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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 211 261 445
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +184
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 1536 1244 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.40% 1.09% 0.51%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.88% 17.44% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1261 991 474
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 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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
7355 7135 6298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.71% 6.22% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5886 5624 4845
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +37 1443 £55,000 +4.76% 227
London +28 880 £60,000 +14.28% 126
South East +44 236 £50,000 - 27
City of London +33 147 £55,000 - 50
South West +60 113 £42,500 -5.55% 25
Yorkshire 0 84 £47,500 +18.75% 18
Bristol +58 66 £50,000 +56.25% 15
West Yorkshire +20 65 £47,500 +11.76% 12
Leeds +15 65 £47,500 +15.15% 12
Berkshire +12 56 £60,000 +26.31% 4
Scotland +59 55 £45,500 +24.65% 12
Surrey -11 52 £55,000 +4.76% 6
East of England -8 42 £53,250 +17.03% 11
Hampshire +2 38 £45,000 +5.88% 8
North West +21 37 £43,000 +7.50% 10
West Midlands +4 30 £40,000 - 4
Oxfordshire +10 29 £47,500 -13.63% 4
Manchester +4 28 £42,500 +6.25% 4
East Sussex -12 28 £40,000 - 3
Edinburgh +19 27 £45,000 +23.28% 8
Glasgow +35 26 £46,000 - 4
Brighton -11 24 £40,000 - 2
Reading -15 23 £65,000 +13.04% 2
Oxford +19 22 £57,750 -4.54% 1
East Midlands +15 16 £46,500 +29.16% 1
Leatherhead +8 16 £51,250 +10.21% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 16 £57,500 +15.00% 10
Wales -6 16 £54,500 +28.23%
North Yorkshire -4 14 £35,000 - 3
Bournemouth -13 14 £42,500 -5.55% 2

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 2357 (81.11%) Linux
2 1744 (60.01%) Opscode Chef
3 1606 (55.26%) DevOps
4 1305 (44.91%) Python
5 1002 (34.48%) Ruby
6 968 (33.31%) Bash Shell
6 968 (33.31%) Agile Software Development
7 929 (31.97%) Java
7 929 (31.97%) Perl
8 886 (30.49%) MySQL
9 854 (29.39%) Configuration Management
10 827 (28.46%) Red Hat
11 800 (27.53%) Jenkins
12 754 (25.95%) VMware
13 738 (25.40%) Windows
14 735 (25.29%) Git (software)
15 721 (24.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 706 (24.29%) Apache
17 688 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
18 653 (22.47%) PHP
19 612 (21.06%) UNIX
20 602 (20.72%) Nagios
21 568 (19.55%) Amazon AWS
22 525 (18.07%) CentOS
23 497 (17.10%) Ansible
24 493 (16.96%) VMware Infrastructure
25 460 (15.83%) nginx
26 457 (15.73%) Web Services
27 451 (15.52%) NoSQL
28 437 (15.04%) Ubuntu

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 706 (24.29%) Apache
2 460 (15.83%) nginx
3 426 (14.66%) Tomcat
4 250 (8.60%) OpenStack
5 230 (7.91%) IIS
6 181 (6.23%) Elasticsearch
7 161 (5.54%) Node.js
8 138 (4.75%) JBoss
9 95 (3.27%) Confluence
10 78 (2.68%) Apache Solr
11 69 (2.37%) WebSphere
12 55 (1.89%) WebLogic
13 42 (1.45%) Drupal
14 41 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
15 40 (1.38%) GlassFish
16 36 (1.24%) Jetty
17 35 (1.20%) CMS
18 27 (0.93%) MediaWiki
19 26 (0.89%) SharePoint
20 22 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 60 (2.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.21%) MS Office
3 3 (0.10%) Weka
4 2 (0.069%) MS Project
4 2 (0.069%) Stata
4 2 (0.069%) Mathematica
4 2 (0.069%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 13 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.31%) Magento
3 6 (0.21%) Sophis RISQUE
4 4 (0.14%) Fredhopper
5 3 (0.10%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.10%) Cordys
6 1 (0.034%) RMDS
6 1 (0.034%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 568 (19.55%) Amazon AWS
2 213 (7.33%) Amazon EC2
3 150 (5.16%) PaaS
4 149 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 144 (4.96%) SaaS
6 142 (4.89%) IaaS
7 137 (4.71%) Cloud Computing
8 125 (4.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 108 (3.72%) Amazon S3
10 68 (2.34%) GitHub
11 39 (1.34%) Route 53
12 34 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 34 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 33 (1.14%) SoftLayer
14 28 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
14 28 (0.96%) OpenShift
15 25 (0.86%) Rackspace Cloud
16 24 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
17 21 (0.72%) Heroku
