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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 683 763 743
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -20
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 203 162 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 160 119 122
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £78,400 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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
50667 55711 51992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.00% 46.67% 47.91%
Number of salaries quoted 40766 45166 42460
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 £70,000 £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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +84 200 £57,500 +4.54% 32
London +24 91 £57,500 +4.54% 17
South East +45 40 £60,000 +20.00% 1
South West - 28 £31,500 - 8
Bristol - 26 £30,750 - 8
East of England +20 16 £43,750 -7.89% 3
Milton Keynes - 15 £63,750 -
Buckinghamshire - 15 £63,750 -
Cambridgeshire +25 14 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Hampshire +15 14 £60,000 +90.47%
Basingstoke - 14 £60,000 -
Cambridge +27 10 £42,500 -10.52% 1
West Midlands - 9 £42,500 - 1
City of London +31 8 £71,250 +35.71% 2
Yorkshire +16 8 £23,750 -63.46%
Manchester +15 8 £57,500 -14.81% 1
North West +3 8 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Leeds +15 5 £23,750 -
West Yorkshire +7 5 £23,750 -
Surrey +25 4 £40,625 -29.34%
Berkshire -6 4 - - 1
Reading -6 4 - -
Warwickshire - 4 £35,000 - 1
Scotland +15 3 £60,000 +100.00%
Edinburgh +14 3 £60,000 +66.66%
West Sussex +2 3 £37,500 -37.50%
Ealing - 3 £42,500 -
Horsham - 3 £37,500 -
Weybridge - 3 £41,250 -
Devon - 2 £57,500 -

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 244 (72.40%) Amazon AWS
2 194 (57.57%) Linux
3 159 (47.18%) Puppet
4 153 (45.40%) DevOps
5 135 (40.06%) Web Services
6 130 (38.58%) Java
7 128 (37.98%) Opscode Chef
8 119 (35.31%) PHP
9 112 (33.23%) Python
9 112 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
10 86 (25.52%) OpenStack
11 84 (24.93%) Google
12 83 (24.63%) LAMP
13 82 (24.33%) MySQL
13 82 (24.33%) Ruby
14 79 (23.44%) JavaScript
15 76 (22.55%) Configuration Management
16 75 (22.26%) .NET
17 72 (21.36%) Degree
18 71 (21.07%) Microsoft Azure
19 68 (20.18%) Bash Shell
20 67 (19.88%) Software Engineering
20 67 (19.88%) VMware
21 66 (19.58%) Jenkins
21 66 (19.58%) Node.js
21 66 (19.58%) Git (software)
22 60 (17.80%) Ansible
23 57 (16.91%) HTML
23 57 (16.91%) OO
23 57 (16.91%) Apache

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 86 (25.52%) OpenStack
2 66 (19.58%) Node.js
3 57 (16.91%) Apache
4 38 (11.28%) Drupal
5 30 (8.90%) nginx
6 26 (7.72%) IIS
7 21 (6.23%) Tomcat
8 13 (3.86%) Apache Spark
9 8 (2.37%) WordPress
10 6 (1.78%) CMS
11 5 (1.48%) Jetty
12 4 (1.19%) Joomla!
12 4 (1.19%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.89%) CloudStack
13 3 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.89%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.89%) JBoss
13 3 (0.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 244 (72.40%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (21.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (15.73%) IaaS
4 52 (15.43%) Amazon EC2
5 51 (15.13%) SaaS
6 50 (14.84%) Google Cloud Platform
7 40 (11.87%) PaaS
8 29 (8.61%) Cloud Computing
9 25 (7.42%) Terremark
10 20 (5.93%) Rackspace Cloud
11 18 (5.34%) Joyent
12 16 (4.75%) Google App Engine
13 15 (4.45%) Google Apps
14 13 (3.86%) Sumo Logic
15 12 (3.56%) HP Helion
16 11 (3.26%) Amazon S3
17 9 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
18 6 (1.78%) Heroku
19 4 (1.19%) GitHub
20 3 (0.89%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 49 (14.54%) Firewall
2 44 (13.06%) DNS
3 24 (7.12%) HTTP
4 23 (6.82%) Internet
5 20 (5.93%) LAN
5 20 (5.93%) WAN
6 14 (4.15%) NAS
7 11 (3.26%) Network Security
7 11 (3.26%) SAN
7 11 (3.26%) SNMP
7 11 (3.26%) TCP/IP
7 11 (3.26%) VPN
8 10 (2.97%) OpenFlow
9 9 (2.67%) LDAP
10 8 (2.37%) IPsec
10 8 (2.37%) SSL
10 8 (2.37%) Wireless
11 7 (2.08%) Broadband
11 7 (2.08%) SMTP
12 6 (1.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (24.33%) MySQL
2 43 (12.76%) MongoDB
3 31 (9.20%) SQL Server
4 30 (8.90%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (7.42%) NoSQL
5 25 (7.42%) Redis
6 20 (5.93%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (5.34%) Relational Database
8 16 (4.75%) Hadoop
9 15 (4.45%) HBase
10 4 (1.19%) Big Data
11 3 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.59%) Apache Accumulo
12 2 (0.59%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.30%) RavenDB
13 1 (0.30%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 66 (19.58%) Jenkins
1 66 (19.58%) Git (software)
2 34 (10.09%) Maven
3 33 (9.79%) Grunt
4 19 (5.64%) Hudson
5 17 (5.04%) Gradle
6 16 (4.75%) Bower
7 15 (4.45%) Ant
8 14 (4.15%) Artifactory
9 13 (3.86%) Subversion
10 12 (3.56%) Visual Studio
11 11 (3.26%) TeamCity
12 9 (2.67%) RSpec
13 6 (1.78%) JIRA
14 5 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (1.48%) Cucumber
14 5 (1.48%) ProC
15 4 (1.19%) Jasmine
16 3 (0.89%) PHPUnit
17 2 (0.59%) IntelliJ
General
1 31 (9.20%) Finance
2 25 (7.42%) Retail
3 20 (5.93%) Marketing
4 17 (5.04%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.56%) Games
6 8 (2.37%) Advertising
6 8 (2.37%) Automotive
7 6 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.48%) Banking
8 5 (1.48%) Publishing
9 3 (0.89%) Local Government
9 3 (0.89%) Electronics
10 2 (0.59%) Law
11 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 83 (24.63%) Developer
2 70 (20.77%) Administrator
3 67 (19.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 61 (18.10%) Systems Administrator
5 42 (12.46%) PHP Developer
6 39 (11.57%) Linux Administrator
7 32 (9.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 31 (9.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 30 (8.90%) Software Engineer
10 28 (8.31%) Web Developer
11 26 (7.72%) Architect
12 25 (7.42%) PHP Web Developer
13 21 (6.23%) Linux Engineer
14 15 (4.45%) Cloud Architect
14 15 (4.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 15 (4.45%) Consultant
14 15 (4.45%) Enterprise Architect
15 13 (3.86%) Cloud Engineer
15 13 (3.86%) DevOps Administrator
15 13 (3.86%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (40.06%) Web Services
2 83 (24.63%) LAMP
3 75 (22.26%) .NET
4 57 (16.91%) HTML
5 48 (14.24%) Symfony
6 40 (11.87%) jQuery
7 38 (11.28%) AngularJS
8 36 (10.68%) CSS
9 34 (10.09%) HTML5
10 29 (8.61%) XML
11 24 (7.12%) RESTful
12 23 (6.82%) REST
13 22 (6.53%) CakePHP
14 20 (5.93%) CSS3
15 16 (4.75%) ASP.NET
15 16 (4.75%) Express
16 12 (3.56%) Ruby on Rails
16 12 (3.56%) WCF
17 11 (3.26%) SOAP
18 10 (2.97%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 54 (16.02%) Public Cloud
2 31 (9.20%) Data Centre
3 19 (5.64%) Computer Science
4 18 (5.34%) Replication
4 18 (5.34%) Private Cloud
5 15 (4.45%) Enterprise Cloud
5 15 (4.45%) CMDB
6 7 (2.08%) User Experience
6 7 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (2.08%) Economics
7 6 (1.78%) Social Media
7 6 (1.78%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (1.48%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.48%) BBC
9 4 (1.19%) PMI
9 4 (1.19%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.19%) E-Learning
9 4 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.89%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 194 (57.57%) Linux
2 38 (11.28%) CentOS
3 37 (10.98%) UNIX
4 36 (10.68%) Windows
5 27 (8.01%) Ubuntu
6 24 (7.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (6.23%) CoreOS
8 12 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (2.08%) Debian
10 5 (1.48%) Scientific Linux
11 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.89%) SUSE
11 3 (0.89%) AIX
11 3 (0.89%) HPUX
12 2 (0.59%) Fedora
13 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (45.40%) DevOps
2 112 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (22.55%) Configuration Management
4 67 (19.88%) Software Engineering
5 57 (16.91%) OO
6 55 (16.32%) E-Commerce
7 49 (14.54%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (11.57%) MVC
9 35 (10.39%) Web Development
10 31 (9.20%) Mentoring
10 31 (9.20%) TDD
11 30 (8.90%) Migration
12 28 (8.31%) Continuous Delivery
13 25 (7.42%) OO PHP
14 24 (7.12%) Open Source
14 24 (7.12%) Project Management
15 23 (6.82%) SOA
15 23 (6.82%) Load Balancing
16 22 (6.53%) BDD
17 21 (6.23%) UML
Programming Languages
1 130 (38.58%) Java
2 119 (35.31%) PHP
3 112 (33.23%) Python
4 82 (24.33%) Ruby
5 79 (23.44%) JavaScript
6 68 (20.18%) Bash Shell
7 43 (12.76%) SQL
8 42 (12.46%) Perl
9 32 (9.50%) C#
10 28 (8.31%) Scala
11 27 (8.01%) C++
12 18 (5.34%) Go
13 15 (4.45%) PowerShell
13 15 (4.45%) Clojure
13 15 (4.45%) Shell Script
14 14 (4.15%) C
15 8 (2.37%) PHP5
16 4 (1.19%) RubyMotion
17 1 (0.30%) Korn
Qualifications
1 72 (21.36%) Degree
2 14 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (3.26%) CCNP
4 10 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (2.67%) CCNA
6 6 (1.78%) CISSP
7 4 (1.19%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.89%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.59%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.56%) QA
2 11 (3.26%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (15.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (14.54%) Active Directory
3 47 (13.95%) Docker
4 22 (6.53%) KVM
5 21 (6.23%) Xen
6 17 (5.04%) VirtualBox
7 13 (3.86%) HDFS
8 12 (3.56%) VMware ESX
8 12 (3.56%) Varnish
8 12 (3.56%) LXC
9 10 (2.97%) NFS
10 9 (2.67%) XenApp
11 5 (1.48%) iptables
12 4 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.89%) XenServer
13 3 (0.89%) vCloud
14 2 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.59%) vSphere
14 2 (0.59%) Hyper-V
15 1 (0.30%) Samba
Systems Management
1 159 (47.18%) Puppet
2 128 (37.98%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (17.80%) Ansible
4 50 (14.84%) Vagrant
4 50 (14.84%) Nagios
5 31 (9.20%) ZABBIX
6 28 (8.31%) Salt
7 15 (4.45%) Kubernetes
7 15 (4.45%) Graphite
8 14 (4.15%) Cacti
9 12 (3.56%) Capistrano
10 11 (3.26%) logstash
11 9 (2.67%) SCOM
12 8 (2.37%) collectd
13 7 (2.08%) StatsD
14 3 (0.89%) Mesos
14 3 (0.89%) Zenoss
14 3 (0.89%) SCCM
14 3 (0.89%) Cobbler
14 3 (0.89%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 84 (24.93%) Google
2 67 (19.88%) VMware
3 55 (16.32%) Microsoft
4 38 (11.28%) Red Hat
4 38 (11.28%) Zend
5 33 (9.79%) Oracle
6 32 (9.50%) SaltStack
7 22 (6.53%) New Relic
8 21 (6.23%) HP
9 13 (3.86%) Splunk
10 12 (3.56%) Citrix
11 8 (2.37%) Cisco
12 7 (2.08%) Dell
12 7 (2.08%) Ericsson
13 5 (1.48%) DigitalOcean
13 5 (1.48%) F5
14 4 (1.19%) Percona
15 3 (0.89%) PagerDuty
15 3 (0.89%) Veeam
15 3 (0.89%) Spiceworks
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
The Developer Portal
Salary: Unspecified Varied depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £43,000-£55,000+ COMPETITIVE package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spiceworks
Salary: Highly Competitive + Commission
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, pension, private health
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
JM Digital
Posted: 14 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago