The first table below looks at the demand for the Platform Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 17 April 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform Engineer
Rank 246 254 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 9 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.027% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.028% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6836 7022 6862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.28% 95.29% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5539 5894 6073
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Platform Engineer
England

Platform Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Platform Engineer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Platform Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Platform Engineer across the North West region.

Platform Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Platform Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Platform Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Platform Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Platform Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester +8 5 £37,500 -
Cheshire - 4 £50,000 - 1
Platform Engineer
England

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 10 (62.50%) Linux
1 10 (62.50%) Ruby
2 9 (56.25%) Shell Script
3 6 (37.50%) Puppet
3 6 (37.50%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) C++
3 6 (37.50%) Perl
3 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (31.25%) KVM
4 5 (31.25%) CFEngine
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) C
4 5 (31.25%) WAN
4 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 5 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (25.00%) Kerberos
5 4 (25.00%) SCOM
5 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (25.00%) Device Driver
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) Clustering
5 4 (25.00%) SSH
5 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (25.00%) LAN
5 4 (25.00%) DNS
5 4 (25.00%) SSL
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Citrix

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) WAN
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 4 (25.00%) SSH
2 4 (25.00%) Kerberos
2 4 (25.00%) LDAP
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) VLAN
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
1 1 (6.25%) COM
1 1 (6.25%) Swing
1 1 (6.25%) Java EE
1 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.25%) IVR
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) FreeBSD
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) UML
3 1 (6.25%) Data Management
3 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Ruby
2 9 (56.25%) Shell Script
3 6 (37.50%) C++
3 6 (37.50%) Perl
3 6 (37.50%) Python
4 5 (31.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) BS7799
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) KVM
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
1 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (31.25%) CFEngine
3 4 (25.00%) SCOM
4 3 (18.75%) SCCM
5 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) Citrix
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.25%) EMC
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