Period
to 20 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 175 140 142
Rank change year-on-year -35 +2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 2,303 3,453 3,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.99% 2.48% 2.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.37% 21.55% 26.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,738 2,649 3,232
England median annual salary £65,500 £60,298 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.63% +0.50% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £38,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 14,981 16,026 14,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.92% 11.52% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 11,499 12,574 12,136
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +5.77%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +5.00%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in England

Puppet
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Puppet in England

Puppet
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Puppet in England

Puppet
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2020. 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
London -24 1,277 £75,000 +7.14% 160
South East -7 330 £65,000 +13.04% 58
North of England -51 302 £55,000 - 87
South West -26 148 £52,500 +16.67% 27
North West -46 141 £57,500 +4.55% 41
Yorkshire -28 133 £55,000 - 38
Midlands -2 113 £60,000 +13.21% 44
East of England -17 91 £55,000 - 22
West Midlands -40 57 £58,750 +14.63% 30
East Midlands +23 53 £60,000 - 14
North East -24 28 £54,301 -1.27% 8
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 1,687 (73.25%) DevOps
2 1,619 (70.30%) Ansible
3 1,411 (61.27%) Linux
4 1,332 (57.84%) Opscode Chef
5 1,329 (57.71%) Docker
6 1,314 (57.06%) AWS
7 1,275 (55.36%) Python
8 1,019 (44.25%) Terraform
9 1,016 (44.12%) Jenkins
10 1,014 (44.03%) Kubernetes
11 865 (37.56%) Azure
12 847 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
13 776 (33.70%) Configuration Management
14 758 (32.91%) Bash Shell
15 643 (27.92%) Java
16 605 (26.27%) Windows
17 560 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
18 537 (23.32%) Git (software)
19 521 (22.62%) Ruby
20 518 (22.49%) PowerShell
21 472 (20.50%) GCP
22 462 (20.06%) Infrastructure as Code
23 437 (18.98%) Finance
24 342 (14.85%) AWS CloudFormation
25 332 (14.42%) SQL
26 325 (14.11%) Test Automation
27 312 (13.55%) Go
28 302 (13.11%) VMware
29 301 (13.07%) Open Source
30 298 (12.94%) Microsoft

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 127 (5.51%) Confluence
2 123 (5.34%) Elasticsearch
2 123 (5.34%) IIS
3 109 (4.73%) Apache
4 101 (4.39%) Tomcat
5 81 (3.52%) nginx
6 80 (3.47%) OpenStack
7 60 (2.61%) Apache Spark
8 38 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
9 33 (1.43%) JBoss
10 32 (1.39%) MS Exchange
11 24 (1.04%) WebSphere
12 21 (0.91%) Apache Solr
13 19 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 19 (0.83%) CMS
14 18 (0.78%) Headless CMS
15 16 (0.69%) Apache TomEE
15 16 (0.69%) SharePoint
16 13 (0.56%) WebLogic
17 9 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.17%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.13%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.087%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.087%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.043%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.043%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 1,314 (57.06%) AWS
2 865 (37.56%) Azure
3 472 (20.50%) GCP
4 342 (14.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 192 (8.34%) SaaS
6 189 (8.21%) PaaS
7 175 (7.60%) IaaS
8 162 (7.03%) GitHub
9 125 (5.43%) OpenShift
10 122 (5.30%) Serverless
11 98 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
11 98 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
12 81 (3.52%) Amazon S3
13 77 (3.34%) Amazon ECS
14 74 (3.21%) Slack
15 65 (2.82%) AWS Lambda
16 54 (2.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 48 (2.08%) CloudBees
18 42 (1.82%) Amazon EKS
19 38 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 239 (10.38%) Firewall
2 212 (9.21%) TCP/IP
3 179 (7.77%) DNS
4 91 (3.95%) VPN
5 60 (2.61%) Internet
6 59 (2.56%) BGP
7 54 (2.34%) SSL
8 51 (2.21%) HTTP
9 49 (2.13%) WAN
10 39 (1.69%) DHCP
11 36 (1.56%) SMTP
12 34 (1.48%) LAN
12 34 (1.48%) SAN
13 33 (1.43%) OSPF
14 30 (1.30%) Wireless
15 27 (1.17%) WLAN
16 26 (1.13%) DMZ
17 22 (0.96%) Multicast
17 22 (0.96%) Wireshark
18 21 (0.91%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (8.34%) MySQL
2 153 (6.64%) SQL Server
3 149 (6.47%) NoSQL
4 122 (5.30%) Big Data
5 113 (4.91%) MongoDB
6 102 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
7 85 (3.69%) Hadoop
8 77 (3.34%) Relational Database
9 74 (3.21%) Amazon RDS
10 44 (1.91%) RDBMS
11 43 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
12 42 (1.82%) Redis
13 29 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 27 (1.17%) MariaDB
15 17 (0.74%) Apache Accumulo
15 17 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (0.74%) Neo4j
16 13 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
17 12 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
18 10 (0.43%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1,016 (44.12%) Jenkins
2 537 (23.32%) Git (software)
3 245 (10.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 237 (10.29%) JIRA
5 219 (9.51%) TeamCity
6 167 (7.25%) GitLab
7 152 (6.60%) Octopus Deploy
8 127 (5.51%) Maven
9 125 (5.43%) Selenium
10 98 (4.26%) Bitbucket
11 96 (4.17%) Subversion
12 94 (4.08%) Vagrant
13 92 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
14 80 (3.47%) Cucumber
15 77 (3.34%) Gradle
16 75 (3.26%) Sonatype Nexus
17 68 (2.95%) Ant
18 66 (2.87%) JUnit
19 60 (2.61%) CircleCI
20 59 (2.56%) Artifactory
General
1 437 (18.98%) Finance
2 125 (5.43%) Banking
3 83 (3.60%) Public Sector
3 83 (3.60%) Retail
4 41 (1.78%) Games
5 30 (1.30%) Marketing
6 29 (1.26%) Law
7 24 (1.04%) Automotive
8 20 (0.87%) Advertising
8 20 (0.87%) Back Office
9 18 (0.78%) Legal
10 16 (0.69%) Investment Banking
11 15 (0.65%) Telecoms
12 14 (0.61%) Billing
12 14 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.56%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.39%) Front Office
15 6 (0.26%) Online Betting
15 6 (0.26%) Police
15 6 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,008 (43.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 240 (10.42%) Senior DevOps
3 221 (9.60%) Cloud Engineer
4 212 (9.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 202 (8.77%) AWS Engineer
6 186 (8.08%) Platform Engineer
7 162 (7.03%) Developer
8 155 (6.73%) Linux Engineer
9 151 (6.56%) Architect
10 137 (5.95%) AWS DevOps
11 127 (5.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 123 (5.34%) Consultant
13 107 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 104 (4.52%) Administrator
15 99 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
16 95 (4.13%) Kubernetes Engineer
17 87 (3.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 86 (3.73%) Azure Engineer
19 70 (3.04%) Senior Developer
20 68 (2.95%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (8.77%) Elastic Stack
2 193 (8.38%) .NET
3 188 (8.16%) Web Services
4 159 (6.90%) Node.js
5 100 (4.34%) JSON
6 92 (3.99%) Kafka
7 85 (3.69%) RabbitMQ
7 85 (3.69%) REST
8 82 (3.56%) LAMP
9 66 (2.87%) Spring
10 51 (2.21%) ASP.NET
11 47 (2.04%) LDAP
12 45 (1.95%) AngularJS
13 42 (1.82%) React
14 37 (1.61%) J2EE
15 36 (1.56%) Sensu
16 34 (1.48%) SAML
17 31 (1.35%) Hibernate
17 31 (1.35%) Spring Boot
18 29 (1.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 248 (10.77%) Public Cloud
2 132 (5.73%) Data Centre
3 85 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
4 83 (3.60%) Cloud Native
5 77 (3.34%) Greenfield Project
6 76 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
7 74 (3.21%) Hybrid Cloud
8 53 (2.30%) PlayStation
9 50 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
10 45 (1.95%) Clustering
11 43 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
11 43 (1.87%) Mobile App
12 42 (1.82%) Replication
13 34 (1.48%) Private Cloud
13 34 (1.48%) Virtual Team
14 33 (1.43%) Enterprise Cloud
15 28 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 26 (1.13%) PKI
17 23 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
18 21 (0.91%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1,411 (61.27%) Linux
2 605 (26.27%) Windows
3 232 (10.07%) CentOS
4 205 (8.90%) Unix
5 200 (8.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 147 (6.38%) Windows Server
7 117 (5.08%) Ubuntu
8 46 (2.00%) Debian
9 34 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (1.13%) Android
10 26 (1.13%) Apple iOS
11 25 (1.09%) Mesosphere
12 22 (0.96%) Fedora
13 21 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (0.61%) Solaris
14 14 (0.61%) VMS
15 13 (0.56%) CoreOS
16 8 (0.35%) AIX
16 8 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
17 6 (0.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,687 (73.25%) DevOps
2 847 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
3 776 (33.70%) Configuration Management
4 560 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
5 462 (20.06%) Infrastructure as Code
6 325 (14.11%) Test Automation
7 301 (13.07%) Open Source
8 257 (11.16%) Migration
9 256 (11.12%) Continuous Delivery
10 253 (10.99%) Microservices
11 247 (10.73%) Scrum
12 200 (8.68%) Infrastructure Automation
12 200 (8.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 197 (8.55%) Mentoring
14 195 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
15 193 (8.38%) TDD
16 185 (8.03%) Software Engineering
17 182 (7.90%) Computer Science
18 178 (7.73%) Deployment Automation
18 178 (7.73%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1,275 (55.36%) Python
2 758 (32.91%) Bash Shell
3 643 (27.92%) Java
4 521 (22.62%) Ruby
5 518 (22.49%) PowerShell
6 332 (14.42%) SQL
7 312 (13.55%) Go
8 284 (12.33%) JavaScript
9 228 (9.90%) Perl
10 227 (9.86%) C#
11 146 (6.34%) Shell Script
12 88 (3.82%) Scala
13 86 (3.73%) C++
14 73 (3.17%) Groovy
15 66 (2.87%) PHP
16 63 (2.74%) C
17 36 (1.56%) T-SQL
18 27 (1.17%) Java 8
19 26 (1.13%) Kotlin
20 12 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 244 (10.59%) Degree
2 139 (6.04%) Security Cleared
3 135 (5.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 85 (3.69%) SC Cleared
5 52 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (2.26%) DV Cleared
6 49 (2.13%) AWS Certification
7 42 (1.82%) RHCE
8 33 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 32 (1.39%) CCNA
10 20 (0.87%) CCNP
11 18 (0.78%) MCSE
12 15 (0.65%) CCIE
12 15 (0.65%) CISSP
13 12 (0.52%) CompTIA Security+
13 12 (0.52%) GIAC
13 12 (0.52%) Linux+ Certification
13 12 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
13 12 (0.52%) SANS
13 12 (0.52%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (3.00%) QA
2 20 (0.87%) PCI DSS
3 18 (0.78%) SLA
4 11 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.35%) GDPR
6 6 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.17%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.087%) NCSC
8 2 (0.087%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.043%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.043%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.043%) NIST
System Software
1 1,329 (57.71%) Docker
2 211 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (5.47%) Active Directory
4 65 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 58 (2.52%) VirtualBox
6 52 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
6 52 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
7 41 (1.78%) vSphere
8 38 (1.65%) NFS
8 38 (1.65%) Xen
9 31 (1.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 24 (1.04%) Samba
11 22 (0.96%) KVM
11 22 (0.96%) oVirt
12 12 (0.52%) Ceph
12 12 (0.52%) LXC
13 11 (0.48%) iptables
13 11 (0.48%) RHEV
14 10 (0.43%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 10 (0.43%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1,619 (70.30%) Ansible
2 1,332 (57.84%) Opscode Chef
3 1,019 (44.25%) Terraform
4 1,014 (44.03%) Kubernetes
5 230 (9.99%) Salt
6 177 (7.69%) Nagios
7 162 (7.03%) Packer
8 140 (6.08%) Grafana
9 125 (5.43%) Prometheus
9 125 (5.43%) ZABBIX
10 119 (5.17%) Docker Swarm
11 111 (4.82%) Consul
12 85 (3.69%) Graphite
13 83 (3.60%) Rancher
14 60 (2.61%) Istio
15 53 (2.30%) Kibana
16 43 (1.87%) Tivoli
17 38 (1.65%) Opsview
18 36 (1.56%) SCCM
19 34 (1.48%) Mesos
Vendors
1 302 (13.11%) VMware
2 298 (12.94%) Microsoft
3 277 (12.03%) Google
4 228 (9.90%) Red Hat
5 164 (7.12%) Oracle
6 151 (6.56%) Splunk
7 92 (3.99%) Cisco
8 89 (3.86%) SaltStack
9 72 (3.13%) IBM
10 65 (2.82%) Dynatrace
10 65 (2.82%) New Relic
11 63 (2.74%) Atlassian
12 45 (1.95%) WorldPay
13 40 (1.74%) MuleSoft
14 39 (1.69%) ServiceNow
15 38 (1.65%) AppDynamics
16 34 (1.48%) Dell
17 27 (1.17%) LogicMonitor
18 26 (1.13%) SAP
18 26 (1.13%) Sun