Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK > England
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 133 165 136
Rank change year-on-year +32 -29 +3
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 1,104 2,682 3,862
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.42% 2.12% 2.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.49% 16.28% 23.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,038 2,140 3,154
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -

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 7,621 16,476 16,393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.70% 13.04% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6,277 12,665 13,012
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +3.77%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £86,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +12 585 £70,000 -6.67% 119
North of England +103 241 £55,000 -4.35% 59
Yorkshire +109 135 £55,000 - 18
North West +82 97 £55,000 -12.00% 38
South West +47 91 £55,000 +6.80% 20
South East -26 69 £60,000 -7.69% 16
Midlands +83 66 £47,500 -17.39% 25
West Midlands +97 54 £47,500 -9.52% 20
East of England +65 37 £60,000 +9.09% 16
East Midlands +50 12 £47,500 -20.83% 5
North East +4 9 £47,500 -12.04% 3
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 752 (68.12%) DevOps
2 704 (63.77%) Ansible
3 692 (62.68%) AWS
4 629 (56.97%) Linux
5 617 (55.89%) Terraform
6 564 (51.09%) Docker
7 561 (50.82%) Python
8 559 (50.63%) Opscode Chef
9 513 (46.47%) Kubernetes
10 428 (38.77%) Azure
11 419 (37.95%) Jenkins
12 418 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
13 399 (36.14%) Configuration Management
14 262 (23.73%) Git (software)
15 252 (22.83%) Bash Shell
16 229 (20.74%) PowerShell
17 223 (20.20%) Infrastructure as Code
18 218 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
18 218 (19.75%) Java
19 215 (19.47%) Finance
20 207 (18.75%) AWS CloudFormation
21 204 (18.48%) Windows
22 195 (17.66%) Go
23 181 (16.39%) Ruby
24 178 (16.12%) Microservices
24 178 (16.12%) GCP
25 162 (14.67%) Deployment Automation
25 162 (14.67%) Microsoft
26 161 (14.58%) VMware
27 141 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 59 (5.34%) Elasticsearch
2 51 (4.62%) IIS
3 33 (2.99%) Confluence
4 29 (2.63%) Apache
5 24 (2.17%) Skype for Business
6 23 (2.08%) OpenStack
7 18 (1.63%) Apache Spark
8 10 (0.91%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.63%) nginx
9 7 (0.63%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (0.54%) DNN
10 6 (0.54%) JBoss
10 6 (0.54%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.54%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.27%) Jupyter
12 3 (0.27%) WildFly
13 2 (0.18%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 24 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
1 24 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (1.99%) SAP Hybris
2 8 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.45%) Sentinel
4 4 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 692 (62.68%) AWS
2 428 (38.77%) Azure
3 207 (18.75%) AWS CloudFormation
4 178 (16.12%) GCP
5 105 (9.51%) SaaS
6 103 (9.33%) IaaS
7 99 (8.97%) PaaS
8 85 (7.70%) GitHub
9 76 (6.88%) Office 365
10 64 (5.80%) Serverless
11 60 (5.43%) Azure Active Directory
12 51 (4.62%) Slack
13 47 (4.26%) Amazon EKS
14 46 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
15 45 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
16 44 (3.99%) Route 53
17 43 (3.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 40 (3.62%) AWS Lambda
19 38 (3.44%) Amazon S3
20 37 (3.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 96 (8.70%) Firewall
2 90 (8.15%) DNS
3 68 (6.16%) TCP/IP
4 53 (4.80%) VPN
5 44 (3.99%) DHCP
6 40 (3.62%) Network Security
7 34 (3.08%) LAN
7 34 (3.08%) WAN
8 29 (2.63%) Wireless
9 28 (2.54%) OSPF
10 27 (2.45%) BGP
11 26 (2.36%) IPsec
11 26 (2.36%) SNMP
12 25 (2.26%) MPLS
12 25 (2.26%) Skype
12 25 (2.26%) VoIP
12 25 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
13 24 (2.17%) MRTG
13 24 (2.17%) TACACS
13 24 (2.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 71 (6.43%) PostgreSQL
3 67 (6.07%) MySQL
4 52 (4.71%) NoSQL
5 41 (3.71%) MongoDB
6 39 (3.53%) Redis
7 28 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
8 25 (2.26%) Cosmos DB
8 25 (2.26%) MariaDB
9 24 (2.17%) Big Data
10 23 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (1.81%) Relational Database
12 18 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 17 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
14 14 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
15 11 (1.00%) Hadoop
16 10 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
17 9 (0.82%) Apache Ignite
17 9 (0.82%) Flink
17 9 (0.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 419 (37.95%) Jenkins
2 262 (23.73%) Git (software)
3 115 (10.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 115 (10.42%) GitLab
4 78 (7.07%) TeamCity
5 74 (6.70%) JIRA
6 47 (4.26%) Selenium
7 46 (4.17%) Bitbucket
8 36 (3.26%) Octopus Deploy
9 29 (2.63%) Cucumber
9 29 (2.63%) Maven
9 29 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 22 (1.99%) SpecFlow
11 21 (1.90%) Vagrant
12 20 (1.81%) Sonatype Nexus
13 19 (1.72%) Travis CI
14 18 (1.63%) Protractor
15 17 (1.54%) Subversion
16 14 (1.27%) CircleCI
16 14 (1.27%) GoCD
General
1 215 (19.47%) Finance
2 67 (6.07%) Public Sector
3 65 (5.89%) Law
4 51 (4.62%) Banking
5 29 (2.63%) Games
6 22 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.90%) Marketing
8 19 (1.72%) Publishing
9 14 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.18%) Electronics
11 10 (0.91%) Advertising
11 10 (0.91%) Retail
12 6 (0.54%) Back Office
12 6 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.27%) Front Office
14 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.18%) Local Government
15 1 (0.091%) Czech Language
15 1 (0.091%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.091%) Legal
Job Titles
1 527 (47.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 210 (19.02%) AWS Engineer
3 185 (16.76%) AWS DevOps
4 175 (15.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 112 (10.14%) Platform Engineer
6 102 (9.24%) Linux Engineer
7 81 (7.34%) Azure Engineer
8 80 (7.25%) Senior DevOps
9 71 (6.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 70 (6.34%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 60 (5.43%) Developer
12 59 (5.34%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 52 (4.71%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 47 (4.26%) Python Engineer
15 46 (4.17%) Administrator
16 40 (3.62%) Cloud Engineer
17 38 (3.44%) Site Reliability Engineer
18 36 (3.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
19 35 (3.17%) Architect
19 35 (3.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (7.79%) Elastic Stack
2 84 (7.61%) Web Services
3 72 (6.52%) Node.js
4 58 (5.25%) .NET
5 32 (2.90%) Spring
6 28 (2.54%) React
7 23 (2.08%) Kafka
8 21 (1.90%) Django
9 19 (1.72%) JSON
9 19 (1.72%) LDAP
9 19 (1.72%) XML
10 18 (1.63%) AngularJS
10 18 (1.63%) Spring Boot
11 17 (1.54%) Pandas
12 16 (1.45%) .NET Framework
12 16 (1.45%) REST
13 15 (1.36%) JAXB
14 13 (1.18%) Sensu
15 12 (1.09%) JMS
16 11 (1.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 79 (7.16%) Cloud Native
2 65 (5.89%) Public Cloud
3 45 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 33 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (2.45%) Enterprise Cloud
5 27 (2.45%) Private Cloud
6 25 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
7 24 (2.17%) Social Network
8 22 (1.99%) Virtual Team
9 20 (1.81%) Equities
9 20 (1.81%) FMCG
10 18 (1.63%) Management Information System
11 17 (1.54%) Hedge funds
11 17 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
12 15 (1.36%) User Experience
13 14 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 11 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.91%) Algorithms
15 10 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 629 (56.97%) Linux
2 204 (18.48%) Windows
3 141 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 132 (11.96%) CentOS
5 127 (11.50%) Unix
6 91 (8.24%) Windows Server
7 35 (3.17%) Ubuntu
8 29 (2.63%) Debian
9 25 (2.26%) Mac OS X
10 24 (2.17%) Solaris
11 21 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (1.63%) AIX
13 12 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (0.91%) CoreOS
14 10 (0.91%) zOS
15 9 (0.82%) Fedora
15 9 (0.82%) Windows 10
16 7 (0.63%) VMS
17 5 (0.45%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 752 (68.12%) DevOps
2 418 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
3 399 (36.14%) Configuration Management
4 223 (20.20%) Infrastructure as Code
5 218 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
6 178 (16.12%) Microservices
7 162 (14.67%) Deployment Automation
8 129 (11.68%) Migration
9 121 (10.96%) Fintech
10 113 (10.24%) Infrastructure Automation
11 110 (9.96%) Scrum
12 109 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
13 101 (9.15%) High Availability
14 99 (8.97%) Open Source
15 98 (8.88%) Continuous Delivery
16 93 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 87 (7.88%) Test Automation
18 85 (7.70%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 76 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
20 75 (6.79%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 561 (50.82%) Python
2 252 (22.83%) Bash Shell
3 229 (20.74%) PowerShell
4 218 (19.75%) Java
5 195 (17.66%) Go
6 181 (16.39%) Ruby
7 136 (12.32%) SQL
8 129 (11.68%) C#
9 105 (9.51%) JavaScript
10 89 (8.06%) Shell Script
11 41 (3.71%) Perl
12 32 (2.90%) C++
13 29 (2.63%) PHP
14 24 (2.17%) Groovy
15 23 (2.08%) PL/SQL
15 23 (2.08%) TypeScript
16 17 (1.54%) C
17 16 (1.45%) Scala
18 14 (1.27%) Java 8
19 13 (1.18%) R
Qualifications
1 85 (7.70%) AWS Certification
2 68 (6.16%) Degree
3 65 (5.89%) Security Cleared
4 46 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 36 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (2.90%) RHCE
8 27 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
9 26 (2.36%) MCSA
10 25 (2.26%) CCNA
11 21 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 20 (1.81%) MCSE
13 14 (1.27%) CCNP
14 12 (1.09%) Master's Degree
15 10 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (0.82%) DV Cleared
16 9 (0.82%) ISTQB
16 9 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 8 (0.72%) ISEB
18 7 (0.63%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.99%) QA
2 25 (2.26%) SLA
3 8 (0.72%) GDPR
4 7 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.18%) EMIR
6 2 (0.18%) FINRA
6 2 (0.18%) MiFID
7 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 564 (51.09%) Docker
2 107 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (9.33%) Active Directory
4 49 (4.44%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (1.45%) vSphere
7 13 (1.18%) VirtualBox
8 11 (1.00%) XenApp
8 11 (1.00%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.91%) RHEV
10 6 (0.54%) KVM
11 5 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.45%) DFS Replication
11 5 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.45%) Xen
12 4 (0.36%) LXC
12 4 (0.36%) oVirt
12 4 (0.36%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 3 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 704 (63.77%) Ansible
2 617 (55.89%) Terraform
3 559 (50.63%) Opscode Chef
4 513 (46.47%) Kubernetes
5 101 (9.15%) Prometheus
6 92 (8.33%) Grafana
7 59 (5.34%) Nagios
8 49 (4.44%) Graphite
9 39 (3.53%) Packer
10 37 (3.35%) Istio
11 33 (2.99%) Salt
12 29 (2.63%) SCCM
13 27 (2.45%) ZABBIX
14 22 (1.99%) Red Hat Satellite
15 20 (1.81%) Single Sign-On
16 19 (1.72%) Kibana
16 19 (1.72%) logstash
17 17 (1.54%) Docker Swarm
17 17 (1.54%) SCVMM
18 15 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 162 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 161 (14.58%) VMware
3 111 (10.05%) Red Hat
4 88 (7.97%) Oracle
5 74 (6.70%) Cisco
6 69 (6.25%) Google
7 52 (4.71%) New Relic
8 48 (4.35%) SaltStack
9 46 (4.17%) SAP
10 42 (3.80%) Splunk
11 26 (2.36%) Palo Alto
12 25 (2.26%) Riverbed
13 24 (2.17%) Avaya
14 22 (1.99%) Adobe
14 22 (1.99%) hybris
14 22 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
15 21 (1.90%) HP
16 19 (1.72%) Dynatrace
17 18 (1.63%) Citrix
18 16 (1.45%) Dell