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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 66 82 92
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +10
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 40 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.52% 1.43% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.03% 23.08% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 1
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
148 91 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.31% 6.18% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 74 66 27
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,300 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -

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 August 2015.

Puppet Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 49 (77.78%) Opscode Chef
2 44 (69.84%) Linux
3 40 (63.49%) Configuration Management
4 33 (52.38%) Python
5 32 (50.79%) DevOps
6 27 (42.86%) Finance
7 26 (41.27%) Degree
8 24 (38.10%) Banking
8 24 (38.10%) Java
9 20 (31.75%) Ruby
10 19 (30.16%) Amazon AWS
11 18 (28.57%) Tomcat
11 18 (28.57%) Telecoms
11 18 (28.57%) VMware
12 17 (26.98%) Apache
13 16 (25.40%) Nagios
14 15 (23.81%) Web Services
14 15 (23.81%) PowerShell
15 14 (22.22%) Perl
16 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
17 12 (19.05%) Scrum
17 12 (19.05%) MySQL
17 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
18 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
18 11 (17.46%) Windows
18 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
19 10 (15.87%) Replication
19 10 (15.87%) Ansible
19 10 (15.87%) F5

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 18 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 17 (26.98%) Apache
3 7 (11.11%) JBoss
4 4 (6.35%) IIS
5 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.16%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) SAN
2 5 (7.94%) NAS
3 3 (4.76%) iSCSI
3 3 (4.76%) LDAP
3 3 (4.76%) HTTP
3 3 (4.76%) SSL
4 1 (1.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) MySQL
2 7 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.76%) Redis
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.52%) Ant
3 6 (9.52%) Selenium
4 3 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (4.76%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.17%) Subversion
6 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (42.86%) Finance
2 24 (38.10%) Banking
3 18 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Electronics
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (39.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (20.63%) Systems Administrator
2 13 (20.63%) Administrator
3 8 (12.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 7 (11.11%) Developer
5 6 (9.52%) QA Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (7.94%) Environment Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Release Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) Web Services
2 5 (7.94%) .NET
3 3 (4.76%) HTML
3 3 (4.76%) XML
3 3 (4.76%) Spring
4 2 (3.17%) Middleware
5 1 (1.59%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Replication
2 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.76%) EqualLogic
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) DTV
6 1 (1.59%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (69.84%) Linux
2 11 (17.46%) Windows
3 8 (12.70%) UNIX
4 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (63.49%) Configuration Management
2 32 (50.79%) DevOps
3 12 (19.05%) Scrum
3 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 9 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (11.11%) SDLC
6 6 (9.52%) Web Testing
6 6 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (9.52%) Regression Testing
7 5 (7.94%) TDD
7 5 (7.94%) Information Security
8 4 (6.35%) Time Management
8 4 (6.35%) Black-Box Testing
8 4 (6.35%) Software Delivery
9 3 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (4.76%) Open Source
9 3 (4.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 33 (52.38%) Python
2 24 (38.10%) Java
3 20 (31.75%) Ruby
4 15 (23.81%) PowerShell
5 14 (22.22%) Perl
6 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 7 (11.11%) SQL
7 7 (11.11%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.76%) Scala
8 3 (4.76%) Korn
Qualifications
1 26 (41.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) QA
2 7 (11.11%) SLA
3 5 (7.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.76%) vSphere
3 3 (4.76%) Docker
3 3 (4.76%) zsh
Systems Management
1 49 (77.78%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (25.40%) Nagios
3 10 (15.87%) Ansible
4 9 (14.29%) Capistrano
5 7 (11.11%) Graphite
6 4 (6.35%) Munin
7 3 (4.76%) Cacti
7 3 (4.76%) Opsview
7 3 (4.76%) Check_MK
7 3 (4.76%) BMC Marimba
8 2 (3.17%) BladeLogic
9 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) VMware
2 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.87%) F5
4 9 (14.29%) Rackspace
5 6 (9.52%) DigitalOcean
5 6 (9.52%) Splunk
5 6 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 6 (9.52%) Google
6 5 (7.94%) Perforce
7 3 (4.76%) Cisco
7 3 (4.76%) Veeam
7 3 (4.76%) Dell
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle
8 2 (3.17%) Isilon
9 1 (1.59%) SAP
9 1 (1.59%) NetApp
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