Period
to 12 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Puppet
England > South West
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 135 157
Rank change year-on-year -27 +22 +21
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 156 218 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.65% 2.18% 2.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.42% 23.02% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 138 189 185
South West median annual salary £51,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.44% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £39,250 £37,250 £36,750
90th Percentile £84,875 £66,050 £67,000
England median annual salary £65,750 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.58% - -

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 West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,082 947 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.47% 9.48% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 875 784 700
South West median annual salary £48,877 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.62% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £30,975
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% +4.94%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Puppet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Puppet in the South West

Puppet
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Puppet in the South West.

Salary trend for Puppet in the South West

Puppet
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Puppet in the South West over the 6 months to 12 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Puppet in the South West

Puppet
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Puppet within the South West region over the 6 months to 12 December 2019. 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
Gloucestershire -9 58 £52,500 +16.67% 8
Wiltshire +7 36 £62,500 +12.11% 5
Somerset +7 20 £50,000 - 5
Devon +8 15 £47,500 -20.83%
Dorset +3 15 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Bristol -64 10 £66,250 +48.88% 4
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 134 (85.90%) Linux
2 118 (75.64%) Docker
3 111 (71.15%) Ansible
4 108 (69.23%) Kubernetes
5 89 (57.05%) DevOps
6 81 (51.92%) Python
7 79 (50.64%) Opscode Chef
8 76 (48.72%) AWS
9 70 (44.87%) Red Hat
10 65 (41.67%) Configuration Management
11 56 (35.90%) Azure
11 56 (35.90%) CentOS
12 54 (34.62%) Bash Shell
13 53 (33.97%) Agile Software Development
14 52 (33.33%) Jenkins
15 50 (32.05%) Windows
16 46 (29.49%) Google
17 42 (26.92%) Git (software)
17 42 (26.92%) VMware
18 41 (26.28%) VMware Infrastructure
18 41 (26.28%) GCP
19 37 (23.72%) Terraform
19 37 (23.72%) Continuous Integration
19 37 (23.72%) MySQL
20 36 (23.08%) Security Cleared
21 33 (21.15%) Test Automation
21 33 (21.15%) Finance
22 31 (19.87%) Nagios
23 30 (19.23%) Ruby
23 30 (19.23%) Windows Server

Puppet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 18 (11.54%) Apache
1 18 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 10 (6.41%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (5.77%) OpenStack
4 5 (3.21%) nginx
5 4 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (2.56%) Confluence
5 4 (2.56%) IIS
6 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 76 (48.72%) AWS
2 56 (35.90%) Azure
3 41 (26.28%) GCP
4 17 (10.90%) OpenShift
5 12 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
5 12 (7.69%) Amazon EMR
5 12 (7.69%) Amazon S3
5 12 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 10 (6.41%) SaaS
7 9 (5.77%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (4.49%) IaaS
8 7 (4.49%) PaaS
9 3 (1.92%) Serverless
10 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.90%) Firewall
1 17 (10.90%) VPN
2 14 (8.97%) DMZ
3 8 (5.13%) DNS
3 8 (5.13%) Internet
4 6 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.92%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (1.92%) VSAN
6 2 (1.28%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.28%) LAN
6 2 (1.28%) VLAN
6 2 (1.28%) WAN
7 1 (0.64%) DHCP
7 1 (0.64%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (23.72%) MySQL
2 20 (12.82%) MongoDB
3 19 (12.18%) NoSQL
4 16 (10.26%) MariaDB
5 15 (9.62%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (4.49%) Big Data
6 7 (4.49%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.56%) Ingres
7 4 (2.56%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.56%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.92%) Blockchain
8 3 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.92%) Redis
9 1 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Ignite
9 1 (0.64%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.64%) Riak
Development Applications
1 52 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 42 (26.92%) Git (software)
3 28 (17.95%) Subversion
4 26 (16.67%) JIRA
5 15 (9.62%) Ant
5 15 (9.62%) Maven
6 5 (3.21%) Vagrant
7 4 (2.56%) Selenium
7 4 (2.56%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.56%) TestNG
8 3 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.28%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.64%) GitLab
10 1 (0.64%) Hudson
10 1 (0.64%) Mercurial
General
1 33 (21.15%) Finance
2 16 (10.26%) Automotive
2 16 (10.26%) Retail
3 11 (7.05%) Public Sector
4 9 (5.77%) Marketing
5 8 (5.13%) Games
6 7 (4.49%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.49%) Telecoms
7 5 (3.21%) Electronics
8 2 (1.28%) Banking
9 1 (0.64%) Advertising
9 1 (0.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (35.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (19.23%) Linux Engineer
3 20 (12.82%) Platform Engineer
4 19 (12.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (10.90%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 13 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
6 13 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 12 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
8 11 (7.05%) Administrator
8 11 (7.05%) Architect
8 11 (7.05%) Linux Administrator
8 11 (7.05%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (6.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 10 (6.41%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 10 (6.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 10 (6.41%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
9 10 (6.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 10 (6.41%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (5.77%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 9 (5.77%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.62%) RabbitMQ
2 12 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
2 12 (7.69%) Kafka
3 11 (7.05%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (5.77%) Node.js
5 7 (4.49%) LAMP
6 6 (3.85%) JSON
6 6 (3.85%) Web Services
6 6 (3.85%) YAML
7 5 (3.21%) .NET
7 5 (3.21%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.56%) LEMP Stack
9 3 (1.92%) D3.js
9 3 (1.92%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (1.92%) OpenJDK
9 3 (1.92%) React
9 3 (1.92%) React Native
9 3 (1.92%) RequireJS
9 3 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (1.92%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.10%) Public Cloud
2 18 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 15 (9.62%) Clustering
3 15 (9.62%) Linux Command Line
4 12 (7.69%) Replication
5 6 (3.85%) Cloud Native
5 6 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.28%) Blog
8 2 (1.28%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.28%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.28%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.28%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 134 (85.90%) Linux
2 56 (35.90%) CentOS
3 50 (32.05%) Windows
4 30 (19.23%) Windows Server
5 25 (16.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (15.38%) Debian
7 23 (14.74%) Ubuntu
8 16 (10.26%) Unix
9 6 (3.85%) Fedora
10 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (57.05%) DevOps
2 65 (41.67%) Configuration Management
3 53 (33.97%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (23.72%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (21.15%) Test Automation
6 28 (17.95%) Open Source
7 26 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 22 (14.10%) Scrum
9 20 (12.82%) Microservices
10 19 (12.18%) Continuous Deployment
11 17 (10.90%) Load Balancing
11 17 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (9.62%) Infrastructure as Code
12 15 (9.62%) Project Delivery
13 14 (8.97%) Customer Requirements
13 14 (8.97%) Kanban
13 14 (8.97%) Unit Testing
14 13 (8.33%) E-Commerce
14 13 (8.33%) Software Engineering
14 13 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (51.92%) Python
2 54 (34.62%) Bash Shell
3 30 (19.23%) Ruby
4 28 (17.95%) Java
5 22 (14.10%) Perl
5 22 (14.10%) Shell Script
6 19 (12.18%) SQL
7 18 (11.54%) Go
8 14 (8.97%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.21%) PHP
10 4 (2.56%) C
11 3 (1.92%) C#
11 3 (1.92%) Clojure
11 3 (1.92%) ES6
11 3 (1.92%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.64%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 36 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 22 (14.10%) RHCE
3 19 (12.18%) DV Cleared
4 15 (9.62%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.85%) AWS Certification
5 6 (3.85%) Degree
6 3 (1.92%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.64%) CCNA
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.64%) CISSP
7 1 (0.64%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.64%) GIAC
7 1 (0.64%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (0.64%) MCSE
7 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.64%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.64%) RHCA
7 1 (0.64%) SANS
7 1 (0.64%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (1.28%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 118 (75.64%) Docker
2 41 (26.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (12.18%) VirtualBox
4 14 (8.97%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (5.13%) KVM
6 7 (4.49%) Ceph
6 7 (4.49%) oVirt
6 7 (4.49%) Xen
7 6 (3.85%) Hyper-V
7 6 (3.85%) Samba
8 5 (3.21%) NFS
9 4 (2.56%) Dovecot
9 4 (2.56%) Postfix
10 3 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.28%) Active Directory
11 2 (1.28%) vSphere
12 1 (0.64%) Btrfs
12 1 (0.64%) Corosync
12 1 (0.64%) DRBD
Systems Management
1 111 (71.15%) Ansible
2 108 (69.23%) Kubernetes
3 79 (50.64%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (23.72%) Terraform
5 31 (19.87%) Nagios
6 25 (16.03%) Docker Swarm
7 21 (13.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 21 (13.46%) ZABBIX
8 13 (8.33%) Prometheus
9 12 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
9 12 (7.69%) WSUS
9 12 (7.69%) yum
10 10 (6.41%) Grafana
11 8 (5.13%) Check_MK
11 8 (5.13%) vCenter Server
12 6 (3.85%) SCCM
12 6 (3.85%) vRealize
13 5 (3.21%) OpenNMS
13 5 (3.21%) Packer
13 5 (3.21%) Salt
Vendors
1 70 (44.87%) Red Hat
2 46 (29.49%) Google
3 42 (26.92%) VMware
4 17 (10.90%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.49%) Cisco
6 6 (3.85%) Apple
6 6 (3.85%) Dynatrace
6 6 (3.85%) SaltStack
7 5 (3.21%) SAP
7 5 (3.21%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.56%) Cloudera
8 4 (2.56%) Dell
8 4 (2.56%) EMC
8 4 (2.56%) Hortonworks
8 4 (2.56%) NetApp
8 4 (2.56%) Scality
9 2 (1.28%) Centrify
9 2 (1.28%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.28%) Juniper
10 1 (0.64%) McAfee