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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Engineer
Rank 873 891 916
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 57 64 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.061% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.063% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 52 54 34
Average salary £52,500 £51,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% -1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £40,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
96369 101236 101631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80844 83884 81689
Average 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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 13 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
England +13 56 £52,500 +1.94% 13
London +12 15 £60,000 -7.69% 5
South East -3 15 £51,250 +2.50%
Yorkshire +11 7 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Oxfordshire - 7 £55,000 -
South West 0 6 £55,000 - 1
Bristol - 6 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands -18 5 £42,000 +5.00%
Birmingham - 5 £42,000 -
Surrey +11 4 £50,000 -
Leeds +5 4 £43,750 -12.50% 2
West Yorkshire +5 4 £43,750 -12.50% 2
Berkshire -7 4 £50,000 -
Reigate -7 4 £50,000 -24.52%
North West +31 3 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Manchester +24 3 £47,500 +11.76% 1
East of England +5 2 £65,000 +85.71% 1
Slough -5 2 £47,500 +22.58%
Harrogate - 2 £45,000 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £65,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £40,000 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £40,000 -
North East - 2 £40,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £65,000 -
Reading -2 1 £50,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £50,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £59,000 -
City of London - 1 £37,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £50,000 -

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 53 (46.09%) Linux
2 45 (39.13%) Windows
3 37 (32.17%) Python
4 35 (30.43%) Data Centre
5 34 (29.57%) Microsoft
6 32 (27.83%) Amazon AWS
7 31 (26.96%) ITIL
8 29 (25.22%) Finance
9 27 (23.48%) Windows Server
10 25 (21.74%) SQL
11 24 (20.87%) Perl
11 24 (20.87%) PHP
11 24 (20.87%) SaaS
12 23 (20.00%) Load Balancing
12 23 (20.00%) ITIL V3
13 22 (19.13%) DevOps
13 22 (19.13%) Puppet
13 22 (19.13%) MySQL
13 22 (19.13%) Telecoms
14 21 (18.26%) Service Management
14 21 (18.26%) Problem Management
14 21 (18.26%) Degree
15 20 (17.39%) DNS
16 18 (15.65%) SQL Server
16 18 (15.65%) Java
16 18 (15.65%) VMware
16 18 (15.65%) Active Directory
17 17 (14.78%) Project Management
17 17 (14.78%) .NET
17 17 (14.78%) Continuous Integration

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 16 (13.91%) Apache
2 9 (7.83%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.96%) OpenStack
3 8 (6.96%) Skype for Business
4 7 (6.09%) Confluence
4 7 (6.09%) IIS
5 5 (4.35%) MS Exchange
5 5 (4.35%) nginx
6 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.74%) JBoss
7 2 (1.74%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.74%) WordPress
8 1 (0.87%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.87%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.87%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.87%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 32 (27.83%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (20.87%) SaaS
3 15 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (11.30%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (5.22%) CloudFront
6 5 (4.35%) IaaS
6 5 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (3.48%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.61%) PaaS
9 1 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.87%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.39%) DNS
2 16 (13.91%) HTTP
2 16 (13.91%) SMTP
3 10 (8.70%) Firewall
4 9 (7.83%) LAN
5 7 (6.09%) LDAP
5 7 (6.09%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.22%) VLAN
7 4 (3.48%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (3.48%) Internet
7 4 (3.48%) WAN
7 4 (3.48%) Wireless
8 3 (2.61%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.61%) MPLS
9 2 (1.74%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (1.74%) IOS XR
9 2 (1.74%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.74%) NX-OS
9 2 (1.74%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.13%) MySQL
2 18 (15.65%) SQL Server
3 15 (13.04%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.48%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.61%) Big Data
8 2 (1.74%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.74%) OLTP
8 2 (1.74%) Redis
8 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.87%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.87%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (9.57%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.96%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.09%) Bitbucket
3 7 (6.09%) CMake
3 7 (6.09%) JIRA
4 6 (5.22%) Vagrant
5 5 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.74%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (25.22%) Finance
2 22 (19.13%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.35%) Marketing
4 4 (3.48%) Law
5 3 (2.61%) Electronics
5 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.87%) Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.78%) .NET
2 10 (8.70%) LAMP
3 7 (6.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (6.09%) STL
4 6 (5.22%) Web Services
5 3 (2.61%) Memcached
6 1 (0.87%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.87%) Ajax
6 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.87%) CSS
6 1 (0.87%) D3.js
6 1 (0.87%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.87%) Kafka
6 1 (0.87%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.87%) Middleware
6 1 (0.87%) React
6 1 (0.87%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.87%) Sass
6 1 (0.87%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 35 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 16 (13.91%) Client/Server
3 14 (12.17%) Digital Media
4 6 (5.22%) Augmented Reality
5 5 (4.35%) Replication
6 4 (3.48%) Device Driver
6 4 (3.48%) Fintech
7 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.61%) EMC VNX
7 3 (2.61%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.87%) Clustering
9 1 (0.87%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.87%) e-Health
9 1 (0.87%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.87%) PKI
9 1 (0.87%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 53 (46.09%) Linux
2 45 (39.13%) Windows
3 27 (23.48%) Windows Server
4 15 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.96%) Unix
6 6 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.35%) CentOS
7 5 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.48%) Debian
8 4 (3.48%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (3.48%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.61%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.74%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (1.74%) Solaris
10 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.96%) ITIL
2 23 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 23 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 22 (19.13%) DevOps
4 21 (18.26%) Problem Management
4 21 (18.26%) Service Management
5 17 (14.78%) Capacity Management
5 17 (14.78%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (14.78%) Mentoring
5 17 (14.78%) Project Management
6 15 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 15 (13.04%) Product Management
7 14 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (9.57%) Configuration Management
8 11 (9.57%) Multithreading
8 11 (9.57%) Patch Management
9 8 (6.96%) Incident Management
9 8 (6.96%) Open Source
10 7 (6.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (6.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (32.17%) Python
2 25 (21.74%) SQL
3 24 (20.87%) Perl
3 24 (20.87%) PHP
4 18 (15.65%) Java
5 14 (12.17%) C++
6 13 (11.30%) Ruby
7 12 (10.43%) C
8 9 (7.83%) Bash Shell
9 6 (5.22%) Erlang
9 6 (5.22%) PowerShell
9 6 (5.22%) R
10 4 (3.48%) C#
11 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.87%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (18.26%) Degree
2 12 (10.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (9.57%) MCSA
4 9 (7.83%) MCSE
5 5 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.61%) CCA
7 3 (2.61%) CCNA
7 3 (2.61%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.61%) MCDST
7 3 (2.61%) MCTS
8 2 (1.74%) CCNP
8 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.87%) CNA
9 1 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.87%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.91%) QA
2 4 (3.48%) JTAG
2 4 (3.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (15.65%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.83%) Docker
4 8 (6.96%) vSphere
5 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (3.48%) Squid
5 4 (3.48%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.61%) Varnish
7 2 (1.74%) Firmware
7 2 (1.74%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.74%) Xen
7 2 (1.74%) XenApp
8 1 (0.87%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.87%) KVM
8 1 (0.87%) vCloud
8 1 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.87%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.87%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (19.13%) Puppet
2 10 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.35%) Ansible
3 5 (4.35%) SCCM
3 5 (4.35%) SCOM
4 3 (2.61%) WSUS
5 2 (1.74%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.74%) Nmap
6 1 (0.87%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.87%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.87%) logstash
6 1 (0.87%) Nagios
6 1 (0.87%) Terraform
6 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (29.57%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.65%) VMware
3 7 (6.09%) Atlassian
3 7 (6.09%) Cisco
3 7 (6.09%) HP
3 7 (6.09%) Oracle
4 6 (5.22%) Citrix
5 5 (4.35%) GENBAND
6 4 (3.48%) AppSense
6 4 (3.48%) Lauterbach
6 4 (3.48%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.48%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.61%) Apple
7 3 (2.61%) EMC
7 3 (2.61%) F5
7 3 (2.61%) SAP
7 3 (2.61%) Veeam
8 2 (1.74%) CommVault
8 2 (1.74%) IBM
8 2 (1.74%) NetApp
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