Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 136 129
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 +73
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 3,861 4,249 4,623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.54% 2.50% 2.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.16% 28.06% 28.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,987 3,551 3,922
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +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 16,670 15,144 16,072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.98% 8.92% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13,228 12,546 13,131
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,375 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.15% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 2018. 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 -2 2,033 £70,000 +7.69% 276
North of England +20 696 £52,500 - 106
South East -13 506 £55,000 - 69
North West +20 354 £55,000 +5.77% 52
Yorkshire +11 309 £52,500 +5.00% 38
South West +24 226 £45,000 -5.26% 39
East of England +32 208 £60,000 +4.35% 38
Midlands -18 176 £53,000 -3.64% 41
West Midlands -17 125 £53,000 -3.64% 28
North East +38 75 £55,000 -19.41% 16
East Midlands -6 51 £52,500 -4.55% 13
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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 2,753 (71.30%) DevOps
2 2,581 (66.85%) Linux
3 2,490 (64.49%) Ansible
4 2,341 (60.63%) Opscode Chef
5 2,255 (58.40%) Amazon AWS
6 2,024 (52.42%) Python
7 1,907 (49.39%) Docker
8 1,690 (43.77%) Jenkins
9 1,629 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
10 1,494 (38.69%) Configuration Management
11 1,376 (35.64%) Microsoft Azure
12 1,241 (32.14%) Bash Shell
13 1,166 (30.20%) Java
14 1,144 (29.63%) Kubernetes
15 1,109 (28.72%) Continuous Integration
16 1,082 (28.02%) Terraform
17 973 (25.20%) Windows
18 967 (25.05%) Git (software)
19 939 (24.32%) Ruby
20 776 (20.10%) PowerShell
21 723 (18.73%) Finance
22 672 (17.40%) SQL
23 646 (16.73%) Unix
24 641 (16.60%) VMware
25 619 (16.03%) Open Source
26 602 (15.59%) Red Hat
27 543 (14.06%) Perl
28 541 (14.01%) Google Cloud Platform
29 535 (13.86%) Microsoft
30 516 (13.36%) 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
1 420 (10.88%) Apache
2 295 (7.64%) Tomcat
3 224 (5.80%) OpenStack
4 192 (4.97%) Elasticsearch
5 162 (4.20%) nginx
6 156 (4.04%) JBoss
7 144 (3.73%) Confluence
8 113 (2.93%) WebLogic
9 90 (2.33%) Apache Solr
10 83 (2.15%) Apache Spark
11 74 (1.92%) IIS
11 74 (1.92%) WebSphere
12 59 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
13 54 (1.40%) Apache Pig
14 51 (1.32%) GlassFish
15 47 (1.22%) CloudStack
16 38 (0.98%) WordPress
17 36 (0.93%) MQSeries
18 24 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 20 (0.52%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.16%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.16%) Snapchat
4 2 (0.052%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.026%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.026%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.026%) HipChat
5 1 (0.026%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (0.65%) Distributed Ledger
2 22 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.078%) Magento
5 3 (0.078%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.052%) Documaker
6 2 (0.052%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.026%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.026%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.026%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.026%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 1 (0.026%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 2,255 (58.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1,376 (35.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 541 (14.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 405 (10.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 309 (8.00%) SaaS
6 241 (6.24%) GitHub
7 226 (5.85%) PaaS
8 210 (5.44%) IaaS
9 205 (5.31%) Cloud Computing
10 180 (4.66%) Amazon EC2
11 156 (4.04%) OpenShift
12 144 (3.73%) Amazon S3
13 141 (3.65%) Serverless
14 94 (2.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 92 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 86 (2.23%) AWS Lambda
17 68 (1.76%) Amazon ELB
17 68 (1.76%) IBM Cloud
18 46 (1.19%) Office 365
