The table below looks at the statistics for the Platform Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Platform Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Architect
Rank 868 867 842
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Architect 16 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.020% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.021% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 15
Average salary £90,000 £76,250 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.03% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £72,500 £72,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £95,000 £67,500 -
% change year-on-year
+40.74% -
Platform Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Platform Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Platform Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Platform Architect
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Platform Architect across the England region.

Platform Architect Salary Trend in England

Platform Architect
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Platform Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Platform Architect Salary Histogram in England

Platform Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 12 £90,000 +12.50% 2
Yorkshire - 3 £95,000 - 1
South East - 1 £57,500 -
Platform Architect
UK

Platform Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Platform Architect 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 Architect in their job title.

1 19 (61.29%) VMware
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (45.16%) PaaS
3 14 (45.16%) OpenStack
4 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (41.94%) RESTful
5 12 (38.71%) Product Management
5 12 (38.71%) vCloud
6 11 (35.48%) Puppet
6 11 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (35.48%) Ansible
6 11 (35.48%) Private Cloud
6 11 (35.48%) Public Cloud
6 11 (35.48%) Configuration Management
7 9 (29.03%) Firewall
8 7 (22.58%) Oracle
8 7 (22.58%) OLAP
9 6 (19.35%) Python
9 6 (19.35%) Citrix
9 6 (19.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (19.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (19.35%) F5
10 5 (16.13%) SIEM
10 5 (16.13%) CentOS
10 5 (16.13%) Windows
10 5 (16.13%) OLTP
10 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (16.13%) Java

Platform Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Platform Architect 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (45.16%) OpenStack
2 3 (9.68%) CloudStack
2 3 (9.68%) Node.js
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (9.68%) JBoss
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (9.68%) Commerce Server
2 3 (9.68%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Process Server
2 3 (9.68%) PegaRULES
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.68%) Joomla!
2 3 (9.68%) Drupal
2 3 (9.68%) WordPress
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (45.16%) PaaS
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (9.68%) SaaS
4 3 (9.68%) IaaS
5 2 (6.45%) Office 365
5 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (19.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (9.68%) FWSM
3 3 (9.68%) OpenFlow
3 3 (9.68%) BIG-IP
3 3 (9.68%) HTTP
3 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.68%) MPLS
3 3 (9.68%) OSPF
3 3 (9.68%) BGP
4 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) SNA
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) Intranet
4 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) OLAP
2 5 (16.13%) OLTP
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (9.68%) Big Data
4 2 (6.45%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (6.45%) DB2
5 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Publishing
4 1 (3.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) RESTful
2 5 (16.13%) Middleware
3 3 (9.68%) JSON
3 3 (9.68%) jQuery
3 3 (9.68%) XML
3 3 (9.68%) XSLT
3 3 (9.68%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) CSS
3 3 (9.68%) HTML5
3 3 (9.68%) REST
3 3 (9.68%) Express
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Private Cloud
1 11 (35.48%) Public Cloud
2 5 (16.13%) Clustering
3 3 (9.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.68%) DataPower
3 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) LPAR
5 1 (3.23%) Taxonomies
5 1 (3.23%) Ontologies
5 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.23%) Physics
5 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
1 5 (16.13%) CentOS
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (12.90%) AIX
2 4 (12.90%) Solaris
2 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
3 3 (9.68%) SUSE
3 3 (9.68%) Debian
3 3 (9.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 3 (9.68%) UNIX
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Product Management
3 11 (35.48%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL
4 5 (16.13%) SIEM
5 4 (12.90%) Capacity Management
6 3 (9.68%) Analytics
6 3 (9.68%) Cyber Security
6 3 (9.68%) Transition Management
6 3 (9.68%) Anomaly Detection
6 3 (9.68%) Network Architecture
6 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.68%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
6 3 (9.68%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Python
2 5 (16.13%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) Perl
4 3 (9.68%) PHP
4 3 (9.68%) Korn
4 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.68%) Jython
5 2 (6.45%) Ruby
5 2 (6.45%) C
5 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (12.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (38.71%) vCloud
3 4 (12.90%) vSphere
3 4 (12.90%) Xen
4 3 (9.68%) VMware Server
4 3 (9.68%) XenServer
4 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (9.68%) pfSense
4 3 (9.68%) KVM
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) Puppet
1 11 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (35.48%) Ansible
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) VMware
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle
3 6 (19.35%) Citrix
3 6 (19.35%) F5
4 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
4 4 (12.90%) HP
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco
5 3 (9.68%) IBM
5 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.68%) Intel
5 3 (9.68%) ArcSight
5 3 (9.68%) TippingPoint
5 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
5 3 (9.68%) Teradata
5 3 (9.68%) Endeca
6 2 (6.45%) OpenText
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.45%) SAP
7 1 (3.23%) EMC
7 1 (3.23%) SunGard
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