Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1044 982 963
Rank change year-on-year -62 -19 -81
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 132 198 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.26% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 116 153 303
UK median annual salary £66,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.45% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £45,000 £32,500 £33,950
90th Percentile £106,250 £73,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 75,922 76,238 90,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.17% 44.33% 45.27%
Number of salaries quoted 59,542 60,861 73,675
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -75 124 £75,000 +36.36% 37
London +2 70 £83,750 +28.85% 18
UK excluding London -66 61 £62,500 +13.64% 20
North of England -55 29 £65,000 - 5
Yorkshire -30 15 £65,000 +8.33% 2
North West -7 12 £65,000 - 2
South East -16 10 £57,000 +26.67% 9
Midlands +13 8 £50,000 -9.09% 3
East of England -10 6 £44,000 -2.22% 2
West Midlands - 6 £50,000 - 1
Scotland -26 5 £62,500 +78.57%
Wales +8 2 £57,500 +4.55% 1
East Midlands 0 2 £56,250 +2.27% 2
North East - 2 £43,750 - 1
South West -6 1 £30,000 -40.00%

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 116 (87.88%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (70.45%) DevOps
3 74 (56.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 69 (52.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 63 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (46.97%) Google
7 50 (37.88%) Python
8 49 (37.12%) Linux
9 48 (36.36%) Web Services
10 47 (35.61%) VMware
10 47 (35.61%) Jenkins
11 43 (32.58%) PHP
12 42 (31.82%) Docker
13 39 (29.55%) Ansible
14 38 (28.79%) IaaS
14 38 (28.79%) Bash Shell
15 37 (28.03%) Node.js
15 37 (28.03%) Nagios
16 35 (26.52%) Finance
16 35 (26.52%) Splunk
17 34 (25.76%) Puppet
17 34 (25.76%) Opscode Chef
17 34 (25.76%) Java
18 33 (25.00%) Migration
18 33 (25.00%) Go
19 32 (24.24%) New Relic
19 32 (24.24%) Internet
20 30 (22.73%) JavaScript
20 30 (22.73%) MySQL
20 30 (22.73%) Git (software)

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 20 (15.15%) Apache
2 17 (12.88%) OpenStack
3 12 (9.09%) Apache Spark
4 7 (5.30%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.79%) CMS
5 5 (3.79%) IIS
5 5 (3.79%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.03%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.27%) Confluence
7 3 (2.27%) Drupal
7 3 (2.27%) nginx
7 3 (2.27%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.52%) WordPress
9 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.76%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.76%) Maya
2 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 116 (87.88%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (56.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (52.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 38 (28.79%) IaaS
5 28 (21.21%) Sumo Logic
6 27 (20.45%) Loggly
7 17 (12.88%) SaaS
8 12 (9.09%) Rackspace Cloud
9 11 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (8.33%) Office 365
10 8 (6.06%) PaaS
11 6 (4.55%) GitHub
11 6 (4.55%) Google App Engine
11 6 (4.55%) Heroku
12 4 (3.03%) Amazon S3
12 4 (3.03%) Bluemix
12 4 (3.03%) IBM Cloud
13 3 (2.27%) DigitalOcean
14 2 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (1.52%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 32 (24.24%) Internet
2 18 (13.64%) HTTP
3 17 (12.88%) DNS
4 8 (6.06%) LAN
4 8 (6.06%) VoIP
4 8 (6.06%) WAN
5 7 (5.30%) VPN
6 6 (4.55%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.79%) NetScaler
8 4 (3.03%) DHCP
8 4 (3.03%) MPLS
8 4 (3.03%) SAN
9 3 (2.27%) BIG-IP
9 3 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (2.27%) Firewall
9 3 (2.27%) Network Security
9 3 (2.27%) SSL
9 3 (2.27%) VLAN
10 2 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.73%) MySQL
2 27 (20.45%) MongoDB
3 22 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 18 (13.64%) Relational Database
5 16 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (11.36%) Redis
7 14 (10.61%) SQL Server
8 12 (9.09%) Hadoop
9 8 (6.06%) HBase
10 4 (3.03%) Blockchain
10 4 (3.03%) Hazelcast
10 4 (3.03%) KDB
10 4 (3.03%) Kdb+
10 4 (3.03%) NoSQL
10 4 (3.03%) SAP HANA
10 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 47 (35.61%) Jenkins
2 30 (22.73%) Git (software)
3 24 (18.18%) Maven
4 23 (17.42%) Vagrant
5 14 (10.61%) TeamCity
6 12 (9.09%) Grunt
6 12 (9.09%) JIRA
7 6 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.79%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (3.03%) Ant
9 4 (3.03%) CA Release Automation
9 4 (3.03%) Subversion
10 3 (2.27%) Bitbucket
10 3 (2.27%) GoCD
10 3 (2.27%) JMeter
10 3 (2.27%) MSBuild
10 3 (2.27%) NeoLoad
10 3 (2.27%) The Grinder
10 3 (2.27%) Travis CI
General
1 35 (26.52%) Finance
2 23 (17.42%) Retail
3 22 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 20 (15.15%) Local Government
5 4 (3.03%) Banking
6 3 (2.27%) Back Office
7 2 (1.52%) Law
7 2 (1.52%) Publishing
8 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (21.21%) Architect
2 26 (19.70%) Consultant
3 25 (18.94%) Cloud Architect
4 24 (18.18%) Developer
4 24 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
5 23 (17.42%) AWS Architect
6 20 (15.15%) AWS Consultant
6 20 (15.15%) Cloud Consultant
6 20 (15.15%) Web Architect
6 20 (15.15%) Web Consultant
7 12 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (7.58%) Java Developer
9 9 (6.82%) Platform Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (4.55%) Administrator
11 6 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 6 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 6 (4.55%) Network Engineer
11 6 (4.55%) Technical Leader
12 4 (3.03%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (36.36%) Web Services
2 37 (28.03%) Node.js
3 28 (21.21%) Elastic Stack
4 25 (18.94%) HTML
4 25 (18.94%) Middleware
5 22 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
6 19 (14.39%) AngularJS
6 19 (14.39%) CSS
6 19 (14.39%) HTML5
7 18 (13.64%) Spring
8 15 (11.36%) CSS3
9 12 (9.09%) .NET
9 12 (9.09%) jQuery
10 11 (8.33%) LAMP
11 10 (7.58%) Spring Boot
12 9 (6.82%) Kafka
13 8 (6.06%) Ajax
13 8 (6.06%) LAPP Stack
13 8 (6.06%) SOAP
14 7 (5.30%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
1 20 (15.15%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.33%) Replication
3 8 (6.06%) Fintech
4 6 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.03%) BBC
5 4 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.03%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.27%) User Experience
6 3 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.52%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.52%) Social Media
7 2 (1.52%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.76%) Clustering
8 1 (0.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 49 (37.12%) Linux
2 23 (17.42%) Windows
3 11 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.06%) CoreOS
4 8 (6.06%) Unix
5 7 (5.30%) CentOS
6 6 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.79%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.27%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.27%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.52%) Debian
9 2 (1.52%) Kali Linux
9 2 (1.52%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.76%) Android
10 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (70.45%) DevOps
2 63 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (25.00%) Migration
4 26 (19.70%) Deployment Automation
4 26 (19.70%) Software Engineering
5 25 (18.94%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (18.94%) Open Source
6 24 (18.18%) SOA
7 22 (16.67%) UML
8 20 (15.15%) Requirements Analysis
8 20 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (15.15%) Use Case
9 17 (12.88%) Configuration Management
10 13 (9.85%) ITIL
10 13 (9.85%) Scrum
11 11 (8.33%) Kanban
11 11 (8.33%) Microservices
12 10 (7.58%) Service Delivery
13 9 (6.82%) Network Design
13 9 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 50 (37.88%) Python
2 43 (32.58%) PHP
3 38 (28.79%) Bash Shell
4 34 (25.76%) Java
5 33 (25.00%) Go
6 30 (22.73%) JavaScript
7 25 (18.94%) Ruby
8 24 (18.18%) C#
9 18 (13.64%) C++
9 18 (13.64%) Scala
10 16 (12.12%) SQL
11 14 (10.61%) PowerShell
12 12 (9.09%) Perl
13 7 (5.30%) Java 8
14 6 (4.55%) Apex Code
15 5 (3.79%) T-SQL
16 4 (3.03%) C
17 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
18 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
18 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (12.88%) Degree
2 6 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.79%) CCNA
4 4 (3.03%) CCNP
4 4 (3.03%) Master's Degree
5 3 (2.27%) AWS Certification
5 3 (2.27%) CCDP
5 3 (2.27%) CCIE
6 1 (0.76%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.76%) MCSA
6 1 (0.76%) MCSE
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) GCP
2 4 (3.03%) COBIT
2 4 (3.03%) GDPR
3 3 (2.27%) QA
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (31.82%) Docker
2 16 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.33%) VirtualBox
4 8 (6.06%) HDFS
5 7 (5.30%) Active Directory
6 6 (4.55%) vCloud
7 4 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.03%) Xen
8 3 (2.27%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.27%) vSphere
9 2 (1.52%) KVM
9 2 (1.52%) LXC
10 1 (0.76%) Kamailio
10 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 39 (29.55%) Ansible
2 37 (28.03%) Nagios
3 34 (25.76%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (25.76%) Puppet
4 29 (21.97%) ZABBIX
5 26 (19.70%) Terraform
6 20 (15.15%) Kubernetes
7 19 (14.39%) Prometheus
8 10 (7.58%) Rancher
9 9 (6.82%) Salt
10 5 (3.79%) Tivoli
11 4 (3.03%) Cobbler
11 4 (3.03%) Kibana
11 4 (3.03%) yum
12 3 (2.27%) Consul
12 3 (2.27%) Nessus
12 3 (2.27%) Packer
12 3 (2.27%) SCCM
12 3 (2.27%) SCOM
13 2 (1.52%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 62 (46.97%) Google
2 47 (35.61%) VMware
3 35 (26.52%) Splunk
4 32 (24.24%) New Relic
5 26 (19.70%) Oracle
6 21 (15.91%) Microsoft
7 13 (9.85%) Cisco
8 10 (7.58%) Red Hat
9 8 (6.06%) Atlassian
9 8 (6.06%) SaltStack
10 6 (4.55%) NetApp
10 6 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (3.79%) AppDynamics
11 5 (3.79%) Apple
11 5 (3.79%) IBM
12 4 (3.03%) Citrix
12 4 (3.03%) EMC
12 4 (3.03%) GigaSpaces
12 4 (3.03%) SAP
12 4 (3.03%) Virgin Media