Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Puppet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Puppet over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 108 131
Rank change year-on-year +4 +23 +45
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 127 109 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.24% 2.11% 1.73%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.38% 28.99% 22.49%
Number of salaries quoted 55 66 66
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +8.11% +23.33%
10th Percentile £36,150 £39,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £60,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +9.52%

Puppet is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 521 376 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.20% 7.26% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 326 214 289
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,325 £31,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £64,100
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Scotland

Puppet
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Puppet in Scotland.

Salary trend for Puppet in Scotland

Puppet
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Puppet in Scotland

Puppet
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +23 67 £52,500 +23.53% 5
Edinburgh -34 50 £61,250 +22.50% 5
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 111 (87.40%) Opscode Chef
2 98 (77.17%) Ansible
3 81 (63.78%) Linux
4 69 (54.33%) Python
5 55 (43.31%) DevOps
6 53 (41.73%) Docker
6 53 (41.73%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (37.01%) Amazon AWS
8 44 (34.65%) Ruby
9 43 (33.86%) Configuration Management
10 42 (33.07%) PowerShell
10 42 (33.07%) Microsoft Azure
10 42 (33.07%) Bash Shell
11 41 (32.28%) NoSQL
12 39 (30.71%) Scrum
13 38 (29.92%) Red Hat
14 35 (27.56%) Jenkins
15 33 (25.98%) JavaScript
16 32 (25.20%) Java
16 32 (25.20%) ITIL
16 32 (25.20%) Unix
17 30 (23.62%) Windows
17 30 (23.62%) PHP
18 29 (22.83%) Perl
18 29 (22.83%) Hibernate
18 29 (22.83%) Spring
18 29 (22.83%) Data Centre
19 28 (22.05%) Vagrant
19 28 (22.05%) Redis
19 28 (22.05%) Tomcat

