Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 985 1016 932
Rank change year-on-year +31 -84 -11
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 160 164 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.094% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.21% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 139 137 284
UK median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - -4.35%
10th Percentile £34,250 £30,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,250 £78,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.00% - +11.11%

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 70,487 77,165 83,717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.83% 44.39% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 54,645 59,744 67,667
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Rackspace in the UK

Rackspace
Top 15 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 15 October 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 +17 149 £65,000 +18.18% 12
London +83 85 £75,000 +15.38% 8
UK excluding London -37 66 £57,000 +14.00% 4
North of England -17 25 £65,000 +18.18% 1
South East +7 22 £57,000 +26.67% 2
North West +4 11 £28,750 -47.73%
Yorkshire -11 11 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Midlands +23 8 £50,000 +38.89%
West Midlands +29 6 £50,000 -
East of England +4 6 £61,500 +95.24% 1
North East - 3 £35,500 -
Wales - 3 £57,500 -
East Midlands -2 2 £66,250 +84.03%
South West -5 1 £30,000 -48.94%
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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.

1 125 (78.13%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (63.13%) DevOps
3 79 (49.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 69 (43.13%) Linux
5 68 (42.50%) Google
6 67 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (41.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 58 (36.25%) Python
8 48 (30.00%) Finance
9 47 (29.38%) Web Services
10 45 (28.13%) JavaScript
10 45 (28.13%) PHP
11 42 (26.25%) VMware
12 40 (25.00%) Java
13 39 (24.38%) Docker
14 38 (23.75%) Ansible
14 38 (23.75%) Puppet
14 38 (23.75%) Migration
15 37 (23.13%) HTML
16 34 (21.25%) Bash Shell
17 33 (20.63%) IaaS
18 31 (19.38%) MongoDB
18 31 (19.38%) MySQL
18 31 (19.38%) CSS
19 29 (18.13%) Ruby
19 29 (18.13%) Open Source
19 29 (18.13%) Degree
20 28 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
21 27 (16.88%) Microsoft
22 26 (16.25%) AngularJS

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 (12.50%) Apache
2 17 (10.63%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (8.13%) nginx
4 11 (6.88%) Apache Spark
5 7 (4.38%) IIS
6 6 (3.75%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.88%) CMS
7 3 (1.88%) JBoss
7 3 (1.88%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.25%) Kentico
8 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.25%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.63%) Confluence
9 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.63%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.63%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.63%) Maya
2 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 125 (78.13%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (49.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (41.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 33 (20.63%) IaaS
5 24 (15.00%) SaaS
6 18 (11.25%) PaaS
7 17 (10.63%) Sumo Logic
8 16 (10.00%) Loggly
9 14 (8.75%) IBM Cloud
10 13 (8.13%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (7.50%) Google App Engine
11 12 (7.50%) Office 365
12 10 (6.25%) Rackspace Cloud
13 7 (4.38%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (4.38%) Yarn
14 6 (3.75%) Heroku
15 4 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 3 (1.88%) Amazon S3
16 3 (1.88%) Mailgun
17 2 (1.25%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.00%) VoIP
2 21 (13.13%) VPN
3 20 (12.50%) HTTP
4 19 (11.88%) Internet
5 18 (11.25%) LAN
5 18 (11.25%) WAN
6 17 (10.63%) DNS
6 17 (10.63%) Firewall
7 14 (8.75%) MPLS
8 13 (8.13%) TCP/IP
9 10 (6.25%) NetScaler
10 9 (5.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (5.63%) DHCP
10 9 (5.63%) VLAN
11 6 (3.75%) BIG-IP
11 6 (3.75%) SAN
12 5 (3.13%) EIGRP
12 5 (3.13%) IPsec
12 5 (3.13%) SSH
12 5 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.38%) MongoDB
1 31 (19.38%) MySQL
2 26 (16.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (11.88%) Relational Database
3 19 (11.88%) SQL Server
4 14 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (8.13%) Redis
6 11 (6.88%) Hadoop
6 11 (6.88%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.38%) Hazelcast
8 6 (3.75%) Big Data
9 5 (3.13%) KDB
9 5 (3.13%) Kdb+
9 5 (3.13%) SAP HANA
9 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (2.50%) HBase
11 3 (1.88%) Blockchain
11 3 (1.88%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 26 (16.25%) Jenkins
2 22 (13.75%) Git (software)
3 16 (10.00%) Vagrant
4 14 (8.75%) gulp
5 13 (8.13%) Grunt
6 12 (7.50%) Maven
7 7 (4.38%) Babel
7 7 (4.38%) JIRA
7 7 (4.38%) JUnit
7 7 (4.38%) TeamCity
8 6 (3.75%) CA Release Automation
8 6 (3.75%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (3.13%) Mocha
9 5 (3.13%) Mockito
9 5 (3.13%) Subversion
9 5 (3.13%) webpack
10 4 (2.50%) Ant
10 4 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.88%) MSBuild
General
1 48 (30.00%) Finance
2 25 (15.63%) Retail
3 19 (11.88%) Manufacturing
4 16 (10.00%) Local Government
5 14 (8.75%) Banking
6 9 (5.63%) Back Office
7 8 (5.00%) Telecoms
8 5 (3.13%) Games
9 3 (1.88%) Law
10 2 (1.25%) Publishing
11 1 (0.63%) Automotive
11 1 (0.63%) Electronics
11 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (21.25%) Developer
2 32 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 28 (17.50%) Architect
4 27 (16.88%) Consultant
5 25 (15.63%) Cloud Architect
6 19 (11.88%) AWS Architect
7 18 (11.25%) Cloud Engineer
8 16 (10.00%) AWS Consultant
8 16 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
8 16 (10.00%) Web Architect
8 16 (10.00%) Web Consultant
9 14 (8.75%) Network Engineer
9 14 (8.75%) PHP Developer
10 13 (8.13%) Full Stack Developer
11 9 (5.63%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (5.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 9 (5.63%) Java Developer
11 9 (5.63%) Java Engineer
11 9 (5.63%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (5.63%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (29.38%) Web Services
2 37 (23.13%) HTML
3 31 (19.38%) CSS
4 26 (16.25%) AngularJS
4 26 (16.25%) Node.js
4 26 (16.25%) REST
5 23 (14.38%) Spring
6 22 (13.75%) Middleware
7 21 (13.13%) SOAP
8 20 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
9 19 (11.88%) HTML5
9 19 (11.88%) RabbitMQ
10 16 (10.00%) CSS3
11 15 (9.38%) Laravel
12 13 (8.13%) Hibernate
12 13 (8.13%) React
13 11 (6.88%) .NET
14 10 (6.25%) JAX-RS
14 10 (6.25%) LAMP
15 9 (5.63%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 20 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 16 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (8.75%) BBC
5 13 (8.13%) Computer Science
6 10 (6.25%) Fintech
6 10 (6.25%) Mobile App
6 10 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (5.63%) Public Cloud
7 9 (5.63%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (4.38%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (4.38%) Replication
9 6 (3.75%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (3.13%) Private Cloud
11 4 (2.50%) PKI
12 3 (1.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (1.88%) Media Streaming
13 2 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (1.25%) Handset
13 2 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 69 (43.13%) Linux
2 19 (11.88%) Windows
3 13 (8.13%) Unix
4 11 (6.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (6.88%) Ubuntu
5 9 (5.63%) Windows Server
6 7 (4.38%) CentOS
6 7 (4.38%) Debian
7 6 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.50%) CoreOS
8 4 (2.50%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.88%) OpenBSD
9 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.63%) Android
11 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.63%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (63.13%) DevOps
2 67 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (23.75%) Migration
4 29 (18.13%) Open Source
5 24 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (13.13%) SOA
7 20 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 20 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
8 19 (11.88%) Configuration Management
9 18 (11.25%) Network Design
9 18 (11.25%) Use Case
10 16 (10.00%) Load Balancing
10 16 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 16 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 16 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (10.00%) UML
11 14 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (8.75%) Software Engineering
11 14 (8.75%) TDD
12 13 (8.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 58 (36.25%) Python
2 45 (28.13%) JavaScript
2 45 (28.13%) PHP
3 40 (25.00%) Java
4 34 (21.25%) Bash Shell
5 29 (18.13%) Ruby
6 25 (15.63%) SQL
7 24 (15.00%) Go
8 18 (11.25%) C#
9 15 (9.38%) Scala
10 14 (8.75%) Java 8
11 13 (8.13%) C++
11 13 (8.13%) PowerShell
12 8 (5.00%) Perl
13 6 (3.75%) Apex Code
13 6 (3.75%) ES6
13 6 (3.75%) T-SQL
14 5 (3.13%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.88%) C
15 3 (1.88%) Jython
Qualifications
1 29 (18.13%) Degree
2 16 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (8.75%) CCNP
4 13 (8.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (6.88%) CCNA
6 9 (5.63%) CCDP
6 9 (5.63%) CCIE
7 5 (3.13%) Master's Degree
8 3 (1.88%) CISSP
9 1 (0.63%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.63%) MCSA
9 1 (0.63%) MCSE
9 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) SLA
2 6 (3.75%) QA
3 5 (3.13%) COBIT
3 5 (3.13%) GDPR
4 3 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (24.38%) Docker
2 12 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.38%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.38%) VirtualBox
4 6 (3.75%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.13%) vCloud
5 5 (3.13%) vSphere
6 4 (2.50%) HDFS
7 3 (1.88%) Varnish
8 2 (1.25%) iptables
8 2 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.25%) Xen
9 1 (0.63%) Kamailio
9 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 38 (23.75%) Ansible
1 38 (23.75%) Puppet
2 28 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (15.63%) Terraform
4 22 (13.75%) Nagios
4 22 (13.75%) ZABBIX
5 21 (13.13%) Kubernetes
6 12 (7.50%) Prometheus
7 8 (5.00%) Packer
8 7 (4.38%) Rancher
8 7 (4.38%) Tivoli
9 6 (3.75%) Cobbler
9 6 (3.75%) Consul
10 5 (3.13%) Salt
11 4 (2.50%) Graylog
12 3 (1.88%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (1.88%) Grafana
13 2 (1.25%) Opsview
13 2 (1.25%) SCCM
13 2 (1.25%) SELinux
Vendors
1 68 (42.50%) Google
2 42 (26.25%) VMware
3 27 (16.88%) Microsoft
4 26 (16.25%) Splunk
5 23 (14.38%) Oracle
6 22 (13.75%) Cisco
7 19 (11.88%) New Relic
8 17 (10.63%) IBM
9 14 (8.75%) Virgin Media
10 11 (6.88%) Red Hat
11 9 (5.63%) CheckPoint
11 9 (5.63%) F5
12 7 (4.38%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (3.75%) SAP
14 5 (3.13%) GigaSpaces
15 4 (2.50%) SaltStack
16 3 (1.88%) Dell
16 3 (1.88%) NetApp
16 3 (1.88%) RedGate
17 2 (1.25%) Citrix