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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace Cloud
Rank 845 859 836
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -23
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 36 33 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.031% 0.035%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.52% 0.71% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 32
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £50,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £57,950
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -29.82%

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
6958 4623 3753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.50% 4.39% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5561 3809 3195
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Rackspace Cloud Salary Histogram in the UK

Rackspace Cloud
Top 10 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 27 February 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 -3 36 £35,000 -22.22% 5
London +24 31 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Warwickshire - 4 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £35,000 -
Warwick - 3 £35,000 -
City of London -5 2 £43,750 -12.50% 1
East of England - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 £40,000 -

Rackspace Cloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 71 (91.03%) Linux
2 55 (70.51%) E-Commerce
2 55 (70.51%) Opscode Chef
2 55 (70.51%) DevOps
3 50 (64.10%) .NET
4 49 (62.82%) Git (software)
5 48 (61.54%) JavaScript
6 47 (60.26%) Windows
6 47 (60.26%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (57.69%) QA
8 43 (55.13%) C#
9 40 (51.28%) MVC
9 40 (51.28%) TeamCity
10 37 (47.44%) Web Services
11 36 (46.15%) Open Source
12 33 (42.31%) Blog
13 31 (39.74%) jQuery
14 30 (38.46%) SQL
15 29 (37.18%) HTML
16 28 (35.90%) Puppet
17 27 (34.62%) BDD
17 27 (34.62%) KnockoutJS
17 27 (34.62%) SpecFlow
17 27 (34.62%) Rackspace
18 26 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (33.33%) TDD
19 24 (30.77%) ASP.NET
20 23 (29.49%) CSS
20 23 (29.49%) Mobile App
21 22 (28.21%) Pair Programming

Rackspace Cloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (23.08%) Apache
2 15 (19.23%) IIS
2 15 (19.23%) nginx
3 9 (11.54%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.41%) WordPress
5 4 (5.13%) Node.js
6 3 (3.85%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.85%) ColdFusion
6 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.56%) Drupal
7 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.28%) CloudStack
8 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.28%) Jetty
8 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.26%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (6.41%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.85%) Route 53
5 2 (2.56%) GitHub
5 2 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.79%) Firewall
2 9 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.85%) NAS
3 3 (3.85%) SMTP
3 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.85%) DNS
3 3 (3.85%) SSL
3 3 (3.85%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) Big Data
2 6 (7.69%) MySQL
3 5 (6.41%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.56%) MariaDB
5 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.28%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.28%) HBase
6 1 (1.28%) Riak
6 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (62.82%) Git (software)
2 40 (51.28%) TeamCity
3 27 (34.62%) SpecFlow
4 18 (23.08%) Jenkins
5 16 (20.51%) QUnit
5 16 (20.51%) WebDriver
5 16 (20.51%) JMeter
6 12 (15.38%) NUnit
7 5 (6.41%) Subversion
8 2 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.56%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.28%) Hudson
General
1 12 (15.38%) Marketing
2 3 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Games
3 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (29.49%) Administrator
2 20 (25.64%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (23.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 18 (23.08%) Linux Administrator
4 17 (21.79%) Developer
5 13 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
6 8 (10.26%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Technical Administrator
8 3 (3.85%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Tester
9 2 (2.56%) Junior
9 2 (2.56%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.56%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (64.10%) .NET
2 37 (47.44%) Web Services
3 31 (39.74%) jQuery
4 29 (37.18%) HTML
5 27 (34.62%) KnockoutJS
6 24 (30.77%) ASP.NET
7 23 (29.49%) CSS
8 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (26.92%) Ajax
8 21 (26.92%) Velocity
8 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 12 (15.38%) LAMP
10 6 (7.69%) Django
10 6 (7.69%) HTML5
10 6 (7.69%) Sass
10 6 (7.69%) LESS
11 5 (6.41%) RESTful
12 4 (5.13%) WebSockets
12 4 (5.13%) AngularJS
13 2 (2.56%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 36 (46.15%) Open Source
2 33 (42.31%) Blog
3 23 (29.49%) Mobile App
4 7 (8.97%) Social Media
5 2 (2.56%) FMCG
6 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.28%) Online Games
6 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.28%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 71 (91.03%) Linux
2 47 (60.26%) Windows
3 20 (25.64%) CentOS
4 14 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (17.95%) UNIX
5 9 (11.54%) Ubuntu
6 6 (7.69%) Debian
7 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.56%) Android
8 1 (1.28%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (70.51%) E-Commerce
1 55 (70.51%) DevOps
2 47 (60.26%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (51.28%) MVC
4 27 (34.62%) BDD
5 26 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (33.33%) TDD
6 22 (28.21%) Pair Programming
7 21 (26.92%) Mobile Application Development
8 18 (23.08%) Automated Testing
9 12 (15.38%) Manual Testing
9 12 (15.38%) Agile Testing
10 7 (8.97%) Analytics
11 5 (6.41%) Migration
12 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
13 3 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
14 2 (2.56%) Penetration Testing
14 2 (2.56%) System Testing
14 2 (2.56%) MapReduce
14 2 (2.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 48 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 43 (55.13%) C#
3 30 (38.46%) SQL
4 21 (26.92%) Python
5 14 (17.95%) Ruby
6 13 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 8 (10.26%) PHP
8 7 (8.97%) Java
9 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.28%) C
10 1 (1.28%) C++
10 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.28%) Degree
1 1 (1.28%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (57.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (5.13%) Docker
2 3 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.85%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.28%) XenServer
3 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 55 (70.51%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (35.90%) Puppet
3 13 (16.67%) Nagios
3 13 (16.67%) Pingdom
4 12 (15.38%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.56%) CFEngine
5 2 (2.56%) systemd
6 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.28%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.28%) Salt
6 1 (1.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (34.62%) Rackspace
2 17 (21.79%) New Relic
3 13 (16.67%) Incapsula
4 10 (12.82%) VMware
5 8 (10.26%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.85%) Google
7 2 (2.56%) Sun
8 1 (1.28%) Citrix
8 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.28%) Perforce
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle
8 1 (1.28%) SAP
8 1 (1.28%) IBM
8 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.28%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.28%) Marketo
8 1 (1.28%) DigitalOcean
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 12 days ago