The table below looks at the statistics for Puppet skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 129 196 210
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +14
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 129 33 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.20% 0.54% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.70% 10.68% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 104 28 6
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £41,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £60,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Puppet
England

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 West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
407 309 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.93% 5.03% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 317 233 162
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Puppet
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Puppet Salary Trend in the South West

Puppet
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

Puppet Salary Histogram in the South West

Puppet
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the South West 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
Bristol +60 95 £62,500 +52.43% 5
Somerset - 12 £38,500 - 4
Wiltshire - 7 £47,500 - 4
Gloucestershire - 6 £55,000 - 2
Dorset -2 4 £41,250 -21.42%
Devon -5 2 £36,250 -
Puppet
England

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 231 (87.17%) Linux
2 141 (53.21%) DevOps
3 127 (47.92%) Python
4 125 (47.17%) Opscode Chef
5 111 (41.89%) Configuration Management
6 110 (41.51%) Perl
7 106 (40.00%) Git (software)
8 103 (38.87%) Apache
9 99 (37.36%) Java
10 96 (36.23%) Continuous Integration
11 94 (35.47%) Agile Software Development
12 92 (34.72%) Bash Shell
13 87 (32.83%) Ruby
13 87 (32.83%) Red Hat
14 82 (30.94%) PHP
14 82 (30.94%) MySQL
15 81 (30.57%) VMware
16 77 (29.06%) Jenkins
17 72 (27.17%) Amazon AWS
18 69 (26.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 65 (24.53%) LAMP
20 64 (24.15%) UNIX
20 64 (24.15%) VMware Infrastructure
21 61 (23.02%) CentOS
22 59 (22.26%) SQL
23 55 (20.75%) Nagios
23 55 (20.75%) Degree
24 53 (20.00%) JavaScript
25 52 (19.62%) Tomcat
25 52 (19.62%) Firewall

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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
1 103 (38.87%) Apache
2 52 (19.62%) Tomcat
3 39 (14.72%) nginx
4 21 (7.92%) OpenStack
5 16 (6.04%) WebLogic
6 11 (4.15%) IIS
6 11 (4.15%) Confluence
7 9 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (3.02%) MediaWiki
9 7 (2.64%) JBoss
10 6 (2.26%) GlassFish
11 5 (1.89%) concrete5
11 5 (1.89%) CMS
12 2 (0.75%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.38%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 72 (27.17%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (13.21%) PaaS
3 33 (12.45%) SaaS
4 26 (9.81%) IaaS
5 9 (3.40%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (2.64%) Amazon S3
6 7 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.38%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.38%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.38%) Route 53
8 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.38%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 52 (19.62%) Firewall
2 35 (13.21%) WAN
3 34 (12.83%) LAN
4 17 (6.42%) TCP/IP
5 14 (5.28%) Internet
6 11 (4.15%) VPN
7 10 (3.77%) OSPF
7 10 (3.77%) BGP
8 8 (3.02%) EIGRP
8 8 (3.02%) IPsec
8 8 (3.02%) DNS
8 8 (3.02%) IPv6
8 8 (3.02%) LDAP
8 8 (3.02%) Network Security
9 3 (1.13%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.13%) VLAN
9 3 (1.13%) SAN
9 3 (1.13%) SSH
10 2 (0.75%) NAS
10 2 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (30.94%) MySQL
2 37 (13.96%) Hadoop
3 34 (12.83%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (8.30%) Relational Database
5 20 (7.55%) Big Data
6 18 (6.79%) NoSQL
6 18 (6.79%) Oracle BI EE
7 17 (6.42%) Oracle Database
8 12 (4.53%) HBase
9 7 (2.64%) SQL Server
10 5 (1.89%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.13%) Redis
11 3 (1.13%) Hazelcast
11 3 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.75%) Voldemort
12 2 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.75%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 106 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 77 (29.06%) Jenkins
3 37 (13.96%) Subversion
4 33 (12.45%) Hudson
5 31 (11.70%) Maven
6 16 (6.04%) Oracle Forms
6 16 (6.04%) Cucumber
7 13 (4.91%) WebDriver
7 13 (4.91%) Karma Test Runner
7 13 (4.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (4.15%) JIRA
8 11 (4.15%) TeamCity
8 11 (4.15%) Ant
9 8 (3.02%) JUnit
10 5 (1.89%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.89%) IntelliJ
10 5 (1.89%) EasyMock
10 5 (1.89%) gulp
10 5 (1.89%) Mockito
11 3 (1.13%) JBehave
General
1 28 (10.57%) Telecoms
2 27 (10.19%) Electronics
3 21 (7.92%) Marketing
4 20 (7.55%) Finance
5 15 (5.66%) Games
6 12 (4.53%) Manufacturing
7 11 (4.15%) Law
8 6 (2.26%) Back Office
8 6 (2.26%) Advertising
9 3 (1.13%) Retail
10 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 96 (36.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 60 (22.64%) Administrator
3 58 (21.89%) Systems Administrator
4 57 (21.51%) Developer
5 52 (19.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 36 (13.58%) Linux Administrator
7 33 (12.45%) Linux Engineer
8 32 (12.08%) Java Developer
9 31 (11.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 24 (9.06%) Cloud Engineer
11 18 (6.79%) Systems Engineer
12 16 (6.04%) Operations Manager
13 15 (5.66%) Senior Manager
13 15 (5.66%) Web Developer
14 14 (5.28%) PHP Developer
15 13 (4.91%) DevOps Administrator
16 12 (4.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 11 (4.15%) Senior Linux Engineer
18 10 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
18 10 (3.77%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (24.53%) LAMP
2 36 (13.58%) CSS
3 34 (12.83%) Web Services
4 33 (12.45%) Spring
5 24 (9.06%) HTML
6 21 (7.92%) Middleware
7 20 (7.55%) Oracle Fusion
8 19 (7.17%) AngularJS
9 18 (6.79%) MCollective
9 18 (6.79%) WebCenter
9 18 (6.79%) Hibernate
9 18 (6.79%) JSON
10 15 (5.66%) CGI
10 15 (5.66%) XML
10 15 (5.66%) REST
11 14 (5.28%) .NET
12 13 (4.91%) Laravel
12 13 (4.91%) Grails
13 10 (3.77%) jQuery
14 8 (3.02%) beanstalkd
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (11.70%) Data Centre
2 31 (11.70%) Management Information System
2 31 (11.70%) Computer Science
3 18 (6.79%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (5.28%) Digital Media
5 12 (4.53%) DTV
6 11 (4.15%) Wiki
7 8 (3.02%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.89%) Xbox
8 5 (1.89%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.89%) User Experience
9 4 (1.51%) Clustering
10 3 (1.13%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.75%) Machine to Machine
12 1 (0.38%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.38%) Social Media
12 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 231 (87.17%) Linux
2 69 (26.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 64 (24.15%) UNIX
4 61 (23.02%) CentOS
5 43 (16.23%) Ubuntu
6 37 (13.96%) Windows
7 17 (6.42%) Debian
8 16 (6.04%) Fedora
8 16 (6.04%) Oracle Linux
9 8 (3.02%) Amazon Linux
9 8 (3.02%) Solaris
9 8 (3.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.75%) HPUX
12 1 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (53.21%) DevOps
2 111 (41.89%) Configuration Management
3 96 (36.23%) Continuous Integration
4 94 (35.47%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (15.47%) Open Source
6 35 (13.21%) TDD
7 31 (11.70%) Build Automation
8 30 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (10.57%) Capacity Planning
10 26 (9.81%) Mentoring
11 24 (9.06%) Software Engineering
12 22 (8.30%) SOA
13 20 (7.55%) Service Delivery
14 19 (7.17%) OO
14 19 (7.17%) Performance Tuning
15 18 (6.79%) Root Cause Analysis
15 18 (6.79%) Identity Management
16 17 (6.42%) Change Management
17 16 (6.04%) ITIL
17 16 (6.04%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 127 (47.92%) Python
2 110 (41.51%) Perl
3 99 (37.36%) Java
4 92 (34.72%) Bash Shell
5 87 (32.83%) Ruby
6 82 (30.94%) PHP
7 59 (22.26%) SQL
8 53 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 33 (12.45%) Shell Script
10 20 (7.55%) PowerShell
11 19 (7.17%) Jython
12 10 (3.77%) Groovy
13 8 (3.02%) Objective-C
14 7 (2.64%) Bourne shell
15 6 (2.26%) Korn
16 5 (1.89%) C#
17 4 (1.51%) C++
17 4 (1.51%) PHP5
17 4 (1.51%) C
18 2 (0.75%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 55 (20.75%) Degree
2 32 (12.08%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (10.57%) CCNA
4 4 (1.51%) CCNP
4 4 (1.51%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.51%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.89%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.51%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.13%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (24.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (8.30%) VirtualBox
3 20 (7.55%) KVM
4 18 (6.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 15 (5.66%) Samba
6 11 (4.15%) Active Directory
7 10 (3.77%) Postfix
7 10 (3.77%) Docker
7 10 (3.77%) XenApp
7 10 (3.77%) iptables
8 8 (3.02%) XenServer
9 3 (1.13%) NFS
10 2 (0.75%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.75%) Gluster
10 2 (0.75%) Varnish
11 1 (0.38%) vSphere
11 1 (0.38%) RHEV
11 1 (0.38%) oVirt
11 1 (0.38%) GFS2
Systems Management
1 125 (47.17%) Opscode Chef
2 55 (20.75%) Nagios
3 52 (19.62%) Ansible
4 48 (18.11%) Vagrant
5 32 (12.08%) Salt
6 31 (11.70%) Graphite
7 20 (7.55%) ZABBIX
8 18 (6.79%) Oracle Identity Management
9 10 (3.77%) Zenoss
10 7 (2.64%) Capistrano
11 6 (2.26%) Opsview
12 5 (1.89%) Cobbler
13 2 (0.75%) SmokePing
13 2 (0.75%) Cacti
13 2 (0.75%) SCCM
13 2 (0.75%) Icinga
14 1 (0.38%) Check_MK
14 1 (0.38%) Pacemaker
14 1 (0.38%) Rundeck
14 1 (0.38%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 87 (32.83%) Red Hat
2 81 (30.57%) VMware
3 42 (15.85%) Oracle
4 34 (12.83%) Cisco
5 20 (7.55%) Citrix
6 16 (6.04%) Rackspace
7 12 (4.53%) SAP
8 11 (4.15%) Google
9 10 (3.77%) IBM
10 8 (3.02%) Microsoft
11 5 (1.89%) Juniper
11 5 (1.89%) WorldPay
12 4 (1.51%) HP
13 3 (1.13%) Atlassian
14 2 (0.75%) Zend
14 2 (0.75%) Splunk
15 1 (0.38%) Talend
15 1 (0.38%) New Relic
15 1 (0.38%) Qualys
15 1 (0.38%) Cognizant
Bath
Future Publishing
Salary: £competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £100000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Bristol
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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