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

Puppet
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 137 166
Rank change year-on-year +3 +29 +81
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 4,120 3,945 4,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.48% 2.44% 2.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.13% 27.58% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3,348 3,361 3,496
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 16,396 14,304 16,495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 9.87% 8.86% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13,188 11,670 13,433
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,225 £30,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 April 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 April 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 -18 2,150 £67,500 +3.85% 283
North of England +6 597 £52,500 -4.55% 113
South East -21 535 £55,000 +4.76% 54
South West +79 309 £45,000 - 39
North West +6 292 £57,500 +4.55% 55
Midlands +93 268 £55,000 +4.76% 30
Yorkshire +10 265 £50,000 -13.04% 49
East of England +47 254 £60,000 +23.71% 24
East Midlands +81 134 £52,500 +5.00% 16
West Midlands +47 134 £57,500 - 14
North East -16 41 £57,500 +64.29% 9
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 3,078 (74.71%) DevOps
2 2,883 (69.98%) Linux
3 2,626 (63.74%) Opscode Chef
4 2,616 (63.50%) Ansible
5 2,485 (60.32%) Amazon AWS
6 2,161 (52.45%) Python
7 1,856 (45.05%) Jenkins
8 1,847 (44.83%) Docker
9 1,599 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
10 1,552 (37.67%) Configuration Management
11 1,288 (31.26%) Continuous Integration
12 1,265 (30.70%) Microsoft Azure
13 1,215 (29.49%) Bash Shell
14 1,182 (28.69%) Java
15 1,089 (26.43%) Ruby
16 1,075 (26.09%) Windows
17 957 (23.23%) Git (software)
18 939 (22.79%) Terraform
19 931 (22.60%) Kubernetes
20 778 (18.88%) VMware
21 743 (18.03%) PowerShell
22 702 (17.04%) Finance
23 666 (16.17%) Perl
24 654 (15.87%) Web Services
25 648 (15.73%) MySQL
26 629 (15.27%) Open Source
27 612 (14.85%) JavaScript
28 603 (14.64%) SQL
29 598 (14.51%) Unix
30 584 (14.17%) Red Hat

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
1 491 (11.92%) Apache
2 345 (8.37%) Tomcat
3 304 (7.38%) OpenStack
4 273 (6.63%) nginx
5 238 (5.78%) Confluence
6 206 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
7 146 (3.54%) IIS
8 140 (3.40%) JBoss
9 114 (2.77%) Apache Spark
10 97 (2.35%) WebSphere
11 84 (2.04%) WebLogic
12 79 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
13 66 (1.60%) CloudStack
14 60 (1.46%) Apache Solr
15 52 (1.26%) Jetty
16 37 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
17 33 (0.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 29 (0.70%) CMS
19 27 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 24 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (0.29%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.097%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.024%) HipChat
3 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.024%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.19%) Documaker
2 8 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.097%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.097%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.097%) Magento
4 4 (0.097%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 2 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.049%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.024%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.024%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.024%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.024%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.024%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.024%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.024%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2,485 (60.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1,265 (30.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 443 (10.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 376 (9.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 306 (7.43%) SaaS
6 288 (6.99%) Amazon EC2
7 226 (5.49%) IaaS
8 202 (4.90%) PaaS
9 185 (4.49%) GitHub
10 175 (4.25%) Amazon S3
11 172 (4.17%) OpenShift
12 131 (3.18%) Serverless
13 114 (2.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 83 (2.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 79 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
16 70 (1.70%) AWS Lambda
17 69 (1.67%) Amazon ELB
18 64 (1.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 51 (1.24%) Route 53
20 49 (1.19%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 425 (10.32%) TCP/IP
2 419 (10.17%) Firewall
3 395 (9.59%) DNS
4 206 (5.00%) VPN
5 199 (4.83%) DHCP
6 169 (4.10%) HTTP
7 149 (3.62%) SAN
8 124 (3.01%) Internet
9 107 (2.60%) WAN
10 94 (2.28%) SSL
11 81 (1.97%) SNMP
12 72 (1.75%) LAN
13 68 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
13 68 (1.65%) NAS
14 67 (1.63%) Network Security
15 56 (1.36%) BGP
16 49 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
17 48 (1.17%) Cisco IOS
17 48 (1.17%) VLAN
18 47 (1.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 648 (15.73%) MySQL
2 409 (9.93%) NoSQL
3 349 (8.47%) MongoDB
4 348 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
5 322 (7.82%) SQL Server
6 227 (5.51%) Big Data
7 219 (5.32%) Hadoop
8 208 (5.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 178 (4.32%) Relational Database
10 136 (3.30%) Redis
11 115 (2.79%) Amazon RDS
12 99 (2.40%) RDBMS
13 69 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 65 (1.58%) MariaDB
15 49 (1.19%) Oracle Database
16 42 (1.02%) Blockchain
17 41 (1.00%) Apache Hive
18 34 (0.83%) HBase
18 34 (0.83%) Riak
19 32 (0.78%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1,856 (45.05%) Jenkins
2 957 (23.23%) Git (software)
3 500 (12.14%) TeamCity
4 492 (11.94%) JIRA
5 459 (11.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 313 (7.60%) Maven
7 289 (7.01%) Octopus Deploy
8 277 (6.72%) Subversion
9 211 (5.12%) Vagrant
10 170 (4.13%) Sonatype Nexus
11 162 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
12 155 (3.76%) Selenium
13 142 (3.45%) Bitbucket
14 129 (3.13%) MSBuild
15 122 (2.96%) Hudson
16 117 (2.84%) Gradle
17 110 (2.67%) Cucumber
18 102 (2.48%) JUnit
19 94 (2.28%) GitLab
20 78 (1.89%) GoCD
General
1 702 (17.04%) Finance
2 235 (5.70%) Banking
3 178 (4.32%) Retail
4 109 (2.65%) Games
5 104 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 55 (1.33%) Marketing
7 53 (1.29%) Law
7 53 (1.29%) Publishing
8 45 (1.09%) Legal
9 42 (1.02%) Advertising
10 30 (0.73%) Investment Banking
11 26 (0.63%) Billing
12 25 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 22 (0.53%) Manufacturing
14 19 (0.46%) Automotive
14 19 (0.46%) Electronics
15 14 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.17%) Online Betting
17 6 (0.15%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,807 (43.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 675 (16.38%) Linux Engineer
3 438 (10.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 422 (10.24%) Developer
5 413 (10.02%) AWS DevOps
6 406 (9.85%) AWS Engineer
7 355 (8.62%) Cloud Engineer
7 355 (8.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 346 (8.40%) Administrator
9 341 (8.28%) Senior DevOps
10 338 (8.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 311 (7.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 295 (7.16%) Systems Engineer
13 261 (6.33%) Architect
14 236 (5.73%) Systems Administrator
15 231 (5.61%) Linux Administrator
16 192 (4.66%) Consultant
17 184 (4.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 172 (4.17%) Platform Engineer
19 170 (4.13%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 654 (15.87%) Web Services
2 360 (8.74%) .NET
3 342 (8.30%) Node.js
4 268 (6.50%) Spring
5 244 (5.92%) AngularJS
6 239 (5.80%) LAMP
7 208 (5.05%) HTML
8 186 (4.51%) REST
9 179 (4.34%) Hibernate
10 172 (4.17%) RESTful
11 165 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
12 161 (3.91%) Middleware
13 139 (3.37%) RabbitMQ
14 130 (3.16%) Kafka
15 125 (3.03%) CSS
16 105 (2.55%) ASP.NET
17 94 (2.28%) LDAP
18 91 (2.21%) JSON
19 84 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
20 83 (2.01%) React
Miscellaneous
1 302 (7.33%) Public Cloud
2 288 (6.99%) Data Centre
3 199 (4.83%) Fintech
4 192 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
5 189 (4.59%) Computer Science
6 147 (3.57%) Private Cloud
7 138 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
8 124 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
9 119 (2.89%) Management Information System
10 116 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
11 98 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
12 70 (1.70%) Hybrid Cloud
13 66 (1.60%) Replication
14 61 (1.48%) Clustering
15 56 (1.36%) Online Banking
16 45 (1.09%) Algorithms
17 43 (1.04%) Data Structures
17 43 (1.04%) User Experience
18 42 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 42 (1.02%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2,883 (69.98%) Linux
2 1,075 (26.09%) Windows
3 598 (14.51%) Unix
4 451 (10.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 383 (9.30%) CentOS
6 299 (7.26%) Windows Server
7 243 (5.90%) Ubuntu
8 151 (3.67%) Debian
9 66 (1.60%) Android
10 63 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 59 (1.43%) CoreOS
12 57 (1.38%) Solaris
13 42 (1.02%) Apple iOS
13 42 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
14 33 (0.80%) AIX
15 27 (0.66%) Mac OS X
16 24 (0.58%) Mac OS
16 24 (0.58%) SUSE
17 22 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
18 20 (0.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,078 (74.71%) DevOps
2 1,599 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
3 1,552 (37.67%) Configuration Management
4 1,288 (31.26%) Continuous Integration
5 629 (15.27%) Open Source
6 540 (13.11%) Software Engineering
7 514 (12.48%) Microservices
8 498 (12.09%) Test Automation
9 472 (11.46%) Scrum
10 470 (11.41%) Continuous Delivery
11 405 (9.83%) TDD
12 401 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
13 269 (6.53%) E-Commerce
14 266 (6.46%) ITIL
15 255 (6.19%) Mentoring
16 242 (5.87%) Continuous Deployment
17 234 (5.68%) BDD
18 230 (5.58%) High Availability
19 227 (5.51%) Migration
20 206 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2,161 (52.45%) Python
2 1,215 (29.49%) Bash Shell
3 1,182 (28.69%) Java
4 1,089 (26.43%) Ruby
5 743 (18.03%) PowerShell
6 666 (16.17%) Perl
7 612 (14.85%) JavaScript
8 603 (14.64%) SQL
9 454 (11.02%) PHP
10 356 (8.64%) C#
11 291 (7.06%) Shell Script
12 219 (5.32%) Scala
13 197 (4.78%) Go
14 137 (3.33%) C++
15 110 (2.67%) C
16 91 (2.21%) Java 8
17 90 (2.18%) Groovy
18 37 (0.90%) Korn
19 30 (0.73%) VB.NET
20 26 (0.63%) R
Qualifications
1 294 (7.14%) Degree
2 216 (5.24%) Security Cleared
3 108 (2.62%) SC Cleared
4 98 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 93 (2.26%) MCSE
6 91 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
7 89 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
8 88 (2.14%) AWS Certification
9 86 (2.09%) RHCE
10 64 (1.55%) DV Cleared
11 62 (1.50%) MCSA
12 53 (1.29%) RHCSA
13 51 (1.24%) CCNA
14 50 (1.21%) CCNP
15 47 (1.14%) MCITP
16 42 (1.02%) Master's Degree
17 35 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 30 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
19 28 (0.68%) ISTQB
19 28 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (3.91%) GCP
2 144 (3.50%) QA
3 107 (2.60%) PCI DSS
4 52 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (0.56%) SLA
6 7 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.15%) GDPR
8 5 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.073%) COBIT
9 3 (0.073%) DICOM
9 3 (0.073%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.073%) HL7
10 1 (0.024%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1,847 (44.83%) Docker
2 509 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 198 (4.81%) Active Directory
4 153 (3.71%) Hyper-V
5 111 (2.69%) vSphere
6 108 (2.62%) Xen
7 93 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
8 81 (1.97%) VirtualBox
9 76 (1.84%) KVM
10 63 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
11 55 (1.33%) NFS
12 48 (1.17%) Samba
13 37 (0.90%) VMware NSX
14 33 (0.80%) Apache Flume
15 31 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
16 29 (0.70%) iptables
16 29 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
17 27 (0.66%) Ceph
17 27 (0.66%) HDFS
18 26 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2,626 (63.74%) Opscode Chef
2 2,616 (63.50%) Ansible
3 939 (22.79%) Terraform
4 931 (22.60%) Kubernetes
5 416 (10.10%) Nagios
6 314 (7.62%) Salt
7 207 (5.02%) Packer
8 120 (2.91%) ZABBIX
9 114 (2.77%) Docker Swarm
10 101 (2.45%) Kibana
11 94 (2.28%) logstash
12 86 (2.09%) Cobbler
13 65 (1.58%) Consul
14 63 (1.53%) Rancher
15 62 (1.50%) Mesos
16 59 (1.43%) Cacti
17 58 (1.41%) Grafana
18 56 (1.36%) HAProxy
18 56 (1.36%) Rundeck
19 52 (1.26%) Icinga
Vendors
1 778 (18.88%) VMware
2 584 (14.17%) Red Hat
3 517 (12.55%) Oracle
4 473 (11.48%) Microsoft
5 451 (10.95%) Google
6 230 (5.58%) Splunk
7 188 (4.56%) Cisco
8 170 (4.13%) SaltStack
9 113 (2.74%) AppDynamics
10 111 (2.69%) Atlassian
11 104 (2.52%) WorldPay
12 99 (2.40%) New Relic
13 97 (2.35%) Citrix
13 97 (2.35%) IBM
14 78 (1.89%) Juniper
15 77 (1.87%) F5
16 73 (1.77%) HP
17 67 (1.63%) NetApp
17 67 (1.63%) SAP
18 58 (1.41%) ServiceNow