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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 763 748 714
Rank change year-on-year -15 -34  
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 109 176 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.41% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 81 162 216
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Rackspace is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 39228 42985 51858
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.54% 44.28% 46.85%
Number of salaries quoted 31097 34975 41799
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Rackspace
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Rackspace as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Rackspace in the UK

Rackspace
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 109 £55,000 +4.76% 30
Yorkshire +43 39 £50,000 -23.07% 4
West Yorkshire +37 33 £55,000 -15.38% 4
Leeds +26 32 £60,000 -7.69% 4
London -39 31 £65,000 +18.18% 15
South East +31 12 £45,000 -14.28% 6
North West - 12 £55,000 - 2
Manchester - 11 £55,000 - 2
City of London +9 10 £65,000 +30.00% 10
East of England +4 8 £43,750 -12.50% 2
Middlesex +7 6 - -
South West +4 6 £50,000 +5.26%
South Yorkshire - 6 £25,000 -
Berkshire +34 5 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Gloucestershire +6 5 £50,000 +5.26%
Gloucester +2 5 £50,000 +5.26%
Suffolk - 5 £42,500 - 1
Reading +25 4 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Sheffield - 4 £25,000 -
Ipswich - 3 £42,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire -10 2 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Cambridge -19 2 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Hertfordshire -6 1 £72,500 +31.81%
Cornwall - 1 £42,500 -
Knutsford - 1 £47,500 -
St Ives - 1 £42,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £72,500 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £40,000 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Ilkley - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Rackspace also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Rackspace.

1 179 (89.05%) Amazon AWS
2 139 (69.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 120 (59.70%) DevOps
4 97 (48.26%) Linux
5 95 (47.26%) VMware
6 93 (46.27%) Puppet
7 79 (39.30%) Docker
8 78 (38.81%) Web Services
9 74 (36.82%) Google
10 65 (32.34%) Opscode Chef
10 65 (32.34%) Google Cloud Platform
11 63 (31.34%) Ansible
11 63 (31.34%) Python
12 59 (29.35%) Jenkins
13 57 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
14 54 (26.87%) SQL
15 51 (25.37%) Bash Shell
16 50 (24.88%) Open Source
17 45 (22.39%) Finance
18 44 (21.89%) Git (software)
19 43 (21.39%) VMware Infrastructure
20 42 (20.90%) DNS
20 42 (20.90%) MongoDB
21 41 (20.40%) NoSQL
21 41 (20.40%) Ruby
22 38 (18.91%) Management Information System
23 37 (18.41%) Configuration Management
23 37 (18.41%) Windows
23 37 (18.41%) Vagrant
24 36 (17.91%) Apache Cassandra

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 31 (15.42%) Apache
2 27 (13.43%) OpenStack
3 23 (11.44%) nginx
4 16 (7.96%) CMS
5 15 (7.46%) Tomcat
6 13 (6.47%) IIS
7 12 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (5.47%) CloudStack
8 11 (5.47%) Drupal
9 8 (3.98%) Jetty
9 8 (3.98%) WordPress
10 7 (3.48%) Apache Spark
10 7 (3.48%) Confluence
10 7 (3.48%) JBoss
10 7 (3.48%) Kentico
11 6 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (2.99%) MS Exchange
11 6 (2.99%) Tornado
11 6 (2.99%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (1.00%) AutoCAD
1 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 2 (1.00%) PTC Creo
1 2 (1.00%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 179 (89.05%) Amazon AWS
2 139 (69.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (32.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 30 (14.93%) IaaS
5 24 (11.94%) SaaS
6 11 (5.47%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (4.48%) PaaS
7 9 (4.48%) Rackspace Cloud
8 8 (3.98%) Loggly
8 8 (3.98%) Office 365
8 8 (3.98%) Sumo Logic
9 7 (3.48%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (3.48%) IBM Cloud
10 6 (2.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (2.99%) GitHub
11 4 (1.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (1.99%) Datadog
11 4 (1.99%) DigitalOcean
11 4 (1.99%) Heroku
11 4 (1.99%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (20.90%) DNS
2 19 (9.45%) Firewall
3 17 (8.46%) DHCP
4 14 (6.97%) HTTP
5 13 (6.47%) TCP/IP
6 8 (3.98%) SSL
7 7 (3.48%) Internet
7 7 (3.48%) VPN
8 6 (2.99%) AMQP
8 6 (2.99%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (2.99%) HTTPS
8 6 (2.99%) IPv4
8 6 (2.99%) IPv6
8 6 (2.99%) iSCSI
8 6 (2.99%) NAS
8 6 (2.99%) SAN
8 6 (2.99%) VSAN
9 4 (1.99%) SMTP
10 3 (1.49%) Kerberos
11 2 (1.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.90%) MongoDB
2 41 (20.40%) NoSQL
3 36 (17.91%) Apache Cassandra
4 31 (15.42%) MySQL
4 31 (15.42%) Redis
5 30 (14.93%) SQL Server
6 13 (6.47%) Hadoop
6 13 (6.47%) Relational Database
7 12 (5.97%) Riak
8 9 (4.48%) SQLite
9 7 (3.48%) InterSystems Cache
10 6 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (2.99%) Couchbase
10 6 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.99%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.49%) Hazelcast
12 3 (1.49%) HBase
12 3 (1.49%) Kdb+
12 3 (1.49%) SAP HANA
12 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 59 (29.35%) Jenkins
2 44 (21.89%) Git (software)
3 37 (18.41%) Vagrant
4 29 (14.43%) Maven
5 21 (10.45%) TeamCity
6 13 (6.47%) Ant
7 9 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (4.48%) Selenium
8 8 (3.98%) Grunt
8 8 (3.98%) gulp
9 7 (3.48%) Cucumber
9 7 (3.48%) JIRA
9 7 (3.48%) JMeter
10 6 (2.99%) FitNesse
10 6 (2.99%) Gatling
10 6 (2.99%) JBehave
10 6 (2.99%) LoadRunner
10 6 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (2.49%) Subversion
12 4 (1.99%) Codeship
General
1 45 (22.39%) Finance
2 36 (17.91%) Retail
3 34 (16.92%) Manufacturing
4 33 (16.42%) Local Government
5 18 (8.96%) Marketing
6 6 (2.99%) Banking
7 5 (2.49%) Law
8 4 (1.99%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.49%) Back Office
9 3 (1.49%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.50%) Advertising
10 1 (0.50%) Games
10 1 (0.50%) Publishing
10 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (27.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 54 (26.87%) Architect
3 53 (26.37%) Cloud Architect
4 49 (24.38%) Web Architect
5 42 (20.90%) Developer
6 40 (19.90%) Consultant
7 33 (16.42%) AWS Architect
7 33 (16.42%) Cloud Consultant
8 31 (15.42%) AWS Consultant
8 31 (15.42%) Senior Architect
8 31 (15.42%) Senior Consultant
8 31 (15.42%) Web Consultant
9 23 (11.44%) Administrator
10 22 (10.95%) Systems Administrator
11 19 (9.45%) Systems Engineer
12 14 (6.97%) .NET Developer
13 13 (6.47%) E-Commerce Architect
13 13 (6.47%) Unix Architect
13 13 (6.47%) VMware Architect
14 12 (5.97%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (38.81%) Web Services
2 33 (16.42%) Middleware
3 32 (15.92%) HTML
4 31 (15.42%) CSS
5 30 (14.93%) jQuery
6 27 (13.43%) .NET
7 26 (12.94%) AngularJS
8 24 (11.94%) ASP.NET
8 24 (11.94%) Node.js
9 20 (9.95%) LAMP
10 16 (7.96%) RabbitMQ
10 16 (7.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (7.46%) .NET Framework
11 15 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (6.97%) HTML5
12 14 (6.97%) Spring
13 13 (6.47%) CSS3
14 12 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 11 (5.47%) Apache Camel
15 11 (5.47%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.91%) Management Information System
2 33 (16.42%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (9.45%) User Experience
4 13 (6.47%) Computer Science
5 12 (5.97%) Private Cloud
6 8 (3.98%) Replication
7 7 (3.48%) Clustering
8 6 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.99%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.99%) iPhone
9 4 (1.99%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.49%) Equities
10 3 (1.49%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.49%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (1.00%) Fintech
12 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 97 (48.26%) Linux
2 37 (18.41%) Windows
3 34 (16.92%) Unix
4 23 (11.44%) CentOS
5 22 (10.95%) Ubuntu
6 15 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (4.98%) Windows Server
8 9 (4.48%) CoreOS
9 5 (2.49%) Android
10 4 (1.99%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.49%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.00%) Fedora
12 2 (1.00%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.00%) Mac OS X Server
12 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (59.70%) DevOps
2 57 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (24.88%) Open Source
4 37 (18.41%) Configuration Management
5 36 (17.91%) Migration
6 35 (17.41%) SOA
7 34 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (16.92%) E-Commerce
8 33 (16.42%) Requirements Analysis
8 33 (16.42%) UML
8 33 (16.42%) Use Case
9 32 (15.92%) High Availability
9 32 (15.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (12.44%) Test Automation
11 24 (11.94%) MVC
12 17 (8.46%) Scrum
13 14 (6.97%) Kanban
13 14 (6.97%) Load Balancing
13 14 (6.97%) TDD
14 12 (5.97%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (31.34%) Python
2 54 (26.87%) SQL
3 51 (25.37%) Bash Shell
4 41 (20.40%) Ruby
5 36 (17.91%) PHP
6 31 (15.42%) C#
7 30 (14.93%) Java
8 27 (13.43%) JavaScript
9 23 (11.44%) Perl
10 16 (7.96%) Go
11 9 (4.48%) Scala
12 7 (3.48%) C++
12 7 (3.48%) PowerShell
12 7 (3.48%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.99%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.99%) GraphQL
15 2 (1.00%) C
16 1 (0.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (6.97%) Degree
2 12 (5.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.48%) Master's Degree
4 7 (3.48%) MCSE
4 7 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.99%) MCSA
5 6 (2.99%) VCP5
5 6 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.50%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.50%) CCNA
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.50%) RHCE
6 1 (0.50%) RHCT
6 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.98%) QA
2 5 (2.49%) GCP
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (39.30%) Docker
2 43 (21.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.97%) VirtualBox
4 11 (5.47%) Active Directory
4 11 (5.47%) KVM
4 11 (5.47%) Varnish
5 9 (4.48%) LXC
6 8 (3.98%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (3.98%) vSphere
7 6 (2.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (2.99%) NFS
7 6 (2.99%) vCloud
8 5 (2.49%) Xen
9 4 (1.99%) GlusterFS
9 4 (1.99%) iptables
10 3 (1.49%) HDFS
10 3 (1.49%) Postfix
10 3 (1.49%) Samba
11 2 (1.00%) XenServer
12 1 (0.50%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 93 (46.27%) Puppet
2 65 (32.34%) Opscode Chef
3 63 (31.34%) Ansible
4 16 (7.96%) Nagios
5 15 (7.46%) HAProxy
6 13 (6.47%) Kubernetes
7 12 (5.97%) Salt
8 9 (4.48%) Graphite
8 9 (4.48%) ZABBIX
9 8 (3.98%) Terraform
10 7 (3.48%) Icinga
11 6 (2.99%) Mesos
12 5 (2.49%) Packer
12 5 (2.49%) Prometheus
13 4 (1.99%) Capistrano
13 4 (1.99%) Pingdom
14 2 (1.00%) Rancher
15 1 (0.50%) collectd
15 1 (0.50%) Consul
15 1 (0.50%) logstash
Vendors
1 95 (47.26%) VMware
2 74 (36.82%) Google
3 30 (14.93%) Red Hat
4 24 (11.94%) Microsoft
5 23 (11.44%) Oracle
6 21 (10.45%) SaltStack
7 17 (8.46%) Brocade
7 17 (8.46%) F5
8 16 (7.96%) New Relic
9 15 (7.46%) Splunk
10 9 (4.48%) IBM
11 8 (3.98%) Synology
12 7 (3.48%) Cisco
12 7 (3.48%) HP
13 6 (2.99%) Dell
13 6 (2.99%) NETGEAR
13 6 (2.99%) QNAP
13 6 (2.99%) Veeam
14 5 (2.49%) Twitter
15 3 (1.49%) Meraki
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Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + package
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City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
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Reading
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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Woking
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + pension
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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Birmingham
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Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
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Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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Horsham
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + package
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City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
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Woking
Talent Point
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London
Talent Point
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City of London
Talent Point
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City of London
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City of London
Talent Point
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