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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Engineer
Rank 434 458 440
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 12 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.057% 0.048% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.051% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 4
Average salary £32,292 £42,500 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.01% -35.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £35,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,375 £65,000 £74,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,292 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-35.41% -16.66%
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
19987 21679 21372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.14% 94.90% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16328 17548 17727
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 £62,500 £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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -7 5 - - 1
Kent - 5 £32,292 - 1
Surrey - 1 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £31,500 -
Platform Engineer
England

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (55.56%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) ITIL
3 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
4 9 (33.33%) Web Services
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco
4 9 (33.33%) VMware
5 7 (25.93%) DNS
5 7 (25.93%) HTTP
5 7 (25.93%) HTML
6 6 (22.22%) IIS
6 6 (22.22%) Internet
6 6 (22.22%) vSphere
6 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (18.52%) PKI
7 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
7 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (18.52%) CA
7 5 (18.52%) NetApp
7 5 (18.52%) IBM
7 5 (18.52%) .NET
7 5 (18.52%) XHTML
7 5 (18.52%) C#
8 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
8 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
8 4 (14.81%) Firewall
8 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
8 4 (14.81%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6 (22.22%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) JBoss
4 1 (3.70%) CMS
4 1 (3.70%) nginx
4 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) SaaS
1 3 (11.11%) PaaS
2 2 (7.41%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) IaaS
2 2 (7.41%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) HTTP
1 7 (25.93%) DNS
2 6 (22.22%) Internet
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (14.81%) Firewall
4 4 (14.81%) VLAN
4 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 3 (11.11%) SAN
5 3 (11.11%) FCoE
5 3 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (7.41%) SMTP
6 2 (7.41%) Network Security
6 2 (7.41%) LDAP
7 1 (3.70%) Broadband
7 1 (3.70%) WAN
7 1 (3.70%) FTP
7 1 (3.70%) VPN
7 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Web Services
2 7 (25.93%) HTML
3 5 (18.52%) .NET
3 5 (18.52%) XHTML
4 3 (11.11%) XML
5 2 (7.41%) CSS
6 1 (3.70%) LAMP
6 1 (3.70%) JSON
6 1 (3.70%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
2 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (18.52%) PKI
4 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Cloud
4 3 (11.11%) e-Health
4 3 (11.11%) FlexPod
5 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.70%) iSeries
6 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.70%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.70%) Android
5 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (14.81%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 3 (11.11%) Coaching
3 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 3 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.41%) OOP
4 2 (7.41%) OO
4 2 (7.41%) Change Management
4 2 (7.41%) Change Control
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Development
5 1 (3.70%) Android Development
5 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
3 2 (7.41%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) VBA
4 1 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) VCAP
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (11.11%) CCIE
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
2 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) vSphere
2 3 (11.11%) vCloud
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) Squid
4 1 (3.70%) qmail
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) collectd
2 1 (3.70%) logstash
2 1 (3.70%) Graphite
2 1 (3.70%) Nagios
2 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.70%) Cacti
2 1 (3.70%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco
1 9 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (18.52%) CA
2 5 (18.52%) NetApp
2 5 (18.52%) IBM
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Splunk
5 1 (3.70%) Juniper
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