The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 484 510 618
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +108
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 144 107 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.24% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.51% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 101 79 21
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +24.13%
Rackspace
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21808 20896 24166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.59% 46.40% 46.80%
Number of salaries quoted 18029 17438 20787
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in London

Rackspace
Salary Trend in London

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

Rackspace Salary Trend in London

Rackspace
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Rackspace across the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Rackspace Salary Histogram in London

Rackspace
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 20 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
Kingston Upon Thames - 9 £85,000 - 1
City of London -6 8 £65,000 +47.72% 5
Hayes -3 1 £60,000 - 4
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 148 (57.36%) Linux
2 137 (53.10%) MySQL
3 129 (50.00%) DevOps
4 110 (42.64%) Puppet
5 106 (41.09%) Opscode Chef
6 105 (40.70%) Amazon AWS
7 97 (37.60%) Java
7 97 (37.60%) Web Services
7 97 (37.60%) E-Commerce
8 90 (34.88%) MongoDB
9 86 (33.33%) Ruby
10 81 (31.40%) Python
11 80 (31.01%) PHP
12 79 (30.62%) JavaScript
13 76 (29.46%) Windows
14 71 (27.52%) Continuous Integration
15 70 (27.13%) Red Hat
15 70 (27.13%) nginx
16 69 (26.74%) CSS
17 67 (25.97%) SQL Server
18 64 (24.81%) OO
18 64 (24.81%) NoSQL
19 60 (23.26%) LAMP
20 58 (22.48%) Apache
20 58 (22.48%) Perl
20 58 (22.48%) HTML
21 57 (22.09%) SQL
21 57 (22.09%) CentOS
21 57 (22.09%) Ubuntu
21 57 (22.09%) Apache Solr

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 70 (27.13%) nginx
2 58 (22.48%) Apache
3 57 (22.09%) Apache Solr
4 45 (17.44%) IIS
5 37 (14.34%) Elasticsearch
6 36 (13.95%) Drupal
7 26 (10.08%) OpenStack
8 22 (8.53%) Tomcat
9 18 (6.98%) WordPress
10 14 (5.43%) CMS
10 14 (5.43%) Confluence
11 12 (4.65%) Node.js
12 9 (3.49%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (1.55%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (1.16%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
16 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (2.71%) MS Office
2 6 (2.33%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 105 (40.70%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (19.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (18.99%) GitHub
4 37 (14.34%) Cloud Computing
5 35 (13.57%) Trello
6 33 (12.79%) Rackspace Cloud
7 30 (11.63%) SaaS
8 29 (11.24%) Joyent
9 21 (8.14%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (3.88%) Amazon S3
11 6 (2.33%) CloudFront
11 6 (2.33%) PaaS
12 5 (1.94%) IaaS
13 3 (1.16%) Office 365
14 2 (0.78%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 34 (13.18%) DNS
2 29 (11.24%) Firewall
3 27 (10.47%) LDAP
4 22 (8.53%) VPN
5 21 (8.14%) VLAN
6 16 (6.20%) NAS
6 16 (6.20%) SAN
7 14 (5.43%) TCP/IP
8 12 (4.65%) BIG-IP
9 10 (3.88%) Network Security
9 10 (3.88%) iSCSI
10 9 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (3.49%) ICMP
10 9 (3.49%) LAN
10 9 (3.49%) WAN
10 9 (3.49%) SMTP
11 8 (3.10%) AMQP
12 7 (2.71%) POP3
13 6 (2.33%) SSL
14 5 (1.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (53.10%) MySQL
2 90 (34.88%) MongoDB
3 67 (25.97%) SQL Server
4 64 (24.81%) NoSQL
5 44 (17.05%) RavenDB
6 41 (15.89%) Redis
7 40 (15.50%) Big Data
8 37 (14.34%) PostgreSQL
9 32 (12.40%) Relational Database
10 29 (11.24%) Hadoop
11 16 (6.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (6.20%) RDBMS
12 15 (5.81%) Riak
12 15 (5.81%) CouchDB
13 10 (3.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 8 (3.10%) DB2
15 4 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
16 1 (0.39%) HBase
Development Applications
1 46 (17.83%) Jenkins
2 40 (15.50%) TeamCity
2 40 (15.50%) Git (software)
3 35 (13.57%) dotTrace
3 35 (13.57%) Rhino Mocks
3 35 (13.57%) NUnit
3 35 (13.57%) ReSharper
3 35 (13.57%) YouTrack
3 35 (13.57%) Octopus Deploy
4 26 (10.08%) JIRA
5 21 (8.14%) Subversion
6 19 (7.36%) Hudson
7 7 (2.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.94%) FishEye
8 5 (1.94%) PhantomJS
8 5 (1.94%) PHPUnit
9 4 (1.55%) JMeter
10 3 (1.16%) Xcode
10 3 (1.16%) Selenium
10 3 (1.16%) Axure RP
General
1 35 (13.57%) French Language
2 12 (4.65%) Marketing
2 12 (4.65%) Publishing
3 10 (3.88%) Retail
4 8 (3.10%) Finance
5 4 (1.55%) Legal
6 3 (1.16%) Games
6 3 (1.16%) Law
7 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (24.42%) Developer
2 56 (21.71%) Systems Administrator
3 53 (20.54%) Administrator
4 48 (18.60%) DevOps Engineer
5 45 (17.44%) Linux Administrator
6 39 (15.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 32 (12.40%) Architect
8 29 (11.24%) .NET Developer
9 21 (8.14%) Senior Developer
10 19 (7.36%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 19 (7.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 17 (6.59%) Systems Engineer
11 17 (6.59%) Linux Engineer
12 16 (6.20%) Head of Development
12 16 (6.20%) Senior .NET Developer
13 14 (5.43%) Senior Architect
14 13 (5.04%) Senior Linux Administrator
14 13 (5.04%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
15 12 (4.65%) Senior Software Architect
15 12 (4.65%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (37.60%) Web Services
2 69 (26.74%) CSS
3 60 (23.26%) LAMP
4 58 (22.48%) HTML
5 52 (20.16%) .NET
6 47 (18.22%) jQuery
7 46 (17.83%) REST
8 40 (15.50%) Sass
8 40 (15.50%) Ruby on Rails
9 39 (15.12%) ASP.NET
10 38 (14.73%) Lucene
10 38 (14.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 36 (13.95%) AngularJS
12 35 (13.57%) Castle Windsor
12 35 (13.57%) WCF
13 31 (12.02%) XML
14 30 (11.63%) JSON
15 28 (10.85%) RabbitMQ
16 24 (9.30%) Django
17 15 (5.81%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.05%) Open Source
2 20 (7.75%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.43%) Digital Media
4 11 (4.26%) Social Media
5 10 (3.88%) Visualisation
6 7 (2.71%) Social Network
7 6 (2.33%) Taxonomies
7 6 (2.33%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.94%) Replication
9 3 (1.16%) PKI
9 3 (1.16%) New Media
10 2 (0.78%) Social Gaming
10 2 (0.78%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.39%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 148 (57.36%) Linux
2 76 (29.46%) Windows
3 57 (22.09%) CentOS
3 57 (22.09%) Ubuntu
4 45 (17.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (14.34%) Debian
6 31 (12.02%) UNIX
7 21 (8.14%) Apple iOS
8 19 (7.36%) Android
9 14 (5.43%) Solaris
10 12 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.94%) SmartOS
11 5 (1.94%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.94%) Fedora
12 4 (1.55%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (50.00%) DevOps
2 97 (37.60%) E-Commerce
3 71 (27.52%) Continuous Integration
4 64 (24.81%) OO
5 49 (18.99%) MVC
6 45 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (14.34%) OOP
8 34 (13.18%) Load Balancing
9 33 (12.79%) Configuration Management
10 22 (8.53%) Scrum
11 21 (8.14%) Capacity Planning
12 17 (6.59%) iOS Development
13 16 (6.20%) Kanban
14 15 (5.81%) Analytics
14 15 (5.81%) Android Development
14 15 (5.81%) Software Engineering
14 15 (5.81%) Project Management
15 14 (5.43%) Build Automation
15 14 (5.43%) Technical Architecture
16 13 (5.04%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (37.60%) Java
2 86 (33.33%) Ruby
3 81 (31.40%) Python
4 80 (31.01%) PHP
5 79 (30.62%) JavaScript
6 58 (22.48%) Perl
7 57 (22.09%) SQL
8 43 (16.67%) C#
9 42 (16.28%) Bash Shell
10 35 (13.57%) T-SQL
11 22 (8.53%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.71%) Clojure
13 3 (1.16%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.16%) Scala
13 3 (1.16%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.16%) RubyMotion
14 2 (0.78%) C
14 2 (0.78%) R
14 2 (0.78%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.39%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 17 (6.59%) Degree
2 6 (2.33%) RHCE
3 5 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.94%) MCSE
4 3 (1.16%) CCNA
4 3 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.39%) VCDX
5 1 (0.39%) NCDA
5 1 (0.39%) NCIE
5 1 (0.39%) VCAP
5 1 (0.39%) VTSP
5 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.81%) QA
2 8 (3.10%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (9.30%) Xen
1 24 (9.30%) Varnish
2 21 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.04%) KVM
4 10 (3.88%) NFS
5 8 (3.10%) HDFS
6 7 (2.71%) Active Directory
7 6 (2.33%) Docker
8 5 (1.94%) XenApp
9 3 (1.16%) Squid
9 3 (1.16%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.39%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 110 (42.64%) Puppet
2 106 (41.09%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (17.05%) ZABBIX
4 39 (15.12%) Salt
5 37 (14.34%) Nagios
6 21 (8.14%) HAProxy
7 20 (7.75%) Cacti
8 16 (6.20%) Vagrant
9 10 (3.88%) Ganglia
10 8 (3.10%) Capistrano
11 7 (2.71%) CFEngine
11 7 (2.71%) logstash
12 6 (2.33%) collectd
12 6 (2.33%) StatsD
13 3 (1.16%) YUM
14 2 (0.78%) Ansible
14 2 (0.78%) Check_MK
15 1 (0.39%) Scalr
15 1 (0.39%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 70 (27.13%) Red Hat
2 47 (18.22%) Microsoft
3 45 (17.44%) VMware
4 29 (11.24%) Oracle
5 19 (7.36%) SaltStack
6 13 (5.04%) Cisco
6 13 (5.04%) Google
7 9 (3.49%) EMC
7 9 (3.49%) Sitecore
8 8 (3.10%) Business Objects
9 6 (2.33%) Citrix
10 5 (1.94%) NetApp
11 4 (1.55%) Lotus
12 3 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.16%) Sun
12 3 (1.16%) SunGard
12 3 (1.16%) Vyatta
12 3 (1.16%) SoftLayer
13 2 (0.78%) Atlassian
14 1 (0.39%) HP
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + pension, 25 days, training
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + car allowance + package
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits (including stock options)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + benefits
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