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 October 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank 745 809 738
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -71
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 145 154 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.31% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 131 108 145
Median salary £55,000 £54,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -6.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,050 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%

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
40999 49626 54077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.62% 45.62% 47.40%
Number of salaries quoted 33017 40668 42793
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 October 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 October 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 +50 135 £55,000 +0.91% 16
London +64 93 £65,000 +13.04% 11
City of London +76 28 £70,000 +6.46% 7
South East +60 14 £50,000 +21.21% 2
Yorkshire +44 14 £65,000 - 2
Leeds +35 13 £65,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +26 13 £65,000 - 2
South West -8 7 £40,000 -42.85%
Scotland +12 6 £44,000 +14.28%
East Midlands +13 5 £48,000 -
East Sussex +11 5 £45,000 -
Edinburgh +12 4 £44,000 +14.28%
Somerset - 4 £43,750 -
Bath - 4 £43,750 -
West Sussex +21 3 £55,000 +46.66%
Brighton +10 3 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £75,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £75,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 1
Crawley - 3 £55,000 -
Surrey +18 2 - -
Glasgow +16 2 - -
Leicester -4 2 £48,000 -
Leicestershire -6 2 £48,000 -
Bristol -14 2 £42,500 -39.28%
Guildford - 2 - -
Loughborough - 2 £48,000 -
Witney - 2 - -
Hove - 2 £50,000 -
East of England +21 1 £57,500 +35.29%

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 290 (88.96%) Amazon AWS
2 240 (73.62%) DevOps
3 226 (69.33%) Linux
4 203 (62.27%) Opscode Chef
5 196 (60.12%) Puppet
6 179 (54.91%) Ansible
7 166 (50.92%) VMware
8 164 (50.31%) Jenkins
9 154 (47.24%) MySQL
10 146 (44.79%) Continuous Integration
11 129 (39.57%) PHP
12 126 (38.65%) Docker
13 122 (37.42%) Apache
14 121 (37.12%) LAMP
15 117 (35.89%) Law
16 113 (34.66%) Agile Software Development
17 109 (33.44%) Configuration Management
18 98 (30.06%) Google
19 94 (28.83%) Microsoft Azure
19 94 (28.83%) Python
20 78 (23.93%) VMware Infrastructure
21 74 (22.70%) Web Operations
22 71 (21.78%) Google Cloud Platform
23 66 (20.25%) OpenStack
24 64 (19.63%) Bash Shell
25 62 (19.02%) Java
26 60 (18.40%) Ruby
27 57 (17.48%) E-Commerce
28 54 (16.56%) Windows
29 49 (15.03%) Git (software)

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
1 122 (37.42%) Apache
2 66 (20.25%) OpenStack
3 33 (10.12%) nginx
4 27 (8.28%) Tomcat
5 13 (3.99%) JBoss
6 9 (2.76%) IIS
7 7 (2.15%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.84%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.84%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.92%) CMS
9 3 (0.92%) WordPress
10 2 (0.61%) Confluence
10 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.61%) Kentico
10 2 (0.61%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.61%) SilverStripe
11 1 (0.31%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.76%) Magento
2 5 (1.53%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 290 (88.96%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (28.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (21.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 26 (7.98%) IaaS
4 26 (7.98%) Rackspace Cloud
5 19 (5.83%) SaaS
6 13 (3.99%) Heroku
7 12 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (3.37%) DigitalOcean
9 9 (2.76%) GitHub
9 9 (2.76%) Office 365
9 9 (2.76%) PaaS
10 8 (2.45%) IBM Cloud
10 8 (2.45%) SoftLayer
11 7 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (2.15%) Linode
11 7 (2.15%) Sumo Logic
12 6 (1.84%) Amazon S3
12 6 (1.84%) Google App Engine
13 4 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.13%) WAN
2 17 (5.21%) LAN
3 13 (3.99%) DNS
3 13 (3.99%) Firewall
3 13 (3.99%) Internet
4 12 (3.68%) HTTP
4 12 (3.68%) VPN
5 8 (2.45%) MPLS
5 8 (2.45%) VoIP
6 6 (1.84%) VLAN
7 4 (1.23%) BIG-IP
7 4 (1.23%) EIGRP
7 4 (1.23%) IPsec
7 4 (1.23%) Multicast
7 4 (1.23%) NetScaler
7 4 (1.23%) RTSP
7 4 (1.23%) SMTP
7 4 (1.23%) SNMP
7 4 (1.23%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.92%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (47.24%) MySQL
2 32 (9.82%) MongoDB
3 25 (7.67%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (7.67%) SQL Server
4 24 (7.36%) Relational Database
5 16 (4.91%) NoSQL
6 15 (4.60%) Redis
7 14 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (2.15%) Big Data
9 7 (2.15%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.84%) HBase
11 5 (1.53%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 7
13 1 (0.31%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 164 (50.31%) Jenkins
2 49 (15.03%) Git (software)
3 37 (11.35%) Vagrant
4 36 (11.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 27 (8.28%) Maven
6 26 (7.98%) TeamCity
7 20 (6.13%) Subversion
8 16 (4.91%) Ant
9 15 (4.60%) JIRA
10 11 (3.37%) Mercurial
10 11 (3.37%) Travis CI
11 10 (3.07%) Grunt
11 10 (3.07%) MSBuild
12 9 (2.76%) RSpec
13 7 (2.15%) Hudson
13 7 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (1.84%) Bitbucket
14 6 (1.84%) JUnit
15 5 (1.53%) Gradle
15 5 (1.53%) VersionOne
General
1 117 (35.89%) Law
2 40 (12.27%) Finance
3 36 (11.04%) Retail
4 33 (10.12%) Games
5 28 (8.59%) Marketing
5 28 (8.59%) Publishing
6 20 (6.13%) Local Government
6 20 (6.13%) Manufacturing
7 17 (5.21%) Telecoms
8 12 (3.68%) Advertising
9 11 (3.37%) Banking
10 3 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 95 (29.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 76 (23.31%) Systems Administrator
3 72 (22.09%) Administrator
4 65 (19.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 61 (18.71%) Linux Administrator
6 60 (18.40%) AWS DevOps
7 59 (18.10%) AWS Engineer
8 53 (16.26%) Linux Engineer
9 52 (15.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 50 (15.34%) AWS Administrator
11 44 (13.50%) Developer
12 41 (12.58%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 30 (9.20%) Senior DevOps
13 30 (9.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 29 (8.90%) Architect
15 25 (7.67%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
16 22 (6.75%) Cloud Architect
17 21 (6.44%) Consultant
17 21 (6.44%) Senior Consultant
18 20 (6.13%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (37.12%) LAMP
2 48 (14.72%) Web Services
3 33 (10.12%) HTML
4 31 (9.51%) CSS
5 29 (8.90%) Node.js
6 28 (8.59%) AngularJS
7 23 (7.06%) ELK Stack
7 23 (7.06%) LEMP Stack
8 21 (6.44%) .NET
9 20 (6.13%) jQuery
9 20 (6.13%) Middleware
10 15 (4.60%) Ruby on Rails
11 14 (4.29%) REST
12 13 (3.99%) HTML5
13 11 (3.37%) CSS3
13 11 (3.37%) Spring
14 10 (3.07%) ASP.NET
14 10 (3.07%) React
14 10 (3.07%) SOAP
15 9 (2.76%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.06%) Management Information System
2 20 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (5.21%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.21%) Fintech
4 14 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.29%) Public Cloud
4 14 (4.29%) Replication
5 12 (3.68%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.37%) Artificial Intelligence
7 9 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.76%) BBC
8 7 (2.15%) Life Science
8 7 (2.15%) User Experience
9 5 (1.53%) Blockchain
9 5 (1.53%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.53%) FMCG
9 5 (1.53%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.53%) Online Games
9 5 (1.53%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.23%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 226 (69.33%) Linux
2 54 (16.56%) Windows
3 15 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (4.29%) CentOS
4 14 (4.29%) Unix
5 13 (3.99%) Windows Server
6 9 (2.76%) CoreOS
7 8 (2.45%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.15%) Android
8 7 (2.15%) Ubuntu
8 7 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.53%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.23%) Debian
12 3 (0.92%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.92%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.31%) VMS
13 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (73.62%) DevOps
2 146 (44.79%) Continuous Integration
3 113 (34.66%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (33.44%) Configuration Management
5 74 (22.70%) Web Operations
6 57 (17.48%) E-Commerce
7 47 (14.42%) Continuous Delivery
8 36 (11.04%) Scrum
9 35 (10.74%) Microservices
10 30 (9.20%) Use Case
11 29 (8.90%) Continuous Deployment
12 28 (8.59%) SOA
12 28 (8.59%) Web Development
13 27 (8.28%) Migration
14 25 (7.67%) Open Source
14 25 (7.67%) UML
15 21 (6.44%) Analytics
15 21 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
15 21 (6.44%) TDD
16 20 (6.13%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 129 (39.57%) PHP
2 94 (28.83%) Python
3 64 (19.63%) Bash Shell
4 62 (19.02%) Java
5 60 (18.40%) Ruby
6 44 (13.50%) Perl
7 39 (11.96%) JavaScript
8 31 (9.51%) SQL
9 21 (6.44%) PowerShell
10 14 (4.29%) C#
10 14 (4.29%) Scala
11 10 (3.07%) C++
11 10 (3.07%) Go
12 6 (1.84%) Korn
13 4 (1.23%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.61%) C
14 2 (0.61%) VBA
15 1 (0.31%) ClojureScript
15 1 (0.31%) Jython
15 1 (0.31%) RubyMotion
Qualifications
1 38 (11.66%) Degree
2 10 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (2.45%) CCNP
4 6 (1.84%) CCNA
5 5 (1.53%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.53%) PMP
5 5 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.53%) RHCE
6 4 (1.23%) CCDP
6 4 (1.23%) CCIE
7 3 (0.92%) RHCT
8 2 (0.61%) MCSD
8 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.99%) QA
2 5 (1.53%) SLA
3 4 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 126 (38.65%) Docker
2 78 (23.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.83%) VirtualBox
4 14 (4.29%) Xen
5 12 (3.68%) Hyper-V
6 10 (3.07%) KVM
7 6 (1.84%) HDFS
8 5 (1.53%) vSphere
9 4 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.92%) Active Directory
10 3 (0.92%) LXC
10 3 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.31%) iptables
Systems Management
1 203 (62.27%) Opscode Chef
2 196 (60.12%) Puppet
3 179 (54.91%) Ansible
4 36 (11.04%) Kubernetes
5 30 (9.20%) Salt
6 17 (5.21%) Nagios
7 16 (4.91%) Packer
8 12 (3.68%) ZABBIX
9 10 (3.07%) HAProxy
10 8 (2.45%) CFEngine
11 5 (1.53%) OpenNMS
11 5 (1.53%) Zenoss
12 4 (1.23%) Rancher
12 4 (1.23%) Terraform
13 2 (0.61%) Backup Exec
13 2 (0.61%) Consul
13 2 (0.61%) Graphite
13 2 (0.61%) Pingdom
13 2 (0.61%) yum
14 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 166 (50.92%) VMware
2 98 (30.06%) Google
3 38 (11.66%) Microsoft
4 26 (7.98%) SaltStack
5 16 (4.91%) Oracle
6 15 (4.60%) Cisco
7 13 (3.99%) New Relic
8 9 (2.76%) HP
9 8 (2.45%) Facebook
9 8 (2.45%) Splunk
9 8 (2.45%) Virgin Media
10 7 (2.15%) hybris
10 7 (2.15%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.84%) Apigee
11 6 (1.84%) Mashery
11 6 (1.84%) Perforce
12 5 (1.53%) Dell
12 5 (1.53%) Rally
12 5 (1.53%) SAP
13 4 (1.23%) CheckPoint
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago