The first table below looks at the demand for the Platform Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Platform Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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 currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform Architect
Rank 915 882 919
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Architect 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.001% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.001% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £81,250 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £52,500 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

Platform Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Platform Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Platform Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Platform Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Platform Architect within the UK.

Platform Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Platform Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Platform Architect over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Platform Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Platform Architect
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -45 2 £81,250 +54.76%
Leeds - 1 £70,000 -
London - 1 £92,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £70,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £70,000 -

Platform Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Platform Architect 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 Architect in their job title.

1 14 (58.33%) Apache
1 14 (58.33%) DNS
2 12 (50.00%) VMware
3 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (45.83%) Windows
3 11 (45.83%) SQL
4 10 (41.67%) IIS
4 10 (41.67%) SMTP
4 10 (41.67%) FTP
4 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 10 (41.67%) Cisco
4 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (41.67%) Project Management
4 10 (41.67%) Hyper-V
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (25.00%) Citrix
5 6 (25.00%) UNIX
6 5 (20.83%) Python
6 5 (20.83%) Fixed Income
6 5 (20.83%) ION Trading
7 4 (16.67%) Scrum
7 4 (16.67%) Firewall
7 4 (16.67%) AIX
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle
7 4 (16.67%) Internet
8 3 (12.50%) Solaris
8 3 (12.50%) Linux
8 3 (12.50%) WebLogic

Platform Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Platform Architect 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (58.33%) Apache
2 10 (41.67%) IIS
3 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.17%) nginx
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) DNS
2 10 (41.67%) SMTP
2 10 (41.67%) FTP
3 4 (16.67%) Firewall
3 4 (16.67%) Internet
4 3 (12.50%) BIG-IP
4 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (8.33%) SAN
6 1 (4.17%) LAN
6 1 (4.17%) WAN
6 1 (4.17%) VPN
6 1 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 7
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Publishing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) REST
1 1 (4.17%) CSS3
1 1 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (25.00%) UNIX
4 4 (16.67%) AIX
5 3 (12.50%) Solaris
5 3 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows NT
6 1 (4.17%) Android
6 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Project Management
2 4 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Android Development
4 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
4 1 (4.17%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (41.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.50%) Squid
4 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.17%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) VMware
2 10 (41.67%) Cisco
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (20.83%) ION Trading
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (12.50%) F5
7 2 (8.33%) HP
8 1 (4.17%) EMC
8 1 (4.17%) Intel
8 1 (4.17%) Sybase
8 1 (4.17%) SAP
8 1 (4.17%) Lotus
8 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.17%) Akamai