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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 691 703 860
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +157
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 199 150 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.15% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.32% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 130 117 25
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £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
51229 47379 53273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.14% 47.60% 48.30%
Number of salaries quoted 41088 39230 45131
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 £70,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +30 144 £60,000 +14.28% 19
South East -25 22 £43,750 -20.45% 3
Yorkshire - 13 £37,000 - 1
East of England -3 12 £47,500 +48.43%
North West -17 5 £50,000 +42.85% 1
South West -18 2 £43,750 +36.71%
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Rackspace
UK

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 178 (50.57%) Linux
2 173 (49.15%) MySQL
3 154 (43.75%) DevOps
4 130 (36.93%) Puppet
5 126 (35.80%) Amazon AWS
5 126 (35.80%) PHP
6 123 (34.94%) Opscode Chef
7 121 (34.38%) Web Services
8 115 (32.67%) Java
9 110 (31.25%) E-Commerce
10 108 (30.68%) JavaScript
11 104 (29.55%) Python
11 104 (29.55%) MongoDB
12 97 (27.56%) Windows
13 94 (26.70%) Ruby
14 91 (25.85%) CSS
15 90 (25.57%) HTML
16 89 (25.28%) .NET
17 88 (25.00%) nginx
18 86 (24.43%) LAMP
19 85 (24.15%) OO
20 83 (23.58%) MVC
21 82 (23.30%) SQL Server
22 79 (22.44%) Continuous Integration
23 78 (22.16%) Microsoft Azure
24 76 (21.59%) NoSQL
24 76 (21.59%) Red Hat
25 74 (21.02%) SQL
26 70 (19.89%) jQuery
27 69 (19.60%) Apache Solr

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (25.00%) nginx
2 69 (19.60%) Apache Solr
2 69 (19.60%) Apache
3 52 (14.77%) IIS
4 49 (13.92%) Drupal
5 43 (12.22%) Elasticsearch
6 37 (10.51%) OpenStack
7 22 (6.25%) Tomcat
8 20 (5.68%) WordPress
9 18 (5.11%) CMS
10 17 (4.83%) Node.js
11 15 (4.26%) Confluence
12 10 (2.84%) Umbraco
13 9 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (2.56%) uWSGI
14 4 (1.14%) Lync
14 4 (1.14%) Lotus Domino
15 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.57%) MS Exchange
16 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.27%) MS Office
3 6 (1.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 126 (35.80%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (22.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (15.06%) GitHub
4 49 (13.92%) Cloud Computing
5 43 (12.22%) SaaS
5 43 (12.22%) Rackspace Cloud
6 38 (10.80%) Trello
7 30 (8.52%) Amazon EC2
8 29 (8.24%) Joyent
9 16 (4.55%) PaaS
10 10 (2.84%) IaaS
11 8 (2.27%) Amazon S3
12 7 (1.99%) Office 365
13 6 (1.70%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.85%) Heroku
14 3 (0.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.94%) Firewall
2 29 (8.24%) DNS
3 25 (7.10%) LDAP
4 20 (5.68%) SAN
5 19 (5.40%) VPN
6 18 (5.11%) VLAN
6 18 (5.11%) NAS
7 15 (4.26%) TCP/IP
8 14 (3.98%) LAN
9 13 (3.69%) WAN
10 12 (3.41%) BIG-IP
11 9 (2.56%) Network Security
11 9 (2.56%) SMTP
11 9 (2.56%) AMQP
11 9 (2.56%) ICMP
11 9 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (2.27%) iSCSI
13 7 (1.99%) POP3
14 6 (1.70%) SSL
15 5 (1.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (49.15%) MySQL
2 104 (29.55%) MongoDB
3 82 (23.30%) SQL Server
4 76 (21.59%) NoSQL
5 55 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
6 47 (13.35%) RavenDB
7 45 (12.78%) Relational Database
8 44 (12.50%) Redis
9 42 (11.93%) Big Data
10 25 (7.10%) Hadoop
11 23 (6.53%) RDBMS
12 15 (4.26%) CouchDB
12 15 (4.26%) Riak
12 15 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (2.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 9 (2.56%) DB2
15 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
17 1 (0.28%) HBase
17 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 59 (16.76%) Git (software)
2 55 (15.63%) Jenkins
3 50 (14.20%) TeamCity
4 44 (12.50%) NUnit
4 44 (12.50%) ReSharper
5 38 (10.80%) dotTrace
5 38 (10.80%) Rhino Mocks
5 38 (10.80%) YouTrack
5 38 (10.80%) Octopus Deploy
6 35 (9.94%) Subversion
7 27 (7.67%) JIRA
8 23 (6.53%) Hudson
9 15 (4.26%) Mercurial
10 9 (2.56%) Selenium
11 8 (2.27%) PHPUnit
12 7 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (1.70%) Visual Studio
13 6 (1.70%) NuGet
14 5 (1.42%) Xdebug
14 5 (1.42%) PhantomJS
General
1 38 (10.80%) French Language
2 23 (6.53%) Retail
3 19 (5.40%) Marketing
4 18 (5.11%) Finance
5 13 (3.69%) Publishing
6 4 (1.14%) Legal
7 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.85%) Games
7 3 (0.85%) Law
8 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.57%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 112 (31.82%) Developer
2 61 (17.33%) Systems Administrator
3 57 (16.19%) DevOps Engineer
4 54 (15.34%) Administrator
5 45 (12.78%) Linux Administrator
6 44 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 44 (12.50%) Architect
7 41 (11.65%) .NET Developer
8 32 (9.09%) Senior Developer
9 23 (6.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 20 (5.68%) Systems Engineer
11 19 (5.40%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 18 (5.11%) Senior .NET Developer
13 17 (4.83%) Head of Development
14 16 (4.55%) PHP Developer
15 15 (4.26%) Senior Architect
