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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rackspace Cloud
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 882 918 963
Rank change year-on-year +36 +45  
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace Cloud 8 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.014% 0.017%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.053% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 17
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary - £52,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +40.00%  

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

Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 15179 11747 9485
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.03% 11.93% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12574 9962 7706
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  

Rackspace Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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
Top 3 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 3 months to 27 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
London +39 8 £65,000 +30.00%
England +39 8 £65,000 +30.00%
City of London - 7 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (100.00%) Rackspace
2 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 8 (88.89%) Puppet
2 8 (88.89%) DevOps
2 8 (88.89%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (88.89%) Ansible
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Google
3 7 (77.78%) InterSystems Cache
3 7 (77.78%) CentOS
3 7 (77.78%) Load Testing
3 7 (77.78%) nginx
3 7 (77.78%) Java
3 7 (77.78%) PHP
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) MySQL
3 7 (77.78%) Apache
3 7 (77.78%) Python
3 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
3 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
3 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) Docker
3 7 (77.78%) LEMP Stack
3 7 (77.78%) Redis
3 7 (77.78%) Ruby
3 7 (77.78%) HAProxy
3 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
3 7 (77.78%) Bash Shell
3 7 (77.78%) Go

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 7 (77.78%) Apache
1 7 (77.78%) nginx
2 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (88.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (11.11%) Google App Engine
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) InterSystems Cache
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
1 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
1 7 (77.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Ant
2 1 (11.11%) Appium
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Hudson
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) MSBuild
2 1 (11.11%) RSpec
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) TestNG
2 1 (11.11%) VersionOne
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Administrator
1 7 (77.78%) DevOps Administrator
1 7 (77.78%) DevOps Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) DevOps Systems Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (77.78%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) Social Media
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) DevOps
2 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
2 7 (77.78%) High Availability
2 7 (77.78%) Load Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) ATDD
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Presales
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) RAD
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Bash Shell
1 7 (77.78%) Go
1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) PHP
1 7 (77.78%) Python
1 7 (77.78%) Ruby
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Docker
1 7 (77.78%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Ansible
1 8 (88.89%) Puppet
2 7 (77.78%) HAProxy
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Rackspace
2 8 (88.89%) Google
3 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) CA Agile Central