The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 126 124 127
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 11 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.46% 0.70% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.00% 6.61% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 6
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Systems Management Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
275 242 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.47% 10.54% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 179 189 108
Average salary £43,500 £45,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.39% +13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
- +5.59%
Puppet
Berkshire

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 31 July 2014.

Puppet Salary Histogram in Reading

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (93.75%) Linux
2 26 (81.25%) Perl
3 25 (78.13%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (68.75%) Configuration Management
5 19 (59.38%) MySQL
5 19 (59.38%) SaaS
6 17 (53.13%) Web Services
7 15 (46.88%) Nagios
7 15 (46.88%) Ruby
7 15 (46.88%) DevOps
8 13 (40.63%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (40.63%) Open Source
8 13 (40.63%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (40.63%) Apache
8 13 (40.63%) TCP/IP
8 13 (40.63%) Python
9 11 (34.38%) PHP
9 11 (34.38%) Drupal
10 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
11 9 (28.13%) PaaS
11 9 (28.13%) LAMP
12 8 (25.00%) OSPF
12 8 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 8 (25.00%) OpenView
12 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (25.00%) RHCE
12 8 (25.00%) BMC
12 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
12 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 8 (25.00%) MS Excel

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (40.63%) Apache
2 11 (34.38%) Drupal
3 8 (25.00%) nginx
3 8 (25.00%) Eucalyptus
4 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (59.38%) SaaS
2 13 (40.63%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (40.63%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (28.13%) PaaS
4 4 (12.50%) IaaS
5 2 (6.25%) Route 53
5 2 (6.25%) CloudFront
5 2 (6.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) TCP/IP
2 8 (25.00%) OSPF
2 8 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (6.25%) Internet
3 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 2 (6.25%) HTTP
3 2 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) MySQL
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 8 (25.00%) Subversion
3 4 (12.50%) RSpec
4 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 7 (21.88%) Sales Consultant
3 7 (21.88%) Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Sales Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) Web Services
2 9 (28.13%) LAMP
3 8 (25.00%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Open Source
2 5 (15.63%) Mathematics
2 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Configuration Management
2 15 (46.88%) DevOps
3 5 (15.63%) B2B
4 4 (12.50%) SOA
4 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.25%) Load Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) Perl
2 15 (46.88%) Ruby
3 13 (40.63%) Python
4 11 (34.38%) PHP
5 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (25.00%) RHCE
2 5 (15.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Varnish
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Postfix
3 2 (6.25%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 25 (78.13%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (46.88%) Nagios
3 8 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (25.00%) OpenView
3 8 (25.00%) Cacti
3 8 (25.00%) Ganglia
4 5 (15.63%) Opsview
5 2 (6.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) BMC
1 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 8 (25.00%) Cisco
1 8 (25.00%) Splunk
2 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) Rackspace
4 2 (6.25%) Sun