Period
to 23 January 2020

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 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 201 195 180
Rank change year-on-year -6 -15 -13
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 333 459 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.44% 1.71% 1.81%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.94% 17.83% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 282 356 459
South East median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +1.85%
10th Percentile £46,025 £38,750 £36,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,125 £76,050
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -

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 2,389 2,575 2,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.31% 9.61% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,789 2,014 1,987
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +5.50% +4.81%

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 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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 +10 166 £65,000 +8.33% 26
Berkshire +2 127 £60,000 +9.09% 16
Hampshire +10 94 £67,500 +14.53% 8
Surrey +3 52 £68,750 +25.00% 13
Oxfordshire +2 31 £65,000 +1.56% 7
Buckinghamshire +21 8 £36,250 -44.23% 3
West Sussex -9 8 £77,500 +40.91% 4
East Sussex -1 7 £60,000 +8.11%
Kent -6 6 £61,250 +26.29% 1
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, 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.

1 215 (64.56%) DevOps
2 201 (60.36%) Ansible
3 193 (57.96%) Docker
4 183 (54.95%) Linux
5 177 (53.15%) Python
6 172 (51.65%) Opscode Chef
7 149 (44.74%) Jenkins
8 130 (39.04%) AWS
9 126 (37.84%) Azure
10 124 (37.24%) Bash Shell
11 114 (34.23%) Kubernetes
12 107 (32.13%) Configuration Management
13 104 (31.23%) Java
14 103 (30.93%) Git (software)
15 102 (30.63%) Terraform
16 100 (30.03%) Agile Software Development
17 89 (26.73%) SQL
18 83 (24.92%) Windows
19 73 (21.92%) PowerShell
20 69 (20.72%) .NET
20 69 (20.72%) Continuous Integration
21 62 (18.62%) Degree
21 62 (18.62%) Scrum
22 60 (18.02%) Ruby
22 60 (18.02%) GitHub
23 57 (17.12%) Computer Science
24 55 (16.52%) C#
24 55 (16.52%) Microsoft
25 51 (15.32%) Infrastructure as Code
26 49 (14.71%) JIRA

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 33 (9.91%) Confluence
1 33 (9.91%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (6.91%) Apache
3 19 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 17 (5.11%) Apache Spark
5 16 (4.80%) Cloud Foundry
6 15 (4.50%) Apache Solr
6 15 (4.50%) IIS
7 14 (4.20%) OpenStack
8 10 (3.00%) WebLogic
9 8 (2.40%) JBoss
10 4 (1.20%) nginx
10 4 (1.20%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.90%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.60%) WildFly
13 1 (0.30%) Anypoint
Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.30%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 130 (39.04%) AWS
2 126 (37.84%) Azure
3 60 (18.02%) GitHub
4 37 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 37 (11.11%) GCP
5 32 (9.61%) Slack
6 31 (9.31%) SaaS
7 26 (7.81%) IaaS
8 17 (5.11%) OpenShift
9 15 (4.50%) DigitalOcean
9 15 (4.50%) PaaS
10 12 (3.60%) Amazon ECS
11 7 (2.10%) NuGet
12 6 (1.80%) npm
12 6 (1.80%) Serverless
13 5 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (1.50%) Office 365
14 4 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
15 3 (0.90%) Datadog
16 2 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 44 (13.21%) Firewall
2 35 (10.51%) TCP/IP
3 25 (7.51%) DNS
4 14 (4.20%) SSL
5 12 (3.60%) DHCP
6 11 (3.30%) Internet
7 8 (2.40%) HTTP
7 8 (2.40%) LAN
7 8 (2.40%) MPLS
7 8 (2.40%) VPN
7 8 (2.40%) WAN
8 7 (2.10%) BGP
8 7 (2.10%) OSPF
8 7 (2.10%) SAN
8 7 (2.10%) SMTP
9 5 (1.50%) SSH
10 4 (1.20%) Multicast
11 3 (0.90%) DMZ
11 3 (0.90%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.90%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 27 (8.11%) MySQL
3 25 (7.51%) Big Data
4 23 (6.91%) MongoDB
5 22 (6.61%) SQL Server
6 20 (6.01%) Hadoop
7 19 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (5.71%) Relational Database
8 15 (4.50%) Apache Accumulo
8 15 (4.50%) Neo4j
9 9 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (2.70%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.80%) IBM InfoSphere
10 6 (1.80%) OrientDB
11 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 149 (44.74%) Jenkins
2 103 (30.93%) Git (software)
3 49 (14.71%) JIRA
4 39 (11.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 23 (6.91%) Selenium
6 16 (4.80%) GitLab
7 14 (4.20%) Sonatype Nexus
8 13 (3.90%) Subversion
9 12 (3.60%) Bitbucket
9 12 (3.60%) Octopus Deploy
10 11 (3.30%) Vagrant
10 11 (3.30%) Visual Studio
11 9 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (2.40%) Gradle
13 7 (2.10%) Maven
13 7 (2.10%) TeamCity
14 6 (1.80%) CircleCI
14 6 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
15 4 (1.20%) Ant
15 4 (1.20%) VersionOne
General
1 45 (13.51%) Finance
2 17 (5.11%) Retail
3 2 (0.60%) Dutch Language
3 2 (0.60%) French Language
3 2 (0.60%) German Language
3 2 (0.60%) Italian Language
3 2 (0.60%) Publishing
3 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
3 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.30%) Games
4 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 142 (42.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 48 (14.41%) Senior DevOps
3 41 (12.31%) Developer
4 37 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 35 (10.51%) Senior Developer
6 30 (9.01%) Linux Engineer
7 25 (7.51%) Software Developer
8 24 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 23 (6.91%) Architect
10 22 (6.61%) Cloud Engineer
10 22 (6.61%) Senior Software Developer
11 17 (5.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 12 (3.60%) Analyst
12 12 (3.60%) AWS Engineer
12 12 (3.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 12 (3.60%) Platform Engineer
12 12 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (3.30%) Microsoft Developer
13 11 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (20.72%) .NET
2 30 (9.01%) ASP.NET
3 23 (6.91%) Ajax
3 23 (6.91%) jQuery
4 22 (6.61%) WebSockets
5 16 (4.80%) Web Services
6 15 (4.50%) Kafka
6 15 (4.50%) Sensu
7 13 (3.90%) Natural Language Processing
8 12 (3.60%) Elastic Stack
8 12 (3.60%) Spring
9 11 (3.30%) .NET Framework
9 11 (3.30%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (2.70%) Node.js
10 9 (2.70%) Velocity
11 7 (2.10%) JSON
12 6 (1.80%) LDAP
12 6 (1.80%) REST
12 6 (1.80%) ZeroMQ
13 5 (1.50%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.01%) Public Cloud
2 17 (5.11%) Data Centre
3 12 (3.60%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.40%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.80%) PlayStation
8 4 (1.20%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.20%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.20%) PMI
9 3 (0.90%) Clustering
10 2 (0.60%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.60%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.30%) Biotechnology
11 1 (0.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.30%) PKI
11 1 (0.30%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 183 (54.95%) Linux
2 83 (24.92%) Windows
3 41 (12.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (7.51%) Windows Server
5 22 (6.61%) Unix
6 12 (3.60%) CentOS
7 10 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.70%) Ubuntu
9 8 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.80%) AIX
11 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.60%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.30%) openSUSE
13 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (64.56%) DevOps
2 107 (32.13%) Configuration Management
3 100 (30.03%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (20.72%) Continuous Integration
5 62 (18.62%) Scrum
6 57 (17.12%) Computer Science
7 51 (15.32%) Infrastructure as Code
8 40 (12.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 40 (12.01%) Test Automation
9 38 (11.41%) TDD
10 36 (10.81%) BDD
11 33 (9.91%) CRM
11 33 (9.91%) Project Management
12 31 (9.31%) Coaching
13 30 (9.01%) Continuous Delivery
14 29 (8.71%) Mentoring
15 27 (8.11%) Infrastructure Automation
16 26 (7.81%) Mathematics
16 26 (7.81%) Migration
17 24 (7.21%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 177 (53.15%) Python
2 124 (37.24%) Bash Shell
3 104 (31.23%) Java
4 89 (26.73%) SQL
5 73 (21.92%) PowerShell
6 60 (18.02%) Ruby
7 55 (16.52%) C#
8 42 (12.61%) JavaScript
9 39 (11.71%) Perl
10 27 (8.11%) Go
11 19 (5.71%) Shell Script
12 16 (4.80%) PHP
12 16 (4.80%) Scala
13 12 (3.60%) PL/SQL
14 11 (3.30%) C++
15 9 (2.70%) MATLAB
16 8 (2.40%) C
17 7 (2.10%) Groovy
18 2 (0.60%) R
19 1 (0.30%) Korn
Qualifications
1 62 (18.62%) Degree
2 41 (12.31%) Computer Science Degree
2 41 (12.31%) Security Cleared
3 38 (11.41%) SC Cleared
4 17 (5.11%) DV Cleared
5 12 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.20%) CCNP
7 4 (1.20%) MCSE
8 3 (0.90%) CCNA
9 2 (0.60%) Avaya Certification
9 2 (0.60%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.60%) CCIE
10 1 (0.30%) CCIE Security
10 1 (0.30%) CISSP
10 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.30%) MCITP
10 1 (0.30%) VCP5
10 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.41%) QA
2 9 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.20%) PMBOK
4 3 (0.90%) SLA
5 1 (0.30%) NIST
System Software
1 193 (57.96%) Docker
2 29 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.41%) Active Directory
4 15 (4.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 10 (3.00%) oVirt
5 10 (3.00%) RHEV
6 9 (2.70%) NFS
7 6 (1.80%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 6 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.80%) vSphere
7 6 (1.80%) Xen
8 5 (1.50%) iptables
8 5 (1.50%) LXC
8 5 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.20%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.20%) Postfix
9 4 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.60%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 201 (60.36%) Ansible
2 172 (51.65%) Opscode Chef
3 114 (34.23%) Kubernetes
4 102 (30.63%) Terraform
5 49 (14.71%) Salt
6 18 (5.41%) Nagios
7 17 (5.11%) Grafana
8 11 (3.30%) Packer
9 7 (2.10%) SCCM
10 6 (1.80%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (1.80%) Kibana
10 6 (1.80%) logstash
10 6 (1.80%) vCenter Server
11 4 (1.20%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.60%) AppManager
12 2 (0.60%) Icinga
12 2 (0.60%) Jamf Pro
12 2 (0.60%) Pingdom
12 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 48 (14.41%) VMware
3 41 (12.31%) Google
4 40 (12.01%) Oracle
5 38 (11.41%) Red Hat
6 18 (5.41%) Cisco
6 18 (5.41%) Splunk
7 16 (4.80%) New Relic
8 12 (3.60%) Atlassian
9 9 (2.70%) Sun
10 8 (2.40%) CheckPoint
10 8 (2.40%) HP
10 8 (2.40%) SaltStack
11 7 (2.10%) F5
11 7 (2.10%) Juniper
12 6 (1.80%) IBM
13 4 (1.20%) CommVault
13 4 (1.20%) EMC
13 4 (1.20%) Fortinet
13 4 (1.20%) Ivanti