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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 693 732 868
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +136
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 206 135 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.13% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.27% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 122 108 29
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £60,000 £80,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +22.50%

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
54325 50608 55486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.66% 47.75% 48.36%
Number of salaries quoted 43157 41422 46265
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 £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 2 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 2 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 +49 197 £55,000 +10.00% 34
London +25 149 £55,000 +10.00% 23
South East +3 21 £50,000 -9.09%
East of England - 12 £100,000 - 2
Surrey -12 10 - -
Yorkshire - 7 £37,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 7 £47,500 - 2
Cambridge - 7 £47,500 - 1
North West -24 6 £39,500 -19.38% 3
City of London 0 5 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Manchester -15 5 £50,000 +2.04% 1
Watford - 5 £100,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £85,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £100,000 -
Brighton -17 4 £50,000 +33.33%
East Sussex -19 4 £50,000 +33.33%
M4 Corridor - 3 £62,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £46,250 -
South Wales - 2 £46,250 -
Wales - 2 £46,250 -
Cardiff - 2 £46,250 -
Basingstoke 0 1 £28,500 -40.00%
Hampshire -8 1 £28,500 -40.00%
Berkshire -9 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Cheshire -12 1 £29,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Warrington - 1 £29,000 -
Warwick - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £50,000 -
Leeds - 1 £37,000 -

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 189 (49.35%) Linux
2 176 (45.95%) MySQL
3 162 (42.30%) DevOps
4 155 (40.47%) Agile Software Development
5 140 (36.55%) Web Services
6 139 (36.29%) Amazon AWS
7 138 (36.03%) E-Commerce
8 128 (33.42%) PHP
9 126 (32.90%) Puppet
10 124 (32.38%) JavaScript
11 122 (31.85%) Java
12 118 (30.81%) Opscode Chef
13 116 (30.29%) .NET
14 114 (29.77%) HTML
14 114 (29.77%) Windows
14 114 (29.77%) MongoDB
15 111 (28.98%) Python
16 110 (28.72%) OO
16 110 (28.72%) nginx
17 108 (28.20%) CSS
18 107 (27.94%) MVC
19 99 (25.85%) SQL Server
20 98 (25.59%) Microsoft Azure
21 95 (24.80%) Ruby
22 92 (24.02%) LAMP
22 92 (24.02%) SQL
23 90 (23.50%) Apache Solr
24 87 (22.72%) Microsoft
25 81 (21.15%) Red Hat
25 81 (21.15%) NoSQL

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 110 (28.72%) nginx
2 90 (23.50%) Apache Solr
3 70 (18.28%) Apache
4 67 (17.49%) IIS
5 55 (14.36%) Drupal
6 46 (12.01%) OpenStack
7 45 (11.75%) Elasticsearch
8 27 (7.05%) Tomcat
9 20 (5.22%) CMS
9 20 (5.22%) Node.js
10 19 (4.96%) WordPress
11 14 (3.66%) Commerce Server
11 14 (3.66%) Confluence
12 10 (2.61%) Umbraco
13 9 (2.35%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (2.35%) uWSGI
14 4 (1.04%) Lync
14 4 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
15 3 (0.78%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (2.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.31%) MS Office
3 3 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 139 (36.29%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (25.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (19.84%) GitHub
4 56 (14.62%) Trello
5 52 (13.58%) Rackspace Cloud
6 51 (13.32%) Cloud Computing
7 41 (10.70%) SaaS
8 33 (8.62%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (5.48%) Joyent
10 16 (4.18%) PaaS
11 12 (3.13%) IaaS
12 9 (2.35%) Amazon S3
13 6 (1.57%) CloudFront
14 5 (1.31%) Google Apps
14 5 (1.31%) Heroku
15 4 (1.04%) Office 365
16 1 (0.26%) IBM SmartCloud
16 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.44%) Firewall
2 23 (6.01%) LDAP
2 23 (6.01%) VPN
3 22 (5.74%) DNS
4 19 (4.96%) VLAN
5 16 (4.18%) NAS
5 16 (4.18%) TCP/IP
6 15 (3.92%) Network Security
7 13 (3.39%) SAN
8 11 (2.87%) WAN
8 11 (2.87%) BIG-IP
9 10 (2.61%) LAN
9 10 (2.61%) AMQP
10 9 (2.35%) IPsec
10 9 (2.35%) ICMP
10 9 (2.35%) SMTP
11 8 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (2.09%) iSCSI
12 7 (1.83%) POP3
13 6 (1.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (45.95%) MySQL
2 114 (29.77%) MongoDB
3 99 (25.85%) SQL Server
4 81 (21.15%) NoSQL
5 65 (16.97%) RavenDB
6 60 (15.67%) PostgreSQL
7 49 (12.79%) Redis
8 48 (12.53%) Big Data
8 48 (12.53%) Relational Database
9 28 (7.31%) RDBMS
10 26 (6.79%) Hadoop
11 18 (4.70%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (4.44%) Riak
13 16 (4.18%) CouchDB
14 10 (2.61%) DB2
14 10 (2.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
16 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
17 1 (0.26%) HBase
Development Applications
1 68 (17.75%) TeamCity
2 62 (16.19%) ReSharper
3 61 (15.93%) Git (software)
3 61 (15.93%) NUnit
4 56 (14.62%) dotTrace
4 56 (14.62%) Rhino Mocks
4 56 (14.62%) Jenkins
4 56 (14.62%) YouTrack
4 56 (14.62%) Octopus Deploy
5 37 (9.66%) Subversion
6 26 (6.79%) JIRA
6 26 (6.79%) Hudson
7 15 (3.92%) Mercurial
8 13 (3.39%) Selenium
9 11 (2.87%) PHPUnit
10 7 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.57%) Visual Studio
11 6 (1.57%) NuGet
12 5 (1.31%) Ranorex
12 5 (1.31%) Moq
General
1 56 (14.62%) French Language
2 39 (10.18%) Retail
3 21 (5.48%) Finance
4 19 (4.96%) Marketing
5 12 (3.13%) Publishing
6 5 (1.31%) Games
7 4 (1.04%) Legal
8 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.52%) Law
9 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.26%) Back Office
10 1 (0.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 130 (33.94%) Developer
2 66 (17.23%) Systems Administrator
3 63 (16.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 61 (15.93%) Administrator
5 53 (13.84%) .NET Developer
6 47 (12.27%) Linux Administrator
7 46 (12.01%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 43 (11.23%) Architect
9 41 (10.70%) Senior Developer
10 24 (6.27%) Senior .NET Developer
11 18 (4.70%) Head of Architecture
12 17 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 16 (4.18%) UI Programmer
13 16 (4.18%) UI Developer
13 16 (4.18%) PHP Developer
13 16 (4.18%) Systems Engineer
14 15 (3.92%) Web Developer
14 15 (3.92%) Head of Development
14 15 (3.92%) Senior Architect
15 14 (3.66%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (36.55%) Web Services
2 116 (30.29%) .NET
3 114 (29.77%) HTML
4 108 (28.20%) CSS
5 92 (24.02%) LAMP
6 80 (20.89%) jQuery
7 75 (19.58%) REST
8 71 (18.54%) ASP.NET
9 65 (16.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 62 (16.19%) AngularJS
11 60 (15.67%) Sass
12 57 (14.88%) Lucene
13 56 (14.62%) WCF
13 56 (14.62%) Castle Windsor
14 46 (12.01%) Ruby on Rails
15 33 (8.62%) JSON
16 31 (8.09%) HTML5
17 29 (7.57%) XML
18 27 (7.05%) Django
19 26 (6.79%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.75%) Open Source
2 23 (6.01%) Computer Science
2 23 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.44%) Visualisation
4 16 (4.18%) Social Media
5 15 (3.92%) Digital Media
6 13 (3.39%) Mobile App
7 12 (3.13%) User Experience
8 8 (2.09%) Taxonomies
9 6 (1.57%) Social Network
10 5 (1.31%) CMDB
10 5 (1.31%) Blog
10 5 (1.31%) Replication
11 3 (0.78%) PKI
11 3 (0.78%) IPTV
11 3 (0.78%) Augmented Reality
11 3 (0.78%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.78%) New Media
12 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.26%) Google Search Appliance
Operating Systems
1 189 (49.35%) Linux
2 114 (29.77%) Windows
3 73 (19.06%) CentOS
4 57 (14.88%) Ubuntu
5 49 (12.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 45 (11.75%) Debian
7 38 (9.92%) UNIX
8 16 (4.18%) Apple iOS
9 15 (3.92%) Android
10 14 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (2.09%) Fedora
11 8 (2.09%) Solaris
12 7 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (1.31%) SmartOS
14 4 (1.04%) FreeBSD
14 4 (1.04%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (42.30%) DevOps
2 155 (40.47%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (36.03%) E-Commerce
4 110 (28.72%) OO
5 107 (27.94%) MVC
6 77 (20.10%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (13.58%) OOP
8 39 (10.18%) Configuration Management
9 37 (9.66%) Mentoring
10 33 (8.62%) TDD
10 33 (8.62%) Technical Architecture
11 28 (7.31%) Capacity Planning
12 27 (7.05%) SOA
13 25 (6.53%) Project Management
13 25 (6.53%) Scrum
14 24 (6.27%) Web Development
14 24 (6.27%) Load Balancing
15 23 (6.01%) Kanban
16 21 (5.48%) Software Engineering
17 19 (4.96%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 128 (33.42%) PHP
2 124 (32.38%) JavaScript
3 122 (31.85%) Java
4 111 (28.98%) Python
5 95 (24.80%) Ruby
6 92 (24.02%) SQL
7 72 (18.80%) C#
8 56 (14.62%) T-SQL
9 53 (13.84%) Perl
10 47 (12.27%) Bash Shell
11 23 (6.01%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.87%) ActionScript
13 7 (1.83%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.31%) Scala
14 5 (1.31%) Clojure
15 4 (1.04%) RubyMotion
15 4 (1.04%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.04%) C
16 3 (0.78%) C++
16 3 (0.78%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 28 (7.31%) Degree
2 10 (2.61%) CCNA
2 10 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (1.04%) RHCE
4 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.78%) MCSE
4 3 (0.78%) CCNP
5 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.48%) QA
2 8 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) WCAG
4 1 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 29 (7.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (7.31%) Varnish
3 24 (6.27%) Xen
4 16 (4.18%) Active Directory
5 12 (3.13%) KVM
6 10 (2.61%) HDFS
7 8 (2.09%) NFS
8 6 (1.57%) Docker
9 5 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.04%) Squid
10 4 (1.04%) vSphere
11 3 (0.78%) XenApp
11 3 (0.78%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.26%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 126 (32.90%) Puppet
2 118 (30.81%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (11.49%) ZABBIX
4 41 (10.70%) Salt
5 40 (10.44%) Nagios
6 27 (7.05%) Vagrant
7 22 (5.74%) Cacti
8 20 (5.22%) HAProxy
9 13 (3.39%) Capistrano
10 11 (2.87%) Ansible
11 10 (2.61%) logstash
11 10 (2.61%) Ganglia
12 8 (2.09%) collectd
12 8 (2.09%) StatsD
13 4 (1.04%) YUM
14 2 (0.52%) SCCM
14 2 (0.52%) SCOM
14 2 (0.52%) CFEngine
14 2 (0.52%) Check_MK
15 1 (0.26%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 87 (22.72%) Microsoft
2 81 (21.15%) Red Hat
3 56 (14.62%) VMware
4 28 (7.31%) Oracle
4 28 (7.31%) Cisco
5 24 (6.27%) SaltStack
6 21 (5.48%) Google
7 14 (3.66%) Zend
8 10 (2.61%) EPiServer
8 10 (2.61%) Sitecore
8 10 (2.61%) Business Objects
9 9 (2.35%) Red Gate
10 6 (1.57%) HP
11 5 (1.31%) New Relic
11 5 (1.31%) Epiphany
12 4 (1.04%) ProCurve
12 4 (1.04%) SoftLayer
12 4 (1.04%) Lotus
12 4 (1.04%) Twitter
12 4 (1.04%) Citrix
Loughborough, Leicestershire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
tcpl
Salary: Attractive Basic
Posted: 6 days ago
London
tcpl
Salary: Attractive Basic
Posted: 6 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum 30% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 15% bonus and great holidays + enter
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 23 days ago