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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 525 483 609
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +126
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 124 108 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.24% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.52% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 98 82 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 £64,300 £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
22516 20707 24030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.74% 46.68% 46.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18718 17173 20726
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 28 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 28 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 -15 8 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £85,000 - 1
Hayes -7 1 £60,000 - 2
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 (63.37%) Linux
2 137 (56.38%) MySQL
2 137 (56.38%) DevOps
3 120 (49.38%) Puppet
4 113 (46.50%) Opscode Chef
5 103 (42.39%) Java
6 100 (41.15%) Ruby
7 87 (35.80%) MongoDB
8 84 (34.57%) Amazon AWS
8 84 (34.57%) Continuous Integration
8 84 (34.57%) Web Services
9 82 (33.74%) PHP
10 78 (32.10%) Python
11 76 (31.28%) E-Commerce
12 69 (28.40%) Red Hat
13 68 (27.98%) Apache
14 66 (27.16%) JavaScript
14 66 (27.16%) Perl
15 65 (26.75%) NoSQL
16 61 (25.10%) Ubuntu
17 60 (24.69%) Windows
18 59 (24.28%) OO
19 57 (23.46%) CSS
20 55 (22.63%) LAMP
20 55 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
21 54 (22.22%) nginx
22 51 (20.99%) Redis
23 50 (20.58%) CentOS
24 49 (20.16%) Jenkins
25 48 (19.75%) Git (software)

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 68 (27.98%) Apache
2 54 (22.22%) nginx
3 44 (18.11%) Apache Solr
4 37 (15.23%) Elasticsearch
5 33 (13.58%) Drupal
6 30 (12.35%) IIS
7 29 (11.93%) OpenStack
8 21 (8.64%) Node.js
9 20 (8.23%) Tomcat
10 18 (7.41%) Confluence
11 15 (6.17%) WordPress
12 12 (4.94%) CMS
13 7 (2.88%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (1.23%) CloudStack
14 3 (1.23%) MS Exchange
14 3 (1.23%) Lotus Domino
15 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (2.47%) MS Office
2 5 (2.06%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 84 (34.57%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (15.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (15.64%) Joyent
3 36 (14.81%) SaaS
4 32 (13.17%) GitHub
5 27 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (10.70%) Rackspace Cloud
7 23 (9.47%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (8.23%) Trello
9 13 (5.35%) Amazon S3
10 11 (4.53%) PaaS
11 6 (2.47%) CloudFront
11 6 (2.47%) IaaS
12 3 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (17.70%) DNS
2 34 (13.99%) Firewall
3 29 (11.93%) LDAP
4 28 (11.52%) VPN
5 27 (11.11%) VLAN
6 20 (8.23%) SAN
6 20 (8.23%) NAS
7 14 (5.76%) iSCSI
7 14 (5.76%) BIG-IP
8 13 (5.35%) TCP/IP
9 12 (4.94%) Network Security
10 9 (3.70%) LAN
10 9 (3.70%) WAN
11 8 (3.29%) SMTP
11 8 (3.29%) ICMP
12 7 (2.88%) Internet
13 6 (2.47%) POP3
14 5 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (2.06%) SSL
14 5 (2.06%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (56.38%) MySQL
2 87 (35.80%) MongoDB
3 65 (26.75%) NoSQL
4 51 (20.99%) Redis
5 44 (18.11%) SQL Server
5 44 (18.11%) Big Data
6 39 (16.05%) PostgreSQL
7 37 (15.23%) Hadoop
8 27 (11.11%) RavenDB
9 24 (9.88%) Relational Database
10 18 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (5.76%) Riak
11 14 (5.76%) CouchDB
12 10 (4.12%) RDBMS
13 7 (2.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (1.65%) DB2
15 3 (1.23%) OrientDB
15 3 (1.23%) Hazelcast
15 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 49 (20.16%) Jenkins
2 48 (19.75%) Git (software)
3 32 (13.17%) JIRA
4 25 (10.29%) TeamCity
5 24 (9.88%) Subversion
6 20 (8.23%) ReSharper
6 20 (8.23%) NUnit
6 20 (8.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 20 (8.23%) YouTrack
6 20 (8.23%) Rhino Mocks
6 20 (8.23%) dotTrace
7 18 (7.41%) Hudson
8 11 (4.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (3.70%) FishEye
10 8 (3.29%) Selenium
10 8 (3.29%) Maven
11 7 (2.88%) PHPUnit
12 5 (2.06%) PhantomJS
12 5 (2.06%) Ant
13 3 (1.23%) Artifactory
General
1 20 (8.23%) French Language
2 10 (4.12%) Publishing
3 9 (3.70%) Finance
3 9 (3.70%) Retail
4 7 (2.88%) Marketing
5 4 (1.65%) Games
6 3 (1.23%) Legal
7 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.82%) Law
7 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.41%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 56 (23.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 52 (21.40%) Administrator
3 49 (20.16%) Systems Administrator
4 48 (19.75%) Developer
5 45 (18.52%) Linux Administrator
6 33 (13.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 31 (12.76%) Architect
8 26 (10.70%) Linux Engineer
9 19 (7.82%) Systems Engineer
10 18 (7.41%) .NET Developer
10 18 (7.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 16 (6.58%) Senior Developer
11 16 (6.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 13 (5.35%) Head of Development
13 12 (4.94%) Senior Linux Administrator
13 12 (4.94%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
13 12 (4.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 12 (4.94%) Senior Architect
14 11 (4.53%) DevOps Administrator
14 11 (4.53%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (34.57%) Web Services
2 57 (23.46%) CSS
3 55 (22.63%) LAMP
4 41 (16.87%) XML
4 41 (16.87%) Ruby on Rails
5 40 (16.46%) RabbitMQ
6 36 (14.81%) HTML
6 36 (14.81%) .NET
7 32 (13.17%) JSON
8 31 (12.76%) jQuery
9 29 (11.93%) REST
10 26 (10.70%) Django
11 25 (10.29%) Sass
12 24 (9.88%) Memcached
13 23 (9.47%) Lucene
13 23 (9.47%) ASP.NET
14 22 (9.05%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (8.64%) AngularJS
16 20 (8.23%) WCF
16 20 (8.23%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.70%) Open Source
2 25 (10.29%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.76%) Digital Media
4 8 (3.29%) Taxonomies
4 8 (3.29%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.88%) Social Media
6 5 (2.06%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.65%) Replication
8 3 (1.23%) New Media
8 3 (1.23%) Social Gaming
8 3 (1.23%) Mobile Games
8 3 (1.23%) PKI
8 3 (1.23%) Social Network
9 1 (0.41%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 154 (63.37%) Linux
2 61 (25.10%) Ubuntu
3 60 (24.69%) Windows
4 50 (20.58%) CentOS
5 46 (18.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (15.23%) UNIX
7 30 (12.35%) Debian
8 29 (11.93%) Apple iOS
9 27 (11.11%) Android
10 20 (8.23%) Solaris
11 8 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (2.88%) Mac OS X
13 5 (2.06%) SmartOS
13 5 (2.06%) Fedora
13 5 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (1.23%) FreeBSD
14 3 (1.23%) Gentoo
14 3 (1.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (56.38%) DevOps
2 84 (34.57%) Continuous Integration
3 76 (31.28%) E-Commerce
4 59 (24.28%) OO
5 55 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (18.11%) Load Balancing
7 42 (17.28%) OOP
8 37 (15.23%) Configuration Management
9 32 (13.17%) MVC
10 24 (9.88%) Capacity Planning
11 21 (8.64%) iOS Development
11 21 (8.64%) TDD
12 20 (8.23%) Scrum
12 20 (8.23%) Build Automation
13 19 (7.82%) Android Development
14 18 (7.41%) Kanban
15 17 (7.00%) Software Engineering
16 16 (6.58%) High Availability
17 13 (5.35%) Project Management
18 12 (4.94%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 103 (42.39%) Java
2 100 (41.15%) Ruby
3 82 (33.74%) PHP
4 78 (32.10%) Python
5 66 (27.16%) JavaScript
5 66 (27.16%) Perl
6 46 (18.93%) Bash Shell
7 45 (18.52%) SQL
8 38 (15.64%) C#
9 27 (11.11%) Shell Script
10 20 (8.23%) T-SQL
11 10 (4.12%) Clojure
12 5 (2.06%) C
13 4 (1.65%) C++
14 3 (1.23%) RubyMotion
14 3 (1.23%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.23%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.82%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.82%) Scala
16 1 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (7.82%) Degree
2 6 (2.47%) RHCE
3 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.06%) MCSE
4 3 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.23%) CCNA
5 1 (0.41%) VCDX
5 1 (0.41%) VCAP
5 1 (0.41%) VTSP
5 1 (0.41%) NCDA
5 1 (0.41%) NCIE
5 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.23%) QA
2 8 (3.29%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (11.11%) Varnish
2 21 (8.64%) Xen
3 16 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (6.17%) KVM
5 14 (5.76%) NFS
6 7 (2.88%) Active Directory
7 6 (2.47%) VirtualBox
8 5 (2.06%) Docker
8 5 (2.06%) XenApp
9 4 (1.65%) HDFS
10 3 (1.23%) Squid
11 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.41%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 120 (49.38%) Puppet
2 113 (46.50%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (16.87%) Nagios
3 41 (16.87%) ZABBIX
4 39 (16.05%) Salt
5 25 (10.29%) HAProxy
6 20 (8.23%) Vagrant
7 19 (7.82%) Cacti
8 12 (4.94%) CFEngine
9 10 (4.12%) logstash
10 9 (3.70%) collectd
10 9 (3.70%) StatsD
10 9 (3.70%) Ganglia
11 7 (2.88%) Capistrano
12 3 (1.23%) YUM
13 1 (0.41%) Ansible
13 1 (0.41%) Scalr
13 1 (0.41%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 69 (28.40%) Red Hat
2 40 (16.46%) VMware
3 30 (12.35%) Oracle
4 29 (11.93%) Microsoft
5 21 (8.64%) SaltStack
6 11 (4.53%) Cisco
7 10 (4.12%) Google
8 9 (3.70%) EMC
9 7 (2.88%) Citrix
9 7 (2.88%) Sitecore
10 5 (2.06%) NetApp
11 4 (1.65%) SunGard
11 4 (1.65%) Business Objects
11 4 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.23%) SendGrid
12 3 (1.23%) New Relic
12 3 (1.23%) Vyatta
12 3 (1.23%) Lotus
12 3 (1.23%) Sun
13 2 (0.82%) Atlassian
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