Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South East
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 219 173 184
Rank change year-on-year -46 +11 -19
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 114 480 540
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.04% 1.82% 1.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.83% 16.74% 20.74%
Number of salaries quoted 91 439 437
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £73,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +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 1,291 2,868 2,604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.73% 10.90% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 968 2,253 1,999
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,900 £73,150
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%

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 10 August 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 10 August 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 -31 57 £57,500 -8.00% 12
Berkshire -23 35 £56,250 -10.00% 6
Surrey +55 25 £66,000 -12.00% 5
Hampshire +12 21 £62,500 +8.70% 4
Oxfordshire +7 13 £73,000 +62.22% 6
Buckinghamshire +64 9 £45,000 -18.18%
East Sussex +26 9 £60,000 +4.35%
West Sussex +40 1 £80,000 +23.08% 2
Kent - 1 £60,000 -
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 76 (66.67%) DevOps
2 67 (58.77%) Ansible
3 62 (54.39%) Linux
4 54 (47.37%) AWS
5 53 (46.49%) Docker
6 52 (45.61%) Terraform
7 47 (41.23%) Opscode Chef
8 43 (37.72%) Windows
9 42 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (35.96%) Python
11 38 (33.33%) Jenkins
11 38 (33.33%) Bash Shell
12 36 (31.58%) SQL
12 36 (31.58%) Kubernetes
13 35 (30.70%) Java
14 33 (28.95%) Configuration Management
15 30 (26.32%) PowerShell
16 27 (23.68%) JavaScript
17 25 (21.93%) Azure
18 24 (21.05%) Degree
19 21 (18.42%) Big Data
20 19 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
21 18 (15.79%) Computer Science
21 18 (15.79%) Oracle
22 17 (14.91%) AWS CloudFormation
22 17 (14.91%) Computer Science Degree
23 16 (14.04%) Microsoft
23 16 (14.04%) VMware
24 15 (13.16%) HP
24 15 (13.16%) 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 12 (10.53%) Apache
2 10 (8.77%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (6.14%) Apache Spark
3 7 (6.14%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.39%) Confluence
4 5 (4.39%) OpenStack
4 5 (4.39%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.51%) Apache Solr
5 4 (3.51%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (3.51%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.63%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (2.63%) IIS
6 3 (2.63%) JBoss
7 2 (1.75%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.88%) nginx
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 54 (47.37%) AWS
2 25 (21.93%) Azure
3 17 (14.91%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (9.65%) GCP
5 10 (8.77%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (8.77%) Serverless
6 7 (6.14%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (5.26%) Slack
7 6 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (4.39%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (4.39%) GitHub
9 4 (3.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (3.51%) Datadog
10 2 (1.75%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (1.75%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (1.75%) IaaS
10 2 (1.75%) SaaS
11 1 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.88%) Office 365
11 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) DNS
2 7 (6.14%) Firewall
3 6 (5.26%) SAN
3 6 (5.26%) VPN
4 4 (3.51%) HTTP
5 3 (2.63%) Network Security
6 2 (1.75%) ATM
6 2 (1.75%) BGP
6 2 (1.75%) DSL
6 2 (1.75%) Internet
6 2 (1.75%) OSPF
6 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.42%) Big Data
2 13 (11.40%) NoSQL
3 11 (9.65%) SQL Server
4 9 (7.89%) Hadoop
5 7 (6.14%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (4.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.39%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (4.39%) Cosmos DB
7 5 (4.39%) Data Lake
7 5 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.39%) Geospatial Data
7 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database
7 5 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.51%) Apache Accumulo
8 4 (3.51%) MySQL
8 4 (3.51%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.75%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 38 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 11 (9.65%) JIRA
3 10 (8.77%) Git (software)
4 8 (7.02%) Selenium
5 7 (6.14%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (4.39%) Vagrant
