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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Engineer
Rank 301 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.058% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £57,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
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
9597 11355 11139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.75% 92.39% 93.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8262 9517 9791
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 August 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (50.00%) ETL
2 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 4 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 4 (50.00%) Big Data
2 4 (50.00%) HDFS
2 4 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (50.00%) Presto
2 4 (50.00%) Spark SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) LDAP
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 4 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (25.00%) LDAP
2 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 4 (50.00%) Big Data
1 4 (50.00%) Presto
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ETL
1 4 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (50.00%) Spark SQL
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) HDFS
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) ProCurve
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) IBM