The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 96 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 8 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.72% - 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.04% - 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 3
Average salary £52,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Systems Management Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
57 48 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.16% 4.53% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 49 40 23
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,125
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.67%
Puppet
South East

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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
Sittingbourne - 2 £47,250 -
Rochester - 1 £50,000 -
Puppet
South East

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 10 (90.91%) Solaris
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
1 10 (90.91%) Red Hat
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (72.73%) Perl
3 8 (72.73%) JBoss
3 8 (72.73%) Apache
3 8 (72.73%) Ruby
4 7 (63.64%) PHP
4 7 (63.64%) UNIX
5 6 (54.55%) Windows
5 6 (54.55%) MySQL
5 6 (54.55%) Python
5 6 (54.55%) DNS
5 6 (54.55%) Firewall
5 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (45.45%) DevOps
6 5 (45.45%) YAML
6 5 (45.45%) Veritas
6 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
6 5 (45.45%) AIX
7 4 (36.36%) NFS
7 4 (36.36%) CentOS
8 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
8 3 (27.27%) WebLOAD
8 3 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 8 (72.73%) Apache
2 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DNS
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
2 3 (27.27%) VLAN
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) LDAP
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) Ingres
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (9.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) WebLOAD
1 3 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) YAML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
2 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
2 1 (9.09%) LESS
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Solaris
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (63.64%) UNIX
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
5 5 (45.45%) AIX
6 4 (36.36%) CentOS
7 3 (27.27%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) Perl
2 8 (72.73%) Ruby
3 7 (63.64%) PHP
4 6 (54.55%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) C
5 3 (27.27%) C++
6 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
7 1 (9.09%) PHP5
7 1 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) NFS
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (27.27%) Control-M
2 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
2 3 (27.27%) OpenView
3 2 (18.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Red Hat
2 8 (72.73%) JBoss
3 5 (45.45%) Veritas
4 3 (27.27%) Riverbed
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 3 (27.27%) Sun
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Twitter