Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South East
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 201 184 194
Rank change year-on-year -17 +10 -26
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 291 476 549
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.38% 1.78% 1.73%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.60% 16.81% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 236 442 457
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £36,550
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% 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 2,139 2,832 2,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.17% 10.59% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,587 2,231 2,024
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £30,556
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 8 April 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 8 April 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 -4 151 £65,000 +4.00% 25
Berkshire +2 112 £60,500 -3.20% 14
Hampshire -7 67 £60,000 - 3
Surrey +25 51 £75,000 +15.38% 6
Oxfordshire +3 32 £68,500 +24.55% 10
West Sussex +10 11 £80,000 +28.00%
East Sussex -18 9 £62,500 +8.70% 1
Buckinghamshire +22 7 £42,500 -22.73% 1
Kent - 2 £70,000 - 3
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 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.

1 193 (66.32%) Ansible
2 175 (60.14%) Linux
3 172 (59.11%) DevOps
4 150 (51.55%) Opscode Chef
5 146 (50.17%) Docker
6 145 (49.83%) Python
7 116 (39.86%) Bash Shell
8 111 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
9 110 (37.80%) AWS
10 103 (35.40%) Terraform
10 103 (35.40%) Configuration Management
11 98 (33.68%) SQL
12 96 (32.99%) Jenkins
13 95 (32.65%) Kubernetes
14 87 (29.90%) Azure
15 82 (28.18%) Windows
16 78 (26.80%) Java
17 69 (23.71%) Git (software)
18 64 (21.99%) Continuous Integration
19 62 (21.31%) PowerShell
20 58 (19.93%) Degree
21 48 (16.49%) Oracle
21 48 (16.49%) Red Hat
21 48 (16.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 47 (16.15%) Salt
23 46 (15.81%) JavaScript
24 45 (15.46%) Security Cleared
25 44 (15.12%) Computer Science
26 43 (14.78%) Infrastructure as Code
27 42 (14.43%) SC Cleared

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 34 (11.68%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (8.93%) Apache
3 24 (8.25%) Apache Spark
4 20 (6.87%) Apache Solr
5 19 (6.53%) Tomcat
6 14 (4.81%) Cloud Foundry
7 13 (4.47%) IIS
8 9 (3.09%) Confluence
9 7 (2.41%) JBoss
9 7 (2.41%) nginx
9 7 (2.41%) OpenStack
10 6 (2.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 6 (2.06%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.37%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.69%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.34%) Anypoint
13 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 110 (37.80%) AWS
2 87 (29.90%) Azure
3 36 (12.37%) GCP
4 29 (9.97%) AWS CloudFormation
5 24 (8.25%) SaaS
6 23 (7.90%) GitHub
7 15 (5.15%) OpenShift
8 14 (4.81%) Slack
9 13 (4.47%) Amazon ECS
9 13 (4.47%) IaaS
10 12 (4.12%) DigitalOcean
11 9 (3.09%) PaaS
12 8 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (2.06%) Serverless
13 6 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (1.72%) Office 365
15 4 (1.37%) Azure Data Factory
16 3 (1.03%) Datadog
16 3 (1.03%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.97%) Firewall
1 29 (9.97%) TCP/IP
2 24 (8.25%) DNS
3 17 (5.84%) SSL
4 14 (4.81%) HTTP
4 14 (4.81%) Internet
5 11 (3.78%) SAN
6 10 (3.44%) BGP
6 10 (3.44%) OSPF
7 8 (2.75%) DHCP
8 6 (2.06%) MPLS
8 6 (2.06%) SMTP
8 6 (2.06%) SSH
9 5 (1.72%) Network Security
10 4 (1.37%) LAN
10 4 (1.37%) Multicast
10 4 (1.37%) VPN
10 4 (1.37%) WAN
11 2 (0.69%) ATM
11 2 (0.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.43%) Big Data
2 33 (11.34%) NoSQL
3 28 (9.62%) MongoDB
4 26 (8.93%) Hadoop
5 20 (6.87%) Apache Accumulo
5 20 (6.87%) Neo4j
5 20 (6.87%) Relational Database
6 17 (5.84%) SQL Server
7 15 (5.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (5.15%) MySQL
8 10 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.06%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (2.06%) IBM InfoSphere
9 6 (2.06%) OrientDB
10 5 (1.72%) Data Lake
10 5 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.72%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.37%) Cosmos DB
11 4 (1.37%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 96 (32.99%) Jenkins
2 69 (23.71%) Git (software)
3 23 (7.90%) JIRA
4 18 (6.19%) Selenium
5 15 (5.15%) Octopus Deploy
6 14 (4.81%) GitLab
7 13 (4.47%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (3.78%) Subversion
8 11 (3.78%) Vagrant
9 10 (3.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (2.41%) Bitbucket
11 6 (2.06%) CircleCI
11 6 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (2.06%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.37%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.37%) VersionOne
13 3 (1.03%) Gradle
13 3 (1.03%) Maven
13 3 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
14 2 (0.69%) Ant
General
1 41 (14.09%) Finance
2 16 (5.50%) Retail
3 3 (1.03%) Games
4 2 (0.69%) Dutch Language
4 2 (0.69%) French Language
4 2 (0.69%) German Language
4 2 (0.69%) Italian Language
4 2 (0.69%) Publishing
4 2 (0.69%) Spanish Language
4 2 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 111 (38.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (10.31%) Developer
3 29 (9.97%) Senior DevOps
3 29 (9.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 26 (8.93%) Architect
5 24 (8.25%) Senior Developer
6 21 (7.22%) Software Developer
7 20 (6.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (6.53%) Linux Engineer
9 18 (6.19%) Senior Software Developer
10 17 (5.84%) Cloud Engineer
11 15 (5.15%) Analyst
12 14 (4.81%) Big Data Analyst
12 14 (4.81%) Data Analyst
12 14 (4.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 13 (4.47%) Lead DevOps
14 11 (3.78%) Operations Manager
14 11 (3.78%) Technical Manager
14 11 (3.78%) Technical Operations Manager
14 11 (3.78%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (13.75%) .NET
2 29 (9.97%) ASP.NET
3 22 (7.56%) Sensu
4 20 (6.87%) Kafka
5 18 (6.19%) Ajax
5 18 (6.19%) jQuery
5 18 (6.19%) Natural Language Processing
5 18 (6.19%) WebSockets
6 17 (5.84%) Web Services
7 12 (4.12%) .NET Framework
7 12 (4.12%) Elastic Stack
7 12 (4.12%) JSON
7 12 (4.12%) Spring
8 8 (2.75%) Velocity
8 8 (2.75%) XML
8 8 (2.75%) YAML
9 7 (2.41%) REST
10 6 (2.06%) ZeroMQ
11 4 (1.37%) LAPP Stack
11 4 (1.37%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.25%) Public Cloud
2 11 (3.78%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.09%) Cloud Native
5 8 (2.75%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.06%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.06%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.37%) PMI
9 2 (0.69%) Clustering
10 1 (0.34%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.34%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.34%) PKI
10 1 (0.34%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 175 (60.14%) Linux
2 82 (28.18%) Windows
3 48 (16.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (11.00%) Unix
5 20 (6.87%) Windows Server
6 10 (3.44%) AIX
7 9 (3.09%) CentOS
8 8 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.37%) Solaris
9 4 (1.37%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.03%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.69%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.69%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.34%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.34%) Android
12 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (59.11%) DevOps
2 111 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (35.40%) Configuration Management
4 64 (21.99%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (15.12%) Computer Science
6 43 (14.78%) Infrastructure as Code
7 38 (13.06%) Scrum
8 34 (11.68%) Analytics
9 33 (11.34%) Infrastructure Automation
9 33 (11.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 33 (11.34%) SDLC
10 32 (11.00%) Mentoring
11 28 (9.62%) Data Analytics
11 28 (9.62%) Project Management
12 26 (8.93%) Migration
12 26 (8.93%) Technical Leadership
13 24 (8.25%) Mathematics
14 23 (7.90%) Problem-Solving
15 22 (7.56%) Continuous Delivery
15 22 (7.56%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 145 (49.83%) Python
2 116 (39.86%) Bash Shell
3 98 (33.68%) SQL
4 78 (26.80%) Java
5 62 (21.31%) PowerShell
6 46 (15.81%) JavaScript
7 37 (12.71%) Ruby
8 29 (9.97%) C#
9 26 (8.93%) Perl
10 23 (7.90%) Go
10 23 (7.90%) Shell Script
11 21 (7.22%) C++
12 16 (5.50%) Scala
13 14 (4.81%) MATLAB
13 14 (4.81%) PL/SQL
14 10 (3.44%) PHP
15 9 (3.09%) C
16 7 (2.41%) Groovy
17 4 (1.37%) Bourne shell
17 4 (1.37%) Jython
Qualifications
1 58 (19.93%) Degree
2 45 (15.46%) Security Cleared
3 42 (14.43%) SC Cleared
4 33 (11.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (7.90%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.06%) CCNP
8 4 (1.37%) MCSE
8 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.69%) CCIE
10 1 (0.34%) Avaya Certification
10 1 (0.34%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.34%) CCIE Security
10 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.93%) QA
2 6 (2.06%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.37%) PMBOK
4 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.69%) NIST
4 2 (0.69%) SLA
5 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 146 (50.17%) Docker
2 20 (6.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 13 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.44%) oVirt
4 10 (3.44%) RHEV
5 9 (3.09%) Active Directory
6 7 (2.41%) NFS
7 6 (2.06%) iptables
8 4 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.03%) LXC
9 3 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.69%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.69%) Postfix
10 2 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.69%) vSphere
11 1 (0.34%) HDFS
11 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.34%) XenApp
11 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 193 (66.32%) Ansible
2 150 (51.55%) Opscode Chef
3 103 (35.40%) Terraform
4 95 (32.65%) Kubernetes
5 47 (16.15%) Salt
6 23 (7.90%) Nagios
7 12 (4.12%) Grafana
7 12 (4.12%) Packer
8 10 (3.44%) Kibana
8 10 (3.44%) ZABBIX
9 6 (2.06%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (2.06%) logstash
10 4 (1.37%) FortiGate
10 4 (1.37%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (1.03%) Istio
11 3 (1.03%) SCCM
12 2 (0.69%) Icinga
12 2 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.69%) vCenter Server
13 1 (0.34%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 48 (16.49%) Oracle
1 48 (16.49%) Red Hat
2 34 (11.68%) Google
3 33 (11.34%) VMware
4 30 (10.31%) Microsoft
5 21 (7.22%) HP
6 16 (5.50%) Cisco
6 16 (5.50%) Sun
7 13 (4.47%) New Relic
8 12 (4.12%) Dell
8 12 (4.12%) IBM
8 12 (4.12%) Splunk
9 11 (3.78%) Juniper
10 9 (3.09%) SaltStack
11 8 (2.75%) EMC
11 8 (2.75%) F5
12 5 (1.72%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.37%) CA Agile Central
13 4 (1.37%) Palo Alto
13 4 (1.37%) ServiceNow