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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 533 529 572
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +43
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 79 107 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.50% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 52 87 52
Average salary £53,750 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
21143 21353 22437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 47.74% 47.03% 46.87%
Number of salaries quoted 17871 17460 18979
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +28 9 £55,000 +14.58% 3
Croydon - 2 £55,000 -
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 121 (54.26%) Linux
2 110 (49.33%) Amazon AWS
3 107 (47.98%) Web Services
4 102 (45.74%) Windows
4 102 (45.74%) E-Commerce
5 99 (44.39%) DevOps
6 91 (40.81%) SQL Server
7 88 (39.46%) MySQL
8 81 (36.32%) SQL
8 81 (36.32%) Puppet
9 80 (35.87%) nginx
10 79 (35.43%) JavaScript
10 79 (35.43%) Opscode Chef
11 78 (34.98%) Microsoft
12 76 (34.08%) HTML
12 76 (34.08%) .NET
13 74 (33.18%) Microsoft Azure
14 70 (31.39%) CSS
14 70 (31.39%) IIS
15 69 (30.94%) Apache Solr
16 67 (30.04%) Python
17 66 (29.60%) MVC
17 66 (29.60%) MongoDB
18 64 (28.70%) RavenDB
18 64 (28.70%) Java
19 62 (27.80%) GitHub
20 61 (27.35%) REST
21 60 (26.91%) C#
22 59 (26.46%) OO
22 59 (26.46%) Sass

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 80 (35.87%) nginx
2 70 (31.39%) IIS
3 69 (30.94%) Apache Solr
4 41 (18.39%) Apache
5 30 (13.45%) Drupal
6 28 (12.56%) Tomcat
7 25 (11.21%) Elasticsearch
8 21 (9.42%) OpenStack
9 20 (8.97%) Commerce Server
10 17 (7.62%) CMS
11 13 (5.83%) WordPress
12 7 (3.14%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (1.79%) Confluence
13 4 (1.79%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (1.79%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.90%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
15 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
15 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 110 (49.33%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (33.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (27.80%) GitHub
4 57 (25.56%) Trello
5 28 (12.56%) Rackspace Cloud
5 28 (12.56%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (9.42%) SaaS
7 18 (8.07%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (4.04%) IaaS
9 8 (3.59%) Joyent
10 6 (2.69%) PaaS
11 5 (2.24%) Heroku
11 5 (2.24%) Amazon S3
12 3 (1.35%) Office 365
13 2 (0.90%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.90%) Terremark
14 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.45%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.45%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.73%) LDAP
1 15 (6.73%) Firewall
2 10 (4.48%) AMQP
3 9 (4.04%) Network Security
3 9 (4.04%) BIG-IP
3 9 (4.04%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.59%) VPN
5 7 (3.14%) DNS
5 7 (3.14%) POP3
5 7 (3.14%) SMTP
5 7 (3.14%) ICMP
6 5 (2.24%) SAN
6 5 (2.24%) HTTP
6 5 (2.24%) NAS
7 4 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (1.79%) VLAN
7 4 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.79%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.35%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (40.81%) SQL Server
2 88 (39.46%) MySQL
3 66 (29.60%) MongoDB
4 64 (28.70%) RavenDB
5 51 (22.87%) NoSQL
6 33 (14.80%) Big Data
7 28 (12.56%) Relational Database
8 25 (11.21%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (8.97%) Redis
10 18 (8.07%) Hadoop
11 14 (6.28%) CouchDB
11 14 (6.28%) RDBMS
11 14 (6.28%) Riak
11 14 (6.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (4.48%) DB2
12 10 (4.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
15 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
16 1 (0.45%) HBase
Development Applications
1 57 (25.56%) NUnit
1 57 (25.56%) ReSharper
1 57 (25.56%) TeamCity
1 57 (25.56%) dotTrace
1 57 (25.56%) Rhino Mocks
1 57 (25.56%) YouTrack
1 57 (25.56%) Octopus Deploy
2 30 (13.45%) Jenkins
3 19 (8.52%) Hudson
4 16 (7.17%) Subversion
5 13 (5.83%) Git (software)
6 12 (5.38%) JIRA
7 7 (3.14%) Webistrano
8 4 (1.79%) JMeter
9 3 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.45%) Xcode
10 1 (0.45%) PHPUnit
General
1 57 (25.56%) French Language
2 26 (11.66%) Retail
3 14 (6.28%) Marketing
4 9 (4.04%) Publishing
5 4 (1.79%) Games
5 4 (1.79%) Legal
6 3 (1.35%) Advertising
6 3 (1.35%) Finance
6 3 (1.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 66 (29.60%) Developer
2 52 (23.32%) Systems Administrator
2 52 (23.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 48 (21.52%) Administrator
4 42 (18.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 42 (18.83%) Linux Administrator
5 37 (16.59%) .NET Developer
6 21 (9.42%) Senior Developer
7 20 (8.97%) Senior .NET Developer
7 20 (8.97%) UI Developer
7 20 (8.97%) UI Programmer
8 19 (8.52%) Architect
9 16 (7.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 11 (4.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 11 (4.93%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 10 (4.48%) Senior Linux Administrator
11 10 (4.48%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
11 10 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (4.48%) Systems Manager
12 9 (4.04%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (47.98%) Web Services
2 76 (34.08%) HTML
2 76 (34.08%) .NET
3 70 (31.39%) CSS
4 61 (27.35%) REST
5 59 (26.46%) Sass
6 58 (26.01%) ASP.NET
6 58 (26.01%) jQuery
6 58 (26.01%) ASP.NET MVC
7 57 (25.56%) Lucene
7 57 (25.56%) WCF
7 57 (25.56%) Castle Windsor
7 57 (25.56%) AngularJS
8 46 (20.63%) LAMP
9 15 (6.73%) Django
10 14 (6.28%) JSON
10 14 (6.28%) XML
11 13 (5.83%) RESTful
12 11 (4.93%) Ruby on Rails
13 10 (4.48%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.87%) Open Source
2 21 (9.42%) Visualisation
3 15 (6.73%) Social Media
4 14 (6.28%) Digital Media
5 9 (4.04%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.69%) Social Network
7 6 (2.69%) Replication
8 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.90%) CMDB
10 1 (0.45%) Clustering
10 1 (0.45%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 121 (54.26%) Linux
2 102 (45.74%) Windows
3 50 (22.42%) CentOS
4 40 (17.94%) Debian
5 29 (13.00%) Ubuntu
6 25 (11.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (8.52%) UNIX
8 14 (6.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.79%) FreeBSD
11 4 (1.79%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.35%) Solaris
12 3 (1.35%) Fedora
13 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (45.74%) E-Commerce
2 99 (44.39%) DevOps
3 66 (29.60%) MVC
4 59 (26.46%) OO
5 48 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (21.08%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (13.00%) Configuration Management
8 20 (8.97%) OOP
9 15 (6.73%) Scrum
9 15 (6.73%) Analytics
10 14 (6.28%) Load Balancing
10 14 (6.28%) SOA
11 13 (5.83%) Project Management
12 12 (5.38%) Workflow
12 12 (5.38%) Migration
12 12 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (4.93%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (4.93%) Network Design
14 10 (4.48%) Software Engineering
14 10 (4.48%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 81 (36.32%) SQL
2 79 (35.43%) JavaScript
3 67 (30.04%) Python
4 64 (28.70%) Java
5 60 (26.91%) C#
6 57 (25.56%) T-SQL
7 52 (23.32%) PHP
8 43 (19.28%) Ruby
9 35 (15.70%) Bash Shell
10 34 (15.25%) Perl
11 15 (6.73%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.14%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.35%) C++
14 2 (0.90%) VB
14 2 (0.90%) Scala
15 1 (0.45%) Haskell
15 1 (0.45%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.45%) Clojure
15 1 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (7.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.73%) QA
2 5 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.24%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (9.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (6.73%) Varnish
3 14 (6.28%) Xen
4 13 (5.83%) KVM
5 10 (4.48%) HDFS
6 9 (4.04%) Active Directory
7 4 (1.79%) XenServer
8 3 (1.35%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.35%) XenApp
8 3 (1.35%) NFS
8 3 (1.35%) vCloud
9 2 (0.90%) Docker
9 2 (0.90%) vSphere
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 81 (36.32%) Puppet
2 79 (35.43%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (15.25%) Nagios
4 33 (14.80%) ZABBIX
5 27 (12.11%) Salt
6 21 (9.42%) Graphite
7 17 (7.62%) HAProxy
8 16 (7.17%) Vagrant
9 14 (6.28%) Cacti
10 12 (5.38%) logstash
11 9 (4.04%) Capistrano
12 8 (3.59%) Ansible
13 6 (2.69%) Ganglia
13 6 (2.69%) CFEngine
14 4 (1.79%) collectd
14 4 (1.79%) StatsD
15 2 (0.90%) WSUS
15 2 (0.90%) SCOM
16 1 (0.45%) Zenoss
16 1 (0.45%) yum
Vendors
1 78 (34.98%) Microsoft
2 52 (23.32%) Red Hat
3 45 (20.18%) VMware
4 18 (8.07%) Oracle
5 14 (6.28%) Cisco
6 13 (5.83%) Google
6 13 (5.83%) SaltStack
7 10 (4.48%) Business Objects
8 7 (3.14%) Sitecore
9 5 (2.24%) Citrix
10 4 (1.79%) DigitalOcean
10 4 (1.79%) Lotus
11 3 (1.35%) Sun
11 3 (1.35%) HP
12 2 (0.90%) NetApp
12 2 (0.90%) Open Text
13 1 (0.45%) Zend
13 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.45%) Adobe
13 1 (0.45%) IBM
London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Posted: 12 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Posted: 12 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Posted: 12 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Posted: 12 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago