Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 240 148 232
Rank change year-on-year -92 +84 -12
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 85 62 110
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.79% 1.54% 0.99%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.96% 11.50% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 64 42 81
10th Percentile £50,000 " £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £38,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £47,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +36.84% -17.39% +8.18%
75th Percentile £71,250 £56,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £64,625 £76,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +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 the Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,427 539 1,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.34% 13.36% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,095 400 912
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,175 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £36,969
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £58,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £59,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +5.93% +7.27%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in the Midlands

Puppet
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Puppet in the Midlands

Puppet
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Puppet in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Puppet in the Midlands

Puppet
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 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
West Midlands -90 66 £65,000 +36.84% 17
East Midlands -72 19 £67,500 +42.11% 8
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 66 (77.65%) Terraform
2 62 (72.94%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (71.76%) AWS
4 54 (63.53%) Python
4 54 (63.53%) Kubernetes
5 53 (62.35%) Docker
6 49 (57.65%) Ansible
6 49 (57.65%) Linux
7 47 (55.29%) Configuration Management
8 46 (54.12%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (54.12%) DevOps
9 43 (50.59%) Infrastructure as Code
10 36 (42.35%) AWS CloudFormation
10 36 (42.35%) Azure
11 33 (38.82%) Ruby
12 32 (37.65%) Bash Shell
13 27 (31.76%) SaaS
14 26 (30.59%) Load Balancing
15 22 (25.88%) Go
15 22 (25.88%) Jenkins
15 22 (25.88%) JavaScript
16 21 (24.71%) Git (software)
16 21 (24.71%) GCP
17 20 (23.53%) SQL
17 20 (23.53%) C#
18 19 (22.35%) Firewall
18 19 (22.35%) Salt
18 19 (22.35%) PaaS
19 17 (20.00%) Perl
19 17 (20.00%) Amazon EKS

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 7 (8.24%) Apache
1 7 (8.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (7.06%) JBoss
2 6 (7.06%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.88%) Confluence
4 2 (2.35%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.18%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 61 (71.76%) AWS
2 36 (42.35%) AWS CloudFormation
2 36 (42.35%) Azure
3 27 (31.76%) SaaS
4 21 (24.71%) GCP
5 19 (22.35%) PaaS
6 17 (20.00%) Amazon EKS
7 16 (18.82%) IaaS
7 16 (18.82%) Pulumi
8 9 (10.59%) GitHub
8 9 (10.59%) OpenShift
9 7 (8.24%) AWS CodeCommit
9 7 (8.24%) AWS CodePipeline
9 7 (8.24%) Azure Pipelines
10 6 (7.06%) Amazon ECS
11 5 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (2.35%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.35%) Firewall
2 7 (8.24%) HTTP
2 7 (8.24%) IPv4
2 7 (8.24%) LAN
2 7 (8.24%) WAN
3 6 (7.06%) DMZ
4 3 (3.53%) DNS
4 3 (3.53%) Network Security
5 2 (2.35%) SSL
5 2 (2.35%) VPN
6 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (11.76%) MySQL
3 9 (10.59%) SQL Server
4 8 (9.41%) MongoDB
4 8 (9.41%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.35%) Big Data
7 1 (1.18%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (1.18%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.18%) DB2
7 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.18%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.18%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 22 (25.88%) Jenkins
2 21 (24.71%) Git (software)
3 15 (17.65%) GitLab
4 9 (10.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (10.59%) Vagrant
5 5 (5.88%) JIRA
6 2 (2.35%) Hudson
7 1 (1.18%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.18%) Maven
7 1 (1.18%) Selenium
7 1 (1.18%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (14.12%) Social Skills
2 4 (4.71%) Documentation Skills
3 3 (3.53%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Marketing
4 2 (2.35%) Law
4 2 (2.35%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (31.76%) Platform Engineer
2 25 (29.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (23.53%) AWS Engineer
4 14 (16.47%) Lead DevOps
5 7 (8.24%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (7.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) PHP Developer
6 6 (7.06%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) DevOps Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Azure DevOps
9 3 (3.53%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Azure Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) REST
2 10 (11.76%) Node.js
3 8 (9.41%) .NET
4 7 (8.24%) .NET Core
4 7 (8.24%) AngularJS
4 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET
4 7 (8.24%) Django
4 7 (8.24%) Express
4 7 (8.24%) MEAN Stack
4 7 (8.24%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (7.06%) CSS
5 6 (7.06%) HTML
5 6 (7.06%) HTML5
5 6 (7.06%) JSON
5 6 (7.06%) SOAP
6 5 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (2.35%) Kafka
7 2 (2.35%) Web Services
8 1 (1.18%) Spring
8 1 (1.18%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Public Cloud
2 8 (9.41%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.06%) Algorithms
3 6 (7.06%) Legacy Code
4 4 (4.71%) Private Cloud
4 4 (4.71%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.53%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (57.65%) Linux
2 15 (17.65%) CentOS
2 15 (17.65%) Ubuntu
2 15 (17.65%) Unix
3 14 (16.47%) Windows
4 1 (1.18%) Debian
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (55.29%) Configuration Management
2 46 (54.12%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (54.12%) DevOps
3 43 (50.59%) Infrastructure as Code
4 26 (30.59%) Load Balancing
5 16 (18.82%) Scrum
6 14 (16.47%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (16.47%) Microservices
7 11 (12.94%) Deployment Automation
7 11 (12.94%) Incident Management
8 10 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
8 10 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 10 (11.76%) Migration
8 10 (11.76%) Tech Ops
8 10 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 9 (10.59%) Cloud Operations
9 9 (10.59%) Coaching
9 9 (10.59%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (9.41%) ITIL
10 8 (9.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (63.53%) Python
2 33 (38.82%) Ruby
3 32 (37.65%) Bash Shell
4 22 (25.88%) Go
4 22 (25.88%) JavaScript
5 20 (23.53%) C#
5 20 (23.53%) SQL
6 17 (20.00%) Perl
7 15 (17.65%) C
7 15 (17.65%) Java
7 15 (17.65%) PowerShell
8 14 (16.47%) PHP
9 9 (10.59%) TypeScript
10 8 (9.41%) C++
11 7 (8.24%) VB
11 7 (8.24%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.18%) PHP 7
12 1 (1.18%) R
12 1 (1.18%) Scala
12 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.53%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.35%) Degree
4 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.18%) MCSA
4 1 (1.18%) MCSE
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.18%) RHCE
4 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (62.35%) Docker
2 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.18%) GlusterFS
3 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.18%) iptables
Systems Management
1 66 (77.65%) Terraform
2 62 (72.94%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (63.53%) Kubernetes
4 49 (57.65%) Ansible
5 19 (22.35%) Salt
6 12 (14.12%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (8.24%) CFEngine
7 7 (8.24%) Grafana
7 7 (8.24%) SCCM
8 6 (7.06%) Rundeck
9 4 (4.71%) Bacula
9 4 (4.71%) Bareos
9 4 (4.71%) Prometheus
9 4 (4.71%) yum
10 3 (3.53%) Consul
10 3 (3.53%) Graphite
10 3 (3.53%) Packer
10 3 (3.53%) ZABBIX
11 2 (2.35%) Nagios
11 2 (2.35%) Opsview
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Red Hat
2 11 (12.94%) Oracle
3 8 (9.41%) Google
4 7 (8.24%) Alibaba
4 7 (8.24%) IBM
5 5 (5.88%) New Relic
6 3 (3.53%) Splunk
6 3 (3.53%) VMware
7 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.35%) Progress
8 1 (1.18%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.18%) Veracode