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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 185 218 313
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +95
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 1886 1525 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.72% 1.33% 0.83%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.01% 19.77% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1566 1258 754
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,750 £35,150
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
7856 7712 6854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.17% 6.72% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6367 6143 5558
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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 August 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 August 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 +36 1798 £57,500 +9.52% 241
London +28 1107 £57,500 +4.54% 129
South East +48 271 £52,500 -4.54% 31
City of London +69 246 £61,000 +7.01% 33
Yorkshire +46 125 £52,500 +31.25% 23
Berkshire +74 106 £50,000 -13.04% 7
South West +46 105 £57,500 +21.05% 11
West Yorkshire +48 101 £50,000 +17.64% 21
Leeds +54 93 £50,000 +17.64% 15
East of England +28 85 £55,000 +15.78% 17
Reading +64 78 £44,875 +28.21% 6
Bristol +38 74 £67,500 +70.88% 4
North West +12 59 £41,250 -8.33% 20
Scotland +10 54 £42,500 +13.33% 17
Surrey -6 54 £52,500 -2.77% 12
Manchester +8 46 £40,000 -11.11% 13
Hertfordshire +17 43 £65,000 +28.71% 6
Oxfordshire +15 40 £43,750 -41.66% 4
Edinburgh +14 40 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Hampshire +32 35 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Leatherhead +18 32 £52,500 -12.50% 2
West Midlands +2 32 £60,000 - 4
Oxford +7 28 £62,500 -30.55% 2
Cambridgeshire +13 21 £45,000 - 10
Birmingham +15 19 £60,000 -7.69% 4
Cambridge +15 19 £43,750 -2.77% 9
Kent +10 18 £65,000 - 5
York +8 16 £69,500 +44.79% 2
North Yorkshire -9 16 £69,500 +98.57% 2
Essex +2 14 £72,000 -15.29%

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2857 (78.58%) Linux
2 2186 (60.12%) Opscode Chef
3 2119 (58.28%) DevOps
4 1644 (45.21%) Python
5 1307 (35.95%) Agile Software Development
6 1274 (35.04%) Amazon AWS
7 1245 (34.24%) Configuration Management
8 1205 (33.14%) Jenkins
9 1189 (32.70%) Ruby
10 1171 (32.21%) Java
11 1117 (30.72%) Bash Shell
12 1022 (28.11%) Perl
13 981 (26.98%) MySQL
14 965 (26.54%) VMware
15 954 (26.24%) Git (software)
16 926 (25.47%) Windows
17 910 (25.03%) Apache
18 900 (24.75%) Ansible
19 879 (24.17%) Red Hat
20 856 (23.54%) Continuous Integration
21 745 (20.49%) Nagios
22 722 (19.86%) PHP
23 715 (19.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 641 (17.63%) VMware Infrastructure
25 640 (17.60%) UNIX
26 601 (16.53%) CentOS
27 594 (16.34%) SQL
28 525 (14.44%) Web Services
28 525 (14.44%) Ubuntu
29 524 (14.41%) Finance

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 910 (25.03%) Apache
2 495 (13.61%) Tomcat
3 475 (13.06%) nginx
4 331 (9.10%) IIS
5 300 (8.25%) OpenStack
6 276 (7.59%) Elasticsearch
7 220 (6.05%) Node.js
8 209 (5.75%) JBoss
9 133 (3.66%) Apache Solr
10 106 (2.92%) WebLogic
11 92 (2.53%) WebSphere
12 87 (2.39%) Confluence
12 87 (2.39%) Apache Spark
13 77 (2.12%) Drupal
14 52 (1.43%) Jetty
15 47 (1.29%) CMS
16 39 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
16 39 (1.07%) MS Exchange
17 36 (0.99%) GlassFish
17 36 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 131 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.17%) MS Office
4 3 (0.083%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (0.28%) RMDS
4 8 (0.22%) Magento
5 7 (0.19%) Eikon
6 6 (0.17%) Sophis RISQUE
7 5 (0.14%) Cordys
8 2 (0.055%) Summit
8 2 (0.055%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.028%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.028%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.028%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1274 (35.04%) Amazon AWS
2 291 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 197 (5.42%) Amazon EC2
4 190 (5.23%) IaaS
5 159 (4.37%) PaaS
6 148 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
7 115 (3.16%) SaaS
8 94 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
9 90 (2.48%) Google Cloud Platform
10 76 (2.09%) Amazon S3
11 68 (1.87%) GitHub
12 57 (1.57%) Amazon ELB
13 56 (1.54%) Route 53
14 43 (1.18%) Office 365
15 42 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 31 (0.85%) OpenShift
17 25 (0.69%) Sumo Logic
18 23 (0.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 20 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 18 (0.50%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 383 (10.53%) DNS
2 374 (10.29%) Firewall
3 341 (9.38%) TCP/IP
4 251 (6.90%) HTTP
5 213 (5.86%) Internet
6 179 (4.92%) SAN
7 156 (4.29%) LDAP
8 149 (4.10%) VPN
9 108 (2.97%) DHCP
10 106 (2.92%) SMTP
11 99 (2.72%) SSL
12 87 (2.39%) LAN
13 82 (2.26%) WAN
13 82 (2.26%) Network Security
14 78 (2.15%) NAS
15 76 (2.09%) iSCSI
16 70 (1.93%) VLAN
17 67 (1.84%) SSH
18 63 (1.73%) BGP
19 53 (1.46%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 981 (26.98%) MySQL
2 479 (13.17%) MongoDB
3 450 (12.38%) NoSQL
4 353 (9.71%) SQL Server
5 337 (9.27%) PostgreSQL
6 293 (8.06%) Redis
7 284 (7.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 256 (7.04%) Big Data
9 248 (6.82%) Hadoop
10 220 (6.05%) Relational Database
11 87 (2.39%) HBase
12 77 (2.12%) Couchbase
13 75 (2.06%) Oracle Database
14 65 (1.79%) Riak
15 63 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
16 49 (1.35%) RDBMS
17 48 (1.32%) CouchDB
18 46 (1.27%) Apache Hive
19 44 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 42 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1205 (33.14%) Jenkins
2 954 (26.24%) Git (software)
3 359 (9.87%) Maven
4 351 (9.65%) Subversion
5 273 (7.51%) JIRA
6 221 (6.08%) Hudson
7 208 (5.72%) TeamCity
8 144 (3.96%) Selenium
9 116 (3.19%) Ant
10 101 (2.78%) JUnit
11 90 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 86 (2.37%) Cucumber
13 76 (2.09%) Octopus Deploy
14 57 (1.57%) Grunt
15 53 (1.46%) Gradle
16 50 (1.38%) RSpec
17 41 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
18 40 (1.10%) Mockito
18 40 (1.10%) Artifactory
19 39 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
General
1 524 (14.41%) Finance
2 186 (5.12%) Banking
3 162 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 140 (3.85%) Games
5 128 (3.52%) Retail
6 93 (2.56%) Marketing
7 64 (1.76%) Law
8 55 (1.51%) Publishing
9 53 (1.46%) Advertising
10 35 (0.96%) Electronics
11 34 (0.94%) Automotive
12 31 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 17 (0.47%) Manufacturing
14 15 (0.41%) Online Betting
15 11 (0.30%) Legal
16 10 (0.28%) Back Office
16 10 (0.28%) Billing
17 9 (0.25%) Investment Banking
18 3 (0.083%) Pharmaceutical
19 2 (0.055%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1067 (29.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 613 (16.86%) Administrator
3 566 (15.57%) Systems Administrator
4 463 (12.73%) Developer
5 417 (11.47%) Linux Administrator
6 365 (10.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 353 (9.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 333 (9.16%) Linux Engineer
9 280 (7.70%) Systems Engineer
10 216 (5.94%) Architect
11 201 (5.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 143 (3.93%) Java Developer
13 131 (3.60%) Senior Developer
14 101 (2.78%) Software Engineer
15 96 (2.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 94 (2.59%) Linux Systems Engineer
17 80 (2.20%) Operations Engineer
18 77 (2.12%) Cloud Engineer
19 69 (1.90%) Applications Support
20 63 (1.73%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 525 (14.44%) Web Services
2 328 (9.02%) LAMP
3 317 (8.72%) .NET
4 307 (8.44%) HTML
5 279 (7.67%) CSS
6 220 (6.05%) REST
7 178 (4.90%) Middleware
8 155 (4.26%) Spring
9 148 (4.07%) HTML5
10 145 (3.99%) AngularJS
11 133 (3.66%) jQuery
12 131 (3.60%) XML
13 122 (3.36%) RabbitMQ
14 100 (2.75%) CSS3
15 94 (2.59%) ASP.NET
16 88 (2.42%) Ruby on Rails
16 88 (2.42%) RESTful
17 86 (2.37%) Hibernate
18 80 (2.20%) JSON
19 74 (2.04%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 278 (7.65%) Data Centre
2 215 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 203 (5.58%) Computer Science
4 129 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 117 (3.22%) Replication
6 114 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
7 109 (3.00%) Mobile App
8 85 (2.34%) Private Cloud
9 73 (2.01%) Digital Media
10 64 (1.76%) Public Cloud
11 56 (1.54%) Clustering
12 51 (1.40%) User Experience
13 48 (1.32%) Wiki
14 44 (1.21%) Semantic Web
15 37 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
16 35 (0.96%) Hedge funds
17 34 (0.94%) EqualLogic
17 34 (0.94%) Derivative
18 29 (0.80%) Blackberry
19 26 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2857 (78.58%) Linux
2 926 (25.47%) Windows
3 715 (19.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 640 (17.60%) UNIX
5 601 (16.53%) CentOS
6 525 (14.44%) Ubuntu
7 235 (6.46%) Debian
8 167 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 119 (3.27%) Solaris
10 91 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 63 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 59 (1.62%) Android
13 55 (1.51%) Fedora
14 54 (1.49%) Apple iOS
15 45 (1.24%) CoreOS
16 44 (1.21%) Oracle Linux
17 29 (0.80%) SUSE
18 26 (0.72%) AIX
19 19 (0.52%) Scientific Linux
20 14 (0.39%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2119 (58.28%) DevOps
2 1307 (35.95%) Agile Software Development
3 1245 (34.24%) Configuration Management
4 856 (23.54%) Continuous Integration
5 499 (13.72%) Open Source
6 411 (11.30%) TDD
7 405 (11.14%) Scrum
8 375 (10.31%) E-Commerce
9 334 (9.19%) Continuous Delivery
10 310 (8.53%) Software Engineering
11 298 (8.20%) ITIL
12 244 (6.71%) BDD
13 192 (5.28%) Mentoring
14 188 (5.17%) OO
15 175 (4.81%) Load Balancing
16 140 (3.85%) Build Automation
17 137 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
18 132 (3.63%) Kanban
19 127 (3.49%) Unit Testing
20 125 (3.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1644 (45.21%) Python
2 1189 (32.70%) Ruby
3 1171 (32.21%) Java
4 1117 (30.72%) Bash Shell
5 1022 (28.11%) Perl
6 722 (19.86%) PHP
7 594 (16.34%) SQL
8 474 (13.04%) JavaScript
9 473 (13.01%) PowerShell
10 290 (7.98%) Shell Script
11 204 (5.61%) C#
12 161 (4.43%) Scala
13 159 (4.37%) C++
14 117 (3.22%) Go
15 107 (2.94%) Groovy
16 60 (1.65%) C
17 50 (1.38%) Clojure
18 43 (1.18%) Bourne shell
19 38 (1.05%) Korn
20 32 (0.88%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 431 (11.85%) Degree
2 120 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
3 78 (2.15%) CCNA
4 74 (2.04%) Security Cleared
5 69 (1.90%) RHCE
6 47 (1.29%) CCNP
7 39 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 32 (0.88%) RHCSA
9 25 (0.69%) SC Cleared
10 23 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (0.58%) MCSE
12 20 (0.55%) DV Cleared
13 16 (0.44%) AWS Certification
14 15 (0.41%) CCIE
14 15 (0.41%) PMI Certification
15 12 (0.33%) JNCIA
16 10 (0.28%) MCITP
16 10 (0.28%) Sun Certification
16 10 (0.28%) MCSA
17 9 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (5.36%) QA
2 62 (1.71%) PCI DSS
3 55 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 54 (1.49%) SLA
5 9 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.19%) FISMA
7 3 (0.083%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.028%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.028%) BS7799
System Software
1 641 (17.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 381 (10.48%) Docker
3 161 (4.43%) KVM
4 160 (4.40%) Varnish
5 153 (4.21%) Active Directory
6 104 (2.86%) Xen
7 93 (2.56%) vSphere
8 92 (2.53%) VirtualBox
9 77 (2.12%) VMware ESX
9 77 (2.12%) iptables
10 63 (1.73%) vCloud
11 61 (1.68%) Samba
12 59 (1.62%) NFS
12 59 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
13 57 (1.57%) Hyper-V
14 50 (1.38%) Squid
15 40 (1.10%) XenServer
16 38 (1.05%) Postfix
17 30 (0.83%) GlusterFS
18 27 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2186 (60.12%) Opscode Chef
2 900 (24.75%) Ansible
3 745 (20.49%) Nagios
4 351 (9.65%) Vagrant
5 338 (9.30%) ZABBIX
6 297 (8.17%) Salt
7 200 (5.50%) Graphite
8 113 (3.11%) logstash
9 105 (2.89%) Cacti
10 97 (2.67%) HAProxy
11 88 (2.42%) Capistrano
12 73 (2.01%) Cobbler
13 69 (1.90%) Kibana
14 67 (1.84%) CFEngine
15 62 (1.71%) Zenoss
16 58 (1.60%) Tivoli
17 49 (1.35%) Ganglia
18 48 (1.32%) Opsview
19 44 (1.21%) StatsD
20 40 (1.10%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 965 (26.54%) VMware
2 879 (24.17%) Red Hat
3 438 (12.05%) Oracle
4 294 (8.09%) Cisco
5 271 (7.45%) Microsoft
6 202 (5.56%) Splunk
7 191 (5.25%) Google
8 187 (5.14%) SaltStack
9 182 (5.01%) Rackspace
10 112 (3.08%) IBM
11 110 (3.03%) Citrix
12 109 (3.00%) HP
12 109 (3.00%) New Relic
13 82 (2.26%) Juniper
14 78 (2.15%) F5
15 77 (2.12%) Dell
16 76 (2.09%) NetApp
17 44 (1.21%) SolarWinds
18 41 (1.13%) Zend
18 41 (1.13%) Atlassian
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Up to 15% bonus and career growth op
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 -£100,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + 29 days + share ops scheme
Posted: 10 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution
Posted: 19 hours ago