Period
to 27 May 2019

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 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 146 137 138
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 3,191 3,942 3,936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.39% 2.44% 2.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.00% 24.49% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,467 3,152 3,306
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%

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 16,793 16,097 14,262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.60% 9.98% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13,008 12,866 11,618
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,000 £30,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 27 May 2019.

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 27 May 2019. 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 +7 1,743 £70,000 +3.70% 88
South East +30 521 £57,500 +4.55% 17
North of England -50 350 £57,500 +9.52% 42
South West -23 215 £47,500 +1.06% 10
East of England +12 179 £55,000 -8.33% 13
North West -42 172 £60,000 +4.35% 20
Midlands -24 152 £55,000 - 14
Yorkshire -60 137 £57,500 +21.05% 21
West Midlands +25 118 £54,000 -6.09% 8
North East +22 41 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands -42 34 £57,500 +9.52% 6
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 2019, 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 2,219 (69.54%) Ansible
2 2,199 (68.91%) DevOps
3 2,138 (67.00%) Linux
4 2,047 (64.15%) Amazon AWS
5 1,837 (57.57%) Opscode Chef
6 1,595 (49.98%) Docker
7 1,488 (46.63%) Python
8 1,403 (43.97%) Jenkins
9 1,266 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
10 1,254 (39.30%) Microsoft Azure
11 1,149 (36.01%) Configuration Management
12 1,133 (35.51%) Kubernetes
13 1,083 (33.94%) Terraform
14 980 (30.71%) Bash Shell
15 891 (27.92%) Java
16 877 (27.48%) Windows
17 806 (25.26%) Continuous Integration
18 732 (22.94%) Ruby
19 687 (21.53%) Git (software)
20 655 (20.53%) PowerShell
21 594 (18.61%) Google Cloud Platform
22 558 (17.49%) Infrastructure as Code
23 554 (17.36%) Finance
24 462 (14.48%) Perl
25 461 (14.45%) VMware
26 459 (14.38%) SQL
27 449 (14.07%) Unix
28 412 (12.91%) Google
29 407 (12.75%) Microsoft
30 390 (12.22%) Continuous Delivery

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
1 350 (10.97%) Apache
2 233 (7.30%) Tomcat
3 152 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
4 130 (4.07%) nginx
5 107 (3.35%) Apache Spark
6 101 (3.17%) OpenStack
7 88 (2.76%) Confluence
8 68 (2.13%) JBoss
9 64 (2.01%) IIS
10 62 (1.94%) WebLogic
11 46 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
12 37 (1.16%) SharePoint
13 35 (1.10%) Apache Solr
14 31 (0.97%) WebSphere
15 20 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 20 (0.63%) WordPress
16 18 (0.56%) Skype for Business
17 17 (0.53%) MS Exchange
18 16 (0.50%) Apache Pig
19 13 (0.41%) CloudStack
Applications
1 12 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (0.19%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.063%) HipChat
5 1 (0.031%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.031%) InVision
5 1 (0.031%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.031%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.031%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.031%) SPSS
5 1 (0.031%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 23 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.16%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.063%) Magento
5 1 (0.031%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.031%) Odoo
5 1 (0.031%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2,047 (64.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1,254 (39.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 594 (18.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 376 (11.78%) SaaS
5 361 (11.31%) AWS CloudFormation
6 212 (6.64%) GitHub
7 206 (6.46%) Cloud Computing
8 200 (6.27%) IaaS
9 175 (5.48%) PaaS
10 137 (4.29%) Amazon S3
11 135 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
11 135 (4.23%) OpenShift
12 125 (3.92%) Serverless
13 91 (2.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 85 (2.66%) IBM Cloud
15 81 (2.54%) AWS Lambda
15 81 (2.54%) npm
16 78 (2.44%) Office 365
17 60 (1.88%) Amazon ELB
18 57 (1.79%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 291 (9.12%) Firewall
2 266 (8.34%) TCP/IP
3 238 (7.46%) DNS
