Period
to 1 June 2020

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 1 June 2020 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
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 855 948 1081
Rank change year-on-year +93 +133 -99
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 31 152 128
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.11% 0.074%
As % of the Vendors category 0.084% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 26 156 116
Median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £36,250 £48,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £117,500 £107,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £61,250 £60,000 £58,500
% change year-on-year +2.08% +2.56% +6.36%

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 36,770 61,295 76,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.43% 42.39% 44.06%
Number of salaries quoted 28,044 46,854 59,641
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +3.23%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £87,425 £81,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

Rackspace
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Rackspace in the UK

Rackspace
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Rackspace.

Salary trend for Rackspace in the UK

Rackspace
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Rackspace over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Rackspace in the UK

Rackspace
Top 12 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 1 June 2020. 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 +120 30 £62,500 -7.41% 1
UK excluding London +157 23 £61,250 +2.08%
North of England +79 15 £62,500 -10.71%
Yorkshire +88 10 £61,250 -12.50%
London +95 8 £81,250 +1.56% 1
South East +114 5 £37,500 -34.21%
North West +73 5 £75,000 +7.14%
Midlands +76 1 - -
East of England +65 1 - -
Work from Home +27 1 £79,000 -1.25%
West Midlands - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, 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 30 (96.77%) AWS
2 23 (74.19%) DevOps
3 19 (61.29%) Docker
3 19 (61.29%) Terraform
4 18 (58.06%) Kubernetes
4 18 (58.06%) Azure
5 17 (54.84%) PowerShell
5 17 (54.84%) IaaS
5 17 (54.84%) Ansible
5 17 (54.84%) Python
6 15 (48.39%) Go
7 14 (45.16%) GCP
8 13 (41.94%) Google
8 13 (41.94%) Web Services
9 10 (32.26%) Windows
10 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
10 9 (29.03%) Linux
10 9 (29.03%) PHP
10 9 (29.03%) Bash Shell
10 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
10 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Management
11 8 (25.81%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (25.81%) Puppet
11 8 (25.81%) PaaS
11 8 (25.81%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (25.81%) Node.js
11 8 (25.81%) MySQL
11 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (25.81%) Fintech
11 8 (25.81%) AWS CloudFormation

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 7 (22.58%) Cloud Foundry
1 7 (22.58%) CloudStack
1 7 (22.58%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 30 (96.77%) AWS
2 18 (58.06%) Azure
3 17 (54.84%) IaaS
4 14 (45.16%) GCP
5 8 (25.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (25.81%) PaaS
6 7 (22.58%) DigitalOcean
6 7 (22.58%) Heroku
7 4 (12.90%) GitHub
8 1 (3.23%) G Suite
8 1 (3.23%) Office 365
8 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) DHCP
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
1 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (3.23%) Network Security
1 1 (3.23%) SAN
1 1 (3.23%) SMTP
1 1 (3.23%) SSL
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) MySQL
2 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.90%) Bitbucket
2 4 (12.90%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Local Government
2 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (22.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Senior DevOps
4 6 (19.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Developer
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Architect
6 4 (12.90%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (12.90%) Cloud Consultant
6 4 (12.90%) Consultant
6 4 (12.90%) Lead DevOps
6 4 (12.90%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Technical Leader
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Platform Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) Web Services
2 8 (25.81%) Node.js
2 8 (25.81%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (16.13%) .NET
3 5 (16.13%) CSS
3 5 (16.13%) HTML
4 4 (12.90%) Ajax
4 4 (12.90%) HTML5
4 4 (12.90%) jQuery
4 4 (12.90%) Middleware
5 1 (3.23%) JSON
5 1 (3.23%) REST
5 1 (3.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
3 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) EMC VNX
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) FMCG
5 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Linux
3 7 (22.58%) CentOS
3 7 (22.58%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) DevOps
2 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Management
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) Fintech
4 7 (22.58%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (22.58%) Evolutionary Architecture
4 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Automation
4 7 (22.58%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
5 6 (19.35%) Migration
5 6 (19.35%) Technical Debt
6 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
6 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
7 4 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (12.90%) Open Source
7 4 (12.90%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) SOA
7 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.90%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) PowerShell
1 17 (54.84%) Python
2 15 (48.39%) Go
3 9 (29.03%) Bash Shell
3 9 (29.03%) PHP
4 7 (22.58%) Ruby
4 7 (22.58%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) C#
6 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.23%) C
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
2 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (61.29%) Terraform
2 18 (58.06%) Kubernetes
3 17 (54.84%) Ansible
4 8 (25.81%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (25.81%) Puppet
5 7 (22.58%) Packer
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (3.23%) Prometheus
6 1 (3.23%) Rancher
6 1 (3.23%) SCCM
6 1 (3.23%) SCOM
6 1 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
6 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Google
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.23%) Brocade
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) EMC
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) jetNEXUS
4 1 (3.23%) OutSystems
4 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.23%) Symantec