Period
to 19 June 2019

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 June 2019 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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 956 1052 982
Rank change year-on-year +96 -70 -15
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 142 134 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.078% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.18% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 135 118 153
UK median annual salary £67,500 £66,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.89% +20.45% +4.76%
10th Percentile £47,250 £45,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £117,500 £107,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% +15.79%

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 60,990 74,994 76,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.44% 43.56% 44.33%
Number of salaries quoted 46,714 58,625 60,939
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -

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 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Rackspace in the UK

Rackspace
Top 11 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 June 2019. 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 +119 139 £66,250 -11.67% 1
UK excluding London +96 77 £60,000 -4.00% 1
London +73 62 £80,000 -5.88%
North of England +45 45 £70,000 +7.69%
Yorkshire +4 25 £70,000 +7.69%
North West +41 20 £70,000 +7.69%
East of England +73 13 £55,000 +25.00%
South East +42 13 £57,000 - 1
Midlands +42 4 £52,500 +5.00%
East Midlands +30 4 £52,500 -6.67%
South West +18 2 £32,500 +8.33%

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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.

1 114 (80.28%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (64.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 83 (58.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 82 (57.75%) DevOps
5 81 (57.04%) Google
6 72 (50.70%) Web Services
7 70 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
8 65 (45.77%) Finance
9 56 (39.44%) Docker
10 47 (33.10%) Python
11 42 (29.58%) VMware
12 37 (26.06%) Open Source
12 37 (26.06%) Kubernetes
13 36 (25.35%) Retail
14 35 (24.65%) Migration
14 35 (24.65%) Microservices
15 33 (23.24%) Jenkins
15 33 (23.24%) Management Information System
15 33 (23.24%) Use Case
16 32 (22.54%) Requirements Analysis
16 32 (22.54%) Stakeholder Management
16 32 (22.54%) Middleware
16 32 (22.54%) SOA
16 32 (22.54%) VPN
16 32 (22.54%) Linux
16 32 (22.54%) UML
16 32 (22.54%) Enterprise Software
16 32 (22.54%) IaaS
17 31 (21.83%) SQL
18 30 (21.13%) Manufacturing

