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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 763 718 828
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +110
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 117 161 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.058%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.31% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 86 137 65
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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
52922 51507 53578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.90% 47.79% 47.03%
Number of salaries quoted 43371 41141 45089
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 £67,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -53 108 £49,000 -10.90% 22
London -45 72 £55,000 - 16
Yorkshire -4 14 £25,000 -68.75%
City of London +9 9 £55,000 +14.58% 1
North West -38 8 £35,000 - 5
Cheshire -1 6 £35,000 +13.82% 5
East of England -12 6 £37,500 -25.00%
Cambridgeshire 0 5 £37,500 -25.00%
West Yorkshire - 5 £25,000 -
Leeds - 5 £25,000 -
Warrington +8 4 £35,000 +20.68% 4
South East -19 4 £51,250 +28.12%
Cambridge - 4 £37,500 -
Liverpool +14 2 £34,500 -21.14%
Scotland +12 2 £28,250 -19.28%
North Yorkshire +8 2 - -
Merseyside +4 2 £34,500 +6.15%
Surrey -3 2 £51,250 +28.12%
Manchester -23 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 £36,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £36,500 -
Croydon - 2 £55,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £28,250 -
Wirral - 2 £34,500 -
York - 2 - -
Loughborough - 2 £36,500 -
Berkshire +4 1 £42,500 -19.04%
South West -12 1 £40,000 -3.03%
West Midlands -16 1 - - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £62,500 -

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 170 (52.96%) Linux
2 141 (43.93%) E-Commerce
2 141 (43.93%) DevOps
3 138 (42.99%) Web Services
4 135 (42.06%) Amazon AWS
5 125 (38.94%) MySQL
6 114 (35.51%) Windows
6 114 (35.51%) Puppet
7 111 (34.58%) .NET
8 109 (33.96%) JavaScript
9 107 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
10 104 (32.40%) Java
11 103 (32.09%) HTML
12 101 (31.46%) Python
13 99 (30.84%) SQL Server
14 98 (30.53%) OO
15 96 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
16 94 (29.28%) MVC
16 94 (29.28%) Microsoft Azure
17 92 (28.66%) SQL
18 91 (28.35%) Microsoft
19 90 (28.04%) CSS
19 90 (28.04%) MongoDB
20 89 (27.73%) PHP
21 85 (26.48%) nginx
22 80 (24.92%) Apache Solr
23 74 (23.05%) C#
23 74 (23.05%) IIS
24 73 (22.74%) ASP.NET
24 73 (22.74%) NoSQL

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 85 (26.48%) nginx
2 80 (24.92%) Apache Solr
3 74 (23.05%) IIS
4 51 (15.89%) OpenStack
5 50 (15.58%) Apache
6 44 (13.71%) Drupal
7 35 (10.90%) Elasticsearch
8 26 (8.10%) Tomcat
9 21 (6.54%) Commerce Server
10 18 (5.61%) CMS
11 15 (4.67%) Node.js
11 15 (4.67%) WordPress
12 7 (2.18%) Confluence
13 6 (1.87%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (1.25%) Apache Spark
14 4 (1.25%) Lotus Domino
15 3 (0.93%) SharePoint
16 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
16 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 135 (42.06%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (29.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (20.87%) GitHub
4 57 (17.76%) Trello
5 45 (14.02%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (11.84%) Rackspace Cloud
7 32 (9.97%) SaaS
8 31 (9.66%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (5.92%) IaaS
10 14 (4.36%) PaaS
11 9 (2.80%) Joyent
12 8 (2.49%) Terremark
13 7 (2.18%) Google Apps
13 7 (2.18%) Heroku
14 5 (1.56%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.93%) Office 365
15 3 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
16 2 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
16 2 (0.62%) SoftLayer
17 1 (0.31%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.35%) Firewall
2 21 (6.54%) Network Security
3 17 (5.30%) LDAP
4 14 (4.36%) TCP/IP
5 13 (4.05%) VPN
6 10 (3.12%) DNS
6 10 (3.12%) AMQP
7 9 (2.80%) NAS
8 8 (2.49%) SMTP
8 8 (2.49%) HTTP
9 7 (2.18%) POP3
9 7 (2.18%) ICMP
9 7 (2.18%) BIG-IP
9 7 (2.18%) VLAN
10 6 (1.87%) SAN
11 5 (1.56%) HTTPS
11 5 (1.56%) SSL
11 5 (1.56%) SSH
12 4 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (38.94%) MySQL
2 99 (30.84%) SQL Server
3 90 (28.04%) MongoDB
4 73 (22.74%) NoSQL
5 63 (19.63%) RavenDB
6 49 (15.26%) PostgreSQL
7 41 (12.77%) Redis
8 39 (12.15%) Relational Database
9 38 (11.84%) Big Data
10 26 (8.10%) RDBMS
11 19 (5.92%) Hadoop
12 15 (4.67%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (4.36%) Riak
14 13 (4.05%) CouchDB
15 10 (3.12%) DB2
15 10 (3.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
17 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
18 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
19 1 (0.31%) HBase
Development Applications
1 62 (19.31%) NUnit
1 62 (19.31%) ReSharper
1 62 (19.31%) TeamCity
2 57 (17.76%) dotTrace
2 57 (17.76%) Rhino Mocks
2 57 (17.76%) YouTrack
2 57 (17.76%) Octopus Deploy
3 35 (10.90%) Jenkins
4 33 (10.28%) Git (software)
5 22 (6.85%) Subversion
6 20 (6.23%) Hudson
7 15 (4.67%) JIRA
8 11 (3.43%) Selenium
9 9 (2.80%) Mercurial
9 9 (2.80%) Visual Studio
10 8 (2.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (2.18%) Bitbucket
11 7 (2.18%) Webistrano
12 6 (1.87%) PHPUnit
13 5 (1.56%) Moq
General
1 57 (17.76%) French Language
2 40 (12.46%) Retail
3 21 (6.54%) Finance
4 19 (5.92%) Marketing
5 8 (2.49%) Publishing
5 8 (2.49%) Games
6 4 (1.25%) Automotive
6 4 (1.25%) Legal
6 4 (1.25%) Advertising
7 3 (0.93%) Law
8 1 (0.31%) Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (31.46%) Developer
2 69 (21.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 64 (19.94%) Systems Administrator
4 61 (19.00%) Administrator
5 51 (15.89%) Linux Administrator
6 50 (15.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 41 (12.77%) .NET Developer
8 30 (9.35%) Architect
9 27 (8.41%) Senior Developer
10 23 (7.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 21 (6.54%) Web Developer
12 20 (6.23%) Senior .NET Developer
12 20 (6.23%) PHP Developer
12 20 (6.23%) UI Developer
12 20 (6.23%) UI Programmer
13 14 (4.36%) Head of Architecture
13 14 (4.36%) Systems Engineer
14 13 (4.05%) Linux Engineer
15 12 (3.74%) PHP Web Developer
15 12 (3.74%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (42.99%) Web Services
2 111 (34.58%) .NET
3 103 (32.09%) HTML
4 90 (28.04%) CSS
5 73 (22.74%) ASP.NET
5 73 (22.74%) REST
6 72 (22.43%) LAMP
7 70 (21.81%) jQuery
8 64 (19.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 62 (19.31%) AngularJS
10 61 (19.00%) WCF
11 59 (18.38%) Sass
12 58 (18.07%) Lucene
13 57 (17.76%) Castle Windsor
14 21 (6.54%) Ruby on Rails
15 20 (6.23%) Symfony
15 20 (6.23%) RESTful
15 20 (6.23%) XML
16 19 (5.92%) JSON
17 18 (5.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.10%) Open Source
2 21 (6.54%) Visualisation
3 15 (4.67%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.36%) Social Media
5 13 (4.05%) Digital Media
6 12 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.80%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.49%) User Experience
9 7 (2.18%) CMDB
10 6 (1.87%) Replication
10 6 (1.87%) Social Network
11 5 (1.56%) Blog
12 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.62%) FMCG
13 2 (0.62%) Augmented Reality
14 1 (0.31%) iPad
14 1 (0.31%) iPhone
14 1 (0.31%) Online Games
14 1 (0.31%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 170 (52.96%) Linux
2 114 (35.51%) Windows
3 66 (20.56%) CentOS
4 41 (12.77%) Debian
5 37 (11.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (10.28%) Ubuntu
7 23 (7.17%) UNIX
8 14 (4.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.56%) Fedora
12 4 (1.25%) FreeBSD
12 4 (1.25%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.93%) Solaris
14 2 (0.62%) Android
15 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (43.93%) E-Commerce
1 141 (43.93%) DevOps
2 98 (30.53%) OO
3 96 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (29.28%) MVC
5 66 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (14.33%) Configuration Management
7 43 (13.40%) OOP
8 25 (7.79%) SOA
9 21 (6.54%) Mentoring
10 20 (6.23%) Software Engineering
10 20 (6.23%) Web Development
11 19 (5.92%) OO PHP
12 18 (5.61%) Project Management
12 18 (5.61%) Migration
13 17 (5.30%) Technical Architecture
14 15 (4.67%) Analytics
15 14 (4.36%) Dependency Management
15 14 (4.36%) Load Balancing
15 14 (4.36%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 109 (33.96%) JavaScript
2 104 (32.40%) Java
3 101 (31.46%) Python
4 92 (28.66%) SQL
5 89 (27.73%) PHP
6 74 (23.05%) C#
7 65 (20.25%) Ruby
8 57 (17.76%) T-SQL
9 44 (13.71%) Bash Shell
10 40 (12.46%) Perl
11 23 (7.17%) Shell Script
12 11 (3.43%) PowerShell
13 8 (2.49%) C++
14 6 (1.87%) C
15 3 (0.93%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.93%) ActionScript
15 3 (0.93%) Scala
16 2 (0.62%) VB
16 2 (0.62%) PHP5
17 1 (0.31%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 36 (11.21%) Degree
2 3 (0.93%) CCNP
2 3 (0.93%) CCNA
2 3 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.67%) QA
2 5 (1.56%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.93%) SLA
4 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (6.23%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.67%) Varnish
4 13 (4.05%) Xen
5 12 (3.74%) KVM
6 10 (3.12%) HDFS
7 6 (1.87%) XenServer
8 5 (1.56%) NFS
9 3 (0.93%) vSphere
9 3 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.93%) vCloud
9 3 (0.93%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.93%) XenApp
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.62%) Docker
11 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.31%) Squid
Systems Management
1 114 (35.51%) Puppet
2 107 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (11.21%) Salt
4 35 (10.90%) Nagios
5 33 (10.28%) ZABBIX
6 30 (9.35%) Graphite
7 29 (9.03%) Vagrant
8 24 (7.48%) logstash
9 15 (4.67%) HAProxy
9 15 (4.67%) collectd
9 15 (4.67%) StatsD
9 15 (4.67%) Cacti
10 13 (4.05%) Ansible
11 11 (3.43%) Capistrano
12 8 (2.49%) CFEngine
13 4 (1.25%) Ganglia
14 2 (0.62%) WSUS
14 2 (0.62%) SCOM
15 1 (0.31%) Zenoss
15 1 (0.31%) yum
Vendors
1 91 (28.35%) Microsoft
2 63 (19.63%) Red Hat
3 52 (16.20%) VMware
4 25 (7.79%) Google
5 24 (7.48%) SaltStack
6 22 (6.85%) Cisco
7 21 (6.54%) Oracle
8 14 (4.36%) Zend
9 10 (3.12%) Business Objects
10 8 (2.49%) Red Gate
11 7 (2.18%) Sitecore
11 7 (2.18%) Citrix
12 5 (1.56%) IBM
12 5 (1.56%) Sun
12 5 (1.56%) Epiphany
12 5 (1.56%) Twitter
12 5 (1.56%) New Relic
13 4 (1.25%) DigitalOcean
13 4 (1.25%) HP
13 4 (1.25%) Lotus
London
Premier Media
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits, Phone, Laptop, PC, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 10 days ago
Wales
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheshire
Explore Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Posted: 19 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Posted: 19 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Posted: 19 days ago