The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 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
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 384 406 448
Rank change year-on-year +22 +42  
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 12 36 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.083% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.41% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 34 27
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 South East.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 6801 8844 10996
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 47.02% 47.86% 51.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5555 7328 8720
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,248 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Rackspace
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Rackspace as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Rackspace in the South East

Rackspace
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Rackspace in the South East

Rackspace
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Middlesex +8 6 - -
Berkshire +36 5 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Kent - 1 £40,000 -
Rackspace
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Rackspace.

1 20 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (81.82%) Linux
3 15 (68.18%) VMware
3 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (68.18%) Docker
4 12 (54.55%) DNS
5 11 (50.00%) Python
6 9 (40.91%) SQL
6 9 (40.91%) Windows
6 9 (40.91%) Ubuntu
6 9 (40.91%) DevOps
6 9 (40.91%) Redis
6 9 (40.91%) CentOS
6 9 (40.91%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (40.91%) SaaS
7 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
7 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (36.36%) Open Source
7 8 (36.36%) Puppet
7 8 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (36.36%) NoSQL
7 8 (36.36%) VirtualBox
7 8 (36.36%) SQLite
7 8 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
7 8 (36.36%) Perl
7 8 (36.36%) Unix
7 8 (36.36%) DHCP
7 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP

Rackspace
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (27.27%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Drupal
3 1 (4.55%) EPiServer
3 1 (4.55%) Kentico
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (40.91%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (40.91%) SaaS
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (27.27%) IaaS
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
5 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (4.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (4.55%) Heroku
5 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) DNS
2 8 (36.36%) DHCP
2 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 5 (22.73%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) HTTP
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security
4 1 (4.55%) SSH
4 1 (4.55%) SSL
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Redis
2 8 (36.36%) NoSQL
2 8 (36.36%) SQLite
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (4.55%) Firebird
5 1 (4.55%) MySQL
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) TeamCity
1 7 (31.82%) Vagrant
2 6 (27.27%) Ant
2 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 6 (27.27%) Maven
3 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 3 (13.64%) Bower
4 3 (13.64%) gulp
5 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
5 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (31.82%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
1 8 (36.36%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
2 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (13.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Designer
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Designer
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
1 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
1 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (18.18%) jQuery
2 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
2 3 (13.64%) REST
2 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (13.64%) WCF
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) JMX
3 1 (4.55%) LAMP
3 1 (4.55%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.55%) RESTful
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 6 (27.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) CentOS
2 9 (40.91%) Ubuntu
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) Unix
4 6 (27.27%) CoreOS
5 1 (4.55%) Android
5 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.55%) VMS
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) DevOps
2 8 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (36.36%) Load Balancing
2 8 (36.36%) Open Source
3 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
3 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Multithreading
4 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 4 (18.18%) MVC
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Analytics
7 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL
7 1 (4.55%) Machine Learning
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) Time Management
7 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 8 (36.36%) Perl
4 4 (18.18%) C#
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) Scala
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
1 6 (27.27%) Master's Degree
2 1 (4.55%) AWS Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Docker
1 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (36.36%) KVM
2 8 (36.36%) VirtualBox
2 8 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (27.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (27.27%) LXC
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (36.36%) Puppet
2 7 (31.82%) Ansible
2 7 (31.82%) Graphite
2 7 (31.82%) Nagios
3 6 (27.27%) Icinga
3 6 (27.27%) Mesos
4 1 (4.55%) collectd
4 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) VMware
2 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 6 (27.27%) New Relic
3 6 (27.27%) SaltStack
4 1 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
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