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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 539 480 630
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +150
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 123 131 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.29% 0.075%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.61% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 105 111 42
Average salary £60,000 £57,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -17.07%
Vendors Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23227 21475 26417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.80% 47.25% 47.10%
Number of salaries quoted 19113 17719 22622
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,475 £77,500 £75,000
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -15 10 £67,500 +1.88% 4
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 178 (76.39%) Linux
2 134 (57.51%) Puppet
3 124 (53.22%) Opscode Chef
4 123 (52.79%) MySQL
5 120 (51.50%) Ruby
6 105 (45.06%) PHP
7 100 (42.92%) Java
8 99 (42.49%) Python
9 91 (39.06%) Web Services
9 91 (39.06%) Continuous Integration
10 89 (38.20%) Apache
11 75 (32.19%) Perl
11 75 (32.19%) NoSQL
12 74 (31.76%) Bash Shell
13 72 (30.90%) Amazon AWS
13 72 (30.90%) Red Hat
14 69 (29.61%) Nagios
15 66 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
15 66 (28.33%) MongoDB
16 61 (26.18%) XML
17 58 (24.89%) Ubuntu
18 57 (24.46%) Redis
18 57 (24.46%) Joyent
19 56 (24.03%) DNS
20 54 (23.18%) LAMP
20 54 (23.18%) RabbitMQ
21 53 (22.75%) TDD
22 52 (22.32%) Hadoop
22 52 (22.32%) Big Data
23 51 (21.89%) Git (software)

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 89 (38.20%) Apache
2 38 (16.31%) Elasticsearch
3 30 (12.88%) Drupal
3 30 (12.88%) Apache Solr
4 29 (12.45%) Node.js
5 23 (9.87%) OpenStack
6 21 (9.01%) Confluence
7 18 (7.73%) nginx
8 11 (4.72%) Tomcat
9 10 (4.29%) WordPress
10 6 (2.58%) CMS
10 6 (2.58%) IIS
10 6 (2.58%) SharePoint
11 5 (2.15%) MS Exchange
11 5 (2.15%) WebLogic
11 5 (2.15%) Commerce Server
11 5 (2.15%) WebLogic Portal
11 5 (2.15%) Joomla!
11 5 (2.15%) WebSphere
11 5 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (4.29%) MS Office
2 4 (1.72%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.15%) Google Analytics
1 5 (2.15%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 72 (30.90%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (24.46%) Joyent
3 47 (20.17%) SaaS
4 41 (17.60%) Amazon EC2
5 34 (14.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (9.01%) Rackspace Cloud
7 20 (8.58%) PaaS
8 17 (7.30%) Amazon S3
9 8 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (3.00%) IaaS
11 4 (1.72%) GitHub
12 3 (1.29%) Office 365
12 3 (1.29%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 56 (24.03%) DNS
2 38 (16.31%) SAN
3 32 (13.73%) Firewall
4 31 (13.30%) VPN
4 31 (13.30%) VLAN
5 30 (12.88%) NAS
6 28 (12.02%) LDAP
7 24 (10.30%) iSCSI
8 17 (7.30%) TCP/IP
9 12 (5.15%) Network Security
10 9 (3.86%) Internet
11 7 (3.00%) BIG-IP
12 6 (2.58%) LAN
12 6 (2.58%) WAN
12 6 (2.58%) DHCP
13 5 (2.15%) VoIP
13 5 (2.15%) Asterisk PBX
14 4 (1.72%) BGP
14 4 (1.72%) SSL
14 4 (1.72%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (52.79%) MySQL
2 75 (32.19%) NoSQL
3 66 (28.33%) MongoDB
4 57 (24.46%) Redis
5 52 (22.32%) Hadoop
5 52 (22.32%) Big Data
6 28 (12.02%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (10.30%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (6.44%) CouchDB
8 15 (6.44%) Riak
9 8 (3.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (3.00%) SQL Server
11 5 (2.15%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.72%) OrientDB
12 4 (1.72%) Hazelcast
13 3 (1.29%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.43%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 51 (21.89%) Git (software)
2 35 (15.02%) Subversion
2 35 (15.02%) Jenkins
3 29 (12.45%) JIRA
4 17 (7.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (6.87%) FishEye
5 16 (6.87%) Hudson
6 14 (6.01%) PHPUnit
7 10 (4.29%) Maven
8 6 (2.58%) Selenium
8 6 (2.58%) Ant
9 4 (1.72%) Artifactory
10 3 (1.29%) PhantomJS
10 3 (1.29%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.86%) JMeter
12 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.43%) PhoneGap
12 1 (0.43%) Grunt
12 1 (0.43%) Gradle
12 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (6.87%) Finance
2 9 (3.86%) Games
3 7 (3.00%) Retail
4 5 (2.15%) Advertising
5 3 (1.29%) Marketing
6 2 (0.86%) Publishing
6 2 (0.86%) Law
6 2 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (24.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 44 (18.88%) Administrator
3 43 (18.45%) Developer
4 38 (16.31%) Linux Administrator
5 36 (15.45%) Linux Engineer
6 33 (14.16%) Systems Administrator
7 29 (12.45%) Systems Engineer
8 28 (12.02%) Architect
9 22 (9.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 20 (8.58%) Python Developer
11 19 (8.15%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 16 (6.87%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 14 (6.01%) Drupal Developer
13 14 (6.01%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
13 14 (6.01%) Senior Linux Administrator
14 13 (5.58%) Lead Architect
15 12 (5.15%) Senior Linux Engineer
15 12 (5.15%) Technical Leader
16 8 (3.43%) Systems Manager
17 7 (3.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (39.06%) Web Services
2 61 (26.18%) XML
3 54 (23.18%) LAMP
3 54 (23.18%) RabbitMQ
4 48 (20.60%) Memcached
5 42 (18.03%) CSS
6 36 (15.45%) Django
7 30 (12.88%) JSON
8 29 (12.45%) XSD
9 22 (9.44%) Ruby on Rails
10 18 (7.73%) Middleware
11 15 (6.44%) HTML
12 14 (6.01%) ActiveMQ
13 12 (5.15%) J2EE
14 11 (4.72%) jQuery
14 11 (4.72%) HTML5
15 8 (3.43%) Lucene
16 6 (2.58%) CSS3
16 6 (2.58%) REST
16 6 (2.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.02%) Open Source
2 19 (8.15%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.01%) Taxonomies
3 14 (6.01%) Digital Media
4 8 (3.43%) Mobile Games
5 7 (3.00%) Social Gaming
6 6 (2.58%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.15%) iPhone
7 5 (2.15%) iPad
8 4 (1.72%) Replication
9 3 (1.29%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.29%) PKI
10 1 (0.43%) Online Games
10 1 (0.43%) Social Network
10 1 (0.43%) New Media
10 1 (0.43%) Machine Learning
10 1 (0.43%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 178 (76.39%) Linux
2 58 (24.89%) Ubuntu
3 47 (20.17%) UNIX
4 45 (19.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (17.60%) Android
5 41 (17.60%) CentOS
5 41 (17.60%) Apple iOS
6 33 (14.16%) Windows
7 31 (13.30%) Solaris
8 22 (9.44%) Debian
9 7 (3.00%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.72%) Gentoo
10 4 (1.72%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.86%) SmartOS
11 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.86%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.43%) OpenWrt
12 1 (0.43%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (39.06%) Continuous Integration
2 66 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (22.75%) TDD
4 50 (21.46%) OO
5 49 (21.03%) Configuration Management
6 47 (20.17%) OOP
6 47 (20.17%) E-Commerce
7 45 (19.31%) Load Balancing
8 33 (14.16%) Scrum
9 30 (12.88%) Build Automation
10 28 (12.02%) User Stories
11 25 (10.73%) Capacity Planning
12 22 (9.44%) Android Development
12 22 (9.44%) iOS Development
12 22 (9.44%) Kanban
13 19 (8.15%) Content Management
14 17 (7.30%) High Availability
15 15 (6.44%) BDD
15 15 (6.44%) Unit Testing
16 14 (6.01%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 120 (51.50%) Ruby
2 105 (45.06%) PHP
3 100 (42.92%) Java
4 99 (42.49%) Python
5 75 (32.19%) Perl
6 74 (31.76%) Bash Shell
7 47 (20.17%) JavaScript
8 45 (19.31%) SQL
9 34 (14.59%) Shell Script
9 34 (14.59%) C#
10 17 (7.30%) Clojure
11 9 (3.86%) C
12 5 (2.15%) C++
13 4 (1.72%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.43%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.43%) Korn
14 1 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (7.73%) Degree
2 9 (3.86%) RHCE
3 6 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.58%) MCSE
4 3 (1.29%) CCNA
4 3 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.43%) VCAP
6 1 (0.43%) VTSP
6 1 (0.43%) NCDA
6 1 (0.43%) NCIE
6 1 (0.43%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.30%) QA
2 7 (3.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (14.16%) NFS
2 21 (9.01%) Varnish
3 14 (6.01%) KVM
4 13 (5.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (4.29%) XenServer
6 9 (3.86%) Samba
6 9 (3.86%) Sendmail
7 8 (3.43%) Xen
7 8 (3.43%) Active Directory
8 7 (3.00%) Squid
9 5 (2.15%) VirtualBox
10 4 (1.72%) XenApp
11 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.43%) vSphere
11 1 (0.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 134 (57.51%) Puppet
2 124 (53.22%) Opscode Chef
3 69 (29.61%) Nagios
4 35 (15.02%) ZABBIX
5 25 (10.73%) CFEngine
6 24 (10.30%) Cacti
7 17 (7.30%) Vagrant
8 13 (5.58%) HAProxy
9 9 (3.86%) Ganglia
9 9 (3.86%) collectd
9 9 (3.86%) StatsD
10 7 (3.00%) Ansible
11 5 (2.15%) Capistrano
12 3 (1.29%) Zenoss
13 2 (0.86%) WMI
14 1 (0.43%) Plesk
14 1 (0.43%) Munin
14 1 (0.43%) Scalr
Vendors
1 72 (30.90%) Red Hat
2 42 (18.03%) Oracle
3 31 (13.30%) VMware
4 18 (7.73%) EMC
5 14 (6.01%) NetApp
6 13 (5.58%) Microsoft
7 11 (4.72%) Google
8 10 (4.29%) Cisco
9 9 (3.86%) Sun
9 9 (3.86%) StorageTek
9 9 (3.86%) Splunk
10 8 (3.43%) New Relic
11 6 (2.58%) IBM
11 6 (2.58%) Adobe
12 5 (2.15%) Citrix
12 5 (2.15%) Sitecore
12 5 (2.15%) Omniture
12 5 (2.15%) ATG
12 5 (2.15%) Open Text
12 5 (2.15%) hybris
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Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
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Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus benefits
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Salary: Competative + Bonus + Company Benefits + Career Development
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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