Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South East
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 162 252
Rank change year-on-year -20 +90 +66
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 553 642 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.76% 2.07% 1.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.90% 22.65% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 445 573 466
South East median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £36,750 £41,000 £36,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £70,000
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 2,415 2,834 3,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.67% 9.13% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,946 2,326 2,769
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £65,425
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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +3 235 £60,000 - 51
Hampshire +15 149 £47,500 -0.52% 23
Berkshire -25 147 £59,500 -4.80% 19
Surrey -29 119 £57,500 +4.55% 10
Oxfordshire +21 76 £63,500 +27.00% 29
East Sussex -64 17 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 16 £35,000 -44.00% 3
West Sussex -13 15 £47,500 -14.80%
Middlesex +7 13 - -
Kent +15 3 - -
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 400 (72.33%) Linux
2 386 (69.80%) DevOps
3 318 (57.50%) Opscode Chef
4 314 (56.78%) Amazon AWS
5 281 (50.81%) Python
6 263 (47.56%) Ansible
7 238 (43.04%) Jenkins
8 214 (38.70%) Docker
8 214 (38.70%) Configuration Management
9 186 (33.63%) Java
10 178 (32.19%) Microsoft Azure
11 176 (31.83%) Agile Software Development
12 173 (31.28%) Bash Shell
13 171 (30.92%) Perl
14 165 (29.84%) Windows
15 156 (28.21%) Ruby
16 144 (26.04%) Git (software)
17 135 (24.41%) SQL
18 133 (24.05%) PowerShell
19 128 (23.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 123 (22.24%) Oracle
20 123 (22.24%) VMware
21 117 (21.16%) MySQL
22 116 (20.98%) Continuous Integration
23 115 (20.80%) Red Hat
24 112 (20.25%) Apache
25 105 (18.99%) Terraform
26 104 (18.81%) Open Source
27 102 (18.44%) Web Services
28 97 (17.54%) Microsoft

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
1 112 (20.25%) Apache
2 57 (10.31%) Tomcat
3 42 (7.59%) nginx
4 37 (6.69%) Elasticsearch
5 35 (6.33%) OpenStack
6 33 (5.97%) Confluence
7 19 (3.44%) BizTalk Server
7 19 (3.44%) IIS
8 18 (3.25%) WebLogic
9 15 (2.71%) JBoss
10 8 (1.45%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.90%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.90%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.72%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.72%) Jetty
14 3 (0.54%) CloudStack
14 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 314 (56.78%) Amazon AWS
2 178 (32.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (12.48%) SaaS
4 41 (7.41%) Amazon S3
5 40 (7.23%) Amazon EC2
6 35 (6.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 29 (5.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 28 (5.06%) GitHub
9 25 (4.52%) IaaS
10 24 (4.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 20 (3.62%) PaaS
12 19 (3.44%) Amazon ELB
13 18 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
14 17 (3.07%) Slack
15 16 (2.89%) Route 53
16 9 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 9 (1.63%) Datadog
17 8 (1.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 7 (1.27%) Amazon Glacier
19 5 (0.90%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 78 (14.10%) Firewall
2 55 (9.95%) VPN
3 52 (9.40%) DNS
4 35 (6.33%) DHCP
5 33 (5.97%) TCP/IP
6 23 (4.16%) WAN
7 22 (3.98%) LAN
8 15 (2.71%) SSL
9 14 (2.53%) Internet
9 14 (2.53%) SAN
10 13 (2.35%) FTP
10 13 (2.35%) IPsec
11 12 (2.17%) SNMP
12 11 (1.99%) VLAN
12 11 (1.99%) VoIP
13 8 (1.45%) HTTP
14 7 (1.27%) NAS
14 7 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (1.27%) Wireshark
15 6 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (21.16%) MySQL
2 63 (11.39%) NoSQL
3 50 (9.04%) MongoDB
4 45 (8.14%) SQL Server
5 37 (6.69%) Amazon RDS
6 32 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (5.61%) Relational Database
8 23 (4.16%) Big Data
8 23 (4.16%) RDBMS
9 21 (3.80%) Oracle Database
10 14 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 13 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (2.17%) DB2
13 11 (1.99%) Hadoop
14 7 (1.27%) MariaDB
14 7 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (1.27%) Redis
15 6 (1.08%) Apache Hive
16 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 238 (43.04%) Jenkins
2 144 (26.04%) Git (software)
3 78 (14.10%) JIRA
4 44 (7.96%) Subversion
5 42 (7.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 40 (7.23%) TeamCity
7 31 (5.61%) Maven
8 24 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (3.44%) Bitbucket
9 19 (3.44%) Sonatype Nexus
10 18 (3.25%) Hudson
11 17 (3.07%) Ant
11 17 (3.07%) Octopus Deploy
11 17 (3.07%) Toad
11 17 (3.07%) Vagrant
12 15 (2.71%) Eclipse
13 14 (2.53%) Visual Studio Team System
14 13 (2.35%) ReSharper
14 13 (2.35%) Selenium
14 13 (2.35%) SonarQube
General
1 56 (10.13%) Finance
2 26 (4.70%) Banking
3 13 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.99%) Games
4 11 (1.99%) Publishing
5 8 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (1.27%) Automotive
6 7 (1.27%) Marketing
6 7 (1.27%) Retail
7 6 (1.08%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.72%) Billing
9 3 (0.54%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 232 (41.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 102 (18.44%) Linux Engineer
3 64 (11.57%) Administrator
4 61 (11.03%) AWS DevOps
5 58 (10.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 53 (9.58%) Linux Administrator
7 51 (9.22%) AWS Engineer
8 50 (9.04%) Architect
9 48 (8.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 44 (7.96%) Senior DevOps
11 43 (7.78%) Developer
12 42 (7.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 42 (7.59%) Cloud Engineer
13 41 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
14 40 (7.23%) Systems Administrator
15 37 (6.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 33 (5.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 27 (4.88%) DevOps Systems Engineer
18 23 (4.16%) Platform Engineer
19 21 (3.80%) AWS Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (18.44%) Web Services
2 47 (8.50%) .NET
3 46 (8.32%) HTML
4 43 (7.78%) LAMP
5 36 (6.51%) Middleware
6 34 (6.15%) JSON
7 31 (5.61%) CSS
7 31 (5.61%) REST
8 25 (4.52%) AngularJS
8 25 (4.52%) Spring
9 24 (4.34%) Elastic Stack
9 24 (4.34%) J2EE
10 23 (4.16%) .NET Framework
11 16 (2.89%) XML
12 15 (2.71%) EJB
12 15 (2.71%) Hibernate
12 15 (2.71%) LEMP Stack
12 15 (2.71%) SOAP
13 13 (2.35%) LDAP
14 12 (2.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.76%) Public Cloud
2 53 (9.58%) Data Centre
3 49 (8.86%) Computer Science
4 22 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (3.98%) Fintech
5 16 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (1.63%) Private Cloud
9 7 (1.27%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.27%) User Experience
10 6 (1.08%) Semantic Web
10 6 (1.08%) Social Media
11 5 (0.90%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.90%) Cloud Native
11 5 (0.90%) PKI
12 4 (0.72%) Clustering
12 4 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (0.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 400 (72.33%) Linux
2 165 (29.84%) Windows
3 128 (23.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 79 (14.29%) CentOS
5 72 (13.02%) Windows Server
6 65 (11.75%) Unix
7 46 (8.32%) Ubuntu
8 31 (5.61%) Debian
9 14 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (1.63%) Solaris
11 3 (0.54%) CoreOS
11 3 (0.54%) Kali Linux
11 3 (0.54%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.54%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.54%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.36%) SUSE
13 1 (0.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 386 (69.80%) DevOps
2 214 (38.70%) Configuration Management
3 176 (31.83%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (20.98%) Continuous Integration
5 104 (18.81%) Open Source
6 65 (11.75%) ITIL
7 61 (11.03%) Test Automation
8 60 (10.85%) Continuous Delivery
8 60 (10.85%) Microservices
9 49 (8.86%) Migration
10 47 (8.50%) High Availability
11 45 (8.14%) Software Engineering
12 43 (7.78%) Scrum
13 37 (6.69%) SDLC
14 35 (6.33%) Load Balancing
15 33 (5.97%) Kanban
16 31 (5.61%) Task Automation
17 29 (5.24%) Continuous Improvement
17 29 (5.24%) OO
17 29 (5.24%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 281 (50.81%) Python
2 186 (33.63%) Java
3 173 (31.28%) Bash Shell
4 171 (30.92%) Perl
5 156 (28.21%) Ruby
6 135 (24.41%) SQL
7 133 (24.05%) PowerShell
8 79 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 76 (13.74%) PHP
10 70 (12.66%) C#
11 40 (7.23%) C++
12 28 (5.06%) Go
13 16 (2.89%) C
14 13 (2.35%) VB.NET
15 11 (1.99%) Scala
16 9 (1.63%) Shell Script
17 8 (1.45%) Groovy
17 8 (1.45%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 6 (1.08%) F#
19 5 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (9.58%) Degree
2 34 (6.15%) RHCE
3 33 (5.97%) RHCSA
4 29 (5.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 22 (3.98%) Security Cleared
6 18 (3.25%) AWS Certification
7 16 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (1.99%) CCNA
9 11 (1.99%) SC Cleared
10 7 (1.27%) MCSD
11 6 (1.08%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.90%) CCIE
12 5 (0.90%) CCNP
13 4 (0.72%) MCSA
14 3 (0.54%) JNCIE
14 3 (0.54%) MCSE
15 2 (0.36%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 2 (0.36%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.53%) QA
2 12 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.08%) GCP
4 4 (0.72%) SLA
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 214 (38.70%) Docker
2 94 (17.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (8.50%) Active Directory
4 23 (4.16%) Hyper-V
5 22 (3.98%) vSphere
6 12 (2.17%) Xen
7 9 (1.63%) KVM
7 9 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.54%) Postfix
9 3 (0.54%) vCloud
9 3 (0.54%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.36%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.36%) HDFS
10 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.36%) oVirt
10 2 (0.36%) RHEV
10 2 (0.36%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 318 (57.50%) Opscode Chef
2 263 (47.56%) Ansible
3 105 (18.99%) Terraform
4 84 (15.19%) Kubernetes
5 28 (5.06%) Packer
6 26 (4.70%) Nagios
7 24 (4.34%) logstash
8 23 (4.16%) Kibana
9 18 (3.25%) Salt
10 17 (3.07%) Rancher
11 15 (2.71%) SCCM
12 13 (2.35%) Grafana
13 12 (2.17%) CFEngine
14 11 (1.99%) Mesos
14 11 (1.99%) rkt
15 9 (1.63%) Prometheus
15 9 (1.63%) Red Hat Satellite
16 8 (1.45%) Cobbler
16 8 (1.45%) SCOM
16 8 (1.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 123 (22.24%) Oracle
1 123 (22.24%) VMware
2 115 (20.80%) Red Hat
3 97 (17.54%) Microsoft
4 35 (6.33%) Google
5 27 (4.88%) Cisco
6 21 (3.80%) Atlassian
7 14 (2.53%) SaltStack
8 13 (2.35%) SAP
8 13 (2.35%) Sophos
9 12 (2.17%) New Relic
10 11 (1.99%) Citrix
10 11 (1.99%) Perforce
10 11 (1.99%) ServiceNow
11 10 (1.81%) Brocade
11 10 (1.81%) Rackspace
11 10 (1.81%) Splunk
12 9 (1.63%) EMC
12 9 (1.63%) Juniper
12 9 (1.63%) Sun