The table below looks at the statistics for the Platform Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Engineer
Rank 596 644 564
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -80
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 31 15 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.031% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.033% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 31 9 31
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £46,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -22.72%
Platform Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41333 45058 41496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.27% 93.49% 93.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35059 37848 34733
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Platform Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Platform Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Platform Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Platform Engineer across the London region.

Platform Engineer Salary Trend in London

Platform Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Platform Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Platform Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Platform Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
City of London - 5 £57,000 -
Platform Engineer
England

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 39 (73.58%) Linux
2 36 (67.92%) Windows
3 27 (50.94%) VMware
4 26 (49.06%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (47.17%) Electronic Trading
6 24 (45.28%) Puppet
6 24 (45.28%) Red Hat
7 23 (43.40%) TCP/IP
8 22 (41.51%) Firewall
8 22 (41.51%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (39.62%) CFEngine
9 21 (39.62%) Change Control
9 21 (39.62%) iSCSI
9 21 (39.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (35.85%) Java
11 18 (33.96%) Perl
11 18 (33.96%) HP
12 17 (32.08%) Bash Shell
13 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (30.19%) SQL
14 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (26.42%) Splunk
15 14 (26.42%) Juniper
16 13 (24.53%) NetApp
16 13 (24.53%) Citrix
16 13 (24.53%) SolarWinds
16 13 (24.53%) SolarWinds Orion
16 13 (24.53%) FIX Protocol
16 13 (24.53%) NetScaler
17 12 (22.64%) Junos

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 6 (11.32%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.55%) IIS
3 2 (3.77%) Apache
3 2 (3.77%) Lync
4 1 (1.89%) Node.js
4 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (43.40%) TCP/IP
2 22 (41.51%) Firewall
3 21 (39.62%) iSCSI
4 13 (24.53%) NetScaler
5 12 (22.64%) Junos
6 9 (16.98%) Ethernet
7 8 (15.09%) SAN
8 6 (11.32%) DNS
9 5 (9.43%) LDAP
9 5 (9.43%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (7.55%) Network Security
11 2 (3.77%) Broadband
11 2 (3.77%) Internet
12 1 (1.89%) HTTP
12 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) Hadoop
2 8 (15.09%) Big Data
3 6 (11.32%) Apache Hive
3 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.55%) SSDT
5 3 (5.66%) SAP HANA
5 3 (5.66%) Presto
5 3 (5.66%) OLAP
6 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.89%) Redis
7 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
1 4 (7.55%) HP UFT
1 4 (7.55%) NUnit
1 4 (7.55%) Selenium
1 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (7.55%) MSBuild
1 4 (7.55%) Psake
2 1 (1.89%) Gradle
2 1 (1.89%) Grunt
2 1 (1.89%) Maven
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Music Industry
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (7.55%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) MSMQ
3 3 (5.66%) JSON
4 2 (3.77%) SOAP
4 2 (3.77%) XML
4 2 (3.77%) REST
5 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.89%) X-Windows
5 1 (1.89%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Hedge funds
2 5 (9.43%) HP StoreVirtual
3 4 (7.55%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.55%) Physics
3 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.77%) DTV
6 1 (1.89%) Replication
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (73.58%) Linux
2 36 (67.92%) Windows
3 21 (39.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (11.32%) CentOS
6 4 (7.55%) UNIX
6 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Electronic Trading
2 21 (39.62%) Change Control
3 8 (15.09%) ITIL
3 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
3 8 (15.09%) Change Management
4 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.32%) ETL
5 6 (11.32%) MapReduce
6 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
6 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
6 5 (9.43%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (7.55%) Security Architecture
7 4 (7.55%) Cyber Security
7 4 (7.55%) Migration
7 4 (7.55%) Scrum
7 4 (7.55%) Regression Testing
7 4 (7.55%) E-business
7 4 (7.55%) Line Management
8 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.66%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) Java
2 18 (33.96%) Perl
3 17 (32.08%) Bash Shell
4 16 (30.19%) SQL
5 8 (15.09%) Python
6 7 (13.21%) Ruby
7 5 (9.43%) C++
8 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
8 4 (7.55%) C
8 4 (7.55%) C#
8 4 (7.55%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.66%) Spark SQL
10 2 (3.77%) Scala
11 1 (1.89%) Go
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) CCNA
1 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (13.21%) RHCE
1 7 (13.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (13.21%) JNCIA
2 6 (11.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
System Software
1 26 (49.06%) VMware ESXi
2 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.66%) HDFS
5 1 (1.89%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.89%) XenServer
5 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (45.28%) Puppet
2 22 (41.51%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (39.62%) CFEngine
4 13 (24.53%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (5.66%) SCCM
6 1 (1.89%) WSUS
6 1 (1.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (50.94%) VMware
2 24 (45.28%) Red Hat
3 18 (33.96%) HP
4 14 (26.42%) Juniper
4 14 (26.42%) Splunk
5 13 (24.53%) NetApp
5 13 (24.53%) Citrix
5 13 (24.53%) SolarWinds
6 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
7 7 (13.21%) Cisco
8 5 (9.43%) ProCurve
9 3 (5.66%) SAP
9 3 (5.66%) Vertica
9 3 (5.66%) EXASOL
10 2 (3.77%) Atlassian
10 2 (3.77%) Adobe
11 1 (1.89%) IBM
11 1 (1.89%) Remedy
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Discretionary annual bonus of up to 20%
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