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

Puppet
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 134 135
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +68
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 3,852 4,247 4,626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.48% 2.56% 2.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.79% 28.67% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3,077 3,509 3,983
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +2.68%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,250 £81,250
UK median annual salary £59,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -1.67% +4.35% +4.55%

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 16,194 14,815 16,399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.43% 8.93% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13,037 12,144 13,506
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%

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 September 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 September 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 -9 1,982 £67,500 +3.85% 268
North of England +4 707 £52,500 +5.00% 103
South East -29 502 £55,000 - 93
North West -9 349 £52,500 +10.53% 58
Yorkshire +10 313 £50,000 -4.76% 37
South West +57 243 £45,000 -10.00% 51
East of England +42 230 £60,000 +14.29% 39
Midlands +20 168 £53,150 -3.36% 41
West Midlands -1 110 £55,000 - 27
North East +32 77 £55,000 -20.29% 8
East Midlands +22 58 £47,500 -9.52% 14
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 2,791 (72.46%) DevOps
2 2,693 (69.91%) Linux
3 2,448 (63.55%) Ansible
4 2,382 (61.84%) Opscode Chef
5 2,284 (59.29%) Amazon AWS
6 2,081 (54.02%) Python
7 1,913 (49.66%) Docker
8 1,674 (43.46%) Jenkins
9 1,557 (40.42%) Agile Software Development
10 1,453 (37.72%) Configuration Management
11 1,333 (34.61%) Microsoft Azure
12 1,293 (33.57%) Bash Shell
13 1,113 (28.89%) Java
14 1,096 (28.45%) Continuous Integration
15 1,085 (28.17%) Kubernetes
16 1,004 (26.06%) Windows
17 996 (25.86%) Terraform
18 979 (25.42%) Ruby
19 966 (25.08%) Git (software)
20 754 (19.57%) PowerShell
21 726 (18.85%) VMware
22 642 (16.67%) Finance
23 625 (16.23%) Open Source
24 619 (16.07%) Unix
25 616 (15.99%) Red Hat
26 610 (15.84%) SQL
27 559 (14.51%) Perl
28 550 (14.28%) Google Cloud Platform
29 534 (13.86%) MySQL
30 503 (13.06%) Microsoft

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
1 365 (9.48%) Apache
2 294 (7.63%) Tomcat
3 275 (7.14%) OpenStack
4 214 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
5 186 (4.83%) JBoss
6 154 (4.00%) Confluence
7 149 (3.87%) nginx
8 145 (3.76%) WebLogic
9 109 (2.83%) WebSphere
10 75 (1.95%) Apache Solr
11 74 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
12 72 (1.87%) Apache Spark
13 71 (1.84%) CloudStack
14 67 (1.74%) IIS
15 60 (1.56%) Apache Pig
16 43 (1.12%) GlassFish
17 39 (1.01%) WordPress
18 31 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 30 (0.78%) CMS
20 28 (0.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.23%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.052%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.026%) HipChat
4 1 (0.026%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (0.49%) Distributed Ledger
1 19 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
2 16 (0.42%) Documaker
3 5 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.078%) Magento
4 3 (0.078%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.026%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.026%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 1 (0.026%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.026%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.026%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 2,284 (59.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1,333 (34.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 550 (14.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 405 (10.51%) AWS CloudFormation
5 269 (6.98%) SaaS
6 227 (5.89%) IaaS
7 212 (5.50%) PaaS
8 211 (5.48%) GitHub
9 189 (4.91%) Amazon EC2
10 155 (4.02%) Amazon S3
11 145 (3.76%) Serverless
12 143 (3.71%) Cloud Computing
13 141 (3.66%) OpenShift
14 100 (2.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 90 (2.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 76 (1.97%) AWS Lambda
17 68 (1.77%) Amazon ELB
18 65 (1.69%) IBM Cloud
19 43 (1.12%) Office 365
20 39 (1.01%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 358 (9.29%) Firewall
2 337 (8.75%) TCP/IP
3 303 (7.87%) DNS
4 168 (4.36%) HTTP
5 155 (4.02%) SAN
6 144 (3.74%) Internet
7 138 (3.58%) VPN
8 114 (2.96%) SSL
9 84 (2.18%) DHCP
10 78 (2.02%) WAN
11 56 (1.45%) NAS
12 54 (1.40%) SSH
13 51 (1.32%) LAN
13 51 (1.32%) SNMP
14 46 (1.19%) Network Security
15 39 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
16 35 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
17 34 (0.88%) BGP
18 32 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
18 32 (0.83%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 534 (13.86%) MySQL
2 340 (8.83%) SQL Server
3 314 (8.15%) NoSQL
4 270 (7.01%) MongoDB
5 264 (6.85%) Big Data
6 253 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
7 178 (4.62%) Hadoop
8 171 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 152 (3.95%) Amazon RDS
10 135 (3.50%) Relational Database
11 83 (2.15%) Apache Hive
12 82 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 81 (2.10%) Oracle Database
14 79 (2.05%) Redis
15 77 (2.00%) Blockchain
16 64 (1.66%) RDBMS
17 61 (1.58%) MariaDB
18 41 (1.06%) Neo4j
19 30 (0.78%) DB2
20 29 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1,674 (43.46%) Jenkins
2 966 (25.08%) Git (software)
3 435 (11.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 412 (10.70%) JIRA
5 363 (9.42%) TeamCity
6 261 (6.78%) Subversion
7 259 (6.72%) Vagrant
8 255 (6.62%) Maven
9 249 (6.46%) Octopus Deploy
10 192 (4.98%) Selenium
11 132 (3.43%) Sonatype Nexus
12 128 (3.32%) Bitbucket
13 124 (3.22%) GitLab
14 122 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
15 107 (2.78%) Hudson
16 95 (2.47%) Gradle
17 92 (2.39%) Travis CI
18 80 (2.08%) Cucumber
19 79 (2.05%) Visual Studio Team System
20 77 (2.00%) JUnit
General
1 642 (16.67%) Finance
2 187 (4.85%) Retail
3 161 (4.18%) Banking
4 108 (2.80%) Games
5 90 (2.34%) Marketing
6 75 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 63 (1.64%) Financial Institution
8 57 (1.48%) Law
9 50 (1.30%) Advertising
10 32 (0.83%) Investment Banking
11 28 (0.73%) Electronics
11 28 (0.73%) Legal
12 26 (0.67%) Publishing
13 23 (0.60%) Manufacturing
14 16 (0.42%) Back Office
15 14 (0.36%) Billing
16 10 (0.26%) German Language
17 9 (0.23%) French Language
17 9 (0.23%) Swedish Language
18 8 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,686 (43.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 549 (14.25%) Linux Engineer
3 365 (9.48%) AWS Engineer
4 357 (9.27%) AWS DevOps
5 329 (8.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 324 (8.41%) Senior DevOps
7 315 (8.18%) Cloud Engineer
8 310 (8.05%) Administrator
9 299 (7.76%) Developer
10 289 (7.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 279 (7.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 271 (7.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 238 (6.18%) Systems Administrator
14 232 (6.02%) Architect
15 210 (5.45%) Platform Engineer
16 202 (5.24%) Linux Administrator
17 186 (4.83%) Systems Engineer
18 183 (4.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 181 (4.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 160 (4.15%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 451 (11.71%) Web Services
2 287 (7.45%) Node.js
3 264 (6.85%) .NET
4 220 (5.71%) Spring
5 217 (5.63%) LAMP
6 198 (5.14%) Elastic Stack
7 169 (4.39%) AngularJS
8 168 (4.36%) REST
9 147 (3.82%) Middleware
10 145 (3.76%) RabbitMQ
11 129 (3.35%) Java EE
12 128 (3.32%) HTML
13 121 (3.14%) Kafka
14 120 (3.12%) React
15 109 (2.83%) CSS
16 103 (2.67%) Spring Boot
17 99 (2.57%) Hibernate
18 96 (2.49%) RESTful
19 95 (2.47%) LDAP
20 92 (2.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 292 (7.58%) Public Cloud
2 261 (6.78%) Data Centre
3 185 (4.80%) Fintech
4 174 (4.52%) Computer Science
5 162 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
6 141 (3.66%) Linux Command Line
7 128 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
8 110 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
9 94 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
10 92 (2.39%) Private Cloud
11 86 (2.23%) Cloud Native
12 85 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
13 76 (1.97%) Management Information System
14 67 (1.74%) Replication
15 57 (1.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 52 (1.35%) User Experience
17 41 (1.06%) Clustering
18 35 (0.91%) Blog
18 35 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
19 30 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2,693 (69.91%) Linux
2 1,004 (26.06%) Windows
3 619 (16.07%) Unix
4 417 (10.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 401 (10.41%) CentOS
6 287 (7.45%) Ubuntu
7 221 (5.74%) Windows Server
8 146 (3.79%) Debian
9 92 (2.39%) Android
10 84 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 74 (1.92%) Solaris
12 59 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 47 (1.22%) Apple iOS
13 47 (1.22%) CoreOS
14 46 (1.19%) Fedora
15 44 (1.14%) Mac OS X
16 37 (0.96%) SUSE
17 34 (0.88%) VMS
18 26 (0.67%) FreeBSD
19 25 (0.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,791 (72.46%) DevOps
2 1,557 (40.42%) Agile Software Development
3 1,453 (37.72%) Configuration Management
4 1,096 (28.45%) Continuous Integration
5 625 (16.23%) Open Source
6 487 (12.64%) Microservices
7 486 (12.62%) Scrum
8 483 (12.54%) Test Automation
9 479 (12.44%) Deployment Automation
10 445 (11.55%) Continuous Delivery
11 393 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
11 393 (10.20%) Software Engineering
12 330 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 320 (8.31%) ITIL
14 298 (7.74%) Mentoring
15 268 (6.96%) High Availability
16 262 (6.80%) TDD
17 217 (5.63%) Kanban
18 209 (5.43%) Continuous Deployment
19 185 (4.80%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2,081 (54.02%) Python
2 1,293 (33.57%) Bash Shell
3 1,113 (28.89%) Java
4 979 (25.42%) Ruby
5 754 (19.57%) PowerShell
6 610 (15.84%) SQL
7 559 (14.51%) Perl
8 454 (11.79%) JavaScript
9 366 (9.50%) PHP
10 321 (8.33%) Go
11 289 (7.50%) Shell Script
12 255 (6.62%) C#
13 185 (4.80%) C++
14 167 (4.34%) C
15 105 (2.73%) Scala
16 88 (2.28%) Java 8
17 69 (1.79%) Korn
18 44 (1.14%) Objective-C
19 43 (1.12%) Groovy
20 39 (1.01%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 328 (8.52%) Degree
2 168 (4.36%) Security Cleared
3 116 (3.01%) DV Cleared
4 114 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 107 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 102 (2.65%) AWS Certification
6 102 (2.65%) MCSE
7 88 (2.28%) CCNA
8 87 (2.26%) RHCE
9 77 (2.00%) CISSP
10 75 (1.95%) Master's Degree
11 73 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
12 70 (1.82%) SSCP
13 64 (1.66%) GIAC
13 64 (1.66%) SANS
14 63 (1.64%) CompTIA Security+
14 63 (1.64%) Linux+ Certification
14 63 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
15 55 (1.43%) RHCSA
16 53 (1.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (4.00%) QA
2 52 (1.35%) SLA
3 24 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.31%) GDPR
6 10 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 6 (0.16%) PMO
8 5 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.10%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.078%) DICOM
10 3 (0.078%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.078%) HL7
11 1 (0.026%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.026%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.026%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,913 (49.66%) Docker
2 481 (12.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 245 (6.36%) Active Directory
4 174 (4.52%) vSphere
5 155 (4.02%) Hyper-V
6 112 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
6 112 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
7 99 (2.57%) VirtualBox
8 90 (2.34%) KVM
8 90 (2.34%) Xen
9 63 (1.64%) Samba
10 55 (1.43%) NFS
11 40 (1.04%) oVirt
12 36 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 36 (0.93%) RHEV
13 31 (0.80%) XenServer
14 29 (0.75%) HDFS
15 27 (0.70%) XenApp
15 27 (0.70%) XenDesktop
16 26 (0.67%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2,448 (63.55%) Ansible
2 2,382 (61.84%) Opscode Chef
3 1,085 (28.17%) Kubernetes
4 996 (25.86%) Terraform
5 432 (11.21%) Salt
6 361 (9.37%) Nagios
7 214 (5.56%) ZABBIX
8 198 (5.14%) Docker Swarm
9 173 (4.49%) Packer
10 127 (3.30%) Graphite
11 124 (3.22%) Grafana
12 119 (3.09%) Consul
13 94 (2.44%) Cobbler
14 92 (2.39%) Rancher
15 90 (2.34%) Prometheus
16 85 (2.21%) Kibana
17 71 (1.84%) logstash
18 57 (1.48%) Opsview
19 53 (1.38%) Red Hat Satellite
20 50 (1.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 726 (18.85%) VMware
2 616 (15.99%) Red Hat
3 503 (13.06%) Microsoft
4 460 (11.94%) Google
5 405 (10.51%) Oracle
6 181 (4.70%) Splunk
7 150 (3.89%) New Relic
8 147 (3.82%) SaltStack
9 145 (3.76%) Cisco
10 130 (3.37%) Atlassian
11 113 (2.93%) IBM
12 108 (2.80%) Citrix
13 82 (2.13%) AppDynamics
14 80 (2.08%) EMC
15 77 (2.00%) HP
15 77 (2.00%) ServiceNow
16 69 (1.79%) SolarWinds
17 67 (1.74%) SAP
18 57 (1.48%) NetApp
19 50 (1.30%) Juniper