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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 723 741 846
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +105
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 188 134 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.26% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 109 110 34
Average salary £53,750 £53,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +37.50%

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
54511 51481 54694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.74% 47.64% 48.15%
Number of salaries quoted 43448 42187 45614
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +33 179 £55,000 - 33
London +50 136 £55,000 +4.76% 24
South East -2 18 £50,000 -9.09%
Surrey +2 10 - -
City of London +2 8 £55,000 +29.41% 2
East of England - 8 £100,000 - 1
North West -32 7 £39,500 -19.38% 4
Yorkshire - 7 £52,500 - 3
Manchester -28 6 £50,000 +2.04% 1
Watford - 5 £100,000 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £100,000 - 1
M4 Corridor - 3 £62,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £85,000 -
Cambridge - 3 - -
Brighton -9 2 £50,000 +42.85%
East Sussex -17 2 £50,000 +42.85%
Cardiff - 2 £46,250 -
South Wales - 2 £46,250 -
Wales - 2 £46,250 -
West Sussex - 2 £46,250 -
Berkshire -3 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Scotland -5 1 £31,500 -10.00%
West Midlands - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £33,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £33,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Warrington - 1 £29,000 -

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 181 (48.40%) Linux
2 164 (43.85%) MySQL
3 154 (41.18%) DevOps
4 146 (39.04%) Web Services
4 146 (39.04%) Amazon AWS
5 144 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
6 139 (37.17%) E-Commerce
7 125 (33.42%) JavaScript
8 122 (32.62%) .NET
8 122 (32.62%) Puppet
9 120 (32.09%) PHP
9 120 (32.09%) Windows
10 118 (31.55%) Java
11 117 (31.28%) HTML
12 112 (29.95%) Opscode Chef
13 110 (29.41%) MVC
14 108 (28.88%) CSS
14 108 (28.88%) nginx
15 106 (28.34%) Microsoft Azure
15 106 (28.34%) MongoDB
15 106 (28.34%) Python
16 105 (28.07%) OO
17 103 (27.54%) SQL Server
18 97 (25.94%) SQL
19 95 (25.40%) Microsoft
20 89 (23.80%) Apache Solr
21 85 (22.73%) LAMP
22 84 (22.46%) Ruby
23 81 (21.66%) jQuery
24 79 (21.12%) Red Hat

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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
1 108 (28.88%) nginx
2 89 (23.80%) Apache Solr
3 73 (19.52%) IIS
4 68 (18.18%) Apache
5 53 (14.17%) Drupal
6 44 (11.76%) OpenStack
7 43 (11.50%) Elasticsearch
8 30 (8.02%) Tomcat
9 21 (5.61%) CMS
10 19 (5.08%) WordPress
11 18 (4.81%) Commerce Server
11 18 (4.81%) Node.js
12 13 (3.48%) Confluence
13 10 (2.67%) Umbraco
14 9 (2.41%) Sitecore CMS
14 9 (2.41%) uWSGI
15 4 (1.07%) Lync
15 4 (1.07%) Lotus Domino
16 3 (0.80%) WebLogic
17 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.34%) MS Office
3 3 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 146 (39.04%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (28.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (20.86%) GitHub
4 60 (16.04%) Trello
5 49 (13.10%) Rackspace Cloud
6 47 (12.57%) Cloud Computing
7 38 (10.16%) SaaS
8 32 (8.56%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (4.28%) Joyent
10 15 (4.01%) PaaS
11 12 (3.21%) IaaS
12 6 (1.60%) Office 365
12 6 (1.60%) Heroku
12 6 (1.60%) Amazon S3
13 5 (1.34%) Google Apps
14 3 (0.80%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.27%) Google App Engine
15 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
15 1 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.36%) Firewall
2 20 (5.35%) LDAP
2 20 (5.35%) VPN
3 17 (4.55%) DNS
4 15 (4.01%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.74%) VLAN
5 14 (3.74%) Network Security
5 14 (3.74%) NAS
6 11 (2.94%) SAN
7 10 (2.67%) AMQP
7 10 (2.67%) BIG-IP
8 9 (2.41%) WAN
9 8 (2.14%) LAN
10 7 (1.87%) POP3
10 7 (1.87%) SMTP
10 7 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (1.87%) ICMP
10 7 (1.87%) iSCSI
11 6 (1.60%) IPsec
11 6 (1.60%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (43.85%) MySQL
2 106 (28.34%) MongoDB
3 103 (27.54%) SQL Server
4 74 (19.79%) NoSQL
5 69 (18.45%) RavenDB
6 51 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
7 46 (12.30%) Big Data
8 44 (11.76%) Relational Database
9 42 (11.23%) Redis
10 26 (6.95%) RDBMS
11 23 (6.15%) Hadoop
12 19 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
13 18 (4.81%) Riak
14 17 (4.55%) CouchDB
15 10 (2.67%) DB2
15 10 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 8 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
17 6 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
18 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
19 1 (0.27%) HBase
Development Applications
1 71 (18.98%) TeamCity
2 66 (17.65%) ReSharper
3 65 (17.38%) NUnit
4 60 (16.04%) dotTrace
4 60 (16.04%) Rhino Mocks
4 60 (16.04%) YouTrack
4 60 (16.04%) Octopus Deploy
5 56 (14.97%) Jenkins
5 56 (14.97%) Git (software)
6 36 (9.63%) Subversion
7 27 (7.22%) Hudson
8 24 (6.42%) JIRA
9 16 (4.28%) Mercurial
10 14 (3.74%) Selenium
11 11 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (2.67%) PHPUnit
13 6 (1.60%) Visual Studio
13 6 (1.60%) Bitbucket
13 6 (1.60%) NuGet
14 5 (1.34%) Behat
General
1 60 (16.04%) French Language
2 43 (11.50%) Retail
3 19 (5.08%) Marketing
4 18 (4.81%) Finance
5 12 (3.21%) Publishing
6 5 (1.34%) Games
7 4 (1.07%) Legal
8 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.53%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 125 (33.42%) Developer
2 67 (17.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 66 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
4 62 (16.58%) Administrator
5 55 (14.71%) .NET Developer
6 49 (13.10%) Linux Administrator
7 48 (12.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 42 (11.23%) Architect
9 40 (10.70%) Senior Developer
10 26 (6.95%) Senior .NET Developer
11 20 (5.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 18 (4.81%) UI Programmer
12 18 (4.81%) UI Developer
13 16 (4.28%) Senior Architect
14 15 (4.01%) Head of Architecture
14 15 (4.01%) PHP Developer
14 15 (4.01%) Web Developer
14 15 (4.01%) Systems Engineer
15 14 (3.74%) Head of Development
16 13 (3.48%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (39.04%) Web Services
2 122 (32.62%) .NET
3 117 (31.28%) HTML
4 108 (28.88%) CSS
5 85 (22.73%) LAMP
6 81 (21.66%) jQuery
7 77 (20.59%) REST
8 75 (20.05%) ASP.NET
9 69 (18.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 66 (17.65%) AngularJS
11 64 (17.11%) Sass
12 61 (16.31%) Lucene
13 60 (16.04%) WCF
13 60 (16.04%) Castle Windsor
14 38 (10.16%) Ruby on Rails
15 31 (8.29%) HTML5
16 30 (8.02%) JSON
17 22 (5.88%) XML
17 22 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
18 20 (5.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.96%) Open Source
2 22 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.35%) Computer Science
4 19 (5.08%) Visualisation
5 17 (4.55%) Social Media
6 15 (4.01%) Digital Media
7 12 (3.21%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.94%) User Experience
9 6 (1.60%) Blog
9 6 (1.60%) Social Network
9 6 (1.60%) Taxonomies
10 5 (1.34%) Replication
10 5 (1.34%) CMDB
11 3 (0.80%) Augmented Reality
11 3 (0.80%) IPTV
12 2 (0.53%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.53%) New Media
13 1 (0.27%) iPad
13 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.27%) Google Search Appliance
Operating Systems
1 181 (48.40%) Linux
2 120 (32.09%) Windows
3 73 (19.52%) CentOS
4 52 (13.90%) Ubuntu
5 46 (12.30%) Debian
6 43 (11.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (9.89%) UNIX
8 14 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (2.67%) Fedora
11 8 (2.14%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.87%) Android
12 7 (1.87%) Solaris
13 4 (1.07%) FreeBSD
13 4 (1.07%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.07%) SmartOS
14 1 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (41.18%) DevOps
2 144 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (37.17%) E-Commerce
4 110 (29.41%) MVC
5 105 (28.07%) OO
6 72 (19.25%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (11.76%) OOP
8 38 (10.16%) Configuration Management
9 34 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 33 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
11 28 (7.49%) SOA
12 27 (7.22%) TDD
13 26 (6.95%) Project Management
13 26 (6.95%) Capacity Planning
14 24 (6.42%) Web Development
15 22 (5.88%) Scrum
16 21 (5.61%) Kanban
17 19 (5.08%) Load Balancing
17 19 (5.08%) Software Engineering
17 19 (5.08%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 125 (33.42%) JavaScript
2 120 (32.09%) PHP
3 118 (31.55%) Java
4 106 (28.34%) Python
5 97 (25.94%) SQL
6 84 (22.46%) Ruby
7 76 (20.32%) C#
8 60 (16.04%) T-SQL
9 51 (13.64%) Perl
10 49 (13.10%) Bash Shell
11 22 (5.88%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.94%) ActionScript
13 9 (2.41%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.87%) Scala
15 4 (1.07%) Clojure
15 4 (1.07%) RubyMotion
15 4 (1.07%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.07%) C++
16 2 (0.53%) C
16 2 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (6.68%) Degree
2 7 (1.87%) CCNA
2 7 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (0.80%) CCNP
5 2 (0.53%) RHCE
6 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.27%) MCSE
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.35%) QA
2 5 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.07%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.53%) SLA
4 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) WCAG
5 1 (0.27%) WAI
System Software
1 29 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (6.68%) Varnish
3 22 (5.88%) Xen
4 18 (4.81%) Active Directory
5 12 (3.21%) KVM
6 10 (2.67%) HDFS
7 8 (2.14%) NFS
8 5 (1.34%) Docker
8 5 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.07%) vSphere
10 3 (0.80%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.80%) XenApp
11 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.53%) vCloud
12 1 (0.27%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.27%) XenServer
12 1 (0.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 122 (32.62%) Puppet
2 112 (29.95%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (11.23%) Salt
4 41 (10.96%) ZABBIX
4 41 (10.96%) Nagios
5 25 (6.68%) Vagrant
6 20 (5.35%) Cacti
7 19 (5.08%) HAProxy
8 13 (3.48%) Capistrano
9 11 (2.94%) Ansible
9 11 (2.94%) logstash
10 10 (2.67%) Ganglia
11 7 (1.87%) collectd
11 7 (1.87%) StatsD
12 4 (1.07%) SCOM
12 4 (1.07%) YUM
13 3 (0.80%) CFEngine
14 2 (0.53%) WSUS
14 2 (0.53%) SCCM
14 2 (0.53%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 95 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 79 (21.12%) Red Hat
3 57 (15.24%) VMware
4 25 (6.68%) Oracle
4 25 (6.68%) Cisco
4 25 (6.68%) SaltStack
5 21 (5.61%) Google
6 12 (3.21%) Zend
7 10 (2.67%) EPiServer
7 10 (2.67%) Sitecore
7 10 (2.67%) Business Objects
8 9 (2.41%) Red Gate
9 6 (1.60%) New Relic
9 6 (1.60%) HP
10 5 (1.34%) Twitter
10 5 (1.34%) Epiphany
11 4 (1.07%) Lotus
11 4 (1.07%) ProCurve
11 4 (1.07%) Citrix
11 4 (1.07%) CheckPoint
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
ASG International
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £24k - 34k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + pension, 25 days, training
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
London
tcpl
Salary: Attractive Basic
Posted: 23 days ago
London
tcpl
Salary: Attractive Basic
Posted: 23 days ago