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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Engineer
Rank 811 852 807
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 56 36 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.033% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.035% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 45 26 38
Average salary £57,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,375 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £41,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -25.00%
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
96246 103337 95812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.32% 94.46% 94.27%
Number of salaries quoted 80520 85095 80045
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 £26,500 £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 August 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 August 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 +37 32 £58,750 +2.17% 2
South East +16 16 £37,500 +7.14% 3
South West - 6 - -
East of England +15 1 £57,500 +27.77%
North East - 1 £37,500 -
Platform Engineer
UK

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 62 (62.00%) Windows
2 61 (61.00%) Linux
3 52 (52.00%) VMware
4 36 (36.00%) TCP/IP
5 29 (29.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (27.00%) Puppet
7 26 (26.00%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (26.00%) Java
8 25 (25.00%) SQL
8 25 (25.00%) ITIL
8 25 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
9 24 (24.00%) Firewall
9 24 (24.00%) Red Hat
10 23 (23.00%) Cisco
10 23 (23.00%) Opscode Chef
11 21 (21.00%) Perl
11 21 (21.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (21.00%) Change Control
12 20 (20.00%) CFEngine
12 20 (20.00%) iSCSI
12 20 (20.00%) Configuration Management
13 19 (19.00%) HP
14 18 (18.00%) Microsoft
14 18 (18.00%) Bash Shell
15 17 (17.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (17.00%) NetApp
15 17 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (15.00%) Management Information System
16 15 (15.00%) Juniper
16 15 (15.00%) C

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
2 7 (7.00%) Apache Spark
3 5 (5.00%) Lync
3 5 (5.00%) Apache
4 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.00%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.00%) Node.js
6 1 (1.00%) JBoss
6 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.00%) CMS
6 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.00%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.00%) IaaS
2 7 (7.00%) SaaS
3 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.00%) PaaS
5 1 (1.00%) Office 365
5 1 (1.00%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 36 (36.00%) TCP/IP
2 24 (24.00%) Firewall
3 20 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 14 (14.00%) DNS
4 14 (14.00%) SAN
5 13 (13.00%) NetScaler
6 12 (12.00%) Junos
7 11 (11.00%) Ethernet
8 8 (8.00%) Internet
8 8 (8.00%) SSL
9 7 (7.00%) VLAN
9 7 (7.00%) LDAP
9 7 (7.00%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (7.00%) HTTP
10 5 (5.00%) Network Security
11 4 (4.00%) LAN
11 4 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (3.00%) Broadband
13 2 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (2.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.00%) Hadoop
2 9 (9.00%) Big Data
3 7 (7.00%) Apache Hive
3 7 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.00%) SSDT
4 4 (4.00%) Presto
5 3 (3.00%) SAP HANA
5 3 (3.00%) OLAP
6 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.00%) MySQL
7 1 (1.00%) Redis
7 1 (1.00%) SQLite
7 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
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 11 (11.00%) Finance
2 10 (10.00%) Military
3 4 (4.00%) Retail
3 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.00%) Advertising
4 1 (1.00%) Games
4 1 (1.00%) Music Industry
4 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.00%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (12.00%) Web Services
3 10 (10.00%) .NET
4 8 (8.00%) REST
5 7 (7.00%) HTML
6 6 (6.00%) JMX
6 6 (6.00%) Java EE
7 5 (5.00%) XHTML
7 5 (5.00%) XML
8 4 (4.00%) MSMQ
8 4 (4.00%) JSON
9 2 (2.00%) CSS
9 2 (2.00%) SOAP
9 2 (2.00%) LAMP
10 1 (1.00%) Application Packaging
10 1 (1.00%) WAMP
10 1 (1.00%) RESTful
10 1 (1.00%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.00%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 10 (10.00%) Hedge funds
3 8 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 7 (7.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.00%) PKI
5 5 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (5.00%) Physics
5 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.00%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.00%) Clustering
7 2 (2.00%) DTV
7 2 (2.00%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.00%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.00%) Biometrics
8 1 (1.00%) Replication
8 1 (1.00%) Symmetrix
8 1 (1.00%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 62 (62.00%) Windows
2 61 (61.00%) Linux
3 21 (21.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (17.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (11.00%) UNIX
6 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (7.00%) CentOS
7 1 (1.00%) Solaris
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.00%) Debian
7 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.00%) Android
7 1 (1.00%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.00%) ITIL
1 25 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
2 21 (21.00%) Change Control
3 20 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 17 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (14.00%) Scrum
6 12 (12.00%) Time Management
6 12 (12.00%) Information Security
7 11 (11.00%) DevOps
7 11 (11.00%) Project Management
8 10 (10.00%) Service Management
8 10 (10.00%) Change Management
8 10 (10.00%) Document Management
9 9 (9.00%) Open Source
10 8 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (8.00%) Mentoring
10 8 (8.00%) OO
11 7 (7.00%) ETL
11 7 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (7.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.00%) Java
2 25 (25.00%) SQL
3 21 (21.00%) Perl
4 18 (18.00%) Bash Shell
5 15 (15.00%) C
6 12 (12.00%) C++
7 10 (10.00%) Python
8 9 (9.00%) C#
9 7 (7.00%) Ruby
10 6 (6.00%) Shell Script
11 5 (5.00%) PowerShell
12 4 (4.00%) Spark SQL
13 3 (3.00%) PHP
14 2 (2.00%) Scala
15 1 (1.00%) VBA
15 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (14.00%) Degree
2 10 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 10 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (9.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (8.00%) RHCE
5 7 (7.00%) CCNA
5 7 (7.00%) JNCIA
6 5 (5.00%) VCAP
7 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.00%) MCSE
7 3 (3.00%) MCSA
8 2 (2.00%) CCIE
8 2 (2.00%) VCP5
9 1 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (29.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (26.00%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (12.00%) vSphere
4 6 (6.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (4.00%) HDFS
6 2 (2.00%) vCloud
6 2 (2.00%) Squid
7 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.00%) qmail
7 1 (1.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 27 (27.00%) Puppet
2 23 (23.00%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (20.00%) CFEngine
4 13 (13.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (3.00%) SCCM
6 2 (2.00%) WSUS
7 1 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.00%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.00%) collectd
7 1 (1.00%) Ansible
7 1 (1.00%) logstash
7 1 (1.00%) Graphite
7 1 (1.00%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.00%) Cacti
7 1 (1.00%) Ganglia
7 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.00%) Nagios
7 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 52 (52.00%) VMware
2 24 (24.00%) Red Hat
3 23 (23.00%) Cisco
4 19 (19.00%) HP
5 18 (18.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (17.00%) NetApp
7 15 (15.00%) Splunk
7 15 (15.00%) Juniper
8 13 (13.00%) Citrix
8 13 (13.00%) SolarWinds
9 6 (6.00%) Oracle
10 5 (5.00%) IBM
10 5 (5.00%) ProCurve
11 4 (4.00%) EMC
12 3 (3.00%) SAP
12 3 (3.00%) Vertica
12 3 (3.00%) EXASOL
13 2 (2.00%) Adobe
13 2 (2.00%) CA
13 2 (2.00%) Atlassian
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