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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace Cloud
Rank 584 598 609
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 26 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.081% 0.035%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.90% 1.46% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 17
Average salary £46,250 £58,750 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.27% +8.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,250 £47,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%
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
2898 2538 2021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 6.52% 5.58% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2420 2163 1741
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 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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 18 December 2014.

Rackspace Cloud Salary Histogram in London

Rackspace Cloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 64 (94.12%) Linux
2 49 (72.06%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (67.65%) DevOps
4 36 (52.94%) QA
5 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (48.53%) Python
6 33 (48.53%) E-Commerce
7 29 (42.65%) Windows
7 29 (42.65%) JavaScript
8 28 (41.18%) Rackspace
9 27 (39.71%) .NET
9 27 (39.71%) LAMP
10 26 (38.24%) VMware
10 26 (38.24%) Web Services
11 24 (35.29%) Ubuntu
11 24 (35.29%) CentOS
12 23 (33.82%) Git (software)
12 23 (33.82%) Open Source
12 23 (33.82%) Puppet
12 23 (33.82%) C#
12 23 (33.82%) MVC
13 22 (32.35%) Debian
13 22 (32.35%) TeamCity
13 22 (32.35%) Big Data
14 20 (29.41%) Ruby
15 18 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (26.47%) Bash Shell
15 18 (26.47%) HTML
15 18 (26.47%) CSS
16 17 (25.00%) Red Hat

Rackspace Cloud
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 15 (22.06%) Tomcat
2 14 (20.59%) nginx
3 13 (19.12%) Drupal
3 13 (19.12%) WordPress
3 13 (19.12%) Apache
4 7 (10.29%) OpenStack
4 7 (10.29%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (10.29%) CMS
4 7 (10.29%) IIS
5 4 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (5.88%) Apache Solr
5 4 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.06%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (16.18%) SaaS
3 7 (10.29%) SoftLayer
4 5 (7.35%) GitHub
5 3 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.94%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) Firewall
2 7 (10.29%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (5.88%) Network Security
3 4 (5.88%) POP3
3 4 (5.88%) SMTP
3 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.88%) ICMP
4 1 (1.47%) LAN
4 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.35%) Big Data
2 14 (20.59%) MySQL
3 11 (16.18%) MongoDB
4 9 (13.24%) NoSQL
5 7 (10.29%) RavenDB
5 7 (10.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (10.29%) Hadoop
6 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
7 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (33.82%) Git (software)
2 22 (32.35%) TeamCity
3 16 (23.53%) SpecFlow
4 12 (17.65%) JMeter
5 9 (13.24%) Jenkins
6 8 (11.76%) QUnit
6 8 (11.76%) WebDriver
7 6 (8.82%) Subversion
8 4 (5.88%) JIRA
8 4 (5.88%) NUnit
8 4 (5.88%) Webistrano
9 1 (1.47%) Xcode
General
1 13 (19.12%) Marketing
2 4 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (44.12%) Systems Administrator
1 30 (44.12%) Administrator
2 29 (42.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 29 (42.65%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (11.76%) Developer
4 7 (10.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) Systems Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Systems Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Tester
8 2 (2.94%) Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Technical Leader
8 2 (2.94%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (39.71%) .NET
1 27 (39.71%) LAMP
2 26 (38.24%) Web Services
3 18 (26.47%) HTML
3 18 (26.47%) CSS
4 17 (25.00%) jQuery
5 16 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
6 15 (22.06%) Django
7 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET
7 12 (17.65%) Ajax
8 11 (16.18%) Velocity
8 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (5.88%) Regular Expression
9 4 (5.88%) Memcached
10 3 (4.41%) HTML5
11 2 (2.94%) CGI
11 2 (2.94%) WSGI
11 2 (2.94%) Sass
11 2 (2.94%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.82%) Open Source
2 15 (22.06%) Social Media
2 15 (22.06%) Mobile App
2 15 (22.06%) Blog
3 4 (5.88%) Replication
4 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 64 (94.12%) Linux
2 29 (42.65%) Windows
3 24 (35.29%) Ubuntu
3 24 (35.29%) CentOS
4 22 (32.35%) Debian
5 9 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (8.82%) UNIX
7 4 (5.88%) FreeBSD
7 4 (5.88%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (67.65%) DevOps
2 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (48.53%) E-Commerce
4 23 (33.82%) MVC
5 18 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (23.53%) BDD
6 16 (23.53%) TDD
7 15 (22.06%) Analytics
8 11 (16.18%) Mobile Application Development
8 11 (16.18%) Pair Programming
9 10 (14.71%) Automated Testing
10 7 (10.29%) Scrum
11 4 (5.88%) Migration
11 4 (5.88%) Release Management
11 4 (5.88%) ITIL
11 4 (5.88%) Data Security
11 4 (5.88%) B2B
11 4 (5.88%) B2C
11 4 (5.88%) High Availability
11 4 (5.88%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (48.53%) Python
2 29 (42.65%) JavaScript
3 23 (33.82%) C#
4 20 (29.41%) Ruby
5 18 (26.47%) Bash Shell
6 15 (22.06%) Java
7 13 (19.12%) SQL
8 7 (10.29%) PHP
9 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (52.94%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) Xen
1 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.88%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 49 (72.06%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (33.82%) Puppet
3 17 (25.00%) ZABBIX
4 13 (19.12%) Nagios
5 7 (10.29%) Ganglia
5 7 (10.29%) Salt
5 7 (10.29%) Graphite
6 6 (8.82%) Pingdom
7 4 (5.88%) HAProxy
7 4 (5.88%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 28 (41.18%) Rackspace
2 26 (38.24%) VMware
3 17 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 8 (11.76%) New Relic
5 7 (10.29%) Sitecore
6 6 (8.82%) Incapsula
7 4 (5.88%) DigitalOcean
7 4 (5.88%) Lotus
7 4 (5.88%) Cisco
7 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.47%) Citrix
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
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