Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South East
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 286 226 191
Rank change year-on-year -60 -35 -8
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 166 67 415
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.93% 0.85% 1.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.10% 6.22% 15.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83 52 349
10th Percentile " £45,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £49,688 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £82,000 £76,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +8.33%

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 2,723 1,077 2,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.23% 13.68% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,628 881 2,135
10th Percentile £32,625 £34,250 £31,750
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,250 £78,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £58,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% +6.84% +6.36%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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
Hampshire -42 92 £55,000 -2.22% 4
Thames Valley -99 28 £67,500 +28.57% 15
Berkshire -50 24 £65,000 +23.81% 9
West Sussex -2 18 £55,000 - 2
Surrey -67 14 £67,500 +5.88% 3
Buckinghamshire -65 4 £68,750 +52.78% 3
East Sussex -49 1 £82,500 +50.00%
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 157 (94.58%) DevOps
2 129 (77.71%) Ansible
3 114 (68.67%) AWS
4 111 (66.87%) Python
5 110 (66.27%) Terraform
6 102 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
6 102 (61.45%) Opscode Chef
7 101 (60.84%) Kubernetes
8 97 (58.43%) Linux
9 78 (46.99%) Azure
10 76 (45.78%) Bash Shell
11 70 (42.17%) Docker
12 69 (41.57%) Git (software)
13 60 (36.14%) Finance
13 60 (36.14%) Scrum
14 58 (34.94%) Java
15 54 (32.53%) Degree
16 46 (27.71%) Banking
16 46 (27.71%) Law
16 46 (27.71%) Digital Banking
16 46 (27.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 41 (24.70%) Octopus Deploy
17 41 (24.70%) GitHub
17 41 (24.70%) Shell Script
18 40 (24.10%) PowerShell
18 40 (24.10%) Infrastructure as Code
19 39 (23.49%) Problem-Solving
20 36 (21.69%) Jenkins
21 33 (19.88%) Configuration Management
21 33 (19.88%) GitLab

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 15 (9.04%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (8.43%) IIS
3 11 (6.63%) Cloud Foundry
3 11 (6.63%) GemFire
4 6 (3.61%) Apache
5 5 (3.01%) nginx
6 3 (1.81%) JBoss
7 2 (1.20%) Confluence
7 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.60%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 114 (68.67%) AWS
2 78 (46.99%) Azure
3 41 (24.70%) GitHub
4 33 (19.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (10.24%) GCP
6 16 (9.64%) PaaS
7 11 (6.63%) Datadog
8 8 (4.82%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (4.82%) IaaS
9 7 (4.22%) SaaS
10 6 (3.61%) OpenShift
11 5 (3.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (3.01%) Amazon S3
11 5 (3.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (1.20%) Amazon EKS
12 2 (1.20%) AWS Direct Connect
12 2 (1.20%) NuGet
12 2 (1.20%) Pulumi
13 1 (0.60%) Azure Service Fabric
13 1 (0.60%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.46%) HTTP
2 11 (6.63%) Calico
3 10 (6.02%) Firewall
4 6 (3.61%) VPN
5 4 (2.41%) Network Security
5 4 (2.41%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.20%) BGP
6 2 (1.20%) Broadband
6 2 (1.20%) DHCP
6 2 (1.20%) DNS
6 2 (1.20%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.20%) Internet
6 2 (1.20%) IPsec
6 2 (1.20%) IPv6
6 2 (1.20%) NAS
6 2 (1.20%) OpenVPN
6 2 (1.20%) SAN
6 2 (1.20%) SNMP
7 1 (0.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.84%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (9.04%) NoSQL
3 12 (7.23%) SQL Server
4 10 (6.02%) Big Data
4 10 (6.02%) Hadoop
5 9 (5.42%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.22%) MySQL
7 5 (3.01%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.41%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.81%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.81%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.20%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.20%) Tableau
10 2 (1.20%) Tableau Server
11 1 (0.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.60%) Power BI
11 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 69 (41.57%) Git (software)
2 41 (24.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 36 (21.69%) Jenkins
4 33 (19.88%) GitLab
5 27 (16.27%) Bitbucket
6 20 (12.05%) TeamCity
7 16 (9.64%) Cucumber
7 16 (9.64%) Selenium
8 11 (6.63%) Gradle
8 11 (6.63%) gulp
8 11 (6.63%) Protractor
8 11 (6.63%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (3.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.81%) Artifactory
10 3 (1.81%) JIRA
10 3 (1.81%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.81%) Subversion
10 3 (1.81%) Terragrunt
10 3 (1.81%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.81%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 60 (36.14%) Finance
2 46 (27.71%) Banking
2 46 (27.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 46 (27.71%) Law
3 22 (13.25%) Social Skills
4 11 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.61%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.01%) Public Sector
7 4 (2.41%) Organisational Skills
8 2 (1.20%) Local Government
9 1 (0.60%) Military
Job Titles
1 87 (52.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 45 (27.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 21 (12.65%) Lead DevOps
4 17 (10.24%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 16 (9.64%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 16 (9.64%) Senior Support Engineer
5 16 (9.64%) Support Engineer
6 15 (9.04%) Principal Engineer
7 14 (8.43%) Senior DevOps
7 14 (8.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 11 (6.63%) AWS DevOps
8 11 (6.63%) AWS Engineer
8 11 (6.63%) Principal Cloud Engineer
8 11 (6.63%) Reliability Engineer
8 11 (6.63%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 9 (5.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 9 (5.42%) Site Engineer
10 7 (4.22%) Architect
10 7 (4.22%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.07%) Elastic Stack
2 22 (13.25%) Play Framework
3 18 (10.84%) .NET
4 14 (8.43%) AngularJS
4 14 (8.43%) Node.js
5 12 (7.23%) J2EE
5 12 (7.23%) Spring
5 12 (7.23%) Spring Boot
6 11 (6.63%) Kafka
6 11 (6.63%) RabbitMQ
6 11 (6.63%) Spring Integration
6 11 (6.63%) WireMock
7 10 (6.02%) YAML
8 9 (5.42%) JSON
9 4 (2.41%) Gherkin
9 4 (2.41%) LAMP
9 4 (2.41%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (1.81%) React
10 3 (1.81%) Web Services
11 2 (1.20%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.46%) Management Information System
2 14 (8.43%) Clustering
3 6 (3.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (2.41%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.81%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.81%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.20%) Cybercrime
6 2 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.60%) CMDB
7 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 97 (58.43%) Linux
2 29 (17.47%) Windows
3 22 (13.25%) Windows Server
4 18 (10.84%) Unix
5 12 (7.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (6.63%) CentOS
7 6 (3.61%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.20%) Debian
8 2 (1.20%) Solaris
9 1 (0.60%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (94.58%) DevOps
2 102 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (36.14%) Scrum
4 46 (27.71%) Digital Banking
5 40 (24.10%) Infrastructure as Code
6 39 (23.49%) Problem-Solving
7 33 (19.88%) Configuration Management
8 31 (18.67%) Software Engineering
9 30 (18.07%) Deployment Automation
10 29 (17.47%) Computer Science
11 28 (16.87%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 24 (14.46%) Problem Management
12 24 (14.46%) Service-Level Objective
13 22 (13.25%) Software Delivery
14 19 (11.45%) Disaster Recovery
14 19 (11.45%) High Availability
14 19 (11.45%) Test Automation
15 18 (10.84%) Line Management
16 17 (10.24%) OO
17 16 (9.64%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 111 (66.87%) Python
2 76 (45.78%) Bash Shell
3 58 (34.94%) Java
4 41 (24.70%) Shell Script
5 40 (24.10%) PowerShell
6 31 (18.67%) C#
7 29 (17.47%) SQL
8 25 (15.06%) Groovy
9 23 (13.86%) Go
10 21 (12.65%) Ruby
11 18 (10.84%) JavaScript
12 8 (4.82%) C
13 4 (2.41%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.81%) PHP
15 2 (1.20%) Perl
16 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.60%) R
Qualifications
1 54 (32.53%) Degree
2 18 (10.84%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.63%) OCP
3 11 (6.63%) Oracle Certification
3 11 (6.63%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.42%) AWS Certification
5 5 (3.01%) TOGAF Certification
6 4 (2.41%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.20%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.60%) CCNA
8 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.66%) SLA
2 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 70 (42.17%) Docker
2 13 (7.83%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (6.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.01%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (2.41%) iptables
6 2 (1.20%) HDFS
6 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.20%) LXC
6 2 (1.20%) Postfix
6 2 (1.20%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 129 (77.71%) Ansible
2 110 (66.27%) Terraform
3 102 (61.45%) Opscode Chef
4 101 (60.84%) Kubernetes
5 25 (15.06%) Grafana
6 11 (6.63%) Kibana
7 7 (4.22%) Packer
8 5 (3.01%) Prometheus
9 4 (2.41%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (1.20%) Consul
10 2 (1.20%) Graphite
10 2 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (1.20%) Icinga
10 2 (1.20%) logstash
10 2 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (1.20%) Salt
10 2 (1.20%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.60%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.60%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.60%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (8.43%) Microsoft
1 14 (8.43%) Oracle
2 13 (7.83%) Google
3 12 (7.23%) VMware
4 9 (5.42%) Dynatrace
5 8 (4.82%) LogicMonitor
6 6 (3.61%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.01%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.20%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.20%) Cisco
8 2 (1.20%) HP
8 2 (1.20%) NEC
8 2 (1.20%) NetApp
8 2 (1.20%) Northgate
9 1 (0.60%) Databricks
9 1 (0.60%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.60%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.60%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.60%) Splunk