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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 684 729 872
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +143
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 211 151 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.14% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.29% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 141 118 27
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +31.03%

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
54218 51785 57685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.30% 47.90% 48.77%
Number of salaries quoted 43013 42399 48425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -4 200 £57,500 +15.00% 25
London +19 145 £60,000 +14.28% 20
South East -31 22 £43,750 -20.45% 3
Yorkshire - 13 £37,000 - 1
East of England +1 12 £47,500 +48.43%
Kingston Upon Thames - 10 £85,000 -
Cambridgeshire +1 9 £47,500 +48.43%
Cambridge - 9 £47,500 -
City of London +9 8 £61,250 +44.11% 3
East Sussex -26 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Surrey 0 6 - - 1
Brighton -29 6 £47,500 +26.66%
Hampshire -8 5 £28,500 -40.00% 1
North West -10 5 £50,000 +42.85% 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £37,000 -
Leeds - 5 £37,000 -
Basingstoke +5 4 £28,500 -40.00%
Edinburgh - 4 £30,000 -
Scotland - 4 £30,000 -
Cheshire -10 3 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £100,000 -
Warrington - 3 £40,000 -
Watford - 3 £100,000 -
South West -6 2 £43,750 +36.71%
Manchester -7 2 £63,750 +82.14% 1
West Sussex - 2 £46,250 -
Wales - 2 £46,250 - 2
South Wales - 2 £46,250 - 2
Cardiff - 2 £46,250 - 2
Bristol - 2 £43,750 -

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 199 (52.79%) Linux
2 184 (48.81%) MySQL
3 166 (44.03%) DevOps
4 142 (37.67%) Puppet
5 135 (35.81%) Opscode Chef
6 131 (34.75%) PHP
7 130 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
8 127 (33.69%) Java
9 125 (33.16%) Web Services
10 117 (31.03%) E-Commerce
11 111 (29.44%) Python
11 111 (29.44%) JavaScript
12 108 (28.65%) MongoDB
13 107 (28.38%) Windows
14 105 (27.85%) Ruby
15 95 (25.20%) CSS
16 93 (24.67%) HTML
17 91 (24.14%) .NET
18 90 (23.87%) LAMP
18 90 (23.87%) nginx
19 89 (23.61%) OO
20 85 (22.55%) Red Hat
21 84 (22.28%) MVC
22 82 (21.75%) SQL Server
22 82 (21.75%) Continuous Integration
23 80 (21.22%) Microsoft Azure
23 80 (21.22%) NoSQL
24 78 (20.69%) SQL
25 76 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
26 75 (19.89%) Apache

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 90 (23.87%) nginx
2 75 (19.89%) Apache
3 70 (18.57%) Apache Solr
4 52 (13.79%) IIS
4 52 (13.79%) Drupal
5 43 (11.41%) Elasticsearch
6 40 (10.61%) OpenStack
7 22 (5.84%) Tomcat
8 21 (5.57%) WordPress
9 19 (5.04%) Node.js
10 18 (4.77%) CMS
11 16 (4.24%) Confluence
12 10 (2.65%) Umbraco
13 9 (2.39%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (2.39%) uWSGI
14 4 (1.06%) Lync
14 4 (1.06%) MS Exchange
14 4 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
15 3 (0.80%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.39%) MS Office
3 6 (1.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 130 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (21.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (14.06%) GitHub
4 50 (13.26%) Cloud Computing
5 44 (11.67%) SaaS
5 44 (11.67%) Rackspace Cloud
6 38 (10.08%) Trello
7 37 (9.81%) Amazon EC2
8 30 (7.96%) Joyent
9 16 (4.24%) PaaS
10 11 (2.92%) IaaS
11 9 (2.39%) Amazon S3
12 7 (1.86%) Office 365
13 6 (1.59%) CloudFront
14 4 (1.06%) Heroku
15 3 (0.80%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.61%) Firewall
2 32 (8.49%) DNS
3 27 (7.16%) LDAP
4 25 (6.63%) VPN
5 23 (6.10%) VLAN
5 23 (6.10%) NAS
6 21 (5.57%) SAN
7 18 (4.77%) TCP/IP
8 15 (3.98%) BIG-IP
9 14 (3.71%) LAN
10 13 (3.45%) WAN
11 9 (2.39%) SMTP
11 9 (2.39%) Network Security
11 9 (2.39%) iSCSI
11 9 (2.39%) ICMP
11 9 (2.39%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (2.39%) AMQP
12 8 (2.12%) SSH
13 7 (1.86%) SSL
13 7 (1.86%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (48.81%) MySQL
2 108 (28.65%) MongoDB
3 82 (21.75%) SQL Server
4 80 (21.22%) NoSQL
5 58 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
6 49 (13.00%) Redis
7 47 (12.47%) RavenDB
8 46 (12.20%) Big Data
9 45 (11.94%) Relational Database
10 28 (7.43%) Hadoop
11 23 (6.10%) RDBMS
12 16 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (3.71%) Riak
13 14 (3.71%) CouchDB
14 10 (2.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 9 (2.39%) DB2
16 5 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
17 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
18 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
18 1 (0.27%) HBase
Development Applications
1 64 (16.98%) Git (software)
2 59 (15.65%) Jenkins
3 50 (13.26%) TeamCity
4 44 (11.67%) NUnit
4 44 (11.67%) ReSharper
5 41 (10.88%) Subversion
6 38 (10.08%) dotTrace
6 38 (10.08%) Rhino Mocks
6 38 (10.08%) YouTrack
6 38 (10.08%) Octopus Deploy
7 28 (7.43%) JIRA
8 23 (6.10%) Hudson
9 15 (3.98%) Mercurial
10 9 (2.39%) Selenium
11 8 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (2.12%) PHPUnit
12 6 (1.59%) Visual Studio
12 6 (1.59%) NuGet
13 5 (1.33%) PhantomJS
13 5 (1.33%) Ranorex
General
1 38 (10.08%) French Language
2 23 (6.10%) Retail
3 19 (5.04%) Marketing
3 19 (5.04%) Finance
4 13 (3.45%) Publishing
5 5 (1.33%) Games
6 4 (1.06%) Legal
7 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.80%) Law
8 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.53%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 114 (30.24%) Developer
2 65 (17.24%) Systems Administrator
3 61 (16.18%) Administrator
3 61 (16.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 50 (13.26%) Linux Administrator
5 46 (12.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 44 (11.67%) Architect
7 41 (10.88%) .NET Developer
8 32 (8.49%) Senior Developer
9 26 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 21 (5.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 20 (5.31%) Systems Engineer
12 18 (4.77%) Senior .NET Developer
13 17 (4.51%) Head of Development
14 16 (4.24%) Linux Engineer
14 16 (4.24%) PHP Developer
15 15 (3.98%) Senior Architect
16 14 (3.71%) Head of Architecture
17 13 (3.45%) Senior Linux Administrator
17 13 (3.45%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (33.16%) Web Services
2 95 (25.20%) CSS
3 93 (24.67%) HTML
4 91 (24.14%) .NET
5 90 (23.87%) LAMP
6 70 (18.57%) jQuery
7 56 (14.85%) REST
8 53 (14.06%) ASP.NET
9 48 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 46 (12.20%) Ruby on Rails
11 44 (11.67%) Sass
11 44 (11.67%) AngularJS
12 42 (11.14%) Lucene
13 40 (10.61%) JSON
14 38 (10.08%) WCF
14 38 (10.08%) Castle Windsor
15 37 (9.81%) XML
16 33 (8.75%) HTML5
17 27 (7.16%) RabbitMQ
17 27 (7.16%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.26%) Open Source
2 28 (7.43%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.77%) Digital Media
4 13 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.92%) Visualisation
5 11 (2.92%) Social Media
6 9 (2.39%) Taxonomies
7 7 (1.86%) Social Network
8 5 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.33%) Replication
9 3 (0.80%) PKI
9 3 (0.80%) IPTV
9 3 (0.80%) CMDB
9 3 (0.80%) New Media
10 2 (0.53%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.27%) Google Search Appliance
11 1 (0.27%) W3C
11 1 (0.27%) Blog
11 1 (0.27%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 199 (52.79%) Linux
2 107 (28.38%) Windows
3 73 (19.36%) CentOS
4 65 (17.24%) Ubuntu
5 58 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 41 (10.88%) UNIX
7 38 (10.08%) Debian
8 21 (5.57%) Apple iOS
9 20 (5.31%) Android
