The table below looks at the statistics for the Platform Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Engineer
Rank 418 443 427
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 21 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.027% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.029% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 2
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19701 20992 19908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.66% 94.78% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16447 16493 16428
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Platform Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Platform Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Platform Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Platform Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Platform Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Platform Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Platform Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
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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
Berkshire +24 10 £49,500 +41.42% 1
Surrey +10 6 £55,000 -25.67%
Kent - 5 £32,292 -
Platform Engineer
England

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 (52.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) DNS
3 9 (36.00%) HTTP
4 8 (32.00%) ITIL
4 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (28.00%) Linux
5 7 (28.00%) SQL
6 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
6 6 (24.00%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (24.00%) HTML
7 5 (20.00%) Web Services
7 5 (20.00%) MCSE
7 5 (20.00%) MCSA
7 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (20.00%) LAN
7 5 (20.00%) SMTP
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (20.00%) Lync
7 5 (20.00%) VCAP
7 5 (20.00%) VLAN
7 5 (20.00%) Degree
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (16.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
8 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
8 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
8 4 (16.00%) SaaS

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 5 (20.00%) Lync
2 4 (16.00%) IIS
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.00%) Apache
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) JBoss
4 1 (4.00%) nginx
4 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) DNS
2 9 (36.00%) HTTP
3 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.00%) LAN
3 5 (20.00%) SMTP
3 5 (20.00%) VLAN
4 4 (16.00%) Internet
5 2 (8.00%) LDAP
5 2 (8.00%) DHCP
6 1 (4.00%) FTP
6 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.00%) Web Services
3 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 4 (16.00%) XHTML
4 2 (8.00%) CSS
4 2 (8.00%) XML
5 1 (4.00%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (16.00%) PKI
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) EqualLogic
3 2 (8.00%) Symmetrix
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
4 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Product Management
6 1 (4.00%) Patch Management
6 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.00%) Content Management
6 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) Perl
3 2 (8.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) VBA
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) MCSE
1 5 (20.00%) MCSA
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
1 5 (20.00%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) Squid
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) vSphere
1 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.00%) qmail
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) WSUS
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) collectd
2 1 (4.00%) logstash
2 1 (4.00%) Graphite
2 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.00%) Cacti
2 1 (4.00%) Ganglia
2 1 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Dell
3 2 (8.00%) EMC
3 2 (8.00%) NetApp
4 1 (4.00%) Splunk
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Salary: £60000 - £63000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago