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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 218 286 411
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +125
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 1507 1086 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.32% 0.98% 0.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.32% 16.21% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 908 521
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 £40,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
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
7802 6701 6333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.85% 6.06% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6230 5348 5206
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 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

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 21 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 21 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 +52 1445 £52,500 - 197
London +31 953 £55,000 - 99
South East +26 180 £50,000 +9.28% 26
Yorkshire +37 131 £40,000 - 24
City of London +25 121 £55,000 - 18
West Yorkshire +52 94 £42,500 -5.55% 14
Leeds +55 84 £45,000 +2.85% 13
Surrey +54 82 £52,500 +5.00% 10
East of England +25 72 £47,500 -2.56% 7
Berkshire +33 44 £49,000 +8.88% 3
South West -2 43 £35,000 -9.67% 14
Scotland +37 39 £37,500 -6.25% 3
North West -7 24 £48,750 +25.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +13 23 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Suffolk +20 21 £50,000 -25.92%
Edinburgh +11 20 £36,250 -9.37% 1
Cambridge +10 20 £45,000 - 6
Sheffield -6 19 £33,500 -14.64% 1
South Yorkshire -16 19 £33,500 -16.25% 1
Bristol +4 18 £42,500 +6.25% 3
North Yorkshire -13 18 £35,000 -40.92% 9
Ipswich +15 17 £50,000 -25.92%
West Midlands +5 17 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Hertfordshire -5 17 £65,000 +44.44%
Glasgow - 17 £38,500 - 2
Manchester -6 16 £50,000 +28.20% 4
Maidenhead +11 15 £48,000 -
Oxfordshire +8 15 £43,000 +7.50% 2
Windsor - 15 £57,500 -
Middlesbrough - 13 £35,000 -

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 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 2530 (83.64%) Linux
2 1782 (58.91%) Opscode Chef
3 1522 (50.31%) DevOps
4 1379 (45.59%) Python
5 1053 (34.81%) Ruby
6 1021 (33.75%) MySQL
7 1011 (33.42%) Java
8 962 (31.80%) Bash Shell
9 958 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
10 909 (30.05%) Perl
11 878 (29.02%) Jenkins
12 829 (27.40%) Windows
13 820 (27.11%) Red Hat
14 781 (25.82%) Apache
15 767 (25.36%) Configuration Management
16 759 (25.09%) VMware
17 727 (24.03%) Git (software)
18 712 (23.54%) Nagios
19 657 (21.72%) Continuous Integration
20 650 (21.49%) UNIX
21 641 (21.19%) Open Source
22 639 (21.12%) PHP
23 635 (20.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 625 (20.66%) CentOS
25 536 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
26 502 (16.60%) Tomcat
27 496 (16.40%) nginx
28 488 (16.13%) Ubuntu
29 481 (15.90%) VMware Infrastructure
30 473 (15.64%) Web Services

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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
1 781 (25.82%) Apache
2 502 (16.60%) Tomcat
3 496 (16.40%) nginx
4 223 (7.37%) Node.js
5 210 (6.94%) OpenStack
6 209 (6.91%) JBoss
7 206 (6.81%) IIS
8 173 (5.72%) Elasticsearch
9 106 (3.50%) WebLogic
10 88 (2.91%) Jetty
11 87 (2.88%) Apache Solr
12 74 (2.45%) Confluence
13 52 (1.72%) WebSphere
14 37 (1.22%) Drupal
15 30 (0.99%) CMS
16 24 (0.79%) WordPress
17 23 (0.76%) Apache Pig
18 22 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 20 (0.66%) CloudStack
20 19 (0.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 77 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.36%) Weka
3 9 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.23%) MS Office
5 2 (0.066%) Mingle
5 2 (0.066%) Stata
5 2 (0.066%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.033%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.033%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 41 (1.36%) Magento
2 4 (0.13%) Fredhopper
2 4 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.13%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.066%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 536 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
2 170 (5.62%) Amazon EC2
3 159 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
4 143 (4.73%) SaaS
5 129 (4.26%) IaaS
6 127 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
7 104 (3.44%) PaaS
8 90 (2.98%) GitHub
9 80 (2.64%) Amazon S3
10 37 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
11 32 (1.06%) Amazon ELB
11 32 (1.06%) Rackspace Cloud
12 28 (0.93%) SoftLayer
13 24 (0.79%) Joyent
14 22 (0.73%) Google Compute Engine
15 21 (0.69%) ElastiCache
15 21 (0.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 19 (0.63%) Heroku
17 18 (0.60%) OpenShift
18 15 (0.50%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 443 (14.64%) TCP/IP
2 388 (12.83%) DNS
3 291 (9.62%) HTTP
4 276 (9.12%) Firewall
5 275 (9.09%) SAN
6 196 (6.48%) LDAP
7 149 (4.93%) Internet
8 131 (4.33%) DHCP
9 104 (3.44%) SSL
10 92 (3.04%) VPN
11 81 (2.68%) LAN
12 79 (2.61%) NAS
13 73 (2.41%) SSH
14 62 (2.05%) WAN
15 59 (1.95%) BIG-IP
16 54 (1.79%) SNMP
17 46 (1.52%) SMTP
18 45 (1.49%) FTP
19 40 (1.32%) Kerberos
20 37 (1.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1021 (33.75%) MySQL
2 456 (15.07%) NoSQL
3 411 (13.59%) MongoDB
4 337 (11.14%) PostgreSQL
5 261 (8.63%) SQL Server
6 257 (8.50%) Redis
7 210 (6.94%) Big Data
8 188 (6.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 188 (6.21%) Hadoop
9 184 (6.08%) Relational Database
10 76 (2.51%) RDBMS
11 60 (1.98%) HBase
12 57 (1.88%) Oracle Database
13 55 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
14 47 (1.55%) MariaDB
15 45 (1.49%) CouchDB
16 34 (1.12%) DB2
17 31 (1.02%) Riak
18 26 (0.86%) Apache Hive
19 25 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 878 (29.02%) Jenkins
2 727 (24.03%) Git (software)
3 383 (12.66%) Subversion
4 245 (8.10%) Maven
5 210 (6.94%) Hudson
6 175 (5.79%) JIRA
7 144 (4.76%) TeamCity
8 138 (4.56%) Ant
9 108 (3.57%) Selenium
10 97 (3.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 66 (2.18%) Cucumber
12 64 (2.12%) RSpec
13 44 (1.45%) CruiseControl
14 41 (1.36%) Mercurial
15 38 (1.26%) JUnit
16 33 (1.09%) Artifactory
17 32 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
18 29 (0.96%) MSBuild
19 24 (0.79%) Gradle
20 21 (0.69%) Gerrit
General
1 354 (11.70%) Finance
2 157 (5.19%) Games
3 101 (3.34%) Marketing
4 77 (2.55%) Publishing
5 75 (2.48%) Retail
6 72 (2.38%) Banking
7 56 (1.85%) Advertising
8 46 (1.52%) Telecoms
9 37 (1.22%) Law
10 33 (1.09%) Financial Institution
11 27 (0.89%) Music Industry
12 15 (0.50%) Legal
13 14 (0.46%) Front Office
13 14 (0.46%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.30%) German Language
14 9 (0.30%) Italian Language
14 9 (0.30%) Turkish Language
15 7 (0.23%) Welsh Language
16 6 (0.20%) Billing
16 6 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 873 (28.86%) Administrator
2 760 (25.12%) Systems Administrator
3 608 (20.10%) Linux Administrator
4 584 (19.31%) DevOps Engineer
5 520 (17.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 357 (11.80%) Developer
7 260 (8.60%) Linux Engineer
8 190 (6.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 142 (4.69%) Architect
10 130 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
11 120 (3.97%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 108 (3.57%) Java Developer
13 102 (3.37%) Senior Linux Administrator
14 100 (3.31%) Operations Engineer
15 86 (2.84%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
16 74 (2.45%) Web Engineer
17 72 (2.38%) Senior Developer
18 67 (2.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
19 61 (2.02%) Software Engineer
20 59 (1.95%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 473 (15.64%) Web Services
2 354 (11.70%) LAMP
3 230 (7.60%) .NET
4 202 (6.68%) HTML
5 155 (5.12%) CSS
6 110 (3.64%) HTML5
7 108 (3.57%) XML
8 105 (3.47%) Spring
9 102 (3.37%) AngularJS
10 101 (3.34%) jQuery
11 94 (3.11%) Ruby on Rails
12 89 (2.94%) RESTful
13 88 (2.91%) RabbitMQ
14 87 (2.88%) REST
15 77 (2.55%) JSON
16 75 (2.48%) ASP.NET
17 68 (2.25%) Backbone.js
18 65 (2.15%) Memcached
18 65 (2.15%) Middleware
19 59 (1.95%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 641 (21.19%) Open Source
2 174 (5.75%) Computer Science
3 120 (3.97%) Clustering
4 113 (3.74%) Replication
5 85 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
6 54 (1.79%) User Experience
7 52 (1.72%) Social Media
8 49 (1.62%) Digital Media
8 49 (1.62%) Mobile App
9 47 (1.55%) Management Information System
10 45 (1.49%) Mathematics
10 45 (1.49%) Hedge funds
11 36 (1.19%) Algorithms
12 32 (1.06%) Blackberry
13 29 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
14 28 (0.93%) Derivative
15 26 (0.86%) Blog
16 24 (0.79%) Data Structures
17 19 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
18 16 (0.53%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2530 (83.64%) Linux
2 829 (27.40%) Windows
3 650 (21.49%) UNIX
4 635 (20.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 625 (20.66%) CentOS
6 488 (16.13%) Ubuntu
7 331 (10.94%) Debian
8 171 (5.65%) Solaris
9 103 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 74 (2.45%) AIX
11 72 (2.38%) SUSE
12 64 (2.12%) Fedora
13 53 (1.75%) Mac OS X
14 41 (1.36%) Android
15 38 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
16 35 (1.16%) Apple iOS
17 30 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
17 30 (0.99%) FreeBSD
18 29 (0.96%) OpenBSD
19 15 (0.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1522 (50.31%) DevOps
2 958 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
3 767 (25.36%) Configuration Management
4 657 (21.72%) Continuous Integration
5 352 (11.64%) Scrum
6 342 (11.31%) E-Commerce
7 247 (8.17%) Load Balancing
8 232 (7.67%) TDD
9 226 (7.47%) ITIL
10 170 (5.62%) OO
10 170 (5.62%) Software Engineering
11 169 (5.59%) Performance Tuning
12 142 (4.69%) BDD
13 138 (4.56%) MVC
14 112 (3.70%) Mentoring
15 110 (3.64%) Build Automation
16 105 (3.47%) SOA
17 99 (3.27%) Kanban
18 92 (3.04%) Capacity Planning
19 85 (2.81%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1379 (45.59%) Python
2 1053 (34.81%) Ruby
3 1011 (33.42%) Java
4 962 (31.80%) Bash Shell
5 909 (30.05%) Perl
6 639 (21.12%) PHP
7 396 (13.09%) SQL
8 376 (12.43%) JavaScript
9 312 (10.31%) Shell Script
10 246 (8.13%) PowerShell
11 152 (5.02%) C#
12 102 (3.37%) Scala
13 93 (3.07%) C++
14 85 (2.81%) C
15 47 (1.55%) Korn
16 39 (1.29%) Groovy
17 33 (1.09%) AWK
18 28 (0.93%) R
18 28 (0.93%) sed
19 24 (0.79%) Golang
Qualifications
1 261 (8.63%) Degree
2 57 (1.88%) Security Cleared
3 53 (1.75%) RHCE
4 49 (1.62%) SC Cleared
5 34 (1.12%) RHCSA
6 31 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (1.02%) Sun Certification
7 27 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 23 (0.76%) CCNA
9 19 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (0.56%) AWS Certification
11 14 (0.46%) LPIC
11 14 (0.46%) Linux+ Certification
12 10 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (0.33%) DV Cleared
12 10 (0.33%) CCNP
13 9 (0.30%) CISSP
14 8 (0.26%) MCSE
14 8 (0.26%) MCITP
15 7 (0.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (5.19%) QA
2 100 (3.31%) SLA
3 36 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.13%) COBIT
7 1 (0.033%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.033%) WAI
7 1 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 481 (15.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 214 (7.07%) KVM
3 176 (5.82%) Varnish
4 158 (5.22%) Xen
5 143 (4.73%) NFS
6 116 (3.83%) Active Directory
7 109 (3.60%) vSphere
8 88 (2.91%) Samba
9 83 (2.74%) Docker
10 54 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
11 49 (1.62%) Hyper-V
12 48 (1.59%) Snort
13 45 (1.49%) vCloud
14 44 (1.45%) Postfix
15 39 (1.29%) VMware ESX
16 32 (1.06%) XenServer
17 29 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 24 (0.79%) Sendmail
19 23 (0.76%) Ceph
20 20 (0.66%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1782 (58.91%) Opscode Chef
2 712 (23.54%) Nagios
3 371 (12.26%) Ansible
4 302 (9.98%) ZABBIX
5 281 (9.29%) Vagrant
6 230 (7.60%) Salt
7 155 (5.12%) Cacti
8 123 (4.07%) logstash
9 103 (3.40%) CFEngine
10 77 (2.55%) HAProxy
11 65 (2.15%) Ganglia
12 56 (1.85%) Zenoss
13 49 (1.62%) Capistrano
14 48 (1.59%) Munin
15 47 (1.55%) StatsD
16 44 (1.45%) Kibana
17 41 (1.36%) Cobbler
18 37 (1.22%) OpenView
19 36 (1.19%) ITRS Geneos
20 35 (1.16%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 820 (27.11%) Red Hat
2 759 (25.09%) VMware
3 354 (11.70%) Oracle
4 200 (6.61%) HP
5 190 (6.28%) Cisco
6 185 (6.12%) Microsoft
7 131 (4.33%) Rackspace
8 107 (3.54%) SaltStack
9 101 (3.34%) NetApp
10 100 (3.31%) EMC
11 94 (3.11%) New Relic
12 90 (2.98%) Splunk
13 85 (2.81%) Google
14 84 (2.78%) Citrix
15 80 (2.64%) IBM
16 67 (2.21%) Juniper
17 65 (2.15%) Dell
18 58 (1.92%) F5
19 55 (1.82%) Veritas
20 44 (1.45%) Sony
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Attractive
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
XCM Rock
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Engage PSG
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago