The table below looks at the statistics for the Platform Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Engineer
Rank 138 141 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.048% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Platform Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1983 2302 2155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.34% 95.76% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1539 1603 1616
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Platform Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Platform Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Platform Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 19 (90.48%) ITIL
1 19 (90.48%) Data Centre
2 18 (85.71%) ITIL V3
2 18 (85.71%) Mentoring
2 18 (85.71%) SaaS
2 18 (85.71%) Capacity Management
2 18 (85.71%) Problem Management
2 18 (85.71%) Project Management
2 18 (85.71%) Service Management
2 18 (85.71%) Finance
3 17 (80.95%) HTTP
3 17 (80.95%) DNS
3 17 (80.95%) Client/Server
3 17 (80.95%) SMTP
3 17 (80.95%) Degree
3 17 (80.95%) Load Balancing
4 15 (71.43%) QA
4 15 (71.43%) Product Management
5 13 (61.90%) Linux
6 10 (47.62%) Windows
7 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
7 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
8 8 (38.10%) Patch Management
9 3 (14.29%) VMware
10 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
10 2 (9.52%) Firmware
10 2 (9.52%) HP
10 2 (9.52%) Perl
10 2 (9.52%) Apache
10 2 (9.52%) Tomcat

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (85.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) DNS
1 17 (80.95%) HTTP
1 17 (80.95%) SMTP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.76%) FCoE
2 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
General
1 18 (85.71%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 19 (90.48%) Data Centre
2 17 (80.95%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) e-Health
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Solaris
3 2 (9.52%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) ITIL
2 18 (85.71%) Capacity Management
2 18 (85.71%) ITIL V3
2 18 (85.71%) Mentoring
2 18 (85.71%) Problem Management
2 18 (85.71%) Project Management
2 18 (85.71%) Service Management
3 17 (80.95%) Load Balancing
4 15 (71.43%) Product Management
5 8 (38.10%) Patch Management
6 2 (9.52%) High Availability
7 1 (4.76%) Coaching
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (71.43%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Firmware
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) CA
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp