The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 90 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 7 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.70% - 0.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.48% - 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Average salary £65,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Puppet
South East

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

Systems Management Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
61 41 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.07% 3.82% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 46 32 25
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,954 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Puppet
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Puppet Salary Trend in Kent

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 12 (92.31%) Solaris
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
1 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
2 11 (84.62%) Perl
2 11 (84.62%) Apache
2 11 (84.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (76.92%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (76.92%) DNS
3 10 (76.92%) Java
3 10 (76.92%) MySQL
4 9 (69.23%) UNIX
4 9 (69.23%) AIX
4 9 (69.23%) JBoss
4 9 (69.23%) Finance
4 9 (69.23%) Ruby
5 8 (61.54%) DevOps
6 7 (53.85%) Banking
6 7 (53.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (53.85%) Firewall
6 7 (53.85%) NetBackup
6 7 (53.85%) IBM
6 7 (53.85%) Sun
6 7 (53.85%) OpenView
6 7 (53.85%) HP
6 7 (53.85%) Dell
6 7 (53.85%) SAN
6 7 (53.85%) Veritas
6 7 (53.85%) Control-M
6 7 (53.85%) Python

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 11 (84.62%) Apache
2 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) DNS
2 7 (53.85%) SAN
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) LDAP
3 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) VLAN
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) DHCP
5 3 (23.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) Ingres
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (23.08%) WebLOAD
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Banking
3 4 (30.77%) Marketing
4 3 (23.08%) Legal
5 1 (7.69%) Publishing
5 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Manager
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Support
4 1 (7.69%) Senior UNIX Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior UNIX Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) YAML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) CSS3
2 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
2 1 (7.69%) LESS
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) HACMP
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Solaris
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (69.23%) AIX
3 9 (69.23%) UNIX
4 7 (53.85%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) CentOS
6 3 (23.08%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) DevOps
2 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Line Management
4 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) OOD
6 1 (7.69%) Web Design
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Perl
2 10 (76.92%) Java
3 9 (69.23%) Ruby
4 7 (53.85%) Python
4 7 (53.85%) PHP
5 4 (30.77%) C
5 4 (30.77%) C++
6 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
7 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
8 1 (7.69%) PHP5
8 1 (7.69%) C#
8 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 1 (7.69%) SQL
8 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) NFS
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (53.85%) NetBackup
2 7 (53.85%) OpenView
2 7 (53.85%) Control-M
3 2 (15.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
2 9 (69.23%) JBoss
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 7 (53.85%) IBM
3 7 (53.85%) Sun
3 7 (53.85%) HP
3 7 (53.85%) Dell
3 7 (53.85%) Veritas
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Riverbed
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 1 (7.69%) Twitter