The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Rackspace.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 213 225 216
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 4 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.078% 0.017% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.034% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 8
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Rackspace
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2571 2977 2828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.97% 50.74% 51.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1905 2034 2071
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Rackspace across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Rackspace
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Rackspace across the Berkshire region.

Rackspace Salary Trend in Berkshire

Rackspace
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Rackspace across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Rackspace Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Rackspace
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rackspace within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 3 £52,500 - 5
Newbury - 1 £60,000 -
Rackspace
South East

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Rackspace also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Rackspace.

1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) DevOps
4 4 (50.00%) PHP
5 3 (37.50%) MySQL
5 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) Python
5 3 (37.50%) Nagios
5 3 (37.50%) Ruby
5 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
5 3 (37.50%) Xen
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (37.50%) CentOS
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
5 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) ZABBIX
5 3 (37.50%) Cacti
5 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (37.50%) Ansible
5 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (37.50%) Puppet
5 3 (37.50%) IaaS
5 3 (37.50%) Perl

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Rackspace also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Rackspace. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) IaaS
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Director
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Symfony
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) Express
1 1 (12.50%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
2 3 (37.50%) CentOS
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Xen
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Nagios
1 3 (37.50%) ZABBIX
1 3 (37.50%) Cacti
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) VMware
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