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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Engineer
Rank 805 862 828
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 56 24 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.022% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.023% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 43 18 34
Average salary £57,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,334 £33,150 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
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
97285 102439 95015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.18% 94.49% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81970 83640 79578
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +21 24 £57,500 -8.00% 3
South East 0 22 £55,000 +46.66% 1
South West - 5 - -
East of England +8 4 £67,500 +50.00% 1
North West -7 1 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Platform Engineer
UK

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 59 (60.20%) Linux
2 57 (58.16%) Windows
3 42 (42.86%) VMware
4 37 (37.76%) TCP/IP
5 28 (28.57%) Puppet
6 26 (26.53%) Java
7 25 (25.51%) Electronic Trading
8 24 (24.49%) Red Hat
9 23 (23.47%) ITIL
9 23 (23.47%) VMware ESXi
9 23 (23.47%) Opscode Chef
10 21 (21.43%) Change Control
10 21 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (21.43%) Perl
10 21 (21.43%) SQL
10 21 (21.43%) Firewall
11 20 (20.41%) iSCSI
11 20 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (20.41%) Degree
11 20 (20.41%) CFEngine
12 19 (19.39%) Bash Shell
12 19 (19.39%) Microsoft
13 18 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (17.35%) HP
15 15 (15.31%) NetApp
15 15 (15.31%) Configuration Management
15 15 (15.31%) Splunk
16 14 (14.29%) Juniper
16 14 (14.29%) Finance
16 14 (14.29%) Citrix

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (9.18%) IIS
2 8 (8.16%) Apache Spark
3 7 (7.14%) Lync
3 7 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 6 (6.12%) Apache
5 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.06%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.02%) nginx
8 1 (1.02%) CMS
8 1 (1.02%) JBoss
8 1 (1.02%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.22%) SaaS
2 7 (7.14%) IaaS
3 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.02%) PaaS
6 1 (1.02%) Office 365
6 1 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 37 (37.76%) TCP/IP
2 21 (21.43%) Firewall
3 20 (20.41%) iSCSI
4 14 (14.29%) DNS
5 13 (13.27%) NetScaler
6 12 (12.24%) Junos
7 10 (10.20%) HTTP
8 8 (8.16%) VLAN
8 8 (8.16%) SSL
8 8 (8.16%) SAN
9 6 (6.12%) Internet
9 6 (6.12%) LAN
9 6 (6.12%) Ethernet
10 5 (5.10%) SMTP
11 4 (4.08%) Network Security
12 3 (3.06%) Wireless
12 3 (3.06%) LDAP
13 2 (2.04%) Broadband
13 2 (2.04%) DHCP
14 1 (1.02%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) Hadoop
1 10 (10.20%) Big Data
2 8 (8.16%) Apache Hive
2 8 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.08%) OLAP
4 4 (4.08%) SSDT
4 4 (4.08%) SAP HANA
4 4 (4.08%) Presto
5 3 (3.06%) MySQL
6 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.02%) Redis
7 1 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio
1 4 (4.08%) HP UFT
1 4 (4.08%) NUnit
1 4 (4.08%) Selenium
1 4 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (4.08%) MSBuild
1 4 (4.08%) Psake
2 1 (1.02%) Gradle
2 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.02%) Grunt
2 1 (1.02%) Maven
General
1 14 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.12%) Military
4 4 (4.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Music Industry
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
5 1 (1.02%) Advertising
5 1 (1.02%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.27%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (12.24%) Web Services
3 9 (9.18%) .NET
4 8 (8.16%) REST
5 7 (7.14%) HTML
6 6 (6.12%) Java EE
6 6 (6.12%) JMX
7 4 (4.08%) XML
7 4 (4.08%) MSMQ
7 4 (4.08%) XHTML
8 3 (3.06%) CSS
8 3 (3.06%) JSON
9 2 (2.04%) SOAP
9 2 (2.04%) LAMP
10 1 (1.02%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (1.02%) Sass
10 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.02%) MCollective
10 1 (1.02%) jQuery
10 1 (1.02%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) Hedge funds
2 8 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.16%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.16%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.10%) Mathematics
3 5 (5.10%) Physics
4 4 (4.08%) PKI
4 4 (4.08%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.06%) Clustering
5 3 (3.06%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.04%) DTV
6 2 (2.04%) Symmetrix
6 2 (2.04%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.04%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.02%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.02%) iSeries
7 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 59 (60.20%) Linux
2 57 (58.16%) Windows
3 21 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (11.22%) UNIX
6 9 (9.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.06%) CentOS
7 3 (3.06%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.02%) Debian
9 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.02%) Solaris
9 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.51%) Electronic Trading
2 23 (23.47%) ITIL
3 21 (21.43%) Change Control
4 15 (15.31%) Configuration Management
5 13 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.27%) Open Source
6 11 (11.22%) Mentoring
6 11 (11.22%) Project Management
7 10 (10.20%) Service Management
7 10 (10.20%) Scrum
8 9 (9.18%) DevOps
9 8 (8.16%) MapReduce
9 8 (8.16%) Time Management
9 8 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (8.16%) ETL
9 8 (8.16%) Information Security
10 7 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.14%) OO
11 6 (6.12%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.53%) Java
2 21 (21.43%) Perl
2 21 (21.43%) SQL
3 19 (19.39%) Bash Shell
4 14 (14.29%) C
5 11 (11.22%) C++
6 10 (10.20%) Python
7 9 (9.18%) Ruby
8 8 (8.16%) C#
9 6 (6.12%) Shell Script
10 5 (5.10%) PowerShell
11 4 (4.08%) Spark SQL
11 4 (4.08%) PHP
12 2 (2.04%) Scala
13 1 (1.02%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (1.02%) VBA
13 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (20.41%) Degree
2 9 (9.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (8.16%) CCNA
3 8 (8.16%) RHCE
4 7 (7.14%) JNCIA
5 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.12%) MCSA
5 6 (6.12%) DV Cleared
5 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.10%) VCAP
6 5 (5.10%) MCSE
7 2 (2.04%) VCP5
8 1 (1.02%) CCA
8 1 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) JTAG
System Software
1 23 (23.47%) VMware ESXi
2 20 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.16%) vSphere
4 4 (4.08%) HDFS
5 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.04%) Squid
6 2 (2.04%) vCloud
7 1 (1.02%) Varnish
7 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.02%) qmail
7 1 (1.02%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 28 (28.57%) Puppet
2 23 (23.47%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (20.41%) CFEngine
4 13 (13.27%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (3.06%) WSUS
5 3 (3.06%) SCCM
6 2 (2.04%) Nagios
7 1 (1.02%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.02%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.02%) Cacti
7 1 (1.02%) Ganglia
7 1 (1.02%) collectd
7 1 (1.02%) Ansible
7 1 (1.02%) logstash
7 1 (1.02%) Graphite
Vendors
1 42 (42.86%) VMware
2 24 (24.49%) Red Hat
3 19 (19.39%) Microsoft
4 17 (17.35%) HP
5 15 (15.31%) NetApp
5 15 (15.31%) Splunk
6 14 (14.29%) Citrix
6 14 (14.29%) Juniper
7 13 (13.27%) SolarWinds
8 11 (11.22%) Cisco
9 6 (6.12%) Oracle
10 4 (4.08%) SAP
10 4 (4.08%) Vertica
10 4 (4.08%) EXASOL
11 3 (3.06%) Lauterbach
11 3 (3.06%) IBM
11 3 (3.06%) EMC
12 2 (2.04%) Dell
12 2 (2.04%) Adobe
12 2 (2.04%) Atlassian
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