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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform Engineer
Rank 856 805 846
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 16 48 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.048% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.051% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 13 42 31
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £42,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +31.25%
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
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 -59 6 £65,000 +26.82%
South East -12 5 £35,000 -33.33% 2
North West -17 4 £42,500 -
East of England -26 1 £45,000 -12.19%
Platform Engineer
UK

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (43.55%) Linux
2 23 (37.10%) Windows
3 22 (35.48%) SQL
4 18 (29.03%) VMware
5 17 (27.42%) DNS
6 15 (24.19%) Java
7 14 (22.58%) Finance
8 13 (20.97%) Firewall
8 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (20.97%) Ruby
8 13 (20.97%) HTTP
8 13 (20.97%) Cisco
8 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
9 12 (19.35%) LAN
9 12 (19.35%) QA
9 12 (19.35%) Relational Database
10 11 (17.74%) C
10 11 (17.74%) Degree
11 10 (16.13%) Device Driver
11 10 (16.13%) Python
11 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
11 10 (16.13%) Citrix
11 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (16.13%) PowerShell
12 9 (14.52%) Hyper-V
12 9 (14.52%) WAN
12 9 (14.52%) C++
12 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
13 8 (12.90%) Multithreading
14 7 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (11.29%) IIS
2 6 (9.68%) Apache
2 6 (9.68%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.23%) PaaS
2 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.42%) DNS
2 13 (20.97%) HTTP
2 13 (20.97%) Firewall
3 12 (19.35%) LAN
4 9 (14.52%) WAN
5 7 (11.29%) SMTP
5 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
5 7 (11.29%) LDAP
6 6 (9.68%) Network Security
6 6 (9.68%) SSH
6 6 (9.68%) Kerberos
6 6 (9.68%) SSL
7 5 (8.06%) NetScaler
8 3 (4.84%) Wireless
9 2 (3.23%) VLAN
9 2 (3.23%) IPv4
9 2 (3.23%) IPv6
9 2 (3.23%) 802.11
9 2 (3.23%) RTP
9 2 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) Relational Database
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.45%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.45%) Apache Hive
3 4 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (6.45%) MySQL
4 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.61%) HBase
5 1 (1.61%) Mahout
5 1 (1.61%) Big Data
5 1 (1.61%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
1 7 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.06%) MSBuild
3 4 (6.45%) JUnit
3 4 (6.45%) Maven
4 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Retail
3 3 (4.84%) Marketing
3 3 (4.84%) Games
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) .NET
2 5 (8.06%) XML
2 5 (8.06%) XSD
2 5 (8.06%) WCF
3 4 (6.45%) Guice
3 4 (6.45%) Spring
4 3 (4.84%) STL
4 3 (4.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (3.23%) ZeroMQ
5 2 (3.23%) Django
5 2 (3.23%) SOAP
5 2 (3.23%) JSON
6 1 (1.61%) CGI
6 1 (1.61%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Device Driver
2 7 (11.29%) Clustering
3 6 (9.68%) Open Source
4 5 (8.06%) Client/Server
5 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.84%) Statistics
7 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.61%) User Experience
8 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (43.55%) Linux
2 23 (37.10%) Windows
3 7 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (9.68%) FreeBSD
5 4 (6.45%) Mac OS X
5 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.45%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.23%) CentOS
7 1 (1.61%) Solaris
7 1 (1.61%) Android
7 1 (1.61%) OpenWrt
7 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
3 8 (12.90%) Multithreading
4 7 (11.29%) Load Balancing
4 7 (11.29%) Capacity Management
5 6 (9.68%) Project Management
6 5 (8.06%) Service Management
6 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.06%) DNA
6 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.06%) E-business
6 5 (8.06%) Problem Management
6 5 (8.06%) Test Management
6 5 (8.06%) Product Management
6 5 (8.06%) Security Architecture
6 5 (8.06%) Line Management
6 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.45%) OO
7 4 (6.45%) TDD
7 4 (6.45%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) SQL
2 15 (24.19%) Java
3 13 (20.97%) Ruby
4 11 (17.74%) C
5 10 (16.13%) PowerShell
5 10 (16.13%) Python
6 9 (14.52%) C++
7 7 (11.29%) Shell Script
8 5 (8.06%) T-SQL
8 5 (8.06%) Perl
8 5 (8.06%) PHP
9 3 (4.84%) C#
9 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Degree
2 7 (11.29%) CCNA
2 7 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.35%) QA
2 3 (4.84%) BS7799
2 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.23%) JTAG
3 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
1 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (14.52%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.06%) vCloud
4 3 (4.84%) XenServer
4 3 (4.84%) vSphere
5 2 (3.23%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.23%) XenApp
6 1 (1.61%) Xen
6 1 (1.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.61%) HDFS
6 1 (1.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) SCCM
1 4 (6.45%) SCOM
2 1 (1.61%) Puppet
2 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (1.61%) Cobbler
2 1 (1.61%) Ambari
2 1 (1.61%) Oozie
2 1 (1.61%) Opsview
2 1 (1.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) VMware
2 13 (20.97%) Cisco
2 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.13%) Citrix
4 7 (11.29%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.45%) Apple
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle
6 3 (4.84%) Juniper
6 3 (4.84%) NetApp
7 2 (3.23%) EMC
8 1 (1.61%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.61%) Splunk
8 1 (1.61%) Veritas
8 1 (1.61%) Dell
8 1 (1.61%) IBM
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Steria
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 23 days ago