Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South East
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 210 213 181
Rank change year-on-year +3 -32 +14
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 158 279 472
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.27% 1.36% 1.77%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.27% 13.32% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 115 217 382
10th Percentile £40,500 £48,750 £41,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04% +4.55%
75th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £78,250 £86,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +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 1,704 2,095 2,823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.69% 10.18% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,377 1,618 2,234
10th Percentile £36,500 £32,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £53,250
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +3.29% +6.50%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £81,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 11 April 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 11 April 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 -28 47 £71,250 +9.62% 16
Hampshire +36 44 £62,500 +4.17% 3
Surrey +18 35 £56,000 -25.33% 3
Berkshire -17 34 £72,500 +20.83% 10
West Sussex +33 26 £55,000 -31.25%
Oxfordshire +7 13 £60,000 -17.24% 2
East Sussex +28 3 £42,500 -32.00% 1
Kent +11 1 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 11 April 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.

1 107 (67.72%) DevOps
2 98 (62.03%) Ansible
3 91 (57.59%) Linux
4 85 (53.80%) Docker
5 72 (45.57%) Python
6 68 (43.04%) Terraform
7 67 (42.41%) Azure
8 64 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
9 61 (38.61%) Kubernetes
10 51 (32.28%) Opscode Chef
11 50 (31.65%) Configuration Management
12 49 (31.01%) AWS
12 49 (31.01%) Infrastructure as Code
13 48 (30.38%) Microservices
14 46 (29.11%) Git (software)
15 40 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (20.25%) SQL
17 31 (19.62%) Bash Shell
18 29 (18.35%) Open Source
18 29 (18.35%) Test Automation
19 28 (17.72%) Unix
19 28 (17.72%) Windows
19 28 (17.72%) Jenkins
20 27 (17.09%) Continuous Delivery
20 27 (17.09%) Java
20 27 (17.09%) REST
20 27 (17.09%) PowerShell
21 24 (15.19%) Ruby
21 24 (15.19%) Problem-Solving
22 23 (14.56%) 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 14 (8.86%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (8.23%) Apache
3 12 (7.59%) Tomcat
4 11 (6.96%) JBoss
4 11 (6.96%) OpenStack
4 11 (6.96%) WebLogic
5 7 (4.43%) IIS
6 6 (3.80%) Camunda
7 3 (1.90%) nginx
8 2 (1.27%) Confluence
8 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 67 (42.41%) Azure
2 49 (31.01%) AWS
3 17 (10.76%) IaaS
4 13 (8.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (6.96%) GitHub
5 11 (6.96%) PaaS
5 11 (6.96%) SaaS
6 8 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (5.06%) Amazon ECS
6 8 (5.06%) Power Platform
6 8 (5.06%) PowerApps
7 6 (3.80%) Slack
8 5 (3.16%) Amazon S3
8 5 (3.16%) GCP
8 5 (3.16%) OpenShift
9 4 (2.53%) Amazon EKS
9 4 (2.53%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (2.53%) Serverless
10 3 (1.90%) AWS Direct Connect
10 3 (1.90%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.92%) TCP/IP
2 9 (5.70%) DNS
3 8 (5.06%) LAN
4 7 (4.43%) Firewall
4 7 (4.43%) HTTP
5 6 (3.80%) DHCP
5 6 (3.80%) SSL
5 6 (3.80%) VPN
6 5 (3.16%) Network Security
6 5 (3.16%) SAN
6 5 (3.16%) WAN
7 4 (2.53%) Internet
7 4 (2.53%) IPsec
8 3 (1.90%) BGP
8 3 (1.90%) Broadband
8 3 (1.90%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.90%) IPv6
8 3 (1.90%) OpenVPN
8 3 (1.90%) SNMP
9 2 (1.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.23%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (6.96%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.43%) MySQL
5 4 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.53%) MariaDB
5 4 (2.53%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.90%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (1.90%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.90%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.90%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.27%) Big Data
7 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.27%) Redis
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.63%) ClickHouse
8 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.63%) Tableau
8 1 (0.63%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 46 (29.11%) Git (software)
2 28 (17.72%) Jenkins
3 18 (11.39%) GitLab
4 15 (9.49%) Selenium
5 13 (8.23%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (8.23%) TeamCity
6 11 (6.96%) Artifactory
6 11 (6.96%) Bitbucket
6 11 (6.96%) Eclipse
6 11 (6.96%) IntelliJ
6 11 (6.96%) JUnit
7 10 (6.33%) JIRA
8 8 (5.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (5.06%) SonarQube
9 6 (3.80%) Robot Framework
10 5 (3.16%) Vagrant
11 4 (2.53%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.90%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.63%) gulp
13 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (6.33%) Finance
2 6 (3.80%) Law
2 6 (3.80%) Marketing
3 4 (2.53%) Public Sector
4 3 (1.90%) Banking
4 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.63%) Legal
5 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (37.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (10.13%) Developer
3 13 (8.23%) Test Automation Engineer
3 13 (8.23%) Test Engineer
4 11 (6.96%) Architect
4 11 (6.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (6.33%) Azure Engineer
5 10 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (5.70%) Administrator
6 9 (5.70%) Platform Engineer
7 8 (5.06%) Security Engineer
8 7 (4.43%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.43%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (3.80%) Automation Architect
9 6 (3.80%) Network Architect
9 6 (3.80%) Network Technical Architect
9 6 (3.80%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.80%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.80%) Technical Design Architect
9 6 (3.80%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (17.09%) REST
2 16 (10.13%) CSS
2 16 (10.13%) HTML
3 15 (9.49%) XML
4 13 (8.23%) .NET
5 11 (6.96%) EJB
5 11 (6.96%) Hibernate
5 11 (6.96%) HTML5
5 11 (6.96%) J2EE
5 11 (6.96%) J2SE
5 11 (6.96%) JSON
5 11 (6.96%) Play Framework
5 11 (6.96%) SOAP
5 11 (6.96%) Spring
6 10 (6.33%) .NET Core
7 6 (3.80%) Django
7 6 (3.80%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (3.80%) Flask
7 6 (3.80%) OpenDaylight
7 6 (3.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (8.86%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.70%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (5.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (5.70%) Public Cloud
3 7 (4.43%) Cloud Native
4 6 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.53%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.90%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.90%) Clustering
6 3 (1.90%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.63%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 91 (57.59%) Linux
2 28 (17.72%) Unix
2 28 (17.72%) Windows
3 17 (10.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (9.49%) Windows Server
5 10 (6.33%) CentOS
6 4 (2.53%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.27%) FreeNAS
8 1 (0.63%) Debian
8 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (67.72%) DevOps
2 64 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (31.65%) Configuration Management
4 49 (31.01%) Infrastructure as Code
5 48 (30.38%) Microservices
6 40 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (18.35%) Open Source
7 29 (18.35%) Test Automation
8 27 (17.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 24 (15.19%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (10.13%) Software Engineering
10 16 (10.13%) Software Testing
10 16 (10.13%) Tech Ops
11 14 (8.86%) High Availability
12 13 (8.23%) Task Automation
13 12 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (7.59%) Software Delivery
14 11 (6.96%) Front End Development
14 11 (6.96%) Information Security
14 11 (6.96%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (45.57%) Python
2 32 (20.25%) SQL
3 31 (19.62%) Bash Shell
4 27 (17.09%) Java
4 27 (17.09%) PowerShell
5 24 (15.19%) Ruby
6 23 (14.56%) C#
7 11 (6.96%) Scala
8 10 (6.33%) Go
8 10 (6.33%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.16%) PHP
10 4 (2.53%) C
10 4 (2.53%) Perl
10 4 (2.53%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.27%) C++
11 2 (1.27%) Groovy
11 2 (1.27%) Tcl
12 1 (0.63%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.63%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 20 (12.66%) Degree
2 13 (8.23%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.33%) ISEB
3 10 (6.33%) ISTQB
3 10 (6.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (6.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.80%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.90%) RHCE
5 3 (1.90%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.63%) CISSP
6 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.53%) SLA
2 3 (1.90%) NIST
3 2 (1.27%) SOC 2
System Software
1 85 (53.80%) Docker
2 9 (5.70%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.90%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.90%) iptables
4 3 (1.90%) Postfix
5 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.27%) KVM
5 2 (1.27%) NFS
5 2 (1.27%) Samba
5 2 (1.27%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 2 (1.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 98 (62.03%) Ansible
2 68 (43.04%) Terraform
3 61 (38.61%) Kubernetes
4 51 (32.28%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (11.39%) Grafana
6 12 (7.59%) Prometheus
7 11 (6.96%) Consul
7 11 (6.96%) Icinga
7 11 (6.96%) Packer
8 10 (6.33%) Graylog
9 7 (4.43%) Salt
10 3 (1.90%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (1.90%) Graphite
10 3 (1.90%) ZABBIX
11 2 (1.27%) Nagios
11 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (1.27%) WSUS
12 1 (0.63%) Ganeti
12 1 (0.63%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.63%) logstash
Vendors
1 22 (13.92%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.29%) Red Hat
3 20 (12.66%) VMware
4 11 (6.96%) Adobe
5 10 (6.33%) Cisco
6 6 (3.80%) Arista
6 6 (3.80%) Veracode
6 6 (3.80%) webMethods
7 5 (3.16%) Google
8 4 (2.53%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.53%) Juniper
8 4 (2.53%) Oracle
8 4 (2.53%) SaltStack
9 3 (1.90%) Black Duck
9 3 (1.90%) F5
9 3 (1.90%) HP
9 3 (1.90%) Splunk
10 2 (1.27%) Dynatrace
10 2 (1.27%) Perforce
11 1 (0.63%) Nokia