The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform Engineer
Rank 429 427 443
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 11 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.049% 0.018% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.019% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 2
Average salary £35,000 £66,250 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.16% +51.42%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +46.66%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21394 21069 22182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.82% 94.95% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17161 17397 18944
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Platform Engineer
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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
(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 +14 9 £35,000 -41.66%
Oxfordshire - 2 £41,250 -
Platform Engineer
England

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (61.90%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Client/Server
2 9 (42.86%) SMTP
2 9 (42.86%) HTTP
2 9 (42.86%) DNS
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) Project Management
2 9 (42.86%) Service Management
2 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
2 9 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 9 (42.86%) QA
2 9 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 9 (42.86%) Product Management
2 9 (42.86%) Capacity Management
3 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 6 (28.57%) CCNA
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (23.81%) vCloud
5 5 (23.81%) LAN
5 5 (23.81%) WAN
5 5 (23.81%) Firewall
6 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) Python
6 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 3 (14.29%) C
6 3 (14.29%) C++
6 3 (14.29%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) SMTP
1 9 (42.86%) HTTP
1 9 (42.86%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) LAN
2 5 (23.81%) WAN
3 3 (14.29%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) STL
1 3 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 9 (42.86%) Problem Management
1 9 (42.86%) Project Management
1 9 (42.86%) Service Management
1 9 (42.86%) Product Management
1 9 (42.86%) Capacity Management
2 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 3 (14.29%) Image Processing
2 3 (14.29%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C
1 3 (14.29%) C++
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
1 3 (14.29%) Python
1 3 (14.29%) Ruby
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) CCNA
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) vCloud
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 3 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco
1 9 (42.86%) VMware
2 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) Juniper
3 3 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (4.76%) IBM