Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Platform Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform Engineer
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 134 130
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 10 4 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.60% 0.25% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.26% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 9
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £50,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -18.18% -8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 1,591 1,544 2,111
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 98.16% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,290 1,251 1,704
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.06% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Platform Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings that featured Platform Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Platform Engineer in Gloucestershire

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Platform Engineer in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for Platform Engineer in Gloucestershire

Platform Engineer
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Platform Engineer in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Platform Engineer in Gloucestershire

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, Platform Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Gloucestershire region featuring Platform Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) MCSE
1 10 (100.00%) NFS
1 10 (100.00%) C
1 10 (100.00%) CCNA
1 10 (100.00%) EMC
1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) NetApp
1 10 (100.00%) Nagios
1 10 (100.00%) SSCP
1 10 (100.00%) GIAC
1 10 (100.00%) Samba
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Linux+ Certification
1 10 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 10 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 10 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
1 10 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 10 (100.00%) High Availability
1 10 (100.00%) User Stories
1 10 (100.00%) Ansible
1 10 (100.00%) SANS
1 10 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) FCoE
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
1 8 (80.00%) SNMP
1 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) JIRA
1 8 (80.00%) Redmine
General
1 8 (80.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) CentOS
2 2 (20.00%) Fedora
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) High Availability
1 10 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 10 (100.00%) User Stories
2 8 (80.00%) Coaching
2 8 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Task Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) V-Model
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 10 (100.00%) C
2 8 (80.00%) Korn
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CCNA
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
1 10 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 10 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 10 (100.00%) GIAC
1 10 (100.00%) Linux+ Certification
1 10 (100.00%) MCSE
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 10 (100.00%) SANS
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 10 (100.00%) SSCP
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) NFS
1 10 (100.00%) Samba
1 10 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (80.00%) VMware NSX
3 2 (20.00%) Docker
3 2 (20.00%) VirtualBox
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Ansible
1 10 (100.00%) Nagios
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
1 10 (100.00%) vCenter Server
2 2 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (20.00%) OpenNMS
2 2 (20.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) EMC
1 10 (100.00%) NetApp
1 10 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (20.00%) Dell
2 2 (20.00%) Hortonworks
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat