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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rackspace
Rank 762 716 772
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +56
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 172 245 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.48% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 164 186 153
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%

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
43357 51358 54492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.21% 46.50% 46.86%
Number of salaries quoted 35217 41507 43753
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 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -18 168 £55,000 -4.34% 35
London +21 98 £60,000 +4.34% 19
City of London +100 29 £52,500 -27.58% 8
South East +30 24 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Leeds +39 16 £65,000 +173.68% 2
Yorkshire +30 16 £65,000 +173.68% 3
West Yorkshire +28 16 £65,000 +173.68% 2
Surrey +33 14 £53,750 +65.38% 1
East of England +14 10 £50,000 +14.28% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 8 £50,000 +17.64% 1
East Midlands +10 7 £48,000 - 6
South West -19 7 £47,500 -30.90%
Cambridge +6 6 £50,000 +21.21%
Leicestershire +1 6 £48,000 - 1
West Midlands -26 6 £50,000 +48.14% 1
East Sussex +3 5 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Leicester +2 5 £48,000 - 1
Birmingham -5 5 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Guildford - 4 £63,750 -
Reigate - 4 £45,000 -
Brighton 0 3 £45,000 -
Loughborough - 3 £48,000 -
Poole - 3 £47,500 -
North East - 3 £65,000 -
Dorset - 3 £47,500 -
Edinburgh +2 2 £45,000 -25.00%
Scotland +2 2 £45,000 -25.00%
Hertfordshire - 2 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £47,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £52,500 -

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 287 (82.23%) Amazon AWS
2 234 (67.05%) Linux
3 214 (61.32%) DevOps
4 181 (51.86%) Opscode Chef
5 180 (51.58%) Puppet
6 162 (46.42%) Ansible
7 150 (42.98%) VMware
8 145 (41.55%) MySQL
9 131 (37.54%) Agile Software Development
10 128 (36.68%) Continuous Integration
11 122 (34.96%) PHP
12 120 (34.38%) Jenkins
13 110 (31.52%) LAMP
14 109 (31.23%) Python
15 105 (30.09%) Apache
15 105 (30.09%) Configuration Management
16 92 (26.36%) Microsoft Azure
17 91 (26.07%) Law
18 88 (25.21%) Docker
19 85 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
20 84 (24.07%) Google
21 79 (22.64%) Bash Shell
22 77 (22.06%) Ruby
23 70 (20.06%) OpenStack
24 68 (19.48%) E-Commerce
25 66 (18.91%) Java
26 65 (18.62%) Git (software)
27 62 (17.77%) Windows
27 62 (17.77%) Microsoft
28 61 (17.48%) SQL

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
1 105 (30.09%) Apache
2 70 (20.06%) OpenStack
3 32 (9.17%) Tomcat
4 31 (8.88%) nginx
5 23 (6.59%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.58%) Apache Spark
6 9 (2.58%) WordPress
7 8 (2.29%) CMS
7 8 (2.29%) JBoss
8 6 (1.72%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.15%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.86%) Confluence
11 3 (0.86%) IIS
12 2 (0.57%) SilverStripe
13 1 (0.29%) CloudStack
13 1 (0.29%) Drupal
13 1 (0.29%) Eucalyptus
13 1 (0.29%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.29%) Kentico
Applications
1 28 (8.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.58%) Magento
2 5 (1.43%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 287 (82.23%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (26.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (13.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 34 (9.74%) Rackspace Cloud
5 31 (8.88%) IaaS
6 20 (5.73%) GitHub
6 20 (5.73%) Office 365
7 14 (4.01%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (4.01%) SaaS
7 14 (4.01%) SoftLayer
8 13 (3.72%) DigitalOcean
9 12 (3.44%) Heroku
10 9 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (2.58%) Sumo Logic
11 8 (2.29%) Linode
11 8 (2.29%) PaaS
12 6 (1.72%) Google App Engine
13 5 (1.43%) Joyent
14 3 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.02%) Firewall
2 24 (6.88%) DNS
3 23 (6.59%) HTTP
4 20 (5.73%) Internet
5 17 (4.87%) WAN
6 14 (4.01%) LAN
6 14 (4.01%) VPN
7 12 (3.44%) TCP/IP
8 10 (2.87%) LDAP
9 9 (2.58%) Kerberos
10 8 (2.29%) SMTP
11 7 (2.01%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (2.01%) DHCP
12 6 (1.72%) VoIP
13 5 (1.43%) HTTPS
14 4 (1.15%) BIG-IP
14 4 (1.15%) EIGRP
14 4 (1.15%) MPLS
14 4 (1.15%) SNMP
15 3 (0.86%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (41.55%) MySQL
2 34 (9.74%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (8.60%) SQL Server
4 28 (8.02%) MongoDB
5 24 (6.88%) NoSQL
5 24 (6.88%) Relational Database
6 22 (6.30%) Redis
7 18 (5.16%) Hadoop
8 17 (4.87%) Big Data
9 16 (4.58%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (2.58%) HBase
11 8 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.43%) SAP HANA
13 5 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.86%) DataStage
14 3 (0.86%) IBM InfoSphere
15 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
16 1 (0.29%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 120 (34.38%) Jenkins
2 65 (18.62%) Git (software)
3 39 (11.17%) Vagrant
4 29 (8.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 26 (7.45%) Subversion
6 23 (6.59%) Maven
7 16 (4.58%) TeamCity
8 15 (4.30%) Mercurial
9 14 (4.01%) JIRA
10 13 (3.72%) Ant
11 12 (3.44%) Grunt
12 9 (2.58%) Hudson
13 7 (2.01%) RSpec
13 7 (2.01%) Travis CI
14 6 (1.72%) MSBuild
15 5 (1.43%) GitLab
15 5 (1.43%) Gradle
15 5 (1.43%) JUnit
15 5 (1.43%) PhantomJS
15 5 (1.43%) VersionOne
General
1 91 (26.07%) Law
2 45 (12.89%) Marketing
3 37 (10.60%) Finance
4 30 (8.60%) Retail
5 24 (6.88%) Publishing
6 22 (6.30%) Games
7 14 (4.01%) Manufacturing
8 13 (3.72%) Local Government
9 9 (2.58%) Telecoms
10 8 (2.29%) Electronics
11 7 (2.01%) Advertising
12 5 (1.43%) Back Office
13 4 (1.15%) Banking
14 2 (0.57%) Legal
15 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 90 (25.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 73 (20.92%) Systems Administrator
3 66 (18.91%) Administrator
4 64 (18.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 58 (16.62%) Developer
6 57 (16.33%) Linux Administrator
7 54 (15.47%) Linux Engineer
8 52 (14.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 41 (11.75%) AWS Engineer
10 39 (11.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 38 (10.89%) AWS DevOps
12 31 (8.88%) AWS Administrator
13 29 (8.31%) Senior DevOps
14 28 (8.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 24 (6.88%) Architect
16 17 (4.87%) Cloud Architect
17 16 (4.58%) DevOps Administrator
17 16 (4.58%) IT Manager
17 16 (4.58%) Java Developer
17 16 (4.58%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (31.52%) LAMP
2 49 (14.04%) HTML
3 48 (13.75%) CSS
4 46 (13.18%) Web Services
5 34 (9.74%) jQuery
6 28 (8.02%) HTML5
6 28 (8.02%) Node.js
7 25 (7.16%) CSS3
8 22 (6.30%) AngularJS
9 21 (6.02%) .NET
9 21 (6.02%) ELK Stack
10 18 (5.16%) LEMP Stack
11 15 (4.30%) Middleware
12 14 (4.01%) LESS
12 14 (4.01%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (3.44%) J2EE
13 12 (3.44%) SOAP
13 12 (3.44%) XML
14 11 (3.15%) LAPP Stack
14 11 (3.15%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.45%) Public Cloud
2 22 (6.30%) Fintech
3 18 (5.16%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (4.87%) Management Information System
5 14 (4.01%) Replication
6 11 (3.15%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.87%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.58%) FMCG
9 8 (2.29%) Artificial Intelligence
9 8 (2.29%) Smartphone
10 7 (2.01%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (1.72%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.43%) Blockchain
12 5 (1.43%) Cryptography
12 5 (1.43%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.43%) Life Science
12 5 (1.43%) Social Media
13 4 (1.15%) BBC
13 4 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 234 (67.05%) Linux
2 62 (17.77%) Windows
3 33 (9.46%) Unix
4 30 (8.60%) Windows Server
5 29 (8.31%) CentOS
5 29 (8.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (4.01%) Ubuntu
7 9 (2.58%) Android
7 9 (2.58%) Apple iOS
7 9 (2.58%) CoreOS
8 7 (2.01%) Debian
8 7 (2.01%) Mac OS X
8 7 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (61.32%) DevOps
2 131 (37.54%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (36.68%) Continuous Integration
4 105 (30.09%) Configuration Management
5 68 (19.48%) E-Commerce
6 50 (14.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 47 (13.47%) Web Operations
8 35 (10.03%) ITIL
9 33 (9.46%) Web Development
10 32 (9.17%) Microservices
10 32 (9.17%) Scrum
11 29 (8.31%) Open Source
12 28 (8.02%) Project Management
12 28 (8.02%) Software Engineering
13 26 (7.45%) Service Management
14 23 (6.59%) Digital Marketing
14 23 (6.59%) Use Case
15 22 (6.30%) SOA
16 20 (5.73%) Analytics
16 20 (5.73%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 122 (34.96%) PHP
2 109 (31.23%) Python
3 79 (22.64%) Bash Shell
4 77 (22.06%) Ruby
5 66 (18.91%) Java
6 61 (17.48%) SQL
7 54 (15.47%) JavaScript
8 47 (13.47%) Perl
9 19 (5.44%) C#
10 17 (4.87%) C++
11 16 (4.58%) PowerShell
12 15 (4.30%) Scala
13 13 (3.72%) Shell Script
14 12 (3.44%) Korn
15 10 (2.87%) Go
16 4 (1.15%) C
17 3 (0.86%) Bourne shell
17 3 (0.86%) Jython
17 3 (0.86%) PHP 5
18 2 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (7.74%) Degree
2 9 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (2.58%) RHCE
3 7 (2.01%) CCNP
4 5 (1.43%) RHCT
5 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.86%) CCNA
7 2 (0.57%) MCSD
7 2 (0.57%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.57%) PMP
7 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.29%) CCDP
8 1 (0.29%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.73%) QA
1 20 (5.73%) SLA
2 2 (0.57%) COBIT
2 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.29%) DICOM
3 1 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 88 (25.21%) Docker
2 85 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (7.74%) VirtualBox
4 22 (6.30%) Xen
5 13 (3.72%) Hyper-V
6 12 (3.44%) KVM
7 10 (2.87%) Active Directory
7 10 (2.87%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (2.58%) HDFS
8 9 (2.58%) iptables
9 7 (2.01%) vSphere
10 4 (1.15%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.86%) Openswan
11 3 (0.86%) Squid
11 3 (0.86%) Varnish
12 2 (0.57%) vCloud
12 2 (0.57%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.29%) LXC
13 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 181 (51.86%) Opscode Chef
2 180 (51.58%) Puppet
3 162 (46.42%) Ansible
4 37 (10.60%) Nagios
5 32 (9.17%) Salt
6 29 (8.31%) Kubernetes
7 24 (6.88%) ZABBIX
8 15 (4.30%) HAProxy
9 14 (4.01%) OpenNMS
9 14 (4.01%) Zenoss
10 12 (3.44%) CFEngine
11 10 (2.87%) Packer
12 6 (1.72%) Terraform
13 5 (1.43%) Capistrano
14 4 (1.15%) Consul
14 4 (1.15%) Rancher
14 4 (1.15%) yum
15 3 (0.86%) Graphite
15 3 (0.86%) Pingdom
15 3 (0.86%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 150 (42.98%) VMware
2 84 (24.07%) Google
3 62 (17.77%) Microsoft
4 33 (9.46%) SaltStack
5 23 (6.59%) Oracle
6 22 (6.30%) New Relic
7 15 (4.30%) Red Hat
8 14 (4.01%) Cisco
8 14 (4.01%) HP
8 14 (4.01%) LANDesk
9 10 (2.87%) Splunk
10 8 (2.29%) F5
10 8 (2.29%) Facebook
11 6 (1.72%) Perforce
11 6 (1.72%) SAP
12 5 (1.43%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.43%) Rally
13 4 (1.15%) Apigee
13 4 (1.15%) Dynatrace
13 4 (1.15%) Mashery
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum 10% bonus, pension, private healthca
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Medidata Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer People
Posted: 2 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Negotiable DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000 - £69000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £85000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Premier Media
Salary: £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Medidata Solutions Inc
Posted: 10 days ago
Peterborough
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
England
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Hove
Vivid Resourcing
Salary: £50000 per annum + Negotiable (DOE)
Posted: 15 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Racker Benefits + Flexible Working
Posted: 11 days ago
London
DevicePilot
Salary: c£50-80K+ pa plus stock options, based on experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Union Street
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum salary is dependent upon experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Racker Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Doncaster
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago