The first table below looks at the demand for the Platform Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform Engineer
Rank 331 305 339
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 1 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.008% 0.085% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.091% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Average salary £70,000 £53,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.84% +9.74%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11696 10979 13020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.39% 93.35% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9858 9611 11780
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Platform Engineer
London

Platform Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Platform Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Platform Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) Banking
3 6 (46.15%) Investment Banking
3 6 (46.15%) Blackberry
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) UNIX
5 3 (23.08%) Perl
5 3 (23.08%) MySQL
5 3 (23.08%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
5 3 (23.08%) Nagios
5 3 (23.08%) CentOS
5 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Xen
6 2 (15.38%) SCOM
6 2 (15.38%) CCNA
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (15.38%) VoIP
6 2 (15.38%) PHP
6 2 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (15.38%) XenApp
6 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 (7.69%) Lync
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
3 1 (7.69%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) LDAP
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) RTP
3 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Mahout
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (53.85%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (7.69%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) CentOS
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Scrum
1 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Validation
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Perl
1 3 (23.08%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) Scala
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Xen
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
2 2 (15.38%) OpenSIPS
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) vCloud
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.69%) NFS
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Nagios
2 2 (15.38%) SCOM
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (7.69%) Cobbler
3 1 (7.69%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (7.69%) Puppet
3 1 (7.69%) OpenView
3 1 (7.69%) MOM
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Citrix
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk
3 1 (7.69%) Infoblox
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) ION Trading