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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Engineer
Rank 433 442 443
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 15 22 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.078% 0.11% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.11% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 3
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
18561 20260 19832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15896 16537 15701
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 10 February 2016. 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
Oxfordshire - 7 £55,000 -
Surrey +10 4 £50,000 -
Berkshire -19 4 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Platform Engineer
England

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 26 (63.41%) Linux
2 24 (58.54%) Data Centre
3 20 (48.78%) DNS
4 19 (46.34%) ITIL
5 18 (43.90%) Windows
5 18 (43.90%) Project Management
5 18 (43.90%) Service Management
5 18 (43.90%) Finance
5 18 (43.90%) Capacity Management
5 18 (43.90%) Mentoring
5 18 (43.90%) Problem Management
5 18 (43.90%) SaaS
5 18 (43.90%) ITIL V3
6 17 (41.46%) Degree
6 17 (41.46%) Load Balancing
6 17 (41.46%) Client/Server
6 17 (41.46%) SMTP
6 17 (41.46%) HTTP
7 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
7 15 (36.59%) QA
7 15 (36.59%) Product Management
8 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
8 9 (21.95%) Python
9 8 (19.51%) Perl
9 8 (19.51%) Patch Management
10 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
10 7 (17.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 7 (17.07%) Confluence
10 7 (17.07%) JIRA
10 7 (17.07%) Atlassian

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (17.07%) Confluence
2 6 (14.63%) Apache
2 6 (14.63%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (43.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (48.78%) DNS
2 17 (41.46%) HTTP
2 17 (41.46%) SMTP
3 6 (14.63%) LAN
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (9.76%) LDAP
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.88%) Broadband
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (4.88%) Internet
6 2 (4.88%) IOS XR
6 2 (4.88%) MPLS
6 2 (4.88%) NX-OS
7 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.44%) FCoE
7 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.44%) Firewall
7 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Bitbucket
1 7 (17.07%) CMake
1 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
1 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
1 7 (17.07%) JIRA
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 7 (17.07%) STL
2 4 (9.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (58.54%) Data Centre
2 17 (41.46%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) e-Health
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) Linux
2 18 (43.90%) Windows
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.76%) Unix
6 2 (4.88%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (4.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) ITIL
2 18 (43.90%) Capacity Management
2 18 (43.90%) ITIL V3
2 18 (43.90%) Mentoring
2 18 (43.90%) Problem Management
2 18 (43.90%) Project Management
2 18 (43.90%) Service Management
3 17 (41.46%) Load Balancing
4 15 (36.59%) Product Management
5 8 (19.51%) Patch Management
6 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.07%) Multithreading
6 7 (17.07%) Validation
7 4 (9.76%) OOP
8 3 (7.32%) OO
8 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (4.88%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Python
2 8 (19.51%) Perl
3 7 (17.07%) C++
4 4 (9.76%) PHP
5 3 (7.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) MCSA
2 6 (14.63%) MCSE
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.88%) CCNP
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (36.59%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Squid
2 2 (4.88%) Firmware
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) vSphere
3 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Atlassian
3 6 (14.63%) GENBAND
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco
4 4 (9.76%) VMware
5 2 (4.88%) HP
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) CA
6 1 (2.44%) IBM
6 1 (2.44%) NetApp