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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 554 543 486
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -57
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 77 119 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.52% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 60 101 113
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £51,250 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-1.46% +24.24%
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
20853 22829 21263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.66% 46.59% 47.07%
Number of salaries quoted 17474 18786 17576
Average salary £54,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 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
City of London +38 12 £62,500 -7.40%
Ealing - 2 - - 2
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

1 120 (85.11%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (71.63%) Puppet
3 100 (70.92%) Linux
4 93 (65.96%) DevOps
5 85 (60.28%) Opscode Chef
6 56 (39.72%) Ruby
7 51 (36.17%) Python
8 46 (32.62%) MySQL
9 45 (31.91%) Web Services
9 45 (31.91%) VMware
9 45 (31.91%) OpenStack
10 43 (30.50%) Java
10 43 (30.50%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (29.79%) Bash Shell
11 42 (29.79%) PHP
12 37 (26.24%) LAMP
13 35 (24.82%) Red Hat
14 34 (24.11%) Configuration Management
14 34 (24.11%) IaaS
14 34 (24.11%) Jenkins
15 33 (23.40%) Nagios
15 33 (23.40%) Apache
15 33 (23.40%) Amazon EC2
16 32 (22.70%) VMware Infrastructure
16 32 (22.70%) Public Cloud
17 30 (21.28%) Ansible
17 30 (21.28%) Git (software)
17 30 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
17 30 (21.28%) DNS
18 29 (20.57%) Windows

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 45 (31.91%) OpenStack
2 33 (23.40%) Apache
3 17 (12.06%) Tomcat
3 17 (12.06%) nginx
4 15 (10.64%) IIS
5 13 (9.22%) Drupal
6 12 (8.51%) Node.js
7 10 (7.09%) Apache Spark
8 6 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (3.55%) WordPress
10 4 (2.84%) Jetty
11 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (2.13%) Apache Solr
11 3 (2.13%) Confluence
11 3 (2.13%) MS Exchange
11 3 (2.13%) ColdFusion
11 3 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (2.13%) CloudStack
12 2 (1.42%) CMS
12 2 (1.42%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 120 (85.11%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (24.11%) IaaS
3 33 (23.40%) Amazon EC2
4 30 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (15.60%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (13.48%) PaaS
7 16 (11.35%) SaaS
8 13 (9.22%) Google Apps
8 13 (9.22%) Terremark
9 12 (8.51%) Joyent
10 11 (7.80%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (7.09%) Amazon S3
12 9 (6.38%) Rackspace Cloud
12 9 (6.38%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (5.67%) Sumo Logic
14 3 (2.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 3 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (2.13%) Route 53
14 3 (2.13%) GitHub
14 3 (2.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 30 (21.28%) DNS
2 25 (17.73%) Firewall
3 17 (12.06%) HTTP
4 13 (9.22%) TCP/IP
5 10 (7.09%) Internet
5 10 (7.09%) LAN
5 10 (7.09%) WAN
6 9 (6.38%) VPN
7 6 (4.26%) SMTP
7 6 (4.26%) NAS
8 5 (3.55%) IPsec
8 5 (3.55%) SSL
9 4 (2.84%) BIG-IP
9 4 (2.84%) SNMP
10 3 (2.13%) FTP
10 3 (2.13%) VoIP
10 3 (2.13%) HTTPS
10 3 (2.13%) MPLS
10 3 (2.13%) EIGRP
10 3 (2.13%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (32.62%) MySQL
2 28 (19.86%) MongoDB
3 18 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (11.35%) Redis
5 14 (9.93%) SQL Server
6 12 (8.51%) Hadoop
7 11 (7.80%) Relational Database
7 11 (7.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (7.09%) NoSQL
9 9 (6.38%) HBase
10 5 (3.55%) Big Data
11 3 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.42%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.71%) Apache Accumulo
13 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 34 (24.11%) Jenkins
2 30 (21.28%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.51%) Grunt
3 12 (8.51%) Maven
4 10 (7.09%) Subversion
5 5 (3.55%) RSpec
5 5 (3.55%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.84%) Hudson
6 4 (2.84%) JIRA
7 3 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.13%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.13%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.42%) PhpStorm
8 2 (1.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (1.42%) Gradle
8 2 (1.42%) Artifactory
General
1 7 (4.96%) Games
2 5 (3.55%) Publishing
3 3 (2.13%) Finance
3 3 (2.13%) Law
3 3 (2.13%) Banking
4 2 (1.42%) Advertising
5 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (29.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (26.24%) Administrator
3 34 (24.11%) Systems Administrator
4 20 (14.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 20 (14.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 20 (14.18%) Linux Administrator
5 18 (12.77%) Architect
6 17 (12.06%) Developer
7 14 (9.93%) Cloud Architect
8 13 (9.22%) Enterprise Architect
9 10 (7.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 9 (6.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 9 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (4.26%) Technical Engineer
11 6 (4.26%) Java Developer
11 6 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (3.55%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.55%) Senior Linux Administrator
12 5 (3.55%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
12 5 (3.55%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (31.91%) Web Services
2 37 (26.24%) LAMP
3 20 (14.18%) .NET
4 15 (10.64%) HTML
5 13 (9.22%) RESTful
6 12 (8.51%) AngularJS
6 12 (8.51%) CSS
7 11 (7.80%) HTML5
8 10 (7.09%) CSS3
8 10 (7.09%) jQuery
9 8 (5.67%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (4.96%) Memcached
11 6 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (2.84%) REST
13 3 (2.13%) Django
13 3 (2.13%) Sinatra
13 3 (2.13%) Laravel
13 3 (2.13%) ActiveMQ
13 3 (2.13%) Symfony
13 3 (2.13%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.70%) Public Cloud
2 19 (13.48%) Open Source
3 15 (10.64%) Private Cloud
4 14 (9.93%) Replication
5 13 (9.22%) CMDB
5 13 (9.22%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.13%) Social Network
6 3 (2.13%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (2.13%) Social Media
6 3 (2.13%) BBC
6 3 (2.13%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.42%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.42%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.71%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 100 (70.92%) Linux
2 29 (20.57%) Windows
3 27 (19.15%) CentOS
4 24 (17.02%) UNIX
5 23 (16.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (15.60%) Ubuntu
7 14 (9.93%) CoreOS
8 11 (7.80%) Debian
9 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.13%) Fedora
10 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (65.96%) DevOps
2 43 (30.50%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (24.11%) Configuration Management
4 26 (18.44%) E-Commerce
5 23 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (14.89%) Software Engineering
7 20 (14.18%) Project Management
7 20 (14.18%) Migration
8 18 (12.77%) TDD
9 17 (12.06%) UML
9 17 (12.06%) Load Balancing
10 14 (9.93%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (9.22%) Data Modelling
11 13 (9.22%) SOA
11 13 (9.22%) Use Case
11 13 (9.22%) Enterprise Architecture
11 13 (9.22%) Technical Architecture
11 13 (9.22%) Technical Analysis
11 13 (9.22%) BDD
12 10 (7.09%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 56 (39.72%) Ruby
2 51 (36.17%) Python
3 43 (30.50%) Java
4 42 (29.79%) PHP
4 42 (29.79%) Bash Shell
5 22 (15.60%) SQL
5 22 (15.60%) Perl
6 16 (11.35%) JavaScript
7 13 (9.22%) Go
8 12 (8.51%) PowerShell
9 11 (7.80%) Scala
9 11 (7.80%) C#
10 10 (7.09%) C++
11 6 (4.26%) Shell Script
12 5 (3.55%) C
13 2 (1.42%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 17 (12.06%) Degree
2 3 (2.13%) CCNP
2 3 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) QA
2 5 (3.55%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (22.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (17.02%) Active Directory
3 22 (15.60%) Docker
4 12 (8.51%) VirtualBox
5 10 (7.09%) VMware ESX
6 9 (6.38%) Xen
6 9 (6.38%) KVM
7 8 (5.67%) HDFS
7 8 (5.67%) XenApp
8 7 (4.96%) Varnish
9 4 (2.84%) Hyper-V
10 3 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.13%) vCloud
10 3 (2.13%) vSphere
11 2 (1.42%) NFS
11 2 (1.42%) XenServer
12 1 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.71%) Samba
Systems Management
1 101 (71.63%) Puppet
2 85 (60.28%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (23.40%) Nagios
4 30 (21.28%) Ansible
5 28 (19.86%) Vagrant
6 18 (12.77%) ZABBIX
6 18 (12.77%) Salt
7 12 (8.51%) Graphite
8 10 (7.09%) Kubernetes
9 9 (6.38%) Capistrano
10 8 (5.67%) logstash
11 7 (4.96%) SCOM
12 5 (3.55%) CFEngine
13 4 (2.84%) Cacti
13 4 (2.84%) Zenoss
14 3 (2.13%) SCCM
14 3 (2.13%) Mesos
15 2 (1.42%) systemd
15 2 (1.42%) vMotion
16 1 (0.71%) Iperf
Vendors
1 45 (31.91%) VMware
2 35 (24.82%) Red Hat
3 29 (20.57%) Google
4 26 (18.44%) Microsoft
5 22 (15.60%) SaltStack
6 14 (9.93%) Oracle
7 11 (7.80%) New Relic
8 9 (6.38%) Citrix
9 8 (5.67%) Splunk
10 7 (4.96%) Cisco
11 4 (2.84%) NetApp
11 4 (2.84%) F5
11 4 (2.84%) DigitalOcean
11 4 (2.84%) Percona
12 3 (2.13%) PagerDuty
12 3 (2.13%) HP
13 2 (1.42%) Perforce
13 2 (1.42%) Appcelerator
14 1 (0.71%) Cloudera
14 1 (0.71%) EMC
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Ealing, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Full Company Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £100,000 to £140,000 per annum Excellent salary plus uncapped var
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £100,000 to £140,000 per annum Excellent salary plus uncapped var
Posted: Yesterday
West London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Company Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Ealing
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Full Company Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £57000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 15 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Explore Group
Posted: 19 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 20 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 20 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Posted: 26 days ago