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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 234 238 420
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +182
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 1326 1246 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.25% 1.21% 0.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.79% 19.42% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1083 1027 542
Average salary £54,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.80% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
7058 6417 6099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.67% 6.25% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5684 5041 4918
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 £28,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -10 1242 £55,000 +4.76% 195
London -29 761 £57,500 +4.54% 119
South East +33 209 £52,500 +12.90% 18
City of London -14 118 £55,000 +4.76% 33
Yorkshire +13 84 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Surrey +21 74 £59,000 +18.00% 3
South West +8 65 £42,500 +1.19% 15
West Yorkshire +21 57 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Leeds +27 56 £50,000 +25.00% 8
East of England +22 53 £50,000 +9.89% 13
Berkshire -6 45 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Scotland +39 42 £45,000 +28.57% 9
North West -16 31 £42,500 +8.97% 6
Hampshire +2 28 £45,000 +2.85% 7
Oxfordshire +2 27 £43,000 -28.33% 3
West Midlands +3 26 £37,500 -11.76% 7
Reading +6 25 £65,000 +26.82% 1
Bristol +1 25 £67,500 +68.75% 10
Manchester -14 25 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Edinburgh +24 22 £47,500 +35.71% 6
Oxford +3 21 £45,000 -25.61% 2
Hertfordshire - 20 £60,000 - 5
Glasgow - 18 £42,500 - 3
Kent +7 17 £54,000 +44.00% 1
North Yorkshire +1 16 £35,000 -24.73% 3
Cambridgeshire +1 16 £43,750 -3.84% 6
Wales -11 15 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Leatherhead 0 13 £55,000 +18.27% 1
Cambridge -4 13 £42,500 -6.59% 4
Middlesbrough - 13 £35,000 -

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2396 (82.65%) Linux
2 1695 (58.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1514 (52.22%) DevOps
4 1342 (46.29%) Python
5 997 (34.39%) Ruby
6 972 (33.53%) Bash Shell
7 946 (32.63%) Perl
8 916 (31.60%) MySQL
9 913 (31.49%) Java
10 896 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
11 826 (28.49%) Red Hat
12 822 (28.35%) Windows
13 799 (27.56%) Jenkins
14 785 (27.08%) Configuration Management
15 750 (25.87%) VMware
16 731 (25.22%) Apache
17 698 (24.08%) Git (software)
18 666 (22.97%) Continuous Integration
19 657 (22.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 642 (22.15%) Nagios
21 636 (21.94%) UNIX
22 633 (21.84%) PHP
23 576 (19.87%) CentOS
24 541 (18.66%) Open Source
25 519 (17.90%) Amazon AWS
26 479 (16.52%) VMware Infrastructure
27 469 (16.18%) nginx
28 460 (15.87%) Tomcat
29 446 (15.38%) NoSQL
30 427 (14.73%) Web Services

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 731 (25.22%) Apache
2 469 (16.18%) nginx
3 460 (15.87%) Tomcat
4 228 (7.86%) OpenStack
5 226 (7.80%) IIS
6 188 (6.48%) Node.js
7 175 (6.04%) JBoss
8 165 (5.69%) Elasticsearch
9 84 (2.90%) Apache Solr
10 75 (2.59%) Confluence
11 64 (2.21%) WebLogic
12 61 (2.10%) WebSphere
13 59 (2.04%) Jetty
14 30 (1.03%) GlassFish
15 29 (1.00%) Drupal
16 21 (0.72%) CMS
17 20 (0.69%) MediaWiki
18 19 (0.66%) SharePoint
19 18 (0.62%) WordPress
20 17 (0.59%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 67 (2.31%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.38%) Weka
3 6 (0.21%) MS Office
4 4 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.069%) MS Project
5 2 (0.069%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.069%) Stata
5 2 (0.069%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 16 (0.55%) Magento
2 5 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.14%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.034%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 519 (17.90%) Amazon AWS
2 159 (5.48%) Amazon EC2
3 151 (5.21%) Cloud Computing
4 137 (4.73%) SaaS
5 136 (4.69%) IaaS
6 130 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 125 (4.31%) PaaS
8 74 (2.55%) Amazon S3
8 74 (2.55%) GitHub
9 35 (1.21%) SoftLayer
10 30 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
11 27 (0.93%) Rackspace Cloud
12 25 (0.86%) OpenShift
13 23 (0.79%) Route 53
14 21 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
