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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rackspace
UK
Rank 790 807 796
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 69 123 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.27% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 64 117 104
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £105,000 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +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
37013 45100 49645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.03% 45.54% 47.84%
Number of salaries quoted 29869 36902 40757
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 January 2017 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 January 2017. 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 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 +20 68 £65,000 +18.18% 25
London -4 27 £72,500 +20.83% 13
South East +62 15 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Yorkshire +29 11 £65,000 -13.33% 3
North West -10 11 £65,000 +33.33% 2
Manchester -11 11 £65,000 +33.33% 2
Leeds +38 10 £65,000 -13.33% 2
West Yorkshire +27 10 £65,000 -13.33% 2
Oxfordshire +30 5 £45,000 -59.09% 4
Oxford +27 5 £45,000 -59.09% 3
City of London +10 5 £150,000 +160.86% 2
Reading - 5 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 5 £50,000 - 2
Surrey +38 3 £45,000 +12.50%
East Midlands -1 2 £80,000 +77.77%
Nottingham - 2 £80,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £80,000 -
Kent +14 1 - -
South Wales +14 1 £55,000 -
Cardiff +8 1 £55,000 -
South West +7 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Wales +6 1 £55,000 -
Leatherhead -5 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Crawley - 1 £56,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £45,000 -
Dartford - 1 - -
York - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £56,000 -

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 170 (87.18%) Amazon AWS
2 140 (71.79%) DevOps
3 114 (58.46%) Linux
4 110 (56.41%) Opscode Chef
5 105 (53.85%) Puppet
6 95 (48.72%) Ansible
7 88 (45.13%) VMware
8 87 (44.62%) Microsoft Azure
9 80 (41.03%) Jenkins
10 78 (40.00%) Docker
11 69 (35.38%) Continuous Integration
11 69 (35.38%) Google
12 68 (34.87%) Python
13 67 (34.36%) Agile Software Development
14 60 (30.77%) MySQL
14 60 (30.77%) Google Cloud Platform
15 56 (28.72%) Finance
16 54 (27.69%) PHP
17 49 (25.13%) Configuration Management
18 46 (23.59%) Apache
18 46 (23.59%) LAMP
19 43 (22.05%) Ruby
19 43 (22.05%) Web Services
20 40 (20.51%) Migration
20 40 (20.51%) OpenStack
21 38 (19.49%) Java
22 37 (18.97%) Law
23 35 (17.95%) JavaScript
23 35 (17.95%) SOA
23 35 (17.95%) Retail

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 46 (23.59%) Apache
2 40 (20.51%) OpenStack
3 10 (5.13%) IIS
3 10 (5.13%) nginx
4 9 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (4.10%) Apache Spark
5 8 (4.10%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.56%) JBoss
7 4 (2.05%) CMS
8 3 (1.54%) Confluence
8 3 (1.54%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.03%) Drupal
9 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.03%) Kentico
9 2 (1.03%) ThingWorx
9 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.03%) WordPress
10 1 (0.51%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.56%) MS Office
3 2 (1.03%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 2 (1.03%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 170 (87.18%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (44.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (30.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 34 (17.44%) SaaS
5 20 (10.26%) IaaS
6 10 (5.13%) PaaS
7 9 (4.62%) Rackspace Cloud
8 7 (3.59%) Google App Engine
9 6 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (3.08%) DigitalOcean
10 5 (2.56%) Bluemix
10 5 (2.56%) IBM Cloud
10 5 (2.56%) Linode
11 4 (2.05%) Amazon S3
11 4 (2.05%) GitHub
11 4 (2.05%) Heroku
12 3 (1.54%) Office 365
12 3 (1.54%) Sumo Logic
13 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (1.03%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.67%) Firewall
2 12 (6.15%) DNS
3 11 (5.64%) Internet
4 8 (4.10%) VoIP
5 6 (3.08%) VLAN
5 6 (3.08%) VPN
6 5 (2.56%) LAN
6 5 (2.56%) MPLS
6 5 (2.56%) WAN
7 4 (2.05%) DHCP
7 4 (2.05%) HTTP
7 4 (2.05%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.54%) Broadband
8 3 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.54%) Network Security
9 2 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.03%) SAN
9 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.03%) Wireless
10 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (30.77%) MySQL
2 34 (17.44%) MongoDB
3 22 (11.28%) SQL Server
4 17 (8.72%) NoSQL
5 15 (7.69%) Redis
6 14 (7.18%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (6.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (4.62%) Relational Database
9 8 (4.10%) Hadoop
10 6 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (2.56%) Hazelcast
11 5 (2.56%) KDB
11 5 (2.56%) Kdb+
11 5 (2.56%) SAP HANA
12 3 (1.54%) HBase
12 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (1.03%) Riak
13 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 80 (41.03%) Jenkins
2 32 (16.41%) Vagrant
3 31 (15.90%) Git (software)
4 22 (11.28%) TeamCity
5 14 (7.18%) Buildbot
5 14 (7.18%) Travis CI
6 13 (6.67%) Grunt
7 12 (6.15%) JIRA
7 12 (6.15%) Maven
8 10 (5.13%) Selenium
9 9 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (4.62%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (4.10%) Subversion
11 7 (3.59%) Ant
11 7 (3.59%) Cucumber
12 6 (3.08%) Bitbucket
12 6 (3.08%) gulp
12 6 (3.08%) MSBuild
12 6 (3.08%) RSpec
13 5 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 56 (28.72%) Finance
2 37 (18.97%) Law
3 35 (17.95%) Retail
4 28 (14.36%) Local Government
4 28 (14.36%) Manufacturing
5 16 (8.21%) Games
6 14 (7.18%) Telecoms
7 12 (6.15%) Banking
8 8 (4.10%) Publishing
9 7 (3.59%) Advertising
10 4 (2.05%) Marketing
11 3 (1.54%) Investment Banking
12 2 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (25.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (20.51%) Architect
3 32 (16.41%) AWS Architect
3 32 (16.41%) Cloud Architect
4 31 (15.90%) Developer
5 29 (14.87%) AWS DevOps
6 27 (13.85%) Administrator
6 27 (13.85%) Systems Administrator
7 26 (13.33%) Senior Architect
8 24 (12.31%) AWS Engineer
8 24 (12.31%) Consultant
9 22 (11.28%) Cloud Consultant
9 22 (11.28%) Senior Consultant
10 21 (10.77%) AWS Consultant
11 20 (10.26%) AWS Administrator
12 19 (9.74%) Azure Architect
13 18 (9.23%) Linux Administrator
13 18 (9.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 17 (8.72%) Java Developer
15 15 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (23.59%) LAMP
2 43 (22.05%) Web Services
3 33 (16.92%) Node.js
4 30 (15.38%) Middleware
5 29 (14.87%) AngularJS
6 21 (10.77%) .NET
7 20 (10.26%) HTML
7 20 (10.26%) Ruby on Rails
8 19 (9.74%) CSS
8 19 (9.74%) REST
9 13 (6.67%) jQuery
10 12 (6.15%) Express
10 12 (6.15%) MEAN Stack
11 11 (5.64%) ASP.NET
11 11 (5.64%) HTML5
11 11 (5.64%) React
12 9 (4.62%) Akka
12 9 (4.62%) LEMP Stack
13 8 (4.10%) RESTful
13 8 (4.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.36%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (10.77%) Computer Science
2 21 (10.77%) Management Information System
3 18 (9.23%) Data Centre
4 15 (7.69%) User Experience
5 10 (5.13%) Public Cloud
6 9 (4.62%) Mobile App
6 9 (4.62%) Replication
7 7 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.59%) Online Games
8 6 (3.08%) BBC
8 6 (3.08%) Life Science
9 5 (2.56%) Internet of Things
10 4 (2.05%) Equities
10 4 (2.05%) Fixed Income
10 4 (2.05%) iPad
10 4 (2.05%) Mathematics
10 4 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.54%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (1.54%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 114 (58.46%) Linux
2 34 (17.44%) Windows
3 9 (4.62%) Unix
4 8 (4.10%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.59%) Android
6 6 (3.08%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.56%) CentOS
7 5 (2.56%) CoreOS
7 5 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.05%) VMS
8 4 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.54%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.54%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.54%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.03%) Debian
10 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (71.79%) DevOps
2 69 (35.38%) Continuous Integration
3 67 (34.36%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (25.13%) Configuration Management
5 40 (20.51%) Migration
6 35 (17.95%) SOA
7 32 (16.41%) Open Source
8 30 (15.38%) Scrum
9 28 (14.36%) Requirements Analysis
9 28 (14.36%) UML
9 28 (14.36%) Use Case
10 27 (13.85%) Web Operations
11 25 (12.82%) TDD
12 24 (12.31%) Web Development
13 23 (11.79%) Continuous Delivery
13 23 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (10.77%) OO
15 17 (8.72%) E-Commerce
16 15 (7.69%) Automated Testing
16 15 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 68 (34.87%) Python
2 54 (27.69%) PHP
3 43 (22.05%) Ruby
4 38 (19.49%) Java
5 35 (17.95%) JavaScript
6 26 (13.33%) Bash Shell
7 23 (11.79%) Perl
8 18 (9.23%) C#
9 13 (6.67%) PowerShell
10 12 (6.15%) SQL
11 10 (5.13%) Scala
12 5 (2.56%) Go
13 4 (2.05%) C++
14 2 (1.03%) Tcl
15 1 (0.51%) C
15 1 (0.51%) Jython
15 1 (0.51%) PHP 5
15 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (14.36%) Degree
2 5 (2.56%) CCNP
2 5 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.05%) CCDP
3 4 (2.05%) CCIE
3 4 (2.05%) CCNA
4 3 (1.54%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.54%) PMP
4 3 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.51%) CISM
5 1 (0.51%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.56%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) COBIT
2 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (40.00%) Docker
2 34 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.13%) VirtualBox
4 8 (4.10%) Xen
5 6 (3.08%) LXC
6 5 (2.56%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.56%) vCloud
6 5 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.05%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.54%) HDFS
8 3 (1.54%) KVM
9 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.51%) vSphere
10 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 110 (56.41%) Opscode Chef
2 105 (53.85%) Puppet
3 95 (48.72%) Ansible
4 18 (9.23%) Salt
5 14 (7.18%) Kubernetes
5 14 (7.18%) Packer
6 10 (5.13%) HAProxy
7 9 (4.62%) Nagios
8 7 (3.59%) CFEngine
8 7 (3.59%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.54%) collectd
9 3 (1.54%) Graphite
10 2 (1.03%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.03%) Rancher
10 2 (1.03%) yum
11 1 (0.51%) OpenNMS
11 1 (0.51%) SCCM
11 1 (0.51%) Terraform
11 1 (0.51%) WSUS
11 1 (0.51%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 88 (45.13%) VMware
2 69 (35.38%) Google
3 22 (11.28%) Microsoft
4 13 (6.67%) SaltStack
5 8 (4.10%) Cisco
5 8 (4.10%) Splunk
6 6 (3.08%) hybris
6 6 (3.08%) IBM
7 5 (2.56%) Dell
7 5 (2.56%) GigaSpaces
7 5 (2.56%) New Relic
7 5 (2.56%) SAP
7 5 (2.56%) StreamBase
7 5 (2.56%) Virgin Media
8 4 (2.05%) AppDynamics
8 4 (2.05%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.05%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.05%) Oracle
8 4 (2.05%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.54%) Facebook
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + share options
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £70000 - £80000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + share options
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxford
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + share options
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Zoopla Property Group Plc
Salary: Excellent benefits including bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago