The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 140 124 118
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 5 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% 0.90% 0.65%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.07% 8.59% 9.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 13
Average salary £31,250 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £40,800
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £64,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,625
% change year-on-year
- +10.76%
Puppet
Berkshire

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

Systems Management Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
242 256 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 9.48% 10.49% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 158 175 107
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +2.48%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Puppet
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Puppet Salary Trend in Reading

Puppet
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Puppet across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Puppet Salary Histogram in Reading

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
3 8 (50.00%) Nagios
3 8 (50.00%) Perl
3 8 (50.00%) Open Source
4 7 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (37.50%) DevOps
5 6 (37.50%) SaaS
5 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
6 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 5 (31.25%) Ruby
6 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
6 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (31.25%) Degree
6 5 (31.25%) IaaS
6 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (25.00%) Opsview
7 4 (25.00%) RSpec
7 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) PaaS
7 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 4 (25.00%) B2B
7 4 (25.00%) SOA
7 4 (25.00%) Web Services
7 4 (25.00%) VMware
8 3 (18.75%) Python
8 3 (18.75%) MySQL

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) SaaS
2 5 (31.25%) IaaS
3 4 (25.00%) PaaS
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.25%) OSPF
3 1 (6.25%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) RSpec
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Sales Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Sales Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Sales Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Open Source
2 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
2 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) Debian
3 1 (6.25%) OpenBSD
3 1 (6.25%) FreeBSD
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
2 6 (37.50%) DevOps
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) B2B
4 4 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Perl
2 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 5 (31.25%) Ruby
4 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (18.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) KVM
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Nagios
2 7 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (25.00%) Opsview
4 1 (6.25%) CFEngine
4 1 (6.25%) Cacti
4 1 (6.25%) Ganeti
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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