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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Engineer
Rank 134 140 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.18% 0.040% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.043% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £61,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
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
2097 2305 2138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.78% 92.24% 93.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1654 1625 1701
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) SMTP
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (80.00%) SaaS
2 4 (80.00%) Capacity Management
2 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (80.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Product Management
4 1 (20.00%) logstash
4 1 (20.00%) MCollective
4 1 (20.00%) collectd
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (20.00%) Graphite
4 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Squid
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) Splunk

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) SaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SMTP
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
1 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (80.00%) Capacity Management
1 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Squid
1 1 (20.00%) qmail
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (20.00%) Cacti
1 1 (20.00%) Ganglia
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) collectd
1 1 (20.00%) logstash
1 1 (20.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) Splunk
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £63000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago