Period
to 18 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 113 136
Rank change year-on-year +46 +23 -15
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 98 100 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.79% 2.39% 1.90%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.61% 19.42% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 51 86 56
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04% -4.17%
10th Percentile £43,750 £38,125 £36,875
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £71,875
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% -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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 331 515 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.81% 12.30% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 207 402 262
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £36,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,100 £73,750 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in Hertfordshire

Puppet
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Puppet in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Puppet in Hertfordshire

Puppet
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Puppet in Hertfordshire

Puppet
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
Welwyn Garden City +40 16 - - 1
Watford +22 16 £70,000 -9.68%
Hemel Hempstead +13 14 £47,500 -13.64% 5
Harpenden - 12 - -
Borehamwood - 8 £60,000 -
Letchworth - 3 £47,500 - 2
Hatfield -13 2 £58,750 -9.62% 4
Rickmansworth - 1 £80,000 -
Baldock - 1 £47,500 -
Puppet
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 97 (98.98%) Linux
2 77 (78.57%) Python
3 61 (62.24%) DevOps
4 54 (55.10%) Bash Shell
5 53 (54.08%) DNS
6 51 (52.04%) TCP/IP
7 48 (48.98%) Ansible
8 45 (45.92%) Opscode Chef
9 40 (40.82%) Ruby
10 39 (39.80%) CentOS
11 38 (38.78%) VMware
11 38 (38.78%) Sonatype Nexus
12 37 (37.76%) AWS
13 33 (33.67%) Perl
14 32 (32.65%) GCP
15 30 (30.61%) Jenkins
15 30 (30.61%) Google
16 28 (28.57%) Git (software)
17 27 (27.55%) SaaS
17 27 (27.55%) Artifactory
18 25 (25.51%) VMware Infrastructure
19 24 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
19 24 (24.49%) Kubernetes
20 22 (22.45%) Docker
21 20 (20.41%) Performance Tuning
21 20 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
22 19 (19.39%) Windows
22 19 (19.39%) DHCP
22 19 (19.39%) PowerShell
22 19 (19.39%) Azure

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 12 (12.24%) nginx
2 11 (11.22%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.14%) Apache
4 6 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (4.08%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.02%) Confluence
6 1 (1.02%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.02%) JBoss
6 1 (1.02%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 37 (37.76%) AWS
2 32 (32.65%) GCP
3 27 (27.55%) SaaS
4 19 (19.39%) Azure
5 15 (15.31%) Office 365
6 13 (13.27%) IaaS
7 12 (12.24%) OpenShift
8 11 (11.22%) OneDrive
9 7 (7.14%) Stackdriver
10 3 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (1.02%) Akamai
12 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (1.02%) AWS CodePipeline
12 1 (1.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (1.02%) Google App Engine
12 1 (1.02%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (54.08%) DNS
2 51 (52.04%) TCP/IP
3 19 (19.39%) DHCP
4 17 (17.35%) Firewall
4 17 (17.35%) HTTP
4 17 (17.35%) SMTP
5 13 (13.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (13.27%) SAN
5 13 (13.27%) SNMP
6 11 (11.22%) BIG-IP
6 11 (11.22%) FabricPath
6 11 (11.22%) VLAN
7 7 (7.14%) Internet
7 7 (7.14%) SSL
8 5 (5.10%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.04%) VPN
9 2 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.02%) IPsec
10 1 (1.02%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.33%) MySQL
2 15 (15.31%) MongoDB
3 12 (12.24%) MariaDB
3 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.06%) Big Data
6 1 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 38 (38.78%) Sonatype Nexus
2 30 (30.61%) Jenkins
3 28 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 27 (27.55%) Artifactory
5 11 (11.22%) Octopus Deploy
5 11 (11.22%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (3.06%) GitLab
6 3 (3.06%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.04%) Apache Archiva
7 2 (2.04%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.02%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.02%) Cobertura
8 1 (1.02%) Gradle
8 1 (1.02%) JIRA
8 1 (1.02%) Snyk
General
1 12 (12.24%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Retail
3 3 (3.06%) Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Legal
5 1 (1.02%) Games
5 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (35.71%) Linux Engineer
3 24 (24.49%) Systems Engineer
4 22 (22.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 22 (22.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 19 (19.39%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 12 (12.24%) Technical Leader
7 11 (11.22%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (10.20%) Senior DevOps
8 10 (10.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 9 (9.18%) DevOps Systems Engineer
10 8 (8.16%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 7 (7.14%) Developer
11 7 (7.14%) Python Developer
12 5 (5.10%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
12 5 (5.10%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 4 (4.08%) Administrator
13 4 (4.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 4 (4.08%) Security Engineer
13 4 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.31%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (12.24%) LDAP
3 11 (11.22%) Web Services
4 5 (5.10%) LAMP
5 3 (3.06%) Node.js
6 2 (2.04%) Django
6 2 (2.04%) Kafka
6 2 (2.04%) Middleware
7 1 (1.02%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.02%) EJB
7 1 (1.02%) EJB 3.0
7 1 (1.02%) HTML
7 1 (1.02%) Java EE
7 1 (1.02%) Java SE
7 1 (1.02%) JMS
7 1 (1.02%) OAuth
7 1 (1.02%) OpenID
7 1 (1.02%) SAML
7 1 (1.02%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.33%) Replication
2 13 (13.27%) Hybrid Cloud
3 12 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (12.24%) Enterprise Cloud
4 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.06%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.04%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.02%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 97 (98.98%) Linux
2 39 (39.80%) CentOS
3 19 (19.39%) Windows
4 17 (17.35%) Debian
4 17 (17.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (14.29%) Ubuntu
6 12 (12.24%) SUSE
7 11 (11.22%) Windows Server
7 11 (11.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (8.16%) Unix
9 1 (1.02%) Kali Linux
9 1 (1.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (62.24%) DevOps
2 24 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (20.41%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (17.35%) Load Balancing
6 16 (16.33%) Infrastructure as Code
6 16 (16.33%) Microservices
6 16 (16.33%) Performance Measurement
7 15 (15.31%) Configuration Management
7 15 (15.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 12 (12.24%) Deployment Automation
8 12 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (12.24%) Records Management
8 12 (12.24%) TDD
9 8 (8.16%) Change Control
9 8 (8.16%) Service Management
9 8 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 77 (78.57%) Python
2 54 (55.10%) Bash Shell
3 40 (40.82%) Ruby
4 33 (33.67%) Perl
5 19 (19.39%) PowerShell
6 18 (18.37%) Shell Script
7 10 (10.20%) SQL
8 6 (6.12%) Go
9 4 (4.08%) Java
10 3 (3.06%) PHP
11 1 (1.02%) AWK
11 1 (1.02%) C++
11 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (17.35%) RHCE
2 14 (14.29%) LPIC
3 12 (12.24%) RHCT
4 10 (10.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (10.20%) Degree
5 4 (4.08%) Master's Degree
6 3 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.04%) CCNA
8 1 (1.02%) CCNP
8 1 (1.02%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (12.24%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.06%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (25.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (22.45%) Docker
3 17 (17.35%) Hyper-V
4 16 (16.33%) Active Directory
5 13 (13.27%) vSphere
6 12 (12.24%) VMware NSX
7 11 (11.22%) KVM
8 5 (5.10%) iptables
8 5 (5.10%) NFS
8 5 (5.10%) Postfix
8 5 (5.10%) Samba
8 5 (5.10%) VMware Server
9 3 (3.06%) LXC
10 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 48 (48.98%) Ansible
2 45 (45.92%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (24.49%) Kubernetes
4 16 (16.33%) SCCM
4 16 (16.33%) SCOM
4 16 (16.33%) Terraform
5 13 (13.27%) Kibana
6 12 (12.24%) logstash
6 12 (12.24%) vRealize
7 11 (11.22%) Docker Swarm
7 11 (11.22%) Nagios
7 11 (11.22%) SCOrch
8 6 (6.12%) HAProxy
9 5 (5.10%) Munin
10 4 (4.08%) ZABBIX
11 3 (3.06%) Nessus
11 3 (3.06%) Prometheus
12 1 (1.02%) Rancher
12 1 (1.02%) Sysdig
12 1 (1.02%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 38 (38.78%) VMware
2 30 (30.61%) Google
3 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
4 15 (15.31%) F5
5 14 (14.29%) Percona
5 14 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 12 (12.24%) Cisco
7 11 (11.22%) New Relic
8 9 (9.18%) SolarWinds
9 5 (5.10%) Clearswift
10 4 (4.08%) Juniper
11 3 (3.06%) Splunk
12 2 (2.04%) Aruba
12 2 (2.04%) Oracle
13 1 (1.02%) Blue Coat
13 1 (1.02%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.02%) Citrix
13 1 (1.02%) Fortinet
13 1 (1.02%) IBM
13 1 (1.02%) Tufin