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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 706 718 868
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +150
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 196 170 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.32% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 135 133 27
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55218 52337 56898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.21% 48.14% 48.37%
Number of salaries quoted 44306 42736 47984
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,299
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -7 189 £57,500 +9.52% 33
London -37 125 £60,000 +9.09% 23
South East -38 19 £43,750 -2.77% 4
Yorkshire - 19 £37,000 -
North West +7 12 £40,000 +14.28% 1
East of England +3 12 £47,500 +48.43% 3
Cambridgeshire +11 9 £47,500 +48.43% 2
Cheshire -2 9 £40,000 +26.98%
West Yorkshire - 9 £37,000 -
Warrington - 9 £40,000 -
Leeds - 9 £37,000 -
Cambridge - 9 £47,500 - 2
City of London -16 7 £62,500 +13.63% 3
East Sussex -26 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £85,000 - 1
Brighton -29 6 £47,500 +26.66%
Hampshire -8 5 £28,500 -40.00%
Scotland - 5 £30,000 -
Edinburgh - 5 £30,000 -
Basingstoke +2 4 £28,500 -40.00%
Manchester -2 3 £67,500 +92.85%
Berkshire -3 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire -5 3 - -
West Sussex - 3 £60,000 - 2
Watford - 3 - -
South West -13 2 £43,750 +36.71%
Bristol - 2 £43,750 -
Crawley - 2 £60,000 -
Hayes -6 1 £60,000 - 2
Surrey -18 1 - - 1

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 219 (59.67%) Linux
2 195 (53.13%) MySQL
3 180 (49.05%) DevOps
4 161 (43.87%) Puppet
5 152 (41.42%) Opscode Chef
6 140 (38.15%) Java
7 135 (36.78%) PHP
8 126 (34.33%) Ruby
9 119 (32.43%) Python
10 112 (30.52%) MongoDB
11 110 (29.97%) Amazon AWS
12 108 (29.43%) Web Services
13 96 (26.16%) JavaScript
14 95 (25.89%) E-Commerce
14 95 (25.89%) Continuous Integration
15 90 (24.52%) NoSQL
16 89 (24.25%) Apache
17 86 (23.43%) Windows
17 86 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
18 85 (23.16%) LAMP
18 85 (23.16%) Red Hat
19 82 (22.34%) OO
20 80 (21.80%) CSS
21 77 (20.98%) Perl
22 73 (19.89%) nginx
23 72 (19.62%) .NET
24 71 (19.35%) Ubuntu
25 68 (18.53%) Git (software)
26 66 (17.98%) Redis
26 66 (17.98%) MVC

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 89 (24.25%) Apache
2 73 (19.89%) nginx
3 51 (13.90%) Drupal
3 51 (13.90%) Apache Solr
4 43 (11.72%) OpenStack
4 43 (11.72%) Elasticsearch
5 36 (9.81%) IIS
6 29 (7.90%) Node.js
7 24 (6.54%) Tomcat
8 20 (5.45%) Confluence
8 20 (5.45%) CMS
9 18 (4.90%) WordPress
10 10 (2.72%) Umbraco
11 9 (2.45%) uWSGI
12 8 (2.18%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (1.09%) MS Exchange
13 4 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (1.09%) Lync
14 3 (0.82%) CloudStack
15 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.45%) MS Office
3 5 (1.36%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 110 (29.97%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (16.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (13.62%) SaaS
4 41 (11.17%) Joyent
5 40 (10.90%) Amazon EC2
5 40 (10.90%) Rackspace Cloud
6 33 (8.99%) GitHub
6 33 (8.99%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (5.72%) PaaS
8 20 (5.45%) Trello
9 13 (3.54%) Amazon S3
10 9 (2.45%) IaaS
11 7 (1.91%) Office 365
12 6 (1.63%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.54%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 46 (12.53%) Firewall
2 45 (12.26%) DNS
3 32 (8.72%) VPN
4 31 (8.45%) VLAN
5 30 (8.17%) LDAP
6 28 (7.63%) NAS
7 26 (7.08%) SAN
8 25 (6.81%) BIG-IP
9 17 (4.63%) TCP/IP
10 15 (4.09%) LAN
11 14 (3.81%) iSCSI
11 14 (3.81%) Network Security
12 13 (3.54%) WAN
13 9 (2.45%) ICMP
13 9 (2.45%) SMTP
14 7 (1.91%) Internet
14 7 (1.91%) POP3
14 7 (1.91%) IPsec
15 6 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (1.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (53.13%) MySQL
2 112 (30.52%) MongoDB
3 90 (24.52%) NoSQL
4 66 (17.98%) Redis
5 65 (17.71%) PostgreSQL
6 61 (16.62%) SQL Server
7 49 (13.35%) Big Data
8 36 (9.81%) Hadoop
9 35 (9.54%) Relational Database
10 28 (7.63%) RavenDB
11 19 (5.18%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (4.36%) Riak
12 16 (4.36%) CouchDB
13 14 (3.81%) RDBMS
14 8 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 4 (1.09%) DB2
17 3 (0.82%) OrientDB
17 3 (0.82%) Hazelcast
17 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 68 (18.53%) Git (software)
2 61 (16.62%) Jenkins
3 44 (11.99%) Subversion
4 35 (9.54%) JIRA
5 31 (8.45%) TeamCity
6 29 (7.90%) NUnit
7 25 (6.81%) ReSharper
8 23 (6.27%) Hudson
9 20 (5.45%) dotTrace
9 20 (5.45%) Octopus Deploy
9 20 (5.45%) YouTrack
9 20 (5.45%) Rhino Mocks
10 14 (3.81%) Mercurial
11 13 (3.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (3.54%) Selenium
12 10 (2.72%) Maven
12 10 (2.72%) PHPUnit
13 9 (2.45%) FishEye
14 5 (1.36%) Xdebug
14 5 (1.36%) NuGet
General
1 22 (5.99%) Retail
2 20 (5.45%) French Language
3 19 (5.18%) Finance
4 12 (3.27%) Marketing
5 10 (2.72%) Publishing
6 7 (1.91%) Games
7 4 (1.09%) Legal
8 3 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.82%) Advertising
9 2 (0.54%) Law
9 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 101 (27.52%) Developer
2 75 (20.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 65 (17.71%) Administrator
4 60 (16.35%) Systems Administrator
5 56 (15.26%) Linux Administrator
6 42 (11.44%) Architect
6 42 (11.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 30 (8.17%) Linux Engineer
8 28 (7.63%) .NET Developer
9 25 (6.81%) Systems Engineer
9 25 (6.81%) Senior Developer
10 21 (5.72%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 19 (5.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 17 (4.63%) Lead Developer
13 16 (4.36%) Lead Architect
14 15 (4.09%) Python Developer
15 14 (3.81%) PHP Developer
16 13 (3.54%) Head of Development
16 13 (3.54%) Senior Architect
16 13 (3.54%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (29.43%) Web Services
2 85 (23.16%) LAMP
3 80 (21.80%) CSS
4 72 (19.62%) .NET
5 63 (17.17%) HTML
6 54 (14.71%) jQuery
7 44 (11.99%) XML
8 43 (11.72%) JSON
9 42 (11.44%) Ruby on Rails
10 40 (10.90%) RabbitMQ
11 37 (10.08%) ASP.NET
12 32 (8.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 31 (8.45%) REST
14 30 (8.17%) Django
15 29 (7.90%) HTML5
16 27 (7.36%) Sass
17 26 (7.08%) Memcached
18 25 (6.81%) AngularJS
19 23 (6.27%) Lucene
20 22 (5.99%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.35%) Open Source
2 41 (11.17%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.45%) Digital Media
4 14 (3.81%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.00%) Taxonomies
6 8 (2.18%) Social Media
7 5 (1.36%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.36%) Replication
8 3 (0.82%) Social Gaming
8 3 (0.82%) New Media
8 3 (0.82%) Social Network
8 3 (0.82%) PKI
8 3 (0.82%) IPTV
8 3 (0.82%) Mobile Games
9 2 (0.54%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.27%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.27%) Blog
10 1 (0.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 219 (59.67%) Linux
2 86 (23.43%) Windows
3 71 (19.35%) Ubuntu
4 65 (17.71%) CentOS
5 58 (15.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 48 (13.08%) UNIX
7 33 (8.99%) Debian
8 28 (7.63%) Apple iOS
9 26 (7.08%) Android
10 20 (5.45%) Solaris
11 8 (2.18%) Fedora
11 8 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (2.18%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (1.36%) SmartOS
13 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (1.09%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.82%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.82%) Gentoo
16 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (49.05%) DevOps
2 95 (25.89%) E-Commerce
2 95 (25.89%) Continuous Integration
3 86 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (22.34%) OO
5 66 (17.98%) MVC
6 58 (15.80%) Configuration Management
7 56 (15.26%) OOP
8 48 (13.08%) TDD
9 47 (12.81%) Load Balancing
10 40 (10.90%) Software Engineering
11 33 (8.99%) Capacity Planning
12 25 (6.81%) Technical Architecture
12 25 (6.81%) Kanban
13 23 (6.27%) Scrum
14 20 (5.45%) iOS Development
14 20 (5.45%) Build Automation
14 20 (5.45%) Project Management
15 18 (4.90%) Android Development
15 18 (4.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 140 (38.15%) Java
2 135 (36.78%) PHP
3 126 (34.33%) Ruby
4 119 (32.43%) Python
5 96 (26.16%) JavaScript
6 77 (20.98%) Perl
7 63 (17.17%) SQL
8 55 (14.99%) Bash Shell
9 52 (14.17%) C#
10 29 (7.90%) Shell Script
11 20 (5.45%) T-SQL
12 10 (2.72%) ActionScript
12 10 (2.72%) Clojure
13 6 (1.63%) Scala
14 5 (1.36%) C
15 4 (1.09%) C++
15 4 (1.09%) PHP5
16 3 (0.82%) RubyMotion
16 3 (0.82%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 26 (7.08%) Degree
2 7 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (1.91%) CCNA
3 6 (1.63%) RHCE
4 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.36%) MCSE
5 4 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.27%) NCDA
7 1 (0.27%) NCIE
7 1 (0.27%) VCAP
7 1 (0.27%) VTSP
7 1 (0.27%) VCDX
7 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.72%) QA
2 10 (2.72%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) WCAG
4 1 (0.27%) WAI
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (12.53%) Varnish
2 33 (8.99%) Xen
3 26 (7.08%) KVM
4 25 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (4.36%) Active Directory
6 14 (3.81%) NFS
7 6 (1.63%) vSphere
7 6 (1.63%) VirtualBox
8 5 (1.36%) Docker
8 5 (1.36%) XenApp
9 4 (1.09%) Squid
9 4 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.09%) HDFS
10 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.27%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 161 (43.87%) Puppet
2 152 (41.42%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (13.62%) Salt
4 47 (12.81%) Nagios
5 44 (11.99%) ZABBIX
6 39 (10.63%) Vagrant
7 37 (10.08%) HAProxy
8 21 (5.72%) logstash
8 21 (5.72%) Cacti
9 19 (5.18%) collectd
9 19 (5.18%) StatsD
10 13 (3.54%) Capistrano
11 12 (3.27%) CFEngine
12 10 (2.72%) Ganglia
13 6 (1.63%) Ansible
14 4 (1.09%) Legato
14 4 (1.09%) YUM
15 2 (0.54%) SCCM
15 2 (0.54%) SCOM
15 2 (0.54%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 85 (23.16%) Red Hat
2 56 (15.26%) VMware
3 43 (11.72%) Microsoft
4 35 (9.54%) Oracle
4 35 (9.54%) SaltStack
5 22 (5.99%) Cisco
6 13 (3.54%) EMC
7 11 (3.00%) Zend
8 10 (2.72%) Google
8 10 (2.72%) NetApp
8 10 (2.72%) EPiServer
9 8 (2.18%) HP
9 8 (2.18%) Citrix
9 8 (2.18%) Sitecore
9 8 (2.18%) Red Gate
10 6 (1.63%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.36%) Lotus
11 5 (1.36%) BT
12 4 (1.09%) Epiphany
12 4 (1.09%) Business Objects
Horsham, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum good pension health care life assura
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £0
Posted: 2 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Talent Source Global
Posted: 2 days ago
Theale, Berkshire
i-KMP Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits (including stock options)
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £24k - 34k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Not On The High Street Enterprises Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
UK
360 GSP
Salary: From £18,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago