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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 489 532 615
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +83
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 130 101 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.22% 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.48% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 74 82 28
Average salary £51,250 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £41,300
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,450 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £49,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +30.66%
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
21026 20950 22253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.57% 46.08% 46.69%
Number of salaries quoted 17426 17551 18742
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +26 9 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £85,000 - 2
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 127 (50.00%) Linux
2 122 (48.03%) Amazon AWS
3 119 (46.85%) MySQL
4 117 (46.06%) Web Services
5 113 (44.49%) E-Commerce
6 106 (41.73%) DevOps
7 101 (39.76%) Windows
8 99 (38.98%) SQL Server
9 93 (36.61%) JavaScript
9 93 (36.61%) nginx
10 90 (35.43%) Puppet
11 87 (34.25%) HTML
12 85 (33.46%) SQL
12 85 (33.46%) Microsoft
13 84 (33.07%) CSS
14 83 (32.68%) .NET
15 82 (32.28%) MongoDB
15 82 (32.28%) Opscode Chef
16 80 (31.50%) Apache Solr
17 79 (31.10%) Microsoft Azure
18 78 (30.71%) Java
19 77 (30.31%) MVC
20 76 (29.92%) Python
21 75 (29.53%) GitHub
22 73 (28.74%) IIS
23 72 (28.35%) OO
23 72 (28.35%) RavenDB
24 71 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
25 69 (27.17%) C#
26 68 (26.77%) jQuery

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 93 (36.61%) nginx
2 80 (31.50%) Apache Solr
3 73 (28.74%) IIS
4 53 (20.87%) Apache
5 39 (15.35%) Drupal
6 30 (11.81%) Tomcat
6 30 (11.81%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (8.66%) OpenStack
8 20 (7.87%) Commerce Server
8 20 (7.87%) CMS
9 16 (6.30%) WordPress
10 9 (3.54%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (3.15%) Confluence
12 4 (1.57%) Lotus Domino
13 3 (1.18%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.79%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.79%) Node.js
15 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.57%) MS Office
3 3 (1.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 122 (48.03%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (31.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (29.53%) GitHub
4 63 (24.80%) Trello
5 35 (13.78%) Rackspace Cloud
6 29 (11.42%) Cloud Computing
7 25 (9.84%) SaaS
8 22 (8.66%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (5.91%) Joyent
10 6 (2.36%) Amazon S3
10 6 (2.36%) PaaS
11 4 (1.57%) Heroku
11 4 (1.57%) IaaS
12 3 (1.18%) Office 365
13 2 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.39%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.39%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.48%) LDAP
2 17 (6.69%) Firewall
3 13 (5.12%) VPN
3 13 (5.12%) DNS
4 12 (4.72%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.94%) BIG-IP
5 10 (3.94%) AMQP
6 9 (3.54%) Network Security
7 8 (3.15%) VLAN
8 7 (2.76%) iSCSI
8 7 (2.76%) NAS
8 7 (2.76%) ICMP
8 7 (2.76%) SAN
8 7 (2.76%) POP3
8 7 (2.76%) SMTP
9 6 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.57%) Internet
10 4 (1.57%) HTTP
11 2 (0.79%) DHCP
11 2 (0.79%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (46.85%) MySQL
2 99 (38.98%) SQL Server
3 82 (32.28%) MongoDB
4 72 (28.35%) RavenDB
5 57 (22.44%) NoSQL
6 37 (14.57%) Big Data
7 30 (11.81%) Relational Database
8 27 (10.63%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (9.45%) Redis
10 20 (7.87%) Hadoop
11 17 (6.69%) CouchDB
11 17 (6.69%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (6.69%) Riak
12 14 (5.51%) RDBMS
13 10 (3.94%) DB2
13 10 (3.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 8 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
16 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
17 1 (0.39%) HBase
Development Applications
1 67 (26.38%) TeamCity
2 63 (24.80%) NUnit
2 63 (24.80%) ReSharper
2 63 (24.80%) dotTrace
2 63 (24.80%) Rhino Mocks
2 63 (24.80%) YouTrack
2 63 (24.80%) Octopus Deploy
3 43 (16.93%) Jenkins
4 28 (11.02%) Git (software)
5 22 (8.66%) Hudson
6 21 (8.27%) Subversion
7 19 (7.48%) JIRA
8 6 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.97%) PHPUnit
10 4 (1.57%) JMeter
11 3 (1.18%) Xcode
11 3 (1.18%) Selenium
11 3 (1.18%) FishEye
12 1 (0.39%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 63 (24.80%) French Language
2 26 (10.24%) Retail
3 16 (6.30%) Marketing
4 12 (4.72%) Publishing
5 4 (1.57%) Legal
6 3 (1.18%) Advertising
7 2 (0.79%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 79 (31.10%) Developer
2 56 (22.05%) Systems Administrator
3 52 (20.47%) Administrator
4 51 (20.08%) DevOps Engineer
5 45 (17.72%) .NET Developer
6 42 (16.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 42 (16.54%) Linux Administrator
7 27 (10.63%) Senior Developer
8 26 (10.24%) Senior .NET Developer
9 21 (8.27%) Architect
10 20 (7.87%) UI Developer
10 20 (7.87%) UI Programmer
11 13 (5.12%) Head of Development
11 13 (5.12%) Senior Architect
12 12 (4.72%) Systems Engineer
12 12 (4.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 11 (4.33%) Software Architect
14 10 (3.94%) Linux Engineer
14 10 (3.94%) Senior Software Architect
15 9 (3.54%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (46.06%) Web Services
2 87 (34.25%) HTML
3 84 (33.07%) CSS
4 83 (32.68%) .NET
5 68 (26.77%) jQuery
6 67 (26.38%) ASP.NET
6 67 (26.38%) REST
7 66 (25.98%) Sass
7 66 (25.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 64 (25.20%) AngularJS
9 63 (24.80%) Castle Windsor
9 63 (24.80%) WCF
9 63 (24.80%) Lucene
10 55 (21.65%) LAMP
11 21 (8.27%) Ruby on Rails
12 18 (7.09%) JSON
12 18 (7.09%) Django
12 18 (7.09%) XML
13 14 (5.51%) RabbitMQ
14 11 (4.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.99%) Open Source
2 21 (8.27%) Visualisation
3 17 (6.69%) Social Media
4 16 (6.30%) Digital Media
5 12 (4.72%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.36%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.36%) Taxonomies
7 6 (2.36%) Social Network
8 5 (1.97%) Replication
9 2 (0.79%) New Media
10 1 (0.39%) Bitcoin
10 1 (0.39%) Clustering
10 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.39%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 127 (50.00%) Linux
2 101 (39.76%) Windows
3 56 (22.05%) CentOS
4 43 (16.93%) Debian
5 42 (16.54%) Ubuntu
6 29 (11.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (10.24%) UNIX
8 15 (5.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (2.76%) Solaris
11 6 (2.36%) Fedora
12 5 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.57%) SmartOS
13 4 (1.57%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.57%) FreeBSD
13 4 (1.57%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.79%) Android
15 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (44.49%) E-Commerce
2 106 (41.73%) DevOps
3 77 (30.31%) MVC
4 72 (28.35%) OO
5 71 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (22.44%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (12.99%) Configuration Management
8 27 (10.63%) OOP
9 22 (8.66%) Scrum
10 17 (6.69%) Kanban
10 17 (6.69%) Analytics
11 16 (6.30%) Load Balancing
12 14 (5.51%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (5.12%) Capacity Planning
13 13 (5.12%) Project Management
14 12 (4.72%) Workflow
14 12 (4.72%) SOA
15 11 (4.33%) Network Design
15 11 (4.33%) Software Engineering
16 10 (3.94%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (36.61%) JavaScript
2 85 (33.46%) SQL
3 78 (30.71%) Java
4 76 (29.92%) Python
5 69 (27.17%) C#
6 66 (25.98%) PHP
7 63 (24.80%) T-SQL
8 61 (24.02%) Ruby
9 46 (18.11%) Perl
10 38 (14.96%) Bash Shell
11 19 (7.48%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.97%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.57%) Scala
13 4 (1.57%) Clojure
13 4 (1.57%) RubyMotion
14 3 (1.18%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.18%) C++
15 2 (0.79%) VB
16 1 (0.39%) R
16 1 (0.39%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (6.30%) Degree
2 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (0.39%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.69%) QA
2 5 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.97%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (8.66%) Varnish
2 21 (8.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (7.87%) Xen
4 13 (5.12%) KVM
5 10 (3.94%) HDFS
6 7 (2.76%) NFS
7 6 (2.36%) Active Directory
8 5 (1.97%) Docker
9 4 (1.57%) LXC
10 3 (1.18%) VirtualBox
10 3 (1.18%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.79%) XenApp
11 2 (0.79%) XenServer
11 2 (0.79%) vCloud
12 1 (0.39%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 90 (35.43%) Puppet
2 82 (32.28%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (15.35%) ZABBIX
4 38 (14.96%) Salt
5 36 (14.17%) Nagios
6 19 (7.48%) HAProxy
7 17 (6.69%) Cacti
8 14 (5.51%) Vagrant
9 10 (3.94%) Ganglia
10 8 (3.15%) Capistrano
11 7 (2.76%) logstash
12 5 (1.97%) Ansible
12 5 (1.97%) CFEngine
13 4 (1.57%) collectd
13 4 (1.57%) StatsD
13 4 (1.57%) YUM
14 2 (0.79%) WSUS
14 2 (0.79%) SCOM
14 2 (0.79%) Check_MK
15 1 (0.39%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 85 (33.46%) Microsoft
2 63 (24.80%) Red Hat
3 50 (19.69%) VMware
4 20 (7.87%) Oracle
5 18 (7.09%) SaltStack
6 11 (4.33%) Cisco
6 11 (4.33%) Google
7 10 (3.94%) Business Objects
8 9 (3.54%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.57%) Citrix
9 4 (1.57%) Lotus
10 3 (1.18%) Sun
10 3 (1.18%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.79%) Open Text
12 1 (0.39%) Zend
12 1 (0.39%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.39%) HP
12 1 (0.39%) Adobe
12 1 (0.39%) IBM
12 1 (0.39%) Splunk
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: N/A
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + Perks
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + Perks
Posted: 4 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 23000 - 26000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago