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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 770 785 761
Rank change year-on-year +15 -24  
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 110 183 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.39% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 79 162 154
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £37,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £42,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +41.17% -26.08%  

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 38504 46980 52135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.16% 45.46% 46.95%
Number of salaries quoted 30970 38372 41672
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +23 106 £57,500 +15.00% 23
London -5 42 £57,500 +4.54% 15
West Yorkshire +56 35 £65,000 +33.33% 3
Yorkshire +46 35 £65,000 +33.33% 3
Leeds +40 30 £65,000 +33.33% 3
City of London +20 11 £57,500 +15.00% 5
North West -16 9 £65,000 +160.00%
Manchester - 9 £65,000 -
South East +41 8 £38,750 -26.19% 2
East of England +18 7 £72,500 +20.83%
Ilkley - 5 £30,000 -
Berkshire - 4 £37,500 -
South West +19 3 £50,000 +100.00% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £72,500 -
Reading - 3 £37,500 -
Middlesex - 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £72,500 -
East Midlands +15 2 £55,000 +41.93%
Cambridgeshire +9 2 £42,500 -29.16%
Gloucestershire +7 2 £50,000 +100.00% 1
Cambridge -18 2 £42,500 -29.16%
Ruislip - 2 £37,500 -
Gloucester - 2 £50,000 - 1
Suffolk - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £55,000 -
Scotland +12 1 £35,000 -
Edinburgh +2 1 £35,000 -
Kent - 1 £40,000 -
Cornwall - 1 £42,500 -
St Ives - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 159 (88.33%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (66.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 108 (60.00%) DevOps
4 91 (50.56%) VMware
5 78 (43.33%) Linux
6 68 (37.78%) Puppet
7 67 (37.22%) Google
8 65 (36.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 62 (34.44%) Web Services
10 57 (31.67%) Docker
11 56 (31.11%) Finance
12 55 (30.56%) Python
12 55 (30.56%) Opscode Chef
13 49 (27.22%) Open Source
14 47 (26.11%) Jenkins
14 47 (26.11%) Ansible
14 47 (26.11%) Migration
14 47 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
15 44 (24.44%) Retail
15 44 (24.44%) SOA
16 41 (22.78%) Middleware
17 40 (22.22%) Manufacturing
18 39 (21.67%) DNS
18 39 (21.67%) UML
18 39 (21.67%) Local Government
18 39 (21.67%) Requirements Analysis
18 39 (21.67%) Use Case
18 39 (21.67%) Enterprise Software
18 39 (21.67%) MongoDB
19 38 (21.11%) SQL

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 22 (12.22%) Apache
2 21 (11.67%) OpenStack
3 14 (7.78%) nginx
4 11 (6.11%) Drupal
4 11 (6.11%) Tomcat
5 10 (5.56%) Apache Spark
5 10 (5.56%) CloudStack
5 10 (5.56%) CMS
5 10 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (3.33%) Confluence
6 6 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.33%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.78%) IIS
7 5 (2.78%) WordPress
8 4 (2.22%) Jetty
9 3 (1.67%) JBoss
9 3 (1.67%) Kentico
10 2 (1.11%) Tornado
10 2 (1.11%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.67%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 3 (1.67%) PTC Creo
2 2 (1.11%) AutoCAD
2 2 (1.11%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 159 (88.33%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (66.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (36.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 24 (13.33%) IaaS
4 24 (13.33%) SaaS
5 11 (6.11%) PaaS
6 9 (5.00%) IBM Cloud
6 9 (5.00%) Office 365
7 8 (4.44%) GitHub
8 7 (3.89%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (3.33%) Google App Engine
9 6 (3.33%) Loggly
9 6 (3.33%) Sumo Logic
10 5 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (2.78%) Bluemix
10 5 (2.78%) Rackspace Cloud
11 4 (2.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (2.22%) Datadog
11 4 (2.22%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (21.67%) DNS
2 15 (8.33%) DHCP
3 13 (7.22%) Firewall
3 13 (7.22%) HTTP
4 12 (6.67%) Internet
5 9 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (3.33%) IPv4
6 6 (3.33%) IPv6
6 6 (3.33%) iSCSI
6 6 (3.33%) NAS
6 6 (3.33%) SAN
6 6 (3.33%) SSL
6 6 (3.33%) VSAN
7 5 (2.78%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.67%) Broadband
8 3 (1.67%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.67%) VoIP
8 3 (1.67%) VPN
8 3 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (21.67%) MongoDB
2 26 (14.44%) NoSQL
2 26 (14.44%) SQL Server
3 25 (13.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 25 (13.89%) MySQL
4 23 (12.78%) Redis
5 12 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 12 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.33%) Riak
8 5 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (2.78%) Hazelcast
8 5 (2.78%) KDB
8 5 (2.78%) Kdb+
8 5 (2.78%) SAP HANA
8 5 (2.78%) SQLite
9 4 (2.22%) HBase
9 4 (2.22%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.67%) InterSystems Cache
10 3 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 47 (26.11%) Jenkins
2 35 (19.44%) Vagrant
3 33 (18.33%) Git (software)
4 16 (8.89%) Maven
5 13 (7.22%) TeamCity
6 10 (5.56%) JIRA
7 9 (5.00%) Travis CI
8 8 (4.44%) Ant
8 8 (4.44%) Grunt
9 7 (3.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (3.89%) Buildbot
9 7 (3.89%) gulp
9 7 (3.89%) Selenium
10 4 (2.22%) Bower
10 4 (2.22%) Codeship
10 4 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.67%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.67%) JMeter
11 3 (1.67%) NUnit
11 3 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 56 (31.11%) Finance
2 44 (24.44%) Retail
3 40 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 39 (21.67%) Local Government
5 11 (6.11%) Marketing
6 5 (2.78%) Banking
6 5 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.67%) Back Office
7 3 (1.67%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.11%) Law
9 1 (0.56%) Games
9 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (33.89%) Architect
2 56 (31.11%) Cloud Architect
3 43 (23.89%) AWS Architect
4 41 (22.78%) Web Architect
5 40 (22.22%) Consultant
6 38 (21.11%) Developer
6 38 (21.11%) Senior Architect
7 36 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 35 (19.44%) Cloud Consultant
9 33 (18.33%) AWS Consultant
9 33 (18.33%) Senior Consultant
10 30 (16.67%) Web Consultant
11 15 (8.33%) Administrator
11 15 (8.33%) C# Developer
12 14 (7.78%) Systems Administrator
13 13 (7.22%) .NET Developer
14 12 (6.67%) Java Developer
15 11 (6.11%) ASP.NET Developer
15 11 (6.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 11 (6.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (34.44%) Web Services
2 41 (22.78%) Middleware
3 32 (17.78%) HTML
4 31 (17.22%) CSS
5 30 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 30 (16.67%) Node.js
6 26 (14.44%) jQuery
7 19 (10.56%) .NET
8 17 (9.44%) ASP.NET
8 17 (9.44%) LAMP
9 14 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (7.78%) HTML5
9 14 (7.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (6.67%) REST
11 10 (5.56%) Akka
12 9 (5.00%) .NET Framework
12 9 (5.00%) Entity Framework
12 9 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (5.00%) React
12 9 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (21.67%) Enterprise Software
2 36 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 18 (10.00%) User Experience
4 11 (6.11%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.00%) Replication
6 7 (3.89%) Clustering
6 7 (3.89%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.78%) Internet of Things
8 4 (2.22%) Equities
8 4 (2.22%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.22%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.67%) iPad
9 3 (1.67%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.11%) iPhone
11 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.56%) CESG
11 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 78 (43.33%) Linux
2 29 (16.11%) Windows
3 24 (13.33%) Unix
4 18 (10.00%) CentOS
4 18 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 11 (6.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (5.00%) Android
6 9 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 9 (5.00%) Windows Server
7 7 (3.89%) CoreOS
8 3 (1.67%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.67%) VMS
9 2 (1.11%) Debian
9 2 (1.11%) Fedora
9 2 (1.11%) Mac OS X Server
9 2 (1.11%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (60.00%) DevOps
2 49 (27.22%) Open Source
3 47 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (26.11%) Migration
4 44 (24.44%) SOA
5 39 (21.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 39 (21.67%) UML
5 39 (21.67%) Use Case
6 34 (18.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (13.33%) Configuration Management
9 22 (12.22%) E-Commerce
10 20 (11.11%) Scrum
11 18 (10.00%) MVC
11 18 (10.00%) TDD
12 17 (9.44%) OO
13 16 (8.89%) High Availability
14 15 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
14 15 (8.33%) Kanban
14 15 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (30.56%) Python
2 38 (21.11%) SQL
3 34 (18.89%) Ruby
4 33 (18.33%) Bash Shell
5 31 (17.22%) JavaScript
6 30 (16.67%) C#
7 29 (16.11%) Java
7 29 (16.11%) PHP
8 21 (11.67%) Perl
9 10 (5.56%) Scala
10 9 (5.00%) Go
11 8 (4.44%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.22%) C++
12 4 (2.22%) GraphQL
12 4 (2.22%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.22%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.11%) C
14 1 (0.56%) Korn
14 1 (0.56%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 12 (6.67%) Degree
2 7 (3.89%) MCSE
2 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.33%) MCSA
3 6 (3.33%) VCP5
3 6 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.56%) CCNA
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.56%) RHCE
4 1 (0.56%) RHCT
4 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.78%) GCP
2 4 (2.22%) QA
3 2 (1.11%) COBIT
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (31.67%) Docker
2 32 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.22%) VirtualBox
4 10 (5.56%) vCloud
5 8 (4.44%) KVM
5 8 (4.44%) vSphere
6 6 (3.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (3.33%) LXC
6 6 (3.33%) NFS
6 6 (3.33%) Xen
7 5 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.22%) HDFS
9 3 (1.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (1.67%) Postfix
9 3 (1.67%) Samba
9 3 (1.67%) Varnish
9 3 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.11%) XenServer
11 1 (0.56%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 68 (37.78%) Puppet
2 55 (30.56%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (26.11%) Ansible
4 15 (8.33%) Nagios
5 11 (6.11%) Salt
6 9 (5.00%) HAProxy
6 9 (5.00%) ZABBIX
7 8 (4.44%) Graphite
7 8 (4.44%) Kubernetes
7 8 (4.44%) Packer
8 7 (3.89%) Terraform
9 4 (2.22%) Capistrano
9 4 (2.22%) Icinga
9 4 (2.22%) Pingdom
10 3 (1.67%) collectd
10 3 (1.67%) Mesos
11 2 (1.11%) Prometheus
11 2 (1.11%) yum
12 1 (0.56%) Consul
12 1 (0.56%) Rancher
Vendors
1 91 (50.56%) VMware
2 67 (37.22%) Google
3 20 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 18 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 17 (9.44%) Oracle
6 15 (8.33%) Splunk
7 12 (6.67%) New Relic
7 12 (6.67%) SaltStack
8 11 (6.11%) IBM
9 10 (5.56%) Brocade
9 10 (5.56%) F5
10 8 (4.44%) Synology
11 7 (3.89%) Cisco
11 7 (3.89%) HP
12 6 (3.33%) Dell
12 6 (3.33%) NETGEAR
12 6 (3.33%) QNAP
12 6 (3.33%) Veeam
13 5 (2.78%) SAP
13 5 (2.78%) StreamBase
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