The table below looks at the statistics for the Platform Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Platform Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Engineer
Rank 220 218 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 4 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.077% 0.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 0
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Platform Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4914 5247 5116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.59% 95.84% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4019 3899 3731
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Platform Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Platform Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Platform Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Platform Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Platform Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
Slough -5 2 £47,500 +22.58%
Reading -3 1 £50,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £50,000 -
Platform Engineer
South East

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Platform Engineer in their job title 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 with Platform Engineer in their job title.

1 21 (91.30%) Data Centre
2 18 (78.26%) ITIL
3 17 (73.91%) Project Management
3 17 (73.91%) Service Management
3 17 (73.91%) Finance
3 17 (73.91%) Problem Management
3 17 (73.91%) Mentoring
3 17 (73.91%) SaaS
3 17 (73.91%) ITIL V3
3 17 (73.91%) Capacity Management
4 16 (69.57%) Degree
4 16 (69.57%) Load Balancing
4 16 (69.57%) Client/Server
4 16 (69.57%) SMTP
4 16 (69.57%) HTTP
4 16 (69.57%) DNS
5 15 (65.22%) QA
5 15 (65.22%) Product Management
6 14 (60.87%) Linux
7 10 (43.48%) Windows
8 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
8 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
9 8 (34.78%) Patch Management
10 4 (17.39%) VMware
10 4 (17.39%) Cisco
10 4 (17.39%) Unix
10 4 (17.39%) Perl
10 4 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Platform Engineer in their job title 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 with Platform Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (73.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) DNS
1 16 (69.57%) HTTP
1 16 (69.57%) SMTP
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (8.70%) Broadband
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (8.70%) Internet
4 2 (8.70%) IOS XR
4 2 (8.70%) MPLS
4 2 (8.70%) NX-OS
5 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.35%) FCoE
5 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.35%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) SAN
General
1 17 (73.91%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 21 (91.30%) Data Centre
2 16 (69.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) e-Health
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) Unix
4 2 (8.70%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) ITIL
2 17 (73.91%) Capacity Management
2 17 (73.91%) ITIL V3
2 17 (73.91%) Mentoring
2 17 (73.91%) Problem Management
2 17 (73.91%) Project Management
2 17 (73.91%) Service Management
3 16 (69.57%) Load Balancing
4 15 (65.22%) Product Management
5 8 (34.78%) Patch Management
6 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) High Availability
7 2 (8.70%) Network Design
8 1 (4.35%) Coaching
8 1 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Perl
2 2 (8.70%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) CCNP
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (65.22%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Firmware
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.70%) vSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) CA
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp