The median annual salary for a Platform Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Platform Engineer
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 385 433 470
Rank change year-on-year +48 +37  
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 11 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.076% 0.049% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.050% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 5
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £32,292
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +70.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £42,917
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £34,896
% change year-on-year +9.09% +57.61%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 13973 17912 20759
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.60% 96.94% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11705 15216 16890
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Platform Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Platform Engineer in the South East

Platform Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Platform Engineer in the South East

Platform Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Platform Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Platform Engineer in the South East

Platform Engineer
Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Berkshire - 6 £70,000 - 1
Surrey +28 3 £43,750 -41.66%
West Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
Hampshire +16 1 £57,500 -
Oxfordshire +14 1 - -
Platform Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South East region featuring Platform Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (68.97%) Linux
2 19 (65.52%) DevOps
3 15 (51.72%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (51.72%) Docker
4 13 (44.83%) Data Centre
5 11 (37.93%) Kubernetes
5 11 (37.93%) SQL
5 11 (37.93%) Degree
6 10 (34.48%) HTTP
7 9 (31.03%) VMware
8 8 (27.59%) Ansible
9 7 (24.14%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (24.14%) Microservices
9 7 (24.14%) Private Cloud
9 7 (24.14%) IPsec
9 7 (24.14%) Identity Management
9 7 (24.14%) Internet
9 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
9 7 (24.14%) VPN
9 7 (24.14%) SSL
9 7 (24.14%) OpenStack
10 6 (20.69%) Puppet
10 6 (20.69%) Blog
10 6 (20.69%) Customer Engagement
10 6 (20.69%) Python
10 6 (20.69%) Perl
10 6 (20.69%) Java
10 6 (20.69%) Oracle
10 6 (20.69%) ITIL
11 5 (17.24%) Red Hat

Platform Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 7 (24.14%) Cloud Foundry
1 7 (24.14%) OpenStack
2 3 (10.34%) CMS
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 15 (51.72%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.79%) IaaS
2 4 (13.79%) PaaS
3 3 (10.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (10.34%) GitHub
4 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) HTTP
2 7 (24.14%) Internet
2 7 (24.14%) IPsec
2 7 (24.14%) SSL
2 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
2 7 (24.14%) VPN
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Hive
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.90%) HBase
2 2 (6.90%) Mahout
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Sqoop
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.34%) Firebug
3 3 (10.34%) JIRA
3 3 (10.34%) Toad
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.45%) GoCD
General
1 3 (10.34%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) CSS
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) J2EE
2 2 (6.90%) REST
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) COM
3 1 (3.45%) MCollective
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) Sensu
3 1 (3.45%) Spring Boot
3 1 (3.45%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Data Centre
2 7 (24.14%) Private Cloud
3 6 (20.69%) Blog
4 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.90%) Grid Computing
5 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Unix
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) AIX
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) DevOps
2 7 (24.14%) Identity Management
2 7 (24.14%) Microservices
3 6 (20.69%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL
4 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
5 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.34%) High Availability
6 3 (10.34%) Kanban
6 3 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.90%) Load Testing
7 2 (6.90%) MapReduce
7 2 (6.90%) Open Source
7 2 (6.90%) Release Automation
7 2 (6.90%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) Perl
2 6 (20.69%) Python
3 5 (17.24%) PHP
4 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
4 4 (13.79%) Ruby
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.90%) C
6 2 (6.90%) C++
6 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.45%) Apex Code
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (6.90%) HDFS
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) Kubernetes
2 8 (27.59%) Ansible
3 6 (20.69%) Puppet
4 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (6.90%) Ambari
5 2 (6.90%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (6.90%) Oozie
5 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
6 1 (3.45%) Nagios
6 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) VMware
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
3 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.90%) Hortonworks
6 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.45%) Dynatrace
6 1 (3.45%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.45%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
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