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 31 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rackspace
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
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
1155 1250 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.12% 52.68% 51.51%
Number of salaries quoted 823 863 898
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
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 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 31 July 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 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) ZABBIX
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (80.00%) Nagios
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) Ansible
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Cacti
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (20.00%) collectd
4 1 (20.00%) SaaS
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) VMS
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) VMS
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Nagios
1 4 (80.00%) ZABBIX
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
1 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (60.00%) Ansible
2 3 (60.00%) Cacti
3 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (20.00%) Graphite
3 1 (20.00%) collectd
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) VMware