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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 224 212 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 2 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.034% 0.12% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.066% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,250 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +27.58%
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
3040 2925 2805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.39% 51.83% 49.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2087 2165 2340
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 2014. 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
Maidenhead - 1 £50,000 -
Rackspace
South East

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) NetApp
2 5 (50.00%) BT
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) NAS
3 4 (40.00%) Veritas
3 4 (40.00%) Legato
3 4 (40.00%) Symantec
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) EMC
3 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) IIS
4 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (30.00%) IPTV
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (30.00%) PaaS
5 2 (20.00%) SaaS
5 2 (20.00%) IaaS
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) SCOM
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) Apache
6 1 (10.00%) Flash
6 1 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (10.00%) RSS

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (10.00%) WordPress
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Drupal
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Joomla!
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (30.00%) PaaS
2 2 (20.00%) SaaS
2 2 (20.00%) IaaS
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) NAS
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) Flash
2 1 (10.00%) RSS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) Yii
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (10.00%) LAMP
2 1 (10.00%) XML-RPC
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) IPTV
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) OO
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) User Stories
2 1 (10.00%) Android Development
2 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) PHP5
3 1 (10.00%) PHP4
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Legato
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) NetApp
1 5 (50.00%) BT
2 4 (40.00%) Veritas
2 4 (40.00%) Symantec
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus