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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 223 250 438
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +188
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 1440 1210 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.35% 1.13% 0.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.13% 18.21% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 970 503
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,458 £39,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7152 6644 6084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.70% 6.22% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5695 5210 4723
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%

Puppet
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Puppet Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Puppet
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Puppet within the UK.

Puppet Salary Trend in the UK

Puppet
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Puppet over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 within the UK.

Puppet Salary Histogram in the UK

Puppet
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 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
England +13 1338 £55,000 +4.76% 242
London 0 805 £60,000 +9.09% 130
South East +45 226 £53,250 +12.10% 43
City of London +15 128 £55,000 - 33
South West +34 100 £42,500 -5.55% 22
Yorkshire -3 77 £45,000 +9.09% 24
Surrey +16 63 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Scotland +57 56 £45,500 +65.45% 15
Leeds +11 54 £50,000 +21.21% 19
West Yorkshire +6 54 £50,000 +17.64% 19
Bristol +34 52 £66,000 +88.57% 9
Berkshire +10 52 £62,500 +38.88% 13
East of England +4 43 £55,000 +20.87% 6
North West -16 39 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Hampshire +9 34 £45,000 +5.88% 9
West Midlands -1 34 £40,000 -0.62% 4
Manchester +1 32 £40,000 - 5
Oxfordshire +16 31 £46,250 -23.55% 9
Glasgow - 28 £45,000 - 11
Edinburgh +25 26 £47,500 +72.72% 4
Reading -2 26 £65,000 +18.18% 9
Oxford +22 25 £47,500 -26.92% 3
Hertfordshire +6 20 £57,000 - 1
Wales -9 19 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Kent - 18 £52,000 -
North Yorkshire -8 15 £35,000 - 4
East Sussex -12 15 £40,000 - 4
Brighton -5 14 £40,000 - 3
Dorset -11 14 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Bournemouth - 14 £42,500 - 2

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 2392 (81.72%) Linux
2 1738 (59.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1585 (54.15%) DevOps
4 1325 (45.27%) Python
5 1022 (34.92%) Ruby
6 956 (32.66%) Bash Shell
7 946 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
8 929 (31.74%) Java
9 927 (31.67%) Perl
10 883 (30.17%) MySQL
11 833 (28.46%) Red Hat
12 832 (28.43%) Jenkins
13 817 (27.91%) Configuration Management
14 782 (26.72%) Windows
15 749 (25.59%) VMware
16 738 (25.21%) Git (software)
17 737 (25.18%) Apache
18 720 (24.60%) Continuous Integration
19 707 (24.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 653 (22.31%) PHP
21 642 (21.93%) UNIX
22 595 (20.33%) Nagios
23 572 (19.54%) Amazon AWS
24 560 (19.13%) CentOS
25 494 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
26 484 (16.54%) Open Source
27 470 (16.06%) NoSQL
28 468 (15.99%) nginx
29 466 (15.92%) Web Services
30 463 (15.82%) Tomcat

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 737 (25.18%) Apache
2 468 (15.99%) nginx
3 463 (15.82%) Tomcat
4 258 (8.81%) OpenStack
5 228 (7.79%) IIS
6 174 (5.94%) Elasticsearch
7 169 (5.77%) Node.js
8 161 (5.50%) JBoss
9 84 (2.87%) Confluence
10 81 (2.77%) Apache Solr
11 68 (2.32%) WebSphere
12 59 (2.02%) WebLogic
13 44 (1.50%) Jetty
14 37 (1.26%) GlassFish
15 36 (1.23%) Drupal
16 33 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
17 31 (1.06%) CMS
18 25 (0.85%) SharePoint
19 24 (0.82%) MediaWiki
20 22 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 63 (2.15%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.27%) Weka
3 6 (0.20%) MS Office
4 3 (0.10%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.068%) Stata
5 2 (0.068%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.068%) Mingle
5 2 (0.068%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (0.44%) Magento
2 12 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.14%) Fredhopper
4 3 (0.10%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 572 (19.54%) Amazon AWS
2 198 (6.76%) Amazon EC2
3 148 (5.06%) SaaS
4 139 (4.75%) Cloud Computing
5 138 (4.71%) PaaS
5 138 (4.71%) IaaS
6 136 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
7 103 (3.52%) Amazon S3
8 75 (2.56%) GitHub
9 35 (1.20%) Route 53
10 34 (1.16%) SoftLayer
11 28 (0.96%) Rackspace Cloud
12 27 (0.92%) OpenShift
13 26 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
14 25 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
15 24 (0.82%) Heroku
16 19 (0.65%) Joyent
17 18 (0.61%) Google Apps
17 18 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
18 17 (0.58%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 363 (12.40%) DNS
2 317 (10.83%) Firewall
3 303 (10.35%) TCP/IP
4 251 (8.58%) HTTP
5 233 (7.96%) SAN
6 165 (5.64%) LDAP
7 133 (4.54%) Internet
8 118 (4.03%) DHCP
9 90 (3.07%) LAN
10 83 (2.84%) VPN
11 68 (2.32%) Network Security
12 66 (2.25%) SMTP
13 65 (2.22%) WAN
14 63 (2.15%) NAS
15 52 (1.78%) iSCSI
16 51 (1.74%) SSH
16 51 (1.74%) VLAN
17 39 (1.33%) SSL
18 38 (1.30%) Kerberos
19 34 (1.16%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 883 (30.17%) MySQL
2 470 (16.06%) NoSQL
3 354 (12.09%) MongoDB
4 316 (10.80%) PostgreSQL
5 280 (9.57%) SQL Server
6 239 (8.17%) Redis
7 206 (7.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 194 (6.63%) Relational Database
9 182 (6.22%) Big Data
10 149 (5.09%) Hadoop
11 70 (2.39%) RDBMS
12 64 (2.19%) Amazon RDS
13 44 (1.50%) Couchbase
14 41 (1.40%) Oracle Database
15 38 (1.30%) CouchDB
16 29 (0.99%) Riak
17 28 (0.96%) MariaDB
18 24 (0.82%) HBase
19 23 (0.79%) Apache Hive
19 23 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 832 (28.43%) Jenkins
2 738 (25.21%) Git (software)
3 369 (12.61%) Subversion
4 257 (8.78%) Maven
5 184 (6.29%) JIRA
6 182 (6.22%) Hudson
7 181 (6.18%) TeamCity
8 124 (4.24%) Ant
9 92 (3.14%) Selenium
10 77 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 74 (2.53%) Cucumber
12 69 (2.36%) JUnit
13 67 (2.29%) Mercurial
14 54 (1.84%) RSpec
15 49 (1.67%) Artifactory
16 43 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
17 41 (1.40%) Gradle
18 32 (1.09%) WebDriver
19 31 (1.06%) MSBuild
20 30 (1.02%) Jasmine
General
1 397 (13.56%) Finance
2 143 (4.89%) Games
3 108 (3.69%) Marketing
4 87 (2.97%) Retail
5 83 (2.84%) Banking
6 58 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 55 (1.88%) Advertising
8 53 (1.81%) Publishing
9 37 (1.26%) Law
10 28 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 27 (0.92%) Electronics
12 17 (0.58%) Front Office
13 15 (0.51%) Manufacturing
14 12 (0.41%) Legal
15 11 (0.38%) Investment Banking
16 9 (0.31%) Billing
17 6 (0.20%) Automotive
17 6 (0.20%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
19 3 (0.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 777 (26.55%) Administrator
2 728 (24.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 704 (24.05%) Systems Administrator
4 554 (18.93%) Linux Administrator
5 486 (16.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 369 (12.61%) Developer
7 268 (9.16%) Linux Engineer
8 217 (7.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 177 (6.05%) Systems Engineer
10 163 (5.57%) Architect
11 123 (4.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 106 (3.62%) Java Developer
13 87 (2.97%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 74 (2.53%) Senior Developer
15 73 (2.49%) Senior Linux Administrator
16 61 (2.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 61 (2.08%) Cloud Engineer
17 54 (1.84%) UNIX Administrator
18 53 (1.81%) Software Engineer
19 52 (1.78%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 466 (15.92%) Web Services
2 313 (10.69%) LAMP
3 259 (8.85%) .NET
4 237 (8.10%) HTML
5 188 (6.42%) CSS
6 130 (4.44%) AngularJS
7 122 (4.17%) RESTful
8 118 (4.03%) HTML5
9 106 (3.62%) Spring
10 97 (3.31%) Ruby on Rails
11 96 (3.28%) jQuery
12 94 (3.21%) REST
13 89 (3.04%) RabbitMQ
14 82 (2.80%) XML
15 72 (2.46%) Backbone.js
16 71 (2.43%) CSS3
17 67 (2.29%) Middleware
17 67 (2.29%) ActiveMQ
18 65 (2.22%) Hibernate
19 58 (1.98%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 484 (16.54%) Open Source
2 186 (6.35%) Computer Science
3 113 (3.86%) Clustering
4 111 (3.79%) Replication
5 106 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
6 86 (2.94%) Mobile App
7 64 (2.19%) User Experience
8 53 (1.81%) Management Information System
9 42 (1.43%) Derivative
9 42 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 36 (1.23%) Wiki
11 31 (1.06%) Hedge funds
12 30 (1.02%) Digital Media
13 26 (0.89%) Mathematics
14 23 (0.79%) HACMP
15 21 (0.72%) Blackberry
15 21 (0.72%) iPhone
16 17 (0.58%) iPad
16 17 (0.58%) CMDB
17 16 (0.55%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2392 (81.72%) Linux
2 782 (26.72%) Windows
3 707 (24.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 642 (21.93%) UNIX
5 560 (19.13%) CentOS
6 423 (14.45%) Ubuntu
7 245 (8.37%) Debian
8 180 (6.15%) Solaris
9 86 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 70 (2.39%) AIX
11 68 (2.32%) Mac OS X
12 62 (2.12%) Android
13 57 (1.95%) SUSE
14 56 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
15 53 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
16 43 (1.47%) Apple iOS
17 42 (1.43%) Fedora
18 27 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
19 22 (0.75%) FreeBSD
20 14 (0.48%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1585 (54.15%) DevOps
2 946 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
3 817 (27.91%) Configuration Management
4 720 (24.60%) Continuous Integration
5 357 (12.20%) E-Commerce
6 322 (11.00%) Scrum
7 258 (8.81%) TDD
8 199 (6.80%) ITIL
9 196 (6.70%) Load Balancing
10 194 (6.63%) OO
11 171 (5.84%) Software Engineering
12 140 (4.78%) Performance Tuning
13 138 (4.71%) BDD
14 132 (4.51%) MVC
15 125 (4.27%) Kanban
16 117 (4.00%) Mentoring
17 110 (3.76%) Project Management
18 107 (3.66%) SOA
19 98 (3.35%) Capacity Planning
20 96 (3.28%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1325 (45.27%) Python
2 1022 (34.92%) Ruby
3 956 (32.66%) Bash Shell
4 929 (31.74%) Java
5 927 (31.67%) Perl
6 653 (22.31%) PHP
7 409 (13.97%) SQL
8 387 (13.22%) JavaScript
9 297 (10.15%) Shell Script
10 284 (9.70%) PowerShell
11 176 (6.01%) C#
12 97 (3.31%) Scala
13 86 (2.94%) C++
14 72 (2.46%) C
15 57 (1.95%) Groovy
15 57 (1.95%) Korn
16 37 (1.26%) Golang
17 31 (1.06%) AWK
18 24 (0.82%) Bourne shell
18 24 (0.82%) sed
Qualifications
1 304 (10.39%) Degree
2 67 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 63 (2.15%) VCP4
4 59 (2.02%) RHCE
5 58 (1.98%) SC Cleared
6 55 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (1.54%) CCNA
8 35 (1.20%) RHCSA
9 34 (1.16%) AWS Certification
10 32 (1.09%) DV Cleared
11 23 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
12 22 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 19 (0.65%) Sun Certification
14 11 (0.38%) CCNP
15 9 (0.31%) LPIC
16 8 (0.27%) NCDA
17 7 (0.24%) PMI Certification
17 7 (0.24%) CCIE
18 6 (0.20%) Postgraduate
18 6 (0.20%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (4.82%) QA
2 58 (1.98%) SLA
3 48 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 32 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.034%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.034%) PMBOK
System Software
1 494 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 144 (4.92%) KVM
3 143 (4.89%) Active Directory
4 134 (4.58%) Varnish
5 129 (4.41%) Docker
6 122 (4.17%) NFS
7 105 (3.59%) vSphere
8 91 (3.11%) Xen
9 73 (2.49%) Samba
10 66 (2.25%) Hyper-V
11 54 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
12 49 (1.67%) VMware ESX
13 48 (1.64%) vCloud
14 44 (1.50%) XenServer
15 38 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 34 (1.16%) Squid
17 32 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
18 31 (1.06%) Postfix
19 26 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
20 24 (0.82%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1738 (59.38%) Opscode Chef
2 595 (20.33%) Nagios
3 455 (15.54%) Ansible
4 274 (9.36%) Vagrant
5 263 (8.99%) Salt
6 252 (8.61%) ZABBIX
7 166 (5.67%) Graphite
8 124 (4.24%) logstash
9 99 (3.38%) Cacti
10 77 (2.63%) Cobbler
11 57 (1.95%) CFEngine
12 52 (1.78%) NetBackup
13 47 (1.61%) HAProxy
14 46 (1.57%) Tivoli
14 46 (1.57%) Zenoss
15 44 (1.50%) Kibana
16 39 (1.33%) collectd
17 38 (1.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
18 37 (1.26%) Ganglia
19 36 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 833 (28.46%) Red Hat
2 749 (25.59%) VMware
3 370 (12.64%) Oracle
4 180 (6.15%) Cisco
5 175 (5.98%) HP
6 167 (5.71%) Microsoft
7 124 (4.24%) Rackspace
8 113 (3.86%) SaltStack
9 111 (3.79%) NetApp
10 98 (3.35%) Google
11 91 (3.11%) IBM
12 88 (3.01%) Splunk
13 81 (2.77%) Veritas
14 69 (2.36%) New Relic
15 67 (2.29%) Citrix
16 62 (2.12%) EMC
17 51 (1.74%) Juniper
18 44 (1.50%) Dell
18 44 (1.50%) Percona
19 42 (1.43%) F5
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £47000 - £49000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 - 75,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
PCR
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Base Salary + Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago