Period
to

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 20 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK > England
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 283 176 213
Rank change year-on-year -107 +37 -59
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 1,877 1,561 1,420
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.37% 1.94% 1.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.58% 11.39% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 864 1,190 1,136
10th Percentile £46,250 £38,750 £43,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £81,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £95,000 £98,125
UK median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +11.54% +4.00% -

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 24,765 13,705 12,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.08% 17.00% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12,551 10,552 9,712
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £95,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -

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 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -58 1,206 £80,000 +6.67% 76
North of England -141 224 £60,000 - 19
South East -103 162 £72,500 +7.41% 11
South West -50 140 £57,500 +9.52% 13
Yorkshire -92 127 £60,000 - 6
North West -126 76 £51,250 -14.58% 9
Midlands -134 58 £70,000 +16.67% 5
East of England -70 56 £75,000 +15.38% 11
West Midlands -101 44 £70,000 +12.00% 3
North East -18 21 £70,000 +55.56% 4
East Midlands -64 14 £75,000 +36.36% 2
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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 1,400 (74.59%) Ansible
2 1,349 (71.87%) AWS
3 1,320 (70.32%) DevOps
4 1,246 (66.38%) Kubernetes
5 1,216 (64.78%) Python
6 1,180 (62.87%) Docker
7 1,106 (58.92%) Opscode Chef
8 1,083 (57.70%) Terraform
9 1,032 (54.98%) Linux
10 990 (52.74%) CI/CD
11 936 (49.87%) Azure
12 935 (49.81%) Configuration Management
13 888 (47.31%) Jenkins
14 867 (46.19%) Agile
15 663 (35.32%) Bash
16 644 (34.31%) GCP
17 622 (33.14%) Java
18 596 (31.75%) Infrastructure as Code
19 547 (29.14%) Git (software)
20 478 (25.47%) Finance
21 476 (25.36%) AWS CloudFormation
22 435 (23.18%) Windows
23 367 (19.55%) PowerShell
23 367 (19.55%) Open Source
24 363 (19.34%) Microservices
25 362 (19.29%) Serverless
26 345 (18.38%) Elastic Stack
27 340 (18.11%) Continuous Integration
28 323 (17.21%) Splunk
29 320 (17.05%) Go

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
1 174 (9.27%) Elasticsearch
2 152 (8.10%) IIS
3 139 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 107 (5.70%) JBoss
5 89 (4.74%) Apache
6 80 (4.26%) OpenStack
7 56 (2.98%) Apache Spark
8 53 (2.82%) Confluence
9 45 (2.40%) nginx
10 18 (0.96%) SharePoint
11 15 (0.80%) WebSphere
12 13 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (0.64%) Apache Pulsar
13 12 (0.64%) CMS
14 11 (0.59%) Headless CMS
15 9 (0.48%) WebLogic
16 7 (0.37%) Apache TomEE
16 7 (0.37%) MS Exchange
17 5 (0.27%) Jupyter
18 4 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.43%) Photoshop
2 8 (0.43%) Sketch
3 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.053%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.053%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.053%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.053%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.053%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.27%) MetaTrader
3 3 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.053%) assyst
4 1 (0.053%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 1,349 (71.87%) AWS
2 936 (49.87%) Azure
3 644 (34.31%) GCP
4 476 (25.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 362 (19.29%) Serverless
6 250 (13.32%) AWS Lambda
7 209 (11.13%) OpenShift
8 206 (10.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 178 (9.48%) Amazon ECS
10 176 (9.38%) Amazon S3
11 168 (8.95%) SaaS
12 134 (7.14%) IaaS
13 133 (7.09%) PaaS
14 122 (6.50%) Amazon Kinesis
15 117 (6.23%) AWS CodePipeline
16 106 (5.65%) GitHub
17 95 (5.06%) Azure Stack
17 95 (5.06%) Cloud Functions
18 91 (4.85%) Amazon EC2
19 74 (3.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 220 (11.72%) Firewall
2 109 (5.81%) Internet
3 83 (4.42%) DNS
4 82 (4.37%) TCP/IP
5 81 (4.32%) Network Security
6 34 (1.81%) VPN
7 30 (1.60%) WAN
8 29 (1.55%) Software-Defined Networking
8 29 (1.55%) VLAN
9 28 (1.49%) WebEx
10 25 (1.33%) LAN
11 23 (1.23%) DHCP
12 18 (0.96%) IPv4
13 16 (0.85%) SAN
14 15 (0.80%) Kerberos
15 13 (0.69%) BIG-IP
15 13 (0.69%) HTTP
15 13 (0.69%) OSPF
15 13 (0.69%) SNMP
15 13 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (14.76%) MySQL
2 212 (11.29%) PostgreSQL
3 147 (7.83%) Big Data
4 143 (7.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 122 (6.50%) NoSQL
6 121 (6.45%) Relational Database
7 101 (5.38%) SQL Server
8 87 (4.64%) Amazon Athena
9 80 (4.26%) Hadoop
10 74 (3.94%) MongoDB
11 62 (3.30%) Redis
12 57 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
13 56 (2.98%) Azure SQL Database
14 51 (2.72%) BigQuery
15 46 (2.45%) InfluxDB
16 39 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
17 29 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
18 28 (1.49%) MariaDB
19 24 (1.28%) Power BI
19 24 (1.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 888 (47.31%) Jenkins
2 547 (29.14%) Git (software)
3 202 (10.76%) TeamCity
4 196 (10.44%) Octopus Deploy
5 150 (7.99%) Subversion
6 148 (7.88%) Travis CI
7 135 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 124 (6.61%) GitLab
9 121 (6.45%) IBM UrbanCode
10 119 (6.34%) Maven
11 102 (5.43%) CircleCI
12 89 (4.74%) Bitbucket
13 86 (4.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 76 (4.05%) JIRA
15 54 (2.88%) GoCD
16 51 (2.72%) Selenium
17 50 (2.66%) Cucumber
17 50 (2.66%) Gradle
18 42 (2.24%) SonarQube
19 37 (1.97%) Artifactory
General
1 478 (25.47%) Finance
2 268 (14.28%) Social Skills
3 224 (11.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 145 (7.73%) Retail
5 141 (7.51%) Banking
6 128 (6.82%) Public Sector
7 122 (6.50%) Manufacturing
8 96 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
9 71 (3.78%) Telecoms
10 55 (2.93%) Law
11 45 (2.40%) Marketing
12 44 (2.34%) Games
13 39 (2.08%) Organisational Skills
14 37 (1.97%) Electronics
15 23 (1.23%) Documentation Skills
16 21 (1.12%) Legal
17 19 (1.01%) Presentation Skills
18 17 (0.91%) Financial Institution
19 14 (0.75%) Advertising
20 10 (0.53%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 829 (44.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 281 (14.97%) Senior DevOps
3 272 (14.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 146 (7.78%) Developer
5 141 (7.51%) Architect
6 130 (6.93%) AWS Engineer
7 120 (6.39%) Cloud Engineer
8 117 (6.23%) Platform Engineer
9 114 (6.07%) AWS DevOps
10 111 (5.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 97 (5.17%) Software Engineer
12 81 (4.32%) Administrator
12 81 (4.32%) Cloud Architect
13 73 (3.89%) Consultant
14 70 (3.73%) Linux Engineer
15 65 (3.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 65 (3.46%) Systems Administrator
16 63 (3.36%) Java Engineer
17 53 (2.82%) Azure Engineer
18 51 (2.72%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (18.38%) Elastic Stack
2 184 (9.80%) Kafka
3 158 (8.42%) REST
4 126 (6.71%) React
5 98 (5.22%) AngularJS
6 88 (4.69%) RESTful
6 88 (4.69%) Web Services
7 85 (4.53%) Node.js
8 63 (3.36%) Spring
9 57 (3.04%) .NET
10 56 (2.98%) ARM Templates
10 56 (2.98%) Spring Boot
11 47 (2.50%) LAMP
12 34 (1.81%) RabbitMQ
13 33 (1.76%) Vue.js
14 31 (1.65%) CSS
14 31 (1.65%) YAML
15 28 (1.49%) Apache Flex
15 28 (1.49%) Redux
16 25 (1.33%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 194 (10.34%) Cloud Native
2 162 (8.63%) Public Cloud
3 114 (6.07%) Linux Command Line
4 103 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
5 100 (5.33%) Private Cloud
6 99 (5.27%) Life Science
7 76 (4.05%) Cyberattack
8 60 (3.20%) Hybrid Cloud
9 58 (3.09%) Social Network
10 56 (2.98%) Management Information System
11 54 (2.88%) Cyber Defence
12 53 (2.82%) PlayStation
13 51 (2.72%) Data Centre
14 44 (2.34%) Enterprise Cloud
15 39 (2.08%) Social Media
16 38 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
17 34 (1.81%) User Experience
18 29 (1.55%) Replication
19 28 (1.49%) IoT
19 28 (1.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1,032 (54.98%) Linux
2 435 (23.18%) Windows
3 204 (10.87%) Unix
4 178 (9.48%) Windows Server
5 129 (6.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 128 (6.82%) CentOS
7 121 (6.45%) Mesosphere
8 58 (3.09%) Ubuntu
9 28 (1.49%) Windows 10
10 25 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (1.17%) Windows Server 2016
12 19 (1.01%) Windows Server 2019
13 14 (0.75%) Solaris
14 12 (0.64%) Apple iOS
15 11 (0.59%) Android
16 10 (0.53%) Debian
17 8 (0.43%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.43%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.37%) VMS
19 6 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,320 (70.32%) DevOps
2 990 (52.74%) CI/CD
3 935 (49.81%) Configuration Management
4 867 (46.19%) Agile
5 596 (31.75%) Infrastructure as Code
6 367 (19.55%) Open Source
7 363 (19.34%) Microservices
8 340 (18.11%) Continuous Integration
9 319 (17.00%) Test Automation
10 268 (14.28%) Software Engineering
11 251 (13.37%) Mentoring
12 223 (11.88%) Scrum
13 216 (11.51%) Platform Engineering
14 204 (10.87%) Continuous Deployment
15 196 (10.44%) TDD
16 192 (10.23%) Continuous Delivery
17 187 (9.96%) Problem-Solving
18 175 (9.32%) BDD
19 172 (9.16%) Computer Science
20 170 (9.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1,216 (64.78%) Python
2 663 (35.32%) Bash
3 622 (33.14%) Java
4 367 (19.55%) PowerShell
5 320 (17.05%) Go
6 253 (13.48%) Ruby
7 250 (13.32%) SQL
8 173 (9.22%) Groovy
9 167 (8.90%) JavaScript
10 142 (7.57%) Perl
11 126 (6.71%) C#
12 100 (5.33%) Shell Script
13 71 (3.78%) TypeScript
14 55 (2.93%) R
15 53 (2.82%) Kotlin
16 33 (1.76%) Scala
17 30 (1.60%) C
18 28 (1.49%) C++
19 20 (1.07%) PHP
20 8 (0.43%) ES6
Qualifications
1 225 (11.99%) Security Cleared
2 199 (10.60%) Degree
3 138 (7.35%) SC Cleared
4 99 (5.27%) AWS Certification
5 71 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 22 (1.17%) DV Cleared
7 19 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (0.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 12 (0.64%) CESG Certified Professional
8 12 (0.64%) TOGAF Certification
9 11 (0.59%) RHCE
9 11 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (0.48%) Master's Degree
10 9 (0.48%) MCSE
10 9 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.32%) CCNP
11 6 (0.32%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (0.32%) RHCSA
12 5 (0.27%) CISM
13 4 (0.21%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (1.60%) QA
2 24 (1.28%) NIST
3 23 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.69%) SLA
6 12 (0.64%) IASME
6 12 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 9 (0.48%) SOC 2
8 6 (0.32%) Accessibility
8 6 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 14443
9 3 (0.16%) PMO
10 2 (0.11%) GDPR
10 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.053%) COBIT
11 1 (0.053%) NCSC
System Software
1 1,180 (62.87%) Docker
2 171 (9.11%) Virtual Machines
3 159 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 122 (6.50%) Active Directory
5 44 (2.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 40 (2.13%) KVM
7 28 (1.49%) Hyper-V
7 28 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (1.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 20 (1.07%) vSphere
10 19 (1.01%) Xen
11 14 (0.75%) zsh
12 11 (0.59%) NFS
13 10 (0.53%) iptables
14 9 (0.48%) DFS Replication
14 9 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
15 7 (0.37%) Ceph
15 7 (0.37%) HDFS
16 5 (0.27%) BitLocker
16 5 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1,400 (74.59%) Ansible
2 1,246 (66.38%) Kubernetes
3 1,106 (58.92%) Opscode Chef
4 1,083 (57.70%) Terraform
5 257 (13.69%) Prometheus
6 126 (6.71%) Consul
7 121 (6.45%) Automic
8 118 (6.29%) logstash
9 112 (5.97%) Kibana
10 101 (5.38%) Docker Swarm
11 88 (4.69%) Grafana
12 63 (3.36%) Rancher
13 56 (2.98%) SCCM
14 53 (2.82%) Istio
14 53 (2.82%) Packer
15 52 (2.77%) Salt
16 49 (2.61%) HAProxy
17 45 (2.40%) Fortio
17 45 (2.40%) Kiali
18 38 (2.02%) Nagios
Vendors
1 323 (17.21%) Splunk
2 208 (11.08%) VMware
3 177 (9.43%) Google
4 162 (8.63%) Red Hat
5 155 (8.26%) Microsoft
6 147 (7.83%) SaltStack
7 93 (4.95%) Oracle
8 47 (2.50%) Cisco
9 39 (2.08%) Juniper
10 33 (1.76%) Hitachi
11 32 (1.70%) AppDynamics
12 30 (1.60%) Checkmarx
12 30 (1.60%) SAP
13 29 (1.55%) F5
14 28 (1.49%) Perforce
15 27 (1.44%) Veritas
16 23 (1.23%) Fortinet
17 22 (1.17%) Atlassian
17 22 (1.17%) BT
18 20 (1.07%) Dynatrace