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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 78 109 -
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 13 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.37% 0.24% -
As % of the Systems Management category 30.95% 6.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £62,000 £100,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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
42 48 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.41% 3.90% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32 34 31
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,100 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.95% -0.94%

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 30 March 2015.

Puppet Salary Histogram in Kent

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) DevOps
3 13 (59.09%) Perl
4 11 (50.00%) UNIX
4 11 (50.00%) AIX
4 11 (50.00%) Solaris
4 11 (50.00%) DNS
4 11 (50.00%) Python
4 11 (50.00%) LDAP
4 11 (50.00%) Veritas
4 11 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 10 (45.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
5 10 (45.45%) HACMP
5 10 (45.45%) NFS
5 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 10 (45.45%) MySQL
6 9 (40.91%) Windows
6 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
6 9 (40.91%) Clustering
6 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
6 9 (40.91%) TeamCity
6 9 (40.91%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (36.36%) Performance Analysis
7 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
7 8 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (27.27%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) LDAP
1 11 (50.00%) DNS
2 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 7 (31.82%) SAN
3 7 (31.82%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) TeamCity
1 9 (40.91%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (18.18%) NUnit
4 3 (13.64%) MSBuild
5 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) UNIX Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Senior UNIX Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) UNIX Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Platform Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) HACMP
2 9 (40.91%) Clustering
2 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (31.82%) 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%) AIX
2 11 (50.00%) Solaris
3 9 (40.91%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) DevOps
2 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (36.36%) Project Management
3 8 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (36.36%) Performance Analysis
4 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 6 (27.27%) Build Automation
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) OOP
7 1 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
7 1 (4.55%) Kanban
7 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Perl
2 11 (50.00%) Python
3 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
3 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
4 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (45.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 10 (45.45%) NFS
3 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (36.36%) NetBackup
3 7 (31.82%) OpenView
3 7 (31.82%) Control-M
4 1 (4.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Veritas
2 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 8 (36.36%) HP
3 8 (36.36%) VMware
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) Sun
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle
5 5 (22.73%) Dell
5 5 (22.73%) IBM
5 5 (22.73%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) SaltStack
6 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco