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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Engineer
Rank 840 891 844
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 58 36 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.031% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.033% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 46 26 38
Average salary £57,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,646 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £41,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -25.00%

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
103108 110561 102421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.50% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85312 90184 84719
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 3 August 2015 within the UK.

Platform Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Platform Engineer
Top 22 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 3 August 2015. 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 +41 56 £57,000 +14.00% 6
London +37 32 £58,750 +2.17% 2
South East +16 16 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Berkshire +8 6 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Slough -4 6 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Bristol - 6 - -
City of London - 6 £57,000 -
South West - 6 - -
Kent - 5 £32,292 -
Surrey - 5 £55,000 - 2
Canterbury - 4 £32,292 -
Reigate - 4 £55,000 - 2
East of England +15 1 £57,500 +27.77%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £37,500 -
Wales - 1 £35,000 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £35,000 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £27,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £57,500 -
Woking - 1 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £57,500 -
North East - 1 £37,500 -
South Wales - 1 £35,000 - 1

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 64 (62.14%) Windows
2 61 (59.22%) Linux
3 53 (51.46%) VMware
4 36 (34.95%) TCP/IP
5 30 (29.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (26.21%) Puppet
6 27 (26.21%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (25.24%) Java
8 25 (24.27%) SQL
8 25 (24.27%) ITIL
8 25 (24.27%) Electronic Trading
9 24 (23.30%) Cisco
9 24 (23.30%) Firewall
9 24 (23.30%) Red Hat
10 23 (22.33%) Opscode Chef
11 21 (20.39%) Microsoft
11 21 (20.39%) Perl
11 21 (20.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (20.39%) Change Control
12 20 (19.42%) CFEngine
12 20 (19.42%) iSCSI
12 20 (19.42%) HP
12 20 (19.42%) Configuration Management
13 18 (17.48%) NetApp
13 18 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (17.48%) Bash Shell
13 18 (17.48%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (14.56%) Splunk
14 15 (14.56%) Management Information System
14 15 (14.56%) Juniper

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 10 (9.71%) IIS
2 7 (6.80%) WebLogic
2 7 (6.80%) Apache Spark
3 6 (5.83%) Lync
4 5 (4.85%) Apache
5 4 (3.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.94%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.94%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.97%) Node.js
7 1 (0.97%) JBoss
7 1 (0.97%) nginx
7 1 (0.97%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.74%) IaaS
2 7 (6.80%) SaaS
3 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.94%) PaaS
5 1 (0.97%) Office 365
5 1 (0.97%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 36 (34.95%) TCP/IP
2 24 (23.30%) Firewall
3 20 (19.42%) iSCSI
4 15 (14.56%) DNS
4 15 (14.56%) SAN
5 13 (12.62%) NetScaler
6 12 (11.65%) Junos
7 11 (10.68%) Ethernet
8 9 (8.74%) Internet
9 8 (7.77%) SSL
10 7 (6.80%) VLAN
10 7 (6.80%) HTTP
10 7 (6.80%) LDAP
10 7 (6.80%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (4.85%) Network Security
12 4 (3.88%) Broadband
12 4 (3.88%) LAN
12 4 (3.88%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (2.91%) Cisco Nexus
14 2 (1.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.74%) Hadoop
2 9 (8.74%) Big Data
3 7 (6.80%) Apache Hive
3 7 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.88%) SSDT
4 4 (3.88%) Presto
5 3 (2.91%) SAP HANA
5 3 (2.91%) OLAP
6 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.94%) MySQL
7 1 (0.97%) Redis
7 1 (0.97%) SQLite
7 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
1 4 (3.88%) HP UFT
1 4 (3.88%) NUnit
1 4 (3.88%) Selenium
1 4 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (3.88%) MSBuild
1 4 (3.88%) Psake
2 1 (0.97%) Gradle
2 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.97%) Grunt
2 1 (0.97%) Maven
2 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (10.68%) Finance
2 10 (9.71%) Military
3 4 (3.88%) Retail
3 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.97%) Advertising
4 1 (0.97%) Games
4 1 (0.97%) Music Industry
4 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.62%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (11.65%) Web Services
3 10 (9.71%) .NET
4 8 (7.77%) REST
5 7 (6.80%) HTML
6 6 (5.83%) JMX
6 6 (5.83%) Java EE
7 5 (4.85%) XHTML
7 5 (4.85%) XML
8 4 (3.88%) MSMQ
8 4 (3.88%) JSON
9 2 (1.94%) CSS
9 2 (1.94%) SOAP
9 2 (1.94%) LAMP
10 1 (0.97%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.97%) WAMP
10 1 (0.97%) RESTful
10 1 (0.97%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.97%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.56%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.71%) Hedge funds
3 9 (8.74%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.80%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.85%) HP StoreVirtual
6 5 (4.85%) PKI
6 5 (4.85%) Mathematics
6 5 (4.85%) Physics
7 3 (2.91%) Clustering
7 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.94%) Symmetrix
8 2 (1.94%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.94%) DTV
8 2 (1.94%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.97%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.97%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 64 (62.14%) Windows
2 61 (59.22%) Linux
3 21 (20.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (17.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (10.68%) UNIX
6 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.80%) CentOS
7 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.97%) Debian
8 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.97%) Android
8 1 (0.97%) Solaris
8 1 (0.97%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.27%) ITIL
1 25 (24.27%) Electronic Trading
2 21 (20.39%) Change Control
3 20 (19.42%) Configuration Management
4 18 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.59%) Scrum
6 13 (12.62%) Information Security
7 12 (11.65%) Time Management
7 12 (11.65%) Project Management
8 11 (10.68%) Change Management
8 11 (10.68%) DevOps
9 10 (9.71%) Service Management
9 10 (9.71%) Document Management
10 9 (8.74%) Open Source
11 8 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (7.77%) Mentoring
11 8 (7.77%) Software Engineering
11 8 (7.77%) OO
12 7 (6.80%) ETL
12 7 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.24%) Java
2 25 (24.27%) SQL
3 21 (20.39%) Perl
4 18 (17.48%) Bash Shell
5 15 (14.56%) C
6 12 (11.65%) C++
7 10 (9.71%) Python
8 9 (8.74%) C#
9 7 (6.80%) Ruby
10 6 (5.83%) Shell Script
11 5 (4.85%) PowerShell
12 4 (3.88%) Spark SQL
13 3 (2.91%) PHP
14 2 (1.94%) Scala
15 1 (0.97%) VBA
15 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (13.59%) Degree
2 10 (9.71%) DV Cleared
2 10 (9.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.74%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (8.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (7.77%) RHCE
5 7 (6.80%) CCNA
5 7 (6.80%) JNCIA
6 5 (4.85%) VCAP
7 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.91%) MCSE
7 3 (2.91%) MCSA
8 2 (1.94%) CCIE
8 2 (1.94%) VCP5
9 1 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.97%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (29.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (26.21%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (12.62%) vSphere
4 7 (6.80%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.88%) HDFS
6 2 (1.94%) vCloud
6 2 (1.94%) Squid
7 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.97%) qmail
7 1 (0.97%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 27 (26.21%) Puppet
2 23 (22.33%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (19.42%) CFEngine
4 13 (12.62%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (3.88%) SCCM
6 3 (2.91%) WSUS
7 1 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.97%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.97%) collectd
7 1 (0.97%) Ansible
7 1 (0.97%) logstash
7 1 (0.97%) Graphite
7 1 (0.97%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.97%) Cacti
7 1 (0.97%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.97%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.97%) Nagios
7 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 53 (51.46%) VMware
2 24 (23.30%) Red Hat
2 24 (23.30%) Cisco
3 21 (20.39%) Microsoft
4 20 (19.42%) HP
5 18 (17.48%) NetApp
6 15 (14.56%) Splunk
6 15 (14.56%) Juniper
7 13 (12.62%) Citrix
7 13 (12.62%) SolarWinds
8 6 (5.83%) IBM
8 6 (5.83%) Oracle
9 5 (4.85%) EMC
9 5 (4.85%) ProCurve
10 3 (2.91%) Vertica
10 3 (2.91%) EXASOL
10 3 (2.91%) SAP
11 2 (1.94%) Dell
11 2 (1.94%) Adobe
11 2 (1.94%) CA
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