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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Engineer
Rank 589 595 596
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 29 18 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.071% 0.042% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.045% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 24
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,750 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £85,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
38247 40284 42737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.87% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 32524 32996 36775
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 29 January 2015.

Platform Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 28 (71.79%) Linux
2 19 (48.72%) UNIX
3 16 (41.03%) HP
4 15 (38.46%) Finance
4 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (38.46%) Bash Shell
5 14 (35.90%) VMware
6 13 (33.33%) Java
6 13 (33.33%) Perl
7 11 (28.21%) Windows
7 11 (28.21%) Red Hat
7 11 (28.21%) Open Source
7 11 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (28.21%) Banking
8 10 (25.64%) SaaS
9 9 (23.08%) NetBackup
9 9 (23.08%) Nagios
9 9 (23.08%) SAN
9 9 (23.08%) CA
9 9 (23.08%) NetApp
9 9 (23.08%) Solaris
9 9 (23.08%) Python
9 9 (23.08%) LDAP
9 9 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 9 (23.08%) Brocade
9 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing
10 8 (20.51%) JSON
10 8 (20.51%) RESTful
10 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (17.95%) MongoDB

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (17.95%) OpenStack
2 6 (15.38%) Node.js
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) SaaS
2 7 (17.95%) IaaS
2 7 (17.95%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) SAN
1 9 (23.08%) LDAP
2 7 (17.95%) Software-Defined Networking
3 4 (10.26%) DNS
4 3 (7.69%) DHCP
5 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.56%) VPN
6 1 (2.56%) VoIP
6 1 (2.56%) SMTP
6 1 (2.56%) HTTP
6 1 (2.56%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.69%) Apache Hive
2 3 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.69%) Big Data
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) Redis
4 1 (2.56%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (2.56%) HBase
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) Informix
4 1 (2.56%) Mahout
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Maven
2 2 (5.13%) JUnit
3 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 11 (28.21%) Banking
3 5 (12.82%) Marketing
3 5 (12.82%) Advertising
4 4 (10.26%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.56%) French Language
5 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) JSON
1 8 (20.51%) RESTful
2 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 5 (12.82%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (10.26%) XML
5 2 (5.13%) Web Services
5 2 (5.13%) Memcached
5 2 (5.13%) Guice
5 2 (5.13%) Symfony
5 2 (5.13%) LAMP
5 2 (5.13%) Spring
6 1 (2.56%) JSR 170
6 1 (2.56%) OSGi
6 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Open Source
2 6 (15.38%) Clustering
3 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.69%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 28 (71.79%) Linux
2 19 (48.72%) UNIX
3 11 (28.21%) Windows
3 11 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (23.08%) Solaris
5 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
5 5 (12.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 6 (15.38%) Release Management
4 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
4 5 (12.82%) OO
4 5 (12.82%) DevOps
5 4 (10.26%) Capacity Management
5 4 (10.26%) Workflow
5 4 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.69%) MapReduce
6 3 (7.69%) Kernel Tuning
7 2 (5.13%) Low Latency
7 2 (5.13%) Analytics
7 2 (5.13%) Data Analytics
7 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.13%) OO PHP
7 2 (5.13%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) Bash Shell
2 13 (33.33%) Java
2 13 (33.33%) Perl
3 9 (23.08%) Python
4 6 (15.38%) SQL
5 5 (12.82%) C#
5 5 (12.82%) C++
6 4 (10.26%) Tcl
7 3 (7.69%) Bourne shell
7 3 (7.69%) PHP
8 2 (5.13%) C
9 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) RHCE
3 3 (7.69%) NCDA
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.56%) JNCIA
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (7.69%) NFS
4 1 (2.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) NetBackup
1 9 (23.08%) Nagios
2 4 (10.26%) Puppet
3 3 (7.69%) yum
4 1 (2.56%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.56%) Oozie
4 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) HP
2 14 (35.90%) VMware
3 11 (28.21%) Red Hat
4 9 (23.08%) CA
4 9 (23.08%) NetApp
4 9 (23.08%) Brocade
5 7 (17.95%) Cisco
5 7 (17.95%) IBM
5 7 (17.95%) Dell
6 6 (15.38%) Sun
6 6 (15.38%) Oracle
7 5 (12.82%) Fidessa
8 3 (7.69%) Veritas
9 2 (5.13%) Vertica
9 2 (5.13%) New Relic
9 2 (5.13%) EXASOL
10 1 (2.56%) Patsystems
10 1 (2.56%) GL TRADE
10 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
10 1 (2.56%) Adobe
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