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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank 745 742 745
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 169 220 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.44% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 158 155 171
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £73,000 £84,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%

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
42913 50465 54299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.88% 45.92% 46.96%
Number of salaries quoted 34849 41157 43011
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 £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +12 160 £57,500 - 22
London +30 108 £65,000 +13.04% 11
City of London +96 34 £65,000 +32.65% 7
Yorkshire +42 17 £65,000 - 4
Leeds +39 17 £65,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +31 17 £65,000 - 2
South East +27 14 £50,000 +25.00% 1
East of England +18 6 £53,750 +19.44% 1
East Midlands +16 6 £48,000 -
South West -25 6 £46,250 -33.92% 4
Scotland +13 5 £44,000 -26.66% 2
Cambridgeshire +11 5 £57,500 +31.42%
East Sussex +8 5 £45,000 -
Leicestershire -2 5 £48,000 -
Edinburgh +9 4 £44,000 -26.66% 1
Leicester -6 4 £48,000 -
Birmingham -12 4 £53,750 +65.38%
West Midlands -18 4 £53,750 +86.95%
Surrey +25 3 £67,500 +107.69%
Cambridge +7 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Brighton +5 3 £45,000 -
Loughborough - 3 £48,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Bristol -11 2 £38,250 -45.35% 2
Dorset - 2 £47,500 -
Witney - 2 - -
Peterborough - 2 £57,500 -
Poole - 2 £47,500 -
Hove - 2 £50,000 -
Guildford - 2 £63,750 -

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 307 (85.52%) Amazon AWS
2 241 (67.13%) DevOps
3 238 (66.30%) Linux
4 202 (56.27%) Opscode Chef
5 201 (55.99%) Puppet
6 177 (49.30%) Ansible
7 166 (46.24%) VMware
8 160 (44.57%) MySQL
9 153 (42.62%) Jenkins
10 146 (40.67%) Continuous Integration
11 141 (39.28%) PHP
12 140 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
13 132 (36.77%) LAMP
14 125 (34.82%) Apache
15 119 (33.15%) Configuration Management
16 112 (31.20%) Law
17 110 (30.64%) Python
17 110 (30.64%) Docker
18 100 (27.86%) Microsoft Azure
19 97 (27.02%) Google
20 84 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
21 78 (21.73%) Bash Shell
22 72 (20.06%) Java
22 72 (20.06%) Ruby
22 72 (20.06%) OpenStack
23 66 (18.38%) E-Commerce
24 65 (18.11%) Web Operations
25 63 (17.55%) Git (software)
25 63 (17.55%) Google Cloud Platform
26 56 (15.60%) JavaScript

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
1 125 (34.82%) Apache
2 72 (20.06%) OpenStack
3 34 (9.47%) nginx
4 33 (9.19%) Tomcat
5 18 (5.01%) SharePoint
6 12 (3.34%) JBoss
7 10 (2.79%) Apache Spark
8 8 (2.23%) WordPress
9 6 (1.67%) CMS
9 6 (1.67%) IIS
9 6 (1.67%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.56%) Confluence
11 2 (0.56%) Kentico
11 2 (0.56%) SilverStripe
11 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.28%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.28%) Eucalyptus
12 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (7.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.51%) Magento
2 5 (1.39%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 307 (85.52%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (27.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (17.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 32 (8.91%) Rackspace Cloud
5 31 (8.64%) IaaS
6 19 (5.29%) SaaS
7 17 (4.74%) Office 365
8 15 (4.18%) Heroku
9 14 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (3.90%) IBM Cloud
9 14 (3.90%) SoftLayer
10 11 (3.06%) GitHub
11 10 (2.79%) Sumo Logic
12 9 (2.51%) DigitalOcean
12 9 (2.51%) PaaS
13 8 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (1.95%) Linode
15 6 (1.67%) Amazon S3
15 6 (1.67%) Google App Engine
16 4 (1.11%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.69%) HTTP
2 21 (5.85%) DNS
2 21 (5.85%) Internet
3 19 (5.29%) WAN
4 17 (4.74%) Firewall
5 16 (4.46%) LAN
6 14 (3.90%) VPN
7 10 (2.79%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.95%) LDAP
8 7 (1.95%) SMTP
9 6 (1.67%) DHCP
9 6 (1.67%) Kerberos
9 6 (1.67%) MPLS
9 6 (1.67%) VoIP
10 5 (1.39%) BIG-IP
10 5 (1.39%) EIGRP
10 5 (1.39%) HTTPS
10 5 (1.39%) SNMP
11 4 (1.11%) RTSP
11 4 (1.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (44.57%) MySQL
2 30 (8.36%) MongoDB
3 26 (7.24%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (7.24%) Relational Database
4 24 (6.69%) NoSQL
5 23 (6.41%) Redis
6 22 (6.13%) SQL Server
7 16 (4.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (4.46%) Hadoop
8 13 (3.62%) Big Data
9 10 (2.79%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (2.79%) HBase
10 5 (1.39%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.28%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.28%) IBM InfoSphere
12 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 153 (42.62%) Jenkins
2 63 (17.55%) Git (software)
3 36 (10.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 35 (9.75%) Vagrant
5 25 (6.96%) Maven
6 23 (6.41%) Subversion
7 20 (5.57%) TeamCity
8 16 (4.46%) JIRA
9 15 (4.18%) Grunt
10 14 (3.90%) Ant
10 14 (3.90%) Mercurial
11 10 (2.79%) Travis CI
12 9 (2.51%) Hudson
13 8 (2.23%) RSpec
14 7 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (1.67%) Bitbucket
15 6 (1.67%) JUnit
15 6 (1.67%) MSBuild
16 5 (1.39%) Gradle
16 5 (1.39%) PhantomJS
General
1 112 (31.20%) Law
2 41 (11.42%) Finance
2 41 (11.42%) Marketing
3 38 (10.58%) Retail
4 31 (8.64%) Games
5 26 (7.24%) Publishing
6 19 (5.29%) Manufacturing
7 18 (5.01%) Local Government
8 12 (3.34%) Advertising
8 12 (3.34%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.95%) Banking
10 5 (1.39%) Back Office
10 5 (1.39%) Electronics
11 2 (0.56%) Legal
12 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 95 (26.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 79 (22.01%) Systems Administrator
3 73 (20.33%) Administrator
4 70 (19.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 64 (17.83%) Linux Administrator
6 62 (17.27%) Developer
7 60 (16.71%) Linux Engineer
8 56 (15.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 51 (14.21%) AWS Engineer
10 47 (13.09%) AWS DevOps
11 44 (12.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 43 (11.98%) AWS Administrator
13 32 (8.91%) Senior DevOps
14 31 (8.64%) Architect
14 31 (8.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 25 (6.96%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
16 22 (6.13%) Cloud Architect
17 21 (5.85%) Java Developer
18 19 (5.29%) AWS Architect
19 18 (5.01%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (36.77%) LAMP
2 52 (14.48%) Web Services
3 51 (14.21%) HTML
4 50 (13.93%) CSS
5 35 (9.75%) jQuery
6 33 (9.19%) Node.js
7 27 (7.52%) HTML5
8 25 (6.96%) AngularJS
8 25 (6.96%) CSS3
8 25 (6.96%) ELK Stack
9 24 (6.69%) .NET
10 23 (6.41%) LEMP Stack
11 20 (5.57%) Middleware
12 14 (3.90%) REST
13 13 (3.62%) LESS
13 13 (3.62%) RabbitMQ
13 13 (3.62%) Ruby on Rails
14 12 (3.34%) J2EE
14 12 (3.34%) SOAP
14 12 (3.34%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.13%) Management Information System
2 21 (5.85%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (5.29%) Fintech
4 16 (4.46%) Public Cloud
4 16 (4.46%) Replication
5 14 (3.90%) Mobile App
6 13 (3.62%) Data Centre
7 11 (3.06%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.79%) Artificial Intelligence
9 8 (2.23%) FMCG
10 7 (1.95%) Smartphone
10 7 (1.95%) User Experience
11 6 (1.67%) BBC
11 6 (1.67%) Life Science
12 5 (1.39%) Blockchain
12 5 (1.39%) Cryptography
12 5 (1.39%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.39%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 238 (66.30%) Linux
2 54 (15.04%) Windows
3 25 (6.96%) Unix
4 22 (6.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (5.01%) Windows Server
6 17 (4.74%) CentOS
7 10 (2.79%) Apple iOS
7 10 (2.79%) CoreOS
7 10 (2.79%) Ubuntu
8 9 (2.51%) Android
9 7 (1.95%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.11%) Debian
11 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (67.13%) DevOps
2 146 (40.67%) Continuous Integration
3 140 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (33.15%) Configuration Management
5 66 (18.38%) E-Commerce
6 65 (18.11%) Web Operations
7 50 (13.93%) Continuous Delivery
8 38 (10.58%) Scrum
9 36 (10.03%) Microservices
10 33 (9.19%) Web Development
11 32 (8.91%) Open Source
12 31 (8.64%) Continuous Deployment
13 29 (8.08%) SOA
14 28 (7.80%) Use Case
15 26 (7.24%) TDD
16 25 (6.96%) Software Engineering
17 23 (6.41%) Analytics
17 23 (6.41%) Digital Marketing
17 23 (6.41%) Project Management
17 23 (6.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 141 (39.28%) PHP
2 110 (30.64%) Python
3 78 (21.73%) Bash Shell
4 72 (20.06%) Java
4 72 (20.06%) Ruby
5 56 (15.60%) JavaScript
6 55 (15.32%) Perl
7 47 (13.09%) SQL
8 22 (6.13%) PowerShell
9 21 (5.85%) C#
10 16 (4.46%) C++
10 16 (4.46%) Scala
11 12 (3.34%) Korn
12 11 (3.06%) Go
13 9 (2.51%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.84%) Bourne shell
14 3 (0.84%) C
14 3 (0.84%) PHP 5
15 2 (0.56%) VBA
16 1 (0.28%) Jython
Qualifications
1 35 (9.75%) Degree
2 8 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (2.23%) RHCE
3 6 (1.67%) CCNP
4 5 (1.39%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.39%) PMP
4 5 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.39%) RHCT
5 4 (1.11%) CCNA
5 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.56%) CCDP
6 2 (0.56%) CCIE
6 2 (0.56%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.29%) QA
2 14 (3.90%) SLA
3 5 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.56%) COBIT
4 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) DICOM
5 1 (0.28%) HL7
System Software
1 110 (30.64%) Docker
2 84 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.57%) VirtualBox
4 14 (3.90%) Xen
5 11 (3.06%) KVM
6 10 (2.79%) HDFS
7 9 (2.51%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.67%) iptables
8 6 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.67%) vSphere
9 5 (1.39%) Active Directory
10 2 (0.56%) LXC
10 2 (0.56%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 202 (56.27%) Opscode Chef
2 201 (55.99%) Puppet
3 177 (49.30%) Ansible
4 33 (9.19%) Salt
5 32 (8.91%) Kubernetes
6 29 (8.08%) Nagios
7 17 (4.74%) ZABBIX
8 15 (4.18%) HAProxy
9 13 (3.62%) Packer
10 12 (3.34%) CFEngine
11 7 (1.95%) OpenNMS
11 7 (1.95%) Zenoss
12 6 (1.67%) Terraform
13 4 (1.11%) Capistrano
13 4 (1.11%) Consul
13 4 (1.11%) Rancher
14 3 (0.84%) Graphite
14 3 (0.84%) yum
15 2 (0.56%) Pingdom
16 1 (0.28%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 166 (46.24%) VMware
2 97 (27.02%) Google
3 55 (15.32%) Microsoft
4 27 (7.52%) SaltStack
5 20 (5.57%) New Relic
5 20 (5.57%) Oracle
6 14 (3.90%) HP
7 13 (3.62%) Red Hat
8 11 (3.06%) Cisco
8 11 (3.06%) LANDesk
8 11 (3.06%) Splunk
9 10 (2.79%) Facebook
10 6 (1.67%) Apigee
10 6 (1.67%) Mashery
10 6 (1.67%) Perforce
10 6 (1.67%) SAP
10 6 (1.67%) Virgin Media
11 5 (1.39%) F5
11 5 (1.39%) hybris
11 5 (1.39%) Rally
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
24/7 Recruitment
Posted: 6 hours ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
North London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nakama
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tickethour, Par. Leof. Vouliagmenis 26, Glifada...
Ticketmaster
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Insure The Box
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Tickethour, Par. Leof. Vouliagmenis 26, Glifada...
Ticketmaster
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Racker Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago