Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 126 198
Rank change year-on-year -8 +72 +43
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 4205 4640 3564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.51% 2.59% 1.73%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.66% 29.58% 22.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3513 3933 3080
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,694 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +0.34% +9.52%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £83,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +0.88% +8.57%

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 14673 15685 16025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.75% 8.75% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12155 12802 13126
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -28 2264 £65,000 +4.00% 132
North of England +43 678 £52,500 +16.67% 48
South East -9 603 £55,000 +4.76% 33
North West +51 343 £51,500 +14.44% 23
Yorkshire +28 305 £50,000 +7.53% 24
Midlands +70 257 £55,000 - 20
South West -4 211 £47,500 -5.00% 19
West Midlands +74 200 £55,000 -8.33% 12
East of England +23 189 £57,500 +9.52% 17
East Midlands +40 57 £55,000 +10.00% 8
North East +21 30 £67,500 +58.82% 1
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 3031 (72.08%) DevOps
2 2839 (67.51%) Linux
3 2652 (63.07%) Opscode Chef
4 2445 (58.15%) Ansible
5 2226 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
6 2066 (49.13%) Python
7 1788 (42.52%) Jenkins
8 1718 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
9 1715 (40.78%) Docker
10 1563 (37.17%) Configuration Management
11 1241 (29.51%) Java
12 1214 (28.87%) Bash Shell
13 1212 (28.82%) Continuous Integration
14 1059 (25.18%) Ruby
15 1033 (24.57%) Microsoft Azure
16 1009 (24.00%) Git (software)
17 885 (21.05%) Windows
18 816 (19.41%) Kubernetes
19 792 (18.83%) Perl
20 776 (18.45%) MySQL
21 761 (18.10%) Unix
22 748 (17.79%) Finance
23 723 (17.19%) Terraform
24 683 (16.24%) Red Hat
25 681 (16.20%) PowerShell
26 657 (15.62%) SQL
27 653 (15.53%) VMware
28 608 (14.46%) Open Source
29 604 (14.36%) Apache
30 574 (13.65%) Scrum

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
1 604 (14.36%) Apache
2 444 (10.56%) OpenStack
3 440 (10.46%) Tomcat
4 331 (7.87%) nginx
5 269 (6.40%) IIS
6 253 (6.02%) Elasticsearch
7 232 (5.52%) Confluence
8 166 (3.95%) WebSphere
9 150 (3.57%) JBoss
10 115 (2.73%) WebLogic
11 113 (2.69%) Cloud Foundry
12 109 (2.59%) Apache Spark
13 78 (1.85%) CloudStack
14 74 (1.76%) Jetty
15 71 (1.69%) Apache Solr
16 55 (1.31%) Documentum
17 45 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 38 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
19 34 (0.81%) CMS
20 25 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (0.17%) HipChat
2 4 (0.095%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.048%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.048%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.024%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.024%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (0.21%) Magento
3 5 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.095%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.071%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.071%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.071%) SessionCam
6 1 (0.024%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.024%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2226 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1033 (24.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 358 (8.51%) AWS CloudFormation
4 349 (8.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 287 (6.83%) SaaS
6 270 (6.42%) PaaS
7 262 (6.23%) IaaS
8 239 (5.68%) Amazon EC2
9 200 (4.76%) GitHub
10 143 (3.40%) Amazon S3
11 91 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
12 90 (2.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 87 (2.07%) Serverless
14 76 (1.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 68 (1.62%) npm
16 65 (1.55%) Office 365
16 65 (1.55%) OpenShift
17 63 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
18 54 (1.28%) Route 53
19 52 (1.24%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 404 (9.61%) DNS
