The median annual salary for a Platform Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform Engineer
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 218 231
Rank change year-on-year +47 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 9 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.27% 0.020% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.021% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Median salary £57,500 £53,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.49% +11.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,000 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £53,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3215 4666 5262
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.66% 95.38% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2607 3829 3871
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Platform Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Platform Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Platform Engineer in Berkshire

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Platform Engineer in Berkshire

Platform Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Platform Engineer in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Platform Engineer in Berkshire

Platform Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +34 7 - - 1
Hungerford - 1 £45,000 -
Platform Engineer
South East

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, Platform Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Platform Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps
2 7 (70.00%) Kubernetes
2 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (70.00%) Docker
3 6 (60.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (60.00%) OpenStack
3 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 6 (60.00%) Blog
3 6 (60.00%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (60.00%) HTTP
3 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (60.00%) VPN
3 6 (60.00%) SSL
3 6 (60.00%) Internet
3 6 (60.00%) Identity Management
3 6 (60.00%) IPsec
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Private Cloud
3 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) PaaS
4 2 (20.00%) Ansible
5 1 (10.00%) Puppet
5 1 (10.00%) IaaS
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) WSUS
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (60.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) PaaS
3 1 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) HTTP
1 6 (60.00%) Internet
1 6 (60.00%) IPsec
1 6 (60.00%) SSL
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (60.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Blog
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (60.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps
2 6 (60.00%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (60.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Microservices
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
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