The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Platform Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Engineer
Rank 837 922 955
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 103 45 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.041% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.042% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 83 30 38
Median salary £60,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.07% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
98685 106608 115718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 82974 87064 93978
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Platform Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Platform Engineer in the job title.

Platform Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Platform Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Platform Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Platform Engineer over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 within the UK.

Platform Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +69 102 £60,000 +20.00% 12
London +49 54 £65,000 +18.18% 4
Yorkshire +22 16 £47,500 -9.52% 3
South East +33 13 £57,500 +31.42% 1
North Yorkshire - 11 £45,000 -
Surrey +8 9 £57,500 +15.00%
City of London +66 7 £70,000 +64.70% 1
Reigate -10 6 £53,750 +7.50%
Harrogate - 6 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £55,000 - 1
Leeds +8 5 £52,500 - 3
West Yorkshire +8 5 £52,500 - 3
York - 5 - -
Birmingham - 5 £55,000 -
North East +8 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Tyne and Wear +8 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 4 £40,000 -5.88%
South West -13 3 £55,000 -
North West - 3 £50,000 - 3
Manchester - 3 £50,000 - 2
East of England +27 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Reading +15 1 £53,000 -
Berkshire -3 1 £53,000 +17.77% 1
Gloucestershire -13 1 - -
Thames Valley - 1 £53,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £47,500 -

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Platform Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Platform Engineer in the job title.

1 74 (47.13%) Linux
2 63 (40.13%) Python
3 61 (38.85%) DevOps
4 57 (36.31%) Amazon AWS
5 45 (28.66%) Puppet
6 43 (27.39%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (27.39%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (27.39%) Windows
7 40 (25.48%) Microsoft
8 38 (24.20%) Perl
9 35 (22.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 31 (19.75%) Docker
10 31 (19.75%) Open Source
11 29 (18.47%) Ruby
12 28 (17.83%) MySQL
12 28 (17.83%) Data Centre
13 27 (17.20%) Windows Server
13 27 (17.20%) Ansible
13 27 (17.20%) ITIL
13 27 (17.20%) PHP
13 27 (17.20%) Active Directory
14 25 (15.92%) Opscode Chef
15 23 (14.65%) VMware
16 22 (14.01%) SQL
16 22 (14.01%) SQL Server
17 21 (13.38%) Java
17 21 (13.38%) Finance
17 21 (13.38%) Jenkins
18 20 (12.74%) .NET
18 20 (12.74%) Unix

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (10.83%) Apache
1 17 (10.83%) OpenStack
2 13 (8.28%) nginx
3 8 (5.10%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.46%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (4.46%) Confluence
4 7 (4.46%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.82%) IIS
5 6 (3.82%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.18%) Node.js
6 5 (3.18%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.55%) CloudStack
7 4 (2.55%) JBoss
7 4 (2.55%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.91%) CMS
8 3 (1.91%) Drupal
8 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.91%) Lightstreamer
9 2 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (5.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 57 (36.31%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (22.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.28%) PaaS
4 9 (5.73%) OpenShift
5 8 (5.10%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (5.10%) SaaS
6 7 (4.46%) IaaS
7 6 (3.82%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.91%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.91%) CloudFront
8 3 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.27%) Office 365
10 1 (0.64%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.64%) GitHub
10 1 (0.64%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.37%) DNS
2 9 (5.73%) Firewall
3 8 (5.10%) SAN
4 7 (4.46%) LDAP
5 6 (3.82%) Ethernet
6 5 (3.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (3.18%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (3.18%) Internet
6 5 (3.18%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.91%) HTTP
8 3 (1.91%) MPLS
8 3 (1.91%) VLAN
9 2 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (1.27%) FCoE
9 2 (1.27%) IOS XR
9 2 (1.27%) SSH
9 2 (1.27%) tcpdump
9 2 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.83%) MySQL
2 22 (14.01%) SQL Server
3 14 (8.92%) NoSQL
4 11 (7.01%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (6.37%) Redis
6 7 (4.46%) Big Data
7 5 (3.18%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.55%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.64%) HBase
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (13.38%) Jenkins
2 15 (9.55%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.01%) Vagrant
4 8 (5.10%) TeamCity
5 7 (4.46%) Bitbucket
5 7 (4.46%) CMake
5 7 (4.46%) JIRA
6 6 (3.82%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (2.55%) Subversion
8 3 (1.91%) RSpec
9 2 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.27%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.64%) GitLab
10 1 (0.64%) JMeter
10 1 (0.64%) MSI
10 1 (0.64%) NeoLoad
10 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.64%) The Grinder
General
1 21 (13.38%) Finance
2 15 (9.55%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.73%) Law
4 5 (3.18%) Marketing
5 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.27%) Publishing
6 1 (0.64%) Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Games
6 1 (0.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.74%) .NET
2 12 (7.64%) LAMP
3 7 (4.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (4.46%) ELK Stack
3 7 (4.46%) STL
3 7 (4.46%) Web Services
4 6 (3.82%) Middleware
5 5 (3.18%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (2.55%) JMS
6 4 (2.55%) Kafka
7 3 (1.91%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.91%) J2EE
7 3 (1.91%) Java EE
7 3 (1.91%) MCollective
8 2 (1.27%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.27%) Ajax
8 2 (1.27%) Android SDK
8 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (1.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.83%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.64%) Digital Media
2 12 (7.64%) Replication
3 9 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.10%) EMC VNX
5 6 (3.82%) Clustering
6 5 (3.18%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.18%) Fintech
6 5 (3.18%) NHS
7 4 (2.55%) PKI
8 3 (1.91%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (1.91%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.91%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.91%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.91%) Physics
9 2 (1.27%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.27%) FlexPod
9 2 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.27%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 74 (47.13%) Linux
2 43 (27.39%) Windows
3 27 (17.20%) Windows Server
4 20 (12.74%) Unix
5 12 (7.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.18%) CentOS
8 5 (3.18%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.55%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.91%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (1.91%) Debian
10 3 (1.91%) Mesosphere
11 2 (1.27%) Android
12 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.64%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (38.85%) DevOps
2 43 (27.39%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (27.39%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (19.75%) Open Source
4 27 (17.20%) ITIL
5 16 (10.19%) E-Commerce
5 16 (10.19%) Scrum
6 14 (8.92%) Configuration Management
7 13 (8.28%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (6.37%) ITIL V3
9 9 (5.73%) Service Management
10 7 (4.46%) Information Security
10 7 (4.46%) Mentoring
10 7 (4.46%) Multithreading
10 7 (4.46%) Validation
11 6 (3.82%) Capacity Management
11 6 (3.82%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (3.82%) Project Management
11 6 (3.82%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.82%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 63 (40.13%) Python
2 38 (24.20%) Perl
3 29 (18.47%) Ruby
4 27 (17.20%) PHP
5 22 (14.01%) SQL
6 21 (13.38%) Java
7 17 (10.83%) C++
8 14 (8.92%) C
9 13 (8.28%) Bash Shell
10 9 (5.73%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.82%) C#
11 6 (3.82%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.91%) Erlang
12 3 (1.91%) R
12 3 (1.91%) Scala
13 2 (1.27%) Go
14 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (8.28%) Degree
2 12 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.46%) MCSE
4 6 (3.82%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.18%) MCITP
6 3 (1.91%) CCNA
6 3 (1.91%) CISSP
6 3 (1.91%) MCDST
6 3 (1.91%) MCSA
6 3 (1.91%) MCTS
6 3 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.27%) CCNP
7 2 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.64%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.64%) EMC Certification
8 1 (0.64%) RHCE
8 1 (0.64%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.64%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.01%) SLA
2 4 (2.55%) QA
3 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (19.75%) Docker
2 27 (17.20%) Active Directory
3 18 (11.46%) vSphere
4 16 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (5.10%) Squid
6 7 (4.46%) Xen
7 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (3.18%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (2.55%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.55%) Varnish
9 4 (2.55%) XenServer
10 3 (1.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
11 2 (1.27%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.64%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.64%) KVM
12 1 (0.64%) vCloud
12 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 45 (28.66%) Puppet
2 27 (17.20%) Ansible
3 25 (15.92%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (7.64%) SCOM
5 11 (7.01%) Terraform
6 7 (4.46%) Packer
6 7 (4.46%) SCCM
7 6 (3.82%) Salt
8 5 (3.18%) HP SIM
8 5 (3.18%) Mesos
8 5 (3.18%) Nagios
9 4 (2.55%) Kubernetes
10 3 (1.91%) Cobbler
10 3 (1.91%) logstash
10 3 (1.91%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.91%) WSUS
11 2 (1.27%) Nmap
11 2 (1.27%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.64%) Kibana
12 1 (0.64%) yum
Vendors
1 40 (25.48%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.65%) VMware
3 15 (9.55%) Cisco
4 13 (8.28%) Oracle
5 12 (7.64%) Red Hat
6 9 (5.73%) EMC
6 9 (5.73%) Google
7 8 (5.10%) Atlassian
8 7 (4.46%) IBM
9 6 (3.82%) Citrix
9 6 (3.82%) HP
9 6 (3.82%) Splunk
10 5 (3.18%) F5
10 5 (3.18%) LANDesk
11 4 (2.55%) Apple
11 4 (2.55%) CommVault
11 4 (2.55%) Fiorano
11 4 (2.55%) Rackspace
11 4 (2.55%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.91%) NetApp
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