Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 323 214 211
Rank change year-on-year -109 -3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 126 118 331
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.70% 1.17% 1.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.30% 8.66% 13.81%
Number of salaries quoted 56 87 278
10th Percentile £51,250 £41,200 £46,175
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,625 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -7.69% +13.04%
75th Percentile £78,750 £73,125 £77,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -7.69% +4.00%

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 2,377 1,362 2,397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.19% 13.55% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,524 1,112 1,831
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £78,750 £68,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £78,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Surrey -50 49 £80,000 +45.45% 11
Hampshire -52 49 £67,500 +28.57% 2
Thames Valley -89 17 £67,500 -3.57% 7
Berkshire -43 11 £67,500 -6.90% 4
West Sussex -20 3 £45,000 -14.29%
Oxfordshire -34 3 £75,000 +25.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £67,500 - 1
Kent - 2 - - 1
East Sussex -31 1 £82,500 +26.92% 1
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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.

1 114 (90.48%) Ansible
2 111 (88.10%) DevOps
3 99 (78.57%) Opscode Chef
3 99 (78.57%) AWS
4 85 (67.46%) Azure
5 73 (57.94%) Terraform
6 69 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (53.97%) Python
8 63 (50.00%) Kubernetes
9 61 (48.41%) Bash
10 58 (46.03%) Linux
11 57 (45.24%) Git (software)
12 55 (43.65%) CI/CD
13 52 (41.27%) Docker
14 42 (33.33%) Security Cleared
15 40 (31.75%) PowerShell
16 37 (29.37%) Configuration Management
16 37 (29.37%) Scrum
17 36 (28.57%) Windows
17 36 (28.57%) Jenkins
18 34 (26.98%) Perl
19 29 (23.02%) C#
19 29 (23.02%) Finance
20 28 (22.22%) Unix
21 27 (21.43%) Java
21 27 (21.43%) Windows Server
22 25 (19.84%) SonarQube
22 25 (19.84%) Law
22 25 (19.84%) Maven
22 25 (19.84%) Process Improvement

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 10 (7.94%) IIS
2 9 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.59%) Confluence
3 2 (1.59%) nginx
3 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.79%) Apache
4 1 (0.79%) JBoss
4 1 (0.79%) WildFly
4 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.79%) PTC Creo
2 1 (0.79%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 99 (78.57%) AWS
2 85 (67.46%) Azure
3 22 (17.46%) AWS CloudFormation
4 20 (15.87%) GitHub
5 15 (11.90%) GCP
6 11 (8.73%) SaaS
7 10 (7.94%) Datadog
7 10 (7.94%) IaaS
7 10 (7.94%) PaaS
8 8 (6.35%) Power Platform
9 6 (4.76%) OpenShift
10 4 (3.17%) Serverless
11 3 (2.38%) Pulumi
12 2 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (1.59%) Azure Monitor
12 2 (1.59%) CloudBees
12 2 (1.59%) NuGet
13 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.79%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 1 (0.79%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) Firewall
1 2 (1.59%) Wireless
2 1 (0.79%) DNS
2 1 (0.79%) FTP
2 1 (0.79%) HTTP
2 1 (0.79%) Internet
2 1 (0.79%) SMTP
2 1 (0.79%) SSL
2 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.52%) MySQL
3 9 (7.14%) InfluxDB
4 8 (6.35%) Power BI
5 6 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.38%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.38%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.59%) Big Data
8 2 (1.59%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 57 (45.24%) Git (software)
2 36 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 25 (19.84%) Maven
3 25 (19.84%) SonarQube
4 24 (19.05%) GitLab
5 21 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 19 (15.08%) Bitbucket
7 6 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (3.17%) JIRA
8 4 (3.17%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.38%) Subversion
9 3 (2.38%) Terragrunt
9 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.59%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.59%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.59%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.59%) MSTest
10 2 (1.59%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (1.59%) Selenium
10 2 (1.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 29 (23.02%) Finance
2 25 (19.84%) Law
3 24 (19.05%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 16 (12.70%) Banking
5 12 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (7.94%) Social Skills
7 9 (7.14%) Telecoms
8 4 (3.17%) Organisational Skills
9 3 (2.38%) Military
10 2 (1.59%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.79%) Automotive
11 1 (0.79%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.79%) Electronics
11 1 (0.79%) Fire and Rescue
11 1 (0.79%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.79%) Public Speaking
11 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 82 (65.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (12.70%) Lead DevOps
3 12 (9.52%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 10 (7.94%) Senior DevOps
4 10 (7.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 8 (6.35%) Architect
6 7 (5.56%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 6 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (4.76%) Developer
8 5 (3.97%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Software Developer
8 5 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.17%) Azure DevOps
9 4 (3.17%) Site Engineer
9 4 (3.17%) Systems Integrator
10 3 (2.38%) AWS DevOps
10 3 (2.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.38%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.90%) Play Framework
2 14 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
3 12 (9.52%) REST
4 8 (6.35%) AngularJS
4 8 (6.35%) JSON
4 8 (6.35%) YAML
5 7 (5.56%) .NET
6 5 (3.97%) React
7 3 (2.38%) .NET Core
7 3 (2.38%) ARM Templates
7 3 (2.38%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.38%) Node.js
8 2 (1.59%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.59%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.79%) CSS3
9 1 (0.79%) HTML5
9 1 (0.79%) J2EE
9 1 (0.79%) JPA
9 1 (0.79%) Spring Boot
9 1 (0.79%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.84%) Smart Meter
2 9 (7.14%) Cyber Defence
2 9 (7.14%) Cyberattack
2 9 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (7.14%) Replication
2 9 (7.14%) Smartphone
2 9 (7.14%) Social Media
3 5 (3.97%) Cybercrime
4 3 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.38%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.38%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.59%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.59%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.79%) Clustering
6 1 (0.79%) CMDB
6 1 (0.79%) FPGA
Operating Systems
1 58 (46.03%) Linux
2 36 (28.57%) Windows
3 28 (22.22%) Unix
4 27 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 8 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.38%) CentOS
7 2 (1.59%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.79%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (88.10%) DevOps
2 69 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (43.65%) CI/CD
4 37 (29.37%) Configuration Management
4 37 (29.37%) Scrum
5 25 (19.84%) Process Improvement
6 22 (17.46%) Infrastructure as Code
6 22 (17.46%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (15.08%) Software Engineering
7 19 (15.08%) Test Automation
8 15 (11.90%) Digital Banking
8 15 (11.90%) Load Balancing
8 15 (11.90%) Software Delivery
9 11 (8.73%) Availability Management
9 11 (8.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (7.94%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 10 (7.94%) Software Testing
11 9 (7.14%) Business Continuity
11 9 (7.14%) Change Management
11 9 (7.14%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 68 (53.97%) Python
2 61 (48.41%) Bash
3 40 (31.75%) PowerShell
4 34 (26.98%) Perl
5 29 (23.02%) C#
6 27 (21.43%) Java
7 23 (18.25%) SQL
8 18 (14.29%) Groovy
8 18 (14.29%) Shell Script
9 10 (7.94%) JavaScript
10 8 (6.35%) C
11 5 (3.97%) Go
12 4 (3.17%) Ruby
12 4 (3.17%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.79%) C++
13 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 42 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 21 (16.67%) Degree
3 15 (11.90%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.97%) AWS Certification
5 3 (2.38%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.59%) NIST
2 1 (0.79%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) SOC 2
System Software
1 52 (41.27%) Docker
2 22 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.73%) Active Directory
4 9 (7.14%) KVM
4 9 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (7.14%) Xen
5 3 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.59%) LXC
7 1 (0.79%) Varnish
7 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 114 (90.48%) Ansible
2 99 (78.57%) Opscode Chef
3 73 (57.94%) Terraform
4 63 (50.00%) Kubernetes
5 21 (16.67%) Grafana
6 11 (8.73%) logstash
7 5 (3.97%) Prometheus
8 4 (3.17%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (2.38%) Packer
10 2 (1.59%) Consul
10 2 (1.59%) Graphite
10 2 (1.59%) Rancher
10 2 (1.59%) Salt
11 1 (0.79%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 1 (0.79%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.79%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (17.46%) VMware
2 10 (7.94%) Google
3 9 (7.14%) Dynatrace
3 9 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.14%) Perforce
4 8 (6.35%) LogicMonitor
5 4 (3.17%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.17%) SaltStack
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle
7 2 (1.59%) Aruba
7 2 (1.59%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.59%) Dell
7 2 (1.59%) SAP
8 1 (0.79%) Databricks
8 1 (0.79%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.79%) IBM
8 1 (0.79%) Keysight
8 1 (0.79%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.79%) Splunk
8 1 (0.79%) Thales