Period
to 30 October 2020

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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South East
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 225 195 183
Rank change year-on-year -30 -12 -15
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 69 404 521
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.84% 1.59% 1.79%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.23% 15.10% 20.30%
Number of salaries quoted 62 386 420
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £83,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,107 2,675 2,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.51% 10.55% 8.83%
Number of salaries quoted 866 2,069 2,037
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,700
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +3.77%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Puppet as a proportion 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

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

Salary trend for Puppet in the South East

Puppet
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Puppet in the South East over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

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 30 October 2020. 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 -23 21 £52,500 -19.23% 6
Surrey +67 17 £61,750 -14.83% 3
West Sussex +60 13 £60,000 -26.15% 2
Hampshire +17 9 £52,500 -12.50% 3
Buckinghamshire +74 8 £45,000 -5.26%
Oxfordshire +32 7 £67,500 +3.85% 4
East Sussex +47 6 £55,000 -18.52%
Berkshire -26 6 £61,250 -2.00% 2
Kent +46 1 £60,000 +4.35%
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, 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 62 (89.86%) DevOps
2 41 (59.42%) Docker
3 38 (55.07%) Ansible
3 38 (55.07%) Linux
4 35 (50.72%) Terraform
5 32 (46.38%) Azure
6 31 (44.93%) AWS
6 31 (44.93%) Kubernetes
7 29 (42.03%) Bash Shell
8 23 (33.33%) Python
9 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (31.88%) PowerShell
10 20 (28.99%) Windows
11 17 (24.64%) Configuration Management
11 17 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (18.84%) Java
12 13 (18.84%) Opscode Chef
12 13 (18.84%) Jenkins
13 12 (17.39%) Microservices
13 12 (17.39%) Infrastructure as Code
14 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
14 11 (15.94%) Degree
15 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
16 9 (13.04%) .NET
16 9 (13.04%) TeamCity
16 9 (13.04%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 9 (13.04%) Serverless
16 9 (13.04%) AWS Lambda
16 9 (13.04%) GitHub
17 8 (11.59%) Dynatrace

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 6 (8.70%) Apache
1 6 (8.70%) IIS
1 6 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.25%) OpenStack
3 4 (5.80%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (4.35%) Confluence
4 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.90%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.90%) JBoss
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 32 (46.38%) Azure
2 31 (44.93%) AWS
3 9 (13.04%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (13.04%) GitHub
3 9 (13.04%) Serverless
4 6 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (7.25%) Datadog
6 4 (5.80%) GCP
7 3 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.90%) IaaS
8 2 (2.90%) PaaS
9 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.45%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (1.45%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (1.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) Firewall
2 4 (5.80%) VPN
3 1 (1.45%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) Big Data
3 4 (5.80%) Cosmos DB
3 4 (5.80%) Data Lake
4 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.90%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.45%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Jenkins
2 9 (13.04%) TeamCity
3 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (5.80%) JIRA
4 4 (5.80%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.90%) JUnit
5 2 (2.90%) Mockito
6 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.45%) Gradle
6 1 (1.45%) Maven
6 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
1 8 (11.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (59.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Azure Engineer
3 6 (8.70%) Lead DevOps
3 6 (8.70%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Analyst
4 5 (7.25%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Platform Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (7.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Test Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Applications Support
5 4 (5.80%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Data Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Site Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) .NET
2 8 (11.59%) Web Services
3 7 (10.14%) REST
4 6 (8.70%) .NET Core
5 5 (7.25%) React
6 4 (5.80%) ADO
6 4 (5.80%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (5.80%) JMS
7 3 (4.35%) J2EE
8 2 (2.90%) Grails
8 2 (2.90%) Java EE
8 2 (2.90%) jQuery
8 2 (2.90%) JSF
8 2 (2.90%) JTA
8 2 (2.90%) Node.js
8 2 (2.90%) Play Framework
8 2 (2.90%) Servlets
8 2 (2.90%) Spring
8 2 (2.90%) Spring MVC
9 1 (1.45%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Public Cloud
2 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.35%) Clustering
4 3 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 38 (55.07%) Linux
2 20 (28.99%) Windows
3 4 (5.80%) CentOS
3 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (89.86%) DevOps
2 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (24.64%) Configuration Management
3 17 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (17.39%) Infrastructure as Code
4 12 (17.39%) Microservices
5 9 (13.04%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 8 (11.59%) Fintech
6 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Automation
7 7 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
8 6 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (8.70%) Critical Thinking
8 6 (8.70%) SDET
8 6 (8.70%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.25%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (7.25%) Line Management
9 5 (7.25%) Pair Programming
9 5 (7.25%) Software Testing
9 5 (7.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.03%) Bash Shell
2 23 (33.33%) Python
3 22 (31.88%) PowerShell
4 13 (18.84%) Java
5 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.14%) C#
6 7 (10.14%) SQL
7 6 (8.70%) C++
8 5 (7.25%) Rust
9 3 (4.35%) C
10 2 (2.90%) Clojure
10 2 (2.90%) Groovy
10 2 (2.90%) Java 8
10 2 (2.90%) Ruby
11 1 (1.45%) Bourne shell
11 1 (1.45%) Go
11 1 (1.45%) Jython
11 1 (1.45%) Korn
11 1 (1.45%) PHP
11 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Degree
2 6 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (8.70%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.25%) ISEB
3 5 (7.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (59.42%) Docker
2 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (55.07%) Ansible
2 35 (50.72%) Terraform
3 31 (44.93%) Kubernetes
4 13 (18.84%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (7.25%) Packer
6 4 (5.80%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (5.80%) Grafana
6 4 (5.80%) logstash
6 4 (5.80%) Mesos
6 4 (5.80%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) Dynatrace
3 7 (10.14%) Oracle
3 7 (10.14%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.80%) VMware
5 3 (4.35%) Dell
5 3 (4.35%) HP
6 2 (2.90%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.45%) SaltStack