Period
to 24 June 2021

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

Puppet
England > North East
6 months to
24 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 71 63 74
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 30 23 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 2.54% 2.46% 2.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.86% 28.05% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 30 18 28
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £37,813 £37,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £46,250 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.70% -7.50% -9.09%
75th Percentile £56,250 £53,438 £56,563
90th Percentile £71,250 £64,875 £64,895
England median annual salary £65,000 £63,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.17% +0.80% +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 the North East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 168 82 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.20% 8.78% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 143 72 109
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £22,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.89% +5.88% -5.56%
75th Percentile £60,625 £51,250 £52,925
90th Percentile £80,000 £57,500 £59,000
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 the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in the North East

Puppet
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Puppet in the North East

Puppet
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Puppet in the North East over the 6 months to 24 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Puppet in the North East

Puppet
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the North East region over the 6 months to 24 June 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
Tyne and Wear -9 29 £47,500 +5.56% 8
Durham +6 1 £52,500 -16.00%
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 North East region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 25 (83.33%) Linux
1 25 (83.33%) AWS
2 24 (80.00%) DevOps
3 23 (76.67%) Kubernetes
4 22 (73.33%) Terraform
5 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (63.33%) Ansible
7 17 (56.67%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (53.33%) Docker
9 12 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (40.00%) Configuration Management
10 11 (36.67%) Jenkins
10 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
11 10 (33.33%) Azure
11 10 (33.33%) Scrum
11 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
12 9 (30.00%) Deployment Automation
13 8 (26.67%) Task Automation
13 8 (26.67%) Python
13 8 (26.67%) Bash Shell
14 7 (23.33%) Migration
15 6 (20.00%) Debian
15 6 (20.00%) CentOS
15 6 (20.00%) Ubuntu
15 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
15 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
16 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
16 5 (16.67%) Load Testing
16 5 (16.67%) PowerShell

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (10.00%) Apache
1 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 25 (83.33%) AWS
2 12 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (33.33%) Azure
4 4 (13.33%) GCP
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (10.00%) Slack
6 2 (6.67%) IaaS
6 2 (6.67%) PaaS
6 2 (6.67%) SaaS
7 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (3.33%) GitHub
7 1 (3.33%) NuGet
7 1 (3.33%) OpenShift
7 1 (3.33%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) DNS
2 3 (10.00%) BGP
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) H.323
2 3 (10.00%) HTTP
2 3 (10.00%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) IPv4
2 3 (10.00%) IPv6
2 3 (10.00%) OSPF
2 3 (10.00%) VPN
2 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (6.67%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
1 11 (36.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.33%) TeamCity
3 3 (10.00%) GitLab
4 2 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (6.67%) CircleCI
5 1 (3.33%) Chocolatey
5 1 (3.33%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.33%) Travis CI
5 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) AWS DevOps
2 12 (40.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (3.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Platform Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) CentOS
2 6 (20.00%) Debian
2 6 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 5 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (10.00%) Android
4 3 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) DevOps
2 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
4 10 (33.33%) Scrum
5 9 (30.00%) Deployment Automation
6 8 (26.67%) Task Automation
7 7 (23.33%) Migration
8 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (16.67%) Load Testing
10 4 (13.33%) Critical Thinking
10 4 (13.33%) Network Management
10 4 (13.33%) Network Virtualisation
10 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (13.33%) Service Management
11 3 (10.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Bash Shell
1 8 (26.67%) Python
2 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (13.33%) Jython
3 4 (13.33%) Perl
4 3 (10.00%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) CCNA
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.67%) NIST
System Software
1 16 (53.33%) Docker
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (76.67%) Kubernetes
2 22 (73.33%) Terraform
3 19 (63.33%) Ansible
4 17 (56.67%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (13.33%) Packer
6 3 (10.00%) Nagios
6 3 (10.00%) Proxmox
6 3 (10.00%) Salt
6 3 (10.00%) ZABBIX
7 2 (6.67%) CFEngine
8 1 (3.33%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
1 4 (13.33%) VMware
2 3 (10.00%) Avaya
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco
2 3 (10.00%) HP
2 3 (10.00%) SaltStack
2 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (6.67%) New Relic
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Veracode