2 389 (9.25%) Firewall
3 303 (7.21%) TCP/IP
4 195 (4.64%) VPN
5 181 (4.30%) DHCP
6 160 (3.80%) Internet
7 108 (2.57%) SAN
8 107 (2.54%) HTTP
9 104 (2.47%) WAN
10 95 (2.26%) VLAN
11 80 (1.90%) LAN
12 75 (1.78%) SNMP
13 70 (1.66%) LDAP
14 54 (1.28%) SSL
15 52 (1.24%) NAS
16 48 (1.14%) BGP
17 45 (1.07%) Kerberos
18 37 (0.88%) SMTP
19 34 (0.81%) Network Security
19 34 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 776 (18.45%) MySQL
2 430 (10.23%) SQL Server
3 370 (8.80%) NoSQL
4 357 (8.49%) MongoDB
5 309 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
6 228 (5.42%) Big Data
7 222 (5.28%) Hadoop
8 187 (4.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 187 (4.45%) Relational Database
9 171 (4.07%) Redis
10 132 (3.14%) Amazon RDS
11 77 (1.83%) RDBMS
12 69 (1.64%) MariaDB
13 57 (1.36%) Riak
14 52 (1.24%) Couchbase
15 48 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 45 (1.07%) InfluxDB
17 42 (1.00%) Oracle Database
18 40 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 32 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1788 (42.52%) Jenkins
2 1009 (24.00%) Git (software)
3 477 (11.34%) TeamCity
4 467 (11.11%) JIRA
5 403 (9.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 349 (8.30%) Maven
7 286 (6.80%) Octopus Deploy
8 251 (5.97%) Vagrant
9 248 (5.90%) Subversion
10 210 (4.99%) Selenium
11 197 (4.68%) Hudson
12 175 (4.16%) Team Foundation Server
13 132 (3.14%) Gradle
14 128 (3.04%) Bitbucket
15 126 (3.00%) JUnit
16 123 (2.93%) MSBuild
17 108 (2.57%) Ant
18 97 (2.31%) Cucumber
19 91 (2.16%) Travis CI
20 88 (2.09%) gulp
General
1 748 (17.79%) Finance
2 308 (7.32%) Banking
3 254 (6.04%) Telecoms
4 192 (4.57%) Retail
5 176 (4.19%) Marketing
6 131 (3.12%) Manufacturing
7 115 (2.73%) Electronics
8 101 (2.40%) Games
9 58 (1.38%) Law
10 41 (0.98%) Advertising
11 31 (0.74%) Financial Institution
12 29 (0.69%) Investment Banking
13 27 (0.64%) Online Betting
14 25 (0.59%) Automotive
14 25 (0.59%) Legal
15 22 (0.52%) Publishing
16 16 (0.38%) Back Office
17 15 (0.36%) Retail Banking
18 9 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
19 8 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1755 (41.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 583 (13.86%) Linux Engineer
3 504 (11.99%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 497 (11.82%) Developer
5 431 (10.25%) AWS Engineer
6 409 (9.73%) AWS DevOps
7 402 (9.56%) Administrator
8 369 (8.78%) Cloud Engineer
9 366 (8.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 332 (7.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 321 (7.63%) Systems Administrator
12 299 (7.11%) Senior DevOps
13 295 (7.02%) Linux Administrator
14 293 (6.97%) Systems Engineer
15 264 (6.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 252 (5.99%) Architect
17 244 (5.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 186 (4.42%) Java Developer
19 178 (4.23%) Lead DevOps
20 166 (3.95%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 540 (12.84%) Web Services
2 429 (10.20%) .NET
3 314 (7.47%) Node.js
4 272 (6.47%) LAMP
5 253 (6.02%) HTML
6 244 (5.80%) AngularJS
7 215 (5.11%) Spring
8 197 (4.68%) REST
9 192 (4.57%) Elastic Stack
10 177 (4.21%) CSS
11 176 (4.19%) RabbitMQ
12 173 (4.11%) RESTful
13 160 (3.80%) Hibernate
14 148 (3.52%) SOAP
15 135 (3.21%) LEMP Stack
16 133 (3.16%) Kafka
17 128 (3.04%) HTML5
18 114 (2.71%) Middleware
19 108 (2.57%) jQuery
20 102 (2.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 317 (7.54%) Public Cloud
2 303 (7.21%) Data Centre
3 211 (5.02%) Computer Science
4 155 (3.69%) Fintech
5 147 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
6 132 (3.14%) Hybrid Cloud
7 126 (3.00%) Private Cloud
8 125 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
9 123 (2.93%) Management Information System
10 104 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
11 103 (2.45%) Linux Command Line
12 60 (1.43%) Clustering
13 55 (1.31%) Replication
14 53 (1.26%) Online Banking
15 51 (1.21%) User Experience
16 38 (0.90%) iPad
17 36 (0.86%) PKI
18 32 (0.76%) Virtual Team
19 31 (0.74%) Mobile App
20 28 (0.67%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 2839 (67.51%) Linux
2 885 (21.05%) Windows
3 761 (18.10%) Unix
4 564 (13.41%) CentOS
5 477 (11.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 374 (8.89%) Ubuntu
7 322 (7.66%) Windows Server
8 188 (4.47%) Debian
9 68 (1.62%) Solaris
10 58 (1.38%) CoreOS
11 55 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 48 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 36 (0.86%) Mac OS X
14 32 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
15 31 (0.74%) AIX
16 26 (0.62%) Fedora
17 24 (0.57%) Android
18 21 (0.50%) Apple iOS
19 17 (0.40%) FreeBSD
19 17 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3031 (72.08%) DevOps
2 1718 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
3 1563 (37.17%) Configuration Management
4 1212 (28.82%) Continuous Integration
5 608 (14.46%) Open Source
6 574 (13.65%) Scrum
7 484 (11.51%) Software Engineering
8 478 (11.37%) Test Automation
9 457 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
10 454 (10.80%) TDD
11 386 (9.18%) Mentoring
12 344 (8.18%) Microservices
13 296 (7.04%) E-Commerce
14 284 (6.75%) ITIL
15 273 (6.49%) Migration
16 269 (6.40%) High Availability
17 248 (5.90%) BDD
18 245 (5.83%) Kanban
19 236 (5.61%) Task Automation
20 203 (4.83%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2066 (49.13%) Python
2 1241 (29.51%) Java
3 1214 (28.87%) Bash Shell
4 1059 (25.18%) Ruby
5 792 (18.83%) Perl
6 681 (16.20%) PowerShell
7 657 (15.62%) SQL
8 540 (12.84%) JavaScript
9 526 (12.51%) PHP
10 370 (8.80%) Shell Script
11 334 (7.94%) C#
12 271 (6.44%) Go
13 194 (4.61%) C++
14 122 (2.90%) Scala
15 113 (2.69%) C
16 111 (2.64%) Groovy
17 43 (1.02%) Korn
18 31 (0.74%) VBScript
19 28 (0.67%) PHP 7
19 28 (0.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 353 (8.39%) Degree
2 247 (5.87%) Security Cleared
3 128 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 120 (2.85%) SC Cleared
5 79 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 74 (1.76%) RHCE
7 68 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
8 56 (1.33%) CCNA
9 46 (1.09%) AWS Certification
10 45 (1.07%) MCSE
11 42 (1.00%) DV Cleared
12 40 (0.95%) RHCSA
13 31 (0.74%) Master's Degree
14 28 (0.67%) MCSA
15 27 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 26 (0.62%) CISSP
17 24 (0.57%) SANS
18 23 (0.55%) MCSD
19 22 (0.52%) CCNP
20 20 (0.48%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (3.59%) QA
2 89 (2.12%) GCP
3 82 (1.95%) SLA
4 65 (1.55%) PCI DSS
5 49 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 39 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.26%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.12%) COBIT
10 5 (0.12%) SSAE 16
11 4 (0.095%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.071%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.024%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1715 (40.78%) Docker
2 407 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 259 (6.16%) Active Directory
4 133 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
5 129 (3.07%) Xen
6 126 (3.00%) vSphere
7 111 (2.64%) Hyper-V
8 93 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
9 74 (1.76%) KVM
10 73 (1.74%) NFS
11 65 (1.55%) XenServer
12 45 (1.07%) iptables
13 43 (1.02%) Varnish
14 37 (0.88%) Samba
15 35 (0.83%) VirtualBox
16 34 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 29 (0.69%) VMware NSX
18 26 (0.62%) Ceph
19 25 (0.59%) vCloud
20 22 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2652 (63.07%) Opscode Chef
2 2445 (58.15%) Ansible
3 816 (19.41%) Kubernetes
4 723 (17.19%) Terraform
5 459 (10.92%) Nagios
6 271 (6.44%) Salt
7 165 (3.92%) ZABBIX
8 155 (3.69%) Packer
9 123 (2.93%) Cobbler
10 105 (2.50%) Grafana
11 95 (2.26%) Kibana
12 88 (2.09%) logstash
13 87 (2.07%) Mesos
14 79 (1.88%) HAProxy
15 77 (1.83%) Tivoli
16 72 (1.71%) Icinga
17 67 (1.59%) Docker Swarm
18 63 (1.50%) Graphite
19 61 (1.45%) SCCM
20 51 (1.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 683 (16.24%) Red Hat
2 653 (15.53%) VMware
3 490 (11.65%) Microsoft
4 444 (10.56%) Oracle
5 376 (8.94%) Google
6 204 (4.85%) SaltStack
6 204 (4.85%) Splunk
7 190 (4.52%) Cisco
8 133 (3.16%) IBM
9 130 (3.09%) New Relic
10 128 (3.04%) SAP
11 114 (2.71%) Atlassian
12 87 (2.07%) HP
13 84 (2.00%) AppDynamics
14 80 (1.90%) Rackspace
15 70 (1.66%) EMC
16 67 (1.59%) EnterpriseDB
17 56 (1.33%) SolarWinds
18 55 (1.31%) Pega
19 51 (1.21%) ServiceNow