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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Engineer
Rank 433 427 442
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 5 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.024% 0.066% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.069% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 2
Average salary £38,750 £65,000 £73,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.38% -11.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £35,000 £72,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £65,000 £74,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -31.03%
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
19601 21628 21215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.13% 94.78% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15851 17539 17558
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 £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 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
Berkshire -8 2 £45,000 -30.76%
Kent - 1 £32,500 -
Surrey - 1 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £31,500 -
Platform Engineer
England

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) Windows
3 12 (52.17%) Cisco
4 11 (47.83%) VMware
5 10 (43.48%) ITIL
6 8 (34.78%) CA
6 8 (34.78%) NetApp
6 8 (34.78%) IBM
6 8 (34.78%) PCI DSS
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (34.78%) vSphere
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (30.43%) Firewall
8 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Cloud
9 5 (21.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
9 5 (21.74%) Coaching
9 5 (21.74%) SLA
9 5 (21.74%) Ethernet
9 5 (21.74%) DNS
9 5 (21.74%) Web Services
9 5 (21.74%) Perl
9 5 (21.74%) FlexPod
9 5 (21.74%) FCoE
9 5 (21.74%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
9 5 (21.74%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (21.74%) SAN
9 5 (21.74%) e-Health

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (13.04%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) nginx
3 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) SaaS
1 3 (13.04%) PaaS
1 3 (13.04%) IaaS
2 2 (8.70%) Office 365
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (30.43%) Firewall
3 5 (21.74%) Ethernet
3 5 (21.74%) DNS
3 5 (21.74%) FCoE
3 5 (21.74%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (21.74%) SAN
4 3 (13.04%) HTTP
4 3 (13.04%) LDAP
4 3 (13.04%) Network Security
5 2 (8.70%) WAN
5 2 (8.70%) SMTP
5 2 (8.70%) Internet
6 1 (4.35%) MPLS
6 1 (4.35%) Wireless
6 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
6 1 (4.35%) SSL
6 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) LAMP
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) XHTML
3 1 (4.35%) MCollective
3 1 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Cloud
2 5 (21.74%) FlexPod
2 5 (21.74%) e-Health
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Biometrics
4 1 (4.35%) Open Source
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
2 5 (21.74%) Coaching
2 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
2 5 (21.74%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) OOP
3 3 (13.04%) OO
3 3 (13.04%) Change Control
3 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.35%) Android Development
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Content Management
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Perl
2 4 (17.39%) PHP
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (17.39%) CCIE
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) PCI DSS
2 5 (21.74%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) vSphere
2 3 (13.04%) vCloud
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Squid
3 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.35%) qmail
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.35%) Cacti
2 1 (4.35%) Ganglia
2 1 (4.35%) collectd
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Graphite
2 1 (4.35%) logstash
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) VMware
3 8 (34.78%) CA
3 8 (34.78%) NetApp
3 8 (34.78%) IBM
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) SAP
6 1 (4.35%) Splunk
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits Package including Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago