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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Engineer
Rank 435 453 439
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 11 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.051% 0.042% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.044% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 2
Average salary £47,500 £65,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £61,000 £65,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £65,500 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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
20452 22705 21362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.99% 94.75% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16469 18126 17697
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -4 7 £50,000 -23.07%
Hampshire - 2 £45,000 -
Kent - 1 £32,500 -
Surrey - 1 £50,000 - 1
Platform Engineer
England

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 23 (69.70%) Linux
2 19 (57.58%) VMware
3 18 (54.55%) Windows
4 15 (45.45%) Cisco
5 13 (39.39%) ITIL
6 11 (33.33%) SQL
6 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 11 (33.33%) vSphere
7 10 (30.30%) SAN
7 10 (30.30%) DNS
8 8 (24.24%) IBM
8 8 (24.24%) CA
8 8 (24.24%) NetApp
8 8 (24.24%) Perl
8 8 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (24.24%) PCI DSS
8 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (21.21%) Firewall
9 7 (21.21%) Web Services
9 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
9 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
10 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (18.18%) PaaS
10 6 (18.18%) vCloud
10 6 (18.18%) IaaS
10 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Cloud
11 5 (15.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
11 5 (15.15%) Coaching

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) nginx
3 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) PaaS
1 6 (18.18%) IaaS
2 3 (9.09%) SaaS
3 2 (6.06%) Office 365
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) DNS
1 10 (30.30%) SAN
2 8 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (21.21%) Firewall
4 5 (15.15%) FCoE
4 5 (15.15%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (15.15%) DHCP
4 5 (15.15%) Ethernet
5 3 (9.09%) HTTP
5 3 (9.09%) LDAP
5 3 (9.09%) Network Security
6 2 (6.06%) WAN
6 2 (6.06%) SMTP
6 2 (6.06%) Internet
7 1 (3.03%) MPLS
7 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
7 1 (3.03%) SSL
7 1 (3.03%) Wireless
7 1 (3.03%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) MS Access
2 3 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) XHTML
3 1 (3.03%) LAMP
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Cloud
2 5 (15.15%) e-Health
2 5 (15.15%) FlexPod
2 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Linux
2 18 (54.55%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.03%) UNIX
4 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
2 5 (15.15%) Workflow
2 5 (15.15%) Workflow Management
2 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
2 5 (15.15%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (15.15%) OpenUP
2 5 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (15.15%) Transition Management
2 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
2 5 (15.15%) Coaching
3 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
3 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) OOP
4 3 (9.09%) OO
4 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Change Control
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) Perl
3 3 (9.09%) PHP
3 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Ruby
4 2 (6.06%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (12.12%) CCIE
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) PCI DSS
2 5 (15.15%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) vSphere
2 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
3 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.18%) vCloud
4 2 (6.06%) Squid
5 1 (3.03%) qmail
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) collectd
2 1 (3.03%) logstash
2 1 (3.03%) Graphite
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
2 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.03%) Cacti
2 1 (3.03%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) VMware
2 15 (45.45%) Cisco
3 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (24.24%) CA
4 8 (24.24%) NetApp
4 8 (24.24%) IBM
5 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
6 5 (15.15%) HP
7 3 (9.09%) Red Gate
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle
9 1 (3.03%) Sybase
9 1 (3.03%) SAP
9 1 (3.03%) Juniper
9 1 (3.03%) Splunk