The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Engineer
Rank 300 - 317
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 2 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.020% - 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% - 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £46,500 - £56,250
90% offered a salary of more than £43,300 - £38,850
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 - £79,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -31.03%
Platform Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9253 11693 10940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.19% 92.56% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7934 9898 9425
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) ProCurve
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (33.33%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) ProCurve
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco