The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Platform Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Engineer
Rank 767 869 901
Rank change year-on-year
+102 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 96 66 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.066% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.069% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 82 63 35
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £65,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £63,750 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +20.00%
Platform Engineer
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
81279 96326 102960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.49% 96.62% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 67994 81128 85922
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Platform Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Platform Engineer in the job title.

Platform Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Platform Engineer Salary Trend in England

Platform Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Platform Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Platform Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Platform Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +63 34 £65,000 +8.33% 7
South West +17 14 £45,000 -18.18%
North West -11 13 £67,500 +68.75% 3
South East +52 11 £57,500 -6.50% 1
Yorkshire +23 9 £70,000 +55.55% 2
East of England -1 3 £45,000 -30.76% 2
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 - 1
Platform Engineer
UK

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Platform Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Platform Engineer in the job title.

1 134 (69.43%) Linux
2 102 (52.85%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (45.08%) DevOps
4 83 (43.01%) Puppet
5 81 (41.97%) Python
6 76 (39.38%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (34.20%) Amazon AWS
8 57 (29.53%) Configuration Management
9 53 (27.46%) Ruby
10 52 (26.94%) Jenkins
11 46 (23.83%) Bash Shell
12 41 (21.24%) SQL
12 41 (21.24%) Opscode Chef
13 39 (20.21%) Ansible
13 39 (20.21%) Java
14 38 (19.69%) Unix
14 38 (19.69%) Firewall
15 37 (19.17%) Security Cleared
16 36 (18.65%) Windows
17 33 (17.10%) Git (software)
17 33 (17.10%) Terraform
18 32 (16.58%) Docker
18 32 (16.58%) Software Engineering
18 32 (16.58%) DV Cleared
18 32 (16.58%) TCP/IP
19 31 (16.06%) Scrum
20 30 (15.54%) Cisco Certification
21 29 (15.03%) OpenStack
22 27 (13.99%) C
22 27 (13.99%) VMware

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (15.03%) OpenStack
2 19 (9.84%) CloudStack
3 14 (7.25%) nginx
4 13 (6.74%) Apache
5 12 (6.22%) IIS
6 6 (3.11%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.59%) Apache Solr
7 5 (2.59%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (2.59%) JBoss
7 5 (2.59%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.55%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.55%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.04%) Confluence
10 2 (1.04%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.04%) SAS
10 2 (1.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (4.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 66 (34.20%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (11.92%) IaaS
3 16 (8.29%) PaaS
4 13 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (4.15%) GitHub
6 7 (3.63%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.07%) Slack
8 3 (1.55%) Bluemix
8 3 (1.55%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (1.55%) SaaS
9 2 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.52%) Office 365
10 1 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (19.69%) Firewall
2 32 (16.58%) TCP/IP
3 16 (8.29%) DNS
4 11 (5.70%) FCoE
4 11 (5.70%) SNMP
5 9 (4.66%) LAN
5 9 (4.66%) WAN
6 8 (4.15%) HTTP
7 7 (3.63%) Internet
7 7 (3.63%) MPLS
8 3 (1.55%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (1.04%) SAN
9 2 (1.04%) Skype
10 1 (0.52%) Broadband
10 1 (0.52%) Intranet
10 1 (0.52%) IPsec
10 1 (0.52%) LDAP
10 1 (0.52%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.52%) SSL
10 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.29%) MySQL
2 12 (6.22%) Big Data
3 10 (5.18%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.66%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.63%) Redis
6 6 (3.11%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.59%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.07%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.04%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.04%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.04%) Riak
Development Applications
1 52 (26.94%) Jenkins
2 33 (17.10%) Git (software)
3 16 (8.29%) JIRA
4 11 (5.70%) Redmine
4 11 (5.70%) TeamCity
5 9 (4.66%) Subversion
6 8 (4.15%) Vagrant
7 5 (2.59%) Ant
7 5 (2.59%) Yeoman
8 4 (2.07%) Maven
8 4 (2.07%) Travis CI
9 3 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.04%) GoCD
10 2 (1.04%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.52%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (11.92%) Games
2 11 (5.70%) Retail
3 10 (5.18%) Finance
4 4 (2.07%) Marketing
5 2 (1.04%) Advertising
5 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.52%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.88%) Node.js
2 17 (8.81%) REST
3 15 (7.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 15 (7.77%) OpenCL
3 15 (7.77%) OpenCV
3 15 (7.77%) STL
4 14 (7.25%) ELK Stack
5 12 (6.22%) Web Services
6 11 (5.70%) .NET
6 11 (5.70%) LAMP
7 10 (5.18%) Sensu
7 10 (5.18%) SOAP
8 9 (4.66%) Serverless Framework
8 9 (4.66%) Spring
9 8 (4.15%) Spring Boot
10 7 (3.63%) Kafka
11 5 (2.59%) JSON
11 5 (2.59%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (1.55%) LEMP Stack
13 2 (1.04%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.18%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.15%) Cybercrime
3 5 (2.59%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.07%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.04%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.04%) Fintech
5 2 (1.04%) Social Network
5 2 (1.04%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.52%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.52%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.52%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.52%) Home Automation
6 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.52%) iPad
6 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.52%) PKI
6 1 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 134 (69.43%) Linux
2 38 (19.69%) Unix
3 36 (18.65%) Windows
4 21 (10.88%) CentOS
5 16 (8.29%) Windows Server
6 13 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (4.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.04%) CoreOS
8 2 (1.04%) Solaris
9 1 (0.52%) Debian
9 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (52.85%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (45.08%) DevOps
3 76 (39.38%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (29.53%) Configuration Management
5 32 (16.58%) Software Engineering
6 31 (16.06%) Scrum
7 24 (12.44%) Cybersecurity
8 19 (9.84%) DSDM
8 19 (9.84%) Microservices
8 19 (9.84%) RUP
9 18 (9.33%) Mentoring
10 16 (8.29%) Open Source
10 16 (8.29%) Software Delivery
11 15 (7.77%) High Availability
11 15 (7.77%) Signal Processing
11 15 (7.77%) SOA
12 14 (7.25%) TDD
13 13 (6.74%) Coaching
14 12 (6.22%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (6.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 81 (41.97%) Python
2 53 (27.46%) Ruby
3 46 (23.83%) Bash Shell
4 41 (21.24%) SQL
5 39 (20.21%) Java
6 27 (13.99%) C
7 23 (11.92%) C++
8 20 (10.36%) Perl
9 19 (9.84%) Shell Script
10 14 (7.25%) Scala
11 13 (6.74%) Go
12 12 (6.22%) C#
13 11 (5.70%) Korn
14 8 (4.15%) JavaScript
15 7 (3.63%) Groovy
16 5 (2.59%) PowerShell
17 3 (1.55%) PHP
18 2 (1.04%) R
19 1 (0.52%) F#
Qualifications
1 37 (19.17%) Security Cleared
2 32 (16.58%) DV Cleared
3 30 (15.54%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (13.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (12.44%) CCNA
5 24 (12.44%) MCSE
6 23 (11.92%) CISSP
6 23 (11.92%) CompTIA Security+
6 23 (11.92%) GIAC
6 23 (11.92%) Linux+ Certification
6 23 (11.92%) Network+ Certification
6 23 (11.92%) SANS
6 23 (11.92%) Security+ Certification
6 23 (11.92%) SSCP
7 9 (4.66%) SC Cleared
8 7 (3.63%) CCIE
8 7 (3.63%) JNCIP
9 6 (3.11%) CCNP
9 6 (3.11%) RHCE
9 6 (3.11%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.04%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 32 (16.58%) Docker
2 22 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (10.88%) vSphere
4 20 (10.36%) VMware ESX
5 19 (9.84%) Xen
5 19 (9.84%) XenServer
6 11 (5.70%) NFS
6 11 (5.70%) Samba
7 9 (4.66%) Active Directory
8 4 (2.07%) Varnish
9 2 (1.04%) Apache Flume
9 2 (1.04%) Ceph
9 2 (1.04%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.52%) Squid
10 1 (0.52%) vCloud
10 1 (0.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 83 (43.01%) Puppet
2 41 (21.24%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (20.21%) Ansible
4 33 (17.10%) Terraform
5 19 (9.84%) Cobbler
5 19 (9.84%) Tivoli
6 13 (6.74%) Kubernetes
6 13 (6.74%) Nagios
7 8 (4.15%) Consul
7 8 (4.15%) Packer
7 8 (4.15%) rkt
8 6 (3.11%) Mesos
9 4 (2.07%) FortiGate
9 4 (2.07%) Grafana
9 4 (2.07%) Graphite
9 4 (2.07%) HAProxy
10 3 (1.55%) Rancher
11 2 (1.04%) Control-M
11 2 (1.04%) Salt
11 2 (1.04%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 27 (13.99%) VMware
2 21 (10.88%) Oracle
3 19 (9.84%) EnterpriseDB
3 19 (9.84%) Red Hat
4 16 (8.29%) Google
4 16 (8.29%) Microsoft
5 15 (7.77%) Intel
6 14 (7.25%) EMC
6 14 (7.25%) NetApp
7 11 (5.70%) SolarWinds
8 9 (4.66%) Atlassian
9 8 (4.15%) Cisco
10 7 (3.63%) F5
10 7 (3.63%) Juniper
10 7 (3.63%) Palo Alto
11 5 (2.59%) New Relic
12 4 (2.07%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.55%) AppDynamics
13 3 (1.55%) SaltStack
13 3 (1.55%) Splunk
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