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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 695 724 863
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +139
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 210 153 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.14% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.30% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 142 120 27
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £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
54917 51607 57078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.31% 47.91% 48.75%
Number of salaries quoted 43571 42253 47855
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 September 2014 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 1 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 +17 198 £57,500 +15.00% 28
London +13 145 £60,000 +14.28% 20
South East -5 22 £43,750 -20.45% 4
East of England -1 13 £73,750 +130.46%
Yorkshire - 11 £37,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 10 £85,000 -
Cambridgeshire -4 9 £47,500 +48.43%
Cambridge - 9 £47,500 -
City of London -1 8 £61,250 +44.11% 3
East Sussex -27 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Surrey 0 6 - - 2
Brighton -23 6 £47,500 +26.66%
Hampshire -2 5 £28,500 -40.00% 1
Basingstoke -6 4 £28,500 -40.00%
North West -14 4 £60,000 +71.42% 2
West Yorkshire - 4 £37,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £100,000 -
Watford - 4 £100,000 -
Edinburgh - 4 £30,000 -
Leeds - 4 £37,000 -
Scotland - 4 £30,000 -
Cheshire -13 2 £40,000 - 1
South West -20 2 £43,750 +36.71%
Manchester -22 2 £63,750 +82.14% 1
Warrington - 2 £40,000 - 1
Cardiff - 2 £46,250 -
Bristol - 2 £43,750 -
Wales - 2 £46,250 -
South Wales - 2 £46,250 -
West Sussex - 2 £46,250 -

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

1 192 (52.03%) Linux
2 178 (48.24%) MySQL
3 163 (44.17%) DevOps
4 140 (37.94%) Puppet
5 132 (35.77%) Opscode Chef
6 129 (34.96%) Amazon AWS
6 129 (34.96%) PHP
7 124 (33.60%) Java
8 123 (33.33%) Web Services
9 116 (31.44%) E-Commerce
10 110 (29.81%) JavaScript
11 108 (29.27%) Python
12 107 (29.00%) MongoDB
13 104 (28.18%) Windows
14 100 (27.10%) Ruby
15 94 (25.47%) CSS
16 93 (25.20%) HTML
17 92 (24.93%) .NET
18 90 (24.39%) nginx
19 88 (23.85%) OO
19 88 (23.85%) LAMP
20 83 (22.49%) MVC
21 81 (21.95%) SQL Server
21 81 (21.95%) Red Hat
21 81 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
22 80 (21.68%) Microsoft Azure
23 79 (21.41%) NoSQL
24 76 (20.60%) SQL
25 73 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
26 71 (19.24%) Apache

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 90 (24.39%) nginx
2 71 (19.24%) Apache
3 70 (18.97%) Apache Solr
4 52 (14.09%) IIS
4 52 (14.09%) Drupal
5 42 (11.38%) Elasticsearch
6 41 (11.11%) OpenStack
7 22 (5.96%) Tomcat
8 21 (5.69%) WordPress
9 18 (4.88%) Node.js
10 17 (4.61%) CMS
11 15 (4.07%) Confluence
12 10 (2.71%) Umbraco
13 9 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (2.44%) uWSGI
14 4 (1.08%) Lync
14 4 (1.08%) Lotus Domino
15 3 (0.81%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
16 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.44%) MS Office
3 6 (1.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 129 (34.96%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (21.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (14.36%) GitHub
4 50 (13.55%) Cloud Computing
5 44 (11.92%) SaaS
5 44 (11.92%) Rackspace Cloud
6 38 (10.30%) Trello
7 35 (9.49%) Amazon EC2
8 29 (7.86%) Joyent
9 17 (4.61%) PaaS
10 11 (2.98%) IaaS
11 8 (2.17%) Amazon S3
12 7 (1.90%) Office 365
13 6 (1.63%) CloudFront
14 4 (1.08%) Heroku
14 4 (1.08%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.84%) Firewall
2 30 (8.13%) DNS
3 26 (7.05%) LDAP
4 24 (6.50%) VPN
5 22 (5.96%) VLAN
5 22 (5.96%) NAS
6 20 (5.42%) SAN
7 18 (4.88%) TCP/IP
8 14 (3.79%) LAN
8 14 (3.79%) BIG-IP
9 13 (3.52%) WAN
10 10 (2.71%) Network Security
11 9 (2.44%) ICMP
11 9 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (2.44%) SMTP
11 9 (2.44%) AMQP
12 8 (2.17%) iSCSI
12 8 (2.17%) SSH
13 7 (1.90%) SSL
13 7 (1.90%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (48.24%) MySQL
2 107 (29.00%) MongoDB
3 81 (21.95%) SQL Server
4 79 (21.41%) NoSQL
5 58 (15.72%) PostgreSQL
6 47 (12.74%) RavenDB
6 47 (12.74%) Redis
7 45 (12.20%) Relational Database
8 43 (11.65%) Big Data
9 25 (6.78%) Hadoop
10 23 (6.23%) RDBMS
11 15 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
12 14 (3.79%) Riak
12 14 (3.79%) CouchDB
13 9 (2.44%) DB2
13 9 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
16 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
16 1 (0.27%) HBase
Development Applications
1 63 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 58 (15.72%) Jenkins
3 50 (13.55%) TeamCity
4 44 (11.92%) NUnit
4 44 (11.92%) ReSharper
5 40 (10.84%) Subversion
6 38 (10.30%) dotTrace
6 38 (10.30%) YouTrack
6 38 (10.30%) Rhino Mocks
6 38 (10.30%) Octopus Deploy
7 27 (7.32%) JIRA
8 23 (6.23%) Hudson
9 15 (4.07%) Mercurial
10 9 (2.44%) Selenium
11 8 (2.17%) PHPUnit
12 7 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (1.63%) Visual Studio
13 6 (1.63%) NuGet
14 5 (1.36%) Moq
14 5 (1.36%) Xdebug
General
1 38 (10.30%) French Language
2 23 (6.23%) Retail
3 19 (5.15%) Marketing
3 19 (5.15%) Finance
4 13 (3.52%) Publishing
5 4 (1.08%) Games
5 4 (1.08%) Legal
6 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.81%) Law
7 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.54%) Advertising
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 112 (30.35%) Developer
2 63 (17.07%) Systems Administrator
3 61 (16.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 57 (15.45%) Administrator
5 48 (13.01%) Linux Administrator
6 46 (12.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 45 (12.20%) Architect
8 41 (11.11%) .NET Developer
9 32 (8.67%) Senior Developer
10 23 (6.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 20 (5.42%) Systems Engineer
11 20 (5.42%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 18 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
13 17 (4.61%) Head of Development
14 16 (4.34%) PHP Developer
15 15 (4.07%) Senior Architect
16 14 (3.79%) Head of Architecture
16 14 (3.79%) Linux Engineer
17 13 (3.52%) Senior Linux Administrator
17 13 (3.52%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (33.33%) Web Services
2 94 (25.47%) CSS
3 93 (25.20%) HTML
4 92 (24.93%) .NET
5 88 (23.85%) LAMP
6 70 (18.97%) jQuery
7 56 (15.18%) REST
8 53 (14.36%) ASP.NET
9 48 (13.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 45 (12.20%) Ruby on Rails
11 44 (11.92%) Sass
11 44 (11.92%) AngularJS
12 42 (11.38%) Lucene
13 39 (10.57%) JSON
14 38 (10.30%) WCF
14 38 (10.30%) Castle Windsor
15 35 (9.49%) XML
16 33 (8.94%) HTML5
17 25 (6.78%) Django
18 24 (6.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.28%) Open Source
2 27 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.61%) Digital Media
4 13 (3.52%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.98%) Social Media
5 11 (2.98%) Visualisation
6 9 (2.44%) Taxonomies
7 7 (1.90%) Social Network
8 5 (1.36%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.36%) Replication
9 4 (1.08%) CMDB
10 3 (0.81%) PKI
10 3 (0.81%) IPTV
10 3 (0.81%) New Media
11 2 (0.54%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (0.27%) iPhone
12 1 (0.27%) iPad
12 1 (0.27%) Web 2.0
12 1 (0.27%) Blog
12 1 (0.27%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 192 (52.03%) Linux
2 104 (28.18%) Windows
3 70 (18.97%) CentOS
4 62 (16.80%) Ubuntu
5 56 (15.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (10.57%) UNIX
7 37 (10.03%) Debian
8 19 (5.15%) Apple iOS
9 18 (4.88%) Android
10 11 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (2.98%) Solaris
11 8 (2.17%) Fedora
12 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.36%) SmartOS
12 5 (1.36%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.08%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.27%) SUSE
14 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (44.17%) DevOps
2 116 (31.44%) E-Commerce
3 88 (23.85%) OO
4 83 (22.49%) MVC
5 81 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
6 73 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (13.55%) OOP
8 45 (12.20%) Configuration Management
9 37 (10.03%) TDD
10 31 (8.40%) Technical Architecture
10 31 (8.40%) Load Balancing
11 29 (7.86%) Capacity Planning
12 27 (7.32%) Software Engineering
12 27 (7.32%) Project Management
13 26 (7.05%) Scrum
14 25 (6.78%) SOA
15 24 (6.50%) Kanban
16 19 (5.15%) Web Development
16 19 (5.15%) Migration
17 17 (4.61%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 129 (34.96%) PHP
2 124 (33.60%) Java
3 110 (29.81%) JavaScript
4 108 (29.27%) Python
5 100 (27.10%) Ruby
6 76 (20.60%) SQL
7 59 (15.99%) Perl
8 57 (15.45%) C#
9 49 (13.28%) Bash Shell
10 38 (10.30%) T-SQL
11 22 (5.96%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.98%) ActionScript
13 6 (1.63%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.36%) Scala
14 5 (1.36%) Clojure
14 5 (1.36%) PHP5
15 4 (1.08%) RubyMotion
16 3 (0.81%) C
16 3 (0.81%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (5.69%) Degree
2 8 (2.17%) CCNA
2 8 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (1.63%) RHCE
4 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.36%) MCSE
5 4 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.27%) VCDX
6 1 (0.27%) NCDA
6 1 (0.27%) NCIE
6 1 (0.27%) VCAP
6 1 (0.27%) VTSP
6 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.27%) CCNP
6 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.61%) QA
2 7 (1.90%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) WCAG
4 1 (0.27%) WAI
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (8.67%) Varnish
2 28 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (7.32%) Xen
4 18 (4.88%) Active Directory
5 15 (4.07%) KVM
6 9 (2.44%) HDFS
7 8 (2.17%) NFS
8 6 (1.63%) Docker
9 5 (1.36%) XenApp
9 5 (1.36%) vSphere
10 4 (1.08%) Squid
10 4 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.81%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.27%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 140 (37.94%) Puppet
2 132 (35.77%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (12.47%) ZABBIX
4 40 (10.84%) Nagios
4 40 (10.84%) Salt
5 27 (7.32%) Vagrant
6 23 (6.23%) HAProxy
7 21 (5.69%) Cacti
8 13 (3.52%) Capistrano
9 11 (2.98%) logstash
10 10 (2.71%) Ganglia
11 9 (2.44%) Ansible
12 8 (2.17%) collectd
12 8 (2.17%) StatsD
13 5 (1.36%) CFEngine
14 4 (1.08%) Legato
14 4 (1.08%) YUM
15 2 (0.54%) SCCM
15 2 (0.54%) SCOM
15 2 (0.54%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 81 (21.95%) Red Hat
2 65 (17.62%) Microsoft
3 52 (14.09%) VMware
4 31 (8.40%) Oracle
5 24 (6.50%) Cisco
5 24 (6.50%) SaltStack
6 21 (5.69%) Google
7 13 (3.52%) EMC
8 11 (2.98%) Zend
9 10 (2.71%) EPiServer
9 10 (2.71%) Sitecore
9 10 (2.71%) NetApp
9 10 (2.71%) HP
10 9 (2.44%) Business Objects
10 9 (2.44%) Red Gate
11 6 (1.63%) Citrix
12 5 (1.36%) Lotus
12 5 (1.36%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.36%) BT
12 5 (1.36%) Epiphany
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum good pension health care life assura
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
tcpl
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
tcpl
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
tcpl
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Not On The High Street
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
South East England
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago