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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform Engineer
Rank 421 424 439
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 17 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.079% 0.014% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.015% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 5
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £53,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £40,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 - 12 £40,000 -
Surrey -1 5 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Hampshire -17 3 £50,000 +33.33%
Platform Engineer
England

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 13 (59.09%) VMware
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) Cisco
4 8 (36.36%) Windows
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 7 (31.82%) DNS
5 7 (31.82%) SAN
6 6 (27.27%) Perl
6 6 (27.27%) NetApp
6 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
7 5 (22.73%) ITIL
7 5 (22.73%) DHCP
7 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
7 5 (22.73%) HP
7 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
7 5 (22.73%) Firewall
7 5 (22.73%) Workflow
7 5 (22.73%) Workflow Management
7 5 (22.73%) OpenUP
7 5 (22.73%) vSphere
7 5 (22.73%) vCloud
7 5 (22.73%) IaaS
7 5 (22.73%) Transition Management
8 4 (18.18%) IBM
8 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
9 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) IaaS
2 3 (13.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) DNS
1 7 (31.82%) SAN
2 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) DHCP
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (13.64%) LAN
4 3 (13.64%) WAN
5 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 2 (9.09%) FCoE
5 2 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.55%) LDAP
6 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) MS Access
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) HBase
3 1 (4.55%) Mahout
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 2 (9.09%) FlexPod
2 2 (9.09%) e-Health
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
1 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
1 5 (22.73%) Workflow
1 5 (22.73%) Workflow Management
1 5 (22.73%) OpenUP
1 5 (22.73%) Transition Management
2 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (13.64%) DevOps
2 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
2 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
3 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.09%) Coaching
3 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Perl
3 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) CCNA
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) CCIE
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
1 5 (22.73%) vSphere
1 5 (22.73%) vCloud
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) HDFS
3 1 (4.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (4.55%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Ambari
2 1 (4.55%) Oozie
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) Cisco
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) NetApp
4 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 5 (22.73%) HP
6 4 (18.18%) IBM
7 3 (13.64%) CA
7 3 (13.64%) Red Gate
8 1 (4.55%) Sybase
8 1 (4.55%) SAP
Canterbury, Kent, South East
Canterbury Christ Church University
Salary: £31,342 to £33,242 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago