Period
to 25 January 2021

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 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 134 172 142
Rank change year-on-year +38 -30 0
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 1,427 2,277 3,470
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.46% 1.97% 2.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.73% 15.25% 21.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,431 1,811 2,899
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £38,750 £43,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 9,690 14,931 16,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.71% 12.93% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8,028 11,612 12,898
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in England

Puppet
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Puppet in England

Puppet
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Puppet in England over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

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 25 January 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
London +23 701 £70,000 -6.67% 125
North of England +79 319 £55,000 - 58
Yorkshire +63 192 £55,000 - 26
South West +53 130 £52,500 - 25
South East -6 118 £61,000 -6.15% 21
North West +63 117 £55,000 - 27
Midlands +61 99 £60,000 - 24
West Midlands +84 77 £65,000 +13.04% 11
East of England +55 47 £72,500 +31.82% 15
East Midlands +25 22 £47,500 -20.83% 13
North East -2 10 £40,000 -26.34% 5
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 England region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 1,019 (71.41%) DevOps
2 914 (64.05%) Ansible
3 841 (58.93%) Linux
4 840 (58.86%) AWS
5 797 (55.85%) Terraform
6 747 (52.35%) Docker
7 745 (52.21%) Opscode Chef
8 715 (50.11%) Python
9 696 (48.77%) Kubernetes
10 641 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
11 556 (38.96%) Configuration Management
12 522 (36.58%) Jenkins
13 519 (36.37%) Azure
14 390 (27.33%) Infrastructure as Code
15 337 (23.62%) Git (software)
16 303 (21.23%) Continuous Integration
16 303 (21.23%) Bash Shell
17 298 (20.88%) Java
18 283 (19.83%) AWS CloudFormation
19 268 (18.78%) Windows
20 258 (18.08%) PowerShell
21 247 (17.31%) Deployment Automation
22 240 (16.82%) Finance
23 234 (16.40%) Go
24 229 (16.05%) Microsoft
25 219 (15.35%) Ruby
26 207 (14.51%) Unix
27 201 (14.09%) GCP
28 199 (13.95%) VMware
29 185 (12.96%) Microservices

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 56 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
2 49 (3.43%) IIS
3 48 (3.36%) OpenStack
4 43 (3.01%) Confluence
5 35 (2.45%) Apache
6 32 (2.24%) Tomcat
7 27 (1.89%) Apache Spark
8 21 (1.47%) Skype for Business
9 15 (1.05%) JBoss
10 14 (0.98%) nginx
11 11 (0.77%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.56%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.42%) Camunda
13 6 (0.42%) DNN
13 6 (0.42%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.28%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (0.21%) Jupyter
16 2 (0.14%) ejabberd
Applications
1 22 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (1.33%) SAP Hybris
2 17 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.070%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.070%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 840 (58.86%) AWS
2 519 (36.37%) Azure
3 283 (19.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 201 (14.09%) GCP
5 113 (7.92%) GitHub
6 107 (7.50%) IaaS
7 106 (7.43%) PaaS
8 99 (6.94%) Amazon EKS
8 99 (6.94%) SaaS
9 95 (6.66%) Pulumi
10 84 (5.89%) Serverless
11 60 (4.20%) Amazon EC2
12 59 (4.13%) Office 365
13 57 (3.99%) Amazon ECS
14 53 (3.71%) Azure Active Directory
15 48 (3.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 48 (3.36%) AWS Lambda
15 48 (3.36%) Datadog
16 44 (3.08%) Amazon S3
16 44 (3.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 116 (8.13%) Firewall
2 106 (7.43%) DNS
3 84 (5.89%) TCP/IP
4 69 (4.84%) VPN
5 50 (3.50%) DHCP
6 47 (3.29%) OSPF
7 46 (3.22%) LAN
8 42 (2.94%) WAN
9 39 (2.73%) Network Security
10 33 (2.31%) VLAN
11 27 (1.89%) BGP
11 27 (1.89%) IPv4
11 27 (1.89%) MPLS
12 26 (1.82%) SAN
12 26 (1.82%) Wireless
13 25 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
14 24 (1.68%) IPsec
14 24 (1.68%) SNMP
15 23 (1.61%) VoIP
16 22 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (9.18%) PostgreSQL
2 93 (6.52%) MySQL
3 86 (6.03%) MongoDB
4 79 (5.54%) SQL Server
5 58 (4.06%) Redis
6 54 (3.78%) NoSQL
7 53 (3.71%) Cosmos DB
8 51 (3.57%) Big Data
9 46 (3.22%) Azure SQL Database
10 42 (2.94%) MariaDB
11 31 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
12 27 (1.89%) Hadoop
13 26 (1.82%) Relational Database
14 19 (1.33%) Data Lake
15 15 (1.05%) HBase
16 13 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
17 12 (0.84%) Apache Hive
17 12 (0.84%) Blockchain
18 11 (0.77%) Oracle Database
19 10 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 522 (36.58%) Jenkins
2 337 (23.62%) Git (software)
3 128 (8.97%) GitLab
4 105 (7.36%) TeamCity
5 87 (6.10%) JIRA
6 81 (5.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 62 (4.34%) Octopus Deploy
8 61 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 60 (4.20%) Selenium
10 55 (3.85%) Bitbucket
11 44 (3.08%) Maven
12 32 (2.24%) Cucumber
13 31 (2.17%) Subversion
14 28 (1.96%) CircleCI
14 28 (1.96%) Travis CI
15 20 (1.40%) Protractor
15 20 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
16 19 (1.33%) Artifactory
16 19 (1.33%) Gradle
16 19 (1.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 240 (16.82%) Finance
2 61 (4.27%) Public Sector
3 49 (3.43%) Banking
4 44 (3.08%) Law
5 33 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 32 (2.24%) Marketing
7 30 (2.10%) Games
8 22 (1.54%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.47%) Electronics
9 21 (1.47%) Publishing
10 12 (0.84%) Advertising
11 9 (0.63%) Legal
12 7 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.49%) Retail
13 6 (0.42%) Front Office
13 6 (0.42%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.35%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.14%) Back Office
16 1 (0.070%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 698 (48.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 283 (19.83%) AWS Engineer
3 259 (18.15%) AWS DevOps
4 254 (17.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 127 (8.90%) Platform Engineer
6 125 (8.76%) Linux Engineer
7 119 (8.34%) Azure Engineer
8 100 (7.01%) Developer
9 98 (6.87%) Senior DevOps
10 97 (6.80%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 89 (6.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 81 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 61 (4.27%) Azure DevOps
14 59 (4.13%) Administrator
15 58 (4.06%) Cloud Engineer
16 54 (3.78%) Architect
17 53 (3.71%) Python Engineer
18 49 (3.43%) Kubernetes Engineer
18 49 (3.43%) Systems Administrator
19 48 (3.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (9.25%) Web Services
2 89 (6.24%) Node.js
3 79 (5.54%) Elastic Stack
4 72 (5.05%) .NET
5 46 (3.22%) Django
5 46 (3.22%) Spring
6 43 (3.01%) REST
7 35 (2.45%) Pandas
8 34 (2.38%) Kafka
9 33 (2.31%) React
10 29 (2.03%) XML
11 27 (1.89%) AngularJS
11 27 (1.89%) JSON
12 26 (1.82%) HTML
13 25 (1.75%) Spring Boot
14 23 (1.61%) CSS
15 22 (1.54%) SOAP
16 17 (1.19%) Sensu
17 16 (1.12%) LDAP
17 16 (1.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 76 (5.33%) Public Cloud
2 72 (5.05%) Cloud Native
3 65 (4.56%) Greenfield Project
4 64 (4.48%) Data Centre
5 52 (3.64%) Enterprise Cloud
6 44 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
7 36 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (2.38%) Equities
9 31 (2.17%) Virtual Team
10 25 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
11 24 (1.68%) Management Information System
11 24 (1.68%) Private Cloud
11 24 (1.68%) Social Network
12 20 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
13 17 (1.19%) FMCG
14 11 (0.77%) Algorithms
15 9 (0.63%) User Experience
16 7 (0.49%) Data Structures
16 7 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 841 (58.93%) Linux
2 268 (18.78%) Windows
3 207 (14.51%) Unix
4 158 (11.07%) CentOS
5 143 (10.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 94 (6.59%) Windows Server
7 65 (4.56%) Ubuntu
8 23 (1.61%) Debian
9 22 (1.54%) Mac OS X
10 15 (1.05%) CoreOS
10 15 (1.05%) zOS
11 14 (0.98%) AIX
12 13 (0.91%) Windows Server 2016
13 12 (0.84%) Solaris
14 11 (0.77%) Fedora
15 10 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (0.49%) Windows 10
17 4 (0.28%) Windows 7
18 3 (0.21%) VMS
18 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,019 (71.41%) DevOps
2 641 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
3 556 (38.96%) Configuration Management
4 390 (27.33%) Infrastructure as Code
5 303 (21.23%) Continuous Integration
6 247 (17.31%) Deployment Automation
7 185 (12.96%) Microservices
7 185 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
8 163 (11.42%) Scrum
9 161 (11.28%) Migration
10 146 (10.23%) Open Source
11 145 (10.16%) Test Automation
12 124 (8.69%) Continuous Delivery
13 111 (7.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 108 (7.57%) Infrastructure Automation
15 107 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
15 107 (7.50%) Fintech
16 106 (7.43%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 96 (6.73%) High Availability
17 96 (6.73%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 715 (50.11%) Python
2 303 (21.23%) Bash Shell
3 298 (20.88%) Java
4 258 (18.08%) PowerShell
5 234 (16.40%) Go
6 219 (15.35%) Ruby
7 183 (12.82%) SQL
8 168 (11.77%) C#
9 129 (9.04%) JavaScript
10 88 (6.17%) Shell Script
11 81 (5.68%) Perl
12 66 (4.63%) PHP
13 45 (3.15%) Groovy
14 40 (2.80%) TypeScript
15 34 (2.38%) C
16 33 (2.31%) C++
17 29 (2.03%) Scala
18 22 (1.54%) PL/SQL
19 15 (1.05%) R
20 11 (0.77%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 108 (7.57%) Security Cleared
2 100 (7.01%) AWS Certification
3 87 (6.10%) Degree
4 82 (5.75%) SC Cleared
5 32 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (2.03%) RHCE
7 25 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 25 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (1.40%) CCNA
9 19 (1.33%) ISTQB
10 18 (1.26%) ISEB
11 16 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (0.98%) CCNP
13 13 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 12 (0.84%) Master's Degree
15 11 (0.77%) GIAC
15 11 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 11 (0.77%) MCSE
15 11 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (0.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.59%) QA
2 10 (0.70%) GDPR
2 10 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.63%) SLA
4 7 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.35%) EMIR
5 5 (0.35%) MiFID
6 2 (0.14%) NIST
7 1 (0.070%) FINRA
7 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.070%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.070%) WCAG
System Software
1 747 (52.35%) Docker
2 134 (9.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (6.59%) Active Directory
4 34 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 32 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
6 28 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (1.19%) KVM
8 12 (0.84%) vSphere
9 11 (0.77%) XenApp
9 11 (0.77%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.70%) HDFS
10 10 (0.70%) RHEV
11 8 (0.56%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 8 (0.56%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.49%) NFS
12 7 (0.49%) oVirt
13 5 (0.35%) DFS Replication
13 5 (0.35%) Xen
14 4 (0.28%) LXC
15 3 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 914 (64.05%) Ansible
2 797 (55.85%) Terraform
3 745 (52.21%) Opscode Chef
4 696 (48.77%) Kubernetes
5 131 (9.18%) Prometheus
6 108 (7.57%) Grafana
7 69 (4.84%) Nagios
8 45 (3.15%) Istio
9 43 (3.01%) Salt
10 36 (2.52%) Graphite
11 35 (2.45%) Packer
12 28 (1.96%) Rancher
13 24 (1.68%) Fortio
13 24 (1.68%) Kiali
14 23 (1.61%) ZABBIX
15 18 (1.26%) Single Sign-On
16 16 (1.12%) Docker Swarm
17 14 (0.98%) CFEngine
18 13 (0.91%) Consul
18 13 (0.91%) Kibana
Vendors
1 229 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 199 (13.95%) VMware
3 133 (9.32%) Red Hat
4 118 (8.27%) Oracle
5 110 (7.71%) SaltStack
6 86 (6.03%) Google
7 69 (4.84%) Cisco
8 64 (4.48%) New Relic
9 50 (3.50%) Splunk
10 44 (3.08%) SAP
11 28 (1.96%) Adobe
12 23 (1.61%) Dynatrace
13 22 (1.54%) Citrix
13 22 (1.54%) Riverbed
14 21 (1.47%) Avaya
14 21 (1.47%) Palo Alto
15 19 (1.33%) hybris
15 19 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
16 18 (1.26%) Dell
16 18 (1.26%) HP