Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 190 175 170
Rank change year-on-year -15 -5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 410 532 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.62% 1.83% 2.09%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.45% 20.65% 25.33%
Number of salaries quoted 347 411 495
South East median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% - +2.80%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

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 2,653 2,576 2,400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.47% 8.85% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,049 2,048 2,031
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +7.14% -2.00%
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £72,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Puppet in the South East.

Salary trend for Puppet in the South East

Puppet
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in the South East over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

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 23 October 2019. 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 +10 227 £62,500 +13.64% 34
Berkshire +22 187 £62,500 +13.64% 23
Hampshire +3 109 £60,000 +20.00% 12
Surrey +13 55 £63,750 +15.91% 11
Oxfordshire -17 33 £65,000 +3.17% 8
East Sussex -12 8 £60,000 +8.11%
Buckinghamshire +12 7 £47,500 - 3
West Sussex -22 7 £81,250 +62.50% 2
Kent -3 4 £57,500 +18.56% 1
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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.

1 281 (68.54%) DevOps
2 247 (60.24%) Docker
3 245 (59.76%) Ansible
4 236 (57.56%) Linux
5 215 (52.44%) AWS
6 211 (51.46%) Jenkins
7 203 (49.51%) Opscode Chef
8 202 (49.27%) Python
9 168 (40.98%) Azure
10 165 (40.24%) Java
11 152 (37.07%) Terraform
12 148 (36.10%) Kubernetes
13 122 (29.76%) Bash Shell
14 119 (29.02%) Git (software)
15 115 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
16 107 (26.10%) Configuration Management
17 91 (22.20%) Windows
18 90 (21.95%) SQL
19 86 (20.98%) .NET
20 84 (20.49%) Ruby
21 83 (20.24%) Continuous Integration
22 82 (20.00%) C#
23 68 (16.59%) Scrum
24 67 (16.34%) Test Automation
25 66 (16.10%) PowerShell
25 66 (16.10%) GitHub
26 65 (15.85%) Microsoft
26 65 (15.85%) Infrastructure as Code
27 61 (14.88%) Degree
28 60 (14.63%) SaaS

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 40 (9.76%) Elasticsearch
2 39 (9.51%) Tomcat
3 37 (9.02%) Confluence
4 29 (7.07%) JBoss
5 28 (6.83%) Apache
6 21 (5.12%) OpenStack
7 17 (4.15%) WebLogic
8 11 (2.68%) Apache Spark
9 10 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
9 10 (2.44%) IIS
10 9 (2.20%) nginx
11 5 (1.22%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.98%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.98%) Drupal
13 3 (0.73%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.73%) WildFly
14 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 27 (6.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.24%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 215 (52.44%) AWS
2 168 (40.98%) Azure
3 66 (16.10%) GitHub
4 60 (14.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 60 (14.63%) SaaS
5 39 (9.51%) GCP
6 27 (6.59%) IaaS
6 27 (6.59%) Slack
7 22 (5.37%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (4.63%) PaaS
9 18 (4.39%) npm
9 18 (4.39%) OpenShift
10 13 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (2.93%) IBM Cloud
11 12 (2.93%) Serverless
12 11 (2.68%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (2.20%) Amazon S3
14 8 (1.95%) Amazon SQS
14 8 (1.95%) NuGet
15 7 (1.71%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 50 (12.20%) Firewall
2 37 (9.02%) TCP/IP
3 25 (6.10%) DNS
4 22 (5.37%) VPN
5 18 (4.39%) SSL
6 13 (3.17%) DHCP
7 11 (2.68%) SAN
8 10 (2.44%) LAN
8 10 (2.44%) WAN
9 9 (2.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (1.95%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (1.95%) Radio Access Network
10 8 (1.95%) SMTP
11 7 (1.71%) Internet
12 6 (1.46%) HTTP
12 6 (1.46%) VLAN
13 5 (1.22%) iSCSI
14 4 (0.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 4 (0.98%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (12.44%) MySQL
2 48 (11.71%) NoSQL
2 48 (11.71%) SQL Server
3 41 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (5.85%) Big Data
5 23 (5.61%) Relational Database
6 20 (4.88%) Hadoop
7 19 (4.63%) MongoDB
7 19 (4.63%) RDBMS
8 15 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (2.20%) Neo4j
12 8 (1.95%) Redis
13 6 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (1.22%) Apache Accumulo
14 5 (1.22%) Cosmos DB
15 4 (0.98%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 211 (51.46%) Jenkins
2 119 (29.02%) Git (software)
3 48 (11.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 48 (11.71%) JIRA
4 28 (6.83%) Selenium
5 21 (5.12%) GitLab
6 13 (3.17%) Maven
6 13 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
6 13 (3.17%) TeamCity
7 12 (2.93%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (2.68%) Bitbucket
8 11 (2.68%) Subversion
8 11 (2.68%) Visual Studio
9 10 (2.44%) gulp
10 9 (2.20%) Babel
10 9 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (2.20%) webpack
11 8 (1.95%) Gradle
12 5 (1.22%) SonarQube
12 5 (1.22%) Vagrant
General
1 41 (10.00%) Finance
2 11 (2.68%) Retail
3 6 (1.46%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.49%) Marketing
4 2 (0.49%) Public Sector
4 2 (0.49%) Publishing
4 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.24%) Electronics
5 1 (0.24%) Games
5 1 (0.24%) Greek Language
5 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 188 (45.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 52 (12.68%) Senior DevOps
3 51 (12.44%) Linux Engineer
4 50 (12.20%) Developer
5 41 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 34 (8.29%) Senior Developer
7 33 (8.05%) Cloud Engineer
8 31 (7.56%) Software Developer
9 22 (5.37%) AWS Engineer
9 22 (5.37%) Senior Software Developer
10 21 (5.12%) Administrator
11 20 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
12 19 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (4.39%) Automation Engineer
14 17 (4.15%) Applications Engineer
14 17 (4.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 17 (4.15%) Platform Engineer
15 16 (3.90%) Architect
15 16 (3.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 16 (3.90%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (20.98%) .NET
2 32 (7.80%) Elastic Stack
3 26 (6.34%) Web Services
4 25 (6.10%) jQuery
4 25 (6.10%) Node.js
5 24 (5.85%) Ajax
5 24 (5.85%) ASP.NET
6 23 (5.61%) WebSockets
7 20 (4.88%) Kafka
8 17 (4.15%) AngularJS
8 17 (4.15%) REST
8 17 (4.15%) RESTful
9 14 (3.41%) LAPP Stack
10 12 (2.93%) ActiveMQ
10 12 (2.93%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (2.68%) Spring
12 9 (2.20%) .NET Framework
13 7 (1.71%) LAMP
13 7 (1.71%) Sensu
14 5 (1.22%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.29%) Public Cloud
2 24 (5.85%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (5.37%) Data Centre
4 20 (4.88%) Private Cloud
5 12 (2.93%) Clustering
5 12 (2.93%) PlayStation
6 11 (2.68%) Cloud Native
7 10 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (1.95%) Smart Meter
9 6 (1.46%) EMC VNX
10 5 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.73%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.73%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.49%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.49%) Semantic Web
13 1 (0.24%) Biotechnology
13 1 (0.24%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 236 (57.56%) Linux
2 91 (22.20%) Windows
3 50 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (9.27%) Windows Server
5 23 (5.61%) Ubuntu
6 21 (5.12%) Unix
7 20 (4.88%) CentOS
8 14 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.95%) Debian
11 5 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.49%) Solaris
12 2 (0.49%) VMS
13 1 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.24%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (68.54%) DevOps
2 115 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (26.10%) Configuration Management
4 83 (20.24%) Continuous Integration
5 68 (16.59%) Scrum
6 67 (16.34%) Test Automation
7 65 (15.85%) Infrastructure as Code
8 59 (14.39%) Computer Science
9 48 (11.71%) TDD
10 43 (10.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 41 (10.00%) BDD
12 39 (9.51%) Continuous Delivery
13 38 (9.27%) Mentoring
14 37 (9.02%) Software Engineering
15 36 (8.78%) Problem-Solving
16 32 (7.80%) ITIL
16 32 (7.80%) Open Source
17 29 (7.07%) CRM
18 28 (6.83%) Coaching
19 26 (6.34%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 202 (49.27%) Python
2 165 (40.24%) Java
3 122 (29.76%) Bash Shell
4 90 (21.95%) SQL
5 84 (20.49%) Ruby
6 82 (20.00%) C#
7 66 (16.10%) PowerShell
8 59 (14.39%) JavaScript
9 51 (12.44%) Perl
10 26 (6.34%) Shell Script
11 24 (5.85%) Go
12 19 (4.63%) PHP
13 14 (3.41%) C
14 13 (3.17%) Scala
15 12 (2.93%) Objective-C
15 12 (2.93%) TypeScript
16 10 (2.44%) Groovy
17 8 (1.95%) VB.NET
18 6 (1.46%) C++
19 3 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (14.88%) Degree
2 46 (11.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (8.05%) Security Cleared
4 22 (5.37%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.95%) AWS Certification
6 8 (1.95%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.46%) CCNA
8 5 (1.22%) DBS Check
8 5 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.73%) RHCE
10 2 (0.49%) Avaya Certification
10 2 (0.49%) CCNP
10 2 (0.49%) CISSP
10 2 (0.49%) MCSE
10 2 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.24%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (0.24%) MCITP
11 1 (0.24%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.44%) QA
2 5 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.49%) PSD2
5 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 247 (60.24%) Docker
2 37 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.12%) oVirt
3 21 (5.12%) RHEV
4 16 (3.90%) Active Directory
5 14 (3.41%) Hyper-V
6 12 (2.93%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (2.68%) Xen
8 10 (2.44%) vSphere
9 9 (2.20%) NFS
10 8 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (1.71%) KVM
11 7 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (1.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (1.22%) iptables
14 4 (0.98%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 3 (0.73%) LXC
15 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 245 (59.76%) Ansible
2 203 (49.51%) Opscode Chef
3 152 (37.07%) Terraform
4 148 (36.10%) Kubernetes
5 29 (7.07%) Salt
6 28 (6.83%) Nagios
7 15 (3.66%) Grafana
8 11 (2.68%) Red Hat Satellite
9 10 (2.44%) Kibana
9 10 (2.44%) logstash
10 9 (2.20%) Packer
11 8 (1.95%) Cacti
11 8 (1.95%) HAProxy
11 8 (1.95%) vCenter Server
11 8 (1.95%) ZABBIX
12 6 (1.46%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (1.46%) Prometheus
13 5 (1.22%) Consul
13 5 (1.22%) SCCM
14 4 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 65 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 53 (12.93%) VMware
3 52 (12.68%) Oracle
4 41 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 37 (9.02%) Google
6 17 (4.15%) SaltStack
7 16 (3.90%) Cisco
7 16 (3.90%) IBM
8 14 (3.41%) Atlassian
9 13 (3.17%) Sun
10 12 (2.93%) Splunk
11 11 (2.68%) F5
12 9 (2.20%) New Relic
13 7 (1.71%) EMC
14 6 (1.46%) CheckPoint
15 5 (1.22%) Databricks
16 4 (0.98%) Automation Anywhere
16 4 (0.98%) Blue Prism
16 4 (0.98%) Ivanti
16 4 (0.98%) UiPath