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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 759 720 822
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +102
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 120 152 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.051%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.31% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 86 129 54
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%

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
50347 49474 52353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.77% 47.69% 47.31%
Number of salaries quoted 41483 39283 43776
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -43 108 £42,500 -19.04% 33
London -18 64 £55,000 -8.33% 23
Yorkshire -7 11 £25,000 -68.75% 2
South East -41 10 £52,500 +16.66% 3
East of England -4 9 £38,750 -22.50% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 6 £37,500 -25.00% 1
City of London +5 6 £55,000 +12.24% 3
Cheshire -4 5 £35,000 +13.82%
North West -32 5 £35,000 +3.70%
Cambridge - 5 £38,750 - 1
Warrington +8 4 £35,000 +20.68%
Surrey -3 4 £51,250 +28.12% 1
Berkshire -6 4 £42,500 -19.04%
West Yorkshire - 4 £25,000 - 2
Leeds - 4 £25,000 - 2
Reading +4 3 - -
Essex - 3 £42,500 -
Merseyside +11 2 £34,500 +6.15%
Liverpool +11 2 £34,500 -21.14%
North Yorkshire +8 2 - -
West Midlands -8 2 £37,500 +29.31% 1
Scotland - 2 £35,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £37,500 -
Wirral - 2 £34,500 -
York - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £55,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £35,000 -
Basingstoke -1 1 £57,500 +43.75%
South West -11 1 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Hampshire -19 1 £57,500 +43.75%

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 164 (53.77%) Linux
2 137 (44.92%) DevOps
3 134 (43.93%) Web Services
4 131 (42.95%) E-Commerce
5 126 (41.31%) Amazon AWS
6 118 (38.69%) Puppet
7 105 (34.43%) Opscode Chef
8 100 (32.79%) Python
8 100 (32.79%) Windows
8 100 (32.79%) .NET
8 100 (32.79%) MySQL
9 99 (32.46%) Java
10 90 (29.51%) Microsoft Azure
11 89 (29.18%) Microsoft
12 87 (28.52%) JavaScript
13 86 (28.20%) Agile Software Development
14 85 (27.87%) OO
15 84 (27.54%) HTML
15 84 (27.54%) SQL
16 83 (27.21%) SQL Server
17 79 (25.90%) PHP
18 76 (24.92%) MVC
18 76 (24.92%) MongoDB
19 72 (23.61%) IIS
20 70 (22.95%) CSS
21 69 (22.62%) LAMP
22 63 (20.66%) Ruby
23 62 (20.33%) VMware
23 62 (20.33%) C#
23 62 (20.33%) Apache Solr

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 72 (23.61%) IIS
2 62 (20.33%) Apache Solr
3 61 (20.00%) nginx
4 60 (19.67%) OpenStack
5 41 (13.44%) Apache
6 32 (10.49%) Drupal
7 28 (9.18%) Elasticsearch
8 24 (7.87%) Tomcat
9 21 (6.89%) Commerce Server
10 19 (6.23%) Node.js
11 14 (4.59%) CMS
12 11 (3.61%) WordPress
13 7 (2.30%) Confluence
14 5 (1.64%) MS Exchange
15 4 (1.31%) Apache Spark
16 3 (0.98%) ColdFusion
16 3 (0.98%) SharePoint
16 3 (0.98%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
17 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 126 (41.31%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (29.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (18.36%) GitHub
4 46 (15.08%) Trello
5 43 (14.10%) Cloud Computing
6 35 (11.48%) Amazon EC2
7 33 (10.82%) Rackspace Cloud
8 31 (10.16%) IaaS
9 30 (9.84%) SaaS
10 25 (8.20%) PaaS
11 20 (6.56%) Terremark
12 12 (3.93%) Google Apps
13 11 (3.61%) Joyent
14 10 (3.28%) Amazon S3
15 5 (1.64%) Heroku
16 4 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
17 3 (0.98%) Route 53
17 3 (0.98%) Office 365
18 2 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
18 2 (0.66%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (13.11%) Firewall
2 21 (6.89%) Network Security
3 18 (5.90%) DNS
4 17 (5.57%) TCP/IP
5 12 (3.93%) HTTP
6 11 (3.61%) VPN
6 11 (3.61%) LDAP
6 11 (3.61%) NAS
7 8 (2.62%) SSL
8 7 (2.30%) OpenFlow
9 6 (1.97%) AMQP
9 6 (1.97%) SAN
10 5 (1.64%) WAN
10 5 (1.64%) SMTP
10 5 (1.64%) BIG-IP
10 5 (1.64%) SSH
11 4 (1.31%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (1.31%) VLAN
11 4 (1.31%) HTTPS
11 4 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (32.79%) MySQL
2 83 (27.21%) SQL Server
3 76 (24.92%) MongoDB
4 60 (19.67%) NoSQL
5 48 (15.74%) RavenDB
6 46 (15.08%) PostgreSQL
7 37 (12.13%) Redis
8 28 (9.18%) Big Data
9 23 (7.54%) Relational Database
10 20 (6.56%) RDBMS
11 15 (4.92%) Hadoop
12 11 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (3.61%) Riak
13 10 (3.28%) CouchDB
14 6 (1.97%) DB2
14 6 (1.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
16 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
17 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
17 2 (0.66%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 48 (15.74%) NUnit
1 48 (15.74%) ReSharper
1 48 (15.74%) TeamCity
2 46 (15.08%) dotTrace
2 46 (15.08%) Rhino Mocks
2 46 (15.08%) YouTrack
2 46 (15.08%) Octopus Deploy
3 32 (10.49%) Git (software)
4 31 (10.16%) Jenkins
5 18 (5.90%) Subversion
6 13 (4.26%) Hudson
7 10 (3.28%) JIRA
8 9 (2.95%) Visual Studio
9 8 (2.62%) Bitbucket
9 8 (2.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (2.30%) PHPUnit
10 7 (2.30%) Selenium
11 6 (1.97%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.64%) Behat
13 2 (0.66%) NuGet
General
1 46 (15.08%) French Language
2 41 (13.44%) Retail
3 21 (6.89%) Finance
4 14 (4.59%) Marketing
5 8 (2.62%) Games
6 7 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.30%) Publishing
7 6 (1.97%) Automotive
8 4 (1.31%) Advertising
9 3 (0.98%) Law
10 1 (0.33%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.33%) Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 86 (28.20%) Developer
2 68 (22.30%) Administrator
3 67 (21.97%) DevOps Engineer
4 65 (21.31%) Systems Administrator
5 45 (14.75%) Linux Administrator
6 44 (14.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 31 (10.16%) .NET Developer
8 28 (9.18%) Architect
9 23 (7.54%) Senior Developer
10 22 (7.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 20 (6.56%) Web Developer
11 20 (6.56%) PHP Developer
12 17 (5.57%) UI Programmer
12 17 (5.57%) UI Developer
13 16 (5.25%) Cloud Architect
13 16 (5.25%) Senior .NET Developer
14 14 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
14 14 (4.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 13 (4.26%) PHP Web Developer
15 13 (4.26%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (43.93%) Web Services
2 100 (32.79%) .NET
3 84 (27.54%) HTML
4 70 (22.95%) CSS
5 69 (22.62%) LAMP
6 62 (20.33%) jQuery
7 59 (19.34%) ASP.NET
7 59 (19.34%) REST
8 53 (17.38%) WCF
9 51 (16.72%) AngularJS
10 50 (16.39%) Sass
11 49 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 47 (15.41%) Lucene
13 46 (15.08%) Castle Windsor
14 22 (7.21%) RESTful
14 22 (7.21%) Symfony
15 17 (5.57%) SOAP
15 17 (5.57%) XML
16 15 (4.92%) Ruby on Rails
16 15 (4.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.54%) Open Source
2 17 (5.57%) Visualisation
3 12 (3.93%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.93%) CMDB
3 12 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.28%) Social Media
5 6 (1.97%) User Experience
5 6 (1.97%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.64%) Blog
7 4 (1.31%) Social Network
7 4 (1.31%) Economics
8 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.98%) Replication
9 2 (0.66%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.66%) FMCG
9 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.33%) Google Search Appliance
10 1 (0.33%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 164 (53.77%) Linux
2 100 (32.79%) Windows
3 61 (20.00%) CentOS
4 37 (12.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (10.82%) Debian
6 31 (10.16%) Ubuntu
7 27 (8.85%) UNIX
8 12 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.97%) CoreOS
12 5 (1.64%) Fedora
13 2 (0.66%) Android
14 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.33%) SUSE
14 1 (0.33%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (44.92%) DevOps
2 131 (42.95%) E-Commerce
3 86 (28.20%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (27.87%) OO
5 76 (24.92%) MVC
6 62 (20.33%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (18.36%) Configuration Management
8 40 (13.11%) OOP
9 27 (8.85%) SOA
10 23 (7.54%) Migration
11 22 (7.21%) Mentoring
12 21 (6.89%) Project Management
13 19 (6.23%) OO PHP
14 17 (5.57%) Software Engineering
14 17 (5.57%) Technical Architecture
14 17 (5.57%) Web Development
15 16 (5.25%) Load Balancing
15 16 (5.25%) Enterprise Architecture
16 14 (4.59%) ITIL
16 14 (4.59%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 100 (32.79%) Python
2 99 (32.46%) Java
3 87 (28.52%) JavaScript
4 84 (27.54%) SQL
5 79 (25.90%) PHP
6 63 (20.66%) Ruby
7 62 (20.33%) C#
8 46 (15.08%) T-SQL
9 44 (14.43%) Bash Shell
10 42 (13.77%) Perl
11 20 (6.56%) Shell Script
12 13 (4.26%) PowerShell
12 13 (4.26%) C
13 11 (3.61%) C++
14 3 (0.98%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.98%) Scala
15 2 (0.66%) PHP5
15 2 (0.66%) VB
16 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.33%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 39 (12.79%) Degree
2 7 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.31%) CCNA
3 4 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.98%) CCNP
5 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.25%) QA
2 7 (2.30%) SLA
3 5 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.64%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (11.15%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.61%) Varnish
4 10 (3.28%) KVM
4 10 (3.28%) Xen
5 9 (2.95%) Docker
6 7 (2.30%) XenServer
7 6 (1.97%) XenApp
7 6 (1.97%) HDFS
7 6 (1.97%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.31%) vSphere
9 4 (1.31%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.31%) vCloud
10 3 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.98%) NFS
11 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 118 (38.69%) Puppet
2 105 (34.43%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (11.15%) Salt
3 34 (11.15%) Vagrant
3 34 (11.15%) Graphite
4 31 (10.16%) logstash
4 31 (10.16%) Nagios
5 26 (8.52%) ZABBIX
6 20 (6.56%) collectd
6 20 (6.56%) StatsD
7 13 (4.26%) Ansible
8 12 (3.93%) Cacti
9 8 (2.62%) CFEngine
10 5 (1.64%) HAProxy
10 5 (1.64%) SCOM
11 3 (0.98%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.66%) WSUS
12 2 (0.66%) SCCM
12 2 (0.66%) systemd
13 1 (0.33%) cPanel
Vendors
1 89 (29.18%) Microsoft
2 62 (20.33%) VMware
3 58 (19.02%) Red Hat
4 40 (13.11%) Google
5 29 (9.51%) SaltStack
6 17 (5.57%) Oracle
7 15 (4.92%) Zend
8 14 (4.59%) Cisco
9 10 (3.28%) Citrix
10 7 (2.30%) New Relic
11 6 (1.97%) Business Objects
11 6 (1.97%) HP
12 5 (1.64%) IBM
12 5 (1.64%) Twitter
13 4 (1.31%) Ericsson
13 4 (1.31%) Percona
14 3 (0.98%) DigitalOcean
14 3 (0.98%) NetApp
14 3 (0.98%) Red Gate
14 3 (0.98%) Sitecore
City, London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Package including 25 days holiday.
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + fab benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + excellent package and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 17 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £66,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 20 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 21 days ago