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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace Cloud
Rank 916 901 903
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 19 36 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.034% 0.032%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.18% 0.44% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 16
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,100 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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
10550 8205 5931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.42% 7.71% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8888 6674 4802
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
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 10 February 2016 within the UK.

Rackspace Cloud Salary Histogram in the UK

Rackspace Cloud
Top 9 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 10 February 2016. 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 +3 19 £47,500 +18.75%
London -9 13 £48,750 +8.33%
South East - 5 £40,000 -
Surrey - 5 £40,000 -
Guildford - 4 £40,000 -
Leatherhead - 4 £40,000 -
City of London +53 2 £47,500 +8.57%
East Midlands +4 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Leicestershire +3 1 £37,500 -6.25%

Rackspace Cloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) Rackspace
2 22 (95.65%) Linux
3 16 (69.57%) SQL
4 14 (60.87%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
6 11 (47.83%) MySQL
6 11 (47.83%) Python
7 10 (43.48%) Public Cloud
8 9 (39.13%) Apache
8 9 (39.13%) Web Services
8 9 (39.13%) Windows
8 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (34.78%) HTML5
9 8 (34.78%) PHP
9 8 (34.78%) HTML
9 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
10 7 (30.43%) Oracle
10 7 (30.43%) Firewall
10 7 (30.43%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
10 7 (30.43%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
10 7 (30.43%) Web Development
10 7 (30.43%) Degree
11 6 (26.09%) Ubuntu
11 6 (26.09%) nginx
11 6 (26.09%) RHCE
11 6 (26.09%) Unix
11 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
11 6 (26.09%) DNS

Rackspace Cloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (39.13%) Apache
2 6 (26.09%) nginx
3 5 (21.74%) CMS
3 5 (21.74%) Drupal
3 5 (21.74%) IIS
3 5 (21.74%) Joomla!
3 5 (21.74%) WordPress
4 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.35%) Apache Solr
5 1 (4.35%) Confluence
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.35%) JBoss
5 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (60.87%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (17.39%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.35%) Datadog
4 1 (4.35%) GitHub
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) DNS
2 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
3 4 (17.39%) HTTP
3 4 (17.39%) SMTP
4 3 (13.04%) FTP
4 3 (13.04%) SMPP
4 3 (13.04%) SMS
4 3 (13.04%) SSH
5 2 (8.70%) SSL
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.35%) DHCP
6 1 (4.35%) IPsec
6 1 (4.35%) NAS
6 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) MySQL
2 7 (30.43%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (30.43%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.04%) Redis
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Mercurial
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Drupal Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Support
4 3 (13.04%) Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) HTML Developer
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) MySQL Developer
4 3 (13.04%) PHP Developer
4 3 (13.04%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Django Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Web Services
2 8 (34.78%) HTML
2 8 (34.78%) HTML5
3 5 (21.74%) .NET
3 5 (21.74%) CSS
3 5 (21.74%) XML
4 4 (17.39%) LAMP
5 3 (13.04%) Ajax
5 3 (13.04%) jQuery
5 3 (13.04%) Laravel
5 3 (13.04%) RESTful
6 1 (4.35%) Django
6 1 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Public Cloud
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) FMCG
3 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Windows
3 6 (26.09%) Ubuntu
3 6 (26.09%) Unix
4 5 (21.74%) Debian
5 3 (13.04%) CentOS
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
1 7 (30.43%) Web Development
2 5 (21.74%) Content Management
2 5 (21.74%) CRM
2 5 (21.74%) DevOps
2 5 (21.74%) OWASP
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) SEO
3 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.04%) High Availability
4 3 (13.04%) Open Source
4 3 (13.04%) Workflow
4 3 (13.04%) Workflow Management
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.35%) OO
5 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) Python
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) PHP
4 5 (21.74%) C
5 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
5 4 (17.39%) Perl
6 2 (8.70%) Java
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) RHCE
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.04%) vSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) KVM
2 1 (4.35%) NFS
2 1 (4.35%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Cobbler
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Pingdom
2 1 (4.35%) Salt
2 1 (4.35%) yum
2 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Rackspace
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) Oracle
4 4 (17.39%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) New Relic
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) F5
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) SaltStack