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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Engineer
Rank 216 - 215
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 14 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.26% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 4
Average salary £50,000 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
5114 5044 4871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.20% 93.63% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3777 3733 4043
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,400 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Platform Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Platform Engineer Salary Histogram 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 29 January 2015. 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 - 8 £37,500 -
Reading - 4 £50,000 -
Platform Engineer
South East

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Linux
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) VMware
4 10 (55.56%) SQL
5 9 (50.00%) SAN
6 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
6 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco
7 6 (33.33%) IBM
7 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 6 (33.33%) CA
7 6 (33.33%) NetApp
7 6 (33.33%) Firewall
7 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (27.78%) Transition Management
8 5 (27.78%) OpenUP
8 5 (27.78%) Workflow Management
8 5 (27.78%) Workflow
8 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
8 5 (27.78%) Web Services
8 5 (27.78%) HP
8 5 (27.78%) DNS
8 5 (27.78%) DHCP
9 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
9 4 (22.22%) SLA
9 4 (22.22%) ITIL
9 4 (22.22%) MS Excel

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) SaaS
1 3 (16.67%) PaaS
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) SAN
2 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (27.78%) DNS
3 5 (27.78%) DHCP
4 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 4 (22.22%) FCoE
4 4 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security
6 1 (5.56%) Wireless
6 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
6 1 (5.56%) HTTP
6 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.56%) VPN
6 1 (5.56%) LAN
6 1 (5.56%) WAN
6 1 (5.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) MS Access
3 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) e-Health
1 4 (22.22%) FlexPod
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Transition Management
1 5 (27.78%) OpenUP
1 5 (27.78%) Workflow Management
1 5 (27.78%) Workflow
1 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 4 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
2 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 4 (22.22%) Coaching
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Data Mapping
4 2 (11.11%) Change Control
4 2 (11.11%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CCIE
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
1 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) IBM
3 6 (33.33%) CA
3 6 (33.33%) NetApp
4 5 (27.78%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) Red Gate
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 1 (5.56%) Sybase
7 1 (5.56%) SAP