The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Platform Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform Engineer
England / South East
Rank 388 442 440
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 9 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.061% 0.068% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.070% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 17
Median salary £80,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% +10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +5.00%

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
14390 18609 19794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.76% 96.74% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11930 15826 16062
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Platform Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Platform Engineer in the job title.

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 24 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +41 4 £80,000 +56.09%
Hampshire - 4 - -
Berkshire +44 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Platform Engineer
England

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Platform Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Platform Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (75.61%) Linux
2 14 (34.15%) Python
3 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
4 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
4 11 (26.83%) C++
5 10 (24.39%) Perl
5 10 (24.39%) STL
5 10 (24.39%) Intel
5 10 (24.39%) OpenCV
5 10 (24.39%) OpenCL
5 10 (24.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 10 (24.39%) Signal Processing
6 9 (21.95%) Puppet
6 9 (21.95%) MySQL
6 9 (21.95%) Apache
7 8 (19.51%) Web Services
8 7 (17.07%) SQL
8 7 (17.07%) DNS
8 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
8 7 (17.07%) Windows
8 7 (17.07%) Firewall
9 6 (14.63%) DevOps
9 6 (14.63%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (14.63%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (14.63%) RHCSA
9 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
9 6 (14.63%) Palo Alto
9 6 (14.63%) Web Filtering

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (21.95%) Apache
2 4 (9.76%) IIS
3 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.44%) JBoss
4 1 (2.44%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.44%) PaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) DNS
1 7 (17.07%) Firewall
2 6 (14.63%) MPLS
3 4 (9.76%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) IPsec
4 1 (2.44%) LDAP
4 1 (2.44%) SAN
4 1 (2.44%) SSH
4 1 (2.44%) SSL
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
2 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.32%) JIRA
3 3 (7.32%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) Maven
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Publishing
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 10 (24.39%) OpenCL
1 10 (24.39%) OpenCV
1 10 (24.39%) STL
2 8 (19.51%) Web Services
3 6 (14.63%) LAMP
4 1 (2.44%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) iPad
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (75.61%) Linux
2 7 (17.07%) Windows
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.88%) CentOS
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Unix
5 1 (2.44%) Debian
5 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (24.39%) Signal Processing
4 6 (14.63%) DevOps
4 6 (14.63%) ITIL
4 6 (14.63%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (14.63%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (14.63%) Web Filtering
5 5 (12.20%) Change Management
6 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.76%) Identity Management
7 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.32%) Open Source
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.88%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (2.44%) CRM
9 1 (2.44%) Scrum
9 1 (2.44%) Service Management
9 1 (2.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) Python
2 11 (26.83%) C++
3 10 (24.39%) Perl
4 7 (17.07%) SQL
5 3 (7.32%) Ruby
6 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.88%) Java
6 2 (4.88%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) CCIE
1 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (14.63%) JNCIP
1 6 (14.63%) RHCE
1 6 (14.63%) RHCSA
2 5 (12.20%) CCNP
2 5 (12.20%) JNCIS
2 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) CCIP
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Ceph
2 2 (4.88%) Docker
2 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.88%) vSphere
3 1 (2.44%) Squid
3 1 (2.44%) vCloud
3 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Puppet
2 4 (9.76%) FortiGate
3 3 (7.32%) Ansible
4 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.44%) Nmap
5 1 (2.44%) yum
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Intel
2 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
3 6 (14.63%) Cisco
3 6 (14.63%) F5
3 6 (14.63%) Juniper
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.63%) Palo Alto
4 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
4 4 (9.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle