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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 490 499 629
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +130
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 144 107 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.24% 0.042%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 0.52% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 92 80 21
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +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
21364 20558 23285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.38% 46.17% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 17587 17198 19875
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £78,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 September 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 September 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
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £85,000 -
City of London 0 6 £61,250 +44.11% 2
Rackspace
England

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 142 (54.20%) Linux
2 129 (49.24%) MySQL
3 121 (46.18%) DevOps
4 114 (43.51%) Amazon AWS
5 106 (40.46%) Web Services
5 106 (40.46%) E-Commerce
6 98 (37.40%) Puppet
7 94 (35.88%) Opscode Chef
8 91 (34.73%) Java
9 90 (34.35%) JavaScript
10 88 (33.59%) Windows
10 88 (33.59%) nginx
11 86 (32.82%) MongoDB
12 85 (32.44%) SQL Server
12 85 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
13 81 (30.92%) Python
14 80 (30.53%) CSS
14 80 (30.53%) Ruby
15 78 (29.77%) PHP
16 75 (28.63%) HTML
17 72 (27.48%) Apache Solr
18 71 (27.10%) SQL
19 70 (26.72%) OO
20 69 (26.34%) Continuous Integration
21 68 (25.95%) .NET
21 68 (25.95%) Red Hat
22 66 (25.19%) GitHub
23 65 (24.81%) Microsoft Azure
24 64 (24.43%) MVC
24 64 (24.43%) LAMP

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 88 (33.59%) nginx
2 72 (27.48%) Apache Solr
3 58 (22.14%) IIS
4 54 (20.61%) Apache
5 38 (14.50%) Drupal
6 34 (12.98%) Elasticsearch
7 25 (9.54%) Tomcat
8 24 (9.16%) OpenStack
9 18 (6.87%) WordPress
9 18 (6.87%) CMS
10 13 (4.96%) Confluence
11 9 (3.44%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (3.05%) Commerce Server
13 7 (2.67%) Node.js
14 4 (1.53%) Lotus Domino
15 2 (0.76%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
15 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
16 1 (0.38%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (1.91%) MS Office
2 4 (1.53%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 114 (43.51%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (25.19%) GitHub
3 65 (24.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 50 (19.08%) Trello
5 38 (14.50%) Rackspace Cloud
6 35 (13.36%) Cloud Computing
7 28 (10.69%) SaaS
8 25 (9.54%) Joyent
9 19 (7.25%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (3.44%) Amazon S3
11 6 (2.29%) PaaS
11 6 (2.29%) CloudFront
12 5 (1.91%) IaaS
13 3 (1.15%) Heroku
14 1 (0.38%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.69%) Firewall
2 25 (9.54%) DNS
3 24 (9.16%) LDAP
4 19 (7.25%) VPN
5 17 (6.49%) VLAN
6 14 (5.34%) SAN
7 13 (4.96%) TCP/IP
7 13 (4.96%) NAS
8 10 (3.82%) BIG-IP
9 9 (3.44%) AMQP
9 9 (3.44%) Network Security
9 9 (3.44%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (3.44%) ICMP
9 9 (3.44%) LAN
9 9 (3.44%) WAN
9 9 (3.44%) SMTP
10 8 (3.05%) iSCSI
11 7 (2.67%) POP3
12 5 (1.91%) SSL
12 5 (1.91%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (49.24%) MySQL
2 86 (32.82%) MongoDB
3 85 (32.44%) SQL Server
4 59 (22.52%) NoSQL
4 59 (22.52%) RavenDB
5 39 (14.89%) Big Data
6 34 (12.98%) PostgreSQL
7 33 (12.60%) Relational Database
8 32 (12.21%) Redis
9 25 (9.54%) Hadoop
10 17 (6.49%) RDBMS
11 16 (6.11%) Riak
11 16 (6.11%) CouchDB
11 16 (6.11%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (3.44%) DB2
12 9 (3.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.38%) HBase
Development Applications
1 55 (20.99%) TeamCity
2 50 (19.08%) dotTrace
2 50 (19.08%) Rhino Mocks
2 50 (19.08%) NUnit
2 50 (19.08%) ReSharper
2 50 (19.08%) YouTrack
2 50 (19.08%) Octopus Deploy
3 46 (17.56%) Jenkins
4 38 (14.50%) Git (software)
5 25 (9.54%) JIRA
6 20 (7.63%) Hudson
7 19 (7.25%) Subversion
8 5 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.91%) PHPUnit
8 5 (1.91%) PhantomJS
9 4 (1.53%) JMeter
10 3 (1.15%) Xcode
10 3 (1.15%) Selenium
10 3 (1.15%) FishEye
11 1 (0.38%) Jasmine
General
1 50 (19.08%) French Language
2 17 (6.49%) Retail
3 13 (4.96%) Marketing
3 13 (4.96%) Publishing
4 8 (3.05%) Finance
5 4 (1.53%) Legal
6 3 (1.15%) Law
7 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 75 (28.63%) Developer
2 53 (20.23%) Systems Administrator
3 47 (17.94%) Administrator
4 45 (17.18%) DevOps Engineer
5 39 (14.89%) .NET Developer
5 39 (14.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 39 (14.89%) Linux Administrator
6 28 (10.69%) Architect
7 27 (10.31%) Senior Developer
8 21 (8.02%) Senior .NET Developer
9 17 (6.49%) Head of Development
10 16 (6.11%) Systems Engineer
11 15 (5.73%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 14 (5.34%) UI Developer
12 14 (5.34%) Senior Architect
12 14 (5.34%) UI Programmer
