The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 88 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 5 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.46% - 0.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.82% - 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 6
Average salary £38,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,625
% change year-on-year
- +10.76%
Puppet
Wales

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

Systems Management Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
39 69 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.62% 5.57% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 39 58 52
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £39,325
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +2.48%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Puppet
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Puppet Salary Trend in South Wales

Puppet
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
Cardiff - 4 £40,000 -
Caerphilly - 1 £38,000 -
Puppet
Wales

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 10 (83.33%) Perl
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) CentOS
3 9 (75.00%) SaaS
3 9 (75.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (66.67%) MySQL
4 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (66.67%) Welsh Language
5 6 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (50.00%) Debian
5 6 (50.00%) Apache
5 6 (50.00%) Python
6 5 (41.67%) HTTP
6 5 (41.67%) Nagios
6 5 (41.67%) ITIL
6 5 (41.67%) UNIX
6 5 (41.67%) Windows
6 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
6 5 (41.67%) tcpdump
6 5 (41.67%) Nmap
6 5 (41.67%) Xen
6 5 (41.67%) Wireshark
6 5 (41.67%) Nessus
6 5 (41.67%) Ruby
6 5 (41.67%) Google
7 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (8.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) SaaS
2 6 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
1 5 (41.67%) tcpdump
1 5 (41.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (16.67%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) MySQL
2 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) CentOS
3 6 (50.00%) Debian
4 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) AIX
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Perl
2 6 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (41.67%) Ruby
4 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (25.00%) C#
6 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) Nmap
2 5 (41.67%) Xen
3 3 (25.00%) XenServer
4 2 (16.67%) KVM
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (8.33%) Firmware
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (41.67%) Nagios
2 5 (41.67%) Nessus
3 2 (16.67%) Ansible
4 1 (8.33%) YUM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Google
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Rackspace
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Veritas
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (8.33%) 3PAR