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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 88 101 75
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -26
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 17 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.60% 0.36% 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.81% 10.53% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 3
Average salary £54,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
59 38 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.56% 3.40% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 46 30 26
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,100 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Puppet across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Puppet Salary Histogram in Kent

Puppet
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
Maidstone +11 1 £32,500 -13.33%
West Malling - 1 £70,000 -
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 16 (72.73%) DevOps
2 15 (68.18%) Linux
3 13 (59.09%) Perl
4 11 (50.00%) UNIX
4 11 (50.00%) Windows
4 11 (50.00%) AIX
4 11 (50.00%) Solaris
4 11 (50.00%) MySQL
4 11 (50.00%) LDAP
4 11 (50.00%) DNS
4 11 (50.00%) Veritas
4 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
5 10 (45.45%) NFS
6 9 (40.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (40.91%) Firewall
6 9 (40.91%) Finance
6 9 (40.91%) VMware
6 9 (40.91%) NetBackup
6 9 (40.91%) TeamCity
6 9 (40.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 9 (40.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
6 9 (40.91%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (36.36%) Clustering
7 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
7 8 (36.36%) Veritas Volume Manager

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 8 (36.36%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) LDAP
1 11 (50.00%) DNS
2 9 (40.91%) Firewall
3 8 (36.36%) SAN
3 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) VPN
4 2 (9.09%) VLAN
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (40.91%) TeamCity
1 9 (40.91%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (18.18%) NUnit
3 3 (13.64%) MSBuild
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) UNIX Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Administrator
3 5 (22.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (13.64%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (13.64%) Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) UNIX Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Senior UNIX Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) UNIX Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) UNIX Support
7 1 (4.55%) Senior UNIX Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Senior UNIX Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) UNIX Technical Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Linux Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Platform Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) HACMP
1 8 (36.36%) Clustering
2 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 5 (22.73%) Open Source
5 3 (13.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (50.00%) UNIX
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) AIX
2 11 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (4.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) DevOps
2 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (40.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (31.82%) Project Management
3 7 (31.82%) Performance Analysis
4 6 (27.27%) Build Automation
4 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.55%) Scrum
8 1 (4.55%) OOP
8 1 (4.55%) OO
8 1 (4.55%) Kanban
8 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (4.55%) Line Management
8 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Perl
2 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
3 8 (36.36%) Python
3 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
4 3 (13.64%) PHP
5 2 (9.09%) C
5 2 (9.09%) C++
5 2 (9.09%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) Ruby
5 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) NFS
2 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (40.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 8 (36.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.55%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (40.91%) NetBackup
3 8 (36.36%) OpenView
3 8 (36.36%) Control-M
4 1 (4.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Veritas
2 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 9 (40.91%) VMware
4 8 (36.36%) HP
5 7 (31.82%) Dell
5 7 (31.82%) Oracle
5 7 (31.82%) IBM
5 7 (31.82%) Sun
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.64%) Symantec
8 1 (4.55%) SaltStack
8 1 (4.55%) Cisco
8 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint