Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 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
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 985 925 856
Rank change year-on-year -60 -69 +76
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 204 349 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.38% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 161 333 330
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £34,150 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.58% +6.67% +10.77%

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 78880 90841 104197
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.44% 44.90% 46.76%
Number of salaries quoted 62015 73981 83832
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 £74,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Rackspace in the UK

Rackspace
Top 12 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 24 July 2017. 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 -36 200 £55,000 +4.76% 45
UK excluding London +54 130 £55,000 +14.58% 15
North of England +51 90 £55,000 +12.82% 4
London -95 70 £65,000 +18.18% 30
Yorkshire +75 68 £55,000 -15.38% 4
North West -16 22 £55,000 +120.00%
South East +56 18 £45,000 -14.29% 8
East of England +2 13 £45,000 -16.28% 3
South West +12 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Midlands +27 2 £55,000 +15.79%
East Midlands +4 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Scotland +16 1 £35,000 -22.22%

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 181 (88.73%) Amazon AWS
2 138 (67.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 120 (58.82%) DevOps
4 103 (50.49%) Puppet
5 102 (50.00%) Linux
6 89 (43.63%) Docker
7 86 (42.16%) VMware
8 75 (36.76%) Google
8 75 (36.76%) Web Services
8 75 (36.76%) Opscode Chef
9 74 (36.27%) Ansible
10 71 (34.80%) Jenkins
11 70 (34.31%) Python
12 67 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
13 64 (31.37%) Google Cloud Platform
14 59 (28.92%) Bash Shell
14 59 (28.92%) SQL
15 50 (24.51%) Ruby
16 47 (23.04%) Git (software)
16 47 (23.04%) NoSQL
17 46 (22.55%) MongoDB
18 44 (21.57%) Configuration Management
18 44 (21.57%) PHP
18 44 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
19 43 (21.08%) Apache Cassandra
20 42 (20.59%) Java
20 42 (20.59%) DNS
20 42 (20.59%) Windows
21 41 (20.10%) Continuous Integration
21 41 (20.10%) Vagrant

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 38 (18.63%) Apache
2 28 (13.73%) OpenStack
3 27 (13.24%) nginx
4 18 (8.82%) Tomcat
5 17 (8.33%) CMS
6 15 (7.35%) IIS
7 14 (6.86%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (5.39%) Jetty
9 10 (4.90%) CloudStack
9 10 (4.90%) Drupal
9 10 (4.90%) JBoss
10 9 (4.41%) Tornado
10 9 (4.41%) WebLogic
11 8 (3.92%) Confluence
11 8 (3.92%) Kentico
12 7 (3.43%) WordPress
13 6 (2.94%) Apache Spark
13 6 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (2.94%) MS Exchange
14 3 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (0.98%) AutoCAD
1 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.98%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 2 (0.98%) PTC Creo
1 2 (0.98%) Vectorworks
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Magento
1 1 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 181 (88.73%) Amazon AWS
2 138 (67.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (31.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 36 (17.65%) IaaS
5 23 (11.27%) SaaS
6 11 (5.39%) Loggly
6 11 (5.39%) PaaS
6 11 (5.39%) Sumo Logic
7 10 (4.90%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (4.90%) Rackspace Cloud
8 9 (4.41%) Office 365
9 7 (3.43%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (3.43%) GitHub
9 7 (3.43%) IBM Cloud
10 6 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (2.94%) Google App Engine
11 5 (2.45%) DigitalOcean
12 4 (1.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (1.96%) Datadog
12 4 (1.96%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (20.59%) DNS
2 20 (9.80%) Firewall
3 16 (7.84%) DHCP
4 14 (6.86%) HTTP
4 14 (6.86%) TCP/IP
5 9 (4.41%) AMQP
5 9 (4.41%) VPN
6 8 (3.92%) SSL
7 6 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (2.94%) HTTPS
7 6 (2.94%) Internet
7 6 (2.94%) IPv4
7 6 (2.94%) IPv6
7 6 (2.94%) iSCSI
7 6 (2.94%) NAS
7 6 (2.94%) SAN
7 6 (2.94%) SMTP
7 6 (2.94%) VSAN
8 3 (1.47%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.47%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (23.04%) NoSQL
2 46 (22.55%) MongoDB
3 43 (21.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 37 (18.14%) MySQL
5 35 (17.16%) Redis
6 31 (15.20%) SQL Server
7 17 (8.33%) Hadoop
7 17 (8.33%) Riak
8 14 (6.86%) Relational Database
9 9 (4.41%) Couchbase
10 8 (3.92%) InterSystems Cache
10 8 (3.92%) SQLite
11 6 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (2.45%) Hazelcast
12 5 (2.45%) KDB
12 5 (2.45%) Kdb+
12 5 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (2.45%) SAP HANA
13 4 (1.96%) Oracle Database
14 3 (1.47%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 71 (34.80%) Jenkins
2 47 (23.04%) Git (software)
3 41 (20.10%) Vagrant
4 34 (16.67%) Maven
5 22 (10.78%) TeamCity
6 13 (6.37%) Ant
6 13 (6.37%) Selenium
7 10 (4.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (4.90%) Cucumber
7 10 (4.90%) Grunt
7 10 (4.90%) JMeter
8 9 (4.41%) FitNesse
8 9 (4.41%) Gatling
8 9 (4.41%) JBehave
8 9 (4.41%) LoadRunner
9 8 (3.92%) JIRA
10 7 (3.43%) gulp
11 6 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (2.45%) Subversion
12 5 (2.45%) Travis CI
General
1 38 (18.63%) Finance
2 25 (12.25%) Retail
3 23 (11.27%) Manufacturing
4 22 (10.78%) Local Government
4 22 (10.78%) Marketing
5 9 (4.41%) Law
6 6 (2.94%) Banking
7 4 (1.96%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.47%) Back Office
8 3 (1.47%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.98%) Advertising
9 2 (0.98%) Front Office
10 1 (0.49%) Games
10 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (27.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 47 (23.04%) Developer
3 44 (21.57%) Architect
4 42 (20.59%) Cloud Architect
5 40 (19.61%) Web Architect
6 29 (14.22%) Administrator
6 29 (14.22%) Consultant
7 28 (13.73%) Systems Administrator
8 23 (11.27%) Cloud Consultant
9 22 (10.78%) AWS Architect
9 22 (10.78%) AWS Consultant
9 22 (10.78%) Senior Architect
9 22 (10.78%) Senior Consultant
9 22 (10.78%) Web Consultant
10 18 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
11 17 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
11 17 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 14 (6.86%) Full Stack Developer
13 13 (6.37%) E-Commerce Architect
13 13 (6.37%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (36.76%) Web Services
2 36 (17.65%) HTML
3 35 (17.16%) CSS
4 33 (16.18%) AngularJS
4 33 (16.18%) Node.js
5 31 (15.20%) jQuery
6 27 (13.24%) .NET
7 24 (11.76%) ASP.NET
7 24 (11.76%) LAMP
8 22 (10.78%) Middleware
8 22 (10.78%) RabbitMQ
9 20 (9.80%) Spring
10 18 (8.82%) HTML5
11 17 (8.33%) Apache Camel
11 17 (8.33%) Kafka
11 17 (8.33%) Spring Boot
12 16 (7.84%) CSS3
13 15 (7.35%) .NET Framework
13 15 (7.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (6.86%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.22%) Management Information System
2 23 (11.27%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (9.31%) User Experience
4 17 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 12 (5.88%) Private Cloud
6 8 (3.92%) Replication
7 7 (3.43%) Clustering
8 6 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (2.45%) Equities
9 5 (2.45%) Fixed Income
9 5 (2.45%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.45%) iPhone
9 5 (2.45%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.96%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.47%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.98%) Fintech
12 2 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 102 (50.00%) Linux
2 42 (20.59%) Windows
3 32 (15.69%) Unix
4 25 (12.25%) CentOS
5 22 (10.78%) Ubuntu
6 15 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (6.37%) Windows Server
8 9 (4.41%) CoreOS
9 8 (3.92%) Android
10 5 (2.45%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.45%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.98%) Fedora
12 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (58.82%) DevOps
2 67 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (21.57%) Configuration Management
4 41 (20.10%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (18.63%) E-Commerce
5 38 (18.63%) Open Source
6 36 (17.65%) High Availability
7 32 (15.69%) Test Automation
8 28 (13.73%) Migration
9 23 (11.27%) MVC
9 23 (11.27%) SOA
10 22 (10.78%) Requirements Analysis
10 22 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (10.78%) UML
10 22 (10.78%) Use Case
11 21 (10.29%) Scrum
12 16 (7.84%) Continuous Delivery
12 16 (7.84%) TDD
13 15 (7.35%) Integration Testing
13 15 (7.35%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 70 (34.31%) Python
2 59 (28.92%) Bash Shell
2 59 (28.92%) SQL
3 50 (24.51%) Ruby
4 44 (21.57%) PHP
5 42 (20.59%) Java
6 36 (17.65%) C#
7 28 (13.73%) JavaScript
8 25 (12.25%) Perl
9 21 (10.29%) Go
10 12 (5.88%) Scala
11 11 (5.39%) C++
11 11 (5.39%) PowerShell
12 8 (3.92%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.45%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.96%) GraphQL
15 2 (0.98%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.49%) C
16 1 (0.49%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (8.33%) Degree
2 14 (6.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.41%) Master's Degree
4 7 (3.43%) MCSE
4 7 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.94%) MCSA
5 6 (2.94%) VCP5
5 6 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.49%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.49%) CCNA
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.49%) RHCE
6 1 (0.49%) RHCT
6 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.39%) QA
2 5 (2.45%) GCP
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 89 (43.63%) Docker
2 44 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.37%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.37%) VirtualBox
4 12 (5.88%) Varnish
5 10 (4.90%) KVM
6 9 (4.41%) LXC
6 9 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.43%) vSphere
7 7 (3.43%) Xen
8 6 (2.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (2.94%) NFS
9 5 (2.45%) GlusterFS
9 5 (2.45%) iptables
9 5 (2.45%) vCloud
10 3 (1.47%) Postfix
10 3 (1.47%) Samba
11 2 (0.98%) HDFS
12 1 (0.49%) XenApp
12 1 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 103 (50.49%) Puppet
2 75 (36.76%) Opscode Chef
3 74 (36.27%) Ansible
4 20 (9.80%) Nagios
5 17 (8.33%) HAProxy
5 17 (8.33%) Kubernetes
6 15 (7.35%) Salt
7 13 (6.37%) ZABBIX
8 8 (3.92%) Graphite
8 8 (3.92%) Prometheus
9 7 (3.43%) Icinga
9 7 (3.43%) Terraform
10 6 (2.94%) Mesos
11 4 (1.96%) Capistrano
11 4 (1.96%) Packer
11 4 (1.96%) Pingdom
12 3 (1.47%) Rancher
13 2 (0.98%) logstash
13 2 (0.98%) OpenNMS
14 1 (0.49%) Cacti
Vendors
1 86 (42.16%) VMware
2 75 (36.76%) Google
3 32 (15.69%) Red Hat
4 28 (13.73%) Oracle
5 27 (13.24%) Microsoft
6 25 (12.25%) SaltStack
7 19 (9.31%) New Relic
8 18 (8.82%) Splunk
9 17 (8.33%) Brocade
9 17 (8.33%) F5
10 9 (4.41%) IBM
11 8 (3.92%) Synology
12 7 (3.43%) Cisco
12 7 (3.43%) HP
13 6 (2.94%) Dell
13 6 (2.94%) NETGEAR
13 6 (2.94%) QNAP
13 6 (2.94%) Twitter
13 6 (2.94%) Veeam
14 5 (2.45%) GigaSpaces
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £75000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Talent Point
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Richmond upon Thames
Talent Point
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networkers
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Talent Point
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £90000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Talent Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 15 days ago
Twickenham
Talent Point
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Brentford
Talent Point
Salary: £75000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £70000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + pension, parking, health
Posted: 6 days ago
West End
Talent Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
West London
Talent Point
Salary: £75000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago