The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Rackspace.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 696 699 722
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +23
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 197 210 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.39% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 135 140 118
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £84,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
49938 53691 50337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.60% 46.79% 47.38%
Number of salaries quoted 40830 42546 41180
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Rackspace within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Rackspace
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Rackspace within the UK.

Rackspace Salary Trend in the UK

Rackspace
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Rackspace over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Rackspace Salary Histogram in the UK

Rackspace
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -8 186 £56,250 -2.17% 33
London -30 102 £57,500 -4.16% 16
Bristol +8 29 £70,000 +60.00%
South West +5 29 £70,000 +60.00% 4
West Midlands +17 23 £25,000 -28.57% 1
South East +9 16 £40,000 -8.57% 8
Scotland +8 10 £49,250 +64.16% 2
East of England -4 9 £45,000 -5.26%
Edinburgh -1 8 £49,250 +64.16% 1
Ealing - 8 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire +11 7 £45,000 -5.26%
Cambridge +12 6 £43,750 -7.89%
Wolverhampton - 6 - -
Warwickshire - 6 £25,000 -
City of London +21 4 £49,000 -20.00% 2
Berkshire +14 4 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Leeds +12 4 - - 1
West Yorkshire +3 4 - - 1
Surrey +2 4 £32,500 -
Yorkshire +2 4 - - 1
Coventry - 4 £37,500 -
Basingstoke +23 3 £35,000 +22.80% 1
Brighton +17 3 £45,000 -5.26%
East Sussex +15 3 £45,000 -
Hampshire +4 3 £35,000 +22.80% 2
Reading - 3 £52,500 - 5
Cranleigh - 3 £32,500 -
Horsham +2 2 £37,500 -11.76%
West Sussex -4 2 £37,500 -18.91%
East Midlands - 2 - -

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Rackspace 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.

1 280 (71.79%) Amazon AWS
2 235 (60.26%) Linux
3 182 (46.67%) Puppet
4 180 (46.15%) DevOps
5 152 (38.97%) Python
6 140 (35.90%) Opscode Chef
7 136 (34.87%) Git (software)
8 130 (33.33%) Java
9 129 (33.08%) Web Services
10 125 (32.05%) PHP
11 124 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
12 122 (31.28%) Ruby
12 122 (31.28%) MySQL
13 109 (27.95%) JavaScript
14 105 (26.92%) Jenkins
15 104 (26.67%) Apache
16 103 (26.41%) Google
17 102 (26.15%) Bash Shell
18 99 (25.38%) Degree
19 95 (24.36%) Configuration Management
20 93 (23.85%) Software Engineering
21 90 (23.08%) OpenStack
21 90 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
22 85 (21.79%) Ansible
22 85 (21.79%) HTML
23 82 (21.03%) Microsoft Azure
24 81 (20.77%) Google Cloud Platform
24 81 (20.77%) VMware
25 75 (19.23%) Nagios
25 75 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Rackspace 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 104 (26.67%) Apache
2 90 (23.08%) OpenStack
3 62 (15.90%) nginx
4 61 (15.64%) Node.js
5 28 (7.18%) IIS
6 27 (6.92%) Tomcat
7 26 (6.67%) Drupal
8 24 (6.15%) Apache Spark
9 23 (5.90%) WordPress
10 12 (3.08%) Jetty
11 9 (2.31%) CMS
12 8 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (1.79%) Apache Solr
14 6 (1.54%) Joomla!
15 4 (1.03%) WebSphere
15 4 (1.03%) SharePoint
15 4 (1.03%) JBoss
15 4 (1.03%) Lync
16 3 (0.77%) SilverStripe
16 3 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.03%) Magento
3 1 (0.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 280 (71.79%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (21.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 81 (20.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 65 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
5 54 (13.85%) IaaS
6 51 (13.08%) SaaS
7 38 (9.74%) PaaS
8 32 (8.21%) Google App Engine
9 24 (6.15%) Sumo Logic
10 21 (5.38%) HP Helion
11 20 (5.13%) Rackspace Cloud
12 16 (4.10%) Joyent
13 12 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
14 11 (2.82%) Heroku
15 10 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
16 8 (2.05%) Amazon S3
17 5 (1.28%) GitHub
17 5 (1.28%) Terremark
18 4 (1.03%) CloudFront
18 4 (1.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 69 (17.69%) DNS
2 41 (10.51%) Internet
3 31 (7.95%) HTTP
4 27 (6.92%) Firewall
5 22 (5.64%) SNMP
6 21 (5.38%) LDAP
7 20 (5.13%) SAN
8 19 (4.87%) SSH
8 19 (4.87%) DHCP
9 18 (4.62%) NAS
10 13 (3.33%) WAN
10 13 (3.33%) LAN
11 10 (2.56%) VPN
12 8 (2.05%) SMTP
13 7 (1.79%) TCP/IP
13 7 (1.79%) MPLS
14 6 (1.54%) Network Security
14 6 (1.54%) VLAN
15 5 (1.28%) Wireless
15 5 (1.28%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (31.28%) MySQL
2 51 (13.08%) PostgreSQL
2 51 (13.08%) MongoDB
3 41 (10.51%) Redis
4 32 (8.21%) Apache Cassandra
5 31 (7.95%) SQL Server
5 31 (7.95%) Relational Database
6 28 (7.18%) Hadoop
7 26 (6.67%) HBase
8 17 (4.36%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.03%) Big Data
12 3 (0.77%) Hazelcast
13 2 (0.51%) Apache Accumulo
13 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.26%) InterSystems Cache
14 1 (0.26%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 136 (34.87%) Git (software)
2 105 (26.92%) Jenkins
3 68 (17.44%) Maven
4 51 (13.08%) Grunt
5 38 (9.74%) Gradle
6 35 (8.97%) Subversion
7 31 (7.95%) Hudson
8 30 (7.69%) Artifactory
9 29 (7.44%) Ant
10 19 (4.87%) TeamCity
11 18 (4.62%) ProC
12 16 (4.10%) Bower
13 12 (3.08%) RSpec
14 10 (2.56%) Visual Studio
15 9 (2.31%) PHPUnit
16 8 (2.05%) Jasmine
17 6 (1.54%) JIRA
18 5 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
19 4 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 4 (1.03%) IntelliJ
General
1 34 (8.72%) Finance
2 30 (7.69%) Marketing
3 24 (6.15%) Games
4 22 (5.64%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.85%) Advertising
6 10 (2.56%) Banking
7 8 (2.05%) Electronics
7 8 (2.05%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.79%) Retail
9 4 (1.03%) Legal
9 4 (1.03%) Automotive
10 2 (0.51%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.26%) Front Office
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 100 (25.64%) Developer
2 92 (23.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 62 (15.90%) Administrator
4 44 (11.28%) Systems Administrator
5 41 (10.51%) Linux Administrator
6 37 (9.49%) Software Engineer
7 36 (9.23%) PHP Developer
8 33 (8.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 25 (6.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 25 (6.41%) Linux Engineer
10 23 (5.90%) Web Developer
11 22 (5.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 21 (5.38%) Principal Software Engineer
12 21 (5.38%) Principal Engineer
13 17 (4.36%) Architect
13 17 (4.36%) Java Developer
13 17 (4.36%) Senior Software Engineer
14 16 (4.10%) PHP Web Developer
15 13 (3.33%) Senior Developer
16 12 (3.08%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (33.08%) Web Services
2 85 (21.79%) HTML
3 72 (18.46%) CSS
4 69 (17.69%) LAMP
5 59 (15.13%) AngularJS
6 56 (14.36%) jQuery
7 54 (13.85%) .NET
8 53 (13.59%) HTML5
9 42 (10.77%) Symfony
10 40 (10.26%) CSS3
11 31 (7.95%) XML
12 29 (7.44%) REST
13 26 (6.67%) ASP.NET
14 19 (4.87%) Ruby on Rails
15 18 (4.62%) Memcached
16 17 (4.36%) Laravel
17 15 (3.85%) Express
17 15 (3.85%) RESTful
18 12 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
19 11 (2.82%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.77%) Public Cloud
2 38 (9.74%) Replication
3 17 (4.36%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.85%) User Experience
4 15 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.08%) Private Cloud
7 11 (2.82%) Digital Media
8 8 (2.05%) DTV
8 8 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.79%) Social Media
9 7 (1.79%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.54%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
11 5 (1.28%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.28%) E-Learning
12 4 (1.03%) CMDB
12 4 (1.03%) Social Network
12 4 (1.03%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 235 (60.26%) Linux
2 56 (14.36%) CentOS
3 41 (10.51%) Windows
4 37 (9.49%) UNIX
5 27 (6.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (6.67%) CoreOS
7 25 (6.41%) Ubuntu
8 18 (4.62%) Scientific Linux
9 10 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (2.31%) Debian
11 7 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.77%) Fedora
13 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.26%) Android
14 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (46.15%) DevOps
2 124 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (24.36%) Configuration Management
4 93 (23.85%) Software Engineering
5 90 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (12.05%) TDD
7 41 (10.51%) OO
8 39 (10.00%) BDD
9 36 (9.23%) Load Balancing
10 35 (8.97%) MVC
11 31 (7.95%) Continuous Delivery
12 30 (7.69%) Open Source
13 29 (7.44%) E-Commerce
14 28 (7.18%) Data Management
14 28 (7.18%) Mentoring
15 22 (5.64%) Web Development
16 21 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
17 18 (4.62%) Project Management
17 18 (4.62%) SDLC
18 17 (4.36%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 152 (38.97%) Python
2 130 (33.33%) Java
3 125 (32.05%) PHP
4 122 (31.28%) Ruby
5 109 (27.95%) JavaScript
6 102 (26.15%) Bash Shell
7 56 (14.36%) C#
8 47 (12.05%) Scala
9 42 (10.77%) SQL
10 35 (8.97%) Perl
11 34 (8.72%) C++
12 31 (7.95%) Clojure
13 30 (7.69%) Go
14 24 (6.15%) PowerShell
15 17 (4.36%) Shell Script
16 8 (2.05%) RubyMotion
16 8 (2.05%) PHP5
17 4 (1.03%) C
17 4 (1.03%) ActionScript
18 2 (0.51%) Korn
Qualifications
1 99 (25.38%) Degree
2 10 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (2.31%) CCNP
4 7 (1.79%) CCNA
4 7 (1.79%) CISSP
5 4 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.77%) MCSE
6 3 (0.77%) MCSA
6 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.51%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) CRISC
8 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) CISM
8 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.85%) QA
2 5 (1.28%) SLA
2 5 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (16.67%) Docker
3 45 (11.54%) Active Directory
4 37 (9.49%) Xen
5 29 (7.44%) VirtualBox
6 25 (6.41%) NFS
7 24 (6.15%) HDFS
7 24 (6.15%) KVM
8 21 (5.38%) LXC
9 18 (4.62%) iptables
10 12 (3.08%) Varnish
11 5 (1.28%) vCloud
11 5 (1.28%) XenApp
12 4 (1.03%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.77%) Hyper-V
14 2 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.51%) vSphere
15 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.26%) Squid
Systems Management
1 182 (46.67%) Puppet
2 140 (35.90%) Opscode Chef
3 85 (21.79%) Ansible
4 75 (19.23%) Nagios
5 50 (12.82%) ZABBIX
6 46 (11.79%) Vagrant
7 30 (7.69%) Salt
8 27 (6.92%) Kubernetes
9 15 (3.85%) Cacti
10 14 (3.59%) Capistrano
11 12 (3.08%) logstash
11 12 (3.08%) Graphite
12 9 (2.31%) cPanel
13 7 (1.79%) CFEngine
14 4 (1.03%) SCOM
14 4 (1.03%) Zenoss
14 4 (1.03%) Mesos
15 3 (0.77%) HAProxy
16 2 (0.51%) yum
16 2 (0.51%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 103 (26.41%) Google
2 81 (20.77%) VMware
3 59 (15.13%) Microsoft
4 52 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 51 (13.08%) Oracle
6 35 (8.97%) SaltStack
7 33 (8.46%) New Relic
8 32 (8.21%) HP
9 26 (6.67%) Splunk
10 23 (5.90%) Zend
11 16 (4.10%) DigitalOcean
12 11 (2.82%) Dell
13 9 (2.31%) SAP
13 9 (2.31%) Perforce
14 7 (1.79%) Cisco
14 7 (1.79%) Spiceworks
15 5 (1.28%) Citrix
16 4 (1.03%) PagerDuty
17 3 (0.77%) Atlassian
17 3 (0.77%) hybris
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Up to 15% bonus and career growth op
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + 20 % and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Unparalleled Package, Business Shares
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
Basingstoke
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Equity and 25 days holiday
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + benefits + bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £24k - 30k per year
Posted: 12 days ago