The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Reading region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Rackspace.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Rackspace
Rank 128 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Rackspace 11 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.44% 0.47% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 0.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -17.07%
Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1330 1278 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 53.29% 59.86% 50.49%
Number of salaries quoted 942 990 1044
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Rackspace
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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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Rackspace across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Rackspace Salary Histogram in Reading

Rackspace
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (61.11%) SaaS
2 11 (61.11%) PaaS
3 10 (55.56%) Apache
4 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 8 (44.44%) .NET
5 8 (44.44%) IIS
5 8 (44.44%) Silverlight
5 8 (44.44%) VMware
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (38.89%) IaaS
6 7 (38.89%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (38.89%) Java
6 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
6 7 (38.89%) LDAP
6 7 (38.89%) DHCP
6 7 (38.89%) DNS
6 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
6 7 (38.89%) Citrix
7 5 (27.78%) NetApp
7 5 (27.78%) Windows
7 5 (27.78%) Web Services
7 5 (27.78%) PHP
7 5 (27.78%) BT
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (22.22%) Ruby
8 4 (22.22%) LAMP

Rackspace
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (55.56%) Apache
2 8 (44.44%) IIS
3 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
4 3 (16.67%) Drupal
5 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (61.11%) SaaS
1 11 (61.11%) PaaS
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (38.89%) IaaS
4 4 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (5.56%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) LDAP
1 7 (38.89%) DHCP
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) NAS
2 4 (22.22%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Architect
1 8 (44.44%) Systems Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
1 8 (44.44%) Silverlight
2 5 (27.78%) Web Services
3 4 (22.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) PHP
3 4 (22.22%) Ruby
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
3 4 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
1 4 (22.22%) Legato
2 1 (5.56%) OpenView
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) Cacti
2 1 (5.56%) Ganglia
2 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) NetApp
4 5 (27.78%) BT
5 4 (22.22%) Veritas
5 4 (22.22%) Symantec
5 4 (22.22%) HP
5 4 (22.22%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) BMC
6 1 (5.56%) Lotus
6 1 (5.56%) Splunk