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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 195 253 365
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +112
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 1767 1338 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.63% 1.10% 0.71%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.71% 17.95% 11.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1473 1100 647
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 £37,500 £35,000 £38,950
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
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
7451 7454 6669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.89% 6.15% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5957 6003 5230
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.87% -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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +68 1705 £55,000 +4.76% 232
London +51 1055 £60,000 +14.28% 122
South East +63 254 £50,000 +5.26% 37
City of London +87 171 £58,750 +6.81% 31
South West +98 136 £42,500 -10.52% 25
Yorkshire +35 88 £45,000 - 11
West Yorkshire +54 80 £42,500 -22.72% 11
Leeds +50 80 £42,500 -22.72% 11
Bristol +65 79 £42,500 +3.65% 13
Berkshire +39 66 £50,000 +13.63% 10
East of England +13 54 £50,000 +5.26% 15
West Midlands +41 48 £47,500 +17.28% 7
Hampshire +35 48 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Surrey +25 47 £45,000 -14.28% 5
Reading +25 42 £60,000 +4.34% 10
Scotland +34 40 £45,000 +22.44% 7
North West +15 37 £37,500 - 9
Manchester +23 30 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Edinburgh +32 25 £46,250 +54.16% 5
East Midlands +27 24 £45,000 +5.88% 3
East Sussex -17 24 £42,500 - 5
Cambridgeshire -2 23 £50,750 +12.77% 12
Oxfordshire -4 23 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Leatherhead +10 22 £47,500 -5.00%
Brighton -13 20 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Milton Keynes - 19 £46,250 -
Buckinghamshire - 19 £46,250 -
Oxford +16 18 £50,000 -22.48% 1
Coventry - 18 £45,000 - 4
Dorset +15 17 £47,500 -9.52%

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2567 (80.17%) Linux
2 1981 (61.87%) Opscode Chef
3 1862 (58.15%) DevOps
4 1366 (42.66%) Python
5 1196 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1093 (34.13%) Amazon AWS
7 1077 (33.64%) Ruby
8 1018 (31.79%) Bash Shell
9 1008 (31.48%) Java
10 950 (29.67%) Perl
10 950 (29.67%) Configuration Management
11 930 (29.04%) MySQL
12 929 (29.01%) Jenkins
13 840 (26.23%) Git (software)
14 839 (26.20%) Red Hat
15 802 (25.05%) VMware
16 776 (24.23%) Windows
17 744 (23.24%) Apache
17 744 (23.24%) Continuous Integration
18 735 (22.95%) PHP
19 732 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 669 (20.89%) Ansible
21 652 (20.36%) UNIX
22 614 (19.18%) Nagios
23 547 (17.08%) Ubuntu
24 544 (16.99%) CentOS
25 525 (16.40%) VMware Infrastructure
26 496 (15.49%) Web Services
27 493 (15.40%) SQL
28 476 (14.87%) nginx

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 744 (23.24%) Apache
2 476 (14.87%) nginx
3 428 (13.37%) Tomcat
4 294 (9.18%) IIS
5 267 (8.34%) OpenStack
6 235 (7.34%) Elasticsearch
7 166 (5.18%) Node.js
8 149 (4.65%) JBoss
9 105 (3.28%) Apache Solr
10 87 (2.72%) WebSphere
11 83 (2.59%) Confluence
12 63 (1.97%) Drupal
13 62 (1.94%) WebLogic
14 53 (1.66%) Cloud Foundry
14 53 (1.66%) Apache Spark
15 44 (1.37%) GlassFish
16 37 (1.16%) CMS
17 34 (1.06%) Jetty
18 28 (0.87%) SharePoint
19 26 (0.81%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 84 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.062%) MS Project
3 1 (0.031%) MS Office
3 1 (0.031%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.41%) Magento
3 9 (0.28%) Sophis RISQUE
4 5 (0.16%) Cordys
5 2 (0.062%) Summit
5 2 (0.062%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.031%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.031%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.031%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1093 (34.13%) Amazon AWS
2 236 (7.37%) Amazon EC2
3 210 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 172 (5.37%) IaaS
5 165 (5.15%) Cloud Computing
6 162 (5.06%) PaaS
7 129 (4.03%) SaaS
8 107 (3.34%) Amazon S3
9 106 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
10 71 (2.22%) GitHub
11 45 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
12 43 (1.34%) Route 53
13 36 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 32 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
15 30 (0.94%) Office 365
16 25 (0.78%) SoftLayer
17 24 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
17 24 (0.75%) OpenShift
18 23 (0.72%) Rackspace Cloud
18 23 (0.72%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 385 (12.02%) DNS
2 321 (10.02%) Firewall
3 287 (8.96%) TCP/IP
4 239 (7.46%) HTTP
5 182 (5.68%) SAN
6 162 (5.06%) Internet
7 143 (4.47%) LDAP
8 122 (3.81%) DHCP
9 107 (3.34%) VPN
10 86 (2.69%) SMTP
10 86 (2.69%) iSCSI
11 80 (2.50%) Network Security
11 80 (2.50%) LAN
12 74 (2.31%) WAN
13 66 (2.06%) NAS
14 55 (1.72%) VLAN
15 49 (1.53%) SSH
16 48 (1.50%) BGP
17 47 (1.47%) SSL
18 40 (1.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 930 (29.04%) MySQL
2 457 (14.27%) NoSQL
3 413 (12.90%) MongoDB
4 329 (10.27%) SQL Server
5 319 (9.96%) PostgreSQL
6 273 (8.53%) Redis
7 250 (7.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 221 (6.90%) Relational Database
9 157 (4.90%) Big Data
10 152 (4.75%) Hadoop
11 80 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
12 58 (1.81%) Oracle Database
12 58 (1.81%) RDBMS
13 57 (1.78%) Couchbase
14 51 (1.59%) HBase
15 48 (1.50%) CouchDB
16 37 (1.16%) Riak
17 33 (1.03%) Apache Hive
18 31 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
19 23 (0.72%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 929 (29.01%) Jenkins
2 840 (26.23%) Git (software)
3 364 (11.37%) Subversion
4 287 (8.96%) Maven
5 206 (6.43%) JIRA
6 196 (6.12%) TeamCity
7 181 (5.65%) Hudson
8 126 (3.94%) Ant
9 100 (3.12%) Selenium
10 87 (2.72%) Cucumber
11 72 (2.25%) JUnit
12 70 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 66 (2.06%) RSpec
14 56 (1.75%) Gradle
15 55 (1.72%) Mercurial
15 55 (1.72%) Artifactory
16 44 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
17 41 (1.28%) WebDriver
18 40 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
19 33 (1.03%) Grunt
General
1 448 (13.99%) Finance
2 148 (4.62%) Games
3 106 (3.31%) Retail
4 104 (3.25%) Banking
5 101 (3.15%) Marketing
6 90 (2.81%) Telecoms
7 48 (1.50%) Advertising
8 45 (1.41%) Law
9 42 (1.31%) Publishing
10 40 (1.25%) Electronics
11 26 (0.81%) Automotive
12 23 (0.72%) Financial Institution
13 21 (0.66%) Manufacturing
14 14 (0.44%) Legal
15 10 (0.31%) Billing
16 7 (0.22%) Back Office
17 6 (0.19%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.12%) Front Office
18 4 (0.12%) Online Betting
19 3 (0.094%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 916 (28.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 687 (21.46%) Administrator
3 658 (20.55%) Systems Administrator
4 484 (15.12%) Linux Administrator
5 455 (14.21%) Developer
6 441 (13.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 281 (8.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 280 (8.74%) Linux Engineer
9 236 (7.37%) Systems Engineer
10 199 (6.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 171 (5.34%) Architect
12 132 (4.12%) Senior Developer
13 129 (4.03%) Java Developer
14 87 (2.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 73 (2.28%) Cloud Engineer
16 69 (2.15%) Software Engineer
17 65 (2.03%) Web Developer
18 61 (1.91%) Senior Systems Administrator
19 59 (1.84%) Linux Systems Engineer
20 58 (1.81%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 496 (15.49%) Web Services
2 336 (10.49%) .NET
3 312 (9.74%) LAMP
4 266 (8.31%) HTML
5 234 (7.31%) CSS
6 179 (5.59%) REST
7 158 (4.93%) AngularJS
8 121 (3.78%) Spring
9 120 (3.75%) Middleware
10 118 (3.69%) HTML5
11 112 (3.50%) RabbitMQ
12 110 (3.44%) RESTful
13 106 (3.31%) jQuery
14 99 (3.09%) Ruby on Rails
15 94 (2.94%) XML
16 77 (2.40%) ASP.NET
17 76 (2.37%) CSS3
18 73 (2.28%) Hibernate
19 72 (2.25%) J2EE
20 67 (2.09%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 245 (7.65%) Data Centre
2 163 (5.09%) Computer Science
3 161 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
4 117 (3.65%) Mobile App
5 95 (2.97%) Clustering
6 92 (2.87%) Replication
7 78 (2.44%) Public Cloud
8 70 (2.19%) User Experience
9 64 (2.00%) Management Information System
10 55 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
11 54 (1.69%) Wiki
12 51 (1.59%) Private Cloud
13 35 (1.09%) Blackberry
14 31 (0.97%) Derivative
15 28 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
16 27 (0.84%) HACMP
17 26 (0.81%) EqualLogic
18 24 (0.75%) BBC
19 23 (0.72%) Blog
20 21 (0.66%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2567 (80.17%) Linux
2 776 (24.23%) Windows
3 732 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 652 (20.36%) UNIX
5 547 (17.08%) Ubuntu
6 544 (16.99%) CentOS
7 254 (7.93%) Debian
8 153 (4.78%) Solaris
9 138 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 93 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 77 (2.40%) Android
12 65 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
13 60 (1.87%) Apple iOS
14 56 (1.75%) Fedora
15 49 (1.53%) AIX
16 36 (1.12%) SUSE
17 32 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
18 30 (0.94%) Mac OS X
19 20 (0.62%) CoreOS
20 14 (0.44%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1862 (58.15%) DevOps
2 1196 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
3 950 (29.67%) Configuration Management
4 744 (23.24%) Continuous Integration
5 410 (12.80%) Open Source
6 373 (11.65%) E-Commerce
7 372 (11.62%) TDD
8 369 (11.52%) Scrum
9 327 (10.21%) Continuous Delivery
10 244 (7.62%) ITIL
11 236 (7.37%) Software Engineering
12 188 (5.87%) BDD
13 185 (5.78%) Load Balancing
14 173 (5.40%) OO
15 138 (4.31%) Mentoring
16 137 (4.28%) Performance Tuning
17 128 (4.00%) Kanban
18 127 (3.97%) Build Automation
19 121 (3.78%) Unit Testing
20 112 (3.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1366 (42.66%) Python
2 1077 (33.64%) Ruby
3 1018 (31.79%) Bash Shell
4 1008 (31.48%) Java
5 950 (29.67%) Perl
6 735 (22.95%) PHP
7 493 (15.40%) SQL
8 426 (13.30%) JavaScript
9 388 (12.12%) PowerShell
10 258 (8.06%) Shell Script
11 209 (6.53%) C#
12 118 (3.69%) Scala
13 102 (3.19%) C++
14 82 (2.56%) Groovy
15 71 (2.22%) Go
16 55 (1.72%) Korn
17 47 (1.47%) C
18 32 (1.00%) Clojure
18 32 (1.00%) Bourne shell
19 21 (0.66%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 303 (9.46%) Degree
2 93 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
3 76 (2.37%) Security Cleared
4 69 (2.15%) CCNA
5 64 (2.00%) RHCE
6 44 (1.37%) DV Cleared
7 39 (1.22%) SC Cleared
8 37 (1.16%) RHCSA
9 30 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 28 (0.87%) AWS Certification
11 25 (0.78%) CCNP
12 15 (0.47%) JNCIA
12 15 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (0.41%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.22%) LPIC
15 6 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.19%) CCIE
15 6 (0.19%) MCSE
16 5 (0.16%) Sun Certification
17 4 (0.12%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (5.53%) QA
2 52 (1.62%) SLA
3 51 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (1.25%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.59%) FISMA
6 7 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.094%) PMBOK
System Software
1 525 (16.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 239 (7.46%) Docker
3 157 (4.90%) Varnish
4 156 (4.87%) Active Directory
5 122 (3.81%) KVM
6 96 (3.00%) vSphere
7 83 (2.59%) NFS
8 78 (2.44%) Xen
9 74 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
9 74 (2.31%) VMware ESX
10 73 (2.28%) Samba
11 72 (2.25%) Hyper-V
12 55 (1.72%) VirtualBox
12 55 (1.72%) vCloud
13 48 (1.50%) iptables
14 41 (1.28%) XenServer
15 39 (1.22%) Postfix
16 38 (1.19%) Squid
17 33 (1.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 29 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1981 (61.87%) Opscode Chef
2 669 (20.89%) Ansible
3 614 (19.18%) Nagios
4 302 (9.43%) Salt
5 283 (8.84%) Vagrant
6 278 (8.68%) ZABBIX
7 183 (5.72%) Graphite
8 126 (3.94%) logstash
9 85 (2.65%) Cacti
9 85 (2.65%) Cobbler
10 74 (2.31%) Capistrano
11 72 (2.25%) Kibana
12 68 (2.12%) HAProxy
13 61 (1.91%) CFEngine
14 57 (1.78%) Zenoss
15 47 (1.47%) StatsD
16 45 (1.41%) Tivoli
17 39 (1.22%) Ganglia
18 34 (1.06%) Red Hat Satellite
19 33 (1.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 839 (26.20%) Red Hat
2 802 (25.05%) VMware
3 397 (12.40%) Oracle
4 247 (7.71%) Cisco
5 215 (6.71%) Microsoft
6 160 (5.00%) Rackspace
7 153 (4.78%) Google
8 146 (4.56%) HP
9 134 (4.18%) IBM
10 120 (3.75%) SaltStack
11 115 (3.59%) Splunk
12 101 (3.15%) New Relic
13 83 (2.59%) Dell
14 77 (2.40%) Juniper
15 74 (2.31%) Veritas
16 72 (2.25%) NetApp
17 71 (2.22%) Citrix
18 47 (1.47%) F5
19 43 (1.34%) Zend
20 40 (1.25%) Sun
City, London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd)
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Emponics Limited
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd)
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum HIGHLY COMPETITIVE!!!!!!!!
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FanDuel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FanDuel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago