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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 665 701 679
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -22
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 205 188 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.37% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 152 128 131
Average salary £54,500 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.21% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,875 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +4.68%
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
46914 51017 48122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 45.97% 46.64% 47.35%
Number of salaries quoted 38509 41282 39771
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +9 112 £57,500 -4.16% 11
South West +20 31 £47,500 +8.57% 3
West Midlands +20 26 £28,750 -17.85% 1
East of England +18 14 £45,000 -5.26%
South East +6 14 £40,000 -8.57% 3
Yorkshire -8 6 £25,000 -32.43% 1
East Midlands - 2 - -
Rackspace
UK

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 273 (69.82%) Amazon AWS
2 215 (54.99%) Linux
3 176 (45.01%) Puppet
4 169 (43.22%) DevOps
5 145 (37.08%) Python
6 142 (36.32%) Java
7 141 (36.06%) Web Services
8 140 (35.81%) Opscode Chef
9 138 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
10 135 (34.53%) PHP
11 128 (32.74%) Git (software)
12 116 (29.67%) JavaScript
13 112 (28.64%) Ruby
14 106 (27.11%) MySQL
15 101 (25.83%) Google
16 99 (25.32%) Bash Shell
16 99 (25.32%) Jenkins
17 95 (24.30%) Software Engineering
17 95 (24.30%) Apache
18 94 (24.04%) OpenStack
19 90 (23.02%) Degree
20 83 (21.23%) Ansible
21 82 (20.97%) Configuration Management
22 81 (20.72%) HTML
23 79 (20.20%) Continuous Integration
24 77 (19.69%) LAMP
25 76 (19.44%) Google Cloud Platform
26 73 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
26 73 (18.67%) VMware
26 73 (18.67%) Nagios

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 95 (24.30%) Apache
2 94 (24.04%) OpenStack
3 71 (18.16%) Node.js
4 52 (13.30%) nginx
5 34 (8.70%) Drupal
6 30 (7.67%) IIS
7 25 (6.39%) Tomcat
8 24 (6.14%) Apache Spark
9 22 (5.63%) WordPress
10 12 (3.07%) Jetty
11 9 (2.30%) CMS
12 8 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (1.53%) Joomla!
14 4 (1.02%) Lync
14 4 (1.02%) Apache Solr
14 4 (1.02%) SharePoint
14 4 (1.02%) JBoss
15 3 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.77%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 7 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.51%) Magento
3 1 (0.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 273 (69.82%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (19.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 73 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 63 (16.11%) Amazon EC2
5 53 (13.55%) SaaS
5 53 (13.55%) IaaS
6 40 (10.23%) PaaS
7 29 (7.42%) Google App Engine
8 24 (6.14%) Sumo Logic
9 21 (5.37%) Rackspace Cloud
9 21 (5.37%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (5.12%) HP Helion
11 14 (3.58%) Joyent
12 11 (2.81%) Terremark
12 11 (2.81%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (2.56%) Heroku
14 9 (2.30%) Amazon S3
15 8 (2.05%) Google Apps
16 4 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 4 (1.02%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 66 (16.88%) DNS
2 40 (10.23%) Internet
3 32 (8.18%) Firewall
4 27 (6.91%) HTTP
5 20 (5.12%) SNMP
6 17 (4.35%) SAN
7 16 (4.09%) SSH
7 16 (4.09%) LAN
7 16 (4.09%) WAN
7 16 (4.09%) DHCP
8 15 (3.84%) LDAP
8 15 (3.84%) NAS
9 11 (2.81%) VPN
10 9 (2.30%) Wireless
11 8 (2.05%) MPLS
12 6 (1.53%) IPsec
12 6 (1.53%) Network Security
12 6 (1.53%) VLAN
12 6 (1.53%) SMTP
13 4 (1.02%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (27.11%) MySQL
2 48 (12.28%) MongoDB
3 41 (10.49%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (9.72%) Redis
5 35 (8.95%) SQL Server
6 34 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 32 (8.18%) Relational Database
8 29 (7.42%) Hadoop
9 27 (6.91%) HBase
10 24 (6.14%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (1.28%) Big Data
14 4 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.77%) Apache Accumulo
15 3 (0.77%) Hazelcast
16 2 (0.51%) RavenDB
16 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
17 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 128 (32.74%) Git (software)
2 99 (25.32%) Jenkins
3 65 (16.62%) Maven
4 51 (13.04%) Grunt
5 35 (8.95%) Gradle
6 32 (8.18%) Subversion
7 29 (7.42%) Hudson
7 29 (7.42%) Artifactory
8 26 (6.65%) Ant
9 18 (4.60%) TeamCity
10 16 (4.09%) Bower
11 15 (3.84%) ProC
12 11 (2.81%) RSpec
13 9 (2.30%) Visual Studio
14 8 (2.05%) PHPUnit
15 7 (1.79%) JIRA
16 6 (1.53%) Jasmine
17 5 (1.28%) Cucumber
17 5 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
18 4 (1.02%) IntelliJ
General
1 33 (8.44%) Finance
2 30 (7.67%) Marketing
3 22 (5.63%) Games
4 15 (3.84%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.84%) Advertising
5 14 (3.58%) Retail
6 6 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.53%) Electronics
7 5 (1.28%) Automotive
8 4 (1.02%) Legal
8 4 (1.02%) Banking
9 2 (0.51%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Front Office
10 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (27.11%) Developer
2 77 (19.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 66 (16.88%) Administrator
4 51 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
5 46 (11.76%) PHP Developer
6 43 (11.00%) Linux Administrator
7 39 (9.97%) Software Engineer
8 34 (8.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 32 (8.18%) Web Developer
10 27 (6.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 25 (6.39%) PHP Web Developer
12 21 (5.37%) Linux Engineer
12 21 (5.37%) Principal Engineer
12 21 (5.37%) Principal Software Engineer
12 21 (5.37%) Architect
12 21 (5.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 17 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
13 17 (4.35%) Java Developer
14 15 (3.84%) Cloud Software Engineer
15 14 (3.58%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (36.06%) Web Services
2 81 (20.72%) HTML
3 77 (19.69%) LAMP
4 72 (18.41%) .NET
5 71 (18.16%) CSS
6 59 (15.09%) AngularJS
7 58 (14.83%) jQuery
8 51 (13.04%) Symfony
9 50 (12.79%) HTML5
10 37 (9.46%) CSS3
11 28 (7.16%) ASP.NET
12 27 (6.91%) XML
12 27 (6.91%) REST
13 20 (5.12%) RESTful
13 20 (5.12%) Ruby on Rails
14 17 (4.35%) Laravel
15 16 (4.09%) Express
16 15 (3.84%) CakePHP
16 15 (3.84%) Memcached
17 13 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.28%) Public Cloud
2 29 (7.42%) Replication
3 22 (5.63%) Data Centre
4 17 (4.35%) User Experience
5 16 (4.09%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.32%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.07%) Private Cloud
8 11 (2.81%) Digital Media
9 9 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (2.30%) Enterprise Cloud
10 8 (2.05%) CMDB
11 7 (1.79%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.79%) Social Media
11 7 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.53%) Mobile Payment
12 6 (1.53%) DTV
13 5 (1.28%) E-Learning
13 5 (1.28%) Visualisation
14 4 (1.02%) Social Network
14 4 (1.02%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 215 (54.99%) Linux
2 45 (11.51%) CentOS
3 35 (8.95%) Windows
4 32 (8.18%) UNIX
5 26 (6.65%) CoreOS
6 21 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (4.09%) Ubuntu
8 15 (3.84%) Scientific Linux
9 12 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.79%) Debian
10 7 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.26%) Android
12 1 (0.26%) VMS
12 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (43.22%) DevOps
2 138 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (24.30%) Software Engineering
4 82 (20.97%) Configuration Management
5 79 (20.20%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (13.04%) OO
7 44 (11.25%) TDD
8 43 (11.00%) MVC
9 40 (10.23%) E-Commerce
10 38 (9.72%) Mentoring
11 36 (9.21%) Continuous Delivery
12 35 (8.95%) BDD
13 33 (8.44%) Load Balancing
14 32 (8.18%) Web Development
15 25 (6.39%) Open Source
15 25 (6.39%) Data Management
16 21 (5.37%) Disaster Recovery
16 21 (5.37%) Project Management
17 20 (5.12%) UML
17 20 (5.12%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 145 (37.08%) Python
2 142 (36.32%) Java
3 135 (34.53%) PHP
4 116 (29.67%) JavaScript
5 112 (28.64%) Ruby
6 99 (25.32%) Bash Shell
7 55 (14.07%) C#
8 49 (12.53%) SQL
9 47 (12.02%) Scala
10 35 (8.95%) C++
11 33 (8.44%) Perl
12 31 (7.93%) Go
13 28 (7.16%) Clojure
14 22 (5.63%) PowerShell
15 19 (4.86%) Shell Script
16 10 (2.56%) PHP5
17 6 (1.53%) C
17 6 (1.53%) RubyMotion
18 4 (1.02%) ActionScript
19 2 (0.51%) Korn
Qualifications
1 90 (23.02%) Degree
2 11 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (2.56%) CCNP
4 7 (1.79%) CCNA
5 6 (1.53%) CISSP
6 4 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.02%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.77%) MCSE
7 3 (0.77%) MCSA
8 2 (0.51%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) PhD
9 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.58%) QA
2 7 (1.79%) SLA
3 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (16.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (16.11%) Docker
3 47 (12.02%) Active Directory
4 35 (8.95%) Xen
5 27 (6.91%) VirtualBox
6 26 (6.65%) KVM
7 24 (6.14%) HDFS
8 21 (5.37%) NFS
9 20 (5.12%) LXC
10 15 (3.84%) iptables
11 10 (2.56%) Varnish
12 7 (1.79%) XenApp
13 6 (1.53%) VMware ESX
14 5 (1.28%) vCloud
15 2 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.51%) vSphere
16 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
16 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
16 1 (0.26%) Squid
16 1 (0.26%) Samba
Systems Management
1 176 (45.01%) Puppet
2 140 (35.81%) Opscode Chef
3 83 (21.23%) Ansible
4 73 (18.67%) Nagios
5 49 (12.53%) Vagrant
6 48 (12.28%) ZABBIX
7 33 (8.44%) Salt
8 26 (6.65%) Kubernetes
9 15 (3.84%) Cacti
10 12 (3.07%) Capistrano
11 11 (2.81%) Graphite
12 8 (2.05%) cPanel
12 8 (2.05%) logstash
13 6 (1.53%) SCOM
14 5 (1.28%) CFEngine
15 4 (1.02%) Zenoss
15 4 (1.02%) Mesos
16 3 (0.77%) Ganglia
16 3 (0.77%) HAProxy
17 2 (0.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 101 (25.83%) Google
2 73 (18.67%) VMware
3 55 (14.07%) Microsoft
4 49 (12.53%) Oracle
5 42 (10.74%) Red Hat
6 35 (8.95%) New Relic
7 34 (8.70%) SaltStack
8 31 (7.93%) Zend
8 31 (7.93%) HP
9 24 (6.14%) Splunk
10 11 (2.81%) Dell
11 9 (2.30%) Perforce
12 8 (2.05%) Cisco
13 7 (1.79%) SAP
13 7 (1.79%) Citrix
13 7 (1.79%) DigitalOcean
13 7 (1.79%) Spiceworks
14 4 (1.02%) PagerDuty
14 4 (1.02%) F5
15 3 (0.77%) Atlassian
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