Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK > England
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 196 197 163
Rank change year-on-year +1 -34 -24
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 1,812 1,125 3,047
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.81% 1.77% 2.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.21% 11.62% 17.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,256 882 2,319
10th Percentile £38,750 £43,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%
75th Percentile £83,750 £83,438 £80,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £92,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +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 17,747 9,679 17,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.76% 15.24% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11,817 7,954 13,602
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £32,952
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,627
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.34% +6.59%

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 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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 -35 812 £78,000 +4.00% 140
North of England +19 450 £60,000 +14.29% 66
Yorkshire +9 232 £60,000 +20.00% 26
South East -32 189 £67,500 +12.50% 27
North West -3 180 £60,000 +14.29% 32
South West +2 179 £57,500 -8.00% 13
Midlands -16 129 £60,000 +20.00% 22
West Midlands -9 95 £62,500 +31.58% 17
North East -3 39 £47,500 -5.00% 8
East of England -27 35 £58,750 +6.82% 9
East Midlands -34 33 £56,250 +2.27% 5
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 1,368 (75.50%) DevOps
2 1,209 (66.72%) AWS
3 1,196 (66.00%) Ansible
4 1,113 (61.42%) Terraform
5 1,099 (60.65%) Linux
6 1,062 (58.61%) Kubernetes
7 1,061 (58.55%) Docker
8 1,019 (56.24%) Python
9 1,001 (55.24%) Opscode Chef
10 913 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
11 810 (44.70%) Configuration Management
12 752 (41.50%) Azure
13 687 (37.91%) Infrastructure as Code
14 615 (33.94%) Bash Shell
15 603 (33.28%) Jenkins
16 459 (25.33%) Git (software)
17 445 (24.56%) Java
18 414 (22.85%) PowerShell
19 384 (21.19%) Continuous Integration
20 377 (20.81%) AWS CloudFormation
21 337 (18.60%) GCP
22 333 (18.38%) Scrum
23 320 (17.66%) Go
24 318 (17.55%) Windows
25 316 (17.44%) Social Skills
26 306 (16.89%) Ruby
27 293 (16.17%) Deployment Automation
28 283 (15.62%) Problem-Solving
29 268 (14.79%) VMware
30 261 (14.40%) Site Reliability Engineering

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
1 123 (6.79%) Confluence
2 94 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
3 82 (4.53%) Apache
4 71 (3.92%) IIS
5 55 (3.04%) nginx
6 52 (2.87%) Tomcat
7 33 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 27 (1.49%) Apache Airflow
9 26 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
9 26 (1.43%) OpenStack
10 16 (0.88%) Gunicorn
11 15 (0.83%) JBoss
12 11 (0.61%) ejabberd
12 11 (0.61%) GemFire
13 10 (0.55%) Apache Spark
14 8 (0.44%) WordPress
15 7 (0.39%) MS Exchange
15 7 (0.39%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.33%) OpenEdge
17 5 (0.28%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.055%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (0.39%) Sentinel
2 6 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.22%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.055%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1,209 (66.72%) AWS
2 752 (41.50%) Azure
3 377 (20.81%) AWS CloudFormation
4 337 (18.60%) GCP
5 190 (10.49%) PaaS
6 178 (9.82%) SaaS
7 170 (9.38%) IaaS
8 152 (8.39%) Pulumi
9 141 (7.78%) GitHub
10 139 (7.67%) Amazon EKS
11 94 (5.19%) Amazon ECS
12 92 (5.08%) Serverless
13 90 (4.97%) Amazon EC2
14 85 (4.69%) Datadog
15 78 (4.30%) OpenShift
16 70 (3.86%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 57 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
18 47 (2.59%) AWS Lambda
19 46 (2.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 45 (2.48%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 202 (11.15%) Firewall
2 144 (7.95%) VPN
3 122 (6.73%) DNS
4 97 (5.35%) IPv4
5 86 (4.75%) TCP/IP
6 79 (4.36%) VLAN
7 73 (4.03%) OSPF
8 64 (3.53%) HTTP
9 51 (2.81%) Internet
