Period
to 21 May 2018

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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South East
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 165 235
Rank change year-on-year -20 +70 +45
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 519 579 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.71% 1.99% 1.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.40% 22.75% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 420 482 468
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,750 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,100 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 2,544 2,545 3,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.38% 8.76% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,949 2,040 2,735
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 21 May 2018.

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 21 May 2018. 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 -66 219 £62,500 +13.64% 48
Hampshire +73 165 £46,000 -18.22% 14
Berkshire -68 138 £60,000 +4.35% 35
Surrey -20 93 £55,000 +6.28% 16
Oxfordshire +28 72 £69,500 +32.38% 13
East Sussex -36 31 £55,500 +23.33% 3
Buckinghamshire -34 10 £35,000 -36.36%
Kent -1 3 £45,000 -14.29% 3
West Sussex -9 3 £75,000 +57.89% 1
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, 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.

1 389 (74.95%) Linux
2 352 (67.82%) DevOps
3 273 (52.60%) Ansible
4 271 (52.22%) Opscode Chef
5 269 (51.83%) Python
6 252 (48.55%) Amazon AWS
7 224 (43.16%) Docker
8 220 (42.39%) Jenkins
9 217 (41.81%) Configuration Management
10 173 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 169 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
12 160 (30.83%) Java
12 160 (30.83%) Bash Shell
13 148 (28.52%) SQL
14 144 (27.75%) Oracle
15 132 (25.43%) Continuous Integration
16 129 (24.86%) Windows
17 126 (24.28%) Git (software)
18 124 (23.89%) Ruby
19 122 (23.51%) Perl
20 121 (23.31%) VMware
21 116 (22.35%) MySQL
22 105 (20.23%) Open Source
23 104 (20.04%) PowerShell
24 95 (18.30%) Apache
25 93 (17.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 92 (17.73%) Red Hat
26 92 (17.73%) Microsoft
27 89 (17.15%) Problem-Solving
28 88 (16.96%) Kubernetes

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 95 (18.30%) Apache
2 71 (13.68%) Tomcat
3 60 (11.56%) Elasticsearch
4 36 (6.94%) nginx
5 35 (6.74%) Confluence
6 33 (6.36%) JBoss
7 26 (5.01%) OpenStack
8 22 (4.24%) BizTalk Server
9 18 (3.47%) WebLogic
10 15 (2.89%) CloudStack
10 15 (2.89%) WebSphere
11 13 (2.50%) Apache Spark
12 12 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 11 (2.12%) Cloud Foundry
13 11 (2.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 8 (1.54%) IIS
15 6 (1.16%) Apache Solr
16 5 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.96%) CMS
16 5 (0.96%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.77%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 2 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 252 (48.55%) Amazon AWS
2 173 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (6.36%) SaaS
4 25 (4.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 23 (4.43%) GitHub
6 22 (4.24%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (4.05%) Amazon S3
8 19 (3.66%) IaaS
8 19 (3.66%) PaaS
9 17 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (3.28%) Slack
10 16 (3.08%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (2.31%) Bluemix
11 12 (2.31%) IBM Cloud
12 9 (1.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 8 (1.54%) Amazon Glacier
13 8 (1.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 8 (1.54%) Datadog
14 5 (0.96%) Firebase
15 4 (0.77%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 64 (12.33%) Firewall
2 39 (7.51%) TCP/IP
3 38 (7.32%) DNS
4 25 (4.82%) VPN
5 22 (4.24%) DHCP
5 22 (4.24%) LAN
5 22 (4.24%) SAN
5 22 (4.24%) WAN
6 19 (3.66%) HTTP
7 16 (3.08%) NAS
8 12 (2.31%) Wireshark
9 9 (1.73%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (1.35%) Internet
11 7 (1.35%) IPsec
11 7 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (1.16%) BGP
12 6 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (1.16%) Network Security
12 6 (1.16%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (22.35%) MySQL
2 52 (10.02%) SQL Server
3 50 (9.63%) Big Data
4 49 (9.44%) MongoDB
5 46 (8.86%) NoSQL
6 45 (8.67%) PostgreSQL
7 37 (7.13%) Relational Database
8 27 (5.20%) Oracle Database
8 27 (5.20%) RDBMS
9 19 (3.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 15 (2.89%) Amazon RDS
11 14 (2.70%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.54%) Apache Hive
13 7 (1.35%) MariaDB
14 6 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (1.16%) Redis
15 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 220 (42.39%) Jenkins
2 126 (24.28%) Git (software)
3 72 (13.87%) JIRA
4 29 (5.59%) TeamCity
5 27 (5.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 25 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (3.85%) Subversion
8 17 (3.28%) Bitbucket
9 16 (3.08%) GitLab
9 16 (3.08%) SonarQube
10 15 (2.89%) ReSharper
11 13 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
11 13 (2.50%) Selenium
11 13 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
12 12 (2.31%) Vagrant
13 10 (1.93%) JUnit
13 10 (1.93%) Maven
14 8 (1.54%) Toad
14 8 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (1.35%) Mockito
General
1 60 (11.56%) Finance
2 22 (4.24%) Publishing
3 20 (3.85%) Banking
4 16 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.50%) Retail
6 12 (2.31%) Marketing
7 8 (1.54%) Games
8 6 (1.16%) Automotive
9 4 (0.77%) Billing
10 3 (0.58%) Back Office
10 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 201 (38.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 93 (17.92%) Linux Engineer
3 56 (10.79%) Architect
4 54 (10.40%) Administrator
4 54 (10.40%) Developer
5 49 (9.44%) Cloud Engineer
6 46 (8.86%) Linux Administrator
7 42 (8.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 41 (7.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 40 (7.71%) Senior DevOps
9 40 (7.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 38 (7.32%) AWS Engineer
11 36 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
12 34 (6.55%) AWS DevOps
13 30 (5.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 28 (5.39%) Java Engineer
15 26 (5.01%) Systems Administrator
16 25 (4.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 20 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Administrator
17 20 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (13.87%) Web Services
2 50 (9.63%) Middleware
3 49 (9.44%) .NET
4 36 (6.94%) J2EE
4 36 (6.94%) REST
5 33 (6.36%) LAMP
6 32 (6.17%) Elastic Stack
7 30 (5.78%) Node.js
8 29 (5.59%) AngularJS
9 22 (4.24%) HTML
10 21 (4.05%) .NET Framework
11 19 (3.66%) Kafka
12 18 (3.47%) Spring
13 15 (2.89%) CSS
13 15 (2.89%) Flask
13 15 (2.89%) LDAP
14 14 (2.70%) LEMP Stack
15 10 (1.93%) EJB
15 10 (1.93%) jQuery
16 9 (1.73%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.71%) Computer Science
1 40 (7.71%) Public Cloud
2 36 (6.94%) Data Centre
3 27 (5.20%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (4.05%) Hybrid Cloud
6 18 (3.47%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.89%) Fintech
8 14 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.73%) Semantic Web
10 7 (1.35%) Cloud Native
10 7 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.35%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.16%) Replication
12 5 (0.96%) User Experience
13 4 (0.77%) Clustering
14 3 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
14 3 (0.58%) Mobile App
15 2 (0.39%) Social Media
16 1 (0.19%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 389 (74.95%) Linux
2 129 (24.86%) Windows
3 93 (17.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 57 (10.98%) Windows Server
5 55 (10.60%) CentOS
6 52 (10.02%) Ubuntu
7 37 (7.13%) Unix
8 18 (3.47%) Debian
9 9 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.54%) Solaris
11 5 (0.96%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.58%) DC/OS
13 3 (0.58%) Kali Linux
13 3 (0.58%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.58%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.39%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.19%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (67.82%) DevOps
2 217 (41.81%) Configuration Management
3 169 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (25.43%) Continuous Integration
5 105 (20.23%) Open Source
6 89 (17.15%) Problem-Solving
7 67 (12.91%) ITIL
8 57 (10.98%) Test Automation
9 56 (10.79%) Continuous Delivery
10 55 (10.60%) Microservices
11 53 (10.21%) Software Engineering
12 45 (8.67%) Deployment Automation
12 45 (8.67%) Migration
13 44 (8.48%) Scrum
14 35 (6.74%) Task Automation
15 34 (6.55%) High Availability
15 34 (6.55%) OO
16 33 (6.36%) Collaborative Working
17 32 (6.17%) TDD
18 31 (5.97%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 269 (51.83%) Python
2 160 (30.83%) Bash Shell
2 160 (30.83%) Java
3 148 (28.52%) SQL
4 124 (23.89%) Ruby
5 122 (23.51%) Perl
6 104 (20.04%) PowerShell
7 65 (12.52%) PHP
8 64 (12.33%) JavaScript
9 54 (10.40%) C#
10 42 (8.09%) C++
11 33 (6.36%) Go
12 29 (5.59%) C
13 20 (3.85%) Shell Script
14 18 (3.47%) VB.NET
15 14 (2.70%) R
16 9 (1.73%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.35%) Java 8
17 7 (1.35%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 6 (1.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 57 (10.98%) Degree
2 31 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 26 (5.01%) RHCSA
4 23 (4.43%) RHCE
5 20 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.12%) DV Cleared
6 11 (2.12%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.73%) CCIE
7 9 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.54%) AWS Certification
9 6 (1.16%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 6 (1.16%) CCIE Security
9 6 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.96%) MCSE
11 4 (0.77%) GCIH
11 4 (0.77%) GIAC
11 4 (0.77%) MCSA
12 3 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.58%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.24%) PCI DSS
2 12 (2.31%) QA
3 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.39%) GCP
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 224 (43.16%) Docker
2 85 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (5.78%) vSphere
4 26 (5.01%) Active Directory
5 16 (3.08%) Hyper-V
5 16 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (1.73%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (1.73%) oVirt
6 9 (1.73%) RHEV
7 7 (1.35%) Xen
8 6 (1.16%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.77%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.77%) HDFS
10 4 (0.77%) NFS
11 3 (0.58%) iptables
11 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.58%) OpenAM
11 3 (0.58%) vCloud
12 2 (0.39%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 273 (52.60%) Ansible
2 271 (52.22%) Opscode Chef
3 88 (16.96%) Kubernetes
4 84 (16.18%) Terraform
5 42 (8.09%) logstash
6 32 (6.17%) Packer
7 30 (5.78%) Kibana
8 24 (4.62%) Rancher
9 23 (4.43%) Nagios
10 18 (3.47%) Salt
11 15 (2.89%) ZABBIX
12 13 (2.50%) SCCM
13 11 (2.12%) Red Hat Satellite
14 8 (1.54%) Docker Swarm
15 7 (1.35%) Nessus
16 6 (1.16%) CFEngine
16 6 (1.16%) Prometheus
17 5 (0.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 5 (0.96%) Icinga
17 5 (0.96%) Xymon
Vendors
1 144 (27.75%) Oracle
2 121 (23.31%) VMware
3 92 (17.73%) Microsoft
3 92 (17.73%) Red Hat
4 28 (5.39%) Atlassian
4 28 (5.39%) Google
5 22 (4.24%) SaltStack
6 18 (3.47%) Cisco
7 15 (2.89%) SAP
8 12 (2.31%) Splunk
9 9 (1.73%) Brocade
9 9 (1.73%) Hitachi
9 9 (1.73%) SolarWinds
10 8 (1.54%) Ab Initio
10 8 (1.54%) Citrix
10 8 (1.54%) Cognizant
10 8 (1.54%) Sophos
11 7 (1.35%) CA
11 7 (1.35%) HP
11 7 (1.35%) Juniper