Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 135 139 131
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 +64
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 3,495 3,948 4,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.48% 2.42% 2.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.58% 26.69% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2,680 3,252 3,633
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 16,197 14,792 14,801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 11.48% 9.05% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 12,714 12,215 12,074
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £57,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +8 1,926 £70,000 +3.70% 295
North of England +15 523 £55,000 +4.76% 118
South East -15 459 £57,500 +4.55% 73
North West +7 279 £55,000 - 65
Yorkshire +8 224 £55,000 +10.00% 45
South West +5 206 £45,000 - 52
East of England +19 192 £55,000 -8.33% 39
Midlands -22 171 £53,000 -3.64% 53
West Midlands 0 122 £51,250 -6.82% 34
North East +40 58 £55,000 - 8
East Midlands -25 49 £60,000 +9.09% 19
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2,489 (71.22%) DevOps
2 2,342 (67.01%) Ansible
3 2,233 (63.89%) Linux
4 2,092 (59.86%) Opscode Chef
5 2,081 (59.54%) Amazon AWS
6 1,754 (50.19%) Python
7 1,688 (48.30%) Docker
8 1,604 (45.89%) Jenkins
9 1,541 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
10 1,352 (38.68%) Configuration Management
11 1,302 (37.25%) Microsoft Azure
12 1,116 (31.93%) Bash Shell
13 1,058 (30.27%) Kubernetes
14 1,036 (29.64%) Terraform
15 1,031 (29.50%) Java
16 1,028 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
17 884 (25.29%) Git (software)
18 868 (24.84%) Windows
19 834 (23.86%) Ruby
20 714 (20.43%) PowerShell
20 714 (20.43%) Finance
21 626 (17.91%) SQL
22 575 (16.45%) Unix
23 558 (15.97%) Google Cloud Platform
24 531 (15.19%) VMware
25 496 (14.19%) Red Hat
26 482 (13.79%) Open Source
27 477 (13.65%) Microsoft
28 472 (13.51%) Test Automation
29 468 (13.39%) Perl

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
1 403 (11.53%) Apache
2 250 (7.15%) Tomcat
3 166 (4.75%) nginx
4 150 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
5 130 (3.72%) OpenStack
6 129 (3.69%) Confluence
7 109 (3.12%) JBoss
8 80 (2.29%) WebLogic
9 74 (2.12%) Apache Solr
9 74 (2.12%) IIS
10 71 (2.03%) Apache Spark
11 53 (1.52%) WebSphere
12 36 (1.03%) GlassFish
13 35 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
13 35 (1.00%) MQSeries
14 32 (0.92%) WordPress
15 29 (0.83%) Apache Pig
16 20 (0.57%) Mule
17 18 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 14 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.17%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.17%) Snapchat
4 2 (0.057%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.057%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.057%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.057%) SPSS
5 1 (0.029%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.029%) InVision
5 1 (0.029%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
2 13 (0.37%) Distributed Ledger
3 10 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.057%) Magento
4 2 (0.057%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.029%) Odoo
5 1 (0.029%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.029%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.029%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.029%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 2,081 (59.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1,302 (37.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 558 (15.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 384 (10.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 330 (9.44%) SaaS
6 234 (6.70%) GitHub
7 219 (6.27%) PaaS
8 214 (6.12%) IaaS
9 204 (5.84%) Cloud Computing
10 160 (4.58%) Amazon EC2
10 160 (4.58%) OpenShift
11 126 (3.61%) Amazon S3
12 110 (3.15%) Serverless
13 92 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 68 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
15 65 (1.86%) IBM Cloud
16 64 (1.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 63 (1.80%) Amazon ELB
18 45 (1.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 45 (1.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 320 (9.16%) Firewall
2 294 (8.41%) DNS
3 244 (6.98%) TCP/IP
4 153 (4.38%) Internet
5 116 (3.32%) HTTP
