NCIE
6 1 (0.29%) VCAP
6 1 (0.29%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.96%) QA
2 10 (2.90%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) WCAG
4 1 (0.29%) WAI
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (9.86%) Varnish
2 25 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (6.67%) Xen
4 17 (4.93%) Active Directory
4 17 (4.93%) KVM
5 14 (4.06%) NFS
6 7 (2.03%) VirtualBox
7 6 (1.74%) vSphere
8 5 (1.45%) XenApp
8 5 (1.45%) Docker
9 3 (0.87%) Squid
10 2 (0.58%) HDFS
10 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.29%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 148 (42.90%) Puppet
2 137 (39.71%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (13.04%) Nagios
4 41 (11.88%) ZABBIX
5 40 (11.59%) Salt
6 29 (8.41%) Vagrant
7 27 (7.83%) HAProxy
8 19 (5.51%) Cacti
9 13 (3.77%) CFEngine
9 13 (3.77%) logstash
10 11 (3.19%) collectd
10 11 (3.19%) StatsD
11 10 (2.90%) Capistrano
12 9 (2.61%) Ganglia
13 5 (1.45%) Ansible
14 4 (1.16%) YUM
14 4 (1.16%) Legato
15 2 (0.58%) Zenoss
15 2 (0.58%) SCCM
15 2 (0.58%) SCOM
Vendors
1 79 (22.90%) Red Hat
2 54 (15.65%) VMware
3 40 (11.59%) Microsoft
4 34 (9.86%) Oracle
5 26 (7.54%) SaltStack
6 16 (4.64%) Cisco
7 13 (3.77%) EMC
8 11 (3.19%) Zend
9 10 (2.90%) EPiServer
9 10 (2.90%) NetApp
10 9 (2.61%) Citrix
11 8 (2.32%) HP
11 8 (2.32%) Google
12 7 (2.03%) Sitecore
13 6 (1.74%) Red Gate
13 6 (1.74%) CheckPoint
14 5 (1.45%) BT
14 5 (1.45%) New Relic
15 4 (1.16%) SendGrid
15 4 (1.16%) ProCurve
East London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +great bens and opportunity
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: From £45,000 to £62,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software Ltd
Posted: 15 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Richmond, London
notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
tcpl
Salary: Attractive Basic
Posted: 19 days ago
London
tcpl
Salary: Attractive Basic
Posted: 19 days ago
London
tcpl
Salary: Attractive Basic
Posted: 19 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 21 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 21 days ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
Pitchero
Salary: From £25,000 to £37,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 27 days ago
City, London
Provenir
Posted: 27 days ago