The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace Cloud
Rank 875 831 902
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +71
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 40 38 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.035% 0.002%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.68% 0.93% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 36 22 2
Average salary £48,250 £47,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.04% +46.92%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
Cloud Services Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5867 4096 3377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.99% 3.76% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4718 3528 2909
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 July 2014 within the UK.

Rackspace Cloud Salary Histogram in the UK

Rackspace Cloud
Top 14 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 24 July 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
England -22 40 £48,250 +1.57% 1
London -26 32 £50,000 -9.09% 1
South East -32 6 £42,500 +6.25%
City of London -6 4 £50,000 +2.04%
East Sussex - 4 £41,875 -
Brighton - 3 £41,250 -
Bristol - 1 £27,500 -
Fordingbridge - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £37,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £37,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £37,000 -
South West - 1 £27,500 -

Rackspace Cloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 70 (90.91%) Linux
2 63 (81.82%) DevOps
3 53 (68.83%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (64.94%) Git (software)
5 43 (55.84%) Windows
5 43 (55.84%) JavaScript
6 42 (54.55%) .NET
7 41 (53.25%) C#
8 40 (51.95%) MVC
9 38 (49.35%) E-Commerce
10 37 (48.05%) Rackspace
11 36 (46.75%) TeamCity
12 30 (38.96%) jQuery
13 29 (37.66%) Open Source
14 28 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
14 28 (36.36%) SpecFlow
14 28 (36.36%) BDD
14 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (36.36%) TDD
14 28 (36.36%) Pair Programming
15 27 (35.06%) Python
15 27 (35.06%) MySQL
16 26 (33.77%) QA
17 24 (31.17%) nginx
18 23 (29.87%) Automated Testing
19 22 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (28.57%) ASP.NET
19 22 (28.57%) Social Media
20 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
20 21 (27.27%) Marketing

Rackspace Cloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 24 (31.17%) nginx
2 19 (24.68%) Apache
3 16 (20.78%) IIS
4 11 (14.29%) Drupal
4 11 (14.29%) WordPress
5 8 (10.39%) CMS
5 8 (10.39%) Tomcat
6 7 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (6.49%) Apache Solr
7 5 (6.49%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (3.90%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (3.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Office
2 2 (2.60%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.97%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (12.99%) SaaS
4 8 (10.39%) GitHub
5 6 (7.79%) CloudFront
5 6 (7.79%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.18%) Firewall
2 8 (10.39%) DNS
3 4 (5.19%) Network Security
3 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.90%) POP3
4 3 (3.90%) SMTP
4 3 (3.90%) ICMP
5 1 (1.30%) SSL
5 1 (1.30%) VPN
5 1 (1.30%) LAN
5 1 (1.30%) WAN
5 1 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (35.06%) MySQL
2 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 12 (15.58%) MongoDB
4 10 (12.99%) Big Data
5 9 (11.69%) NoSQL
6 8 (10.39%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (9.09%) RavenDB
8 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
9 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (2.60%) CouchDB
10 2 (2.60%) Riak
10 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 50 (64.94%) Git (software)
2 36 (46.75%) TeamCity
3 28 (36.36%) SpecFlow
4 10 (12.99%) JMeter
5 7 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 7 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 7 (9.09%) QUnit
5 7 (9.09%) Subversion
5 7 (9.09%) NUnit
6 3 (3.90%) JIRA
7 2 (2.60%) PhoneGap
7 2 (2.60%) Xcode
8 1 (1.30%) Selenium
8 1 (1.30%) Hudson
8 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.30%) Xdebug
General
1 21 (27.27%) Marketing
2 6 (7.79%) Games
3 3 (3.90%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Advertising
4 1 (1.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (38.96%) Developer
2 17 (22.08%) .NET Developer
3 15 (19.48%) C# Developer
3 15 (19.48%) C# .NET Developer
3 15 (19.48%) Agile .NET Developer
3 15 (19.48%) Agile C# Developer
4 13 (16.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Administrator
5 9 (11.69%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (11.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (11.69%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (10.39%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.90%) Architect
9 3 (3.90%) Systems Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Systems Architect
10 2 (2.60%) Python Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Senior Python Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (54.55%) .NET
2 30 (38.96%) jQuery
3 28 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
4 22 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (25.97%) LAMP
6 20 (25.97%) CSS
6 20 (25.97%) HTML
7 19 (24.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 16 (20.78%) Ajax
9 15 (19.48%) Django
10 13 (16.88%) Web Services
11 6 (7.79%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (7.79%) Velocity
11 6 (7.79%) WSGI
12 3 (3.90%) Regular Expression
12 3 (3.90%) Memcached
13 2 (2.60%) Play Framework
13 2 (2.60%) HTML5
13 2 (2.60%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (37.66%) Open Source
2 22 (28.57%) Social Media
3 19 (24.68%) Blog
4 10 (12.99%) Mobile App
5 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.90%) Replication
7 1 (1.30%) W3C
7 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 70 (90.91%) Linux
2 43 (55.84%) Windows
3 16 (20.78%) Ubuntu
4 11 (14.29%) Debian
5 8 (10.39%) Android
5 8 (10.39%) UNIX
5 8 (10.39%) Apple iOS
6 7 (9.09%) CentOS
6 7 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.90%) Mac OS X
7 3 (3.90%) FreeBSD
8 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (81.82%) DevOps
2 40 (51.95%) MVC
3 38 (49.35%) E-Commerce
4 28 (36.36%) BDD
4 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (36.36%) TDD
4 28 (36.36%) Pair Programming
5 23 (29.87%) Automated Testing
6 22 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (19.48%) Domain-Driven Design
8 8 (10.39%) Load Balancing
9 7 (9.09%) Analytics
9 7 (9.09%) Agile Testing
10 6 (7.79%) UML
10 6 (7.79%) Configuration Management
10 6 (7.79%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (7.79%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (7.79%) Android Development
10 6 (7.79%) iOS Development
11 5 (6.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.84%) JavaScript
2 41 (53.25%) C#
3 27 (35.06%) Python
4 18 (23.38%) Ruby
5 17 (22.08%) PHP
6 16 (20.78%) SQL
6 16 (20.78%) Java
7 8 (10.39%) Bash Shell
8 6 (7.79%) C++
9 2 (2.60%) Scala
9 2 (2.60%) Haskell
9 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.60%) C
9 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (33.77%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) WCAG
2 1 (1.30%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) Varnish
2 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 53 (68.83%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (22.08%) Puppet
3 15 (19.48%) ZABBIX
4 13 (16.88%) Nagios
5 8 (10.39%) Capistrano
5 8 (10.39%) Pingdom
6 6 (7.79%) Vagrant
7 5 (6.49%) Ansible
8 3 (3.90%) Ganglia
8 3 (3.90%) Salt
8 3 (3.90%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.30%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 37 (48.05%) Rackspace
2 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
3 14 (18.18%) VMware
4 10 (12.99%) New Relic
5 8 (10.39%) Red Hat
5 8 (10.39%) Incapsula
6 7 (9.09%) Sitecore
7 3 (3.90%) Cisco
7 3 (3.90%) Lotus
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle
9 1 (1.30%) Citrix
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago