Period
to 15 June 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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South East
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 229 212 160
Rank change year-on-year -17 -52 +27
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 179 193 535
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.20% 1.29% 2.04%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.38% 11.96% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 106 151 432
10th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £40,100
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £63,500 £57,875
Median % change year-on-year +6.30% +9.72% +5.23%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +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 2,136 1,614 2,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.38% 10.77% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,540 1,245 2,351
10th Percentile £36,229 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £72,750 £68,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £78,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 15 June 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 15 June 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
Hampshire +5 75 £67,500 +12.50% 10
Thames Valley -56 47 £70,000 +12.00% 15
Berkshire -45 35 £67,750 +12.92% 9
Surrey -12 31 £67,500 -10.00% 6
West Sussex +12 16 £55,000 -31.25% 3
Oxfordshire +2 9 £66,250 -9.25% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 3 £70,000 +40.00% 4
East Sussex -11 1 £42,500 -32.00%
Kent -17 1 £65,000 -7.14%
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 15 June 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.

1 140 (78.21%) DevOps
2 124 (69.27%) Ansible
3 109 (60.89%) Python
4 107 (59.78%) Linux
5 98 (54.75%) Terraform
6 93 (51.96%) Docker
7 87 (48.60%) Kubernetes
8 82 (45.81%) Opscode Chef
9 78 (43.58%) Azure
9 78 (43.58%) AWS
10 74 (41.34%) Agile Software Development
11 64 (35.75%) Infrastructure as Code
12 59 (32.96%) Bash Shell
13 47 (26.26%) Microservices
14 46 (25.70%) Git (software)
15 45 (25.14%) Java
16 43 (24.02%) Configuration Management
16 43 (24.02%) Continuous Delivery
17 42 (23.46%) Social Skills
18 41 (22.91%) Ruby
19 40 (22.35%) Jenkins
20 37 (20.67%) Degree
21 34 (18.99%) Problem-Solving
22 33 (18.44%) Finance
23 30 (16.76%) Software Engineering
23 30 (16.76%) Test Automation
24 28 (15.64%) PowerShell
24 28 (15.64%) GitLab
25 27 (15.08%) AWS CloudFormation
25 27 (15.08%) Shell Script

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 16 (8.94%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (5.03%) Apache
3 7 (3.91%) JBoss
4 5 (2.79%) IIS
4 5 (2.79%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.79%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.23%) Camunda
5 4 (2.23%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.68%) Confluence
7 2 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.12%) GemFire
7 2 (1.12%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 78 (43.58%) AWS
1 78 (43.58%) Azure
2 27 (15.08%) AWS CloudFormation
3 22 (12.29%) GitHub
4 20 (11.17%) IaaS
5 15 (8.38%) PaaS
6 13 (7.26%) GCP
7 12 (6.70%) SaaS
8 11 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (4.47%) Power Platform
9 8 (4.47%) PowerApps
10 7 (3.91%) Amazon ECS
11 6 (3.35%) Datadog
11 6 (3.35%) Slack
12 5 (2.79%) Amazon S3
12 5 (2.79%) AWS Direct Connect
13 3 (1.68%) Amazon EKS
13 3 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (1.68%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.50%) TCP/IP
2 14 (7.82%) Firewall
3 12 (6.70%) HTTP
4 10 (5.59%) VPN
5 8 (4.47%) DNS
5 8 (4.47%) Network Security
6 6 (3.35%) Internet
6 6 (3.35%) IPsec
7 5 (2.79%) BGP
7 5 (2.79%) Broadband
7 5 (2.79%) DHCP
7 5 (2.79%) HTTPS
7 5 (2.79%) IPv6
7 5 (2.79%) OpenVPN
7 5 (2.79%) SAN
7 5 (2.79%) SNMP
8 4 (2.23%) LAN
8 4 (2.23%) WAN
9 2 (1.12%) Calico
9 2 (1.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.82%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (7.26%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.59%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.47%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.35%) MySQL
5 6 (3.35%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.79%) Big Data
6 5 (2.79%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.23%) MariaDB
8 3 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.68%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.12%) Tableau
9 2 (1.12%) Tableau Server
10 1 (0.56%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 46 (25.70%) Git (software)
2 40 (22.35%) Jenkins
3 28 (15.64%) GitLab
4 20 (11.17%) Bitbucket
5 16 (8.94%) Octopus Deploy
6 14 (7.82%) Selenium
7 13 (7.26%) TeamCity
8 11 (6.15%) Artifactory
9 9 (5.03%) Cucumber
9 9 (5.03%) JIRA
10 8 (4.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (4.47%) Vagrant
11 7 (3.91%) SonarQube
12 5 (2.79%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.79%) IntelliJ
12 5 (2.79%) JUnit
13 4 (2.23%) Robot Framework
13 4 (2.23%) SpecFlow
14 2 (1.12%) Gradle
14 2 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 42 (23.46%) Social Skills
2 33 (18.44%) Finance
3 25 (13.97%) Law
4 24 (13.41%) Banking
5 13 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.47%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.35%) Public Sector
8 5 (2.79%) Marketing
9 2 (1.12%) Local Government
9 2 (1.12%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.56%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.56%) Legal
10 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (43.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (11.17%) Cloud Engineer
3 14 (7.82%) Architect
4 11 (6.15%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 10 (5.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (5.59%) Lead DevOps
5 10 (5.59%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 10 (5.59%) Site Engineer
5 10 (5.59%) Support Engineer
6 9 (5.03%) AWS DevOps
6 9 (5.03%) Test Automation Engineer
6 9 (5.03%) Test Engineer
7 8 (4.47%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (4.47%) Azure Engineer
7 8 (4.47%) Developer
7 8 (4.47%) Principal Engineer
7 8 (4.47%) Security Engineer
8 6 (3.35%) Principal Architect
8 6 (3.35%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 6 (3.35%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.50%) Elastic Stack
2 15 (8.38%) Play Framework
3 14 (7.82%) REST
4 12 (6.70%) .NET
5 9 (5.03%) CSS
5 9 (5.03%) HTML
5 9 (5.03%) XML
6 8 (4.47%) Web Services
7 7 (3.91%) AngularJS
7 7 (3.91%) J2EE
7 7 (3.91%) JSON
7 7 (3.91%) Spring
8 6 (3.35%) Gherkin
9 5 (2.79%) EJB
9 5 (2.79%) Hibernate
9 5 (2.79%) HTML5
9 5 (2.79%) J2SE
9 5 (2.79%) Kafka
9 5 (2.79%) React
9 5 (2.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.50%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.26%) Clustering
3 11 (6.15%) Public Cloud
4 9 (5.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (3.91%) Cloud Native
6 6 (3.35%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.35%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.23%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.23%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.23%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.56%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.56%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 107 (59.78%) Linux
2 27 (15.08%) Unix
3 23 (12.85%) Windows
4 13 (7.26%) Windows Server
5 12 (6.70%) CentOS
6 10 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.79%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.12%) Debian
8 2 (1.12%) Solaris
9 1 (0.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (78.21%) DevOps
2 74 (41.34%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (35.75%) Infrastructure as Code
4 47 (26.26%) Microservices
5 43 (24.02%) Configuration Management
5 43 (24.02%) Continuous Delivery
6 34 (18.99%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (16.76%) Software Engineering
7 30 (16.76%) Test Automation
8 26 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (13.97%) Deployment Automation
10 24 (13.41%) Digital Banking
10 24 (13.41%) Open Source
11 23 (12.85%) Scrum
12 21 (11.73%) API Development
12 21 (11.73%) High Availability
12 21 (11.73%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 21 (11.73%) Software Delivery
13 19 (10.61%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (9.50%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 109 (60.89%) Python
2 59 (32.96%) Bash Shell
3 45 (25.14%) Java
4 41 (22.91%) Ruby
5 28 (15.64%) PowerShell
6 27 (15.08%) Shell Script
6 27 (15.08%) SQL
7 21 (11.73%) C#
8 19 (10.61%) Go
9 13 (7.26%) Groovy
10 11 (6.15%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.79%) C
11 5 (2.79%) Scala
12 2 (1.12%) C++
12 2 (1.12%) Perl
12 2 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (20.67%) Degree
2 20 (11.17%) Security Cleared
3 13 (7.26%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.70%) AWS Certification
5 6 (3.35%) TOGAF Certification
6 5 (2.79%) ISEB
6 5 (2.79%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.68%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.68%) RHCE
7 3 (1.68%) RHCSA
8 2 (1.12%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.12%) OCP
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.56%) CISSP
9 1 (0.56%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.50%) SLA
2 6 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.68%) NIST
4 2 (1.12%) SOC 2
System Software
1 93 (51.96%) Docker
2 10 (5.59%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (3.91%) iptables
3 7 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.79%) Postfix
4 5 (2.79%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.12%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 124 (69.27%) Ansible
2 98 (54.75%) Terraform
3 87 (48.60%) Kubernetes
4 82 (45.81%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (10.61%) Grafana
6 12 (6.70%) Icinga
7 11 (6.15%) Packer
8 10 (5.59%) Consul
8 10 (5.59%) Prometheus
9 9 (5.03%) Graylog
10 5 (2.79%) Salt
10 5 (2.79%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.68%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (1.68%) Graphite
12 2 (1.12%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (1.12%) Kibana
12 2 (1.12%) Nagios
12 2 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Satellite
13 1 (0.56%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 24 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.06%) VMware
3 12 (6.70%) Google
4 11 (6.15%) Red Hat
5 8 (4.47%) Cisco
5 8 (4.47%) Oracle
6 6 (3.35%) SaltStack
7 5 (2.79%) Adobe
7 5 (2.79%) HP
7 5 (2.79%) Veracode
8 4 (2.23%) Arista
8 4 (2.23%) Juniper
9 3 (1.68%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.68%) Black Duck
9 3 (1.68%) Dynatrace
9 3 (1.68%) F5
9 3 (1.68%) Splunk
10 2 (1.12%) NetApp
10 2 (1.12%) Northgate
10 2 (1.12%) Perforce