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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Engineer
Rank 835 915 949
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 98 43 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.039% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.041% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 79 29 33
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £32,292 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £32,292 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+70.32% -35.41%

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
94824 105610 114571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79970 87076 93773
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +88 97 £60,000 +9.09% 10
London +39 46 £60,000 +4.34% 5
Yorkshire +41 14 £45,000 -14.28% 1
South East +42 10 £55,000 +70.32% 3
North Yorkshire - 10 £45,000 -
City of London +68 9 £60,000 +18.81% 2
North West - 7 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands - 7 £55,000 -
East of England - 6 £78,000 -
Birmingham - 6 £55,000 -
Harrogate - 5 £45,000 -
York - 5 - -
Manchester - 5 £47,500 - 1
Surrey +34 4 £75,000 +50.00% 2
Gloucestershire -2 4 - -
South West -2 4 - -
Oxfordshire - 4 £55,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Oxford - 4 £55,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - -
Leeds +21 3 £55,000 +4.76% 1
West Yorkshire +13 3 £55,000 +4.76% 1
North East +5 3 £40,000 +6.66%
Tyne and Wear +4 3 £40,000 +6.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £78,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £60,000 -

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 82 (48.24%) Linux
2 74 (43.53%) DevOps
3 65 (38.24%) Python
4 64 (37.65%) Amazon AWS
5 58 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (30.59%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (30.00%) Windows
8 47 (27.65%) Puppet
9 46 (27.06%) Microsoft
10 40 (23.53%) Docker
11 39 (22.94%) Ruby
12 36 (21.18%) Microsoft Azure
12 36 (21.18%) Open Source
13 34 (20.00%) Ansible
13 34 (20.00%) Perl
14 31 (18.24%) Active Directory
14 31 (18.24%) Windows Server
15 30 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
16 28 (16.47%) ITIL
17 26 (15.29%) Jenkins
18 25 (14.71%) Scrum
19 24 (14.12%) VMware
20 23 (13.53%) MySQL
20 23 (13.53%) Java
20 23 (13.53%) Data Centre
20 23 (13.53%) PaaS
21 22 (12.94%) .NET
21 22 (12.94%) Configuration Management
22 21 (12.35%) Finance
22 21 (12.35%) SQL Server

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 21 (12.35%) OpenStack
2 18 (10.59%) nginx
3 15 (8.82%) Apache
4 11 (6.47%) MS Exchange
5 9 (5.29%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (5.29%) IIS
5 9 (5.29%) WebLogic
6 8 (4.71%) Tomcat
7 6 (3.53%) CloudStack
7 6 (3.53%) JBoss
8 5 (2.94%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (2.35%) CMS
9 4 (2.35%) Drupal
9 4 (2.35%) Lightstreamer
9 4 (2.35%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.76%) Confluence
11 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (7.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 64 (37.65%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (21.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (13.53%) PaaS
4 14 (8.24%) IaaS
5 11 (6.47%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (6.47%) OpenShift
6 8 (4.71%) SaaS
7 4 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.76%) Office 365
9 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.18%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.18%) Trello
9 2 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.59%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.59%) GitHub
10 1 (0.59%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.65%) Firewall
2 11 (6.47%) DNS
3 7 (4.12%) SAN
4 6 (3.53%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (3.53%) Internet
4 6 (3.53%) LDAP
4 6 (3.53%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.94%) Ethernet
5 5 (2.94%) HTTP
6 3 (1.76%) MPLS
7 2 (1.18%) Broadband
7 2 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.18%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.18%) SSH
7 2 (1.18%) tcpdump
7 2 (1.18%) VLAN
7 2 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.53%) MySQL
2 21 (12.35%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.06%) Big Data
3 12 (7.06%) Redis
4 10 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.76%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.76%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.59%) HBase
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (15.29%) Jenkins
2 17 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (7.06%) Vagrant
4 9 (5.29%) TeamCity
5 8 (4.71%) Subversion
6 7 (4.12%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (2.35%) RSpec
8 3 (1.76%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.76%) CMake
8 3 (1.76%) JIRA
9 2 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.18%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.59%) GitLab
10 1 (0.59%) JMeter
10 1 (0.59%) MSI
10 1 (0.59%) NeoLoad
10 1 (0.59%) The Grinder
General
1 21 (12.35%) Finance
2 10 (5.88%) Law
3 8 (4.71%) Games
4 6 (3.53%) Marketing
4 6 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.76%) Advertising
5 3 (1.76%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.76%) Retail
6 2 (1.18%) Publishing
7 1 (0.59%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.94%) .NET
2 11 (6.47%) ELK Stack
2 11 (6.47%) LAMP
3 10 (5.88%) Middleware
4 9 (5.29%) Node.js
5 8 (4.71%) REST
5 8 (4.71%) Web Services
6 7 (4.12%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (3.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 6 (3.53%) JMS
7 6 (3.53%) STL
8 5 (2.94%) J2EE
9 4 (2.35%) Android SDK
9 4 (2.35%) HTML
9 4 (2.35%) Java EE
9 4 (2.35%) Kafka
9 4 (2.35%) MCollective
9 4 (2.35%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (2.35%) SOAP
9 4 (2.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.53%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.24%) Replication
3 10 (5.88%) EMC VNX
4 6 (3.53%) Clustering
4 6 (3.53%) Fintech
4 6 (3.53%) PKI
5 5 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.94%) NHS
6 4 (2.35%) Cloud Native
6 4 (2.35%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.76%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.76%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.76%) Physics
8 2 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.18%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.18%) Social Media
9 1 (0.59%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 82 (48.24%) Linux
2 51 (30.00%) Windows
3 31 (18.24%) Windows Server
4 21 (12.35%) Unix
5 15 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.71%) CentOS
7 8 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.94%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.35%) Android
9 4 (2.35%) Mesosphere
10 3 (1.76%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.18%) Debian
11 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.59%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.59%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (43.53%) DevOps
2 58 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (30.59%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (21.18%) Open Source
5 28 (16.47%) ITIL
6 25 (14.71%) Scrum
7 22 (12.94%) Configuration Management
8 17 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (7.06%) E-Commerce
10 11 (6.47%) Software Engineering
11 10 (5.88%) Mentoring
12 9 (5.29%) ITIL V3
12 9 (5.29%) Virtual Environments
13 8 (4.71%) Service Management
14 7 (4.12%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (4.12%) Information Security
14 7 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (4.12%) Server Virtualisation
14 7 (4.12%) SOA
14 7 (4.12%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 65 (38.24%) Python
2 39 (22.94%) Ruby
3 34 (20.00%) Perl
4 23 (13.53%) Java
5 20 (11.76%) PHP
6 15 (8.82%) C++
7 14 (8.24%) C
8 13 (7.65%) Bash Shell
8 13 (7.65%) SQL
9 10 (5.88%) PowerShell
10 8 (4.71%) C#
10 8 (4.71%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.53%) Scala
12 4 (2.35%) Go
13 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (10.59%) Degree
2 16 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (6.47%) MCSE
4 8 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (4.12%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.53%) CCNA
6 6 (3.53%) CISSP
7 5 (2.94%) MCITP
8 4 (2.35%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (2.35%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.35%) GIAC
8 4 (2.35%) Linux+ Certification
8 4 (2.35%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (2.35%) SANS
8 4 (2.35%) Security+ Certification
8 4 (2.35%) SSCP
8 4 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.76%) MCDST
9 3 (1.76%) MCSA
9 3 (1.76%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.47%) SLA
2 5 (2.94%) QA
3 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (23.53%) Docker
2 31 (18.24%) Active Directory
3 20 (11.76%) vSphere
4 19 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (5.29%) Xen
6 8 (4.71%) Squid
7 7 (4.12%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (3.53%) XenServer
9 5 (2.94%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (2.94%) Varnish
10 4 (2.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (2.35%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.18%) VirtualBox
11 2 (1.18%) XenApp
12 1 (0.59%) Ceph
12 1 (0.59%) HDFS
12 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.59%) KVM
Systems Management
1 47 (27.65%) Puppet
2 34 (20.00%) Ansible
3 30 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (11.18%) Terraform
5 11 (6.47%) Consul
5 11 (6.47%) Packer
5 11 (6.47%) SCOM
6 9 (5.29%) Salt
7 6 (3.53%) Kubernetes
7 6 (3.53%) Mesos
7 6 (3.53%) Nagios
7 6 (3.53%) SCCM
8 5 (2.94%) Cobbler
8 5 (2.94%) HP SIM
8 5 (2.94%) Tivoli
9 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (1.76%) Rancher
10 3 (1.76%) WSUS
11 2 (1.18%) Nmap
11 2 (1.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 46 (27.06%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.12%) VMware
3 17 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 16 (9.41%) Google
5 14 (8.24%) Oracle
6 13 (7.65%) Cisco
7 11 (6.47%) EMC
8 8 (4.71%) Atlassian
9 7 (4.12%) Citrix
9 7 (4.12%) F5
9 7 (4.12%) IBM
9 7 (4.12%) Splunk
10 6 (3.53%) Fiorano
10 6 (3.53%) HP
11 5 (2.94%) EnterpriseDB
11 5 (2.94%) LANDesk
12 4 (2.35%) Adobe
12 4 (2.35%) Apple
12 4 (2.35%) CommVault
12 4 (2.35%) SolarWinds
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