15 19 (0.66%) Heroku
16 17 (0.59%) CloudFront
16 17 (0.59%) Google Apps
17 15 (0.52%) Joyent
17 15 (0.52%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 362 (12.49%) DNS
2 339 (11.69%) TCP/IP
3 289 (9.97%) Firewall
4 261 (9.00%) HTTP
5 251 (8.66%) SAN
6 184 (6.35%) LDAP
7 128 (4.42%) DHCP
8 126 (4.35%) Internet
9 88 (3.04%) LAN
10 79 (2.73%) VPN
11 65 (2.24%) WAN
12 58 (2.00%) NAS
13 57 (1.97%) SSH
14 55 (1.90%) Network Security
15 50 (1.72%) SMTP
16 49 (1.69%) SSL
17 46 (1.59%) iSCSI
18 43 (1.48%) BIG-IP
19 37 (1.28%) Kerberos
20 35 (1.21%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 916 (31.60%) MySQL
2 446 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 348 (12.00%) MongoDB
4 329 (11.35%) PostgreSQL
5 273 (9.42%) SQL Server
6 233 (8.04%) Redis
7 187 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 178 (6.14%) Big Data
9 174 (6.00%) Relational Database
10 143 (4.93%) Hadoop
11 71 (2.45%) RDBMS
12 50 (1.72%) Oracle Database
13 47 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
14 40 (1.38%) CouchDB
15 32 (1.10%) HBase
16 31 (1.07%) MariaDB
17 30 (1.03%) Riak
18 29 (1.00%) Couchbase
19 27 (0.93%) Apache Hive
19 27 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 799 (27.56%) Jenkins
2 698 (24.08%) Git (software)
3 365 (12.59%) Subversion
4 243 (8.38%) Maven
5 190 (6.55%) Hudson
6 180 (6.21%) JIRA
7 168 (5.80%) TeamCity
8 127 (4.38%) Ant
9 97 (3.35%) Selenium
10 81 (2.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 69 (2.38%) Cucumber
12 63 (2.17%) Mercurial
13 62 (2.14%) JUnit
14 56 (1.93%) RSpec
15 53 (1.83%) Artifactory
16 38 (1.31%) Gradle
17 35 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
18 33 (1.14%) MSBuild
19 32 (1.10%) CruiseControl
20 29 (1.00%) Jasmine
General
1 363 (12.52%) Finance
2 151 (5.21%) Games
3 89 (3.07%) Marketing
4 82 (2.83%) Banking
5 75 (2.59%) Retail
6 69 (2.38%) Publishing
7 50 (1.72%) Advertising
8 36 (1.24%) Telecoms
9 34 (1.17%) Law
10 28 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 19 (0.66%) Legal
12 17 (0.59%) Front Office
13 14 (0.48%) Electronics
14 12 (0.41%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.34%) Music Industry
16 7 (0.24%) Turkish Language
16 7 (0.24%) German Language
16 7 (0.24%) Italian Language
16 7 (0.24%) Billing
17 6 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 815 (28.11%) Administrator
2 719 (24.80%) Systems Administrator
3 649 (22.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 573 (19.77%) Linux Administrator
5 486 (16.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 338 (11.66%) Developer
7 248 (8.55%) Linux Engineer
8 186 (6.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 167 (5.76%) Systems Engineer
10 161 (5.55%) Architect
11 100 (3.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 99 (3.41%) Java Developer
13 98 (3.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 87 (3.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
15 65 (2.24%) Senior Developer
16 61 (2.10%) Operations Engineer
16 61 (2.10%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
17 58 (2.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 57 (1.97%) Software Engineer
19 54 (1.86%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 427 (14.73%) Web Services
2 331 (11.42%) LAMP
3 252 (8.69%) .NET
4 213 (7.35%) HTML
5 157 (5.42%) CSS
6 116 (4.00%) AngularJS
7 110 (3.79%) HTML5
8 105 (3.62%) RESTful
9 98 (3.38%) Ruby on Rails
10 97 (3.35%) jQuery
11 93 (3.21%) Spring
12 83 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
13 80 (2.76%) XML
14 78 (2.69%) REST
15 73 (2.52%) Backbone.js
16 63 (2.17%) CSS3
17 59 (2.04%) Ember.js
18 58 (2.00%) ActiveMQ
19 57 (1.97%) Hibernate
20 56 (1.93%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 541 (18.66%) Open Source
2 170 (5.86%) Computer Science
3 122 (4.21%) Clustering
4 116 (4.00%) Replication
5 93 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
6 71 (2.45%) Mobile App
7 51 (1.76%) User Experience
8 41 (1.41%) Derivative
9 40 (1.38%) Management Information System
9 40 (1.38%) Hedge funds
10 34 (1.17%) Mathematics
11 33 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
12 31 (1.07%) Digital Media
13 27 (0.93%) Wiki
13 27 (0.93%) Algorithms
14 25 (0.86%) HACMP
14 25 (0.86%) Blackberry
15 22 (0.76%) Social Media
16 21 (0.72%) Blog
16 21 (0.72%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2396 (82.65%) Linux
2 822 (28.35%) Windows
3 657 (22.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 636 (21.94%) UNIX
5 576 (19.87%) CentOS
6 416 (14.35%) Ubuntu
7 254 (8.76%) Debian
8 183 (6.31%) Solaris
9 91 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 79 (2.73%) AIX
11 65 (2.24%) SUSE
12 59 (2.04%) Mac OS X
13 51 (1.76%) Android
14 45 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
15 41 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
16 34 (1.17%) Apple iOS
17 33 (1.14%) Fedora
18 22 (0.76%) FreeBSD
18 22 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
19 17 (0.59%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1514 (52.22%) DevOps
2 896 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
3 785 (27.08%) Configuration Management
4 666 (22.97%) Continuous Integration
5 329 (11.35%) E-Commerce
6 320 (11.04%) Scrum
7 230 (7.93%) TDD
8 202 (6.97%) ITIL
9 193 (6.66%) OO
10 182 (6.28%) Load Balancing
11 163 (5.62%) Software Engineering
12 140 (4.83%) Performance Tuning
13 134 (4.62%) MVC
13 134 (4.62%) BDD
14 105 (3.62%) Kanban
14 105 (3.62%) Project Management
15 103 (3.55%) Mentoring
16 95 (3.28%) Capacity Planning
17 90 (3.10%) Continuous Improvement
18 86 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1342 (46.29%) Python
2 997 (34.39%) Ruby
3 972 (33.53%) Bash Shell
4 946 (32.63%) Perl
5 913 (31.49%) Java
6 633 (21.84%) PHP
7 387 (13.35%) SQL
8 348 (12.00%) JavaScript
9 306 (10.56%) Shell Script
10 276 (9.52%) PowerShell
11 169 (5.83%) C#
12 94 (3.24%) C++
13 85 (2.93%) Scala
14 76 (2.62%) C
15 47 (1.62%) Korn
16 45 (1.55%) Groovy
17 29 (1.00%) AWK
17 29 (1.00%) Golang
18 24 (0.83%) sed
19 22 (0.76%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 284 (9.80%) Degree
2 67 (2.31%) Security Cleared
3 63 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 62 (2.14%) RHCE
5 40 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (1.28%) RHCSA
7 35 (1.21%) CCNA
8 31 (1.07%) AWS Certification
9 30 (1.03%) DV Cleared
10 27 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 23 (0.79%) Sun Certification
12 21 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.34%) LPIC
14 8 (0.28%) CCNP
14 8 (0.28%) Linux+ Certification
14 8 (0.28%) NCDA
15 7 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (0.21%) Postgraduate
17 5 (0.17%) CISSP
17 5 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (4.48%) QA
2 76 (2.62%) SLA
3 48 (1.66%) PCI DSS
4 25 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.034%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 479 (16.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 160 (5.52%) KVM
3 139 (4.79%) Varnish
4 136 (4.69%) NFS
5 134 (4.62%) Active Directory
6 116 (4.00%) vSphere
7 113 (3.90%) Xen
8 93 (3.21%) Docker
9 75 (2.59%) Samba
10 61 (2.10%) Hyper-V
11 54 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
12 47 (1.62%) vCloud
13 46 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 43 (1.48%) XenServer
14 43 (1.48%) VMware ESX
15 32 (1.10%) Postfix
16 29 (1.00%) Squid
16 29 (1.00%) Snort
17 26 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
18 25 (0.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1695 (58.47%) Opscode Chef
2 642 (22.15%) Nagios
3 399 (13.76%) Ansible
4 279 (9.62%) ZABBIX
5 264 (9.11%) Vagrant
6 254 (8.76%) Salt
7 164 (5.66%) Graphite
8 125 (4.31%) logstash
9 120 (4.14%) Cacti
10 67 (2.31%) CFEngine
11 60 (2.07%) Cobbler
12 54 (1.86%) NetBackup
13 53 (1.83%) Zenoss
14 51 (1.76%) HAProxy
15 47 (1.62%) Kibana
16 45 (1.55%) Tivoli
17 40 (1.38%) Ganglia
18 38 (1.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
19 37 (1.28%) Munin
19 37 (1.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 826 (28.49%) Red Hat
2 750 (25.87%) VMware
3 363 (12.52%) Oracle
4 201 (6.93%) HP
5 184 (6.35%) Cisco
6 181 (6.24%) Microsoft
7 122 (4.21%) NetApp
8 115 (3.97%) Rackspace
9 106 (3.66%) SaltStack
10 98 (3.38%) Google
11 97 (3.35%) IBM
12 89 (3.07%) Veritas
13 87 (3.00%) EMC
14 79 (2.73%) Splunk
15 77 (2.66%) New Relic
16 71 (2.45%) Citrix
17 61 (2.10%) Dell
18 55 (1.90%) Juniper
19 45 (1.55%) Percona
20 44 (1.52%) F5
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Midlands
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Package including 25 days holiday.
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent plus package
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Swansea
Kainos
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Kainos
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday