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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Engineer
Rank 636 629 641
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 15 30 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.072% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.075% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 14
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £57,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £95,000 £87,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
39184 39901 41305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.68% 95.77% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33782 33821 33803
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
Surbiton - 1 £59,000 -
City of London - 1 £37,500 -
Platform Engineer
England

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 13 (50.00%) Python
1 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) DevOps
3 10 (38.46%) Windows
3 10 (38.46%) Ruby
4 9 (34.62%) Bash Shell
5 8 (30.77%) Firewall
5 8 (30.77%) Perl
5 8 (30.77%) Puppet
6 7 (26.92%) OpenStack
6 7 (26.92%) Apache
6 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
6 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 7 (26.92%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (23.08%) VLAN
7 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
7 6 (23.08%) LAMP
7 6 (23.08%) PHP
7 6 (23.08%) SQL
7 6 (23.08%) Web Services
7 6 (23.08%) vSphere
7 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
8 5 (19.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (19.23%) MySQL
8 5 (19.23%) Finance
8 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (19.23%) Replication

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (26.92%) Apache
1 7 (26.92%) OpenStack
1 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.69%) JBoss
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.85%) CloudStack
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (26.92%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (19.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (15.38%) Amazon S3
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Firewall
2 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
3 6 (23.08%) VLAN
4 2 (7.69%) SSH
4 2 (7.69%) tcpdump
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) LAN
5 1 (3.85%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.69%) OLTP
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.85%) Big Data
5 1 (3.85%) CouchDB
5 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.85%) Redis
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) LAMP
1 6 (23.08%) Web Services
2 3 (11.54%) Memcached
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) D3.js
4 1 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (3.85%) Haml
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) Kafka
4 1 (3.85%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.85%) React
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.85%) Sass
4 1 (3.85%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Replication
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) EMC VNX
2 3 (11.54%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.85%) Fintech
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.85%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Social Media
3 1 (3.85%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) Windows
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (15.38%) CentOS
5 4 (15.38%) Debian
5 4 (15.38%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.85%) Unix
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) DevOps
2 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
4 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) CRM
6 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.54%) ETL
7 2 (7.69%) Auto-Scaling
7 2 (7.69%) BDD
7 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.69%) Low Latency
7 2 (7.69%) Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Open Source
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) TDD
8 1 (3.85%) Analytics
8 1 (3.85%) Data Analytics
8 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Python
2 10 (38.46%) Ruby
3 9 (34.62%) Bash Shell
4 8 (30.77%) Perl
5 6 (23.08%) PHP
5 6 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (11.54%) C#
7 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.85%) C++
8 1 (3.85%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (3.85%) Java
8 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) vSphere
2 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (11.54%) Varnish
5 2 (7.69%) Docker
6 1 (3.85%) Apache Flume
6 1 (3.85%) vCloud
6 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.85%) Xen
6 1 (3.85%) XenApp
6 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) Ansible
2 4 (15.38%) SCCM
2 4 (15.38%) SCOM
3 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.69%) Nmap
5 1 (3.85%) Cobbler
5 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.85%) logstash
5 1 (3.85%) Nagios
5 1 (3.85%) Terraform
5 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) EMC
4 2 (7.69%) CommVault
5 1 (3.85%) AppSense
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Informatica
5 1 (3.85%) NetSuite
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
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