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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 749 701 802
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +101
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 117 163 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.34% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 80 137 65
Average salary £48,250 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
50347 48611 51066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.93% 47.55% 46.83%
Number of salaries quoted 41532 39379 43391
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -4 79 £53,750 -2.27% 17
Yorkshire - 15 £25,000 - 1
North West -34 9 £35,000 -28.57% 4
East of England -14 6 £37,500 -25.00%
South East +2 4 £51,250 +28.12%
East Midlands - 2 £36,500 -
South West -6 1 £40,000 -3.03% 1
West Midlands -8 1 - -
Rackspace
UK

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 157 (50.81%) Linux
2 137 (44.34%) Web Services
3 133 (43.04%) DevOps
3 133 (43.04%) Amazon AWS
4 130 (42.07%) E-Commerce
5 118 (38.19%) MySQL
6 112 (36.25%) .NET
7 108 (34.95%) JavaScript
7 108 (34.95%) Windows
8 103 (33.33%) Puppet
9 100 (32.36%) SQL Server
9 100 (32.36%) HTML
10 98 (31.72%) Opscode Chef
11 97 (31.39%) Java
12 96 (31.07%) MVC
13 93 (30.10%) Python
13 93 (30.10%) Microsoft Azure
14 91 (29.45%) OO
15 90 (29.13%) Microsoft
15 90 (29.13%) SQL
16 89 (28.80%) PHP
16 89 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
17 88 (28.48%) CSS
18 84 (27.18%) MongoDB
18 84 (27.18%) nginx
19 79 (25.57%) Apache Solr
20 75 (24.27%) LAMP
21 74 (23.95%) ASP.NET
21 74 (23.95%) IIS
22 73 (23.62%) C#

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 84 (27.18%) nginx
2 79 (25.57%) Apache Solr
3 74 (23.95%) IIS
4 48 (15.53%) Apache
5 44 (14.24%) Drupal
6 42 (13.59%) OpenStack
7 36 (11.65%) Elasticsearch
8 29 (9.39%) Tomcat
9 20 (6.47%) Commerce Server
10 19 (6.15%) CMS
11 15 (4.85%) WordPress
12 14 (4.53%) Node.js
13 7 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (1.94%) Confluence
15 4 (1.29%) Apache Spark
15 4 (1.29%) Lotus Domino
16 3 (0.97%) Umbraco
17 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
17 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
17 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 133 (43.04%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (30.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (21.68%) GitHub
4 57 (18.45%) Trello
5 45 (14.56%) Cloud Computing
6 40 (12.94%) Rackspace Cloud
7 33 (10.68%) SaaS
8 25 (8.09%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (5.83%) IaaS
10 14 (4.53%) PaaS
11 8 (2.59%) Joyent
11 8 (2.59%) Terremark
12 7 (2.27%) Google Apps
13 6 (1.94%) Heroku
14 5 (1.62%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.97%) Office 365
15 3 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
16 2 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
16 2 (0.65%) SoftLayer
17 1 (0.32%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.41%) Firewall
2 15 (4.85%) LDAP
3 11 (3.56%) Network Security
4 10 (3.24%) AMQP
4 10 (3.24%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.91%) VPN
5 9 (2.91%) BIG-IP
6 8 (2.59%) DNS
7 7 (2.27%) POP3
7 7 (2.27%) SMTP
7 7 (2.27%) ICMP
8 6 (1.94%) HTTP
8 6 (1.94%) SAN
8 6 (1.94%) NAS
9 4 (1.29%) VLAN
9 4 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.29%) Internet
9 4 (1.29%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (38.19%) MySQL
2 100 (32.36%) SQL Server
3 84 (27.18%) MongoDB
4 66 (21.36%) NoSQL
5 64 (20.71%) RavenDB
6 41 (13.27%) PostgreSQL
6 41 (13.27%) Relational Database
7 38 (12.30%) Big Data
8 32 (10.36%) Redis
9 26 (8.41%) RDBMS
10 19 (6.15%) Hadoop
11 15 (4.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (4.85%) Riak
12 14 (4.53%) CouchDB
13 10 (3.24%) DB2
13 10 (3.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
16 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
17 1 (0.32%) HBase
Development Applications
1 62 (20.06%) NUnit
1 62 (20.06%) ReSharper
1 62 (20.06%) TeamCity
2 57 (18.45%) dotTrace
2 57 (18.45%) Rhino Mocks
2 57 (18.45%) YouTrack
2 57 (18.45%) Octopus Deploy
3 39 (12.62%) Jenkins
4 34 (11.00%) Git (software)
5 22 (7.12%) Hudson
6 21 (6.80%) Subversion
7 14 (4.53%) JIRA
8 11 (3.56%) Selenium
9 9 (2.91%) Mercurial
9 9 (2.91%) Visual Studio
10 7 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (2.27%) Bitbucket
10 7 (2.27%) Webistrano
11 6 (1.94%) PHPUnit
12 5 (1.62%) Moq
General
1 57 (18.45%) French Language
2 40 (12.94%) Retail
3 20 (6.47%) Marketing
3 20 (6.47%) Finance
4 9 (2.91%) Publishing
5 6 (1.94%) Games
6 4 (1.29%) Automotive
6 4 (1.29%) Legal
6 4 (1.29%) Advertising
7 3 (0.97%) Law
8 1 (0.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 104 (33.66%) Developer
2 62 (20.06%) Systems Administrator
3 61 (19.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 58 (18.77%) Administrator
5 50 (16.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 50 (16.18%) Linux Administrator
6 42 (13.59%) .NET Developer
7 30 (9.71%) Architect
8 27 (8.74%) Senior Developer
