Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 22 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1016 939 945
Rank change year-on-year -77 +6 -40
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 156 251 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.092% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.32% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 139 238 253
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £30,750 £37,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £80,500 £82,500 £88,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Rackspace is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 75092 78408 92672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.37% 43.68% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 58583 63916 76188
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

Rackspace
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Rackspace as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Rackspace in England

Rackspace
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Rackspace in England

Rackspace
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Rackspace in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Rackspace in England

Rackspace
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +37 64 £55,000 -15.38% 7
Yorkshire +46 46 £50,000 -23.08% 4
London -131 42 £65,000 - 9
South East +33 17 £50,000 - 1
East of England +25 17 £31,500 -37.00%
North West - 16 £55,000 - 3
Midlands +23 8 £36,000 -25.00% 1
South West +6 7 £67,500 +42.11% 1
West Midlands +5 7 - - 1
North East +8 2 £37,500 -16.67%
East Midlands +30 1 £36,000 -25.00%
Rackspace
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 England region with a requirement for Rackspace.

1 134 (85.90%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (59.62%) DevOps
3 92 (58.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 80 (51.28%) Puppet
5 73 (46.79%) Linux
6 72 (46.15%) Google
6 72 (46.15%) Ansible
7 69 (44.23%) Docker
8 64 (41.03%) Python
9 62 (39.74%) Opscode Chef
10 60 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (35.26%) Jenkins
12 50 (32.05%) Google Cloud Platform
12 50 (32.05%) Web Services
13 49 (31.41%) Java
14 46 (29.49%) Bash Shell
15 45 (28.85%) VMware
16 43 (27.56%) Ruby
16 43 (27.56%) PHP
17 42 (26.92%) Git (software)
18 41 (26.28%) SQL
19 39 (25.00%) MySQL
19 39 (25.00%) Configuration Management
20 38 (24.36%) Vagrant
21 36 (23.08%) Windows
22 34 (21.79%) MongoDB
23 31 (19.87%) NoSQL
23 31 (19.87%) C#
23 31 (19.87%) Microsoft
24 30 (19.23%) Apache

Rackspace
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 30 (19.23%) Apache
2 20 (12.82%) nginx
3 17 (10.90%) IIS
3 17 (10.90%) OpenStack
4 13 (8.33%) CMS
5 7 (4.49%) Drupal
5 7 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (4.49%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.85%) Confluence
6 6 (3.85%) JBoss
6 6 (3.85%) Jetty
6 6 (3.85%) Tornado
6 6 (3.85%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.56%) Apache Spark
7 4 (2.56%) Kentico
7 4 (2.56%) WordPress
8 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.92%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (5.77%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 134 (85.90%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (58.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (32.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 23 (14.74%) IaaS
5 15 (9.62%) SaaS
6 14 (8.97%) GitHub
6 14 (8.97%) Loggly
6 14 (8.97%) Sumo Logic
7 13 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (7.05%) Rackspace Cloud
9 10 (6.41%) Google Analytics
10 8 (5.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (4.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 7 (4.49%) Datadog
12 5 (3.21%) PaaS
13 4 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (2.56%) Amazon S3
13 4 (2.56%) DigitalOcean
13 4 (2.56%) IBM Cloud
14 3 (1.92%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.10%) Firewall
2 16 (10.26%) DNS
3 13 (8.33%) VPN
4 9 (5.77%) Internet
4 9 (5.77%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.85%) AMQP
5 6 (3.85%) HTTP
5 6 (3.85%) Network Security
6 5 (3.21%) DHCP
6 5 (3.21%) LAN
6 5 (3.21%) WAN
7 4 (2.56%) BGP
7 4 (2.56%) EIGRP
7 4 (2.56%) MPLS
7 4 (2.56%) NetScaler
7 4 (2.56%) OSPF
7 4 (2.56%) RIP
8 3 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.92%) SAN
8 3 (1.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (25.00%) MySQL
2 34 (21.79%) MongoDB
3 31 (19.87%) NoSQL
4 27 (17.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 24 (15.38%) Redis
6 14 (8.97%) Riak
7 13 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 12 (7.69%) Hadoop
9 11 (7.05%) Relational Database
10 9 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (4.49%) Couchbase
13 6 (3.85%) InterSystems Cache
14 3 (1.92%) Hazelcast
14 3 (1.92%) HBase
14 3 (1.92%) KDB
14 3 (1.92%) Kdb+
14 3 (1.92%) MariaDB
14 3 (1.92%) SAP HANA
14 3 (1.92%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 55 (35.26%) Jenkins
2 42 (26.92%) Git (software)
3 38 (24.36%) Vagrant
4 24 (15.38%) Maven
5 17 (10.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 17 (10.90%) TeamCity
6 12 (7.69%) Grunt
7 10 (6.41%) Subversion
8 8 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (5.13%) Travis CI
9 7 (4.49%) Codeship
9 7 (4.49%) GoCD
9 7 (4.49%) Selenium
10 6 (3.85%) Cucumber
10 6 (3.85%) FitNesse
10 6 (3.85%) Gatling
10 6 (3.85%) JBehave
10 6 (3.85%) JIRA
10 6 (3.85%) JMeter
10 6 (3.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 30 (19.23%) Finance
2 23 (14.74%) Retail
3 14 (8.97%) Local Government
3 14 (8.97%) Manufacturing
4 13 (8.33%) Marketing
5 11 (7.05%) Law
6 3 (1.92%) Banking
7 2 (1.28%) Advertising
7 2 (1.28%) Front Office
7 2 (1.28%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (17.95%) Developer
3 26 (16.67%) Architect
4 22 (14.10%) Cloud Architect
5 21 (13.46%) Administrator
6 19 (12.18%) Linux Engineer
6 19 (12.18%) Systems Administrator
7 18 (11.54%) Web Architect
8 17 (10.90%) Senior Architect
9 16 (10.26%) AWS Architect
9 16 (10.26%) Consultant
10 15 (9.62%) Linux Administrator
10 15 (9.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 15 (9.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 14 (8.97%) AWS Consultant
11 14 (8.97%) Cloud Consultant
11 14 (8.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 14 (8.97%) Senior Consultant
11 14 (8.97%) Web Consultant
12 13 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (32.05%) Web Services
2 30 (19.23%) Node.js
3 23 (14.74%) AngularJS
4 20 (12.82%) CSS
4 20 (12.82%) HTML
5 18 (11.54%) .NET
5 18 (11.54%) jQuery
6 16 (10.26%) ASP.NET
6 16 (10.26%) LAMP
7 15 (9.62%) Elastic Stack
7 15 (9.62%) HTML5
7 15 (9.62%) Kafka
8 14 (8.97%) Apache Camel
8 14 (8.97%) Middleware
8 14 (8.97%) RabbitMQ
8 14 (8.97%) Spring
9 13 (8.33%) CSS3
10 12 (7.69%) Spring Boot
11 11 (7.05%) LEMP Stack
12 8 (5.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 15 (9.62%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (9.62%) User Experience
3 14 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.97%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (5.77%) Public Cloud
5 8 (5.13%) Data Centre
5 8 (5.13%) Private Cloud
6 7 (4.49%) Replication
7 5 (3.21%) Fintech
8 4 (2.56%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.56%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.92%) Equities
9 3 (1.92%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.92%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.92%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 73 (46.79%) Linux
2 36 (23.08%) Windows
3 21 (13.46%) CentOS
4 15 (9.62%) Ubuntu
5 14 (8.97%) Windows Server
6 12 (7.69%) Unix
7 9 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.85%) CoreOS
8 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.21%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.92%) Android
11 3 (1.92%) Kali Linux
11 3 (1.92%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.28%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.28%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.28%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (59.62%) DevOps
2 60 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 27 (17.31%) E-Commerce
5 26 (16.67%) High Availability
5 26 (16.67%) Open Source
6 25 (16.03%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (16.03%) Test Automation
7 24 (15.38%) Migration
8 20 (12.82%) Scrum
9 18 (11.54%) Analytics
9 18 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (9.62%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 15 (9.62%) SOA
11 14 (8.97%) BDD
11 14 (8.97%) Requirements Analysis
11 14 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (8.97%) TDD
11 14 (8.97%) UML
11 14 (8.97%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 64 (41.03%) Python
2 49 (31.41%) Java
3 46 (29.49%) Bash Shell
4 43 (27.56%) PHP
4 43 (27.56%) Ruby
5 41 (26.28%) SQL
6 31 (19.87%) C#
7 29 (18.59%) JavaScript
8 27 (17.31%) PowerShell
9 20 (12.82%) Go
10 18 (11.54%) Scala
11 15 (9.62%) C++
12 11 (7.05%) Perl
13 3 (1.92%) Bourne shell
14 2 (1.28%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.64%) R
15 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (9.62%) Degree
2 9 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.92%) CCIE
3 3 (1.92%) CCNA
3 3 (1.92%) CCNP
3 3 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.92%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.28%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.64%) MBA
5 1 (0.64%) MCSD
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.62%) QA
System Software
1 69 (44.23%) Docker
2 22 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.33%) Varnish
4 12 (7.69%) Active Directory
5 8 (5.13%) GlusterFS
5 8 (5.13%) Hyper-V
5 8 (5.13%) iptables
5 8 (5.13%) VirtualBox
5 8 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.21%) Xen
7 3 (1.92%) HDFS
8 2 (1.28%) KVM
9 1 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.64%) Kamailio
9 1 (0.64%) vCloud
9 1 (0.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 80 (51.28%) Puppet
2 72 (46.15%) Ansible
3 62 (39.74%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (19.23%) Kubernetes
5 26 (16.67%) Nagios
6 20 (12.82%) Salt
7 19 (12.18%) ZABBIX
8 15 (9.62%) HAProxy
9 8 (5.13%) Prometheus
9 8 (5.13%) Terraform
10 7 (4.49%) Capistrano
10 7 (4.49%) Pingdom
11 4 (2.56%) SCCM
11 4 (2.56%) SCOM
12 3 (1.92%) Backup Exec
12 3 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (1.92%) Nessus
12 3 (1.92%) NetBackup
12 3 (1.92%) Nmap
12 3 (1.92%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 72 (46.15%) Google
2 45 (28.85%) VMware
3 31 (19.87%) Microsoft
4 25 (16.03%) Splunk
5 22 (14.10%) Red Hat
6 20 (12.82%) Oracle
6 20 (12.82%) SaltStack
7 19 (12.18%) New Relic
8 8 (5.13%) Citrix
9 7 (4.49%) Brocade
9 7 (4.49%) Cisco
9 7 (4.49%) F5
10 6 (3.85%) Palo Alto
11 4 (2.56%) AppDynamics
11 4 (2.56%) Dell
12 3 (1.92%) CA
12 3 (1.92%) EMC
12 3 (1.92%) IBM
12 3 (1.92%) Juniper
12 3 (1.92%) SAP