Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Platform Manager was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Platform Manager
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1158 1185 1284
Rank change year-on-year +27 +99 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Platform Manager 53 37 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.020% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.020% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 33 24 32
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +22.45%
10th Percentile £47,400 £48,125 £52,750
90th Percentile £94,500 £84,125 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £58,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year +14.89% -2.08% +6.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Platform Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Platform Manager 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.

Salary trend for Platform Manager in the UK

Platform Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Platform Manager over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Platform Manager in the UK

Platform Manager
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
England +64 51 £68,500 +14.17% 9
London +26 31 £77,500 +29.17% 2
UK excluding London +46 22 £67,500 +14.89% 7
Midlands +41 9 £68,750 -
South East +58 6 £68,750 -5.17%
West Midlands +22 6 £62,500 -
North of England +12 4 £45,000 -20.35% 3
North West - 4 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £75,000 -
Scotland -12 2 £44,705 -26.11%
East of England +4 1 £60,000 -11.11% 2

Platform Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Platform Manager 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 featuring Platform Manager in the job title.

1 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.74%) Scrum
3 18 (33.96%) DevOps
4 16 (30.19%) Finance
5 14 (26.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
7 11 (20.75%) Data Management
7 11 (20.75%) Data Centre
8 10 (18.87%) Kanban
9 9 (16.98%) JIRA
9 9 (16.98%) Open Source
9 9 (16.98%) Project Management
9 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
10 8 (15.09%) Manufacturing
10 8 (15.09%) ITSM
10 8 (15.09%) Test Automation
10 8 (15.09%) Banking
10 8 (15.09%) Online Banking
11 7 (13.21%) Puppet
11 7 (13.21%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (13.21%) Coaching
11 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (13.21%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
11 7 (13.21%) Mobile App
12 6 (11.32%) Software Delivery
12 6 (11.32%) MuleSoft
12 6 (11.32%) SFIA
12 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
12 6 (11.32%) Case Management

Platform Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.32%) Documentum
3 3 (5.66%) Apache
4 2 (3.77%) Confluence
4 2 (3.77%) IIS
4 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) SaaS
2 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.66%) Force.com
3 3 (5.66%) Office 365
4 2 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.89%) IaaS
5 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Intranet
2 1 (1.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.89%) Big Data
2 1 (1.89%) HDInsight
2 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) JIRA
2 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (30.19%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Banking
2 8 (15.09%) Manufacturing
3 6 (11.32%) Advertising
4 2 (3.77%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) COM
1 3 (5.66%) REST
1 3 (5.66%) XML
1 3 (5.66%) XSD
2 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.77%) Middleware
2 2 (3.77%) Node.js
2 2 (3.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.09%) Online Banking
3 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (13.21%) Mobile App
4 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
5 4 (7.55%) Life Science
6 3 (5.66%) FMCG
7 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.77%) Fintech
7 2 (3.77%) PKI
8 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.74%) Scrum
3 18 (33.96%) DevOps
4 14 (26.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (20.75%) Data Management
6 10 (18.87%) Kanban
7 9 (16.98%) Open Source
7 9 (16.98%) Project Management
8 8 (15.09%) ITSM
8 8 (15.09%) Test Automation
9 7 (13.21%) Coaching
10 6 (11.32%) Case Management
10 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
10 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
10 6 (11.32%) Product Management
10 6 (11.32%) Risk Management
10 6 (11.32%) SFIA
10 6 (11.32%) Software Delivery
10 6 (11.32%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.77%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) C#
2 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) HND
2 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) GCP
1 1 (1.89%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) Docker
2 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) KVM
3 1 (1.89%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (13.21%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (11.32%) MuleSoft
3 6 (11.32%) Pega
4 3 (5.66%) Citrix
4 3 (5.66%) VMware
5 2 (3.77%) Google
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco
6 1 (1.89%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle
6 1 (1.89%) Red Hat