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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Rackspace.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank 735 709 797
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +88
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 181 262 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.51% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 169 218 146
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £32,500 £36,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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
43121 51782 56066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.20% 46.73% 46.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35125 41767 45375
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Rackspace as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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 -27 175 £52,500 -8.69% 23
London +24 101 £57,500 - 10
City of London +87 35 £50,000 -29.82% 3
South East +40 32 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Surrey +45 23 £53,750 +34.37%
East of England +31 11 £50,000 +14.28% 1
West Yorkshire +30 11 £65,000 +173.68% 1
Leeds +24 11 £65,000 +173.68% 1
Yorkshire +17 11 £65,000 +173.68% 2
Cambridgeshire -10 9 £50,000 +17.64%
Cambridge +7 8 £50,000 +21.21%
West Midlands -25 6 £50,000 +42.85% 1
South West -34 6 £47,500 -32.14% 3
East Midlands - 6 £48,000 - 1
Birmingham -5 5 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Guildford - 5 £67,500 -
Leicestershire - 5 £48,000 -
North East - 5 £40,000 -
East Sussex +1 4 £41,250 -8.33% 1
Reigate - 4 £45,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £40,000 -
Farnham - 4 £55,000 -
Leicester - 4 £48,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £40,000 -
Brighton +4 3 £45,000 -
Dorset - 3 £47,500 -
Poole - 3 £47,500 -
Cardiff - 3 £57,500 -
South Wales - 3 £57,500 -
Wales - 3 £57,500 -

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing Rackspace 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.

1 273 (81.25%) Amazon AWS
2 228 (67.86%) Linux
3 207 (61.61%) DevOps
4 171 (50.89%) Opscode Chef
5 167 (49.70%) Puppet
6 148 (44.05%) Ansible
7 141 (41.96%) VMware
8 137 (40.77%) MySQL
9 127 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
10 119 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
11 118 (35.12%) PHP
12 109 (32.44%) Python
13 108 (32.14%) Jenkins
14 104 (30.95%) LAMP
15 100 (29.76%) Configuration Management
16 96 (28.57%) Apache
17 85 (25.30%) Law
18 84 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
19 80 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
20 78 (23.21%) Docker
21 77 (22.92%) Bash Shell
21 77 (22.92%) Ruby
22 71 (21.13%) E-Commerce
23 68 (20.24%) Java
23 68 (20.24%) Google
24 67 (19.94%) SQL
25 66 (19.64%) OpenStack
26 62 (18.45%) Git (software)
27 61 (18.15%) Windows
27 61 (18.15%) Microsoft

Rackspace
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 96 (28.57%) Apache
2 66 (19.64%) OpenStack
3 34 (10.12%) nginx
4 30 (8.93%) Tomcat
5 20 (5.95%) SharePoint
6 11 (3.27%) WordPress
7 9 (2.68%) CMS
8 8 (2.38%) Apache Spark
8 8 (2.38%) IIS
9 7 (2.08%) JBoss
10 5 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.19%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.89%) Confluence
12 3 (0.89%) Drupal
12 3 (0.89%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.89%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.60%) SilverStripe
14 1 (0.30%) CloudStack
14 1 (0.30%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 26 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.60%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (2.68%) Magento
2 5 (1.49%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 273 (81.25%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (10.12%) Google Cloud Platform
3 34 (10.12%) Rackspace Cloud
4 32 (9.52%) IaaS
5 22 (6.55%) GitHub
6 17 (5.06%) Office 365
7 16 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (4.17%) SaaS
8 14 (4.17%) SoftLayer
9 12 (3.57%) DigitalOcean
10 9 (2.68%) Heroku
11 8 (2.38%) Joyent
11 8 (2.38%) Linode
11 8 (2.38%) Sumo Logic
12 7 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (1.79%) PaaS
14 4 (1.19%) Datadog
15 3 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.89%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.23%) Firewall
2 26 (7.74%) DNS
3 24 (7.14%) HTTP
4 19 (5.65%) Internet
5 14 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 12 (3.57%) VPN
6 12 (3.57%) WAN
7 10 (2.98%) LDAP
8 9 (2.68%) Kerberos
8 9 (2.68%) LAN
9 8 (2.38%) SMTP
10 7 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (2.08%) DHCP
11 5 (1.49%) HTTPS
11 5 (1.49%) VLAN
12 4 (1.19%) VoIP
13 3 (0.89%) Cisco ISE
13 3 (0.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 3 (0.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 3 (0.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (40.77%) MySQL
2 34 (10.12%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (8.04%) SQL Server
4 26 (7.74%) MongoDB
5 24 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 23 (6.85%) Redis
7 22 (6.55%) Relational Database
8 17 (5.06%) Big Data
8 17 (5.06%) Hadoop
9 16 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (2.38%) HBase
12 7 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.49%) SAP HANA
13 5 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.89%) DataStage
14 3 (0.89%) IBM InfoSphere
15 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
16 1 (0.30%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 108 (32.14%) Jenkins
2 62 (18.45%) Git (software)
3 38 (11.31%) Vagrant
4 26 (7.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 25 (7.44%) Maven
6 23 (6.85%) Subversion
7 15 (4.46%) TeamCity
8 13 (3.87%) JIRA
9 12 (3.57%) Grunt
9 12 (3.57%) Mercurial
10 10 (2.98%) Ant
11 7 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.79%) Hudson
12 6 (1.79%) RSpec
12 6 (1.79%) Travis CI
13 5 (1.49%) GitLab
13 5 (1.49%) Gradle
13 5 (1.49%) JUnit
13 5 (1.49%) PhantomJS
14 4 (1.19%) Bitbucket
General
1 85 (25.30%) Law
2 46 (13.69%) Marketing
3 38 (11.31%) Finance
4 27 (8.04%) Retail
5 24 (7.14%) Publishing
6 19 (5.65%) Games
7 11 (3.27%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.98%) Local Government
9 9 (2.68%) Electronics
10 6 (1.79%) Advertising
11 5 (1.49%) Back Office
11 5 (1.49%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.60%) Banking
12 2 (0.60%) Legal
13 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 82 (24.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 72 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
3 64 (19.05%) Administrator
4 62 (18.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 60 (17.86%) Developer
6 54 (16.07%) Linux Administrator
7 52 (15.48%) Linux Engineer
8 48 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 37 (11.01%) AWS Engineer
10 36 (10.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 32 (9.52%) AWS DevOps
12 30 (8.93%) Senior DevOps
13 27 (8.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 26 (7.74%) AWS Administrator
15 20 (5.95%) Architect
16 17 (5.06%) DevOps Administrator
16 17 (5.06%) Lead DevOps
16 17 (5.06%) Service Manager
17 16 (4.76%) IT Manager
17 16 (4.76%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (30.95%) LAMP
2 50 (14.88%) CSS
3 49 (14.58%) HTML
3 49 (14.58%) Web Services
4 36 (10.71%) jQuery
5 30 (8.93%) HTML5
6 27 (8.04%) Node.js
7 25 (7.44%) CSS3
8 24 (7.14%) AngularJS
9 22 (6.55%) .NET
10 18 (5.36%) ELK Stack
10 18 (5.36%) LEMP Stack
11 14 (4.17%) J2EE
11 14 (4.17%) LESS
11 14 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
11 14 (4.17%) XML
12 13 (3.87%) Spring
13 12 (3.57%) Middleware
13 12 (3.57%) Sass
13 12 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.04%) Public Cloud
2 22 (6.55%) Fintech
3 15 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.87%) Replication
6 10 (2.98%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.68%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.68%) FMCG
8 8 (2.38%) Artificial Intelligence
8 8 (2.38%) Smartphone
9 7 (2.08%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.49%) Blockchain
10 5 (1.49%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.49%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.49%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.49%) Social Media
10 5 (1.49%) User Experience
11 4 (1.19%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.19%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 228 (67.86%) Linux
2 61 (18.15%) Windows
3 37 (11.01%) Unix
4 30 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (8.33%) CentOS
5 28 (8.33%) Windows Server
6 16 (4.76%) Ubuntu
7 9 (2.68%) Android
7 9 (2.68%) Apple iOS
7 9 (2.68%) Debian
8 8 (2.38%) CoreOS
9 7 (2.08%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (61.61%) DevOps
2 127 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
4 100 (29.76%) Configuration Management
5 71 (21.13%) E-Commerce
6 48 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 40 (11.90%) Web Operations
8 38 (11.31%) ITIL
9 35 (10.42%) Web Development
10 30 (8.93%) Microservices
10 30 (8.93%) Software Engineering
11 29 (8.63%) Open Source
11 29 (8.63%) Scrum
12 28 (8.33%) Project Management
13 26 (7.74%) Service Management
14 23 (6.85%) Digital Marketing
15 22 (6.55%) Service Delivery
16 20 (5.95%) High Availability
16 20 (5.95%) Use Case
17 19 (5.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 118 (35.12%) PHP
2 109 (32.44%) Python
3 77 (22.92%) Bash Shell
3 77 (22.92%) Ruby
4 68 (20.24%) Java
5 67 (19.94%) SQL
6 57 (16.96%) JavaScript
7 42 (12.50%) Perl
8 18 (5.36%) C#
8 18 (5.36%) PowerShell
9 17 (5.06%) C++
10 14 (4.17%) Scala
11 13 (3.87%) Shell Script
12 12 (3.57%) Korn
13 9 (2.68%) Go
14 6 (1.79%) C
15 3 (0.89%) Bourne shell
15 3 (0.89%) Jython
15 3 (0.89%) PHP 5
16 2 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (6.25%) Degree
2 11 (3.27%) RHCE
3 7 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.49%) CCNP
4 5 (1.49%) RHCT
5 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.89%) CCNA
7 2 (0.60%) MCSD
8 1 (0.30%) CCDP
8 1 (0.30%) CCIE
8 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.55%) SLA
2 19 (5.65%) QA
3 2 (0.60%) COBIT
3 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.30%) DICOM
4 1 (0.30%) HL7
System Software
1 80 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (23.21%) Docker
3 23 (6.85%) VirtualBox
4 19 (5.65%) Xen
5 12 (3.57%) Active Directory
6 10 (2.98%) Hyper-V
6 10 (2.98%) KVM
6 10 (2.98%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (2.68%) iptables
8 8 (2.38%) HDFS
9 7 (2.08%) vSphere
10 4 (1.19%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.89%) Openswan
11 3 (0.89%) Squid
11 3 (0.89%) Varnish
12 2 (0.60%) vCloud
12 2 (0.60%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.30%) oVirt
13 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 171 (50.89%) Opscode Chef
2 167 (49.70%) Puppet
3 148 (44.05%) Ansible
4 37 (11.01%) Nagios
5 27 (8.04%) Kubernetes
5 27 (8.04%) Salt
6 23 (6.85%) ZABBIX
7 15 (4.46%) HAProxy
8 14 (4.17%) OpenNMS
8 14 (4.17%) Zenoss
9 13 (3.87%) CFEngine
10 8 (2.38%) Capistrano
10 8 (2.38%) Packer
11 5 (1.49%) yum
12 4 (1.19%) Consul
13 3 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
13 3 (0.89%) Graphite
13 3 (0.89%) Rancher
13 3 (0.89%) SmokePing
13 3 (0.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 141 (41.96%) VMware
2 68 (20.24%) Google
3 61 (18.15%) Microsoft
4 31 (9.23%) SaltStack
5 24 (7.14%) Oracle
6 22 (6.55%) New Relic
7 14 (4.17%) HP
7 14 (4.17%) LANDesk
7 14 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 12 (3.57%) Cisco
9 9 (2.68%) Splunk
10 8 (2.38%) Facebook
11 6 (1.79%) F5
11 6 (1.79%) SAP
12 5 (1.49%) AppDynamics
12 5 (1.49%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.49%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.19%) Akamai
13 4 (1.19%) hybris
13 4 (1.19%) Remedy
England
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hove
Vivid Resourcing
Salary: £50000 per annum + Negotiable (DOE)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Remote Working, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Energon Global
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Polecat
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ThreePeople
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £26,999 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 15 days ago
East London
BuyerDeck
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum significant equity in a startup with
Posted: 25 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 9 days ago