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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 129 132
Rank change year-on-year +17 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 39 41 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.44% 1.43% 1.06%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.49% 17.52% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 15
Median salary £50,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £26,600 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,375 £64,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Puppet is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 166 234 218
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 6.13% 8.15% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 154 200 243
Median salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,375 £26,250 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £63,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 32 £62,500 +25.00% 3
Glasgow 0 6 £39,000 -13.33% 4
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 69 (89.61%) Linux
2 63 (81.82%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (55.84%) Configuration Management
4 41 (53.25%) Python
5 40 (51.95%) Ansible
6 35 (45.45%) Windows
7 32 (41.56%) DevOps
8 31 (40.26%) PowerShell
9 30 (38.96%) VMware
10 29 (37.66%) Amazon AWS
11 26 (33.77%) Bash Shell
11 26 (33.77%) Data Centre
12 24 (31.17%) SAN
13 22 (28.57%) Active Directory
14 21 (27.27%) Cisco
14 21 (27.27%) Red Hat
14 21 (27.27%) Perl
14 21 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 19 (24.68%) MySQL
15 19 (24.68%) Unix
15 19 (24.68%) Apache
15 19 (24.68%) Tomcat
15 19 (24.68%) Ubuntu
16 18 (23.38%) Citrix
17 17 (22.08%) High Availability
18 16 (20.78%) Windows Server
18 16 (20.78%) WAN
19 15 (19.48%) Git (software)
20 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
20 14 (18.18%) LAMP

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 19 (24.68%) Apache
1 19 (24.68%) Tomcat
2 14 (18.18%) IIS
3 9 (11.69%) Skype for Business
4 7 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (9.09%) JBoss
4 7 (9.09%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.60%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 29 (37.66%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (11.69%) Office 365
4 6 (7.79%) SaaS
5 4 (5.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (31.17%) SAN
2 16 (20.78%) WAN
3 13 (16.88%) DNS
3 13 (16.88%) NAS
4 9 (11.69%) DHCP
4 9 (11.69%) iSCSI
5 8 (10.39%) Firewall
6 7 (9.09%) LAN
7 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.19%) HTTP
9 3 (3.90%) SSL
10 2 (2.60%) IPsec
10 2 (2.60%) Skype
10 2 (2.60%) SMTP
11 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.68%) MySQL
2 12 (15.58%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (19.48%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.79%) Subversion
4 5 (6.49%) Maven
4 5 (6.49%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (5.19%) Bitbucket
5 4 (5.19%) GCC
5 4 (5.19%) MSI
5 4 (5.19%) NuGet
5 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.60%) JIRA
7 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.30%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Games
3 2 (2.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Administrator
2 19 (24.68%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Consultant
5 8 (10.39%) DevOps Administrator
5 8 (10.39%) Linux Consultant
5 8 (10.39%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Unix Consultant
6 7 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (6.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (6.49%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.19%) Linux DevOps Administrator
8 4 (5.19%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) LAMP
2 12 (15.58%) Web Services
3 4 (5.19%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (5.19%) React
3 4 (5.19%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (3.90%) CSS
4 3 (3.90%) HTML
5 2 (2.60%) RESTful
6 1 (1.30%) .NET
6 1 (1.30%) Ajax
6 1 (1.30%) CSS3
6 1 (1.30%) HTML5
6 1 (1.30%) J2EE
6 1 (1.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (33.77%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.69%) Clustering
2 9 (11.69%) Replication
3 7 (9.09%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 69 (89.61%) Linux
2 35 (45.45%) Windows
3 21 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (24.68%) Ubuntu
4 19 (24.68%) Unix
5 16 (20.78%) Windows Server
6 9 (11.69%) AIX
7 3 (3.90%) Debian
8 2 (2.60%) CentOS
9 1 (1.30%) SUSE
9 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.84%) Configuration Management
2 32 (41.56%) DevOps
3 17 (22.08%) High Availability
4 14 (18.18%) ITIL
4 14 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (16.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (14.29%) Open Source
7 10 (12.99%) IT Strategy
7 10 (12.99%) Mentoring
8 9 (11.69%) Identity Management
8 9 (11.69%) Programme Delivery
9 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 6 (7.79%) Asset Management
10 6 (7.79%) Investment Management
10 6 (7.79%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (7.79%) Virtual Environments
11 5 (6.49%) Scrum
12 4 (5.19%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 41 (53.25%) Python
2 31 (40.26%) PowerShell
3 26 (33.77%) Bash Shell
4 21 (27.27%) Perl
5 13 (16.88%) PHP
5 13 (16.88%) SQL
6 12 (15.58%) Ruby
7 10 (12.99%) C
8 6 (7.79%) Java
9 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
9 4 (5.19%) VBScript
10 3 (3.90%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) AWS Certification
1 4 (5.19%) CISSP
2 1 (1.30%) HND
2 1 (1.30%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 11 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (11.69%) RHEV
4 9 (11.69%) XenApp
5 7 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 5 (6.49%) vSphere
7 4 (5.19%) Docker
8 1 (1.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 63 (81.82%) Opscode Chef
2 40 (51.95%) Ansible
3 11 (14.29%) Nagios
4 10 (12.99%) Rundeck
5 9 (11.69%) Control-M
5 9 (11.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (9.09%) Capistrano
6 7 (9.09%) Check_MK
6 7 (9.09%) SCCM
6 7 (9.09%) SCOM
6 7 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (6.49%) Packer
7 5 (6.49%) yum
8 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (5.19%) PowerCLI
9 3 (3.90%) Grafana
9 3 (3.90%) Terraform
9 3 (3.90%) ZABBIX
10 2 (2.60%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 30 (38.96%) VMware
2 21 (27.27%) Cisco
2 21 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 18 (23.38%) Citrix
4 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 13 (16.88%) Perforce
6 10 (12.99%) EMC
7 9 (11.69%) Brocade
7 9 (11.69%) CA
7 9 (11.69%) Percona
7 9 (11.69%) Riverbed
7 9 (11.69%) Symantec
7 9 (11.69%) Varonis
8 7 (9.09%) F5
8 7 (9.09%) Palo Alto
9 4 (5.19%) Google
10 3 (3.90%) Remedy
11 2 (2.60%) Atlassian
12 1 (1.30%) Guidewire
12 1 (1.30%) IBM
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