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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Engineer
Rank 591 654 590
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -64
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 25 16 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.033% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.035% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 29
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £21,500 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,000 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -13.04%
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
40032 46094 41422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.46% 93.82% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 33828 38605 34886
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 £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 May 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 29 May 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 - 2 £46,500 - 1
Platform Engineer
England

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 35 (74.47%) Linux
2 32 (68.09%) Windows
3 29 (61.70%) VMware
4 21 (44.68%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (42.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (42.55%) Red Hat
6 19 (40.43%) HP
7 18 (38.30%) Finance
7 18 (38.30%) Puppet
8 17 (36.17%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (36.17%) Firewall
8 17 (36.17%) TCP/IP
8 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (36.17%) Electronic Trading
9 16 (34.04%) iSCSI
9 16 (34.04%) Perl
9 16 (34.04%) Change Control
9 16 (34.04%) CFEngine
10 15 (31.91%) Java
10 15 (31.91%) Bash Shell
11 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
11 12 (25.53%) NetApp
12 11 (23.40%) SAN
12 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (21.28%) FIX Protocol
13 10 (21.28%) Cisco
13 10 (21.28%) SQL
13 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
14 9 (19.15%) UNIX
14 9 (19.15%) Python

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (8.51%) IIS
2 3 (6.38%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.26%) Lync
3 2 (4.26%) Node.js
4 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.51%) SaaS
2 3 (6.38%) IaaS
2 3 (6.38%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.13%) Office 365
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) Firewall
1 17 (36.17%) TCP/IP
2 16 (34.04%) iSCSI
3 11 (23.40%) SAN
4 9 (19.15%) LDAP
5 8 (17.02%) NetScaler
6 7 (14.89%) Junos
7 6 (12.77%) DNS
7 6 (12.77%) Ethernet
8 5 (10.64%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (8.51%) Network Security
10 3 (6.38%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (2.13%) HTTP
11 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) SSDT
3 3 (6.38%) Redis
4 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Selenium
1 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (8.51%) NUnit
1 4 (8.51%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
1 4 (8.51%) MSBuild
1 4 (8.51%) Psake
2 1 (2.13%) Gradle
2 1 (2.13%) Grunt
2 1 (2.13%) Maven
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 2 (4.26%) Advertising
4 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.13%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (8.51%) RESTful
2 4 (8.51%) JSON
2 4 (8.51%) MSMQ
2 4 (8.51%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) Symfony
3 2 (4.26%) Memcached
3 2 (4.26%) LAMP
3 2 (4.26%) Web Services
3 2 (4.26%) XML
3 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.13%) X-Windows
4 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Hedge funds
2 4 (8.51%) Clustering
3 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.13%) Physics
5 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (74.47%) Linux
2 32 (68.09%) Windows
3 20 (42.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (19.15%) UNIX
6 5 (10.64%) CentOS
7 4 (8.51%) Solaris
7 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Electronic Trading
2 16 (34.04%) Change Control
3 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.02%) Change Management
5 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
5 7 (14.89%) ITIL
6 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
6 5 (10.64%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (8.51%) Release Management
7 4 (8.51%) Security Architecture
7 4 (8.51%) Scrum
7 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
7 4 (8.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (8.51%) Migration
7 4 (8.51%) Regression Testing
7 4 (8.51%) E-business
7 4 (8.51%) Line Management
8 3 (6.38%) Low Latency
8 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) Perl
2 15 (31.91%) Java
2 15 (31.91%) Bash Shell
3 10 (21.28%) SQL
4 9 (19.15%) Python
5 6 (12.77%) C#
6 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.51%) C++
7 2 (4.26%) Ruby
7 2 (4.26%) Tcl
7 2 (4.26%) PHP
8 1 (2.13%) Go
8 1 (2.13%) C
8 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (14.89%) RHCE
1 7 (14.89%) CCNA
1 7 (14.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (14.89%) JNCIA
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 21 (44.68%) VMware ESXi
2 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (8.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.13%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.13%) Docker
5 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (38.30%) Puppet
2 17 (36.17%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (34.04%) CFEngine
4 8 (17.02%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (8.51%) NetBackup
5 4 (8.51%) Nagios
6 3 (6.38%) SCCM
7 1 (2.13%) Ansible
7 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (61.70%) VMware
2 20 (42.55%) Red Hat
3 19 (40.43%) HP
4 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
4 12 (25.53%) NetApp
5 10 (21.28%) Cisco
6 9 (19.15%) Juniper
6 9 (19.15%) Splunk
7 8 (17.02%) SolarWinds
7 8 (17.02%) Citrix
8 5 (10.64%) ProCurve
9 4 (8.51%) Brocade
9 4 (8.51%) CA
9 4 (8.51%) Sun
10 3 (6.38%) IBM
10 3 (6.38%) Dell
11 2 (4.26%) Fidessa
11 2 (4.26%) New Relic
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