Period
to 19 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of 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 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > North of England
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 80 163 112
Rank change year-on-year +83 -51 +18
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 322 297 529
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 3.39% 1.85% 2.75%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.94% 17.37% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 371 280 496
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £38,750 £43,625 £37,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £76,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +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 the North of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,538 1,710 1,961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 16.17% 10.68% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,325 1,401 1,640
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in the North of England

Puppet
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for Puppet in the North of England

Puppet
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Puppet in the North of England over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Puppet in the North of England

Puppet
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the North of England region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
Yorkshire +63 194 £55,000 - 22
North West +60 117 £55,000 - 24
North East +2 11 £41,000 -30.63% 9
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 of England region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 252 (78.26%) DevOps
2 237 (73.60%) Terraform
3 234 (72.67%) Agile Software Development
4 225 (69.88%) Docker
5 209 (64.91%) Opscode Chef
6 208 (64.60%) Kubernetes
6 208 (64.60%) Linux
7 193 (59.94%) AWS
8 144 (44.72%) Python
8 144 (44.72%) Ansible
9 140 (43.48%) Configuration Management
10 126 (39.13%) AWS CloudFormation
11 116 (36.02%) Deployment Automation
12 107 (33.23%) Infrastructure as Code
13 98 (30.43%) Ruby
14 94 (29.19%) Go
14 94 (29.19%) Jenkins
15 92 (28.57%) Azure
16 90 (27.95%) Problem-Solving
17 87 (27.02%) SaltStack
18 85 (26.40%) Pulumi
19 84 (26.09%) Git (software)
20 78 (24.22%) Continuous Integration
21 76 (23.60%) Bash Shell
22 70 (21.74%) PowerShell
23 68 (21.12%) C#
24 67 (20.81%) Migration
25 65 (20.19%) Scrum
26 58 (18.01%) Java
26 58 (18.01%) JavaScript

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of 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 13 (4.04%) OpenStack
2 7 (2.17%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.93%) Apache
4 3 (0.93%) Confluence
4 3 (0.93%) IIS
4 3 (0.93%) JBoss
4 3 (0.93%) nginx
4 3 (0.93%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.62%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.62%) DNN
5 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.31%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.31%) Jetty
6 1 (0.31%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 193 (59.94%) AWS
2 126 (39.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 92 (28.57%) Azure
4 85 (26.40%) Pulumi
5 50 (15.53%) Amazon EKS
6 36 (11.18%) Datadog
7 21 (6.52%) GitHub
8 18 (5.59%) GCP
9 13 (4.04%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (2.80%) OpenShift
11 8 (2.48%) Amazon S3
11 8 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (2.48%) IaaS
11 8 (2.48%) PaaS
12 7 (2.17%) SaaS
13 6 (1.86%) Slack
13 6 (1.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (1.55%) Serverless
15 2 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.62%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.73%) DNS
2 7 (2.17%) DHCP
3 6 (1.86%) Broadband
3 6 (1.86%) VPN
4 5 (1.55%) VLAN
5 4 (1.24%) Firewall
5 4 (1.24%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.24%) WAN
6 3 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (0.93%) IPv4
6 3 (0.93%) MPLS
6 3 (0.93%) OSPF
7 2 (0.62%) LAN
7 2 (0.62%) SAN
8 1 (0.31%) AMQP
8 1 (0.31%) FTP
8 1 (0.31%) HTTP
8 1 (0.31%) VoIP
8 1 (0.31%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.98%) MySQL
2 40 (12.42%) Redis
3 37 (11.49%) MongoDB
3 37 (11.49%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (11.18%) Azure SQL Database
4 36 (11.18%) Cosmos DB
4 36 (11.18%) MariaDB
5 9 (2.80%) Big Data
5 9 (2.80%) Hadoop
5 9 (2.80%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.17%) Apache Hive
6 7 (2.17%) HBase
6 7 (2.17%) Sqoop
7 3 (0.93%) Tableau
8 2 (0.62%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.31%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.31%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.31%) Riak
9 1 (0.31%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 94 (29.19%) Jenkins
2 84 (26.09%) Git (software)
3 36 (11.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (8.07%) GitLab
5 21 (6.52%) Selenium
5 21 (6.52%) SpecFlow
6 18 (5.59%) Protractor
7 17 (5.28%) TeamCity
8 14 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (2.80%) JIRA
10 7 (2.17%) Bitbucket
10 7 (2.17%) Maven
10 7 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (1.55%) SonarQube
11 5 (1.55%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.93%) Subversion
13 2 (0.62%) Gerrit
14 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
14 1 (0.31%) Travis CI
14 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (11.18%) Finance
2 14 (4.35%) Law
3 10 (3.11%) Games
4 9 (2.80%) Public Sector
5 7 (2.17%) Publishing
6 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 197 (61.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 126 (39.13%) AWS Engineer
3 119 (36.96%) AWS DevOps
3 119 (36.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 52 (16.15%) Azure Engineer
5 42 (13.04%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 40 (12.42%) Azure DevOps
7 37 (11.49%) Platform Engineer
8 26 (8.07%) Linux Engineer
9 18 (5.59%) Developer
10 16 (4.97%) Cloud Engineer
11 13 (4.04%) Senior DevOps
11 13 (4.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 13 (4.04%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 12 (3.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (3.42%) Automation Tester
13 11 (3.42%) Tester
14 6 (1.86%) Developer in Test
14 6 (1.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 6 (1.86%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.14%) .NET
2 19 (5.90%) XML
3 18 (5.59%) .NET Framework
3 18 (5.59%) JAXB
3 18 (5.59%) JSON
4 14 (4.35%) Node.js
5 11 (3.42%) AngularJS
6 10 (3.11%) Elastic Stack
6 10 (3.11%) Kafka
6 10 (3.11%) Web Services
7 8 (2.48%) Spring
8 7 (2.17%) Spring Boot
9 6 (1.86%) Dropwizard
9 6 (1.86%) Micronaut
9 6 (1.86%) React
10 5 (1.55%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (1.24%) HTML
12 3 (0.93%) CSS
12 3 (0.93%) Sensu
13 2 (0.62%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.22%) Enterprise Cloud
2 36 (11.18%) Linux Command Line
3 34 (10.56%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (6.21%) Public Cloud
5 12 (3.73%) Data Centre
6 10 (3.11%) Cloud Native
7 6 (1.86%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.86%) Xbox
8 5 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.31%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.31%) Life Science
10 1 (0.31%) NHS
10 1 (0.31%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 208 (64.60%) Linux
2 54 (16.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 49 (15.22%) Windows
4 30 (9.32%) CentOS
5 15 (4.66%) Windows Server
6 9 (2.80%) Unix
7 8 (2.48%) Debian
8 6 (1.86%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.93%) Solaris
10 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (78.26%) DevOps
2 234 (72.67%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (43.48%) Configuration Management
4 116 (36.02%) Deployment Automation
5 107 (33.23%) Infrastructure as Code
6 90 (27.95%) Problem-Solving
7 78 (24.22%) Continuous Integration
8 67 (20.81%) Migration
9 65 (20.19%) Scrum
10 50 (15.53%) Microservices
11 38 (11.80%) Analytics
12 36 (11.18%) Web Application Development
13 29 (9.01%) Test Automation
14 22 (6.83%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (6.83%) Open Source
15 21 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 18 (5.59%) Infrastructure Automation
17 17 (5.28%) High Availability
18 16 (4.97%) SDLC
19 14 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 144 (44.72%) Python
2 98 (30.43%) Ruby
3 94 (29.19%) Go
4 76 (23.60%) Bash Shell
5 70 (21.74%) PowerShell
6 68 (21.12%) C#
7 58 (18.01%) Java
7 58 (18.01%) JavaScript
8 47 (14.60%) SQL
9 42 (13.04%) TypeScript
10 37 (11.49%) Groovy
11 36 (11.18%) PHP
12 11 (3.42%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.86%) Java 8
13 6 (1.86%) Kotlin
14 5 (1.55%) Jython
14 5 (1.55%) Perl
14 5 (1.55%) R
15 2 (0.62%) C++
Qualifications
1 54 (16.77%) AWS Certification
2 16 (4.97%) RHCE
3 13 (4.04%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.42%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.48%) Degree
7 6 (1.86%) MCSA
7 6 (1.86%) MCSE
7 6 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.93%) CCNA
8 3 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.93%) GIAC
9 2 (0.62%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.66%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) GDPR
2 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 225 (69.88%) Docker
2 16 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.17%) HDFS
3 7 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.93%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.93%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (0.62%) vSphere
7 1 (0.31%) KVM
7 1 (0.31%) NFS
7 1 (0.31%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 237 (73.60%) Terraform
2 209 (64.91%) Opscode Chef
3 208 (64.60%) Kubernetes
4 144 (44.72%) Ansible
5 48 (14.91%) Grafana
5 48 (14.91%) Prometheus
6 15 (4.66%) Graphite
7 10 (3.11%) Nagios
8 7 (2.17%) Hadoop YARN
8 7 (2.17%) Opsview
8 7 (2.17%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (1.24%) CFEngine
10 3 (0.93%) Capistrano
10 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.93%) Packer
11 2 (0.62%) Consul
11 2 (0.62%) Graylog
11 2 (0.62%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.62%) Salt
11 2 (0.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 87 (27.02%) SaltStack
2 40 (12.42%) Red Hat
3 38 (11.80%) New Relic
4 26 (8.07%) VMware
5 21 (6.52%) Microsoft
6 13 (4.04%) Splunk
7 12 (3.73%) Oracle
8 11 (3.42%) Google
9 6 (1.86%) Apple
9 6 (1.86%) Hitachi
10 5 (1.55%) AppDynamics
11 4 (1.24%) Cisco
12 3 (0.93%) Citrix
13 2 (0.62%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.62%) IBM
13 2 (0.62%) NetApp
13 2 (0.62%) SAP
13 2 (0.62%) Veeam
14 1 (0.31%) Meridio
14 1 (0.31%) TIBCO