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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Engineer
Rank 62 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.71% 0.81% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.83% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £32,292 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-35.41% -9.09%
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
529 482 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 94.46% 97.18% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 417 418 525
Average salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) VCAP
1 4 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) VLAN
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
2 3 (42.86%) SLA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) CA
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) e-Health
2 3 (42.86%) FCoE
2 3 (42.86%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (42.86%) FlexPod
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) VLAN
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) FCoE
2 3 (42.86%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) e-Health
1 3 (42.86%) FlexPod
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Cloud
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Coaching
2 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) VCAP
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
1 3 (42.86%) CA
1 3 (42.86%) NetApp
1 3 (42.86%) VMware