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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank 717 737 829
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +92
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 192 229 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.45% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 175 183 136
Median salary £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £57,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +43.75%

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
44624 50799 55139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.77% 47.00% 46.62%
Number of salaries quoted 36388 40793 44719
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 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -17 185 £52,500 -8.69% 51
London +49 111 £55,000 -4.34% 24
South East +21 42 £52,500 -12.50% 14
Surrey +31 33 £52,500 +29.23% 12
City of London +72 29 £50,000 -29.82% 11
West Yorkshire +11 8 £65,000 +173.68% 4
Yorkshire +5 8 £65,000 +173.68% 5
Leeds +3 8 £65,000 +173.68% 4
East of England +19 6 £55,000 +29.41% 3
North East - 6 £47,500 -
Farnham - 6 £55,000 -
Cambridge +5 5 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Cambridgeshire -18 5 £50,000 +17.64% 2
South West -25 5 £47,500 -29.62% 2
Tyne and Wear - 5 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £40,000 -
West Midlands -19 4 £42,500 - 3
Wales - 4 £57,500 -
South Wales - 4 £57,500 -
East Midlands - 4 £48,000 -
Reigate - 4 £45,000 - 3
East Sussex - 4 £41,250 - 2
Gloucestershire - 4 £36,250 -
Leicestershire - 4 £48,000 -
Cardiff - 4 £57,500 -
West Sussex -2 3 £55,000 +46.66%
Warwickshire -7 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Crawley - 3 £55,000 -
Brighton - 3 £45,000 - 2
Guildford - 3 £67,500 - 4

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 253 (80.06%) Amazon AWS
2 225 (71.20%) Linux
3 190 (60.13%) DevOps
4 164 (51.90%) Opscode Chef
5 158 (50.00%) Puppet
6 127 (40.19%) Ansible
7 125 (39.56%) VMware
8 114 (36.08%) Continuous Integration
9 108 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
10 105 (33.23%) MySQL
11 99 (31.33%) Python
12 97 (30.70%) PHP
12 97 (30.70%) Configuration Management
13 93 (29.43%) LAMP
14 87 (27.53%) Microsoft Azure
14 87 (27.53%) Jenkins
15 83 (26.27%) VMware Infrastructure
16 81 (25.63%) Apache
17 76 (24.05%) E-Commerce
18 74 (23.42%) Ruby
19 70 (22.15%) SQL
20 69 (21.84%) Microsoft
21 67 (21.20%) Java
21 67 (21.20%) Bash Shell
22 66 (20.89%) Law
23 65 (20.57%) OpenStack
24 61 (19.30%) Windows
25 58 (18.35%) Docker
26 54 (17.09%) JavaScript
27 53 (16.77%) 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 81 (25.63%) Apache
2 65 (20.57%) OpenStack
3 32 (10.13%) nginx
4 27 (8.54%) Node.js
5 22 (6.96%) Tomcat
6 20 (6.33%) SharePoint
7 14 (4.43%) CMS
8 12 (3.80%) WordPress
9 11 (3.48%) IIS
10 7 (2.22%) Drupal
10 7 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (2.22%) Joomla!
11 6 (1.90%) Apache Spark
12 4 (1.27%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.95%) Confluence
13 3 (0.95%) JBoss
14 2 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.63%) SilverStripe
15 1 (0.32%) CloudStack
15 1 (0.32%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 25 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.63%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (2.22%) Magento
2 5 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 253 (80.06%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (27.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (12.66%) IaaS
4 38 (12.03%) Rackspace Cloud
5 28 (8.86%) Amazon EC2
6 26 (8.23%) GitHub
7 23 (7.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 22 (6.96%) Joyent
9 15 (4.75%) Office 365
10 13 (4.11%) SaaS
10 13 (4.11%) SoftLayer
11 12 (3.80%) DigitalOcean
12 8 (2.53%) Linode
13 7 (2.22%) PaaS
13 7 (2.22%) Sumo Logic
14 6 (1.90%) Datadog
15 5 (1.58%) Heroku
16 4 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
17 3 (0.95%) Amazon S3
17 3 (0.95%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.76%) Firewall
2 32 (10.13%) DNS
3 23 (7.28%) HTTP
4 17 (5.38%) Internet
5 15 (4.75%) TCP/IP
6 13 (4.11%) LDAP
7 12 (3.80%) SMTP
7 12 (3.80%) VPN
8 9 (2.85%) Kerberos
9 7 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (2.22%) DHCP
9 7 (2.22%) WAN
10 6 (1.90%) LAN
10 6 (1.90%) SSH
10 6 (1.90%) VLAN
11 5 (1.58%) HTTPS
12 4 (1.27%) SSL
13 3 (0.95%) FTP
13 3 (0.95%) SAN
13 3 (0.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (33.23%) MySQL
2 33 (10.44%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (8.54%) Redis
4 25 (7.91%) NoSQL
4 25 (7.91%) SQL Server
5 20 (6.33%) MongoDB
6 18 (5.70%) Hadoop
7 16 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (4.75%) Big Data
9 14 (4.43%) Relational Database
10 12 (3.80%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (2.22%) HBase
11 7 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.27%) SAP HANA
14 3 (0.95%) DataStage
14 3 (0.95%) Hazelcast
14 3 (0.95%) IBM InfoSphere
14 3 (0.95%) KDB
15 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 87 (27.53%) Jenkins
2 53 (16.77%) Git (software)
3 33 (10.44%) Vagrant
4 21 (6.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 18 (5.70%) Subversion
6 15 (4.75%) JIRA
6 15 (4.75%) Maven
6 15 (4.75%) TeamCity
7 11 (3.48%) Grunt
8 10 (3.16%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (2.53%) Mercurial
10 7 (2.22%) GitLab
10 7 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.27%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.95%) Ant
12 3 (0.95%) Hudson
12 3 (0.95%) JMeter
12 3 (0.95%) NeoLoad
12 3 (0.95%) The Grinder
12 3 (0.95%) Travis CI
General
1 66 (20.89%) Law
2 39 (12.34%) Marketing
3 33 (10.44%) Finance
4 25 (7.91%) Publishing
4 25 (7.91%) Retail
5 12 (3.80%) Games
6 9 (2.85%) Electronics
7 7 (2.22%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.90%) Local Government
9 5 (1.58%) Back Office
10 4 (1.27%) Advertising
11 3 (0.95%) Front Office
11 3 (0.95%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.63%) Banking
12 2 (0.63%) Legal
13 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 75 (23.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 63 (19.94%) Systems Administrator
3 56 (17.72%) Developer
3 56 (17.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 55 (17.41%) Administrator
5 48 (15.19%) Linux Administrator
6 44 (13.92%) Linux Engineer
7 37 (11.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 30 (9.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 24 (7.59%) AWS Engineer
10 21 (6.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 20 (6.33%) AWS Administrator
12 17 (5.38%) Service Manager
13 16 (5.06%) IT Manager
14 14 (4.43%) Architect
14 14 (4.43%) IT Services Manager
15 13 (4.11%) Java Developer
15 13 (4.11%) Systems Manager
16 12 (3.80%) Senior Linux Engineer
17 11 (3.48%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (29.43%) LAMP
2 46 (14.56%) CSS
3 45 (14.24%) HTML
3 45 (14.24%) Web Services
4 30 (9.49%) HTML5
5 26 (8.23%) .NET
6 25 (7.91%) jQuery
7 21 (6.65%) AngularJS
8 19 (6.01%) CSS3
9 17 (5.38%) LEMP Stack
10 16 (5.06%) RabbitMQ
11 14 (4.43%) ELK Stack
11 14 (4.43%) J2EE
12 12 (3.80%) LESS
12 12 (3.80%) Memcached
12 12 (3.80%) XML
13 11 (3.48%) Sass
14 10 (3.16%) ASP.NET
14 10 (3.16%) Spring
15 9 (2.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.49%) Public Cloud
2 20 (6.33%) Replication
3 17 (5.38%) Fintech
4 12 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.48%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.16%) Private Cloud
7 8 (2.53%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.53%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.53%) FMCG
7 8 (2.53%) Smartphone
8 6 (1.90%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (1.58%) Social Media
9 5 (1.58%) User Experience
10 4 (1.27%) PKI
11 3 (0.95%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.63%) Blog
12 2 (0.63%) Life Science
12 2 (0.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 225 (71.20%) Linux
2 61 (19.30%) Windows
3 42 (13.29%) Unix
4 32 (10.13%) CentOS
5 31 (9.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (8.54%) Windows Server
7 18 (5.70%) Ubuntu
8 16 (5.06%) Debian
9 9 (2.85%) Android
9 9 (2.85%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.22%) CoreOS
10 7 (2.22%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (60.13%) DevOps
2 114 (36.08%) Continuous Integration
3 108 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (30.70%) Configuration Management
5 76 (24.05%) E-Commerce
6 41 (12.97%) ITIL
7 40 (12.66%) Continuous Delivery
8 32 (10.13%) Open Source
8 32 (10.13%) Web Development
9 29 (9.18%) Software Engineering
9 29 (9.18%) Web Operations
10 28 (8.86%) Scrum
11 26 (8.23%) High Availability
11 26 (8.23%) Service Management
12 25 (7.91%) Project Management
13 23 (7.28%) Microservices
14 22 (6.96%) Digital Marketing
15 21 (6.65%) Service Delivery
16 20 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
17 18 (5.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 99 (31.33%) Python
2 97 (30.70%) PHP
3 74 (23.42%) Ruby
4 70 (22.15%) SQL
5 67 (21.20%) Bash Shell
5 67 (21.20%) Java
6 54 (17.09%) JavaScript
7 38 (12.03%) Perl
8 19 (6.01%) C#
9 17 (5.38%) PowerShell
10 16 (5.06%) C++
11 13 (4.11%) Scala
12 12 (3.80%) Korn
13 11 (3.48%) Shell Script
14 8 (2.53%) C
14 8 (2.53%) Go
15 4 (1.27%) Clojure
16 3 (0.95%) Bourne shell
16 3 (0.95%) Jython
16 3 (0.95%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 25 (7.91%) Degree
2 14 (4.43%) RHCE
3 5 (1.58%) RHCT
4 4 (1.27%) CCNP
4 4 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.32%) CCDP
6 1 (0.32%) CCIE
6 1 (0.32%) CCNA
6 1 (0.32%) MCSD
6 1 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.96%) SLA
2 17 (5.38%) QA
3 3 (0.95%) COBIT
4 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) DICOM
5 1 (0.32%) HL7
System Software
1 83 (26.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (18.35%) Docker
3 21 (6.65%) VirtualBox
4 16 (5.06%) Xen
5 14 (4.43%) Active Directory
6 9 (2.85%) iptables
6 9 (2.85%) vSphere
7 8 (2.53%) Hyper-V
8 7 (2.22%) HDFS
8 7 (2.22%) KVM
9 4 (1.27%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.95%) Openswan
10 3 (0.95%) Squid
10 3 (0.95%) Varnish
10 3 (0.95%) vCloud
10 3 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.63%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.32%) NFS
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.32%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 164 (51.90%) Opscode Chef
2 158 (50.00%) Puppet
3 127 (40.19%) Ansible
4 40 (12.66%) Nagios
5 29 (9.18%) CFEngine
6 25 (7.91%) Salt
7 22 (6.96%) ZABBIX
8 18 (5.70%) Capistrano
9 15 (4.75%) HAProxy
9 15 (4.75%) Kubernetes
10 14 (4.43%) OpenNMS
10 14 (4.43%) Zenoss
11 8 (2.53%) yum
12 4 (1.27%) Packer
13 3 (0.95%) Cacti
13 3 (0.95%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.95%) Graphite
13 3 (0.95%) Pingdom
13 3 (0.95%) SmokePing
13 3 (0.95%) Terraform
Vendors
1 125 (39.56%) VMware
2 69 (21.84%) Microsoft
3 53 (16.77%) Google
4 32 (10.13%) SaltStack
5 26 (8.23%) New Relic
6 21 (6.65%) Oracle
7 18 (5.70%) Red Hat
8 14 (4.43%) HP
8 14 (4.43%) LANDesk
9 11 (3.48%) Cisco
10 8 (2.53%) AppDynamics
10 8 (2.53%) Atlassian
10 8 (2.53%) Splunk
11 7 (2.22%) Facebook
12 6 (1.90%) hybris
13 5 (1.58%) Akamai
13 5 (1.58%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.58%) F5
13 5 (1.58%) SAP
14 4 (1.27%) IBM
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40,000 - £60,000 plus extensive ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Third Republic
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Racker Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Polecat
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Croydon
Talent Point
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Reigate
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Reigate
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Woking
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Stanmore
Talent Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Watford
Talent Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Redhill
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago