Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 129 194
Rank change year-on-year -6 +65 +45
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 3,920 4,234 3,538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.41% 2.57% 1.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.32% 29.78% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3,230 3,611 3,094
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +7.98%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +9.52%

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 14,348 14,217 15,514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.83% 8.63% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 11,836 11,599 12,789
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018. 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 -36 2,067 £67,500 +8.00% 302
North of England +25 593 £52,500 +5.00% 103
South East -22 560 £55,000 +1.85% 78
North West +29 305 £52,500 +2.94% 55
Midlands +66 269 £55,000 -4.35% 38
Yorkshire +29 261 £50,000 - 46
South West +39 235 £45,000 -10.00% 38
East of England +38 196 £60,000 +20.00% 45
West Midlands +53 175 £55,000 -12.00% 19
East Midlands +46 94 £55,000 +10.00% 19
North East -15 28 £55,000 +32.53% 2
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 2,894 (73.83%) DevOps
2 2,651 (67.63%) Linux
3 2,500 (63.78%) Opscode Chef
4 2,388 (60.92%) Ansible
5 2,251 (57.42%) Amazon AWS
6 2,004 (51.12%) Python
7 1,718 (43.83%) Jenkins
8 1,646 (41.99%) Docker
9 1,570 (40.05%) Agile Software Development
10 1,520 (38.78%) Configuration Management
11 1,188 (30.31%) Java
12 1,175 (29.97%) Continuous Integration
13 1,080 (27.55%) Bash Shell
14 1,062 (27.09%) Ruby
15 1,034 (26.38%) Microsoft Azure
16 864 (22.04%) Windows
17 852 (21.73%) Git (software)
18 835 (21.30%) Kubernetes
19 752 (19.18%) Terraform
20 714 (18.21%) Perl
21 705 (17.98%) Finance
22 653 (16.66%) Unix
23 648 (16.53%) PowerShell
24 634 (16.17%) MySQL
24 634 (16.17%) VMware
25 587 (14.97%) Red Hat
26 583 (14.87%) SQL
26 583 (14.87%) JavaScript
27 553 (14.11%) Web Services
27 553 (14.11%) Open Source

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
1 499 (12.73%) Apache
2 352 (8.98%) Tomcat
3 350 (8.93%) OpenStack
4 286 (7.30%) nginx
5 244 (6.22%) Confluence
6 211 (5.38%) Elasticsearch
7 194 (4.95%) IIS
8 126 (3.21%) JBoss
9 106 (2.70%) Apache Spark
10 105 (2.68%) WebSphere
11 94 (2.40%) Cloud Foundry
12 64 (1.63%) WebLogic
13 59 (1.51%) Apache Solr
14 56 (1.43%) CloudStack
15 44 (1.12%) Jetty
16 24 (0.61%) CMS
16 24 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
17 21 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
17 21 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 18 (0.46%) Documentum
Applications
1 10 (0.26%) MS Visio
2 7 (0.18%) HipChat
3 1 (0.026%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.026%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.026%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.23%) Magento
2 8 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.077%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.051%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.051%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.026%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.026%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 2,251 (57.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1,034 (26.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 368 (9.39%) AWS CloudFormation
4 314 (8.01%) Google Cloud Platform
5 304 (7.76%) SaaS
6 269 (6.86%) Amazon EC2
7 210 (5.36%) PaaS
8 200 (5.10%) IaaS
9 165 (4.21%) GitHub
10 156 (3.98%) Amazon S3
11 111 (2.83%) OpenShift
12 110 (2.81%) Serverless
13 96 (2.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 87 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
15 81 (2.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 68 (1.73%) AWS Lambda
17 65 (1.66%) npm
18 62 (1.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 60 (1.53%) Route 53
20 59 (1.51%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 377 (9.62%) Firewall
2 350 (8.93%) DNS
3 339 (8.65%) TCP/IP
4 198 (5.05%) VPN
5 189 (4.82%) DHCP
6 118 (3.01%) Internet
7 107 (2.73%) WAN
8 100 (2.55%) HTTP
9 83 (2.12%) LAN
10 81 (2.07%) VLAN
11 77 (1.96%) SNMP
12 68 (1.73%) SAN
13 60 (1.53%) SSL
14 55 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
15 53 (1.35%) BGP
16 45 (1.15%) Ethernet
16 45 (1.15%) VoIP
17 38 (0.97%) OSPF
18 37 (0.94%) Broadband
19 35 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 634 (16.17%) MySQL
2 374 (9.54%) NoSQL
3 349 (8.90%) MongoDB
4 306 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
4 306 (7.81%) SQL Server
5 216 (5.51%) Big Data
6 197 (5.03%) Hadoop
7 180 (4.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 158 (4.03%) Redis
9 145 (3.70%) Relational Database
10 131 (3.34%) Amazon RDS
11 70 (1.79%) RDBMS
12 62 (1.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 61 (1.56%) MariaDB
14 40 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 37 (0.94%) Apache Hive
15 37 (0.94%) Riak
16 35 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 34 (0.87%) Couchbase
18 30 (0.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1,718 (43.83%) Jenkins
2 852 (21.73%) Git (software)
3 496 (12.65%) TeamCity
4 465 (11.86%) JIRA
5 403 (10.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 355 (9.06%) Maven
7 258 (6.58%) Octopus Deploy
8 236 (6.02%) Subversion
9 193 (4.92%) Vagrant
10 170 (4.34%) Hudson
11 164 (4.18%) Selenium
12 144 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 136 (3.47%) MSBuild
14 134 (3.42%) Sonatype Nexus
15 116 (2.96%) Gradle
16 115 (2.93%) Bitbucket
17 112 (2.86%) JUnit
18 102 (2.60%) Cucumber
19 87 (2.22%) Travis CI
20 76 (1.94%) Ant
General
1 705 (17.98%) Finance
2 306 (7.81%) Banking
3 161 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 158 (4.03%) Retail
5 87 (2.22%) Marketing
6 82 (2.09%) Games
7 62 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 49 (1.25%) Electronics
9 47 (1.20%) Legal
10 45 (1.15%) Law
11 34 (0.87%) Investment Banking
12 33 (0.84%) Publishing
13 32 (0.82%) Advertising
14 28 (0.71%) Automotive
15 27 (0.69%) Financial Institution
16 15 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (0.33%) Retail Banking
18 12 (0.31%) Back Office
19 9 (0.23%) Aerospace
20 6 (0.15%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1,684 (42.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 619 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
3 471 (12.02%) Developer
4 470 (11.99%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 428 (10.92%) AWS DevOps
6 420 (10.71%) AWS Engineer
7 356 (9.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 349 (8.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 330 (8.42%) Administrator
10 310 (7.91%) Cloud Engineer
11 290 (7.40%) Systems Engineer
12 271 (6.91%) Senior DevOps
13 240 (6.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 240 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
14 232 (5.92%) Architect
15 228 (5.82%) Linux Administrator
16 194 (4.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 181 (4.62%) Java Developer
18 167 (4.26%) Lead DevOps
19 155 (3.95%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 553 (14.11%) Web Services
2 398 (10.15%) .NET
3 353 (9.01%) Node.js
4 263 (6.71%) Spring
5 253 (6.45%) AngularJS
6 224 (5.71%) HTML
7 205 (5.23%) LAMP
8 193 (4.92%) REST
9 178 (4.54%) Hibernate
10 162 (4.13%) RESTful
11 146 (3.72%) Elastic Stack
12 142 (3.62%) CSS
13 138 (3.52%) RabbitMQ
14 113 (2.88%) SOAP
15 109 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
16 104 (2.65%) ASP.NET
16 104 (2.65%) Kafka
17 101 (2.58%) JSON
18 98 (2.50%) HTML5
19 92 (2.35%) React
Miscellaneous
1 303 (7.73%) Data Centre
2 252 (6.43%) Public Cloud
3 203 (5.18%) Fintech
4 193 (4.92%) Computer Science
5 146 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
6 139 (3.55%) Private Cloud
7 137 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
8 115 (2.93%) Management Information System
9 113 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
10 96 (2.45%) Linux Command Line
11 83 (2.12%) Hybrid Cloud
12 63 (1.61%) Clustering
13 58 (1.48%) Online Banking
14 55 (1.40%) Replication
15 39 (0.99%) Mobile App
16 33 (0.84%) User Experience
17 31 (0.79%) PKI
18 30 (0.77%) Algorithms
19 28 (0.71%) Data Structures
19 28 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2,651 (67.63%) Linux
2 864 (22.04%) Windows
3 653 (16.66%) Unix
4 455 (11.61%) CentOS
5 411 (10.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 312 (7.96%) Windows Server
7 274 (6.99%) Ubuntu
8 167 (4.26%) Debian
9 51 (1.30%) CoreOS
10 50 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 47 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 43 (1.10%) Android
13 41 (1.05%) Solaris
14 36 (0.92%) Apple iOS
15 35 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
16 32 (0.82%) AIX
17 30 (0.77%) Mac OS X
18 23 (0.59%) Fedora
19 16 (0.41%) SUSE
20 12 (0.31%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,894 (73.83%) DevOps
2 1,570 (40.05%) Agile Software Development
3 1,520 (38.78%) Configuration Management
4 1,175 (29.97%) Continuous Integration
5 553 (14.11%) Open Source
6 488 (12.45%) Scrum
7 486 (12.40%) Software Engineering
8 480 (12.24%) Test Automation
9 450 (11.48%) Microservices
10 431 (10.99%) Continuous Delivery
11 382 (9.74%) TDD
12 298 (7.60%) Mentoring
13 290 (7.40%) E-Commerce
14 259 (6.61%) Migration
15 240 (6.12%) BDD
16 231 (5.89%) ITIL
17 229 (5.84%) High Availability
18 199 (5.08%) Continuous Deployment
19 195 (4.97%) SDLC
20 182 (4.64%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2,004 (51.12%) Python
2 1,188 (30.31%) Java
3 1,080 (27.55%) Bash Shell
4 1,062 (27.09%) Ruby
5 714 (18.21%) Perl
6 648 (16.53%) PowerShell
7 583 (14.87%) JavaScript
7 583 (14.87%) SQL
8 487 (12.42%) PHP
9 353 (9.01%) C#
10 299 (7.63%) Shell Script
11 216 (5.51%) Go
12 201 (5.13%) Scala
13 134 (3.42%) C++
14 98 (2.50%) Groovy
15 89 (2.27%) C
16 38 (0.97%) Korn
17 30 (0.77%) Clojure
18 26 (0.66%) PHP 7
19 24 (0.61%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 286 (7.30%) Degree
2 227 (5.79%) Security Cleared
3 118 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 115 (2.93%) SC Cleared
5 90 (2.30%) RHCE
6 79 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
7 78 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 58 (1.48%) MCSE
9 57 (1.45%) CCNA
10 56 (1.43%) AWS Certification
10 56 (1.43%) RHCSA
11 55 (1.40%) DV Cleared
12 40 (1.02%) Master's Degree
13 38 (0.97%) MCSA
14 37 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 34 (0.87%) CCNP
16 23 (0.59%) CISSP
16 23 (0.59%) Linux+ Certification
16 23 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
17 22 (0.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (3.14%) QA
2 94 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 80 (2.04%) GCP
4 50 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (0.92%) SLA
6 20 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
7 8 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.10%) COBIT
8 4 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.026%) GDPR
9 1 (0.026%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.026%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.026%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.026%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1,646 (41.99%) Docker
2 416 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 187 (4.77%) Active Directory
4 123 (3.14%) Virtual Machines
5 107 (2.73%) Xen
6 105 (2.68%) vSphere
7 98 (2.50%) Hyper-V
8 75 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
9 65 (1.66%) NFS
10 55 (1.40%) KVM
11 45 (1.15%) VirtualBox
12 44 (1.12%) iptables
13 43 (1.10%) Samba
14 32 (0.82%) XenServer
15 31 (0.79%) VMware NSX
16 29 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 29 (0.74%) Ceph
16 29 (0.74%) HDFS
17 27 (0.69%) Varnish
18 21 (0.54%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2,500 (63.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2,388 (60.92%) Ansible
3 835 (21.30%) Kubernetes
4 752 (19.18%) Terraform
5 373 (9.52%) Nagios
6 295 (7.53%) Salt
7 172 (4.39%) Packer
8 140 (3.57%) ZABBIX
9 90 (2.30%) Cobbler
10 79 (2.02%) Kibana
11 76 (1.94%) Docker Swarm
12 73 (1.86%) HAProxy
13 72 (1.84%) Grafana
14 71 (1.81%) Icinga
14 71 (1.81%) logstash
15 67 (1.71%) Mesos
16 61 (1.56%) Cacti
17 53 (1.35%) Tivoli
18 51 (1.30%) SCCM
19 36 (0.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 634 (16.17%) VMware
2 587 (14.97%) Red Hat
3 437 (11.15%) Oracle
4 413 (10.54%) Microsoft
5 362 (9.23%) Google
6 179 (4.57%) Cisco
7 176 (4.49%) SaltStack
8 173 (4.41%) Splunk
9 110 (2.81%) Atlassian
10 107 (2.73%) IBM
11 98 (2.50%) New Relic
12 76 (1.94%) AppDynamics
13 73 (1.86%) SAP
14 65 (1.66%) HP
14 65 (1.66%) NetApp
15 57 (1.45%) SolarWinds
16 56 (1.43%) Citrix
17 55 (1.40%) Juniper
18 53 (1.35%) WorldPay
19 49 (1.25%) Rackspace