The median annual salary for a Platform Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 - 100
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.12% - 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 799 1025 1010
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 96.03% 96.52% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 654 680 827
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +10.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Platform Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire that featured Platform Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 across the Gloucestershire region featuring Platform Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (92.31%) SANS
2 12 (92.31%) CompTIA Security+
2 12 (92.31%) Security+ Certification
2 12 (92.31%) Network+ Certification
2 12 (92.31%) Linux+ Certification
2 12 (92.31%) GIAC
2 12 (92.31%) MCSE
2 12 (92.31%) C
2 12 (92.31%) CISSP
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (92.31%) TCP/IP
2 12 (92.31%) CCNA
2 12 (92.31%) SSCP
3 8 (61.54%) Games
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
3 8 (61.54%) Mentoring
3 8 (61.54%) Coaching
4 7 (53.85%) Reverse Engineering
4 7 (53.85%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (53.85%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (53.85%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) NFS
5 5 (38.46%) SNMP

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 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) TCP/IP
3 5 (38.46%) FCoE
3 5 (38.46%) SNMP
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
1 5 (38.46%) Redmine
General
1 8 (61.54%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Coaching
2 8 (61.54%) Mentoring
2 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
3 7 (53.85%) Ethical Hacking
3 7 (53.85%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) High Availability
4 5 (38.46%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) SIEM
5 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C
2 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
2 5 (38.46%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (92.31%) CCNA
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (92.31%) CISSP
2 12 (92.31%) CompTIA Security+
2 12 (92.31%) GIAC
2 12 (92.31%) Linux+ Certification
2 12 (92.31%) MCSE
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (92.31%) Network+ Certification
2 12 (92.31%) SANS
2 12 (92.31%) Security+ Certification
2 12 (92.31%) SSCP
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) NFS
1 5 (38.46%) Samba
1 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Ansible
1 5 (38.46%) Nagios
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) EMC
1 5 (38.46%) NetApp
1 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
1 5 (38.46%) VMware