7 3 (2.63%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.75%) Gradle
8 2 (1.75%) Subversion
9 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.88%) GitLab
9 1 (0.88%) Maven
9 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (11.40%) Finance
2 2 (1.75%) Law
2 2 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (0.88%) Games
3 1 (0.88%) Publishing
3 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (40.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (14.04%) Developer
3 12 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 10 (8.77%) Cloud Engineer
4 10 (8.77%) Software Developer
5 8 (7.02%) Senior Software Developer
6 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Architect
7 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 6 (5.26%) Technical Architect
7 6 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) QA Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Senior DevOps
8 5 (4.39%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Senior Unix Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.53%) .NET
2 10 (8.77%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (8.77%) Web Services
3 9 (7.89%) ASP.NET
3 9 (7.89%) XML
4 8 (7.02%) Ajax
4 8 (7.02%) jQuery
4 8 (7.02%) WebSockets
5 6 (5.26%) REST
5 6 (5.26%) Sensu
6 5 (4.39%) RAML
6 5 (4.39%) Swagger
6 5 (4.39%) WSDL
6 5 (4.39%) XSD
7 4 (3.51%) J2EE
7 4 (3.51%) JSON
7 4 (3.51%) Kafka
7 4 (3.51%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (3.51%) React
7 4 (3.51%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) Public Cloud
2 8 (7.02%) Cloud Native
3 6 (5.26%) Clustering
4 4 (3.51%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.63%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (54.39%) Linux
2 43 (37.72%) Windows
3 10 (8.77%) Unix
4 9 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.51%) CentOS
7 3 (2.63%) AIX
7 3 (2.63%) Solaris
8 1 (0.88%) Android
8 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (66.67%) DevOps
2 42 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (28.95%) Configuration Management
4 19 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (15.79%) Computer Science
6 14 (12.28%) Analytics
7 13 (11.40%) Mentoring
7 13 (11.40%) Scrum
8 12 (10.53%) Data Analytics
9 11 (9.65%) Infrastructure as Code
10 10 (8.77%) Mathematics
11 9 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 8 (7.02%) Physics
12 8 (7.02%) Project Management
12 8 (7.02%) SDLC
13 7 (6.14%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Automation
13 7 (6.14%) Migration
13 7 (6.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (35.96%) Python
2 38 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 36 (31.58%) SQL
4 35 (30.70%) Java
5 30 (26.32%) PowerShell
6 27 (23.68%) JavaScript
7 15 (13.16%) C++
8 14 (12.28%) C#
9 8 (7.02%) C
10 7 (6.14%) Groovy
11 5 (4.39%) Bourne shell
11 5 (4.39%) Jython
12 4 (3.51%) MATLAB
12 4 (3.51%) Rust
12 4 (3.51%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.63%) Java 8
13 3 (2.63%) Kotlin
14 2 (1.75%) Korn
14 2 (1.75%) Ruby
14 2 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (21.05%) Degree
2 17 (14.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (8.77%) Security Cleared
4 9 (7.89%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.39%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.75%) CCNP
6 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.88%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.88%) MCSE
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) QA
2 4 (3.51%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) NIST
3 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (46.49%) Docker
2 8 (7.02%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.75%) oVirt
5 2 (1.75%) RHEV
6 1 (0.88%) XenApp
6 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 67 (58.77%) Ansible
2 52 (45.61%) Terraform
3 47 (41.23%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (31.58%) Kubernetes
5 6 (5.26%) Kibana
5 6 (5.26%) Nagios
5 6 (5.26%) Salt
5 6 (5.26%) ZABBIX
6 5 (4.39%) logstash
7 4 (3.51%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (3.51%) Mesos
7 4 (3.51%) Packer
7 4 (3.51%) Prometheus
8 3 (2.63%) Istio
9 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 18 (15.79%) Oracle
2 16 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.04%) VMware
3 15 (13.16%) HP
4 14 (12.28%) Red Hat
5 11 (9.65%) Dell
6 7 (6.14%) SaltStack
7 6 (5.26%) Google
7 6 (5.26%) Juniper
8 5 (4.39%) Databricks
9 3 (2.63%) Cisco
9 3 (2.63%) EMC
9 3 (2.63%) IBM
9 3 (2.63%) Sun
10 2 (1.75%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.75%) Dynatrace
10 2 (1.75%) F5
10 2 (1.75%) Veritas
11 1 (0.88%) Citrix
11 1 (0.88%) EqualLogic