9 23 (7.44%) Web Developer
10 22 (7.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 20 (6.47%) UI Programmer
11 20 (6.47%) UI Developer
11 20 (6.47%) Senior .NET Developer
11 20 (6.47%) PHP Developer
12 14 (4.53%) Head of Architecture
13 13 (4.21%) Systems Engineer
14 12 (3.88%) PHP Web Developer
14 12 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
15 11 (3.56%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (44.34%) Web Services
2 112 (36.25%) .NET
3 100 (32.36%) HTML
4 88 (28.48%) CSS
5 75 (24.27%) LAMP
6 74 (23.95%) ASP.NET
7 72 (23.30%) REST
8 71 (22.98%) jQuery
9 64 (20.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 62 (20.06%) AngularJS
11 61 (19.74%) WCF
12 59 (19.09%) Sass
13 57 (18.45%) Castle Windsor
13 57 (18.45%) Lucene
14 21 (6.80%) Ruby on Rails
15 20 (6.47%) Symfony
15 20 (6.47%) RESTful
16 19 (6.15%) XML
17 18 (5.83%) JSON
18 17 (5.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.06%) Open Source
2 21 (6.80%) Visualisation
3 17 (5.50%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.85%) Social Media
5 14 (4.53%) Digital Media
6 11 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.91%) User Experience
7 9 (2.91%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.27%) CMDB
9 6 (1.94%) Replication
9 6 (1.94%) Social Network
10 5 (1.62%) Blog
11 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.65%) FMCG
13 1 (0.32%) Online Games
13 1 (0.32%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.32%) Clustering
13 1 (0.32%) PKI
13 1 (0.32%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 157 (50.81%) Linux
2 108 (34.95%) Windows
3 58 (18.77%) CentOS
4 43 (13.92%) Debian
5 32 (10.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (9.71%) Ubuntu
7 21 (6.80%) UNIX
8 14 (4.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.29%) Fedora
11 4 (1.29%) FreeBSD
11 4 (1.29%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.97%) Solaris
13 1 (0.32%) Android
13 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (43.04%) DevOps
2 130 (42.07%) E-Commerce
3 96 (31.07%) MVC
4 91 (29.45%) OO
5 89 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (11.97%) Configuration Management
8 35 (11.33%) OOP
9 25 (8.09%) SOA
10 22 (7.12%) Software Engineering
10 22 (7.12%) Web Development
11 21 (6.80%) Mentoring
12 19 (6.15%) OO PHP
12 19 (6.15%) Project Management
13 18 (5.83%) Migration
14 17 (5.50%) Technical Architecture
15 15 (4.85%) Scrum
15 15 (4.85%) Analytics
16 14 (4.53%) Dependency Management
16 14 (4.53%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 108 (34.95%) JavaScript
2 97 (31.39%) Java
3 93 (30.10%) Python
4 90 (29.13%) SQL
5 89 (28.80%) PHP
6 73 (23.62%) C#
7 57 (18.45%) T-SQL
8 56 (18.12%) Ruby
9 44 (14.24%) Bash Shell
10 39 (12.62%) Perl
11 22 (7.12%) Shell Script
12 10 (3.24%) PowerShell
13 8 (2.59%) C++
14 5 (1.62%) C
15 4 (1.29%) ActionScript
16 3 (0.97%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.97%) Scala
17 2 (0.65%) VB
17 2 (0.65%) PHP5
18 1 (0.32%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 27 (8.74%) Degree
2 3 (0.97%) CCNP
2 3 (0.97%) CCNA
2 3 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.18%) QA
2 5 (1.62%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.97%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (6.15%) Active Directory
3 16 (5.18%) Varnish
4 15 (4.85%) Xen
5 14 (4.53%) KVM
6 10 (3.24%) HDFS
7 6 (1.94%) XenServer
8 4 (1.29%) NFS
9 3 (0.97%) vCloud
9 3 (0.97%) vSphere
9 3 (0.97%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.97%) XenApp
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.65%) Docker
11 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 103 (33.33%) Puppet
2 98 (31.72%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (11.33%) Nagios
4 33 (10.68%) ZABBIX
5 29 (9.39%) Salt
6 22 (7.12%) Graphite
7 21 (6.80%) Vagrant
8 17 (5.50%) HAProxy
9 14 (4.53%) logstash
9 14 (4.53%) Cacti
10 13 (4.21%) Capistrano
10 13 (4.21%) Ansible
11 8 (2.59%) CFEngine
12 6 (1.94%) Ganglia
13 5 (1.62%) collectd
13 5 (1.62%) StatsD
14 2 (0.65%) WSUS
14 2 (0.65%) SCOM
15 1 (0.32%) Zenoss
15 1 (0.32%) yum
Vendors
1 90 (29.13%) Microsoft
2 58 (18.77%) Red Hat
3 52 (16.83%) VMware
4 22 (7.12%) Google
5 20 (6.47%) Oracle
6 19 (6.15%) Cisco
7 15 (4.85%) SaltStack
8 14 (4.53%) Zend
9 10 (3.24%) Business Objects
10 8 (2.59%) Red Gate
11 7 (2.27%) Sitecore
11 7 (2.27%) Citrix
12 5 (1.62%) Epiphany
12 5 (1.62%) Sun
12 5 (1.62%) Twitter
12 5 (1.62%) New Relic
13 4 (1.29%) DigitalOcean
13 4 (1.29%) HP
13 4 (1.29%) IBM
13 4 (1.29%) Lotus
Somerset
People Source
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonua
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheshire
Explore Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Posted: 13 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Posted: 13 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Posted: 13 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Posted: 13 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Posted: 13 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago