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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank 810 831 790
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -41
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 73 135 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.28% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 63 111 122
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £102,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +18.75%

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
39279 48862 55065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.92% 45.41% 48.05%
Number of salaries quoted 31486 39833 44629
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +39 70 £65,000 +18.18% 23
London +43 48 £65,000 +13.04% 12
South East +72 11 £50,000 +25.00% 4
City of London +23 6 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Berkshire +53 4 £50,000 - 1
Reading +45 4 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands +7 4 £77,500 +72.22%
Nottinghamshire - 4 £77,500 -
Nottingham - 4 £77,500 -
Surrey - 4 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire +23 3 £55,000 -26.66% 1
Leeds +20 2 £60,000 -20.00% 1
West Yorkshire +19 2 £60,000 -20.00% 1
South West +9 2 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Wales -7 2 £37,500 -26.82%
Swansea - 2 £37,500 -
West Wales - 2 £37,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £55,500 -
Guildford - 2 - -
Crawley - 2 £55,500 -
Scotland +27 1 - -
Edinburgh +13 1 - -
Hampshire +3 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Birmingham -12 1 £57,500 +53.33%
West Midlands -16 1 £57,500 +53.33% 1
North West - 1 £62,500 - 2
Manchester - 1 £62,500 - 2
Beverley - 1 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 - 2
Somerset - 1 £40,000 -

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 213 (87.65%) Amazon AWS
2 176 (72.43%) DevOps
3 158 (65.02%) Linux
4 145 (59.67%) Opscode Chef
5 143 (58.85%) Puppet
6 131 (53.91%) Ansible
7 110 (45.27%) VMware
8 108 (44.44%) Jenkins
9 102 (41.98%) Docker
10 101 (41.56%) MySQL
11 98 (40.33%) Continuous Integration
12 91 (37.45%) Agile Software Development
13 84 (34.57%) Google
14 82 (33.74%) PHP
14 82 (33.74%) Microsoft Azure
15 81 (33.33%) Python
16 76 (31.28%) Apache
17 75 (30.86%) Configuration Management
18 73 (30.04%) LAMP
19 68 (27.98%) Google Cloud Platform
20 62 (25.51%) Ruby
21 61 (25.10%) Law
22 55 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
23 52 (21.40%) Java
24 48 (19.75%) Windows
24 48 (19.75%) OpenStack
25 43 (17.70%) Finance
26 42 (17.28%) Git (software)
27 41 (16.87%) Bash Shell
28 40 (16.46%) Web Operations

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 76 (31.28%) Apache
2 48 (19.75%) OpenStack
3 19 (7.82%) Tomcat
4 17 (7.00%) nginx
5 10 (4.12%) IIS
6 9 (3.70%) JBoss
7 8 (3.29%) Apache Spark
7 8 (3.29%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (2.47%) ThingWorx
10 4 (1.65%) CMS
11 3 (1.23%) Confluence
11 3 (1.23%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (1.23%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.23%) WordPress
12 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.82%) Kentico
12 2 (0.82%) SilverStripe
13 1 (0.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.41%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Magento
1 3 (1.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 213 (87.65%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (33.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (27.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 30 (12.35%) SaaS
5 20 (8.23%) IaaS
6 19 (7.82%) Rackspace Cloud
7 11 (4.53%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (4.53%) Google App Engine
7 11 (4.53%) Heroku
7 11 (4.53%) PaaS
8 8 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (2.88%) DigitalOcean
9 7 (2.88%) Office 365
10 6 (2.47%) Amazon S3
11 5 (2.06%) Linode
12 4 (1.65%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (1.65%) Sumo Logic
13 3 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (1.23%) Bluemix
13 3 (1.23%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.17%) WAN
2 13 (5.35%) LAN
3 10 (4.12%) Firewall
3 10 (4.12%) VoIP
4 9 (3.70%) Internet
4 9 (3.70%) VPN
5 8 (3.29%) MPLS
6 6 (2.47%) DNS
6 6 (2.47%) VLAN
7 4 (1.65%) BIG-IP
7 4 (1.65%) EIGRP
7 4 (1.65%) HTTP
7 4 (1.65%) IPsec
7 4 (1.65%) Multicast
7 4 (1.65%) NetScaler
7 4 (1.65%) RTSP
7 4 (1.65%) SNMP
8 3 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.23%) Network Security
9 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (41.56%) MySQL
2 36 (14.81%) MongoDB
3 23 (9.47%) SQL Server
4 18 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (7.00%) NoSQL
6 16 (6.58%) Relational Database
7 15 (6.17%) Redis
8 13 (5.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (3.29%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (3.29%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.47%) SAP HANA
11 4 (1.65%) HBase
12 3 (1.23%) Big Data
12 3 (1.23%) Hazelcast
12 3 (1.23%) KDB
12 3 (1.23%) Kdb+
13 2 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 108 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 42 (17.28%) Git (software)
3 35 (14.40%) Vagrant
4 26 (10.70%) TeamCity
5 19 (7.82%) Maven
6 18 (7.41%) Subversion
7 17 (7.00%) JIRA
8 16 (6.58%) Ant
9 15 (6.17%) Travis CI
10 14 (5.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (5.35%) Grunt
12 12 (4.94%) MSBuild
13 11 (4.53%) Buildbot
13 11 (4.53%) Mercurial
13 11 (4.53%) RSpec
14 10 (4.12%) Hudson
14 10 (4.12%) Selenium
15 8 (3.29%) Cucumber
16 7 (2.88%) Octopus Deploy
16 7 (2.88%) VersionOne
General
1 61 (25.10%) Law
2 43 (17.70%) Finance
3 30 (12.35%) Retail
4 22 (9.05%) Games
5 19 (7.82%) Local Government
5 19 (7.82%) Manufacturing
6 18 (7.41%) Telecoms
7 13 (5.35%) Banking
8 11 (4.53%) Marketing
9 9 (3.70%) Advertising
9 9 (3.70%) Publishing
10 3 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (29.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (17.28%) AWS DevOps
2 42 (17.28%) Systems Administrator
3 41 (16.87%) Administrator
4 37 (15.23%) AWS Engineer
5 33 (13.58%) Developer
6 32 (13.17%) Architect
7 30 (12.35%) AWS Administrator
7 30 (12.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 29 (11.93%) Linux Administrator
9 27 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
9 27 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 23 (9.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 22 (9.05%) Cloud Architect
12 21 (8.64%) AWS Architect
12 21 (8.64%) Azure Architect
12 21 (8.64%) Cloud Engineer
13 18 (7.41%) Java Developer
13 18 (7.41%) Senior Architect
14 16 (6.58%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (30.04%) LAMP
2 38 (15.64%) Web Services
3 33 (13.58%) Node.js
4 26 (10.70%) AngularJS
5 25 (10.29%) HTML
6 24 (9.88%) CSS
7 22 (9.05%) Ruby on Rails
8 21 (8.64%) Middleware
9 19 (7.82%) .NET
10 16 (6.58%) REST
11 15 (6.17%) jQuery
12 13 (5.35%) React
13 12 (4.94%) ELK Stack
13 12 (4.94%) HTML5
14 10 (4.12%) LEMP Stack
15 9 (3.70%) Express
15 9 (3.70%) MEAN Stack
15 9 (3.70%) SOAP
16 8 (3.29%) Backbone.js
16 8 (3.29%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.47%) Computer Science
2 21 (8.64%) Data Centre
3 19 (7.82%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (6.17%) Management Information System
5 13 (5.35%) Public Cloud
6 11 (4.53%) Replication
6 11 (4.53%) User Experience
7 9 (3.70%) BBC
7 9 (3.70%) Mobile App
8 8 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.29%) Fintech
8 8 (3.29%) Life Science
9 7 (2.88%) Online Games
10 4 (1.65%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.65%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.65%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.23%) Blockchain
11 3 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.23%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 158 (65.02%) Linux
2 48 (19.75%) Windows
3 9 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.29%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.88%) Android
5 7 (2.88%) CentOS
5 7 (2.88%) Unix
5 7 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.47%) CoreOS
6 6 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.06%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.23%) Debian
8 3 (1.23%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.23%) VMS
8 3 (1.23%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.23%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (72.43%) DevOps
2 98 (40.33%) Continuous Integration
3 91 (37.45%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (30.86%) Configuration Management
5 40 (16.46%) Web Operations
6 38 (15.64%) Scrum
7 32 (13.17%) E-Commerce
8 31 (12.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 29 (11.93%) Migration
10 28 (11.52%) SOA
10 28 (11.52%) Web Development
11 25 (10.29%) Use Case
12 24 (9.88%) Open Source
12 24 (9.88%) TDD
13 22 (9.05%) UML
14 19 (7.82%) Automated Testing
14 19 (7.82%) OO
14 19 (7.82%) Requirements Analysis
15 18 (7.41%) Analytics
15 18 (7.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 82 (33.74%) PHP
2 81 (33.33%) Python
3 62 (25.51%) Ruby
4 52 (21.40%) Java
5 41 (16.87%) Bash Shell
6 36 (14.81%) JavaScript
7 33 (13.58%) Perl
8 17 (7.00%) PowerShell
8 17 (7.00%) SQL
9 10 (4.12%) C#
10 8 (3.29%) Scala
11 7 (2.88%) Go
12 6 (2.47%) C++
13 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.82%) Tcl
14 2 (0.82%) VBA
15 1 (0.41%) Jython
15 1 (0.41%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 39 (16.05%) Degree
2 10 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (3.29%) CCNP
4 6 (2.47%) CCNA
5 5 (2.06%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.06%) PMP
5 5 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.65%) CCDP
6 4 (1.65%) CCIE
7 1 (0.41%) CISM
7 1 (0.41%) CISSP
7 1 (0.41%) MCSD
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.88%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) COBIT
2 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 102 (41.98%) Docker
2 55 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.58%) VirtualBox
4 14 (5.76%) Xen
5 10 (4.12%) Hyper-V
6 8 (3.29%) KVM
7 7 (2.88%) LXC
8 4 (1.65%) HDFS
8 4 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 145 (59.67%) Opscode Chef
2 143 (58.85%) Puppet
3 131 (53.91%) Ansible
4 28 (11.52%) Salt
5 21 (8.64%) Kubernetes
6 18 (7.41%) Packer
7 10 (4.12%) CFEngine
7 10 (4.12%) HAProxy
8 8 (3.29%) Nagios
9 7 (2.88%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.23%) Rancher
10 3 (1.23%) Terraform
11 2 (0.82%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.82%) collectd
11 2 (0.82%) Graphite
12 1 (0.41%) Consul
12 1 (0.41%) OpenNMS
12 1 (0.41%) SCCM
12 1 (0.41%) WSUS
12 1 (0.41%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 110 (45.27%) VMware
2 84 (34.57%) Google
3 27 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 17 (7.00%) SaltStack
5 11 (4.53%) Cisco
6 8 (3.29%) Oracle
6 8 (3.29%) Perforce
6 8 (3.29%) Virgin Media
7 7 (2.88%) CA Agile Central
7 7 (2.88%) Splunk
8 6 (2.47%) Apigee
8 6 (2.47%) hybris
8 6 (2.47%) Mashery
8 6 (2.47%) SAP
9 5 (2.06%) Dell
9 5 (2.06%) F5
9 5 (2.06%) Facebook
10 4 (1.65%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.65%) IBM
10 4 (1.65%) Red Hat
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £48,000 - £62,000 + package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Noa Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £70000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
Mint
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Pamoja education
Salary: Excellent salary and working environment
Posted: 19 days ago
Leamington Spa
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 24 days ago