Period
to 20 October 2019

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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 163 135 138
Rank change year-on-year -28 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 2,706 3,837 4,220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.15% 2.52% 2.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.47% 23.66% 28.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,988 2,987 3,510
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

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 16,434 16,217 14,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.07% 10.64% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12,541 12,910 12,187
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,635
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.49% +5.27%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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 -4 1,516 £75,000 +11.11% 215
South East -6 412 £62,500 +13.64% 49
North of England -102 305 £55,000 +4.76% 81
South West -7 203 £51,500 +14.44% 33
Yorkshire -81 145 £55,000 +4.76% 26
East of England +7 136 £55,000 -8.33% 33
North West -100 134 £62,500 +13.64% 40
Midlands -12 109 £55,000 +3.48% 29
West Midlands -15 68 £52,500 -4.55% 16
East Midlands +16 38 £57,500 +9.52% 12
North East -22 26 £50,000 -9.09% 15
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2019, 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 1,926 (71.18%) DevOps
2 1,920 (70.95%) Ansible
3 1,748 (64.60%) Linux
4 1,690 (62.45%) AWS
5 1,647 (60.86%) Opscode Chef
6 1,573 (58.13%) Docker
7 1,458 (53.88%) Python
8 1,236 (45.68%) Kubernetes
9 1,181 (43.64%) Jenkins
10 1,171 (43.27%) Terraform
11 1,053 (38.91%) Azure
12 967 (35.74%) Agile Software Development
13 948 (35.03%) Configuration Management
14 845 (31.23%) Bash Shell
15 802 (29.64%) Java
16 656 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
17 652 (24.09%) Windows
18 636 (23.50%) GCP
19 628 (23.21%) Ruby
20 589 (21.77%) Git (software)
21 586 (21.66%) PowerShell
22 565 (20.88%) Infrastructure as Code
23 408 (15.08%) AWS CloudFormation
24 398 (14.71%) Finance
25 367 (13.56%) Open Source
26 363 (13.41%) Test Automation
27 360 (13.30%) Go
28 357 (13.19%) Google
29 348 (12.86%) Continuous Delivery
30 330 (12.20%) VMware

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
1 165 (6.10%) Elasticsearch
2 122 (4.51%) Tomcat
3 120 (4.43%) OpenStack
4 116 (4.29%) nginx
5 113 (4.18%) Confluence
6 102 (3.77%) Apache
7 93 (3.44%) IIS
8 66 (2.44%) JBoss
9 53 (1.96%) Apache Spark
10 49 (1.81%) Cloud Foundry
11 37 (1.37%) WebSphere
12 36 (1.33%) MS Exchange
13 27 (1.00%) WebLogic
14 24 (0.89%) SharePoint
15 16 (0.59%) CloudStack
16 14 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 14 (0.52%) Apache TomEE
16 14 (0.52%) CMS
17 13 (0.48%) Headless CMS
18 11 (0.41%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 14 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.44%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.074%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 38 (1.40%) Payment Gateway
2 26 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.074%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.037%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.037%) Magento
4 1 (0.037%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.037%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 1,690 (62.45%) AWS
2 1,053 (38.91%) Azure
3 636 (23.50%) GCP
4 408 (15.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 271 (10.01%) SaaS
6 178 (6.58%) PaaS
7 167 (6.17%) GitHub
8 166 (6.13%) IaaS
9 157 (5.80%) OpenShift
10 136 (5.03%) Amazon EC2
11 129 (4.77%) Serverless
12 121 (4.47%) Cloud Computing
13 118 (4.36%) Amazon S3
14 94 (3.47%) Amazon ECS
15 79 (2.92%) AWS Lambda
16 68 (2.51%) Slack
17 66 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 60 (2.22%) CloudBees
19 48 (1.77%) Amazon ELB
19 48 (1.77%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 256 (9.46%) Firewall
2 255 (9.42%) TCP/IP
3 184 (6.80%) DNS
4 109 (4.03%) VPN
5 71 (2.62%) WAN
6 65 (2.40%) HTTP
7 58 (2.14%) LAN
8 57 (2.11%) DHCP
8 57 (2.11%) SSL
9 53 (1.96%) Internet
9 53 (1.96%) SAN
10 44 (1.63%) BGP
11 39 (1.44%) SMTP
12 34 (1.26%) SNMP
13 29 (1.07%) VLAN
13 29 (1.07%) Wireless
14 26 (0.96%) Network Security
14 26 (0.96%) OSPF
15 25 (0.92%) WLAN
16 24 (0.89%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (9.57%) MySQL
2 203 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 159 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 143 (5.28%) PostgreSQL
5 142 (5.25%) MongoDB
6 120 (4.43%) Amazon RDS
7 119 (4.40%) Big Data
8 97 (3.58%) Relational Database
9 76 (2.81%) Hadoop
10 61 (2.25%) RDBMS
11 60 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
12 58 (2.14%) Redis
13 42 (1.55%) MariaDB
14 41 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 26 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
15 26 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
15 26 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
16 24 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
17 18 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
18 17 (0.63%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 1,181 (43.64%) Jenkins
2 589 (21.77%) Git (software)
3 304 (11.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 260 (9.61%) TeamCity
5 241 (8.91%) JIRA
6 178 (6.58%) Octopus Deploy
7 153 (5.65%) Selenium
8 150 (5.54%) GitLab
9 144 (5.32%) Subversion
10 133 (4.92%) Maven
11 120 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 112 (4.14%) Vagrant
13 92 (3.40%) Sonatype Nexus
14 89 (3.29%) Bitbucket
15 85 (3.14%) Travis CI
16 81 (2.99%) Ant
16 81 (2.99%) Gradle
17 77 (2.85%) SonarQube
18 74 (2.73%) Cucumber
19 72 (2.66%) GoCD
General
1 398 (14.71%) Finance
2 133 (4.92%) Public Sector
3 112 (4.14%) Banking
4 85 (3.14%) Retail
5 49 (1.81%) Games
6 48 (1.77%) Marketing
7 44 (1.63%) Law
8 35 (1.29%) Telecoms
9 23 (0.85%) Advertising
10 16 (0.59%) Financial Institution
11 15 (0.55%) Back Office
11 15 (0.55%) Billing
11 15 (0.55%) Investment Banking
11 15 (0.55%) Legal
11 15 (0.55%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.52%) Automotive
13 11 (0.41%) Publishing
14 9 (0.33%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.26%) Electronics
15 7 (0.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,205 (44.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 336 (12.42%) Cloud Engineer
3 310 (11.46%) Senior DevOps
4 305 (11.27%) AWS Engineer
5 300 (11.09%) Linux Engineer
6 271 (10.01%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 199 (7.35%) Platform Engineer
8 194 (7.17%) Developer
9 192 (7.10%) Consultant
10 188 (6.95%) AWS DevOps
11 183 (6.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 154 (5.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 145 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 134 (4.95%) Administrator
14 134 (4.95%) Architect
15 126 (4.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 123 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
17 117 (4.32%) Kubernetes Engineer
18 98 (3.62%) Systems Engineer
19 85 (3.14%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (9.87%) Elastic Stack
2 214 (7.91%) .NET
3 196 (7.24%) Web Services
4 191 (7.06%) Node.js
5 135 (4.99%) Kafka
6 97 (3.58%) RabbitMQ
7 94 (3.47%) REST
8 89 (3.29%) LAMP
9 87 (3.22%) AngularJS
10 78 (2.88%) JSON
11 63 (2.33%) Spring
12 54 (2.00%) React
13 45 (1.66%) ASP.NET
14 44 (1.63%) LDAP
15 38 (1.40%) Sensu
16 37 (1.37%) RESTful
17 35 (1.29%) LEMP Stack
18 34 (1.26%) ActiveMQ
19 32 (1.18%) Hibernate
19 32 (1.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 311 (11.49%) Public Cloud
2 154 (5.69%) Data Centre
3 99 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 92 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
5 81 (2.99%) Cloud Native
6 76 (2.81%) Clustering
7 73 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
7 73 (2.70%) PlayStation
8 67 (2.48%) Replication
9 66 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
9 66 (2.44%) Private Cloud
10 62 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
11 61 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
12 49 (1.81%) Mobile App
13 40 (1.48%) Virtual Team
14 32 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 26 (0.96%) PKI
15 26 (0.96%) User Experience
16 23 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
16 23 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1,748 (64.60%) Linux
2 652 (24.09%) Windows
3 289 (10.68%) CentOS
4 281 (10.38%) Unix
5 247 (9.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 183 (6.76%) Windows Server
7 166 (6.13%) Ubuntu
8 79 (2.92%) Debian
9 40 (1.48%) Mesosphere
10 34 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (1.15%) Apple iOS
12 30 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (1.03%) Android
14 25 (0.92%) CoreOS
15 24 (0.89%) Solaris
16 23 (0.85%) VMS
17 21 (0.78%) Fedora
18 11 (0.41%) SUSE
19 7 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
20 5 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,926 (71.18%) DevOps
2 967 (35.74%) Agile Software Development
3 948 (35.03%) Configuration Management
4 656 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
5 565 (20.88%) Infrastructure as Code
6 367 (13.56%) Open Source
7 363 (13.41%) Test Automation
8 348 (12.86%) Continuous Delivery
9 289 (10.68%) Microservices
10 270 (9.98%) Scrum
11 254 (9.39%) Mentoring
12 247 (9.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 247 (9.13%) Migration
13 242 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
14 237 (8.76%) Software Engineering
15 196 (7.24%) TDD
16 192 (7.10%) Computer Science
16 192 (7.10%) Load Balancing
17 191 (7.06%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 185 (6.84%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,458 (53.88%) Python
2 845 (31.23%) Bash Shell
3 802 (29.64%) Java
4 628 (23.21%) Ruby
5 586 (21.66%) PowerShell
6 360 (13.30%) Go
7 305 (11.27%) SQL
8 292 (10.79%) Perl
9 285 (10.53%) JavaScript
10 232 (8.57%) C#
11 190 (7.02%) Shell Script
12 105 (3.88%) PHP
13 71 (2.62%) C++
14 67 (2.48%) Groovy
15 66 (2.44%) C
16 65 (2.40%) Scala
17 34 (1.26%) Objective-C
18 26 (0.96%) Java 8
18 26 (0.96%) TypeScript
19 23 (0.85%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 244 (9.02%) Degree
2 162 (5.99%) Security Cleared
3 148 (5.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 85 (3.14%) SC Cleared
5 58 (2.14%) AWS Certification
6 47 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (1.66%) DV Cleared
7 45 (1.66%) RHCE
8 24 (0.89%) CCNA
9 20 (0.74%) CCNP
9 20 (0.74%) RHCSA
10 14 (0.52%) Master's Degree
10 14 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.37%) CCDP
12 9 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.30%) CCIE
13 8 (0.30%) LPIC
14 7 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (0.22%) CISSP
16 5 (0.18%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (2.92%) QA
2 29 (1.07%) PCI DSS
3 21 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (0.78%) SLA
4 10 (0.37%) GDPR
5 5 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.11%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.074%) COBIT
7 2 (0.074%) NCSC
7 2 (0.074%) PSD2
7 2 (0.074%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.037%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.037%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1,573 (58.13%) Docker
2 228 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (4.58%) Active Directory
4 113 (4.18%) Hyper-V
5 59 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
6 52 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
7 46 (1.70%) VirtualBox
8 43 (1.59%) vSphere
9 41 (1.52%) Xen
10 33 (1.22%) KVM
11 30 (1.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 26 (0.96%) oVirt
13 24 (0.89%) NFS
14 21 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
14 21 (0.78%) RHEV
15 17 (0.63%) XenApp
16 15 (0.55%) iptables
16 15 (0.55%) VMware NSX
17 14 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
18 12 (0.44%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1,920 (70.95%) Ansible
2 1,647 (60.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1,236 (45.68%) Kubernetes
4 1,171 (43.27%) Terraform
5 238 (8.80%) Salt
6 237 (8.76%) Nagios
7 190 (7.02%) Packer
8 164 (6.06%) Prometheus
9 151 (5.58%) ZABBIX
10 150 (5.54%) Consul
11 145 (5.36%) Grafana
12 144 (5.32%) Docker Swarm
13 103 (3.81%) Graphite
14 79 (2.92%) Rancher
15 65 (2.40%) Kibana
16 59 (2.18%) Automic
17 57 (2.11%) SCCM
18 54 (2.00%) logstash
19 52 (1.92%) Opsview
20 48 (1.77%) Istio
Vendors
1 357 (13.19%) Google
2 330 (12.20%) VMware
3 311 (11.49%) Microsoft
4 276 (10.20%) Red Hat
5 186 (6.87%) Oracle
6 149 (5.51%) Splunk
7 139 (5.14%) Cisco
8 110 (4.07%) SaltStack
9 75 (2.77%) IBM
10 63 (2.33%) AppDynamics
11 62 (2.29%) New Relic
12 61 (2.25%) Atlassian
13 59 (2.18%) WorldPay
14 55 (2.03%) Dynatrace
15 50 (1.85%) ServiceNow
16 48 (1.77%) Citrix
17 38 (1.40%) Spotify
18 33 (1.22%) MuleSoft
19 32 (1.18%) EMC
19 32 (1.18%) Salesforce.com