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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform Engineer
Rank 839 801 846
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 35 44 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.043% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.046% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 25 39 30
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -12.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +46.66%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103361 95969 105981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.24% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 85252 80299 91558
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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 -65 15 £55,000 +15.78%
South East -6 11 £35,000 -47.16%
North West +4 5 £46,250 +4.51%
East of England -2 2 £45,000 -10.00%
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Platform Engineer
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Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 33 (46.48%) Linux
2 27 (38.03%) Windows
3 21 (29.58%) SQL
4 20 (28.17%) DNS
5 18 (25.35%) Java
5 18 (25.35%) VMware
6 17 (23.94%) Degree
7 16 (22.54%) QA
7 16 (22.54%) Finance
7 16 (22.54%) Cisco
7 16 (22.54%) HTTP
8 15 (21.13%) Ruby
9 14 (19.72%) LAN
9 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
10 13 (18.31%) Firewall
10 13 (18.31%) Relational Database
11 12 (16.90%) Load Balancing
11 12 (16.90%) Citrix
11 12 (16.90%) Python
12 11 (15.49%) WAN
13 10 (14.08%) Project Management
13 10 (14.08%) Red Hat
13 10 (14.08%) Device Driver
13 10 (14.08%) SMTP
13 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
13 10 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
13 10 (14.08%) Capacity Management
14 9 (12.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (12.68%) Hyper-V

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (9.86%) IIS
2 6 (8.45%) Apache
2 6 (8.45%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.82%) PaaS
2 1 (1.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.17%) DNS
2 16 (22.54%) HTTP
3 14 (19.72%) LAN
4 13 (18.31%) Firewall
5 11 (15.49%) WAN
6 10 (14.08%) SMTP
7 7 (9.86%) TCP/IP
7 7 (9.86%) LDAP
8 6 (8.45%) Network Security
8 6 (8.45%) SSH
8 6 (8.45%) NetScaler
8 6 (8.45%) Kerberos
8 6 (8.45%) SSL
9 3 (4.23%) Wireless
10 2 (2.82%) VLAN
10 2 (2.82%) IPv4
10 2 (2.82%) IPv6
10 2 (2.82%) 802.11
10 2 (2.82%) SNMP
10 2 (2.82%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) Relational Database
2 8 (11.27%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.45%) RDBMS
3 6 (8.45%) Hadoop
3 6 (8.45%) Apache Hive
4 3 (4.23%) MySQL
5 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Visual Studio
1 7 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.04%) MSBuild
3 3 (4.23%) JUnit
4 2 (2.82%) Maven
5 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Marketing
3 5 (7.04%) Retail
4 4 (5.63%) Games
5 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) .NET
2 5 (7.04%) XML
2 5 (7.04%) XSD
2 5 (7.04%) WCF
3 3 (4.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (4.23%) STL
4 2 (2.82%) Web Services
4 2 (2.82%) ZeroMQ
4 2 (2.82%) Django
4 2 (2.82%) Guice
4 2 (2.82%) Spring
4 2 (2.82%) SOAP
4 2 (2.82%) JSON
5 1 (1.41%) Java EE
5 1 (1.41%) J2EE
5 1 (1.41%) COM
5 1 (1.41%) Swing
5 1 (1.41%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Device Driver
2 9 (12.68%) Client/Server
3 8 (11.27%) Computer Science
4 7 (9.86%) Clustering
5 6 (8.45%) Statistics
6 4 (5.63%) Open Source
7 1 (1.41%) IVR
7 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 33 (46.48%) Linux
2 27 (38.03%) Windows
3 9 (12.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.45%) FreeBSD
5 4 (5.63%) Mac OS X
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.63%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.82%) CentOS
6 2 (2.82%) UNIX
7 1 (1.41%) OpenWrt
7 1 (1.41%) Solaris
7 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) Load Balancing
2 10 (14.08%) Project Management
2 10 (14.08%) Capacity Management
3 9 (12.68%) Service Management
3 9 (12.68%) Problem Management
3 9 (12.68%) Software Engineering
3 9 (12.68%) Product Management
4 8 (11.27%) Multithreading
5 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
5 7 (9.86%) Configuration Management
5 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.45%) Machine Learning
7 5 (7.04%) E-business
7 5 (7.04%) DNA
7 5 (7.04%) Security Architecture
7 5 (7.04%) Test Management
8 4 (5.63%) Automated Testing
8 4 (5.63%) OO
9 3 (4.23%) UML
9 3 (4.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.58%) SQL
2 18 (25.35%) Java
3 15 (21.13%) Ruby
4 12 (16.90%) Python
5 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
6 9 (12.68%) C
7 8 (11.27%) C++
8 7 (9.86%) Shell Script
9 6 (8.45%) C#
10 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
11 4 (5.63%) Perl
11 4 (5.63%) PHP
12 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
13 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (23.94%) Degree
2 8 (11.27%) CCNA
2 8 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.82%) MBA
4 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.41%) MCSE
4 1 (1.41%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.54%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) BS7799
2 3 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.82%) JTAG
4 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
1 10 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.68%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.04%) vCloud
4 3 (4.23%) XenServer
4 3 (4.23%) vSphere
5 2 (2.82%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.82%) XenApp
6 1 (1.41%) Xen
6 1 (1.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) SCOM
2 4 (5.63%) SCCM
3 3 (4.23%) Puppet
4 2 (2.82%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.82%) collectd
4 2 (2.82%) StatsD
4 2 (2.82%) logstash
4 2 (2.82%) Salt
4 2 (2.82%) Netcool
5 1 (1.41%) Nagios
5 1 (1.41%) Opsview
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.41%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 18 (25.35%) VMware
2 16 (22.54%) Cisco
3 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
4 12 (16.90%) Citrix
5 10 (14.08%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.63%) Apple
7 3 (4.23%) Juniper
7 3 (4.23%) NetApp
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle
8 2 (2.82%) EMC
8 2 (2.82%) ArcSight
8 2 (2.82%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.82%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.41%) Infoblox
9 1 (1.41%) F5
9 1 (1.41%) Splunk
9 1 (1.41%) Veritas
9 1 (1.41%) Dell
9 1 (1.41%) IBM