Period
to 26 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South East
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 185 165
Rank change year-on-year +20 -20 +52
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 525 525 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.99% 1.73% 2.06%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.91% 20.29% 23.59%
Number of salaries quoted 422 430 498
South East median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £41,000 £36,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%

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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2,931 2,587 2,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.09% 8.53% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,287 1,967 2,103
South East median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in the South East

Puppet
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Puppet in the South East

Puppet
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in the South East over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Puppet in the South East

Puppet
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the South East region over the 6 months to 26 June 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
Thames Valley +61 281 £60,000 - 6
Berkshire +54 212 £62,500 +4.17% 3
Hampshire -25 119 £57,500 +21.05% 5
Surrey +2 70 £75,000 +36.36%
Oxfordshire +19 56 £48,750 -25.00% 3
East Sussex +11 36 £57,500 +3.60% 3
West Sussex +8 17 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Buckinghamshire +30 12 £55,000 +69.23%
Middlesex - 1 £75,000 -
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 399 (76.00%) Linux
2 349 (66.48%) DevOps
3 335 (63.81%) Ansible
4 309 (58.86%) Amazon AWS
5 290 (55.24%) Docker
6 268 (51.05%) Jenkins
7 237 (45.14%) Opscode Chef
8 206 (39.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 206 (39.24%) Python
9 205 (39.05%) Java
10 202 (38.48%) Kubernetes
11 182 (34.67%) Terraform
11 182 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
12 153 (29.14%) Continuous Integration
13 147 (28.00%) Git (software)
14 137 (26.10%) Bash Shell
15 133 (25.33%) Configuration Management
16 122 (23.24%) SQL
17 117 (22.29%) Windows
18 106 (20.19%) SaaS
19 104 (19.81%) Oracle
20 96 (18.29%) Ruby
21 89 (16.95%) Software Engineering
22 87 (16.57%) PowerShell
23 83 (15.81%) JavaScript
24 79 (15.05%) SQL Server
25 78 (14.86%) Perl
26 76 (14.48%) .NET
27 72 (13.71%) MySQL
27 72 (13.71%) C#

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 55 (10.48%) Tomcat
2 43 (8.19%) Apache
2 43 (8.19%) Elasticsearch
3 42 (8.00%) JBoss
4 28 (5.33%) OpenStack
5 26 (4.95%) WebLogic
6 25 (4.76%) nginx
7 20 (3.81%) Confluence
8 19 (3.62%) Apache Spark
9 14 (2.67%) Cloud Foundry
9 14 (2.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 10 (1.90%) Apache Pig
11 7 (1.33%) IIS
12 6 (1.14%) SharePoint
12 6 (1.14%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.95%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.76%) Drupal
14 4 (0.76%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 309 (58.86%) Amazon AWS
2 206 (39.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (20.19%) SaaS
4 63 (12.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 61 (11.62%) Cloud Computing
6 58 (11.05%) AWS CloudFormation
7 56 (10.67%) GitHub
8 37 (7.05%) npm
9 36 (6.86%) IBM Cloud
10 23 (4.38%) OpenShift
11 18 (3.43%) Amazon EC2
11 18 (3.43%) Serverless
12 17 (3.24%) IaaS
13 16 (3.05%) Amazon S3
14 15 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
14 15 (2.86%) PaaS
15 13 (2.48%) Office 365
16 12 (2.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 12 (2.29%) Azure Data Factory
17 11 (2.10%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 71 (13.52%) TCP/IP
2 54 (10.29%) Firewall
3 29 (5.52%) SSL
4 27 (5.14%) HTTP
5 19 (3.62%) DNS
6 16 (3.05%) VPN
7 12 (2.29%) SAN
8 11 (2.10%) VLAN
9 10 (1.90%) DHCP
9 10 (1.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (1.52%) Internet
10 8 (1.52%) Radio Access Network
11 7 (1.33%) NAS
12 6 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (0.76%) BIG-IP
13 4 (0.76%) IPsec
13 4 (0.76%) SMTP
14 3 (0.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 3 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 72 (13.71%) MySQL
3 60 (11.43%) NoSQL
3 60 (11.43%) Relational Database
4 49 (9.33%) PostgreSQL
5 48 (9.14%) Hadoop
6 47 (8.95%) Big Data
7 41 (7.81%) RDBMS
8 32 (6.10%) MongoDB
9 25 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 20 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 20 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (3.43%) Neo4j
11 18 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (2.48%) Azure SQL Database
12 13 (2.48%) Cosmos DB
12 13 (2.48%) Data Lake
12 13 (2.48%) Redis
13 12 (2.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 12 (2.29%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 268 (51.05%) Jenkins
2 147 (28.00%) Git (software)
3 45 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 35 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 34 (6.48%) gulp
6 33 (6.29%) Babel
6 33 (6.29%) webpack
7 32 (6.10%) GitLab
8 30 (5.71%) JIRA
9 28 (5.33%) Maven
10 25 (4.76%) Selenium
11 20 (3.81%) TeamCity
12 14 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (2.67%) Visual Studio
13 13 (2.48%) Vagrant
14 12 (2.29%) Sonatype Nexus
15 11 (2.10%) Subversion
16 10 (1.90%) Bitbucket
16 10 (1.90%) SonarQube
17 8 (1.52%) Travis CI
General
1 53 (10.10%) Finance
2 10 (1.90%) Banking
3 7 (1.33%) Marketing
4 5 (0.95%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.76%) Back Office
5 4 (0.76%) Retail
6 3 (0.57%) Electronics
6 3 (0.57%) Games
7 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.19%) Automotive
8 1 (0.19%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 215 (40.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 77 (14.67%) Linux Engineer
3 44 (8.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 43 (8.19%) Developer
4 43 (8.19%) Software Engineer
5 37 (7.05%) Senior DevOps
6 36 (6.86%) Administrator
7 34 (6.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 33 (6.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 33 (6.29%) Senior Software Engineer
9 32 (6.10%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 31 (5.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 30 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
12 29 (5.52%) Systems Administrator
13 27 (5.14%) Systems Engineer
14 24 (4.57%) Lead DevOps
15 23 (4.38%) Automation Engineer
16 22 (4.19%) AWS Engineer
17 21 (4.00%) Consultant
18 19 (3.62%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (14.48%) .NET
2 47 (8.95%) AngularJS
3 46 (8.76%) Node.js
4 42 (8.00%) Elastic Stack
4 42 (8.00%) RESTful
5 41 (7.81%) Web Services
6 27 (5.14%) Kafka
6 27 (5.14%) Spring
7 21 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
7 21 (4.00%) REST
8 16 (3.05%) Hibernate
8 16 (3.05%) jQuery
9 12 (2.29%) Ajax
9 12 (2.29%) WebSockets
10 11 (2.10%) ActiveMQ
10 11 (2.10%) ASP.NET
11 10 (1.90%) JSON
11 10 (1.90%) LAMP
11 10 (1.90%) Meteor
11 10 (1.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.95%) Enterprise Software
2 35 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 32 (6.10%) Public Cloud
4 25 (4.76%) Private Cloud
5 14 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (1.52%) Cloud Native
9 8 (1.52%) N-Tier
9 8 (1.52%) Smart Meter
10 5 (0.95%) Clustering
11 4 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (0.76%) EMC VNX
11 4 (0.76%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.76%) PlayStation
11 4 (0.76%) Replication
12 3 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.38%) Security Operations Centre
13 2 (0.38%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 399 (76.00%) Linux
2 117 (22.29%) Windows
3 70 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 55 (10.48%) Unix
5 43 (8.19%) CentOS
6 42 (8.00%) Windows Server
7 23 (4.38%) Ubuntu
8 20 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (2.86%) AIX
11 10 (1.90%) Debian
12 5 (0.95%) DC/OS
13 4 (0.76%) Solaris
14 3 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.57%) SUSE
15 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.19%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.19%) VMS
15 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (66.48%) DevOps
2 182 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (29.14%) Continuous Integration
4 133 (25.33%) Configuration Management
5 89 (16.95%) Software Engineering
6 69 (13.14%) Test Automation
7 67 (12.76%) Open Source
8 63 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 61 (11.62%) Infrastructure as Code
10 57 (10.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 56 (10.67%) Mentoring
12 55 (10.48%) SDLC
12 55 (10.48%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 45 (8.57%) Computer Science
14 43 (8.19%) Load Balancing
15 38 (7.24%) ITIL
16 37 (7.05%) Analytics
17 34 (6.48%) Deployment Automation
17 34 (6.48%) Scrum
18 32 (6.10%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 206 (39.24%) Python
2 205 (39.05%) Java
3 137 (26.10%) Bash Shell
4 122 (23.24%) SQL
5 96 (18.29%) Ruby
6 87 (16.57%) PowerShell
7 83 (15.81%) JavaScript
8 78 (14.86%) Perl
9 72 (13.71%) C#
10 36 (6.86%) Objective-C
10 36 (6.86%) TypeScript
11 31 (5.90%) Shell Script
12 29 (5.52%) C++
12 29 (5.52%) PHP
13 23 (4.38%) Go
14 15 (2.86%) PL/SQL
15 11 (2.10%) C
15 11 (2.10%) VB.NET
16 9 (1.71%) Scala
17 6 (1.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 58 (11.05%) Security Cleared
2 55 (10.48%) Degree
3 34 (6.48%) SC Cleared
4 31 (5.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (3.43%) AWS Certification
6 12 (2.29%) DV Cleared
6 12 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.14%) CCNA
8 6 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.14%) MCSE
8 6 (1.14%) RHCSA
9 5 (0.95%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.95%) MCSA
9 5 (0.95%) RHCE
10 3 (0.57%) CCNP
10 3 (0.57%) CISSP
11 2 (0.38%) GIAC
11 2 (0.38%) SSCP
11 2 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.86%) QA
2 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.57%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.38%) PSD2
3 2 (0.38%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 290 (55.24%) Docker
2 42 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (5.90%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.95%) oVirt
4 26 (4.95%) RHEV
4 26 (4.95%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (4.57%) Oracle RAC
6 19 (3.62%) KVM
7 18 (3.43%) Active Directory
8 15 (2.86%) Xen
9 14 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (2.10%) VirtualBox
11 10 (1.90%) vSphere
12 9 (1.71%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (1.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 7 (1.33%) NFS
15 6 (1.14%) iptables
16 4 (0.76%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 4 (0.76%) etcd
16 4 (0.76%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 335 (63.81%) Ansible
2 237 (45.14%) Opscode Chef
3 202 (38.48%) Kubernetes
4 182 (34.67%) Terraform
5 42 (8.00%) Salt
6 33 (6.29%) Nagios
7 27 (5.14%) Packer
8 25 (4.76%) Docker Swarm
9 14 (2.67%) vCenter Server
10 12 (2.29%) Grafana
10 12 (2.29%) Prometheus
11 10 (1.90%) Cobbler
11 10 (1.90%) HAProxy
11 10 (1.90%) Mesos
11 10 (1.90%) Red Hat Satellite
12 9 (1.71%) Consul
12 9 (1.71%) SCCM
13 7 (1.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 6 (1.14%) Cacti
14 6 (1.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 104 (19.81%) Oracle
2 68 (12.95%) Red Hat
3 61 (11.62%) Microsoft
4 50 (9.52%) Google
5 49 (9.33%) VMware
6 39 (7.43%) IBM
7 28 (5.33%) Atlassian
8 24 (4.57%) SaltStack
9 17 (3.24%) Cisco
10 14 (2.67%) New Relic
10 14 (2.67%) Sun
11 13 (2.48%) Ab Initio
11 13 (2.48%) Databricks
11 13 (2.48%) F5
11 13 (2.48%) Splunk
12 10 (1.90%) Ivanti
13 9 (1.71%) SolarWinds
14 8 (1.52%) EMC
15 6 (1.14%) OutSystems
16 5 (0.95%) Supermicro