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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace Cloud
Rank 853 815 886
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +71
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 51 46 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.044% 0.005%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.89% 1.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 42 29 6
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +32.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £44,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +46.15%

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
5742 4012 3373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.03% 3.82% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4564 3460 2938
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 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 18 September 2014 within the UK.

Rackspace Cloud Salary Histogram in the UK

Rackspace Cloud
Top 15 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 18 September 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 -41 50 £47,500 -9.52% 4
London -31 42 £47,500 -13.63% 2
South East -11 5 £42,500 -10.52%
East Sussex - 3 £42,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £46,250 -
Brighton - 2 £43,125 -
North West - 2 £39,500 - 1
City of London -1 1 £65,000 +15.04%
Horsham - 1 £42,500 -
Leeds - 1 £37,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £37,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £37,000 -
Manchester - 1 £50,000 -
Warrington - 1 £29,000 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £29,000 - 1

Rackspace Cloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 75 (89.29%) Linux
2 68 (80.95%) DevOps
3 53 (63.10%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (59.52%) Rackspace
5 48 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (48.81%) Git (software)
7 37 (44.05%) JavaScript
8 35 (41.67%) .NET
8 35 (41.67%) Windows
8 35 (41.67%) Python
8 35 (41.67%) LAMP
9 33 (39.29%) Open Source
10 32 (38.10%) QA
11 31 (36.90%) C#
12 30 (35.71%) E-Commerce
12 30 (35.71%) MVC
12 30 (35.71%) nginx
13 29 (34.52%) MySQL
14 27 (32.14%) Ubuntu
14 27 (32.14%) Ruby
15 26 (30.95%) TeamCity
15 26 (30.95%) Puppet
16 25 (29.76%) VMware
17 24 (28.57%) ZABBIX
18 23 (27.38%) Apache
19 22 (26.19%) Django
19 22 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
19 22 (26.19%) Big Data
20 21 (25.00%) Debian
21 20 (23.81%) Nagios

Rackspace Cloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 30 (35.71%) nginx
2 23 (27.38%) Apache
3 19 (22.62%) IIS
4 14 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 14 (16.67%) Drupal
4 14 (16.67%) WordPress
5 10 (11.90%) CMS
6 9 (10.71%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (9.52%) OpenStack
8 4 (4.76%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (4.76%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.19%) CloudStack
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Office
2 3 (3.57%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (15.48%) SaaS
3 12 (14.29%) GitHub
4 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (7.14%) Amazon S3
5 6 (7.14%) CloudFront
6 3 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.62%) Firewall
2 8 (9.52%) DNS
3 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.76%) Network Security
4 4 (4.76%) POP3
4 4 (4.76%) SMTP
4 4 (4.76%) ICMP
5 2 (2.38%) VPN
6 1 (1.19%) OpenVPN
6 1 (1.19%) LAN
6 1 (1.19%) WAN
6 1 (1.19%) SSL
6 1 (1.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (34.52%) MySQL
2 22 (26.19%) Big Data
3 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 14 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 10 (11.90%) NoSQL
5 9 (10.71%) RavenDB
6 8 (9.52%) Hadoop
6 8 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.19%) Redis
8 1 (1.19%) Riak
Development Applications
1 41 (48.81%) Git (software)
2 26 (30.95%) TeamCity
3 14 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 9 (10.71%) Subversion
5 8 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 8 (9.52%) JMeter
6 4 (4.76%) JIRA
6 4 (4.76%) NUnit
6 4 (4.76%) QUnit
6 4 (4.76%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.57%) Xcode
8 2 (2.38%) Hudson
9 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.19%) Xdebug
9 1 (1.19%) Selenium
General
1 20 (23.81%) Marketing
2 4 (4.76%) Legal
3 3 (3.57%) Games
4 1 (1.19%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (25.00%) Developer
2 20 (23.81%) Systems Administrator
2 20 (23.81%) Administrator
2 20 (23.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 20 (23.81%) Linux Administrator
3 16 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (13.10%) Operations Engineer
5 10 (11.90%) .NET Developer
6 8 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Agile C# Developer
7 6 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Technical Leader
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.76%) Systems Manager
9 4 (4.76%) Systems Architect
9 4 (4.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (41.67%) .NET
1 35 (41.67%) LAMP
2 22 (26.19%) Django
3 20 (23.81%) Web Services
3 20 (23.81%) HTML
4 19 (22.62%) CSS
5 18 (21.43%) jQuery
6 15 (17.86%) ASP.NET
7 14 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
8 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (14.29%) Ajax
10 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (8.33%) Velocity
12 6 (7.14%) WSGI
12 6 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (4.76%) Memcached
13 4 (4.76%) Regular Expression
14 3 (3.57%) HTML5
14 3 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 3 (3.57%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (39.29%) Open Source
2 20 (23.81%) Social Media
3 17 (20.24%) Blog
4 14 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.76%) Replication
6 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.19%) User Experience
7 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.19%) W3C
7 1 (1.19%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 75 (89.29%) Linux
2 35 (41.67%) Windows
3 27 (32.14%) Ubuntu
4 21 (25.00%) Debian
5 15 (17.86%) CentOS
6 12 (14.29%) UNIX
7 8 (9.52%) Android
7 8 (9.52%) Apple iOS
8 7 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.76%) Mac OS X
9 4 (4.76%) FreeBSD
10 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (80.95%) DevOps
2 48 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (35.71%) E-Commerce
3 30 (35.71%) MVC
4 19 (22.62%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (16.67%) TDD
5 14 (16.67%) Pair Programming
5 14 (16.67%) BDD
5 14 (16.67%) Analytics
6 11 (13.10%) Automated Testing
7 7 (8.33%) Scrum
7 7 (8.33%) Load Balancing
7 7 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
8 6 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (7.14%) Android Development
8 6 (7.14%) iOS Development
8 6 (7.14%) UML
9 5 (5.95%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (44.05%) JavaScript
2 35 (41.67%) Python
3 31 (36.90%) C#
4 27 (32.14%) Ruby
5 19 (22.62%) PHP
6 17 (20.24%) Java
7 16 (19.05%) SQL
8 13 (15.48%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.76%) C
9 4 (4.76%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.57%) C++
11 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (38.10%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) WCAG
2 1 (1.19%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) Xen
1 7 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 53 (63.10%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (30.95%) Puppet
3 24 (28.57%) ZABBIX
4 20 (23.81%) Nagios
5 12 (14.29%) Pingdom
6 9 (10.71%) Capistrano
7 8 (9.52%) Salt
8 7 (8.33%) Ganglia
9 6 (7.14%) Vagrant
9 6 (7.14%) Ansible
10 4 (4.76%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 50 (59.52%) Rackspace
2 25 (29.76%) VMware
3 14 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 14 (16.67%) New Relic
4 12 (14.29%) Incapsula
5 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
6 9 (10.71%) Sitecore
7 7 (8.33%) SoftLayer
8 4 (4.76%) Cisco
8 4 (4.76%) Lotus
9 1 (1.19%) Citrix
9 1 (1.19%) Google
9 1 (1.19%) Perforce
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
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