6 111 (3.18%) SAN
7 105 (3.00%) SSL
8 91 (2.60%) VPN
9 60 (1.72%) DHCP
10 52 (1.49%) WAN
11 45 (1.29%) iSCSI
12 41 (1.17%) LAN
13 35 (1.00%) VLAN
14 33 (0.94%) BGP
14 33 (0.94%) SNMP
15 30 (0.86%) Network Security
16 24 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
17 23 (0.66%) NAS
18 22 (0.63%) FCoE
19 21 (0.60%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (11.44%) MySQL
2 295 (8.44%) SQL Server
3 285 (8.15%) NoSQL
4 227 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
5 218 (6.24%) MongoDB
6 198 (5.67%) Big Data
7 136 (3.89%) Hadoop
8 127 (3.63%) Amazon RDS
9 124 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 110 (3.15%) Relational Database
11 75 (2.15%) MariaDB
12 74 (2.12%) Redis
13 69 (1.97%) Oracle Database
14 61 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 46 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
16 44 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
17 42 (1.20%) Apache Hive
18 40 (1.14%) Blockchain
19 37 (1.06%) HBase
20 35 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1,604 (45.89%) Jenkins
2 884 (25.29%) Git (software)
3 420 (12.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 398 (11.39%) TeamCity
5 376 (10.76%) Maven
6 331 (9.47%) JIRA
7 286 (8.18%) Octopus Deploy
8 254 (7.27%) Subversion
9 216 (6.18%) Vagrant
10 185 (5.29%) Selenium
11 158 (4.52%) Gradle
12 151 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
13 142 (4.06%) GitLab
14 127 (3.63%) Visual Studio Team System
15 123 (3.52%) Travis CI
16 117 (3.35%) Ant
17 110 (3.15%) Bitbucket
18 102 (2.92%) Sonatype Nexus
19 96 (2.75%) Cucumber
19 96 (2.75%) SonarQube
General
1 714 (20.43%) Finance
2 124 (3.55%) Banking
3 103 (2.95%) Retail
4 93 (2.66%) Games
5 92 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 71 (2.03%) Marketing
7 56 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 40 (1.14%) Law
9 31 (0.89%) Advertising
10 29 (0.83%) Electronics
11 21 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 20 (0.57%) Legal
13 19 (0.54%) Front Office
13 19 (0.54%) Investment Banking
14 16 (0.46%) Publishing
15 14 (0.40%) Aerospace
16 12 (0.34%) German Language
17 11 (0.31%) French Language
17 11 (0.31%) Swedish Language
18 6 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,415 (40.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 388 (11.10%) Linux Engineer
3 354 (10.13%) AWS Engineer
4 306 (8.76%) AWS DevOps
5 302 (8.64%) Developer
6 298 (8.53%) Cloud Engineer
7 265 (7.58%) Senior DevOps
8 241 (6.90%) Administrator
8 241 (6.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 235 (6.72%) Platform Engineer
10 219 (6.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 210 (6.01%) Architect
12 201 (5.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 193 (5.52%) Consultant
14 191 (5.46%) Systems Administrator
15 178 (5.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 174 (4.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 170 (4.86%) Java Developer
18 147 (4.21%) Linux Administrator
19 146 (4.18%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 395 (11.30%) Web Services
2 276 (7.90%) .NET
3 254 (7.27%) Elastic Stack
4 219 (6.27%) AngularJS
5 202 (5.78%) Node.js
6 186 (5.32%) Spring
7 171 (4.89%) LAMP
8 139 (3.98%) REST
9 132 (3.78%) RabbitMQ
10 124 (3.55%) Kafka
11 120 (3.43%) React
12 110 (3.15%) Java EE
13 94 (2.69%) HTML
14 91 (2.60%) J2EE
14 91 (2.60%) Middleware
15 89 (2.55%) CSS
16 85 (2.43%) Hibernate
17 84 (2.40%) RESTful
18 79 (2.26%) LEMP Stack
19 59 (1.69%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 306 (8.76%) Public Cloud
2 296 (8.47%) Data Centre
3 170 (4.86%) Fintech
4 146 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
5 141 (4.03%) Linux Command Line
6 136 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
7 115 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
8 104 (2.98%) Greenfield Project
9 97 (2.78%) Cloud Native
10 91 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
11 75 (2.15%) Private Cloud
12 66 (1.89%) Hedge funds
13 57 (1.63%) Replication
14 49 (1.40%) User Experience
15 45 (1.29%) Management Information System
16 43 (1.23%) Clustering
17 42 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 40 (1.14%) Internet of Things
19 34 (0.97%) Mobile App
20 31 (0.89%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2,233 (63.89%) Linux
2 868 (24.84%) Windows
3 575 (16.45%) Unix
4 406 (11.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 366 (10.47%) CentOS
6 287 (8.21%) Ubuntu
7 278 (7.95%) Windows Server
8 102 (2.92%) Debian
9 70 (2.00%) Solaris
10 60 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 54 (1.55%) Android
12 41 (1.17%) CoreOS
13 38 (1.09%) Fedora
14 33 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
15 32 (0.92%) Apple iOS
15 32 (0.92%) FreeBSD
16 31 (0.89%) SUSE
17 28 (0.80%) VMS
18 27 (0.77%) Mesosphere
19 24 (0.69%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,489 (71.22%) DevOps
2 1,541 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1,352 (38.68%) Configuration Management
4 1,028 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 482 (13.79%) Open Source
6 472 (13.51%) Test Automation
7 468 (13.39%) Microservices
8 450 (12.88%) Continuous Delivery
9 379 (10.84%) Software Engineering
10 363 (10.39%) Deployment Automation
11 360 (10.30%) ITIL
12 346 (9.90%) Scrum
13 320 (9.16%) Problem-Solving
14 302 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 300 (8.58%) Mentoring
16 252 (7.21%) TDD
17 241 (6.90%) High Availability
18 197 (5.64%) Load Balancing
19 193 (5.52%) Migration
20 188 (5.38%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,754 (50.19%) Python
2 1,116 (31.93%) Bash Shell
3 1,031 (29.50%) Java
4 834 (23.86%) Ruby
5 714 (20.43%) PowerShell
6 626 (17.91%) SQL
7 468 (13.39%) Perl
8 408 (11.67%) JavaScript
9 279 (7.98%) Go
10 268 (7.67%) PHP
11 232 (6.64%) Shell Script
12 215 (6.15%) C#
13 158 (4.52%) C++
14 126 (3.61%) C
15 85 (2.43%) Scala
16 76 (2.17%) TypeScript
17 54 (1.55%) Korn
17 54 (1.55%) Objective-C
18 49 (1.40%) Java 8
19 43 (1.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 340 (9.73%) Degree
2 159 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 100 (2.86%) AWS Certification
4 99 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 91 (2.60%) DV Cleared
6 89 (2.55%) RHCE
7 86 (2.46%) SC Cleared
8 80 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 73 (2.09%) RHCSA
10 69 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
11 67 (1.92%) MCSE
12 56 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
13 53 (1.52%) CCNA
14 46 (1.32%) CISSP
15 45 (1.29%) Master's Degree
16 44 (1.26%) SSCP
17 42 (1.20%) GIAC
17 42 (1.20%) Linux+ Certification
17 42 (1.20%) Network+ Certification
17 42 (1.20%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (4.06%) QA
2 66 (1.89%) SLA
3 59 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 49 (1.40%) GDPR
5 45 (1.29%) HIPAA
6 43 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials
7 22 (0.63%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 12 (0.34%) Data Quality
10 8 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.17%) PMO
12 4 (0.11%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.029%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.029%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,688 (48.30%) Docker
2 396 (11.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 296 (8.47%) Active Directory
4 213 (6.09%) Hyper-V
5 109 (3.12%) VMware ESXi
6 95 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
7 91 (2.60%) vSphere
8 83 (2.37%) VirtualBox
9 59 (1.69%) NFS
10 49 (1.40%) Xen
11 47 (1.34%) Samba
12 40 (1.14%) KVM
13 38 (1.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 30 (0.86%) RHEV
15 27 (0.77%) oVirt
16 24 (0.69%) HDFS
16 24 (0.69%) VMware NSX
17 17 (0.49%) iptables
17 17 (0.49%) pfSense
17 17 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2,342 (67.01%) Ansible
2 2,092 (59.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1,058 (30.27%) Kubernetes
4 1,036 (29.64%) Terraform
5 340 (9.73%) Salt
6 314 (8.98%) Nagios
7 193 (5.52%) Docker Swarm
8 185 (5.29%) Packer
9 162 (4.64%) Prometheus
10 159 (4.55%) Consul
11 153 (4.38%) Graphite
12 144 (4.12%) ZABBIX
13 138 (3.95%) Grafana
14 81 (2.32%) SCOM
15 59 (1.69%) vCenter Server
16 54 (1.55%) Automic
17 53 (1.52%) Opsview
18 51 (1.46%) SCCM
19 44 (1.26%) HAProxy
20 43 (1.23%) Mesos
Vendors
1 531 (15.19%) VMware
2 496 (14.19%) Red Hat
3 477 (13.65%) Microsoft
4 400 (11.44%) Google
5 387 (11.07%) Oracle
6 281 (8.04%) Splunk
7 131 (3.75%) Atlassian
8 117 (3.35%) Cisco
9 100 (2.86%) SaltStack
10 99 (2.83%) IBM
11 80 (2.29%) Citrix
12 76 (2.17%) New Relic
13 72 (2.06%) EMC
14 66 (1.89%) NetApp
15 62 (1.77%) AppDynamics
15 62 (1.77%) HP
16 53 (1.52%) SolarWinds
17 52 (1.49%) SAP
18 48 (1.37%) ServiceNow
19 40 (1.14%) Cloudera