The table below looks at the statistics for Rackspace Cloud skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace Cloud over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace Cloud
Rank 589 580 645
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +65
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 34 43 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.097% 0.004%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.18% 1.96% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 34 24 2
Average salary £48,250 £50,000 £48,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% +3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £43,250 £44,850
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £55,000 £51,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +46.15%
Rackspace Cloud
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Cloud Services Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
2887 2198 1819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.13% 4.98% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2353 1925 1589
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Rackspace Cloud
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Rackspace Cloud Jobs Demand Trend in London

Rackspace Cloud
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud across the London region.

Rackspace Cloud Salary Trend in London

Rackspace Cloud
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Rackspace Cloud Salary Histogram in London

Rackspace Cloud
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud within the London 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
City of London -10 1 £50,000 +2.04% 1
Rackspace Cloud
England

Rackspace Cloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Rackspace Cloud 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 Cloud.

1 57 (89.06%) Linux
2 54 (84.38%) DevOps
3 40 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (53.13%) Rackspace
5 29 (45.31%) .NET
5 29 (45.31%) Windows
6 28 (43.75%) JavaScript
7 27 (42.19%) Python
7 27 (42.19%) Git (software)
8 26 (40.63%) nginx
9 25 (39.06%) C#
9 25 (39.06%) Open Source
10 24 (37.50%) MVC
10 24 (37.50%) LAMP
10 24 (37.50%) Ubuntu
11 23 (35.94%) QA
11 23 (35.94%) E-Commerce
12 22 (34.38%) VMware
13 21 (32.81%) MySQL
13 21 (32.81%) TeamCity
14 19 (29.69%) ZABBIX
14 19 (29.69%) Django
14 19 (29.69%) Ruby
14 19 (29.69%) Social Media
15 18 (28.13%) Big Data
15 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (28.13%) Apache
15 18 (28.13%) Debian
16 17 (26.56%) jQuery
16 17 (26.56%) Amazon AWS

Rackspace Cloud
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Rackspace Cloud 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 Cloud. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (40.63%) nginx
2 18 (28.13%) Apache
3 16 (25.00%) IIS
4 13 (20.31%) Drupal
4 13 (20.31%) WordPress
5 11 (17.19%) Tomcat
6 9 (14.06%) CMS
6 9 (14.06%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (10.94%) OpenStack
8 4 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (6.25%) Apache Solr
8 4 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Office
2 3 (4.69%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.56%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (20.31%) SaaS
3 11 (17.19%) GitHub
4 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (9.38%) CloudFront
5 6 (9.38%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) Firewall
2 7 (10.94%) DNS
3 4 (6.25%) ICMP
3 4 (6.25%) POP3
3 4 (6.25%) SMTP
3 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (1.56%) VPN
4 1 (1.56%) LAN
4 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.81%) MySQL
2 18 (28.13%) Big Data
3 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
4 13 (20.31%) MongoDB
5 9 (14.06%) NoSQL
5 9 (14.06%) RavenDB
6 8 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (10.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (10.94%) Hadoop
8 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
8 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (42.19%) Git (software)
2 21 (32.81%) TeamCity
3 14 (21.88%) SpecFlow
4 7 (10.94%) JMeter
4 7 (10.94%) Subversion
5 4 (6.25%) JIRA
6 3 (4.69%) Xcode
6 3 (4.69%) NUnit
6 3 (4.69%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.69%) QUnit
7 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.56%) Hudson
7 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (20.31%) Marketing
2 4 (6.25%) Legal
3 3 (4.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Developer
1 16 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 16 (25.00%) Administrator
1 16 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 16 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 11 (17.19%) .NET Developer
3 10 (15.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Agile C# Developer
4 8 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Technical Leader
7 4 (6.25%) Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Systems Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.25%) Systems Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (45.31%) .NET
2 24 (37.50%) LAMP
3 19 (29.69%) Django
4 17 (26.56%) jQuery
5 15 (23.44%) Web Services
6 14 (21.88%) KnockoutJS
7 13 (20.31%) HTML
7 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET
7 13 (20.31%) CSS
8 12 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (14.06%) Ajax
9 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 6 (9.38%) WSGI
10 6 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (6.25%) Memcached
11 4 (6.25%) Regular Expression
12 3 (4.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (4.69%) LINQ to SQL
12 3 (4.69%) CSS3
12 3 (4.69%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.06%) Open Source
2 19 (29.69%) Social Media
3 12 (18.75%) Blog
4 9 (14.06%) Mobile App
5 4 (6.25%) Replication
6 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 57 (89.06%) Linux
2 29 (45.31%) Windows
3 24 (37.50%) Ubuntu
4 18 (28.13%) Debian
5 11 (17.19%) CentOS
6 8 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 8 (12.50%) Android
6 8 (12.50%) UNIX
7 6 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (6.25%) FreeBSD
8 4 (6.25%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (84.38%) DevOps
2 24 (37.50%) MVC
3 23 (35.94%) E-Commerce
4 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (21.88%) TDD
5 14 (21.88%) Pair Programming
5 14 (21.88%) BDD
6 11 (17.19%) Analytics
6 11 (17.19%) Automated Testing
6 11 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (10.94%) Load Balancing
8 7 (10.94%) Scrum
9 6 (9.38%) Android Development
9 6 (9.38%) iOS Development
9 6 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (9.38%) UML
10 4 (6.25%) ITIL
10 4 (6.25%) Migration
10 4 (6.25%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 27 (42.19%) Python
3 25 (39.06%) C#
4 19 (29.69%) Ruby
5 14 (21.88%) Java
6 11 (17.19%) SQL
7 10 (15.63%) PHP
8 7 (10.94%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.69%) C++
10 2 (3.13%) C
10 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (35.94%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Xen
1 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 40 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (29.69%) ZABBIX
3 15 (23.44%) Nagios
3 15 (23.44%) Puppet
4 7 (10.94%) Ganglia
4 7 (10.94%) Pingdom
4 7 (10.94%) Salt
5 4 (6.25%) HAProxy
5 4 (6.25%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 34 (53.13%) Rackspace
2 22 (34.38%) VMware
3 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 11 (17.19%) Red Hat
5 9 (14.06%) Sitecore
5 9 (14.06%) New Relic
6 7 (10.94%) Incapsula
6 7 (10.94%) SoftLayer
7 4 (6.25%) Cisco
7 4 (6.25%) Lotus
8 1 (1.56%) Citrix
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