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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 215 308 411
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +103
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 1527 883 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.33% 0.83% 0.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.79% 13.42% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1259 754 535
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £35,150 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
7344 6581 6388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.39% 6.20% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5843 5342 5188
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 28 August 2014 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 28 August 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
England +93 1452 £52,500 +5.00% 152
London +64 959 £55,000 +4.76% 79
South East +35 205 £55,000 +15.78% 26
City of London +48 159 £57,000 +3.63% 24
Yorkshire -1 83 £40,000 -5.88% 19
Surrey +39 65 £54,000 -5.26% 9
East of England +23 56 £47,500 -15.92% 10
East Sussex +7 52 £43,250 +8.12% 1
West Yorkshire -15 52 £42,500 -5.55% 12
Brighton +4 51 £44,000 +10.00% 1
North West +9 50 £45,000 +7.78% 12
Leeds -13 49 £42,500 -5.55% 11
Scotland +34 46 £37,500 -31.81% 8
Manchester +20 39 £45,000 +1.69% 12
Berkshire +1 38 £57,500 +4.54% 3
East Midlands +18 33 £40,000 +35.59% 1
South West +2 33 £47,500 +42.85% 6
Oxfordshire +13 29 £75,000 +81.81% 3
West Midlands +6 25 £60,000 +72.66%
Cambridgeshire +17 21 £45,000 +9.09% 4
Nottinghamshire +15 21 £37,500 - 1
Edinburgh +10 21 £37,500 -31.81% 2
North Yorkshire +4 21 £35,000 -19.54% 6
Glasgow - 21 £41,250 - 2
Nottingham +14 19 £37,500 - 1
Cambridge +8 19 £45,000 +9.09% 4
Hertfordshire -3 17 £50,500 -15.83% 3
Oxford +2 16 £90,000 +111.76%
Birmingham +13 15 £65,000 +128.07%
Windsor - 15 £57,500 -

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 2288 (80.54%) Linux
2 1639 (57.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1350 (47.52%) DevOps
4 1288 (45.34%) Python
5 1028 (36.18%) MySQL
6 1009 (35.52%) Ruby
7 952 (33.51%) Java
8 878 (30.90%) Bash Shell
9 849 (29.88%) Perl
10 759 (26.72%) Red Hat
11 730 (25.70%) Apache
12 692 (24.36%) Jenkins
13 686 (24.15%) Git (software)
14 682 (24.01%) Nagios
15 676 (23.79%) Windows
16 674 (23.72%) Open Source
17 670 (23.58%) Configuration Management
18 662 (23.30%) VMware
19 619 (21.79%) PHP
20 579 (20.38%) UNIX
21 578 (20.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 576 (20.27%) Ubuntu
23 565 (19.89%) CentOS
24 554 (19.50%) Amazon AWS
25 500 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
26 478 (16.83%) Web Services
27 445 (15.66%) Tomcat
28 443 (15.59%) Agile Software Development
29 441 (15.52%) TCP/IP
30 434 (15.28%) nginx

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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
1 730 (25.70%) Apache
2 445 (15.66%) Tomcat
3 434 (15.28%) nginx
4 233 (8.20%) Node.js
5 200 (7.04%) IIS
6 183 (6.44%) Elasticsearch
7 150 (5.28%) OpenStack
8 108 (3.80%) Apache Solr
9 79 (2.78%) Jetty
10 77 (2.71%) WebLogic
11 64 (2.25%) Drupal
12 46 (1.62%) MS Exchange
13 43 (1.51%) WebSphere
14 37 (1.30%) Confluence
15 32 (1.13%) CMS
16 23 (0.81%) WordPress
17 19 (0.67%) Apache Pig
18 18 (0.63%) CloudStack
18 18 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
19 14 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 93 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.21%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.11%) Weka
4 2 (0.070%) MS Office
4 2 (0.070%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.035%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.035%) InDesign
5 1 (0.035%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 48 (1.69%) Magento
2 12 (0.42%) Google Analytics
3 8 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.28%) SunGard APT
3 8 (0.28%) FastVal
4 2 (0.070%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.035%) RMDS
5 1 (0.035%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 554 (19.50%) Amazon AWS
2 207 (7.29%) Amazon EC2
3 155 (5.46%) SaaS
4 153 (5.39%) Cloud Computing
5 114 (4.01%) IaaS
6 99 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 93 (3.27%) PaaS
8 80 (2.82%) GitHub
9 79 (2.78%) Amazon S3
10 48 (1.69%) Joyent
11 42 (1.48%) Amazon ELB
12 22 (0.77%) Rackspace Cloud
12 22 (0.77%) ElastiCache
12 22 (0.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 20 (0.70%) Basecamp
14 19 (0.67%) Route 53
15 16 (0.56%) Google Compute Engine
16 13 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
16 13 (0.46%) AWS Data Pipeline
16 13 (0.46%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 441 (15.52%) TCP/IP
2 405 (14.26%) DNS
3 280 (9.86%) Firewall
4 269 (9.47%) HTTP
5 268 (9.43%) SAN
6 222 (7.81%) LDAP
7 189 (6.65%) Internet
8 135 (4.75%) DHCP
9 118 (4.15%) VPN
10 108 (3.80%) NAS
10 108 (3.80%) SSL
11 82 (2.89%) SNMP
12 69 (2.43%) SSH
13 68 (2.39%) SMTP
14 60 (2.11%) LAN
15 59 (2.08%) FTP
16 56 (1.97%) WAN
17 53 (1.87%) BIG-IP
18 51 (1.80%) Kerberos
18 51 (1.80%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1028 (36.18%) MySQL
2 417 (14.68%) MongoDB
3 380 (13.38%) NoSQL
4 339 (11.93%) PostgreSQL
5 290 (10.21%) Redis
6 225 (7.92%) SQL Server
7 198 (6.97%) Big Data
8 192 (6.76%) Hadoop
9 162 (5.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 145 (5.10%) Relational Database
11 88 (3.10%) HBase
12 66 (2.32%) Amazon RDS
13 56 (1.97%) RDBMS
13 56 (1.97%) Oracle Database
14 49 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 44 (1.55%) DB2
16 41 (1.44%) MariaDB
17 36 (1.27%) Riak
18 34 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
18 34 (1.20%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 692 (24.36%) Jenkins
2 686 (24.15%) Git (software)
3 351 (12.35%) Subversion
4 195 (6.86%) Maven
5 172 (6.05%) Hudson
6 139 (4.89%) JIRA
7 126 (4.44%) Ant
8 102 (3.59%) TeamCity
9 75 (2.64%) Selenium
10 71 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 65 (2.29%) Cucumber
12 63 (2.22%) RSpec
13 39 (1.37%) CruiseControl
14 29 (1.02%) Eclipse
15 28 (0.99%) Mercurial
16 23 (0.81%) JUnit
17 21 (0.74%) PHPUnit
17 21 (0.74%) Jasmine
18 20 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
19 18 (0.63%) Firebug
General
1 297 (10.45%) Finance
2 150 (5.28%) Games
3 95 (3.34%) Marketing
4 71 (2.50%) Retail
5 68 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 63 (2.22%) Banking
7 54 (1.90%) Advertising
8 45 (1.58%) Publishing
9 33 (1.16%) Financial Institution
9 33 (1.16%) Law
10 31 (1.09%) Music Industry
11 19 (0.67%) Online Betting
12 17 (0.60%) Legal
13 11 (0.39%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.35%) Electronics
15 8 (0.28%) German Language
15 8 (0.28%) Italian Language
15 8 (0.28%) Turkish Language
15 8 (0.28%) Welsh Language
16 6 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 842 (29.64%) Administrator
2 746 (26.26%) Systems Administrator
3 596 (20.98%) Linux Administrator
4 521 (18.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 506 (17.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 399 (14.04%) Developer
7 237 (8.34%) Linux Engineer
8 161 (5.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 141 (4.96%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 128 (4.51%) Systems Engineer
11 118 (4.15%) Senior Linux Administrator
12 109 (3.84%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
13 107 (3.77%) Architect
14 106 (3.73%) Operations Engineer
15 90 (3.17%) Senior Developer
15 90 (3.17%) Web Engineer
16 89 (3.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 81 (2.85%) Java Developer
18 67 (2.36%) Software Engineer
19 63 (2.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 478 (16.83%) Web Services
2 318 (11.19%) LAMP
3 236 (8.31%) HTML
4 234 (8.24%) .NET
5 200 (7.04%) CSS
6 127 (4.47%) jQuery
7 124 (4.36%) RabbitMQ
8 119 (4.19%) XML
9 117 (4.12%) HTML5
10 106 (3.73%) Ruby on Rails
11 105 (3.70%) JSON
12 95 (3.34%) Spring
13 88 (3.10%) AngularJS
14 80 (2.82%) REST
15 79 (2.78%) J2EE
16 77 (2.71%) RESTful
17 74 (2.60%) ActiveMQ
18 72 (2.53%) ASP.NET
19 71 (2.50%) Django
20 59 (2.08%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 674 (23.72%) Open Source
2 154 (5.42%) Clustering
3 146 (5.14%) Computer Science
4 106 (3.73%) Replication
5 92 (3.24%) Social Media
6 60 (2.11%) Hedge funds
7 52 (1.83%) Management Information System
8 40 (1.41%) Blog
8 40 (1.41%) Mathematics
8 40 (1.41%) Mobile App
9 35 (1.23%) Digital Media
10 32 (1.13%) Blackberry
11 29 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
12 24 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
13 23 (0.81%) Online Games
14 18 (0.63%) LPAR
14 18 (0.63%) DLPAR
15 16 (0.56%) GIS
16 15 (0.53%) Social Network
17 14 (0.49%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 2288 (80.54%) Linux
2 676 (23.79%) Windows
3 579 (20.38%) UNIX
4 578 (20.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 576 (20.27%) Ubuntu
6 565 (19.89%) CentOS
7 389 (13.69%) Debian
8 166 (5.84%) Solaris
9 136 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 68 (2.39%) AIX
11 58 (2.04%) SUSE
11 58 (2.04%) Fedora
12 43 (1.51%) Android
13 42 (1.48%) Apple iOS
13 42 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
14 40 (1.41%) OpenBSD
15 28 (0.99%) FreeBSD
16 25 (0.88%) Mac OS X
17 21 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
18 15 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1350 (47.52%) DevOps
2 670 (23.58%) Configuration Management
3 500 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
4 443 (15.59%) Agile Software Development
5 311 (10.95%) E-Commerce
6 309 (10.88%) Scrum
7 279 (9.82%) Load Balancing
8 245 (8.62%) TDD
9 220 (7.74%) ITIL
10 182 (6.41%) Software Engineering
11 162 (5.70%) Performance Tuning
12 127 (4.47%) Build Automation
13 118 (4.15%) MVC
14 117 (4.12%) BDD
15 111 (3.91%) OO
16 109 (3.84%) Analytics
17 82 (2.89%) SOA
18 77 (2.71%) Kanban
19 76 (2.68%) Capacity Planning
20 75 (2.64%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1288 (45.34%) Python
2 1009 (35.52%) Ruby
3 952 (33.51%) Java
4 878 (30.90%) Bash Shell
5 849 (29.88%) Perl
6 619 (21.79%) PHP
7 412 (14.50%) JavaScript
8 360 (12.67%) SQL
9 244 (8.59%) Shell Script
10 216 (7.60%) PowerShell
11 152 (5.35%) C#
12 105 (3.70%) Scala
13 91 (3.20%) C
14 80 (2.82%) C++
15 38 (1.34%) Korn
16 30 (1.06%) Groovy
17 27 (0.95%) CoffeeScript
18 26 (0.92%) R
19 23 (0.81%) AWK
20 21 (0.74%) RubyMotion
Qualifications
1 228 (8.03%) Degree
2 52 (1.83%) RHCE
3 44 (1.55%) Security Cleared
4 31 (1.09%) Sun Certification
5 27 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 27 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (0.84%) SC Cleared
7 21 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (0.63%) CCNA
9 17 (0.60%) MCSE
10 14 (0.49%) LPIC
10 14 (0.49%) Linux+ Certification
11 10 (0.35%) MCITP
11 10 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.32%) DV Cleared
13 8 (0.28%) VCAP
13 8 (0.28%) CCAA
13 8 (0.28%) CCA
13 8 (0.28%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (0.28%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (5.84%) QA
2 92 (3.24%) SLA
3 36 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.14%) COBIT
6 2 (0.070%) WAI
6 2 (0.070%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 431 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 222 (7.81%) KVM
3 176 (6.20%) Varnish
4 158 (5.56%) NFS
5 149 (5.24%) Xen
6 131 (4.61%) Active Directory
7 102 (3.59%) vSphere
8 77 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
9 76 (2.68%) Samba
10 60 (2.11%) Postfix
11 47 (1.65%) Hyper-V
12 43 (1.51%) Docker
13 39 (1.37%) Snort
14 35 (1.23%) vCloud
15 34 (1.20%) XenServer
16 33 (1.16%) VMware ESX
17 26 (0.92%) Sendmail
18 19 (0.67%) XenApp
19 18 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
20 16 (0.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1639 (57.69%) Opscode Chef
2 682 (24.01%) Nagios
3 279 (9.82%) ZABBIX
4 253 (8.91%) Ansible
5 228 (8.03%) Vagrant
6 205 (7.22%) Salt
7 154 (5.42%) Cacti
8 119 (4.19%) CFEngine
9 118 (4.15%) logstash
10 79 (2.78%) Capistrano
10 79 (2.78%) HAProxy
11 78 (2.75%) Ganglia
12 67 (2.36%) Munin
13 58 (2.04%) StatsD
14 57 (2.01%) SCOM
15 54 (1.90%) Zenoss
16 48 (1.69%) Kibana
17 47 (1.65%) Opsview
18 41 (1.44%) NetBackup
19 40 (1.41%) OpenView
Vendors
1 759 (26.72%) Red Hat
2 662 (23.30%) VMware
3 321 (11.30%) Oracle
4 206 (7.25%) Microsoft
5 195 (6.86%) JBoss
6 182 (6.41%) Cisco
7 172 (6.05%) HP
8 141 (4.96%) Rackspace
9 92 (3.24%) NetApp
10 87 (3.06%) Google
10 87 (3.06%) EMC
11 85 (2.99%) New Relic
11 85 (2.99%) SaltStack
12 83 (2.92%) Dell
13 74 (2.60%) IBM
14 69 (2.43%) Juniper
14 69 (2.43%) Citrix
15 66 (2.32%) Splunk
16 53 (1.87%) F5
17 48 (1.69%) Twitter
London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum 15% of salary cash/benefits package in additio
Posted: 1 hour ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£65k
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 22 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday