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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace Cloud
Rank 867 848 855
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 30 42 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.038% 0.026%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.48% 0.90% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 30
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
6248 4664 3917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.58% 4.26% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5151 3837 3406
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Rackspace Cloud Salary Histogram in the UK

Rackspace Cloud
Top 11 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 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
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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 -14 30 £45,000 -10.00% 1
London +13 26 £46,250 -21.27% 1
Loughborough - 2 £36,500 -
Leicestershire - 2 £36,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £36,500 -
Warrington +4 1 £35,000 +20.68%
North West -8 1 £35,000 +20.68%
Cheshire -8 1 £35,000 +20.68%
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

Rackspace Cloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 72 (90.00%) Linux
2 54 (67.50%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (66.25%) DevOps
4 41 (51.25%) Rackspace
5 38 (47.50%) Python
6 37 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (45.00%) E-Commerce
7 36 (45.00%) QA
8 34 (42.50%) LAMP
9 33 (41.25%) JavaScript
9 33 (41.25%) Git (software)
10 31 (38.75%) Windows
11 30 (37.50%) Web Services
11 30 (37.50%) .NET
12 29 (36.25%) Puppet
13 27 (33.75%) CentOS
13 27 (33.75%) VMware
14 26 (32.50%) C#
14 26 (32.50%) Ruby
14 26 (32.50%) Open Source
15 24 (30.00%) Ubuntu
15 24 (30.00%) MVC
15 24 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (28.75%) Big Data
16 23 (28.75%) Bash Shell
16 23 (28.75%) HTML
17 22 (27.50%) Debian
17 22 (27.50%) TeamCity
18 21 (26.25%) Amazon AWS
18 21 (26.25%) CSS

Rackspace Cloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 15 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 13 (16.25%) Apache
2 13 (16.25%) Drupal
2 13 (16.25%) WordPress
2 13 (16.25%) nginx
3 9 (11.25%) OpenStack
4 7 (8.75%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (8.75%) CMS
5 6 (7.50%) IIS
6 4 (5.00%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (5.00%) Apache Solr
6 4 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.25%) CloudStack
7 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (26.25%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (13.75%) SaaS
3 7 (8.75%) SoftLayer
4 5 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (6.25%) GitHub
5 2 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (2.50%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) Firewall
2 7 (8.75%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.00%) POP3
4 4 (5.00%) SMTP
4 4 (5.00%) Network Security
4 4 (5.00%) ICMP
5 1 (1.25%) OpenVPN
5 1 (1.25%) SSH
5 1 (1.25%) LAN
5 1 (1.25%) WAN
5 1 (1.25%) VPN
5 1 (1.25%) DNS
5 1 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.75%) Big Data
2 20 (25.00%) MySQL
3 12 (15.00%) MongoDB
4 10 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 8 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (10.00%) Hadoop
6 7 (8.75%) RavenDB
7 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
7 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.25%) Redis
8 1 (1.25%) Riak
Development Applications
1 33 (41.25%) Git (software)
2 22 (27.50%) TeamCity
3 16 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 16 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 12 (15.00%) JMeter
5 8 (10.00%) Subversion
5 8 (10.00%) QUnit
5 8 (10.00%) WebDriver
6 4 (5.00%) Webistrano
6 4 (5.00%) JIRA
6 4 (5.00%) NUnit
7 2 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.50%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.50%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.25%) Hudson
8 1 (1.25%) Selenium
8 1 (1.25%) Xcode
General
1 14 (17.50%) Marketing
2 4 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (1.25%) Advertising
3 1 (1.25%) Games
3 1 (1.25%) Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (41.25%) Systems Administrator
1 33 (41.25%) Administrator
2 32 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 32 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
3 14 (17.50%) Developer
4 11 (13.75%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 5 (6.25%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.25%) Architect
6 5 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.00%) Systems Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Systems Manager
8 3 (3.75%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.50%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (42.50%) LAMP
2 30 (37.50%) Web Services
2 30 (37.50%) .NET
3 23 (28.75%) HTML
4 21 (26.25%) CSS
5 18 (22.50%) jQuery
6 16 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
7 15 (18.75%) Django
7 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET
8 12 (15.00%) Ajax
8 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 11 (13.75%) Velocity
10 4 (5.00%) Regular Expression
10 4 (5.00%) Memcached
11 3 (3.75%) HTML5
12 2 (2.50%) WSGI
12 2 (2.50%) Sass
12 2 (2.50%) LESS
12 2 (2.50%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.50%) Open Source
2 15 (18.75%) Social Media
2 15 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 15 (18.75%) Blog
3 4 (5.00%) Replication
4 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.50%) FMCG
6 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.25%) Online Games
6 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 72 (90.00%) Linux
2 31 (38.75%) Windows
3 27 (33.75%) CentOS
4 24 (30.00%) Ubuntu
5 22 (27.50%) Debian
6 12 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (7.50%) UNIX
8 4 (5.00%) FreeBSD
8 4 (5.00%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (66.25%) DevOps
2 37 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (45.00%) E-Commerce
4 24 (30.00%) MVC
4 24 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (20.00%) TDD
5 16 (20.00%) BDD
6 15 (18.75%) Analytics
7 11 (13.75%) Mobile Application Development
7 11 (13.75%) Pair Programming
7 11 (13.75%) Automated Testing
8 7 (8.75%) Scrum
9 5 (6.25%) Migration
9 5 (6.25%) ITIL
10 4 (5.00%) B2B
10 4 (5.00%) B2C
10 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.00%) Data Security
10 4 (5.00%) Manual Testing
10 4 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (47.50%) Python
2 33 (41.25%) JavaScript
3 26 (32.50%) C#
3 26 (32.50%) Ruby
4 23 (28.75%) Bash Shell
5 17 (21.25%) Java
5 17 (21.25%) SQL
6 14 (17.50%) PHP
7 3 (3.75%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.50%) C
9 1 (1.25%) C++
9 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (45.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.75%) Xen
3 5 (6.25%) Varnish
4 1 (1.25%) XenServer
4 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 54 (67.50%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (36.25%) Puppet
3 17 (21.25%) ZABBIX
4 13 (16.25%) Nagios
5 8 (10.00%) Capistrano
5 8 (10.00%) Salt
6 7 (8.75%) Graphite
6 7 (8.75%) Ganglia
7 6 (7.50%) Pingdom
8 5 (6.25%) Ansible
9 4 (5.00%) Vagrant
9 4 (5.00%) HAProxy
10 2 (2.50%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 41 (51.25%) Rackspace
2 27 (33.75%) VMware
3 17 (21.25%) Red Hat
4 7 (8.75%) Sitecore
4 7 (8.75%) New Relic
5 6 (7.50%) Incapsula
6 4 (5.00%) DigitalOcean
6 4 (5.00%) Lotus
6 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.00%) Cisco
7 2 (2.50%) Sun
7 2 (2.50%) Citrix
7 2 (2.50%) Google
8 1 (1.25%) Marketo
8 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.25%) Perforce
8 1 (1.25%) IBM
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle
8 1 (1.25%) SAP
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
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