4 118 (3.70%) HTTP
5 110 (3.45%) SAN
6 86 (2.70%) Internet
7 83 (2.60%) SSL
8 62 (1.94%) VPN
9 56 (1.75%) WAN
10 55 (1.72%) VLAN
11 52 (1.63%) DHCP
12 48 (1.50%) SMTP
13 43 (1.35%) LAN
14 39 (1.22%) NAS
15 38 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
16 34 (1.07%) iSCSI
17 32 (1.00%) BGP
18 30 (0.94%) Network Security
19 29 (0.91%) SNMP
20 21 (0.66%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (10.81%) MySQL
2 260 (8.15%) SQL Server
3 198 (6.20%) PostgreSQL
4 182 (5.70%) NoSQL
5 176 (5.52%) MongoDB
6 145 (4.54%) Big Data
7 125 (3.92%) Relational Database
8 119 (3.73%) Amazon RDS
9 116 (3.64%) Hadoop
10 90 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
11 75 (2.35%) RDBMS
12 60 (1.88%) Redis
13 50 (1.57%) MariaDB
14 47 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 36 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
16 34 (1.07%) Neo4j
16 34 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
16 34 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
17 28 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
18 27 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1,403 (43.97%) Jenkins
2 687 (21.53%) Git (software)
3 359 (11.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 337 (10.56%) TeamCity
5 242 (7.58%) Octopus Deploy
6 237 (7.43%) JIRA
7 232 (7.27%) Maven
8 172 (5.39%) Selenium
9 146 (4.58%) GitLab
10 143 (4.48%) Subversion
11 137 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
12 136 (4.26%) Travis CI
13 133 (4.17%) Vagrant
14 128 (4.01%) Gradle
15 101 (3.17%) Bitbucket
16 92 (2.88%) Visual Studio Team System
17 90 (2.82%) gulp
18 88 (2.76%) Ant
19 82 (2.57%) GoCD
20 78 (2.44%) CircleCI
General
1 554 (17.36%) Finance
2 131 (4.11%) Banking
3 89 (2.79%) Retail
4 73 (2.29%) Financial Institution
5 62 (1.94%) Games
6 51 (1.60%) Marketing
7 42 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 34 (1.07%) Law
9 30 (0.94%) Legal
10 17 (0.53%) Back Office
11 13 (0.41%) Investment Banking
12 12 (0.38%) Front Office
12 12 (0.38%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.31%) Electronics
13 10 (0.31%) Publishing
14 7 (0.22%) Advertising
14 7 (0.22%) Billing
15 6 (0.19%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.13%) Military
16 4 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,269 (39.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 425 (13.32%) AWS Engineer
3 407 (12.75%) Linux Engineer
4 322 (10.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 309 (9.68%) AWS DevOps
6 282 (8.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 277 (8.68%) Senior DevOps
8 251 (7.87%) Developer
9 221 (6.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 209 (6.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 199 (6.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 193 (6.05%) Administrator
13 187 (5.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 187 (5.86%) Platform Engineer
14 176 (5.52%) Consultant
15 173 (5.42%) Systems Administrator
16 167 (5.23%) Systems Engineer
17 153 (4.79%) Architect
18 148 (4.64%) Java Developer
19 128 (4.01%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (9.90%) Web Services
2 288 (9.03%) Elastic Stack
3 252 (7.90%) .NET
4 224 (7.02%) Node.js
5 153 (4.79%) AngularJS
6 147 (4.61%) LAMP
7 140 (4.39%) Spring
8 130 (4.07%) Kafka
9 104 (3.26%) RabbitMQ
10 102 (3.20%) REST
10 102 (3.20%) RESTful
11 79 (2.48%) React
12 75 (2.35%) Java EE
13 63 (1.97%) LDAP
14 59 (1.85%) JSON
15 55 (1.72%) Hibernate
16 53 (1.66%) HTML
17 51 (1.60%) CSS
18 47 (1.47%) LEMP Stack
19 43 (1.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 338 (10.59%) Public Cloud
2 264 (8.27%) Data Centre
3 134 (4.20%) Fintech
3 134 (4.20%) Hybrid Cloud
4 131 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
5 112 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
6 102 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
7 101 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
8 89 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
9 87 (2.73%) Cloud Native
10 65 (2.04%) Private Cloud
11 49 (1.54%) Replication
12 47 (1.47%) Mobile App
13 46 (1.44%) Clustering
14 44 (1.38%) User Experience
15 39 (1.22%) Management Information System
16 33 (1.03%) Hedge funds
17 28 (0.88%) PlayStation
18 25 (0.78%) PKI
19 24 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2,138 (67.00%) Linux
2 877 (27.48%) Windows
3 449 (14.07%) Unix
4 335 (10.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 289 (9.06%) Windows Server
6 288 (9.03%) CentOS
7 219 (6.86%) Ubuntu
8 83 (2.60%) Debian
9 65 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 61 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 39 (1.22%) Android
12 37 (1.16%) Solaris
13 36 (1.13%) Apple iOS
14 35 (1.10%) Fedora
14 35 (1.10%) SUSE
15 32 (1.00%) CoreOS
16 27 (0.85%) Mesosphere
17 26 (0.81%) AIX
18 20 (0.63%) DC/OS
19 14 (0.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,199 (68.91%) DevOps
2 1,266 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1,149 (36.01%) Configuration Management
4 806 (25.26%) Continuous Integration
5 558 (17.49%) Infrastructure as Code
6 390 (12.22%) Continuous Delivery
7 389 (12.19%) Test Automation
8 372 (11.66%) Open Source
9 362 (11.34%) Software Engineering
10 332 (10.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 317 (9.93%) Microservices
12 304 (9.53%) Problem-Solving
13 294 (9.21%) Mentoring
14 248 (7.77%) Scrum
15 246 (7.71%) Deployment Automation
16 231 (7.24%) SDLC
17 213 (6.68%) ITIL
18 200 (6.27%) Migration
19 198 (6.20%) Infrastructure Automation
20 186 (5.83%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1,488 (46.63%) Python
2 980 (30.71%) Bash Shell
3 891 (27.92%) Java
4 732 (22.94%) Ruby
5 655 (20.53%) PowerShell
6 462 (14.48%) Perl
7 459 (14.38%) SQL
8 326 (10.22%) JavaScript
9 259 (8.12%) Go
10 239 (7.49%) Shell Script
11 217 (6.80%) C#
12 184 (5.77%) PHP
13 113 (3.54%) C++
14 90 (2.82%) C
15 89 (2.79%) TypeScript
16 72 (2.26%) Objective-C
16 72 (2.26%) Scala
17 71 (2.23%) Groovy
18 26 (0.81%) Clojure
19 25 (0.78%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 261 (8.18%) Degree
2 206 (6.46%) Security Cleared
3 139 (4.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 111 (3.48%) SC Cleared
5 90 (2.82%) AWS Certification
6 85 (2.66%) RHCE
7 67 (2.10%) DV Cleared
8 61 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 43 (1.35%) RHCSA
10 40 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
11 38 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
12 36 (1.13%) MCSE
13 35 (1.10%) CCNA
14 24 (0.75%) Master's Degree
15 19 (0.60%) LPIC
15 19 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 18 (0.56%) CISSP
17 13 (0.41%) RHCT
18 11 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
19 10 (0.31%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (3.35%) QA
2 64 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (1.54%) SLA
4 48 (1.50%) GDPR
5 34 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials
5 34 (1.07%) HIPAA
6 18 (0.56%) PCI DSS
7 17 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 6 (0.19%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.094%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.094%) PSD2
11 1 (0.031%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.031%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1,595 (49.98%) Docker
2 368 (11.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 231 (7.24%) Hyper-V
4 222 (6.96%) Active Directory
5 114 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
6 87 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
7 73 (2.29%) vSphere
8 64 (2.01%) VirtualBox
9 51 (1.60%) NFS
10 49 (1.54%) KVM
11 39 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
12 38 (1.19%) Samba
13 34 (1.07%) iptables
14 30 (0.94%) Postfix
14 30 (0.94%) VMware Server
15 29 (0.91%) VMware NSX
16 28 (0.88%) RHEV
17 27 (0.85%) oVirt
17 27 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
18 26 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2,219 (69.54%) Ansible
2 1,837 (57.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1,133 (35.51%) Kubernetes
4 1,083 (33.94%) Terraform
5 280 (8.77%) Salt
6 233 (7.30%) Nagios
7 198 (6.20%) Packer
8 151 (4.73%) Prometheus
9 150 (4.70%) Docker Swarm
10 145 (4.54%) Consul
11 93 (2.91%) Grafana
12 81 (2.54%) SCCM
13 78 (2.44%) SCOM
14 73 (2.29%) ZABBIX
15 71 (2.23%) Graphite
16 54 (1.69%) Automic
17 49 (1.54%) Rundeck
17 49 (1.54%) vCenter Server
18 44 (1.38%) Rancher
19 43 (1.35%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 461 (14.45%) VMware
2 412 (12.91%) Google
3 407 (12.75%) Microsoft
4 376 (11.78%) Red Hat
5 352 (11.03%) Oracle
6 200 (6.27%) Splunk
7 154 (4.83%) Cisco
8 132 (4.14%) Atlassian
9 122 (3.82%) SaltStack
10 101 (3.17%) IBM
11 71 (2.23%) New Relic
12 58 (1.82%) AppDynamics
13 57 (1.79%) Citrix
14 56 (1.75%) HP
15 43 (1.35%) SolarWinds
16 40 (1.25%) F5
17 38 (1.19%) ServiceNow
18 36 (1.13%) EMC
19 35 (1.10%) NetApp
20 34 (1.07%) Brocade