The table below looks at the statistics for the Platform Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Engineer
Rank 766 810 822
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 71 43 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.044% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.047% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 59 38 41
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £93,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Platform Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 29 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 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 +6 29 £65,000 -7.14% 4
South East -1 22 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire -4 11 £50,000 +17.64% 4
North West -4 5 £50,000 -4.76%
West Midlands -12 2 £40,000 -20.00%
East of England - 2 £35,000 -
Platform Engineer
UK

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 69 (78.41%) Linux
2 43 (48.86%) VMware
3 36 (40.91%) Windows
4 29 (32.95%) Red Hat
5 23 (26.14%) Perl
5 23 (26.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (23.86%) SAN
6 21 (23.86%) HP
6 21 (23.86%) UNIX
6 21 (23.86%) DNS
7 19 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (21.59%) Cisco
7 19 (21.59%) Python
8 17 (19.32%) SQL
8 17 (19.32%) Finance
8 17 (19.32%) vSphere
9 16 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (18.18%) PHP
10 15 (17.05%) CA
10 15 (17.05%) NetApp
10 15 (17.05%) Bash Shell
10 15 (17.05%) DevOps
11 14 (15.91%) Degree
11 14 (15.91%) Java
12 13 (14.77%) IBM
12 13 (14.77%) SaaS
12 13 (14.77%) PaaS
13 12 (13.64%) Open Source
13 12 (13.64%) Ruby
13 12 (13.64%) Opscode Chef

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 9 (10.23%) Apache
1 9 (10.23%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.95%) OpenStack
3 6 (6.82%) Node.js
4 2 (2.27%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.14%) IIS
5 1 (1.14%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.77%) SaaS
1 13 (14.77%) PaaS
2 12 (13.64%) IaaS
3 7 (7.95%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.86%) SAN
1 21 (23.86%) DNS
2 11 (12.50%) LDAP
3 9 (10.23%) Internet
4 8 (9.09%) DHCP
5 7 (7.95%) Firewall
5 7 (7.95%) Software-Defined Networking
5 7 (7.95%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (4.55%) FCoE
7 4 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (4.55%) Ethernet
7 4 (4.55%) LAN
8 3 (3.41%) VoIP
8 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.41%) VPN
9 2 (2.27%) Network Security
9 2 (2.27%) SMTP
9 2 (2.27%) HTTP
10 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.95%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.55%) Apache Hive
3 4 (4.55%) Big Data
3 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.41%) MS Access
4 3 (3.41%) MySQL
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.27%) HBase
5 2 (2.27%) Redis
5 2 (2.27%) Mahout
5 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.14%) Informix
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.14%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.41%) Maven
3 2 (2.27%) JUnit
4 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 17 (19.32%) Finance
2 11 (12.50%) Banking
3 5 (5.68%) Advertising
3 5 (5.68%) Marketing
4 4 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.55%) Electronics
5 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.14%) Publishing
6 1 (1.14%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) RESTful
1 8 (9.09%) JSON
2 7 (7.95%) Web Services
3 6 (6.82%) AngularJS
4 5 (5.68%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (4.55%) XML
6 3 (3.41%) .NET
7 2 (2.27%) Guice
7 2 (2.27%) Memcached
7 2 (2.27%) Symfony
7 2 (2.27%) Middleware
7 2 (2.27%) Spring
7 2 (2.27%) LAMP
8 1 (1.14%) OSGi
8 1 (1.14%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Open Source
2 10 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.95%) Clustering
4 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.82%) Device Driver
6 4 (4.55%) FlexPod
6 4 (4.55%) e-Health
7 3 (3.41%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 69 (78.41%) Linux
2 36 (40.91%) Windows
3 23 (26.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (23.86%) UNIX
5 12 (13.64%) Solaris
6 9 (10.23%) Android
7 5 (5.68%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.41%) CentOS
9 2 (2.27%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.05%) DevOps
3 12 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (12.50%) Workflow
5 10 (11.36%) Software Engineering
5 10 (11.36%) ITIL
6 9 (10.23%) OO
6 9 (10.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (10.23%) Incident Management
6 9 (10.23%) Load Balancing
7 7 (7.95%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (6.82%) Release Management
9 5 (5.68%) Workflow Management
9 5 (5.68%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.68%) Transition Management
9 5 (5.68%) Software Testing
9 5 (5.68%) OpenUP
10 4 (4.55%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.14%) Perl
2 19 (21.59%) Python
3 17 (19.32%) SQL
4 16 (18.18%) PHP
5 15 (17.05%) Bash Shell
6 14 (15.91%) Java
7 12 (13.64%) Ruby
8 9 (10.23%) JavaScript
9 8 (9.09%) C++
10 5 (5.68%) C#
11 4 (4.55%) Tcl
12 3 (3.41%) T-SQL
12 3 (3.41%) Shell Script
12 3 (3.41%) Bourne shell
13 2 (2.27%) C
14 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (15.91%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (4.55%) RHCE
3 3 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.41%) NCDA
3 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 2 (2.27%) MCP
4 2 (2.27%) CCIE
5 1 (1.14%) CCNA
5 1 (1.14%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.68%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (19.32%) vSphere
2 16 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.95%) Firmware
3 7 (7.95%) Active Directory
4 6 (6.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (5.68%) vCloud
6 3 (3.41%) NFS
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (1.14%) HDFS
8 1 (1.14%) Squid
8 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 9 (10.23%) Nagios
4 8 (9.09%) Puppet
5 3 (3.41%) yum
6 2 (2.27%) Oozie
7 1 (1.14%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (1.14%) Ambari
7 1 (1.14%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 43 (48.86%) VMware
2 29 (32.95%) Red Hat
3 21 (23.86%) HP
4 19 (21.59%) Cisco
5 15 (17.05%) CA
5 15 (17.05%) NetApp
6 13 (14.77%) IBM
7 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 9 (10.23%) Brocade
9 8 (9.09%) Oracle
10 7 (7.95%) Dell
11 6 (6.82%) Sun
12 5 (5.68%) Fidessa
13 3 (3.41%) Veritas
13 3 (3.41%) Red Gate
14 2 (2.27%) Vertica
14 2 (2.27%) New Relic
14 2 (2.27%) EXASOL
14 2 (2.27%) QNX
14 2 (2.27%) Mitel
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