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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Engineer
Rank 833 863 808
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 45 38 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.034% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.036% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 36
Average salary £56,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,292 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,292 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-35.41% -9.09%
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
97564 104302 96112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81515 86339 80864
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +29 23 £57,500 +4.54% 2
South East +11 11 £32,292 -28.24% 1
South West - 10 - -
North East - 1 £37,500 -
Platform Engineer
UK

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (69.00%) Linux
2 65 (65.00%) Windows
3 61 (61.00%) VMware
4 33 (33.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 32 (32.00%) TCP/IP
6 29 (29.00%) Cisco
6 29 (29.00%) ITIL
7 27 (27.00%) Red Hat
7 27 (27.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (25.00%) Puppet
9 24 (24.00%) VMware ESXi
10 23 (23.00%) Firewall
10 23 (23.00%) Perl
11 22 (22.00%) Electronic Trading
11 22 (22.00%) Opscode Chef
12 21 (21.00%) Change Control
13 20 (20.00%) Java
13 20 (20.00%) SQL
14 19 (19.00%) Configuration Management
14 19 (19.00%) NetApp
14 19 (19.00%) SAN
14 19 (19.00%) CFEngine
14 19 (19.00%) iSCSI
15 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (17.00%) Microsoft
16 17 (17.00%) HP
16 17 (17.00%) Bash Shell
17 16 (16.00%) vSphere
17 16 (16.00%) Finance
18 15 (15.00%) Web Services

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (10.00%) IIS
2 7 (7.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.00%) Apache
4 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.00%) Lync
6 1 (1.00%) Node.js
6 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.00%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.00%) JBoss
6 1 (1.00%) CMS
6 1 (1.00%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.00%) SaaS
2 9 (9.00%) IaaS
3 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.00%) PaaS
5 3 (3.00%) Office 365
5 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (2.00%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 32 (32.00%) TCP/IP
2 23 (23.00%) Firewall
3 19 (19.00%) SAN
3 19 (19.00%) iSCSI
4 12 (12.00%) DNS
5 11 (11.00%) Ethernet
6 10 (10.00%) LDAP
6 10 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (10.00%) NetScaler
7 9 (9.00%) Junos
8 8 (8.00%) Internet
9 7 (7.00%) HTTP
9 7 (7.00%) SSL
10 6 (6.00%) VLAN
10 6 (6.00%) Network Security
10 6 (6.00%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (4.00%) FCoE
13 3 (3.00%) Broadband
14 2 (2.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.00%) SSDT
3 2 (2.00%) MySQL
3 2 (2.00%) Redis
4 1 (1.00%) Big Data
4 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.00%) SQLite
4 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.00%) Presto
Development Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (4.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (4.00%) NUnit
1 4 (4.00%) Selenium
1 4 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (4.00%) MSBuild
1 4 (4.00%) Psake
2 1 (1.00%) Gradle
2 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.00%) Grunt
2 1 (1.00%) Maven
2 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (16.00%) Finance
2 10 (10.00%) Military
3 5 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.00%) Music Industry
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.00%) Web Services
2 10 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
3 9 (9.00%) .NET
4 6 (6.00%) JMX
4 6 (6.00%) Java EE
4 6 (6.00%) REST
4 6 (6.00%) HTML
5 5 (5.00%) XML
6 4 (4.00%) MSMQ
6 4 (4.00%) XHTML
6 4 (4.00%) LAMP
7 3 (3.00%) JSON
8 2 (2.00%) RESTful
8 2 (2.00%) CSS
9 1 (1.00%) X-Windows
9 1 (1.00%) Memcached
9 1 (1.00%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.00%) MCollective
9 1 (1.00%) Application Packaging
9 1 (1.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.00%) Management Information System
1 13 (13.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.00%) Hedge funds
3 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.00%) HP StoreVirtual
4 4 (4.00%) PKI
5 3 (3.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.00%) Physics
5 3 (3.00%) Clustering
5 3 (3.00%) e-Health
5 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.00%) FlexPod
5 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.00%) DTV
7 1 (1.00%) Biometrics
7 1 (1.00%) Replication
7 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 69 (69.00%) Linux
2 65 (65.00%) Windows
3 27 (27.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (13.00%) UNIX
4 13 (13.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.00%) CentOS
6 6 (6.00%) Data ONTAP
7 5 (5.00%) Solaris
8 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.00%) Debian
9 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.00%) ITIL
2 22 (22.00%) Electronic Trading
3 21 (21.00%) Change Control
4 19 (19.00%) Configuration Management
5 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (14.00%) Scrum
7 12 (12.00%) Time Management
7 12 (12.00%) Information Security
7 12 (12.00%) DevOps
8 11 (11.00%) Project Management
9 10 (10.00%) Service Management
9 10 (10.00%) Change Management
9 10 (10.00%) Document Management
9 10 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 9 (9.00%) OO
11 7 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (6.00%) Open Source
12 6 (6.00%) Dependency Management
12 6 (6.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.00%) Perl
2 20 (20.00%) SQL
2 20 (20.00%) Java
3 17 (17.00%) Bash Shell
4 13 (13.00%) C
5 12 (12.00%) C++
6 11 (11.00%) Python
7 8 (8.00%) C#
8 6 (6.00%) PHP
9 5 (5.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.00%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.00%) Ruby
11 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.00%) VBA
12 1 (1.00%) Go
12 1 (1.00%) Spark SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) Degree
2 11 (11.00%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 10 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (8.00%) JNCIA
4 8 (8.00%) CCNA
4 8 (8.00%) RHCE
5 4 (4.00%) VCAP
6 3 (3.00%) CCIE
6 3 (3.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.00%) MCP
7 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 2 (2.00%) VCP5
8 1 (1.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.00%) QA
3 3 (3.00%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (33.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (24.00%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (16.00%) vSphere
4 8 (8.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (5.00%) vCloud
6 3 (3.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.00%) Squid
7 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.00%) qmail
7 1 (1.00%) XenServer
7 1 (1.00%) Docker
7 1 (1.00%) HDFS
7 1 (1.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 25 (25.00%) Puppet
2 22 (22.00%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (19.00%) CFEngine
4 10 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (5.00%) NetBackup
6 4 (4.00%) Nagios
7 3 (3.00%) SCCM
8 1 (1.00%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.00%) Cacti
8 1 (1.00%) Ganglia
8 1 (1.00%) WSUS
8 1 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.00%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.00%) collectd
8 1 (1.00%) Ansible
8 1 (1.00%) logstash
8 1 (1.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 61 (61.00%) VMware
2 29 (29.00%) Cisco
3 27 (27.00%) Red Hat
4 19 (19.00%) NetApp
5 17 (17.00%) Microsoft
5 17 (17.00%) HP
6 12 (12.00%) Juniper
6 12 (12.00%) Splunk
7 10 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 10 (10.00%) Citrix
8 8 (8.00%) Oracle
8 8 (8.00%) CA
9 6 (6.00%) IBM
10 5 (5.00%) ProCurve
11 4 (4.00%) EMC
12 3 (3.00%) Sun
12 3 (3.00%) Brocade
13 2 (2.00%) Mitel
14 1 (1.00%) Symantec
14 1 (1.00%) New Relic
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