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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Architect
Rank 867 893 851
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Architect 13 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.011% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.012% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 6
Average salary £90,000 £90,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +46.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £72,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £94,500 £90,000 £73,750
UK excluding London average salary £78,250 £75,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.33% +76.47%
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
96432 103854 97223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.46% 94.47% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 80542 85900 81828
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
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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 +33 9 £90,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £95,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £61,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Platform Architect
UK

Platform Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 10 (45.45%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) PaaS
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (31.82%) Firewall
4 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (31.82%) OpenStack
5 6 (27.27%) SIEM
5 6 (27.27%) RESTful
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (27.27%) Puppet
5 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (27.27%) Oracle
6 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
6 5 (22.73%) Citrix
6 5 (22.73%) Middleware
6 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (22.73%) Product Management
6 5 (22.73%) Clustering
6 5 (22.73%) Ansible
6 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (22.73%) Private Cloud
6 5 (22.73%) Public Cloud
6 5 (22.73%) F5
6 5 (22.73%) vCloud
7 4 (18.18%) IaaS
7 4 (18.18%) Finance
7 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
7 4 (18.18%) OLTP

Platform Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 7 (31.82%) OpenStack
2 2 (9.09%) CloudStack
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (9.09%) Commerce Server
2 2 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Process Server
2 2 (9.09%) PegaRULES
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) Joomla!
2 2 (9.09%) Drupal
2 2 (9.09%) WordPress
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Solr
2 2 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) WebTrends
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) PaaS
2 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (18.18%) IaaS
5 3 (13.64%) Office 365
5 3 (13.64%) SaaS
6 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (13.64%) FWSM
3 3 (13.64%) OpenFlow
3 3 (13.64%) MPLS
3 3 (13.64%) OSPF
3 3 (13.64%) BGP
4 2 (9.09%) HTTP
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) BIG-IP
5 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
5 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.55%) WPA
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) SNA
5 1 (4.55%) Intranet
5 1 (4.55%) Bluetooth
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) OLAP
1 4 (18.18%) OLTP
2 3 (13.64%) DB2
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) RESTful
2 5 (22.73%) Middleware
3 2 (9.09%) JSON
3 2 (9.09%) jQuery
3 2 (9.09%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) XSLT
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) HTML5
3 2 (9.09%) REST
3 2 (9.09%) Express
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Clustering
1 5 (22.73%) Private Cloud
1 5 (22.73%) Public Cloud
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) DataPower
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Taxonomies
4 1 (4.55%) Ontologies
4 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) AIX
2 2 (9.09%) Solaris
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) SUSE
2 2 (9.09%) Debian
2 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
2 2 (9.09%) CentOS
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (9.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) SIEM
3 5 (22.73%) Product Management
3 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 3 (13.64%) Identity Management
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
5 3 (13.64%) Transition Management
5 3 (13.64%) Patch Management
6 2 (9.09%) Anomaly Detection
6 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
6 2 (9.09%) Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) Cyber Security
6 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Modelling
6 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.09%) Jython
3 2 (9.09%) Korn
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) PHP
3 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (22.73%) vCloud
3 2 (9.09%) pfSense
3 2 (9.09%) KVM
3 2 (9.09%) Xen
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Server
3 2 (9.09%) XenServer
3 2 (9.09%) vSphere
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Puppet
1 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (22.73%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix
3 5 (22.73%) F5
4 4 (18.18%) SAP
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco
5 3 (13.64%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.64%) ArcSight
5 3 (13.64%) TippingPoint
5 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
6 2 (9.09%) OpenText
6 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.09%) Endeca
6 2 (9.09%) Intel
6 2 (9.09%) IBM
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
7 1 (4.55%) Google
7 1 (4.55%) Teradata
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