The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Puppet over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 133 143 160
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +17
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 29 33 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.92% 0.90% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.55% 20.25% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 1
Average salary £46,250 £38,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.35% -29.54%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Puppet
UK

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

Systems Management Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
214 163 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.76% 4.43% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 125 111 118
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Puppet
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Puppet Salary Trend in Scotland

Puppet
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Puppet across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Puppet Salary Histogram in Scotland

Puppet
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Edinburgh +11 24 £46,250 +23.33% 8
Glasgow +3 5 - - 3
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 71 (88.75%) Opscode Chef
2 60 (75.00%) Python
3 58 (72.50%) Linux
4 48 (60.00%) Finance
5 46 (57.50%) Configuration Management
6 45 (56.25%) Java
7 42 (52.50%) DevOps
8 36 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
9 35 (43.75%) Degree
10 32 (40.00%) Ruby
11 30 (37.50%) JavaScript
12 29 (36.25%) Banking
13 28 (35.00%) Web Services
14 26 (32.50%) Telecoms
15 21 (26.25%) Jenkins
16 19 (23.75%) Scrum
17 18 (22.50%) VMware
17 18 (22.50%) Nagios
17 18 (22.50%) TDD
18 17 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
20 13 (16.25%) PowerShell
20 13 (16.25%) Windows
20 13 (16.25%) SDLC
21 12 (15.00%) Black-Box Testing
21 12 (15.00%) Ant
21 12 (15.00%) Regression Testing
21 12 (15.00%) QA
21 12 (15.00%) Selenium
21 12 (15.00%) Web Testing

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (10.00%) JBoss
1 8 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.75%) Apache
3 4 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 36 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.25%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (7.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.50%) SaaS
5 2 (2.50%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) HTTP
1 8 (10.00%) SAN
2 7 (8.75%) Firewall
3 6 (7.50%) SNMP
4 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.25%) DNS
4 5 (6.25%) SMTP
5 4 (5.00%) LDAP
5 4 (5.00%) SSL
5 4 (5.00%) NAS
6 1 (1.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (10.00%) Big Data
3 7 (8.75%) MySQL
4 4 (5.00%) Pentaho
4 4 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 21 (26.25%) Jenkins
2 12 (15.00%) Ant
2 12 (15.00%) Selenium
3 7 (8.75%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.50%) Maven
4 6 (7.50%) Gradle
5 4 (5.00%) Mockito
5 4 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (5.00%) TestNG
5 4 (5.00%) JUnit
5 4 (5.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 48 (60.00%) Finance
2 29 (36.25%) Banking
3 26 (32.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) Developer
3 12 (15.00%) QA Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Administrator
4 9 (11.25%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.75%) Environment Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Python Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Release Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Open Source Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) DevOps Administrator
8 2 (2.50%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (35.00%) Web Services
2 6 (7.50%) Middleware
3 5 (6.25%) .NET
4 4 (5.00%) X-Windows
4 4 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (5.00%) Spring
4 4 (5.00%) PostGIS
5 3 (3.75%) HTML
5 3 (3.75%) XML
6 2 (2.50%) Backbone.js
6 2 (2.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Replication
2 4 (5.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) Social Media
4 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 58 (72.50%) Linux
2 13 (16.25%) Windows
3 7 (8.75%) UNIX
4 6 (7.50%) Ubuntu
5 5 (6.25%) CentOS
6 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (57.50%) Configuration Management
2 42 (52.50%) DevOps
3 19 (23.75%) Scrum
4 18 (22.50%) TDD
5 17 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (16.25%) SDLC
8 12 (15.00%) Black-Box Testing
8 12 (15.00%) Web Testing
8 12 (15.00%) Test Scripting
8 12 (15.00%) Regression Testing
9 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 6 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (7.50%) Open Source
11 5 (6.25%) Information Security
12 4 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
12 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 60 (75.00%) Python
2 45 (56.25%) Java
3 32 (40.00%) Ruby
4 30 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 13 (16.25%) PowerShell
6 9 (11.25%) Perl
7 5 (6.25%) PHP
7 5 (6.25%) SQL
8 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (43.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) QA
2 5 (6.25%) SLA
2 5 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.00%) Docker
5 2 (2.50%) LXC
6 1 (1.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 71 (88.75%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (22.50%) Nagios
3 10 (12.50%) Munin
3 10 (12.50%) Capistrano
3 10 (12.50%) Ansible
3 10 (12.50%) Graphite
4 6 (7.50%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.50%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 18 (22.50%) VMware
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.00%) Splunk
3 8 (10.00%) Rackspace
4 6 (7.50%) Google
4 6 (7.50%) F5
5 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.00%) Veritas
6 4 (5.00%) Talend
6 4 (5.00%) DigitalOcean
7 3 (3.75%) Perforce
8 2 (2.50%) Oracle
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