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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 187 264 341
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +77
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 1891 1323 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.71% 1.12% 0.76%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.42% 17.79% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1537 1094 715
Average salary £56,000 £52,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,123 £35,000
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
7744 7437 6986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.00% 6.30% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6141 5994 5612
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +66 1831 £57,500 +9.52% 276
London +54 1121 £60,000 +14.28% 137
South East +99 273 £50,000 - 35
City of London +95 212 £58,750 +8.29% 48
South West +93 148 £42,500 -19.04% 24
Bristol +64 100 £42,500 - 6
Berkshire +71 95 £50,000 +13.63% 12
Yorkshire +17 88 £43,750 -2.77% 24
Leeds +46 82 £42,500 -22.72% 22
West Yorkshire +44 82 £42,500 -22.72% 22
Reading +58 74 £50,000 +42.85% 5
East of England +22 68 £50,000 +5.26% 25
North West +10 53 £37,500 -3.22% 19
West Midlands +37 50 £50,000 +23.45% 4
Surrey +20 50 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Hampshire +37 48 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Manchester +12 39 £37,500 -9.09% 14
Scotland +12 34 £46,250 +25.85% 14
Leatherhead +22 28 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Edinburgh +19 25 £46,250 +32.14% 11
Cambridgeshire +4 25 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Kent +20 24 £65,000 +30.00% 4
Oxfordshire -1 24 £50,000 -13.04% 8
East Midlands +12 23 £45,000 +9.09% 3
Cambridge +21 22 £46,500 +12.04% 5
Coventry - 22 £50,000 - 3
Milton Keynes - 16 £48,750 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 16 £48,750 - 1
Northamptonshire +9 15 £45,000 +12.50%
Northampton +7 14 £45,000 +12.50%

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2756 (79.63%) Linux
2 2136 (61.72%) Opscode Chef
3 2050 (59.23%) DevOps
4 1543 (44.58%) Python
5 1305 (37.71%) Agile Software Development
6 1201 (34.70%) Amazon AWS
7 1161 (33.55%) Ruby
8 1114 (32.19%) Java
9 1090 (31.49%) Configuration Management
10 1081 (31.23%) Bash Shell
11 1063 (30.71%) Jenkins
12 988 (28.55%) Perl
13 959 (27.71%) MySQL
14 937 (27.07%) Git (software)
15 876 (25.31%) VMware
16 866 (25.02%) Red Hat
17 845 (24.41%) Windows
18 805 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
19 802 (23.17%) Apache
20 773 (22.33%) Ansible
21 742 (21.44%) PHP
22 731 (21.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 694 (20.05%) Nagios
24 673 (19.45%) UNIX
25 586 (16.93%) CentOS
26 580 (16.76%) VMware Infrastructure
27 565 (16.32%) Ubuntu
28 543 (15.69%) Web Services
29 539 (15.57%) SQL
30 514 (14.85%) Finance

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 802 (23.17%) Apache
2 488 (14.10%) nginx
3 469 (13.55%) Tomcat
4 313 (9.04%) IIS
5 291 (8.41%) OpenStack
6 264 (7.63%) Elasticsearch
7 182 (5.26%) Node.js
8 179 (5.17%) JBoss
9 122 (3.52%) Apache Solr
10 88 (2.54%) WebSphere
11 87 (2.51%) WebLogic
12 82 (2.37%) Confluence
13 75 (2.17%) Apache Spark
14 73 (2.11%) Drupal
15 61 (1.76%) Cloud Foundry
16 46 (1.33%) CMS
17 41 (1.18%) GlassFish
17 41 (1.18%) Jetty
18 29 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
18 29 (0.84%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 108 (3.12%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.20%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.058%) MS Office
4 1 (0.029%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.38%) Magento
3 9 (0.26%) Sophis RISQUE
4 6 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.14%) RMDS
5 5 (0.14%) Cordys
6 3 (0.087%) Eikon
7 2 (0.058%) Summit
7 2 (0.058%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.029%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.029%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1201 (34.70%) Amazon AWS
2 253 (7.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 240 (6.93%) Amazon EC2
4 184 (5.32%) IaaS
5 170 (4.91%) PaaS
6 163 (4.71%) Cloud Computing
7 148 (4.28%) SaaS
8 106 (3.06%) Amazon S3
9 99 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
10 83 (2.40%) GitHub
11 62 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
12 52 (1.50%) Route 53
13 46 (1.33%) Office 365
13 46 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
14 37 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 25 (0.72%) OpenShift
15 25 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
15 25 (0.72%) Heroku
16 23 (0.66%) Rackspace Cloud
17 22 (0.64%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 393 (11.36%) DNS
2 370 (10.69%) Firewall
3 317 (9.16%) TCP/IP
4 241 (6.96%) HTTP
5 184 (5.32%) SAN
6 179 (5.17%) Internet
7 152 (4.39%) LDAP
8 115 (3.32%) VPN
9 114 (3.29%) DHCP
10 91 (2.63%) SMTP
11 87 (2.51%) LAN
12 85 (2.46%) Network Security
13 82 (2.37%) WAN
14 81 (2.34%) iSCSI
15 71 (2.05%) SSL
16 70 (2.02%) NAS
17 65 (1.88%) VLAN
18 60 (1.73%) SSH
19 52 (1.50%) BGP
20 45 (1.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 959 (27.71%) MySQL
2 488 (14.10%) NoSQL
3 471 (13.61%) MongoDB
4 334 (9.65%) SQL Server
5 332 (9.59%) PostgreSQL
6 294 (8.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 293 (8.47%) Redis
8 233 (6.73%) Relational Database
9 219 (6.33%) Hadoop
10 207 (5.98%) Big Data
11 80 (2.31%) Amazon RDS
12 73 (2.11%) HBase
13 66 (1.91%) Couchbase
14 65 (1.88%) Oracle Database
15 58 (1.68%) RDBMS
16 49 (1.42%) CouchDB
17 47 (1.36%) Riak
18 38 (1.10%) Apache Hive
19 26 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
20 24 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1063 (30.71%) Jenkins
2 937 (27.07%) Git (software)
3 379 (10.95%) Subversion
4 310 (8.96%) Maven
5 241 (6.96%) JIRA
6 202 (5.84%) Hudson
7 190 (5.49%) TeamCity
8 122 (3.52%) Selenium
9 108 (3.12%) Ant
10 96 (2.77%) Cucumber
11 83 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 81 (2.34%) JUnit
13 66 (1.91%) RSpec
14 52 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
15 49 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
15 49 (1.42%) Gradle
16 42 (1.21%) Grunt
17 41 (1.18%) WebDriver
17 41 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
18 38 (1.10%) Artifactory
General
1 514 (14.85%) Finance
2 149 (4.31%) Games
3 143 (4.13%) Banking
4 135 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 134 (3.87%) Retail
6 102 (2.95%) Marketing
7 61 (1.76%) Advertising
8 59 (1.70%) Law
9 46 (1.33%) Publishing
10 41 (1.18%) Electronics
11 31 (0.90%) Automotive
12 27 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 21 (0.61%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.32%) Legal
15 10 (0.29%) Billing
16 9 (0.26%) Online Betting
16 9 (0.26%) Back Office
17 7 (0.20%) Investment Banking
18 6 (0.17%) Multimedia
19 3 (0.087%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1012 (29.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 676 (19.53%) Administrator
3 638 (18.43%) Systems Administrator
4 489 (14.13%) Developer
5 464 (13.41%) Linux Administrator
6 412 (11.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 340 (9.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 304 (8.78%) Linux Engineer
9 252 (7.28%) Systems Engineer
10 218 (6.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 179 (5.17%) Architect
12 146 (4.22%) Java Developer
13 142 (4.10%) Senior Developer
14 88 (2.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 88 (2.54%) Cloud Engineer
15 78 (2.25%) Software Engineer
16 75 (2.17%) Linux Systems Engineer
17 74 (2.14%) Operations Engineer
18 68 (1.96%) Web Developer
19 64 (1.85%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 543 (15.69%) Web Services
2 336 (9.71%) .NET
2 336 (9.71%) LAMP
3 288 (8.32%) HTML
4 254 (7.34%) CSS
5 209 (6.04%) REST
6 158 (4.57%) AngularJS
7 157 (4.54%) Middleware
8 134 (3.87%) Spring
9 126 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
10 125 (3.61%) HTML5
11 111 (3.21%) XML
12 110 (3.18%) jQuery
13 107 (3.09%) RESTful
14 99 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
15 90 (2.60%) ASP.NET
16 77 (2.22%) CSS3
17 75 (2.17%) Hibernate
17 75 (2.17%) ActiveMQ
18 70 (2.02%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 265 (7.66%) Data Centre
2 204 (5.89%) Computer Science
3 200 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
4 117 (3.38%) Mobile App
5 93 (2.69%) Management Information System
6 87 (2.51%) Replication
7 84 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
8 81 (2.34%) Clustering
9 71 (2.05%) Public Cloud
10 70 (2.02%) Private Cloud
11 68 (1.96%) User Experience
12 52 (1.50%) Wiki
13 49 (1.42%) Digital Media
14 33 (0.95%) Blackberry
15 30 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
16 29 (0.84%) Hedge funds
16 29 (0.84%) Blog
17 28 (0.81%) EqualLogic
17 28 (0.81%) Derivative
18 26 (0.75%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 2756 (79.63%) Linux
2 845 (24.41%) Windows
3 731 (21.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 673 (19.45%) UNIX
5 586 (16.93%) CentOS
6 565 (16.32%) Ubuntu
7 248 (7.17%) Debian
8 152 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 140 (4.05%) Solaris
10 101 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 74 (2.14%) Android
12 72 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
13 63 (1.82%) Apple iOS
14 52 (1.50%) Fedora
15 44 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
16 40 (1.16%) SUSE
17 34 (0.98%) AIX
18 29 (0.84%) CoreOS
19 22 (0.64%) Mac OS X
20 13 (0.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2050 (59.23%) DevOps
2 1305 (37.71%) Agile Software Development
3 1090 (31.49%) Configuration Management
4 805 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
5 438 (12.66%) Open Source
6 409 (11.82%) TDD
7 401 (11.59%) Scrum
8 390 (11.27%) E-Commerce
9 349 (10.08%) Continuous Delivery
10 273 (7.89%) Software Engineering
11 270 (7.80%) ITIL
12 216 (6.24%) BDD
13 199 (5.75%) Load Balancing
14 182 (5.26%) OO
15 172 (4.97%) Mentoring
16 149 (4.31%) Performance Tuning
17 142 (4.10%) Build Automation
18 136 (3.93%) SOA
19 131 (3.79%) Kanban
20 122 (3.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1543 (44.58%) Python
2 1161 (33.55%) Ruby
3 1114 (32.19%) Java
4 1081 (31.23%) Bash Shell
5 988 (28.55%) Perl
6 742 (21.44%) PHP
7 539 (15.57%) SQL
8 455 (13.15%) JavaScript
9 432 (12.48%) PowerShell
10 270 (7.80%) Shell Script
11 212 (6.13%) C#
12 143 (4.13%) Scala
13 127 (3.67%) C++
14 100 (2.89%) Groovy
15 98 (2.83%) Go
16 55 (1.59%) Korn
16 55 (1.59%) C
17 44 (1.27%) Clojure
18 35 (1.01%) Bourne shell
19 25 (0.72%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 371 (10.72%) Degree
2 115 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
3 86 (2.48%) CCNA
4 76 (2.20%) Security Cleared
5 71 (2.05%) RHCE
6 35 (1.01%) RHCSA
7 34 (0.98%) CCNP
7 34 (0.98%) SC Cleared
7 34 (0.98%) DV Cleared
7 34 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (0.61%) AWS Certification
9 16 (0.46%) JNCIA
10 13 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (0.38%) PMI Certification
11 9 (0.26%) LPIC
12 8 (0.23%) Sun Certification
13 6 (0.17%) Linux+ Certification
13 6 (0.17%) RHCA
13 6 (0.17%) CCIE
13 6 (0.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (5.55%) QA
2 57 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (1.53%) SLA
4 42 (1.21%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.35%) FISMA
6 8 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.087%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.029%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.029%) BS7799
System Software
1 580 (16.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 311 (8.99%) Docker
3 163 (4.71%) Varnish
4 155 (4.48%) Active Directory
5 147 (4.25%) KVM
6 91 (2.63%) vSphere
7 83 (2.40%) VMware ESX
7 83 (2.40%) Xen
8 78 (2.25%) Samba
9 75 (2.17%) VirtualBox
10 72 (2.08%) NFS
11 71 (2.05%) Hyper-V
11 71 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
12 60 (1.73%) vCloud
13 58 (1.68%) iptables
14 44 (1.27%) Postfix
15 41 (1.18%) XenServer
16 39 (1.13%) Squid
17 34 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 29 (0.84%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 2136 (61.72%) Opscode Chef
2 773 (22.33%) Ansible
3 694 (20.05%) Nagios
4 330 (9.53%) Vagrant
5 316 (9.13%) Salt
6 293 (8.47%) ZABBIX
7 206 (5.95%) Graphite
8 131 (3.79%) logstash
9 97 (2.80%) Cacti
10 90 (2.60%) HAProxy
11 88 (2.54%) Cobbler
12 87 (2.51%) Capistrano
13 76 (2.20%) Kibana
14 68 (1.96%) CFEngine
15 55 (1.59%) Zenoss
16 49 (1.42%) Ganglia
17 47 (1.36%) Tivoli
17 47 (1.36%) StatsD
18 39 (1.13%) collectd
19 35 (1.01%) Opsview
Vendors
1 876 (25.31%) VMware
2 866 (25.02%) Red Hat
3 414 (11.96%) Oracle
4 270 (7.80%) Cisco
5 235 (6.79%) Microsoft
6 170 (4.91%) Google
6 170 (4.91%) Rackspace
7 161 (4.65%) Splunk
8 146 (4.22%) SaltStack
9 124 (3.58%) HP
10 122 (3.52%) IBM
11 108 (3.12%) New Relic
12 92 (2.66%) Citrix
13 84 (2.43%) Juniper
14 74 (2.14%) Dell
15 64 (1.85%) F5
16 63 (1.82%) NetApp
17 57 (1.65%) Veritas
18 47 (1.36%) Zend
19 37 (1.07%) AppDynamics
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Flexible
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Share options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + 30% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bens + hack days
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + ben
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago