The table below looks at the statistics for the Platform Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Engineer
Rank 68 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 2 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.31% 1.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 1.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
626 594 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 96.31% 94.74% 99.34%
Number of salaries quoted 535 475 518
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £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 Slough

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

Platform Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Platform Engineer Salary Trend in Slough

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Slough 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) FCoE
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) e-Health
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) FCoE
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) e-Health
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp