Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South East
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 169 169
Rank change year-on-year -15 0 +80
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 510 605 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.77% 1.98% 2.06%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.57% 25.12% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 393 503 621
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £39,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +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 2,606 2,408 3,314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 9.05% 7.87% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2,066 2,058 2,705
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -6 245 £55,000 - 37
Berkshire -15 165 £55,000 - 17
Hampshire -28 107 £55,000 +4.76% 15
Surrey +2 80 £55,000 -8.33% 15
Oxfordshire +14 75 £60,000 - 19
East Sussex -4 36 £55,500 +23.33% 2
West Sussex +13 33 £51,250 -10.09% 6
Kent +22 4 £48,500 +14.12%
Buckinghamshire +5 4 £54,500 +21.11% 1
Middlesex -6 4 £51,000 -21.54% 1
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 380 (74.51%) Linux
2 358 (70.20%) DevOps
3 306 (60.00%) Ansible
4 267 (52.35%) Amazon AWS
5 241 (47.25%) Opscode Chef
6 233 (45.69%) Docker
7 226 (44.31%) Agile Software Development
8 225 (44.12%) Jenkins
9 223 (43.73%) Python
10 189 (37.06%) Git (software)
11 187 (36.67%) Configuration Management
12 166 (32.55%) Continuous Integration
13 164 (32.16%) Microsoft Azure
14 163 (31.96%) Java
15 148 (29.02%) Bash Shell
16 139 (27.25%) Kubernetes
17 124 (24.31%) SQL
18 120 (23.53%) Terraform
19 118 (23.14%) Windows
20 107 (20.98%) Ruby
21 94 (18.43%) Oracle
22 89 (17.45%) ITIL
23 86 (16.86%) PowerShell
24 85 (16.67%) Open Source
25 84 (16.47%) Degree
26 80 (15.69%) Scrum
26 80 (15.69%) Deployment Automation
27 79 (15.49%) Red Hat
28 78 (15.29%) Test Automation
29 77 (15.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 77 (15.10%) Apache
2 70 (13.73%) Elasticsearch
3 53 (10.39%) WebLogic
4 48 (9.41%) JBoss
5 44 (8.63%) Confluence
6 41 (8.04%) Tomcat
7 29 (5.69%) nginx
8 20 (3.92%) Apache Spark
8 20 (3.92%) MQSeries
9 16 (3.14%) IIS
9 16 (3.14%) OpenStack
10 12 (2.35%) CloudStack
11 10 (1.96%) Jetty
12 8 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.98%) WildFly
14 4 (0.78%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.59%) Drupal
16 2 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
16 2 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (0.98%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.96%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 267 (52.35%) Amazon AWS
2 164 (32.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (14.12%) GitHub
4 57 (11.18%) Cloud Computing
5 45 (8.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 36 (7.06%) PaaS
6 36 (7.06%) SaaS
7 31 (6.08%) Google Cloud Platform
8 30 (5.88%) IaaS
9 26 (5.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 26 (5.10%) Amazon EC2
10 20 (3.92%) Amazon S3
11 14 (2.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 13 (2.55%) Amazon ELB
12 13 (2.55%) npm
13 12 (2.35%) IBM Cloud
13 12 (2.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 11 (2.16%) Serverless
15 10 (1.96%) OpenShift
16 9 (1.76%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 23 (4.51%) DNS
3 20 (3.92%) Internet
4 19 (3.73%) Firewall
5 18 (3.53%) VLAN
6 16 (3.14%) DHCP
7 14 (2.75%) iSCSI
7 14 (2.75%) SAN
8 10 (1.96%) VPN
9 9 (1.76%) FCoE
9 9 (1.76%) LAN
10 8 (1.57%) NAS
10 8 (1.57%) WAN
11 7 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (1.37%) SNMP
12 5 (0.98%) HTTP
12 5 (0.98%) IPv6
13 4 (0.78%) Software-Defined Networking
13 4 (0.78%) SSH
14 3 (0.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (10.59%) Big Data
2 48 (9.41%) NoSQL
3 44 (8.63%) PostgreSQL
4 43 (8.43%) MongoDB
4 43 (8.43%) SQL Server
5 40 (7.84%) MySQL
6 27 (5.29%) Amazon RDS
7 23 (4.51%) Hadoop
8 22 (4.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (3.33%) MariaDB
9 17 (3.33%) Redis
10 16 (3.14%) Neo4j
11 13 (2.55%) Relational Database
12 11 (2.16%) HBase
13 9 (1.76%) Apache Hive
13 9 (1.76%) Impala
13 9 (1.76%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.76%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 225 (44.12%) Jenkins
2 189 (37.06%) Git (software)
3 76 (14.90%) JIRA
4 62 (12.16%) Subversion
5 53 (10.39%) Vagrant
6 46 (9.02%) TeamCity
7 45 (8.82%) GitLab
8 37 (7.25%) Octopus Deploy
9 34 (6.67%) Selenium
10 28 (5.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 24 (4.71%) Maven
12 18 (3.53%) Bitbucket
12 18 (3.53%) JUnit
13 17 (3.33%) Artifactory
14 16 (3.14%) Gerrit
15 12 (2.35%) Mockito
16 11 (2.16%) Visual Studio
17 10 (1.96%) Eclipse
18 9 (1.76%) SonarQube
19 8 (1.57%) Toad
General
1 74 (14.51%) Finance
2 26 (5.10%) Telecoms
3 21 (4.12%) Banking
4 16 (3.14%) Marketing
5 15 (2.94%) Electronics
6 14 (2.75%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.57%) Games
8 6 (1.18%) Publishing
9 4 (0.78%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.78%) Automotive
9 4 (0.78%) Military
9 4 (0.78%) Retail
10 1 (0.20%) Back Office
10 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 251 (49.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 54 (10.59%) Linux Engineer
3 41 (8.04%) AWS DevOps
4 38 (7.45%) Lead DevOps
5 37 (7.25%) AWS Engineer
6 36 (7.06%) Senior DevOps
6 36 (7.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 34 (6.67%) Architect
8 33 (6.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 29 (5.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 25 (4.90%) Administrator
10 25 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 25 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
11 24 (4.71%) Cloud Engineer
11 24 (4.71%) Operations Engineer
12 21 (4.12%) Linux Support
13 20 (3.92%) Linux Administrator
13 20 (3.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 19 (3.73%) Developer
15 18 (3.53%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (9.41%) Elastic Stack
2 45 (8.82%) Middleware
3 39 (7.65%) J2EE
4 38 (7.45%) Web Services
5 29 (5.69%) .NET
5 29 (5.69%) Spring
6 28 (5.49%) AngularJS
6 28 (5.49%) Node.js
7 25 (4.90%) Kafka
8 22 (4.31%) REST
9 20 (3.92%) LAMP
9 20 (3.92%) React
10 18 (3.53%) Oracle Fusion
11 16 (3.14%) Vue.js
12 15 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (2.94%) Spring Boot
13 14 (2.75%) Hibernate
14 13 (2.55%) JSON
14 13 (2.55%) RESTful
15 12 (2.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.61%) Public Cloud
2 40 (7.84%) Data Centre
3 37 (7.25%) Computer Science
4 31 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (3.33%) Replication
7 13 (2.55%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (1.96%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (1.57%) Industry 4.0
10 7 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (1.18%) Clustering
11 6 (1.18%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.18%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.18%) PMI
12 4 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (0.78%) Life Science
12 4 (0.78%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.59%) PKI
14 2 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 380 (74.51%) Linux
2 118 (23.14%) Windows
3 77 (15.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 72 (14.12%) Unix
5 71 (13.92%) CentOS
6 40 (7.84%) Ubuntu
7 22 (4.31%) Windows Server
8 21 (4.12%) Debian
9 10 (1.96%) Solaris
10 9 (1.76%) FreeBSD
11 5 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.59%) AIX
12 3 (0.59%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.39%) SUSE
14 1 (0.20%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.20%) Fedora
14 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (70.20%) DevOps
2 226 (44.31%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (36.67%) Configuration Management
4 166 (32.55%) Continuous Integration
5 89 (17.45%) ITIL
6 85 (16.67%) Open Source
7 80 (15.69%) Deployment Automation
7 80 (15.69%) Scrum
8 78 (15.29%) Test Automation
9 75 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 56 (10.98%) Kanban
11 51 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 45 (8.82%) Mentoring
13 43 (8.43%) Software Engineering
14 41 (8.04%) Release Management
15 39 (7.65%) SDLC
16 38 (7.45%) Problem-Solving
17 36 (7.06%) Microservices
18 34 (6.67%) TDD
19 32 (6.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 223 (43.73%) Python
2 163 (31.96%) Java
3 148 (29.02%) Bash Shell
4 124 (24.31%) SQL
5 107 (20.98%) Ruby
6 86 (16.86%) PowerShell
7 67 (13.14%) Perl
8 42 (8.24%) JavaScript
9 33 (6.47%) Go
10 32 (6.27%) C++
11 31 (6.08%) PHP
12 27 (5.29%) C
13 22 (4.31%) Shell Script
14 14 (2.75%) C#
15 8 (1.57%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.57%) Scala
16 7 (1.37%) Java 8
17 6 (1.18%) Korn
18 5 (0.98%) Objective-C
18 5 (0.98%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 84 (16.47%) Degree
2 54 (10.59%) Security Cleared
3 32 (6.27%) DV Cleared
3 32 (6.27%) SC Cleared
4 20 (3.92%) RHCSA
5 14 (2.75%) RHCE
6 13 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.18%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.59%) CCNA
10 3 (0.59%) MCSE
11 2 (0.39%) CISSP
11 2 (0.39%) GIAC
11 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.39%) Linux+ Certification
11 2 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.39%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.90%) SLA
2 16 (3.14%) QA
3 12 (2.35%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.78%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 233 (45.69%) Docker
2 50 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (7.45%) oVirt
3 38 (7.45%) Virtual Machines
4 33 (6.47%) RHEV
5 31 (6.08%) vSphere
6 27 (5.29%) Active Directory
7 25 (4.90%) VirtualBox
8 11 (2.16%) KVM
8 11 (2.16%) NFS
9 10 (1.96%) Hyper-V
10 9 (1.76%) Apache Flume
10 9 (1.76%) HDFS
10 9 (1.76%) Samba
11 5 (0.98%) iptables
11 5 (0.98%) Varnish
11 5 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.98%) Xen
12 4 (0.78%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 306 (60.00%) Ansible
2 241 (47.25%) Opscode Chef
3 139 (27.25%) Kubernetes
4 120 (23.53%) Terraform
5 48 (9.41%) Salt
6 29 (5.69%) logstash
7 28 (5.49%) Nagios
8 26 (5.10%) Kibana
9 25 (4.90%) Packer
10 24 (4.71%) Grafana
11 19 (3.73%) Docker Swarm
12 18 (3.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 16 (3.14%) Rancher
14 14 (2.75%) Prometheus
14 14 (2.75%) ZABBIX
15 12 (2.35%) Graylog
16 9 (1.76%) Consul
16 9 (1.76%) Graphite
17 8 (1.57%) vRealize Orchestrator
18 7 (1.37%) Icinga
Vendors
1 94 (18.43%) Oracle
2 79 (15.49%) Red Hat
3 70 (13.73%) VMware
4 67 (13.14%) Microsoft
5 32 (6.27%) Google
6 31 (6.08%) IBM
7 26 (5.10%) Atlassian
8 23 (4.51%) ServiceNow
9 19 (3.73%) SAP
10 18 (3.53%) SaltStack
11 15 (2.94%) New Relic
11 15 (2.94%) Pega
11 15 (2.94%) Sitecore
12 10 (1.96%) Ab Initio
12 10 (1.96%) Splunk
13 9 (1.76%) Cisco
14 8 (1.57%) Cloudera
15 7 (1.37%) Centrify
15 7 (1.37%) webMethods
16 5 (0.98%) Rackspace