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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 227 277 402
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +125
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 1487 1117 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.29% 1.01% 0.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.95% 16.67% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 932 568
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,011 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
7846 6699 6586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.81% 6.03% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6295 5328 5439
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%

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 November 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 November 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 +39 1426 £52,500 - 180
London +27 941 £55,000 - 93
South East +27 174 £50,000 +7.52% 27
Yorkshire +44 136 £40,000 - 19
City of London +4 123 £55,000 - 19
West Yorkshire +66 98 £43,750 -2.77% 10
Leeds +58 88 £45,000 +2.85% 9
Surrey +31 78 £52,500 +5.00% 6
East of England +32 70 £47,500 -2.56% 5
South West +3 44 £35,000 -9.67% 12
Berkshire +29 43 £49,000 +8.88% 5
Scotland +27 36 £38,000 -5.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +14 24 £45,000 -5.26% 3
North West -6 22 £47,500 +21.79% 7
Cambridge +15 21 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Suffolk +24 20 £50,000 -25.92% 1
Sheffield -2 20 £33,500 -14.64% 2
South Yorkshire -8 20 £33,500 -16.25% 2
Edinburgh -2 18 £38,250 -4.37% 4
Bristol -7 18 £42,500 +6.25% 3
North Yorkshire -7 18 £35,000 -42.38% 7
Ipswich +19 17 £50,000 -25.92% 1
West Midlands -1 16 £38,750 -13.88% 10
Hertfordshire -8 16 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Glasgow - 16 £38,000 -
Oxfordshire -1 15 £43,000 +7.50% 2
Maidenhead +14 14 £48,000 -
Manchester -7 14 £50,000 +28.20% 5
Middlesbrough - 13 £35,000 - 1
Leatherhead -5 12 £50,000 +7.52% 1

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2518 (83.54%) Linux
2 1777 (58.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1526 (50.63%) DevOps
4 1384 (45.92%) Python
5 1061 (35.20%) Ruby
6 1015 (33.68%) MySQL
7 1008 (33.44%) Java
8 974 (32.32%) Bash Shell
9 950 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
10 918 (30.46%) Perl
11 880 (29.20%) Jenkins
12 834 (27.67%) Windows
13 824 (27.34%) Red Hat
14 772 (25.61%) Configuration Management
14 772 (25.61%) Apache
15 757 (25.12%) VMware
16 725 (24.05%) Git (software)
17 712 (23.62%) Nagios
18 670 (22.23%) Continuous Integration
19 646 (21.43%) UNIX
20 644 (21.37%) Open Source
21 637 (21.13%) PHP
22 631 (20.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 620 (20.57%) CentOS
24 528 (17.52%) Amazon AWS
25 498 (16.52%) Tomcat
26 494 (16.39%) nginx
27 482 (15.99%) Ubuntu
28 479 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
29 463 (15.36%) Web Services

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 772 (25.61%) Apache
2 498 (16.52%) Tomcat
3 494 (16.39%) nginx
4 220 (7.30%) Node.js
5 212 (7.03%) OpenStack
6 205 (6.80%) JBoss
7 201 (6.67%) IIS
8 172 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
9 104 (3.45%) WebLogic
10 88 (2.92%) Apache Solr
11 85 (2.82%) Jetty
12 78 (2.59%) Confluence
13 51 (1.69%) WebSphere
14 36 (1.19%) Drupal
15 29 (0.96%) CMS
16 24 (0.80%) Apache Pig
17 22 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 22 (0.73%) WordPress
18 19 (0.63%) CloudStack
19 18 (0.60%) GlassFish
Applications
1 72 (2.39%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.36%) Weka
3 7 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.20%) MS Office
5 2 (0.066%) Mingle
5 2 (0.066%) Stata
5 2 (0.066%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.033%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 34 (1.13%) Magento
2 4 (0.13%) Fredhopper
2 4 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.100%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.066%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 528 (17.52%) Amazon AWS
2 166 (5.51%) Amazon EC2
3 158 (5.24%) Cloud Computing
4 140 (4.64%) SaaS
5 130 (4.31%) IaaS
6 128 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 107 (3.55%) PaaS
8 88 (2.92%) GitHub
9 80 (2.65%) Amazon S3
10 36 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
11 32 (1.06%) Amazon ELB
11 32 (1.06%) Rackspace Cloud
12 30 (1.00%) SoftLayer
13 21 (0.70%) Google Compute Engine
13 21 (0.70%) Joyent
14 20 (0.66%) ElastiCache
14 20 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 19 (0.63%) OpenShift
16 18 (0.60%) Heroku
17 16 (0.53%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 433 (14.37%) TCP/IP
2 379 (12.57%) DNS
3 287 (9.52%) HTTP
4 277 (9.19%) Firewall
5 270 (8.96%) SAN
6 196 (6.50%) LDAP
7 141 (4.68%) Internet
8 133 (4.41%) DHCP
9 100 (3.32%) SSL
10 90 (2.99%) VPN
11 81 (2.69%) LAN
12 75 (2.49%) NAS
13 71 (2.36%) SSH
14 61 (2.02%) WAN
15 57 (1.89%) BIG-IP
16 54 (1.79%) SNMP
17 47 (1.56%) SMTP
18 43 (1.43%) FTP
19 42 (1.39%) Kerberos
20 38 (1.26%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1015 (33.68%) MySQL
2 455 (15.10%) NoSQL
3 410 (13.60%) MongoDB
4 337 (11.18%) PostgreSQL
5 258 (8.56%) SQL Server
6 255 (8.46%) Redis
7 209 (6.93%) Big Data
8 184 (6.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 184 (6.10%) Hadoop
9 181 (6.01%) Relational Database
10 76 (2.52%) RDBMS
11 59 (1.96%) HBase
12 55 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
13 54 (1.79%) Oracle Database
14 46 (1.53%) MariaDB
14 46 (1.53%) CouchDB
15 31 (1.03%) DB2
15 31 (1.03%) Riak
16 27 (0.90%) Apache Hive
17 25 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 880 (29.20%) Jenkins
2 725 (24.05%) Git (software)
3 385 (12.77%) Subversion
4 248 (8.23%) Maven
5 214 (7.10%) Hudson
6 177 (5.87%) JIRA
7 148 (4.91%) TeamCity
8 140 (4.64%) Ant
9 105 (3.48%) Selenium
10 96 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 66 (2.19%) Cucumber
12 64 (2.12%) RSpec
13 44 (1.46%) Mercurial
14 42 (1.39%) CruiseControl
15 37 (1.23%) JUnit
15 37 (1.23%) Artifactory
16 32 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
17 30 (1.00%) MSBuild
18 25 (0.83%) Gradle
19 22 (0.73%) Gerrit
General
1 363 (12.04%) Finance
2 158 (5.24%) Games
3 101 (3.35%) Marketing
4 80 (2.65%) Banking
5 78 (2.59%) Publishing
6 74 (2.46%) Retail
7 55 (1.82%) Advertising
8 46 (1.53%) Telecoms
9 38 (1.26%) Law
10 32 (1.06%) Financial Institution
11 26 (0.86%) Music Industry
12 15 (0.50%) Investment Banking
12 15 (0.50%) Front Office
12 15 (0.50%) Legal
13 9 (0.30%) Electronics
13 9 (0.30%) Turkish Language
13 9 (0.30%) German Language
13 9 (0.30%) Italian Language
14 7 (0.23%) Welsh Language
15 6 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 871 (28.90%) Administrator
2 763 (25.32%) Systems Administrator
3 615 (20.40%) Linux Administrator
4 593 (19.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 527 (17.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 355 (11.78%) Developer
7 259 (8.59%) Linux Engineer
8 191 (6.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 141 (4.68%) Architect
10 132 (4.38%) Systems Engineer
11 122 (4.05%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 110 (3.65%) Java Developer
13 105 (3.48%) Senior Linux Administrator
14 97 (3.22%) Operations Engineer
15 88 (2.92%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
16 71 (2.36%) Senior Developer
17 69 (2.29%) Web Engineer
18 67 (2.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
19 61 (2.02%) Software Engineer
20 58 (1.92%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 463 (15.36%) Web Services
2 358 (11.88%) LAMP
3 226 (7.50%) .NET
4 197 (6.54%) HTML
5 150 (4.98%) CSS
6 110 (3.65%) HTML5
7 106 (3.52%) Spring
8 105 (3.48%) XML
9 102 (3.38%) AngularJS
10 100 (3.32%) jQuery
11 96 (3.19%) Ruby on Rails
12 89 (2.95%) RabbitMQ
12 89 (2.95%) RESTful
13 85 (2.82%) REST
14 77 (2.55%) ASP.NET
15 73 (2.42%) JSON
16 68 (2.26%) Backbone.js
17 64 (2.12%) Memcached
18 63 (2.09%) Middleware
19 58 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 644 (21.37%) Open Source
2 170 (5.64%) Computer Science
3 118 (3.92%) Clustering
4 116 (3.85%) Replication
5 84 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
6 51 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 49 (1.63%) User Experience
7 49 (1.63%) Social Media
8 47 (1.56%) Digital Media
9 45 (1.49%) Hedge funds
9 45 (1.49%) Management Information System
9 45 (1.49%) Mathematics
10 35 (1.16%) Algorithms
11 32 (1.06%) Blackberry
12 31 (1.03%) Derivative
13 27 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
14 24 (0.80%) Blog
15 22 (0.73%) Data Structures
16 16 (0.53%) Physics
17 15 (0.50%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 2518 (83.54%) Linux
2 834 (27.67%) Windows
3 646 (21.43%) UNIX
4 631 (20.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 620 (20.57%) CentOS
6 482 (15.99%) Ubuntu
7 322 (10.68%) Debian
8 169 (5.61%) Solaris
9 103 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 74 (2.46%) AIX
11 70 (2.32%) SUSE
12 61 (2.02%) Fedora
13 57 (1.89%) Mac OS X
14 40 (1.33%) Android
15 37 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
16 33 (1.09%) Apple iOS
17 31 (1.03%) FreeBSD
18 28 (0.93%) OpenBSD
18 28 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
19 15 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1526 (50.63%) DevOps
2 950 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
3 772 (25.61%) Configuration Management
4 670 (22.23%) Continuous Integration
5 351 (11.65%) Scrum
6 345 (11.45%) E-Commerce
7 236 (7.83%) Load Balancing
8 234 (7.76%) TDD
9 225 (7.47%) ITIL
10 171 (5.67%) OO
10 171 (5.67%) Software Engineering
11 165 (5.47%) Performance Tuning
12 142 (4.71%) BDD
13 137 (4.55%) MVC
14 103 (3.42%) Build Automation
15 101 (3.35%) Mentoring
16 100 (3.32%) SOA
17 96 (3.19%) Kanban
18 92 (3.05%) Capacity Planning
19 85 (2.82%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1384 (45.92%) Python
2 1061 (35.20%) Ruby
3 1008 (33.44%) Java
4 974 (32.32%) Bash Shell
5 918 (30.46%) Perl
6 637 (21.13%) PHP
7 399 (13.24%) SQL
8 368 (12.21%) JavaScript
9 308 (10.22%) Shell Script
10 249 (8.26%) PowerShell
11 154 (5.11%) C#
12 95 (3.15%) Scala
13 93 (3.09%) C++
14 84 (2.79%) C
15 47 (1.56%) Korn
16 39 (1.29%) Groovy
17 34 (1.13%) AWK
18 29 (0.96%) sed
19 25 (0.83%) Golang
19 25 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 261 (8.66%) Degree
2 58 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 54 (1.79%) RHCE
4 52 (1.73%) SC Cleared
5 32 (1.06%) RHCSA
6 31 (1.03%) Sun Certification
7 30 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 24 (0.80%) CCNA
10 20 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (0.60%) AWS Certification
12 13 (0.43%) LPIC
12 13 (0.43%) Linux+ Certification
13 12 (0.40%) DV Cleared
14 9 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (0.30%) CCNP
15 8 (0.27%) Postgraduate
15 8 (0.27%) CISSP
15 8 (0.27%) MCITP
16 7 (0.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (5.01%) QA
2 96 (3.19%) SLA
3 39 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.100%) COBIT
7 1 (0.033%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.033%) WAI
7 1 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 479 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 210 (6.97%) KVM
3 171 (5.67%) Varnish
4 157 (5.21%) Xen
5 141 (4.68%) NFS
6 115 (3.82%) Active Directory
7 109 (3.62%) vSphere
8 88 (2.92%) Samba
9 84 (2.79%) Docker
10 52 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
11 50 (1.66%) Hyper-V
12 46 (1.53%) Snort
13 43 (1.43%) Postfix
13 43 (1.43%) vCloud
14 41 (1.36%) VMware ESX
15 34 (1.13%) XenServer
16 28 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 24 (0.80%) Sendmail
18 22 (0.73%) Ceph
19 21 (0.70%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1777 (58.96%) Opscode Chef
2 712 (23.62%) Nagios
3 379 (12.57%) Ansible
4 308 (10.22%) ZABBIX
5 280 (9.29%) Vagrant
6 237 (7.86%) Salt
7 158 (5.24%) Cacti
8 124 (4.11%) logstash
9 101 (3.35%) CFEngine
10 76 (2.52%) HAProxy
11 65 (2.16%) Ganglia
12 55 (1.82%) Zenoss
13 48 (1.59%) Munin
13 48 (1.59%) StatsD
14 47 (1.56%) Capistrano
15 44 (1.46%) Cobbler
16 43 (1.43%) Kibana
17 39 (1.29%) OpenView
18 36 (1.19%) Tivoli
18 36 (1.19%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 824 (27.34%) Red Hat
2 757 (25.12%) VMware
3 354 (11.75%) Oracle
4 205 (6.80%) HP
5 192 (6.37%) Cisco
6 181 (6.01%) Microsoft
7 129 (4.28%) Rackspace
8 109 (3.62%) NetApp
9 108 (3.58%) SaltStack
10 99 (3.28%) EMC
11 91 (3.02%) New Relic
12 88 (2.92%) Splunk
13 85 (2.82%) Google
14 80 (2.65%) Citrix
15 78 (2.59%) IBM
16 69 (2.29%) Juniper
17 63 (2.09%) Dell
18 57 (1.89%) F5
19 56 (1.86%) Veritas
20 43 (1.43%) Sony
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Cloudreach
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 23 hours ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + big benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday