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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform Engineer
UK
Rank 753 869 885
Rank change year-on-year
+116 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 105 51 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.052% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.054% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 86 50 54
Median salary £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £65,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +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
81076 94889 99493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67322 79646 82693
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +99 100 £70,000 +27.27% 18
London +94 37 £70,000 +16.66% 11
North West +3 22 £70,000 +47.36% 1
Manchester +1 22 £70,000 +47.36% 1
West Yorkshire +37 15 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Leeds +35 15 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Yorkshire +35 15 £70,000 +55.55% 5
South West +14 11 £45,000 -18.18%
Gloucestershire - 10 £45,000 -
South East +62 9 £80,000 +45.45%
Surrey +41 4 £80,000 +60.00%
City of London +33 4 £90,000 +140.00% 1
Fareham - 4 - -
Hampshire - 4 - -
Reigate +21 2 £80,000 +60.00%
Scotland +18 2 - -
East of England +14 2 £45,000 -30.76%
East Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £45,000 -
Redhill - 2 £80,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £45,000 -
Ipswich - 2 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £45,000 -
Berkshire +37 1 £42,500 -30.89%
Bracknell +17 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Glasgow +15 1 - -
Bristol 0 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £52,500 - 1
Cheltenham - 1 £57,500 -
Woking - 1 £37,500 -

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 147 (69.67%) Linux
2 109 (51.66%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (50.71%) Puppet
4 106 (50.24%) DevOps
5 85 (40.28%) Python
6 82 (38.86%) Continuous Integration
7 77 (36.49%) Amazon AWS
8 70 (33.18%) Configuration Management
9 62 (29.38%) Ruby
10 58 (27.49%) Bash Shell
11 57 (27.01%) Opscode Chef
12 56 (26.54%) SQL
13 54 (25.59%) Unix
14 49 (23.22%) Jenkins
15 44 (20.85%) Ansible
16 40 (18.96%) Java
17 39 (18.48%) Docker
18 38 (18.01%) OpenStack
19 37 (17.54%) Scrum
19 37 (17.54%) Firewall
20 36 (17.06%) Security Cleared
21 34 (16.11%) Oracle
21 34 (16.11%) Windows
21 34 (16.11%) Terraform
22 32 (15.17%) vSphere
23 31 (14.69%) DV Cleared
23 31 (14.69%) TCP/IP
24 30 (14.22%) Microsoft Certification
24 30 (14.22%) Shell Script
24 30 (14.22%) Xen

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 38 (18.01%) OpenStack
2 30 (14.22%) CloudStack
3 14 (6.64%) Apache
3 14 (6.64%) nginx
4 11 (5.21%) IIS
5 10 (4.74%) Apache Spark
6 5 (2.37%) Apache Solr
6 5 (2.37%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (2.37%) Confluence
6 5 (2.37%) SAS
6 5 (2.37%) Skype for Business
6 5 (2.37%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.90%) JBoss
7 4 (1.90%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 77 (36.49%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (7.58%) IaaS
4 10 (4.74%) PaaS
5 8 (3.79%) GitHub
6 6 (2.84%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.37%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (1.90%) SaaS
8 4 (1.90%) Slack
9 3 (1.42%) Bluemix
10 2 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.95%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.47%) Office 365
11 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (17.54%) Firewall
2 31 (14.69%) TCP/IP
3 12 (5.69%) DNS
4 11 (5.21%) FCoE
4 11 (5.21%) SNMP
5 8 (3.79%) LAN
5 8 (3.79%) WAN
6 6 (2.84%) Internet
6 6 (2.84%) MPLS
7 5 (2.37%) Skype
8 4 (1.90%) HTTP
9 3 (1.42%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.95%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.95%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.47%) Intranet
11 1 (0.47%) LDAP
11 1 (0.47%) Network Security
11 1 (0.47%) SSH
11 1 (0.47%) SSL
11 1 (0.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.64%) MySQL
2 10 (4.74%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.27%) Big Data
4 8 (3.79%) Hadoop
4 8 (3.79%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.32%) Redis
6 6 (2.84%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.90%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.42%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.95%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.95%) Riak
10 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.47%) Text Mining
10 1 (0.47%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 49 (23.22%) Jenkins
2 27 (12.80%) Git (software)
3 17 (8.06%) JIRA
4 11 (5.21%) Redmine
5 9 (4.27%) TeamCity
6 7 (3.32%) Subversion
6 7 (3.32%) Vagrant
7 6 (2.84%) Ant
8 5 (2.37%) Maven
8 5 (2.37%) Yeoman
9 4 (1.90%) Travis CI
10 3 (1.42%) GoCD
11 2 (0.95%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.47%) Grunt
12 1 (0.47%) gulp
12 1 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (7.58%) Games
2 14 (6.64%) Finance
3 11 (5.21%) Retail
4 7 (3.32%) Marketing
5 2 (0.95%) Banking
5 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.47%) Advertising
6 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.53%) Node.js
1 18 (8.53%) Web Services
2 13 (6.16%) ELK Stack
3 12 (5.69%) LAMP
4 11 (5.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 11 (5.21%) OpenCL
4 11 (5.21%) OpenCV
4 11 (5.21%) STL
5 10 (4.74%) REST
5 10 (4.74%) Sensu
6 8 (3.79%) Kafka
7 7 (3.32%) SOAP
8 6 (2.84%) HTML
8 6 (2.84%) Serverless Framework
9 5 (2.37%) .NET
9 5 (2.37%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (1.90%) Spring
11 3 (1.42%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.42%) Apache Camel
11 3 (1.42%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.32%) Cybercrime
1 7 (3.32%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.37%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.42%) Private Cloud
4 2 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.95%) Fintech
4 2 (0.95%) Social Network
4 2 (0.95%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.47%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (0.47%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.47%) Home Automation
5 1 (0.47%) iPad
5 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.47%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 147 (69.67%) Linux
2 54 (25.59%) Unix
3 34 (16.11%) Windows
4 19 (9.00%) CentOS
5 14 (6.64%) Windows Server
6 13 (6.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (5.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.90%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.95%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.95%) Solaris
11 1 (0.47%) Debian
11 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (51.66%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (50.24%) DevOps
3 82 (38.86%) Continuous Integration
4 70 (33.18%) Configuration Management
5 37 (17.54%) Scrum
6 28 (13.27%) DSDM
6 28 (13.27%) RUP
6 28 (13.27%) Software Engineering
7 27 (12.80%) Microservices
8 24 (11.37%) Cybersecurity
9 18 (8.53%) Open Source
10 17 (8.06%) Mentoring
11 16 (7.58%) High Availability
12 15 (7.11%) Coaching
12 15 (7.11%) E-Commerce
13 13 (6.16%) Software Delivery
14 12 (5.69%) Ethical Hacking
14 12 (5.69%) Penetration Testing
14 12 (5.69%) Reverse Engineering
14 12 (5.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 85 (40.28%) Python
2 62 (29.38%) Ruby
3 58 (27.49%) Bash Shell
4 56 (26.54%) SQL
5 40 (18.96%) Java
6 30 (14.22%) Shell Script
7 27 (12.80%) C
8 20 (9.48%) Perl
9 18 (8.53%) Go
10 15 (7.11%) C++
11 11 (5.21%) Korn
11 11 (5.21%) Scala
12 8 (3.79%) C#
12 8 (3.79%) JavaScript
13 7 (3.32%) Groovy
14 6 (2.84%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.42%) R
16 2 (0.95%) PHP
16 2 (0.95%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (17.06%) Security Cleared
2 31 (14.69%) DV Cleared
3 30 (14.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (13.74%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (11.85%) MCSE
6 24 (11.37%) CCNA
7 23 (10.90%) CISSP
7 23 (10.90%) CompTIA Security+
7 23 (10.90%) GIAC
7 23 (10.90%) Linux+ Certification
7 23 (10.90%) Network+ Certification
7 23 (10.90%) SANS
7 23 (10.90%) Security+ Certification
7 23 (10.90%) SSCP
8 9 (4.27%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.84%) CCIE
9 6 (2.84%) JNCIP
9 6 (2.84%) RHCE
9 6 (2.84%) RHCSA
10 5 (2.37%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.47%) HIPAA
1 1 (0.47%) QA
1 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (18.48%) Docker
2 32 (15.17%) vSphere
3 30 (14.22%) Xen
3 30 (14.22%) XenServer
4 20 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (9.00%) VMware ESX
6 12 (5.69%) Active Directory
7 11 (5.21%) NFS
7 11 (5.21%) Samba
8 4 (1.90%) Varnish
9 2 (0.95%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.95%) Ceph
9 2 (0.95%) etcd
9 2 (0.95%) flannel
9 2 (0.95%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.47%) Squid
10 1 (0.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 107 (50.71%) Puppet
2 57 (27.01%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (20.85%) Ansible
4 34 (16.11%) Terraform
5 30 (14.22%) Cobbler
6 28 (13.27%) Tivoli
7 15 (7.11%) Kubernetes
8 13 (6.16%) Nagios
9 10 (4.74%) rkt
10 7 (3.32%) Consul
10 7 (3.32%) Mesos
10 7 (3.32%) Packer
11 4 (1.90%) FortiGate
11 4 (1.90%) Grafana
11 4 (1.90%) Graphite
11 4 (1.90%) HAProxy
12 3 (1.42%) Rancher
13 2 (0.95%) Control-M
13 2 (0.95%) Sysdig
13 2 (0.95%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 34 (16.11%) Oracle
2 30 (14.22%) EnterpriseDB
3 26 (12.32%) VMware
4 19 (9.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (7.58%) EMC
5 16 (7.58%) NetApp
6 15 (7.11%) Red Hat
7 12 (5.69%) Google
8 11 (5.21%) Intel
8 11 (5.21%) SolarWinds
9 6 (2.84%) Cisco
9 6 (2.84%) F5
9 6 (2.84%) Juniper
9 6 (2.84%) Palo Alto
10 5 (2.37%) Adobe
10 5 (2.37%) New Relic
11 4 (1.90%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.90%) SaltStack
12 3 (1.42%) Cloudera
12 3 (1.42%) Splunk
UK
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum excellent benefits packages
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Amazing benefits packages
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £350.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago