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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace Cloud
Rank 866 877 850
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -27
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 17 30 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.026% 0.034%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.20% 0.43% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 21
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £59,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 - £40,000

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
8639 6995 4633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.09% 5.96% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6934 5752 3947
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Rackspace Cloud Salary Histogram in the UK

Rackspace Cloud
Top 6 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 22 May 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 +22 17 £55,000 +4.76% 7
London +29 14 £55,000 +4.76% 7
West Sussex - 3 £37,500 -
Horsham - 3 £37,500 -
South East - 3 £37,500 -
City of London +36 1 £55,000 +10.00%

Rackspace Cloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 44 (83.02%) Linux
2 38 (71.70%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (64.15%) DevOps
3 34 (64.15%) E-Commerce
3 34 (64.15%) Git (software)
4 33 (62.26%) .NET
5 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (54.72%) JavaScript
7 28 (52.83%) Windows
8 27 (50.94%) QA
9 26 (49.06%) C#
9 26 (49.06%) Continuous Delivery
10 25 (47.17%) Amazon AWS
11 24 (45.28%) TeamCity
11 24 (45.28%) MVC
11 24 (45.28%) Puppet
12 23 (43.40%) jQuery
13 22 (41.51%) SQL
13 22 (41.51%) Web Services
13 22 (41.51%) Open Source
13 22 (41.51%) Rackspace
14 21 (39.62%) Blog
15 18 (33.96%) HTML
16 16 (30.19%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (30.19%) KnockoutJS
16 16 (30.19%) SpecFlow
16 16 (30.19%) BDD
17 15 (28.30%) Jenkins
17 15 (28.30%) Mobile App
17 15 (28.30%) TDD

Rackspace Cloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (24.53%) nginx
2 11 (20.75%) IIS
2 11 (20.75%) Apache
3 6 (11.32%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.55%) Node.js
5 3 (5.66%) WordPress
5 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.66%) ColdFusion
5 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.77%) JBoss
6 2 (3.77%) Jetty
7 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (47.17%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (18.87%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.66%) Route 53
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.77%) GitHub
5 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) Firewall
2 7 (13.21%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (5.66%) NAS
3 3 (5.66%) SSL
3 3 (5.66%) NetScreen
3 3 (5.66%) SMTP
3 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.66%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) MySQL
2 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.77%) Apache Accumulo
3 2 (3.77%) MariaDB
3 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.77%) Big Data
3 2 (3.77%) HBase
4 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (64.15%) Git (software)
2 24 (45.28%) TeamCity
3 16 (30.19%) SpecFlow
4 15 (28.30%) Jenkins
5 8 (15.09%) JMeter
5 8 (15.09%) NUnit
5 8 (15.09%) QUnit
5 8 (15.09%) WebDriver
6 4 (7.55%) Subversion
7 3 (5.66%) Hudson
General
1 7 (13.21%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) Administrator
3 8 (15.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Operations Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (13.21%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (11.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Junior
8 2 (3.77%) Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Data Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) DevOps Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (62.26%) .NET
2 23 (43.40%) jQuery
3 22 (41.51%) Web Services
4 18 (33.96%) HTML
5 16 (30.19%) KnockoutJS
6 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET
7 13 (24.53%) Velocity
7 13 (24.53%) Ajax
7 13 (24.53%) CSS
7 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (7.55%) LAMP
8 4 (7.55%) RESTful
8 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
8 4 (7.55%) Sass
8 4 (7.55%) LESS
8 4 (7.55%) HTML5
8 4 (7.55%) WebSockets
9 3 (5.66%) Smarty
9 3 (5.66%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 22 (41.51%) Open Source
2 21 (39.62%) Blog
3 15 (28.30%) Mobile App
4 6 (11.32%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.77%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.89%) Social Media
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 44 (83.02%) Linux
2 28 (52.83%) Windows
3 10 (18.87%) UNIX
4 9 (16.98%) CentOS
4 9 (16.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.77%) Android
5 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.89%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) DevOps
1 34 (64.15%) E-Commerce
2 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (49.06%) Continuous Delivery
4 24 (45.28%) MVC
5 16 (30.19%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (30.19%) BDD
6 15 (28.30%) TDD
7 14 (26.42%) Pair Programming
8 13 (24.53%) Mobile Application Development
9 8 (15.09%) Automated Testing
9 8 (15.09%) Manual Testing
9 8 (15.09%) Agile Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Migration
11 3 (5.66%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (5.66%) OO PHP
11 3 (5.66%) OO
12 2 (3.77%) OOP
12 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
12 2 (3.77%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 29 (54.72%) JavaScript
2 26 (49.06%) C#
3 22 (41.51%) SQL
4 9 (16.98%) Ruby
4 9 (16.98%) Python
5 8 (15.09%) PHP
6 7 (13.21%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.66%) PHP5
8 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.89%) Java
9 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (50.94%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Docker
2 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.66%) Varnish
3 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.66%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.89%) vSphere
4 1 (1.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 38 (71.70%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (45.28%) Puppet
3 10 (18.87%) Nagios
4 8 (15.09%) ZABBIX
4 8 (15.09%) Pingdom
5 4 (7.55%) Ansible
6 2 (3.77%) Ganglia
6 2 (3.77%) systemd
7 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Rackspace
2 12 (22.64%) New Relic
3 8 (15.09%) Incapsula
4 4 (7.55%) VMware
5 3 (5.66%) Google
6 2 (3.77%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.89%) Marketo
7 1 (1.89%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (1.89%) Yahoo!
7 1 (1.89%) Zend
7 1 (1.89%) IBM
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.89%) Citrix
7 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle
7 1 (1.89%) SAP
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