The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Rackspace
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 222 305
Rank change year-on-year +6 +83  
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 11 33 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.52% 0.098%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 1.31% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 11 33 8
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £71,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -29.82%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £51,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +13.88%  

Rackspace is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2205 2520 4335
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 42.91% 39.55% 42.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4156 4642 7460
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,250 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Rackspace
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Rackspace as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Rackspace in the City of London

Rackspace
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Rackspace in the City of London.

Salary trend for Rackspace in the City of London

Rackspace
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Rackspace in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Rackspace in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Rackspace.

1 17 (89.47%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (78.95%) Docker
3 14 (73.68%) Linux
3 14 (73.68%) Python
4 13 (68.42%) Ruby
4 13 (68.42%) Ansible
4 13 (68.42%) Puppet
4 13 (68.42%) DevOps
5 12 (63.16%) Bash Shell
5 12 (63.16%) nginx
5 12 (63.16%) Jenkins
6 11 (57.89%) Apache
6 11 (57.89%) Red Hat
7 10 (52.63%) MySQL
7 10 (52.63%) Google
8 9 (47.37%) Java
8 9 (47.37%) PHP
8 9 (47.37%) SQL
8 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
8 9 (47.37%) Go
8 9 (47.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (42.11%) LEMP Stack
9 8 (42.11%) Redis
9 8 (42.11%) CentOS
9 8 (42.11%) VMware
10 7 (36.84%) Firewall
10 7 (36.84%) InterSystems Cache
10 7 (36.84%) Load Testing
10 7 (36.84%) Varnish
10 7 (36.84%) Rackspace Cloud

Rackspace
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 12 (63.16%) nginx
2 11 (57.89%) Apache
3 6 (31.58%) OpenStack
4 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
5 4 (21.05%) CMS
5 4 (21.05%) Drupal
6 3 (15.79%) IIS
7 1 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (5.26%) CloudStack
7 1 (5.26%) Jetty
7 1 (5.26%) Mongrel
7 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
7 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) AutoCAD
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (10.53%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 2 (10.53%) PTC Creo
1 2 (10.53%) Vectorworks
Cloud Services
1 17 (89.47%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (47.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (36.84%) Rackspace Cloud
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (10.53%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (10.53%) G Suite
5 2 (10.53%) IaaS
5 2 (10.53%) Office 365
5 2 (10.53%) SaaS
6 1 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (5.26%) Datadog
6 1 (5.26%) GitHub
6 1 (5.26%) Heroku
6 1 (5.26%) Loggly
6 1 (5.26%) PaaS
6 1 (5.26%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) HTTP
3 3 (15.79%) HTTPS
3 3 (15.79%) Kerberos
3 3 (15.79%) SSL
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) MySQL
2 8 (42.11%) Redis
3 7 (36.84%) InterSystems Cache
3 7 (36.84%) NoSQL
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
5 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Jenkins
2 6 (31.58%) Vagrant
3 3 (15.79%) Subversion
3 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
4 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
4 2 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (10.53%) Travis CI
5 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.26%) Codeship
5 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.26%) GoCD
5 1 (5.26%) Selenium
5 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (52.63%) Administrator
2 10 (52.63%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (36.84%) DevOps Administrator
3 7 (36.84%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Web Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (15.79%) Node.js
2 3 (15.79%) Sass
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (5.26%) Sensu
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) CentOS
3 5 (26.32%) Ubuntu
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (21.05%) Unix
5 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
5 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
5 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (5.26%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) DevOps
2 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
3 7 (36.84%) High Availability
3 7 (36.84%) Load Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) Content Management
6 2 (10.53%) CAD
6 2 (10.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (10.53%) Microservices
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.26%) Machine Learning
7 1 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Python
2 13 (68.42%) Ruby
3 12 (63.16%) Bash Shell
4 9 (47.37%) Go
4 9 (47.37%) Java
4 9 (47.37%) PHP
4 9 (47.37%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) Perl
6 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.26%) C#
7 1 (5.26%) C++
7 1 (5.26%) GraphQL
7 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.26%) Scala
7 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GCP
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Docker
2 7 (36.84%) Varnish
3 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (21.05%) vCloud
4 4 (21.05%) VirtualBox
5 3 (15.79%) KVM
5 3 (15.79%) LXC
5 3 (15.79%) NFS
5 3 (15.79%) Samba
6 2 (10.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) Ansible
1 13 (68.42%) Puppet
2 7 (36.84%) HAProxy
3 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (15.79%) Kubernetes
5 2 (10.53%) Nagios
6 1 (5.26%) Capistrano
6 1 (5.26%) Packer
6 1 (5.26%) Pingdom
6 1 (5.26%) Rancher
6 1 (5.26%) Salt
6 1 (5.26%) Terraform
6 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Red Hat
2 10 (52.63%) Google
3 8 (42.11%) VMware
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Adobe
6 2 (10.53%) Apple
6 2 (10.53%) Meraki
6 2 (10.53%) Splunk
6 2 (10.53%) Synology
7 1 (5.26%) Dynatrace
7 1 (5.26%) New Relic
7 1 (5.26%) SaltStack
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