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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Engineer
Rank 778 897 921
Rank change year-on-year
+119 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 101 65 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.061% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.064% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 84 62 43
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £65,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median salary £61,250 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +20.00%

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
86471 102103 109760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.56% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71855 85111 90926
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +99 97 £65,000 +8.33% 20
London +83 33 £65,000 +8.33% 10
South West +23 15 £45,000 -18.18%
Gloucestershire - 14 £45,000 -
Manchester -11 13 £67,500 +42.10% 2
North West -16 13 £67,500 +54.28% 2
South East +55 12 £57,500 -4.16% 2
West Yorkshire +33 10 £70,000 +60.00% 2
Yorkshire +27 10 £70,000 +55.55% 2
Leeds +26 10 £70,000 +60.00% 2
Surrey +26 5 £80,000 +33.33% 1
Oxfordshire +33 3 £57,500 +4.54%
East of England +6 3 £45,000 -30.76% 2
Suffolk - 3 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
Kent - 3 £31,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £45,000 -
Oxford - 3 £57,500 -
Ipswich - 3 £45,000 -
Scotland +30 2 - -
Reigate +8 2 £80,000 +33.33%
Redhill - 2 £80,000 -
City of London - 2 £90,000 - 2
Berkshire +27 1 £42,500 -30.89%
Glasgow +23 1 - -
Bristol +12 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Bracknell +12 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Cheltenham - 1 £57,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £40,000 -

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 138 (68.66%) Linux
2 103 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (46.27%) DevOps
4 88 (43.78%) Puppet
5 81 (40.30%) Python
6 77 (38.31%) Continuous Integration
7 70 (34.83%) Amazon AWS
8 59 (29.35%) Configuration Management
9 56 (27.86%) Ruby
10 52 (25.87%) Jenkins
11 48 (23.88%) Bash Shell
12 45 (22.39%) Opscode Chef
13 43 (21.39%) SQL
14 42 (20.90%) Windows
14 42 (20.90%) Firewall
14 42 (20.90%) Ansible
15 40 (19.90%) Java
16 39 (19.40%) Unix
17 38 (18.91%) Security Cleared
18 35 (17.41%) Software Engineering
19 34 (16.92%) Docker
19 34 (16.92%) Terraform
20 33 (16.42%) DV Cleared
20 33 (16.42%) TCP/IP
21 32 (15.92%) Scrum
21 32 (15.92%) Git (software)
22 31 (15.42%) Cisco Certification
23 30 (14.93%) OpenStack
24 29 (14.43%) Microsoft Certification
25 28 (13.93%) C

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 30 (14.93%) OpenStack
2 20 (9.95%) CloudStack
3 14 (6.97%) Apache
3 14 (6.97%) nginx
4 12 (5.97%) IIS
5 6 (2.99%) Apache Spark
5 6 (2.99%) JBoss
6 5 (2.49%) Apache Solr
6 5 (2.49%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (2.49%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.99%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.49%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.00%) Confluence
9 2 (1.00%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.00%) SAS
9 2 (1.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (4.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (34.83%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (11.44%) IaaS
3 17 (8.46%) PaaS
4 15 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (3.98%) GitHub
6 7 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.49%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (1.99%) SaaS
8 4 (1.99%) Slack
9 3 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.49%) Bluemix
10 2 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.00%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.50%) Office 365
11 1 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (20.90%) Firewall
2 33 (16.42%) TCP/IP
3 16 (7.96%) DNS
4 11 (5.47%) FCoE
4 11 (5.47%) SNMP
5 9 (4.48%) LAN
5 9 (4.48%) WAN
6 8 (3.98%) HTTP
7 7 (3.48%) Internet
7 7 (3.48%) MPLS
8 3 (1.49%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (1.00%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.00%) SAN
9 2 (1.00%) Skype
10 1 (0.50%) Broadband
10 1 (0.50%) Intranet
10 1 (0.50%) IPsec
10 1 (0.50%) LDAP
10 1 (0.50%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.96%) MySQL
2 12 (5.97%) Big Data
3 10 (4.98%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.48%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.98%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.48%) Redis
7 5 (2.49%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.99%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.00%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.00%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 52 (25.87%) Jenkins
2 32 (15.92%) Git (software)
3 16 (7.96%) JIRA
4 11 (5.47%) Redmine
4 11 (5.47%) TeamCity
5 9 (4.48%) Subversion
6 8 (3.98%) Vagrant
7 6 (2.99%) Ant
8 5 (2.49%) Maven
8 5 (2.49%) Yeoman
9 4 (1.99%) Travis CI
10 3 (1.49%) GoCD
10 3 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (1.00%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.50%) Grunt
12 1 (0.50%) gulp
12 1 (0.50%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (11.94%) Games
2 11 (5.47%) Finance
2 11 (5.47%) Retail
3 7 (3.48%) Marketing
4 2 (1.00%) Advertising
4 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.50%) Banking
5 1 (0.50%) Law
5 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.45%) Node.js
2 17 (8.46%) REST
3 14 (6.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 14 (6.97%) ELK Stack
3 14 (6.97%) OpenCL
3 14 (6.97%) OpenCV
3 14 (6.97%) STL
4 12 (5.97%) Web Services
5 11 (5.47%) .NET
5 11 (5.47%) LAMP
6 10 (4.98%) Sensu
6 10 (4.98%) SOAP
7 9 (4.48%) Serverless Framework
7 9 (4.48%) Spring
8 8 (3.98%) Spring Boot
9 7 (3.48%) Kafka
10 5 (2.49%) JSON
10 5 (2.49%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (1.49%) LEMP Stack
12 2 (1.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.98%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.98%) Cybercrime
3 5 (2.49%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.99%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.00%) Fintech
5 2 (1.00%) Social Network
5 2 (1.00%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.50%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.50%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.50%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.50%) Home Automation
6 1 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.50%) iPad
6 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.50%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.50%) PKI
6 1 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 138 (68.66%) Linux
2 42 (20.90%) Windows
3 39 (19.40%) Unix
4 21 (10.45%) CentOS
5 18 (8.96%) Windows Server
6 15 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.49%) CoreOS
10 2 (1.00%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.00%) Solaris
11 1 (0.50%) Debian
11 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (46.27%) DevOps
3 77 (38.31%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (29.35%) Configuration Management
5 35 (17.41%) Software Engineering
6 32 (15.92%) Scrum
7 25 (12.44%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (9.95%) DSDM
8 20 (9.95%) RUP
9 19 (9.45%) Mentoring
9 19 (9.45%) Microservices
10 17 (8.46%) Open Source
11 16 (7.96%) High Availability
11 16 (7.96%) Software Delivery
12 15 (7.46%) SOA
13 14 (6.97%) Coaching
13 14 (6.97%) Signal Processing
13 14 (6.97%) TDD
14 13 (6.47%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (6.47%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 81 (40.30%) Python
2 56 (27.86%) Ruby
3 48 (23.88%) Bash Shell
4 43 (21.39%) SQL
5 40 (19.90%) Java
6 28 (13.93%) C
7 22 (10.95%) C++
8 21 (10.45%) Perl
9 20 (9.95%) Shell Script
10 14 (6.97%) Go
10 14 (6.97%) Scala
11 12 (5.97%) C#
12 11 (5.47%) Korn
13 9 (4.48%) JavaScript
14 8 (3.98%) PowerShell
15 7 (3.48%) Groovy
16 3 (1.49%) PHP
17 2 (1.00%) R
17 2 (1.00%) T-SQL
18 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (18.91%) Security Cleared
2 33 (16.42%) DV Cleared
3 31 (15.42%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (14.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (13.43%) MCSE
6 25 (12.44%) CCNA
7 24 (11.94%) CISSP
7 24 (11.94%) CompTIA Security+
7 24 (11.94%) GIAC
7 24 (11.94%) Linux+ Certification
7 24 (11.94%) Network+ Certification
7 24 (11.94%) SANS
7 24 (11.94%) Security+ Certification
7 24 (11.94%) SSCP
8 9 (4.48%) SC Cleared
9 7 (3.48%) CCIE
9 7 (3.48%) JNCIP
10 6 (2.99%) CCNP
10 6 (2.99%) RHCE
10 6 (2.99%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.50%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 34 (16.92%) Docker
2 22 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (10.95%) vSphere
3 20 (9.95%) VMware ESX
3 20 (9.95%) Xen
3 20 (9.95%) XenServer
4 12 (5.97%) Active Directory
5 11 (5.47%) NFS
5 11 (5.47%) Samba
6 4 (1.99%) Varnish
7 2 (1.00%) Apache Flume
7 2 (1.00%) Ceph
7 2 (1.00%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.50%) etcd
8 1 (0.50%) flannel
8 1 (0.50%) Squid
8 1 (0.50%) vCloud
8 1 (0.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 88 (43.78%) Puppet
2 45 (22.39%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (20.90%) Ansible
4 34 (16.92%) Terraform
5 20 (9.95%) Cobbler
5 20 (9.95%) Tivoli
6 14 (6.97%) Kubernetes
7 13 (6.47%) Nagios
8 9 (4.48%) rkt
9 8 (3.98%) Consul
9 8 (3.98%) Packer
10 7 (3.48%) Mesos
11 4 (1.99%) FortiGate
11 4 (1.99%) Grafana
11 4 (1.99%) Graphite
11 4 (1.99%) HAProxy
12 3 (1.49%) Rancher
13 2 (1.00%) Control-M
13 2 (1.00%) Salt
13 2 (1.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 28 (13.93%) VMware
2 23 (11.44%) Oracle
3 20 (9.95%) EnterpriseDB
4 19 (9.45%) Microsoft
4 19 (9.45%) Red Hat
5 16 (7.96%) Google
6 14 (6.97%) EMC
6 14 (6.97%) Intel
6 14 (6.97%) NetApp
7 11 (5.47%) SolarWinds
8 9 (4.48%) Atlassian
9 8 (3.98%) Cisco
10 7 (3.48%) F5
10 7 (3.48%) Juniper
10 7 (3.48%) Palo Alto
11 5 (2.49%) New Relic
12 4 (1.99%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.49%) AppDynamics
13 3 (1.49%) SaltStack
13 3 (1.49%) Splunk
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mergermarket Group
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham
Specsavers
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £30.00 - £35.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Creation Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £80,000 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago