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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace Cloud
Rank 874 843 894
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +51
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 39 39 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.036% 0.002%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.67% 0.95% 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
5818 4101 3368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.97% 3.77% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4671 3531 2903
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 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £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 28 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 28 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 -25 39 £48,250 +1.57% 3
London -54 31 £50,000 -9.09% 3
South East +6 6 £42,500 +6.25%
City of London -15 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 28 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 69 (90.79%) Linux
2 62 (81.58%) DevOps
3 52 (68.42%) Opscode Chef
4 49 (64.47%) Git (software)
5 42 (55.26%) Windows
5 42 (55.26%) JavaScript
6 41 (53.95%) .NET
7 40 (52.63%) C#
8 39 (51.32%) MVC
9 37 (48.68%) E-Commerce
9 37 (48.68%) Rackspace
10 35 (46.05%) TeamCity
11 29 (38.16%) jQuery
12 28 (36.84%) Open Source
13 27 (35.53%) KnockoutJS
13 27 (35.53%) SpecFlow
13 27 (35.53%) BDD
13 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (35.53%) TDD
13 27 (35.53%) Pair Programming
13 27 (35.53%) Python
13 27 (35.53%) MySQL
14 25 (32.89%) QA
15 24 (31.58%) nginx
16 22 (28.95%) Social Media
16 22 (28.95%) Automated Testing
17 21 (27.63%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (27.63%) ASP.NET
18 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
18 20 (26.32%) Marketing

Rackspace Cloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (31.58%) nginx
2 19 (25.00%) Apache
3 16 (21.05%) IIS
4 11 (14.47%) Drupal
4 11 (14.47%) WordPress
5 8 (10.53%) Tomcat
5 8 (10.53%) CMS
6 7 (9.21%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (6.58%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (6.58%) Apache Solr
8 3 (3.95%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (3.95%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Office
2 2 (2.63%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (13.16%) SaaS
4 8 (10.53%) GitHub
5 6 (7.89%) CloudFront
5 6 (7.89%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.42%) Firewall
2 8 (10.53%) DNS
3 4 (5.26%) Network Security
3 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.95%) POP3
4 3 (3.95%) SMTP
4 3 (3.95%) ICMP
5 1 (1.32%) SSL
5 1 (1.32%) VPN
5 1 (1.32%) LAN
5 1 (1.32%) WAN
5 1 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (35.53%) MySQL
2 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
3 12 (15.79%) MongoDB
4 10 (13.16%) Big Data
5 9 (11.84%) NoSQL
6 8 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (9.21%) RavenDB
8 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (3.95%) Hadoop
9 3 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (2.63%) Riak
10 2 (2.63%) CouchDB
10 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 49 (64.47%) Git (software)
2 35 (46.05%) TeamCity
3 27 (35.53%) SpecFlow
4 9 (11.84%) JMeter
5 7 (9.21%) Jenkins
5 7 (9.21%) Subversion
6 6 (7.89%) NUnit
6 6 (7.89%) QUnit
6 6 (7.89%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.95%) JIRA
8 2 (2.63%) PhoneGap
8 2 (2.63%) Xcode
9 1 (1.32%) Selenium
9 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.32%) Hudson
9 1 (1.32%) Xdebug
General
1 20 (26.32%) Marketing
2 6 (7.89%) Games
3 3 (3.95%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Advertising
4 1 (1.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (39.47%) Developer
2 17 (22.37%) .NET Developer
3 15 (19.74%) C# Developer
3 15 (19.74%) C# .NET Developer
3 15 (19.74%) Agile .NET Developer
3 15 (19.74%) Agile C# Developer
4 13 (17.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (11.84%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (11.84%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (11.84%) Administrator
6 8 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.95%) Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Systems Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Systems Architect
10 2 (2.63%) Java Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Python Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (53.95%) .NET
2 29 (38.16%) jQuery
3 27 (35.53%) KnockoutJS
4 21 (27.63%) ASP.NET
5 20 (26.32%) LAMP
5 20 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (25.00%) CSS
6 19 (25.00%) HTML
7 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 15 (19.74%) Django
8 15 (19.74%) Ajax
9 13 (17.11%) Web Services
10 6 (7.89%) Velocity
10 6 (7.89%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (7.89%) WSGI
11 3 (3.95%) Memcached
11 3 (3.95%) Regular Expression
12 2 (2.63%) Play Framework
12 2 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (2.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 28 (36.84%) Open Source
2 22 (28.95%) Social Media
3 18 (23.68%) Blog
4 10 (13.16%) Mobile App
5 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.95%) Replication
7 1 (1.32%) W3C
7 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 69 (90.79%) Linux
2 42 (55.26%) Windows
3 16 (21.05%) Ubuntu
4 11 (14.47%) Debian
5 8 (10.53%) UNIX
5 8 (10.53%) Android
5 8 (10.53%) Apple iOS
6 7 (9.21%) CentOS
6 7 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.95%) Mac OS X
7 3 (3.95%) FreeBSD
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (81.58%) DevOps
2 39 (51.32%) MVC
3 37 (48.68%) E-Commerce
4 27 (35.53%) BDD
4 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (35.53%) TDD
4 27 (35.53%) Pair Programming
5 22 (28.95%) Automated Testing
6 21 (27.63%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (19.74%) Domain-Driven Design
8 8 (10.53%) Load Balancing
9 7 (9.21%) Analytics
10 6 (7.89%) UML
10 6 (7.89%) Configuration Management
10 6 (7.89%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (7.89%) Agile Testing
10 6 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (7.89%) Android Development
10 6 (7.89%) iOS Development
11 5 (6.58%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (55.26%) JavaScript
2 40 (52.63%) C#
3 27 (35.53%) Python
4 18 (23.68%) Ruby
5 17 (22.37%) PHP
6 16 (21.05%) SQL
6 16 (21.05%) Java
7 8 (10.53%) Bash Shell
8 6 (7.89%) C++
9 2 (2.63%) Scala
9 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.63%) Haskell
9 2 (2.63%) C
9 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (32.89%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) WCAG
2 1 (1.32%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Varnish
2 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.95%) Xen
Systems Management
1 52 (68.42%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (22.37%) Puppet
3 15 (19.74%) ZABBIX
4 13 (17.11%) Nagios
5 8 (10.53%) Capistrano
5 8 (10.53%) Pingdom
6 6 (7.89%) Vagrant
7 5 (6.58%) Ansible
8 3 (3.95%) Ganglia
8 3 (3.95%) Salt
8 3 (3.95%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.32%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 37 (48.68%) Rackspace
2 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 14 (18.42%) VMware
4 10 (13.16%) New Relic
5 8 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 8 (10.53%) Incapsula
6 7 (9.21%) Sitecore
7 3 (3.95%) Cisco
7 3 (3.95%) Lotus
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle
9 1 (1.32%) Citrix
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago