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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Engineer
Rank 856 847 857
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 55 72 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.074% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.077% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 51 60 35
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,150 £40,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £73,400
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
91034 94080 92393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 77282 78659 75191
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -12 16 £60,000 -7.69% 7
South East -16 13 £53,750 +7.50% 1
South West -3 7 £55,000 -
Yorkshire +9 6 £45,000 -10.00% 3
West Midlands -12 5 £42,000 +5.00%
North West +4 3 £47,500 -5.00% 1
East of England +4 3 £65,000 +85.71% 1
North East - 2 £40,000 - 2
Platform Engineer
UK

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 51 (45.54%) Linux
2 43 (38.39%) Windows
3 36 (32.14%) Python
4 34 (30.36%) Microsoft
4 34 (30.36%) Data Centre
5 32 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 30 (26.79%) ITIL
7 28 (25.00%) Finance
8 25 (22.32%) SQL
8 25 (22.32%) Windows Server
9 24 (21.43%) Load Balancing
10 23 (20.54%) Degree
10 23 (20.54%) Problem Management
10 23 (20.54%) SaaS
11 22 (19.64%) Perl
11 22 (19.64%) PHP
11 22 (19.64%) Telecoms
11 22 (19.64%) ITIL V3
12 20 (17.86%) DevOps
12 20 (17.86%) Service Management
12 20 (17.86%) MySQL
13 19 (16.96%) Puppet
14 18 (16.07%) Java
14 18 (16.07%) DNS
14 18 (16.07%) Project Management
14 18 (16.07%) Capacity Management
14 18 (16.07%) Mentoring
15 17 (15.18%) SMTP
15 17 (15.18%) HTTP
15 17 (15.18%) Client/Server

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (12.50%) Apache
2 9 (8.04%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.14%) Lync
4 7 (6.25%) Confluence
4 7 (6.25%) OpenStack
5 5 (4.46%) IIS
5 5 (4.46%) nginx
6 4 (3.57%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.79%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.79%) JBoss
8 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.79%) WordPress
9 1 (0.89%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.89%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.89%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 32 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (20.54%) SaaS
3 15 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (11.61%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (5.36%) CloudFront
6 5 (4.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (3.57%) Amazon S3
7 4 (3.57%) IaaS
8 3 (2.68%) PaaS
9 1 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.07%) DNS
2 17 (15.18%) HTTP
2 17 (15.18%) SMTP
3 10 (8.93%) Firewall
3 10 (8.93%) LAN
4 7 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.36%) VLAN
6 5 (4.46%) LDAP
7 4 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (3.57%) Internet
7 4 (3.57%) WAN
7 4 (3.57%) Wireless
8 3 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.79%) Broadband
9 2 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.79%) IOS XR
9 2 (1.79%) MPLS
9 2 (1.79%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.79%) SSH
9 2 (1.79%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.86%) MySQL
2 16 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 15 (13.39%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (3.57%) Big Data
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.68%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.79%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.79%) OLTP
7 2 (1.79%) Redis
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.89%) Flink
8 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.89%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.25%) Bitbucket
3 7 (6.25%) CMake
3 7 (6.25%) JIRA
4 6 (5.36%) Vagrant
5 3 (2.68%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.79%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (25.00%) Finance
2 22 (19.64%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.46%) Marketing
4 4 (3.57%) Law
5 3 (2.68%) Electronics
5 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.89%) Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.39%) .NET
2 8 (7.14%) LAMP
3 7 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (6.25%) STL
4 6 (5.36%) Web Services
5 3 (2.68%) Memcached
6 1 (0.89%) CSS
6 1 (0.89%) D3.js
6 1 (0.89%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.89%) Haml
6 1 (0.89%) HTML
6 1 (0.89%) jQuery
6 1 (0.89%) Kafka
6 1 (0.89%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.89%) Middleware
6 1 (0.89%) React
6 1 (0.89%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.89%) Sass
6 1 (0.89%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 34 (30.36%) Data Centre
2 17 (15.18%) Client/Server
3 14 (12.50%) Digital Media
4 6 (5.36%) Augmented Reality
5 5 (4.46%) Replication
6 4 (3.57%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.68%) EMC VNX
7 3 (2.68%) Fintech
7 3 (2.68%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.89%) Clustering
9 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.89%) e-Health
9 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.89%) PKI
9 1 (0.89%) Social Media
9 1 (0.89%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 51 (45.54%) Linux
2 43 (38.39%) Windows
3 25 (22.32%) Windows Server
4 14 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (8.04%) Unix
6 5 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.57%) CentOS
7 4 (3.57%) Debian
7 4 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.68%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.79%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (1.79%) Solaris
9 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.79%) ITIL
2 24 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 23 (20.54%) Problem Management
4 22 (19.64%) ITIL V3
5 20 (17.86%) DevOps
5 20 (17.86%) Service Management
6 18 (16.07%) Capacity Management
6 18 (16.07%) Mentoring
6 18 (16.07%) Project Management
7 17 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (13.39%) Product Management
9 14 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 11 (9.82%) Configuration Management
10 11 (9.82%) Multithreading
10 11 (9.82%) Patch Management
11 9 (8.04%) Incident Management
11 9 (8.04%) Open Source
12 8 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 36 (32.14%) Python
2 25 (22.32%) SQL
3 22 (19.64%) Perl
3 22 (19.64%) PHP
4 18 (16.07%) Java
5 14 (12.50%) C++
6 12 (10.71%) C
6 12 (10.71%) Ruby
7 10 (8.93%) Bash Shell
8 6 (5.36%) Erlang
8 6 (5.36%) R
9 4 (3.57%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.68%) C#
10 3 (2.68%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.89%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (20.54%) Degree
2 14 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (11.61%) MCSA
4 10 (8.93%) MCSE
5 6 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.57%) CCA
6 4 (3.57%) CCNA
6 4 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.68%) MCDST
7 3 (2.68%) MCTS
8 2 (1.79%) CCNP
8 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.89%) CNA
9 1 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.89%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.29%) QA
2 4 (3.57%) JTAG
2 4 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.14%) Docker
3 8 (7.14%) vSphere
4 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (2.68%) Varnish
6 2 (1.79%) Firmware
6 2 (1.79%) Squid
6 2 (1.79%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.79%) XenApp
7 1 (0.89%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.89%) vCloud
7 1 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.89%) Xen
7 1 (0.89%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (16.96%) Puppet
2 9 (8.04%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.46%) SCCM
3 5 (4.46%) SCOM
4 4 (3.57%) Ansible
5 3 (2.68%) WSUS
6 2 (1.79%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.79%) Nmap
7 1 (0.89%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.89%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.89%) logstash
7 1 (0.89%) Nagios
7 1 (0.89%) Terraform
7 1 (0.89%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (30.36%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.29%) VMware
3 7 (6.25%) Atlassian
3 7 (6.25%) Citrix
3 7 (6.25%) HP
3 7 (6.25%) Oracle
4 6 (5.36%) Cisco
4 6 (5.36%) GENBAND
5 5 (4.46%) AppSense
6 4 (3.57%) Lauterbach
6 4 (3.57%) SAP
7 3 (2.68%) EMC
7 3 (2.68%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.68%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.68%) Veeam
8 2 (1.79%) CommVault
8 2 (1.79%) F5
8 2 (1.79%) IBM
8 2 (1.79%) NetApp
9 1 (0.89%) Vertica
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