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (22.05%) Tomcat
2 21 (16.54%) JBoss
3 17 (13.39%) Jetty
3 17 (13.39%) WebLogic
3 17 (13.39%) WebSphere
4 16 (12.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (4.72%) Apache
5 6 (4.72%) Skype for Business
6 4 (3.15%) Confluence
6 4 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.15%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.36%) IIS
8 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 11 (8.66%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 47 (37.01%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (33.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (11.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (7.87%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (4.72%) GitHub
5 6 (4.72%) Office 365
5 6 (4.72%) OpenShift
5 6 (4.72%) SaaS
6 3 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.36%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.79%) IaaS
7 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.54%) Firewall
2 17 (13.39%) AMQP
3 16 (12.60%) LAN
3 16 (12.60%) WAN
4 15 (11.81%) VPN
5 14 (11.02%) DNS
6 12 (9.45%) Cisco IPT
6 12 (9.45%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (9.45%) IP Telephony
6 12 (9.45%) MPLS
6 12 (9.45%) Network Security
6 12 (9.45%) Wireless
7 11 (8.66%) SAN
8 10 (7.87%) HTTP
8 10 (7.87%) SSL
8 10 (7.87%) TCP/IP
9 9 (7.09%) IPsec
9 9 (7.09%) SMTP
10 4 (3.15%) DHCP
10 4 (3.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (32.28%) NoSQL
2 28 (22.05%) Redis
3 24 (18.90%) MongoDB
4 19 (14.96%) Hadoop
5 18 (14.17%) MySQL
6 17 (13.39%) Couchbase
6 17 (13.39%) Riak
7 11 (8.66%) Relational Database
8 9 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (4.72%) SQL Server
10 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (27.56%) Jenkins
2 28 (22.05%) Vagrant
3 21 (16.54%) Git (software)
4 19 (14.96%) Cucumber
4 19 (14.96%) Sonatype Nexus
5 17 (13.39%) FitNesse
5 17 (13.39%) Selenium
6 16 (12.60%) Maven
7 12 (9.45%) Gradle
7 12 (9.45%) Subversion
8 10 (7.87%) JIRA
8 10 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (7.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (4.72%) GoCD
10 6 (4.72%) IBM UrbanCode
10 6 (4.72%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (3.94%) Bitbucket
11 5 (3.94%) TeamCity
12 3 (2.36%) Hudson
13 2 (1.57%) GCC
General
1 19 (14.96%) Finance
2 3 (2.36%) Banking
3 2 (1.57%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Games
4 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (24.41%) Developer
1 31 (24.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (16.54%) Java Developer
2 21 (16.54%) Senior DevOps
3 18 (14.17%) Full Stack Developer
4 17 (13.39%) Consultant
5 15 (11.81%) Architect
6 13 (10.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 12 (9.45%) Administrator
7 12 (9.45%) Network Architect
8 11 (8.66%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (7.09%) DevOps Consultant
10 8 (6.30%) Linux Consultant
10 8 (6.30%) Unix Consultant
11 6 (4.72%) DevOps Administrator
11 6 (4.72%) Senior Consultant
11 6 (4.72%) Senior DevOps Consultant
12 5 (3.94%) Operations Engineer
13 4 (3.15%) Lead Developer
13 4 (3.15%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.83%) Hibernate
1 29 (22.83%) Spring
2 24 (18.90%) RabbitMQ
3 23 (18.11%) HTML
4 17 (13.39%) HTML5
4 17 (13.39%) JMS
4 17 (13.39%) JPA
4 17 (13.39%) Kafka
4 17 (13.39%) TIBCO EMS
4 17 (13.39%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (8.66%) AngularJS
6 6 (4.72%) Drools
6 6 (4.72%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (4.72%) React
7 5 (3.94%) LAMP
8 4 (3.15%) Node.js
8 4 (3.15%) Web Services
9 3 (2.36%) Middleware
10 2 (1.57%) .NET
10 2 (1.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.83%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.60%) Blackberry
3 9 (7.09%) Replication
4 8 (6.30%) Clustering
5 6 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.15%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.79%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 81 (63.78%) Linux
2 32 (25.20%) Unix
3 30 (23.62%) Windows
4 23 (18.11%) Ubuntu
5 21 (16.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (8.66%) AIX
7 10 (7.87%) CentOS
8 6 (4.72%) Windows Server
9 3 (2.36%) Solaris
10 2 (1.57%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.79%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (43.31%) DevOps
2 53 (41.73%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (33.86%) Configuration Management
4 39 (30.71%) Scrum
5 32 (25.20%) ITIL
6 26 (20.47%) Open Source
7 25 (19.69%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (19.69%) TDD
8 23 (18.11%) Software Engineering
9 22 (17.32%) Test Automation
10 21 (16.54%) BDD
11 18 (14.17%) DSDM
12 17 (13.39%) Concurrent Programming
12 17 (13.39%) Integration Testing
12 17 (13.39%) Kanban
12 17 (13.39%) Multithreading
12 17 (13.39%) Root Cause Analysis
12 17 (13.39%) RUP
12 17 (13.39%) System Testing
12 17 (13.39%) UML
Programming Languages
1 69 (54.33%) Python
2 44 (34.65%) Ruby
3 42 (33.07%) Bash Shell
3 42 (33.07%) PowerShell
4 33 (25.98%) JavaScript
5 32 (25.20%) Java
6 30 (23.62%) PHP
7 29 (22.83%) Perl
8 10 (7.87%) SQL
9 8 (6.30%) C
10 6 (4.72%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.57%) C#
11 2 (1.57%) VBScript
12 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (11.02%) CISSP
2 12 (9.45%) CCIE
2 12 (9.45%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (6.30%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.51%) RHCE
5 2 (1.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.39%) QA
2 6 (4.72%) GCP
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (41.73%) Docker
2 17 (13.39%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.30%) RHEV
4 7 (5.51%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.72%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.72%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (4.72%) XenApp
6 5 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (3.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.15%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 111 (87.40%) Opscode Chef
2 98 (77.17%) Ansible
3 17 (13.39%) Cobbler
4 16 (12.60%) Rundeck
5 15 (11.81%) Nagios
6 10 (7.87%) Grafana
6 10 (7.87%) Kubernetes
6 10 (7.87%) ZABBIX
7 9 (7.09%) Packer
7 9 (7.09%) Terraform
8 8 (6.30%) CFEngine
8 8 (6.30%) Control-M
8 8 (6.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (4.72%) Consul
10 5 (3.94%) Capistrano
10 5 (3.94%) SCCM
11 4 (3.15%) SCOM
11 4 (3.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (3.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (3.15%) yum
Vendors
1 38 (29.92%) Red Hat
2 20 (15.75%) IBM
3 18 (14.17%) Cisco
3 18 (14.17%) Varonis
4 17 (13.39%) TIBCO
5 15 (11.81%) Microsoft
6 13 (10.24%) VMware
7 12 (9.45%) CheckPoint
7 12 (9.45%) CyberArk
8 11 (8.66%) Charles River
9 9 (7.09%) ServiceNow
10 8 (6.30%) EMC
10 8 (6.30%) Google
11 7 (5.51%) Oracle
11 7 (5.51%) Splunk
12 6 (4.72%) CA
12 6 (4.72%) Citrix
12 6 (4.72%) RedGate
12 6 (4.72%) Symantec
13 5 (3.94%) Informatica