Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1050 990 1010
Rank change year-on-year -60 +20 -57
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 126 201 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 112 179 231
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +18.18% +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £41,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £84,750 £85,000 £117,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -13.64% +15.79% +18.75%

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 77,735 77,348 94,978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.66% 43.73% 45.47%
Number of salaries quoted 60,934 62,278 77,826
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Rackspace in the UK

Rackspace
Top 13 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 19 January 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 -52 125 £55,000 -15.38% 26
UK excluding London +18 91 £47,500 -13.64% 14
North of England +13 44 £47,500 -26.92% 8
London -67 34 £71,250 +9.62% 12
Yorkshire +40 33 £47,500 -26.92% 4
East of England - 20 £40,000 - 1
South East -4 13 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Midlands +14 8 £36,000 -52.00% 1
North West -7 8 £65,000 - 3
West Midlands +25 7 - - 1
South West +1 6 £67,500 +50.00% 1
North East -16 3 £37,500 -16.67% 1
East Midlands +16 1 £36,000 -52.00%

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 112 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (61.11%) DevOps
4 57 (45.24%) Google
4 57 (45.24%) Linux
5 51 (40.48%) Puppet
6 49 (38.89%) Ansible
7 46 (36.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 45 (35.71%) Docker
8 45 (35.71%) Python
9 41 (32.54%) VMware
10 40 (31.75%) Web Services
10 40 (31.75%) Jenkins
11 38 (30.16%) Opscode Chef
12 37 (29.37%) PHP
13 35 (27.78%) Java
14 34 (26.98%) Windows
14 34 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
15 30 (23.81%) SQL
15 30 (23.81%) MySQL
15 30 (23.81%) Microsoft
15 30 (23.81%) Finance
15 30 (23.81%) Vagrant
16 29 (23.02%) Bash Shell
16 29 (23.02%) JavaScript
16 29 (23.02%) Git (software)
17 28 (22.22%) Migration
17 28 (22.22%) Configuration Management
18 26 (20.63%) Open Source
18 26 (20.63%) PowerShell

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 23 (18.25%) Apache
2 16 (12.70%) OpenStack
3 15 (11.90%) IIS
4 12 (9.52%) nginx
5 11 (8.73%) CMS
6 8 (6.35%) SharePoint
7 7 (5.56%) Drupal
8 6 (4.76%) Apache Spark
9 4 (3.17%) Confluence
9 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (3.17%) Kentico
9 4 (3.17%) MS Exchange
9 4 (3.17%) Umbraco
10 3 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (2.38%) Skype for Business
10 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.59%) Jetty
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (6.35%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 112 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (36.51%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (12.70%) IaaS
5 14 (11.11%) GitHub
6 13 (10.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (9.52%) Rackspace Cloud
8 11 (8.73%) Loggly
8 11 (8.73%) Sumo Logic
9 9 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (7.14%) Datadog
9 9 (7.14%) Office 365
10 8 (6.35%) Google Analytics
11 7 (5.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (3.97%) SaaS
13 4 (3.17%) Amazon S3
14 3 (2.38%) DigitalOcean
14 3 (2.38%) IBM Cloud
14 3 (2.38%) PaaS
14 3 (2.38%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.70%) Firewall
2 14 (11.11%) DNS
3 11 (8.73%) Network Security
4 10 (7.94%) Internet
4 10 (7.94%) VPN
5 7 (5.56%) HTTP
6 6 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.97%) LAN
7 5 (3.97%) WAN
8 4 (3.17%) BGP
8 4 (3.17%) BIG-IP
8 4 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (3.17%) DHCP
8 4 (3.17%) EIGRP
8 4 (3.17%) MPLS
8 4 (3.17%) OSPF
8 4 (3.17%) RIP
8 4 (3.17%) SAN
8 4 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (3.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.81%) MySQL
2 23 (18.25%) MongoDB
3 15 (11.90%) NoSQL
4 14 (11.11%) Redis
5 12 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (9.52%) SQL Server
6 9 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 8 (6.35%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (5.56%) Hadoop
9 6 (4.76%) HBase
10 4 (3.17%) InterSystems Cache
10 4 (3.17%) Riak
11 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.59%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.79%) Big Data
13 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 40 (31.75%) Jenkins
2 30 (23.81%) Vagrant
3 29 (23.02%) Git (software)
4 16 (12.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (11.11%) Maven
5 14 (11.11%) TeamCity
6 9 (7.14%) GoCD
6 9 (7.14%) Subversion
7 8 (6.35%) Grunt
8 7 (5.56%) Codeship
8 7 (5.56%) JIRA
8 7 (5.56%) Travis CI
9 6 (4.76%) Bitbucket
10 5 (3.97%) Ant
10 5 (3.97%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (3.17%) GitLab
12 3 (2.38%) gulp
12 3 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.59%) JMeter
13 2 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 30 (23.81%) Finance
2 26 (20.63%) Retail
3 18 (14.29%) Local Government
3 18 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 8 (6.35%) Marketing
5 6 (4.76%) Law
6 2 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (19.05%) Architect
3 22 (17.46%) Cloud Architect
4 20 (15.87%) AWS Architect
5 19 (15.08%) Consultant
5 19 (15.08%) Senior Architect
6 18 (14.29%) AWS Consultant
6 18 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
6 18 (14.29%) Web Architect
6 18 (14.29%) Web Consultant
7 17 (13.49%) Senior Consultant
8 16 (12.70%) Developer
9 12 (9.52%) Administrator
9 12 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (8.73%) Cloud Engineer
11 9 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
11 9 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 9 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (6.35%) E-Commerce Manager
12 8 (6.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (31.75%) Web Services
2 23 (18.25%) Node.js
3 18 (14.29%) Middleware
4 15 (11.90%) AngularJS
5 14 (11.11%) CSS
5 14 (11.11%) HTML
5 14 (11.11%) jQuery
6 12 (9.52%) .NET
6 12 (9.52%) Elastic Stack
7 11 (8.73%) CSS3
7 11 (8.73%) HTML5
8 10 (7.94%) LAMP
9 8 (6.35%) ASP.NET
10 7 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
10 7 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
11 6 (4.76%) JSON
11 6 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (3.97%) Kafka
12 5 (3.97%) REST
13 4 (3.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.08%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 13 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.94%) Data Centre
4 10 (7.94%) Replication
4 10 (7.94%) User Experience
5 9 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 9 (7.14%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (3.17%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (3.17%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.38%) Fintech
9 2 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.79%) Clustering
10 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.79%) PKI
10 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (45.24%) Linux
2 34 (26.98%) Windows
3 21 (16.67%) CentOS
4 18 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 12 (9.52%) Windows 8
6 11 (8.73%) Ubuntu
7 9 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 8 (6.35%) CoreOS
8 8 (6.35%) Mac OS X
8 8 (6.35%) Unix
9 5 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (3.17%) Kali Linux
10 4 (3.17%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.59%) Debian
12 1 (0.79%) Fedora
12 1 (0.79%) Solaris
12 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (61.11%) DevOps
2 34 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 28 (22.22%) Migration
4 26 (20.63%) Open Source
5 21 (16.67%) ITIL
6 20 (15.87%) E-Commerce
6 20 (15.87%) UML
7 19 (15.08%) SOA
8 18 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 18 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (14.29%) Use Case
9 16 (12.70%) High Availability
10 14 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (10.32%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (9.52%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 12 (9.52%) Software Engineering
13 11 (8.73%) Project Management
13 11 (8.73%) Scrum
13 11 (8.73%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (35.71%) Python
2 37 (29.37%) PHP
3 35 (27.78%) Java
4 30 (23.81%) SQL
5 29 (23.02%) Bash Shell
5 29 (23.02%) JavaScript
6 26 (20.63%) PowerShell
6 26 (20.63%) Ruby
7 23 (18.25%) C#
8 16 (12.70%) Go
9 15 (11.90%) Scala
10 12 (9.52%) C++
11 9 (7.14%) Perl
12 3 (2.38%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.79%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.79%) C
13 1 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (10.32%) Degree
2 6 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.17%) CCNA
3 4 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.38%) CCIE
4 3 (2.38%) CCNP
5 2 (1.59%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.59%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.79%) MBA
6 1 (0.79%) MCSD
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) GCP
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (35.71%) Docker
2 17 (13.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 9 (7.14%) VirtualBox
4 8 (6.35%) Varnish
5 6 (4.76%) HDFS
6 5 (3.97%) GlusterFS
6 5 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.17%) iptables
7 4 (3.17%) Xen
8 1 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.79%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.79%) KVM
8 1 (0.79%) vCloud
8 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 51 (40.48%) Puppet
2 49 (38.89%) Ansible
3 38 (30.16%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (19.84%) Kubernetes
5 23 (18.25%) Nagios
6 17 (13.49%) Salt
7 15 (11.90%) ZABBIX
8 9 (7.14%) HAProxy
8 9 (7.14%) Terraform
9 7 (5.56%) Capistrano
9 7 (5.56%) Pingdom
10 4 (3.17%) Backup Exec
10 4 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (3.17%) Nessus
10 4 (3.17%) NetBackup
10 4 (3.17%) Nmap
10 4 (3.17%) SCCM
10 4 (3.17%) SCOM
11 3 (2.38%) Prometheus
11 3 (2.38%) Rancher
Vendors
1 57 (45.24%) Google
2 41 (32.54%) VMware
3 30 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 22 (17.46%) Splunk
5 17 (13.49%) Red Hat
6 15 (11.90%) New Relic
7 14 (11.11%) Cisco
7 14 (11.11%) SaltStack
8 13 (10.32%) Oracle
9 9 (7.14%) Apple
10 8 (6.35%) Citrix
11 7 (5.56%) Palo Alto
12 5 (3.97%) Dell
13 4 (3.17%) CA
13 4 (3.17%) CommVault
13 4 (3.17%) EMC
13 4 (3.17%) Juniper
13 4 (3.17%) McAfee
13 4 (3.17%) NetApp
13 4 (3.17%) Sophos