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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Puppet
UK / Scotland
Rank 104 119 104
Rank change year-on-year +15 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 37 37 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.62% 1.27% 1.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.03% 22.42% 28.06%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 32
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.74%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £52,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.52% -  

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 132 165 196
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 5.79% 5.67% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 72 113 118
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £52,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.52%  

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Puppet as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +19 32 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Glasgow +2 2 £45,000 - 1
West Lothian - 2 £30,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £53,000 -
Puppet
UK

Puppet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 60 (82.19%) Opscode Chef
2 53 (72.60%) Linux
3 37 (50.68%) DevOps
4 36 (49.32%) Ansible
5 32 (43.84%) Amazon AWS
6 31 (42.47%) Python
6 31 (42.47%) Windows
7 26 (35.62%) VMware
8 24 (32.88%) Configuration Management
8 24 (32.88%) Bash Shell
9 23 (31.51%) PowerShell
9 23 (31.51%) MySQL
10 20 (27.40%) Apache
10 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (26.03%) Tomcat
12 18 (24.66%) Cisco
13 17 (23.29%) Web Services
13 17 (23.29%) Ubuntu
14 16 (21.92%) Java
14 16 (21.92%) Git (software)
15 15 (20.55%) IIS
15 15 (20.55%) Windows Server
16 14 (19.18%) Citrix
16 14 (19.18%) WAN
16 14 (19.18%) SAN
16 14 (19.18%) Open Source
17 13 (17.81%) NAS
17 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Azure
17 13 (17.81%) SQL
17 13 (17.81%) Ruby

Puppet
Top Related 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 20 (27.40%) Apache
2 19 (26.03%) Tomcat
3 15 (20.55%) IIS
4 9 (12.33%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (8.22%) JBoss
5 6 (8.22%) nginx
6 5 (6.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (6.85%) MS Exchange
6 5 (6.85%) Skype for Business
7 3 (4.11%) Confluence
7 3 (4.11%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.74%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 32 (43.84%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.85%) Office 365
4 4 (5.48%) IaaS
5 3 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.11%) SaaS
6 2 (2.74%) G Suite
6 2 (2.74%) Google Analytics
6 2 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.18%) SAN
1 14 (19.18%) WAN
2 13 (17.81%) NAS
3 9 (12.33%) DNS
3 9 (12.33%) iSCSI
4 8 (10.96%) DHCP
4 8 (10.96%) Firewall
5 5 (6.85%) LAN
6 1 (1.37%) HTTP
6 1 (1.37%) Internet
6 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.51%) MySQL
2 9 (12.33%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (21.92%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (9.59%) Subversion
4 5 (6.85%) Ant
5 4 (5.48%) Maven
5 4 (5.48%) Selenium
6 3 (4.11%) JIRA
7 2 (2.74%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.74%) GCC
7 2 (2.74%) MSI
7 2 (2.74%) NuGet
7 2 (2.74%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.74%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.37%) git-flow
8 1 (1.37%) GoCD
8 1 (1.37%) Grunt
8 1 (1.37%) gulp
8 1 (1.37%) JUnit
General
1 13 (17.81%) Games
2 6 (8.22%) Banking
2 6 (8.22%) Finance
3 3 (4.11%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Marketing
4 2 (2.74%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (12.33%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Administrator
3 8 (10.96%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (9.59%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (6.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Automation Tester
7 4 (5.48%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (5.48%) Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Tester
8 3 (4.11%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) DevOps Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) IT Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.29%) Web Services
2 11 (15.07%) LAMP
3 9 (12.33%) React
4 7 (9.59%) CSS
4 7 (9.59%) HTML
4 7 (9.59%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (8.22%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (6.85%) .NET
6 5 (6.85%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.74%) J2EE
7 2 (2.74%) Node.js
7 2 (2.74%) RESTful
8 1 (1.37%) Ajax
8 1 (1.37%) CSS3
8 1 (1.37%) HTML5
8 1 (1.37%) JDBC
8 1 (1.37%) jQuery
8 1 (1.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.85%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.74%) Fintech
3 2 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.74%) Online Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.74%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 53 (72.60%) Linux
2 31 (42.47%) Windows
3 17 (23.29%) Ubuntu
4 15 (20.55%) Windows Server
5 12 (16.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (10.96%) Unix
7 3 (4.11%) CentOS
7 3 (4.11%) Debian
7 3 (4.11%) Solaris
8 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.68%) DevOps
2 24 (32.88%) Configuration Management
3 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (19.18%) Open Source
5 10 (13.70%) High Availability
6 9 (12.33%) Scrum
7 8 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.96%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (10.96%) Software Engineering
7 8 (10.96%) TDD
8 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 7 (9.59%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (8.22%) IT Strategy
9 6 (8.22%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.48%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (5.48%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (5.48%) Investment Management
11 4 (5.48%) Test Scripting
11 4 (5.48%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (42.47%) Python
2 24 (32.88%) Bash Shell
3 23 (31.51%) PowerShell
4 16 (21.92%) Java
5 13 (17.81%) Ruby
5 13 (17.81%) SQL
6 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.59%) Perl
8 6 (8.22%) PHP
9 5 (6.85%) C++
10 3 (4.11%) C#
10 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.74%) VBScript
12 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) RHCE
2 3 (4.11%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.74%) CISSP
3 2 (2.74%) NCDA
3 2 (2.74%) NCIE
3 2 (2.74%) VCAP
3 2 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.37%) Degree
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (16.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (13.70%) Active Directory
3 9 (12.33%) Docker
3 9 (12.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.59%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (6.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (6.85%) XenApp
5 5 (6.85%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.48%) Varnish
6 4 (5.48%) vSphere
7 2 (2.74%) vCloud
7 2 (2.74%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.37%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 60 (82.19%) Opscode Chef
2 36 (49.32%) Ansible
3 7 (9.59%) Check_MK
3 7 (9.59%) Nagios
4 6 (8.22%) SCCM
5 5 (6.85%) SCOM
5 5 (6.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (6.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (5.48%) Capistrano
7 3 (4.11%) Packer
8 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (2.74%) PowerCLI
8 2 (2.74%) Terraform
8 2 (2.74%) vRealize
8 2 (2.74%) yum
9 1 (1.37%) Kibana
9 1 (1.37%) logstash
9 1 (1.37%) Mesos
Vendors
1 26 (35.62%) VMware
2 18 (24.66%) Cisco
3 14 (19.18%) Citrix
4 12 (16.44%) Red Hat
5 10 (13.70%) Perforce
6 9 (12.33%) Brocade
6 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
6 9 (12.33%) Percona
6 9 (12.33%) Riverbed
7 7 (9.59%) Palo Alto
8 6 (8.22%) Google
9 5 (6.85%) CA
9 5 (6.85%) Symantec
9 5 (6.85%) Varonis
10 3 (4.11%) Atlassian
10 3 (4.11%) F5
11 2 (2.74%) Dell
11 2 (2.74%) HP
11 2 (2.74%) NetApp
11 2 (2.74%) Remedy
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