The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 82 93 94
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 24 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.62% 1.01% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.00% 18.07% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 1
Average salary £46,250 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Puppet
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Systems Management Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
120 83 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.09% 5.59% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 63 60 31
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Puppet
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Puppet Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Puppet
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Puppet across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Puppet Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 46 (93.88%) Opscode Chef
2 35 (71.43%) Python
3 33 (67.35%) Linux
4 32 (65.31%) Configuration Management
5 26 (53.06%) DevOps
6 24 (48.98%) Finance
6 24 (48.98%) Degree
7 23 (46.94%) Java
8 20 (40.82%) Amazon AWS
9 18 (36.73%) Banking
9 18 (36.73%) Ruby
10 17 (34.69%) Web Services
11 15 (30.61%) Telecoms
12 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
12 13 (26.53%) PowerShell
13 12 (24.49%) Nagios
13 12 (24.49%) VMware
14 10 (20.41%) Scrum
15 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
15 9 (18.37%) Perl
15 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
16 8 (16.33%) Capistrano
16 8 (16.33%) Ansible
16 8 (16.33%) Windows
16 8 (16.33%) Tomcat
16 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
16 8 (16.33%) Mentoring
17 7 (14.29%) SDLC
17 7 (14.29%) Apache
17 7 (14.29%) UNIX

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (16.33%) Tomcat
2 7 (14.29%) Apache
3 6 (12.24%) JBoss
4 4 (8.16%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (40.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.16%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (6.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (4.08%) SaaS
6 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) LDAP
1 4 (8.16%) HTTP
1 4 (8.16%) SSL
1 4 (8.16%) SAN
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) Network Security
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) MySQL
1 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.24%) Ant
2 6 (12.24%) Selenium
3 3 (6.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (48.98%) Finance
2 18 (36.73%) Banking
3 15 (30.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (18.37%) Administrator
3 6 (12.24%) QA Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Environment Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Release Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) DevOps Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.69%) Web Services
2 5 (10.20%) .NET
3 3 (6.12%) HTML
3 3 (6.12%) XML
4 2 (4.08%) Middleware
5 1 (2.04%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Replication
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Social Media
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Xbox
4 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (67.35%) Linux
2 8 (16.33%) Windows
3 7 (14.29%) UNIX
4 4 (8.16%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) Configuration Management
2 26 (53.06%) DevOps
3 10 (20.41%) Scrum
4 8 (16.33%) Mentoring
5 7 (14.29%) SDLC
5 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.24%) TDD
6 6 (12.24%) Web Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
6 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.24%) Regression Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (12.24%) Black-Box Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (10.20%) Information Security
8 3 (6.12%) Software Delivery
9 2 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (4.08%) Software Deployment
9 2 (4.08%) API Integration
9 2 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (71.43%) Python
2 23 (46.94%) Java
3 18 (36.73%) Ruby
4 13 (26.53%) PowerShell
4 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
5 9 (18.37%) Perl
6 5 (10.20%) SQL
7 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (48.98%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) QA
2 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.16%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.04%) NFS
Systems Management
1 46 (93.88%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (24.49%) Nagios
3 8 (16.33%) Capistrano
3 8 (16.33%) Ansible
4 6 (12.24%) Graphite
4 6 (12.24%) Munin
5 2 (4.08%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) VMware
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.29%) Rackspace
4 6 (12.24%) F5
4 6 (12.24%) Splunk
5 3 (6.12%) DigitalOcean
5 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.12%) Perforce
5 3 (6.12%) Google
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