The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the London region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Rackspace.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 525 493 612
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +119
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 121 109 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.25% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.53% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 98 83 20
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,550 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £64,100 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
Vendors Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22564 20642 24018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.67% 46.59% 46.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18744 17110 20736
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Rackspace
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -14 8 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £85,000 - 1
Hayes -8 1 £60,000 - 2
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 154 (64.17%) Linux
2 137 (57.08%) MySQL
2 137 (57.08%) DevOps
3 119 (49.58%) Puppet
4 112 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
5 103 (42.92%) Java
6 102 (42.50%) Ruby
7 86 (35.83%) MongoDB
8 84 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
9 83 (34.58%) PHP
10 82 (34.17%) Web Services
11 81 (33.75%) Amazon AWS
12 79 (32.92%) Python
13 73 (30.42%) E-Commerce
14 69 (28.75%) Apache
15 67 (27.92%) Red Hat
16 65 (27.08%) Perl
16 65 (27.08%) NoSQL
17 62 (25.83%) JavaScript
18 60 (25.00%) Ubuntu
19 58 (24.17%) OO
20 57 (23.75%) Windows
21 56 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
22 55 (22.92%) LAMP
23 53 (22.08%) CSS
24 51 (21.25%) Redis
24 51 (21.25%) nginx
25 49 (20.42%) CentOS
26 48 (20.00%) Git (software)
26 48 (20.00%) Jenkins

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 69 (28.75%) Apache
2 51 (21.25%) nginx
3 41 (17.08%) Apache Solr
4 36 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
5 34 (14.17%) Drupal
6 29 (12.08%) OpenStack
7 27 (11.25%) IIS
8 21 (8.75%) Node.js
9 20 (8.33%) Tomcat
10 18 (7.50%) Confluence
11 15 (6.25%) WordPress
12 12 (5.00%) CMS
13 7 (2.92%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (1.25%) MS Exchange
14 3 (1.25%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (1.25%) CloudStack
15 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (2.50%) MS Office
2 5 (2.08%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 81 (33.75%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (15.42%) SaaS
2 37 (15.42%) Joyent
3 35 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (12.08%) GitHub
5 27 (11.25%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (10.83%) Rackspace Cloud
7 24 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (7.08%) Trello
9 13 (5.42%) Amazon S3
10 12 (5.00%) PaaS
11 6 (2.50%) CloudFront
11 6 (2.50%) IaaS
12 3 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (17.50%) DNS
2 33 (13.75%) Firewall
3 28 (11.67%) LDAP
4 27 (11.25%) VPN
5 26 (10.83%) VLAN
6 19 (7.92%) NAS
6 19 (7.92%) SAN
7 14 (5.83%) BIG-IP
8 13 (5.42%) TCP/IP
8 13 (5.42%) iSCSI
9 12 (5.00%) Network Security
10 9 (3.75%) LAN
10 9 (3.75%) WAN
11 8 (3.33%) SMTP
11 8 (3.33%) ICMP
12 7 (2.92%) Internet
13 6 (2.50%) POP3
14 5 (2.08%) SSL
14 5 (2.08%) SSH
14 5 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (57.08%) MySQL
2 86 (35.83%) MongoDB
3 65 (27.08%) NoSQL
4 51 (21.25%) Redis
5 44 (18.33%) Big Data
6 41 (17.08%) SQL Server
7 39 (16.25%) PostgreSQL
8 37 (15.42%) Hadoop
9 24 (10.00%) RavenDB
9 24 (10.00%) Relational Database
10 17 (7.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (5.42%) CouchDB
11 13 (5.42%) Riak
12 10 (4.17%) RDBMS
13 7 (2.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (1.67%) DB2
15 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (1.25%) OrientDB
15 3 (1.25%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 48 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 48 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 32 (13.33%) JIRA
3 24 (10.00%) Subversion
4 22 (9.17%) TeamCity
5 17 (7.08%) YouTrack
5 17 (7.08%) Octopus Deploy
5 17 (7.08%) ReSharper
5 17 (7.08%) NUnit
5 17 (7.08%) dotTrace
5 17 (7.08%) Rhino Mocks
5 17 (7.08%) Hudson
6 11 (4.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (3.75%) FishEye
8 8 (3.33%) Selenium
8 8 (3.33%) Maven
9 7 (2.92%) PHPUnit
10 5 (2.08%) Ant
10 5 (2.08%) PhantomJS
11 3 (1.25%) Artifactory
General
1 17 (7.08%) French Language
2 10 (4.17%) Publishing
3 9 (3.75%) Finance
3 9 (3.75%) Retail
4 7 (2.92%) Marketing
5 4 (1.67%) Games
6 3 (1.25%) Legal
7 2 (0.83%) Law
7 2 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (23.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 52 (21.67%) Administrator
3 49 (20.42%) Systems Administrator
4 45 (18.75%) Developer
4 45 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
5 33 (13.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 31 (12.92%) Architect
7 25 (10.42%) Linux Engineer
8 18 (7.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 18 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (6.67%) .NET Developer
9 16 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 15 (6.25%) Senior Developer
11 13 (5.42%) Head of Development
12 12 (5.00%) Senior Architect
12 12 (5.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
12 12 (5.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
12 12 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 11 (4.58%) Python Developer
13 11 (4.58%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (34.17%) Web Services
2 55 (22.92%) LAMP
3 53 (22.08%) CSS
4 41 (17.08%) XML
4 41 (17.08%) Ruby on Rails
4 41 (17.08%) RabbitMQ
5 33 (13.75%) HTML
5 33 (13.75%) .NET
6 31 (12.92%) JSON
7 28 (11.67%) jQuery
8 27 (11.25%) Django
9 26 (10.83%) REST
10 25 (10.42%) Memcached
11 22 (9.17%) Sass
12 20 (8.33%) ASP.NET
12 20 (8.33%) Lucene
13 19 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (7.50%) AngularJS
15 17 (7.08%) Castle Windsor
15 17 (7.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.92%) Open Source
2 25 (10.42%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.42%) Digital Media
4 8 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.33%) Taxonomies
5 7 (2.92%) Social Media
6 5 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.67%) Replication
7 4 (1.67%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.25%) Social Gaming
8 3 (1.25%) New Media
8 3 (1.25%) PKI
8 3 (1.25%) Mobile Games
8 3 (1.25%) Social Network
9 1 (0.42%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 154 (64.17%) Linux
2 60 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 57 (23.75%) Windows
4 49 (20.42%) CentOS
5 45 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (15.42%) UNIX
7 29 (12.08%) Debian
7 29 (12.08%) Apple iOS
8 27 (11.25%) Android
9 19 (7.92%) Solaris
10 8 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (2.92%) Mac OS X
12 5 (2.08%) Fedora
12 5 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (2.08%) SmartOS
13 3 (1.25%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.25%) Gentoo
13 3 (1.25%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (57.08%) DevOps
2 84 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
3 73 (30.42%) E-Commerce
4 58 (24.17%) OO
5 56 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (17.92%) OOP
6 43 (17.92%) Load Balancing
7 37 (15.42%) Configuration Management
8 29 (12.08%) MVC
9 23 (9.58%) Capacity Planning
10 22 (9.17%) TDD
11 21 (8.75%) iOS Development
12 20 (8.33%) Scrum
13 19 (7.92%) Android Development
13 19 (7.92%) Build Automation
14 18 (7.50%) Kanban
15 17 (7.08%) Software Engineering
16 16 (6.67%) High Availability
17 13 (5.42%) Project Management
18 12 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 103 (42.92%) Java
2 102 (42.50%) Ruby
3 83 (34.58%) PHP
4 79 (32.92%) Python
5 65 (27.08%) Perl
6 62 (25.83%) JavaScript
7 46 (19.17%) Bash Shell
8 43 (17.92%) SQL
9 36 (15.00%) C#
10 26 (10.83%) Shell Script
11 17 (7.08%) T-SQL
12 10 (4.17%) Clojure
13 5 (2.08%) C
14 4 (1.67%) C++
15 3 (1.25%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.25%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.25%) RubyMotion
16 2 (0.83%) Scala
16 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.42%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (7.92%) Degree
2 6 (2.50%) RHCE
3 5 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.08%) MCSE
4 3 (1.25%) CCNA
4 3 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.42%) VCDX
5 1 (0.42%) NCDA
5 1 (0.42%) NCIE
5 1 (0.42%) VCAP
5 1 (0.42%) VTSP
5 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.33%) QA
2 8 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (11.25%) Varnish
2 21 (8.75%) Xen
3 16 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (6.25%) KVM
5 13 (5.42%) NFS
6 7 (2.92%) Active Directory
7 6 (2.50%) VirtualBox
8 5 (2.08%) Docker
8 5 (2.08%) XenApp
9 4 (1.67%) HDFS
10 3 (1.25%) Squid
11 2 (0.83%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.42%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 119 (49.58%) Puppet
2 112 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (16.67%) Nagios
3 40 (16.67%) ZABBIX
4 38 (15.83%) Salt
5 25 (10.42%) HAProxy
6 20 (8.33%) Vagrant
7 18 (7.50%) Cacti
8 12 (5.00%) CFEngine
9 10 (4.17%) logstash
10 9 (3.75%) collectd
10 9 (3.75%) StatsD
10 9 (3.75%) Ganglia
11 7 (2.92%) Capistrano
12 3 (1.25%) YUM
13 1 (0.42%) Zenoss
13 1 (0.42%) Ansible
13 1 (0.42%) Scalr
Vendors
1 67 (27.92%) Red Hat
2 40 (16.67%) VMware
3 29 (12.08%) Oracle
4 26 (10.83%) Microsoft
5 21 (8.75%) SaltStack
6 11 (4.58%) Cisco
7 10 (4.17%) Google
8 9 (3.75%) EMC
9 7 (2.92%) Citrix
9 7 (2.92%) Sitecore
10 5 (2.08%) NetApp
11 4 (1.67%) Business Objects
11 4 (1.67%) SunGard
11 4 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.25%) SendGrid
12 3 (1.25%) New Relic
12 3 (1.25%) Vyatta
12 3 (1.25%) Lotus
13 2 (0.83%) Sun
13 2 (0.83%) Atlassian
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
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Hayes, Middlesex
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
West London
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £62,000 per annum
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