The table below looks at the statistics for the Platform Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Platform Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Manager
Rank 851 813 867
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Manager 35 59 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.057% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.060% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 18 40 8
Average salary £62,500 £44,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.44% +30.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £31,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £62,750 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £44,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+42.04% +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
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
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 £27,500 £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 Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Platform Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Platform Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Platform Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Platform Manager within the UK.

Platform Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Platform Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Platform Manager over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 within the UK.

Platform Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Platform Manager
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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 -2 34 £62,500 +38.88% 8
London -14 19 £70,000 +55.55% 1
East of England -8 5 £77,500 +55.00% 4
South East -27 5 £42,500 - 1
City of London -3 3 £72,500 +123.07%
Yorkshire -5 3 £47,500 -13.63%
West Yorkshire - 3 £47,500 -
Berkshire - 3 - -
Essex - 3 £77,500 -
Chelmsford - 3 £77,500 -
Leeds - 3 £47,500 -
Slough - 3 - -
Stafford - 2 £62,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 £62,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £62,500 -
Scotland +7 1 £42,500 -
Oxford +1 1 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire -2 1 £42,500 - 1
Hertfordshire -13 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £65,000 -
Bedford - 1 £65,000 -
Dundee - 1 £42,500 -

Platform Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Platform Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 21 (36.84%) Marketing
2 19 (33.33%) Finance
3 17 (29.82%) E-Commerce
4 16 (28.07%) Retail
5 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (22.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (19.30%) Advertising
7 11 (19.30%) Project Management
8 10 (17.54%) People Management
9 9 (15.79%) VMware
10 8 (14.04%) ITIL
11 7 (12.28%) Java
11 7 (12.28%) Banking
11 7 (12.28%) Coaching
11 7 (12.28%) User Experience
12 6 (10.53%) E-Learning
12 6 (10.53%) Risk Management
12 6 (10.53%) Service Delivery
12 6 (10.53%) Windows
12 6 (10.53%) Citrix
12 6 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
12 6 (10.53%) Degree
12 6 (10.53%) Customer Engagement
13 5 (8.77%) Digital Media
13 5 (8.77%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (8.77%) Performance Management
13 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (8.77%) Supplier Management
13 5 (8.77%) DNS

Platform Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Platform Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.51%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SiteCatalyst
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) DNS
2 4 (7.02%) DHCP
2 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) VLAN
3 1 (1.75%) LAN
3 1 (1.75%) VoIP
3 1 (1.75%) VPN
3 1 (1.75%) Firewall
3 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (36.84%) Marketing
2 19 (33.33%) Finance
3 16 (28.07%) Retail
4 11 (19.30%) Advertising
5 7 (12.28%) Banking
6 3 (5.26%) Electronics
7 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.51%) Publishing
8 1 (1.75%) Games
8 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) Velocity
1 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) User Experience
2 6 (10.53%) E-Learning
2 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.77%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.51%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.75%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.75%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) E-Commerce
2 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (19.30%) Project Management
5 10 (17.54%) People Management
6 8 (14.04%) ITIL
7 7 (12.28%) Coaching
8 6 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 6 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 6 (10.53%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (8.77%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (8.77%) Performance Management
9 5 (8.77%) Supplier Management
10 4 (7.02%) OpenUP
11 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (5.26%) Scrum
12 2 (3.51%) Programme Management
12 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (3.51%) Data Modelling
12 2 (3.51%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) Java
2 4 (7.02%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) C#
3 1 (1.75%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.75%) QA
1 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) XenApp
2 1 (1.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
1 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
1 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.75%) SCCM
1 1 (1.75%) SCOM
1 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) VMware
2 6 (10.53%) Citrix
3 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.75%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) IBM
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe
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