Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 964 1007 1049
Rank change year-on-year +43 +42 -100
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 92 156 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.095% 0.091%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 88 136 134
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £34,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £84,125 £95,625 £78,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,000 £57,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +14.00% +2.04%

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 58,183 70,105 77,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.77% 42.88% 44.46%
Number of salaries quoted 44,277 54,323 59,943
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

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 20 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Rackspace in the UK

Rackspace
Top 11 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 20 October 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 +52 89 £60,000 -7.69% 15
UK excluding London +90 71 £57,000 - 9
North of England +38 34 £65,000 - 4
Yorkshire +18 26 £65,000 - 2
London +31 20 £76,250 +8.93% 6
South East +40 18 £57,000 - 3
East of England +81 13 £55,000 -10.57%
North West +36 8 £77,500 +169.57%
Midlands +32 3 £55,000 +10.00% 1
East Midlands +28 3 £55,000 -16.98%
Scotland +16 3 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 67 (72.83%) AWS
2 60 (65.22%) DevOps
3 56 (60.87%) GCP
4 45 (48.91%) Azure
5 43 (46.74%) Google
6 39 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (38.04%) Finance
7 35 (38.04%) Docker
8 34 (36.96%) Web Services
9 31 (33.70%) IaaS
10 30 (32.61%) Jenkins
11 28 (30.43%) Linux
11 28 (30.43%) Terraform
12 25 (27.17%) Kubernetes
12 25 (27.17%) Migration
13 24 (26.09%) Git (software)
14 22 (23.91%) Python
14 22 (23.91%) VPN
15 21 (22.83%) Maven
16 20 (21.74%) Network Design
17 19 (20.65%) Opscode Chef
17 19 (20.65%) Ansible
17 19 (20.65%) Puppet
17 19 (20.65%) Infrastructure Automation
18 18 (19.57%) Rancher
18 18 (19.57%) nginx
18 18 (19.57%) VMware
18 18 (19.57%) Banking
19 17 (18.48%) BBC
19 17 (18.48%) Management Information System

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 18 (19.57%) nginx
2 12 (13.04%) Tomcat
3 11 (11.96%) Cloud Foundry
3 11 (11.96%) CloudStack
3 11 (11.96%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (11.96%) OpenStack
4 5 (5.43%) Apache
5 4 (4.35%) IIS
6 3 (3.26%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.17%) CMS
7 2 (2.17%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 67 (72.83%) AWS
2 56 (60.87%) GCP
3 45 (48.91%) Azure
4 31 (33.70%) IaaS
5 14 (15.22%) PaaS
6 13 (14.13%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (11.96%) DigitalOcean
7 11 (11.96%) Heroku
8 10 (10.87%) Rackspace Cloud
9 6 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (5.43%) Google App Engine
11 4 (4.35%) Office 365
12 3 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (3.26%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (3.26%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (2.17%) Serverless
14 1 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (1.09%) Amazon Glacier
14 1 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.91%) VPN
2 17 (18.48%) VoIP
3 13 (14.13%) Firewall
4 11 (11.96%) LAN
5 10 (10.87%) WAN
6 9 (9.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (9.78%) MPLS
6 9 (9.78%) NetScaler
6 9 (9.78%) VLAN
7 8 (8.70%) WebEx
8 4 (4.35%) DNS
9 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
10 2 (2.17%) HTTP
10 2 (2.17%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.09%) FTP
11 1 (1.09%) Internet
11 1 (1.09%) NAS
11 1 (1.09%) SAN
11 1 (1.09%) SMTP
11 1 (1.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.48%) MySQL
2 14 (15.22%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (13.04%) MongoDB
4 11 (11.96%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.26%) Redis
6 2 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.17%) InfluxDB
6 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.17%) QlikView
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (32.61%) Jenkins
2 24 (26.09%) Git (software)
3 21 (22.83%) Maven
4 10 (10.87%) Hudson
5 8 (8.70%) TeamCity
6 5 (5.43%) Ant
6 5 (5.43%) JIRA
6 5 (5.43%) MSBuild
6 5 (5.43%) VersionOne
7 4 (4.35%) Appium
7 4 (4.35%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.35%) JIRA Agile
7 4 (4.35%) JUnit
7 4 (4.35%) RSpec
7 4 (4.35%) Selenium
7 4 (4.35%) SoapUI
7 4 (4.35%) TestNG
8 3 (3.26%) CircleCI
8 3 (3.26%) Gradle
8 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (38.04%) Finance
2 18 (19.57%) Banking
3 13 (14.13%) Local Government
3 13 (14.13%) Manufacturing
3 13 (14.13%) Retail
4 3 (3.26%) Marketing
5 2 (2.17%) Publishing
6 1 (1.09%) Automotive
6 1 (1.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 35 (38.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (20.65%) Consultant
3 17 (18.48%) Network Engineer
4 16 (17.39%) Architect
4 16 (17.39%) Cloud Architect
5 14 (15.22%) Cloud Consultant
6 12 (13.04%) AWS Consultant
7 11 (11.96%) Azure Consultant
8 10 (10.87%) AWS Architect
9 9 (9.78%) Azure Architect
9 9 (9.78%) Cisco Engineer
9 9 (9.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 9 (9.78%) NOC Engineer
10 8 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
10 8 (8.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 8 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (8.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 8 (8.70%) Voice Engineer
10 8 (8.70%) Voice Network Engineer
11 6 (6.52%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (36.96%) Web Services
2 16 (17.39%) Middleware
3 11 (11.96%) Kafka
3 11 (11.96%) LEMP Stack
4 5 (5.43%) .NET
5 3 (3.26%) LAMP
6 2 (2.17%) CSS
6 2 (2.17%) HTML
6 2 (2.17%) libvirt
6 2 (2.17%) NumPy
6 2 (2.17%) Pandas
6 2 (2.17%) scikit-learn
6 2 (2.17%) TensorFlow
6 2 (2.17%) Theano
7 1 (1.09%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.09%) JRuby
7 1 (1.09%) Laravel
7 1 (1.09%) MEAN Stack
7 1 (1.09%) Servlets
7 1 (1.09%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.48%) BBC
1 17 (18.48%) Data Centre
1 17 (18.48%) Management Information System
2 16 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (11.96%) Renewable Energy
4 9 (9.78%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Cloud
6 4 (4.35%) Social Media
6 4 (4.35%) Virtual Team
7 3 (3.26%) User Experience
8 2 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.17%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.09%) Cloud Native
9 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.43%) Linux
2 16 (17.39%) CentOS
3 15 (16.30%) Ubuntu
4 14 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (11.96%) Windows
6 6 (6.52%) Windows Server
7 4 (4.35%) Mac OS
7 4 (4.35%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.17%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (65.22%) DevOps
2 39 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (27.17%) Migration
4 20 (21.74%) Network Design
5 19 (20.65%) Infrastructure Automation
6 17 (18.48%) Project Delivery
6 17 (18.48%) Test Automation
7 16 (17.39%) Open Source
7 16 (17.39%) Requirements Analysis
7 16 (17.39%) SOA
7 16 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (17.39%) UML
7 16 (17.39%) Use Case
8 14 (15.22%) Infrastructure as Code
9 13 (14.13%) High Availability
9 13 (14.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 12 (13.04%) Mentoring
10 12 (13.04%) Unit Testing
11 11 (11.96%) Microservices
11 11 (11.96%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.91%) Python
2 17 (18.48%) PowerShell
3 14 (15.22%) Perl
4 12 (13.04%) Go
4 12 (13.04%) Ruby
5 8 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.43%) Java
6 5 (5.43%) SQL
7 4 (4.35%) C
8 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.26%) PHP
9 2 (2.17%) C#
9 2 (2.17%) Julia
9 2 (2.17%) R
9 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.09%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 17 (18.48%) AWS Certification
1 17 (18.48%) CCDP
1 17 (18.48%) CCIE
1 17 (18.48%) CCNA
1 17 (18.48%) CCNP
1 17 (18.48%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (8.70%) Degree
3 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.26%) MCTS
4 3 (3.26%) OCPJP
4 3 (3.26%) RHCSA
5 2 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.17%) PhD
5 2 (2.17%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (38.04%) Docker
2 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.26%) KVM
3 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.17%) oVirt
3 2 (2.17%) QEMU
3 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.09%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.09%) vSphere
4 1 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (30.43%) Terraform
2 25 (27.17%) Kubernetes
3 19 (20.65%) Ansible
3 19 (20.65%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (20.65%) Puppet
4 18 (19.57%) Rancher
5 17 (18.48%) Prometheus
6 15 (16.30%) Cisco CUCM
7 11 (11.96%) Packer
8 8 (8.70%) Cisco UCCX
9 4 (4.35%) Salt
10 3 (3.26%) Nagios
11 2 (2.17%) FortiGate
11 2 (2.17%) Kibana
11 2 (2.17%) logstash
11 2 (2.17%) Plesk
12 1 (1.09%) HP Fortify
12 1 (1.09%) Mesos
Vendors
1 43 (46.74%) Google
2 18 (19.57%) VMware
3 17 (18.48%) Cisco
3 17 (18.48%) Virgin Media
4 9 (9.78%) CheckPoint
5 8 (8.70%) Avaya
5 8 (8.70%) Tandberg
6 5 (5.43%) CA Agile Central
6 5 (5.43%) IBM
7 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.17%) Apple
8 2 (2.17%) F5
8 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.17%) Mitel
8 2 (2.17%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.17%) Sophos
8 2 (2.17%) Splunk
8 2 (2.17%) Tableau
8 2 (2.17%) Veeam
9 1 (1.09%) Perforce