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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Puppet
Rank 214 311 413
Rank change year-on-year
+97 +102
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 1588 902 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.39% 0.85% 0.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.15% 13.98% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 762 551
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,650 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%

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
7509 6453 6599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.58% 6.06% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5949 5202 5336
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £63,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 2014 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 23 September 2014. 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 +96 1507 £55,000 +10.00% 192
London +79 993 £55,000 +4.76% 117
South East +57 221 £52,500 +12.90% 26
City of London +66 155 £57,500 +4.54% 31
Yorkshire -5 90 £40,000 -5.88% 22
Surrey +49 87 £52,000 -8.77% 13
West Yorkshire +16 64 £42,500 -2.85% 13
East of England +26 60 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Leeds +2 58 £42,500 - 13
Scotland +30 51 £37,500 -31.81% 6
North West +17 45 £45,000 +7.78% 16
Berkshire 0 43 £57,500 +9.52% 4
Brighton +1 35 £50,000 +25.00%
East Sussex -2 35 £50,000 +25.00%
Manchester +18 33 £45,000 +1.69% 7
West Midlands +7 33 £60,000 +71.42%
South West -18 30 £42,500 +9.67% 4
Edinburgh +14 27 £37,500 -31.81% 1
East Midlands +12 26 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire +1 25 £75,000 +87.50% 3
Hertfordshire -5 22 £51,250 +13.88% 1
Nottinghamshire +22 21 £36,250 -
Cambridgeshire +19 21 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Cambridge +12 21 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Glasgow - 20 £35,000 - 3
Nottingham +19 18 £37,500 -
Birmingham +8 18 £65,000 +128.07%
Watford +6 17 £57,500 -
North Yorkshire -17 17 £35,000 -40.92% 7
Windsor - 17 £57,500 -

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 2392 (81.61%) Linux
2 1710 (58.34%) Opscode Chef
3 1432 (48.86%) DevOps
4 1323 (45.14%) Python
5 1047 (35.72%) Ruby
6 1042 (35.55%) MySQL
7 965 (32.92%) Java
8 952 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
9 921 (31.42%) Bash Shell
10 877 (29.92%) Perl
11 794 (27.09%) Red Hat
12 752 (25.66%) Apache
13 743 (25.35%) Jenkins
14 736 (25.11%) Windows
15 706 (24.09%) Git (software)
16 698 (23.81%) VMware
17 696 (23.75%) Configuration Management
18 692 (23.61%) Nagios
19 686 (23.40%) Open Source
20 627 (21.39%) PHP
21 601 (20.50%) UNIX
22 598 (20.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 594 (20.27%) CentOS
24 589 (20.10%) Ubuntu
25 546 (18.63%) Amazon AWS
26 544 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
27 465 (15.86%) Web Services
28 456 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
29 452 (15.42%) nginx
30 450 (15.35%) Tomcat

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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
1 752 (25.66%) Apache
2 452 (15.42%) nginx
3 450 (15.35%) Tomcat
4 232 (7.92%) Node.js
5 214 (7.30%) IIS
6 184 (6.28%) Elasticsearch
7 159 (5.42%) OpenStack
8 98 (3.34%) Apache Solr
9 87 (2.97%) WebLogic
10 81 (2.76%) Jetty
11 54 (1.84%) Drupal
12 44 (1.50%) WebSphere
13 42 (1.43%) MS Exchange
14 39 (1.33%) Confluence
15 29 (0.99%) CMS
16 23 (0.78%) WordPress
17 22 (0.75%) CloudStack
18 19 (0.65%) Apache Pig
19 18 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 14 (0.48%) Lync
Applications
1 95 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.31%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.24%) Weka
4 2 (0.068%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.034%) MS Office
5 1 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.034%) InDesign
5 1 (0.034%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.034%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 50 (1.71%) Magento
2 12 (0.41%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.068%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.068%) SunGard APT
4 2 (0.068%) FastVal
5 1 (0.034%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.034%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 546 (18.63%) Amazon AWS
2 189 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
3 160 (5.46%) Cloud Computing
4 155 (5.29%) SaaS
5 118 (4.03%) IaaS
6 105 (3.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 93 (3.17%) PaaS
8 78 (2.66%) GitHub
9 76 (2.59%) Amazon S3
10 45 (1.54%) Joyent
11 37 (1.26%) Amazon ELB
12 27 (0.92%) Rackspace Cloud
13 22 (0.75%) ElastiCache
13 22 (0.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 20 (0.68%) Basecamp
15 18 (0.61%) Google Compute Engine
16 14 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
16 14 (0.48%) Heroku
17 13 (0.44%) AWS Data Pipeline
18 11 (0.38%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 449 (15.32%) TCP/IP
2 411 (14.02%) DNS
3 278 (9.48%) Firewall
4 276 (9.42%) HTTP
5 270 (9.21%) SAN
6 222 (7.57%) LDAP
7 184 (6.28%) Internet
8 140 (4.78%) DHCP
9 109 (3.72%) SSL
10 102 (3.48%) NAS
11 99 (3.38%) VPN
12 77 (2.63%) SNMP
13 74 (2.52%) SSH
14 73 (2.49%) LAN
15 69 (2.35%) WAN
16 60 (2.05%) SMTP
17 56 (1.91%) FTP
18 52 (1.77%) BIG-IP
19 47 (1.60%) Kerberos
19 47 (1.60%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1042 (35.55%) MySQL
2 422 (14.40%) MongoDB
3 394 (13.44%) NoSQL
4 350 (11.94%) PostgreSQL
5 286 (9.76%) Redis
6 233 (7.95%) SQL Server
7 196 (6.69%) Hadoop
8 195 (6.65%) Big Data
9 170 (5.80%) Relational Database
9 170 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
10 86 (2.93%) HBase
11 68 (2.32%) RDBMS
12 59 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
13 56 (1.91%) Oracle Database
14 45 (1.54%) MariaDB
15 41 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 41 (1.40%) DB2
15 41 (1.40%) CouchDB
16 36 (1.23%) Riak
17 29 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 743 (25.35%) Jenkins
2 706 (24.09%) Git (software)
3 350 (11.94%) Subversion
4 195 (6.65%) Maven
5 181 (6.18%) Hudson
6 146 (4.98%) JIRA
7 125 (4.26%) TeamCity
8 116 (3.96%) Ant
9 82 (2.80%) Selenium
10 69 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 61 (2.08%) RSpec
12 59 (2.01%) Cucumber
13 45 (1.54%) CruiseControl
14 26 (0.89%) Mercurial
14 26 (0.89%) Eclipse
15 23 (0.78%) PHPUnit
16 21 (0.72%) MSBuild
16 21 (0.72%) JUnit
17 18 (0.61%) Firebug
17 18 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 305 (10.41%) Finance
2 165 (5.63%) Games
3 98 (3.34%) Marketing
4 78 (2.66%) Banking
5 73 (2.49%) Retail
6 65 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 56 (1.91%) Advertising
7 56 (1.91%) Publishing
8 34 (1.16%) Law
9 31 (1.06%) Music Industry
10 28 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 20 (0.68%) Legal
12 17 (0.58%) Online Betting
13 12 (0.41%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.31%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.31%) Turkish Language
14 9 (0.31%) German Language
14 9 (0.31%) Italian Language
15 8 (0.27%) Welsh Language
15 8 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 871 (29.72%) Administrator
2 764 (26.07%) Systems Administrator
3 587 (20.03%) Linux Administrator
4 534 (18.22%) DevOps Engineer
5 522 (17.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 374 (12.76%) Developer
7 239 (8.15%) Linux Engineer
8 163 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 143 (4.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 122 (4.16%) Systems Engineer
11 118 (4.03%) Architect
11 118 (4.03%) Operations Engineer
12 114 (3.89%) Senior Linux Administrator
13 107 (3.65%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
14 90 (3.07%) Web Engineer
15 83 (2.83%) Senior Developer
16 80 (2.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 77 (2.63%) Java Developer
18 64 (2.18%) Software Engineer
19 60 (2.05%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 465 (15.86%) Web Services
2 351 (11.98%) LAMP
3 251 (8.56%) .NET
4 221 (7.54%) HTML
5 183 (6.24%) CSS
6 122 (4.16%) jQuery
7 117 (3.99%) XML
7 117 (3.99%) RabbitMQ
8 115 (3.92%) HTML5
9 101 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
9 101 (3.45%) JSON
10 93 (3.17%) AngularJS
11 90 (3.07%) Spring
12 87 (2.97%) RESTful
13 78 (2.66%) REST
14 74 (2.52%) ASP.NET
15 67 (2.29%) ActiveMQ
16 65 (2.22%) Django
17 61 (2.08%) J2EE
18 58 (1.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 686 (23.40%) Open Source
2 144 (4.91%) Clustering
3 139 (4.74%) Computer Science
4 107 (3.65%) Replication
5 90 (3.07%) Social Media
6 85 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
7 53 (1.81%) User Experience
7 53 (1.81%) Hedge funds
8 49 (1.67%) Management Information System
9 45 (1.54%) Mobile App
10 40 (1.36%) Digital Media
10 40 (1.36%) Blog
11 39 (1.33%) Mathematics
12 32 (1.09%) Blackberry
13 30 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
14 28 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
15 22 (0.75%) Online Games
15 22 (0.75%) LPAR
15 22 (0.75%) DLPAR
16 14 (0.48%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2392 (81.61%) Linux
2 736 (25.11%) Windows
3 601 (20.50%) UNIX
4 598 (20.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 594 (20.27%) CentOS
6 589 (20.10%) Ubuntu
7 386 (13.17%) Debian
8 178 (6.07%) Solaris
9 125 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 69 (2.35%) AIX
11 62 (2.12%) SUSE
12 57 (1.94%) Fedora
13 41 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 40 (1.36%) Apple iOS
14 40 (1.36%) Android
14 40 (1.36%) OpenBSD
15 28 (0.96%) FreeBSD
16 25 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
17 23 (0.78%) Mac OS X
18 15 (0.51%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1432 (48.86%) DevOps
2 952 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
3 696 (23.75%) Configuration Management
4 544 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
5 334 (11.40%) Scrum
6 317 (10.82%) E-Commerce
7 273 (9.31%) Load Balancing
8 230 (7.85%) TDD
9 220 (7.51%) ITIL
10 181 (6.18%) Performance Tuning
11 168 (5.73%) Software Engineering
12 134 (4.57%) Mentoring
13 129 (4.40%) OO
13 129 (4.40%) BDD
13 129 (4.40%) Build Automation
14 122 (4.16%) MVC
15 93 (3.17%) Analytics
16 86 (2.93%) SOA
17 83 (2.83%) Kanban
18 79 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1323 (45.14%) Python
2 1047 (35.72%) Ruby
3 965 (32.92%) Java
4 921 (31.42%) Bash Shell
5 877 (29.92%) Perl
6 627 (21.39%) PHP
7 405 (13.82%) JavaScript
8 358 (12.21%) SQL
9 253 (8.63%) Shell Script
10 227 (7.74%) PowerShell
11 160 (5.46%) C#
12 107 (3.65%) Scala
13 91 (3.10%) C
14 81 (2.76%) C++
15 45 (1.54%) Korn
16 32 (1.09%) Groovy
17 29 (0.99%) R
18 25 (0.85%) AWK
19 21 (0.72%) sed
19 21 (0.72%) Golang
Qualifications
1 225 (7.68%) Degree
2 58 (1.98%) RHCE
3 46 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 33 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 29 (0.99%) SC Cleared
7 24 (0.82%) Sun Certification
8 22 (0.75%) CCNA
9 20 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (0.58%) Linux+ Certification
10 17 (0.58%) LPIC
11 16 (0.55%) MCSE
12 11 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.38%) DV Cleared
13 10 (0.34%) CCNP
14 9 (0.31%) MCITP
14 9 (0.31%) CISSP
15 7 (0.24%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (0.24%) VCAP
15 7 (0.24%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (5.42%) QA
2 91 (3.10%) SLA
3 40 (1.36%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.14%) COBIT
7 2 (0.068%) WAI
7 2 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.034%) HIPAA
System Software
1 456 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 220 (7.51%) KVM
3 171 (5.83%) Varnish
4 160 (5.46%) Xen
5 155 (5.29%) NFS
6 126 (4.30%) Active Directory
7 99 (3.38%) vSphere
8 79 (2.70%) Samba
9 69 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
10 58 (1.98%) Postfix
11 55 (1.88%) Docker
12 50 (1.71%) Hyper-V
13 45 (1.54%) Snort
14 44 (1.50%) VMware ESX
15 39 (1.33%) vCloud
16 33 (1.13%) XenServer
17 30 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 28 (0.96%) Sendmail
19 19 (0.65%) XenApp
20 18 (0.61%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1710 (58.34%) Opscode Chef
2 692 (23.61%) Nagios
3 285 (9.72%) Ansible
4 275 (9.38%) ZABBIX
5 232 (7.92%) Vagrant
6 205 (6.99%) Salt
7 154 (5.25%) Cacti
8 120 (4.09%) CFEngine
9 114 (3.89%) logstash
10 71 (2.42%) Ganglia
11 70 (2.39%) Capistrano
11 70 (2.39%) HAProxy
12 56 (1.91%) Zenoss
12 56 (1.91%) SCOM
13 54 (1.84%) StatsD
14 53 (1.81%) Munin
15 50 (1.71%) Kibana
16 48 (1.64%) Opsview
17 39 (1.33%) Cobbler
18 36 (1.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 794 (27.09%) Red Hat
2 698 (23.81%) VMware
3 321 (10.95%) Oracle
4 207 (7.06%) Microsoft
5 197 (6.72%) JBoss
6 188 (6.41%) Cisco
7 182 (6.21%) HP
8 136 (4.64%) Rackspace
9 102 (3.48%) EMC
10 93 (3.17%) NetApp
11 90 (3.07%) IBM
12 87 (2.97%) New Relic
13 86 (2.93%) Google
14 83 (2.83%) SaltStack
15 81 (2.76%) Citrix
16 79 (2.70%) Dell
17 68 (2.32%) Juniper
18 65 (2.22%) Splunk
19 58 (1.98%) F5
20 57 (1.94%) Veritas
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: 32 minutes ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 38 minutes ago
Woking, Surrey
Fidessa
Salary: Excellent package depending on experience
Posted: 41 minutes ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Good benefits / Bonus
Posted: 47 minutes ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and great benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Net Talent
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + on call (5-10K)
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 + benefits (flexible hrs) and 27 days holiday
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: Yesterday