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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace Cloud
Rank 835 839 855
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 31 36 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.035% 0.028%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.49% 0.77% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 31
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £73,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
6313 4652 3941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.06% 4.46% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5119 3828 3403
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 January 2015 within the UK.

Rackspace Cloud Salary Histogram in the UK

Rackspace Cloud
Top 16 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 January 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
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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 +11 31 £40,000 -20.00% 4
London -8 26 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Warwickshire - 2 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
Warrington +3 1 £35,000 +20.68%
City of London +2 1 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Cheshire -4 1 £35,000 +20.68%
North West -6 1 £35,000 +20.68%
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
East of England - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £40,000 -
Warwick - 1 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Loughborough - 1 £40,000 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 £40,000 -

Rackspace Cloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 72 (92.31%) Linux
2 54 (69.23%) DevOps
3 52 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
4 47 (60.26%) E-Commerce
5 44 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (55.13%) .NET
7 42 (53.85%) JavaScript
7 42 (53.85%) QA
8 41 (52.56%) Git (software)
9 40 (51.28%) Windows
10 37 (47.44%) C#
11 35 (44.87%) Web Services
11 35 (44.87%) MVC
12 33 (42.31%) TeamCity
12 33 (42.31%) Open Source
13 32 (41.03%) Rackspace
14 28 (35.90%) Puppet
15 27 (34.62%) jQuery
15 27 (34.62%) HTML
15 27 (34.62%) SQL
16 26 (33.33%) Python
16 26 (33.33%) Blog
17 23 (29.49%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (29.49%) BDD
17 23 (29.49%) KnockoutJS
17 23 (29.49%) SpecFlow
17 23 (29.49%) CSS
18 22 (28.21%) TDD
18 22 (28.21%) LAMP
18 22 (28.21%) CentOS

Rackspace Cloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 17 (21.79%) Apache
2 14 (17.95%) nginx
3 13 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 12 (15.38%) IIS
5 8 (10.26%) WordPress
6 6 (7.69%) OpenStack
7 5 (6.41%) Drupal
8 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (3.85%) MS Exchange
8 3 (3.85%) ColdFusion
9 2 (2.56%) CMS
9 2 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (2.56%) Node.js
10 1 (1.28%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
10 1 (1.28%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.28%) CloudStack
10 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.28%) MS Office
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.97%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (6.41%) Amazon S3
4 4 (5.13%) GitHub
4 4 (5.13%) SoftLayer
5 3 (3.85%) SaaS
5 3 (3.85%) Route 53
6 2 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.95%) Firewall
2 7 (8.97%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.13%) SMTP
4 4 (5.13%) DNS
4 4 (5.13%) SSL
5 3 (3.85%) NAS
5 3 (3.85%) NetScreen
6 1 (1.28%) OpenVPN
6 1 (1.28%) ICMP
6 1 (1.28%) POP3
6 1 (1.28%) VPN
6 1 (1.28%) SSH
6 1 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) Big Data
2 11 (14.10%) MySQL
3 7 (8.97%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (6.41%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.56%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.56%) RavenDB
6 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.28%) Riak
Development Applications
1 41 (52.56%) Git (software)
2 33 (42.31%) TeamCity
3 23 (29.49%) SpecFlow
4 14 (17.95%) Jenkins
4 14 (17.95%) JMeter
5 13 (16.67%) QUnit
5 13 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 9 (11.54%) NUnit
7 8 (10.26%) Subversion
8 2 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.56%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.28%) Hudson
9 1 (1.28%) Webistrano
9 1 (1.28%) JIRA
9 1 (1.28%) Xcode
General
1 13 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (1.28%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Legal
2 1 (1.28%) Games
2 1 (1.28%) Banking
2 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (38.46%) Administrator
2 27 (34.62%) Systems Administrator
3 26 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 26 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
4 16 (20.51%) Developer
5 10 (12.82%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 5 (6.41%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.41%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Technical Administrator
9 2 (2.56%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.56%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Architect
9 2 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (55.13%) .NET
2 35 (44.87%) Web Services
3 27 (34.62%) HTML
3 27 (34.62%) jQuery
4 23 (29.49%) CSS
4 23 (29.49%) KnockoutJS
5 22 (28.21%) LAMP
6 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET
7 18 (23.08%) Ajax
7 18 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (21.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 17 (21.79%) Velocity
9 10 (12.82%) Django
10 5 (6.41%) HTML5
11 4 (5.13%) Sass
11 4 (5.13%) LESS
12 3 (3.85%) RESTful
13 2 (2.56%) CGI
13 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
13 2 (2.56%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 33 (42.31%) Open Source
2 26 (33.33%) Blog
3 19 (24.36%) Mobile App
4 11 (14.10%) Social Media
5 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.56%) FMCG
7 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.28%) Online Games
7 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 72 (92.31%) Linux
2 40 (51.28%) Windows
3 22 (28.21%) CentOS
4 16 (20.51%) Ubuntu
5 14 (17.95%) Debian
6 12 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (12.82%) UNIX
8 1 (1.28%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.28%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (69.23%) DevOps
2 47 (60.26%) E-Commerce
3 44 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (44.87%) MVC
5 23 (29.49%) BDD
5 23 (29.49%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (28.21%) TDD
7 18 (23.08%) Pair Programming
8 17 (21.79%) Mobile Application Development
9 15 (19.23%) Automated Testing
10 10 (12.82%) Analytics
11 9 (11.54%) Manual Testing
11 9 (11.54%) Agile Testing
12 5 (6.41%) Migration
13 4 (5.13%) Scrum
13 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
14 3 (3.85%) OOP
15 2 (2.56%) Project Management
15 2 (2.56%) Asset Management
15 2 (2.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 37 (47.44%) C#
3 27 (34.62%) SQL
4 26 (33.33%) Python
5 17 (21.79%) Ruby
6 16 (20.51%) Bash Shell
7 11 (14.10%) PHP
7 11 (14.10%) Java
8 3 (3.85%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.56%) C
10 1 (1.28%) C++
10 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (53.85%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.13%) Xen
3 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.85%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.56%) Docker
5 1 (1.28%) XenServer
5 1 (1.28%) vSphere
5 1 (1.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 52 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (35.90%) Puppet
3 15 (19.23%) ZABBIX
4 14 (17.95%) Nagios
5 10 (12.82%) Pingdom
6 5 (6.41%) Salt
7 4 (5.13%) Ganglia
7 4 (5.13%) Graphite
8 2 (2.56%) CFEngine
8 2 (2.56%) systemd
9 1 (1.28%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.28%) Ansible
9 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.28%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 32 (41.03%) Rackspace
2 19 (24.36%) VMware
3 12 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 12 (15.38%) New Relic
4 10 (12.82%) Incapsula
5 3 (3.85%) Google
6 2 (2.56%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.56%) DigitalOcean
6 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.56%) Sun
7 1 (1.28%) Citrix
7 1 (1.28%) Lotus
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle
7 1 (1.28%) SAP
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco
7 1 (1.28%) IBM
7 1 (1.28%) Marketo
7 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.28%) Perforce
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
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Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
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