Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 970 1057 1003
Rank change year-on-year +87 -54 +35
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 148 124 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.071% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 137 110 173
UK median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -15.38% +18.18%
10th Percentile £34,150 £31,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £84,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -13.64% +15.79%

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 64,459 76,850 76,472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.45% 44.31% 43.81%
Number of salaries quoted 49,521 60,283 61,537
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Rackspace in the UK

Rackspace
Top 13 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 22 January 2019. 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 +101 142 £65,000 +18.18% 16
London +101 87 £65,000 -11.86% 7
UK excluding London +23 58 £57,000 +20.00% 9
North of England +25 28 £65,000 +33.33% 5
Yorkshire +4 15 £65,000 +36.84% 2
East of England +26 14 £40,000 - 2
North West +33 11 £70,000 +7.69% 3
South East +45 9 £57,000 +14.00% 1
Wales - 3 £57,500 -
Midlands +39 2 £52,000 +44.44%
South West +28 2 £48,750 -27.78% 1
East Midlands +24 2 £52,000 +44.44%
North East +10 2 £35,500 -5.33%

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 115 (77.70%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (65.54%) DevOps
3 85 (57.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 84 (56.76%) Google
5 80 (54.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 66 (44.59%) Finance
7 58 (39.19%) Web Services
7 58 (39.19%) Linux
8 57 (38.51%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (36.49%) Python
10 50 (33.78%) JavaScript
11 39 (26.35%) Ansible
12 34 (22.97%) Docker
12 34 (22.97%) Puppet
13 32 (21.62%) Migration
13 32 (21.62%) HTML
13 32 (21.62%) SQL
13 32 (21.62%) CSS
14 31 (20.95%) AngularJS
14 31 (20.95%) IaaS
15 30 (20.27%) Configuration Management
16 29 (19.59%) Ruby
17 28 (18.92%) Git (software)
18 26 (17.57%) Java
18 26 (17.57%) PHP
18 26 (17.57%) Jenkins
18 26 (17.57%) Terraform
19 24 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
19 24 (16.22%) REST
19 24 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 17 (11.49%) CMS
2 15 (10.14%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (9.46%) nginx
4 12 (8.11%) IIS
5 11 (7.43%) Apache
6 10 (6.76%) Kentico
7 7 (4.73%) Drupal
7 7 (4.73%) Jupyter
7 7 (4.73%) WordPress
8 6 (4.05%) Apache Spark
9 5 (3.38%) Tomcat
10 3 (2.03%) JBoss
11 2 (1.35%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.68%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.68%) Confluence
12 1 (0.68%) Jetty
12 1 (0.68%) Mongrel
12 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 115 (77.70%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (57.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (54.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 31 (20.95%) IaaS
5 14 (9.46%) PaaS
5 14 (9.46%) SaaS
6 13 (8.78%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (6.08%) IBM Cloud
8 8 (5.41%) DigitalOcean
9 7 (4.73%) Google App Engine
9 7 (4.73%) Linode
10 6 (4.05%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (2.70%) Terremark
12 3 (2.03%) GitHub
12 3 (2.03%) Loggly
12 3 (2.03%) Rackspace Cloud
12 3 (2.03%) Sumo Logic
12 3 (2.03%) Yarn
13 2 (1.35%) G Suite
13 2 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.49%) DNS
2 13 (8.78%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.08%) Firewall
4 7 (4.73%) HTTP
4 7 (4.73%) Internet
4 7 (4.73%) VoIP
4 7 (4.73%) VPN
5 6 (4.05%) DHCP
6 5 (3.38%) SSH
7 4 (2.70%) LAN
7 4 (2.70%) MPLS
7 4 (2.70%) VLAN
7 4 (2.70%) WAN
8 3 (2.03%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (2.03%) Kerberos
8 3 (2.03%) NAS
8 3 (2.03%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.03%) Network Security
8 3 (2.03%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (1.35%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.51%) MySQL
2 17 (11.49%) MongoDB
3 15 (10.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (9.46%) SQL Server
5 13 (8.78%) Hadoop
6 12 (8.11%) NoSQL
7 8 (5.41%) Big Data
8 7 (4.73%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.38%) Hazelcast
10 4 (2.70%) Blockchain
10 4 (2.70%) KDB
10 4 (2.70%) Kdb+
10 4 (2.70%) MariaDB
10 4 (2.70%) Redis
10 4 (2.70%) SAP HANA
11 3 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.35%) Amazon Aurora
12 2 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (1.35%) Couchbase
12 2 (1.35%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 28 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 26 (17.57%) Jenkins
3 16 (10.81%) gulp
4 12 (8.11%) Maven
5 7 (4.73%) Vagrant
6 5 (3.38%) Grunt
6 5 (3.38%) JIRA
7 4 (2.70%) Subversion
8 3 (2.03%) Babel
8 3 (2.03%) JUnit
8 3 (2.03%) Mocha
8 3 (2.03%) Mockito
8 3 (2.03%) webpack
9 2 (1.35%) Gradle
9 2 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.35%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.35%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.68%) CMake
10 1 (0.68%) Travis CI
General
1 66 (44.59%) Finance
2 24 (16.22%) Retail
3 16 (10.81%) Manufacturing
4 15 (10.14%) Local Government
5 9 (6.08%) Marketing
6 7 (4.73%) Back Office
6 7 (4.73%) Front Office
7 6 (4.05%) Games
8 5 (3.38%) Banking
8 5 (3.38%) Law
9 4 (2.70%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.35%) Publishing
11 1 (0.68%) Automotive
11 1 (0.68%) Electronics
11 1 (0.68%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 47 (31.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 45 (30.41%) Developer
3 29 (19.59%) Cloud Engineer
4 24 (16.22%) Architect
5 20 (13.51%) Cloud Architect
5 20 (13.51%) JavaScript Developer
6 18 (12.16%) Consultant
7 17 (11.49%) PHP Developer
7 17 (11.49%) Python Engineer
8 16 (10.81%) AWS Architect
8 16 (10.81%) Full Stack Developer
9 15 (10.14%) AWS Consultant
9 15 (10.14%) Cloud Consultant
9 15 (10.14%) Web Architect
9 15 (10.14%) Web Consultant
10 13 (8.78%) Senior Developer
11 10 (6.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 10 (6.76%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 10 (6.76%) Web Developer
12 8 (5.41%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (39.19%) Web Services
2 32 (21.62%) CSS
2 32 (21.62%) HTML
3 31 (20.95%) AngularJS
4 24 (16.22%) REST
5 22 (14.86%) CSS3
5 22 (14.86%) HTML5
6 20 (13.51%) SOAP
7 17 (11.49%) .NET
7 17 (11.49%) Laravel
7 17 (11.49%) Node.js
8 15 (10.14%) KnockoutJS
8 15 (10.14%) Middleware
9 14 (9.46%) React
10 12 (8.11%) jQuery
10 12 (8.11%) Spring
11 11 (7.43%) LAMP
11 11 (7.43%) RESTful
12 10 (6.76%) Sass
12 10 (6.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.19%) Management Information System
2 15 (10.14%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (8.78%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (7.43%) Data Centre
5 9 (6.08%) Fintech
6 8 (5.41%) Mobile App
6 8 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (4.73%) Cloud Native
7 7 (4.73%) Fixed Income
7 7 (4.73%) Hedge funds
8 6 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (3.38%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (3.38%) Private Cloud
9 5 (3.38%) Public Cloud
10 4 (2.70%) BBC
10 4 (2.70%) Blog
11 3 (2.03%) Derivative
11 3 (2.03%) Online Games
11 3 (2.03%) Replication
11 3 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 58 (39.19%) Linux
2 24 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (13.51%) Ubuntu
4 18 (12.16%) Debian
5 12 (8.11%) Windows
6 5 (3.38%) Unix
6 5 (3.38%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.70%) CentOS
8 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.68%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (65.54%) DevOps
2 57 (38.51%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (21.62%) Migration
4 30 (20.27%) Configuration Management
5 23 (15.54%) Open Source
6 20 (13.51%) Workflow
7 19 (12.84%) Front End Development
7 19 (12.84%) Use Case
8 17 (11.49%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (10.14%) Requirements Analysis
10 15 (10.14%) SOA
10 15 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (10.14%) UML
11 12 (8.11%) Microservices
12 11 (7.43%) Mentoring
13 10 (6.76%) MVC
13 10 (6.76%) Software Engineering
13 10 (6.76%) Web Development
14 9 (6.08%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 54 (36.49%) Python
2 50 (33.78%) JavaScript
3 32 (21.62%) SQL
4 29 (19.59%) Ruby
5 26 (17.57%) Java
5 26 (17.57%) PHP
6 22 (14.86%) Bash Shell
7 17 (11.49%) C#
8 12 (8.11%) Go
9 11 (7.43%) Java 8
9 11 (7.43%) T-SQL
10 8 (5.41%) C++
11 7 (4.73%) PowerShell
11 7 (4.73%) R
12 4 (2.70%) Perl
13 3 (2.03%) ES6
13 3 (2.03%) Scala
13 3 (2.03%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.35%) Groovy
14 2 (1.35%) Jython
Qualifications
1 14 (9.46%) Degree
2 9 (6.08%) AWS Certification
3 7 (4.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.70%) CCNP
4 4 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.70%) Master's Degree
5 3 (2.03%) CCDP
5 3 (2.03%) CCIE
5 3 (2.03%) CCNA
5 3 (2.03%) CISSP
6 1 (0.68%) MCSA
6 1 (0.68%) MCSE
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) SLA
2 6 (4.05%) QA
3 3 (2.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.68%) GDPR
System Software
1 34 (22.97%) Docker
2 5 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.70%) Varnish
3 4 (2.70%) vSphere
4 3 (2.03%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.35%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.35%) iptables
5 2 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.68%) HDFS
6 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.68%) Xen
6 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 39 (26.35%) Ansible
2 34 (22.97%) Puppet
3 26 (17.57%) Terraform
4 24 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (15.54%) Kubernetes
6 12 (8.11%) Prometheus
7 9 (6.08%) Nagios
7 9 (6.08%) Rancher
8 7 (4.73%) Packer
8 7 (4.73%) ZABBIX
9 5 (3.38%) Consul
9 5 (3.38%) Grafana
10 3 (2.03%) Icinga
11 2 (1.35%) Graphite
11 2 (1.35%) Graylog
11 2 (1.35%) HAProxy
11 2 (1.35%) Opsview
11 2 (1.35%) Riemann
11 2 (1.35%) SCCM
11 2 (1.35%) SELinux
Vendors
1 84 (56.76%) Google
2 23 (15.54%) VMware
3 20 (13.51%) Red Hat
4 13 (8.78%) IBM
4 13 (8.78%) Microsoft
5 10 (6.76%) Twitter
6 8 (5.41%) Splunk
7 7 (4.73%) Zend
8 6 (4.05%) New Relic
8 6 (4.05%) Oracle
9 5 (3.38%) Cisco
9 5 (3.38%) SAP
10 4 (2.70%) GigaSpaces
10 4 (2.70%) Virgin Media
11 3 (2.03%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.03%) SonicWALL
12 2 (1.35%) BT
12 2 (1.35%) Dell
12 2 (1.35%) Openreach
12 2 (1.35%) Ubiquiti