Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 202 200 195
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 114 331 456
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.15% 1.43% 1.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.54% 14.01% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 131 298 394
Median annual salary £61,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.15% +13.04% +4.55%
10th Percentile £42,500 £46,175 £41,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £76,250
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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,335 2,362 2,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.50% 10.21% 9.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,085 1,810 2,027
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 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £74,250
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 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 18 January 2021.

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 18 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
Thames Valley -2 33 £72,500 +11.54% 11
West Sussex +49 31 £55,000 -29.03% 2
Surrey +52 25 £55,000 -26.67% 4
Berkshire -22 22 £72,500 +16.00% 7
Hampshire +14 19 £52,500 -22.22% 4
Oxfordshire +30 11 £60,000 -7.69% 3
East Sussex +38 4 £65,000 +8.33%
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 83 (72.81%) DevOps
2 66 (57.89%) Linux
3 63 (55.26%) Docker
4 62 (54.39%) Ansible
5 50 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (41.23%) Azure
7 46 (40.35%) Terraform
8 45 (39.47%) Kubernetes
9 43 (37.72%) Python
10 40 (35.09%) Configuration Management
11 34 (29.82%) Microservices
12 33 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (27.19%) AWS
13 31 (27.19%) Opscode Chef
13 31 (27.19%) Infrastructure as Code
14 30 (26.32%) Git (software)
15 28 (24.56%) REST
16 25 (21.93%) Windows
17 24 (21.05%) Test Automation
18 22 (19.30%) Unix
19 21 (18.42%) Bash Shell
20 20 (17.54%) Degree
20 20 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
21 18 (15.79%) PowerShell
21 18 (15.79%) Open Source
21 18 (15.79%) SQL
22 17 (14.91%) C#
23 16 (14.04%) .NET
23 16 (14.04%) Java
24 15 (13.16%) TCP/IP

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 11 (9.65%) OpenStack
2 10 (8.77%) Apache
2 10 (8.77%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.89%) IIS
3 9 (7.89%) JBoss
3 9 (7.89%) WebLogic
4 8 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (5.26%) Camunda
6 2 (1.75%) nginx
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 47 (41.23%) Azure
2 31 (27.19%) AWS
3 10 (8.77%) GitHub
4 9 (7.89%) IaaS
5 7 (6.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (6.14%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (6.14%) Serverless
6 5 (4.39%) Amazon EKS
6 5 (4.39%) OpenShift
7 4 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (3.51%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (3.51%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.63%) PaaS
9 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.75%) GCP
10 1 (0.88%) Datadog
10 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.16%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.14%) Firewall
3 6 (5.26%) HTTP
3 6 (5.26%) LAN
3 6 (5.26%) SSL
4 4 (3.51%) Internet
5 3 (2.63%) DHCP
5 3 (2.63%) DNS
5 3 (2.63%) WAN
6 2 (1.75%) NAS
6 2 (1.75%) SAN
6 2 (1.75%) VLAN
6 2 (1.75%) VPN
6 2 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.88%) AMQP
7 1 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.89%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.39%) Cosmos DB
4 5 (4.39%) Data Lake
5 3 (2.63%) MySQL
6 2 (1.75%) Big Data
6 2 (1.75%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.75%) Redis
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.88%) ClickHouse
7 1 (0.88%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.28%) Octopus Deploy
2 14 (12.28%) TeamCity
3 11 (9.65%) JUnit
4 10 (8.77%) Jenkins
5 9 (7.89%) Eclipse
5 9 (7.89%) IntelliJ
5 9 (7.89%) Selenium
6 6 (5.26%) Bitbucket
6 6 (5.26%) GitLab
6 6 (5.26%) Robot Framework
7 4 (3.51%) Artifactory
7 4 (3.51%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.75%) JIRA
8 2 (1.75%) Mockito
8 2 (1.75%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.88%) gulp
General
1 9 (7.89%) Law
2 4 (3.51%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (42.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (14.04%) Developer
3 12 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
3 12 (10.53%) Test Engineer
4 11 (9.65%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 11 (9.65%) Azure Engineer
5 9 (7.89%) Architect
5 9 (7.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Administrator
8 6 (5.26%) Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) Applications Support
8 6 (5.26%) Automation Architect
8 6 (5.26%) Lead DevOps
8 6 (5.26%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Network Architect
8 6 (5.26%) Network Technical Architect
8 6 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.26%) Technical Design Architect
8 6 (5.26%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.56%) REST
2 16 (14.04%) .NET
3 13 (11.40%) .NET Core
4 12 (10.53%) CSS
4 12 (10.53%) HTML
5 11 (9.65%) Play Framework
5 11 (9.65%) Spring
5 11 (9.65%) XML
6 9 (7.89%) EJB
6 9 (7.89%) Hibernate
6 9 (7.89%) HTML5
6 9 (7.89%) J2EE
6 9 (7.89%) J2SE
6 9 (7.89%) JSON
6 9 (7.89%) SOAP
7 7 (6.14%) Web Services
8 6 (5.26%) Django
8 6 (5.26%) Flask
8 6 (5.26%) OpenDaylight
9 5 (4.39%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.63%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.75%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.75%) Clustering
7 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.75%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 66 (57.89%) Linux
2 25 (21.93%) Windows
3 22 (19.30%) Unix
4 11 (9.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (9.65%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.26%) CentOS
6 3 (2.63%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.75%) FreeNAS
7 2 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.88%) Debian
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (72.81%) DevOps
2 50 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (35.09%) Configuration Management
4 34 (29.82%) Microservices
5 33 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (27.19%) Infrastructure as Code
7 24 (21.05%) Test Automation
8 20 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (15.79%) Open Source
10 13 (11.40%) SDET
11 12 (10.53%) Critical Thinking
11 12 (10.53%) Software Testing
11 12 (10.53%) Test Scripting
12 10 (8.77%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (7.89%) Coaching
13 9 (7.89%) Front End Development
14 8 (7.02%) Infrastructure Automation
14 8 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 8 (7.02%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (37.72%) Python
2 21 (18.42%) Bash Shell
3 18 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 18 (15.79%) SQL
4 17 (14.91%) C#
5 16 (14.04%) Java
6 10 (8.77%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.77%) Ruby
7 9 (7.89%) Scala
8 5 (4.39%) Go
8 5 (4.39%) PHP
9 2 (1.75%) C
9 2 (1.75%) C++
9 2 (1.75%) Clojure
9 2 (1.75%) Java 8
9 2 (1.75%) Perl
9 2 (1.75%) Rust
9 2 (1.75%) Tcl
10 1 (0.88%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.88%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 20 (17.54%) Degree
2 13 (11.40%) ISTQB
3 12 (10.53%) ISEB
3 12 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.39%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.39%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (55.26%) Docker
2 8 (7.02%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.75%) KVM
4 2 (1.75%) NFS
4 2 (1.75%) Samba
4 2 (1.75%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 2 (1.75%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 62 (54.39%) Ansible
2 46 (40.35%) Terraform
3 45 (39.47%) Kubernetes
4 31 (27.19%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (8.77%) Grafana
6 7 (6.14%) Packer
7 6 (5.26%) Salt
8 5 (4.39%) Graylog
8 5 (4.39%) Prometheus
9 4 (3.51%) Consul
9 4 (3.51%) Icinga
10 2 (1.75%) WSUS
11 1 (0.88%) Ganeti
11 1 (0.88%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.88%) Nagios
11 1 (0.88%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 14 (12.28%) Red Hat
2 13 (11.40%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.53%) VMware
4 9 (7.89%) Adobe
5 8 (7.02%) Dynatrace
6 6 (5.26%) Arista
6 6 (5.26%) Cisco
6 6 (5.26%) webMethods
7 3 (2.63%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.63%) Oracle
7 3 (2.63%) Veracode
8 2 (1.75%) Dell
8 2 (1.75%) Google
8 2 (1.75%) HP
9 1 (0.88%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.88%) Splunk
9 1 (0.88%) Zend