Period
to 30 October 2020

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

Puppet
England > South West
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 104 151 140
Rank change year-on-year +47 -11 +19
Permanent jobs citing Puppet 91 195 229
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 2.64% 2.01% 2.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.58% 16.72% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 83 189 212
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +14.44% -5.26%
10th Percentile £35,250 £31,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £67,375
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +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 West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 549 1,166 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.93% 12.00% 9.28%
Number of salaries quoted 452 978 783
Median annual salary £50,500 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.02% +10.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +3.77%

Puppet
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Puppet as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Puppet in the South West.

Salary trend for Puppet in the South West

Puppet
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Puppet in the South West over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

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 30 October 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
Wiltshire +48 42 £65,000 +4.00% 1
Bristol +82 29 £50,000 -4.76% 12
Gloucestershire +15 9 £62,500 +19.05% 1
Devon +10 4 £40,000 -15.79% 2
Dorset +38 2 £55,000 - 4
Puppet
England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 West region with a requirement for Puppet.

1 73 (80.22%) Linux
2 57 (62.64%) DevOps
3 53 (58.24%) Ansible
4 50 (54.95%) AWS
5 43 (47.25%) Docker
6 42 (46.15%) Terraform
7 35 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
8 33 (36.26%) Python
8 33 (36.26%) Unix
9 32 (35.16%) Red Hat
9 32 (35.16%) Kubernetes
9 32 (35.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (31.87%) Jenkins
11 27 (29.67%) Configuration Management
11 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (26.37%) Shell Script
13 23 (25.27%) Git (software)
14 22 (24.18%) CentOS
14 22 (24.18%) Bash Shell
14 22 (24.18%) Finance
14 22 (24.18%) VMware
15 20 (21.98%) Migration
16 19 (20.88%) Security Cleared
16 19 (20.88%) OpenShift
16 19 (20.88%) AWS CloudFormation
17 16 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (17.58%) SC Cleared
18 15 (16.48%) AIX
18 15 (16.48%) Solaris
19 14 (15.38%) Deployment Automation

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 7 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.30%) JBoss
2 3 (3.30%) WildFly
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 50 (54.95%) AWS
2 19 (20.88%) AWS CloudFormation
2 19 (20.88%) OpenShift
3 14 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (13.19%) Azure
5 9 (9.89%) Amazon S3
6 8 (8.79%) Amazon ELB
6 8 (8.79%) IaaS
6 8 (8.79%) Route 53
7 5 (5.49%) Amazon ECS
7 5 (5.49%) Amazon EKS
7 5 (5.49%) Apigee
7 5 (5.49%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (5.49%) GCP
7 5 (5.49%) Serverless
8 4 (4.40%) PaaS
8 4 (4.40%) SaaS
9 3 (3.30%) Sauce Labs
10 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (2.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) Internet
1 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.20%) Firewall
3 1 (1.10%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (4.40%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.20%) MySQL
3 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (31.87%) Jenkins
2 23 (25.27%) Git (software)
3 13 (14.29%) GitLab
4 6 (6.59%) Maven
5 4 (4.40%) JIRA
5 4 (4.40%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.30%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.30%) eggPlant
6 3 (3.30%) git-flow
6 3 (3.30%) IntelliJ
6 3 (3.30%) Mercurial
6 3 (3.30%) NetBeans
6 3 (3.30%) Protractor
6 3 (3.30%) PyCharm
6 3 (3.30%) Selenium
6 3 (3.30%) Subversion
6 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.30%) WebStorm
General
1 22 (24.18%) Finance
2 14 (15.38%) Marketing
3 11 (12.09%) Electronics
3 11 (12.09%) Manufacturing
3 11 (12.09%) Public Sector
3 11 (12.09%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.69%) Retail
5 3 (3.30%) Banking
5 3 (3.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (46.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (24.18%) Administrator
3 16 (17.58%) Linux Administrator
4 15 (16.48%) AWS DevOps
4 15 (16.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 15 (16.48%) AWS Engineer
5 12 (13.19%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) Senior DevOps
6 10 (10.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (8.79%) Developer
8 7 (7.69%) Java Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) Unix Administrator
9 6 (6.59%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Junior
11 4 (4.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 4 (4.40%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.40%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.89%) Node.js
2 8 (8.79%) Web Services
3 7 (7.69%) Spring
4 5 (5.49%) Spring Boot
5 3 (3.30%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.30%) CSS
5 3 (3.30%) CSS3
5 3 (3.30%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (3.30%) HTML
5 3 (3.30%) HTML5
5 3 (3.30%) J2EE
5 3 (3.30%) JPA
5 3 (3.30%) Kafka
5 3 (3.30%) React
5 3 (3.30%) REST
5 3 (3.30%) SOAP
5 3 (3.30%) Vue.js
5 3 (3.30%) WebdriverIO
6 2 (2.20%) JMS
6 2 (2.20%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (6.59%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.40%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.20%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.10%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 73 (80.22%) Linux
2 33 (36.26%) Unix
3 32 (35.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (24.18%) CentOS
5 15 (16.48%) AIX
5 15 (16.48%) Solaris
6 4 (4.40%) Fedora
6 4 (4.40%) Windows
7 3 (3.30%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.10%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (62.64%) DevOps
2 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.67%) Configuration Management
3 20 (21.98%) Migration
4 16 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (15.38%) Deployment Automation
6 12 (13.19%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (12.09%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (12.09%) Programme Management
7 11 (12.09%) Security Hardening
8 9 (9.89%) ITIL
8 9 (9.89%) Scrum
9 8 (8.79%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (7.69%) Microservices
11 6 (6.59%) Continuous Deployment
11 6 (6.59%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure as Code
11 6 (6.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (36.26%) Python
2 24 (26.37%) Shell Script
3 22 (24.18%) Bash Shell
4 9 (9.89%) C
4 9 (9.89%) Java
5 8 (8.79%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.79%) SQL
6 5 (5.49%) Go
6 5 (5.49%) Perl
7 2 (2.20%) Java 8
7 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.10%) C#
8 1 (1.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (20.88%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.58%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.49%) RHCE
3 5 (5.49%) RHCSA
4 4 (4.40%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.30%) AWS Certification
5 3 (3.30%) ISEB
5 3 (3.30%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (3.30%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.20%) CCNA
6 2 (2.20%) CCNP
6 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.20%) MCSA
6 2 (2.20%) MCSE
6 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.29%) SLA
2 6 (6.59%) GDPR
3 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 43 (47.25%) Docker
2 7 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.49%) vSphere
4 4 (4.40%) oVirt
4 4 (4.40%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 4 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.20%) KVM
5 2 (2.20%) XenApp
5 2 (2.20%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 53 (58.24%) Ansible
2 42 (46.15%) Terraform
3 35 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (35.16%) Kubernetes
5 12 (13.19%) Red Hat Satellite
6 8 (8.79%) Nagios
7 5 (5.49%) Oracle ZFS
8 4 (4.40%) Istio
8 4 (4.40%) Observium
8 4 (4.40%) Prometheus
8 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (4.40%) ZABBIX
9 3 (3.30%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 3 (3.30%) Kibana
9 3 (3.30%) vRealize
10 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (1.10%) Nessus
Vendors
1 32 (35.16%) Red Hat
2 22 (24.18%) VMware
3 14 (15.38%) Cisco
3 14 (15.38%) Oracle
4 11 (12.09%) SAP
5 7 (7.69%) Google
6 6 (6.59%) Dell
6 6 (6.59%) IBM
7 4 (4.40%) Dynatrace
7 4 (4.40%) SaltStack
7 4 (4.40%) TOWER Software
8 3 (3.30%) Pega
9 2 (2.20%) Brocade
9 2 (2.20%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.20%) Citrix
9 2 (2.20%) F5
9 2 (2.20%) Juniper
9 2 (2.20%) NetApp
9 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.20%) Veeam