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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Engineer
Rank 839 857 856
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 53 39 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.035% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.037% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 44 32 28
Average salary £50,000 £51,250 £55,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -7.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £22,650 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,750 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £27,000 £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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Platform Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Platform Engineer
Top 28 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 27 March 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 +30 52 £50,000 -4.76% 10
London +47 22 £57,500 -4.16% 6
South East +3 15 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Berkshire +6 9 £50,000 -23.07% 1
South West -17 6 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 6 - - 1
East of England - 4 £42,500 -
Reading -3 3 £50,000 -23.07%
Slough - 3 £37,500 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £45,000 -
North East - 3 £42,500 -
Leeds +9 2 £50,750 +3.57% 1
City of London +7 2 £42,500 -43.33% 1
Surrey +6 2 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +3 2 £50,750 +3.57% 1
West Yorkshire -1 2 £50,750 +3.57% 1
Farnborough - 2 £45,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £42,500 -
Essex - 2 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £35,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £42,500 -
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £35,000 -
Chelmsford - 2 £50,000 -
Gatwick - 1 £65,000 -
Reigate - 1 £50,000 -
Kent - 1 £32,500 -
Northumberland - 1 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £65,000 -

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 86 (72.27%) Linux
2 67 (56.30%) VMware
3 61 (51.26%) Windows
4 39 (32.77%) Cisco
5 35 (29.41%) SAN
6 34 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 33 (27.73%) Red Hat
8 28 (23.53%) HP
8 28 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (22.69%) DNS
10 26 (21.85%) Perl
10 26 (21.85%) vSphere
11 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
12 22 (18.49%) SQL
12 22 (18.49%) DevOps
13 21 (17.65%) ITIL
13 21 (17.65%) UNIX
13 21 (17.65%) Python
14 20 (16.81%) NetApp
15 18 (15.13%) Firewall
15 18 (15.13%) Management Information System
16 17 (14.29%) Finance
16 17 (14.29%) CA
16 17 (14.29%) IBM
16 17 (14.29%) PHP
16 17 (14.29%) Bash Shell
17 16 (13.45%) LDAP
18 15 (12.61%) Java
18 15 (12.61%) SQL Server

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (8.40%) Apache
2 9 (7.56%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.88%) OpenStack
4 6 (5.04%) Node.js
5 5 (4.20%) IIS
6 2 (1.68%) Lync
7 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.84%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.84%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.92%) SaaS
1 13 (10.92%) PaaS
1 13 (10.92%) IaaS
2 7 (5.88%) OpenShift
3 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.68%) Office 365
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (29.41%) SAN
2 27 (22.69%) DNS
3 18 (15.13%) Firewall
4 16 (13.45%) LDAP
5 14 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (10.08%) Internet
7 10 (8.40%) Ethernet
8 9 (7.56%) DHCP
8 9 (7.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (6.72%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (6.72%) TCP/IP
10 7 (5.88%) Software-Defined Networking
11 6 (5.04%) FCoE
11 6 (5.04%) Network Security
12 5 (4.20%) LAN
13 4 (3.36%) iSCSI
14 2 (1.68%) IP Telephony
14 2 (1.68%) VLAN
14 2 (1.68%) Unified Communications
14 2 (1.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.52%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.52%) Apache Hive
3 3 (2.52%) MS Access
3 3 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.52%) Big Data
3 3 (2.52%) SSDT
4 2 (1.68%) Redis
4 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.68%) MySQL
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.84%) HBase
5 1 (0.84%) Informix
5 1 (0.84%) SQLite
5 1 (0.84%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.04%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.52%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (2.52%) NUnit
3 3 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.52%) MSBuild
3 3 (2.52%) Psake
3 3 (2.52%) Selenium
4 1 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.84%) Maven
4 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (14.29%) Finance
2 11 (9.24%) Banking
3 6 (5.04%) Military
4 5 (4.20%) Marketing
4 5 (4.20%) Advertising
5 4 (3.36%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.36%) Electronics
6 3 (2.52%) Retail
7 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.84%) Publishing
8 1 (0.84%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.56%) JSON
2 8 (6.72%) RESTful
2 8 (6.72%) Web Services
3 7 (5.88%) .NET
4 6 (5.04%) AngularJS
4 6 (5.04%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (4.20%) XML
6 4 (3.36%) LAMP
7 3 (2.52%) MSMQ
8 2 (1.68%) Middleware
8 2 (1.68%) Symfony
8 2 (1.68%) Memcached
9 1 (0.84%) OSGi
9 1 (0.84%) JSR 170
9 1 (0.84%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.84%) HTML
9 1 (0.84%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.13%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.40%) Open Source
3 9 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.72%) Clustering
5 6 (5.04%) Device Driver
5 6 (5.04%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.20%) e-Health
6 5 (4.20%) FlexPod
7 3 (2.52%) Hedge funds
7 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.68%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.84%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.84%) PKI
9 1 (0.84%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.84%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 86 (72.27%) Linux
2 61 (51.26%) Windows
3 28 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (17.65%) UNIX
5 13 (10.92%) Solaris
6 10 (8.40%) Android
7 9 (7.56%) CentOS
8 6 (5.04%) Apple iOS
9 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.68%) Nucleus RTOS
12 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.49%) DevOps
3 21 (17.65%) ITIL
4 13 (10.92%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (10.08%) Configuration Management
6 11 (9.24%) Workflow
7 9 (7.56%) Project Management
7 9 (7.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 9 (7.56%) Scrum
7 9 (7.56%) Information Security
7 9 (7.56%) Incident Management
7 9 (7.56%) Load Balancing
8 8 (6.72%) Software Engineering
8 8 (6.72%) OO
8 8 (6.72%) Service Delivery
8 8 (6.72%) Change Management
9 7 (5.88%) Regression Testing
9 7 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (5.88%) Change Control
10 6 (5.04%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.85%) Perl
2 22 (18.49%) SQL
3 21 (17.65%) Python
4 17 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 17 (14.29%) PHP
5 15 (12.61%) Java
6 13 (10.92%) Ruby
7 10 (8.40%) JavaScript
8 9 (7.56%) C#
9 7 (5.88%) C++
10 6 (5.04%) C
11 4 (3.36%) Tcl
11 4 (3.36%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.52%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.52%) Bourne shell
12 3 (2.52%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.84%) Golang
Qualifications
1 13 (10.92%) Degree
2 9 (7.56%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.04%) DV Cleared
3 6 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.20%) RHCE
4 5 (4.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.36%) CCIE
6 3 (2.52%) NCDA
7 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 2 (1.68%) VCP5
7 2 (1.68%) MCP
7 2 (1.68%) CCNA
7 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.68%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.84%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.20%) SLA
3 4 (3.36%) QA
System Software
1 34 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (21.85%) vSphere
3 14 (11.76%) Active Directory
4 10 (8.40%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (6.72%) vCloud
6 7 (5.88%) Firmware
7 6 (5.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (2.52%) NFS
8 3 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.84%) Squid
9 1 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.84%) XenServer
9 1 (0.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (12.61%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (10.92%) NetBackup
3 12 (10.08%) Puppet
4 9 (7.56%) Nagios
5 4 (3.36%) CFEngine
6 3 (2.52%) yum
6 3 (2.52%) SCCM
7 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.84%) WSUS
7 1 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.84%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.84%) Oozie
Vendors
1 67 (56.30%) VMware
2 39 (32.77%) Cisco
3 33 (27.73%) Red Hat
4 28 (23.53%) HP
5 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
6 20 (16.81%) NetApp
7 17 (14.29%) CA
7 17 (14.29%) IBM
8 9 (7.56%) Brocade
9 8 (6.72%) Dell
10 7 (5.88%) EMC
11 6 (5.04%) Oracle
11 6 (5.04%) Sun
12 5 (4.20%) Fidessa
12 5 (4.20%) ProCurve
13 3 (2.52%) Red Gate
13 3 (2.52%) Veritas
14 2 (1.68%) Juniper
14 2 (1.68%) Vertica
14 2 (1.68%) New Relic
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