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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Puppet
Rank 192 232 325
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +93
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 1841 1450 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.69% 1.24% 0.82%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.86% 19.20% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1511 1191 752
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +3.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,722 £38,650 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
7716 7552 7043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.07% 6.48% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6188 6052 5647
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -

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 4 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 4 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
(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 +54 1785 £57,500 +9.52% 272
London +38 1105 £57,500 +4.54% 154
South East +76 264 £52,500 - 30
City of London +77 231 £60,000 +9.09% 46
South West +63 124 £55,000 +12.82% 15
Berkshire +86 107 £50,000 -11.11% 7
Yorkshire +18 104 £50,000 +19.04% 27
Bristol +55 92 £65,000 +58.53% 6
West Yorkshire +43 88 £48,750 +8.33% 24
Leeds +48 86 £50,000 - 18
Reading +69 82 £47,500 +35.71% 4
East of England +20 76 £55,000 +15.78% 18
North West -1 48 £37,500 -16.66% 18
Surrey -5 47 £52,500 -4.54% 10
West Midlands +16 44 £60,000 - 2
Hampshire +45 40 £50,000 +14.28% 3
Manchester +4 34 £37,500 -11.76% 17
Hertfordshire +12 30 £65,000 +34.02% 3
Scotland +1 29 £46,250 +23.33% 17
Edinburgh +8 24 £46,250 +23.33% 11
Kent +21 23 £65,000 +23.80% 3
Leatherhead +16 23 £50,000 -16.66% 4
Cambridgeshire +7 23 £45,750 +1.66% 15
Cambridge +17 21 £43,250 -3.88% 15
Birmingham +1 21 £65,000 - 2
Coventry - 21 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire -5 20 £38,861 -35.23% 4
East Midlands -9 16 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Buckinghamshire +14 14 £53,000 +24.70% 1
Milton Keynes +5 14 £53,000 +24.70%

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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 2834 (79.41%) Linux
2 2181 (61.11%) Opscode Chef
3 2125 (59.54%) DevOps
4 1600 (44.83%) Python
5 1329 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
6 1258 (35.25%) Amazon AWS
7 1200 (33.62%) Ruby
8 1166 (32.67%) Java
9 1156 (32.39%) Configuration Management
10 1152 (32.28%) Jenkins
11 1114 (31.21%) Bash Shell
12 1004 (28.13%) Perl
13 969 (27.15%) Git (software)
14 955 (26.76%) MySQL
15 916 (25.67%) VMware
16 888 (24.88%) Windows
17 877 (24.57%) Red Hat
18 867 (24.29%) Apache
19 863 (24.18%) Ansible
20 846 (23.70%) Continuous Integration
21 733 (20.54%) Nagios
22 728 (20.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 723 (20.26%) PHP
24 669 (18.74%) UNIX
25 605 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
26 601 (16.84%) CentOS
27 575 (16.11%) SQL
28 564 (15.80%) Ubuntu
29 528 (14.79%) Web Services
30 515 (14.43%) Finance

Puppet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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
1 867 (24.29%) Apache
2 488 (13.67%) nginx
3 481 (13.48%) Tomcat
4 318 (8.91%) IIS
5 303 (8.49%) OpenStack
6 272 (7.62%) Elasticsearch
7 199 (5.58%) Node.js
8 191 (5.35%) JBoss
9 130 (3.64%) Apache Solr
10 101 (2.83%) WebLogic
11 90 (2.52%) WebSphere
12 87 (2.44%) Apache Spark
13 85 (2.38%) Confluence
14 74 (2.07%) Drupal
15 53 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
16 52 (1.46%) Jetty
16 52 (1.46%) CMS
17 38 (1.06%) GlassFish
18 35 (0.98%) MS Exchange
19 34 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 114 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.34%) Magento
3 10 (0.28%) RMDS
4 9 (0.25%) Sophis RISQUE
5 7 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.20%) Eikon
6 5 (0.14%) Cordys
7 2 (0.056%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.056%) Summit
8 1 (0.028%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.028%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.028%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1258 (35.25%) Amazon AWS
2 277 (7.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 218 (6.11%) Amazon EC2
4 195 (5.46%) IaaS
5 168 (4.71%) PaaS
6 153 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
7 139 (3.89%) SaaS
8 96 (2.69%) Amazon S3
9 92 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
10 85 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
11 71 (1.99%) GitHub
12 54 (1.51%) Amazon ELB
12 54 (1.51%) Route 53
13 45 (1.26%) Office 365
14 39 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 30 (0.84%) OpenShift
16 25 (0.70%) Sumo Logic
17 23 (0.64%) Heroku
18 21 (0.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 19 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 393 (11.01%) DNS
2 381 (10.68%) Firewall
3 344 (9.64%) TCP/IP
4 254 (7.12%) HTTP
5 197 (5.52%) Internet
6 183 (5.13%) SAN
7 149 (4.17%) LDAP
8 140 (3.92%) VPN
9 110 (3.08%) DHCP
10 103 (2.89%) SMTP
11 95 (2.66%) LAN
12 92 (2.58%) SSL
13 91 (2.55%) WAN
14 88 (2.47%) Network Security
15 72 (2.02%) NAS
15 72 (2.02%) VLAN
16 71 (1.99%) iSCSI
17 64 (1.79%) SSH
18 63 (1.77%) BGP
19 52 (1.46%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 955 (26.76%) MySQL
2 480 (13.45%) MongoDB
3 478 (13.39%) NoSQL
4 349 (9.78%) SQL Server
5 336 (9.41%) PostgreSQL
6 303 (8.49%) Redis
7 300 (8.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 249 (6.98%) Hadoop
9 235 (6.58%) Relational Database
10 225 (6.30%) Big Data
11 85 (2.38%) HBase
12 80 (2.24%) Couchbase
13 75 (2.10%) Oracle Database
14 70 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
15 55 (1.54%) Riak
16 53 (1.49%) CouchDB
17 50 (1.40%) RDBMS
18 39 (1.09%) Apache Hive
19 33 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 32 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1152 (32.28%) Jenkins
2 969 (27.15%) Git (software)
3 369 (10.34%) Subversion
4 351 (9.83%) Maven
5 254 (7.12%) JIRA
6 214 (6.00%) Hudson
7 191 (5.35%) TeamCity
8 128 (3.59%) Selenium
9 103 (2.89%) Ant
10 96 (2.69%) Cucumber
11 86 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 82 (2.30%) JUnit
13 65 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
14 60 (1.68%) RSpec
15 55 (1.54%) Grunt
16 53 (1.49%) Gradle
17 43 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
17 43 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
18 40 (1.12%) Artifactory
19 36 (1.01%) WebDriver
General
1 515 (14.43%) Finance
2 164 (4.60%) Banking
3 149 (4.17%) Games
4 146 (4.09%) Telecoms
5 128 (3.59%) Retail
6 99 (2.77%) Marketing
7 63 (1.77%) Law
8 60 (1.68%) Advertising
9 49 (1.37%) Publishing
10 41 (1.15%) Electronics
11 34 (0.95%) Automotive
12 31 (0.87%) Financial Institution
13 19 (0.53%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.36%) Online Betting
15 12 (0.34%) Billing
16 11 (0.31%) Legal
17 10 (0.28%) Back Office
18 9 (0.25%) Investment Banking
19 3 (0.084%) Multimedia
20 2 (0.056%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1062 (29.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 653 (18.30%) Administrator
3 613 (17.18%) Systems Administrator
4 459 (12.86%) Developer
5 442 (12.38%) Linux Administrator
6 388 (10.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 371 (10.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 322 (9.02%) Linux Engineer
9 278 (7.79%) Systems Engineer
10 201 (5.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 199 (5.58%) Architect
12 144 (4.03%) Java Developer
13 134 (3.75%) Senior Developer
14 87 (2.44%) Software Engineer
15 85 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 84 (2.35%) Cloud Engineer
17 83 (2.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
18 80 (2.24%) Operations Engineer
19 66 (1.85%) Web Developer
20 63 (1.77%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 528 (14.79%) Web Services
2 330 (9.25%) LAMP
3 325 (9.11%) .NET
4 290 (8.13%) HTML
5 264 (7.40%) CSS
6 216 (6.05%) REST
7 170 (4.76%) Middleware
8 155 (4.34%) AngularJS
9 138 (3.87%) Spring
10 129 (3.61%) HTML5
11 119 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
12 117 (3.28%) XML
13 112 (3.14%) jQuery
14 97 (2.72%) RESTful
14 97 (2.72%) Ruby on Rails
15 93 (2.61%) ASP.NET
16 82 (2.30%) CSS3
17 75 (2.10%) Hibernate
18 74 (2.07%) ActiveMQ
19 69 (1.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 279 (7.82%) Data Centre
2 216 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
3 204 (5.72%) Computer Science
4 131 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 113 (3.17%) Mobile App
6 106 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
7 102 (2.86%) Replication
8 79 (2.21%) Private Cloud
9 67 (1.88%) Digital Media
10 64 (1.79%) Public Cloud
11 62 (1.74%) User Experience
12 59 (1.65%) Clustering
13 48 (1.34%) Wiki
14 37 (1.04%) Hedge funds
15 35 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
16 32 (0.90%) Blackberry
17 31 (0.87%) Derivative
18 27 (0.76%) EqualLogic
19 26 (0.73%) Semantic Web
19 26 (0.73%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 2834 (79.41%) Linux
2 888 (24.88%) Windows
3 728 (20.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 669 (18.74%) UNIX
5 601 (16.84%) CentOS
6 564 (15.80%) Ubuntu
7 245 (6.86%) Debian
8 159 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 122 (3.42%) Solaris
10 105 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 72 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
12 66 (1.85%) Android
13 59 (1.65%) Apple iOS
14 57 (1.60%) Fedora
15 45 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
16 42 (1.18%) CoreOS
17 34 (0.95%) SUSE
18 28 (0.78%) AIX
19 18 (0.50%) Mac OS X
20 17 (0.48%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2125 (59.54%) DevOps
2 1329 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
3 1156 (32.39%) Configuration Management
4 846 (23.70%) Continuous Integration
5 463 (12.97%) Open Source
6 417 (11.68%) Scrum
7 412 (11.54%) TDD
8 389 (10.90%) E-Commerce
9 346 (9.69%) Continuous Delivery
10 298 (8.35%) Software Engineering
11 291 (8.15%) ITIL
12 234 (6.56%) BDD
13 191 (5.35%) Mentoring
14 189 (5.30%) Load Balancing
15 179 (5.02%) OO
16 144 (4.03%) Kanban
16 144 (4.03%) Build Automation
17 142 (3.98%) Performance Tuning
18 135 (3.78%) SOA
19 117 (3.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1600 (44.83%) Python
2 1200 (33.62%) Ruby
3 1166 (32.67%) Java
4 1114 (31.21%) Bash Shell
5 1004 (28.13%) Perl
6 723 (20.26%) PHP
7 575 (16.11%) SQL
8 461 (12.92%) JavaScript
9 454 (12.72%) PowerShell
10 286 (8.01%) Shell Script
11 210 (5.88%) C#
12 158 (4.43%) Scala
13 151 (4.23%) C++
14 115 (3.22%) Groovy
14 115 (3.22%) Go
15 57 (1.60%) C
16 50 (1.40%) Clojure
17 45 (1.26%) Korn
18 44 (1.23%) Bourne shell
19 27 (0.76%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 417 (11.68%) Degree
2 121 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
3 83 (2.33%) CCNA
4 74 (2.07%) Security Cleared
5 66 (1.85%) RHCE
6 39 (1.09%) CCNP
7 32 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 31 (0.87%) RHCSA
9 29 (0.81%) SC Cleared
10 23 (0.64%) DV Cleared
11 18 (0.50%) PMI Certification
12 16 (0.45%) MCSE
12 16 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (0.42%) AWS Certification
14 14 (0.39%) JNCIA
15 12 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (0.31%) CCIE
17 10 (0.28%) Sun Certification
18 9 (0.25%) MCSA
19 7 (0.20%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (5.63%) QA
2 60 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 45 (1.26%) SLA
5 9 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.25%) FISMA
6 3 (0.084%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.028%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.028%) BS7799
System Software
1 605 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 354 (9.92%) Docker
3 164 (4.60%) Varnish
4 160 (4.48%) Active Directory
5 157 (4.40%) KVM
6 101 (2.83%) Xen
7 91 (2.55%) VirtualBox
8 82 (2.30%) vSphere
9 76 (2.13%) VMware ESX
10 71 (1.99%) iptables
11 70 (1.96%) Samba
12 63 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
13 62 (1.74%) vCloud
14 60 (1.68%) Hyper-V
15 58 (1.63%) NFS
16 43 (1.20%) Squid
17 42 (1.18%) Postfix
18 40 (1.12%) XenServer
19 30 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
20 29 (0.81%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 2181 (61.11%) Opscode Chef
2 863 (24.18%) Ansible
3 733 (20.54%) Nagios
4 352 (9.86%) Vagrant
5 325 (9.11%) ZABBIX
6 318 (8.91%) Salt
7 197 (5.52%) Graphite
8 118 (3.31%) logstash
9 97 (2.72%) Cacti
10 95 (2.66%) HAProxy
11 85 (2.38%) Capistrano
12 79 (2.21%) Cobbler
13 72 (2.02%) Kibana
14 71 (1.99%) CFEngine
15 58 (1.63%) Tivoli
16 55 (1.54%) Zenoss
17 50 (1.40%) Ganglia
18 45 (1.26%) StatsD
19 38 (1.06%) Opsview
20 36 (1.01%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 916 (25.67%) VMware
2 877 (24.57%) Red Hat
3 426 (11.94%) Oracle
4 282 (7.90%) Cisco
5 249 (6.98%) Microsoft
6 194 (5.44%) Splunk
7 188 (5.27%) Rackspace
8 185 (5.18%) Google
9 182 (5.10%) SaltStack
10 113 (3.17%) New Relic
11 111 (3.11%) IBM
11 111 (3.11%) HP
12 106 (2.97%) Citrix
13 89 (2.49%) Juniper
14 69 (1.93%) F5
15 67 (1.88%) Dell
16 64 (1.79%) NetApp
17 41 (1.15%) Atlassian
18 39 (1.09%) SolarWinds
19 38 (1.06%) Veritas
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + 33 days holiday, dental, healthcare
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + 33 Days Holiday, Health Insurance
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + stock
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Pension, Life Ass, Holiday
Posted: 6 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £36,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago