Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK > England
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 160 204 152
Rank change year-on-year +44 -52 -15
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 1,587 1,801 3,283
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.15% 1.72% 2.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.79% 12.89% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,268 1,411 2,550
10th Percentile £38,750 £43,750 £40,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £51,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £96,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £61,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -2.40% - +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 12,412 13,970 16,734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.78% 13.31% 12.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10,040 11,086 13,227
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £33,000
25th Percentile £46,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 13 April 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 13 April 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 +31 699 £72,500 -3.33% 144
North of England +36 349 £60,000 +9.09% 48
Yorkshire +41 206 £60,000 +9.09% 20
South West +79 191 £52,500 -4.55% 27
South East -4 160 £60,000 -7.69% 32
Midlands +58 130 £60,000 +4.35% 28
North West +25 130 £57,250 +4.09% 22
West Midlands +65 90 £62,500 +8.70% 19
East Midlands +5 39 £47,500 -20.83% 9
East of England +43 38 £65,000 +15.56% 23
North East -3 13 £40,000 -19.19% 6
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 1,166 (73.47%) DevOps
2 1,058 (66.67%) Ansible
3 1,007 (63.45%) Linux
4 951 (59.92%) AWS
5 909 (57.28%) Docker
6 887 (55.89%) Terraform
7 832 (52.43%) Opscode Chef
8 823 (51.86%) Python
9 816 (51.42%) Kubernetes
10 768 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
11 662 (41.71%) Configuration Management
12 624 (39.32%) Azure
13 550 (34.66%) Jenkins
14 544 (34.28%) Infrastructure as Code
15 424 (26.72%) Bash Shell
16 386 (24.32%) Git (software)
17 360 (22.68%) PowerShell
18 350 (22.05%) Windows
19 345 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
20 318 (20.04%) Java
21 310 (19.53%) AWS CloudFormation
22 282 (17.77%) Microsoft
23 272 (17.14%) Deployment Automation
24 262 (16.51%) Go
25 251 (15.82%) VMware
26 241 (15.19%) Ruby
27 240 (15.12%) Problem-Solving
28 232 (14.62%) GCP
29 231 (14.56%) Scrum
30 207 (13.04%) Unix

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
1 111 (6.99%) Confluence
2 67 (4.22%) IIS
3 56 (3.53%) Apache
4 52 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
5 49 (3.09%) Tomcat
6 47 (2.96%) OpenStack
7 34 (2.14%) nginx
8 29 (1.83%) Apache Spark
9 26 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 21 (1.32%) JBoss
11 19 (1.20%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.69%) ejabberd
13 8 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
13 8 (0.50%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.44%) CloudStack
14 7 (0.44%) Drupal
15 6 (0.38%) Camunda
15 6 (0.38%) Skype for Business
16 5 (0.32%) Facebook Platform
17 4 (0.25%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 8 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.38%) Sentinel
4 4 (0.25%) Elite 3E
4 4 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.063%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 951 (59.92%) AWS
2 624 (39.32%) Azure
3 310 (19.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 232 (14.62%) GCP
5 140 (8.82%) IaaS
6 131 (8.25%) Pulumi
7 129 (8.13%) GitHub
8 128 (8.07%) PaaS
9 117 (7.37%) Amazon EKS
10 112 (7.06%) SaaS
11 76 (4.79%) Amazon ECS
12 75 (4.73%) Serverless
13 72 (4.54%) Datadog
14 55 (3.47%) Amazon EC2
15 54 (3.40%) OpenShift
16 36 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
17 32 (2.02%) Amazon S3
17 32 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
18 31 (1.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 30 (1.89%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 160 (10.08%) Firewall
2 110 (6.93%) VPN
3 96 (6.05%) DNS
4 75 (4.73%) IPv4
5 73 (4.60%) TCP/IP
5 73 (4.60%) VLAN
6 70 (4.41%) OSPF
7 55 (3.47%) Internet
8 41 (2.58%) LAN
9 33 (2.08%) DHCP
9 33 (2.08%) HTTP
10 30 (1.89%) BGP
10 30 (1.89%) SSL
11 29 (1.83%) SAN
11 29 (1.83%) WAN
12 28 (1.76%) NAS
13 27 (1.70%) Network Security
14 24 (1.51%) SNMP
15 19 (1.20%) BIG-IP
16 16 (1.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (9.77%) PostgreSQL
2 124 (7.81%) MySQL
3 117 (7.37%) MongoDB
4 107 (6.74%) SQL Server
5 78 (4.91%) Big Data
6 72 (4.54%) Redis
7 70 (4.41%) MariaDB
8 66 (4.16%) Azure SQL Database
9 62 (3.91%) Cosmos DB
10 58 (3.65%) NoSQL
11 43 (2.71%) Hadoop
12 31 (1.95%) Relational Database
13 27 (1.70%) Amazon RDS
14 25 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
15 18 (1.13%) Data Lake
15 18 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (1.13%) HBase
15 18 (1.13%) Oracle Database
16 14 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
16 14 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 550 (34.66%) Jenkins
2 386 (24.32%) Git (software)
3 154 (9.70%) JIRA
4 142 (8.95%) GitLab
5 136 (8.57%) TeamCity
6 111 (6.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 88 (5.55%) Octopus Deploy
8 77 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 63 (3.97%) Subversion
10 55 (3.47%) Selenium
11 52 (3.28%) Bitbucket
12 48 (3.02%) Travis CI
13 42 (2.65%) Artifactory
13 42 (2.65%) CircleCI
13 42 (2.65%) Maven
14 33 (2.08%) Cucumber
15 27 (1.70%) Gradle
16 25 (1.58%) Sonatype Nexus
17 17 (1.07%) SonarQube
17 17 (1.07%) Vagrant
General
1 201 (12.67%) Finance
2 57 (3.59%) Public Sector
3 51 (3.21%) Banking
4 37 (2.33%) Marketing
4 37 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.14%) Law
6 26 (1.64%) Games
7 24 (1.51%) Electronics
8 23 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.13%) Legal
10 15 (0.95%) Investment Banking
11 14 (0.88%) Retail
12 10 (0.63%) Advertising
13 9 (0.57%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.38%) Publishing
15 5 (0.32%) Front Office
16 3 (0.19%) Back Office
17 2 (0.13%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 766 (48.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 319 (20.10%) AWS Engineer
3 278 (17.52%) AWS DevOps
4 272 (17.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 141 (8.88%) Platform Engineer
6 129 (8.13%) Azure Engineer
7 105 (6.62%) Senior DevOps
8 98 (6.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 98 (6.18%) Linux Engineer
9 97 (6.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 94 (5.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 87 (5.48%) Cloud Engineer
12 85 (5.36%) Developer
13 75 (4.73%) Azure DevOps
14 70 (4.41%) Administrator
15 60 (3.78%) Systems Administrator
16 58 (3.65%) Architect
17 53 (3.34%) Systems Engineer
18 52 (3.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
19 49 (3.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (12.22%) Web Services
2 98 (6.18%) Elastic Stack
3 81 (5.10%) Node.js
4 65 (4.10%) .NET
5 55 (3.47%) REST
6 51 (3.21%) Kafka
7 36 (2.27%) HTML
8 35 (2.21%) Spring
9 34 (2.14%) React
10 33 (2.08%) CSS
11 31 (1.95%) Django
11 31 (1.95%) SOAP
12 28 (1.76%) RESTful
13 27 (1.70%) Pandas
13 27 (1.70%) Spring Boot
13 27 (1.70%) XML
14 26 (1.64%) AngularJS
15 20 (1.26%) Flask
16 19 (1.20%) Hibernate
16 19 (1.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 131 (8.25%) Public Cloud
2 76 (4.79%) Data Centre
3 66 (4.16%) Enterprise Cloud
3 66 (4.16%) Linux Command Line
4 54 (3.40%) Cloud Native
4 54 (3.40%) Hybrid Cloud
5 52 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
6 48 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
7 43 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
8 40 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
9 35 (2.21%) Virtual Team
10 31 (1.95%) Private Cloud
11 24 (1.51%) Equities
12 21 (1.32%) Social Network
13 17 (1.07%) Management Information System
14 14 (0.88%) Algorithms
14 14 (0.88%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 9 (0.57%) Replication
16 7 (0.44%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1,007 (63.45%) Linux
2 350 (22.05%) Windows
3 207 (13.04%) Unix
4 205 (12.92%) CentOS
5 147 (9.26%) Windows Server
6 135 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 118 (7.44%) Ubuntu
8 46 (2.90%) Windows Server 2016
9 35 (2.21%) Debian
10 17 (1.07%) AIX
11 11 (0.69%) Solaris
11 11 (0.69%) Windows 10
12 10 (0.63%) CoreOS
12 10 (0.63%) zOS
13 7 (0.44%) Fedora
14 6 (0.38%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
16 3 (0.19%) Android
16 3 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,166 (73.47%) DevOps
2 768 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 662 (41.71%) Configuration Management
4 544 (34.28%) Infrastructure as Code
5 345 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 272 (17.14%) Deployment Automation
7 240 (15.12%) Problem-Solving
8 231 (14.56%) Scrum
9 186 (11.72%) Microservices
10 179 (11.28%) Continuous Delivery
11 167 (10.52%) Open Source
12 164 (10.33%) Migration
13 161 (10.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 157 (9.89%) Test Automation
15 154 (9.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 154 (9.70%) SDLC
16 138 (8.70%) Machine Learning
17 129 (8.13%) Task Automation
18 124 (7.81%) DevSecOps
19 118 (7.44%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 823 (51.86%) Python
2 424 (26.72%) Bash Shell
3 360 (22.68%) PowerShell
4 318 (20.04%) Java
5 262 (16.51%) Go
6 241 (15.19%) Ruby
7 204 (12.85%) SQL
8 170 (10.71%) C#
9 144 (9.07%) JavaScript
10 111 (6.99%) Perl
11 93 (5.86%) PHP
12 88 (5.55%) Shell Script
13 60 (3.78%) Groovy
14 56 (3.53%) TypeScript
15 49 (3.09%) C
16 30 (1.89%) C++
17 27 (1.70%) Scala
18 10 (0.63%) Clojure
19 6 (0.38%) Jython
20 5 (0.32%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 165 (10.40%) Security Cleared
2 118 (7.44%) SC Cleared
3 115 (7.25%) AWS Certification
3 115 (7.25%) Degree
4 52 (3.28%) RHCE
5 26 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (1.64%) GIAC
6 24 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (1.01%) ISEB
8 16 (1.01%) ISTQB
8 16 (1.01%) MCSE
9 14 (0.88%) DV Cleared
9 14 (0.88%) RHCSA
10 12 (0.76%) CCNA
10 12 (0.76%) MCSA
10 12 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (0.63%) CCNP
11 10 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (2.39%) QA
2 15 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.69%) SLA
5 9 (0.57%) NIST
6 8 (0.50%) GDPR
6 8 (0.50%) SOC 2
7 5 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.32%) EMIR
7 5 (0.32%) MiFID
8 3 (0.19%) GRC
9 2 (0.13%) COBIT
10 1 (0.063%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.063%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.063%) WCAG
System Software
1 909 (57.28%) Docker
2 198 (12.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (6.30%) Active Directory
4 72 (4.54%) VMware ESXi
5 42 (2.65%) KVM
6 35 (2.21%) Hyper-V
7 31 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (1.13%) iptables
9 14 (0.88%) Postfix
10 13 (0.82%) HDFS
11 12 (0.76%) NFS
11 12 (0.76%) QEMU
12 11 (0.69%) Kamailio
13 8 (0.50%) VirtualBox
14 7 (0.44%) Slurm Workload Manager
15 6 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
15 6 (0.38%) oVirt
16 5 (0.32%) Samba
16 5 (0.32%) vSphere
16 5 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1,058 (66.67%) Ansible
2 887 (55.89%) Terraform
3 832 (52.43%) Opscode Chef
4 816 (51.42%) Kubernetes
5 154 (9.70%) Prometheus
6 129 (8.13%) Grafana
7 56 (3.53%) Packer
8 55 (3.47%) Docker Swarm
9 54 (3.40%) Nagios
10 53 (3.34%) Salt
11 45 (2.84%) CFEngine
11 45 (2.84%) ZABBIX
12 42 (2.65%) Rancher
13 40 (2.52%) Istio
14 39 (2.46%) Graphite
15 36 (2.27%) Consul
16 21 (1.32%) Fortio
16 21 (1.32%) HAProxy
16 21 (1.32%) Kiali
17 19 (1.20%) Demisto
Vendors
1 282 (17.77%) Microsoft
2 251 (15.82%) VMware
3 167 (10.52%) Red Hat
4 143 (9.01%) SaltStack
5 122 (7.69%) Oracle
6 106 (6.68%) Google
7 67 (4.22%) Cisco
8 65 (4.10%) New Relic
9 64 (4.03%) Splunk
10 36 (2.27%) Atlassian
11 32 (2.02%) Dell
12 29 (1.83%) HP
13 28 (1.76%) SAP
14 27 (1.70%) Juniper
15 25 (1.58%) F5
16 24 (1.51%) Veeam
17 19 (1.20%) ArcSight
17 19 (1.20%) EMC
17 19 (1.20%) ServiceNow
18 17 (1.07%) Dynatrace