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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 519 528 501
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -27
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 112 124 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.56% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 89 98 84
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,875 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +4.68%
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
19758 22300 20523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 44.71% 46.32% 46.30%
Number of salaries quoted 16553 18467 17008
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Ealing - 8 £42,500 -
City of London +32 3 £49,000 -21.60% 4
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 154 (81.91%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (69.15%) Linux
2 130 (69.15%) Puppet
3 104 (55.32%) DevOps
4 100 (53.19%) Opscode Chef
5 86 (45.74%) Ruby
6 74 (39.36%) Git (software)
7 73 (38.83%) Apache
7 73 (38.83%) Python
8 72 (38.30%) MySQL
9 68 (36.17%) Bash Shell
10 63 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
10 63 (33.51%) Java
10 63 (33.51%) Jenkins
11 60 (31.91%) Configuration Management
12 59 (31.38%) Ansible
13 58 (30.85%) DNS
14 55 (29.26%) OpenStack
15 54 (28.72%) Nagios
15 54 (28.72%) Amazon EC2
16 51 (27.13%) Web Services
17 50 (26.60%) Google
18 47 (25.00%) nginx
19 42 (22.34%) Red Hat
20 40 (21.28%) PHP
20 40 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
20 40 (21.28%) Software Engineering
21 39 (20.74%) Degree
22 38 (20.21%) VMware
23 37 (19.68%) PostgreSQL

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 73 (38.83%) Apache
2 55 (29.26%) OpenStack
3 47 (25.00%) nginx
4 25 (13.30%) Tomcat
4 25 (13.30%) Node.js
5 20 (10.64%) Apache Spark
6 15 (7.98%) IIS
7 14 (7.45%) Drupal
8 12 (6.38%) Jetty
9 6 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (2.66%) CMS
11 4 (2.13%) JBoss
11 4 (2.13%) SharePoint
11 4 (2.13%) Lync
12 3 (1.60%) WordPress
12 3 (1.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (1.60%) CloudStack
12 3 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (1.60%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.60%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.60%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 154 (81.91%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (28.72%) Amazon EC2
3 37 (19.68%) IaaS
4 31 (16.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (12.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 20 (10.64%) Sumo Logic
7 14 (7.45%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (6.38%) PaaS
9 11 (5.85%) SaaS
9 11 (5.85%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (5.32%) Rackspace Cloud
11 8 (4.26%) Google Apps
11 8 (4.26%) Amazon S3
11 8 (4.26%) Terremark
12 5 (2.66%) Joyent
13 4 (2.13%) CloudFront
13 4 (2.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 4 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (1.60%) GitHub
14 3 (1.60%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 58 (30.85%) DNS
2 29 (15.43%) Internet
3 21 (11.17%) HTTP
4 20 (10.64%) SNMP
5 17 (9.04%) Firewall
6 16 (8.51%) SSH
6 16 (8.51%) DHCP
7 15 (7.98%) LDAP
7 15 (7.98%) SAN
7 15 (7.98%) NAS
8 10 (5.32%) LAN
8 10 (5.32%) WAN
9 9 (4.79%) VPN
10 6 (3.19%) IPsec
11 4 (2.13%) BIG-IP
11 4 (2.13%) RTSP
11 4 (2.13%) MRTG
11 4 (2.13%) Multicast
11 4 (2.13%) SMTP
11 4 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (38.30%) MySQL
2 37 (19.68%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (17.55%) MongoDB
4 28 (14.89%) Redis
5 27 (14.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 25 (13.30%) Hadoop
6 25 (13.30%) Relational Database
7 23 (12.23%) HBase
8 16 (8.51%) SQL Server
9 8 (4.26%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.66%) Big Data
11 4 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.60%) Apache Accumulo
13 2 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.53%) Hazelcast
14 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.53%) InterSystems Cache
14 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 74 (39.36%) Git (software)
2 63 (33.51%) Jenkins
3 35 (18.62%) Maven
4 31 (16.49%) Grunt
5 27 (14.36%) Subversion
6 15 (7.98%) ProC
7 11 (5.85%) RSpec
8 10 (5.32%) TeamCity
9 9 (4.79%) Gradle
9 9 (4.79%) Artifactory
10 7 (3.72%) Hudson
11 6 (3.19%) Jasmine
11 6 (3.19%) JIRA
12 5 (2.66%) Cucumber
13 4 (2.13%) IntelliJ
14 3 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
15 2 (1.06%) PhpStorm
15 2 (1.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 14 (7.45%) Games
2 8 (4.26%) Marketing
3 7 (3.72%) Advertising
4 5 (2.66%) Finance
5 4 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.13%) Banking
6 2 (1.06%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Front Office
7 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (26.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (17.55%) Developer
2 33 (17.55%) Administrator
3 23 (12.23%) Linux Administrator
4 19 (10.11%) Architect
4 19 (10.11%) Systems Administrator
5 18 (9.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 17 (9.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 15 (7.98%) Java Developer
8 11 (5.85%) Senior Developer
8 11 (5.85%) Ruby Developer
9 10 (5.32%) Technical Architect
10 9 (4.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 9 (4.79%) Cloud Architect
11 8 (4.26%) Enterprise Architect
12 7 (3.72%) Sales Manager
12 7 (3.72%) Consultant
12 7 (3.72%) Account Manager
12 7 (3.72%) Account Executive
12 7 (3.72%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (27.13%) Web Services
2 36 (19.15%) LAMP
3 27 (14.36%) CSS
3 27 (14.36%) HTML
4 26 (13.83%) HTML5
5 25 (13.30%) CSS3
5 25 (13.30%) AngularJS
6 23 (12.23%) jQuery
7 19 (10.11%) .NET
8 16 (8.51%) Ruby on Rails
9 11 (5.85%) Memcached
10 9 (4.79%) RESTful
10 9 (4.79%) Servlets
11 8 (4.26%) REST
12 7 (3.72%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (2.66%) Hibernate
14 4 (2.13%) J2EE
14 4 (2.13%) ASP.NET
14 4 (2.13%) JGroups
14 4 (2.13%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.30%) Replication
2 22 (11.70%) Public Cloud
3 12 (6.38%) Data Centre
4 11 (5.85%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.32%) Private Cloud
6 9 (4.79%) Digital Media
7 8 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (4.26%) CMDB
7 8 (4.26%) Enterprise Cloud
8 7 (3.72%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.66%) E-Learning
10 4 (2.13%) Social Network
10 4 (2.13%) Social Media
10 4 (2.13%) BBC
11 3 (1.60%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.60%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (1.60%) User Experience
12 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.06%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 130 (69.15%) Linux
2 33 (17.55%) CentOS
3 24 (12.77%) UNIX
4 23 (12.23%) Windows
5 22 (11.70%) CoreOS
6 21 (11.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (8.51%) Ubuntu
8 15 (7.98%) Scientific Linux
9 8 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (3.72%) Debian
11 5 (2.66%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.53%) Android
12 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (55.32%) DevOps
2 63 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (31.91%) Configuration Management
4 40 (21.28%) Software Engineering
4 40 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (19.15%) TDD
6 31 (16.49%) Load Balancing
7 30 (15.96%) BDD
8 25 (13.30%) Open Source
9 18 (9.57%) Continuous Delivery
9 18 (9.57%) UML
10 17 (9.04%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (7.45%) Migration
12 13 (6.91%) Scrum
12 13 (6.91%) Project Management
12 13 (6.91%) OO
13 12 (6.38%) E-Commerce
14 11 (5.85%) Content Management
15 10 (5.32%) Application Performance Monitoring
15 10 (5.32%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 86 (45.74%) Ruby
2 73 (38.83%) Python
3 68 (36.17%) Bash Shell
4 63 (33.51%) Java
5 40 (21.28%) PHP
6 32 (17.02%) JavaScript
7 31 (16.49%) C#
8 27 (14.36%) Go
9 23 (12.23%) Scala
10 22 (11.70%) C++
10 22 (11.70%) SQL
11 16 (8.51%) PowerShell
12 15 (7.98%) Perl
13 14 (7.45%) Shell Script
14 6 (3.19%) RubyMotion
15 2 (1.06%) Clojure
15 2 (1.06%) PHP5
16 1 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (20.74%) Degree
2 5 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.13%) CCNP
4 3 (1.60%) MCSE
4 3 (1.60%) MCSA
4 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.06%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.91%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (18.09%) Active Directory
2 32 (17.02%) Docker
3 31 (16.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (12.23%) VirtualBox
5 21 (11.17%) NFS
6 20 (10.64%) HDFS
7 16 (8.51%) Xen
8 15 (7.98%) iptables
9 8 (4.26%) Varnish
10 7 (3.72%) XenApp
10 7 (3.72%) KVM
11 6 (3.19%) VMware ESX
12 4 (2.13%) vCloud
13 2 (1.06%) vSphere
13 2 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.53%) Squid
14 1 (0.53%) Samba
14 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.53%) LXC
Systems Management
1 130 (69.15%) Puppet
2 100 (53.19%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (31.38%) Ansible
4 54 (28.72%) Nagios
5 34 (18.09%) Vagrant
6 32 (17.02%) ZABBIX
7 29 (15.43%) Salt
8 22 (11.70%) Kubernetes
9 10 (5.32%) Graphite
10 9 (4.79%) Capistrano
11 6 (3.19%) Cacti
11 6 (3.19%) SCOM
11 6 (3.19%) logstash
12 5 (2.66%) CFEngine
13 4 (2.13%) Zenoss
13 4 (2.13%) Mesos
14 3 (1.60%) Ganglia
14 3 (1.60%) HAProxy
15 2 (1.06%) SCCM
16 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 50 (26.60%) Google
2 42 (22.34%) Red Hat
3 38 (20.21%) VMware
4 31 (16.49%) Microsoft
5 30 (15.96%) SaltStack
6 28 (14.89%) New Relic
7 25 (13.30%) Oracle
8 20 (10.64%) Splunk
9 9 (4.79%) Perforce
10 7 (3.72%) HP
10 7 (3.72%) Dell
10 7 (3.72%) Citrix
10 7 (3.72%) Spiceworks
11 6 (3.19%) Cisco
12 5 (2.66%) DigitalOcean
13 4 (2.13%) PagerDuty
13 4 (2.13%) F5
14 3 (1.60%) hybris
14 3 (1.60%) Cloudera
14 3 (1.60%) IBM
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + training, 25 days, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £43,000-£55,000+ COMPETITIVE package
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London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £18000 - £25000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago