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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 744 701 806
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +105
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 108 152 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.33% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 75 129 54
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
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
46979 46017 49233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.76% 47.59% 47.14%
Number of salaries quoted 39039 37039 41575
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 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -18 64 £55,000 -8.33% 21
Yorkshire -7 11 £25,000 -68.75% 2
South East -41 10 £52,500 +16.66% 3
East of England -4 9 £38,750 -22.50% 2
North West -32 5 £35,000 +3.70%
West Midlands -8 2 £37,500 +29.31% 1
South West -11 1 £40,000 -3.03% 1
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Rackspace
UK

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 144 (50.88%) Linux
2 132 (46.64%) Web Services
3 124 (43.82%) Amazon AWS
4 122 (43.11%) DevOps
5 116 (40.99%) E-Commerce
6 100 (35.34%) Puppet
7 99 (34.98%) .NET
8 95 (33.57%) Windows
9 89 (31.45%) Microsoft Azure
10 88 (31.10%) Opscode Chef
11 87 (30.74%) Microsoft
12 86 (30.39%) JavaScript
13 85 (30.04%) Java
13 85 (30.04%) Python
14 83 (29.33%) MySQL
14 83 (29.33%) SQL
15 82 (28.98%) HTML
15 82 (28.98%) SQL Server
16 76 (26.86%) MVC
17 75 (26.50%) PHP
18 73 (25.80%) Agile Software Development
19 72 (25.44%) IIS
19 72 (25.44%) OO
20 69 (24.38%) LAMP
21 68 (24.03%) CSS
22 62 (21.91%) MongoDB
22 62 (21.91%) jQuery
23 61 (21.55%) Apache Solr
23 61 (21.55%) VMware
23 61 (21.55%) C#

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 72 (25.44%) IIS
2 61 (21.55%) Apache Solr
3 59 (20.85%) nginx
4 46 (16.25%) OpenStack
5 38 (13.43%) Apache
6 31 (10.95%) Drupal
7 28 (9.89%) Elasticsearch
8 24 (8.48%) Tomcat
9 20 (7.07%) Commerce Server
10 18 (6.36%) Node.js
11 14 (4.95%) CMS
12 10 (3.53%) WordPress
13 7 (2.47%) Confluence
14 5 (1.77%) MS Exchange
15 4 (1.41%) Apache Spark
16 3 (1.06%) ColdFusion
16 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
17 2 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
17 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
17 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (3.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 124 (43.82%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (31.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (19.79%) GitHub
4 46 (16.25%) Trello
5 43 (15.19%) Cloud Computing
6 32 (11.31%) Rackspace Cloud
7 31 (10.95%) IaaS
7 31 (10.95%) Amazon EC2
8 30 (10.60%) SaaS
9 25 (8.83%) PaaS
10 20 (7.07%) Terremark
11 12 (4.24%) Google Apps
12 11 (3.89%) Joyent
13 10 (3.53%) Amazon S3
14 5 (1.77%) Heroku
15 4 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
16 3 (1.06%) Route 53
16 3 (1.06%) Office 365
17 2 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
17 2 (0.71%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.72%) Firewall
2 16 (5.65%) DNS
3 14 (4.95%) TCP/IP
4 11 (3.89%) HTTP
5 9 (3.18%) Network Security
5 9 (3.18%) LDAP
6 8 (2.83%) VPN
6 8 (2.83%) NAS
7 7 (2.47%) OpenFlow
8 6 (2.12%) AMQP
8 6 (2.12%) SSL
9 5 (1.77%) SAN
9 5 (1.77%) WAN
9 5 (1.77%) BIG-IP
10 4 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.41%) HTTPS
10 4 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.41%) SMTP
10 4 (1.41%) Broadband
10 4 (1.41%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (29.33%) MySQL
2 82 (28.98%) SQL Server
3 62 (21.91%) MongoDB
4 48 (16.96%) RavenDB
5 47 (16.61%) NoSQL
6 33 (11.66%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (9.54%) Big Data
8 24 (8.48%) Redis
9 23 (8.13%) Relational Database
10 20 (7.07%) RDBMS
11 15 (5.30%) Hadoop
12 11 (3.89%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (3.89%) Riak
13 10 (3.53%) CouchDB
14 6 (2.12%) DB2
14 6 (2.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
16 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
17 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
17 2 (0.71%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 48 (16.96%) NUnit
1 48 (16.96%) ReSharper
1 48 (16.96%) TeamCity
2 46 (16.25%) dotTrace
2 46 (16.25%) Rhino Mocks
2 46 (16.25%) YouTrack
2 46 (16.25%) Octopus Deploy
3 31 (10.95%) Jenkins
4 30 (10.60%) Git (software)
5 16 (5.65%) Subversion
6 13 (4.59%) Hudson
7 10 (3.53%) JIRA
8 9 (3.18%) Visual Studio
9 8 (2.83%) Bitbucket
9 8 (2.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (2.47%) PHPUnit
10 7 (2.47%) Selenium
11 6 (2.12%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.77%) Behat
13 2 (0.71%) NuGet
General
1 46 (16.25%) French Language
2 40 (14.13%) Retail
3 19 (6.71%) Finance
4 13 (4.59%) Marketing
5 7 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.47%) Publishing
5 7 (2.47%) Games
6 6 (2.12%) Automotive
7 4 (1.41%) Advertising
8 3 (1.06%) Law
9 1 (0.35%) Legal
9 1 (0.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (30.39%) Developer
2 63 (22.26%) Administrator
3 60 (21.20%) Systems Administrator
4 55 (19.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 41 (14.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 41 (14.49%) Linux Administrator
6 31 (10.95%) .NET Developer
7 27 (9.54%) Architect
8 23 (8.13%) Senior Developer
9 20 (7.07%) Web Developer
9 20 (7.07%) PHP Developer
9 20 (7.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 17 (6.01%) UI Programmer
10 17 (6.01%) UI Developer
11 16 (5.65%) Cloud Architect
11 16 (5.65%) Senior .NET Developer
12 14 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
12 14 (4.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 13 (4.59%) PHP Web Developer
13 13 (4.59%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (46.64%) Web Services
2 99 (34.98%) .NET
3 82 (28.98%) HTML
4 69 (24.38%) LAMP
5 68 (24.03%) CSS
6 62 (21.91%) jQuery
7 59 (20.85%) ASP.NET
7 59 (20.85%) REST
8 53 (18.73%) WCF
9 51 (18.02%) AngularJS
10 50 (17.67%) Sass
11 49 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 46 (16.25%) Castle Windsor
12 46 (16.25%) Lucene
13 22 (7.77%) Symfony
13 22 (7.77%) RESTful
14 17 (6.01%) SOAP
15 16 (5.65%) XML
16 15 (5.30%) Ruby on Rails
17 14 (4.95%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.77%) Open Source
2 17 (6.01%) Visualisation
3 12 (4.24%) CMDB
4 11 (3.89%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.53%) Social Media
6 6 (2.12%) Digital Media
6 6 (2.12%) User Experience
7 5 (1.77%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.77%) Blog
8 4 (1.41%) Social Network
8 4 (1.41%) Economics
9 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.06%) Replication
10 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.71%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.71%) FMCG
11 1 (0.35%) Physics
11 1 (0.35%) Clustering
11 1 (0.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 144 (50.88%) Linux
2 95 (33.57%) Windows
3 55 (19.43%) CentOS
4 33 (11.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (11.66%) Debian
5 28 (9.89%) Ubuntu
6 25 (8.83%) UNIX
7 12 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.12%) CoreOS
11 5 (1.77%) Fedora
12 1 (0.35%) Solaris
12 1 (0.35%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.35%) Android
12 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (43.11%) DevOps
2 116 (40.99%) E-Commerce
3 76 (26.86%) MVC
4 73 (25.80%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (25.44%) OO
6 49 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (14.84%) Configuration Management
8 27 (9.54%) OOP
9 26 (9.19%) SOA
10 22 (7.77%) Migration
10 22 (7.77%) Mentoring
11 21 (7.42%) Project Management
12 19 (6.71%) OO PHP
13 17 (6.01%) Software Engineering
13 17 (6.01%) Technical Architecture
13 17 (6.01%) Web Development
14 16 (5.65%) Load Balancing
14 16 (5.65%) Enterprise Architecture
15 14 (4.95%) ITIL
15 14 (4.95%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 86 (30.39%) JavaScript
2 85 (30.04%) Java
2 85 (30.04%) Python
3 83 (29.33%) SQL
4 75 (26.50%) PHP
5 61 (21.55%) C#
6 48 (16.96%) Ruby
7 46 (16.25%) T-SQL
8 41 (14.49%) Bash Shell
9 40 (14.13%) Perl
10 19 (6.71%) Shell Script
11 12 (4.24%) PowerShell
11 12 (4.24%) C
12 11 (3.89%) C++
13 3 (1.06%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.06%) Scala
14 2 (0.71%) VB
14 2 (0.71%) PHP5
15 1 (0.35%) PHP4
15 1 (0.35%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 25 (8.83%) Degree
2 7 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.06%) CCNP
3 3 (1.06%) CCNA
3 3 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.65%) QA
2 7 (2.47%) SLA
3 5 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.77%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (11.66%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.89%) Varnish
4 10 (3.53%) Xen
5 9 (3.18%) KVM
5 9 (3.18%) Docker
6 6 (2.12%) HDFS
6 6 (2.12%) XenApp
6 6 (2.12%) XenServer
6 6 (2.12%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.41%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.41%) vSphere
7 4 (1.41%) vCloud
8 3 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.71%) NFS
10 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 100 (35.34%) Puppet
2 88 (31.10%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (9.89%) Nagios
4 25 (8.83%) ZABBIX
5 21 (7.42%) Vagrant
5 21 (7.42%) Salt
5 21 (7.42%) Graphite
6 18 (6.36%) logstash
7 10 (3.53%) Ansible
7 10 (3.53%) Cacti
8 8 (2.83%) CFEngine
9 7 (2.47%) collectd
9 7 (2.47%) StatsD
10 5 (1.77%) HAProxy
10 5 (1.77%) SCOM
11 3 (1.06%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.71%) WSUS
12 2 (0.71%) SCCM
12 2 (0.71%) systemd
13 1 (0.35%) cPanel
Vendors
1 87 (30.74%) Microsoft
2 61 (21.55%) VMware
3 54 (19.08%) Red Hat
4 37 (13.07%) Google
5 16 (5.65%) SaltStack
6 15 (5.30%) Zend
6 15 (5.30%) Oracle
7 12 (4.24%) Cisco
8 9 (3.18%) Citrix
9 7 (2.47%) New Relic
10 6 (2.12%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.77%) HP
11 5 (1.77%) Twitter
12 4 (1.41%) Percona
12 4 (1.41%) IBM
12 4 (1.41%) Ericsson
13 3 (1.06%) NetApp
13 3 (1.06%) Sun
13 3 (1.06%) DigitalOcean
13 3 (1.06%) Red Gate
City, London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Radley, Abingdon, Oxfordshire (OX14)
Guru Careers
Salary: £30 - 35k
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonua
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Package including 25 days holiday.
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
People Source
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + fab benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £66,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 21 days ago