The table below looks at the statistics for Rackspace Cloud skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace Cloud over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace Cloud
Rank 882 864 828
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -36
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 11 43 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.037% 0.042%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.12% 0.60% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10 42 27
Average salary £35,000 £46,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.32% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,750 £41,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,750 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-32.35% -10.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Cloud Services Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
9020 7158 4974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.24% 6.24% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7362 5612 4260
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%

Rackspace Cloud
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Rackspace Cloud Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Rackspace Cloud
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud within the UK.

Rackspace Cloud Salary Trend in the UK

Rackspace Cloud
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Rackspace Cloud Salary Histogram in the UK

Rackspace Cloud
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
England -28 10 £32,500 -27.77% 3
West Midlands - 5 £25,000 -
London -18 3 £65,000 +36.84% 2
South East +10 2 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Horsham +2 2 £37,500 -11.76%
West Sussex -4 2 £37,500 -18.91%
Warwickshire - 2 £25,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £32,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £38,500 -
Scotland - 1 £38,500 -

Rackspace Cloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Rackspace Cloud 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 Cloud.

1 20 (76.92%) Rackspace
2 14 (53.85%) Linux
3 13 (50.00%) Python
3 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (46.15%) Ruby
5 11 (42.31%) MySQL
5 11 (42.31%) jQuery
5 11 (42.31%) Puppet
6 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (38.46%) PHP
7 9 (34.62%) Smarty
8 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
8 8 (30.77%) DevOps
8 8 (30.77%) .NET
9 7 (26.92%) CentOS
10 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (23.08%) Java
10 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
10 6 (23.08%) QA
11 5 (19.23%) Symfony
11 5 (19.23%) Windows
11 5 (19.23%) OO
11 5 (19.23%) WordPress
11 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (19.23%) PHP5
11 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
11 5 (19.23%) OO PHP

Rackspace Cloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Rackspace Cloud 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 Cloud. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) WordPress
2 4 (15.38%) nginx
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
2 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.54%) JBoss
4 2 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (7.69%) Jetty
4 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.85%) CMS
5 1 (3.85%) Drupal
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
1 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.85%) SMTP
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (7.69%) HBase
2 2 (7.69%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.54%) Hudson
4 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
4 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
1 10 (38.46%) PHP Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (19.23%) Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
3 4 (15.38%) PHP Web Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 4 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Big Data Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Data Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) jQuery
2 9 (34.62%) Smarty
3 8 (30.77%) .NET
4 5 (19.23%) Symfony
5 4 (15.38%) HTML
5 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 4 (15.38%) CSS
5 4 (15.38%) XML
5 4 (15.38%) Flash
5 4 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (15.38%) HTML5
5 4 (15.38%) CSS3
6 2 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Private Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) CentOS
3 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Windows
5 2 (7.69%) UNIX
5 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) DevOps
2 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 5 (19.23%) OO
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (19.23%) OO PHP
4 4 (15.38%) Information Architecture
4 4 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (15.38%) SEO
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) MVC
6 2 (7.69%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) SDLC
6 2 (7.69%) Auto-Scaling
6 2 (7.69%) BDD
6 2 (7.69%) Analytics
7 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL
7 1 (3.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Python
2 12 (46.15%) Ruby
3 10 (38.46%) PHP
4 6 (23.08%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 5 (19.23%) PHP5
5 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
6 4 (15.38%) C#
6 4 (15.38%) SQL
6 4 (15.38%) ActionScript
7 3 (11.54%) Perl
8 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Varnish
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (42.31%) Puppet
3 4 (15.38%) Ansible
4 2 (7.69%) Nagios
4 2 (7.69%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Rackspace
2 2 (7.69%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.85%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) Yahoo!
3 1 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) Zend
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Andover
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago