Period
to 22 November 2017

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 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 538 571 615
Rank change year-on-year +33 +44 +29
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 17 27 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.055% 0.077% 0.069%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 31
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £33,375 £38,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £71,000 £120,000
England 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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 13987 16554 21154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 45.45% 47.03% 50.09%
Number of salaries quoted 11082 13319 17251
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Rackspace
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Rackspace as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

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

Salary histogram 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 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
Berkshire +40 9 £45,000 -10.00%
Thames Valley +35 9 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Hampshire +15 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Surrey +4 4 £57,500 -9.80%
Rackspace
England

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 South East region with a requirement for Rackspace.

1 16 (94.12%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (82.35%) Linux
3 12 (70.59%) Puppet
4 11 (64.71%) Bash Shell
4 11 (64.71%) Docker
4 11 (64.71%) SQL
4 11 (64.71%) Ubuntu
4 11 (64.71%) CentOS
5 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
5 10 (58.82%) Vagrant
5 10 (58.82%) NoSQL
6 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
6 9 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (52.94%) DevOps
6 9 (52.94%) Ansible
6 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (52.94%) Windows
7 8 (47.06%) Python
7 8 (47.06%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (41.18%) Unix
8 7 (41.18%) Java
8 7 (41.18%) Citrix
8 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
8 7 (41.18%) Nagios
8 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
8 7 (41.18%) VMware
8 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
8 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
8 7 (41.18%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 5 (29.41%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) OpenStack
3 3 (17.65%) Confluence
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
4 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (5.88%) CMS
5 1 (5.88%) Kentico
Cloud Services
1 16 (94.12%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (23.53%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (23.53%) GitHub
4 3 (17.65%) Amazon S3
4 3 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (17.65%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DHCP
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 4 (23.53%) BGP
2 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) Internet
2 4 (23.53%) MPLS
2 4 (23.53%) OSPF
2 4 (23.53%) RIP
3 3 (17.65%) BIG-IP
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (17.65%) LAN
3 3 (17.65%) LDAP
3 3 (17.65%) NetScaler
3 3 (17.65%) SAN
3 3 (17.65%) Skype
3 3 (17.65%) VPN
3 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (17.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) NoSQL
2 6 (35.29%) MySQL
3 2 (11.76%) Redis
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) SQLite
4 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
1 10 (58.82%) Vagrant
2 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
3 7 (41.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (23.53%) Ant
4 4 (23.53%) GitLab
4 4 (23.53%) Maven
4 4 (23.53%) Subversion
5 3 (17.65%) JIRA
5 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
5 3 (17.65%) Travis CI
6 1 (5.88%) Selenium
6 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Architect
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) AWS Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Lead Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
4 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) REST
2 4 (23.53%) JSON
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) LAMP
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.88%) J2EE
4 1 (5.88%) Spring
4 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
2 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Fintech
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) CentOS
2 11 (64.71%) Ubuntu
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) Unix
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (17.65%) Kali Linux
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) DevOps
2 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
3 6 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 6 (35.29%) Open Source
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) BDD
4 5 (29.41%) Microservices
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (23.53%) High Availability
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) Workflow
5 4 (23.53%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Bash Shell
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Python
3 7 (41.18%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) PHP
4 5 (29.41%) Ruby
5 4 (23.53%) Perl
5 4 (23.53%) Scala
6 2 (11.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) AWS Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Docker
2 8 (47.06%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
3 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.76%) KVM
5 2 (11.76%) VirtualBox
5 2 (11.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) Puppet
2 9 (52.94%) Ansible
2 9 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (41.18%) Nagios
4 6 (35.29%) Kubernetes
5 4 (23.53%) Salt
5 4 (23.53%) Terraform
6 3 (17.65%) Backup Exec
6 3 (17.65%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (17.65%) Nessus
6 3 (17.65%) NetBackup
6 3 (17.65%) Nmap
6 3 (17.65%) SCCM
6 3 (17.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Citrix
1 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) AppDynamics
3 4 (23.53%) New Relic
4 3 (17.65%) Brocade
4 3 (17.65%) CA
4 3 (17.65%) CommVault
4 3 (17.65%) Dell
4 3 (17.65%) EMC
4 3 (17.65%) FireEye
4 3 (17.65%) Google
4 3 (17.65%) Juniper
4 3 (17.65%) McAfee
4 3 (17.65%) NetApp
4 3 (17.65%) Palo Alto
4 3 (17.65%) Qualys
4 3 (17.65%) Sophos
4 3 (17.65%) Veritas