The table below looks at the statistics for Rackspace Cloud skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace Cloud over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace Cloud
Rank 903 955 935
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -20
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 15 8 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.007% 0.043%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.13% 0.082% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 37
Median salary £48,000 £38,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £25,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £47,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £31,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+53.60% -34.21%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Cloud Services Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
11962 9737 7809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.50% 9.00% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10075 8022 6153
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%

Rackspace Cloud
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Rackspace Cloud as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Rackspace Cloud Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Rackspace Cloud
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud within the UK.

Rackspace Cloud Salary Trend in the UK

Rackspace Cloud
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 within the UK.

Rackspace Cloud Salary Histogram in the UK

Rackspace Cloud
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +50 15 £48,000 +28.00%
South East +42 6 £45,000 +20.00%
East Sussex - 5 £45,000 -
London +43 4 £62,500 +56.25%
East Midlands - 3 £48,000 -
Leicestershire - 3 £48,000 -
Brighton - 3 £45,000 -
Leicester - 3 £48,000 -
Loughborough - 3 £48,000 -
Bath - 2 £40,000 -
Hove - 2 £50,000 -
Somerset - 2 £40,000 -
South West - 2 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -

Rackspace Cloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Rackspace Cloud.

1 29 (100.00%) Rackspace
2 27 (93.10%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (68.97%) Linux
4 18 (62.07%) MySQL
5 16 (55.17%) Windows
5 16 (55.17%) DevOps
6 14 (48.28%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (48.28%) SQL
6 14 (48.28%) Puppet
6 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
7 12 (41.38%) Web Services
8 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (37.93%) Mercurial
8 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (37.93%) Ansible
9 10 (34.48%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (34.48%) Apache
9 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
10 9 (31.03%) Python
10 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
10 9 (31.03%) Bash Shell
11 8 (27.59%) nginx
11 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
11 8 (27.59%) Google
11 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (27.59%) VMware
11 8 (27.59%) Unix
12 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
12 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering

Rackspace Cloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (34.48%) Apache
2 8 (27.59%) nginx
3 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
3 6 (20.69%) WebSphere
4 3 (10.34%) IIS
5 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (93.10%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (24.14%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (20.69%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (20.69%) Google App Engine
4 6 (20.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (17.24%) Amazon S3
6 2 (6.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (6.90%) Google Apps
7 1 (3.45%) Heroku
7 1 (3.45%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) HTTP
3 2 (6.90%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) SSH
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) MySQL
2 10 (34.48%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
4 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.90%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
2 11 (37.93%) Mercurial
3 7 (24.14%) JIRA
4 6 (20.69%) Ant
4 6 (20.69%) Hudson
4 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
4 6 (20.69%) MSBuild
4 6 (20.69%) Subversion
4 6 (20.69%) TeamCity
5 5 (17.24%) CircleCI
5 5 (17.24%) VersionOne
6 3 (10.34%) Vagrant
7 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) DevOps Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Systems Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) DevOps Architect
3 4 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Cutover Manager
5 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Java Scala Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Junior
5 2 (6.90%) Junior DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) Scala Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) Web Services
2 6 (20.69%) JRuby
2 6 (20.69%) Servlets
3 5 (17.24%) .NET
3 5 (17.24%) Akka
3 5 (17.24%) CSS
3 5 (17.24%) HTML
4 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
4 4 (13.79%) DAO
4 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
4 4 (13.79%) REST
4 4 (13.79%) SOAP
4 4 (13.79%) Spring
5 3 (10.34%) LAMP
5 3 (10.34%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (10.34%) Node.js
6 2 (6.90%) XML
6 2 (6.90%) XML Messaging
7 1 (3.45%) jQuery
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) FMCG
2 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
2 4 (13.79%) Replication
3 3 (10.34%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.90%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Linux
2 16 (55.17%) Windows
3 8 (27.59%) Unix
4 7 (24.14%) CentOS
5 6 (20.69%) Mac OS X
6 5 (17.24%) Android
6 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
6 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.90%) Debian
7 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) DevOps
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
4 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
6 5 (17.24%) Auto-Scaling
6 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Scrum
7 4 (13.79%) Agile Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Coaching
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
7 4 (13.79%) Project Management
8 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.90%) Data Validation
8 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Release Management
8 2 (6.90%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) Bash Shell
2 9 (31.03%) Python
3 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
4 7 (24.14%) Ruby
5 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
5 6 (20.69%) Perl
6 5 (17.24%) Java
7 4 (13.79%) Scala
8 3 (10.34%) C
8 3 (10.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.69%) KVM
2 6 (20.69%) VirtualBox
2 6 (20.69%) Xen
3 5 (17.24%) Docker
4 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (6.90%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (48.28%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (48.28%) Puppet
2 11 (37.93%) Ansible
3 5 (17.24%) CFEngine
4 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
4 2 (6.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Rackspace
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) Google
3 8 (27.59%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) Perforce
5 5 (17.24%) Rally
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle
7 2 (6.90%) Dell
7 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.90%) RedGate
7 2 (6.90%) Sophos
7 2 (6.90%) Tableau
7 2 (6.90%) Veeam
7 2 (6.90%) Veritas
8 1 (3.45%) Cognizant