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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 726 764 733
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -31
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 178 178 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.32% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 108 149 118
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £33,700 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £76,000 £64,600
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +20.58%

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
52130 56421 54941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.04% 46.72% 48.63%
Number of salaries quoted 41922 45150 44725
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 £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 2015 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 17 April 2015. 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 +37 172 £52,500 -4.54% 41
London -45 67 £52,500 -12.50% 31
South East +9 38 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Yorkshire +25 17 - - 2
South West +1 16 £52,500 -4.54% 3
East of England - 14 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 14 £67,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 14 £67,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 13 £45,000 -
Bristol +15 12 £30,250 -45.00% 2
City of London +29 11 £62,500 -7.40% 6
Hampshire +8 9 £60,000 +90.47% 2
Cambridge - 9 £43,750 -
Basingstoke - 9 £60,000 - 2
West Midlands -8 8 £42,500 +41.66%
North West +3 7 £57,500 +76.92%
Berkshire -3 7 £59,000 +7.27%
Reading -12 7 £59,000 +7.27%
Manchester - 7 £57,500 -
Surrey +12 5 £41,250 -14.94%
Devon - 4 £55,000 -
Warwick - 3 £35,000 -
Weybridge - 3 £41,250 -
Warwickshire - 3 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £37,500 - 1
Horsham - 2 £37,500 - 1
Scotland +16 1 £25,000 -16.66%
Oxfordshire - 1 £57,500 -
Essex - 1 - -
Bicester - 1 £57,500 -

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 217 (73.31%) Amazon AWS
2 168 (56.76%) Linux
3 144 (48.65%) Puppet
4 141 (47.64%) DevOps
5 123 (41.55%) Opscode Chef
6 122 (41.22%) Web Services
7 112 (37.84%) PHP
8 111 (37.50%) Java
9 107 (36.15%) Python
10 101 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
11 84 (28.38%) MySQL
12 79 (26.69%) E-Commerce
13 78 (26.35%) Ruby
14 76 (25.68%) OpenStack
15 70 (23.65%) LAMP
16 69 (23.31%) Configuration Management
16 69 (23.31%) .NET
17 67 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
18 65 (21.96%) Google
19 64 (21.62%) VMware
20 58 (19.59%) JavaScript
21 57 (19.26%) OO
21 57 (19.26%) Bash Shell
22 52 (17.57%) Degree
23 51 (17.23%) Node.js
24 50 (16.89%) Continuous Integration
25 48 (16.22%) Vagrant
26 47 (15.88%) VMware Infrastructure
27 46 (15.54%) IaaS
27 46 (15.54%) Windows

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 76 (25.68%) OpenStack
2 51 (17.23%) Node.js
3 43 (14.53%) Apache
4 39 (13.18%) Drupal
5 31 (10.47%) IIS
6 22 (7.43%) nginx
7 15 (5.07%) Tomcat
8 9 (3.04%) WordPress
9 8 (2.70%) CMS
9 8 (2.70%) Apache Spark
10 7 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (2.03%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.69%) WebSphere
13 4 (1.35%) Joomla!
14 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (1.01%) Confluence
14 3 (1.01%) SharePoint
14 3 (1.01%) MS Exchange
14 3 (1.01%) ColdFusion
14 3 (1.01%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 11 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 217 (73.31%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (15.54%) IaaS
4 44 (14.86%) SaaS
5 40 (13.51%) Amazon EC2
6 34 (11.49%) PaaS
6 34 (11.49%) Google Cloud Platform
7 31 (10.47%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (8.11%) Terremark
9 19 (6.42%) Rackspace Cloud
10 16 (5.41%) Joyent
11 13 (4.39%) Google Apps
12 11 (3.72%) Amazon S3
13 9 (3.04%) Google App Engine
14 8 (2.70%) HP Helion
15 7 (2.36%) AWS CloudFormation
16 6 (2.03%) Sumo Logic
17 5 (1.69%) GitHub
18 4 (1.35%) Heroku
19 3 (1.01%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 45 (15.20%) Firewall
2 28 (9.46%) DNS
3 18 (6.08%) HTTP
4 17 (5.74%) Network Security
5 15 (5.07%) WAN
5 15 (5.07%) LAN
5 15 (5.07%) TCP/IP
6 14 (4.73%) Internet
7 10 (3.38%) NAS
7 10 (3.38%) OpenFlow
8 9 (3.04%) VPN
9 7 (2.36%) Broadband
9 7 (2.36%) SMTP
9 7 (2.36%) Wireless
9 7 (2.36%) SSL
10 6 (2.03%) SAN
10 6 (2.03%) IPsec
11 5 (1.69%) BIG-IP
12 4 (1.35%) SNMP
12 4 (1.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (28.38%) MySQL
2 43 (14.53%) MongoDB
3 33 (11.15%) NoSQL
3 33 (11.15%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (10.47%) SQL Server
5 26 (8.78%) Redis
6 12 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (3.72%) Hadoop
8 9 (3.04%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.36%) HBase
10 6 (2.03%) Big Data
11 4 (1.35%) RavenDB
12 3 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.68%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.34%) Apache Accumulo
14 1 (0.34%) Riak
14 1 (0.34%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 45 (15.20%) Jenkins
2 43 (14.53%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.74%) Grunt
4 15 (5.07%) Maven
5 12 (4.05%) Subversion
5 12 (4.05%) Hudson
6 10 (3.38%) Bower
6 10 (3.38%) TeamCity
7 9 (3.04%) Visual Studio
8 8 (2.70%) Ant
8 8 (2.70%) Gradle
8 8 (2.70%) Artifactory
9 6 (2.03%) JIRA
10 4 (1.35%) ReSharper
10 4 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.35%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.35%) RSpec
11 3 (1.01%) dotTrace
11 3 (1.01%) PHPUnit
11 3 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 33 (11.15%) Finance
1 33 (11.15%) Retail
2 17 (5.74%) Marketing
3 11 (3.72%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.36%) Games
4 7 (2.36%) Automotive
5 5 (1.69%) Publishing
6 4 (1.35%) Law
6 4 (1.35%) Banking
6 4 (1.35%) Advertising
7 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.01%) French Language
7 3 (1.01%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 70 (23.65%) Developer
2 65 (21.96%) Administrator
3 62 (20.95%) Systems Administrator
3 62 (20.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 42 (14.19%) Linux Administrator
5 41 (13.85%) PHP Developer
6 40 (13.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 34 (11.49%) Web Developer
8 32 (10.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 30 (10.14%) PHP Web Developer
10 26 (8.78%) Architect
11 21 (7.09%) Software Engineer
12 18 (6.08%) Linux Engineer
13 15 (5.07%) Cloud Architect
14 14 (4.73%) Consultant
15 13 (4.39%) Systems Engineer
15 13 (4.39%) Enterprise Architect
16 12 (4.05%) Cloud Engineer
16 12 (4.05%) Cloud Consultant
16 12 (4.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (41.22%) Web Services
2 70 (23.65%) LAMP
3 69 (23.31%) .NET
4 45 (15.20%) HTML
5 41 (13.85%) Symfony
6 31 (10.47%) jQuery
7 29 (9.80%) CSS
8 28 (9.46%) HTML5
9 26 (8.78%) CakePHP
10 24 (8.11%) AngularJS
11 18 (6.08%) REST
12 17 (5.74%) RESTful
12 17 (5.74%) XML
13 16 (5.41%) CSS3
14 14 (4.73%) ASP.NET
15 12 (4.05%) SOAP
15 12 (4.05%) WCF
16 10 (3.38%) Express
17 9 (3.04%) RabbitMQ
18 8 (2.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.20%) Public Cloud
2 23 (7.77%) Open Source
3 16 (5.41%) Private Cloud
4 13 (4.39%) Enterprise Cloud
4 13 (4.39%) CMDB
5 12 (4.05%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.72%) Replication
7 7 (2.36%) Economics
8 6 (2.03%) User Experience
8 6 (2.03%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (1.69%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.35%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.35%) PMI
11 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.01%) BBC
11 3 (1.01%) Taxonomies
11 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.68%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 168 (56.76%) Linux
2 46 (15.54%) Windows
3 31 (10.47%) CentOS
4 29 (9.80%) UNIX
5 26 (8.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (8.78%) Ubuntu
6 14 (4.73%) Debian
7 13 (4.39%) CoreOS
8 12 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.01%) Fedora
10 3 (1.01%) SUSE
10 3 (1.01%) AIX
10 3 (1.01%) HPUX
11 1 (0.34%) VMS
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (47.64%) DevOps
2 101 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (26.69%) E-Commerce
4 69 (23.31%) Configuration Management
5 57 (19.26%) OO
6 50 (16.89%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (14.86%) Software Engineering
8 36 (12.16%) Mentoring
9 35 (11.82%) MVC
10 32 (10.81%) Web Development
11 28 (9.46%) OO PHP
12 27 (9.12%) Migration
13 26 (8.78%) OOP
14 24 (8.11%) Project Management
15 21 (7.09%) SOA
16 19 (6.42%) TDD
16 19 (6.42%) Continuous Delivery
17 18 (6.08%) ITIL
17 18 (6.08%) Load Balancing
18 16 (5.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 112 (37.84%) PHP
2 111 (37.50%) Java
3 107 (36.15%) Python
4 78 (26.35%) Ruby
5 58 (19.59%) JavaScript
6 57 (19.26%) Bash Shell
7 45 (15.20%) SQL
8 44 (14.86%) Perl
9 22 (7.43%) C#
10 16 (5.41%) Scala
11 15 (5.07%) C++
12 13 (4.39%) C
12 13 (4.39%) PowerShell
13 11 (3.72%) Shell Script
14 10 (3.38%) Golang
15 8 (2.70%) PHP5
15 8 (2.70%) Clojure
16 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (17.57%) Degree
2 11 (3.72%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (2.70%) CCNP
4 8 (2.70%) CCNA
5 5 (1.69%) CISSP
6 4 (1.35%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.38%) SLA
2 5 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (15.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 31 (10.47%) Docker
4 22 (7.43%) KVM
5 15 (5.07%) Xen
6 10 (3.38%) VMware ESX
6 10 (3.38%) Varnish
7 9 (3.04%) XenApp
7 9 (3.04%) VirtualBox
8 8 (2.70%) XenServer
8 8 (2.70%) LXC
9 6 (2.03%) HDFS
10 4 (1.35%) vSphere
10 4 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.35%) vCloud
10 4 (1.35%) Hyper-V
11 3 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (1.01%) NFS
12 1 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 144 (48.65%) Puppet
2 123 (41.55%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (16.22%) Vagrant
4 40 (13.51%) Nagios
5 39 (13.18%) Ansible
6 29 (9.80%) Salt
7 27 (9.12%) Graphite
8 25 (8.45%) ZABBIX
9 22 (7.43%) logstash
10 15 (5.07%) collectd
11 14 (4.73%) StatsD
12 13 (4.39%) Cacti
13 11 (3.72%) Capistrano
14 8 (2.70%) CFEngine
14 8 (2.70%) SCOM
15 7 (2.36%) Kubernetes
16 3 (1.01%) Mesos
16 3 (1.01%) SCCM
16 3 (1.01%) NetBackup
16 3 (1.01%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 65 (21.96%) Google
2 64 (21.62%) VMware
3 43 (14.53%) Microsoft
4 35 (11.82%) Red Hat
5 34 (11.49%) Zend
6 32 (10.81%) SaltStack
7 23 (7.77%) Oracle
8 15 (5.07%) Citrix
9 14 (4.73%) HP
10 12 (4.05%) New Relic
11 8 (2.70%) Cisco
12 7 (2.36%) Ericsson
13 6 (2.03%) Splunk
14 4 (1.35%) Percona
14 4 (1.35%) F5
14 4 (1.35%) NetApp
15 3 (1.01%) Casewise
15 3 (1.01%) Dell
15 3 (1.01%) DigitalOcean
15 3 (1.01%) Veeam
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits & pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and benefits! -)
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cornwallis Elt Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 50000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £80,000 to £900,000 per annum Bonus, pension, healthcare + many o
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £100,000 to £140,000 per annum Excellent salary plus uncapped var
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Company Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £43,000-£55,000+ COMPETITIVE package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 5 days ago