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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Engineer
Rank 313 333 310
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 2 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.019% 0.008% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.009% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £42,500 £70,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.28% +30.84%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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
9863 11637 10956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.86% 92.52% 93.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8406 9785 9603
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,504
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) ProCurve
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) ProCurve