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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Engineer
Rank 786 828 825
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 54 26 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.027% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.028% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 49 22 30
Average salary £50,750 £52,500 £51,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £77,650 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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
91484 91720 93604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.46% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 75958 74696 79606
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 £65,000 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +22 20 £62,500 -9.09% 4
South East -1 18 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Yorkshire 0 4 £51,500 +21.17%
South West - 4 - -
North West -10 3 £50,000 -4.76%
East of England - 2 £35,000 - 1
North East - 2 £43,750 -
West Midlands -25 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Platform Engineer
UK

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 82 (77.36%) Linux
2 58 (54.72%) VMware
3 50 (47.17%) Windows
4 34 (32.08%) Cisco
5 32 (30.19%) Red Hat
6 30 (28.30%) SAN
7 29 (27.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (24.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (23.58%) DNS
9 25 (23.58%) HP
9 25 (23.58%) Perl
10 23 (21.70%) vSphere
10 23 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (19.81%) UNIX
11 21 (19.81%) Python
12 20 (18.87%) DevOps
13 19 (17.92%) SQL
14 18 (16.98%) ITIL
14 18 (16.98%) NetApp
15 17 (16.04%) CA
15 17 (16.04%) Finance
15 17 (16.04%) PHP
16 16 (15.09%) IBM
16 16 (15.09%) Microsoft
16 16 (15.09%) Management Information System
16 16 (15.09%) Bash Shell
17 15 (14.15%) LDAP
18 13 (12.26%) Solaris
18 13 (12.26%) Firewall
18 13 (12.26%) NetBackup

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (9.43%) Apache
2 9 (8.49%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.60%) OpenStack
4 6 (5.66%) Node.js
5 2 (1.89%) IIS
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.94%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.26%) SaaS
1 13 (12.26%) PaaS
1 13 (12.26%) IaaS
2 7 (6.60%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.89%) Office 365
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (28.30%) SAN
2 25 (23.58%) DNS
3 15 (14.15%) LDAP
4 13 (12.26%) Firewall
4 13 (12.26%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (11.32%) Internet
6 9 (8.49%) Ethernet
7 8 (7.55%) DHCP
7 8 (7.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (6.60%) Software-Defined Networking
8 7 (6.60%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (5.66%) FCoE
10 5 (4.72%) LAN
11 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
11 3 (2.83%) Network Security
12 2 (1.89%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.89%) VPN
12 2 (1.89%) VoIP
12 2 (1.89%) WAN
12 2 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.60%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.83%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.83%) Apache Hive
3 3 (2.83%) MS Access
3 3 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.83%) Big Data
4 2 (1.89%) Redis
4 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.89%) MySQL
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.94%) HBase
5 1 (0.94%) Informix
5 1 (0.94%) SQLite
5 1 (0.94%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (0.94%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.94%) Maven
3 1 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 17 (16.04%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Banking
3 5 (4.72%) Marketing
3 5 (4.72%) Advertising
4 4 (3.77%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.77%) Electronics
4 4 (3.77%) Military
5 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.94%) Publishing
6 1 (0.94%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.49%) JSON
2 8 (7.55%) Web Services
2 8 (7.55%) RESTful
3 6 (5.66%) AngularJS
4 5 (4.72%) XML
4 5 (4.72%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (3.77%) .NET
5 4 (3.77%) LAMP
6 2 (1.89%) Symfony
6 2 (1.89%) Memcached
6 2 (1.89%) Middleware
7 1 (0.94%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.94%) JSR 170
7 1 (0.94%) HTML
7 1 (0.94%) XHTML
7 1 (0.94%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.09%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.43%) Open Source
3 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.60%) Clustering
5 6 (5.66%) Device Driver
5 6 (5.66%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.72%) FlexPod
6 5 (4.72%) e-Health
7 3 (2.83%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.89%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.94%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 82 (77.36%) Linux
2 50 (47.17%) Windows
3 26 (24.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (19.81%) UNIX
5 13 (12.26%) Solaris
6 10 (9.43%) Android
7 8 (7.55%) CentOS
8 6 (5.66%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.89%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.87%) DevOps
3 18 (16.98%) ITIL
4 13 (12.26%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (10.38%) Workflow
6 9 (8.49%) Configuration Management
6 9 (8.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (8.49%) Incident Management
6 9 (8.49%) Load Balancing
7 8 (7.55%) Software Engineering
7 8 (7.55%) OO
8 7 (6.60%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (5.66%) Release Management
9 6 (5.66%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.72%) Change Management
10 5 (4.72%) Project Management
10 5 (4.72%) Software Testing
10 5 (4.72%) Workflow Management
10 5 (4.72%) Information Security
10 5 (4.72%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.58%) Perl
2 21 (19.81%) Python
3 19 (17.92%) SQL
4 17 (16.04%) PHP
5 16 (15.09%) Bash Shell
6 13 (12.26%) Ruby
7 11 (10.38%) Java
8 10 (9.43%) JavaScript
9 7 (6.60%) C++
10 6 (5.66%) C#
11 4 (3.77%) C
11 4 (3.77%) Tcl
11 4 (3.77%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.83%) Bourne shell
12 3 (2.83%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.94%) Golang
Qualifications
1 13 (12.26%) Degree
2 7 (6.60%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.77%) RHCE
4 4 (3.77%) CCIE
4 4 (3.77%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.83%) NCDA
6 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 2 (1.89%) MCP
6 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) CCNA
7 1 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.94%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.94%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.94%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.72%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (27.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (21.70%) vSphere
3 12 (11.32%) Active Directory
4 7 (6.60%) Firmware
5 6 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (5.66%) vCloud
5 6 (5.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (2.83%) NFS
6 3 (2.83%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.94%) Squid
7 1 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.94%) XenServer
7 1 (0.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (12.26%) NetBackup
1 13 (12.26%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (9.43%) Puppet
3 9 (8.49%) Nagios
4 3 (2.83%) yum
5 2 (1.89%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.94%) Oozie
6 1 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.94%) SCCM
6 1 (0.94%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 58 (54.72%) VMware
2 34 (32.08%) Cisco
3 32 (30.19%) Red Hat
4 25 (23.58%) HP
5 18 (16.98%) NetApp
6 17 (16.04%) CA
7 16 (15.09%) IBM
7 16 (15.09%) Microsoft
8 9 (8.49%) Brocade
9 7 (6.60%) Dell
10 6 (5.66%) Oracle
10 6 (5.66%) Sun
11 5 (4.72%) Fidessa
11 5 (4.72%) EMC
12 4 (3.77%) ProCurve
13 3 (2.83%) Red Gate
13 3 (2.83%) Veritas
14 2 (1.89%) QNX
14 2 (1.89%) Mitel
14 2 (1.89%) Vertica
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