The table below looks at the statistics for the Platform Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform Engineer
Rank 824 852 848
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 66 48 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.045% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.047% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 51 37 36
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
104068 101994 108481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.68% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 86662 82710 93503
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,861 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Platform Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 29 December 2014 within the UK.

Platform Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Platform Engineer
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
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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
England +23 65 £50,000 - 3
London +12 29 £67,500 +22.72%
South East +6 17 £50,000 +25.00% 2
West Yorkshire +3 12 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Leeds +2 12 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Yorkshire -3 12 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Berkshire - 12 £40,000 -
Slough - 8 £40,000 -
Surrey +2 5 £50,000 +25.00% 1
North West -14 5 £50,000 +2.56%
Lancashire - 4 £50,000 -
Hampshire -22 3 £50,000 +33.33%
Reading - 3 £40,000 -
Staffordshire +1 2 £40,000 -15.78%
West Midlands -18 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Reigate - 2 £66,250 - 1
Manchester -17 1 £42,500 -19.04%
Cardiff - 1 £34,000 -
South Wales - 1 £34,000 -
Wales - 1 £34,000 -

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 57 (69.51%) Linux
2 40 (48.78%) VMware
3 33 (40.24%) Windows
4 23 (28.05%) DNS
4 23 (28.05%) Red Hat
5 21 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (23.17%) HP
6 19 (23.17%) Perl
7 18 (21.95%) SQL
7 18 (21.95%) Cisco
8 17 (20.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (19.51%) SAN
9 16 (19.51%) Java
9 16 (19.51%) UNIX
10 15 (18.29%) Python
10 15 (18.29%) PHP
10 15 (18.29%) Finance
10 15 (18.29%) DevOps
11 14 (17.07%) Open Source
11 14 (17.07%) vSphere
12 13 (15.85%) Ruby
12 13 (15.85%) Degree
12 13 (15.85%) Software Engineering
12 13 (15.85%) NetApp
13 12 (14.63%) IBM
13 12 (14.63%) IaaS
14 11 (13.41%) Opscode Chef
14 11 (13.41%) Bash Shell
14 11 (13.41%) Banking

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 9 (10.98%) Tomcat
2 8 (9.76%) Apache
3 7 (8.54%) OpenStack
4 6 (7.32%) Node.js
5 2 (2.44%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.63%) IaaS
2 10 (12.20%) SaaS
2 10 (12.20%) PaaS
3 7 (8.54%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.05%) DNS
2 16 (19.51%) SAN
3 10 (12.20%) DHCP
4 9 (10.98%) Internet
5 7 (8.54%) LDAP
5 7 (8.54%) Software-Defined Networking
6 6 (7.32%) LAN
6 6 (7.32%) Firewall
7 5 (6.10%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.66%) VPN
9 3 (3.66%) WAN
10 2 (2.44%) SMTP
10 2 (2.44%) VoIP
10 2 (2.44%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.44%) HTTP
10 2 (2.44%) RTP
10 2 (2.44%) FCoE
10 2 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.54%) SQL Server
1 7 (8.54%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.88%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.88%) Apache Hive
3 4 (4.88%) Big Data
4 3 (3.66%) MySQL
4 3 (3.66%) MS Access
5 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.44%) HBase
5 2 (2.44%) Mahout
6 1 (1.22%) Redis
6 1 (1.22%) Sqoop
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.22%) Informix
6 1 (1.22%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.10%) Maven
3 4 (4.88%) JUnit
4 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.22%) Subversion
5 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 15 (18.29%) Finance
2 11 (13.41%) Banking
3 5 (6.10%) Marketing
3 5 (6.10%) Advertising
4 4 (4.88%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.88%) Electronics
5 1 (1.22%) Publishing
5 1 (1.22%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) JSON
1 7 (8.54%) RESTful
2 6 (7.32%) AngularJS
3 5 (6.10%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (4.88%) XML
4 4 (4.88%) Spring
4 4 (4.88%) Guice
5 3 (3.66%) .NET
5 3 (3.66%) Web Services
6 2 (2.44%) Middleware
7 1 (1.22%) LAMP
7 1 (1.22%) Memcached
7 1 (1.22%) OSGi
7 1 (1.22%) CGI
7 1 (1.22%) JSR 170
7 1 (1.22%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Open Source
2 10 (12.20%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.54%) Device Driver
3 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.10%) Clustering
6 3 (3.66%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.44%) FlexPod
7 2 (2.44%) e-Health
7 2 (2.44%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.22%) Symmetrix
8 1 (1.22%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 57 (69.51%) Linux
2 33 (40.24%) Windows
3 17 (20.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (19.51%) UNIX
5 10 (12.20%) Android
6 9 (10.98%) Solaris
7 5 (6.10%) Apple iOS
8 4 (4.88%) Mac OS X
9 3 (3.66%) CentOS
10 2 (2.44%) Nucleus RTOS
11 1 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.22%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.29%) DevOps
3 13 (15.85%) Software Engineering
4 10 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (10.98%) Incident Management
5 9 (10.98%) Workflow
5 9 (10.98%) OO
6 7 (8.54%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (8.54%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (7.32%) Load Balancing
7 6 (7.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.10%) ITIL
8 5 (6.10%) Software Testing
8 5 (6.10%) Workflow Management
8 5 (6.10%) OpenUP
8 5 (6.10%) Capacity Management
8 5 (6.10%) Transition Management
9 4 (4.88%) MapReduce
9 4 (4.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.17%) Perl
2 18 (21.95%) SQL
3 16 (19.51%) Java
4 15 (18.29%) PHP
4 15 (18.29%) Python
5 13 (15.85%) Ruby
6 11 (13.41%) Bash Shell
7 9 (10.98%) JavaScript
8 8 (9.76%) C++
9 5 (6.10%) C
9 5 (6.10%) C#
10 4 (4.88%) Tcl
11 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.66%) Bourne shell
11 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (15.85%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.66%) RHCE
3 3 (3.66%) CCNA
3 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) NCDA
4 2 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) SLA
2 3 (3.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (17.07%) vSphere
3 9 (10.98%) Active Directory
4 7 (8.54%) Firmware
5 5 (6.10%) vCloud
6 3 (3.66%) NFS
6 3 (3.66%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (3.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (1.22%) HDFS
8 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.22%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (13.41%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (9.76%) NetBackup
3 6 (7.32%) Nagios
3 6 (7.32%) Puppet
4 3 (3.66%) yum
4 3 (3.66%) Casper Suite
5 2 (2.44%) Oozie
6 1 (1.22%) WSUS
6 1 (1.22%) Ambari
6 1 (1.22%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 40 (48.78%) VMware
2 23 (28.05%) Red Hat
3 19 (23.17%) HP
4 18 (21.95%) Cisco
5 13 (15.85%) NetApp
6 12 (14.63%) IBM
7 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
7 9 (10.98%) CA
8 8 (9.76%) Oracle
8 8 (9.76%) Dell
9 6 (7.32%) Brocade
10 5 (6.10%) Fidessa
11 4 (4.88%) Apple
12 3 (3.66%) EMC
12 3 (3.66%) Veritas
12 3 (3.66%) Sun
12 3 (3.66%) Red Gate
13 2 (2.44%) Vertica
13 2 (2.44%) QNX
13 2 (2.44%) EXASOL
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Canterbury, Kent, South East
Canterbury Christ Church University
Salary: £31,342 to £33,242 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago