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 23 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
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 755 785 767
Rank change year-on-year +30 -18  
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 110 177 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.37% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 82 157 142
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £36,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £40,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +62.50% -30.43%  

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 38241 47558 52102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.01% 45.59% 47.01%
Number of salaries quoted 30698 38859 41759
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £71,500 £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 23 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 23 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 +29 106 £57,500 +12.19% 23
London -16 43 £57,500 +4.54% 13
Yorkshire +58 33 £65,000 +100.00% 3
West Yorkshire +44 33 £65,000 +100.00% 3
Leeds +49 28 £65,000 +100.00% 3
City of London +33 13 £57,500 +15.00% 6
North West -1 11 £65,000 +160.00%
Manchester - 11 £65,000 -
South East +50 8 £37,500 -28.57% 5
East of England +25 7 £72,500 +20.83%
Berkshire - 5 £37,500 - 1
Ilkley - 5 £30,000 -
Reading - 4 £37,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £72,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £72,500 -
East Midlands +10 2 £55,000 +46.66%
South West +4 2 £46,250 +94.73% 2
Cambridgeshire +1 2 £42,500 -29.16%
Cambridge 0 2 £42,500 -29.16%
Ruislip - 2 £37,500 -
Suffolk - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £55,000 -
Middlesex - 2 - - 1
Scotland +14 1 £35,000 -
Edinburgh +5 1 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire +2 1 £50,000 +110.52% 1
Cornwall - 1 £42,500 -
Kent - 1 £40,000 - 1
St Ives - 1 £42,500 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 157 (88.20%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (64.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (60.11%) DevOps
4 87 (48.88%) VMware
5 75 (42.13%) Linux
6 66 (37.08%) Google
7 65 (36.52%) Puppet
8 64 (35.96%) Google Cloud Platform
9 59 (33.15%) Web Services
10 56 (31.46%) Finance
11 55 (30.90%) Python
11 55 (30.90%) Docker
12 54 (30.34%) Opscode Chef
13 49 (27.53%) Open Source
14 47 (26.40%) Migration
14 47 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
15 46 (25.84%) Ansible
16 45 (25.28%) Jenkins
17 44 (24.72%) Retail
17 44 (24.72%) SOA
18 41 (23.03%) Middleware
19 40 (22.47%) Manufacturing
20 39 (21.91%) Local Government
20 39 (21.91%) Requirements Analysis
20 39 (21.91%) UML
20 39 (21.91%) Enterprise Software
20 39 (21.91%) Use Case
21 38 (21.35%) DNS
22 37 (20.79%) SQL
22 37 (20.79%) MongoDB

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 (12.36%) Apache
2 21 (11.80%) OpenStack
3 14 (7.87%) nginx
4 11 (6.18%) Drupal
4 11 (6.18%) Tomcat
5 10 (5.62%) Apache Spark
5 10 (5.62%) CloudStack
5 10 (5.62%) CMS
5 10 (5.62%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (3.93%) Confluence
7 6 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (3.37%) MS Exchange
8 5 (2.81%) IIS
8 5 (2.81%) WordPress
9 4 (2.25%) Jetty
10 3 (1.69%) JBoss
10 3 (1.69%) Kentico
11 2 (1.12%) Mongrel
11 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.69%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 3 (1.69%) PTC Creo
2 2 (1.12%) AutoCAD
2 2 (1.12%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 157 (88.20%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (64.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (35.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 25 (14.04%) SaaS
5 22 (12.36%) IaaS
6 11 (6.18%) PaaS
7 9 (5.06%) IBM Cloud
7 9 (5.06%) Office 365
8 8 (4.49%) GitHub
9 7 (3.93%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (3.37%) Google App Engine
10 6 (3.37%) Loggly
10 6 (3.37%) Sumo Logic
11 5 (2.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (2.81%) Bluemix
11 5 (2.81%) Rackspace Cloud
12 4 (2.25%) Datadog
12 4 (2.25%) Heroku
12 4 (2.25%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 38 (21.35%) DNS
2 15 (8.43%) DHCP
3 14 (7.87%) Firewall
4 13 (7.30%) HTTP
5 12 (6.74%) Internet
6 9 (5.06%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.37%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (3.37%) IPv4
7 6 (3.37%) IPv6
7 6 (3.37%) iSCSI
7 6 (3.37%) NAS
7 6 (3.37%) SAN
7 6 (3.37%) SSL
7 6 (3.37%) VSAN
8 5 (2.81%) HTTPS
9 4 (2.25%) VoIP
10 3 (1.69%) Broadband
10 3 (1.69%) LAN
10 3 (1.69%) VPN
10 3 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (20.79%) MongoDB
2 26 (14.61%) SQL Server
3 25 (14.04%) MySQL
4 24 (13.48%) NoSQL
5 23 (12.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 23 (12.92%) Redis
6 12 (6.74%) Hadoop
6 12 (6.74%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.37%) Riak
9 5 (2.81%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (2.81%) Hazelcast
9 5 (2.81%) KDB
9 5 (2.81%) Kdb+
9 5 (2.81%) SAP HANA
9 5 (2.81%) SQLite
10 4 (2.25%) HBase
10 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.69%) InterSystems Cache
11 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 45 (25.28%) Jenkins
2 35 (19.66%) Vagrant
3 32 (17.98%) Git (software)
4 14 (7.87%) Maven
5 12 (6.74%) TeamCity
6 11 (6.18%) JIRA
7 9 (5.06%) Travis CI
8 8 (4.49%) Grunt
9 7 (3.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (3.93%) Buildbot
9 7 (3.93%) gulp
9 7 (3.93%) Selenium
10 6 (3.37%) Ant
11 5 (2.81%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (2.25%) Bower
12 4 (2.25%) Codeship
12 4 (2.25%) Cucumber
12 4 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.69%) JMeter
13 3 (1.69%) NUnit
General
1 56 (31.46%) Finance
2 44 (24.72%) Retail
3 40 (22.47%) Manufacturing
4 39 (21.91%) Local Government
5 10 (5.62%) Marketing
6 6 (3.37%) Banking
7 5 (2.81%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.69%) Back Office
8 3 (1.69%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Games
9 1 (0.56%) Law
9 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (33.15%) Architect
2 54 (30.34%) Cloud Architect
3 43 (24.16%) AWS Architect
4 39 (21.91%) Consultant
5 38 (21.35%) Developer
5 38 (21.35%) Web Architect
6 37 (20.79%) Senior Architect
7 35 (19.66%) DevOps Engineer
8 34 (19.10%) Cloud Consultant
9 32 (17.98%) AWS Consultant
9 32 (17.98%) Senior Consultant
10 29 (16.29%) Web Consultant
11 15 (8.43%) C# Developer
12 14 (7.87%) Administrator
12 14 (7.87%) Systems Administrator
13 13 (7.30%) .NET Developer
14 12 (6.74%) Azure Architect
14 12 (6.74%) Java Developer
15 11 (6.18%) C# .NET Developer
15 11 (6.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (33.15%) Web Services
2 41 (23.03%) Middleware
3 32 (17.98%) HTML
4 31 (17.42%) CSS
5 30 (16.85%) AngularJS
5 30 (16.85%) Node.js
6 26 (14.61%) jQuery
7 20 (11.24%) .NET
8 17 (9.55%) ASP.NET
8 17 (9.55%) LAMP
9 14 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (7.87%) HTML5
9 14 (7.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (6.74%) REST
11 10 (5.62%) Akka
12 9 (5.06%) Elastic Stack
12 9 (5.06%) Entity Framework
12 9 (5.06%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (5.06%) React
12 9 (5.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (21.91%) Enterprise Software
2 35 (19.66%) Management Information System
3 17 (9.55%) User Experience
4 11 (6.18%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.49%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.49%) Replication
6 6 (3.37%) Clustering
7 5 (2.81%) Internet of Things
8 4 (2.25%) Equities
8 4 (2.25%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.25%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.69%) iPad
9 3 (1.69%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.12%) iPhone
11 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.56%) Fintech
11 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 75 (42.13%) Linux
2 30 (16.85%) Windows
3 21 (11.80%) Unix
4 18 (10.11%) CentOS
4 18 (10.11%) Ubuntu
5 11 (6.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (5.06%) Android
6 9 (5.06%) Apple iOS
6 9 (5.06%) Windows Server
7 6 (3.37%) CoreOS
8 3 (1.69%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.69%) VMS
9 2 (1.12%) Debian
9 2 (1.12%) Fedora
9 2 (1.12%) Mac OS X Server
9 2 (1.12%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (60.11%) DevOps
2 49 (27.53%) Open Source
3 47 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (26.40%) Migration
4 44 (24.72%) SOA
5 39 (21.91%) Requirements Analysis
5 39 (21.91%) UML
5 39 (21.91%) Use Case
6 33 (18.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (12.36%) Configuration Management
9 21 (11.80%) Scrum
10 20 (11.24%) E-Commerce
11 18 (10.11%) MVC
11 18 (10.11%) TDD
12 17 (9.55%) OO
13 16 (8.99%) Continuous Delivery
14 15 (8.43%) Kanban
14 15 (8.43%) Web Development
15 13 (7.30%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 55 (30.90%) Python
2 37 (20.79%) SQL
3 35 (19.66%) Ruby
4 33 (18.54%) Bash Shell
5 31 (17.42%) JavaScript
6 30 (16.85%) C#
7 29 (16.29%) Java
7 29 (16.29%) PHP
8 21 (11.80%) Perl
9 10 (5.62%) Scala
10 9 (5.06%) Go
10 9 (5.06%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.25%) C++
11 4 (2.25%) GraphQL
11 4 (2.25%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.12%) C
14 1 (0.56%) Korn
14 1 (0.56%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 12 (6.74%) Degree
2 7 (3.93%) MCSE
2 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.37%) MCSA
3 6 (3.37%) VCP5
3 6 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.12%) CCNA
4 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.56%) CCDP
5 1 (0.56%) CCIE
5 1 (0.56%) CCNP
5 1 (0.56%) CISM
5 1 (0.56%) CISSP
5 1 (0.56%) RHCE
5 1 (0.56%) RHCT
5 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.81%) GCP
2 4 (2.25%) QA
3 2 (1.12%) COBIT
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (30.90%) Docker
2 29 (16.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.30%) VirtualBox
4 10 (5.62%) vCloud
5 8 (4.49%) KVM
5 8 (4.49%) vSphere
6 6 (3.37%) Active Directory
6 6 (3.37%) LXC
6 6 (3.37%) NFS
6 6 (3.37%) Xen
7 5 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.25%) HDFS
9 3 (1.69%) Postfix
9 3 (1.69%) Samba
9 3 (1.69%) Varnish
9 3 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (1.12%) XenServer
11 1 (0.56%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 65 (36.52%) Puppet
2 54 (30.34%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (25.84%) Ansible
4 14 (7.87%) Nagios
5 12 (6.74%) Salt
6 9 (5.06%) HAProxy
6 9 (5.06%) ZABBIX
7 8 (4.49%) Kubernetes
7 8 (4.49%) Packer
8 7 (3.93%) Graphite
8 7 (3.93%) Terraform
9 4 (2.25%) Capistrano
9 4 (2.25%) Pingdom
10 3 (1.69%) collectd
10 3 (1.69%) Icinga
11 2 (1.12%) Mesos
11 2 (1.12%) yum
12 1 (0.56%) Cacti
12 1 (0.56%) CFEngine
12 1 (0.56%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 87 (48.88%) VMware
2 66 (37.08%) Google
3 21 (11.80%) Microsoft
4 18 (10.11%) Red Hat
5 17 (9.55%) Oracle
6 15 (8.43%) Splunk
7 11 (6.18%) IBM
7 11 (6.18%) New Relic
8 10 (5.62%) SaltStack
9 9 (5.06%) F5
10 8 (4.49%) Brocade
10 8 (4.49%) Cisco
10 8 (4.49%) Synology
11 7 (3.93%) HP
12 6 (3.37%) Dell
12 6 (3.37%) NETGEAR
12 6 (3.37%) QNAP
12 6 (3.37%) Veeam
13 5 (2.81%) GigaSpaces
13 5 (2.81%) StreamBase
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary and Benefits on Application
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Linking Humans Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum plus flexi-time, work from home etc
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Middlesex
EF English Live
Posted: 16 days ago
Central London
IQ Public Sector
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Childcare Vouchers, etc.
Posted: 14 days ago
Newbury
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Technos Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago