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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Engineer
Rank 818 863 823
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 42 45 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.041% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.043% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 30 40 31
Average salary £53,750 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £21,500 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year
- -31.03%
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
95301 104500 95835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.63% 94.60% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 79153 86609 80539
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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
(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 +44 25 £57,500 +15.00% 4
South West -6 7 - - 2
South East +5 5 £47,500 -26.92%
East of England +14 2 £50,000 -23.07% 2
North East - 2 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire +8 1 £52,500 +7.14%
Platform Engineer
UK

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 74 (72.55%) Linux
2 62 (60.78%) VMware
3 58 (56.86%) Windows
4 36 (35.29%) Cisco
4 36 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (27.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (27.45%) Red Hat
6 27 (26.47%) ITIL
7 24 (23.53%) Perl
7 24 (23.53%) SAN
7 24 (23.53%) Firewall
7 24 (23.53%) Puppet
8 23 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (21.57%) Opscode Chef
10 21 (20.59%) Data Centre
10 21 (20.59%) vSphere
10 21 (20.59%) NetApp
11 20 (19.61%) VMware ESXi
12 19 (18.63%) Configuration Management
12 19 (18.63%) Finance
12 19 (18.63%) HP
12 19 (18.63%) TCP/IP
13 18 (17.65%) Change Control
14 17 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 17 (16.67%) Management Information System
15 16 (15.69%) Electronic Trading
15 16 (15.69%) DevOps
16 15 (14.71%) iSCSI
16 15 (14.71%) CFEngine
16 15 (14.71%) Bash Shell

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 7 (6.86%) IIS
2 6 (5.88%) Apache
3 4 (3.92%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.94%) Node.js
5 2 (1.96%) Lync
6 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.98%) nginx
6 1 (0.98%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.84%) SaaS
2 7 (6.86%) IaaS
3 6 (5.88%) PaaS
4 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.94%) Office 365
5 3 (2.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (23.53%) Firewall
1 24 (23.53%) SAN
2 19 (18.63%) TCP/IP
3 15 (14.71%) iSCSI
4 14 (13.73%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (12.75%) DNS
5 13 (12.75%) LDAP
6 11 (10.78%) Ethernet
7 8 (7.84%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (7.84%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (6.86%) NetScaler
8 7 (6.86%) Network Security
9 6 (5.88%) Junos
9 6 (5.88%) FCoE
10 5 (4.90%) Internet
11 4 (3.92%) HTTP
11 4 (3.92%) LAN
12 3 (2.94%) Software-Defined Networking
13 2 (1.96%) VLAN
13 2 (1.96%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.92%) SSDT
3 3 (2.94%) MySQL
3 3 (2.94%) Redis
3 3 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.98%) SQLite
4 1 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
1 4 (3.92%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (3.92%) NUnit
1 4 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (3.92%) MSBuild
1 4 (3.92%) Selenium
1 4 (3.92%) Psake
2 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.98%) Gradle
3 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.98%) Grunt
3 1 (0.98%) Maven
3 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (18.63%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Military
3 5 (4.90%) Banking
4 4 (3.92%) Retail
4 4 (3.92%) Electronics
5 3 (2.94%) Advertising
5 3 (2.94%) Marketing
6 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.98%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.82%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (6.86%) Web Services
3 6 (5.88%) .NET
3 6 (5.88%) JSON
4 5 (4.90%) RESTful
4 5 (4.90%) LAMP
5 4 (3.92%) XML
5 4 (3.92%) MSMQ
6 3 (2.94%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.96%) Memcached
7 2 (1.96%) Symfony
7 2 (1.96%) HTML
8 1 (0.98%) CSS
8 1 (0.98%) XHTML
8 1 (0.98%) Middleware
8 1 (0.98%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.98%) WAMP
8 1 (0.98%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.98%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 17 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.88%) Enterprise Cloud
4 5 (4.90%) FlexPod
4 5 (4.90%) Hedge funds
4 5 (4.90%) Device Driver
4 5 (4.90%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.90%) Clustering
4 5 (4.90%) e-Health
5 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.98%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.98%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.98%) PKI
8 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.98%) Physics
8 1 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.98%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 74 (72.55%) Linux
2 58 (56.86%) Windows
3 28 (27.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (11.76%) UNIX
5 10 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (7.84%) CentOS
6 8 (7.84%) Solaris
7 7 (6.86%) Android
8 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.94%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.98%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.98%) Debian
10 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.98%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.47%) ITIL
2 23 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (18.63%) Configuration Management
4 18 (17.65%) Change Control
5 16 (15.69%) Electronic Trading
5 16 (15.69%) DevOps
6 14 (13.73%) Scrum
7 12 (11.76%) Project Management
7 12 (11.76%) Information Security
8 10 (9.80%) Document Management
8 10 (9.80%) Service Management
8 10 (9.80%) Time Management
9 9 (8.82%) Change Management
10 8 (7.84%) Regression Testing
11 6 (5.88%) OO
11 6 (5.88%) Mentoring
11 6 (5.88%) Coaching
12 5 (4.90%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (4.90%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (4.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.53%) Perl
2 15 (14.71%) SQL
2 15 (14.71%) Java
2 15 (14.71%) Bash Shell
3 14 (13.73%) Python
4 12 (11.76%) PHP
5 11 (10.78%) C
6 7 (6.86%) C#
7 6 (5.88%) C++
8 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.92%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.92%) Ruby
9 4 (3.92%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.96%) Tcl
11 1 (0.98%) Go
Qualifications
1 13 (12.75%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.78%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (9.80%) DV Cleared
4 9 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (6.86%) JNCIA
5 7 (6.86%) Degree
5 7 (6.86%) RHCE
5 7 (6.86%) CCNA
6 5 (4.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (3.92%) CCIE
8 2 (1.96%) MCP
8 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 2 (1.96%) VCP5
9 1 (0.98%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.90%) SLA
3 4 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 36 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (20.59%) vSphere
3 20 (19.61%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (7.84%) Active Directory
5 5 (4.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (4.90%) vCloud
6 2 (1.96%) Firmware
6 2 (1.96%) Squid
7 1 (0.98%) Docker
7 1 (0.98%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.98%) qmail
7 1 (0.98%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (23.53%) Puppet
2 22 (21.57%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (14.71%) CFEngine
4 8 (7.84%) NetBackup
5 7 (6.86%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (5.88%) Nagios
7 3 (2.94%) SCCM
8 1 (0.98%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.98%) Cacti
8 1 (0.98%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.98%) WSUS
8 1 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.98%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.98%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.98%) collectd
8 1 (0.98%) Ansible
8 1 (0.98%) logstash
8 1 (0.98%) Graphite
Vendors
1 62 (60.78%) VMware
2 36 (35.29%) Cisco
3 28 (27.45%) Red Hat
4 21 (20.59%) NetApp
5 19 (18.63%) HP
6 17 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 13 (12.75%) CA
8 12 (11.76%) IBM
9 9 (8.82%) Juniper
9 9 (8.82%) Splunk
10 7 (6.86%) SolarWinds
10 7 (6.86%) Citrix
11 5 (4.90%) EMC
11 5 (4.90%) Sun
11 5 (4.90%) Brocade
11 5 (4.90%) ProCurve
12 3 (2.94%) Dell
13 2 (1.96%) Fidessa
13 2 (1.96%) Oracle
13 2 (1.96%) Mitel
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