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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Engineer
Rank 604 641 682
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 52 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.049% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.051% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 45 18 11
Average salary £65,000 £56,250 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% +161.62%
UK excluding London average salary £52,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.50% -
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
40513 42828 47012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.86% 95.79% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 36048 38825
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +53 7 £70,000 +64.70% 1
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Platform Engineer
England

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 37 (56.92%) Python
2 36 (55.38%) DevOps
3 30 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (44.62%) Linux
5 26 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (40.00%) Docker
6 25 (38.46%) Ansible
7 24 (36.92%) Windows
8 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (32.31%) Ruby
10 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
11 17 (26.15%) Perl
11 17 (26.15%) Open Source
11 17 (26.15%) Puppet
12 16 (24.62%) vSphere
13 15 (23.08%) VMware
13 15 (23.08%) Scrum
14 14 (21.54%) Finance
14 14 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (21.54%) Opscode Chef
14 14 (21.54%) Windows Server
15 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (18.46%) Unix
16 12 (18.46%) Replication
16 12 (18.46%) PaaS
16 12 (18.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
17 11 (16.92%) Bash Shell
17 11 (16.92%) Active Directory

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 9 (13.85%) OpenStack
2 8 (12.31%) Apache
3 7 (10.77%) Tomcat
4 6 (9.23%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (7.69%) MS Exchange
5 5 (7.69%) WebLogic
6 4 (6.15%) CloudStack
6 4 (6.15%) JBoss
6 4 (6.15%) Node.js
6 4 (6.15%) WebSphere
7 3 (4.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (4.62%) CMS
7 3 (4.62%) Drupal
7 3 (4.62%) Lightstreamer
7 3 (4.62%) nginx
8 2 (3.08%) Apache Spark
8 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (18.46%) PaaS
4 8 (12.31%) OpenShift
5 3 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (4.62%) Amazon S3
5 3 (4.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (4.62%) IaaS
5 3 (4.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.54%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (1.54%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) Firewall
2 5 (7.69%) Ethernet
3 4 (6.15%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.62%) VLAN
5 2 (3.08%) DNS
5 2 (3.08%) Internet
5 2 (3.08%) SAN
5 2 (3.08%) SSH
5 2 (3.08%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.54%) DHCP
6 1 (1.54%) FCoE
6 1 (1.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) MySQL
2 5 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (7.69%) Redis
3 4 (6.15%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (6.15%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.08%) Big Data
5 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.54%) HBase
6 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.77%) TeamCity
3 4 (6.15%) Subversion
4 3 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (4.62%) RSpec
5 2 (3.08%) Travis CI
5 2 (3.08%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.54%) JMeter
6 1 (1.54%) NeoLoad
6 1 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.54%) The Grinder
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Law
3 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) .NET
2 5 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (6.15%) JMS
3 4 (6.15%) Kafka
3 4 (6.15%) LAMP
3 4 (6.15%) Web Services
4 3 (4.62%) J2EE
4 3 (4.62%) Java EE
4 3 (4.62%) MCollective
4 3 (4.62%) Middleware
5 2 (3.08%) ELK Stack
5 2 (3.08%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.54%) D3.js
6 1 (1.54%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.54%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.54%) Memcached
6 1 (1.54%) mod_rewrite
6 1 (1.54%) React
6 1 (1.54%) REST
6 1 (1.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Replication
2 8 (12.31%) EMC VNX
3 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.23%) Data Centre
5 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.15%) PKI
6 3 (4.62%) Data Integration
6 3 (4.62%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.62%) Physics
7 2 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (3.08%) Social Media
8 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.54%) e-Health
8 1 (1.54%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.54%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.54%) Spread Betting
8 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (44.62%) Linux
2 24 (36.92%) Windows
3 14 (21.54%) Windows Server
4 12 (18.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (18.46%) Unix
5 4 (6.15%) CentOS
5 4 (6.15%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.62%) Debian
6 3 (4.62%) Mesosphere
7 1 (1.54%) CoreOS
7 1 (1.54%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (55.38%) DevOps
2 26 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (26.15%) Open Source
5 15 (23.08%) Scrum
6 13 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (15.38%) ITIL
8 9 (13.85%) Configuration Management
9 6 (9.23%) Server Virtualisation
10 4 (6.15%) Analytics
10 4 (6.15%) Auto-Scaling
10 4 (6.15%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (6.15%) DSDM
10 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (6.15%) RUP
10 4 (6.15%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (6.15%) Workflow
11 3 (4.62%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.92%) Python
2 21 (32.31%) Ruby
3 17 (26.15%) Perl
4 11 (16.92%) Bash Shell
5 9 (13.85%) Java
6 6 (9.23%) C++
7 5 (7.69%) PHP
7 5 (7.69%) SQL
8 4 (6.15%) C
8 4 (6.15%) C#
9 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.62%) Scala
9 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.08%) Go
11 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) MCSE
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.54%) EMC Certification
3 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 26 (40.00%) Docker
2 16 (24.62%) vSphere
3 14 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (16.92%) Active Directory
5 7 (10.77%) Xen
6 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (6.15%) Varnish
7 4 (6.15%) XenServer
8 3 (4.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (4.62%) Squid
9 2 (3.08%) VirtualBox
10 1 (1.54%) Apache Flume
10 1 (1.54%) HDFS
10 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.54%) KVM
10 1 (1.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (38.46%) Ansible
2 17 (26.15%) Puppet
3 14 (21.54%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (9.23%) Salt
4 6 (9.23%) SCCM
4 6 (9.23%) SCOM
5 5 (7.69%) Mesos
5 5 (7.69%) Nagios
6 4 (6.15%) Kubernetes
6 4 (6.15%) Terraform
7 3 (4.62%) Cobbler
7 3 (4.62%) logstash
7 3 (4.62%) Tivoli
8 2 (3.08%) Nmap
8 2 (3.08%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.54%) Kibana
9 1 (1.54%) Packer
Vendors
1 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.08%) VMware
3 10 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 9 (13.85%) EMC
5 6 (9.23%) IBM
5 6 (9.23%) Splunk
6 5 (7.69%) Oracle
7 4 (6.15%) Cisco
7 4 (6.15%) CommVault
7 4 (6.15%) Fiorano
7 4 (6.15%) Rackspace
8 3 (4.62%) Adobe
8 3 (4.62%) Akamai
8 3 (4.62%) AppDynamics
8 3 (4.62%) EnterpriseDB
8 3 (4.62%) F5
8 3 (4.62%) Google
8 3 (4.62%) SaltStack
8 3 (4.62%) Terracotta
9 2 (3.08%) Brocade
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