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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace Cloud
Rank 879 904 833
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -71
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 24 36 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.030% 0.042%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.30% 0.61% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 33
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £55,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year
-36.36% -3.50%

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
8083 5922 4201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.29% 4.90% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6516 4932 3579
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 17 April 2015 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 17 April 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 +20 24 £47,500 -5.00% 5
London -2 19 £48,750 -2.50% 4
Warwick - 3 £35,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £35,000 -
City of London +23 2 £53,750 +7.50%
South East - 2 £37,500 - 1
Horsham - 2 £37,500 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £37,500 - 1

Rackspace Cloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 51 (86.44%) Linux
2 43 (72.88%) E-Commerce
2 43 (72.88%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (62.71%) Git (software)
4 36 (61.02%) .NET
5 34 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (57.63%) DevOps
6 33 (55.93%) JavaScript
7 32 (54.24%) Windows
8 29 (49.15%) C#
8 29 (49.15%) Amazon AWS
9 27 (45.76%) MVC
9 27 (45.76%) TeamCity
10 26 (44.07%) QA
10 26 (44.07%) Web Services
10 26 (44.07%) Puppet
11 25 (42.37%) jQuery
12 22 (37.29%) Open Source
12 22 (37.29%) Continuous Delivery
13 21 (35.59%) Blog
13 21 (35.59%) SQL
14 19 (32.20%) HTML
14 19 (32.20%) BDD
14 19 (32.20%) KnockoutJS
14 19 (32.20%) SpecFlow
14 19 (32.20%) Jenkins
14 19 (32.20%) Rackspace
15 18 (30.51%) TDD
16 15 (25.42%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (25.42%) CentOS

Rackspace Cloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (22.03%) Apache
2 11 (18.64%) IIS
3 10 (16.95%) nginx
4 4 (6.78%) Node.js
4 4 (6.78%) WordPress
5 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.08%) ColdFusion
5 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.69%) Drupal
6 1 (1.69%) Jetty
6 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.69%) JBoss
6 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (49.15%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.17%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.78%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.08%) Route 53
5 2 (3.39%) GitHub
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.03%) Firewall
2 11 (18.64%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (5.08%) NAS
3 3 (5.08%) SMTP
3 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.08%) DNS
3 3 (5.08%) SSL
3 3 (5.08%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) MySQL
2 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.39%) MariaDB
3 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (1.69%) HBase
4 1 (1.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (62.71%) Git (software)
2 27 (45.76%) TeamCity
3 19 (32.20%) SpecFlow
3 19 (32.20%) Jenkins
4 11 (18.64%) QUnit
4 11 (18.64%) WebDriver
4 11 (18.64%) JMeter
5 8 (13.56%) NUnit
6 5 (8.47%) Subversion
7 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.69%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
General
1 6 (10.17%) Retail
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Administrator
2 15 (25.42%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (22.03%) Developer
3 13 (22.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 13 (22.03%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (13.56%) Operations Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Administrator
6 3 (5.08%) Tester
6 3 (5.08%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.39%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Junior
7 2 (3.39%) Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 2 (3.39%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (61.02%) .NET
2 26 (44.07%) Web Services
3 25 (42.37%) jQuery
4 19 (32.20%) KnockoutJS
4 19 (32.20%) HTML
5 15 (25.42%) ASP.NET
6 14 (23.73%) CSS
7 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (22.03%) Ajax
7 13 (22.03%) Velocity
7 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (8.47%) Sass
8 5 (8.47%) LESS
8 5 (8.47%) HTML5
8 5 (8.47%) LAMP
9 4 (6.78%) WebSockets
9 4 (6.78%) RESTful
9 4 (6.78%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.39%) Smarty
10 2 (3.39%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 22 (37.29%) Open Source
2 21 (35.59%) Blog
3 15 (25.42%) Mobile App
4 5 (8.47%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) FMCG
5 1 (1.69%) Social Media
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 51 (86.44%) Linux
2 32 (54.24%) Windows
3 15 (25.42%) CentOS
3 15 (25.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (15.25%) UNIX
5 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.39%) Android
5 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.69%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (72.88%) E-Commerce
2 34 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (57.63%) DevOps
3 27 (45.76%) MVC
4 22 (37.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 19 (32.20%) BDD
6 18 (30.51%) TDD
7 15 (25.42%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (23.73%) Pair Programming
9 13 (22.03%) Mobile Application Development
10 12 (20.34%) Automated Testing
11 8 (13.56%) Manual Testing
11 8 (13.56%) Agile Testing
12 5 (8.47%) Migration
13 3 (5.08%) Responsive Web Design
14 2 (3.39%) OO PHP
14 2 (3.39%) Asset Management
14 2 (3.39%) OOP
14 2 (3.39%) OO
14 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.93%) JavaScript
2 29 (49.15%) C#
3 21 (35.59%) SQL
4 15 (25.42%) Python
5 14 (23.73%) Ruby
5 14 (23.73%) Bash Shell
6 9 (15.25%) PHP
7 2 (3.39%) PHP5
8 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.69%) Java
8 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (44.07%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Docker
2 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.08%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.69%) XenServer
4 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 43 (72.88%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (44.07%) Puppet
3 9 (15.25%) Nagios
4 8 (13.56%) ZABBIX
4 8 (13.56%) Pingdom
5 2 (3.39%) systemd
6 1 (1.69%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.69%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 19 (32.20%) Rackspace
2 12 (20.34%) New Relic
3 8 (13.56%) Incapsula
4 4 (6.78%) VMware
5 3 (5.08%) Google
6 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.69%) Yahoo!
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle
7 1 (1.69%) SAP
7 1 (1.69%) IBM
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.69%) Sun
7 1 (1.69%) Citrix
7 1 (1.69%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (1.69%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.69%) Marketo
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