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The median annual salary for a Platform Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

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

Platform Engineer
England > North East
6 months to
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 112 88 76
Rank change year-on-year -24 -12 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 9 7 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.55% 0.61% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.65% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 5
10th Percentile £48,750 £37,500 £36,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +43.75% -13.04%
75th Percentile £62,500 £71,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £73,250 £45,150
England median annual salary £72,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +16.00% -3.85% +4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,554 1,070 893
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.18% 93.21% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,049 829 694
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,000 £24,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

Platform Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Platform Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Platform Engineer in the North East

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Platform Engineer in the North East.

Salary trend for Platform Engineer in the North East

Platform Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Platform Engineer in the North East over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Platform Engineer in the North East

Platform Engineer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Engineer within the North East region over the 6 months to 27 June 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Tyne and Wear -9 9 £55,000 -4.35% 2
Platform Engineer
England

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, Platform Engineer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region featuring Platform Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Platform Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) Azure
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (44.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) ARM Templates
5 3 (33.33%) CI/CD
5 3 (33.33%) Azure DevOps
5 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
5 3 (33.33%) AWS
5 3 (33.33%) Bash
5 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) Docker
5 3 (33.33%) DevOps
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Law
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Python
6 2 (22.22%) Perl
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) Agile
6 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Azure
2 4 (44.44%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (33.33%) AWS
3 3 (33.33%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (22.22%) IaaS
4 2 (22.22%) Mimecast
4 2 (22.22%) PaaS
4 2 (22.22%) SaaS
5 1 (11.11%) Azure Monitor
5 1 (11.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (22.22%) CircleCI
2 2 (22.22%) GitLab
General
1 3 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) ARM Templates
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Platform Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) CI/CD
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Agile
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 2 (22.22%) ITSM
3 2 (22.22%) Line Management
3 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) Technology Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Affiliate Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) B2B
4 1 (11.11%) B2B Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Project Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Robotic Process Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) Bash
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) CFEngine
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft