Period
to 30 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > London
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 207 173 116
Rank change year-on-year -34 -57 +5
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 817 585 1,642
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.80% 2.05% 2.87%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.66% 10.98% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 579 452 1,235
10th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £47,500
25th Percentile £63,750 £58,438 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
75th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £107,375 £100,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 9,434 5,328 8,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.82% 18.71% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5,855 4,444 6,890
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £40,000
25th Percentile £60,000 £55,438 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £86,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £101,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in London

Puppet
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Puppet in London

Puppet
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Puppet in London over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Puppet in London

Puppet
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the London region over the 6 months to 30 July 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
Central London -1 165 £85,000 - 43
South London -10 44 £70,000 +21.74% 2
East London +15 13 £75,000 +20.00% 6
West London -51 6 £43,500 -24.35% 16
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 London region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 605 (74.05%) DevOps
2 579 (70.87%) AWS
3 568 (69.52%) Ansible
4 507 (62.06%) Python
5 483 (59.12%) Kubernetes
6 460 (56.30%) Linux
7 441 (53.98%) Terraform
8 438 (53.61%) Docker
9 430 (52.63%) Opscode Chef
10 378 (46.27%) Configuration Management
11 340 (41.62%) Jenkins
12 326 (39.90%) Agile Software Development
13 291 (35.62%) Azure
14 259 (31.70%) Infrastructure as Code
15 237 (29.01%) Bash Shell
16 234 (28.64%) Java
17 209 (25.58%) GCP
18 197 (24.11%) Social Skills
19 171 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
20 155 (18.97%) Open Source
21 150 (18.36%) Git (software)
21 150 (18.36%) Windows
22 135 (16.52%) Microservices
23 133 (16.28%) PowerShell
24 127 (15.54%) SaaS
25 125 (15.30%) Go
26 123 (15.06%) Site Reliability Engineering
27 117 (14.32%) MySQL
28 113 (13.83%) Test Automation
29 112 (13.71%) Prometheus

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 62 (7.59%) Elasticsearch
2 59 (7.22%) IIS
3 39 (4.77%) Apache
4 38 (4.65%) nginx
5 27 (3.30%) Apache Airflow
6 26 (3.18%) Confluence
7 22 (2.69%) OpenStack
7 22 (2.69%) Tomcat
8 17 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 16 (1.96%) Gunicorn
10 13 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (1.35%) ejabberd
12 6 (0.73%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.61%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.49%) Drupal
15 3 (0.37%) CloudStack
15 3 (0.37%) Facebook Platform
15 3 (0.37%) WordPress
16 2 (0.24%) Apache Pulsar
16 2 (0.24%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.61%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 579 (70.87%) AWS
2 291 (35.62%) Azure
3 209 (25.58%) GCP
4 127 (15.54%) SaaS
5 101 (12.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 98 (12.00%) PaaS
7 91 (11.14%) IaaS
8 82 (10.04%) Serverless
9 70 (8.57%) Amazon ECS
10 68 (8.32%) Amazon EC2
11 65 (7.96%) GitHub
12 55 (6.73%) Amazon EKS
13 44 (5.39%) AWS Lambda
14 37 (4.53%) OpenShift
15 34 (4.16%) Amazon S3
16 31 (3.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 30 (3.67%) Cloud Computing
18 22 (2.69%) Amazon Kinesis
19 15 (1.84%) Datadog
20 13 (1.59%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 87 (10.65%) Firewall
2 57 (6.98%) VPN
3 55 (6.73%) TCP/IP
4 51 (6.24%) DNS
5 27 (3.30%) LAN
6 26 (3.18%) Internet
7 25 (3.06%) BGP
8 22 (2.69%) AMQP
8 22 (2.69%) DHCP
8 22 (2.69%) SNMP
9 21 (2.57%) SSL
10 19 (2.33%) Broadband
11 16 (1.96%) HTTP
12 15 (1.84%) SAN
12 15 (1.84%) VLAN
12 15 (1.84%) WAN
13 13 (1.59%) Diameter Protocol
13 13 (1.59%) WebEx
14 11 (1.35%) Asterisk PBX
14 11 (1.35%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (14.32%) MySQL
2 103 (12.61%) PostgreSQL
3 73 (8.94%) Big Data
4 68 (8.32%) SQL Server
5 51 (6.24%) NoSQL
6 45 (5.51%) Relational Database
7 41 (5.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 41 (5.02%) MongoDB
8 30 (3.67%) Redis
9 26 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 25 (3.06%) Hadoop
11 24 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (2.69%) Amazon Athena
13 19 (2.33%) Apache Accumulo
14 18 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
15 17 (2.08%) MariaDB
16 13 (1.59%) Oracle Database
17 9 (1.10%) Blockchain
17 9 (1.10%) InfluxDB
18 7 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 340 (41.62%) Jenkins
2 150 (18.36%) Git (software)
3 100 (12.24%) TeamCity
4 89 (10.89%) GitLab
5 75 (9.18%) Octopus Deploy
6 69 (8.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 61 (7.47%) Travis CI
8 46 (5.63%) JIRA
9 37 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 29 (3.55%) IBM UrbanCode
11 27 (3.30%) CircleCI
12 22 (2.69%) Maven
13 18 (2.20%) Bitbucket
13 18 (2.20%) Gradle
13 18 (2.20%) Selenium
14 16 (1.96%) Vagrant
15 11 (1.35%) Cucumber
15 11 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
15 11 (1.35%) Subversion
16 10 (1.22%) Artifactory
General
1 197 (24.11%) Social Skills
2 96 (11.75%) Finance
3 64 (7.83%) Retail
4 55 (6.73%) Banking
5 32 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (3.79%) Public Sector
7 16 (1.96%) Games
8 15 (1.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 15 (1.84%) Russian Language
9 14 (1.71%) Organisational Skills
9 14 (1.71%) Presentation Skills
10 12 (1.47%) Investment Banking
11 11 (1.35%) Law
12 10 (1.22%) Telecoms
13 9 (1.10%) Automotive
13 9 (1.10%) Marketing
14 5 (0.61%) Documentation Skills
14 5 (0.61%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.49%) Advertising
15 4 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 305 (37.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 108 (13.22%) AWS Engineer
3 89 (10.89%) Senior DevOps
4 88 (10.77%) AWS DevOps
4 88 (10.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 81 (9.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 76 (9.30%) Platform Engineer
7 74 (9.06%) Developer
8 64 (7.83%) Linux Engineer
9 57 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
10 55 (6.73%) Architect
11 48 (5.88%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 45 (5.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 44 (5.39%) Java Engineer
14 41 (5.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 37 (4.53%) Java Developer
16 36 (4.41%) Kubernetes Engineer
17 35 (4.28%) Site Engineer
18 28 (3.43%) Senior Java Engineer
19 27 (3.30%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (11.63%) Elastic Stack
2 76 (9.30%) REST
3 73 (8.94%) Node.js
4 68 (8.32%) Kafka
5 51 (6.24%) Web Services
6 49 (6.00%) Spring
7 42 (5.14%) Spring Boot
8 41 (5.02%) RESTful
9 38 (4.65%) AngularJS
10 35 (4.28%) RabbitMQ
11 34 (4.16%) React
12 33 (4.04%) .NET
13 23 (2.82%) pytest
14 21 (2.57%) Pandas
15 19 (2.33%) Django
16 16 (1.96%) LEMP Stack
16 16 (1.96%) NumPy
17 15 (1.84%) SOAP
17 15 (1.84%) Zuul
18 14 (1.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 80 (9.79%) Public Cloud
2 68 (8.32%) Data Centre
3 63 (7.71%) Cloud Native
4 40 (4.90%) Hybrid Cloud
5 26 (3.18%) Algorithms
5 26 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (2.57%) Linux Command Line
7 20 (2.45%) Data Structures
7 20 (2.45%) Private Cloud
7 20 (2.45%) Virtual Team
8 18 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
9 16 (1.96%) PlayStation
10 12 (1.47%) Hedge funds
11 10 (1.22%) Clustering
11 10 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
12 9 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.98%) Management Information System
13 8 (0.98%) Social Network
14 7 (0.86%) Social Media
15 6 (0.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 460 (56.30%) Linux
2 150 (18.36%) Windows
3 91 (11.14%) Unix
4 70 (8.57%) CentOS
5 46 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (4.28%) Ubuntu
7 33 (4.04%) Mesosphere
8 28 (3.43%) Debian
9 24 (2.94%) Windows Server
10 10 (1.22%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.73%) Solaris
12 4 (0.49%) FreeBSD
12 4 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.37%) AIX
13 3 (0.37%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.37%) SUSE
14 2 (0.24%) Fedora
14 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
14 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
15 1 (0.12%) Alpine Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 605 (74.05%) DevOps
2 378 (46.27%) Configuration Management
3 326 (39.90%) Agile Software Development
4 259 (31.70%) Infrastructure as Code
5 171 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
6 155 (18.97%) Open Source
7 135 (16.52%) Microservices
8 123 (15.06%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 113 (13.83%) Test Automation
10 98 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 98 (12.00%) Mentoring
11 85 (10.40%) Scrum
12 84 (10.28%) Problem-Solving
13 82 (10.04%) Software Engineering
14 81 (9.91%) Computer Science
15 77 (9.42%) Fintech
16 73 (8.94%) Load Balancing
17 70 (8.57%) Data Science
18 69 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
18 69 (8.45%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 507 (62.06%) Python
2 237 (29.01%) Bash Shell
3 234 (28.64%) Java
4 133 (16.28%) PowerShell
5 125 (15.30%) Go
6 98 (12.00%) SQL
7 78 (9.55%) JavaScript
8 75 (9.18%) Ruby
9 56 (6.85%) Perl
10 48 (5.88%) C#
11 38 (4.65%) PHP
12 35 (4.28%) Shell Script
13 31 (3.79%) C
14 27 (3.30%) Kotlin
15 19 (2.33%) Java 8
16 18 (2.20%) C++
16 18 (2.20%) Groovy
17 9 (1.10%) Java 11
17 9 (1.10%) VB
17 9 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 80 (9.79%) Degree
2 57 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (2.45%) AWS Certification
4 20 (2.45%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.35%) RHCE
6 10 (1.22%) Master's Degree
6 10 (1.22%) RHCSA
7 8 (0.98%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.61%) CCNA
10 3 (0.37%) CISM
10 3 (0.37%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.24%) CCNP
11 2 (0.24%) CISSP
12 1 (0.12%) CCIE
12 1 (0.12%) CISA
12 1 (0.12%) MCSE
12 1 (0.12%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.04%) QA
2 16 (1.96%) GRC
3 4 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.37%) GDPR
5 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.24%) NIST
5 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.24%) SOC 2
6 1 (0.12%) COBIT
6 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
System Software
1 438 (53.61%) Docker
2 74 (9.06%) Active Directory
3 51 (6.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (3.43%) iptables
5 21 (2.57%) KVM
6 15 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (1.59%) QEMU
8 12 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (1.35%) Ceph
9 11 (1.35%) Kamailio
9 11 (1.35%) Postfix
10 10 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 7 (0.86%) Hyper-V
11 7 (0.86%) NFS
12 6 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.73%) Xen
13 4 (0.49%) LXC
13 4 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.24%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 568 (69.52%) Ansible
2 483 (59.12%) Kubernetes
3 441 (53.98%) Terraform
4 430 (52.63%) Opscode Chef
5 112 (13.71%) Prometheus
6 59 (7.22%) Docker Swarm
7 53 (6.49%) Grafana
8 45 (5.51%) ZABBIX
9 43 (5.26%) Salt
10 40 (4.90%) Consul
11 39 (4.77%) Kibana
12 34 (4.16%) Nagios
12 34 (4.16%) SCCM
13 31 (3.79%) logstash
13 31 (3.79%) Packer
14 29 (3.55%) Automic
15 23 (2.82%) HAProxy
16 22 (2.69%) Graphite
17 18 (2.20%) Icinga
18 17 (2.08%) Istio
Vendors
1 79 (9.67%) VMware
2 76 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 71 (8.69%) Oracle
4 65 (7.96%) Google
5 58 (7.10%) Red Hat
6 54 (6.61%) Splunk
7 34 (4.16%) Cisco
8 29 (3.55%) HP
9 27 (3.30%) IBM
10 22 (2.69%) Atlassian
11 19 (2.33%) LexisNexis
12 16 (1.96%) AppDynamics
13 14 (1.71%) Dynatrace
13 14 (1.71%) Juniper
13 14 (1.71%) NetApp
14 13 (1.59%) Dell
14 13 (1.59%) GENBAND
14 13 (1.59%) Mitel
14 13 (1.59%) Percona
14 13 (1.59%) SonicWALL