Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1071 1006 995
Rank change year-on-year -65 -11 -38
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 118 178 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.24% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 110 145 297
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.18% +8.91%
10th Percentile £42,375 £33,750 £35,650
90th Percentile £102,500 £84,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £63,750 £62,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +38.89% +2.86%

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 79,602 75,439 93,391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.87% 44.05% 45.63%
Number of salaries quoted 62,790 60,749 76,352
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% - +5.00%

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 April 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 22 April 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 -93 112 £65,000 - 48
London -17 60 £81,250 +25.00% 31
UK excluding London -78 58 £63,750 +2.00% 18
North of England -43 36 £65,000 - 10
Yorkshire -1 21 £65,000 - 4
North West -20 12 £65,000 - 4
East of England -19 8 £40,000 -44.83%
South East -25 5 £65,000 +44.44% 6
Scotland -29 4 £62,500 +78.57%
North East - 3 £42,500 - 2
Wales +9 2 £57,500 +4.55% 1
Midlands +3 2 £50,000 -13.04%
East Midlands +4 1 £50,000 -25.93%
West Midlands +3 1 - -
South West -10 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 107 (90.68%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (72.03%) DevOps
3 82 (69.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 61 (51.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 57 (48.31%) Google
6 48 (40.68%) Linux
7 46 (38.98%) Jenkins
8 45 (38.14%) VMware
9 43 (36.44%) Web Services
9 43 (36.44%) Ansible
10 42 (35.59%) Finance
11 41 (34.75%) Python
11 41 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (31.36%) Docker
12 37 (31.36%) Puppet
13 35 (29.66%) Windows
13 35 (29.66%) Migration
14 34 (28.81%) PHP
14 34 (28.81%) Opscode Chef
15 32 (27.12%) Nagios
16 31 (26.27%) Bash Shell
17 28 (23.73%) Open Source
18 27 (22.88%) Node.js
18 27 (22.88%) MySQL
18 27 (22.88%) Git (software)
19 26 (22.03%) Splunk
19 26 (22.03%) IaaS
20 25 (21.19%) New Relic
20 25 (21.19%) JavaScript
21 24 (20.34%) Java

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 19 (16.10%) OpenStack
2 15 (12.71%) Apache
3 14 (11.86%) IIS
4 11 (9.32%) Apache Spark
5 8 (6.78%) SharePoint
6 7 (5.93%) CMS
7 5 (4.24%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (4.24%) Umbraco
8 3 (2.54%) Confluence
8 3 (2.54%) Drupal
8 3 (2.54%) Kentico
8 3 (2.54%) nginx
8 3 (2.54%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (2.54%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.69%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.85%) Mongrel
10 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 107 (90.68%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (69.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (51.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 26 (22.03%) IaaS
5 20 (16.95%) Loggly
5 20 (16.95%) Sumo Logic
6 11 (9.32%) Rackspace Cloud
7 9 (7.63%) Office 365
8 8 (6.78%) GitHub
8 8 (6.78%) SaaS
9 6 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (3.39%) Google App Engine
11 3 (2.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (2.54%) Bluemix
11 3 (2.54%) Datadog
11 3 (2.54%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (2.54%) PaaS
12 2 (1.69%) Amazon S3
12 2 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (1.69%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.64%) Internet
2 17 (14.41%) DNS
3 11 (9.32%) Network Security
4 10 (8.47%) HTTP
5 4 (3.39%) Firewall
5 4 (3.39%) VoIP
6 3 (2.54%) DHCP
6 3 (2.54%) Intranet
6 3 (2.54%) SAN
6 3 (2.54%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.54%) VPN
7 2 (1.69%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.69%) LAN
7 2 (1.69%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.69%) WAN
7 2 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.69%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.85%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.88%) MySQL
2 24 (20.34%) MongoDB
3 16 (13.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (11.02%) Relational Database
5 12 (10.17%) Redis
6 11 (9.32%) Hadoop
6 11 (9.32%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (7.63%) SQL Server
8 8 (6.78%) HBase
9 4 (3.39%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.54%) Hazelcast
10 3 (2.54%) KDB
10 3 (2.54%) Kdb+
10 3 (2.54%) SAP HANA
10 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (1.69%) Blockchain
11 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (38.98%) Jenkins
2 27 (22.88%) Git (software)
3 21 (17.80%) Vagrant
4 20 (16.95%) Maven
5 14 (11.86%) TeamCity
6 10 (8.47%) Grunt
6 10 (8.47%) JIRA
7 9 (7.63%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (7.63%) Subversion
8 7 (5.93%) Bitbucket
8 7 (5.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (3.39%) GoCD
10 3 (2.54%) gulp
10 3 (2.54%) Travis CI
11 2 (1.69%) Ant
11 2 (1.69%) JMeter
11 2 (1.69%) NeoLoad
11 2 (1.69%) The Grinder
12 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
General
1 42 (35.59%) Finance
2 23 (19.49%) Retail
3 22 (18.64%) Local Government
3 22 (18.64%) Manufacturing
4 8 (6.78%) Law
5 1 (0.85%) Back Office
5 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (22.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (21.19%) Architect
2 25 (21.19%) AWS Architect
3 23 (19.49%) Cloud Architect
3 23 (19.49%) Consultant
4 22 (18.64%) AWS Consultant
4 22 (18.64%) Cloud Consultant
4 22 (18.64%) Web Architect
4 22 (18.64%) Web Consultant
5 18 (15.25%) Developer
6 13 (11.02%) Senior Architect
7 11 (9.32%) Senior Consultant
8 10 (8.47%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (7.63%) Administrator
9 9 (7.63%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (7.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 9 (7.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 7 (5.93%) Azure Engineer
10 7 (5.93%) JavaScript Engineer
10 7 (5.93%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (36.44%) Web Services
2 27 (22.88%) Node.js
3 22 (18.64%) Middleware
4 21 (17.80%) Elastic Stack
5 17 (14.41%) AngularJS
6 16 (13.56%) CSS
6 16 (13.56%) HTML
7 15 (12.71%) HTML5
8 14 (11.86%) CSS3
8 14 (11.86%) jQuery
9 13 (11.02%) LAMP
9 13 (11.02%) RabbitMQ
10 11 (9.32%) .NET
11 10 (8.47%) Spring
12 8 (6.78%) LAPP Stack
13 7 (5.93%) SOAP
14 5 (4.24%) Hibernate
14 5 (4.24%) Kafka
14 5 (4.24%) REST
14 5 (4.24%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.64%) Enterprise Software
1 22 (18.64%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.63%) Replication
3 7 (5.93%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.24%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.24%) Fintech
4 5 (4.24%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.54%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.54%) User Experience
7 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 48 (40.68%) Linux
2 35 (29.66%) Windows
3 18 (15.25%) Windows Server
4 15 (12.71%) CentOS
5 10 (8.47%) Windows 8
6 8 (6.78%) CoreOS
6 8 (6.78%) Mac OS X
6 8 (6.78%) Ubuntu
6 8 (6.78%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.54%) Unix
8 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.69%) Debian
9 2 (1.69%) Kali Linux
9 2 (1.69%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.85%) Fedora
10 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (72.03%) DevOps
2 41 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (29.66%) Migration
4 28 (23.73%) Open Source
5 24 (20.34%) UML
6 23 (19.49%) Configuration Management
7 22 (18.64%) Requirements Analysis
7 22 (18.64%) SOA
7 22 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (18.64%) Use Case
8 20 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (16.95%) Deployment Automation
9 19 (16.10%) Software Engineering
10 17 (14.41%) ITIL
11 10 (8.47%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (8.47%) E-Commerce
12 9 (7.63%) Infrastructure Management
13 8 (6.78%) BDD
13 8 (6.78%) Microservices
13 8 (6.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 41 (34.75%) Python
2 34 (28.81%) PHP
3 31 (26.27%) Bash Shell
4 25 (21.19%) JavaScript
5 24 (20.34%) Java
6 23 (19.49%) Go
7 21 (17.80%) C#
8 20 (16.95%) Ruby
9 17 (14.41%) PowerShell
10 14 (11.86%) Scala
11 13 (11.02%) C++
11 13 (11.02%) SQL
12 9 (7.63%) Perl
13 5 (4.24%) T-SQL
14 4 (3.39%) Java 8
15 2 (1.69%) C
16 1 (0.85%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (10.17%) Degree
2 4 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.54%) AWS Certification
3 3 (2.54%) CCIE
3 3 (2.54%) CCNA
3 3 (2.54%) CCNP
3 3 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.54%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) GCP
2 3 (2.54%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) GDPR
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (31.36%) Docker
2 16 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.32%) VirtualBox
4 8 (6.78%) HDFS
5 5 (4.24%) Active Directory
6 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.54%) KVM
6 3 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.54%) Xen
7 2 (1.69%) LXC
7 2 (1.69%) vCloud
7 2 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 43 (36.44%) Ansible
2 37 (31.36%) Puppet
3 34 (28.81%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (27.12%) Nagios
5 24 (20.34%) ZABBIX
6 22 (18.64%) Kubernetes
7 17 (14.41%) Terraform
8 12 (10.17%) Prometheus
9 11 (9.32%) Salt
10 6 (5.08%) Rancher
11 4 (3.39%) yum
12 3 (2.54%) Capistrano
12 3 (2.54%) Kibana
12 3 (2.54%) Nessus
13 2 (1.69%) Backup Exec
13 2 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (1.69%) NetBackup
13 2 (1.69%) Nmap
13 2 (1.69%) SCCM
13 2 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (48.31%) Google
2 45 (38.14%) VMware
3 26 (22.03%) Splunk
4 25 (21.19%) New Relic
5 24 (20.34%) Microsoft
6 16 (13.56%) Red Hat
7 15 (12.71%) Oracle
8 13 (11.02%) Cisco
9 9 (7.63%) Apple
9 9 (7.63%) SaltStack
10 8 (6.78%) Atlassian
11 5 (4.24%) AppDynamics
11 5 (4.24%) Palo Alto
12 4 (3.39%) Citrix
12 4 (3.39%) EMC
12 4 (3.39%) IBM
12 4 (3.39%) NetApp
12 4 (3.39%) Twitter
13 3 (2.54%) CommVault
13 3 (2.54%) SAP