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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 225 215 220
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 6 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.42% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 2
Average salary £59,000 £55,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.27% +2.32%
UK excluding London average salary £50,250 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +17.64%
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
2760 2862 3145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.05% 49.69% 57.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2021 2058 2369
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
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
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 24 April 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 -10 6 £59,000 +7.27%
Rackspace
South East

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (55.56%) Ruby
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Python
3 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
3 5 (55.56%) Puppet
3 5 (55.56%) DevOps
4 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 4 (44.44%) Nagios
4 4 (44.44%) Perl
4 4 (44.44%) MySQL
4 4 (44.44%) ZABBIX
5 3 (33.33%) Cacti
5 3 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (33.33%) TeamCity
5 3 (33.33%) eTOM
5 3 (33.33%) Google
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) PHP
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (33.33%) OpenFlow
5 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) Terremark
5 3 (33.33%) Ansible

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (33.33%) Terremark
4 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Head of Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) VMS
2 1 (11.11%) CentOS
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) eTOM
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Python
1 5 (55.56%) Ruby
2 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 4 (44.44%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
2 4 (44.44%) Nagios
2 4 (44.44%) ZABBIX
2 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (33.33%) Ansible
3 3 (33.33%) Cacti
4 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
4 1 (11.11%) Graphite
4 1 (11.11%) collectd
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) VMware