Period
to 15 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 199 95 146
Rank change year-on-year -104 +51 +1
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 39 35 139
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.72% 1.96% 2.01%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.30% 13.41% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 30 33 93
10th Percentile £51,250 £45,100 £43,750
25th Percentile £54,063 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -8.33%
75th Percentile £73,750 £78,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £78,875 £82,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +8.33%

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 the East of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 619 261 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.35% 14.58% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 378 220 675
10th Percentile £24,925 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £32,813 £41,188 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £58,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% +6.84% +6.36%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in the East of England

Puppet
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Puppet in the East of England.

Salary trend for Puppet in the East of England

Puppet
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Puppet in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Puppet in the East of England

Puppet
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the East of England region over the 6 months to 15 October 2021. 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
Hertfordshire -63 21 £55,000 - 4
Cambridgeshire -53 14 £62,500 -10.71% 10
Essex -20 3 £60,000 +17.07% 3
Norfolk -20 1 £37,616 -
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, IT jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 27 (69.23%) DevOps
2 26 (66.67%) Linux
3 23 (58.97%) Python
4 22 (56.41%) Apache
5 21 (53.85%) Azure
6 19 (48.72%) Ansible
6 19 (48.72%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (46.15%) DNS
7 18 (46.15%) Red Hat
7 18 (46.15%) VMware
8 17 (43.59%) AWS
8 17 (43.59%) Git (software)
9 16 (41.03%) NFS
10 14 (35.90%) Configuration Management
10 14 (35.90%) CentOS
10 14 (35.90%) HAProxy
10 14 (35.90%) Terraform
11 13 (33.33%) Bash Shell
11 13 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (30.77%) LAMP
12 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (30.77%) LAPP Stack
13 11 (28.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 11 (28.21%) GCP
13 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
14 10 (25.64%) vSphere
14 10 (25.64%) SolarWinds
14 10 (25.64%) Tomcat
14 10 (25.64%) Infrastructure as Code
15 9 (23.08%) Salt

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 22 (56.41%) Apache
2 10 (25.64%) Tomcat
3 7 (17.95%) OpenEdge
4 5 (12.82%) WordPress
5 2 (5.13%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.56%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 21 (53.85%) Azure
2 17 (43.59%) AWS
3 11 (28.21%) GCP
4 4 (10.26%) SaaS
5 3 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (7.69%) Amazon S3
5 3 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (5.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (5.13%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (5.13%) IaaS
6 2 (5.13%) OpenShift
6 2 (5.13%) PaaS
6 2 (5.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (2.56%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (2.56%) AWS CodeBuild
7 1 (2.56%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (2.56%) GitHub
7 1 (2.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (46.15%) DNS
2 7 (17.95%) SMTP
3 5 (12.82%) IPv4
3 5 (12.82%) IPv6
4 3 (7.69%) Firewall
4 3 (7.69%) VPN
5 2 (5.13%) BGP
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco Firepower
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (5.13%) MPLS
5 2 (5.13%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.13%) NX-OS
5 2 (5.13%) OSPF
5 2 (5.13%) SD-WAN
5 2 (5.13%) VPLS
5 2 (5.13%) WAN
5 2 (5.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
3 7 (17.95%) MySQL
4 5 (12.82%) MariaDB
5 2 (5.13%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Git (software)
2 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.13%) GitLab
3 2 (5.13%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (35.90%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Linux Specialist
4 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 5 (12.82%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Linux Scripter
5 5 (12.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (7.69%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (5.13%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (5.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (5.13%) Linux Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Applications Specialist
8 1 (2.56%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) LAMP
1 12 (30.77%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (12.82%) Middleware
3 2 (5.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.56%) Node.js
4 1 (2.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.56%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.56%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Linux
2 14 (35.90%) CentOS
3 9 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (23.08%) Unix
4 5 (12.82%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) DevOps
2 14 (35.90%) Configuration Management
3 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (28.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (25.64%) Infrastructure as Code
6 9 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (20.51%) Open Source
7 8 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (15.38%) Logistics
8 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
11 2 (5.13%) High Availability
11 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
11 2 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (5.13%) Process Architecture
11 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) Python
2 13 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 9 (23.08%) Perl
4 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
5 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
6 4 (10.26%) Java
6 4 (10.26%) Ruby
7 3 (7.69%) C#
7 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.69%) SQL
8 2 (5.13%) C++
8 2 (5.13%) Go
9 1 (2.56%) C
9 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) CCNP
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.13%) RHCE
3 2 (5.13%) RHCSA
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 16 (41.03%) NFS
2 10 (25.64%) vSphere
3 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (20.51%) Docker
5 7 (17.95%) iptables
5 7 (17.95%) Postfix
5 7 (17.95%) Samba
6 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (48.72%) Ansible
1 19 (48.72%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (35.90%) HAProxy
2 14 (35.90%) Terraform
3 9 (23.08%) Salt
4 7 (17.95%) Kubernetes
5 6 (15.38%) Icinga
6 2 (5.13%) HP Fortify
6 2 (5.13%) Nagios
7 1 (2.56%) Grafana
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Red Hat
1 18 (46.15%) VMware
2 10 (25.64%) SolarWinds
3 7 (17.95%) Clearswift
3 7 (17.95%) Symantec
4 2 (5.13%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
4 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix
4 2 (5.13%) F5
4 2 (5.13%) Imperva
4 2 (5.13%) Infoblox
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) SaltStack
4 2 (5.13%) Splunk
4 2 (5.13%) Zscaler
5 1 (2.56%) Dynatrace
5 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.56%) Meraki