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 20 (14.08%) Jupyter
1 20 (14.08%) nginx
2 16 (11.27%) Cloud Foundry
2 16 (11.27%) OpenStack
3 13 (9.15%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (8.45%) CloudStack
4 12 (8.45%) Tomcat
5 8 (5.63%) Drupal
6 6 (4.23%) CMS
7 5 (3.52%) Apache
7 5 (3.52%) WordPress
8 3 (2.11%) IIS
9 2 (1.41%) Confluence
10 1 (0.70%) Jetty
10 1 (0.70%) Kentico
10 1 (0.70%) Mongrel
10 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 114 (80.28%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (64.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 83 (58.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (22.54%) IaaS
5 17 (11.97%) DigitalOcean
5 17 (11.97%) PaaS
6 16 (11.27%) Rackspace Cloud
7 14 (9.86%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (8.45%) Heroku
9 9 (6.34%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (4.93%) Google App Engine
11 6 (4.23%) Office 365
12 5 (3.52%) Linode
13 4 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (2.82%) Amazon S3
13 4 (2.82%) OpenShift
14 3 (2.11%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (2.11%) Trello
15 2 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (1.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 32 (22.54%) VPN
2 16 (11.27%) VoIP
3 14 (9.86%) MPLS
3 14 (9.86%) WAN
4 13 (9.15%) DNS
4 13 (9.15%) Firewall
4 13 (9.15%) VLAN
5 12 (8.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (8.45%) LAN
5 12 (8.45%) NetScaler
6 5 (3.52%) Internet
6 5 (3.52%) SAN
7 4 (2.82%) IPsec
7 4 (2.82%) OpenVPN
7 4 (2.82%) SSL
8 3 (2.11%) DHCP
8 3 (2.11%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.70%) FTP
9 1 (0.70%) HTTP
9 1 (0.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.31%) MySQL
2 17 (11.97%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (9.15%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (9.15%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.93%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.52%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.52%) MariaDB
5 5 (3.52%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.52%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.11%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.11%) QlikView
7 3 (2.11%) Redis
8 2 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.41%) Big Data
9 1 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.70%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 33 (23.24%) Jenkins
2 20 (14.08%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.15%) Maven
4 12 (8.45%) Hudson
4 12 (8.45%) TeamCity
5 9 (6.34%) JIRA
6 7 (4.93%) Ant
6 7 (4.93%) Appium
6 7 (4.93%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.93%) JIRA Agile
6 7 (4.93%) JUnit
6 7 (4.93%) MSBuild
6 7 (4.93%) RSpec
6 7 (4.93%) Selenium
6 7 (4.93%) SoapUI
6 7 (4.93%) TestNG
6 7 (4.93%) VersionOne
7 4 (2.82%) CircleCI
7 4 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.11%) Subversion
General
1 65 (45.77%) Finance
2 36 (25.35%) Retail
3 30 (21.13%) Manufacturing
4 28 (19.72%) Local Government
5 20 (14.08%) Front Office
6 13 (9.15%) Banking
7 10 (7.04%) Marketing
8 2 (1.41%) Law
9 1 (0.70%) Advertising
9 1 (0.70%) Games
9 1 (0.70%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (34.51%) Architect
2 39 (27.46%) Consultant
3 38 (26.76%) Developer
4 34 (23.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 33 (23.24%) Cloud Architect
6 32 (22.54%) AWS Architect
6 32 (22.54%) AWS Consultant
6 32 (22.54%) Cloud Consultant
7 28 (19.72%) Web Architect
7 28 (19.72%) Web Consultant
8 17 (11.97%) JavaScript Developer
8 17 (11.97%) Lead Developer
9 16 (11.27%) Lead Architect
10 14 (9.86%) Full Stack Developer
11 12 (8.45%) Cisco Engineer
11 12 (8.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 12 (8.45%) Network Engineer
11 12 (8.45%) NOC Engineer
12 11 (7.75%) PHP Developer
13 10 (7.04%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (50.70%) Web Services
2 32 (22.54%) Middleware
3 28 (19.72%) .NET
4 23 (16.20%) NumPy
4 23 (16.20%) Pandas
5 22 (15.49%) CSS
6 21 (14.79%) AngularJS
6 21 (14.79%) CSS3
6 21 (14.79%) HTML
6 21 (14.79%) HTML5
6 21 (14.79%) Node.js
6 21 (14.79%) React
7 20 (14.08%) D3.js
7 20 (14.08%) J2EE
7 20 (14.08%) SciPy
8 19 (13.38%) KnockoutJS
9 18 (12.68%) Backbone.js
9 18 (12.68%) Ember.js
9 18 (12.68%) Meteor
9 18 (12.68%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.24%) Management Information System
2 32 (22.54%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (15.49%) Cloud Native
4 21 (14.79%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (14.08%) Fixed Income
5 20 (14.08%) Hedge funds
6 16 (11.27%) Blog
6 16 (11.27%) Derivative
7 14 (9.86%) Data Centre
8 12 (8.45%) BBC
8 12 (8.45%) Video Conferencing
9 11 (7.75%) Renewable Energy
10 9 (6.34%) Virtual Team
11 7 (4.93%) Social Media
12 6 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (4.23%) Equities
12 6 (4.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (4.23%) User Experience
13 4 (2.82%) EPoS
14 3 (2.11%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 32 (22.54%) Linux
2 16 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 16 (11.27%) Ubuntu
3 14 (9.86%) Windows
4 12 (8.45%) CentOS
5 6 (4.23%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.82%) Mac OS
6 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.41%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (1.41%) Debian
8 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (57.75%) DevOps
2 70 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (26.06%) Open Source
4 35 (24.65%) Microservices
4 35 (24.65%) Migration
5 33 (23.24%) Use Case
6 32 (22.54%) Requirements Analysis
6 32 (22.54%) SOA
6 32 (22.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (22.54%) UML
7 29 (20.42%) Mentoring
8 24 (16.90%) Network Design
9 23 (16.20%) Infrastructure Automation
10 21 (14.79%) Asset Management
11 20 (14.08%) Investment Management
11 20 (14.08%) Software Engineering
11 20 (14.08%) Test Automation
12 18 (12.68%) Infrastructure as Code
13 16 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (9.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (33.10%) Python
2 31 (21.83%) SQL
3 28 (19.72%) Java
3 28 (19.72%) JavaScript
4 23 (16.20%) R
5 21 (14.79%) C#
6 18 (12.68%) C++
7 16 (11.27%) Perl
8 15 (10.56%) Go
9 14 (9.86%) PHP
9 14 (9.86%) PowerShell
9 14 (9.86%) Ruby
10 7 (4.93%) C
11 6 (4.23%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.11%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.70%) ES6
13 1 (0.70%) Haskell
13 1 (0.70%) Java 8
13 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.15%) AWS Certification
2 12 (8.45%) CCDP
2 12 (8.45%) CCIE
2 12 (8.45%) CCNA
2 12 (8.45%) CCNP
2 12 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.82%) Degree
4 4 (2.82%) MCTS
4 4 (2.82%) OCPJP
4 4 (2.82%) RHCSA
4 4 (2.82%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.11%) PhD
6 2 (1.41%) MCSA
6 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) MCSE
7 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.82%) PCI DSS
1 4 (2.82%) SLA
2 2 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 56 (39.44%) Docker
2 6 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.52%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.82%) PowerDNS
4 4 (2.82%) vCloud
5 3 (2.11%) Varnish
5 3 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.11%) vSphere
6 2 (1.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (1.41%) RHEV
7 1 (0.70%) Firmware
7 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.70%) Xen
7 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (26.06%) Kubernetes
2 28 (19.72%) Terraform
3 25 (17.61%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (16.90%) Ansible
5 23 (16.20%) Puppet
6 13 (9.15%) Prometheus
6 13 (9.15%) Rancher
7 12 (8.45%) Packer
8 10 (7.04%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (5.63%) Nagios
10 4 (2.82%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (2.82%) HAProxy
10 4 (2.82%) Salt
11 3 (2.11%) SCCM
12 2 (1.41%) Icinga
12 2 (1.41%) NetBackup
12 2 (1.41%) SCOM
13 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
13 1 (0.70%) OVSD
13 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (57.04%) Google
2 42 (29.58%) VMware
3 13 (9.15%) Cisco
4 12 (8.45%) CheckPoint
4 12 (8.45%) Virgin Media
5 10 (7.04%) Microsoft
6 8 (5.63%) Zend
7 7 (4.93%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (2.82%) Apple
8 4 (2.82%) IBM
8 4 (2.82%) WatchGuard
9 3 (2.11%) Citrix
9 3 (2.11%) New Relic
9 3 (2.11%) Tableau
10 2 (1.41%) Cadence
10 2 (1.41%) F5
10 2 (1.41%) PlateSpin
10 2 (1.41%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.41%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.41%) Zerto