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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 552 554 497
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -57
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 82 110 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.49% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69 98 99
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,550 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £65,100
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
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
20076 22617 20250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.25% 46.21% 46.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16834 18789 16682
Average salary £55,000 £51,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +0.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +46 8 £71,250 +35.71% 2
Ealing - 2 - -
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 126 (84.56%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (71.14%) Puppet
3 102 (68.46%) Linux
4 92 (61.74%) DevOps
5 88 (59.06%) Opscode Chef
6 59 (39.60%) Ruby
7 53 (35.57%) OpenStack
8 52 (34.90%) Java
9 51 (34.23%) Python
10 50 (33.56%) Web Services
11 49 (32.89%) MySQL
12 45 (30.20%) VMware
12 45 (30.20%) Bash Shell
13 44 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
14 41 (27.52%) PHP
15 39 (26.17%) LAMP
16 38 (25.50%) Apache
16 38 (25.50%) DNS
16 38 (25.50%) Google
16 38 (25.50%) Amazon EC2
16 38 (25.50%) IaaS
17 37 (24.83%) Jenkins
17 37 (24.83%) Ansible
17 37 (24.83%) Configuration Management
18 36 (24.16%) Git (software)
18 36 (24.16%) Public Cloud
19 34 (22.82%) Red Hat
20 33 (22.15%) Active Directory
21 32 (21.48%) Nagios
22 31 (20.81%) Microsoft

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 53 (35.57%) OpenStack
2 38 (25.50%) Apache
3 25 (16.78%) nginx
4 21 (14.09%) Tomcat
5 15 (10.07%) Node.js
6 14 (9.40%) IIS
7 12 (8.05%) Drupal
7 12 (8.05%) Apache Spark
8 5 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (3.36%) Jetty
9 4 (2.68%) WordPress
10 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (2.01%) Apache Solr
10 3 (2.01%) JBoss
10 3 (2.01%) MS Exchange
10 3 (2.01%) ColdFusion
10 3 (2.01%) CMS
10 3 (2.01%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (2.01%) CloudStack
11 2 (1.34%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 126 (84.56%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (25.50%) Amazon EC2
2 38 (25.50%) IaaS
3 30 (20.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (15.44%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (14.09%) PaaS
6 18 (12.08%) SaaS
7 15 (10.07%) Google Apps
7 15 (10.07%) Terremark
8 14 (9.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (8.72%) Rackspace Cloud
10 12 (8.05%) Joyent
11 11 (7.38%) Sumo Logic
12 8 (5.37%) Amazon S3
13 7 (4.70%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (2.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (2.01%) Route 53
14 3 (2.01%) GitHub
14 3 (2.01%) Heroku
14 3 (2.01%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 38 (25.50%) DNS
2 27 (18.12%) Firewall
3 19 (12.75%) HTTP
4 17 (11.41%) Internet
5 13 (8.72%) LAN
5 13 (8.72%) WAN
6 11 (7.38%) TCP/IP
7 9 (6.04%) VPN
7 9 (6.04%) SNMP
7 9 (6.04%) NAS
8 6 (4.03%) IPsec
8 6 (4.03%) SAN
8 6 (4.03%) SMTP
9 4 (2.68%) DHCP
9 4 (2.68%) VoIP
9 4 (2.68%) SSL
9 4 (2.68%) LDAP
9 4 (2.68%) SSH
9 4 (2.68%) MPLS
9 4 (2.68%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (32.89%) MySQL
2 30 (20.13%) MongoDB
3 23 (15.44%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (11.41%) Redis
5 15 (10.07%) Relational Database
5 15 (10.07%) SQL Server
5 15 (10.07%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (10.07%) Hadoop
6 13 (8.72%) HBase
7 8 (5.37%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.36%) Big Data
9 3 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.34%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.34%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 37 (24.83%) Jenkins
2 36 (24.16%) Git (software)
3 16 (10.74%) Maven
4 15 (10.07%) Grunt
5 12 (8.05%) Subversion
6 8 (5.37%) RSpec
7 6 (4.03%) Hudson
8 5 (3.36%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.68%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.68%) ProC
10 3 (2.01%) JIRA
10 3 (2.01%) PHPUnit
10 3 (2.01%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.34%) Gradle
11 2 (1.34%) Artifactory
11 2 (1.34%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (1.34%) PhpStorm
11 2 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.67%) IntelliJ
General
1 6 (4.03%) Games
2 5 (3.36%) Publishing
3 4 (2.68%) Banking
4 3 (2.01%) Law
5 2 (1.34%) Advertising
6 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.67%) Finance
6 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (25.50%) Administrator
1 38 (25.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (20.81%) Systems Administrator
3 24 (16.11%) Developer
4 20 (13.42%) Architect
4 20 (13.42%) Linux Administrator
5 18 (12.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 16 (10.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 15 (10.07%) Enterprise Architect
7 15 (10.07%) Cloud Architect
8 11 (7.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 10 (6.71%) Java Developer
10 9 (6.04%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 9 (6.04%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (5.37%) Ruby Developer
12 7 (4.70%) Senior Developer
13 6 (4.03%) Technical Engineer
14 5 (3.36%) Consultant
14 5 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
14 5 (3.36%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (33.56%) Web Services
2 39 (26.17%) LAMP
3 22 (14.77%) .NET
4 17 (11.41%) HTML
5 15 (10.07%) RESTful
5 15 (10.07%) AngularJS
6 13 (8.72%) CSS3
6 13 (8.72%) HTML5
6 13 (8.72%) jQuery
6 13 (8.72%) CSS
7 11 (7.38%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (4.70%) Memcached
9 6 (4.03%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (3.36%) REST
11 3 (2.01%) Django
11 3 (2.01%) Sinatra
11 3 (2.01%) Laravel
11 3 (2.01%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (2.01%) Servlets
12 2 (1.34%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (24.16%) Public Cloud
2 21 (14.09%) Data Centre
3 17 (11.41%) Private Cloud
4 16 (10.74%) Replication
5 15 (10.07%) CMDB
5 15 (10.07%) Enterprise Cloud
6 6 (4.03%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.68%) BBC
8 3 (2.01%) E-Learning
8 3 (2.01%) Social Network
8 3 (2.01%) Social Media
8 3 (2.01%) Taxonomies
8 3 (2.01%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.34%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.34%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.67%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 102 (68.46%) Linux
2 31 (20.81%) UNIX
3 26 (17.45%) CentOS
4 25 (16.78%) Windows
5 21 (14.09%) Ubuntu
6 20 (13.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (11.41%) CoreOS
8 10 (6.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (6.04%) Debian
10 4 (2.68%) Scientific Linux
11 2 (1.34%) Fedora
12 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (61.74%) DevOps
2 44 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (24.83%) Configuration Management
4 25 (16.78%) TDD
4 25 (16.78%) Software Engineering
5 23 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (14.77%) Migration
7 21 (14.09%) Project Management
7 21 (14.09%) E-Commerce
7 21 (14.09%) Open Source
8 20 (13.42%) UML
9 19 (12.75%) BDD
10 18 (12.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (12.08%) Load Balancing
11 15 (10.07%) Enterprise Architecture
11 15 (10.07%) Technical Architecture
11 15 (10.07%) Use Case
11 15 (10.07%) Data Modelling
11 15 (10.07%) SOA
11 15 (10.07%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 59 (39.60%) Ruby
2 52 (34.90%) Java
3 51 (34.23%) Python
4 45 (30.20%) Bash Shell
5 41 (27.52%) PHP
6 23 (15.44%) SQL
7 21 (14.09%) Perl
8 18 (12.08%) JavaScript
9 16 (10.74%) Go
10 14 (9.40%) Scala
10 14 (9.40%) C#
11 13 (8.72%) C++
12 12 (8.05%) PowerShell
13 6 (4.03%) Shell Script
14 5 (3.36%) C
15 3 (2.01%) RubyMotion
16 2 (1.34%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 21 (14.09%) Degree
2 4 (2.68%) CCNP
2 4 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.71%) QA
2 5 (3.36%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (22.15%) Active Directory
2 31 (20.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (16.78%) Docker
4 15 (10.07%) VirtualBox
5 12 (8.05%) VMware ESX
6 11 (7.38%) HDFS
7 10 (6.71%) Varnish
8 9 (6.04%) Xen
8 9 (6.04%) XenApp
9 8 (5.37%) KVM
10 6 (4.03%) NFS
11 4 (2.68%) iptables
12 3 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (2.01%) vCloud
12 3 (2.01%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (1.34%) Hyper-V
13 2 (1.34%) vSphere
14 1 (0.67%) LXC
14 1 (0.67%) XenServer
14 1 (0.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 106 (71.14%) Puppet
2 88 (59.06%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (24.83%) Ansible
4 32 (21.48%) Nagios
5 30 (20.13%) Vagrant
6 21 (14.09%) Salt
7 17 (11.41%) ZABBIX
8 13 (8.72%) Kubernetes
9 9 (6.04%) Capistrano
9 9 (6.04%) SCOM
10 8 (5.37%) Graphite
11 4 (2.68%) Cacti
11 4 (2.68%) logstash
12 3 (2.01%) CFEngine
12 3 (2.01%) Mesos
12 3 (2.01%) Zenoss
12 3 (2.01%) SCCM
13 2 (1.34%) Ganglia
13 2 (1.34%) systemd
13 2 (1.34%) vMotion
Vendors
1 45 (30.20%) VMware
2 38 (25.50%) Google
3 34 (22.82%) Red Hat
4 31 (20.81%) Microsoft
5 24 (16.11%) SaltStack
6 17 (11.41%) Oracle
7 15 (10.07%) New Relic
8 11 (7.38%) Splunk
9 9 (6.04%) Citrix
10 7 (4.70%) Cisco
11 4 (2.68%) NetApp
11 4 (2.68%) F5
11 4 (2.68%) Percona
11 4 (2.68%) DigitalOcean
12 3 (2.01%) PagerDuty
12 3 (2.01%) HP
13 2 (1.34%) Perforce
13 2 (1.34%) Appcelerator
13 2 (1.34%) Cloudera
14 1 (0.67%) Spiceworks
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £43,000-£55,000+ COMPETITIVE package
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Spiceworks
Salary: Highly Competitive + Commission
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Good market rates with longer term salary + share options
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £57000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £55k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £57000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive + bonus + benefits
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