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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform Engineer
Rank 864 818 851
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 24 35 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.035% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.037% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 18 33 35
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,150 £42,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -17 12 £62,500 +38.88% 2
South East -16 6 £37,500 -37.50% 1
North West -12 4 £42,500 -3.95%
East of England -13 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Platform Engineer
UK

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 24 (33.80%) SQL
4 21 (29.58%) DNS
5 18 (25.35%) Java
5 18 (25.35%) VMware
6 17 (23.94%) HTTP
7 16 (22.54%) Finance
7 16 (22.54%) Degree
7 16 (22.54%) QA
8 15 (21.13%) Relational Database
8 15 (21.13%) Cisco
9 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
9 14 (19.72%) Ruby
10 13 (18.31%) Firewall
10 13 (18.31%) LAN
11 11 (15.49%) SMTP
11 11 (15.49%) Citrix
11 11 (15.49%) C
11 11 (15.49%) Python
11 11 (15.49%) Capacity Management
11 11 (15.49%) Load Balancing
12 10 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
12 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
12 10 (14.08%) WAN
12 10 (14.08%) Red Hat
12 10 (14.08%) Project Management
12 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
12 10 (14.08%) Device Driver

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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%) 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%) PaaS
2 1 (1.41%) IaaS
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (29.58%) DNS
2 17 (23.94%) HTTP
3 13 (18.31%) LAN
3 13 (18.31%) Firewall
4 11 (15.49%) SMTP
5 10 (14.08%) WAN
6 7 (9.86%) LDAP
6 7 (9.86%) TCP/IP
7 6 (8.45%) SSL
7 6 (8.45%) Kerberos
7 6 (8.45%) SSH
7 6 (8.45%) Network Security
8 5 (7.04%) NetScaler
9 3 (4.23%) Wireless
10 2 (2.82%) RTP
10 2 (2.82%) VLAN
10 2 (2.82%) SNMP
10 2 (2.82%) DHCP
10 2 (2.82%) VoIP
10 2 (2.82%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.13%) Relational Database
2 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.86%) MongoDB
4 6 (8.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (8.45%) RDBMS
4 6 (8.45%) Hadoop
4 6 (8.45%) Apache Hive
5 4 (5.63%) MySQL
6 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Visual Studio
1 7 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.04%) MSBuild
3 4 (5.63%) JUnit
3 4 (5.63%) Maven
4 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Marketing
3 5 (7.04%) Retail
4 3 (4.23%) Games
5 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.41%) French Language
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 4 (5.63%) Guice
3 4 (5.63%) Spring
4 3 (4.23%) STL
4 3 (4.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (2.82%) ZeroMQ
5 2 (2.82%) Django
5 2 (2.82%) SOAP
5 2 (2.82%) JSON
6 1 (1.41%) CGI
6 1 (1.41%) Web Services
6 1 (1.41%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Device Driver
2 9 (12.68%) Client/Server
3 7 (9.86%) Clustering
3 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.45%) Open Source
4 6 (8.45%) Statistics
5 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 11 (15.49%) Load Balancing
1 11 (15.49%) Capacity Management
2 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
2 10 (14.08%) Project Management
3 9 (12.68%) Service Management
3 9 (12.68%) Problem Management
3 9 (12.68%) Product Management
4 8 (11.27%) Multithreading
4 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.45%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
5 6 (8.45%) Machine Learning
6 5 (7.04%) DNA
6 5 (7.04%) OO
6 5 (7.04%) E-business
6 5 (7.04%) Security Architecture
6 5 (7.04%) Test Management
7 4 (5.63%) TDD
7 4 (5.63%) Automated Testing
8 3 (4.23%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.80%) SQL
2 18 (25.35%) Java
3 14 (19.72%) Ruby
4 11 (15.49%) Python
4 11 (15.49%) C
5 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
6 9 (12.68%) C++
7 7 (9.86%) Shell Script
8 6 (8.45%) C#
9 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
9 5 (7.04%) Perl
9 5 (7.04%) PHP
10 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (22.54%) Degree
2 7 (9.86%) CCNA
2 7 (9.86%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.82%) MBA
4 1 (1.41%) MCSE
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
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
3 2 (2.82%) 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 2 (2.82%) Netcool
3 2 (2.82%) Puppet
4 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.41%) Cobbler
4 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.41%) collectd
4 1 (1.41%) StatsD
4 1 (1.41%) logstash
4 1 (1.41%) Salt
4 1 (1.41%) Opsview
4 1 (1.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (25.35%) VMware
2 15 (21.13%) Cisco
3 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.49%) Citrix
5 10 (14.08%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.63%) Apple
6 4 (5.63%) Oracle
7 3 (4.23%) Juniper
7 3 (4.23%) NetApp
8 2 (2.82%) EMC
8 2 (2.82%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.41%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.41%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.41%) Infoblox
9 1 (1.41%) Splunk
9 1 (1.41%) Veritas
9 1 (1.41%) Dell
9 1 (1.41%) IBM
Staines, Middlesex
Steria
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum 10% Bonus and Oncall allowance
Posted: 4 days ago