10 42 (2.32%) AMQP
11 37 (2.04%) SSL
12 34 (1.88%) LAN
13 33 (1.82%) BGP
13 33 (1.82%) DHCP
14 30 (1.66%) Broadband
15 27 (1.49%) SAN
15 27 (1.49%) SNMP
16 22 (1.21%) NAS
16 22 (1.21%) WAN
17 20 (1.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (13.19%) MySQL
2 207 (11.42%) PostgreSQL
3 118 (6.51%) SQL Server
4 113 (6.24%) MongoDB
4 113 (6.24%) Redis
5 105 (5.79%) Big Data
6 91 (5.02%) MariaDB
7 78 (4.30%) NoSQL
8 76 (4.19%) Azure SQL Database
9 67 (3.70%) Relational Database
10 41 (2.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 40 (2.21%) Hadoop
12 39 (2.15%) Apache Accumulo
13 31 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
14 29 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
15 27 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
16 22 (1.21%) Amazon Athena
17 16 (0.88%) Oracle Database
18 15 (0.83%) Data Lake
19 11 (0.61%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 603 (33.28%) Jenkins
2 459 (25.33%) Git (software)
3 192 (10.60%) GitLab
4 153 (8.44%) JIRA
5 142 (7.84%) TeamCity
6 126 (6.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 118 (6.51%) Octopus Deploy
8 101 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 76 (4.19%) Subversion
10 63 (3.48%) Travis CI
11 59 (3.26%) Bitbucket
12 46 (2.54%) Selenium
13 37 (2.04%) Maven
14 34 (1.88%) Sonatype Nexus
14 34 (1.88%) Vagrant
15 33 (1.82%) Cucumber
15 33 (1.82%) Gradle
16 31 (1.71%) Artifactory
16 31 (1.71%) CircleCI
17 29 (1.60%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 316 (17.44%) Social Skills
2 207 (11.42%) Finance
3 98 (5.41%) Banking
4 74 (4.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 70 (3.86%) Law
6 68 (3.75%) Public Sector
6 68 (3.75%) Retail
7 48 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
8 32 (1.77%) Telecoms
9 23 (1.27%) Games
10 22 (1.21%) Marketing
11 20 (1.10%) Presentation Skills
12 17 (0.94%) Wearables
13 16 (0.88%) Manufacturing
14 15 (0.83%) Russian Language
15 14 (0.77%) Organisational Skills
16 13 (0.72%) Documentation Skills
17 12 (0.66%) Electronics
17 12 (0.66%) Investment Banking
18 10 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 833 (45.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 349 (19.26%) AWS Engineer
3 293 (16.17%) AWS DevOps
4 289 (15.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 164 (9.05%) Platform Engineer
6 154 (8.50%) Linux Engineer
6 154 (8.50%) Senior DevOps
7 145 (8.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 135 (7.45%) Azure Engineer
9 124 (6.84%) Cloud Engineer
10 116 (6.40%) Developer
11 106 (5.85%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 86 (4.75%) Architect
13 84 (4.64%) Azure DevOps
14 83 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 82 (4.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 76 (4.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 75 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
18 60 (3.31%) Site Reliability Engineer
19 59 (3.26%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (9.82%) Web Services
2 158 (8.72%) Elastic Stack
3 102 (5.63%) REST
4 100 (5.52%) Node.js
5 88 (4.86%) Kafka
6 83 (4.58%) Spring
7 76 (4.19%) Spring Boot
8 66 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
9 63 (3.48%) .NET
10 61 (3.37%) AngularJS
11 48 (2.65%) RESTful
12 40 (2.21%) React
13 30 (1.66%) LAMP
14 29 (1.60%) SOAP
15 26 (1.43%) LAPP Stack
16 24 (1.32%) JSON
17 23 (1.27%) LEMP Stack
17 23 (1.27%) pytest
18 21 (1.16%) Pandas
19 20 (1.10%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 192 (10.60%) Public Cloud
2 89 (4.91%) Data Centre
3 85 (4.69%) Linux Command Line
4 82 (4.53%) Hybrid Cloud
5 77 (4.25%) Cloud Native
6 67 (3.70%) Enterprise Cloud
7 40 (2.21%) Private Cloud
8 39 (2.15%) Management Information System
9 37 (2.04%) Algorithms
9 37 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
10 33 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
11 27 (1.49%) Clustering
12 26 (1.43%) Data Structures
13 25 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
14 24 (1.32%) Virtual Team
15 17 (0.94%) Smartphone
16 16 (0.88%) PlayStation
17 15 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 13 (0.72%) Social Media
19 12 (0.66%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1,099 (60.65%) Linux
2 318 (17.55%) Windows
3 212 (11.70%) Unix
4 207 (11.42%) CentOS
5 135 (7.45%) Windows Server
6 119 (6.57%) Ubuntu
7 114 (6.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 50 (2.76%) Windows Server 2016
9 37 (2.04%) Debian
10 34 (1.88%) Mesosphere
11 12 (0.66%) Solaris
11 12 (0.66%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.39%) Fedora
13 6 (0.33%) AIX
13 6 (0.33%) SUSE
14 4 (0.22%) Android
14 4 (0.22%) FreeBSD
14 4 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
15 3 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,368 (75.50%) DevOps
2 913 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
3 810 (44.70%) Configuration Management
4 687 (37.91%) Infrastructure as Code
5 384 (21.19%) Continuous Integration
6 333 (18.38%) Scrum
7 293 (16.17%) Deployment Automation
8 283 (15.62%) Problem-Solving
9 261 (14.40%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 235 (12.97%) Open Source
11 217 (11.98%) Microservices
12 177 (9.77%) Continuous Delivery
13 176 (9.71%) Test Automation
14 174 (9.60%) Software Engineering
15 173 (9.55%) Mentoring
16 171 (9.44%) Migration
17 164 (9.05%) Computer Science
18 163 (9.00%) Data Science
19 151 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 148 (8.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,019 (56.24%) Python
2 615 (33.94%) Bash Shell
3 445 (24.56%) Java
4 414 (22.85%) PowerShell
5 320 (17.66%) Go
6 306 (16.89%) Ruby
7 254 (14.02%) SQL
8 182 (10.04%) JavaScript
9 153 (8.44%) C#
10 120 (6.62%) PHP
10 120 (6.62%) Shell Script
11 114 (6.29%) Perl
12 97 (5.35%) Groovy
13 74 (4.08%) TypeScript
14 48 (2.65%) C
15 39 (2.15%) Java 8
16 29 (1.60%) C++
17 27 (1.49%) Kotlin
18 17 (0.94%) MATLAB
19 10 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 173 (9.55%) Degree
2 170 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 129 (7.12%) AWS Certification
4 88 (4.86%) SC Cleared
5 58 (3.20%) RHCE
6 29 (1.60%) RHCSA
7 28 (1.55%) GIAC
8 22 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
9 17 (0.94%) DV Cleared
10 13 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (0.61%) MCSE
12 11 (0.61%) OCP
12 11 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
13 10 (0.55%) CCNA
13 10 (0.55%) Master's Degree
14 9 (0.50%) MCSA
15 7 (0.39%) CISSP
15 7 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (0.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (2.32%) QA
2 31 (1.71%) SLA
3 17 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.88%) GRC
5 10 (0.55%) NIST
6 9 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.33%) SOC 2
8 5 (0.28%) GDPR
9 3 (0.17%) COBIT
10 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.055%) Accessibility
11 1 (0.055%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.055%) NCSC
System Software
1 1,061 (58.55%) Docker
2 218 (12.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (6.29%) Active Directory
4 77 (4.25%) VMware ESXi
5 41 (2.26%) iptables
6 36 (1.99%) KVM
7 33 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
8 24 (1.32%) NFS
9 21 (1.16%) Postfix
10 20 (1.10%) Hyper-V
11 13 (0.72%) QEMU
12 11 (0.61%) Ceph
12 11 (0.61%) Kamailio
12 11 (0.61%) vSphere
13 10 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 10 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (0.44%) Samba
15 7 (0.39%) Xen
16 6 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
17 5 (0.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1,196 (66.00%) Ansible
2 1,113 (61.42%) Terraform
3 1,062 (58.61%) Kubernetes
4 1,001 (55.24%) Opscode Chef
5 195 (10.76%) Prometheus
6 165 (9.11%) Grafana
7 100 (5.52%) Docker Swarm
8 81 (4.47%) Packer
8 81 (4.47%) Salt
9 70 (3.86%) Consul
10 68 (3.75%) ZABBIX
11 56 (3.09%) Nagios
12 52 (2.87%) Kibana
13 47 (2.59%) CFEngine
13 47 (2.59%) Graphite
14 37 (2.04%) HAProxy
15 34 (1.88%) SCCM
16 32 (1.77%) logstash
17 31 (1.71%) Icinga
18 29 (1.60%) Automic
Vendors
1 268 (14.79%) VMware
2 243 (13.41%) Microsoft
3 197 (10.87%) Red Hat
4 163 (9.00%) Oracle
5 148 (8.17%) SaltStack
6 147 (8.11%) Google
7 77 (4.25%) Splunk
8 73 (4.03%) New Relic
9 51 (2.81%) Cisco
10 39 (2.15%) Atlassian
11 37 (2.04%) HP
12 32 (1.77%) Dell
13 29 (1.60%) IBM
14 24 (1.32%) F5
15 23 (1.27%) Dynatrace
15 23 (1.27%) Veeam
16 22 (1.21%) EMC
16 22 (1.21%) ServiceNow
17 21 (1.16%) AppDynamics
17 21 (1.16%) SAP