The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform Engineer
Rank 867 820 866
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 35 36 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.035% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.037% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 32 28 23
Average salary £50,000 £55,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.50% +22.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £70,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106804 98560 112219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.70% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87442 82989 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Platform Engineer
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -67 12 £35,750 -37.28% 2
North West +6 10 £50,000 +33.33% 1
South East -6 10 £65,000 -3.70% 2
South West - 1 £49,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £49,000 -
Platform Engineer
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Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 43 (51.81%) Linux
2 33 (39.76%) Windows
3 24 (28.92%) DNS
4 21 (25.30%) Citrix
5 20 (24.10%) VMware
6 19 (22.89%) Red Hat
7 17 (20.48%) TCP/IP
7 17 (20.48%) Active Directory
7 17 (20.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (19.28%) Ruby
8 16 (19.28%) Load Balancing
8 16 (19.28%) Python
8 16 (19.28%) SQL
9 14 (16.87%) Finance
9 14 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (15.66%) Degree
10 13 (15.66%) Cisco
11 12 (14.46%) HTTP
11 12 (14.46%) Perl
11 12 (14.46%) Puppet
12 11 (13.25%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (13.25%) Java
12 11 (13.25%) LAN
12 11 (13.25%) WAN
12 11 (13.25%) Configuration Management
13 10 (12.05%) Project Management
13 10 (12.05%) Service Management
13 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (12.05%) Shell Script

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (10.84%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.43%) Apache
3 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.43%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.82%) IIS
4 4 (4.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.41%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.41%) Lync
7 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.61%) PaaS
3 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.92%) DNS
2 17 (20.48%) TCP/IP
3 12 (14.46%) HTTP
4 11 (13.25%) LAN
4 11 (13.25%) WAN
5 9 (10.84%) SMTP
6 8 (9.64%) LDAP
7 6 (7.23%) SSL
7 6 (7.23%) BIG-IP
7 6 (7.23%) NetScaler
8 5 (6.02%) Kerberos
8 5 (6.02%) SAN
8 5 (6.02%) SSH
9 3 (3.61%) SNMP
9 3 (3.61%) Firewall
10 2 (2.41%) VoIP
10 2 (2.41%) VPN
11 1 (1.20%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.20%) VLAN
11 1 (1.20%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) MongoDB
2 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.43%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.43%) Hadoop
4 6 (7.23%) RDBMS
4 6 (7.23%) Apache Hive
4 6 (7.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.61%) MySQL
6 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.41%) Redis
6 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.20%) Mahout
7 1 (1.20%) Big Data
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.20%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.61%) Hudson
3 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.20%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.20%) JUnit
4 1 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 14 (16.87%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Banking
2 8 (9.64%) Games
3 7 (8.43%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.23%) Marketing
5 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.41%) Back Office
7 1 (1.20%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) Web Services
2 2 (2.41%) .NET
2 2 (2.41%) SOAP
2 2 (2.41%) WCF
3 1 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.20%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (1.20%) REST
3 1 (1.20%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (1.20%) Django
3 1 (1.20%) JSON
3 1 (1.20%) Java EE
3 1 (1.20%) RESTful
3 1 (1.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.20%) Swing
3 1 (1.20%) STL
3 1 (1.20%) COM
3 1 (1.20%) J2EE
3 1 (1.20%) WSH
3 1 (1.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Computer Science
1 9 (10.84%) Client/Server
1 9 (10.84%) Blackberry
2 8 (9.64%) Clustering
3 7 (8.43%) Device Driver
4 6 (7.23%) Statistics
4 6 (7.23%) Machine Learning
4 6 (7.23%) Open Source
5 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.20%) CMDB
5 1 (1.20%) Online Games
5 1 (1.20%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 43 (51.81%) Linux
2 33 (39.76%) Windows
3 17 (20.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (12.05%) UNIX
6 5 (6.02%) CentOS
6 5 (6.02%) FreeBSD
7 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.41%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.28%) Load Balancing
2 11 (13.25%) Configuration Management
3 10 (12.05%) Project Management
3 10 (12.05%) Service Management
3 10 (12.05%) Capacity Management
4 9 (10.84%) Product Management
4 9 (10.84%) Problem Management
4 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.02%) Software Engineering
5 5 (6.02%) Multithreading
6 4 (4.82%) Scrum
6 4 (4.82%) ITIL
7 3 (3.61%) Test Scripting
7 3 (3.61%) Automated Testing
7 3 (3.61%) Kanban
7 3 (3.61%) Workflow
8 2 (2.41%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.41%) Migration
8 2 (2.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.28%) Ruby
1 16 (19.28%) Python
1 16 (19.28%) SQL
2 12 (14.46%) Perl
3 11 (13.25%) Java
4 10 (12.05%) Shell Script
5 9 (10.84%) PowerShell
5 9 (10.84%) C#
6 8 (9.64%) C++
7 6 (7.23%) C
7 6 (7.23%) PHP
8 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.20%) Scala
10 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (15.66%) Degree
2 8 (9.64%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (9.64%) CCNA
3 6 (7.23%) CCNP
4 3 (3.61%) MCSE
4 3 (3.61%) RHCE
4 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.41%) MBA
6 1 (1.20%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) QA
2 4 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.61%) BS7799
4 2 (2.41%) JTAG
5 1 (1.20%) SLA
5 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (20.48%) Active Directory
2 14 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.05%) Hyper-V
4 9 (10.84%) XenApp
5 6 (7.23%) XenDesktop
6 5 (6.02%) KVM
7 4 (4.82%) XenServer
7 4 (4.82%) Xen
8 3 (3.61%) vCloud
8 3 (3.61%) NFS
8 3 (3.61%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.41%) vSphere
9 2 (2.41%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 12 (14.46%) Puppet
2 11 (13.25%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (12.05%) SCOM
4 9 (10.84%) SCCM
5 5 (6.02%) CFEngine
5 5 (6.02%) Nagios
6 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (3.61%) Cobbler
7 2 (2.41%) Netcool
7 2 (2.41%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.41%) collectd
7 2 (2.41%) StatsD
8 1 (1.20%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (1.20%) WMI
8 1 (1.20%) Ganglia
8 1 (1.20%) OpenView
8 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.20%) MOM
Vendors
1 21 (25.30%) Citrix
2 20 (24.10%) VMware
3 19 (22.89%) Red Hat
4 13 (15.66%) Cisco
5 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
6 6 (7.23%) F5
7 5 (6.02%) Dell
7 5 (6.02%) NetApp
8 4 (4.82%) HP
9 3 (3.61%) Splunk
9 3 (3.61%) Infoblox
9 3 (3.61%) Veritas
9 3 (3.61%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.61%) EMC
10 2 (2.41%) ION Trading
10 2 (2.41%) AppSense
10 2 (2.41%) Oracle
10 2 (2.41%) Rackspace
10 2 (2.41%) ArcSight
11 1 (1.20%) LogRhythm
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