19 44 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 348 (9.01%) Firewall
2 324 (8.39%) DNS
3 299 (7.74%) TCP/IP
4 160 (4.14%) Internet
5 137 (3.55%) HTTP
6 127 (3.29%) SAN
7 123 (3.19%) VPN
8 112 (2.90%) SSL
9 85 (2.20%) DHCP
10 70 (1.81%) WAN
11 49 (1.27%) LAN
12 42 (1.09%) Network Security
13 39 (1.01%) BGP
14 36 (0.93%) SNMP
15 34 (0.88%) iSCSI
16 33 (0.85%) VLAN
17 31 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
18 29 (0.75%) NAS
18 29 (0.75%) SSH
19 23 (0.60%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 484 (12.54%) MySQL
2 333 (8.62%) SQL Server
3 325 (8.42%) NoSQL
4 260 (6.73%) Big Data
5 252 (6.53%) MongoDB
6 232 (6.01%) PostgreSQL
7 179 (4.64%) Hadoop
8 159 (4.12%) Apache Cassandra
9 154 (3.99%) Amazon RDS
10 121 (3.13%) Relational Database
11 90 (2.33%) Oracle Database
12 89 (2.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 84 (2.18%) Redis
14 81 (2.10%) Apache Hive
15 78 (2.02%) MariaDB
16 63 (1.63%) Blockchain
17 47 (1.22%) RDBMS
18 45 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
19 41 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
20 40 (1.04%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1,690 (43.77%) Jenkins
2 967 (25.05%) Git (software)
3 459 (11.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 380 (9.84%) TeamCity
5 378 (9.79%) JIRA
6 332 (8.60%) Maven
7 283 (7.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 278 (7.20%) Subversion
9 241 (6.24%) Vagrant
10 192 (4.97%) Selenium
11 157 (4.07%) GitLab
12 143 (3.70%) Bitbucket
13 141 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
14 121 (3.13%) Gradle
15 113 (2.93%) Hudson
15 113 (2.93%) Sonatype Nexus
16 108 (2.80%) Travis CI
17 97 (2.51%) SonarQube
18 92 (2.38%) Ant
19 90 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 723 (18.73%) Finance
2 159 (4.12%) Banking
3 149 (3.86%) Retail
4 112 (2.90%) Games
5 84 (2.18%) Marketing
6 70 (1.81%) Financial Institution
7 67 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 59 (1.53%) Law
9 42 (1.09%) Advertising
10 31 (0.80%) Electronics
11 26 (0.67%) Investment Banking
12 23 (0.60%) Legal
12 23 (0.60%) Publishing
13 22 (0.57%) Manufacturing
14 17 (0.44%) Front Office
15 13 (0.34%) Aerospace
15 13 (0.34%) German Language
16 12 (0.31%) French Language
16 12 (0.31%) Swedish Language
17 11 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,581 (40.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 497 (12.87%) Linux Engineer
3 362 (9.38%) AWS Engineer
4 343 (8.88%) AWS DevOps
5 318 (8.24%) Cloud Engineer
6 316 (8.18%) Developer
7 311 (8.05%) Administrator
8 305 (7.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 298 (7.72%) Senior DevOps
10 268 (6.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 264 (6.84%) Platform Engineer
12 249 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
13 244 (6.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 238 (6.16%) Architect
15 231 (5.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 206 (5.34%) Linux Administrator
17 203 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 198 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 186 (4.82%) Consultant
20 179 (4.64%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 403 (10.44%) Web Services
2 274 (7.10%) .NET
3 246 (6.37%) Elastic Stack
4 237 (6.14%) Node.js
5 223 (5.78%) LAMP
6 205 (5.31%) AngularJS
7 201 (5.21%) Spring
8 147 (3.81%) REST
9 142 (3.68%) React
10 135 (3.50%) Kafka
11 129 (3.34%) Java EE
12 126 (3.26%) RabbitMQ
13 115 (2.98%) HTML
14 110 (2.85%) CSS
15 107 (2.77%) Middleware
16 86 (2.23%) Hibernate
17 83 (2.15%) J2EE
17 83 (2.15%) Spring Boot
18 76 (1.97%) RESTful
19 74 (1.92%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 292 (7.56%) Public Cloud
2 286 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 210 (5.44%) Fintech
4 201 (5.21%) Computer Science
5 167 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
6 148 (3.83%) Linux Command Line
7 141 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
8 116 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
9 100 (2.59%) Hybrid Cloud
10 89 (2.31%) Cloud Native
11 85 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
12 84 (2.18%) Private Cloud
13 66 (1.71%) Replication
14 63 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 57 (1.48%) Management Information System
16 53 (1.37%) Hedge funds
16 53 (1.37%) User Experience
17 45 (1.17%) Blog
18 39 (1.01%) Clustering
