Period
to 24 October 2021

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 24 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
UK > England
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 229 137 165
Rank change year-on-year -92 +28 -26
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 1,719 1,059 2,693
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.56% 2.36% 2.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.10% 14.10% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,209 827 1,999
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £48,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +8.33%

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 18,892 7,511 16,653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.12% 16.75% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12,108 6,286 12,901
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,500 £59,102
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +5.75% +7.46%
75th Percentile £87,500 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £93,750 £91,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Puppet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in England

Puppet
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Puppet in England.

Salary trend for Puppet in England

Puppet
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Puppet in England over the 6 months to 24 October 2021.

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 24 October 2021. 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 -105 839 £80,000 +14.29% 154
North of England -17 471 £60,000 +9.09% 50
Yorkshire -29 230 £60,000 +9.09% 18
North West -23 190 £60,000 - 25
South East -57 162 £65,000 +8.33% 30
South West -70 105 £62,500 +4.17% 24
Midlands -101 85 £65,000 +36.84% 25
West Midlands -91 66 £65,000 +36.84% 17
North East +6 51 £49,000 -2.00% 7
East of England -102 40 £60,000 +9.09% 19
East Midlands -70 19 £67,500 +42.11% 8
Puppet
UK

For the 6 months to 24 October 2021, 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 1,350 (78.53%) DevOps
2 1,169 (68.00%) AWS
3 1,121 (65.21%) Terraform
4 1,054 (61.31%) Kubernetes
5 1,038 (60.38%) Ansible
6 1,035 (60.21%) Opscode Chef
7 996 (57.94%) Python
8 973 (56.60%) Linux
9 953 (55.44%) Docker
10 883 (51.37%) Agile Software Development
11 797 (46.36%) Configuration Management
12 707 (41.13%) Azure
13 683 (39.73%) Infrastructure as Code
14 604 (35.14%) Bash Shell
15 588 (34.21%) Jenkins
16 447 (26.00%) Git (software)
17 444 (25.83%) Java
18 396 (23.04%) AWS CloudFormation
19 383 (22.28%) GCP
20 369 (21.47%) Continuous Integration
21 350 (20.36%) Scrum
22 346 (20.13%) PowerShell
23 325 (18.91%) Ruby
24 319 (18.56%) Go
25 312 (18.15%) Deployment Automation
26 280 (16.29%) Problem-Solving
27 275 (16.00%) SQL
28 268 (15.59%) Social Skills
29 264 (15.36%) Windows
30 253 (14.72%) 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 98 (5.70%) Elasticsearch
2 76 (4.42%) Apache
3 62 (3.61%) Confluence
4 60 (3.49%) IIS
5 52 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 35 (2.04%) nginx
7 29 (1.69%) OpenStack
8 28 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
9 23 (1.34%) Apache Airflow
10 14 (0.81%) WordPress
11 13 (0.76%) Apache Spark
12 12 (0.70%) Gunicorn
12 12 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 11 (0.64%) GemFire
14 10 (0.58%) JBoss
15 7 (0.41%) OpenEdge
15 7 (0.41%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.35%) MS Exchange
17 5 (0.29%) SharePoint
17 5 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.058%) Figma
2 1 (0.058%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.058%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 20 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.058%) Magento
4 1 (0.058%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1,169 (68.00%) AWS
2 707 (41.13%) Azure
3 396 (23.04%) AWS CloudFormation
4 383 (22.28%) GCP
5 197 (11.46%) SaaS
6 179 (10.41%) PaaS
7 146 (8.49%) IaaS
7 146 (8.49%) Pulumi
8 143 (8.32%) Amazon EKS
9 141 (8.20%) Serverless
10 116 (6.75%) GitHub
11 94 (5.47%) Amazon EC2
12 84 (4.89%) OpenShift
13 82 (4.77%) Amazon ECS
14 71 (4.13%) Datadog
15 69 (4.01%) AWS Lambda
16 67 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
17 65 (3.78%) Amazon S3
18 60 (3.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 59 (3.43%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 159 (9.25%) Firewall
2 96 (5.58%) VPN
3 92 (5.35%) DNS
4 74 (4.30%) TCP/IP
5 55 (3.20%) IPv4
6 50 (2.91%) AMQP
7 48 (2.79%) VLAN
8 44 (2.56%) HTTP
9 39 (2.27%) OSPF
10 24 (1.40%) DHCP
11 23 (1.34%) Broadband
11 23 (1.34%) SSL
12 22 (1.28%) Network Security
13 20 (1.16%) WAN
14 18 (1.05%) IPv6
14 18 (1.05%) WebEx
15 17 (0.99%) BGP
16 15 (0.87%) Internet
16 15 (0.87%) LAN
16 15 (0.87%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (14.31%) MySQL
2 209 (12.16%) PostgreSQL
3 118 (6.86%) SQL Server
4 105 (6.11%) Redis
5 88 (5.12%) Big Data
5 88 (5.12%) MongoDB
6 75 (4.36%) MariaDB
7 74 (4.30%) NoSQL
8 70 (4.07%) Azure SQL Database
9 65 (3.78%) Relational Database
10 47 (2.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 46 (2.68%) Apache Accumulo
12 36 (2.09%) Amazon RDS
13 32 (1.86%) Hadoop
14 31 (1.80%) Amazon Athena
15 28 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
16 23 (1.34%) Oracle Database
17 20 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
18 18 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
19 11 (0.64%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 588 (34.21%) Jenkins
2 447 (26.00%) Git (software)
3 186 (10.82%) GitLab
4 137 (7.97%) TeamCity
5 136 (7.91%) Octopus Deploy
6 97 (5.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 87 (5.06%) JIRA
8 83 (4.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 56 (3.26%) Bitbucket
10 55 (3.20%) Travis CI
11 53 (3.08%) Subversion
12 43 (2.50%) IBM UrbanCode
13 34 (1.98%) Maven
14 33 (1.92%) Gradle
15 30 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
16 29 (1.69%) CircleCI
17 26 (1.51%) Selenium
18 25 (1.45%) Cucumber
19 22 (1.28%) Vagrant
20 17 (0.99%) gulp
General
1 268 (15.59%) Social Skills
2 238 (13.85%) Finance
3 92 (5.35%) Banking
4 83 (4.83%) Retail
5 68 (3.96%) Law
6 65 (3.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 52 (3.03%) Public Sector
8 31 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (1.57%) Telecoms
10 26 (1.51%) Marketing
11 21 (1.22%) Automotive
12 19 (1.11%) Presentation Skills
13 16 (0.93%) Games
14 14 (0.81%) Documentation Skills
14 14 (0.81%) Manufacturing
15 12 (0.70%) Russian Language
15 12 (0.70%) Wearables
16 8 (0.47%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.47%) Publishing
17 6 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 797 (46.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 312 (18.15%) AWS Engineer
3 273 (15.88%) AWS DevOps
4 269 (15.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 145 (8.44%) Platform Engineer
6 144 (8.38%) Linux Engineer
7 134 (7.80%) Azure Engineer
8 133 (7.74%) Developer
9 129 (7.50%) Senior DevOps
9 129 (7.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 126 (7.33%) Cloud Engineer
11 110 (6.40%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 104 (6.05%) Architect
13 86 (5.00%) Azure DevOps
14 76 (4.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 72 (4.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 70 (4.07%) Java Developer
17 67 (3.90%) Lead DevOps
18 62 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
19 61 (3.55%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (8.14%) Elastic Stack
2 109 (6.34%) REST
3 107 (6.22%) Web Services
4 105 (6.11%) ARM Templates
5 99 (5.76%) Spring
6 93 (5.41%) Node.js
7 85 (4.94%) Spring Boot
8 83 (4.83%) RabbitMQ
9 76 (4.42%) AngularJS
10 75 (4.36%) Kafka
11 74 (4.30%) .NET
12 55 (3.20%) React
13 42 (2.44%) RESTful
14 38 (2.21%) LAMP
15 34 (1.98%) JSON
16 29 (1.69%) SOAP
17 26 (1.51%) LAPP Stack
17 26 (1.51%) YAML
18 23 (1.34%) Play Framework
18 23 (1.34%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 172 (10.01%) Public Cloud
2 95 (5.53%) Data Centre
3 84 (4.89%) Cloud Native
4 73 (4.25%) Linux Command Line
5 71 (4.13%) Enterprise Cloud
5 71 (4.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 63 (3.66%) Private Cloud
7 62 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
8 44 (2.56%) Management Information System
9 34 (1.98%) Algorithms
9 34 (1.98%) Clustering
10 24 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
11 23 (1.34%) PlayStation
12 22 (1.28%) Virtual Team
13 18 (1.05%) Data Structures
14 16 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
15 12 (0.70%) Hedge funds
15 12 (0.70%) Smartphone
16 10 (0.58%) Social Media
17 9 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 973 (56.60%) Linux
2 264 (15.36%) Windows
3 197 (11.46%) Unix
4 126 (7.33%) CentOS
5 106 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 78 (4.54%) Windows Server
7 66 (3.84%) Ubuntu
8 52 (3.03%) Mesosphere
9 30 (1.75%) Debian
10 17 (0.99%) Windows Server 2016
11 10 (0.58%) Fedora
12 8 (0.47%) SUSE
13 7 (0.41%) Solaris
14 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
15 3 (0.17%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.17%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.17%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
16 2 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,350 (78.53%) DevOps
2 883 (51.37%) Agile Software Development
3 797 (46.36%) Configuration Management
4 683 (39.73%) Infrastructure as Code
5 369 (21.47%) Continuous Integration
6 350 (20.36%) Scrum
7 312 (18.15%) Deployment Automation
8 280 (16.29%) Problem-Solving
9 253 (14.72%) Open Source
10 222 (12.91%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 206 (11.98%) Microservices
12 186 (10.82%) Mentoring
13 185 (10.76%) Software Engineering
14 178 (10.35%) Migration
15 173 (10.06%) Test Automation
16 153 (8.90%) Analytics
17 144 (8.38%) Computer Science
18 138 (8.03%) Load Balancing
19 111 (6.46%) Continuous Improvement
20 101 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 996 (57.94%) Python
2 604 (35.14%) Bash Shell
3 444 (25.83%) Java
4 346 (20.13%) PowerShell
5 325 (18.91%) Ruby
6 319 (18.56%) Go
7 275 (16.00%) SQL
8 206 (11.98%) JavaScript
9 151 (8.78%) C#
10 131 (7.62%) Shell Script
11 96 (5.58%) Perl
11 96 (5.58%) PHP
12 95 (5.53%) Groovy
13 94 (5.47%) TypeScript
14 45 (2.62%) C
14 45 (2.62%) Java 8
15 30 (1.75%) C++
16 26 (1.51%) Kotlin
17 12 (0.70%) MATLAB
18 11 (0.64%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 162 (9.42%) Degree
2 130 (7.56%) Security Cleared
3 108 (6.28%) AWS Certification
4 72 (4.19%) SC Cleared
5 36 (2.09%) RHCE
6 21 (1.22%) RHCSA
7 17 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (0.76%) GIAC
9 13 (0.76%) Master's Degree
10 12 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.70%) OCP
10 12 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
11 10 (0.58%) MCSE
12 9 (0.52%) DV Cleared
13 8 (0.47%) CCNA
14 6 (0.35%) MCSA
14 6 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.29%) CCNP
15 5 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (3.72%) QA
2 33 (1.92%) SLA
3 12 (0.70%) GRC
4 9 (0.52%) NIST
5 8 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.23%) GDPR
7 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.17%) IASME
7 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.17%) NCSC
8 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.058%) COBIT
9 1 (0.058%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.058%) SOC 2
System Software
1 953 (55.44%) Docker
2 160 (9.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (4.19%) Active Directory
4 36 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
5 29 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (1.45%) Hyper-V
7 24 (1.40%) iptables
8 22 (1.28%) KVM
9 21 (1.22%) NFS
10 15 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
11 14 (0.81%) vSphere
12 11 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 11 (0.64%) Ceph
13 8 (0.47%) Postfix
14 7 (0.41%) Samba
15 6 (0.35%) LXC
16 3 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
16 3 (0.17%) Xen
17 2 (0.12%) DFS Replication
17 2 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1,121 (65.21%) Terraform
2 1,054 (61.31%) Kubernetes
3 1,038 (60.38%) Ansible
4 1,035 (60.21%) Opscode Chef
5 188 (10.94%) Prometheus
6 144 (8.38%) Grafana
7 92 (5.35%) Salt
8 71 (4.13%) Docker Swarm
9 60 (3.49%) Kibana
10 53 (3.08%) Consul
10 53 (3.08%) Packer
11 50 (2.91%) Nagios
12 46 (2.68%) SCCM
13 43 (2.50%) Automic
14 42 (2.44%) logstash
15 36 (2.09%) HAProxy
16 30 (1.75%) ZABBIX
17 28 (1.63%) Icinga
18 27 (1.57%) CFEngine
19 25 (1.45%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 221 (12.86%) VMware
2 184 (10.70%) SaltStack
3 179 (10.41%) Google
4 171 (9.95%) Red Hat
5 146 (8.49%) Microsoft
6 145 (8.44%) Oracle
7 79 (4.60%) Splunk
8 59 (3.43%) New Relic
9 56 (3.26%) Cisco
10 32 (1.86%) IBM
10 32 (1.86%) ServiceNow
11 30 (1.75%) LexisNexis
12 26 (1.51%) NetApp
13 25 (1.45%) HP
14 20 (1.16%) Dynatrace
14 20 (1.16%) SAP
15 19 (1.11%) SolarWinds
16 15 (0.87%) Symantec
17 14 (0.81%) Dell
17 14 (0.81%) Mellanox