Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK > England
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 190 161 136
Rank change year-on-year -29 -25 +2
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 1,090 2,995 3,989
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.82% 2.27% 2.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.82% 17.37% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 920 2,439 3,303
Median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £38,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £61,250 £64,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.30% +6.67% -

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 9,222 17,242 16,671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.39% 13.07% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7,412 13,195 13,318
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +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 8 August 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 8 August 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 -44 574 £72,500 +3.57% 111
North of England +106 243 £52,500 -4.55% 36
Yorkshire +97 114 £55,000 - 13
South East -45 114 £60,000 - 22
North West +91 112 £52,500 -16.00% 21
South West -8 73 £61,250 +22.50% 24
Midlands +34 55 £52,500 - 18
West Midlands +32 36 £47,500 -13.64% 14
East of England -17 28 £55,000 - 9
East Midlands +71 19 £55,000 +22.22% 3
North East +12 17 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 8 August 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.

1 762 (69.91%) Ansible
2 734 (67.34%) DevOps
3 729 (66.88%) AWS
4 594 (54.50%) Opscode Chef
5 589 (54.04%) Docker
5 589 (54.04%) Terraform
6 585 (53.67%) Python
7 570 (52.29%) Linux
8 500 (45.87%) Kubernetes
9 450 (41.28%) Jenkins
10 446 (40.92%) Azure
11 397 (36.42%) Agile Software Development
12 354 (32.48%) Configuration Management
13 321 (29.45%) Bash Shell
14 302 (27.71%) Git (software)
15 280 (25.69%) PowerShell
16 272 (24.95%) Java
17 251 (23.03%) Windows
18 226 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
18 226 (20.73%) GCP
19 220 (20.18%) Finance
20 194 (17.80%) VMware
21 186 (17.06%) SQL
22 185 (16.97%) AWS CloudFormation
23 184 (16.88%) Infrastructure as Code
24 178 (16.33%) Ruby
25 169 (15.50%) Microservices
26 147 (13.49%) Go
27 145 (13.30%) Deployment Automation
28 137 (12.57%) JavaScript

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 66 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
2 59 (5.41%) Apache
3 49 (4.50%) IIS
4 46 (4.22%) Confluence
5 33 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 26 (2.39%) Apache Spark
7 20 (1.83%) OpenStack
8 15 (1.38%) nginx
9 12 (1.10%) Skype for Business
10 10 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
11 8 (0.73%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.73%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.73%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.64%) JBoss
12 7 (0.64%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.46%) Apache Airflow
14 3 (0.28%) IBM HTTP Server
14 3 (0.28%) Luigi
14 3 (0.28%) WildFly
15 2 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.092%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (0.92%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (0.46%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 729 (66.88%) AWS
2 446 (40.92%) Azure
3 226 (20.73%) GCP
4 185 (16.97%) AWS CloudFormation
5 112 (10.28%) SaaS
6 102 (9.36%) IaaS
7 95 (8.72%) Serverless
8 82 (7.52%) PaaS
9 73 (6.70%) GitHub
10 69 (6.33%) Office 365
11 64 (5.87%) OpenShift
12 57 (5.23%) Slack
13 53 (4.86%) Amazon EC2
14 49 (4.50%) AWS Lambda
15 43 (3.94%) Amazon S3
16 36 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
17 35 (3.21%) Amazon ECS
17 35 (3.21%) Azure Active Directory
18 34 (3.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 30 (2.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 102 (9.36%) Firewall
2 62 (5.69%) DNS
3 58 (5.32%) VPN
4 55 (5.05%) TCP/IP
5 29 (2.66%) Network Security
5 29 (2.66%) SAN
6 27 (2.48%) BGP
6 27 (2.48%) OSPF
7 26 (2.39%) WAN
8 23 (2.11%) DHCP
9 20 (1.83%) LAN
10 17 (1.56%) SNMP
10 17 (1.56%) VoIP
11 16 (1.47%) Internet
11 16 (1.47%) Skype
11 16 (1.47%) VLAN
12 15 (1.38%) HTTP
12 15 (1.38%) Wireless
13 14 (1.28%) MPLS
14 13 (1.19%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 88 (8.07%) MySQL
3 82 (7.52%) NoSQL
4 59 (5.41%) Big Data
5 31 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 30 (2.75%) MongoDB
7 29 (2.66%) Hadoop
7 29 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
9 22 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 19 (1.74%) Redis
11 18 (1.65%) Relational Database
12 17 (1.56%) MariaDB
12 17 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (0.92%) Power BI
15 9 (0.83%) CouchDB
15 9 (0.83%) Data Lake
15 9 (0.83%) Flink
15 9 (0.83%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 450 (41.28%) Jenkins
2 302 (27.71%) Git (software)
3 122 (11.19%) GitLab
4 120 (11.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 109 (10.00%) JIRA
6 104 (9.54%) TeamCity
7 60 (5.50%) Bitbucket
8 56 (5.14%) Selenium
9 53 (4.86%) Octopus Deploy
10 48 (4.40%) Maven
11 36 (3.30%) Vagrant
12 31 (2.84%) Cucumber
13 25 (2.29%) Sonatype Nexus
14 24 (2.20%) Subversion
15 22 (2.02%) Gradle
16 19 (1.74%) GoCD
17 18 (1.65%) Travis CI
18 17 (1.56%) SpecFlow
18 17 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
19 16 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 220 (20.18%) Finance
2 62 (5.69%) Law
3 45 (4.13%) Banking
4 42 (3.85%) Public Sector
5 27 (2.48%) Games
6 16 (1.47%) Marketing
7 15 (1.38%) Retail
8 11 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.92%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.73%) Advertising
11 6 (0.55%) Electronics
11 6 (0.55%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.55%) Legal
12 5 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.37%) Back Office
14 3 (0.28%) Automotive
14 3 (0.28%) Billing
14 3 (0.28%) Publishing
15 2 (0.18%) Local Government
15 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 434 (39.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 154 (14.13%) AWS Engineer
3 106 (9.72%) AWS DevOps
4 104 (9.54%) Platform Engineer
5 94 (8.62%) Developer
6 93 (8.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 87 (7.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 83 (7.61%) Cloud Engineer
9 56 (5.14%) Linux Engineer
10 53 (4.86%) Administrator
11 51 (4.68%) Senior DevOps
12 50 (4.59%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 48 (4.40%) Azure Engineer
14 47 (4.31%) Site Engineer
15 46 (4.22%) Architect
16 44 (4.04%) Python Engineer
16 44 (4.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 42 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
18 40 (3.67%) Systems Administrator
19 39 (3.58%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
1 109 (10.00%) Web Services
2 72 (6.61%) Node.js
3 57 (5.23%) .NET
4 27 (2.48%) Spring
5 26 (2.39%) JSON
6 25 (2.29%) Kafka
7 24 (2.20%) XML
8 22 (2.02%) LAMP
8 22 (2.02%) React
9 21 (1.93%) REST
9 21 (1.93%) YAML
10 19 (1.74%) Spring Boot
11 18 (1.65%) AngularJS
12 16 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
13 15 (1.38%) LDAP
14 13 (1.19%) HTML
15 12 (1.10%) J2EE
16 11 (1.01%) CSS
17 10 (0.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 116 (10.64%) Public Cloud
2 56 (5.14%) Cloud Native
3 55 (5.05%) Data Centre
4 40 (3.67%) Private Cloud
5 37 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
6 34 (3.12%) User Experience
7 30 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
8 22 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (1.83%) Social Network
10 18 (1.65%) Hedge funds
11 17 (1.56%) Algorithms
11 17 (1.56%) Virtual Team
12 15 (1.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 10 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (0.83%) FMCG
14 9 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (0.73%) Equities
16 7 (0.64%) Clustering
16 7 (0.64%) Management Information System
16 7 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 570 (52.29%) Linux
2 251 (23.03%) Windows
3 128 (11.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 117 (10.73%) Windows Server
5 107 (9.82%) CentOS
6 87 (7.98%) Unix
7 36 (3.30%) Ubuntu
8 31 (2.84%) Debian
9 22 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (1.93%) Solaris
11 20 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (1.74%) AIX
13 14 (1.28%) VMS
14 12 (1.10%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.92%) FreeBSD
16 7 (0.64%) CoreOS
16 7 (0.64%) FreeNAS
16 7 (0.64%) Windows 10
16 7 (0.64%) Windows 7
16 7 (0.64%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 734 (67.34%) DevOps
2 397 (36.42%) Agile Software Development
3 354 (32.48%) Configuration Management
4 226 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
5 184 (16.88%) Infrastructure as Code
6 169 (15.50%) Microservices
7 145 (13.30%) Deployment Automation
8 130 (11.93%) Scrum
9 123 (11.28%) Infrastructure Automation
10 114 (10.46%) Continuous Delivery
11 109 (10.00%) Open Source
12 108 (9.91%) Fintech
13 103 (9.45%) Migration
14 102 (9.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 100 (9.17%) High Availability
16 92 (8.44%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 91 (8.35%) Mentoring
17 91 (8.35%) Test Automation
18 88 (8.07%) Problem-Solving
19 78 (7.16%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 585 (53.67%) Python
2 321 (29.45%) Bash Shell
3 280 (25.69%) PowerShell
4 272 (24.95%) Java
5 186 (17.06%) SQL
6 178 (16.33%) Ruby
7 147 (13.49%) Go
8 137 (12.57%) JavaScript
9 100 (9.17%) C#
10 84 (7.71%) Shell Script
11 45 (4.13%) C++
12 42 (3.85%) Perl
13 30 (2.75%) PHP
14 25 (2.29%) C
15 19 (1.74%) Groovy
15 19 (1.74%) Scala
16 17 (1.56%) Java 8
17 13 (1.19%) Kotlin
17 13 (1.19%) TypeScript
18 12 (1.10%) Rust
Qualifications
1 103 (9.45%) Degree
2 67 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 60 (5.50%) AWS Certification
4 50 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 40 (3.67%) SC Cleared
6 39 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 36 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (2.94%) RHCE
9 31 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 27 (2.48%) MCSE
11 26 (2.39%) CCNA
11 26 (2.39%) DV Cleared
12 25 (2.29%) MCSA
13 14 (1.28%) CCNP
14 10 (0.92%) RHCSA
15 7 (0.64%) CISSP
15 7 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.64%) MCP
16 5 (0.46%) OCP
16 5 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.21%) QA
2 33 (3.03%) SLA
3 15 (1.38%) GDPR
4 6 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.18%) FINRA
7 1 (0.092%) NIST
7 1 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 589 (54.04%) Docker
2 134 (12.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (8.81%) Active Directory
4 68 (6.24%) Hyper-V
5 21 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (1.74%) VirtualBox
7 13 (1.19%) KVM
7 13 (1.19%) vSphere
8 12 (1.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.46%) NFS
9 5 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.46%) Xen
10 4 (0.37%) Samba
10 4 (0.37%) XenApp
10 4 (0.37%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.28%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.18%) iptables
12 2 (0.18%) LXC
12 2 (0.18%) oVirt
12 2 (0.18%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 762 (69.91%) Ansible
2 594 (54.50%) Opscode Chef
3 589 (54.04%) Terraform
4 500 (45.87%) Kubernetes
5 75 (6.88%) Prometheus
6 74 (6.79%) Grafana
7 64 (5.87%) Packer
8 55 (5.05%) Salt
9 49 (4.50%) Graphite
10 41 (3.76%) SCCM
11 39 (3.58%) Nagios
12 37 (3.39%) Docker Swarm
13 35 (3.21%) Kibana
14 33 (3.03%) Consul
15 29 (2.66%) ZABBIX
16 27 (2.48%) SCVMM
17 26 (2.39%) Istio
18 25 (2.29%) logstash
19 24 (2.20%) Red Hat Satellite
20 13 (1.19%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 194 (17.80%) VMware
2 135 (12.39%) Microsoft
3 120 (11.01%) Red Hat
4 105 (9.63%) Google
5 86 (7.89%) Cisco
6 83 (7.61%) Oracle
7 41 (3.76%) Splunk
8 40 (3.67%) HP
9 37 (3.39%) SaltStack
10 28 (2.57%) Juniper
10 28 (2.57%) New Relic
11 27 (2.48%) Dell
12 26 (2.39%) Atlassian
13 25 (2.29%) IBM
13 25 (2.29%) SAP
14 23 (2.11%) F5
15 16 (1.47%) NetApp
15 16 (1.47%) Palo Alto
16 15 (1.38%) Avaya
16 15 (1.38%) CheckPoint