Period
to 2 April 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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK > England
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 194 145 135
Rank change year-on-year -49 -10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 1,885 3,299 4,117
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.74% 2.40% 2.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.24% 19.97% 25.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,526 2,756 3,487
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,029 £38,750
90th Percentile £95,625 £88,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +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 14,240 16,517 16,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.18% 12.03% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 11,056 12,920 13,092
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,133 £32,975 £31,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +6.48% +2.86%

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 2 April 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 2 April 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 -72 943 £75,000 +7.14% 139
North of England +28 348 £55,000 -4.35% 80
South East -22 295 £65,000 +8.33% 45
North West -7 163 £55,000 -4.35% 45
Yorkshire +55 155 £55,000 -4.35% 29
Midlands +14 108 £57,500 +9.52% 36
South West -39 102 £55,000 +10.00% 19
East of England -31 61 £55,000 +1.85% 16
West Midlands -13 55 £57,500 +12.20% 24
East Midlands +48 53 £60,000 +4.35% 12
North East -9 30 £49,500 -6.47% 6
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 2 April 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 1,374 (72.89%) DevOps
2 1,356 (71.94%) Ansible
3 1,113 (59.05%) AWS
4 1,096 (58.14%) Linux
5 1,080 (57.29%) Opscode Chef
6 1,042 (55.28%) Python
7 1,034 (54.85%) Docker
8 881 (46.74%) Terraform
9 814 (43.18%) Kubernetes
10 751 (39.84%) Jenkins
11 741 (39.31%) Agile Software Development
12 717 (38.04%) Azure
13 647 (34.32%) Bash Shell
14 608 (32.25%) Configuration Management
15 514 (27.27%) Windows
16 497 (26.37%) Java
17 485 (25.73%) Git (software)
18 441 (23.40%) PowerShell
19 406 (21.54%) Continuous Integration
20 402 (21.33%) Finance
21 381 (20.21%) Ruby
22 347 (18.41%) GCP
23 342 (18.14%) Infrastructure as Code
24 330 (17.51%) SQL
25 317 (16.82%) VMware
26 262 (13.90%) AWS CloudFormation
27 258 (13.69%) JavaScript
28 241 (12.79%) Microsoft
29 238 (12.63%) Test Automation
30 219 (11.62%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 120 (6.37%) Apache
2 102 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 88 (4.67%) Confluence
4 84 (4.46%) IIS
5 81 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
6 72 (3.82%) Apache Spark
7 55 (2.92%) OpenStack
8 49 (2.60%) nginx
9 34 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
10 29 (1.54%) Apache Solr
11 19 (1.01%) MS Exchange
12 15 (0.80%) JBoss
13 14 (0.74%) SharePoint
14 10 (0.53%) CMS
15 9 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
15 9 (0.48%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.48%) WebSphere
16 8 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 8 (0.42%) Headless CMS
17 6 (0.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.053%) Magento
3 1 (0.053%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,113 (59.05%) AWS
2 717 (38.04%) Azure
3 347 (18.41%) GCP
4 262 (13.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 163 (8.65%) SaaS
6 153 (8.12%) IaaS
7 149 (7.90%) PaaS
8 130 (6.90%) GitHub
9 122 (6.47%) Serverless
10 105 (5.57%) OpenShift
11 82 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
12 65 (3.45%) Amazon ECS
12 65 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
13 59 (3.13%) Amazon S3
14 58 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 57 (3.02%) AWS Lambda
16 51 (2.71%) Slack
17 47 (2.49%) Office 365
18 38 (2.02%) Amazon EKS
19 30 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 186 (9.87%) Firewall
2 153 (8.12%) TCP/IP
3 133 (7.06%) DNS
4 82 (4.35%) VPN
5 67 (3.55%) BGP
6 50 (2.65%) Internet
7 47 (2.49%) SAN
8 46 (2.44%) WAN
9 44 (2.33%) OSPF
10 42 (2.23%) HTTP
11 36 (1.91%) SSL
12 32 (1.70%) DHCP
13 26 (1.38%) SMTP
14 24 (1.27%) LAN
15 22 (1.17%) DMZ
15 22 (1.17%) WLAN
16 19 (1.01%) VoIP
17 18 (0.95%) Cisco ISE
17 18 (0.95%) Network Security
18 17 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (7.90%) MySQL
2 148 (7.85%) Big Data
3 141 (7.48%) NoSQL
4 114 (6.05%) SQL Server
5 97 (5.15%) Hadoop
6 77 (4.08%) MongoDB
7 67 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
8 48 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 45 (2.39%) Amazon RDS
10 43 (2.28%) Relational Database
11 28 (1.49%) Neo4j
12 27 (1.43%) Apache Accumulo
13 25 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 20 (1.06%) RDBMS
15 18 (0.95%) Redis
16 14 (0.74%) Data Lake
17 13 (0.69%) MariaDB
18 12 (0.64%) Power BI
19 11 (0.58%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 751 (39.84%) Jenkins
2 485 (25.73%) Git (software)
3 178 (9.44%) JIRA
4 169 (8.97%) GitLab
4 169 (8.97%) TeamCity
5 139 (7.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 113 (5.99%) Bitbucket
7 109 (5.78%) Octopus Deploy
8 91 (4.83%) Maven
9 89 (4.72%) Selenium
10 62 (3.29%) Vagrant
11 54 (2.86%) Gradle
12 51 (2.71%) Subversion
13 49 (2.60%) Cucumber
14 47 (2.49%) Sonatype Nexus
14 47 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
15 44 (2.33%) CircleCI
16 41 (2.18%) Ant
17 33 (1.75%) Artifactory
18 32 (1.70%) JUnit
General
1 402 (21.33%) Finance
2 95 (5.04%) Banking
3 62 (3.29%) Retail
4 46 (2.44%) Public Sector
5 27 (1.43%) Games
5 27 (1.43%) Law
6 23 (1.22%) Legal
7 21 (1.11%) Automotive
7 21 (1.11%) Marketing
8 18 (0.95%) Financial Institution
9 15 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.69%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.64%) Telecoms
12 10 (0.53%) Back Office
13 8 (0.42%) Advertising
14 7 (0.37%) Billing
14 7 (0.37%) Publishing
15 6 (0.32%) Police
16 4 (0.21%) Front Office
16 4 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 776 (41.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 190 (10.08%) AWS Engineer
3 171 (9.07%) Platform Engineer
4 165 (8.75%) Cloud Engineer
5 140 (7.43%) Developer
6 135 (7.16%) Architect
7 127 (6.74%) Senior DevOps
8 125 (6.63%) AWS DevOps
9 123 (6.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 113 (5.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 111 (5.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 104 (5.52%) Linux Engineer
13 79 (4.19%) Azure Engineer
14 71 (3.77%) Administrator
15 69 (3.66%) Operations Engineer
16 68 (3.61%) Site Reliability Engineer
17 67 (3.55%) Systems Administrator
18 66 (3.50%) Kubernetes Engineer
19 64 (3.40%) Senior Developer
20 59 (3.13%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (8.81%) Web Services
2 149 (7.90%) Elastic Stack
3 132 (7.00%) Node.js
4 120 (6.37%) .NET
5 85 (4.51%) JSON
6 76 (4.03%) Kafka
7 63 (3.34%) LAMP
8 51 (2.71%) RabbitMQ
9 45 (2.39%) REST
9 45 (2.39%) Spring
10 38 (2.02%) ASP.NET
10 38 (2.02%) LDAP
11 33 (1.75%) YAML
12 32 (1.70%) Sensu
13 28 (1.49%) AngularJS
14 24 (1.27%) Natural Language Processing
15 23 (1.22%) React
16 22 (1.17%) XML
17 21 (1.11%) Spring Boot
18 20 (1.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 214 (11.35%) Public Cloud
2 108 (5.73%) Data Centre
3 77 (4.08%) Cloud Native
4 67 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
5 64 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
6 61 (3.24%) Hybrid Cloud
7 55 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
8 43 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
9 41 (2.18%) Linux Command Line
10 37 (1.96%) User Experience
11 34 (1.80%) Private Cloud
12 25 (1.33%) Enterprise Cloud
12 25 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
13 24 (1.27%) Mobile App
14 21 (1.11%) Clustering
14 21 (1.11%) Virtual Team
15 19 (1.01%) PKI
16 18 (0.95%) Replication
17 16 (0.85%) Social Network
18 15 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1,096 (58.14%) Linux
2 514 (27.27%) Windows
3 186 (9.87%) Unix
4 165 (8.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 155 (8.22%) CentOS
5 155 (8.22%) Windows Server
6 85 (4.51%) Ubuntu
7 32 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (1.64%) Debian
9 25 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (1.33%) Windows Server 2016
10 17 (0.90%) Fedora
11 13 (0.69%) Android
11 13 (0.69%) Apple iOS
12 12 (0.64%) AIX
13 8 (0.42%) Solaris
13 8 (0.42%) VMS
14 7 (0.37%) CoreOS
15 6 (0.32%) zOS
16 5 (0.27%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,374 (72.89%) DevOps
2 741 (39.31%) Agile Software Development
3 608 (32.25%) Configuration Management
4 406 (21.54%) Continuous Integration
5 342 (18.14%) Infrastructure as Code
6 238 (12.63%) Test Automation
7 214 (11.35%) Microservices
8 210 (11.14%) Scrum
9 209 (11.09%) Migration
10 206 (10.93%) Infrastructure Automation
11 196 (10.40%) Open Source
12 193 (10.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 176 (9.34%) Continuous Delivery
14 169 (8.97%) Deployment Automation
15 161 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
16 160 (8.49%) Mentoring
17 152 (8.06%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 147 (7.80%) SDLC
19 142 (7.53%) Computer Science
20 136 (7.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,042 (55.28%) Python
2 647 (34.32%) Bash Shell
3 497 (26.37%) Java
4 441 (23.40%) PowerShell
5 381 (20.21%) Ruby
6 330 (17.51%) SQL
7 258 (13.69%) JavaScript
8 214 (11.35%) Go
9 167 (8.86%) Perl
10 148 (7.85%) C#
11 129 (6.84%) Shell Script
12 81 (4.30%) C++
13 78 (4.14%) Scala
14 67 (3.55%) C
15 61 (3.24%) PHP
16 50 (2.65%) Groovy
17 27 (1.43%) T-SQL
18 20 (1.06%) PL/SQL
19 18 (0.95%) Java 8
20 16 (0.85%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 205 (10.88%) Degree
2 117 (6.21%) Security Cleared
3 103 (5.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 70 (3.71%) SC Cleared
5 61 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
6 57 (3.02%) DV Cleared
7 47 (2.49%) AWS Certification
8 45 (2.39%) CCNA
9 41 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 37 (1.96%) RHCE
11 29 (1.54%) MCSE
12 20 (1.06%) CISSP
13 18 (0.95%) CCNP
14 17 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (0.85%) CompTIA Security+
15 16 (0.85%) GIAC
15 16 (0.85%) Linux+ Certification
15 16 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
15 16 (0.85%) SANS
15 16 (0.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (2.97%) QA
2 19 (1.01%) GDPR
2 19 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 18 (0.95%) SLA
4 11 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.21%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.11%) NIST
6 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,034 (54.85%) Docker
2 219 (11.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 118 (6.26%) Active Directory
4 68 (3.61%) Hyper-V
5 60 (3.18%) Virtual Machines
6 55 (2.92%) VirtualBox
7 40 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
8 37 (1.96%) vSphere
9 35 (1.86%) NFS
10 34 (1.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 27 (1.43%) Xen
12 26 (1.38%) Samba
13 17 (0.90%) oVirt
14 15 (0.80%) KVM
15 12 (0.64%) XenApp
16 11 (0.58%) XenDesktop
17 10 (0.53%) iptables
17 10 (0.53%) RHEV
18 8 (0.42%) VMware NSX
19 7 (0.37%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1,356 (71.94%) Ansible
2 1,080 (57.29%) Opscode Chef
3 881 (46.74%) Terraform
4 814 (43.18%) Kubernetes
5 197 (10.45%) Salt
6 132 (7.00%) Packer
7 110 (5.84%) Nagios
8 96 (5.09%) Grafana
9 95 (5.04%) Docker Swarm
10 84 (4.46%) ZABBIX
11 72 (3.82%) Prometheus
12 68 (3.61%) Consul
13 47 (2.49%) Istio
14 46 (2.44%) Graphite
15 44 (2.33%) Rancher
16 40 (2.12%) Kibana
17 37 (1.96%) SCCM
18 34 (1.80%) Tivoli
19 21 (1.11%) Icinga
19 21 (1.11%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 317 (16.82%) VMware
2 241 (12.79%) Microsoft
3 200 (10.61%) Google
4 188 (9.97%) Red Hat
5 141 (7.48%) Oracle
6 104 (5.52%) Cisco
7 100 (5.31%) Splunk
8 75 (3.98%) SaltStack
9 63 (3.34%) IBM
10 59 (3.13%) Atlassian
11 45 (2.39%) Juniper
12 42 (2.23%) Dell
13 39 (2.07%) HP
14 38 (2.02%) New Relic
14 38 (2.02%) Sun
15 37 (1.96%) F5
16 32 (1.70%) Dynatrace
17 30 (1.59%) EMC
17 30 (1.59%) SolarWinds
18 27 (1.43%) NetApp