16 14 (3.98%) Head of Architecture
16 14 (3.98%) Linux Engineer
17 13 (3.69%) Lead Developer
17 13 (3.69%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (34.38%) Web Services
2 91 (25.85%) CSS
3 90 (25.57%) HTML
4 89 (25.28%) .NET
5 86 (24.43%) LAMP
6 70 (19.89%) jQuery
7 55 (15.63%) REST
8 53 (15.06%) ASP.NET
9 48 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 45 (12.78%) Ruby on Rails
11 44 (12.50%) Sass
11 44 (12.50%) AngularJS
12 41 (11.65%) Lucene
13 38 (10.80%) JSON
13 38 (10.80%) WCF
13 38 (10.80%) Castle Windsor
14 34 (9.66%) XML
15 31 (8.81%) HTML5
16 25 (7.10%) Django
17 24 (6.82%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.92%) Open Source
2 25 (7.10%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.55%) Digital Media
4 13 (3.69%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.13%) Visualisation
5 11 (3.13%) Social Media
6 9 (2.56%) Taxonomies
7 7 (1.99%) Social Network
8 5 (1.42%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.42%) Replication
9 3 (0.85%) PKI
9 3 (0.85%) IPTV
9 3 (0.85%) CMDB
9 3 (0.85%) New Media
10 1 (0.28%) W3C
10 1 (0.28%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.28%) Blog
10 1 (0.28%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.28%) Physics
10 1 (0.28%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 178 (50.57%) Linux
2 97 (27.56%) Windows
3 61 (17.33%) CentOS
4 60 (17.05%) Ubuntu
5 51 (14.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (10.80%) Debian
6 38 (10.80%) UNIX
7 20 (5.68%) Apple iOS
8 18 (5.11%) Android
9 11 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (3.13%) Solaris
10 8 (2.27%) Fedora
11 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.42%) SmartOS
11 5 (1.42%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.14%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.28%) SUSE
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (43.75%) DevOps
2 110 (31.25%) E-Commerce
3 85 (24.15%) OO
4 83 (23.58%) MVC
5 79 (22.44%) Continuous Integration
6 69 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (13.35%) OOP
8 41 (11.65%) Configuration Management
9 37 (10.51%) TDD
10 31 (8.81%) Load Balancing
11 30 (8.52%) Technical Architecture
12 26 (7.39%) Project Management
13 25 (7.10%) Scrum
13 25 (7.10%) Software Engineering
13 25 (7.10%) Capacity Planning
14 24 (6.82%) Kanban
14 24 (6.82%) SOA
15 19 (5.40%) Web Development
16 18 (5.11%) Migration
17 17 (4.83%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 126 (35.80%) PHP
2 115 (32.67%) Java
3 108 (30.68%) JavaScript
4 104 (29.55%) Python
5 94 (26.70%) Ruby
6 74 (21.02%) SQL
7 56 (15.91%) Perl
8 54 (15.34%) C#
9 49 (13.92%) Bash Shell
10 38 (10.80%) T-SQL
11 22 (6.25%) Shell Script
12 11 (3.13%) ActionScript
13 5 (1.42%) PHP5
13 5 (1.42%) Clojure
13 5 (1.42%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.42%) Scala
14 4 (1.14%) RubyMotion
15 3 (0.85%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.57%) C++
16 2 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (5.68%) Degree
2 8 (2.27%) CCNA
2 8 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (1.70%) RHCE
4 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.42%) MCSE
5 4 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.28%) VCDX
6 1 (0.28%) NCDA
6 1 (0.28%) NCIE
6 1 (0.28%) VCAP
6 1 (0.28%) VTSP
6 1 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.28%) CCNP
6 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.83%) QA
2 7 (1.99%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) WCAG
4 1 (0.28%) WAI
4 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (8.24%) Varnish
2 28 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.10%) Xen
4 17 (4.83%) Active Directory
5 13 (3.69%) KVM
6 9 (2.56%) HDFS
7 8 (2.27%) NFS
8 6 (1.70%) Docker
9 5 (1.42%) XenApp
9 5 (1.42%) vSphere
10 3 (0.85%) Squid
10 3 (0.85%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.57%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.28%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 130 (36.93%) Puppet
2 123 (34.94%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (13.07%) ZABBIX
4 38 (10.80%) Salt
5 37 (10.51%) Nagios
6 22 (6.25%) Vagrant
7 21 (5.97%) HAProxy
8 20 (5.68%) Cacti
9 13 (3.69%) Capistrano
10 10 (2.84%) Ganglia
11 8 (2.27%) logstash
12 7 (1.99%) Ansible
13 5 (1.42%) collectd
13 5 (1.42%) StatsD
13 5 (1.42%) CFEngine
14 4 (1.14%) Legato
14 4 (1.14%) YUM
15 2 (0.57%) SCCM
15 2 (0.57%) SCOM
15 2 (0.57%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 76 (21.59%) Red Hat
2 63 (17.90%) Microsoft
3 50 (14.20%) VMware
4 30 (8.52%) Oracle
5 21 (5.97%) SaltStack
6 20 (5.68%) Cisco
7 17 (4.83%) Google
8 13 (3.69%) EMC
9 11 (3.13%) Zend
10 10 (2.84%) EPiServer
10 10 (2.84%) NetApp
10 10 (2.84%) HP
11 9 (2.56%) Business Objects
11 9 (2.56%) Sitecore
11 9 (2.56%) Red Gate
12 6 (1.70%) Citrix
13 5 (1.42%) Lotus
13 5 (1.42%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.42%) BT
13 5 (1.42%) Epiphany
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum good pension health care life assura
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
tcpl
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
tcpl
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
tcpl
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
South East England
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago