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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank 132 121 136
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 4 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.18% 0.51% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.91% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 1
Average salary £59,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.38% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
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
1119 1211 1106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 49.54% 55.60% 55.55%
Number of salaries quoted 786 887 874
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) eTOM
2 3 (75.00%) Google
2 3 (75.00%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (75.00%) OpenFlow
2 3 (75.00%) Terremark
3 1 (25.00%) Graphite
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) collectd
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) VMS

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (75.00%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) OpenFlow
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) eTOM
2 3 (75.00%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) collectd
1 1 (25.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 22 hours ago