19 38 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2,581 (66.85%) Linux
2 973 (25.20%) Windows
3 646 (16.73%) Unix
4 443 (11.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 419 (10.85%) CentOS
6 308 (7.98%) Ubuntu
7 254 (6.58%) Windows Server
8 133 (3.44%) Debian
9 84 (2.18%) Solaris
10 74 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 73 (1.89%) Android
12 51 (1.32%) CoreOS
13 44 (1.14%) Fedora
14 41 (1.06%) Apple iOS
14 41 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
15 39 (1.01%) Mac OS X
16 36 (0.93%) SUSE
17 30 (0.78%) FreeBSD
18 29 (0.75%) VMS
19 23 (0.60%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,753 (71.30%) DevOps
2 1,629 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
3 1,494 (38.69%) Configuration Management
4 1,109 (28.72%) Continuous Integration
5 619 (16.03%) Open Source
6 516 (13.36%) Microservices
7 509 (13.18%) Test Automation
8 476 (12.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 458 (11.86%) Scrum
10 447 (11.58%) Deployment Automation
11 395 (10.23%) Software Engineering
12 375 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
13 351 (9.09%) ITIL
14 333 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 308 (7.98%) Mentoring
16 290 (7.51%) High Availability
17 274 (7.10%) TDD
18 215 (5.57%) Load Balancing
19 198 (5.13%) Kanban
20 184 (4.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2,024 (52.42%) Python
2 1,241 (32.14%) Bash Shell
3 1,166 (30.20%) Java
4 939 (24.32%) Ruby
5 776 (20.10%) PowerShell
6 672 (17.40%) SQL
7 543 (14.06%) Perl
8 445 (11.53%) JavaScript
9 351 (9.09%) Go
10 317 (8.21%) PHP
11 289 (7.49%) Shell Script
12 237 (6.14%) C#
13 186 (4.82%) C++
14 160 (4.14%) C
15 97 (2.51%) Scala
16 74 (1.92%) Korn
17 66 (1.71%) Java 8
18 51 (1.32%) Objective-C
19 47 (1.22%) Bourne shell
20 42 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 377 (9.76%) Degree
2 169 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 113 (2.93%) AWS Certification
4 111 (2.87%) DV Cleared
5 109 (2.82%) RHCE
6 94 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 87 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
8 85 (2.20%) RHCSA
9 84 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
10 80 (2.07%) MCSE
11 78 (2.02%) CCNA
12 72 (1.86%) CISSP
13 71 (1.84%) Master's Degree
14 66 (1.71%) SSCP
15 63 (1.63%) SC Cleared
16 59 (1.53%) CompTIA Security+
16 59 (1.53%) GIAC
16 59 (1.53%) Linux+ Certification
16 59 (1.53%) Network+ Certification
16 59 (1.53%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (3.83%) QA
2 59 (1.53%) SLA
3 39 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (0.80%) GDPR
5 24 (0.62%) HIPAA
6 23 (0.60%) PCI DSS
7 22 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
8 14 (0.36%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (0.16%) PMO
11 4 (0.10%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.052%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.026%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,907 (49.39%) Docker
2 433 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 281 (7.28%) Active Directory
4 158 (4.09%) Hyper-V
5 137 (3.55%) vSphere
6 133 (3.44%) VMware ESXi
7 115 (2.98%) Virtual Machines
8 88 (2.28%) VirtualBox
9 73 (1.89%) Xen
10 66 (1.71%) KVM
11 63 (1.63%) NFS
12 52 (1.35%) Samba
13 47 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 38 (0.98%) oVirt
15 34 (0.88%) RHEV
16 33 (0.85%) HDFS
17 22 (0.57%) LXC
18 21 (0.54%) pfSense
19 20 (0.52%) XenApp
19 20 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2,490 (64.49%) Ansible
2 2,341 (60.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1,144 (29.63%) Kubernetes
4 1,082 (28.02%) Terraform
5 446 (11.55%) Salt
6 340 (8.81%) Nagios
7 246 (6.37%) Docker Swarm
8 209 (5.41%) ZABBIX
9 204 (5.28%) Packer
10 176 (4.56%) Graphite
11 159 (4.12%) Consul
12 155 (4.01%) Grafana
13 137 (3.55%) Prometheus
14 71 (1.84%) Opsview
15 69 (1.79%) Cobbler
16 64 (1.66%) Kibana
16 64 (1.66%) Rancher
17 58 (1.50%) vCenter Server
18 57 (1.48%) SCOM
19 55 (1.42%) logstash
Vendors
1 641 (16.60%) VMware
2 602 (15.59%) Red Hat
3 535 (13.86%) Microsoft
4 423 (10.96%) Google
5 418 (10.83%) Oracle
6 230 (5.96%) Splunk
7 134 (3.47%) Atlassian
8 133 (3.44%) Cisco
9 132 (3.42%) SaltStack
10 110 (2.85%) New Relic
11 100 (2.59%) IBM
12 95 (2.46%) Citrix
13 79 (2.05%) EMC
14 67 (1.74%) NetApp
15 63 (1.63%) AppDynamics
15 63 (1.63%) SolarWinds
16 61 (1.58%) SAP
17 58 (1.50%) HP
18 57 (1.48%) ServiceNow
19 45 (1.17%) RedGate