18 20 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 366 (12.59%) DNS
2 298 (10.25%) TCP/IP
3 297 (10.22%) Firewall
4 262 (9.02%) HTTP
5 212 (7.30%) SAN
6 150 (5.16%) LDAP
7 128 (4.40%) Internet
8 121 (4.16%) DHCP
9 89 (3.06%) VPN
10 82 (2.82%) SMTP
11 80 (2.75%) LAN
12 73 (2.51%) Network Security
13 68 (2.34%) iSCSI
14 59 (2.03%) NAS
15 57 (1.96%) VLAN
16 56 (1.93%) WAN
17 51 (1.75%) SSH
18 43 (1.48%) BGP
19 40 (1.38%) SSL
20 34 (1.17%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 886 (30.49%) MySQL
2 451 (15.52%) NoSQL
3 348 (11.98%) MongoDB
4 308 (10.60%) PostgreSQL
5 292 (10.05%) SQL Server
6 237 (8.16%) Redis
7 209 (7.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 184 (6.33%) Relational Database
9 166 (5.71%) Big Data
10 142 (4.89%) Hadoop
11 69 (2.37%) Amazon RDS
12 62 (2.13%) RDBMS
13 52 (1.79%) Couchbase
14 39 (1.34%) Oracle Database
15 38 (1.31%) CouchDB
16 25 (0.86%) HBase
17 24 (0.83%) MariaDB
17 24 (0.83%) Riak
18 23 (0.79%) Apache Hive
19 22 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 800 (27.53%) Jenkins
2 735 (25.29%) Git (software)
3 375 (12.90%) Subversion
4 250 (8.60%) Maven
5 196 (6.74%) JIRA
6 174 (5.99%) TeamCity
7 155 (5.33%) Hudson
8 125 (4.30%) Ant
9 84 (2.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 79 (2.72%) Cucumber
11 74 (2.55%) JUnit
12 71 (2.44%) Selenium
13 64 (2.20%) Artifactory
14 63 (2.17%) Mercurial
15 59 (2.03%) RSpec
16 44 (1.51%) Gradle
16 44 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
17 33 (1.14%) WebDriver
18 30 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
19 29 (1.00%) Jasmine
General
1 412 (14.18%) Finance
2 133 (4.58%) Games
3 102 (3.51%) Marketing
4 89 (3.06%) Retail
5 84 (2.89%) Banking
6 64 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 53 (1.82%) Advertising
8 41 (1.41%) Publishing
9 39 (1.34%) Law
10 33 (1.14%) Electronics
11 25 (0.86%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.55%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.31%) Front Office
13 9 (0.31%) Billing
14 8 (0.28%) Legal
15 7 (0.24%) Back Office
15 7 (0.24%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.21%) Automotive
17 4 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.10%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 770 (26.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 745 (25.64%) Administrator
3 698 (24.02%) Systems Administrator
4 546 (18.79%) Linux Administrator
5 482 (16.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 374 (12.87%) Developer
7 277 (9.53%) Linux Engineer
8 237 (8.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 198 (6.81%) Systems Engineer
10 158 (5.44%) Architect
11 146 (5.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 112 (3.85%) Java Developer
13 85 (2.92%) Senior Developer
14 70 (2.41%) Cloud Engineer
15 68 (2.34%) Senior Systems Administrator
16 66 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 60 (2.06%) Senior Linux Administrator
18 54 (1.86%) UNIX Administrator
19 51 (1.75%) Software Engineer
20 50 (1.72%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 457 (15.73%) Web Services
2 276 (9.50%) LAMP
3 268 (9.22%) .NET
4 229 (7.88%) HTML
5 190 (6.54%) CSS
6 140 (4.82%) AngularJS
7 117 (4.03%) REST
8 113 (3.89%) RESTful
9 107 (3.68%) HTML5
10 104 (3.58%) Spring
11 95 (3.27%) Ruby on Rails
12 91 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
13 85 (2.92%) jQuery
14 79 (2.72%) Middleware
15 75 (2.58%) Backbone.js
16 74 (2.55%) XML
17 69 (2.37%) CSS3
18 66 (2.27%) Hibernate
18 66 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
19 61 (2.10%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 429 (14.76%) Open Source
2 186 (6.40%) Computer Science
3 118 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
4 111 (3.82%) Replication
5 105 (3.61%) Clustering
6 94 (3.23%) Mobile App
7 69 (2.37%) User Experience
7 69 (2.37%) Public Cloud
8 61 (2.10%) Management Information System
9 47 (1.62%) Derivative
10 46 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
11 44 (1.51%) Wiki
12 42 (1.45%) Private Cloud
13 26 (0.89%) HACMP
14 25 (0.86%) Mathematics
14 25 (0.86%) Digital Media
15 24 (0.83%) Hedge funds
15 24 (0.83%) Blackberry
16 22 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
17 20 (0.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2357 (81.11%) Linux
2 738 (25.40%) Windows
3 721 (24.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 612 (21.06%) UNIX
5 525 (18.07%) CentOS
6 437 (15.04%) Ubuntu
7 237 (8.16%) Debian
8 175 (6.02%) Solaris
9 87 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 72 (2.48%) Android
11 66 (2.27%) Mac OS X
12 59 (2.03%) AIX
13 58 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 55 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
15 50 (1.72%) Apple iOS
16 49 (1.69%) SUSE
17 47 (1.62%) Fedora
18 31 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
19 17 (0.58%) FreeBSD
20 15 (0.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1606 (55.26%) DevOps
2 968 (33.31%) Agile Software Development
3 854 (29.39%) Configuration Management
4 688 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
5 352 (12.11%) E-Commerce
6 312 (10.74%) Continuous Delivery
7 300 (10.32%) Scrum
8 269 (9.26%) TDD
9 210 (7.23%) ITIL
10 190 (6.54%) Load Balancing
11 181 (6.23%) Software Engineering
12 173 (5.95%) OO
13 137 (4.71%) BDD
14 129 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
15 127 (4.37%) Kanban
16 118 (4.06%) Mentoring
17 115 (3.96%) MVC
18 111 (3.82%) Project Management
19 108 (3.72%) SOA
20 100 (3.44%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1305 (44.91%) Python
2 1002 (34.48%) Ruby
3 968 (33.31%) Bash Shell
4 929 (31.97%) Perl
4 929 (31.97%) Java
5 653 (22.47%) PHP
6 427 (14.69%) SQL
7 381 (13.11%) JavaScript
8 289 (9.94%) Shell Script
9 285 (9.81%) PowerShell
10 170 (5.85%) C#
11 90 (3.10%) Scala
12 84 (2.89%) C++
13 61 (2.10%) C
14 57 (1.96%) Korn
15 53 (1.82%) Groovy
16 43 (1.48%) Golang
17 32 (1.10%) Bourne shell
18 30 (1.03%) AWK
19 23 (0.79%) sed
Qualifications
1 291 (10.01%) Degree
2 71 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 62 (2.13%) RHCE
4 59 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 46 (1.58%) CCNA
7 37 (1.27%) DV Cleared
8 36 (1.24%) RHCSA
9 32 (1.10%) AWS Certification
10 23 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 20 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (0.52%) Sun Certification
13 12 (0.41%) PMI Certification
14 10 (0.34%) CCNP
14 10 (0.34%) JNCIA
15 8 (0.28%) NCDA
16 7 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
17 6 (0.21%) CCIE
17 6 (0.21%) Postgraduate
17 6 (0.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (5.09%) QA
2 58 (2.00%) SLA
3 48 (1.65%) PCI DSS
4 35 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.76%) FISMA
6 3 (0.10%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.069%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 493 (16.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 153 (5.26%) Docker
3 147 (5.06%) Active Directory
4 142 (4.89%) Varnish
5 127 (4.37%) KVM
6 109 (3.75%) NFS
7 100 (3.44%) vSphere
8 82 (2.82%) Xen
9 68 (2.34%) Samba
10 65 (2.24%) Hyper-V
11 64 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
12 52 (1.79%) VMware ESX
13 44 (1.51%) vCloud
14 42 (1.45%) XenServer
15 37 (1.27%) iptables
16 35 (1.20%) Squid
17 34 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
17 34 (1.17%) VirtualBox
18 30 (1.03%) Postfix
19 28 (0.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1744 (60.01%) Opscode Chef
2 602 (20.72%) Nagios
3 497 (17.10%) Ansible
4 269 (9.26%) ZABBIX
5 267 (9.19%) Vagrant
5 267 (9.19%) Salt
6 161 (5.54%) Graphite
7 122 (4.20%) logstash
8 97 (3.34%) Cacti
9 83 (2.86%) Cobbler
10 60 (2.06%) CFEngine
11 56 (1.93%) Zenoss
12 48 (1.65%) HAProxy
13 47 (1.62%) NetBackup
14 46 (1.58%) Kibana
15 44 (1.51%) Tivoli
16 41 (1.41%) Capistrano
16 41 (1.41%) Munin
17 38 (1.31%) Ganglia
17 38 (1.31%) OpenView
Vendors
1 827 (28.46%) Red Hat
2 754 (25.95%) VMware
3 376 (12.94%) Oracle
4 188 (6.47%) Cisco
5 174 (5.99%) HP
6 165 (5.68%) Microsoft
7 134 (4.61%) Rackspace
8 116 (3.99%) Google
9 98 (3.37%) NetApp
9 98 (3.37%) SaltStack
10 96 (3.30%) Splunk
11 87 (2.99%) IBM
12 74 (2.55%) New Relic
13 69 (2.37%) Veritas
14 57 (1.96%) Citrix
15 56 (1.93%) Juniper
16 53 (1.82%) Dell
17 45 (1.55%) Percona
18 42 (1.45%) Sybase
19 41 (1.41%) EMC
London
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NetTalent
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Earth Stream Global
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: extensive benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
Essex
IFDS
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Careerwise
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Premier IT
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Midlands
Salt
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus & Package inc Relocation
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 14 hours ago