Period
to 19 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 19 August 2018 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
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1011 1000 924
Rank change year-on-year -11 -76 -38
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 158 201 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.25% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 137 161 345
UK median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% +4.76% -8.70%
10th Percentile £40,500 £30,750 £35,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +8.11%

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.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 74,313 78,984 87,884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.97% 44.58% 44.56%
Number of salaries quoted 57,554 61,622 71,489
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% +2.41% +3.75%

Rackspace
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Rackspace in the UK

Rackspace
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Rackspace in the UK

Rackspace
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Rackspace over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Rackspace in the UK

Rackspace
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the UK over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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 -43 145 £75,000 +36.36% 27
London +55 86 £82,500 +26.92% 16
UK excluding London -41 64 £62,500 +25.00% 13
North of England -46 27 £65,000 +18.18% 3
South East +14 18 £57,000 +26.67% 3
North West +12 13 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Yorkshire -25 11 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Midlands - 9 £50,000 - 2
West Midlands - 6 £50,000 -
Scotland - 4 £62,500 -
North East - 3 £35,500 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £62,500 - 2
Wales - 3 £57,500 - 2
East of England -3 2 £61,500 +44.71% 3
South West +9 1 £30,000 -40.00%

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing Rackspace also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Rackspace.

1 131 (82.91%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (65.19%) DevOps
3 82 (51.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 75 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (46.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 73 (46.20%) Google
7 63 (39.87%) Python
8 61 (38.61%) Linux
9 55 (34.81%) Docker
10 51 (32.28%) Web Services
11 50 (31.65%) PHP
12 49 (31.01%) VMware
13 45 (28.48%) Bash Shell
14 44 (27.85%) Jenkins
15 43 (27.22%) IaaS
15 43 (27.22%) Java
16 41 (25.95%) Finance
17 40 (25.32%) Splunk
18 39 (24.68%) Node.js
19 38 (24.05%) Ansible
20 37 (23.42%) Go
20 37 (23.42%) MongoDB
20 37 (23.42%) Puppet
20 37 (23.42%) Migration
20 37 (23.42%) MySQL
21 35 (22.15%) JavaScript
21 35 (22.15%) Nagios
21 35 (22.15%) ZABBIX
21 35 (22.15%) New Relic
22 34 (21.52%) Elastic Stack

Rackspace
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 22 (13.92%) Apache
2 17 (10.76%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (8.23%) Apache Spark
3 13 (8.23%) OpenStack
4 8 (5.06%) nginx
5 7 (4.43%) IIS
6 4 (2.53%) CMS
6 4 (2.53%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.90%) Drupal
8 2 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.27%) Confluence
8 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.27%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.63%) JBoss
9 1 (0.63%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.63%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.63%) Maya
2 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 131 (82.91%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (51.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (46.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 43 (27.22%) IaaS
5 30 (18.99%) Sumo Logic
6 29 (18.35%) Loggly
7 21 (13.29%) SaaS
8 14 (8.86%) IBM Cloud
8 14 (8.86%) PaaS
9 13 (8.23%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (8.23%) Office 365
10 12 (7.59%) Google App Engine
11 10 (6.33%) Rackspace Cloud
12 6 (3.80%) Heroku
12 6 (3.80%) Yarn
13 4 (2.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (2.53%) Amazon S3
13 4 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (2.53%) GitHub
14 3 (1.90%) Mailgun
Communications & Networking
1 33 (20.89%) Internet
2 22 (13.92%) VoIP
3 21 (13.29%) HTTP
4 20 (12.66%) VPN
5 18 (11.39%) DNS
6 17 (10.76%) LAN
6 17 (10.76%) WAN
7 12 (7.59%) Firewall
7 12 (7.59%) MPLS
8 9 (5.70%) NetScaler
8 9 (5.70%) TCP/IP
9 8 (5.06%) SAN
10 7 (4.43%) BIG-IP
10 7 (4.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (4.43%) DHCP
10 7 (4.43%) VLAN
11 5 (3.16%) EIGRP
11 5 (3.16%) IPsec
11 5 (3.16%) Multicast
11 5 (3.16%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (23.42%) MongoDB
1 37 (23.42%) MySQL
2 32 (20.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 22 (13.92%) Relational Database
4 19 (12.03%) SQL Server
5 17 (10.76%) Redis
6 15 (9.49%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (8.23%) Hadoop
8 11 (6.96%) NoSQL
9 7 (4.43%) Hazelcast
10 6 (3.80%) HBase
10 6 (3.80%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (3.16%) KDB
11 5 (3.16%) Kdb+
11 5 (3.16%) SAP HANA
11 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (2.53%) Blockchain
13 3 (1.90%) Big Data
13 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 44 (27.85%) Jenkins
2 31 (19.62%) Git (software)
3 25 (15.82%) Maven
3 25 (15.82%) Vagrant
4 17 (10.76%) Grunt
5 12 (7.59%) TeamCity
6 11 (6.96%) gulp
6 11 (6.96%) JIRA
7 7 (4.43%) JUnit
7 7 (4.43%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (3.80%) Babel
8 6 (3.80%) CA Release Automation
8 6 (3.80%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (3.16%) Mocha
9 5 (3.16%) Mockito
9 5 (3.16%) webpack
10 4 (2.53%) Ant
10 4 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (2.53%) Bitbucket
10 4 (2.53%) Subversion
General
1 41 (25.95%) Finance
2 26 (16.46%) Retail
3 20 (12.66%) Manufacturing
4 18 (11.39%) Local Government
5 12 (7.59%) Banking
6 6 (3.80%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.53%) Law
8 3 (1.90%) Games
9 2 (1.27%) Back Office
9 2 (1.27%) Publishing
10 1 (0.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (18.99%) Architect
2 29 (18.35%) Developer
3 27 (17.09%) Consultant
3 27 (17.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 26 (16.46%) Cloud Architect
5 22 (13.92%) AWS Architect
6 18 (11.39%) AWS Consultant
6 18 (11.39%) Cloud Consultant
6 18 (11.39%) Web Architect
6 18 (11.39%) Web Consultant
7 12 (7.59%) Network Engineer
8 11 (6.96%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (5.70%) Java Developer
9 9 (5.70%) Java Engineer
9 9 (5.70%) Platform Engineer
10 7 (4.43%) Administrator
10 7 (4.43%) Cisco Engineer
10 7 (4.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 7 (4.43%) Cloud Engineer
10 7 (4.43%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (32.28%) Web Services
2 39 (24.68%) Node.js
3 34 (21.52%) Elastic Stack
4 33 (20.89%) HTML
5 29 (18.35%) RabbitMQ
6 27 (17.09%) CSS
7 26 (16.46%) Spring
8 24 (15.19%) Middleware
9 22 (13.92%) HTML5
10 20 (12.66%) AngularJS
11 18 (11.39%) CSS3
11 18 (11.39%) REST
11 18 (11.39%) SOAP
12 13 (8.23%) .NET
12 13 (8.23%) Kafka
12 13 (8.23%) Spring Boot
13 12 (7.59%) Hibernate
13 12 (7.59%) React
14 11 (6.96%) jQuery
15 10 (6.33%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.29%) Data Centre
2 19 (12.03%) Management Information System
3 18 (11.39%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (7.59%) BBC
4 12 (7.59%) Computer Science
5 10 (6.33%) Replication
6 9 (5.70%) Fintech
6 9 (5.70%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (4.43%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (3.80%) Public Cloud
9 5 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (2.53%) Mobile App
10 4 (2.53%) PKI
10 4 (2.53%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.90%) Media Streaming
11 3 (1.90%) User Experience
12 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (1.27%) Social Media
12 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 61 (38.61%) Linux
2 25 (15.82%) Windows
3 13 (8.23%) Unix
4 10 (6.33%) Windows Server
5 8 (5.06%) CentOS
5 8 (5.06%) Ubuntu
5 8 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.80%) CoreOS
7 5 (3.16%) Windows 10
8 4 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.90%) OpenBSD
10 2 (1.27%) Kali Linux
10 2 (1.27%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.63%) Android
11 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (65.19%) DevOps
2 75 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (23.42%) Migration
4 32 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (18.99%) Deployment Automation
6 27 (17.09%) Open Source
7 24 (15.19%) Software Engineering
8 23 (14.56%) SOA
9 19 (12.03%) Use Case
10 18 (11.39%) Requirements Analysis
10 18 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (11.39%) UML
11 17 (10.76%) Configuration Management
11 17 (10.76%) Network Design
12 15 (9.49%) Continuous Delivery
12 15 (9.49%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (8.86%) ITIL
13 14 (8.86%) Load Balancing
13 14 (8.86%) Mentoring
14 13 (8.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 63 (39.87%) Python
2 50 (31.65%) PHP
3 45 (28.48%) Bash Shell
4 43 (27.22%) Java
5 37 (23.42%) Go
6 35 (22.15%) JavaScript
7 28 (17.72%) Ruby
8 23 (14.56%) C#
9 21 (13.29%) Scala
10 19 (12.03%) C++
11 18 (11.39%) SQL
12 16 (10.13%) PowerShell
13 13 (8.23%) Java 8
14 10 (6.33%) Perl
15 6 (3.80%) Apex Code
15 6 (3.80%) ES6
16 5 (3.16%) T-SQL
16 5 (3.16%) TypeScript
17 4 (2.53%) C
18 3 (1.90%) Jython
Qualifications
1 27 (17.09%) Degree
2 14 (8.86%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (7.59%) CCNP
3 12 (7.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (5.70%) CCNA
5 7 (4.43%) CCDP
5 7 (4.43%) CCIE
6 5 (3.16%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.27%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.63%) CISSP
8 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.63%) MCSA
8 1 (0.63%) MCSE
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.96%) GCP
2 6 (3.80%) GDPR
2 6 (3.80%) SLA
3 5 (3.16%) COBIT
3 5 (3.16%) QA
4 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (34.81%) Docker
2 17 (10.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.33%) VirtualBox
4 8 (5.06%) Active Directory
5 7 (4.43%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.43%) vCloud
6 6 (3.80%) HDFS
7 3 (1.90%) vSphere
7 3 (1.90%) Xen
8 2 (1.27%) KVM
8 2 (1.27%) LXC
8 2 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.63%) Kamailio
9 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 38 (24.05%) Ansible
2 37 (23.42%) Puppet
3 35 (22.15%) Nagios
3 35 (22.15%) ZABBIX
4 33 (20.89%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (19.62%) Terraform
6 26 (16.46%) Kubernetes
7 23 (14.56%) Prometheus
8 11 (6.96%) Rancher
9 7 (4.43%) Salt
9 7 (4.43%) Tivoli
10 6 (3.80%) Cobbler
11 5 (3.16%) Packer
12 4 (2.53%) Consul
12 4 (2.53%) Graylog
13 3 (1.90%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (1.90%) Grafana
13 3 (1.90%) Nessus
13 3 (1.90%) SCCM
13 3 (1.90%) yum
Vendors
1 73 (46.20%) Google
2 49 (31.01%) VMware
3 40 (25.32%) Splunk
4 35 (22.15%) New Relic
5 29 (18.35%) Microsoft
5 29 (18.35%) Oracle
6 21 (13.29%) Cisco
7 15 (9.49%) IBM
8 12 (7.59%) Virgin Media
9 10 (6.33%) F5
10 7 (4.43%) CheckPoint
10 7 (4.43%) Red Hat
10 7 (4.43%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (3.80%) NetApp
11 6 (3.80%) SaltStack
12 5 (3.16%) Atlassian
12 5 (3.16%) GigaSpaces
12 5 (3.16%) SAP
13 4 (2.53%) AppDynamics
13 4 (2.53%) EMC