The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform Engineer
Rank 635 567 604
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 16 34 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.077% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.082% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 10 30 24
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +37.50%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44913 41478 48583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.33% 93.45% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 37724 34642 42277
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.94%
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 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Platform Engineer
England

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 30 July 2014.

Platform Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 19 (70.37%) SQL
2 18 (66.67%) Java
3 16 (59.26%) Windows
4 15 (55.56%) Degree
5 14 (51.85%) Relational Database
6 10 (37.04%) Linux
7 8 (29.63%) Python
7 8 (29.63%) MongoDB
7 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
8 7 (25.93%) QA
8 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
8 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (25.93%) .NET
8 7 (25.93%) IIS
8 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
8 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.93%) Firewall
9 6 (22.22%) HTTP
9 6 (22.22%) RDBMS
9 6 (22.22%) C#
9 6 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (22.22%) Hadoop
9 6 (22.22%) Statistics
9 6 (22.22%) Marketing
9 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
9 6 (22.22%) Machine Learning
9 6 (22.22%) Apache Hive
10 5 (18.52%) Ruby

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (25.93%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) PaaS
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Firewall
2 6 (22.22%) HTTP
3 5 (18.52%) Network Security
4 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (11.11%) DNS
6 2 (7.41%) LAN
7 1 (3.70%) VLAN
7 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.70%) VoIP
7 1 (3.70%) SMTP
7 1 (3.70%) DHCP
7 1 (3.70%) LDAP
7 1 (3.70%) RTP
7 1 (3.70%) IPv4
7 1 (3.70%) IPv6
7 1 (3.70%) 802.11
7 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) Relational Database
2 8 (29.63%) MongoDB
3 6 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 6 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (22.22%) Hadoop
3 6 (22.22%) Apache Hive
4 3 (11.11%) MySQL
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.41%) Redis
5 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
2 5 (18.52%) MSBuild
3 3 (11.11%) Maven
3 3 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (22.22%) Marketing
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Games
4 2 (7.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) WCF
2 5 (18.52%) XML
2 5 (18.52%) XSD
3 3 (11.11%) Spring
3 3 (11.11%) Guice
4 2 (7.41%) ZeroMQ
4 2 (7.41%) SOAP
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 2 (7.41%) JSON
4 2 (7.41%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
2 6 (22.22%) Statistics
3 3 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) CentOS
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
3 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 6 (22.22%) Machine Learning
4 5 (18.52%) E-business
4 5 (18.52%) Security Architecture
4 5 (18.52%) Test Management
4 5 (18.52%) OO
4 5 (18.52%) DNA
5 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
5 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
6 3 (11.11%) TDD
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
7 2 (7.41%) DevOps
7 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) SQL
2 18 (66.67%) Java
3 8 (29.63%) Python
4 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
5 6 (22.22%) C#
6 5 (18.52%) Ruby
6 5 (18.52%) C++
6 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
7 4 (14.81%) C
8 3 (11.11%) PHP
8 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 2 (7.41%) Perl
9 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
10 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 3 (11.11%) XenServer
2 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
2 2 (7.41%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) Xen
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) Vagrant
2 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.41%) collectd
2 2 (7.41%) StatsD
2 2 (7.41%) logstash
2 2 (7.41%) Salt
3 1 (3.70%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (3.70%) Cobbler
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) Opsview
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) Rackspace
4 2 (7.41%) SaltStack
4 2 (7.41%) EMC
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) Infoblox
5 1 (3.70%) Splunk
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) Veritas