Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 135 143
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 +73
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 4,058 4,218 4,596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.47% 2.52% 2.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.26% 28.10% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3,233 3,522 3,929
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,300 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
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 16,728 15,009 16,936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.18% 8.98% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13,351 12,211 13,884
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 £30,138 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -14 2,118 £67,500 +3.85% 282
North of England -12 659 £52,500 - 134
South East -24 541 £55,000 +4.76% 78
North West -18 322 £55,000 +10.00% 70
Yorkshire -3 285 £50,000 -9.09% 46
South West +38 276 £46,500 -2.11% 29
East of England +49 254 £60,000 +20.00% 25
Midlands +46 197 £55,000 +4.76% 33
West Midlands +22 111 £57,500 - 20
East Midlands +47 86 £50,000 -4.76% 13
North East +3 52 £55,000 +57.14% 18
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 2,959 (72.92%) DevOps
2 2,907 (71.64%) Linux
3 2,546 (62.74%) Opscode Chef
4 2,516 (62.00%) Ansible
5 2,442 (60.18%) Amazon AWS
6 2,147 (52.91%) Python
7 1,957 (48.23%) Docker
8 1,767 (43.54%) Jenkins
9 1,588 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
10 1,528 (37.65%) Configuration Management
11 1,352 (33.32%) Microsoft Azure
12 1,292 (31.84%) Bash Shell
13 1,230 (30.31%) Continuous Integration
14 1,127 (27.77%) Java
15 1,118 (27.55%) Windows
16 1,028 (25.33%) Ruby
17 1,020 (25.14%) Terraform
18 1,008 (24.84%) Kubernetes
19 998 (24.59%) Git (software)
20 804 (19.81%) VMware
21 778 (19.17%) PowerShell
22 665 (16.39%) Perl
23 635 (15.65%) Red Hat
24 632 (15.57%) Open Source
25 615 (15.16%) Finance
26 614 (15.13%) SQL
27 611 (15.06%) MySQL
28 600 (14.79%) Unix
29 561 (13.82%) Web Services
30 538 (13.26%) 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
1 465 (11.46%) Apache
2 362 (8.92%) Tomcat
3 281 (6.92%) OpenStack
4 229 (5.64%) Elasticsearch
5 213 (5.25%) nginx
6 187 (4.61%) Confluence
7 163 (4.02%) JBoss
8 121 (2.98%) WebLogic
9 116 (2.86%) WebSphere
10 102 (2.51%) IIS
11 93 (2.29%) Apache Spark
12 87 (2.14%) CloudStack
13 71 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
14 69 (1.70%) Apache Solr
15 46 (1.13%) Jetty
16 45 (1.11%) Apache Pig
17 43 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 37 (0.91%) WordPress
19 36 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 33 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (0.17%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.099%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.074%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.025%) HipChat
4 1 (0.025%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (0.42%) Documaker
2 15 (0.37%) Distributed Ledger
3 12 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.099%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.099%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
7 2 (0.049%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.049%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.025%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.025%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.025%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.025%) Magento
8 1 (0.025%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.025%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.025%) Siebel CRM
8 1 (0.025%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2,442 (60.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1,352 (33.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 499 (12.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 372 (9.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 280 (6.90%) SaaS
6 239 (5.89%) Amazon EC2
7 235 (5.79%) IaaS
8 223 (5.50%) GitHub
9 210 (5.17%) PaaS
10 164 (4.04%) Amazon S3
11 161 (3.97%) Serverless
12 147 (3.62%) OpenShift
13 112 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
14 104 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 100 (2.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 94 (2.32%) AWS Lambda
17 73 (1.80%) Amazon ELB
18 57 (1.40%) IBM Cloud
19 44 (1.08%) CloudBees
20 42 (1.03%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 403 (9.93%) Firewall
2 389 (9.59%) TCP/IP
3 348 (8.58%) DNS
4 215 (5.30%) HTTP
5 185 (4.56%) SAN
6 175 (4.31%) VPN
7 135 (3.33%) Internet
8 127 (3.13%) DHCP
9 115 (2.83%) SSL
10 93 (2.29%) WAN
11 79 (1.95%) NAS
12 70 (1.72%) Network Security
13 65 (1.60%) SNMP
14 56 (1.38%) Cisco IOS
14 56 (1.38%) SSH
15 52 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
16 49 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
17 45 (1.11%) LAN
18 44 (1.08%) NetScaler
19 43 (1.06%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 611 (15.06%) MySQL
2 379 (9.34%) NoSQL
3 361 (8.90%) SQL Server
4 305 (7.52%) MongoDB
5 303 (7.47%) PostgreSQL
6 274 (6.75%) Big Data
7 208 (5.13%) Hadoop
8 175 (4.31%) Relational Database
9 172 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 150 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
11 114 (2.81%) Redis
12 88 (2.17%) RDBMS
13 81 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 73 (1.80%) Oracle Database
15 68 (1.68%) Blockchain
16 63 (1.55%) Apache Hive
17 52 (1.28%) MariaDB
18 42 (1.03%) Neo4j
19 30 (0.74%) Impala
20 29 (0.71%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1,767 (43.54%) Jenkins
2 998 (24.59%) Git (software)
3 459 (11.31%) JIRA
4 453 (11.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 401 (9.88%) TeamCity
6 275 (6.78%) Octopus Deploy
7 265 (6.53%) Subversion
8 248 (6.11%) Vagrant
9 243 (5.99%) Maven
10 180 (4.44%) Selenium
11 153 (3.77%) Sonatype Nexus
12 149 (3.67%) Bitbucket
13 147 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
14 115 (2.83%) JUnit
15 113 (2.78%) Hudson
16 112 (2.76%) GitLab
16 112 (2.76%) Gradle
17 98 (2.41%) MSBuild
18 90 (2.22%) Cucumber
19 86 (2.12%) GoCD
General
1 615 (15.16%) Finance
2 197 (4.85%) Retail
3 194 (4.78%) Banking
4 100 (2.46%) Games
5 80 (1.97%) Marketing
6 66 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 58 (1.43%) Law
8 42 (1.03%) Financial Institution
9 41 (1.01%) Advertising
10 40 (0.99%) Investment Banking
11 39 (0.96%) Publishing
12 29 (0.71%) Billing
13 27 (0.67%) Legal
14 21 (0.52%) Manufacturing
15 19 (0.47%) Back Office
16 16 (0.39%) Electronics
17 8 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.12%) Automotive
18 5 (0.12%) Military
19 3 (0.074%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,793 (44.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 641 (15.80%) Linux Engineer
3 420 (10.35%) AWS Engineer
4 404 (9.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 393 (9.68%) AWS DevOps
6 370 (9.12%) Senior DevOps
7 357 (8.80%) Developer
8 350 (8.62%) Cloud Engineer
9 340 (8.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 337 (8.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 328 (8.08%) Administrator
12 326 (8.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 250 (6.16%) Systems Engineer
14 245 (6.04%) Architect
15 239 (5.89%) Systems Administrator
16 213 (5.25%) Linux Administrator
17 189 (4.66%) Platform Engineer
18 173 (4.26%) Consultant
18 173 (4.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 166 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 561 (13.82%) Web Services
2 302 (7.44%) Node.js
3 292 (7.20%) .NET
4 249 (6.14%) LAMP
5 228 (5.62%) Spring
6 185 (4.56%) Elastic Stack
7 177 (4.36%) Middleware
7 177 (4.36%) REST
8 161 (3.97%) AngularJS
9 153 (3.77%) HTML
10 141 (3.47%) Hibernate
11 137 (3.38%) Kafka
12 136 (3.35%) RabbitMQ
13 132 (3.25%) RESTful
14 116 (2.86%) LDAP
15 107 (2.64%) Java EE
16 104 (2.56%) CSS
17 103 (2.54%) React
18 88 (2.17%) ASP.NET
19 75 (1.85%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 312 (7.69%) Public Cloud
2 249 (6.14%) Data Centre
3 188 (4.63%) Fintech
4 187 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
5 182 (4.48%) Computer Science
6 136 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
7 123 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
8 117 (2.88%) Linux Command Line
9 110 (2.71%) Greenfield Project
10 100 (2.46%) Management Information System
11 95 (2.34%) Private Cloud
12 93 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
13 63 (1.55%) Replication
14 60 (1.48%) Cloud Native
15 55 (1.36%) User Experience
16 44 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 36 (0.89%) Clustering
18 35 (0.86%) Mobile App
19 34 (0.84%) Algorithms
20 33 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 2,907 (71.64%) Linux
2 1,118 (27.55%) Windows
3 600 (14.79%) Unix
4 458 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 408 (10.05%) CentOS
6 274 (6.75%) Ubuntu
7 249 (6.14%) Windows Server
8 150 (3.70%) Debian
9 87 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 82 (2.02%) Android
11 73 (1.80%) Solaris
12 58 (1.43%) CoreOS
13 52 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 40 (0.99%) Mac OS X
15 39 (0.96%) SUSE
16 38 (0.94%) Apple iOS
17 32 (0.79%) Fedora
17 32 (0.79%) VMS
18 29 (0.71%) AIX
18 29 (0.71%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,959 (72.92%) DevOps
2 1,588 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 1,528 (37.65%) Configuration Management
4 1,230 (30.31%) Continuous Integration
5 632 (15.57%) Open Source
6 530 (13.06%) Deployment Automation
7 513 (12.64%) Software Engineering
8 494 (12.17%) Microservices
9 490 (12.07%) Scrum
10 471 (11.61%) Test Automation
11 445 (10.97%) Continuous Delivery
12 422 (10.40%) Problem-Solving
13 350 (8.62%) TDD
14 293 (7.22%) ITIL
15 285 (7.02%) Mentoring
16 264 (6.51%) High Availability
17 247 (6.09%) Continuous Deployment
18 220 (5.42%) SDLC
19 208 (5.13%) BDD
20 205 (5.05%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2,147 (52.91%) Python
2 1,292 (31.84%) Bash Shell
3 1,127 (27.77%) Java
4 1,028 (25.33%) Ruby
5 778 (19.17%) PowerShell
6 665 (16.39%) Perl
7 614 (15.13%) SQL
8 511 (12.59%) JavaScript
9 399 (9.83%) PHP
10 304 (7.49%) Shell Script
11 292 (7.20%) C#
12 275 (6.78%) Go
13 176 (4.34%) C++
14 154 (3.79%) C
15 142 (3.50%) Scala
16 106 (2.61%) Java 8
17 69 (1.70%) Groovy
18 61 (1.50%) Korn
19 38 (0.94%) Bourne shell
20 34 (0.84%) R
Qualifications
1 324 (7.98%) Degree
2 165 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 113 (2.78%) AWS Certification
4 109 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 105 (2.59%) MCSE
6 96 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
7 87 (2.14%) DV Cleared
8 74 (1.82%) RHCE
9 71 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
10 62 (1.53%) CCNA
11 60 (1.48%) Master's Degree
12 55 (1.36%) CISSP
13 54 (1.33%) SC Cleared
14 50 (1.23%) SSCP
15 47 (1.16%) MCSA
16 46 (1.13%) RHCSA
17 43 (1.06%) GIAC
18 42 (1.03%) SANS
19 39 (0.96%) CompTIA Security+
19 39 (0.96%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (5.64%) GCP
2 155 (3.82%) QA
3 50 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 29 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (0.71%) SLA
5 12 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.27%) GDPR
7 9 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.074%) DICOM
8 3 (0.074%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.074%) HL7
9 1 (0.025%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.025%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1,957 (48.23%) Docker
2 538 (13.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 243 (5.99%) Active Directory
4 167 (4.12%) Hyper-V
5 153 (3.77%) vSphere
6 112 (2.76%) Xen
7 109 (2.69%) VirtualBox
8 101 (2.49%) KVM
9 95 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
10 86 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
11 47 (1.16%) Samba
12 43 (1.06%) NFS
13 38 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
14 37 (0.91%) XenServer
15 36 (0.89%) oVirt
16 32 (0.79%) XenApp
17 31 (0.76%) Apache Flume
17 31 (0.76%) HDFS
17 31 (0.76%) RHEV
17 31 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2,546 (62.74%) Opscode Chef
2 2,516 (62.00%) Ansible
3 1,020 (25.14%) Terraform
4 1,008 (24.84%) Kubernetes
5 394 (9.71%) Nagios
6 383 (9.44%) Salt
7 183 (4.51%) Packer
8 178 (4.39%) ZABBIX
9 168 (4.14%) Docker Swarm
10 115 (2.83%) Kibana
11 103 (2.54%) Rancher
12 94 (2.32%) Cobbler
13 88 (2.17%) Consul
13 88 (2.17%) logstash
14 87 (2.14%) Grafana
15 85 (2.09%) Graphite
16 59 (1.45%) Mesos
16 59 (1.45%) Red Hat Satellite
17 57 (1.40%) vRealize
18 56 (1.38%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 804 (19.81%) VMware
2 635 (15.65%) Red Hat
3 531 (13.09%) Microsoft
4 487 (12.00%) Oracle
5 466 (11.48%) Google
6 225 (5.54%) Splunk
7 170 (4.19%) SaltStack
8 161 (3.97%) Cisco
9 139 (3.43%) Atlassian
10 134 (3.30%) New Relic
11 119 (2.93%) IBM
12 118 (2.91%) Citrix
13 111 (2.74%) AppDynamics
14 82 (2.02%) ServiceNow
15 74 (1.82%) HP
16 70 (1.72%) WorldPay
17 69 (1.70%) F5
18 66 (1.63%) Juniper
18 66 (1.63%) SAP
19 60 (1.48%) NetApp