The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 754 723 857
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +134
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 174 156 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.28% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 146 126 50
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £41,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £64,700 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -17.07%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
57421 54820 59871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.07% 48.82% 47.85%
Number of salaries quoted 46000 44686 50506
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 £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 23 April 2014 within the UK.

Rackspace Salary Histogram in the UK

Rackspace
Top 26 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -23 164 £55,000 - 23
London -57 121 £60,000 +5.26% 19
South East +2 26 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Berkshire +14 12 £55,000 +2.32%
Reading -3 11 £55,000 -
City of London -8 10 £67,500 +1.88% 3
North West +8 7 £32,500 -5.79%
Cheshire - 6 £32,500 -
Middlesex - 6 £50,000 -
Surrey -2 4 £48,500 +10.85% 1
Ellesmere Port - 4 £32,500 -
Hampshire - 4 £31,500 -
South West - 3 £55,000 -
Scotland -19 2 £30,000 -33.33%
Harrogate - 2 £67,500 -
Aberdeen - 2 £30,000 -
Bristol - 2 £55,000 -
Crewe - 2 £34,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £67,500 - 3
North Yorkshire - 2 £67,500 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Durham - 1 £30,000 -
North East - 1 £30,000 -
Street - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £30,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £30,000 -

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 213 (63.96%) Linux
2 180 (54.05%) MySQL
3 158 (47.45%) Puppet
4 147 (44.14%) Opscode Chef
5 142 (42.64%) Ruby
6 140 (42.04%) Python
7 126 (37.84%) PHP
8 125 (37.54%) Java
9 108 (32.43%) Web Services
10 99 (29.73%) Apache
11 96 (28.83%) NoSQL
11 96 (28.83%) Continuous Integration
12 91 (27.33%) Amazon AWS
13 87 (26.13%) Perl
14 86 (25.83%) MongoDB
15 84 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
16 79 (23.72%) JavaScript
16 79 (23.72%) Red Hat
17 75 (22.52%) Bash Shell
18 72 (21.62%) Nagios
19 69 (20.72%) LAMP
19 69 (20.72%) Redis
20 68 (20.42%) OO
20 68 (20.42%) DNS
21 67 (20.12%) XML
22 65 (19.52%) TDD
22 65 (19.52%) Ubuntu
22 65 (19.52%) Git (software)
23 64 (19.22%) SaaS
23 64 (19.22%) Configuration Management

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 99 (29.73%) Apache
2 42 (12.61%) Elasticsearch
3 36 (10.81%) Drupal
4 35 (10.51%) OpenStack
5 34 (10.21%) Apache Solr
6 32 (9.61%) Node.js
7 22 (6.61%) Confluence
8 20 (6.01%) nginx
9 19 (5.71%) Tomcat
10 18 (5.41%) IIS
11 17 (5.11%) CMS
12 9 (2.70%) WordPress
13 6 (1.80%) SharePoint
13 6 (1.80%) MS Exchange
14 5 (1.50%) Commerce Server
14 5 (1.50%) WebLogic Portal
14 5 (1.50%) WebLogic
14 5 (1.50%) Alfresco
14 5 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (1.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (3.90%) MS Office
2 11 (3.30%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.50%) Google Analytics
1 5 (1.50%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 91 (27.33%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (19.22%) SaaS
3 61 (18.32%) Joyent
4 51 (15.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 48 (14.41%) Amazon EC2
6 37 (11.11%) PaaS
7 29 (8.71%) Rackspace Cloud
8 24 (7.21%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (4.80%) Amazon S3
10 15 (4.50%) IaaS
11 9 (2.70%) Google App Engine
12 5 (1.50%) GitHub
13 3 (0.90%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.90%) Office 365
14 1 (0.30%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 68 (20.42%) DNS
2 43 (12.91%) SAN
3 40 (12.01%) Firewall
4 37 (11.11%) LDAP
5 36 (10.81%) NAS
6 33 (9.91%) VPN
6 33 (9.91%) VLAN
7 25 (7.51%) iSCSI
8 20 (6.01%) TCP/IP
9 17 (5.11%) BIG-IP
10 15 (4.50%) DHCP
11 13 (3.90%) Network Security
12 10 (3.00%) Internet
13 9 (2.70%) LAN
14 7 (2.10%) VoIP
14 7 (2.10%) WAN
15 6 (1.80%) SSL
16 5 (1.50%) SMTP
16 5 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (1.50%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (54.05%) MySQL
2 96 (28.83%) NoSQL
3 86 (25.83%) MongoDB
4 69 (20.72%) Redis
5 61 (18.32%) PostgreSQL
6 53 (15.92%) Hadoop
6 53 (15.92%) Big Data
7 25 (7.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 21 (6.31%) SQL Server
9 18 (5.41%) CouchDB
9 18 (5.41%) Riak
10 13 (3.90%) Relational Database
11 9 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (2.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (2.10%) RDBMS
14 4 (1.20%) Hazelcast
14 4 (1.20%) OrientDB
15 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.60%) Neo4j
16 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 65 (19.52%) Git (software)
2 42 (12.61%) Subversion
3 37 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 29 (8.71%) JIRA
5 18 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (5.11%) PHPUnit
6 17 (5.11%) FishEye
7 16 (4.80%) Hudson
8 12 (3.60%) Maven
9 10 (3.00%) NUnit
10 9 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (2.10%) Selenium
12 6 (1.80%) Ant
13 5 (1.50%) RSpec
14 4 (1.20%) Xdebug
14 4 (1.20%) Artifactory
15 3 (0.90%) Axure RP
15 3 (0.90%) PhantomJS
16 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 2 (0.60%) Mercurial
General
1 20 (6.01%) Finance
2 9 (2.70%) Games
3 7 (2.10%) Retail
4 6 (1.80%) Advertising
5 2 (0.60%) Publishing
5 2 (0.60%) Law
5 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 98 (29.43%) Developer
2 62 (18.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 55 (16.52%) Administrator
4 45 (13.51%) Python Developer
5 42 (12.61%) Linux Administrator
6 41 (12.31%) Systems Administrator
7 38 (11.41%) Architect
7 38 (11.41%) Linux Engineer
8 34 (10.21%) Systems Engineer
9 25 (7.51%) Python/Django Developer
10 24 (7.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 20 (6.01%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 20 (6.01%) Software Engineer
11 20 (6.01%) Python Software Engineer
11 20 (6.01%) Django Developer
12 17 (5.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 17 (5.11%) Drupal Developer
13 16 (4.80%) Senior Developer
14 15 (4.50%) Senior Python Developer
15 14 (4.20%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (32.43%) Web Services
2 69 (20.72%) LAMP
3 67 (20.12%) XML
4 60 (18.02%) Django
5 57 (17.12%) RabbitMQ
6 52 (15.62%) CSS
7 48 (14.41%) Memcached
8 33 (9.91%) JSON
9 30 (9.01%) jQuery
9 30 (9.01%) HTML
10 29 (8.71%) .NET
11 28 (8.41%) XSD
12 24 (7.21%) Ruby on Rails
13 21 (6.31%) Flask
14 19 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
15 18 (5.41%) Middleware
16 15 (4.50%) ASP.NET
17 14 (4.20%) Ajax
18 11 (3.30%) J2EE
18 11 (3.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.11%) Open Source
2 36 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 20 (6.01%) Digital Media
4 17 (5.11%) Taxonomies
5 8 (2.40%) Mobile Games
5 8 (2.40%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.10%) Social Gaming
7 5 (1.50%) iPhone
7 5 (1.50%) iPad
8 4 (1.20%) Machine Learning
9 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.90%) PKI
10 2 (0.60%) Replication
10 2 (0.60%) CMDB
11 1 (0.30%) Social Network
11 1 (0.30%) Online Games
11 1 (0.30%) Statistics
11 1 (0.30%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.30%) Social Media
11 1 (0.30%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 213 (63.96%) Linux
2 65 (19.52%) Ubuntu
3 55 (16.52%) UNIX
4 52 (15.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (14.11%) Windows
6 46 (13.81%) CentOS
7 41 (12.31%) Android
7 41 (12.31%) Apple iOS
8 31 (9.31%) Solaris
9 24 (7.21%) Debian
10 8 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (1.80%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.20%) Gentoo
13 4 (1.20%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.20%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.60%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.60%) SmartOS
15 1 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (28.83%) Continuous Integration
2 84 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (20.42%) OO
4 65 (19.52%) TDD
5 64 (19.22%) Configuration Management
6 61 (18.32%) E-Commerce
7 60 (18.02%) OOP
8 49 (14.71%) Load Balancing
9 46 (13.81%) Software Engineering
10 37 (11.11%) Scrum
11 31 (9.31%) Content Management
11 31 (9.31%) Build Automation
12 28 (8.41%) User Stories
13 26 (7.81%) Kanban
13 26 (7.81%) Capacity Planning
14 22 (6.61%) Android Development
14 22 (6.61%) iOS Development
15 19 (5.71%) MVC
16 18 (5.41%) BDD
17 17 (5.11%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 142 (42.64%) Ruby
2 140 (42.04%) Python
3 126 (37.84%) PHP
4 125 (37.54%) Java
5 87 (26.13%) Perl
6 79 (23.72%) JavaScript
7 75 (22.52%) Bash Shell
8 59 (17.72%) SQL
9 53 (15.92%) C#
10 39 (11.71%) Shell Script
11 18 (5.41%) Clojure
12 9 (2.70%) C
13 8 (2.40%) C++
14 5 (1.50%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.20%) PHP5
15 4 (1.20%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.90%) Scala
17 2 (0.60%) Haskell
18 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
18 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 24 (7.21%) Degree
2 10 (3.00%) RHCE
3 7 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.10%) MCSE
4 5 (1.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.90%) CCNA
5 3 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.30%) PhD
7 1 (0.30%) VCDX
7 1 (0.30%) NCDA
7 1 (0.30%) NCIE
7 1 (0.30%) VCAP
7 1 (0.30%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.21%) QA
2 9 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (10.81%) Varnish
2 33 (9.91%) NFS
3 25 (7.51%) KVM
4 20 (6.01%) Active Directory
4 20 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (5.41%) Xen
6 11 (3.30%) XenServer
7 8 (2.40%) Sendmail
7 8 (2.40%) Samba
8 7 (2.10%) Squid
9 6 (1.80%) RHEV
10 5 (1.50%) VirtualBox
10 5 (1.50%) XenApp
11 3 (0.90%) vSphere
12 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.30%) Docker
13 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 158 (47.45%) Puppet
2 147 (44.14%) Opscode Chef
3 72 (21.62%) Nagios
4 34 (10.21%) ZABBIX
5 26 (7.81%) Vagrant
6 25 (7.51%) CFEngine
6 25 (7.51%) Cacti
7 22 (6.61%) HAProxy
8 19 (5.71%) collectd
8 19 (5.71%) StatsD
9 9 (2.70%) Ganglia
10 6 (1.80%) Ansible
11 5 (1.50%) Zenoss
12 4 (1.20%) Legato
13 3 (0.90%) Capistrano
14 2 (0.60%) WMI
15 1 (0.30%) Plesk
15 1 (0.30%) Scalr
15 1 (0.30%) OpenView
15 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 79 (23.72%) Red Hat
2 48 (14.41%) VMware
3 47 (14.11%) Oracle
4 27 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 24 (7.21%) Google
6 22 (6.61%) EMC
7 19 (5.71%) NetApp
8 15 (4.50%) Citrix
9 13 (3.90%) Cisco
10 9 (2.70%) Splunk
11 8 (2.40%) New Relic
11 8 (2.40%) StorageTek
11 8 (2.40%) Sun
12 6 (1.80%) Adobe
13 5 (1.50%) IBM
13 5 (1.50%) Apple
13 5 (1.50%) Omniture
13 5 (1.50%) Sitecore
13 5 (1.50%) hybris
13 5 (1.50%) Akamai
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Fantastic career growth and bonus pa
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Healthcare
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Handle Bearing Limited
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: Salary negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competative + Bonus + Company Benefits + Career Development
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Eurotime Solutions
Posted: 15 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified COMPETITIVE
Posted: 26 days ago