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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform Engineer
Rank 613 588 610
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 15 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.064% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.069% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 10 26 28
Average salary £58,750 £45,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.55% -30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
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
43717 42131 48841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.39% 93.54% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 36551 35326 42450
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 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 20 August 2014.

Platform Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 19 (65.52%) Java
3 16 (55.17%) Windows
4 15 (51.72%) Degree
4 15 (51.72%) Relational Database
5 11 (37.93%) Linux
6 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
7 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
7 8 (27.59%) Python
8 7 (24.14%) .NET
8 7 (24.14%) IIS
8 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
8 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
8 7 (24.14%) HTTP
8 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
8 7 (24.14%) Firewall
8 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
8 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (24.14%) QA
8 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
9 6 (20.69%) Statistics
9 6 (20.69%) Marketing
9 6 (20.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (20.69%) Apache Hive
9 6 (20.69%) Hadoop
9 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
9 6 (20.69%) C#
9 6 (20.69%) C++
9 6 (20.69%) OO

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 7 (24.14%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) HTTP
1 7 (24.14%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) Network Security
2 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.79%) DNS
4 2 (6.90%) LAN
4 2 (6.90%) VoIP
4 2 (6.90%) SMTP
4 2 (6.90%) VPN
4 2 (6.90%) RTP
5 1 (3.45%) LDAP
5 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.45%) VLAN
5 1 (3.45%) DHCP
5 1 (3.45%) IPv4
5 1 (3.45%) IPv6
5 1 (3.45%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) Relational Database
2 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
3 6 (20.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
3 6 (20.69%) Hadoop
3 6 (20.69%) Apache Hive
4 4 (13.79%) MySQL
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
1 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (17.24%) MSBuild
3 4 (13.79%) Maven
3 4 (13.79%) JUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (20.69%) Marketing
2 5 (17.24%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Games
4 1 (3.45%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) WCF
2 5 (17.24%) XML
2 5 (17.24%) XSD
3 4 (13.79%) Spring
3 4 (13.79%) Guice
4 2 (6.90%) ZeroMQ
4 2 (6.90%) JSON
4 2 (6.90%) Django
4 2 (6.90%) SOAP
4 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.69%) Statistics
3 4 (13.79%) Open Source
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) CentOS
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
2 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
3 6 (20.69%) OO
3 6 (20.69%) Machine Learning
4 5 (17.24%) Test Management
4 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
4 5 (17.24%) E-business
4 5 (17.24%) DNA
5 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.79%) TDD
5 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
7 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.90%) Validation
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) Network Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 19 (65.52%) Java
3 8 (27.59%) Python
4 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
5 6 (20.69%) C#
5 6 (20.69%) C++
6 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
6 5 (17.24%) Ruby
6 5 (17.24%) C
7 4 (13.79%) PHP
8 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
8 3 (10.34%) Perl
9 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
9 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
1 3 (10.34%) XenServer
2 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
2 2 (6.90%) XenApp
3 1 (3.45%) NFS
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) Vagrant
2 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.90%) collectd
2 2 (6.90%) StatsD
2 2 (6.90%) logstash
2 2 (6.90%) Salt
3 1 (3.45%) Opsview
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (3.45%) Cobbler
3 1 (3.45%) Nagios
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 3 (10.34%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Rackspace
4 2 (6.90%) SaltStack
4 2 (6.90%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) Infoblox
5 1 (3.45%) Splunk
5 1 (3.45%) Veritas
5 1 (3.45%) Dell