The first table below looks at the demand for Puppet skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 204 235 239
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +4
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 59 22 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.74% 0.29% 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.66% 6.63% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 46 18 22
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £41,325 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £63,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Systems Management Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
466 332 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.84% 4.34% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 386 259 365
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,900 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
- +5.59%
Puppet
England

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Puppet across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Puppet
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Puppet across the East of England region.

Puppet Salary Trend in the East of England

Puppet
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Puppet across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Puppet Salary Histogram in the East of England

Puppet
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +16 25 £45,000 - 6
Suffolk - 15 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -9 14 £48,500 -20.81% 5
Essex - 5 £85,000 -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Puppet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Puppet.

1 98 (83.76%) Linux
2 87 (74.36%) Opscode Chef
3 63 (53.85%) UNIX
4 58 (49.57%) Windows
5 54 (46.15%) Python
6 53 (45.30%) DevOps
7 44 (37.61%) Java
8 41 (35.04%) SAN
9 39 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 38 (32.48%) Perl
10 38 (32.48%) Bash Shell
11 36 (30.77%) Shell Script
11 36 (30.77%) Firewall
12 34 (29.06%) Web Services
12 34 (29.06%) VMware
13 33 (28.21%) PowerShell
14 31 (26.50%) NoSQL
14 31 (26.50%) VPN
14 31 (26.50%) Configuration Management
15 29 (24.79%) DNS
15 29 (24.79%) VMware Infrastructure
16 26 (22.22%) KVM
17 24 (20.51%) Finance
18 22 (18.80%) Red Hat
18 22 (18.80%) Jenkins
19 21 (17.95%) Replication
19 21 (17.95%) LDAP
20 20 (17.09%) Amazon AWS
21 19 (16.24%) Load Balancing
21 19 (16.24%) ITIL

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Puppet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Puppet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (10.26%) Apache
1 12 (10.26%) Tomcat
2 11 (9.40%) IIS
3 8 (6.84%) nginx
4 4 (3.42%) GlassFish
5 3 (2.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.85%) Jetty
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (9.40%) FastVal
1 11 (9.40%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.09%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.13%) SaaS
3 4 (3.42%) GitHub
4 3 (2.56%) IaaS
4 3 (2.56%) Route 53
4 3 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (2.56%) Google Compute Engine
4 3 (2.56%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.71%) PaaS
6 1 (0.85%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (35.04%) SAN
2 39 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 36 (30.77%) Firewall
4 31 (26.50%) VPN
5 29 (24.79%) DNS
6 21 (17.95%) LDAP
7 18 (15.38%) Reverse Proxy
8 12 (10.26%) HTTP
9 6 (5.13%) Wireshark
10 5 (4.27%) Network Security
10 5 (4.27%) Kerberos
11 4 (3.42%) Internet
11 4 (3.42%) X.509
11 4 (3.42%) SSL
12 2 (1.71%) SMTP
12 2 (1.71%) DHCP
12 2 (1.71%) NAS
12 2 (1.71%) tcpdump
12 2 (1.71%) BIG-IP
13 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.50%) NoSQL
2 10 (8.55%) MySQL
3 8 (6.84%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.98%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.56%) DTS
6 3 (2.56%) EDRMS
7 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.71%) Text Mining
7 2 (1.71%) Big Data
7 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (18.80%) Jenkins
2 16 (13.68%) Subversion
3 15 (12.82%) Git (software)
4 14 (11.97%) Maven
5 8 (6.84%) Hudson
6 5 (4.27%) Ant
7 4 (3.42%) Fiddler
8 3 (2.56%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (20.51%) Finance
2 9 (7.69%) Marketing
3 8 (6.84%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.98%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.27%) Games
6 1 (0.85%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Billing
6 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (22.22%) Administrator
2 24 (20.51%) Systems Administrator
3 23 (19.66%) Developer
4 17 (14.53%) Linux Administrator
5 15 (12.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 15 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (9.40%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 11 (9.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 11 (9.40%) Support Analyst
6 11 (9.40%) Analyst
7 10 (8.55%) Architect
8 8 (6.84%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) UNIX Administrator
9 5 (4.27%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.27%) Consultant
10 4 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.42%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.56%) Network Administrator
11 3 (2.56%) Team Leader
11 3 (2.56%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.06%) Web Services
2 18 (15.38%) XML
2 18 (15.38%) JSON
3 12 (10.26%) J2EE
4 9 (7.69%) .NET
5 5 (4.27%) HTML
6 4 (3.42%) SOAP
7 3 (2.56%) Apache Camel
7 3 (2.56%) JRules
7 3 (2.56%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (2.56%) JMS
7 3 (2.56%) Middleware
7 3 (2.56%) LAMP
8 2 (1.71%) SAML
8 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.71%) OAuth
8 2 (1.71%) HTML5
8 2 (1.71%) SPNEGO
8 2 (1.71%) REST
8 2 (1.71%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.95%) Replication
2 13 (11.11%) Clustering
3 12 (10.26%) Grid Computing
3 12 (10.26%) Computer Science
4 10 (8.55%) Firmware
4 10 (8.55%) Open Source
5 5 (4.27%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.42%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.42%) PKI
7 3 (2.56%) Online Games
7 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.71%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.85%) Physics
9 1 (0.85%) Life Science
9 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.85%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 98 (83.76%) Linux
2 63 (53.85%) UNIX
3 58 (49.57%) Windows
4 15 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (9.40%) Ubuntu
7 10 (8.55%) CentOS
8 9 (7.69%) Debian
9 4 (3.42%) AIX
10 2 (1.71%) SELinux
11 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.85%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.85%) VMS
11 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.85%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (45.30%) DevOps
2 31 (26.50%) Configuration Management
3 19 (16.24%) Load Balancing
3 19 (16.24%) ITIL
4 15 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.82%) Risk Management
5 14 (11.97%) Scrum
6 12 (10.26%) Incident Management
6 12 (10.26%) Problem Management
6 12 (10.26%) Change Control
7 11 (9.40%) Migration
8 10 (8.55%) E-Commerce
9 8 (6.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (6.84%) Refactoring
9 8 (6.84%) TDD
9 8 (6.84%) Test Automation
9 8 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.84%) Network Management
10 7 (5.98%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (3.42%) UML
Programming Languages
1 54 (46.15%) Python
2 44 (37.61%) Java
3 38 (32.48%) Perl
3 38 (32.48%) Bash Shell
4 36 (30.77%) Shell Script
5 33 (28.21%) PowerShell
6 19 (16.24%) SQL
7 9 (7.69%) Ruby
8 7 (5.98%) PHP
9 5 (4.27%) Bourne shell
10 4 (3.42%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.71%) C
11 2 (1.71%) C#
12 1 (0.85%) Korn
Qualifications
1 18 (15.38%) Degree
2 15 (12.82%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.71%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (24.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (22.22%) KVM
3 17 (14.53%) Hyper-V
3 17 (14.53%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (11.97%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.42%) vSphere
5 4 (3.42%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.56%) NFS
7 2 (1.71%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 87 (74.36%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (6.84%) Ansible
3 3 (2.56%) ZABBIX
3 3 (2.56%) Nagios
4 2 (1.71%) CFEngine
4 2 (1.71%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.71%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.85%) Salt
5 1 (0.85%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.85%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.85%) SCCM
5 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (29.06%) VMware
2 22 (18.80%) Red Hat
3 19 (16.24%) Microsoft
4 13 (11.11%) HP
5 11 (9.40%) SunGard
5 11 (9.40%) NetApp
6 9 (7.69%) Sun
7 8 (6.84%) Hitachi
8 6 (5.13%) JBoss
8 6 (5.13%) Red Gate
9 4 (3.42%) Oracle
9 4 (3.42%) CollabNet
9 4 (3.42%) Rackspace
9 4 (3.42%) ForgeRock
10 3 (2.56%) Google
10 3 (2.56%) webMethods
10 3 (2.56%) Perforce
11 2 (1.71%) Splunk
11 2 (1.71%) SaltStack
12 1 (0.85%) F5
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