10 13 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (3.18%) Solaris
12 8 (2.12%) Fedora
13 7 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (1.33%) SmartOS
14 5 (1.33%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.06%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.27%) SUSE
16 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (44.03%) DevOps
2 117 (31.03%) E-Commerce
3 89 (23.61%) OO
4 84 (22.28%) MVC
5 82 (21.75%) Continuous Integration
6 76 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (13.53%) OOP
8 45 (11.94%) Configuration Management
9 39 (10.34%) TDD
10 33 (8.75%) Load Balancing
11 30 (7.96%) Technical Architecture
12 29 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
13 28 (7.43%) Software Engineering
14 27 (7.16%) Scrum
15 26 (6.90%) Project Management
16 24 (6.37%) SOA
16 24 (6.37%) Kanban
17 19 (5.04%) Web Development
18 18 (4.77%) Migration
18 18 (4.77%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 131 (34.75%) PHP
2 127 (33.69%) Java
3 111 (29.44%) JavaScript
3 111 (29.44%) Python
4 105 (27.85%) Ruby
5 78 (20.69%) SQL
6 62 (16.45%) Perl
7 58 (15.38%) C#
8 53 (14.06%) Bash Shell
9 38 (10.08%) T-SQL
10 24 (6.37%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.92%) ActionScript
12 6 (1.59%) Clojure
12 6 (1.59%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.33%) Scala
13 5 (1.33%) PHP5
14 4 (1.06%) RubyMotion
15 3 (0.80%) C
15 3 (0.80%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (5.31%) Degree
2 8 (2.12%) CCNA
2 8 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (1.59%) RHCE
4 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.33%) MCSE
5 4 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.27%) VCDX
6 1 (0.27%) NCDA
6 1 (0.27%) NCIE
6 1 (0.27%) VCAP
6 1 (0.27%) VTSP
6 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.27%) CCNP
6 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.77%) QA
2 9 (2.39%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) WCAG
4 1 (0.27%) WAI
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (8.75%) Varnish
2 29 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (7.43%) Xen
4 17 (4.51%) Active Directory
5 16 (4.24%) KVM
6 9 (2.39%) HDFS
6 9 (2.39%) NFS
7 6 (1.59%) Docker
8 5 (1.33%) XenApp
8 5 (1.33%) vSphere
9 4 (1.06%) Squid
9 4 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.80%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.27%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 142 (37.67%) Puppet
2 135 (35.81%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (12.20%) ZABBIX
4 41 (10.88%) Nagios
5 40 (10.61%) Salt
6 27 (7.16%) Vagrant
7 24 (6.37%) HAProxy
8 21 (5.57%) Cacti
9 13 (3.45%) Capistrano
10 11 (2.92%) logstash
11 10 (2.65%) Ganglia
12 9 (2.39%) Ansible
13 8 (2.12%) collectd
13 8 (2.12%) StatsD
14 6 (1.59%) CFEngine
15 4 (1.06%) Legato
15 4 (1.06%) YUM
16 2 (0.53%) SCCM
16 2 (0.53%) SCOM
16 2 (0.53%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 85 (22.55%) Red Hat
2 64 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 55 (14.59%) VMware
4 32 (8.49%) Oracle
5 24 (6.37%) Cisco
5 24 (6.37%) SaltStack
6 20 (5.31%) Google
7 13 (3.45%) EMC
8 11 (2.92%) Zend
9 10 (2.65%) EPiServer
9 10 (2.65%) Sitecore
9 10 (2.65%) NetApp
9 10 (2.65%) HP
10 9 (2.39%) Business Objects
10 9 (2.39%) Red Gate
11 6 (1.59%) Citrix
12 5 (1.33%) Lotus
12 5 (1.33%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.33%) BT
12 5 (1.33%) Epiphany
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hampshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum good pension health care life assura
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Not On The High Street
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + pension, 25 days, training
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
South East England
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago