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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 199 266 385
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +119
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 1728 1295 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.56% 1.08% 0.62%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.75% 17.47% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1422 1043 579
Average salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £39,650
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%

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
7595 7414 6608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.88% 6.18% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6047 5920 5117
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,875 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -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 5 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 5 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
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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 +53 1650 £55,000 +4.76% 227
London +52 1027 £58,750 +11.90% 122
South East +49 244 £50,000 +5.26% 33
City of London +81 175 £57,500 +4.54% 40
South West +91 138 £42,500 -15.00% 28
Yorkshire +37 90 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Bristol +67 78 £44,500 +39.06% 13
West Yorkshire +57 78 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Leeds +40 78 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Berkshire +21 60 £58,250 +32.38% 8
Scotland +50 49 £45,000 +35.33% 14
East of England +6 49 £50,000 +8.69% 12
Surrey +6 48 £47,500 -9.52% 9
Hampshire +20 43 £45,000 +5.88% 6
West Midlands +18 40 £42,500 +2.40% 7
North West -3 35 £42,500 +13.33% 13
Oxfordshire +6 32 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Reading +5 31 £62,500 +8.69% 7
Manchester +20 28 £42,500 +6.25% 10
East Sussex -7 26 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Edinburgh +22 25 £45,000 +50.00% 7
Glasgow +26 24 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Oxford +20 22 £50,000 -33.33% 1
Brighton -20 22 £40,000 -5.88% 3
East Midlands +21 21 £52,500 +23.52%
Cambridgeshire +4 21 £55,000 +3.77% 9
Leatherhead +5 20 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Dorset +12 19 £42,500 -12.82% 2
Bournemouth +9 19 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Warwickshire -2 19 £47,500 +14.45% 2

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 2467 (80.91%) Linux
2 1875 (61.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1725 (56.58%) DevOps
4 1330 (43.62%) Python
5 1106 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
6 1050 (34.44%) Ruby
7 1037 (34.01%) Amazon AWS
8 979 (32.11%) Bash Shell
9 962 (31.55%) Java
10 931 (30.53%) MySQL
11 919 (30.14%) Perl
12 900 (29.52%) Configuration Management
13 852 (27.94%) Jenkins
14 831 (27.25%) Red Hat
15 791 (25.94%) Git (software)
16 772 (25.32%) VMware
17 756 (24.80%) Windows
18 741 (24.30%) Apache
19 729 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 719 (23.58%) Continuous Integration
21 701 (22.99%) PHP
22 626 (20.53%) UNIX
23 604 (19.81%) Nagios
24 583 (19.12%) Ansible
25 521 (17.09%) CentOS
26 504 (16.53%) Ubuntu
27 503 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
28 477 (15.64%) Web Services
29 470 (15.41%) nginx
30 459 (15.05%) SQL

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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
1 741 (24.30%) Apache
2 470 (15.41%) nginx
3 428 (14.04%) Tomcat
4 276 (9.05%) IIS
5 250 (8.20%) OpenStack
6 213 (6.99%) Elasticsearch
7 164 (5.38%) Node.js
8 138 (4.53%) JBoss
9 97 (3.18%) Apache Solr
10 89 (2.92%) Confluence
11 73 (2.39%) WebSphere
12 55 (1.80%) Drupal
12 55 (1.80%) WebLogic
13 49 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
14 42 (1.38%) GlassFish
15 37 (1.21%) Jetty
16 36 (1.18%) Apache Spark
17 31 (1.02%) CMS
18 27 (0.89%) SharePoint
18 27 (0.89%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 68 (2.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.066%) MS Project
3 1 (0.033%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.39%) Magento
3 9 (0.30%) Sophis RISQUE
4 5 (0.16%) Cordys
5 2 (0.066%) Summit
5 2 (0.066%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.033%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.033%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1037 (34.01%) Amazon AWS
2 220 (7.22%) Amazon EC2
3 176 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 162 (5.31%) PaaS
4 162 (5.31%) IaaS
5 161 (5.28%) Cloud Computing
6 139 (4.56%) SaaS
7 123 (4.03%) AWS CloudFormation
8 109 (3.57%) Amazon S3
9 66 (2.16%) GitHub
10 42 (1.38%) Route 53
11 40 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
12 38 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 29 (0.95%) SoftLayer
14 27 (0.89%) OpenShift
15 26 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 25 (0.82%) Office 365
16 25 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
17 23 (0.75%) Joyent
18 22 (0.72%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 386 (12.66%) DNS
2 320 (10.50%) Firewall
3 299 (9.81%) TCP/IP
4 247 (8.10%) HTTP
5 199 (6.53%) SAN
6 147 (4.82%) LDAP
7 146 (4.79%) Internet
8 125 (4.10%) DHCP
9 106 (3.48%) VPN
10 89 (2.92%) SMTP
11 82 (2.69%) LAN
11 82 (2.69%) iSCSI
12 77 (2.53%) Network Security
13 66 (2.16%) WAN
14 65 (2.13%) NAS
15 56 (1.84%) VLAN
16 47 (1.54%) SSH
17 45 (1.48%) BGP
18 40 (1.31%) SSL
18 40 (1.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 931 (30.53%) MySQL
2 452 (14.82%) NoSQL
3 389 (12.76%) MongoDB
4 327 (10.72%) SQL Server
5 319 (10.46%) PostgreSQL
6 259 (8.49%) Redis
7 233 (7.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 208 (6.82%) Relational Database
9 159 (5.21%) Big Data
10 147 (4.82%) Hadoop
11 79 (2.59%) Amazon RDS
12 60 (1.97%) RDBMS
13 58 (1.90%) Couchbase
14 50 (1.64%) Oracle Database
15 45 (1.48%) CouchDB
16 41 (1.34%) HBase
17 31 (1.02%) Apache Hive
18 30 (0.98%) Riak
19 29 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
20 24 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 852 (27.94%) Jenkins
2 791 (25.94%) Git (software)
3 369 (12.10%) Subversion
4 262 (8.59%) Maven
5 197 (6.46%) TeamCity
6 196 (6.43%) JIRA
7 154 (5.05%) Hudson
8 116 (3.80%) Ant
9 82 (2.69%) Cucumber
10 81 (2.66%) Selenium
11 75 (2.46%) JUnit
12 65 (2.13%) RSpec
13 63 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 59 (1.94%) Artifactory
15 57 (1.87%) Mercurial
16 49 (1.61%) Gradle
17 41 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
18 36 (1.18%) WebDriver
19 34 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
20 32 (1.05%) Jasmine
General
1 431 (14.14%) Finance
2 146 (4.79%) Games
3 97 (3.18%) Marketing
4 95 (3.12%) Banking
4 95 (3.12%) Retail
5 76 (2.49%) Telecoms
6 50 (1.64%) Advertising
7 45 (1.48%) Law
8 41 (1.34%) Publishing
9 39 (1.28%) Electronics
10 19 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 19 (0.62%) Automotive
10 19 (0.62%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.43%) Legal
12 9 (0.30%) Billing
13 7 (0.23%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.20%) Front Office
14 6 (0.20%) Back Office
15 4 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.098%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 862 (28.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 696 (22.83%) Administrator
3 664 (21.78%) Systems Administrator
4 492 (16.14%) Linux Administrator
5 445 (14.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 432 (14.17%) Developer
7 276 (9.05%) Linux Engineer
8 264 (8.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 217 (7.12%) Systems Engineer
10 180 (5.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 169 (5.54%) Architect
12 127 (4.17%) Java Developer
13 119 (3.90%) Senior Developer
14 85 (2.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 74 (2.43%) Cloud Engineer
16 62 (2.03%) Senior Systems Administrator
17 58 (1.90%) Software Engineer
18 57 (1.87%) Applications Support
19 56 (1.84%) Analyst
19 56 (1.84%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 477 (15.64%) Web Services
2 315 (10.33%) .NET
3 291 (9.54%) LAMP
4 252 (8.27%) HTML
5 222 (7.28%) CSS
6 160 (5.25%) REST
7 157 (5.15%) AngularJS
8 121 (3.97%) HTML5
9 118 (3.87%) Spring
10 112 (3.67%) RESTful
11 107 (3.51%) RabbitMQ
12 103 (3.38%) Middleware
13 102 (3.35%) Ruby on Rails
14 99 (3.25%) jQuery
15 82 (2.69%) XML
16 78 (2.56%) CSS3
17 76 (2.49%) Hibernate
18 75 (2.46%) ActiveMQ
19 67 (2.20%) ASP.NET
20 66 (2.16%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 414 (13.58%) Open Source
2 168 (5.51%) Computer Science
3 136 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 113 (3.71%) Mobile App
5 105 (3.44%) Replication
6 98 (3.21%) Clustering
7 76 (2.49%) Public Cloud
8 69 (2.26%) User Experience
9 63 (2.07%) Management Information System
10 55 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
11 45 (1.48%) Wiki
12 44 (1.44%) Private Cloud
13 41 (1.34%) Derivative
14 37 (1.21%) Blackberry
15 27 (0.89%) HACMP
15 27 (0.89%) Mathematics
16 24 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
17 23 (0.75%) Digital Media
18 20 (0.66%) Hedge funds
18 20 (0.66%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2467 (80.91%) Linux
2 756 (24.80%) Windows
3 729 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 626 (20.53%) UNIX
5 521 (17.09%) CentOS
6 504 (16.53%) Ubuntu
7 253 (8.30%) Debian
8 166 (5.44%) Solaris
9 120 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 76 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 73 (2.39%) Android
12 61 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 54 (1.77%) Fedora
14 53 (1.74%) Apple iOS
15 51 (1.67%) AIX
16 45 (1.48%) Mac OS X
17 36 (1.18%) SUSE
18 33 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
19 18 (0.59%) FreeBSD
20 15 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1725 (56.58%) DevOps
2 1106 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
3 900 (29.52%) Configuration Management
4 719 (23.58%) Continuous Integration
5 360 (11.81%) E-Commerce
6 341 (11.18%) TDD
7 328 (10.76%) Scrum
8 324 (10.63%) Continuous Delivery
9 232 (7.61%) ITIL
10 210 (6.89%) Software Engineering
11 188 (6.17%) Load Balancing
12 176 (5.77%) OO
13 172 (5.64%) BDD
14 136 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
15 133 (4.36%) Mentoring
16 125 (4.10%) Kanban
17 120 (3.94%) Unit Testing
18 113 (3.71%) Build Automation
19 111 (3.64%) SOA
19 111 (3.64%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1330 (43.62%) Python
2 1050 (34.44%) Ruby
3 979 (32.11%) Bash Shell
4 962 (31.55%) Java
5 919 (30.14%) Perl
6 701 (22.99%) PHP
7 459 (15.05%) SQL
8 401 (13.15%) JavaScript
9 338 (11.09%) PowerShell
10 263 (8.63%) Shell Script
11 197 (6.46%) C#
12 106 (3.48%) Scala
13 93 (3.05%) C++
14 64 (2.10%) Groovy
15 61 (2.00%) Go
16 54 (1.77%) Korn
17 52 (1.71%) C
18 32 (1.05%) Bourne shell
19 27 (0.89%) Clojure
20 19 (0.62%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 296 (9.71%) Degree
2 76 (2.49%) Security Cleared
2 76 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
3 65 (2.13%) RHCE
4 58 (1.90%) CCNA
5 45 (1.48%) SC Cleared
6 43 (1.41%) DV Cleared
7 37 (1.21%) RHCSA
8 35 (1.15%) AWS Certification
9 25 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 18 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (0.56%) CCNP
12 13 (0.43%) JNCIA
13 12 (0.39%) PMI Certification
14 10 (0.33%) Sun Certification
15 7 (0.23%) LPIC
15 7 (0.23%) NCDA
16 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (0.20%) MCSE
16 6 (0.20%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (5.64%) QA
2 51 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 49 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 47 (1.54%) SLA
5 24 (0.79%) FISMA
6 6 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.098%) PMBOK
System Software
1 503 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 194 (6.36%) Docker
3 158 (5.18%) Active Directory
4 154 (5.05%) Varnish
5 122 (4.00%) KVM
6 99 (3.25%) vSphere
7 94 (3.08%) NFS
8 80 (2.62%) Xen
9 72 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
10 71 (2.33%) Samba
11 65 (2.13%) VMware ESX
12 64 (2.10%) Hyper-V
13 51 (1.67%) vCloud
14 48 (1.57%) VirtualBox
15 40 (1.31%) XenServer
16 39 (1.28%) iptables
17 38 (1.25%) Squid
18 36 (1.18%) Postfix
19 33 (1.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
20 32 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1875 (61.50%) Opscode Chef
2 604 (19.81%) Nagios
3 583 (19.12%) Ansible
4 283 (9.28%) Salt
5 273 (8.95%) ZABBIX
6 271 (8.89%) Vagrant
7 179 (5.87%) Graphite
8 132 (4.33%) logstash
9 92 (3.02%) Cacti
10 84 (2.76%) Cobbler
11 69 (2.26%) Kibana
11 69 (2.26%) Capistrano
12 62 (2.03%) Zenoss
13 61 (2.00%) CFEngine
14 60 (1.97%) HAProxy
15 47 (1.54%) StatsD
16 44 (1.44%) Tivoli
17 39 (1.28%) NetBackup
18 36 (1.18%) Ganglia
19 34 (1.12%) Munin
Vendors
1 831 (27.25%) Red Hat
2 772 (25.32%) VMware
3 391 (12.82%) Oracle
4 226 (7.41%) Cisco
5 197 (6.46%) Microsoft
6 170 (5.58%) HP
7 149 (4.89%) Google
7 149 (4.89%) Rackspace
8 121 (3.97%) IBM
9 107 (3.51%) SaltStack
10 103 (3.38%) Splunk
11 92 (3.02%) New Relic
12 88 (2.89%) NetApp
13 78 (2.56%) Veritas
14 74 (2.43%) Juniper
15 73 (2.39%) Dell
16 67 (2.20%) Citrix
17 42 (1.38%) Zend
18 40 (1.31%) F5
19 39 (1.28%) Sybase
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 32 minutes ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 44 minutes ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 33 days holiday, healthcare, pensi
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + benefits dependant on skills
Posted: 5 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Set2Recruit
Posted: 5 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £95,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-95k base + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago