The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rackspace products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rackspace over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank - 137 -
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - 0.086% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +24.13%
Rackspace
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1303 1216 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.92% 52.14% 47.68%
Number of salaries quoted 921 909 857
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Rackspace
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Rackspace Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Rackspace
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Rackspace Salary Trend in Reading

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) NetApp
1 5 (71.43%) BT
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) NAS
2 4 (57.14%) Veritas
2 4 (57.14%) Legato
2 4 (57.14%) Symantec
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) EMC
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) SaaS
4 2 (28.57%) PaaS
4 2 (28.57%) LAMP
4 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) Puppet
4 2 (28.57%) Drupal
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Drupal
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
1 4 (57.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Legato
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) NetApp
1 5 (71.43%) BT
2 4 (57.14%) Symantec
2 4 (57.14%) Veritas
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft