Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 160 247
Rank change year-on-year -11 +87 +85
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 600 731 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.95% 2.08% 1.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.63% 23.59% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 496 622 436
South East median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,625 £36,000
90th Percentile £73,125 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +1.69% +2.61% +9.52%

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 2341 3099 3371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.60% 8.83% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1992 2516 2707
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £29,400
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +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 23 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +18 277 £55,000 -4.35% 18
Berkshire +19 194 £57,500 -4.17% 10
Hampshire +16 142 £52,500 +10.53% 10
Surrey -41 108 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Oxfordshire +24 67 £60,000 +20.00% 8
East Sussex -62 26 £45,000 -
West Sussex +7 22 £57,000 -0.87% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 20 £45,000 -10.00%
Middlesex +24 17 £65,000 +30.00%
Kent +4 2 £42,500 +4.94%
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Puppet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 458 (76.33%) Linux
2 411 (68.50%) DevOps
3 395 (65.83%) Opscode Chef
4 364 (60.67%) Python
5 315 (52.50%) Amazon AWS
6 298 (49.67%) Ansible
7 254 (42.33%) Bash Shell
8 228 (38.00%) Docker
9 217 (36.17%) Jenkins
10 206 (34.33%) Configuration Management
11 203 (33.83%) Java
12 199 (33.17%) Perl
13 184 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
14 180 (30.00%) Ruby
15 165 (27.50%) Red Hat
16 159 (26.50%) Windows
17 155 (25.83%) Microsoft Azure
18 149 (24.83%) PowerShell
19 147 (24.50%) Git (software)
20 131 (21.83%) VMware
21 128 (21.33%) Terraform
22 126 (21.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 126 (21.00%) Continuous Integration
23 119 (19.83%) CentOS
24 113 (18.83%) MySQL
25 112 (18.67%) SaaS
26 102 (17.00%) PHP
27 101 (16.83%) SQL
27 101 (16.83%) VMware Infrastructure
28 97 (16.17%) Open Source

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 93 (15.50%) Apache
2 65 (10.83%) OpenStack
3 51 (8.50%) Elasticsearch
4 49 (8.17%) nginx
5 35 (5.83%) Tomcat
6 30 (5.00%) Confluence
7 23 (3.83%) IIS
8 17 (2.83%) WebLogic
9 12 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
9 12 (2.00%) JBoss
9 12 (2.00%) Jetty
10 9 (1.50%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.67%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.50%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.33%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 315 (52.50%) Amazon AWS
2 155 (25.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 112 (18.67%) SaaS
4 49 (8.17%) IaaS
5 42 (7.00%) PaaS
6 41 (6.83%) AWS CloudFormation
7 35 (5.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 34 (5.67%) Google Cloud Platform
9 33 (5.50%) GitHub
10 32 (5.33%) Amazon EC2
11 29 (4.83%) Amazon S3
12 20 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
13 17 (2.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 16 (2.67%) Route 53
15 12 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
16 11 (1.83%) OpenShift
17 10 (1.67%) Datadog
17 10 (1.67%) Slack
18 7 (1.17%) Office 365
19 5 (0.83%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 61 (10.17%) DNS
2 59 (9.83%) Firewall
3 40 (6.67%) DHCP
4 38 (6.33%) VPN
5 33 (5.50%) TCP/IP
6 31 (5.17%) Internet
7 24 (4.00%) WAN
8 23 (3.83%) LAN
9 21 (3.50%) LDAP
10 18 (3.00%) SSL
11 17 (2.83%) Kerberos
12 14 (2.33%) FTP
12 14 (2.33%) SAN
12 14 (2.33%) SNMP
13 11 (1.83%) IPsec
13 11 (1.83%) VLAN
13 11 (1.83%) VoIP
14 9 (1.50%) HTTP
14 9 (1.50%) Skype
15 8 (1.33%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (18.83%) MySQL
2 36 (6.00%) NoSQL
3 35 (5.83%) MongoDB
3 35 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (5.17%) Amazon RDS
5 19 (3.17%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.00%) SQL Server
7 16 (2.67%) RDBMS
8 14 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (2.33%) Big Data
8 14 (2.33%) Redis
9 13 (2.17%) DB2
10 8 (1.33%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.33%) InfluxDB
11 7 (1.17%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.83%) HBase
13 4 (0.67%) MariaDB
14 3 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.33%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.33%) Impala
Development Applications
1 217 (36.17%) Jenkins
2 147 (24.50%) Git (software)
3 57 (9.50%) JIRA
4 48 (8.00%) Subversion
5 32 (5.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 28 (4.67%) Maven
6 28 (4.67%) TeamCity
7 21 (3.50%) Ant
8 19 (3.17%) Visual Studio
9 17 (2.83%) Vagrant
10 15 (2.50%) Hudson
10 15 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
11 14 (2.33%) Toad
12 13 (2.17%) Eclipse
12 13 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (1.83%) Bitbucket
14 9 (1.50%) GitLab
14 9 (1.50%) Travis CI
15 7 (1.17%) Selenium
15 7 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 68 (11.33%) Finance
2 39 (6.50%) Banking
3 31 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.67%) Marketing
5 12 (2.00%) Electronics
5 12 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.50%) Automotive
6 9 (1.50%) Games
7 8 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.17%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.17%) Law
9 6 (1.00%) Retail
10 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 245 (40.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 104 (17.33%) Linux Engineer
3 93 (15.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 67 (11.17%) Administrator
4 67 (11.17%) AWS DevOps
5 61 (10.17%) AWS Engineer
6 60 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
7 59 (9.83%) Cloud Engineer
8 58 (9.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 57 (9.50%) Systems Administrator
10 54 (9.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 48 (8.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 44 (7.33%) Automation Engineer
13 43 (7.17%) Senior DevOps
14 41 (6.83%) Systems Engineer
15 29 (4.83%) DevOps Administrator
15 29 (4.83%) DevOps Systems Engineer
15 29 (4.83%) Linux DevOps Administrator
16 27 (4.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 26 (4.33%) Junior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (12.33%) Web Services
2 50 (8.33%) HTML
3 44 (7.33%) LAMP
4 35 (5.83%) JSON
5 33 (5.50%) CSS
6 29 (4.83%) REST
7 21 (3.50%) .NET
7 21 (3.50%) Elastic Stack
7 21 (3.50%) Middleware
8 20 (3.33%) Spring
9 17 (2.83%) LEMP Stack
10 16 (2.67%) AngularJS
11 15 (2.50%) HTML5
11 15 (2.50%) Node.js
12 14 (2.33%) Kafka
12 14 (2.33%) Sensu
13 13 (2.17%) J2EE
13 13 (2.17%) SOAP
13 13 (2.17%) XML
14 9 (1.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 68 (11.33%) Data Centre
2 57 (9.50%) Public Cloud
3 32 (5.33%) Fintech
4 31 (5.17%) Computer Science
5 17 (2.83%) PKI
6 15 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 15 (2.50%) Private Cloud
7 13 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (1.50%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
9 9 (1.50%) Social Media
10 8 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.33%) Replication
11 7 (1.17%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.00%) BYOD
12 6 (1.00%) Derivative
13 5 (0.83%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.83%) Clustering
13 5 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 458 (76.33%) Linux
2 159 (26.50%) Windows
3 126 (21.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 119 (19.83%) CentOS
5 80 (13.33%) Unix
6 62 (10.33%) Windows Server
7 51 (8.50%) Ubuntu
8 36 (6.00%) Debian
9 23 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.17%) AIX
10 7 (1.17%) CoreOS
10 7 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (0.67%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.67%) Solaris
12 3 (0.50%) Kali Linux
12 3 (0.50%) SUSE
12 3 (0.50%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.50%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (68.50%) DevOps
2 206 (34.33%) Configuration Management
3 184 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (21.00%) Continuous Integration
5 97 (16.17%) Open Source
6 72 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 65 (10.83%) Migration
8 61 (10.17%) ITIL
9 44 (7.33%) Scrum
10 42 (7.00%) Software Engineering
11 36 (6.00%) Test Automation
12 35 (5.83%) High Availability
13 34 (5.67%) Microservices
14 27 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (4.50%) SDLC
14 27 (4.50%) Task Automation
14 27 (4.50%) TDD
15 26 (4.33%) Collaborative Working
15 26 (4.33%) Release Management
16 25 (4.17%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 364 (60.67%) Python
2 254 (42.33%) Bash Shell
3 203 (33.83%) Java
4 199 (33.17%) Perl
5 180 (30.00%) Ruby
6 149 (24.83%) PowerShell
7 102 (17.00%) PHP
8 101 (16.83%) SQL
9 83 (13.83%) JavaScript
10 70 (11.67%) C#
11 41 (6.83%) C++
12 33 (5.50%) Go
13 19 (3.17%) C
14 16 (2.67%) Tcl
15 13 (2.17%) Scala
16 11 (1.83%) Shell Script
17 6 (1.00%) F#
17 6 (1.00%) Groovy
18 5 (0.83%) ES6
19 3 (0.50%) Rust
Qualifications
1 51 (8.50%) Degree
2 32 (5.33%) RHCE
2 32 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.83%) AWS Certification
3 23 (3.83%) RHCSA
3 23 (3.83%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (3.00%) MCSD
5 18 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (1.83%) CCNA
8 9 (1.50%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.67%) CCNP
10 1 (0.17%) CCIE
10 1 (0.17%) CISSP
10 1 (0.17%) GIAC
10 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.17%) MCSE
10 1 (0.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.00%) QA
2 13 (2.17%) GCP
3 7 (1.17%) SLA
4 5 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 228 (38.00%) Docker
2 101 (16.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (10.67%) Active Directory
4 48 (8.00%) Hyper-V
5 22 (3.67%) Xen
6 20 (3.33%) KVM
7 19 (3.17%) vSphere
8 18 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (1.33%) NFS
11 7 (1.17%) vCloud
12 4 (0.67%) Postfix
12 4 (0.67%) Sendmail
12 4 (0.67%) SpamAssassin
12 4 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.50%) iptables
14 2 (0.33%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.33%) HDFS
14 2 (0.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 395 (65.83%) Opscode Chef
2 298 (49.67%) Ansible
3 128 (21.33%) Terraform
4 88 (14.67%) Kubernetes
5 37 (6.17%) Nagios
6 35 (5.83%) Grafana
7 30 (5.00%) SCCM
8 27 (4.50%) Packer
9 23 (3.83%) Salt
10 21 (3.50%) SCOM
11 18 (3.00%) Kibana
12 17 (2.83%) logstash
12 17 (2.83%) ZABBIX
13 16 (2.67%) StatsD
14 13 (2.17%) Cobbler
15 12 (2.00%) Prometheus
16 11 (1.83%) Mesos
16 11 (1.83%) rkt
17 10 (1.67%) Red Hat Satellite
18 9 (1.50%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 165 (27.50%) Red Hat
2 131 (21.83%) VMware
3 80 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 61 (10.17%) Oracle
5 37 (6.17%) Google
6 31 (5.17%) New Relic
7 26 (4.33%) Cisco
7 26 (4.33%) ServiceNow
8 21 (3.50%) Atlassian
9 20 (3.33%) SAP
10 15 (2.50%) SaltStack
11 12 (2.00%) Rackspace
12 11 (1.83%) Citrix
13 9 (1.50%) HP
13 9 (1.50%) LANDesk
14 8 (1.33%) Sophos
15 7 (1.17%) CA
15 7 (1.17%) EMC
15 7 (1.17%) F5
15 7 (1.17%) Splunk