Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Rackspace Cloud skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Rackspace Cloud over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rackspace Cloud
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1192 1205 1275
Rank change year-on-year +13 +70 -30
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 11 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.010% 0.008%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.033% 0.077% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 15
UK median annual salary £65,000 £48,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.42% +28.00% -21.05%
10th Percentile £47,500 £43,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,500 £64,800
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £28,750
% change year-on-year +4.17% +66.96% -31.34%

Rackspace Cloud is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 33756 24748 20386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.74% 13.01% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 27793 20837 16907
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.84%

Rackspace Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Rackspace Cloud in the UK

Rackspace Cloud
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Rackspace Cloud in the UK

Rackspace Cloud
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Rackspace Cloud in the UK

Rackspace Cloud
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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
England +53 11 £65,000 +35.42% 6
London +17 8 £65,000 +8.33% 1
South East +36 3 £50,000 +11.11%
UK excluding London +31 3 £50,000 +4.17% 5

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 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 Cloud.

1 11 (100.00%) PHP
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Google
1 11 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (100.00%) Puppet
1 11 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 11 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 11 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 9 (81.82%) Docker
2 9 (81.82%) NoSQL
2 9 (81.82%) Bash Shell
2 9 (81.82%) Ruby
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) MySQL
3 8 (72.73%) Python
3 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
3 8 (72.73%) CentOS
3 8 (72.73%) DevOps
3 8 (72.73%) Ansible
4 6 (54.55%) Go
4 6 (54.55%) HAProxy
4 6 (54.55%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (54.55%) Load Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) InterSystems Cache
4 6 (54.55%) nginx
4 6 (54.55%) Varnish
4 6 (54.55%) High Availability
4 6 (54.55%) Redis
4 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce

Rackspace Cloud
Co-occurring 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 6 (54.55%) Apache
1 6 (54.55%) nginx
2 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 11 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) LDAP
2 3 (27.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) MySQL
1 9 (81.82%) NoSQL
2 6 (54.55%) InterSystems Cache
2 6 (54.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Travis CI
2 3 (27.27%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) CentOS
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 6 (54.55%) High Availability
2 6 (54.55%) Load Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (81.82%) Bash Shell
2 9 (81.82%) Ruby
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) Python
4 6 (54.55%) Go
4 6 (54.55%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Docker
2 6 (54.55%) Varnish
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) Puppet
2 8 (72.73%) Ansible
3 6 (54.55%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Google
1 11 (100.00%) Rackspace
2 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft