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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank 791 790 729
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -61
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 118 139 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.29% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 112 82 146
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
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
42938 47211 46200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 45.46% 47.56% 47.13%
Number of salaries quoted 35636 39136 37034
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 0 81 £57,500 +4.54% 13
South East +17 10 £40,000 -27.27% 6
East Midlands +13 10 £45,000 +12.50%
South West - 7 £47,500 -
North East - 6 £38,750 - 4
East of England -7 5 £45,000 +12.50% 2
North West +25 2 £48,750 +39.28%
West Midlands -17 1 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Rackspace
UK

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 193 (81.43%) Amazon AWS
2 167 (70.46%) Linux
3 128 (54.01%) DevOps
4 104 (43.88%) Puppet
5 98 (41.35%) VMware
6 87 (36.71%) Opscode Chef
7 85 (35.86%) Continuous Integration
8 75 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 75 (31.65%) Java
9 74 (31.22%) Configuration Management
10 71 (29.96%) Ruby
11 70 (29.54%) E-Commerce
12 66 (27.85%) Python
13 65 (27.43%) LAMP
13 65 (27.43%) Microsoft Azure
14 64 (27.00%) IaaS
15 63 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
16 59 (24.89%) Amazon EC2
17 57 (24.05%) Windows
18 54 (22.78%) CentOS
19 52 (21.94%) MySQL
20 51 (21.52%) Ansible
21 50 (21.10%) Git (software)
22 47 (19.83%) PHP
23 44 (18.57%) Microsoft
24 43 (18.14%) JavaScript
25 42 (17.72%) Joyent
25 42 (17.72%) CFEngine
26 41 (17.30%) SQL
27 40 (16.88%) OpenStack

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 40 (16.88%) OpenStack
2 39 (16.46%) Apache
3 22 (9.28%) nginx
4 17 (7.17%) Node.js
5 16 (6.75%) Drupal
5 16 (6.75%) IIS
6 15 (6.33%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (5.49%) CMS
8 11 (4.64%) Tomcat
9 10 (4.22%) Joomla!
9 10 (4.22%) SilverStripe
9 10 (4.22%) WordPress
10 2 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.84%) Confluence
10 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.84%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.84%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 10 (4.22%) Magento
2 5 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 193 (81.43%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (27.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (27.00%) IaaS
4 59 (24.89%) Amazon EC2
5 42 (17.72%) Joyent
6 25 (10.55%) SaaS
7 23 (9.70%) Google Cloud Platform
8 22 (9.28%) PaaS
8 22 (9.28%) Rackspace Cloud
9 20 (8.44%) Google App Engine
10 15 (6.33%) Amazon S3
11 13 (5.49%) GitHub
12 8 (3.38%) DigitalOcean
12 8 (3.38%) Heroku
12 8 (3.38%) HP Helion
13 7 (2.95%) Datadog
14 5 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (1.69%) Linode
16 3 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
17 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.28%) DNS
2 17 (7.17%) Firewall
3 13 (5.49%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.64%) SSH
5 9 (3.80%) SMS
5 9 (3.80%) VPN
6 8 (3.38%) LDAP
6 8 (3.38%) SMTP
7 6 (2.53%) SSL
7 6 (2.53%) VLAN
8 4 (1.69%) FTP
8 4 (1.69%) HTTP
8 4 (1.69%) Internet
8 4 (1.69%) NAS
8 4 (1.69%) SAN
8 4 (1.69%) SMPP
9 3 (1.27%) DHCP
9 3 (1.27%) IPsec
10 2 (0.84%) MPLS
10 2 (0.84%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (21.94%) MySQL
2 33 (13.92%) Redis
3 21 (8.86%) NoSQL
3 21 (8.86%) SQL Server
4 20 (8.44%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (8.02%) MongoDB
6 13 (5.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (4.64%) Hadoop
8 10 (4.22%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (3.80%) Hazelcast
9 9 (3.80%) KDB
9 9 (3.80%) SAP HANA
10 6 (2.53%) Big Data
11 2 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.84%) DataStage
11 2 (0.84%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (21.10%) Git (software)
2 30 (12.66%) Jenkins
3 26 (10.97%) Vagrant
4 14 (5.91%) Maven
5 12 (5.06%) Subversion
6 11 (4.64%) Ant
6 11 (4.64%) Gradle
7 10 (4.22%) Hudson
8 9 (3.80%) GitLab
8 9 (3.80%) Visual Studio
9 8 (3.38%) Artifactory
9 8 (3.38%) JIRA
9 8 (3.38%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (2.11%) PHPUnit
11 4 (1.69%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.84%) Bower
12 2 (0.84%) Grunt
12 2 (0.84%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.84%) RSpec
General
1 35 (14.77%) Finance
2 16 (6.75%) Law
2 16 (6.75%) Retail
3 13 (5.49%) Marketing
4 12 (5.06%) Banking
4 12 (5.06%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.80%) Front Office
6 6 (2.53%) Electronics
7 4 (1.69%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.27%) Games
8 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.27%) Publishing
9 2 (0.84%) Legal
10 1 (0.42%) Advertising
10 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (20.68%) Developer
2 44 (18.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (9.28%) Systems Administrator
4 21 (8.86%) Administrator
4 21 (8.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 18 (7.59%) Linux Administrator
5 18 (7.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 18 (7.59%) PHP Developer
6 16 (6.75%) Architect
6 16 (6.75%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (5.06%) Analyst
7 12 (5.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 11 (4.64%) Information Analyst
8 11 (4.64%) Information Security Analyst
8 11 (4.64%) Security Analyst
8 11 (4.64%) Software Engineer
8 11 (4.64%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (4.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 9 (3.80%) AWS Engineer
10 9 (3.80%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (27.43%) LAMP
2 39 (16.46%) HTML
3 36 (15.19%) Web Services
4 35 (14.77%) CSS
5 27 (11.39%) AngularJS
5 27 (11.39%) HTML5
6 21 (8.86%) Memcached
7 17 (7.17%) .NET
8 15 (6.33%) RESTful
9 14 (5.91%) Symfony
10 13 (5.49%) Backbone.js
11 12 (5.06%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (4.22%) Ajax
12 10 (4.22%) XML
13 9 (3.80%) Akka
13 9 (3.80%) DOM
13 9 (3.80%) Swagger
13 9 (3.80%) Ultra Messaging
13 9 (3.80%) WPF
14 8 (3.38%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.35%) Public Cloud
2 24 (10.13%) Replication
3 15 (6.33%) Data Centre
3 15 (6.33%) Private Cloud
4 11 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.64%) VCE vBlock
5 9 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.95%) Enterprise Cloud
7 5 (2.11%) Fintech
7 5 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.11%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.69%) PKI
8 4 (1.69%) PMI
8 4 (1.69%) Social Media
9 3 (1.27%) User Experience
10 2 (0.84%) Cybercrime
10 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.42%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.42%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 167 (70.46%) Linux
2 57 (24.05%) Windows
3 54 (22.78%) CentOS
4 37 (15.61%) Unix
5 34 (14.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (10.97%) Ubuntu
7 25 (10.55%) Debian
7 25 (10.55%) Windows Server
8 9 (3.80%) Android
8 9 (3.80%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.11%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.27%) Fedora
12 2 (0.84%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (54.01%) DevOps
2 85 (35.86%) Continuous Integration
3 74 (31.22%) Configuration Management
4 70 (29.54%) E-Commerce
5 63 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (16.46%) High Availability
7 38 (16.03%) Open Source
8 36 (15.19%) Load Balancing
9 35 (14.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 32 (13.50%) ITIL
11 30 (12.66%) Project Management
12 23 (9.70%) OO
12 23 (9.70%) Software Engineering
13 22 (9.28%) Continuous Delivery
14 20 (8.44%) Scrum
15 16 (6.75%) MVC
16 13 (5.49%) Information Security
17 12 (5.06%) Mentoring
18 11 (4.64%) Data Management
18 11 (4.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (31.65%) Java
2 71 (29.96%) Ruby
3 66 (27.85%) Python
4 47 (19.83%) PHP
5 43 (18.14%) JavaScript
6 41 (17.30%) SQL
7 35 (14.77%) Bash Shell
8 25 (10.55%) C#
9 19 (8.02%) Perl
10 17 (7.17%) Clojure
10 17 (7.17%) PowerShell
11 8 (3.38%) Scala
12 7 (2.95%) C
13 5 (2.11%) C++
14 3 (1.27%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.84%) Jython
15 2 (0.84%) RubyMotion
16 1 (0.42%) Go
16 1 (0.42%) Korn
16 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (10.97%) Degree
2 6 (2.53%) RHCE
2 6 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.11%) PCI QSA
4 4 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.69%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.27%) CISM
5 3 (1.27%) CISSP
5 3 (1.27%) CRISC
6 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.95%) COBIT
2 7 (2.95%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (14.77%) Docker
3 29 (12.24%) Active Directory
4 21 (8.86%) Xen
5 15 (6.33%) VirtualBox
6 11 (4.64%) KVM
7 9 (3.80%) Hyper-V
7 9 (3.80%) vCloud
7 9 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (3.38%) LXC
9 4 (1.69%) vSphere
10 3 (1.27%) iptables
10 3 (1.27%) NFS
11 2 (0.84%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.42%) oVirt
12 1 (0.42%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 104 (43.88%) Puppet
2 87 (36.71%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (21.52%) Ansible
4 42 (17.72%) CFEngine
5 34 (14.35%) Capistrano
6 21 (8.86%) Nagios
7 14 (5.91%) Salt
8 9 (3.80%) ZABBIX
9 6 (2.53%) OpenNMS
9 6 (2.53%) Zenoss
10 5 (2.11%) Plesk
11 4 (1.69%) Cacti
11 4 (1.69%) Graphite
11 4 (1.69%) logstash
11 4 (1.69%) Rundeck
11 4 (1.69%) yum
12 1 (0.42%) Cobbler
12 1 (0.42%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.42%) Mesos
12 1 (0.42%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 98 (41.35%) VMware
2 44 (18.57%) Microsoft
3 37 (15.61%) Red Hat
4 36 (15.19%) Google
5 21 (8.86%) SaltStack
6 15 (6.33%) Oracle
7 12 (5.06%) New Relic
7 12 (5.06%) SAP
8 10 (4.22%) HP
9 9 (3.80%) GigaSpaces
9 9 (3.80%) Solace
9 9 (3.80%) StreamBase
10 5 (2.11%) IBM
10 5 (2.11%) Zend
11 4 (1.69%) Akamai
11 4 (1.69%) Dell
11 4 (1.69%) hybris
11 4 (1.69%) Percona
12 3 (1.27%) F5
12 3 (1.27%) Splunk
West London
POPSCIENCE
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: up to £65,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Insure The Box
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge, UK
Red Gate
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000, depending on experience + A great benefits package
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £450000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago