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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Engineer
Rank 606 661 590
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -71
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 22 16 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.049% 0.032% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.034% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 29
Average salary £58,750 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.81% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,700 £21,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,000 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,292 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-35.41% -
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
41526 46647 41856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.32% 93.67% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35200 39201 35196
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 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 1 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 - 1 £50,500 -
Platform Engineer
England

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 36 (78.26%) Linux
2 34 (73.91%) Windows
3 28 (60.87%) VMware
4 24 (52.17%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (47.83%) Electronic Trading
5 22 (47.83%) Red Hat
6 21 (45.65%) Puppet
7 20 (43.48%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (43.48%) TCP/IP
8 19 (41.30%) Perl
8 19 (41.30%) Firewall
8 19 (41.30%) iSCSI
8 19 (41.30%) Change Control
8 19 (41.30%) CFEngine
9 17 (36.96%) HP
10 16 (34.78%) Finance
10 16 (34.78%) Bash Shell
11 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (30.43%) Java
13 13 (28.26%) NetApp
13 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
15 11 (23.91%) Juniper
15 11 (23.91%) Splunk
16 10 (21.74%) NetScaler
16 10 (21.74%) SAN
16 10 (21.74%) Citrix
16 10 (21.74%) Python
16 10 (21.74%) SQL

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 4 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) Apache
2 2 (4.35%) Lync
3 1 (2.17%) Node.js
3 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (43.48%) TCP/IP
2 19 (41.30%) Firewall
2 19 (41.30%) iSCSI
3 10 (21.74%) NetScaler
3 10 (21.74%) SAN
4 9 (19.57%) Junos
5 8 (17.39%) LDAP
5 8 (17.39%) Ethernet
6 6 (13.04%) DNS
7 5 (10.87%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (8.70%) Network Security
9 2 (4.35%) Internet
9 2 (4.35%) Broadband
10 1 (2.17%) HTTP
10 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SSDT
3 2 (4.35%) Redis
3 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
1 4 (8.70%) HP UFT
1 4 (8.70%) NUnit
1 4 (8.70%) Selenium
1 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (8.70%) MSBuild
1 4 (8.70%) Psake
2 1 (2.17%) Gradle
2 1 (2.17%) Grunt
2 1 (2.17%) Maven
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Music Industry
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (8.70%) .NET
2 4 (8.70%) MSMQ
3 2 (4.35%) JSON
3 2 (4.35%) RESTful
3 2 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (2.17%) Memcached
4 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.17%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.17%) Symfony
4 1 (2.17%) X-Windows
4 1 (2.17%) LAMP
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Hedge funds
2 5 (10.87%) HP StoreVirtual
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) Clustering
3 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.52%) Physics
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) DTV
5 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.17%) Replication
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Linux
2 34 (73.91%) Windows
3 22 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (13.04%) UNIX
6 5 (10.87%) CentOS
7 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.52%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (6.52%) Solaris
9 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Electronic Trading
2 19 (41.30%) Change Control
3 8 (17.39%) ITIL
3 8 (17.39%) Change Management
4 7 (15.22%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.87%) Risk Management
5 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (8.70%) Security Architecture
6 4 (8.70%) Line Management
6 4 (8.70%) Migration
6 4 (8.70%) Scrum
6 4 (8.70%) Regression Testing
6 4 (8.70%) E-business
7 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (6.52%) Cyber Security
7 3 (6.52%) Low Latency
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) Perl
2 16 (34.78%) Bash Shell
3 14 (30.43%) Java
4 10 (21.74%) SQL
4 10 (21.74%) Python
5 6 (13.04%) C++
6 4 (8.70%) C#
6 4 (8.70%) Ruby
6 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.52%) C
8 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.17%) PHP
8 1 (2.17%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) CCNA
1 8 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (17.39%) RHCE
1 8 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 8 (17.39%) JNCIA
2 5 (10.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 24 (52.17%) VMware ESXi
2 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.17%) XenServer
5 1 (2.17%) Docker
5 1 (2.17%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 21 (45.65%) Puppet
2 20 (43.48%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (41.30%) CFEngine
4 10 (21.74%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (6.52%) SCCM
5 3 (6.52%) Nagios
5 3 (6.52%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.17%) WSUS
6 1 (2.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) VMware
2 22 (47.83%) Red Hat
3 17 (36.96%) HP
4 13 (28.26%) NetApp
5 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 11 (23.91%) Juniper
6 11 (23.91%) Splunk
7 10 (21.74%) SolarWinds
7 10 (21.74%) Citrix
8 7 (15.22%) Cisco
9 5 (10.87%) ProCurve
10 3 (6.52%) Brocade
10 3 (6.52%) CA
10 3 (6.52%) Sun
11 1 (2.17%) New Relic