13 13 (4.96%) Software Architect
14 12 (4.58%) Senior Software Architect
15 10 (3.82%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
15 10 (3.82%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (40.46%) Web Services
2 80 (30.53%) CSS
3 75 (28.63%) HTML
4 68 (25.95%) .NET
5 64 (24.43%) LAMP
6 60 (22.90%) jQuery
7 59 (22.52%) REST
8 55 (20.99%) Sass
9 54 (20.61%) ASP.NET
10 53 (20.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 51 (19.47%) Lucene
11 51 (19.47%) AngularJS
12 50 (19.08%) Castle Windsor
12 50 (19.08%) WCF
13 37 (14.12%) Ruby on Rails
14 27 (10.31%) XML
15 25 (9.54%) JSON
15 25 (9.54%) Django
16 22 (8.40%) RabbitMQ
17 15 (5.73%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.41%) Open Source
2 16 (6.11%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.73%) Digital Media
3 15 (5.73%) Visualisation
4 14 (5.34%) Social Media
5 8 (3.05%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.67%) Social Network
7 6 (2.29%) Taxonomies
7 6 (2.29%) Replication
8 5 (1.91%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.15%) PKI
9 3 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.15%) New Media
10 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.38%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 142 (54.20%) Linux
2 88 (33.59%) Windows
3 57 (21.76%) CentOS
4 54 (20.61%) Ubuntu
5 41 (15.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 40 (15.27%) Debian
7 27 (10.31%) UNIX
8 18 (6.87%) Apple iOS
9 16 (6.11%) Android
10 13 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (3.44%) Solaris
12 5 (1.91%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.91%) Fedora
12 5 (1.91%) SmartOS
13 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (1.53%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (46.18%) DevOps
2 106 (40.46%) E-Commerce
3 85 (32.44%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (26.72%) OO
5 69 (26.34%) Continuous Integration
6 64 (24.43%) MVC
7 34 (12.98%) OOP
8 30 (11.45%) Configuration Management
9 28 (10.69%) Load Balancing
10 23 (8.78%) Scrum
11 19 (7.25%) Capacity Planning
12 17 (6.49%) Kanban
13 16 (6.11%) Mentoring
13 16 (6.11%) Analytics
13 16 (6.11%) iOS Development
14 15 (5.73%) Project Management
14 15 (5.73%) Technical Architecture
15 14 (5.34%) Android Development
16 13 (4.96%) Release Management
17 11 (4.20%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 91 (34.73%) Java
2 90 (34.35%) JavaScript
3 81 (30.92%) Python
4 80 (30.53%) Ruby
5 78 (29.77%) PHP
6 71 (27.10%) SQL
7 57 (21.76%) C#
8 54 (20.61%) Perl
9 50 (19.08%) T-SQL
10 40 (15.27%) Bash Shell
11 19 (7.25%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.91%) Clojure
13 4 (1.53%) RubyMotion
14 3 (1.15%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.15%) Scala
14 3 (1.15%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.15%) C++
15 2 (0.76%) C
16 1 (0.38%) R
16 1 (0.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (4.96%) Degree
2 6 (2.29%) RHCE
3 5 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.91%) MCSE
4 3 (1.15%) CCNA
4 3 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.49%) QA
2 6 (2.29%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (8.40%) Xen
1 22 (8.40%) Varnish
2 19 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.20%) KVM
4 9 (3.44%) HDFS
5 8 (3.05%) NFS
6 7 (2.67%) Active Directory
7 6 (2.29%) Docker
8 5 (1.91%) XenApp
9 3 (1.15%) Squid
9 3 (1.15%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.76%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.38%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 98 (37.40%) Puppet
2 94 (35.88%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (17.18%) ZABBIX
4 36 (13.74%) Nagios
5 35 (13.36%) Salt
6 20 (7.63%) Cacti
7 19 (7.25%) HAProxy
8 13 (4.96%) Vagrant
9 10 (3.82%) Ganglia
10 9 (3.44%) Capistrano
11 5 (1.91%) CFEngine
12 4 (1.53%) logstash
13 3 (1.15%) YUM
13 3 (1.15%) Ansible
14 2 (0.76%) collectd
14 2 (0.76%) StatsD
14 2 (0.76%) Check_MK
15 1 (0.38%) Scalr
15 1 (0.38%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 68 (25.95%) Red Hat
2 63 (24.05%) Microsoft
3 42 (16.03%) VMware
4 26 (9.92%) Oracle
5 15 (5.73%) SaltStack
6 14 (5.34%) Cisco
7 11 (4.20%) Google
8 9 (3.44%) Business Objects
8 9 (3.44%) Sitecore
9 6 (2.29%) EMC
9 6 (2.29%) Citrix
10 5 (1.91%) NetApp
11 4 (1.53%) Lotus
12 3 (1.15%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.15%) Sun
12 3 (1.15%) SoftLayer
12 3 (1.15%) Vyatta
13 1 (0.38%) Splunk
13 1 (0.38%) SunGard
13 1 (0.38%) HP
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
tcpl
Salary: Attractive Basic
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum good pension health care life assura
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £110,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus + package + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum 15% bonus and great holidays + enter
Posted: 4 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum 30% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, 25 days, training
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
tcpl
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 23 days ago