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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform Engineer
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.20% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
628 555 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 94.44% 96.02% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 489 465 467
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Platform Engineer across the Slough region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Platform Engineer Salary Histogram in Slough

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) SAN
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) DHCP
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 5 (45.45%) HP
5 5 (45.45%) NetApp
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
5 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
5 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 5 (45.45%) Workflow
5 5 (45.45%) Workflow Management
5 5 (45.45%) OpenUP
5 5 (45.45%) Transition Management
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) WAN
6 3 (27.27%) IBM
6 3 (27.27%) CCNA
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
7 2 (18.18%) SLA
7 2 (18.18%) CA
7 2 (18.18%) e-Health

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) DHCP
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (18.18%) FCoE
4 2 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) e-Health
1 2 (18.18%) FlexPod
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
1 5 (45.45%) Workflow
1 5 (45.45%) Workflow Management
1 5 (45.45%) OpenUP
1 5 (45.45%) Transition Management
2 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
2 2 (18.18%) Coaching
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 2 (18.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) NetApp
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) CA
5 1 (9.09%) SAP