Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South East
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 159 200
Rank change year-on-year -25 +41 +66
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 533 609 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.80% 2.08% 1.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.70% 25.07% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 425 502 526
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.80% +7.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,750
90th Percentile £73,000 £72,450 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 2,575 2,429 3,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.70% 8.29% 9.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,005 2,011 2,743
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,000 £70,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%

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 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 2018. 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 -31 251 £60,000 +9.09% 35
Berkshire -40 168 £60,000 +9.09% 18
Hampshire +34 148 £50,000 -9.09% 21
Oxfordshire +27 79 £65,000 +8.33% 14
Surrey -22 69 £55,000 - 22
East Sussex -17 42 £55,500 +23.33% 3
West Sussex +9 15 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Buckinghamshire -19 4 £40,500 -20.59% 3
Kent +4 3 £47,500 -7.32% 3
Middlesex +3 1 - - 1
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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.

1 400 (75.05%) Linux
2 349 (65.48%) DevOps
3 305 (57.22%) Ansible
4 286 (53.66%) Opscode Chef
5 278 (52.16%) Python
6 253 (47.47%) Docker
7 244 (45.78%) Amazon AWS
8 221 (41.46%) Configuration Management
9 207 (38.84%) Agile Software Development
10 196 (36.77%) Jenkins
11 183 (34.33%) Bash Shell
12 168 (31.52%) Java
13 159 (29.83%) Microsoft Azure
14 149 (27.95%) Git (software)
15 143 (26.83%) SQL
16 142 (26.64%) Continuous Integration
17 126 (23.64%) Kubernetes
18 125 (23.45%) Windows
19 110 (20.64%) Ruby
19 110 (20.64%) Terraform
20 105 (19.70%) Oracle
20 105 (19.70%) VMware
21 103 (19.32%) PowerShell
22 102 (19.14%) Open Source
23 90 (16.89%) Red Hat
24 88 (16.51%) Apache
25 85 (15.95%) Elasticsearch
26 84 (15.76%) Perl
27 81 (15.20%) Microsoft
28 79 (14.82%) MySQL

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 88 (16.51%) Apache
2 85 (15.95%) Elasticsearch
3 63 (11.82%) Tomcat
4 56 (10.51%) JBoss
5 37 (6.94%) Confluence
6 33 (6.19%) WebLogic
7 26 (4.88%) Apache Spark
8 23 (4.32%) CloudStack
9 22 (4.13%) nginx
10 21 (3.94%) OpenStack
11 18 (3.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 12 (2.25%) IIS
13 8 (1.50%) Jetty
13 8 (1.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 8 (1.50%) WebSphere
14 7 (1.31%) Cloud Foundry
15 5 (0.94%) CMS
15 5 (0.94%) WildFly
16 4 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (0.75%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (0.94%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.31%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.75%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 244 (45.78%) Amazon AWS
2 159 (29.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (7.50%) GitHub
4 33 (6.19%) PaaS
5 31 (5.82%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (5.63%) SaaS
7 28 (5.25%) AWS CloudFormation
7 28 (5.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 26 (4.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 26 (4.88%) IaaS
9 24 (4.50%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (3.94%) Amazon S3
11 19 (3.56%) IBM Cloud
12 15 (2.81%) Amazon ELB
13 13 (2.44%) OpenShift
14 11 (2.06%) Slack
15 10 (1.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 9 (1.69%) Amazon Glacier
17 8 (1.50%) Datadog
18 7 (1.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 42 (7.88%) TCP/IP
2 35 (6.57%) Firewall
3 33 (6.19%) DNS
4 25 (4.69%) SAN
5 22 (4.13%) DHCP
6 19 (3.56%) Internet
6 19 (3.56%) LAN
6 19 (3.56%) WAN
7 18 (3.38%) NAS
8 14 (2.63%) HTTP
8 14 (2.63%) iSCSI
9 10 (1.88%) VLAN
10 9 (1.69%) FCoE
10 9 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (1.31%) VPN
11 7 (1.31%) Wireshark
12 6 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (0.94%) IPsec
13 5 (0.94%) IPv6
14 4 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (14.82%) MySQL
2 68 (12.76%) Big Data
3 57 (10.69%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (7.13%) MongoDB
4 38 (7.13%) SQL Server
5 37 (6.94%) NoSQL
6 26 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 25 (4.69%) Hadoop
8 22 (4.13%) Amazon RDS
9 19 (3.56%) Oracle Database
10 17 (3.19%) RDBMS
11 14 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (2.44%) Apache Hive
12 13 (2.44%) HBase
12 13 (2.44%) Impala
12 13 (2.44%) Redis
13 12 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (2.06%) MariaDB
15 9 (1.69%) Neo4j
16 4 (0.75%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 196 (36.77%) Jenkins
2 149 (27.95%) Git (software)
3 65 (12.20%) JIRA
4 40 (7.50%) GitLab
5 34 (6.38%) Subversion
5 34 (6.38%) Vagrant
6 30 (5.63%) TeamCity
7 22 (4.13%) Octopus Deploy
8 21 (3.94%) Selenium
9 17 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 17 (3.19%) Bitbucket
10 16 (3.00%) JUnit
11 11 (2.06%) Gerrit
11 11 (2.06%) Maven
12 10 (1.88%) Mockito
13 9 (1.69%) Artifactory
14 8 (1.50%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (1.13%) Toad
16 6 (1.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 63 (11.82%) Finance
2 25 (4.69%) Banking
3 21 (3.94%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.81%) Marketing
5 14 (2.63%) Publishing
6 13 (2.44%) Retail
7 8 (1.50%) Electronics
8 7 (1.31%) Games
8 7 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.75%) Military
10 1 (0.19%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 216 (40.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 79 (14.82%) Linux Engineer
3 51 (9.57%) Cloud Engineer
4 49 (9.19%) Architect
5 40 (7.50%) Developer
6 37 (6.94%) AWS Engineer
7 36 (6.75%) AWS DevOps
8 35 (6.57%) Senior DevOps
8 35 (6.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 34 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
10 32 (6.00%) Administrator
10 32 (6.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 31 (5.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 29 (5.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 28 (5.25%) Linux Administrator
14 27 (5.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 23 (4.32%) J2EE Architect
15 23 (4.32%) Java Architect
15 23 (4.32%) Java/J2EE Architect
16 22 (4.13%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (10.32%) Middleware
2 51 (9.57%) Web Services
3 39 (7.32%) Elastic Stack
4 38 (7.13%) J2EE
4 38 (7.13%) Node.js
5 37 (6.94%) Kafka
6 33 (6.19%) REST
7 27 (5.07%) .NET
7 27 (5.07%) AngularJS
8 25 (4.69%) LAMP
9 23 (4.32%) Flask
9 23 (4.32%) Spring
10 14 (2.63%) HTML
11 13 (2.44%) Spring Boot
12 12 (2.25%) LDAP
12 12 (2.25%) React
13 11 (2.06%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (1.88%) CSS
14 10 (1.88%) JSON
14 10 (1.88%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.07%) Public Cloud
2 41 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (7.13%) Data Centre
4 31 (5.82%) Computer Science
5 22 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (3.75%) Replication
7 18 (3.38%) Hybrid Cloud
8 13 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (1.88%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.69%) Fintech
12 5 (0.94%) Cloud Native
12 5 (0.94%) Clustering
12 5 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (0.75%) Semantic Web
14 3 (0.56%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.56%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.56%) PKI
14 3 (0.56%) PMI
14 3 (0.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 400 (75.05%) Linux
2 125 (23.45%) Windows
3 79 (14.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 60 (11.26%) CentOS
5 48 (9.01%) Unix
6 45 (8.44%) Ubuntu
7 31 (5.82%) Windows Server
8 13 (2.44%) Debian
9 6 (1.13%) Solaris
10 5 (0.94%) FreeBSD
10 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.75%) DC/OS
11 4 (0.75%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.56%) AIX
13 2 (0.38%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.38%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (65.48%) DevOps
2 221 (41.46%) Configuration Management
3 207 (38.84%) Agile Software Development
4 142 (26.64%) Continuous Integration
5 102 (19.14%) Open Source
6 72 (13.51%) ITIL
7 64 (12.01%) Deployment Automation
7 64 (12.01%) Scrum
8 63 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
9 58 (10.88%) Test Automation
10 54 (10.13%) Continuous Delivery
10 54 (10.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 49 (9.19%) Software Engineering
12 45 (8.44%) Mentoring
13 44 (8.26%) Release Management
14 43 (8.07%) Continuous Improvement
15 38 (7.13%) Migration
16 37 (6.94%) Kanban
17 35 (6.57%) Microservices
18 31 (5.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 278 (52.16%) Python
2 183 (34.33%) Bash Shell
3 168 (31.52%) Java
4 143 (26.83%) SQL
5 110 (20.64%) Ruby
6 103 (19.32%) PowerShell
7 84 (15.76%) Perl
8 51 (9.57%) JavaScript
9 40 (7.50%) C
10 39 (7.32%) PHP
11 38 (7.13%) Go
12 36 (6.75%) C++
13 27 (5.07%) Shell Script
14 22 (4.13%) C#
15 11 (2.06%) R
16 10 (1.88%) Java 8
17 7 (1.31%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.31%) Scala
18 5 (0.94%) Korn
18 5 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 77 (14.45%) Degree
2 49 (9.19%) Security Cleared
3 29 (5.44%) DV Cleared
4 23 (4.32%) RHCSA
5 17 (3.19%) RHCE
5 17 (3.19%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.75%) CCIE
8 4 (0.75%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 4 (0.75%) CCIE Security
8 4 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.75%) GCIH
8 4 (0.75%) GIAC
9 3 (0.56%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.56%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.56%) SANS
10 2 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.94%) PCI DSS
2 10 (1.88%) QA
3 7 (1.31%) SLA
4 6 (1.13%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.56%) GCP
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 253 (47.47%) Docker
2 75 (14.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (7.50%) vSphere
4 30 (5.63%) oVirt
4 30 (5.63%) Virtual Machines
5 25 (4.69%) RHEV
6 20 (3.75%) Active Directory
7 17 (3.19%) VirtualBox
8 13 (2.44%) Apache Flume
8 13 (2.44%) HDFS
9 12 (2.25%) Hyper-V
10 9 (1.69%) KVM
10 9 (1.69%) Samba
11 8 (1.50%) Xen
12 7 (1.31%) NFS
13 6 (1.13%) iptables
13 6 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 305 (57.22%) Ansible
2 286 (53.66%) Opscode Chef
3 126 (23.64%) Kubernetes
4 110 (20.64%) Terraform
5 43 (8.07%) logstash
6 36 (6.75%) Kibana
7 27 (5.07%) Salt
8 24 (4.50%) Packer
9 23 (4.32%) Nagios
9 23 (4.32%) Rancher
10 18 (3.38%) ZABBIX
11 12 (2.25%) Grafana
12 11 (2.06%) Xymon
13 10 (1.88%) Docker Swarm
13 10 (1.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 10 (1.88%) Red Hat Satellite
14 9 (1.69%) Prometheus
14 9 (1.69%) vRealize Orchestrator
15 8 (1.50%) SCCM
16 7 (1.31%) Graylog
Vendors
1 105 (19.70%) Oracle
1 105 (19.70%) VMware
2 90 (16.89%) Red Hat
3 81 (15.20%) Microsoft
4 36 (6.75%) Atlassian
5 32 (6.00%) SaltStack
6 27 (5.07%) Google
7 17 (3.19%) SAP
8 12 (2.25%) ServiceNow
9 11 (2.06%) New Relic
10 10 (1.88%) Cisco
10 10 (1.88%) Pega
10 10 (1.88%) Sitecore
11 9 (1.69%) Centrify
11 9 (1.69%) IBM
11 9 (1.69%) Splunk
12 7 (1.31%) Cloudera
12 7 (1.31%) Rackspace
12 7 (1.31%) SolarWinds
13 6 (1.13%) Qualys