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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Engineer
Rank 615 638 603
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 25 13 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.026% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.028% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 21
Average salary £57,500 £35,750 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.83% -37.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £21,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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
41638 46377 43450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.52% 93.93% 93.98%
Number of salaries quoted 35147 38246 36697
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £75,000 £75,250
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +29 2 £42,500 -39.28%
Platform Engineer
England

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 38 (73.08%) Linux
2 30 (57.69%) Windows
3 26 (50.00%) VMware
4 24 (46.15%) HP
5 19 (36.54%) Finance
6 18 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (34.62%) Red Hat
7 17 (32.69%) UNIX
7 17 (32.69%) Java
7 17 (32.69%) Perl
7 17 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (32.69%) Bash Shell
8 16 (30.77%) SAN
9 14 (26.92%) LDAP
10 13 (25.00%) Cisco
10 13 (25.00%) NetApp
10 13 (25.00%) Firewall
10 13 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (23.08%) Puppet
12 11 (21.15%) Banking
12 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
12 11 (21.15%) Python
13 10 (19.23%) SQL
13 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
13 10 (19.23%) SaaS
14 9 (17.31%) Solaris
14 9 (17.31%) C#
14 9 (17.31%) TCP/IP
14 9 (17.31%) CA

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (13.46%) OpenStack
2 6 (11.54%) Node.js
3 4 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) Lync
4 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) SaaS
2 7 (13.46%) IaaS
2 7 (13.46%) OpenShift
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.77%) SAN
2 14 (26.92%) LDAP
3 13 (25.00%) Firewall
4 9 (17.31%) TCP/IP
5 8 (15.38%) DNS
5 8 (15.38%) iSCSI
6 7 (13.46%) Software-Defined Networking
7 5 (9.62%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (9.62%) Ethernet
8 4 (7.69%) Network Security
8 4 (7.69%) NetScaler
9 3 (5.77%) Junos
9 3 (5.77%) DHCP
10 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.69%) SSDT
4 2 (3.85%) Redis
5 1 (1.92%) Informix
5 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 4 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (7.69%) NUnit
1 4 (7.69%) Selenium
1 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (7.69%) MSBuild
1 4 (7.69%) Psake
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Banking
3 5 (9.62%) Advertising
3 5 (9.62%) Marketing
4 4 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 4 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (15.38%) JSON
2 8 (15.38%) RESTful
3 6 (11.54%) AngularJS
4 5 (9.62%) .NET
5 4 (7.69%) XML
5 4 (7.69%) MSMQ
6 2 (3.85%) Web Services
6 2 (3.85%) LAMP
6 2 (3.85%) Symfony
6 2 (3.85%) Memcached
7 1 (1.92%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Open Source
2 6 (11.54%) Clustering
3 5 (9.62%) Hedge funds
4 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.92%) Eurex
6 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (73.08%) Linux
2 30 (57.69%) Windows
3 18 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (32.69%) UNIX
5 9 (17.31%) Solaris
6 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (9.62%) CentOS
7 5 (9.62%) Android
7 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
8 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 9 (17.31%) Load Balancing
2 9 (17.31%) Electronic Trading
3 8 (15.38%) Change Control
4 7 (13.46%) Change Management
5 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 6 (11.54%) Release Management
5 6 (11.54%) DevOps
6 5 (9.62%) Software Testing
6 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
6 5 (9.62%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (9.62%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.69%) Workflow
7 4 (7.69%) Migration
7 4 (7.69%) Scrum
7 4 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 4 (7.69%) E-business
7 4 (7.69%) Line Management
7 4 (7.69%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) Java
1 17 (32.69%) Perl
1 17 (32.69%) Bash Shell
2 11 (21.15%) Python
3 10 (19.23%) SQL
4 9 (17.31%) C#
5 4 (7.69%) C++
5 4 (7.69%) Tcl
5 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.77%) Bourne shell
7 2 (3.85%) PHP
8 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.92%) Ruby
8 1 (1.92%) Golang
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) RHCE
2 4 (7.69%) Degree
3 3 (5.77%) NCDA
3 3 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (5.77%) JNCIA
3 3 (5.77%) CCNA
3 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 17 (32.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (11.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (5.77%) NFS
5 1 (1.92%) Docker
5 1 (1.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (23.08%) Puppet
2 9 (17.31%) Nagios
2 9 (17.31%) NetBackup
3 8 (15.38%) CFEngine
3 8 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (5.77%) yum
6 2 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) VMware
2 24 (46.15%) HP
3 18 (34.62%) Red Hat
4 13 (25.00%) NetApp
4 13 (25.00%) Cisco
5 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
6 9 (17.31%) CA
6 9 (17.31%) Brocade
7 7 (13.46%) IBM
7 7 (13.46%) Dell
8 6 (11.54%) Sun
9 5 (9.62%) Fidessa
9 5 (9.62%) ProCurve
10 4 (7.69%) SolarWinds
10 4 (7.69%) Splunk
10 4 (7.69%) Citrix
10 4 (7.69%) Juniper
10 4 (7.69%) Oracle
11 3 (5.77%) Veritas
12 2 (3.85%) New Relic
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